Special Events

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

Previous Special Events

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    August 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to August 19, 2017 - 1:45pm

    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 - 9:30am to August 7, 2017 - 11:45am

    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 - 10:30am

    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**

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    December 10, 2016 - 6:00am to December 11, 2016 - 9:45am

    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 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

    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...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    November 11, 2016 - 4:00am to November 12, 2016 - 10:45am

    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 9 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 ‘...

  • @ Cherokee Country Club
    November 10, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

    The East Tennessee Historical Society is proud to honor Blount County native Roy Kramer as its 2016 East Tennessean of the Year. Kramer’s impact and accomplishments are legendary as the Southeastern Conference Commissioner from 1990 to 2002, where he created the SEC Conference Divisions and a Conference Championship game. He is also known as...

  • Girl Scouts Workshop
    October 22, 2016 - 6:00am to October 23, 2016 - 9:45am

    Brownies and Juniors will learn the past, present, and future of girl power at the East Tennessee Historical Society on October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.