Echoes of springs past

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts, Sevier

Reminders of past generations dot the landscape each spring when clumps of daffodils are the only remnants of Cades Cove homesteads. A sacred silence settled in as I painted this …

A holiday in tranquility

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Usually full of crazy Christmas noise, my house was quiet on the 25th. For a Christmas-crazed mom, an empty nest was disconcerting, so I changed the channel and headed to …

Plenty to do outside around Knoxville

Beth KinnaneOur Town Outdoors

Check out these great outdoor activities in the metro area.
Friday, July 9
An Evening of Nature Journaling, 6:30 p.m. at Seven Islands State Birding Park. Cost is $5. Nature Journaling can …

No ticket needed to ride the Loop

Carol EvansOur Town Outdoors

Enjoy vehicle-free hiking or biking the Cades Coves Loop Road in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park every Wednesday through September 1, from sunrise to sunset. The park will continue …