Experience a Day in the 18th Century at Knoxville’s Annual Sevier Day Open House
Prepare to step back in time for a day of living history at the annual Sevier Day open house, taking place on Saturday, September 23rd, in the heart of Knoxville. This enchanting event, celebrating the legacy of John Sevier, offers an immersive journey to the past, where you’ll witness skilled living history interpreters, blacksmith demonstrations, and more.
Date: Saturday, September 23rd
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Marble Springs State Historic Site
Sevier Day is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the 18th century for a single day. Discover the artistry of a blacksmith, marvel at their craft, and gain insight into a time when such skills were essential. But that’s just the beginning of your historical adventure.
For those looking to step onto the dance floor of history, don’t miss the English Country dance hall/class at 1:00 PM. No prior dance experience is necessary, and you can reserve your spot online to join this unique experience. It’s a chance to kick up your heels and frolick to the tunes of the past.
You can savor the sights and smells of the 18th century with open fire cooking demonstrations. Discover how our ancestors prepared their meals and get a taste of history.
Textile enthusiasts will be delighted by demonstrations of weaving and spinning in our loom house. Kids can try their hand at weaving with small kits provided. Learn the art of calligraphy with quill and ink at our station, and perhaps even have the opportunity to hear John Sevier’s tales from the man himself.
Sevier Day promises to be a memorable and educational experience for the whole family, and it’s free for all to attend. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to step into history on September 23rd.
For more details and to reserve your spot in the dance class, visit our Facebook event page: https://fb.me/e/6C3Lt1lqS