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August 2022

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Flowerbed Maintenance 8-2
8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Flowerbed Maintenance – Tuesday, Aug. 2 at fort Loudoun (8:30am to 11:30am). 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 , ...
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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 , ...
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Copperhill Train Excursion 8-6
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Copperhill Train Excursion – Saturday, Aug. 6 (9:30am to 6:00pm). Call it a Day on the “Copperhill Special” 8 hour Excursion – All the beautiful views of the Hiwassee Loop ride plus you will continue on to the historic mining town of Copperhill, TN at the Tennessee-Georgia state line.  A genuine escape, enjoy lun , ...
Pop Up Art Camp 8-6
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Pop-Up Art Camp – Saturday, Aug. 6 at Vonore Baptist Church (10:30am to 2:30pm). The East TN Arts Center will host a free Pop-Up art camp for children ages 10 through 17.  Sign in will begin at 10:30am.  there will be drawing and painting classes.  Pre-registration is required.  Email to easttnartcenter@gmail.com , ...
Nature Photography Show
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Nature Photography Show – Saturday, Aug. 6 at McMinn County Living Heritage Museum (11:00am). Join us for a Nature Photography Show with Jennifer Hardison.  423-745-0329 , ...
Sounds of Summer 8-6
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sounds of Summer – Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Market Pavilion in downtown Athens (7:00pm).  Tim Hughes Quartet / Will Boyd and Kelle Jolly.  423-887-3544 , ...
Matt Cordell – Memories of Elvis
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Matt Cordell – Memories of Elvis – Saturday, Aug. 6 in the Gem Theater in Etowah (7:30). Come join us to hear Matt Cordell and his Memories of Elvis.     423-263-3270 , ...
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Sequoyah Remembrance Day 8-7
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sequoyah Remembrance Day – Sunday, August 7 at Sequoyah birthplace Museum (12:00pm – 4:00pm) Sequoyah Birthplace Museum in Vonore, TN will be celebrating Sequoyah Remembrance Day and Sequoyah’s contribution to the Cherokee people by creating a writing system, the Cherokee Syllabary with free admission to the muse , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 8-7
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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Loop Trail Hike 8-11
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Loop Trail Hike – Thursday, Aug. 11 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (5:30pm to 6:30pm). This hike is on our loop trail around Gee Creek campground.  The trail is considered easy and is approx. 1 mile in length.  Enjoy walking alongside the Hiwassee River and learning about our park.  We will meet at the park office. , ...
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Summer Concert Series 8-12
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Summer Concert Series – Friday, Aug. 12 at the Duck Park Bandstand in Sweetwater (7pm to 9pm). Come hear Beth Snapp.  There will be food trucks on site.            423-337-5976 , ...
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Copperhill Train Excursion 8-13
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Copperhill Train Excursion – Saturday, Aug. 13 (9:30am to 6:00pm). Call it a Day on the “Copperhill Special” 8 hour Excursion – All the beautiful views of the Hiwassee Loop ride plus you will continue on to the historic mining town of Copperhill, TN at the Tennessee-Georgia state line.  A genuine escape, enjoy lu , ...
Cars and Coffee 8-13
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 , ...
Garrison Weekend at Fort Loudoun 8-13
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Garrison Weekend – Saturday, Aug. 13 at Fort Loudoun (10am to 5pm).  423-420-2331 Garrison Weekend is a free, family-friendly, living history event that 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, blacksmit , ...
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Garrison Weekend at Fort Loudoun 8-14
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Garrison Weekend – Sunday, Aug. 14 at Fort Loudoun (10am to 2pm).  423-420-2331 Garrison Weekend is a free, family-friendly, living history event that 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, blacksmith , ...
Hiwassee Loop Excursion 8-14
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. , ...
Birds of Prey 8-14
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Birds of Prey – Sunday, Aug. 14 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (5:30pm to 6:30pm). Have you seen a bird of prey in the wild?  If not, this is your chance to meet some of our birds in person.  Join us at the park office to see our animal ambassadors and learn interesting facts about them and learn their stories of h , ...
