Get a jump on fall festivals at Marble Springs

Suzanne CadaOur Town Arts, South Knox

Head to Marble Springs State Historic Site to celebrate Sevier Days 2021, commemorating the birthday of Tennessee’s first governor, John Sevier, on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Explore the Governor’s home open-house style and enjoy living history demonstrations, hiking trails, the arboretum and more. Learn 18th-century style cooking, weaving and more as demonstrators provide interactive hands-on experience of colonial life. Even chat with Governor Sevier himself as he shares his stories and home with you. This is event is free and open to the public.

Marble Springs State Historic Site is located at 1220 W. Governor John Sevier Highway. For more information call 865-712-9076 or go here.

Marble Springs is also hosting a Fall Frolic Craft Fair Saturday, October 9, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. full of local vendors with a variety of crafts, goods and treats to take home. There will also be games with prizes, a cabin-to-cabin Trick ‘R Treat, live music from at 1 p.m. from Wild Blue Yonder. Costumes are encouraged, making it the perfect time to test out Halloween costumes and enjoy a beautiful fall day at Marble Springs. Admission is free.

For info on other local events, contact the Arts & Culture Alliance.

Suzanne Cada is deputy director of the Arts & Culture Alliance

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