2014 Sevier County Calendar of Events

WINTER CARNIVAL OF MAGIC

Pigeon Forge

3/6/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-2003

The Winter Carnival of Magic is a 3 day magic convention held at The Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge. There will be 2 shows open to the public, competitions & lectures. Fun for the entire family and children of all ages! For more information, please call 865-453-2003 or 1-800-792-4308.

GATLINBURG IMPROV FEST

Gatlinburg

3/6/2014 12:00 AM

865-325-9712

The Gatlinburg Improv Fest will be at the Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre March 6-8. This will be a two-day event with improvisation groups and instructors participating in shows and classes. This event is open to both spectators and performers.

NORTH AMERICAN COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL

Pigeon Forge

3/10/2014 12:00 AM

1-800-792-4308

Fans of country, gospel, and bluegrass music will enjoy the North America Country Music Association International's Annual Country Music Week at the Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge. Admission is FREE to the public for this amazing array of performances & memorabilia showcases that will excite any music fan!

2014 SHOWSTOPPER REGIONAL COMPETITION

Sevierville

3/14/2014 12:00 AM

843-357-7469

The 2014 Showstopper Regional Competition will be at The Sevierville Convention Center March 14 - 16. Showstoppers welcomes dancers of all ages, experience, and proficiency to compete among those who share a profound love of dance. The entry deadline is February 21. For more information and a complete schedule, please call 843-357-7469 or go to showstopperonline.com.

CLAUSFEST 2014

Gatlinburg

3/15/2014 12:00 AM

1-877-502-7058

The 2014 ClausFest Convention will be in Gatlinburg from March 15 - 19. ClausFest offers a variety of events and entertainment for registered attendees. There is limited availability for this convention, so register now. For more information go to www.clausfest2014.com.

THE 5TH ANNUAL SHAMROCK SATURDAY CRUISIN’ FOR FOOD

Sevierville

3/15/2014 12:00 AM

865-908-1904

The 5th Annual Shamrock Saturday Cruisin’ For Food drive will begin at Smokies Stadium on March 15. The Diner Rats Car Club will begin their cruise to The Diner at 12 noon where there will be drawings, prizes and traditional Irish food served throughout the day. 100% of the proceeds will go to benefit the Sevier County Food Ministries & The Wears Valley Ranch Children’s Home. Stop by to donate some food or to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

A MOUNTAIN QUILTFEST

Pigeon Forge

3/19/2014 12:00 AM

865-429-7350

The 20th Annual A Mountain Quiltfest will be held at The Leconte Center at Pigeon Forge March 19 - 22. There will be beautiful quilts on display from around the country, classes and lectures, and quilters can compete in more than 10 categories for over $18,000 in cash and prizes.

17TH ANNUAL SEVIER COUNTY JOB FAIR

Pigeon Forge

3/19/2014 12:00 AM

865-428-2212

The 17th Annual Sevier County Job Fair will be March 19 at The Holiday Inn Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. There will be 2 sessions: Session 1 is from 8 am to 11 am for manufacturing, banking, medical & clerical jobs. Session 2 is 1 pm to 6 pm for restaurants, attractions, retail & hotel/motel jobs. Please attend the session that best suits your qualifications and dress professionally. For more information go to www.seviercountyjobs.org.

SPRING CORVETTE EXPO

Sevierville

3/21/2014 12:00 AM

865-687-3976

The Spring Corvette Expo will be held at The Sevierville Convention Center on March 21 & 22. Events include a Collector Car Auction, Swap Meet, Sales Corral, Corvette Park ‘N’ Show, Corvette Judged Competition Show, HorsePower and HotRods Show, and Corvette Cruise. For more information, please visit www.corvetteexpo.com 

 or call 865-687-3976.

DOLLYWOOD'S FESTIVAL OF NATIONS

Pigeon Forge

3/22/2014 12:00 AM

1-800-365-5996

Dollywood's Festival of Nations presents the most captivating entertainment from around the world 
during this month-long celebration of music, dance, food and art. More than 12 countries are represented through their respective heritages of music, dance, food and art in this internationally diverse festival.

15TH ANNUAL SMOKY MOUNTAIN BOOGIE

Pigeon Forge

3/27/2014 12:00 AM

865-286-1110

The 15th Annual Smoky Mountain Boogie will be held at The Holiday Inn Convention Center in Pigeon Forge. Tickets are $65 if purchased prior to March 20th. There will be great DJ's, workshops, vendors & hospitality. This event benefits The St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

2ND ANNUAL TITANIC AUTHORS' WEEK

Pigeon Forge

3/29/2014 12:00 AM

800-381-7670

The Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge will host 9 celebrated authors of Titanic historical books & novels on March 29 through April 5 from 10 am to 5 pm. Titanic fans & followers will have the opportunity to meet and interact with the authors during this book signing event. For more information, call 1-800-381-7670.

