UT Arboretum Society offers monthly hike on St. Patrick’s Day

Grab your shillelagh and come walk at the Arboretum   The UT Arboretum Society’s monthly hike for March will be held March 17th at the UT Arboretum, 9:00 a.m.  Before the celebrations begin, come and enjoy some fresh air and exercise on this St. Patrick’s Day hike.   The weather is starting to get warmer […]


This spring, Tennessee volunteers will aid in the maintenance and restoration of numerous sites as part of Park Day, the Civil War Trust’s annual hands-on preservation event. On April 7, 2018, thousands of volunteers across the country will participate as Park Day celebrates its largest year ever with 160 historic sites in 32 states and […]

World Storytelling Day!

World Storytelling Day! Join Smoky Mountain Storytellers’ celebration on Friday, March 16, 7:00 p.m., in the fellowship hall at Highland Presbyterian Church, 721 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville, TN, 37804. We will provide light refreshments (coffee and cookies). SMSA Gratefully accept donations. Performance Artists are: Jim Eastin, Sheri Liles, Jean Davidson, Kathleen Mavournin. Around the […]


The LeConte Photographic Society will host Roger Trentham of Gatlinburg, TN for a great program about “Western Parks and Other Marvelous Places” on Saturday, April 24, 2018 at the King Library in Sevierville, TN in the Burchfield Room.  This program is free and open to the public.   Travel with Roger Trentham as he leads […]

March Is Extension Month in Tennessee

County Offices Are Planning Celebrations Statewide KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — March is Extension Month in Tennessee. Extension is a national educational program supported by USDA through the nation’s land-grant universities and administered with funding from state and local governments. In Tennessee there are Extension offices in each of the 95 counties. County Extension offices across the […]

Fire Department provides ‘Stop The Bleed’ training

City firefighters, paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians typically reach an emergency scene in a matter of minutes. But when seconds count, that might be too late.   The Knoxville Fire Department is partnering with the University of Tennessee Medical Center and American Medical Response ambulance service to provide “Stop the Bleed” training. It’s part of […]

I-40 Bridge Work Postponed in Knoxville

Due to heavy rains in the forecast, I-40 bridge repair activities in Knoxville will NOT take place this weekend.  Work will get back underway next Friday, March 16, and will take at least three weekends to complete between MM 380 (West Hills) and 385 (I-640 interchange).

This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Tour waterfalls, hike among the wildflowers, canoe on Reelfoot Lake, unwind with yoga and wine, discover your roots with genealogy workshops and wear green for unique St. Patrick’s Day celebrations across the state. Here’s what’s going on this week in Tennessee. For a complete list of events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Pigeon Forge – The entire month of […]