Easter Craft Show at the Gatlinburg Convention Center

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Annual Event Come experience some of the finest craftsmanship that Gatlinburg has to offer on Easter weekend April 5 – 7 as the Gatlinburg Convention Center hosts the annual Great Smoky Easter Arts and Crafts Show. This event, put on by the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, gives […]

Experience a World of Culture in the Smokies

Dollywood’s Annual 2012 Festival of Nations Have you ever wanted to attend a festival that is not only exciting, but also provides an unmatched cultural experience with performers from around the world? If you attend the annual Festival of Nations in Dollywood, you will experience just that.  Bring your family to Carr’s Cottagesand from March […]

Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival – Townsend TN

A festival celebrating a style of fine art which uses textiles such as fabric, yarn, and natural and synthetic fibers is being held right here in East Tennessee! Have you ever wanted to learn more about the fiber arts? Maybe you wanted to spend a weekend having fun and learning something new?  You’re in luck […]

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 […]