This free event will include local music, local food, and carriage rides into the Head of the Sequatchie Farm. It will also include a variety of children’s activities. The event is sponsored by families from the head of the valley. For updates and more information check this site or call Charlie Orme, after 7pm, at 423-533-2478.
Coming Soon:TodayHead of Sequatchie Open!July 26, 2014 · 8:00 am · 4:30 pm35.7928, -85.0076Enjoy a day on The Cumberland Trail at the monthly Head of Sequatchie opening. The area will be open from 8am to 4:30pm.
Finding the Head of Sequatchie via cellphone GPS can be difficult, because reception in the area approaching the site is minimal (at best). To get there, see these driving directions: http://friendsofthecumberlandtrail.org/history-and-culture/maps/directions-to-head-of-sequatchie-management-area/
Ranger Jim Brannon has also put together a fine map to help you find your way around the park:
If you have further questions, feel free to contact the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail office main number at 423-566-2229 (M-F 8-4:30pm)Trailhead Nursery is OpenJuly 26, 2014 · 12:00 pm · 4:00 pm55 miller cove road signal mountain, tn 37377The Friend's native plant and restoration nursery will be having open hours on the last Saturday of each month during the growing season. Please come check out our nursery project which will help us achieve our mission of preserving the ecology of the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail. We also have a variety of native trees, shrubs, and perennials for sale to support the FCT.
Join us at noon!AugustEverlasting Music: Seven Decades of Music from the Cumberland Mountains 7pm (Central)August 1, 2014 · 8:00 pmPalace TheaterSandrock Recordings and the Friends of the Cumberland Trail are pleased to present a special evening of music, images, and film to celebrate seven decades of music from the Cumberland Mountains. Please join us at the Palace Theater in Crossville, Tennessee on the evening of August 1st.
Featured performers include:
Clyde Davenport, the Sharp Family, Mike DeFosche, Jean Horner, Tony Thomas, the McCarrolls, Leonard & Gary Anderson, the Ed Brown Band, Don Gulley, David West, Jim Young, the Pinnacle Mountain Boys, the Hicks Family, & Mona Hicks Cravens
Event hosted & sponsored by:
*Dr. Elizabeth Peterson, Director, and Catherine Kerst of the Library of Congress/American Folklife Center
*National Endowment for the ArtsDr. Wayne Moore, Deputy Archivist; Tennessee State Library and Archives
*The Center for Popular Music at MTSU
*Jubilee Community Arts
*Dr. Robert Cogswell of theTennessee Arts Commission
*The Heartland Series
*The Museum of Appalachia
*Tom Rankin of the Duke Center for Documentary Studies2nd Annual Ride for the Cumberland TrailAugust 16, 2014 · 10:00 amHomestead Tower MuseumMark your calendars for August 16th, and join the Ride for the Cumberland Trail. This year's event will begin with a tour of the Homesteads Tower Museum in Crossville. The ride will explore the beautiful Sequatchie Valley and include music, history and scenery along the gorgeous Cumberland Plateau.
Check-in at either:
9:00 am (Eastern)
Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson
1820 W. Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37801
9:30 am (Central)
Homestead Tower Museum
96 Highway 68
Crossville, TN 38555
After the day's activities, riders will return to Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson for a special discounted meal at Stinker's and a free concert at The Shed.
To register online, visit: http://www.friendsofthecumberlandtrail.org/2nd-annual-ride-for-the-cumberland-trail/
For questions or more information, contact Jeanie Hilton at firstname.lastname@example.orgTrailhead Nursery is OpenAugust 30, 2014 · 12:00 pm · 4:00 pm55 miller cove road signal mountain, tn 37377The Friend's native plant and restoration nursery will be having open hours on the last Saturday of each month during the growing season. Please come check out our nursery project which will help us achieve our mission of preserving the ecology of the Cumberland Trail State Scenic Trail. We also have a variety of native trees, shrubs, and perennials for sale to support the FCT.
Join us at noon!