Education & Learning

Pioneer Day features Southern Appalachian crafts, live bands, food trucks, vintage farm tools and equipment, Civil War re-enactors, special exhibits, authors, animals, children’s games and much more. Read more


Author and historian will speak about Civil Way battles in East Tennessee. Read more


Taking a turn

Courtesy of Appalachian State University

As baby boomers enter their golden years, the anti-establishment generation is proving it still has a few conventions to dismantle. Golfing and knitting still hold appeal in retirement, but don’t tell these folks to slow down. Read more


Dyed Easter eggs are no match for the painted eggs on exhibit at the new C.E. Blevins Avian Learning Center at Chattanooga’s Reflection Riding Arboretum. Thirty bird nests hold eggs so realistic you’d never guess these replicas were made from clay. Read more