August 2015 Outdoor Activities and Indoor Fun

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Dollywood’s Great American Summer Celebration:
  It’s another year for an exciting summer festival at Dollywood that celebrates American families, food and love of fun!  The park will be open everyday from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. so that you and your family can make the most of summertime in the Smokies!  Enjoy Dolly’s Nights of Many Colors fireworks show every night at 9:30 p.m.

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Free Parkway Trolley:
  Hop on specially marked trolleys for a free ride in Gatlinburg!  From 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, you can get on and off the special trolley between traffic lights #1-#10 as often as you’d like.

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Gatlinburg Farmers Market:
  Shop for healthy choices during the local farmers market just up the road from Carr’s in the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community at the Covered Bridge on Glades Road.  Open every Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Noon through October 17.  A lot of organic produce, homemade treats and gifts all in a friendly, sociable atmosphere with occasional music provided by local performers.  Visit online at www.gatlinburgfarmersmarket.com for vendor and product information.

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Tennessee Smokies Baseball:
  TN Smokies vs. Birmingham Barons.  For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.

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Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday:
Sevier County TN is the place to be for big savings and no sales tax on back-to-school shopping.  Shop for school supplies, clothing and electronics tax free at Tanger Outlet Mall in Sevierville or Pigeon River Crossing in Pigeon Forge.

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Tennessee Smokies Baseball:
  TN Smokies vs. Jackson Generals.  Friday Night Fireworks!  For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.

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Back-to-School Pie Eating Contest:
  Support local schools by donating $10 in school supplies at The Track Family Fun Park & Aracde in Pigeon Forge between 10 a.m.-Close and receive a complimentary around of mini-golf.  Donors present at 2 p.m. have an opportunity to enter the Pie (whipped cream) Contest to win prize packages! http://www.pigeonforgetrack.com/minigolf.aspx

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Tennessee Smokies Baseball:
  TN Smokies vs. Montgomery Biscuits.  Friday Night Fireworks!  For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300.

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Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival:
  Celebrating the area’s Appalachian musical roots, Gatlinburg hosts the 3rd Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival.  Live entertainment and a whole lotta fun take place over five days at venues throughout Gatlinburg including Sugarlands Shine Back Porch Stage and Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler.  Visitwww.smswf.com for a complete schedule of event times and locations.

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National Senior Citizen’s Day Celebration:
  The Track Family Fun Park & Arcade in Pigeon Forge invites Senior Citizen’s to indulge their inner kid with free fun between 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, August 21 OR 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, August 22.  Present ID for a FREE 1-hour armband for rounds of mini-golf or rides on our blaster boats, bumper cars and go-karts. No purchase necessary to play on your Day!  1-hour armband for $13.50 available to accompanying family members.  * Limit one free arm band per Senior. Limit 1 discounted armband purchase per family member. Armband does not include the Bungee Jump or SkyFlyer.  http://www.pigeonforgetrack.com

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Tennessee Smokies Baseball:
  TN Smokies vs. Jackson Generals.  Friday Night Fireworks!  For most current game information and special events, visit SmokiesBaseball.com or call (865) 286-2300