News & Events

January 2016

  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

February 2016

  • February 13th- “Tim White & VW Boys” at Heritage Hall Theater @ 7pm. Bluegrass music and comedy. For ticket and other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

March 2016

  • Bird House Contest at the Johnson County Welcome Center- 716 S. Shady Street (Hwy.421 S.). Entries due by March 16th, when voting for your favorite Birdhouse begins. Winners will be announced on April 1st. The Welcome Center invites everyone to stop in to view the homemade Birdhouses, and to cast your vote for your favorite. Prizes will be awarded for the winners! For additional information call Kelly (423)727-5800 or email her at johnsoncountywelcomecenter@centurylink.net
  • “Play On”- a comedy at Heritage Hall Theater. March 3rd, 4th, 5th, 11th, & 12th at 7pm and March 6th at 3pm. The Johnson County Community Theater Group, along with Heritage Hall Theatre invites you to enjoy this hilarious comedy. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Bristol Ballet – “Unbroken Circle”- March 19th at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. A celebration in song and dance about the early days of the Bristol Sessions. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

April 2016

  • “Lion, Witch & Wardrobe” (Chronicles of Narnia)- April 1st & 2nd at 7pm & April 3rd at 3pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. Come enjoy this excellent production by the ‘Johnson County High School Actors’. Children in the 1940’s era are transported to a land of magic called Narnia, and the adventure begins. . For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Johnson County Community Foundation “Talent Show”- April 8th at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. Annual celebration of our children’s talent, as it is showcased at this wonderfully fun family event! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • April 10th- RedTail Mountain Resort- Golf Course Re-opens for the Season. Redtail Mountain Resort, the regions premiere Golf course, will re-open for the season, and all are invited to come experience one of the best, most challenging, and beautiful golf courses in the Southeast Region! For tee times or additional information please visit www.redtailmountain.com or call (423)727-7600.
  • Johnson County Middle School “Spring Concert”- April 12th at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. Join us as we celebrate this talented group of Johnson County Middle School musicians. This event is FREE and open to the public. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • “Lying in State”- Barter Theatre Players @ Heritage Hall Theatre. April 16th at 7pm. ‘Can a funeral ever be funny- YES! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Johnson County High School Band- April 21st at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. You are invited to attend and enjoy the talented Johnson County High School Band’s excellent musical performance! This event is FREE and open to the public. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

May 2016

  • May 6th- Johnson County Chamber of Commerce “Legislative Breakfast” at 7:30am. Look for additional information at johnsoncountytnchamber.org, including the venue for this anticipated event! More information to come~
  • May 7th – Johnson County Farmers Market Opening for the 2016 Season. The Johnson County Farmers Market will be opened every Saturday from 9am-1pm, and will once again be located in the back parking lot of the Johnson County Courthouse. For additional information, please visit http://johnsoncountyfm.org
  • “Family Fun Weekend” by The Johnson County Knights- May 6th & 7th at Chamber Park- Hwy 67 W. The Johnson County Knights invite everyone to come out to Chamber Park for a weekend of Family Fun. Starting at 5pm on Friday, May 6th, this weekend full of live music, games, races and more, will continue through 11pm on Saturday, May 7th. For additional information call (423)291-1082.
  • “Kody Norris & Watauga Mountain Boys”- May 14th at 7pm at Heritage Hall. Old time Bluegrass in the ‘Bill Monroe’ style. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • May 28th- Watauga Lake Winery- “Memorial Day Event & Fisher House Fundraiser”. 11am-5pm at Watauga Lake Winery: 6952 Big Dry Run Road, Butler, TN. Make plans to enjoy a day of fun and festivities while also helping our nation HERO’S – our veterans! Call (423)768-0345 or visit www.wataugalakewinery.com for more information.
  • May 30th – Memorial Day Event- Remembering & Honoring our National Heros~ at 11am at ‘Ralph Stout Park’ (Hwy.421). Everyone is invited to attend this memorable event. For additional information call (423)727-8005
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

