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Subject: Gospel music Festival

Gospel Music Festival 2016
August 20th
2 pm to 9 pm
Ralph stout Park Mountain city ,Tn
there will be Gospel music , bluegrass music country and other Gospel type of music with yard sales and so much more fun. Some of the singers will be
Col Isaac Moore
George Bray
Joe Crisp
The Principles
Food will be J&J''s Hawaiian ice Tea
Water
Peppermint candy
Dwayne Tester will bring a message from God's word.

For More Information, contact: Linda and Gary
Phone: 423-707-9780
Email: coltsdude180@icloud.com
Website: http://gospelmusicfestival.webs.com/
Appalachian RC&D Council
Subject: National Quilt Trail Gathering

The Quilt Trail is a public art initiative supporting local farms and business while celebrating our regional quilting tradition. This upcoming August we will be hosting a Celebration of the Quilt Trail to coincide with the National Quilt Trail Gathering in Greeneville, TN. Below you will find full listing of the events we are hosting as well as the other quilt centered events going on during the same week in Greene County.

Quilt Trail Celebration Public Events
To Coincide with the National Quilt Trail Gathering
Greeneville, TN
August 10th-13th

Wednesday, 10th
Unveiling of Quilt Alley, 5:30pm
Join us for the unveiling of “Quilt Alley,” outside the General Morgan Inn. The Greeneville Quilt Trail artists have been hard at work to bring us 3 more installations of public art. 5:30pm Ceremony with complementary reception sponsored by the General Morgan Inn. This event is free of charge.

4 x 4
4 Women Artists, 4 Quilt Talks
Cost: $10 per Talk
Thursday, 11th
Elizabeth Ellis, “Telling Your Story” Keynote 9:00am
Ellis, a Tennessee native now residing in Texas, is a renowned storyteller. Celebrated for her humor and poignant honesty, she has become a national favorite. Don’t miss this chance to see Ellis back in her home state as she shares with us the steps of good storytelling.
Location: General Morgan Inn Ballroom
Patricia Mink, “Fiber Art and Modern Quilting,” 3:30-4:30pm
Mink is an internationally renowned fibers artist and was recently featured in the PBS documentary, “Soul’s Journey, Inside the Creative Process.” Her lecture will coincide with a showing of her work at Artspace 4, inside the General Morgan Inn.
Location: General Morgan Inn Ballroom
Julianne Donofrio, Filmmaker 8:00-10:00pm
World Premier of Pieced Together, the first documentary about the Quilt Trail movement.
Using grassroots support, Julianne Donofrio directed “Pieced Together,” telling the story of Donna Sue Groves, founder of the Barn Quilt Trail; how one woman’s love for her mother, and her battle with breast cancer changed the American landscape.
Location: Capitol Theatre

Friday, 12th
Merikay Waldvogel, “Soft Covers for Hard Times” 9:00am
Waldvogel is a Knoxville-based folk life preservationist, historian, and author. Internationally respected as a key player in the late 20th century quilt history revival, her books include Quilts of Tennessee, Southern Quilts, and Soft Covers for Hard Times. She has dedicated her career to documenting quilt stories.
Location: General Morgan Inn Ballroom
Hear the Stories
Friday,12th
Farm Dinner & Quilt Turning at Still Hollow Century Farm, 6;30pm-Late
This event will feature a traditional Bed Turning with quilts, storytellers from our local trail, mountain music, and a catered dinner.
Cost: $35
Location: Still Hollow Century Farm

Tickets are Limited! Make your Reservation Now!
Tickets and reservations can be made online at www.nationalQTgathering.com
Or by calling: 423-979-2581

These events are hosted by the Greeneville/Greene County Quilt Trail and the Appalachian Resource Conservation and Development Council, and sponsored by Tennessee Quilts, the General Morgan Inn, and the Tennessee Arts Council.

The Greeneville/Greene County History Museum will be hosting their Heritage Quilt Show for the month of August.
The Greene County Fair will also have a large quilt show the same weekend.



For More Information, contact: Rachel Lennon
Phone: 423-979-2581
Email: rachel@arcd.org
Website: http://www.nationalQTgathering.com
Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
Subject: Pie in the Sky, Let the Miracles Fly

Why a pie? Over twenty community leaders- plus a special pony- have stepped up to be a Pie Trooper to support the mission of Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc. Come on out to Small Miracles on August 6th to see “The Pies Fly.” For more information on this fundraising event and the mission of Small Miracles, please visit our website small-miracles.org.

Event Location: Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc.
Event Address: 1026 Rock Springs Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664
Event Website: small-miralces.org
Start Date: August 6, 2016
Start Time: 1pm
End Time: 3pm
Cost: Free

Phone: 423-349-1111
Website: http://small-miracles.org
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Subject: Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton will host Liberty! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals, the last 3 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in July, beginning July 14th. The Official Outdoor Drama of Tennessee details the Watauga settlement, relations with the Cherokee tribe, the establishment of the first independent government in America, and the Over-mountain Men’s role in the Battle of Kings Mountain. Get tickets online at friendsofsycamoreshoals.org or at the door, ranging from Free for children under 5, to $12 for adults, with discounts for seniors, students, and groups. On Thursday, July 22nd, Veterans are admitted Free with 1 companion each. Call (423) 543-5808 for more information.

For More Information, contact: Jennifer Bauer
Phone: 423-543-5808
Email: jennifer.bauer@tn.gov
Website: http://www.friendsofsycamoreshoals.org/liberty.html




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