Special Events

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

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Previous Special Events

  • Presented in Partnership with the Friends of the Knox County Public Library
    March 22, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Erik Larson, widely acclaimed master of page-turning nonfiction sagas, will speak in Knoxville at the Bijou Theatre on Tuesday, March 22, at 7 p.m.  Larson, who divides his time between New York City and Seattle, is the author of four national bestsellers: In the Garden of Beasts, Thunderstruck, The Devil in the White City...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    January 30, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Do you own a work of art by Knoxville artist Lloyd Branson? If so, the East Tennessee Historical Society would like to know about it.

    In the decades after the Civil War, Lloyd Branson rose from a precocious sketcher on his family’s East Tennessee farm to become an accomplished artist and Knoxville’s most popular portraitist. He won...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    November 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

    The East Tennessee Historical Society invites all veterans, active duty military, and their families to visit the Museum of East Tennessee History as our guests on Veterans Day, November 11, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  “Tennesseans have a proud tradition of stepping to the fore in defense of our nation and earning the state the nickname, the ‘...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    October 12, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

     

    On October 12, Scottish Highland historian and genealogist Graeme Mackenzie will lead a two-hour workshop highlighting records and research tips to trace your Highland Scots ancestor.  Mackenzie is the author of Genealogy in the Gaidhealtachd: Clan and Family History in the Highlands of Scotland and chair of the Association of...

  • A Special Event Commemorating the 55th Anniversary of John F. Kennedy's 1960 Presidential Campaign Visit to Knoxville
    September 21, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    "Things You May Not Know About Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis" & Vintage Film Clips of Presidential Visits to Knoxville

    Lecture Presentation by Tina Santi Flaherty at the Bijou Theatre
    Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
    Free and Open to the Public

    Reservations Encouraged...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    September 4, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

    "We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.” So begins the famous short piece entitled “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” by James Agee. This year marks the centennial of his reminisced summer of 1915.

    Please join the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image...

  • May 26, 2014 - 9:00pm to September 1, 2014 - 4:00pm

    For the fourth 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 2014. ...

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