November 2014 Events in Tennessee

Gaylord Opryland Country Christmas

Take a look at what’s happening throughout the month of November in Tennessee.

Old-Fashioned Cotton Pickin’ Day

Lincoln County Cotton

Clarifying how agriculture works is one of the goals of an event held each fall at the Ogle farm when they host the Old-Fashioned Cotton Picking Day.

Music and Molasses Arts and Crafts Festival

Music & Molasses Arts and Crafts Festival

Celebrate the harvest at the Music and Molasses Arts and Crafts Festival in Nashville, featuring music stages, dancing, and sorghum mill stir-offs.

Tellin’ Tales at the National Storytelling Festival

International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough, TN

Some 10,000 listeners will pull up a chair and settle back for three days of yarn-spinning fun at the annual National Storytelling Festival this October in historic Jonesborough, Tennessee.

Let the Good Times Grow at the Tennessee State Fair

State Fair

This year’s theme at the Tennessee State Fair is “Let the Good Times Grow.”

Living History for the Battle of Johnsonville

Civil War

Be a part of history at the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Johnsonville, happening Nov. 1-2 at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park and the Johnsonville State Historic Area.

Sierra Hull Makes Mandolin Magic

Sierra Hull

Award-winning mandolinist Sierra Hull makes music and honors her Tennessee heritage.

October 2014 Events in Tennessee

Apple Festivals

Find out what events are happening this October in Tennessee.

September 2014 Events in Tennessee

Casey Jones Village

Find fun events happening this September in Tennessee.

Sierra Hull Bluegrass Festival in Byrdstown

Sierra Hull Bluegrass Festival

Head to the 2014 Sierra Hull Bluegrass Festival in Byrdstown, Tenn. for great music and fun times.

August 2014 Events in Tennessee

August 2014 Events

August events in Tennessee include festivals, fairs and more.

Summer Saturdays at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum

Summer Saturdays at Tennessee Ag Museum

Head to Summer Saturdays at the Tennessee Agricultural Museum this July for farm-themed fun.

RC Cola and Moon Pie Festival in Bell Buckle

RC and Moon Pie Festival, Bell Buckle, TN

Any Southerner knows that RC Cola and Moon Pies make the perfect pair. These two Tennessee treats team up for the annual RC-Moon Pie Festival in Bell Buckle each June.

July 2014 Events in Tennessee

Smithville Jamboree

See what’s going on throughout July in Tennessee.

Find a Tennessee July 4th Celebration Near You

Fireworks in Nashville on the Fourth of July

From drag boat races and anvil shoots to live music, great food and spectacular fireworks, Tennessee towns celebrate July 4th will festivals across the state.

Blueberry Bonanza at East Tennessee Festivals

Blueberries and Bar-b-que

Head to East Tennessee this summer for two fun blueberry festivals.

Tennessee-Kentucky Thresherman’s Show

Head to the Tennessee-Kentucky Thresherman’s Show in Adams to see old engines that could.

June 2014 Events in Tennessee

CMA Music Festival

Discover fun events happening across the state throughout June.

Party Planting at the Summer Celebration

Summer Celebration, Jackson

Expect the unexpected at the annual Tennessee Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show in Jackson.

Farmland Documentary Shines Light on Younger Generation

Photo by Don Holtz

A new documentary, Farmland, shines a light on young farm families who grow our food.

Grow Your Green Thumb at Blooms Days Garden Festival

Blooms Day

Visit garden workshops and demonstrations at the 11th Annual Blooms Days Garden Festival and Marketplace.

May 2014 Events in Tennessee

Strawberry Festival

See what’s happening throughout the month of May in Tennessee.

‘Ramp’ Up for a Good Festival

ramp festival

Follow your nose to the Cosby Ramp Festival, where the garlicky wild ramp plant reigns supreme.

Beauty Blooms at East Tennessee’s Dogwood Arts Festival

Dogwood Festival

Discover the natural and cultural beauty of East Tennessee at the annual Dogwood Arts Festival held in Knoxville throughout the month of April.

April 2014 Events in Tennessee

Rivers & Spires Festival

Discover what’s happening in Tennessee throughout the month of April.

Sardis Antique Farm & Home Show [Correction]

Looking for antique farm equipment? Head to the Sardis Antique Farm & Home show in rural West Tennessee this spring.

March 2014 Events in Tennessee

Mule Day

See what’s happening throughout March in Tennessee.

Wildflower Wonderlands at Tennessee State Parks and Gardens

Tennessee wildflowers

Stop and smell the wildflowers this spring at one of Tennessee’s many gardens or state parks.

Fried Gator at Cajunfest

Head to Cajunfest in Hampshire, Tenn., this May, where fried alligator is on the menu.

Spring On the Mountain Festival

Spring on the Mountain Festival

Visit Monterey, Tenn., this May for the annual Spring on the Mountain Dogwood Festival.