GUIDED OUTINGS AND TOURS OF GATLINBURG

Gatlinburg

4/2/2014 12:00 AM

865-436-0505

The Gatlinburg Special events department will be offering FREE hikes in the Smokies and FREE tours of Gatlinburg from April 2 - 20. Explore the outdoors and learn about Gatlinburg's history during the Guided Downtown Gatlinburg Tours. For more information, please call 865-436-0505.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN TROUT TOURNAMENT

Pigeon Forge

4/4/2014 12:00 AM

865-661-3474

Enter the Smoky Mountain Trout Tournament for your chance to win over $10,000 in cash and prizes. The tournament is open to locals and visitors of all ages. For more information, please call 865-661-3474.

CHEER AND DANCE EXTREME COMPETITION FINALE

Sevierville

4/5/2014 12:00 AM

410-799-1990

The Cheer and Dance Extreme Competition Finale will be at The Sevierville Convention Center April 5 & 6. All divisions of cheer and dance teams are accepted: Recreation, School, All-Star and Studio. For more information call 410-799-1990.

PIGEON FORGE SPRING ROD RUN

Pigeon Forge

4/11/2014 12:00 AM

865 687-3976

The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run brings thousands of people to the area every year to see the unique automotives on display by collectors and participants. For more information, call 865-687-3976.

EASTER EGG HUNT IN DOWNTOWN SEVIERVILLE

Sevierville

4/12/2014 12:00 AM

Join the fun on April 12 in historic downtown Sevierville on Bruce Street. Take photos with the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs & much more. Visit seviervillecommons.com for more information.

THE 64TH SPRING WILDFLOWER PILGRIMAGE

National Park

4/15/2014 12:00 AM

1-888-898-9102

The 64th Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is an annual five-day event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park consisting of a variety of wildflower, fauna, and natural history walks, motorcades, photographic tours, art classes, and indoor seminars. On-site registration will begin Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM in the Mills Conference Center, Gatlinburg TN. For more information, go to springwildflowerpilgrimage.org.

2014 EASTER CRAFT SHOW

Gatlinburg

4/16/2014 12:00 AM

865-436-2363

The 2014 Easter Craft Show will be held at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in downtown Gatlinburg. Admission is free and you can meet and visit with members of the Arts and Crafts 
Community as they produce one-of-a-kind works of art available for purchase. For more information, please call 865-436-2363.

BRUNCH WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

Pigeon Forge

4/19/2014 12:00 AM

865-428-0771

Get ready for Brunch with the Easter Bunny at The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe & Grill! Reservations will be taken beginning in mid-March. For more information, please call 865-428-0771.

LORETTA LYNN AT COUNTRY TONITE

Pigeon Forge

4/26/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-2003

Loretta Lynn will be performing at the Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge on April 26 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale February 10th at 9:00am and are $44.50 each, plus tax. For more information, please go to countrytonitepf.com or call 865-453-2003.

2014 DOLLY PARADE

Pigeon Forge

5/2/2014 12:00 AM

865-428-9488

The 2014 Dolly Parade will be in Pigeon Forge on May 2 at 6:00pm. The parade begins in the northbound lane of the Parkway near stoplight #7 and ends at stoplight # 3. Traditionally, there are marching bands, entertainers, baton twirlers & numerous floats with Dolly Parton as the grand marshal.

SMOKY MOUNTAIN ANTIQUE TOY & PEDAL CAR SHOW

Pigeon Forge

5/14/2014 12:00 AM

865-428-1194

The Smoky Mountain Antique Toy & Pedal Car Show will be held at Country Cascades hotel in Pigeon Forge from May 14 - May 17. This event features antique toys, vintage pedal cars, wagons, ride-on toys and parts. Admission and parking are both free, open daily from 9:00am - 5:00pm. For more information, call 865-428-1194.

SEVIERVILLE'S BLOOMIN’ BARBEQUE & BLUEGRASS

Sevierville

5/16/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-6411

Sevierville's Bloomin' Barbeque & Bluegrass is a family oriented event celebrating the beauty of spring, championship barbeque and world class bluegrass music. Join the fun with free admission, live concerts and barbecue from all over the United States in historic downtown Sevierville on May 16 & 17. This Barbeque Cook-Off is an official barbeque championship of the state of Tennessee and is coordinated by the Sevierville Chamber of Commerce. To learn more, go to bloominbbq.com or call 865-453-6411.

10TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN SOUL VOCAL COMPETITION

Sevierville

5/17/2014 12:00 AM

1-888-889-7415

The 10th Annual Mountain Soul Vocal Competition, which honors the legendary songwriting of Sevierville's favorite daughter, Dolly Parton, is now accepting entries. This national competition, part of the Bloomin' Barbecue & Bluegrass event, invites vocalists to record themselves singing an original song by Dolly in their own style for the chance to win cash, prizes, and even a professional recording session in Nashville, Tennessee. There are 2 age divisions: 13 & up and 12 & under. For more information on how to enter, go to bloominbbq.com or call 1-888-889-7415.

