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May 2022

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Tellico Blockhouse Tour 5-1
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tellico Blockhouse Tour – Sunday, May 1 at the Tellico Blockhouse (1:00pm to 2:00pm). Join Historian Joseph Blanco on a short walk to the Tellico Blockhouse ruins and learn about its epic story involving the young United States and the powerful Cherokee nation.  Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. *There ar , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-1
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
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Baby Bookworms Storytime May
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Good Morning Etowah
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Good Morning Etowah is a unique approach to a morning networking meeting. We meet every month on the first Friday of the month. GME strives to offer quality networking and help our members build solid connections with other business owners in our community. We try to incorporate fun, games, and of course, food into our , ...
Blooms, Bluegrass & BBQ 2022
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Blooms, Bluegrass & BBQ – Friday May 6 (12pm to 8pm) and Saturday, May 7 (10pm to 8pm) in Downtown Sweetwater. Come join us for a fun time.  There will be artisans & crafters, food vendors, a BBQ competition, a kid’s zone and lots of music. Blooms, Bluegrass & BBQ Festival – Home (bloomsbl , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-6
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
Night Hike 5-6
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  Night Hike on the Loop Trail at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (8:30 pm) Which animals can we see? Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason for a night hike on our Loop Trail. We will meet at the bathhouse for this program. Make sure to wear closed toe shoes, bring water to drink, and a flashlight. This hike is rated as easy , ...
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Trout Festival 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Trout Festival – Saturday, May 7 in downtown Tellico Plains (10am to 5pm). Come join us for a day of fun.  There will be craft, fishing and food vendors.  There’s also an Art Show, kid’s activities, live music and much more. Tellico Trout Festival | Monroe County Tourism (visitmonroetn.com) , ...
Blooms, Bluegrass & BBQ 5-7
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Blooms, Bluegrass & BBQ – Friday May 6 (12pm to 8pm) and Saturday, May 7 (10pm to 8pm) in Downtown Sweetwater. Come join us for a fun time.  There will be artisans & crafters, food vendors, a BBQ competition, a kid’s zone and lots of music. Blooms, Bluegrass & BBQ Festival – Home (bloomsbl , ...
Snakes of Tennessee 5-7
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Snakes of Tennessee at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park Sat., May 7 (11:00 am) – Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason at the campground bathhouse to learn about snakes of Tennessee. During this program you will get to meet one of the species of snakes we have, as well as learn some amazing facts about them.  423-263-0050 , ...
Lunch & Learn Blacksmithing
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch & Learn – Blacksmithing – Saturday, May 7 at the McMinn Living Heritage Museum (11:00am).  Come learn about blacksmithing with Robby Firestone.  423-745-0329 , ...
Loop Trail Hike 5-7
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Loop Trail Hike – Sat., May 7 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (2:00 pm). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason for an afternoon hike on our Loop Trail. We will meet at the park office for this program. Make sure to wear closed toe shoes bring water to drink. This is hike is rated easy at 1.3 miles.  423-263-0050 , ...
Sounds of Summer 5-7
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sounds of Summer – Saturday, May 7 at the Market Pavilion in downtown Athens (7:00pm).  Never Too Late Band – Rolling Thunder.  423-887-3544 , ...
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Tellico Blockhouse Tour 5-8
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tellico Blockhouse Tour – Sunday, May 8 at the Tellico Blockhouse (11:00am to 12:00pm). Join Historian Joseph Blanco on a short walk to the Tellico Blockhouse ruins and learn about its epic story involving the young United States and the powerful Cherokee nation.  Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. *There , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-8
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
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Tyler Boyd Book Signing
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tyler Boyd Book Signing – Thursday, May 12 at the McMinn Living Heritage Museum (5:30pm to 7:30pm).  Come meet Tyler Boyd and hear him speak about his book “Nellie Kenyon:  Trailblazing Tennessee Journalist” and have it signed. 423-745-0329 , ...
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Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-13
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
Loop Trail Hike 5-13
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Cars and Coffee 5-14
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cars and Coffee – Second Saturday of the month thru October at the Charles Hall Museum in Tellico Plains (10am to 2pm).  Come join with like-minded admirers and view their prized possessions.  Bring a chair, swap stories, share a hot cup of coffee, shop awhile, enjoy the museum and the local scenery.  Check the m , ...
Ft. Loudoun Garrison 5-14
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ft. Loudoun Garrison – Sat., May 14 (10am – 5pm) & Sun., May 15 (10am – 2pm). This is a free, family friendly, living history event the features the daily lives of the men, women and children of Fort Loudoun. View an 18th century infirmary, soldier’s barracks, the commander’s quarters, , ...
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Ft. Loudoun Garrison 5-15
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Ft. Loudoun Garrison – Sat., May 14 (10am – 5pm) & Sun., May 15 (10am – 2pm). This is a free, family friendly, living history event the features the daily lives of the men, women and children of Fort Loudoun. View an 18th century infirmary, soldier’s barracks, the commander’s quarters, , ...
Snakes of Tennessee 5-15
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Snakes of Tennessee – Sun., May 15 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (11:00 am). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason at the campground bathhouse to learn about our snakes in Tennessee. During this program you will get to meet one of the species of snakes we have as well as learn some amazing facts about them.  423-263-005 , ...
