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Darkhorse Entertainment LLC, the company behind the annual Tennessee Pirate Fest and Medieval Faire, has begun taking auditions for actors in preparation for the 7th annual Tennessee Pirate fest set to kickoff in the last two weekends of May. This year’s festival theme is centered around Por…

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The Kingston Rotary Club is gearing up for their 42nd annual Pancake Breakfast, set to take place Feb. 11 from 8 — 11 a.m. at Church of Christ Family Life Center at 303 N Kentucky St. Behind Handee Burger. Tickets are $5 per person, and proceeds from the breakfast go towards the group’s proj…

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The Prince tribute band Purple Madness is coming to Harriman for a one-night-only performance on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. On the band’s official website, front man Bobby Miller is stated to have studied and emulated Prince and Michael Jackson’s personas, voices, and dance movements since childhood,…

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Young self-taught local artist Meagan Riley Nealy-Stevenson is set to showcase her art in a free public exhibit at SKO Bits and Bobs in Rockwood on Jan 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibit will also feature hors d’oeuvres and wine to be served.

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BRISTOL — In an extraordinary story unfolding across two hundred years, author Kristina Gaddy uncovers the banjo’s key role in Black spirituality, ritual, and rebellion during the Birthplace of Country Music Museum’s monthly free Speaker Sessions program Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. EDT. Speaker Sessio…

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Allman Brothers Tribute band End of the Line will be coming to Harriman’s Princess Theatre for a classic rock show next week on Friday, Jan. 6, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and officially starting at 7:30 p.m.

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The cast of the Travel Channel’s Destination Fear performed an overnight paranormal investigation of the Old Historic Harriman Hospital, and the results of their investigation were televised on Dec. 16. The group consisting of Dakota and Chelsea Laden, Tanner Wiseman and Alex Schroeder sat d…

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Harriman is set for two big Christmas events next week, the first being a tour from Santa Claus atop a fire truck, tossing candy to children; the second event being an event allowing kids a chance to have their photos taken with Santa Claus as well as get some treats on behalf of Harriman Ut…

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The Douglass Family made their debut into the gospel realm some 63 years ago under the leadership and direction of their late parents, Charles and Lillie Mae Douglass, in the city of Harriman, and both parents came from families of quartet singers. Mother Lillie Mae Douglass began teaching t…

Here are the next food trucks scheduled to make an appearance in Harriman for Food Truck Wednesdays. Food Trucks taking part in Food Truck Wednesdays will be parked at the old Harriman Hospital Parking Lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday.

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Storied Elvis Presley impersonator John Beardsley, better known as the Nashville King, will be coming to the Rockwood event center to perform Christmas Peace with the Nashville King on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. The show is a night of tribute to Elvis Presley by performing some of his favorite Christm…

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Several of the local Christian Churches will gather in worship at First Christian Church in Harriman, 324 Morgan Avenue NE at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20. and light refreshments will follow the service.

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The Cumberland County playhouse announced their lineup of plays coming to the 2023 season as well as flex memberships available up until Nov. 30. Prices range from $160 to $700. Tickets purchased using these memberships can be used to view any theatrical production, but not all packages incl…

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Kingston’s annual Fall Street Festival descended Saturday and saw many attendees perusing vendors and families entering their children into a costume contest. Adjacent to the festival, Fast and Classy Car Club held a car show with prizes.

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Rockwood held their annual Trunk or Treat event Monday, and hundreds of costumed attendees showed up to receive big bagfuls of candy from parked cars.

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PIGEON FORGE — With several new lighting displays across its 160 acres, Dollywood theme park — the 14-time winner for Best Theme Park Christmas Event — now boasts more than 6 million shining, shimmering lights as part of the popular Smoky Mountain Christmas presented by Humana (Nov. 5- Jan 1…

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The upcoming Independent film “Grounded” is being shot in various locations throughout East Tennessee, with much of the scenes being shot in Harriman and Rockwood. The film, written, produced, and directed by Bob Brown, is a personal piece about his close friend and famed radiologist from Fl…

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Here are the next food trucks scheduled to make an appearance in Harriman for Food Truck Wednesdays. Food Trucks taking part in Food Truck Wednesdays will be parked at the old Harriman Hospital Parking Lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday.

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Join local naturalist Stephen Lyn Bales as we learn about the mysteries of owls at the UT Arboretum Society’s First Thursday Nature Supper Club for November.

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Here are the next food trucks scheduled to make an appearance in Harriman for Food Truck Wednesdays. Food Trucks taking part in Food Truck Wednesdays will be parked at the old Harriman Hospital Parking Lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday.

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Cornstalk Heights’ owner RJ Foster is ready for another double dose of fright nights for Halloween 2022, with an expanded Serenity Manor Yard Haunt event taking place on two nights, Oct. 27 and Oct. 31 from 4 — 6 p.m. RJ Foster has a special effects background, and each year he turns his yar…

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Here are the next food trucks scheduled to make an appearance in Harriman for Food Truck Wednesdays. Food Trucks taking part in Food Truck Wednesdays will be parked at the old Harriman Hospital Parking Lot from 11-2 each Wednesday.

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The Oliver Springs Historical Society is gearing up for their 15th annual October Sky Festival, set to take place this Saturday Oct. 15 at Arrowhead Park at 530 Kingston Ave. in Oliver Springs from 10 a.m. — 4 p.m. The Festival is named after the 1999 biographical film that was also the brea…

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Glen Alice Church is celebrating it’s 130th anniversary starting Oct. 28 — 30, and featuring speakers on each day with Mike Householder on Oct 28 with dinner at 5 p.m., Patrick McMullen on Oct. 29 with dinner at 6 p.m., and Mike Rodriguez at 10 a.m. and lunch afterward. the celebration will …

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Country music star TG Sheppard is coming to perform a concert including many of his hit songs along with new and upcoming artist Lee Newton at the Princess Theater in Harriman next month on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

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Here are the next food trucks scheduled to make an appearance in Harriman for Food Truck Wednesdays. Food Trucks taking part in Food Truck Wednesdays will be parked at the old Harriman Hospital Parking Lot from 11-2 each Wednesday.

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Narramore Farms, located at 199 laurel Bluff Rd. in Kingston, kicked off their annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday. The festival will run up into the end of October every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and every Sunday from 1 to 7 p.m.

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Roane County Children’s Theater held their performance of Wilde at Heart, an adaptation of ‘The Star Child’ by Oscar Wilde. Princess Theater Manager Courtney Minton said the show went over quite well with plenty of seats filled and donations made throughout both showings.