This camp is specifically designed for kids with speech, language, and/or hearing disorders. The camp includes 2 half days on the UT campus and a 3 day camping trip in the Smoky Mountains. To best serve your kids, Volunteer Your Voice combines individualized treatment with traditional summer camp activities. The camp welcomes kids ages 8 – 15.
This expansive crime museum features exhibits from a variety of historical and modern crimes. There are also a few interactive portions of the museum, which are geared towards older school aged children and adults.
Parking is at The Island.
- Average breakfast prices $7
- Average lunch/dinner price $13/adults, $5/kids
Although this fabulous German restaurant is newer, it is quickly becoming an area favorite. The menu features a mix of authentic German dishes, American fare and what I like to call “Germerican” food, like pretzels with beer cheese. Although the kids menu is small, kids are able to make healthier choices by skipping the fries and opting for fruit or apple sauce instead. They also have a wide variety of German beer on tap.
This self-proclaimed screampark is set on the actual Jeremiah Lexer plantation and boasts 5 scary attractions! Lexer is Tennessee’s most notorious serial killer and, according to Frightmare Manor, you may be able to actually glimpse his spirit on the property. This is a seasonal attraction.
With a goal of promoting Appalachian arts, this studio offers a wide variety of classes suitable for both children and adults. Classes include painting, pottery, weaving, and more. Birthday parties and school groups are welcome!
- Average breakfast price $4.50
- Average lunch/dinner price $9
This locally owned gem serves up authentic Cuban food for both breakfast and brunch. You are such to find all your Cuban favorites including Cuban sandwiches, plantains, and yuca fries. It doesn’t get better than that!
Come our and celebrate the rich history of Cades Cove at this FREE event.
Pick-Your-Own Crops: strawberries, raspberries and a variety of fresh vegetables
Educational tours are available for schools and groups.
At this year-round monthly event, you can enjoy the late-night openings of local shops and art galleries. While your out, you can also delight in local street performances and/or grab some grub from one of downtown Knoxville’s many tasty restaurants.
This fantastic dog park is located on the Maryville greenway behind Midland Shopping Center. The park is convenient to both Maryville and Alcoa and is currently the only dog park in Blount County. Park features include separate areas for small and large dogs, with doggy drinking fountains located in both sections. Human restrooms and drinking fountains are not available. A small parking lot is located across the street from the Blount County Health Unit building at the intersection of McGee St. and McCammon Ave (exact address provided above). Additional parking is NOT permitted at the health building, but can be found at any of the parking garages in downtown Maryville.
Free admission to this craft show with a ton of vendors!
This museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the early settlers of Cades Cove.
This amazing cider press creates both traditional cider and adult ciders. The press is located at Foxfire Mountain, which boasts a wide variety of outdoor adventures including zip lining, hiking, and more!
Cider Making Demonstrations: The facility currently offers adult cider tours to showcase how the ciders are made (must be 21 and up to take the tour). They plan to add family-friendly cider making demonstrations, for traditional non-alcoholic cider, in the future. Check back soon!
Oak Ridge Junior Playhouse is pleased to offer young people the opportunity to learn about theater while putting together a workshop showcase production for family and friends at the conclusion of the camp. This interactive camp is for rising 3rd graders through rising high school seniors.
Sessions are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Dance Centre, 108 East Division Road, Oak Ridge, Tennessee and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Oak Ridge Playhouse.
In addition to an outstanding educational program, this academy offers themed 4 day summer day camps. Themes include cooking, soccer, lacrosse, and football. Each camp is 4 days long. Age requirements vary by theme, but camps are available for grades k – 8.
This kid-friendly festival features storytelling, arts, crafts, music, science exploration, food and more!