Tellico Blockhouse Tour 5-15
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tellico Blockhouse Tour – Sunday, Mat 15 at the Tellico Blockhouse (1:00pm to 2:00pm). Join Historian Joseph Blanco on a short walk to the Tellico Blockhouse ruins and learn about its epic story involving the young United States and the powerful Cherokee nation.  Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. *There a , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-15
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
Wildlife Tracks Identification 5-15
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wildlife Tracks Identification Booklet – Sun., May 15 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (3:00 pm). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason to make your own tracks identification booklet. For this program you will be tracing tracks in your own book to take on hikes with you, to help you identify what animal may have come throu , ...
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Flowerbed Maintenance 5-19
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Flowerbed Maintenance – Thursday, May 19 at Fort Loudoun (9am to 12pm). The park’s native flower beds and English garden are looking great!  To stay looking good, we need your help.  We are looking for volunteers to help maintain our beautiful gardens.  Work will include cutting back last year’s growt , ...
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Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-20
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
Night Hike 5-20
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Night Hike on the Loop Trail – Fri., May 20 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (8:30 pm). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason for a night hike on our Loop Trail. We will meet at the bathhouse for this program. Make sure to wear closed toe shoes, bring water to drink, and a flashlight. This hike is rated at easy at 1.3 mile , ...
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Fort Loudoun Tour 5-21
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Fort Loudoun Tour – Saturday, May 21 at Fort Loudoun (10am to 11:30pm). This tour is not merely a study of architecture, but also the role and importance of the fort and how it shaped the lives of those living in and around it. Discussions of the past will be revisited as you uncover the fort’s history, how , ...
Kayaking 101 5-21
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Kayaking 101 – Saturday, May 21 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (10:00am to 4:00pm). Summer is right around the corner and if you feel the river calling your name this might just be the class for you!  If you have been watching as paddle sports have grown in popularity over the past few years, Hiwassee/Ocoee State P , ...
Leaf Identification 5-21
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Leaf Identification Booklet Sat., May 21 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (11:00 am). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason at the amphitheater, beside the boat ramp in the campground to make a leaf identification booklet. This booklet you will trace some leave that you may find on your hikes. We will meet at the amphitheater, b , ...
Snakes of Tennessee 5-21
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Snakes of Tennessee – Sat., May 21 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (3:00 pm). Come out and join Seasonal Interpreter Mason at the campground bathhouse to learn about our snakes in Tennessee. During this program you will get to meet one of the species of snakes we have as well as learn some amazing facts about them.  , ...
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Morning Loop Trail Hike 5-22
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Morning Hike on the Loop Trail – Sun., May 22 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (10:00 am). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason for a morning hike on our Loop Trail. We will meet at the park office for this program. Make sure to wear closed toe shoes and bring water to drink. This trail is rated as easy at 1.3 miles.  423 , ...
Hand Dipped Candle Making 5-22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hand Dipped Candle Making – Sunday, May 22 at Fort Loudoun (1:00pm to 2:00pm). Meet Ranger Savannah inside the Fort to learn how to hand dip your own candle. During this program we will be making candles along with talking about the importance of candle making in the 18th century. Pre-registration is required for , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-22
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
Creek Stomp 5-22
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Creek Stomp – Sun., May 22 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (3:00 pm). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason at the park office for a creek stomp. During this program we will learn about watersheds and the different aquatic life that live in our creeks and rivers. How can we make a positive impact on our environment and wa , ...
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Pickin’ in the Park 5-24
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Pickin’ in the Park – Tue., May 24 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (6:00 pm). New location! Join us at the park office to kick off Pickin’ in the Park for the 2022 season. This is a great community event. If you play old time or bluegrass music, bring along your banjo, mandolin, guitar, or fiddle for a round robin s , ...
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History For Lunch 5-26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
History for Lunch – Thursday, May 26 at the McMinn Living Heritage Museum (12:00pm).  Speaker to be announced.  423-745-0329 , ...
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Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-27
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
Night Hike 5-27
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Night Hike on the Loop Trail – Fri., May 27 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (8:30 pm). Join Seasonal Interpreter Mason for a night hike on our Loop Trail. We will meet at the bathhouse for this program. Make sure to wear closed toe shoes, bring water to drink, and a flashlight. This trail is rated as easy at 1.3 mi , ...
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Lunch & Learn – Pottery
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch & Learn – Pottery – Saturday, May 28 at the McMinn Living Heritage Museum (11:00am).  Come learn about pottery with Andy Phipps.  423-745-0329 , ...
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Hiwassee Loop Excursion 5-29
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hiwassee Loop Excursion – Departs at 1:30pm from 9406 Hwy 411, Delano, TN. Fifty miles of breathtaking views, the 3 ½ hour train trip parallels the scenic Hiwassee River offering views of the lower gorge.  At the Loop the tracks corkscrew over themselves as they climb Bald Mountain near Farner, TN. Tickets $30 to $93. , ...
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Flowerbed Maintenance 5-31
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Flowerbed Maintenance – Tue., May 31 at Fort Loudoun (9am to 12pm) The park’s native flower beds and English garden are looking great!  To stay looking good, we need your help.  We are looking for volunteers to help maintain our beautiful gardens.  Work will include cutting back last year’s growth, tr , ...
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