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Flowerbed Maintenance 8-16
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Flowerbed Maintenance – Tuesday, Aug. 16 at Fort Loudoun (8:30am to 11:30am). 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 , ...
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Living Legacies Trade Fair
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Living Legacies Trade Fair – Friday, Aug. 19 (12pm to 5pm) and Saturday, Aug. 20 (10am to 5pm) at the Living Heritage Museum. There will be Appalachian music, basket making, chair caning, wood carving, blacksmithing, fly tying, hit & miss engines, caricatures, spinning/felting, butter making, bees & plant , ...
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United Way Golf Tournament
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
United Way Golf Tournament – Saturday, Aug. 20 at Rarity Bay Golf Course.  Registration at 8am with a shotgun start at 9am.  Cost is $400 for a 4 man team, includes 18 holes of gold, a golf cart, a thankyou gift and lunch.  423-337-7690 or www.myunitedwaymonroecounty.org/golf-tournament , ...
Honey Bees
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Honey Bees – Saturday, Aug. 11 at Fort Loudoun (8am to 11am). Come meet Park Manager Eric Hughey and learn all about the parks Honeybee program. He will share interesting facts about our super pollinators and give a short tour of our Apiary! Meet at the Meadow Loop Trailhead near the park entrance.          423-4 , ...
Copperhill Train Excursion 8-20
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Copperhill Train Excursion – Saturday, Aug. 20 (9:30am to 6:00pm). Call it a Day on the “Copperhill Special” 8 hour Excursion – All the beautiful views of the Hiwassee Loop ride plus you will continue on to the historic mining town of Copperhill, TN at the Tennessee-Georgia state line.  A genuine escape, enjoy lu , ...
Living Legacies Trade Fair 8-20
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Living Legacies Trade Fair – Friday, Aug. 19 (12pm to 5pm) and Saturday, Aug. 20 (10am to 5pm) at the Living Heritage Museum. There will be Appalachian music, basket making, chair caning, wood carving, blacksmithing, fly tying, hit & miss engines, caricatures, spinning/felting, butter making, bees & plant , ...
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Hiwassee loop Excursion 8-21
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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Volunteer Work Day at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Volunteer Work Day, Removal of Invasive Species – Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park (5:30pm to 8:00pm) We will meet at the Gee Creek park office, to continue our work on removing invasive plants from our park areas, specifically privet, so grab your work gloves and bring along some water.  Help us p , ...
Big Orange Tailgate
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Big Orange Tailgate – Wednesday. Aug. 24 at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens (6:00pm). There will be free hot dogs, games and prizes in the Madison Ave. parking lot.  Joan Cronan (former Women’s Athletic Director for UT) will speak.  423-745-2612 , ...
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History for Lunch 8-25
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
History for Lunch – Thursday, Aug. 25 at McMinn County Living Heritage Museum (12:00pm). Join us for lunch with Pam Bragg and Josh Bragg.  423-745-0329 , ...
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Summer Concert Series 8-26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Summer Concert Series – Friday, August 26 at the Duck Park Bandstand in Sweetwater (7pm to 9pm). Come hear Hillbilly Jedi.  There will be food trucks on site.  423-337-5976 , ...
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Copperhill Train Excursion 8-27
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Copperhill Train Excursion – Saturday, Aug. 27 (9:30am to 6:00pm). Call it a Day on the “Copperhill Special” 8 hour Excursion – All the beautiful views of the Hiwassee Loop ride plus you will continue on to the historic mining town of Copperhill, TN at the Tennessee-Georgia state line.  A genuine escape, enjoy lu , ...
Relieve Anxiety and Stress
10:15 AM - 11:30 PM
Relieve Anxiety and Stress – Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Etowah Carnegie Public Library (10:15am). Learn powerful Eden Energy Medicine tools in this 1 hour class.  423-212-8377 , ...
Smash the Stigma Community Water Balloon Fight
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Smash the Stigma Community Water Balloon Fight – Saturday, Aug. 27 in downtown Madisonville. (6:00pm). Bring your own water filled balloons/water guns ready to fight.  There will be food trucks.  This event is for International Overdose Awareness Day.  423-442-9416 , ...
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Hiwassee Loop Excursion 8-28
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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