A Gathering of Ancient Sounds: Celtic and Appalachian Musical Roots
Saturday, September 1, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ticket price $15 (Children 12 and under free) at Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pk. Knoxville 37914
Eat, drink and enjoy the music from Four Leaf Peat, Kelly Ann Shipe, Liza Jane Alexander & Fiddling Curly Cottrell, The Traveling Caudells, Sigean, Wild Blue Yonder, Red-Haired Mary, the Lost Goats and The Grandview Mountain Pickers. Be entertained by Lakin Farms Sheep Herding, Period Demonstrators, Reenactors and the East Tennessee Scottish Dancers. Bring a comfy chair and sit in the shade of the big trees to enjoy the sounds of our East Tennessee musical history. Purchase tickets at www.ramseyhouse.org
Penny Whistle Workshop with Reagan DeBusk
Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
What fun to actually learn to play this very old instrument. In actuality, this instrument or some version of it was used in many ancient cultures. The penny whistle or tin whistle is now an integral part of several folk traditions. It is certainly used mostly by the Irish, who have made it a part of their traditional music. It is inexpensive and easy to carry around. Be a part of this upbeat and fun musical instrument.
Class fee $30, (Members $25). Class fee includes the whistle and music book.
Open Fire Cooking with Jim Buckenmyer
Saturday, October 6 starting at 10:00 a.m.
Experience the past……this is a great way to visit the past and see how families on the frontier prepared a daily meal. This is a hands-on workshop where, with the expert guidance of Jim Buckenmyer, you will cook a meal in its entirety and get to partake in that meal at the end. Enjoy the stories and get renewed insight into what it took just to cook a meal for your family in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Class fee is $40 (members $35).
Reservations required and must be in no later than September 25th
A Paranormal Event
Saturday, October 27 starting at 7:00 p.m.
Did you hear something? Was that someone I saw standing in the window? Can you hear children’s laughter or maybe the sounds of hymns being sung? Over the years we have had many reports of unexplained sightings or incidents at our 1797 stone home of Francis Alexander Ramsey and his family. This is your chance to accompany a professional paranormal investigation team as they look for signs of spiritual presence. You will also get to view monitors as others go through the house. There will be state of the art equipment and guides to interpret exactly what is taking place. See if you can discover who or what may be lurking. Reservations are a must.
Ticket price $12 (Members $10). Call to reserve your scheduled time. 865-546-0745.
Reservations will be based on scheduling 6 people every 15 minutes.
Payment will hold reservation time. Please call the office for details.