Bird Dogs Get Point Across at National Competition

bird dogs

For two weeks every February, Ames Plantation in Grand Junction goes to the dogs.

February 2014 Events in Tennessee

Nashville Lawn and Garden Show

Find out what’s happening throughout the state in the month of February.

January 2014 Events in Tennessee

Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival

Find out what’s happening in Tennessee throughout the month of January.

December 2013 Events in Tennessee

Dickens of a Christmas

Find out what’s going on across the state throughout the month of December.

Victorian Holiday in Granville

Victorian Christmas

Celebrate the season at Granville Country Christmas, with family-friendly activities sure to bring the holiday to life.

November 2013 Events in Tennessee

Bristol Speedway in Lights

Don’t miss out on all that is happening throughout the month of November in Tennessee.

Annual Pumpkinfest in Historic Downtown Franklin

Downtown Franklin Pumpkinfest

Get a head start on Halloween at downtown Franklin’s annual Pumpkinfest each October.

October 2013 Events in Tennessee

Banana Pudding Festival

Take a look at what’s going on across the state throughout the month of October.

A-Maize-ing Tribute at Maple Lane Farms

Maple Lane Farms

Visit Maple Lane Farms in Greenback this fall for a fun and intricate corn maze celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Aluminum Co. of America.

The Battles for Chattanooga

Civil War-Chattanooga

Civil War buffs can experience the rich Civil War history of Chattanooga at the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission’s 2013 Signature Event in October.

Rolling Along at the Rolley Hole Marbles Tournament

Marbles Championship

Marble enthusiasts from all over will gather in September for the annual Rolley Hole Marbles Tournament at Standing Stone State Park in Hilham.

Go Bananas at the National Banana Pudding Festival

Banana Pudding Festival

Attend the National Banana Pudding Festival in Centerville, Tenn. and celebrate this sweet southern treat.

Cranberry Festival Fun

Cranberry Festival

Bring the family to the annual Shady Valley Cranberry Festival in East Tennessee for a parade, crafts and more.

September 2013 Events in Tennessee

Pumpkin Patch

See events happening across the state throughout the month of September.

Dairy Hill Stampede 5K and Family Fun Run

Dairy Hill Stampede 5K/Fun Run

Head to Murfreesboro for the Dairy Hill Stampede 5K and Fun Run, benefitting FACCT and the Veteran’s Recovery Center Council.

Celebrate Soy at the Tennessee Soybean Festival

TN Soybean Festival

Celebrate one of the state’s top cash crops at the annual Tennessee Soybean Festival.

August 2013 Events in Tennessee

August 2013 Events

Discover what’s happening throughout the state of Tennessee in August.

July 2013 Events in Tennessee

July 2013 Events

Take a look at festivals and events happening in Tennessee in July.

Hands On! Museum Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Take a trip to the Hands On! Museum in Johnson City as they celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2013.

Fiddlers’ Festival in Smithville

Smithboro Fiddlers Festival

Take a trip to Smithville for the annual bluegrass-filled Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival.

June 2013 Events in Tennessee

CMA Music Festival

See what’s happening this June throughout Tennessee.

Live From the Loveless Cafe

Loveless Cafe Music City Roots

Enjoy up-and-coming artists at the Loveless Cafe Barn every Wednesday night at Music City Roots.

Gather in the Gardens During Knoxville’s Blooms Days

This annual event features perennials, too. Visitors can also learn about trends in landscaping, lawn management and garden design at the Blooms Days 2013, which takes place Mother’s Day weekend in Knoxville.

Batter Up With Tennessee Vintage Baseball

Tennessee Vintage Base Ball

Go back in time this summer at vintage baseball games, played as it was in the 1800s, at Carnton Plantation.

April 2013 Events in Tennessee

Wildflower Festival

Discover fun and exciting events across the state throughout the month of April.

Tennessee Spring Festivals Include Cornbread Celebration, World’s Largest Fish Fry

National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg, TN

April is a beautiful time in Tennessee, and fun festivals are happening all over the state, including the Dogwood Arts Festival in Knoxville, the National Cornbread Festival in South Pittsburg, the Iris Festival in Dresden, and World’s Biggest Fish Fry in Paris.

National Cornbread Festival Cooks Up Fun

Broccoli Cheese Cornbread recipe

The National Cornbread Festival, held every April in South Pittsburg, Tennessee, is a fun small-town event, but it’s also a celebration with a mission.

Tennessee Iris Festival Blooms in Dresden

Iris Garden at Ellington Agricultural Center

Every April, Dresden hosts the highly anticipated Tennessee Iris Festival, a weeklong event that paints the town purple.

Rivers & Spires Festival Named Best in Southeast

Rivers & Spires Festival

Clarksville’s Rivers & Spires Festival named best in Southeast.