ROOTS & BOOTS CONCERT AT COUNTRY TONITE

Pigeon Forge

5/23/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-2003

The "Roots & Boots" Tour, featuring Aaron Tippin, Joe Diffie and Sammy Kershaw, will be making a stop at The Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge on May 23 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale February 10 at 9:00am and are $39.95 + tax. For more information, please call 865-453-2003 or go to countrytonitepf.com.

14TH ANNUAL PONTIACS IN PIGEON FORGE

Pigeon Forge

6/6/2014 12:00 AM

865-379-9595

The Music Road Hotel will again be hosting the Pontiacs in Pigeon Forge Car Show and Swap Meet. All Pontiac enthusiasts are encouraged to come! Awards will be given out Sunday, June 8 at 10am. All proceeds for this event will benefit the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. Go to pontiacsinpigeonforge.com for more information.

RELAY FOR LIFE OF SEVIER COUNTY

Pigeon Forge

6/6/2014 12:00 AM

865-429-7373

This is your opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember those we have lost, and raise funds and awareness to fight back and help end cancer forever. The Relay for Life of Sevier County will be meeting at Patriot Park on June 6 & 7 at 4:00 pm if you would like to participate. For more information, please call 865-429-7373.

PARKERS' GREATEST KNIFE SHOW ON EARTH

Sevierville

6/12/2014 12:00 AM

423-892-0448

Parkers' Greatest Knife Show On Earth will be at The Sevierville Events Center at Bridgemont from June 12 -14. This brand new events center is located right next door to the Wilderness at the Smokies waterpark. There will be free parking for this event and admission is $7 per day or $15 for a 3 day pass. For more information please call 423-892-0448.

COUNTRY TONITE PRESENTS THE OAK RIDGE BOYS

Pigeon Forge

6/14/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-2003

The Oak Ridge Boys will be performing at Country Tonite on June 14 at 8:00pm. Their four-part harmonies are one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the country music industry. Tickets are $39.95 each plus tax and go on sale February 10 at 9:00am. To reserve tickets call 865-453-2003 or go to countrytonitepf.com.

COUNTRY TONITE PRESENTS MARK CHESNUTT

Pigeon Forge

7/4/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-2003

Mark Chesnutt will be performing at The Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge on July 4 at 8:00pm. Mr. Chesnutt has 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums and five gold records to his credit. Tickets are $35 each and go on sale February 10 at 9:00am. For more information please call 865-453-2003.

FIRST INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE IN THE NATION

Gatlinburg

7/4/2014 12:00 AM

1-800-568-4748

Be one of the first 100,000 people to celebrate the Fourth of July this year by attending The First Independence Day Parade in the Nation! This parade is an annual event in Gatlinburg that begins on July 3 at midnight. Bring your family and help us salute the brave men and women that faithfully serve our country in the military.

STEVE WARINER CONCERT AT COUNTRY TONITE

Pigeon Forge

7/25/2014 12:00 AM

865-453-2003

Steve Wariner will be performing at The Country Tonite Theater in Pigeon Forge on July 25 at 8:00pm. Mr. Wariner has had nearly three dozen Top 10 hits on the Billboard country charts, including nine that went all the way to Number 1. Tickets are $35 each + tax and are on sale now. For more information please call 865-453-2003.

3RD ANNUAL SMOKY MOUNTAINS SONGWRITER'S FESTIVAL

8/21/2014 12:00 AM

865-604-9066

The 3rd Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival will be "Celebrating our Appalachian Musical Roots" this year. The public is invited for free live music, workshops, band playoffs and a songwriter's competition. To find out how to enter or reserve a stage spot, go to smswf.com.

SHADES OF THE PAST #32 ROD RUN

Pigeon Forge

9/5/2014 12:00 AM

865-995-2009

The Shades of the Past #32 Rod Run is scheduled for September 5 & 6 at Dollywood's Splash Country in Pigeon Forge. This car show features hot rods, custom & classic cars through 1972. All events and awards will be at Splash Country on Friday & Saturday. Spectators, vendors & participants can go to www.shadesofthepast.com for more information.

2014 PIGEON FORGE ROD RUN

Pigeon Forge

9/11/2014 12:00 AM

865-687-3976

Formerly the Fall Grand Rod Run, the 2014 Pigeon Forge Rod Run is the last of the three biggest car shows of the year. Along with the new name is a new location, the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. Join the festivities, including live music, door prizes, awards and a huge swap meet with hundreds of showcars. For more information go to www.rodrun-pigeonforge.com or call 865-687-3976.