For complete information go to http://www.smokymountains.org/info/heritage.html
This Festival takes place at the Townsend Visitor Center and has bluegrass music and clogging, mountain music jam sessions, storytelling, antique tractors, family activities, crafts by local artisans, great food, and demonstrations of a variety of traditional skills including basketry, quilting, weaving, sorghum molasses, apple butter making, apple cider, beekeeping, and blacksmithing.
Festival events are free and take place on the grounds of the Townsend Visitors Center, located at 7906 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Townsend, TN 37882. Call 800-525-6834for details and updates. The Heritage Festival is one of four events during “Townsend Days” Fall Celebration:
which also include activities at the Little River Railroad Museum, the Nawger Nob Arts and Craft Show, and the Blue Riboon Country Fair at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center.