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Where Art Meets Science – A talk about the mural Silent Skies

Where Art Meets Science – A talk about the mural Silent Skies - Come join us for an evening event where art meets science at the Silent Skies mural in downtown Kingsport. World-renowned ornithologist Dr. Fred Alsop will join one of the mural’s artists, Suzanne Justis, to explain the significance of the mural, the birds from our region that are a part of it, and the productive collaboration of species conservation and visual art.

Knox County Public Library’s Movies on Market Square Starts Sept. 13, 2019

Knox County Public Library's Movies on Market Square Starts Sept. 13, 2019- Knox County Public Library and Knoxville TVA Employee Credit Union are pleased to announce the 2019 line-up for Movies on Market Square.

Park Reaches Biodiversity Milestone at 20,000 Species

Park Reaches Biodiversity Milestone at 20,000 Species - Great Smoky Mountains National Park has reached a biodiversity milestone with the discovery and documentation of 20,000 species of plants, animals, and other organisms. Scientists from across the world have assisted the park in a concerted effort to catalogall life in the park through an All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI).

Park Hosts Mountain Life Festival

Park Hosts Mountain Life Festival - Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host the annual Mountain Life Festival near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center at the Mountain Farm Museum on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience traditional fall harvest activities on the farm including hearth cooking, apple butter making, blacksmithing, lye soap making, and food preservation. All activities are free and open to the public.

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove

Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove - Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 7, 2019 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Park rangers invite the public to escape the city lights and observe the natural night sky for an evening of viewing stars with equipment and instruction provided by the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society. 

Clear the Shelters

Clear the Shelter! Help cats and dogs and other pets get adopted! #CleartheShelter

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Clear the Shelters – Hundreds of animals across East Tennessee are looking for a forever home. Many NBC and Telemundo owned stations are partnering with local animal shelters to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide push to encourage pet adoption. #CleartheShelters

Clear the Shelters - Hundreds of animals across East Tennessee are looking for a forever home. Many NBC and Telemundo owned stations are partnering with local animal shelters to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide push to encourage pet adoption. #CleartheShelters
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One such local NBC Stations is 10News (WBIR) – Knoxville, TN.

This will be the fifth annual adoption drive will raise awareness about the importance of pet adoption, and the overcrowding issues that local animal shelters typically experience in the summer because of spring litters.



Help Clear the Shelters and adopt your next pet. #CleartheShelters

The date is set to August 17, 2019
from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., an all day event!

More info: https://on.wbir.com/2OS8Rqi

About Clear the Shelters

NBC and Telemundo owned stations are teaming up with hundreds of shelters across the country to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide pet…

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