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  • June 29, 2019 - 10:00am to January 20, 2020 - 4:00pm
    A (Hillbilly) History of Mountain Dew
    “[Mountain Dew]’s pretty much a religious obsession for me.”
    —Chris Whitley, 27-year-old superfan of Mountain Dew, Jackson, Mississippi

    Mountain Dew. Your parents likely warned you about the neon-green soda. Doctors and dentists despise it. Yet, across the United States—especially in the South and Midwest—there are “superfans” of the...

  • October 24, 2019 - 5:30pm
    Blount Mansion
    Program

    In many cases, fact is more frightening than fiction. That’s especially true of the countless disease epidemics which racked our community in past centuries. While the illnesses themselves would be unimaginable in today’s times, the treatments—such as bleeding, blistering, and purging—were frequently just as bad.

    On Thursday evening,...

  • October 24, 2019 - 7:00pm
    @ East Tennessee History Center
    Program

    On the evening of Thursday, October 24th, we celebrate the publication of a new book that gathers the tales and legends of Cas Walker, one of 20th century Knoxville’s most famous citizens. Cas Walker was a grocer, politician, media celebrity, music promoter and coon hunter whose colorful life has become the stuff of the city’s favorite urban...

  • October 25, 2019 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
    Blount Mansion
    Program

    Wails of the dying and shrieks of the sick will pierce the night air in downtown Knoxville as Blount Mansion presents a special multi-evening Halloween program titled Days of Dread: Knoxville’s Historic Epidemics. Visitors will be guided into the dark days of the past, when blistering, bleeding, and purging were common medical treatments. A...

  • October 26, 2019 - 10:00am to October 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
    Knoxville Civil War Roundtable
    Program

    Civil War Skirmish, Ladies Fashion, Civil War Arms, Medical Demonstration, History of Fort Dickerson and other interpreters talking to the public about their historic charachter.

     

  • Repeats every day until Sun Oct 27 2019 .
    October 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
    Museum of Appalachia
    Special-Event

    On October 26 and 27 from 4-9pm, the Museum of Appalachia will transform into a historic storytelling and trick-or-treat trail for the second annual Haunts and History. Guests will have the rare opportunity to tour the Museum grounds under the cover of darkness, while listening to true and inspired stories about our Appalachian ancestors and...

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