Tennessee State Parks

Sycamore Shoals State Park

Upcoming Events

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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Tennessee Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition

The Tennessee Watercolor Society holds biennial exhibitions in one of the five regions of the state showcasing the work of our state’s fine artists who paint in watermedia.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

After Thanksgiving Walk - Interpretive Walk

Learn about the historical events that took place surrounding Sycamore Shoals and their significance to the formation of our state and country. Reservations required.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

A visit to the park visitors center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from old time lampposts.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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Christmas at the Carter Mansion

Spend a candlelit evening in the oldest frame house in Tennessee, decorated with bright greenery for the holidays.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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Old Christmas: Militia Muster at Fort Watauga

Christmas isn’t over yet! Discover the English, German, Scottish and Irish roots of our modern holiday celebrations.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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Colonial Skills and Trades: Militia Muster at Fort Watauga

Step into a colorful Revolutionary world! Re-enactors portray a variety of characters who share their past through mini-dramas and demonstrations of 18th century life.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Overmountain Weavers Guild Fibers Show and Sale

Don’t miss this great opportunity to visit with some of the best fiber artists of our region! Demonstrations include weaving, spinning, knitting, natural dyeing and more.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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Carter Mansion Celebration and Militia Muster

Join us for two days of history, traditional arts and family fun as we celebrate the oldest frame house in Tennessee, and the historically prominent Carter family.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Landscape Seminar & Plant Auction

This is a great opportunity to add new species to your landscape!

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Community Plant Exchange

Out annual plant exchange is a fun way to meet other gardeners and increase your plant collection.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Bird Walk with the Lee & Lois Herndon TOS Chapter

Meet other birders and naturalists at 8 a.m. at Sycamore Shoals for a morning of birding during the migratory season.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
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21st Annual Siege at Fort Watauga

Hear the rattle of muskets, smell the campfire smoke and see history come to life at the Siege of Fort Watauga. Join us as 200 colonial and Native re-enactors present this dramatic re-enactments.

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