June 2016

  • June 3rd – “Annual Johnson County Chamber of Commerce Dinner & Awards Event”. Make plans to attend Johnson County’s premiere awards dinner. For more information or ticket purchase call (423)727-5800
  • “The Last Roundup of the Guacamole Queens”- June 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th at 7pm & June 5th at 3pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. In a deliciously funny play, the ‘Verdeen cousins’ are at it again. If you liked “Red Velvet Cake Wars” & “Rex’s Exes”, you will LOVE this one! The Johnson County Community Theater group invites everyone to come out and enjoy this hilarious comedy! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • June 10th – Deputy Allen Lipford Car & Bike Show. Look for more information to come by visiting johnsoncountytn.org and clicking on ‘Events’ at bar on the top of the home page~ For additional Information, call (423)291-1082.
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!
  • “Today, Tomorrow and Forever- A Tribute to Patsy Cline”- June 25th at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. Kathy Deal’s tribute to her hero-Patsy Cline-a powerhouse singer with a powerhouse band. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/

July 2016

  • July 4th, 2016- The Johnson County Chamber of Commerce “4th of July Celebration, Parade & Day in the Park”. Festivities begin at 11am at Ralph Stout Park on S. Shady Street (Hwy. 421), Mountain City, TN 37683, and end with the spectacular ‘Fireworks Show’ that start when the sun goes down (approx.. 9:30pm). Gather the entire family and all your friends and make plans to spend the day celebrating our Nation’s Birth; participating in or being a spectator of the “4th of July Parade”; dancing to live music; enjoying great local entertainment; playing games; or cooling off on the giant wet-slide! For more information call (423)727-5800 or visit: johnsoncountytn.org
  • July 9th- “The Malpass Brothers” at 7pm, at Heritage Hall Theatre. They don’t just look and sound retro country, they are! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • July 23rd- Saturday 9am-5pm- 12th Annual Mountain City Sunflower Festival”; Downtown Mountain City- on Main & Church Streets. JOIN US SATURDAY, JULY 16th FOR A DAY OF FUN & FESTIVITIES AT A TRUE SMALL-TOWN FESTIVAL.  • Over Eighty-five (85) vendors selling everything from unique jewelry; rare collectibles and antiques; unique plants and flowers; metal yard art; Native American and African art; hand-made furniture, quilts, purses; homemade jams, jellies, breads, soaps, and so much more!*Enjoy all-day live Music and entertainment with the sounds of Motown, Bluegrass, country, and popping gospel! • Visit and Shop with the “Johnson County Farmers Market” Vendors• Come hungry as there will be a plethora of delicious food to choose from! • KIDDIE AREA will once again have the all-time favorite “Giant wet-slide”, the “Bouncy Obstacle Course”, as well as face-painting, kiddie games, corn-hole toss, and prizes and game galore! New this year, the “Tradewinds Kiddie Train”! • Antique, Vintage & Muscle Car Show at corner of Church & Main, and the Johnson County Cruisers invite Other Car Enthusiast to join in!• The ANNUAL SUNFLOWER FESTIVAL BEAUTY PAGENT -10am – Courthouse Lawn.• TENNESSEE SUNRISE QUILT GUILD – ‘Quilt Show’, with over 200 handmade items on Display at First Christian Church- Main St.• SUNFLOWER JUDGING CONTEST at 12 noon in front of the Stage, with prizes for ‘The Prettiest’ and ‘The Largest’ Sunflowers!
  • July 23rd- “Jeff Little Trio” at 7pm, at Heritage Hall Theatre. Great music, good fun! . For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

