Events 2018-10-08T19:56:40+00:00

Museum Events

  • Haunts & History – 

    • October 26th, 2018 – 3:00pm-9:00pm
    • October 27th, 2018 – 3:00pm – 9:00pm
    • Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch
    • Old Fashioned treats along the Pioneer Village trail
    • Storytelling
    • Pumpkin painting
    • Pumpkin carving
    • Self-guided tours of the museum
    • demonstrations
    • Family event
    • Admission
      • Individuals- $10 per person in advance/$12 at the gate
      • Family rate (parents & their children)- $30 in advance/$35 at the gate
      • Under 5 (free)
      • Museum Members (Free)
      • Advanced pricing ends on October 15th
    • Click Here for more information and tickets for Haunts & History
  • Fall Heritage Days – November 9th & 10th, 2018

    Friday, November 9th is Student Heritage Day

    • children will enjoy a variety of hands-on activities including: old-fashioned games, stick horse racing, sheep herding, storytelling, hay pen & animal programs
    • Live demonstrations including: blacksmithing, sawmilling, leather working, sorghum making, beekeeping, basket weaving & old-fashioned cooking
    • Live folk & bluegrass music, sing-alongs and traditional dancing
    • Interactive learning about Appalachian history & culture
    • School and homeschool groups please call Courtney at 865-494-7680 to schedule your group
    • Saturday, November 10th is for families and guests of all ages!
    • Interactive demonstrations
    • Mule jumping  & slow-tractor races, wrench and skillet tosses
    • Seasonal food vendors
    • Great Appalachian Fiddlers’ Convention-for more information on entry rules and regulations please contact John Meyer at johnmeyer@museumofappalachia.org

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  • A Candlelight Christmas

    • November 30th – December 2nd, 2018
    • 3:00pm-9:00pm
    • Experience the serenity of an Appalachian Christmas during our Candlelight Christmas event.
    • Tour the cabins in the Museum village by candlelight
    • Enjoy Christmas storytelling
    • Drink hot apple cider
    • Sing carols in the Irwin Chapel
    • Visit with Museum animals
    • Make Appalachian ornaments
    • Live Nativity scene
    • Musicians performing throughout the grounds
    • Spinning & weaving demonstrations
    • Candle-dipping
    • Cooking demonstrations
    • Blacksmithing
    • Sassafras tea-making
    • Holiday craft activities for kids
    • The Museum Restaurant will be open throughout the event. Tickets will soon be available for purchase online.
    • Click Here for more information