As most of you know, Roane County is home to Roane State Community College, but did you know that Roane State hosts cultural and community events like rodeos, dog shows, concerts, plays and much more? You’ll find something for everyone at Henry/Stafford East Tennessee Agricultural Exposition Center (or Ag Expo for short) and the O’BrienRead More From Steers to the Stage
If you haven’t been to Rockwood lately, let me just start by telling you that you’re missing out. With more and more awesome events, restaurants, and concerts popping up, you need to check our calendar and schedule some time exploring this gem! Let’s start with a few of my favorites: Rockwood Museum & Visitors CenterRead More Moonshine, Music & More
It’s no surprise that people with pets love to do as much for their fur babies as possible. New toys, tasty treats, and new places to explore and exercise are all a part of the life of a dog owner, and now thanks to Roane’s new dog park, our canine friends and their owners areRead More Bark About Town at Fort Paws
One of my favorite things about summer is finding a patio, a cold drink and good food. If there’s live music, even better! Lucky for me, Roane County has a handful of great options for waterfront dining. Whether you’re traveling by boat or by car, you don’t want to miss out on these local gems!Read More Where to Eat on Watts Bar Lake
For those of you who don’t know me, the voice behind the blog, I’m Sam. I’m the Communications & Marketing Manager for the Roane Alliance, and it’s my job to tell the world about all of the great things Roane County has to offer. When Lake Season begins, we hit the ground running, typically launchingRead More National Tourism Week Recap
Tomorrow, there are 2 very different events taking place in and around Kingston. Whether you’re more into fear or farms, we’ve got you covered! For those that like to be scared, don’t miss your chance to experience The Meg on the Water at Kingston City Park (333 W Race St, Kingston) on Saturday, June 22.Read More Spend a Saturday Evening in Kingston
If you’ve been to Harriman recently, I’m sure you’ve noticed that downtown seems a little more lively these days. This is thanks, in part, to an influx of wonderful entrepreneurs who see the potential in this town and want to be in on the ground floor of making it great. You’ll find boutiques, antiques, anRead More Friday Nights on Roane
Summer is here, and there’s no better time to “Soak in Roane!” All season long, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for festivals, food, fishing and fun! Looking to escape into another world for a few hours? Two weekends remain for Harriman’s Tennessee Medieval Faire. On June 8-9, you and your entire family can be transportedRead More Summer is the Perfect Time to Soak in Roane!
It’s no secret that Roane County has incredible waterways for recreation and tourism. Because of this, Roane was just announced as one of five communities in the region (only 2 in Tennessee) chosen for the Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Program! What is the Tennessee RiverLine? The Tennessee RiverLine is a vision for a continuous, multimodal systemRead More Roane Chosen as Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Community
Did you know that there are miles and miles of trails designed for walking, hiking and biking here in Roane Sweet Roane? In fact, Roane County is becoming a destination for bikers looking to improve their times while enjoying scenic vistas and rolling hills. That’s why registration for the Oak Ridge Velo Classic and ThreeRead More Bike Rides & Bike Races – Both Are Found in Roane!