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Civil War historic destinations feature 11 seasonal events this spring

WASHINGTON – The Civil War Trust recommends 11 spring activities and programs at some of America’s most famous battlefields and historic sites.
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Mabry-Hazen House commemorates WWI centennial with “Taste of the Great War” dinner
KNOXVILLE – On Saturday, April 28, Mabry-Hazen House will host a period dinner to commemorate the American experience during World War I.
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Knoxville Museum of Art presents 11th annual Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture
KNOXVILLE - Tina Oldknow, Independent Curator and Art Historian, will present the eleventh annual Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture at the Knoxville Museum of Art on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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“Alvin, We Thought We Knew You” to be presented at ETHS annual meeting
KNOXVILLE - “Alvin, We Thought We Knew You” will be the topic of Dr. Michael Birdwell’s address at the annual dinner of the East Tennessee Historical Society on Tuesday, May 1.
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american revolution
Local history organizations present
Tennessee Frontier symposium
ut gardens
UT Gardens’ April 2018 Plant of the Month
oscar blevins trail
Oscar Blevins Trail runs at Big South Fork Annual Spring Planting, Music Festival
virginia creeper fest
Award-Winning Virginia Creeper Fest returns
Saturday, April 28 in Abingdon
suffrage monument
Second Suffrage Monument to be unveiled
June 9th in Knoxville
cattywampus puppet parade
Cattywampus Puppet Council to host 2nd Annual Community Arts Giant Puppet Parade
tennessee farms
Tennessee Farms are popular
2018 wedding venues
10 plants that changed tennessee
Help pick the 10 plants that changed Tennessee
health goals
Meet health goals by joining a CSA
ut agresearch field day
UT AgResearch 2018 Field Day Schedule
March-October
national park
National Park increases frontcountry camping fee

solve summer camps
SOLVE summer child care crunch with
on-farm camps

Writers in the Library Presents Brenda Hillman
On Monday, April 16, poet and editor Brenda Hillman will read as part of the University of Tennessee’s Writers in the Library reading series.
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Time for middle-schoolers to sign up for Trout Camp

Registration is now open for Great Smoky Mountains Trout Adventure Camp for middle school girls and boys.
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DOE’s 2018 Oak Ridge public bus tour season kicks off

OAK RIDGE, TN – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2018 Oak Ridge facilities public bus tour has kicked off and will continue through November 2018.
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TVA campgrounds open for 2018 season

KNOXVILLE – With spring just around the corner, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s seasonal campgrounds are ready and waiting for visitors to return to the outdoors as the 2018 camping season opened Thursday, March 15 and runs through November 15.
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Sailor recruits help to harvest community garden
By Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Walter

NASHVILLE, TN - The harvest was plentiful, but the workers were few.

That is when Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brandon Weintraut, a recruiter and career counselor here, had an idea. He had just spent the last year helping to recruit future sailors from around Kingsport, Tennessee, and now he thought about recruiting them for a more local mission: helping to harvest the community garden.

Weintraut knew the garden well. Since he lives with his wife in an apartment in Kingsport with no space for planting, he used a raised bed in the community garden that he tended to once a week. His wife had found the garden and signed him up for a free planting bed where he grew cabbage, broccoli and peppers “so hot they make your face hurt.”
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Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Brandon Weintraut, a career counselor, poses for a photo outside Navy Recruiting District Nashville Headquarters in Nashville. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Walter
Air Force to host 2018 DOD Warrior Games in Colorado Springs
CHICAGO (AFNS) - Defense Department officials have announced that the Air Force will host the 2018 DOD Warrior Games at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 2018.
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