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Evening Events

Date Time Event Place Tickets
Sunday, September 18 6:00 PM Opening Reception
Follow the signs to the Opening Reception where we can meet, mingle and network.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served.
Knoxville Marriott $25.00
Monday, September 19 6:30-9:00PM Star of Knoxville Riverboat Ride and Dinner
Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner with barbequed pork, chicken and prime rib provided by our famous Calhoun’s restaurant and listen to Bluegrass Music as we sail down the Tennessee River at dusk. 
TN Riverboat Company $50.00
Catered by Calhoun's
Tuesday, September 20 6:30-9:00PM Dinner with Bill Landry of “The Heartland Series
Savor your choice of Riverside Tavern’s best as you enjoy East Tennessee’s Emmy Award- willing director and producer, Bill Landry’s stories and tales about East Tennessee culture and history.  An evening you will not forget! 
Riverside Tavern $50.00
Wednesday, September 21 6:30-9:00PM Banquet and  “Einstein The Man” The Play
As you enjoy the banquet dinner at the Marriott Hotel, see Albert Einstein’s ideas come to life in a performance commemorating the 100th anniversary of his miracle year, again with Bill Landry. 
Knoxville Marriott Included in registration.  $35.00 for extra tickets.

Spouse/Guest Events

Date Time Event Place Tickets
Monday, September 19 9AM-4PM Dollywood and Shopping
Experience East Tennessee heritage and entertainment at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood.  Enjoy lunch at the Applewood Farmhouse where “Apple is King”.  Shop at the upscale Tanger Five Oaks Mall, the newest and largest in the area. 
Pigeon Forge, TN $75.00
Lunch - Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
Shopping - Five Oaks-Tanger Mall
Tuesday, September 20 9AM-4PM Tour of Gatlinburg 
See the history, art and crafts of Gatlinburg, settled in the early 1800’s and surrounded on three sides by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Visit the park, and lunch at the Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant, one of our finest. 
Gatlinburg History Tour
Gatlinburg, TN $40.00
Great Smoky Mountains
Gatlinburg Attractions
Lunch - Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant
Wednesday, September 21 9AM-4PM Area Tour
Enjoy the famous Museum of Appalachia, “The most authentic and complete replica of pioneer Appalachian life in the world.”  After lunch, see the numerous exhibits at the American Museum of Science & Energy, including solar demonstrations, cold war/civil defense displays, Spallation Neutron Source exhibits, robots, and much more.
Norris & Oak Ridge, TN $50.00
Museum of Appalachia
American Museum of Science & Energy
Nature's Marketplace
Thursday, September 22 9AM-12N Knoxville Tour
Finish your exploration of East Tennessee by visiting Knoxville via the trolley.  See the James White Fort, Knoxville Museum of Art, Market Square Mall and other historic sites. 
Knoxville, TN $10.00
Knoxville Trolley Lines
Things to do in Knoxville