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

Concert on the Commons add to itinerary

The outdoor music series, Concert on the Commons, returns for its ninth season. Enjoy a weekly line-up of free family entertainment each Friday night beginning at 7:00 pm at the Norris Commons. The line-up will offer a variety of musical styles and genres with artists drawn from near and far. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. For more information, follow Concert on the Commons Facebook page or email concertsonthecommons@gmail.com.

Fire on the Water add to itinerary

The largest privately owned 4th of July Fireworks show in Tennessee! Enjoy food and fun on Norris Lake at Sequoyah Marina. For more information, call 865-494-7984.

Jazz on the Hill add to itinerary

The Green McAdoo Cultural Center will be hosting a Jazz on the Hill concert series on the first Saturday of each month this summer. July 1st, the performers will be Brian Clay and Friends. This event is free and open to the public. You are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Performance times will be 6:30-9:30 p.m. Vendors will be available for food purchase. For more information, please contact Eugene Gallaher at (865) 394-1149.

July 4th Celebration and Anvil Shoot add to itinerary

July 4th will be celebrated in an unusual, dramatic, and traditional fashion at the Museum of Appalachia with historic anvil shoots. In addition, there will be demonstrations of mountain arts and crafts. Bluegrass, old time and folk music will be played and sung on the porches of the cabins and in the old log church, hymn singing and church services will be conducted. The demonstrations and music can be found throughout the 65-acre farm/village complex. For more information, please contact the Museum of Appalachia at 865-494-7680.

49th Annual Norris Day July 4th Celebration add to itinerary

The Norris Lions Club brings you the 49th Annual Norris Day celebration in downtown Norris. Running enthusiasts can begin the day with the Firecracker Road Run sponsored by the Norris Recreation Commission. Later the children’s Dog Show will be held on the Norris Commons, followed by the one-mile Fun Run. No one will want to miss the children’s Wheel Race, the Bicycle Parade, the Water Balloon Toss or the Water-Ball Battles. There will be sack races and duck races, too. One of the highlights of Norris Day is the wonderful barbeque dinner--barbeque pork and chicken with all the sides served by the Norris Lions Club in the Norris Middle School cafeteria from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Norris Day will conclude with a fireworks show. For more information, call 865-368-4884.

Oak Ridge Independence Day Concert and Firework Show add to itinerary

The Oak Ridge Community Band will put on a concert followed by the annual Oak Ridge City Fireworks Display. Bring your lawn chair or blanket for outdoor seating. Concert begins at 7:30 and is a FREE concert but donations are gratefully accepted to help offset expenses. Fireworks begin at dark, around 9:45 pm. The concert and firework show will take place at A.K. Bissell Park, located at 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike. For more information, visit www.orcb.org or call 865-482-3568.

Clinton Fireworks and 4th of July Event add to itinerary

This FREE event will begin at 5pm and end with fireworks at 10pm. Backyard Bouncers will be set up complete with a 68 foot obstacle course, 22 ft 2 lane Tsunami water slide, bungee run, and more. Kids can also participate in a free round of laser tag. There will be food vendors, live entertainment and antique cars to view. A corn-hole tournament will also begin at 7pm, registration beginning at 6pm. Come and enjoy fun for the whole family! For more information, call the parks and recreation department at 865-457-0642.

Rocky Top July 4th Celebration add to itinerary

Celebrate at the Rocky Top July 4th Celebration. The fun will take place at the George Templin Athletic Field from 2:00 - 10:00 pm.. There will be a ton of fun for the whole family - inflatables, games, live music, fireworks and more!

Anderson County Fair add to itinerary

The best days of summer are here! Come and enjoy a week full of fun at the Anderson County Fair. The fair gates open at 5:00 pm daily. General admission is $5.00. Children 6 and under are free. There is fun for all at the Anderson County Fair!