Calendar of Events

Rain or shine, events are always happening at the Heritage Center. Please see the calendar below for a full listing of the fun and exciting events we have planned!

 

Mar
25
Sat
Tanasi 1796 – Early Tennessee History Docudrama @ Clatyon Center for the Arts
Mar 25 all-day

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TANASI 1796
WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF OUR  EARLY TENNESSEE HISTORY and  EXPLORE OUR  HERITAGE WITH MUSIC, ART AND DRAMA.
TANASI 1796 is a story of  Joseph Black and Cherokee Chief Attakullakulla.  Captain Black was one of many early pioneers who sought life and freedom west of the Appalachian mountains.

This is a story of Captain Black and Attakullakulla from the time period 1756 with the construction of Fort Loudon during the French and Indian War through the adoption of the Constitution for the prospective entry of Tennessee as the 16th State of the United States. The Story will be augmented by period music from the Cherokee flutist, Randy McGinnis,and by early fiddle and dulcimer renditions by the Scot Irish heritage of Blount County. Living history performance by Robert Rambo as Attakullakulla,  Chief of the Cherokee  and featuring the exquisite period art of acclaimed artist David Wright.

Music, Drama and Art in the Grand Foyer beginning at 2:00 & 7:30 PM. Tanasi 1796

New this year:

  • Drum and Fife corps
  • Period lunch and dinner on site (not included in the ticket price)

Tickets are on sale through the Clayton Center ticket office

Click Here For More Information.

All Proceeds to benefit the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center.

 Thank You to our Wonderful Sponsors


Lamar Dunn-Strategic Services Company, LLC- Tennesseans Level
East Tennessee Foundation- Tennesseans Level
Barbara Everett, Realty Executives – Tennesseans Level
Kizer & Black, Attorney, LLC- Tennesseans Level
Fred and Sharon Lawson-Tennesseans Level
Citizens Bank of Blount County, CBBC Bank- Militia Level
Hickory Construction, Inc- Militia Level
Bill Vines- Butler, Vines & Babb, Attorney- Pioneer Level
Mr. Stephen T. Koella and Mr. Carl O. Koella, III- Pioneer Level
Jerry and Vicki Roddy- Pioneer Level

 

For ticket information please visit Clayton Center for the Arts

 

Mar
28
Tue
Tuesdays @ Two @ GSMHC Auditorium
Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm – May 23 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for an informal and informative social “coffee-talk” on a variety of subjects of interest to those living in the area. Topics include history, nature, the Smoky Mountains, folk lore and more! Meets in the GSM Heritage Center Auditorium. Tuesdays @ Two is sponsored by the First Tennessee Foundation

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For a complete listing of dates and topics, please click here

Apr
4
Tue
Tuesdays @ Two @ GSMHC Auditorium
Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – May 30 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for an informal and informative social “coffee-talk” on a variety of subjects of interest to those living in the area. Topics include history, nature, the Smoky Mountains, folk lore and more! Meets in the GSM Heritage Center Auditorium. Tuesdays @ Two is sponsored by the First Tennessee Foundation

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For a complete listing of dates and topics, please click here

Apr
11
Tue
Tuesdays @ Two @ GSMHC Auditorium
Apr 11 @ 2:00 pm – Jun 6 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for an informal and informative social “coffee-talk” on a variety of subjects of interest to those living in the area. Topics include history, nature, the Smoky Mountains, folk lore and more! Meets in the GSM Heritage Center Auditorium. Tuesdays @ Two is sponsored by the First Tennessee Foundation

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For a complete listing of dates and topics, please click here