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Winter Heritage Festival
January 26-28, 2018

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center
123 Cromwell Drive, Townsend TN

January 26-27
FREE classes and presentations by Cades Cove Preservation Association at the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center Auditorium along with two Cast Iron Meals and a Church Service with Gospel Music.

January 28 (Sunday)
There will be a Church service also held in the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center Auditorium at 11 am, with a Cast Iron Country Breakfast before the service starting at 10 am. Advanced tickets are required for the Cast Iron Country Breakfast Sunday morning with proceeds for the “Coats for Our Community” project. For more information about purchasing tickets please call 865-448-0044.

Friday, January 26, 2018
10:00 am – 11:00 am – Robert Wilson, Violence and Vigilantes in Sevier County

11:00 am – Eric Dawson, Boosting the Smoky Mountains and Making Good Pictures

1:00 pm – Robin Goddard, Old Harp Singers and Shaped Notes

2:00 pm – Anne Bridges & Ken Wise, Great Smoky Mountain Regional Project: Postcards from the Great Smoky Mountains

3:00 pm – Randal Pierce, Tools of the Bible

5:30 pm – Laura Arnett Smith, Family Geneaology and DNA

Saturday, January 27, 2018
10:00 am – Joel Zachry, History, Landscape, and Wildlife of Our Smokies - Things You May Not Know

11:00 am – Mark Davidson, Readin', Ritin', and Righteousness: Education and Religion in Pioneer Appalachia

12:00-1:30 pm – Blount Co. Fire Dept., cooking team lunch - $10 payable at the door

1:30 pm – Stephen Weber, True Tales of the Oliver Clan: Maybe

2:30 pm – Frank Evans, Service to Country

3:30 pm - Earl Layhue, Cades Cove Music

Sunday, January 28, 2018
10:00 am – Cast Iron Breakfast, $6.00 each, call to reserve a meal – (865) 448-0044

11:00 am – Country Church Service

2:00-4:00 pm - Precious Memories, Big Valley Resort clubhouse in Townsend, TN



Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. Revelation 4:11

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