Tennessee Fall Homecoming at the Museum of Appalachia

Tickets now on sale for Tennessee Fall Homecoming, October 6-8, featuring all-new family day and evening concert series. Lee Ann Womack, the SteelDrivers, and the Earls of Leicester to perform.

Purchase tickets here: http://museumofappalachia.org/events/tennessee-fall-homecoming-2017/ticket-information-for-homecoming-2017

The 38th Annual Tennessee Fall Homecoming will kick off its first evening show on Friday, October 6th with genre-bending powerhouse group, The SteelDrivers—fresh off of their 2016 Grammy win for Best Bluegrass Album.

Multi-award winning country singer, Lee Ann Womack, whose career boasts more than 6 million album sales, will perform on the evening of Saturday, October 7th, along with bluegrass super-group, The Earls of Leicester, assembled and led by dobro-master, Jerry Douglas.

Tennessee Fall Homecoming’s first-ever “Family Day” debuts on Sunday, October 8th.  The weekend is capped-off with a day full of games, animals, storytelling, demonstrations, and music. Parents and children will enjoy hands-on activities as they learn about Appalachian history & culture—all at an affordable rate.

Homecoming will continue to offer three days packed with music, traditional demonstrations, and heritage arts. At least 50 musicians are slated to perform; the full music lineup will be announced in the coming weeks.

More than a music festival, guests will enjoy traditional Appalachian dancing, authentic artisans demonstrating and selling their crafts, old-time mountain demonstrations such as sorghum and lye soap making, basket weaving, blacksmithing, sassafras tea making, and more. Guests can tour the historic Pioneer Village and taste fine Southern fare. Student Heritage Day kicks off the festival on the morning of October 6th with activities for young folks.

Homecoming tickets are now available for purchase. Three-day tickets are available at a discounted rate; single-day and evening tickets are also available for pre-purchase. To order, call the Museum at 865-494-7680, or purchase online at www.museumofappalachia.org.

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Event Dates

10/6/2017 – 10/8/2017

Ages Festival is Appropriate For


ADA Accessibility Notes

handicapped parking, restrooms

Pet Friendly Notes

Only service animals allowed

How to Get There

The Museum of Appalachia is located 16 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee, on I-75, exit 122, then east one mile.

Street address: 2819 Andersonville Hwy., Clinton, TN 37716


What are the hours, please? Ms. Plott: The Museum is open 9 am -6 pm. More information can be found at http://www.museumofappalachia.org

Lotus Bradley Plott, 7/17/2017

Are pets permitted during the October 6-7 homing coming event?- Ms. Brewer: The only pets allowed at the event are service animals.

Judy Brewer, 8/22/2017

Is there a lineup of who is performing for each day, can’t seem to find that anywhere? The lineup can be found at this link: http://www.museumofappalachia.org/events/tennessee-fall-homecoming-2017/daily-performance-schedule

Roger Thornburgt, 9/26/2017

How much are the tickets? Ticket prices can be found at: http://museumofappalachia.org/events/tennessee-fall-homecoming-2017/tickets

Sandra Blackstock, 9/29/2017

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