Here in East Tennessee, there are events worth celebrating all year long. That’s why our area-wide calendar is full of annual festivals, fairs and dozens of special and seasonal events. Celebrate our musical and cultural heritage, the changing of the seasons and the beauty of the great outdoors. Best of all, many of the festivals and events in Tennessee are filled with old-fashioned entertainment that’s fun for the whole family. Use the calendar search below to find unforgettable East Tennessee events for your vacation or getaway.
Smoky Mountain Quilters of Tennessee 40th Annual Quilt Show & CompetitionKnoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Highway, Knoxville, TN 37912
40th Anniversary for the Annual Quilt Show
More than 200 quilts on display.
Friday, Merikay Waldvogel, a nationally known quilt collector, researcher and writer, will present an antique quilt turning at 11am and 1 pm.
Saturday, Teddy Pruett, a nationally recognized expert in quilt history, will present a trunk show at 11 am and 1 pm on differences between quilts of the North and South.
Shop some 20 vendors and a boutique of unique items handcrafted by guild members. Vendor demos. Scavenger hunts for the young ones.
Quilt appraisals by appointment. Contact certified appraiser Cindy Stuart at 865-980-2162.
Daily admission, $7; 2-day pass, $10; Vets with ID, $6; Children under 12, free