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Smoky Mountain Businesses who honor Veteran and Current Military Discounts as a Thank You and a Welcome to the Great Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.

Tennessee Tax Free Holiday 2021

It’s that time again for our favorite late Summer, just-before-school-starts holiday and this year is going to be different than the years before it in the state of TN. Tax Free Holiday is not a single weekend affair for 2021. This year there are three different categories of tax-free items; one of which has already started and continues on until… June 2022?? Only in Tennessee! Let’s take a look: Event 1: Clothes, School Supplies and Computers Tennessee’s traditional sales tax…

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Best Ways to Experience Summer in the Smoky Mountains

From MyPigeonForge.com, we wanted to share their latest blog article as was posted on their site for prospective Summer vacation visitors. “Best Ways to Experience Summer in the Smoky Mountains There’s nothing quite like summer in the Smoky Mountains. The weather is getting warmer, the trees and flowers are in full bloom, and best of all, school is out! In short, it’s the perfect time for the family to get away and have all the fun you can handle. Attractions…

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Smoky Mountain 4th of July 2021 – Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

As the title states, in this article, the cities of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg announce their plans for their respective Smoky Mountain 4th of July 2021 celebrations. These reposted articles come from www.mypigeonforge.com and www.gatlinburg.com. Pigeon Forge Patriot Festival July 3rd “Patriot Festival is back in 2021 headlined by country superstar Clint Black! This event is proudly presented by 107.7 WIVK and the City of Pigeon Forge. Event Cost: FREE 4pm: Food Vendors Open 5:30pm – 8pm: Entertainment featuring Brad…

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Dolly Parton’s Tribute to the State of Tennessee

As reported by WATE.com: “As part of the 225th celebration of statehood, the county music icon lent her voice and her 1973 single “My Tennessee Mountain Home” to a video released Tuesday called “Home.” “I am Tennessee proud,” Parton said. “I’m proud of our wonderful state, proud to be a born and raised Tennessee girl, and I’m proud to be a part of all that we represent.’ The video features all corners of the state from Mountain City to Memphis.…

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Flowers, Blooms, Tunes and More! Spring Events in Gatlinburg For 2021

Some awesome events are coming up as Spring begins to blend into Summer here in the Smokies. Spring Events in Gatlinburg for 2021 include the following: * Blooms and Tunes * Now to May 23rd From Gatlinburg.com: “Anakeesta is in full bloom during the “Blooms and Tunes” spring event. Beginning April 2, Anakeesta will feature grand and colorful nature-themed art installations throughout the park including a 20’ long-blooming daisy, live music Thursday through Sunday and a spring-themed food and beverage…

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Michael McConnell – Wears Valley Realtor

Michael McConnell has been a Wears Valley realtor agent for over 10 years. He enjoys his job and all that goes with it (challenges), as well as the benefits (friendships) he has made over the years. He is always looking for opportunities with new clients, as well as old ones in finding what they are looking for to fit their needs/wants, which engage new/old friendships. Walking in Gods love! Michael is a team player in the office and his willingness…

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The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run For 2021

Beginning tomorrow and going on until April 17th (though our Rod Run weekends typically see eventgoers enjoy the event through Sunday as well) is the annual Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run for 2021. Cars of generations ago return to the modern era reborn with incredible new shapes, colors, sizes, accessories and more will be centered around the LeConte Conference Center, but be spread out all across the parkway downtown. Mypigeonforge.com writes this: “Car Show • Swap Meet • Car Corral…

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Wedding Venue Spotlight: Honeysuckle Hills

Honeysuckle Hills is a premium, secluded and inclusive wedding venue located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge, TN, with a number of gorgeous places onsite that all can make a gorgeous setting for a wedding or elopment reception. Honeysuckle Hills is a barn wedding venue in the TN Smoky Mountains with spacious outdoor gardens, horses, country-chic décor and a family staff dedicated to pleasing its couples. Owner and operator Regina makes your wedding experience more…

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Dollywood Grand Opening For 2021

Dollywood has sent out announcements and emails that it will be opening to their Dollywood Grand Opening for the 2021 season on March 13th as well on information on their Spring season festival. Here is what they provide from their website and email: “At Dollywood we celebrate the best of life as we light up the Smokies with rides, slides, music, food and laughter – day and night. We invite you to our Tennessee home where you can hold on…

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Honeysuckle Falls

Welcome to Honeysuckle Falls, the best kept secret of the Great Smoky Mountains. Our waterfall wedding venue is located at an old family home place on privately owned land, bordering the Smoky Mountain National Park. Three unique wedding venue rental options are available, and I’m delighted to share my old home place with you. Pap’s old barn is at the end of a short path to the right of the waterfall. Both the barn and my Granny’s old house make…

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