Showing posts from April, 2017

Gatlinburg Earth Week

In Gatlinburg, TN Earth Day is not a one day celebration. Instead, there is a multitude of activities for the family to enjoy all week long. This year's celebration is April 17-21! Check out this post for info on all the fun activities!

MONDAY: Gatlinburg Goes Green Seminar at Hilton Garden Inn from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm featuring Chief of Resource Education for the GSMNP, Nigel Fields. He will be hosting a seminar on wildfire ecology. Check out this event to learn how resilient our mountains are and the steps being taken towards recovery. 
TUESDAY:Spur Clean up through a partnership with Keep Sevier Beautiful from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. If interested meet at the Gatlinburg's Spur Welcome center with a pair of gloves and some zest for picking up trash. There will be a competition for the business team that picks up the most litter. The winning team will earn a pizza party. Ben & Jerry's will be on site with free ice cream for all participants. 
WEDNESDAY:E-Waste recycling …

Happy Easter

Easter is a lovely time in the Smoky Mountains. Weather is warming, wildflowers are blooming, and activities are in abundance. 
Easter Trivia: The date Easter falls on every year changes, because Easter falls on the 1st Sunday after the vernal equinox. (The Sunday after the 1st Full Moon after March 21st!) 
Easter Happenings: River of Life Church of God: April 15th from 3-5Egg Hunting, Face Painting, Crafts, Snacks, and GamesBreakfast or Brunch with the Easter Bunny: April 15th Old Mill Pottery House Cafe' and GrilleEaster Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny: April 15 @10 amPatriot Park Pigeon ForgeEgg Hunt @ Greenbrier Campground: April 15 @ 2 pmEaster Bunny, Egg Hunt, Refreshments, and SnacksGumstand Baptist Church: April 15 @ NoonKodak United Methodist Church: April 7th from 7-8:30Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt, Illusionist, goody bags, and prizes!Easter Craft: Make this adorable bunny using a paper plate, cotton balls, pipe cleaners, fuzz ball, googly eyes, and construction paper!