Peak Fall Colors in the Smokies 2012

Fall Colors in the Smokies 2012

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Ah, Peak Fall colors in the Smokies! Technically we think we’ve just passed the peak – the National Park Service says several areas reached peak this past weekend. But don’t worry, it’s still a mass of color and will be for some weeks to come yet. And even after that, it’ll go back to plain old gorgeous all winter 🙂 (more…)

37th Annual Fall Craftsmen’s Fair 2012

If you missed the Craftsmen’s Fair this summer, now’s your chance to catch the Fall fair. The 37th Annual Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair begins today and runs through October 28th. The Gatlinburg Convention Center hosts the fair, as top artisans from across the country gather in this hugely popular show, recognized as one of the South’s top events. (more…)

Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival 2012 – and Fall Colors in the Smoky Mountains

image courtesy of NPS

Fall is coming and nothing alerts us to the change in seasons like the Smoky Mountain Harvest Festival, which runs from September 13 through October 31, 2012. This is a county-wide celebration with a huge number of attractions including festivals, hay rides, live entertainment, music, food, apple picking, hot cider, all manner of pumpkins & scarecrows, and an outpouring of unique arts and crafts. (more…)

Shades of the Past Hot Rod Roundup 2012

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Hot rods! Thousands of them! That’s what you’ll see this Friday and Saturday at the Shades of the Past 2012 Hot Rod Roundup #30, at Dollywood’s Splash Country, September 7-8. Featuring rods, customs and classics, there will be some of the sweetest body and paint jobs, and hot motors, you’ll ever see in one place. (more…)