August 2016

  • August 6th, 2016: “Surviving the Snake” 50 & 100 Kilometer Bike Ride:- 6:30am -5pm. Start location: Ralph Stout Park- S. Shady Street (Hwy. 421), Mountain City, TN 37683. “The Snake” is a popular twisting, turning, switchback laden mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains with breathtaking and stunning views. Ride begins and ends at Ralph Stout Park, 465 N. South Shady Street (Hwy.421 N.) in Beautiful Mountain City, Tennessee. Registration begins at 6:30am, or you can pre-register; map out your route; and gather additional information at http://www.mshafoundation.org/events/surviving_the_snake_bicycle_ride.,or by calling Karen at (423)302-3122. Surviving the Snake is a Johnson County Community Hospital fundraising event.
  • August 5th & 6th, 2016- 5th Annual “Joe Barlow/Kim Sutton Motorcycle and Car Show & Party Fest”. Join us on Friday, August 5th on Main Street in Downtown Mountain City from 5-9pm for a night of fun, festivities, and Live Music, at a true Southern-style ‘Block Party on the Street’, where someone will win a 2016 Harley Davison- Raffle Style! On Saturday, August 6th, join us for the “Joe Barlow Memorial Motorcycle Ride”, an over 100 mile ride which includes 30 miles of the famously twisting, turning “SNAKE”. Registration begins at 11am at Ralph Stout Park, S. Shady Street (Hwy. 421), Mountain City, TN 37683- ride begins at 12 Noon. For more information call (423)291-1082.
    August 6th, 2016- “5th Annual Joe Barlow Memorial Motorcycle Ride”. On Saturday, August 6th join us for the “Joe Barlow Memorial Ride”- an over 100 mile motorcycle ride which includes 30 miles of the famously twisting, turning “SNAKE”. Registration begins at 11am at Ralph Stout Park, S. Shady Street (Hwy. 421), Mountain City, TN 37683- ride begins at 12 Noon. For more information call (423)291-1082.
    August 5th & 6th, 2016- “27th Annual Old Butler Days”. Celebrating “The Town That Wouldn’t Drown”! Old Butler Days will be held at ‘Butler Park’, Selma Curtis Road (right off Hwy. 67 W.), Butler, TN 37640. Festivities begin Friday, August 5th, at 3pm till 10pm, and run 10am-10pm on Saturday, August 6th. Join us for fun, festivities, live music, and an abundance of vendors! For additional information contact David Markland (423)768-3177 or visit www.johnsoncountytn.org (under “News & Events”).
  • August 6th- “Paris Dance Troupe & 2nd Act Performing Company” at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. A Vegas Style show with Music, dancing, and comedy! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • August 20th – “Steve Dunfee & Friends” at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. Country, Folk, Soft Rock & a Little Bluegrass. . For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • August 26th & 27th, 2016 “91th ANNUAL FIDDLER’S CONVENTION” at Old Mill Park, Hwy. 91 Laurel Bloomery, TN 37683. Festivities begin Friday, August 26th at 3pm and last through Saturday, August 27th. Join us with your RV’s (electrical only- public restrooms) or with tent-camping for a weekend of pure MUSIC- cash prizes awarded! Meet and jam with old friends and make music with new friends as you join Fiddler’s from around the world when they descend on Beautiful Laurel Bloomery, TN for the 91st annual Fiddler’s Convention- The South’s Oldest Fiddler’s Gathering! For more information contact “Mrs. Jackie” at (423)727-9595
  • August 27th – Saturday-“Johnson County Humane Society’s Annual Rummage Sale” at the National Guard Armory on S. Shady Street (Hwy.421 S.), Mountain City, TN 37683. Sale starts at 8am, so get there early to nab the best deals! For more information, or for donations, please contact Mr. Walt Heerschap (423)727-2566
    August 27th – “Watauga Lake Triathlon- 12th Annual” in conjunction with Blood, Sweat, & Gears. This fun and fast growing 1,000 meter swim (in beautiful Watauga Lake); 35 kilometer bike; and 8 kilometer run (Cherokee National Forest in the Appalachian Mountains) triathlon is open to the public, with registration beginning at 6:30am, or in advance at http://wataugalaketriathlon.com.Triathlon begins at 8am at 838 Sugar Grove Church Road, Butler, TN 37640.Visit http://wataugalaketriathlon.com for additional details and course maps or call Scott (828)963-3867
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

