Downtown Maryville’s Historic Capitol Theatre Provides Unique Venue Drawing Locals and Tourists Alike

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Down a clandestine staircase and through a secret passage is a best-kept-secret, the Emerald Room, modeled after a speak easy. One of several spaces within Maryville, Tennessee’s Capitol Theatre, this newest addition to the venue conjures images from the 1920s prohibition-era. The Theatre, located on Maryville’s bustling Broadway Street in the historic downtown area, draws… Read more »

Foothills Parkway Offers Quiet Escape, Stunning Views, During Fall Foliage Season

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Fall foliage season in the Smoky Mountains is nearly upon us, as mountain vistas across East Tennessee don a stunning array of reds, oranges, yellows and deep earthy tones. Blount County, Tennessee, the “Peaceful Side of the Smoky Mountains,” offers some of the best views during this season, and the opportunity for a quiet escape… Read more »

Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival to Hold Photography Contest

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On August 19, 2017, hot air balloons will provide an awe-inspiring site at the First Annual Great Smoky Mountain Hot Air Balloon Festival—and photographers capturing photos have the chance to win a prize. Taking place at the Townsend Visitors Center, located at 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., photographers are… Read more »

Hand-Made Quilted Items to be Displayed in Townsend Visitors Center in March

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During the month of March, the Foothills Quilters Guild Showcase will be on display at the Townsend Visitors Center, located at 7906 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy in Townsend.  The exhibit will include unique homemade quilts and items such as table runners, jackets and pillows.   “This exhibit, including hand-made and machine-made large and small quilts,… Read more »