Take Offs and Landings

Posted 5/29/19

• An A Cappella AffairFriday, May 31, 7-9 p.m.Enjoy a special evening at the Museum Center at Five Points filled with scrumptious barbecue, tantalizing dessert and a fun-filled silent auction. …

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Take Offs and Landings


• An A Cappella Affair

Friday, May 31, 7-9 p.m.

Enjoy a special evening at the Museum Center at Five Points filled with scrumptious barbecue, tantalizing dessert and a fun-filled silent auction. Then, top it all off with awesome a cappella performances by the Sound of Tennessee men's chorus, as well as their special guest quartets, Ocoee Street Junction and Pickup Sticks. Tickets are $25 for ages 16+ and $10 for ages 15 & under.

Museum Center at Five Points

200 Inman St., Cleveland TN 37311

• Nine Lakes Wine Festival

Saturday, June 1, 3-8 p.m.

East Tennessee has the best wines in our state. Check out the Nine Lakes Wine Festival at Melton Lake Park in Oak Ridge, 30 minutes from Knoxville in beautiful East Tennessee. The festival will have more than 15 East Tennessee wineries pouring dozens of award-winning Tennessee wines to taste, great food, live music and more. Tickets are $30 for one ticket, $25 each for two tickets, $23 each for three to four tickets and $20 each for five tickets.

Melton Lake Park

Oak Ridge TN 37830

• Jazz on the Hill

Saturday, June 1, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The Green McAdoo Cultural Organization will be hosting its annual "Jazz on the Hill" concert series beginning Saturday, June 1,  and the first Saturday in the months of July and August. The event is free and open to the public. Bring your families, blankets, lawn chairs, etc. Performance times will be 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Vendors will be available for food and drink purchases. The event will be held on the lawn outside the museum.

Green McAdoo Cultural Center

101 School St., Clinton TN 37717

• Statehood Day

Saturday, June 1

Take a trip to the Vonore Sequoyah Birthplace Museum for their Statehood Day celebration activities. On June 1, 1796, Congress approved the admission of Tennessee as the 16th state of the Union. The 1809 Blacksmith shop will be open with demonstrations throughout the afternoon.  Get out and share the afternoon with living history in the 1800s dog-trot log cabin. Learn about Cherokees in the Civil War, cornhusk doll making and other activities. All Statehood Day activities are free along with free admission to the museum.

The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

576 TN-360, Vonore TN 37885

• Tennessee’s 223rd Birthday

Saturday, June 1, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tennessee turns 223 Saturday, June 1. To celebrate Tennessee’s Statehood, the Tennessee State Library and Archives is partnering with the Tennessee State Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to host a variety of events Saturday, June 1, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT. Attendees can see the constitutions, tour the state Capitol and Bicentennial Mall Park grounds, participate in a scavenger hunt, meet characters from the past, play historic games, listen to live music and enjoy birthday cake. Join them for a day of fun to celebrate Tennessee becoming a state. For more information, visit tnmuseum.org and the “Tennessee Statehood Day Celebration” Facebook event page.


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