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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
      • $10 per person
      • $30 per family (parents & their children)
      • Under 5 (free)
      • Museum Members (Free)
    • 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 like
      • 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.
    • learn about Appalachian history & culture
    • School and homeschool groups can call Courtney at 865-494-7680 to schedule your group.
    • Saturday, November 10th is for families and guests of all ages!
    • mule jumping  & slow-tractor races
    • seasonal food vendors

    Ticket Information:

  • 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 also be openTickets will soon be available for purchase online.
    • Prices and event start and end times TBA.Be sure to bring a flashlight!
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