Entertainment

Annual Cabin Cook Off Opens For Registration

Annual Cabin Cook Off Opens For Registration

The Gatlinburg Gardening Club announced this week the second annual Smoky Mountain Cabin Cook Off. Competitors are invited to submit recipes into two categories; soups and cakes. In a change from last year’s competition, this year both amateurs and professional chefs are invited to participate. The competition will award cash[Read More…]

Dollywood Resort to Open Soon

Dollywood Resort to Open Soon

On Wednesday, Feb 11 Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort granted access to a select few for a sneak peek. The resort, slated to open in the summer of 2015, is located adjacent to Dollywood’s Splash Country and will boast a variety of amenities. The new resort will have 307 available rooms that[Read More…]

Sevier County Teen Starts National Tour

Sevier County Teen Starts National Tour

Jacob Whitesides has over 1 million Twitter followers, 1 million Facebook likes and nearly 10 million views on YouTube. A 17 year old singer and songwriter, Whitesides is quickly gaining in popularity as a result of his massive online following and three previous performance tours, but he is still most[Read More…]

BCPLS Provides Musical Valentine’s Treat

BCPLS Provides Musical Valentine’s Treat

In a twist on traditional Valentine’s Day activities, the Blount County Public Library is offering an unusual program. On Saturday at 2 p.m. BCPLS will present a Valentine’s Day Harp Ensemble Concert. Open to the public, audience members are encouraged to bring their sweetheart and visit the Bookmark Café for[Read More…]

Historic Site Presents Paranormal Investigation Results

Historic Site Presents Paranormal Investigation Results

Historic Ramsey House, one of the most popular area historic sites, has long been accused of being haunted and with the recent popularity of “Ghosthunters” and an increasing slate of similarly themed reality television shows, Ramsey House decided to enlist their own paranormal investigator. “For years there have been reports[Read More…]

Area Locals Share Seeds and Knowledge

Area Locals Share Seeds and Knowledge

Seed swaps have recently experienced a resurgence in popularity in gardening communities across the country. Designed to foster community and biodiversity, these exchanges have been cropping up throughout the greater Knoxville area for the past few years. All this is old hat to South Knox’s Ijams Nature Center, which hosted their[Read More…]

Air Force Band Plays Free Concert

Air Force Band Plays Free Concert

On Friday, Feb 6, area residents will be treated to a performance by the Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble from the Air Force Band of Mid-America. Scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Pigeon Forge Community Center, the ensemble will perform a completely free concert for attendees. The Shades of Blue[Read More…]

February 5, 2015 Community, Entertainment, Events, News, Sevier County
Groundhog Day Predictions Clash

Groundhog Day Predictions Clash

Groundhog Day came and passed this year with an expected result. For those fans of Punxsutawney Phil, the Pennsylvania groundhog emerged from his burrow at 7:28 a.m., where he proceeded to predict six more weeks of winter. For those Groundhog Day enthusiasts with a connection closer to home, Chattanooga Chuck[Read More…]

February 5, 2015 Community, Entertainment, News
Dollywood Announces Entertainment Auditions

Dollywood Announces Entertainment Auditions

The Dollywood Company recently announced auditions for the upcoming 30th anniversary season. Throughout the month of January, performers will have the opportunity to audition in Atlanta, Nashville and, of course, Pigeon Forge, for the chance to perform at one of the Dollywood attractions. “We’ve been able to find so many[Read More…]

Renowned Magician Comes to Pigeon Forge

Renowned Magician Comes to Pigeon Forge

In keeping with the recent expansion of entertainment facilities and shows in Pigeon Forge, The Smoky Mountain Opry Theater recently announced a new addition to their lineup – nationally known magician Darren Romeo. Romeo, also called “The Voice of Magic,” is the protégé of renowned magicians Siegfried & Roy. Fee/Hedrick[Read More…]

October 30, 2014 Community, Entertainment, News, Sevier County