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TENNESSEE: Head out to your favorite state park and take advantage of  Winter Promotion rates at select locations across the state.   A “Buy One, Get One” special on inn rooms and cabin rentals will be offered from December 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. When you make a reservation to…

CLARKSVILLE: Join in Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s  sixth annual Chocolate Affair for sweet and savory samples from more than 20 local and national businesses. The event will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, 1190 Cumberland Drive. Two event times are available. Family-friendly entertainment and activities will…

CLARKSVILLE: The City of Clarksville’s Christmas on the Cumberland is sure to create lasting memories this holiday season as thousands experience the captivating display of more than two million lights. Join with friends and neighbors to celebrate Christmas on the Cumberland’s 19th year with a grand opening ceremony at 5:30…

PARIS: You may want to travel to Paris for the holidays. Paris, Tennessee, that is. This small community in western Tennessee  is big on Christmas  and the center of events is on the traditional town square — city hall surrounded by dozens of shops decked out for the holidays. The…

KNOXVILLE: Christmas in the City is Knoxville’s most anticipated winter festival. Our city dresses for the holidays with lighted trees and decorations – including the popular and growing Up on the Rooftops displays – plus dozens of events guaranteed to bring holiday cheer! SOME OF THE POPULAR HOLIDAY EVENTS INCLUDE:…

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: A strong cold front will sweep through Middle Tennessee on Saturday. The front will cause windy conditions to develop across the mid state, including the Cumberland Plateau, on Saturday and lasting into Saturday evening before diminishing. The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a Wind Advisory,…

NASHVILLE: Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews will temporarily close a portion of I-24 on the downtown interstate loop for a bridge replacement and rehabilitation project this weekend. The closure is scheduled as follows: Friday, November 17 at 8 p.m. through Monday, November 20 at 6 a.m. The on-ramp to I-24 eastbound from Spring…

Twice a year, my family makes extensive shopping  lists and to-do lists. Not just for Christmas but for Thanksgiving. We buy the turkey and the ham and all the the fixin’s in November, but we start the quest as early as September for the ground pork that is a staple of our…

GOLDEN POND: Though it is a tad early to think about acquiring a Christmas tree, some of you may want to take on the adventure of finding and cutting your own tree this year. At Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, you can spend a family day in search of…

CHATTANOOOGA: The most popular holday event in Chattanooga, the  North Pole Limited train rides have been a family tradition since 1999. During the magical holiday season, trains take riders on an imaginary journey to the North Pole. Along the way, you’ll be treated to refreshments, storytelling, and occasional sing-a-longs. As the…

CLARKSVILLE: City crews are hard at work stringing two million of lights along the city’s waterfront, preparing for Clarksville’s annual Christmas on the Cumberland. It will also be the season’s first appearance by the man in red — Santa Claus., The grand opening of the 2017 season will be held on Tuesday,November 21…

NASHVILLE: PAW Patrol Live is bringing its Great Pirate Adventure to Andrew Jackson Hall in Nashville January 6-7, 2018. The popular animated television show for children is known for its wholesome story lines and great adventures. PAW Patrol Live! will set sail with an all- new pirate adventure! X barks the spot on…

If you want to avoid the Black Friday / Thanksgiving weekend shopping chaos, Tennessee State Parks has a peaceful alternative. Parks across the state are hosting a series of hikes and programs for all ages and abilities. Skip the Black Friday shopping and join us on Friday, November 24, for a post-holiday hike…

CLARKSVILLE:  Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host Handmade Holidays, a two-day, indoor designer craft market featuring more than 60 of the best local and regional independent artists, designers, and crafters. The sixth annual Handmade Holidays will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 and from noon to…

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