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Family Heritage Day at the Museum of Appalachia

Festival Event

ADA Accessibility Notes

Handicapped parking, restrooms.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For


Tickets are now on sale for Fall Heritage Fridays, every Friday in October from 9am-3pm.

This event gives the younger generation a chance to embrace their Appalachian Heritage through interactive programs of music, dance, and demonstrations. Each Friday in October will focus on a certain aspect of Appalachia heritage and culture.

Friday, October 4: Fall Harvest Day—Activities and demonstrations will include sorghum making, canning, gardening, farm animal education and petting area, heritage apples, cooking, and more!

Friday, October 11: Pioneer Performance Arts—This day will be filled with music education and performance, old time dancing, storytelling and old-fashioned games!

Friday, October 18: Pioneer Trades— There will be demonstrators on hand, showcasing blacksmithing, sawmilling, fur-trapping, leatherworking, beekeeping, wheat threshing, cross cut sawing, shingle splitting and more!

Friday, October 25: Textiles and Heritage Arts-- Highlights will include pottery making, spinning and weaving, quilting, basket weaving, furniture making, and more!

Fall Heritage Day tickets are now available for purchase. To order, call Courtney Beard at 865-494-7680, or purchase online at

Find us on Facebook or visit our website for up-to-date festival info, directions, and more.

How to Get There

The Museum of Appalachia is located 16 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee, on I-75, exit 122, then east one mile.

Street address: 2819 Andersonville Hwy., Clinton, TN 37716

Pet Friendly Notes

Only service animals allowed.


Individual and Family rates apply. Advanced family rate: $30 At the gate: $35