Here are three events happening in Anderson County this weekend:
Pickin’ in the Park Concert—Friday, October 2, at Norris Dam State Park
Join the Friends of Norris Dam State Park for the annual Pickin’ in the Park Concert held the first Friday of October from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. This event is an evening full of bluegrass music, barbecue, local craft vendors, laughter, and fun, organizers said.
The event is located at the historic amphitheater and tearoom on the east side of Norris Dam State Park. There is no entrance fee, but donations to the Friends of Norris Dam are strongly encouraged.
If you have any questions, call the park office at (865) 426-7461.
Wheelers for the Wounded—October 3 at Windrock Park
The Knox off-road club will be hosting the Wheelers for the Wounded ride at Windrock Park on Saturday, October 3. This will be their first annual charity event for the Wounded’s Tennessee chapter.
Organizer said there will be off-roading fun for wounded warriors, veterans, and active-duty military.
This charity event will benefit Smoky Mountain Service Dogs, whose mission is to enhance the physical and psychological quality of life for veterans with disabilities by providing custom trained mobility assistance service dogs.
“Please consider being a sponsor for this event or donating!” organizers said. “There will be lots of fun things to participate in besides just four-wheeling as well as fun for the kids and family!”
This ride is for all active or retired military. For more information, call (865) 435-3492 or visit http://www.knoxoffroad.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=7115.
Historic David Hall Cabin Fall Open House—October 3-4
Enjoy a fall open house on Saturday, October 3-Sunday, October 4, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Historic David Hall Cabin.
Visitors can tour the 1798 cabin plus other pre-Civil War cabins. Visitors can enjoy blacksmithing, butter churning, longhunter’s camp, weaving demonstrations, shingle splitting, vintage weapons, and more, organizers said.
There is no admission charge, but donations are accepted.
The cabin is located at 830 Old Edgemoor Lane in Clinton. For more information, call (865) 945-3807.
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