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Gatlinburg Art Festival kicks off 8th year

Gatlinburg Art Festival kicks off 8th year

The Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival kicks off Friday.  The outdoor family event features artists from around the country along with Appalachian music from the area.  

The festival is celebrating it's 8th year in 2012. 

Volunteers from the community produce the festival to benefit the Sevier County Arts Council, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and the Gatlinburg Boys & Girls Club. 

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Songwriters gather in Gatlinburg

Songwriters gather in Gatlinburg

This weekend some of the biggest country music songwriters behind some of the most popular country songs will be in East Tennesssee to celebrate their Appalachian musical roots.

It's the "Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival" in Gatlinburg and it means a lot for artisits who started out right here.

Grainger Co. Tomato Festival underway in Rutledge

Grainger Co. Tomato Festival underway in Rutledge

Farmers arrived at the campus of Rutledge Elementary and Middle School long before sunrise Friday to begin setting up for the annual Grainger County Tomato Festival.

The festival officially got underway for the public at noon Friday when farmers and vendors began selling produce for the "early shopping" period.  The festival gets into full swing Friday night with live music at the Grainger County Opree.

The festival runs through late Sunday afternoon.