Pigeon Forge ‘A Mountain Quiltfest’ Honors 27 Years of Craftsmanship, Heritage May 4-8

Annual event assembles quilting experts and enthusiasts for instructional seminars led by the country’s premiere experts. PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Feb. 4, 2021) – Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) celebrates the tradition of quilting during the 27th annual A Mountain Quiltfest May 4-8. While this year’s scaled-down event will be different, it aims to commemorate the time-honored craft […]

Pigeon Forge’s Virtual Wilderness Wildlife Week Brings the Outdoors Online in 2021 for Free Seminars Feb. 2-4

All in-person events are cancelled this year to create a safe, online opportunity for outdoors enthusiasts to gather virtually. PIGEON FORGE, Tennessee (Jan. 13, 2021)—Pigeon Forge’s Wilderness Wildlife Week (WWW), widely recognized as one of the Southeast’s largest gatherings of wildlife experts, will offer three days of free seminars Feb. 2-4 for outdoors enthusiasts. All […]

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives Headline Pigeon Forge’s July Fourth Patriot Festival

Fireworks and family fun round out the Independence Day celebration. PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (June 3, 2019) – Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives will headline Pigeon Forge’s 29th annual Patriot Festival on July 4 in the city’s Patriot Park. The free concert begins at 8:30 p.m. following an afternoon lineup of family-friendly events. With a […]

Wilderness Wildlife Week 2019 Invites Outdoor Enthusiasts to Pigeon Forge for Excursions, Seminars, and More This Spring

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (April 10, 2019)—Featuring more than 200 free sessions and activities spanning five days, Pigeon Forge’s award-winning Wilderness Wildlife Week is set for May 7-11. The event is headquartered at the LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge. In its 29th year, Wilderness Wildlife Week offers a variety of workshops, lectures, seminars, concerts, hikes and other activities designed […]

Pigeon Forge Celebrates 25 Years of Craftsmanship at ‘A Mountain Quiltfest’ March 20-23

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (February 20, 2019) – Pigeon Forge (Tennessee) invites quilters and friends to celebrate tradition and art at the 25th Annual A Mountain Quiltfest March 20-23. This year’s event will feature 67 on-site vendors, quilting classes and more than 500 quilts competing for $23,000 in prize money. Located at the LeConte Center at […]

Book Signing With Authentic Hatfield at Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Deborah Fee Newsom, (865) 414-6887 or (865) 774-8877;  Deborah@FeeHedrick.com Book Signing With Authentic Hatfield at “Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud” Pigeon Forge, Tenn., April 21, 2016 — Have you ever wanted to eat with the Hatfield’s of the famous Hatfield-McCoy feud? Now is your chance. Jack Hatfield will be visiting Pigeon […]

Where a Quilt Is for More than Warmth

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (March 2013) – Handmade quilts can be many things in one – a source of warmth, works of art, family heirlooms and more. Quilts in all their glory are the focus of A Mountain Quiltfest in Pigeon Forge from March 12-16. Quilters and crafters from across the U.S. gather to enjoy a […]

‘Saddle Up’ Brings Cowboy Fun to Pigeon Forge

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (February 2013) – Cowboy singers, cowboy poets and chuck wagon cooks are on the trail to Pigeon Forge for the 13th annual Saddle Up, Feb. 21-24, 2013. The four-day event, a tip of the hat to the American West, features concerts, a chuck wagon cookoff and other activities designed to entertain the […]

Artists Wield Chainsaws at Titanic Ice Event

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2013) – It’s likely that the fanciest ice sculptures you ever created were the fish-shaped ice cubes that came out of that plastic ice tray you bought at IKEA. To see what real ice artistry looks like, check out the third annual Titanic Pigeon Forge Professional Ice Carving Competition on […]

2012 Was Very, Very Good for Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Visitation to Great Smoky Mountains National Park rose to 9,685,828 in 2012. That’s a 7.5 percent jump, making 2012 the biggest year since the 10.1 million visitors in 2000, which remains the record. Park management credited mild weather last winter and spring as a big factor. Every month in 2012 had more visitors than the […]