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TVA Visitors Centers open

Posted on April 8, 2014 at 12:27 pm

As a sign of spring, the Tennessee Valley Authority opened visitor centers on the reservations of its first dam, its tallest dam and its only pumped-storage hydroelectric facility on Friday. This was a seasonal opening for the centers at TVA’s tallest dam, Fontana, which towers 480 feet and forms part of the Appalachian Trail, near Bryson City, N.C.; and TVA’s first dam, Norris, completed in 1936 along with a planned

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  • Tennessee State Parks announce guided tour packages

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Tennessee State Parks is excited to announce that guided tour packages are available for visitors. Guided waterfall tours, Tennessee Civil War tours and outdoor adventure packages will begin in April and continue through the fall.   The reservation deadline is two weeks prior to each tour. Guided tour packages include:   Waterfalls Tour Waterfall tours are available April 28-30, May 12-14 and June 9-11. The all-inclusive package, $249 per person,

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  • Iron horses to visit Wartrace

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm

    It's all about trains at Dixie Line Days

    Wartrace, TN – Iron horses weighing from 425,000 pounds to less than 4 ounces will congregate in Wartrace, the cradle of the Tennessee Walking Horse, on Saturday April 26th. The motorized cousins of the flesh and blood variety are railroad locomotives and they’ll be on display in all shapes and sizes during the annual Dixie Line Days at the Walking Horse Hotel and other venues downtown. The all day train

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  • East-European Spring Festival returns to North Alabama

    Posted on February 24, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    MADISON, ALA:  It’s extremely rare that those in the Tennessee Valley region have a taste of Eastern European culture, let alone via an event that also embraces Russia and Central Asia.   But at least one day a year, they can visit Madison County to immerse themselves in an Eastern Orthodox Lenten celebration, sample traditional foods, enjoy authentic regional folksongs and folkdances, and experience firsthand an insider’s view of Russia,

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  • Heart of Country Antiques Show set

    Posted on January 20, 2014 at 11:17 am

    The February 13th Heart of Country Antiques Show Preview Party features music, a southern buffet ever and great shopping.

    Join the fun at the famous Heart of Country Antiques Show, “The Grand-daddy of Antiques Shows”, February 13, 14, 15, 2014 at the legendary Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, as it celebrates 33 fabulous years presenting paintings, folk art, furniture, decorative arts, toys, signs, ceramics, silver, jewelry, civil war, nautical, historical Americana, quilts, native American textiles and everything in between, all for sale from America’s finest dealers. It’s a once

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  • Nashville Lawn & Garden Show Announces Details of its Wine Festival

    Posted on January 15, 2014 at 11:10 am

      Nashville, TN – The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show is celebrating 25 years with Wine and Roses!  The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show runs Thursday, February 27 through Sunday, March 2.  To commemorate its silver anniversary, and in partnership with the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Alliance, the show will incorporate locally produced wine from 15 of the state’s most celebrated wineries for two days of the 4-day show, on Friday,

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  • Shiloh National Military Park celebrates birthday

    Posted on December 16, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    On Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, Shiloh National Military Park will commemorate the 119th anniversary of its establishment as a Civil War military park. The program will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the visitor center auditorium with a PowerPoint presentation about the establishment of the park. Following the 30 minute program, the Hardin County Convention & Visitors Bureau will present a cake to the park for visitors to enjoy. This event

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