John Sevier Days Living History Weekend will take place Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22, from noon to 5 p.m.
You can expect to enjoy 18th century demonstrations such as open-hearth cooking; spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, weapons demonstrations, which will showcase tomahawks and period-appropriate firearms; 18th century style militia drills; regional craft demonstrations, historic lectures and more.
The Nolichucky Pictures production of the award-winning “The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin” will be on view through the weekend. Food, drinks, and special treats will be available.
Admission is $5 per adult (16 and over); $3 per child (7-15); 6 and under free; and parking is free. All proceeds benefit the mission of preservation and education of the Marble Springs State Historic Site.
Programming assistance for this event is provided by the Arts & Heritage Fund and Knox County.