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    TN HISTORY & HERITAGE

    George Dickel Distillery Tour

    Presented by George Dickel Distillery at George Dickel Distillery

    October 1, 2009 - on going

    You won’t find Cascade Hollow on most maps. Nestled on the Highland Rim of the Cumberland Plateau, you will find us about halfway between Nashville and Chattanooga. The ancient limestone shelf of this plateau provides water than runs fresh and clear from the nearby Cascade Springs, and it made the perfect spot to build a distillery.

    Come tour the distillery ...more



    Author John Baker returns for a 2nd lecture based on the Wessyngton Exhibit

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum

    August 2, 2014

    John Baker Jr., the author of The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation: Stories of My Family’s Journey to Freedom, will make a return appearance at the museum by popular...more

    Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: Valley Grass

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store

    August 2, 2014

    Valley Grass performing at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour! All-You-Can-Eat Southern Style Dinner Great Country Cooking! Consists of Meat, 3 Vegetables, Bread, Salad, Homemade Desserts...more

    Sundays LIVE: Myers Brown, Regulars by God! The U.S. Regular Army in the War of 1812

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    August 3, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Knee-High Naturalist: Here Comes the Sun

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

    August 4 - August 5, 2014

    In the morning, the birds call out to the rising sun, but what is the sun? And why do all living things need it? Through hands on activities, exploration, and an educational story, your...more

    Summer Night Hike

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

    July 22 - August 6, 2014

    Can you tell a Katy did call from a Cicada's? The croak of a Bullfrog from that of a Green Frog? Have you ever called owls or listened to birds going to bed? Bring a picnic and enjoy an...more

    Music City Roots: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Michaela Anne, David Olney, Susan Werner

    Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin

    August 6, 2014

    Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

    Beer Tasting with Little Harpeth Brewing

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

    August 8, 2014

    American Craft Beer and an evening at Owl's Hill. Is there any better way to spend a Friday evening? Join us and Little Harpeth Brewing Friday, August 8 as we divulge our pallets with some of...more

    Overton County Cruise-In

    Presented by Overton Chamber of Commerce at Livingston Historic Courthouse Square

    August 9, 2014

    These antique cars and trucks will bring back memories of days gone by.


    DelMonaco Winery Summer Excursion Train!

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    August 9, 2014

    Take a different summer trip with an excursion train ride in a restored classic 1950s era American streamlined stainless steel passenger train to DelMonaco Winery! There will be door...more

    Sundays LIVE: Historic Mansker’s Station, Frontier Foodways

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    August 10, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    National S'more Day Hike

    Presented by Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary at Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

    August 10, 2014

    It's National S'more Day! What better way to spend this momentous day of recognition than by hiking the hills of the sanctuary followed by delicious s'mores over the fire. Create...more

    Tennessee Timeline Home School Day

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    August 13, 2014

    Join us at this (one day only) special event to learn all about Tennessee’s rich History. Armed with a scavenger hunt and map students will explore the property to meet characters from the...more

    Music City Roots: Detour, Becky Buller, Balsam Range

    Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin

    August 13, 2014

    Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

    Middle TN Genealogical Society Seminar

    Presented by Middle TN Genealogical Society at FiftyForward Knowles Center

    August 16, 2014

    J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA. Full-time genealogist, author, researcher and teacher of genealogy subjects. Nationally recognized for his work in this field. Topic: A Death in the Family.


    Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: Tyme Line

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store

    August 16, 2014

    Enjoy Tennessee's Best Bluegrass and Ole Time live music every Saturday night at Sutton General Store. Enjoy...more

    SOLD OUT! Wessyngton Plantation Film Screening & Tour

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum

    August 17, 2014

    THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Join us for a special viewing of Nashville Public Television’s documentary “Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom.” The program follows...more

    Sundays LIVE: Mecca Caron, Konana Demonstrations and Cherokee Syllabary

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    August 17, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Music City Roots: Dom Flemmons, Elise Davis, Shoe Burnin' Ft. Chuck Cannon and James Apallo

    Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin

    August 20, 2014

    Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

    Nerd Night: Behind-the-Scenes with the Curator

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    August 21, 2014

    Have you ever wondered what kind of nerd gets a job as curator at a historic house? Do you wonder what a curator even is? Have you ever been on a historic house tour, and wanted more than what you...more

    HerStory Summer Cinema Series

    Presented by Her Point of View and Watkins College Community Education Program at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

    June 14 - August 23, 2014

    HerStory Institute Summer Cinema Series: The HerStory Institute presents a summer cinema series of films in the Watkins Theater beginning June 14, 2014. This partnership between Community...more

    Summer Series 2014: University of Tennessee archeologist Stephen Yerka

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum

    August 23, 2014

    University of Tennessee archeologist Stephen Yerka will give a presentation about the ground penetrating radar survey conducted of the Wessyngton slave cemetery. Initial findings suggested...more

    The Gala at Cragfont

    Presented by Historic Cragfont, Inc. at Historic Cragfont

    August 23, 2014

    The Gala at Cragfont is a preservation event celebrating Farm, Fork, and Cork. The Preservation committee has planned a great evening with "General's Gold" beer brewed by Briar...more

    Sundays LIVE: Saving The Hermitage: The Ladies Hermitage Association

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    August 24, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Music City Roots: Bryan Sutton, Rory Hoffman and Steve Wariner

    Presented by Music City Roots at Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin

    August 27, 2014

    Music City Roots, Live From Liberty Hall at the Factory in Franklin is a weekly,...more

    Day Out With Thomas

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    August 30, 2014

    Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of...more

    Sutton Ole Time Music Hour: Lone Mountain Band

    Presented by Granville Museum, Inc. at Sutton General Store

    August 30, 2014

    Enjoy Tennessee's Best Bluegrass and Ole Time live music every Saturday night at Sutton General Store. The...more

    Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum

    February 11 - August 31, 2014

    The exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, looks at the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and their white owners on the 13,000 acre plantation in Robertson County,...more

    A Creative Legacy: African American Arts in Tennessee

    Presented by Tennessee State Museum at Tennessee State Museum

    February 11 - August 31, 2014

    An exhibit containing rarely seen works by nationally acclaimed African American artists will go on exhibit at the Tennessee State Museum February 11. The exhibit, entitled A Creative Legacy:...more

    African Heritage Ball

    Presented by Bridges 2 Africa at Global Mall at the Crossings

    August 31, 2014

    Discover! Explore! Connect! Celebrate!...the African Heritage

    An evening of celebration, music, joy and reflection awaits you. A jubilant and uplifting evening in Nashville,TN,  the...more

    Day Out With Thomas

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    August 31, 2014

    Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of...more

    Sundays LIVE: Judy Holland, Historic Chocolate at The Hermitage

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    August 31, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Day Out With Thomas

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    September 6, 2014

    Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of...more

    18th Annual Chukkers for Charity Polo Match & Car Show

    Presented by Rochelle Center and Saddle Up! at Riverview Farm

    September 6, 2014

    The 18th Annual Chukkers for Charity Polo Match & Car Show! As always, this year’s event includes the ever-popular car show & parade, the cleverly creative cabana decorating...more

    Day Out With Thomas

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    September 7, 2014

    Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of...more

    Sundays LIVE: Myers Brown, To Avenge Fort Mims! The Creek War

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    September 7, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Overton County Cruise-In

    Presented by Overton Chamber of Commerce at Livingston Historic Courthouse Square

    September 13, 2014

    These antique cars and trucks will bring back memories of days gone by.


    Jane Austen Book Club: Emma and Stitches

    Presented by Belle Meade Plantation at Belle Meade Plantation

    September 13, 2014

    Love Jane Austen? Want to know more about her life? How she became who she was? Meet others who enjoy her work? Join The Belle Meade Plantation Jane Austen Book Club!  We will meet throughout...more

    30th Annual Pioneer Day Festival

    Presented by Fair Park Senior Center at Cumberland County Community Complex

    September 13, 2014

    Enjoy the fun at the 30th Annual Pioneer Day Festival in Crossville TN on Saturday Sept 13th at the Cumberland County Community Complex and Fairgrounds located at 1433 Livingston...more

    Sundays LIVE: Saving The Hermitage: The Ladies Hermitage Association

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    September 14, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Battle of Nashville Kickoff Symposium

    Presented by Lipscomb University at Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum

    September 18, 2014

    Lipscomb University, with its partners, sponsors and volunteers, has created a calendar of events to commemorate and celebrate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War's Battle of Nashville. All...more

    Candlelight Cemetery Walk VII

    Presented by Cookeville Leisure Services at Cookeville City Cemetery

    September 20, 2014

     A Candlelight Cemetery Walk -- A Little Stroll Through A Little History.

    A walk through a cemetery is a walk through life, so a city cemetery holds clues to the history of a city....more

    Ancestry.com

    Presented by Middle TN Genealogical Society at Sheraton Nashville Downtown

    September 20, 2014

    Ancestry.com will be presenting pre-events and all day seminar. Sponsored by: TN State Library & Archives and TN State Library & Archives Friends.


    Daniel Smith Days

    Presented by Historic Rock Castle at Historic Rock Castle

    September 20 - September 21, 2014

    Experience life on the Tennessee frontier at Rock Castle's Daniel Smith Days! Watch reenactments, dress in colonial clothing, write with a quill, drill with the militia, tour the historic...more

    Westmoreland Mule Days

    Presented by Westmoreland Expo Center at Westmoreland Expo center

    September 15 - September 21, 2014

    Wagon Train Mon. - Thur. Mule Competitions: Gaited, Mini Mule-Donkey, Mule Pull, Log Loading, Log Pulling, Driving & Halter Classes. Donkey Basketball, Barn Dance, Cloggers, Bluegrass, Barn...more

    Sundays LIVE: David Haggard of Tennessee State Parks, Birds of Prey

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    September 21, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Remembering WWII: Reenactment and Swap Meet

    Presented by Dominion Skills at Downtown Linden

    September 27, 2014

    Join us September 27th in Linden, TN as we make WWII history come alive with a reenactment, encampment, and swap meet. Most importantly come meet the WWII Veterans as they share their stories,...more

    Sundays LIVE: Judy Holland, Historic Chocolate at The Hermitage

    Presented by The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

    September 28, 2014

    Experience Sundays LIVE!, a compelling living history series that explores the 19th century early republic and takes visitors further into the stories of the people that made The Hermitage...more

    Homesteads Apple Festival

    Presented by Cumberland Homesteads Tower Association at Cumberland Homestead Tower Museum

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    The 11th annual Homesteads Apple Festival will be held September 27th & 28, 2014 at the junction of US 127 South and State Route 68, four miles south of Crossville. The...more

    Humphreys County Antique Tractor & Engine Show

    Presented by Humphreys County Antique Tractor & Engine Club at Humphreys County Fairgrounds

    October 3 - October 4, 2014

    Come to Humphreys County for an Antique Tractor and Engine Show on October 3 and 4! The annual Show is held the first Fri & Sat of October every year. The event is free to the...more

    Train Robbery Excursion Train to Watertown

    Presented by Tennessee Central Railway Museum at Tennessee Central Railway Museum

    October 4, 2014

    The Mackle and Wilson gangs are on the loose again! Rumor has it that they will attempt to hold up the Excursion Train en route to Watertown and then maybe even raid Watertown itself. Here's...more

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