September 2016

  • September 2nd & 3rd- “Long Journey Home”- Musical Heritage Mural Unveiling & Tour”. Though country music may have been born in Bristol, it was conceived right here in the Mountains of Johnson County, TN! Come celebrate and honor our local musicians who, along with Doc Watson, have been credited with starting the Folk Music Revival of the 1960’s”! Long Journey Home begins Friday, September 2nd in Downtown Mountain City with the newest “Musical Heritage Mural’ unveiling and live music. The Musical Heritage Musical Tour begins on Saturday morning, and driving tour brochures will be available at the ‘Kathleen Mount Conference Room’ at the Johnson County Library, 211 N. Church Street, where a local Arts exhibit will be open to the public. For additional information, please visit http://www.longjourneyhome.net/
  • September 10th- 7th Annual Watauga Lake Clean-Up”. Register at ‘Fish Springs Marina or Sink Mountain Boat Ramp at 9am on event day. For more information please call (423)534-4804 or email wataugawatershedalliance@gmail.com “Be part of the solution”!
  • September 9th & 10th (Friday & Saturday) 28th Annual Professional Rodeo Johnson County Chamber of Commerce sponsored “Mountain Heritage Professional Rodeo”- at “Chamber Park”, Hwy.67 West (3 miles west of Mountain City limits), Mountain City, TN -a Johnson County Chamber of Commerce Sponsored Event. Friday, September 9th- gates open at 6pm, Rodeo starts at 8pm. Saturday, September 10th- gates open at 5pm, rodeo starts at 8pm. Free Parking. Whether you’re a real or a wannabe cowboy or cowgirl, come join us for this fun and family friendly annual ‘professional rodeo’. For additional information call (423)727-5800
  • September 17th- “United Way Jam” at 7pm at Heritage Hall. A celebration of local music and talent in a fundraiser for our local United Way! . For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

October 2016

  • October 1st, 2016- “2nd Annual Community Harvest Dinner & ‘Do the Doe’ Mini-Hike”. Join us on October 1st for a short hike on Doe Mountain and after for the 2nd annual Community Harvest Dinner. Look for additional information to come by visiting johnsoncountytn.org and clicking on ‘events’ on top bar on home page~
  • October 1st, 2016- “Scarecrows on Main”. Throughout the entire month of October, visitors come from miles away to stroll and view the over 40 creative, whacky, scary, zany, and imaginative scarecrow exhibits that line Main and Church Streets in the heart of lovely downtown Mountain City, Tennessee. Area businesses and organizations get creative and work hard as they vie for ‘top honors’ in this annual and extremely competitive outdoor exhibit- consequently creating an exciting and mammoth visual feast for all to enjoy. Mountain City is a burst with vibrant fall colors throughout the month of October and leaf-lookers have for years visited our area in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains for these views alone however, with this added attraction of ‘Scarecrows on Main’, there’s every reason to load the family up in the car to visit us! For more information call (423)202-4386 or visit: www.johnsoncountytn.org
  • October 1st- “Wayne Henderson & Friends” at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. A gifted musician and his friends in a casual setting, playing the songs you love! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
    October 7th & 8th- “Shady Valley Cranberry Festival”. This fast-growing and beloved annual festival takes place in the heart of Shady Valley, Tennessee- a stunningly beautiful valley set in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest- also referred to as ‘God’s Country’! Friday’s festivities take place at ‘Shady Valley Elementary School’ (a WPA rock school) located at 423 Hwy.133, Shady Valley, TN 37688, and begin with the annual ‘Bean Supper’ at 5pm, with Live Auction starting at 7pm till finished. Saturday’s festivities begin with a Pancake Breakfast at 7am at the “Fire Hall”, with the Cranberry Festival Parade beginning at 10am- kicking off a day of wonderful live music, a plethora of adult and children’s activities, vendors selling their wares, and great fun for all! Don’t forget to visit the ‘American Indian Arrowhead and Relics display’ at Shady Valley Elementary, where there is always free parking for all events- this is a ‘can’t miss’ festival! For additional information contact Olan at (423)739-9242.
  • October 21st, 22nd, 28th, & 29th at 7pm & October 23rd at 3pm- Johnson County Community Theatre presents “?” (We know it’s a mystery, but we are waiting on the title) at Heritage Hall Theatre. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

