Special Events

Fundraising events and other special programs are occasionally planned throughout the year. 

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Previous Special Events

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    For the tenth year in a row, the Museum of East Tennessee History will offer free admission on Saturday, September 23, 2017, in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day Live!

    The event represents the commitment of the Smithsonian and other museums to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible...

  • Free Admission for Military Personnel and Their Families
    May 23, 2017 - 9:00am to September 3, 2017 - 4:00pm

    For the seventh year, the East Tennessee Historical Society (ETHS) is pleased to announce its participation in Blue Star Museums to offer free museum admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their immediate families, as well as National Guard and Reserves, from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017. Blue Star Museums is a...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    September 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    East Tennessee PBS and the East Tennessee Historical Society will present a three-part series of programs based on our region’s connections to the Vietnam War. 

    Anyone with items, documents, or photographs from the war is encouraged to bring them to the East Tennessee History Center on the dates of the programs for documentation,...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    August 18, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    East Tennessee PBS and the East Tennessee Historical Society will present a three-part series of programs based on our region’s connections to the Vietnam War. 

    Anyone with items, documents, or photographs from the war is encouraged to bring them to the East Tennessee History Center on the dates of the programs for documentation,...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    August 6, 2017 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm

    ETHS Members are invited to join us for the opening reception and preview of the latest feature exhibition Stories in Stitches: Quilts from the Permanent Collection at the Museum of East Tennessee History. Refreshments will be provided.

    For more about the Stories in Stitches exhibit, please click here.

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    July 31, 2017 - 3:30pm

    East Tennessee PBS, in partnership with Nolpix Media, LLC and the East Tennessee Historical Society present:
    The Vietnam War: East Tennessee

    **This is a free event, but we do ask that you register through EventBrite**
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/east-tennessee-pbs-the-vietnam-war-east-tennessee-film-tickets-...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    December 10, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

    Cookies and apple cider will warm the day at the East Tennessee Historical Society’s Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 10. Entertainment will be provided by the Smokyland Sound Chorus of the Greater Knoxville Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Activities include craft demonstrations and the sale of handmade items, free ornament...

  • November 18, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Join us as we celebrate the opening of the feature exhibition "Rock of Ages: East Tennessee's Marble Industry" on Friday, November 18. See why East Tennessee marble is prized the world over and explore the industry that launched the rock's fame and crowned Knoxville as the Marble City!

    There will be a reception & exhibition opening...

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