Festival Gives Praise to Poke Sallet

Poke Salad

Celebrate poke sallet at a Tennessee festival this spring.

Gardening Shows in Bloom

Tennessee Garden Shows

Get your gardening fix with several gardening shows across the state.

Civil War Fashion Show in Hohenwald

Civil War Fashion Show

Discover the duds of the Civil War era in Hohenwald, Tenn. at the Civil War Fashion Show.

Historic Proclamation on Tour

Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation will be on display throughout the month of February at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.

February 2013 Events in Tennessee

Eagle Festival at Reelfoot Lake

Check out the festivals and events happening throughout the state in the month of February.

January 2013 Events in Tennessee

Elvis's Birthday Celebration

Don’t miss fun events in Tennessee throughout the month of January.

December 2012 Events in Tennessee

Annual Christmas Toy Train Show

Take a look at the happenings in Tennessee throughout the month of December.

Deck the Halls with Dickens of a Christmas in Covington

Dickens of a Christmas in Covington

Experience the holidays as it was in the 19th century at Dickens of a Christmas in Covington, Tennessee.

November 2012 Events in Tennessee

A Country Christmas at Gaylord Opryland

We’ve rounded up fun events and festivals happening throughout November in Tennessee.

October 2012 Events in Tennessee

Music and Molasses Festival in Nashville, TN

Check out all the events and festivals happening throughout October in Tennessee.

September 2012 Events in Tennessee

Take a look at some of the fun festivals and events happening in Tennessee throughout the month of September.

Fired Up for the Fair

Fired Up for Tennessee County Fairs

Get fired up for fun, food and entertainment at county fairs across the state of Tennessee.

August 2012 Events in Tennessee

Browse through our listings of events and festivals taking place in Tennessee throughout the month of August.

Pick the Tennessee State Fair

Pick the Tennessee State Fair

Find new attractions at the 2012 Tennessee State Fair, and enter to win a family four-pack of tickets.

Annual Scopes Trial Festival Highlights Dayton History

Scopes Trial Rhea County Courthouse

Relive one of history’s biggest hearings at the Annual Scopes Trial Festival in Dayton, TN.

July 2012 Events in Tennessee

Summer Celebration, Jackson

Take a look at our listings of festivals and events held in Tennessee throughout the month of July.

Uncle Dave Macon Days: Top Pick for Banjo-Pickin’

Uncle Dave Macon Days in Murfreesboro

It started as a two-hour afternoon of banjo-pickin’ on the square. Today, the annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival in Murfreesboro has grown to a three-day event complete with music and dancing competitions.

Got Milk? Drink to June Dairy Month

crop to make look less wintery, if used. -jy

June Dairy Month has been keeping the importance of drinking milk and other dairy products in the forefront of people’s minds for 75 years.

Irish Picnic in McEwen Dates Back to 1854

Irish Picnic, McEwen, TN

The Irish Picnic at Saint Patrick’s School in McEwen, Tennessee, is said to be the oldest continuously running festival in the state.

May 2012 Events in Tennessee

Ken Scoggins and Millers Creek, Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, Granville, TN

A listing of festivals and events throughout Tennessee that take place in May 2012.

April 2012 Events in Tennessee

Dogwood

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in April 2012.

Look Out for Leprechauns at Irish Celebration in Erin

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in fine Irish style this year at the annual Wearin’ of the Green Irish Celebration in Erin.

March 2012 Events in Tennessee

March Events in Tennessee include Daffodil Days in Bell Buckle

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee festivals and events scheduled in March 2012.

Blooming Arts Festival in Linden, TN

Mural in Linden, TN

The Blooming Arts Festival in Linden, Tennessee, on the first weekend of spring each March celebrates the beauty, culture and revitalization of Perry County.

Sutton Old Time Music Hour in Granville

Ken Scoggins and Millers Creek, Sutton Ole Time Music Hour, Granville, TN

The small community of Granville has been revitalized by a museum, bluegrass festival and the weekly Sutton Ole Time Music Hour held at its general store.

February 2012 Events in Tennessee

Dogwood Festival

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in February 2012.

January 2012 Events in Tennessee

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in January 2012.

December 2011 Events in Tennessee

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in December 2011.

The Lighting of Chickasaw State Park

housands of lights, hand-lit luminaries and decorations adorn Chickasaw State Park with holiday cheer Dec. 10-12.

November 2011 Events in Tennessee

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in November 2011.

October 2011 Events in Tennessee

Pumpkin Harvest Display in Jackson, TN

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in October 2011.

Harvest Days and Fiber in the Boro

Find fall fun on two consecutive weekends in Murfreesboro during the annual Harvest Days on Oct. 22 and Fiber in the Boro on Oct. 29.

