East Tennessee History Fair tomorrow in downtown Knoxville

August 16, 2013

Hy husband received an email from his Scottish society letting him know that the Sixth Annual East Tennessee History Fair will be tomorrow from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Events will take place in various locations in Krutch Park, the East Tennessee History Museum, and other locations in downtown Knoxville. Here’s all the info he received, below. For more info you may visit their website.

Sixth Annual East Tennessee History Fair, presented by the East Tennessee Historical Society, featuring:

Music ~ Historic Crafts ~ Historical Characters ~ Walking Tours ~Historic Home Tours ~ Graveyard & Museum Tours ~ Authors ~Children’s Activities ~ Living History ~ Davy Crockett’s Birthday


“History Hound” Dog Costume Contest
9:30 a.m.  Registration, Krutch Park
10:15 a.m.  Judging

WDVX and Clayton Country Music Stage
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music in Krutch Park from the WDVX and Clayton Country Music Stage.
11:00          Sarah Morgan – 2012 International Mountain Dulcimer Champion
12:00          David West and the Cider Mountain Boys with Special Guests
1:05          Nancy Brennan Strange and the Strangefellows
1:55          Good Thymes Celidh Band
2:45          Russ & Becky Jeffers
3:35          Sean McCullough
4:30          Jamie Laval
Please check the official website as times are subject to change!

Mast General Store
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Meet the Author & Book Signing – Dr. Gail Palmer, author of When Mama was the Doctor: Medicine Women of the Smokies

1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Meet the Author & Book Signing – Adam Alfrey, author of Great Smoky Mountain National Park: A Postcard History

Art Market Gallery
11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – “Painted Glimpses of Olde Knoxville” Exhibition

Market Square Farmers Market
9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Special Children’s Events:

Children’s Activities
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Davy Crockett’s Birthday Party
1:45 p.m.  “Friend of Davy” Storytelling
2:45 p.m.   Birthday cake with Davy Crockett

Sean McCullough- Kidstuff Music Show
3:15 p.m. Clayton Country Music Stage


First Presbyterian Church
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Historic Homes Bus Tours
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (depart from Krutch Park, Gay Street)

Tours of Underground Gay Street
100 Block of Gay Street, Open from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Tours of the Tennessee Theatre
1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Tours of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

Civil War Bus Tours
Bus Tours: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on the hour

African American Heritage Walking Tours of Downtown
10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. (depart from the Steps of the East Tennessee History Center)

All Day Events – 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Free Admission to Museum of East Tennessee History

Living History Timeline

Historic Craft Demonstrations

History, Genealogy, and Preservation Groups

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Make Your Own Raku Pot

Food – Hoof Farm Fresh Food Truck

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