Events

Events

Wing Night at Sequoyah Marina add to itinerary

Start off your weekends on Friday night with Sequoyah’s famous "Wing Night" at the dock. Sequoyah Marina serves the best wings and coldest Corona on Norris Lake.

Sundown Saturdays at Stardust Marina add to itinerary

Sundown Saturdays will feature live entertainment each Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the patio at Stardust Marina, voted one of the top five marinas in East Tennessee. Kick back, relax and enjoy!

DOE Facilities Bus Tours add to itinerary

This tour is free with paid admission to the American Museum of Science and Energy and runs Monday through Friday throughout the months of June - August. Explore the original Manhattan Project sites around Oak Ridge and learn the history behind the development of the world’s first atomic weapon which helped to end WWII. Bus participants must be US citizens, at least 10 years old and have photo id. For more information, contact AMSE at 865-576-3200

August Classes at Appalachian Arts Craft Center add to itinerary

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center will be offering multiple classes throughout the month of August. “Handcrafted Brooch,” “Tote Basket,” and “Animal Masks” are a few that will be offered. For information on these classes and more, call 865-494-9854.

USRowing Masters National add to itinerary

Oak Ridge Rowing Association will be the host to the 2017 Masters National Regatta on Melton Lake. With three days of the most competitive masters level racing and a peninsula filled with food, entertainment and a beer tent, spectators and rowers will be spending the day at the venue with much to do. Racing will take place from 7am to 6pm daily.

Appalachian Toyota Roundup at Windrock Park add to itinerary

The Appalachian Toyota Round-Up is the largest annual gathering of Toyota off-road enthusiasts on the east coast. This annual event is held every Labor Day weekend at Windrock Park, the world’s largest privately owned OHV area. This family friendly event is the perfect opportunity to meet other off roaders from around the country while enjoying the mountains of East Tennessee. The event hosts nightly gatherings, catered food, live music, door ad raffle prizes and organized trail rides for all skill levels. This is an event you don’t want to miss. For more information, call 865-435-3492

DOE Facilities Public Bus Tour add to itinerary

This tour is free with paid admission to the American Museum of Science and Energy and runs Mondays, Wednesday's and Friday's through September and October. Explore the original Manhattan Project sites around Oak Ridge and learn the history behind the development of the world’s first atomic weapon which helped to end WWII. Bus participants must be US citizens, at least 10 years old and have photo id. For more information, contact AMSE at 865-576-3200.

WENTWindrock Event add to itinerary

WENTWindrock brings together Nissan truck and SUV owners from all over the United States for a fun filled event at Windrock Park. If you are new to the off road lifestyle, there are guided trails for all levels of off road adventure. There will be a meet and greet, trail rides, a night run, rock challenge, dinner and more. For more information, call 865-435-3492

Powersports of America Race 2 Riches 2 Powered by RCV Performance add to itinerary

Get ready for some rock busting, hill climbing fun at the Race 2 Riches 2 event at Windrock Park.

Days of the Pioneer Antique Show at the Museum of Appalachia add to itinerary

This show will feature over sixty of the finest selection of 18th & 19th century Antique Dealers. During the show traditional craftsmen will be on the grounds demonstrating their various and centuries-old talents. The venue will also provide mountain music in different locations on the grounds while other areas will highlight Civil War-era soldiers and civilians in their period dress. Tickets also include a tour of the Museum, a farm-village with some three dozen historic log structures, exhibit halls filled with authentic Appalachian artifacts, and gardens and farm animals in a picturesque setting surrounded by split-rail fences. For more information call the museum at 865-494-7680.

75th Anniversary Celebration of Oak Ridge add to itinerary

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Oak Ridge at the Historic Grove Theater on September 15th starting at 2:00 pm. Organizations such as the Manhattan Project National Park, Children’s Museum, Y-12, K-25, the Oak Ridger Newspaper, the Oak Ridge Library, and others are planning displays that focus on the “War Years” of 1942-1945. In addition to historical artifacts of the Manhattan Project there will be photographs and displays of the “way of life” in Anderson County prior to and during the war years. Refreshments will be served at 5 PM and at 6 PM, visitors will hear from key-note speaker Denise Kiernan, author of the book “The Girls of Atomic City”.

Island Invasion Norris Lake Clean-up add to itinerary

The Norris Lake Project Team will be hosting an “Island Invasion” on September 23rd from 9 am to 1 pm to help clean up debris and trash on the lake’s islands and shorelines. Volunteers from Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Grainger and Union counties are needed. There will be several different launch sites. Boats will be available to shuttle volunteers to and from the islands. However, volunteers are welcome to bring their own boats and/or kayaks. Volunteers are urged to wear appropriate shoes, bring gloves and a life jacket. For more information on where to meet for clean-up and how you can volunteer to help, call 1-800-524-3602 or visit www.norrislakeproject.com.