While the temps are rising, like a typical Tennessee summer, this July 4th holiday weekend is going to be different to say the least. Many of our usual Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled due to COVID-19.
If you’ve driven through Harriman, you’ve crossed over the bridge that runs over the river. Did you know that underneath that bridge and to it’s left and right, there’s a BEAUTIFUL park? David Webb Riverfront Park is a labor of love created by a team of volunteers led by David Webb, longtime owner of theRead More Rollin’ on the Riverfront
Most days are calm and quiet at Fort Southwest Point in Kingston. This reconstructed pioneer fort and museum overlooks the lake and preserves a serene part of Roane County history. However, there’s one day every year where people come to storm the fort. Sounds intense, right? The Storm the Fort Half & Sprint Triathlon isRead More Storm the Fort & Take Home the Cannon
Everyone looks forward to Labor Day, but here in Roane County, we have an extra special reason to celebrate – Hooray for Harriman! This free family event takes place on Roane Street in Downtown Harriman each year. This year, we are celebrating Harriman’s 125th anniversary, and the festivities will be in full swing from 9am-4pm.Read More Hooray for Harriman
Everybody needs a night out on occasion. Make plans to put on your dancing shoes and head to the Princess Theatre for Baby Boomers Night Out on Thursday, August 25 from 7pm-10pm. This star-studded evening will feature two legendary acts right here in our hometown! Fans of 60s and 70s rock are sure to recognizeRead More Baby Boomers Night Out
Looking for a fun and free way to enjoy live music this weekend? Head to Harriman this Sunday for “Music and Melons” – a free concert by the Babahatchie Community Band. Babahatchie is a unique Native American name for the Emory River running through Harriman, meaning “babbling waters.” For 20 years or so, the bandRead More Music and Melons by the Babahatchie Band
School is back in session, and it won’t be long before Labor Day is here. Help us give summer the send-off it deserves this Saturday, August 13 at one last Cruisin’ in downtown Harriman. Cruisin’ is one of the few events where part of Roane Street is closed for an evening of family-friendly fun. ClassicRead More Cap Off the Summer at Harriman Cruisin’
Yesterday the Roane Alliance hosted an open house to unveil the new and improved office space. And, I have to say, it is so fresh and inviting! They are in the same spot as they have been for years, right off I-40 exit 352, but the inside got a facelift. The pictures pretty much say it all.Read More The Roane Alliance Office Gets a Makeover
This past Sunday I was able to catch the tail end of the 127 Yard Sale. About a 30 minute drive west on the I-40 Interstate (now this will depend on where you are in Roane County) will put you in Crossville, TN and the famous Highway 127. Every year about this time, people from all overRead More The world’s longest yard sale — close to home!
A few weeks ago my husband and I soaked up some sunshine and played at the 9-hole Rockwood Golf and Country Club. I had never played that particular course and, boy, was it hilly! Walk the course if you’re looking for a bit of a workout. We went the golf cart route… Rates are reasonable andRead More An Afternoon of Golf: Rockwood Golf and Country Club