Allardt Celebrates Years of Great Pumpkins

Allardt Pumpkin Festival

Ever seen a 1,331-pound pumpkin? That was the new state record set at last year’s Great Pumpkin Festival and Weigh-Off.

September 2011 Events in Tennessee

Tennessee State Fair

This listing includes a selection of Tennessee events scheduled in September 2011.

August 2011 Events in Tennessee

A list of events around the state of Tennessee in August.

July 2011 Events in Tennessee

A list of events around the state of Tennessee in July.

June 2011 Events in Tennessee

Events happening around the state of Tennessee in June 2011.

National Moofest Dairy Festival

Calling all ice cream fans! Mark your calendar for the fourth annual National Moofest Dairy Festival in downtown Athens June 4 and 5, 2011.

Catch Up at Tennessee’s Summer Tomato Festivals

TN Tomato festivals

Tennesseans love their tomatoes, and towns across the state celebrate the summer fruit with tomato festivals.

Go Back in Time at Sam Davis Summer Camps

Apple Valley School at Sam Davis Home

Kids can travel back to the 1800s and into the world of Civil War legend Sam Davis at a series of summer camps at the Sam Davis Home in Smyrna.

Relax and Enjoy the Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast

Roane Mountain B&B

Roan Mountain Bed and Breakfast is an idyllic getaway amongst the rhododendrons and scenic landscape of East Tennessee.

Get Jazzy With It in Murfreesboro

Live jazz music takes center stage at Murfreesboro’s annual Main Street JazzFest May 6 and 7, 2011.

May 2011 Events in Tennessee

May 2011 Events in Tennessee

Teapots of Trenton

The world’s largest collection of nightlight teapots resides in an unlikely home: the City Hall of Trenton, Tennessee.

April 2011 Events in Tennessee

Check out what’s happening across Tennessee this April.

Celebrate National Quilt Day in Maryville

Quilt Barn on Highway 411 in East Tennessee

Celebrate the art of quilt making at the 32nd annual quilt show in Maryville, Tennessee, May 23-25, 2014. The National Quilting Association declared March 19 as National Quilt Day, and the Smoky Mountain Quilter’s Guild is sponsoring its annual Maryville show to celebrate the day with events including a bed turning and several quilting vendors….

March 2011 Events in Tennessee

March 2011 Events in Tennessee

Playing the Mysterious Game of Pig in Middle Tennessee

playing cards, Selden Saunders

Folks in Tennessee’s Fentress and Pickett Counties have been playing Pig for generations.

February 2011 Events in Tennessee

Check out our listing of Tennessee festivals and events for the month of February.

Thursday Night Fishing Club Music Series at The Fontanel

The Farm House Restaurant at Fontanel helps jump start the weekend with the second installment of its biweekly Thursday Night Fishing Club Music Series.

January 2011 Events in Tennessee

Calendar of festivals and events in Tennessee scheduled for January 2011.

December 2010 Events in Tennessee

Dickens of a Christmas event in December in Franklin, TN

Calendar of festivals and events in Tennessee scheduled for December 2010.

Christmas Toy Train Show in Nashville

The Annual Toy Train Show

Chugging into Nashville this winter is the 17th Annual Christmas Toy Train Show, which takes place on Saturday, December 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Heritage Festival at Ames Plantation

The Ames Plantation’s Heritage Festival offers an opportunity for guests to travel back in time.

Fainting Goats, Music and More at Lewisburg Festival

Goats, Music and More Festival in Lewisburg in October

Each year, the city of Lewisburg honors an unusual breed of goats with the annual Goats, Music and More Festival

Tennessee Fairs Showcase Midway Magic

Tennessee State Fair

Tennessee fairs delight spectators with an irresistible combination of education and fun .

Bristol Speedway Lights Up Holiday Nights

Bristol Motor Speedway, holiday, lights

Bristol Motor Speedway may not seem like the place to get in the holiday spirit, but don’t be fooled.

Civil War Dinner Theater at Buttonwillow Plantation

Civil War buffs can go back in time at the Buttonwillow Church Civil War Dinner Theater.

A-Wassailing During a Historic Rugby Christmas

Historic Rugby celebrates Christmas with Victorian flair.

Story of Castle Gwynn is a Labor of Love

Castle Gwynn

Castle Gwynn in Arrington is a startling replica of a 12th-century Welsh border castle and the private home of Nashville-native Mike Freeman. It’s also the location of the annual Tennessee Renaissance Festival each May.

Giants Among Pumpkins at Allardt Festival

Allardt, TN: Home of Giant Pumpkins

Good seeds, good dirt and good luck pay off in Allardt, home to the Great Pumpkin Festival and Weigh-off.

Rolley Hole Marbles Championship Lets the Good Times Roll

Marbles at the Rolley Hole Marbles Championship

Marbles enthusiasts from all over the world gather each September for the National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship at Standing Stone State Park in Hilham, Tennessee.