2012 Winter Heritage Festival in the Smokies

Townsend, Cades Cove, GSM Heritage Center, Little River Railroad Carr’s Cottages invites you to enjoy The Winter Heritage Festival in the Smokies!  This annual event is a celebration of human history, natural beauty, and cultural traditions of Townsend, Cades Cove, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The event involves many volunteer community groups and […]

Shadracks Christmas Wonderland in the Smokies

Make Shadracks Your New Christmas Tradition! Baseball season may be out, but there’s still good reason to visit the Smokies Stadium this December. That’s because Christmas Wonderland is in! Shadrack’s is lighting up holiday nights during this beautifully magical and musical Christmas event now through January 8, 2012. Shadracks Christmas Lights Wonderland features a drive […]

THE Craft Show, Gatlinburg Christmas Arts & Craft Festival

Gatlinburg Craft Community Annual Holiday Arts & Crafts Expo Many of our guests patiently await Gatlinburg’s arts and crafts fairs, and the time for another is near! Our 8-mile Arts & Crafts Community is home to the largest group of independent artisans in North America, and aptly designated a Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail. […]

Gatlinburg Festival of the Trees

Annual Tree Festival in Gatlinburg This Thanksgiving Holiday, be sure to stop in and get your Christmas spirit primed at the 2011 Festival of Trees in downtown Gatlinburg.  Located in the Mills Conference Center, next to the Gatlinburg Convention Center, it’s an easy trolley ride to enjoy a wonderland of  beautifully decorated trees, twinkling lights, […]

Gatlinburg – Regional Site for the Observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day: A celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. World War I officially ended on June 28, 1919 but fighting ended months earlier when an armistice (temporary cessation of hostilities) went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh […]

3rd Annual Hazzard Run in Downtown Gatlinburg

The Dukes of Hazzard General Lees are Coming! Make your way to the downtown Gatlinburg Parkway, just a 3-block stroll from Carr’s Cottages, by 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 1 to witness a parade of General Lees and other Hazzard County vehicles completing their run from Cooter’s Place in Nashville. There could quite possibly be […]

Lumberjack Feud Dinner & Show

Opening August 26, 2011 in Pigeon Forge! Make your reservations at Carr’s and then get set to enter a rural mountain homestead complete with two log cabins and trees!  This rowdy, good-time dinner show pits the fictitious Dawson and McGraw families against each other in a series of lumberjack events including log rolling, speed climbing […]

Bluegrass Festival with Barbecue BBQ-Dollywood TN

It’s almost time for the Dollywood Bluegrass Music and Barbeque Festival and we’ve got your discount tickets right here at Carr’s Northside! August 19, 2011 begins 14 days of Bluegrass music with over 300 concerts at Dollywood, all included for free with your admission. Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder kickoff the festival featuring Brian Keith […]

Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday – No Tax Weekend

It’s time to cash in on a holiday! The State of Tennessee Annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m on Friday, August 5 and ends Sunday, August 7 at 11:59 p.m.  This TN no tax weekend is something locals and visitors alike look forward to each year as we prepare for back to school […]

36th Annual Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Festival

It’s time for the Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair at the downtown Convention Center! The convention center will once again transform into a cultural arts and crafts community of creative individuals and couples from all across the USA.  Over 180 talented artists will be exhibiting and demonstrating their crafting skills along with selling their creations from July […]