Spring Planting Festival
Annual Spring Planting Festival- Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
During the festival, crafters demonstrate forgotten arts, such as blacksmithing, basket making, hand spinning, weaving, woodcarving, chair caning, soap making, garden herb lore and use, and pailing fence making.
In addition, there will be children’s activities, interpretative talks, fun runs, bird-watching, wildflower guided walks, vendors demonstrating and selling their wares, and food sales.
There are displays of women’s life, antique farm tools, farm animals, and old-time toys which will delight young and old alike.
Toe-tapping mountain music tunes are performed throughout the area by various groups such as Knoxville Area Dulcimer Club.
Of special interest is the plowing and planting with mules and horses at the Lora Blevins field. Other demonstrations will take place that the Oscar Blevins Farm site as well.
Where is the event taking place?
This event is free to attend.
Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and bug spray, and enjoy a great day of good food and music!