Tennessee Tourism Round Up For May 28-June 12

Friday, May 27, 2016

Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar


Bristol, TN/VA – Get your $70 weekend passes for Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion hosted in downtown Bristol, TN/VA.

Gatlinburg – Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales happens all summer long June 10-July 31 as attendees can meet characters, hear mountain music and learn about life long ago in the Smokies on the streets of Gatlinburg. 

Knoxville – The Concerts on the Square music series happens 7-9 p.m. ET Thursdays through June 30 on Market Square. The event is free and open to the public.

Nashville – Celebrate Negroni Week, a celebration of the storied cocktail that helps raise money for charities around the world, with the Orange Blossom Negroni ice cream at Sprinkles on 12th South Ave.

May 28

Jonesborough – The Movies on Main series kicks off with Star Wars: The Force Awakens 8:30 p.m. ET on Main Street. Other activities include extended downtown business hours of boutiques and shops until 7 p.m. ET and Candy Bingo 8 p.m. ET at Lollipop Shop in downtown Jonesborough.

Lenoir City – Rockin’ The Docks is back with live music, food and fireworks 5 p.m. ET on Fort Loudon Lake.

Lewisburg – Enjoy music by The Bird and the Bear 6-9 p.m. CT at the Picker’s Creek Winery.

Nashville – Jaunt around the world without leaving Nashville while tasting six sparkling wines from various world regions during Wine Bootcamp 101 6 p.m. at City Winery.

Nashville – Wolf to Woof is a new hands-on exhibit on canines and wolves with displays and multimedia elements opening and on display now through Sept. 5 at Adventure Science Center.

May 28-29

Brownsville – Exit 56 Blues Fest includes live blues music, arts and crafts, a car show and barbecue-eating championship at West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center.

May 28-30

Shiloh – Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend with a plethora of activities from Civil War music concerts to the annual memorial service at Shiloh National Military Park.

May 29

Chattanooga – The Chattanooga Street Food Festival celebrates 16 years of Chattanooga Market with some of the best food concepts of the region including barbecue and dozens of street vendors at Chattanooga Market.

May 30

Union City – Military, veterans and dependent family get free admission and a special Memorial Day service takes place 2 p.m. CT in the ATA Traveling Exhibit Hall at Discovery Park of America.

May 31-June 7

Gatlinburg – Synchronous fireflies perform their amazing “flashing” display 7-11 p.m. ET in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

June 2

Nashville – Nashville food writers and cookbook authors Mindy Merrell and R.B. Quinn present the Sadie LeSueur Southern Roots Supper during First Thursday Nights in the Garden summer series at Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art.

June 3

Memphis – Beverly Hills Cop is shown as part of the Summer Movie Series 7 p.m. CT at The Orpheum Theatre.

Nashville – An exclusive trunk show of Orostani Couture 2-6 p.m. CT featuring designer elements by Olga Yuditsky takes place at pet boutique Winston Dog.

June 3-5

Brownsville – Explore the outdoors during the 4th annual Hatchie BirdFest that includes hikes, educational seminars, exhibits and more at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center.

June 4

Gatlinburg – The opening of the Gatlinburg Farmers Market is met with an abundance of fruits, vegetables, games, bluegrass music and more beginning 8 a.m. ET at the Covered Bridge on Glades Road.

Jackson – Live in the Vine concert series hosts music by David Lee Murphy and Elvis Impersonator Tony Roi beginning 4 p.m. CT at Crown Winery.

June 5-11

Murfreesboro – The 29th annual Secret Garden Week includes a Secret Garden Party brunch, stroll, and Secret Garden Tour at the Discovery Center.

June 9

Collierville – Listen to the sweet sounds of Blind Mississippi Morris as part of the 25th anniversary of the Summer Concert Series 7 p.m. CT on Main Street Collierville.

June 9-10

Memphis – Escape the heat and watch The Sound of Music 7 p.m. CT June 9 and The Rocky Horror Picture Show 8 p.m. CT June 10 at The Orpheum Theatre.

June 10

Knoxville – HAIM, the Los Angeles-based band of sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, perform 7:30 p.m. ET at The Mill & The Mine.

Nashville – The exhibition Found Narratives opens at Frist Center for the Visual Arts.

June 10, June 12

Knoxville – See the raucously hilarious Some Like It Hot starring Marilyn Monroe 8 p.m. ET June 10 and 2 p.m. ET June 12 at Tennessee Theatre.

June 11

Henderson – The 5th annual Youth Fishing Rodeo includes prizes for every child that signs up for a few hours of fishing beginning with registration 8:45 a.m. CT at Chickasaw State Park.

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