November 2016

  • November 11th- “Veterans Day Event” at 11am at Heritage Hall Theatre. Join us for this annual event to help celebrate our Nations Hero’s- our military veterans! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/ This event is FREE and Open to the Public!
  • November 12th- “The Kruger Brothers” at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. The Kruger Brothers are the most inventive ensemble playing American Music Today- fantastic sounds! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • November 18th & 19th-Friday & Saturday- Johnson County Arts Council Christmas Craft Show. 9am-4pm -at the National Guard Armory, S. Shady Street (Hwy 421 S.), Mountain City, TN 37683. Make your plans to ‘shop till you drop’ at this fast-growing Christmas Arts and Crafts show that has everything from high-end art, to handmade soaps, breads, and candles, to unique Christmas décor. For additional information please contact Renee (423)291-9029
  • November 26th- “A Taste of the Nutcraker” at 7pm at Heritage Hall Theatre. Join us for the abridged but beloved Christmas Classic! For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!

December, 2016

  • December 2nd – Annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Courthouse Lawn event- part of the “Magic of Christmas in a Small Mountain Town”- sponsored by the Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. Join us on Friday evening, December 2nd, 2016 starting at 5pm on the Johnson County Courthouse Lawn, 222 W. Main Street, downtown Mountain City, for the annual lighting of the community Christmas tree event. With live music, Christmas sing-alongs, hot chocolate, and candy for the kids, this community event is a great way to kick off the Christmas season! For additional information visit johnsoncountytn.org and click on ‘events’ at the top of the home page.
  • December 3rd – Johnson County Chamber of Commerce Sponsored “Mountain City Christmas Parade” part of the “Magic of Christmas in a Small Mountain Town”. Get ready on Saturday, December 3rd to line Main and Church Streets in beautiful Downtown Mountain City for the annual Christmas Parade. Parade line-up begins at 3:30, with parade starting at 5:00pm. For more information call (423)727-5800, or visit www.johnsoncountytnchamber.org.
  • December 10th – The Rotary Club “Tour of Homes”-part of the “Magic of Christmas in a Small Mountain Town”. 1pm-5pm. Tickets available at The Welcome Center, located on S. Shady Street (Hwy. 421 S.). For more information call (423)727-5800, or (423)727-7988.
  • Positive’s Thinkers “Santa’s Helping Hands” throughout the month of December. Enjoy participating in the true Spirit of Christmas by participating in Santa’s Helping Hands, which helps provide Christmas gifts for children throughout Johnson County. For additional information contact Temple at (423)727-7701
  • 2nd Annual “Festival of Trees” throughout the month of December at The Welcome Center. Kelly and the staff at the Welcome Center, 716 S. Shady Street- Hwy. 421, invites everyone to come out and enjoy the beautiful ‘Festival of Christmas Tree’s’ provided by local organizations and businesses from around the county. Hours of operation are 8:30am-5pm Monday-Saturday, and Sunday afternoon. For additional information call Kelly (423)727-5800 or email johnsoncountywelcomecenter@centurylink.net
  • December 2nd & 3rd at 7pm & December 4th at 3pm- Johnson County High School Production at Heritage Hall Theatre. For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • December 14th, 15th, 16th, & 17th at 7pm & December 18th at 3pm- “Living Christmas Tree” at Heritage Hall Theatre. A re-enactment of the Living Christmas Tree of years past. Come to enjoy this long-standing family favorite, while helping to fill the shelves of our local food bank with your non-perishable or monetary donation-For ticket or other information call (423)727-7444 or visit http://heritagehalltheatre.org/
  • Doe Mountain Adventure Trails – Open Every day, 8am-Sunset
    1203 Harbin Hill Road, Mountain City, TN 37683 www.doemountain.org
    Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Doe Mountain, an 8,600 acre mountain range in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains is now open, and with over 10 miles of Mountain Biking trails and 45 miles of Hiking & ATV riding trails currently available, Doe Mountain Recreation is quickly becoming the premiere outdoor recreation area in the South! Open Daily, 8am-Sunset. Call (423)727-9696 or visit www.doemountain.org for additional information and trail passes. The Doe Mountain Visitors Center (423)460-1295 is located at 1203 Harbin Hill Road- off Hwy. 67 West, in Mountain City, Tennessee 38783. ADDITIONAL Trail Building is underway!