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214 Sharon Dr.
Seymour, TN  37865

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Cosby, Newport, Del Rio, Parrottsville, Hartford and Bybee counties are located in Cocke County, which is nestled between three National Parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Cherokee National Forest and the Martha Sundquist Forest. The Cosby Ramp Festival, the Newport Hard Times Street Rods and the Christy Mission Homecoming brings in thousands of people to enjoy the tradition and richness of the area.

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January 2016

TBA:  SEAL Frozen Few 10K
Outdoors in the Smokeis. Cosby. Tough, hilly, mountainous, rope climbs, natural and man made obstacles. Multi-lap mid day event. Difficult climbs, fast and dangerous descents. Some off trail single track in the bush. Shallow stream crossings/hiking. Now we add the extra challenge of cold temps, and with any luck some snow and ice and a top-notch wind. Each participant MUST have proper winter clothing (both running gear AND emergency thermal layers available). Please, look at the weather forecast and plan accordingly. Registration opens at 10:15 am. Mandatory meetings begins at 11:45 am. Race begins at 12 Noon. Post event party & bonfire begins at 3 pm. $60 - 100 per person. Payment dates to be announced. 423-200-9935.

TBA:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

February 2015

5:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

7:  The Owens Brothers 
Bruner's Grove Grocery Store. Bybee. 7 - 11 pm. 423-613-0058.

10:  Smoky Mountain Home Health & Hospice Bingo
Bruner's Grove Grocery Store. Bybee. 7 - 9 pm. 423-613-0058.

12:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

12:  Valentines Day Jam
Bruner's Grove Grocery Store. Bybee. 7 - 10 pm. 423-613-0058. 

14:  Friendship Big Band Jam
Bruner's Grove Grocery Store. Bybee. 7 - 10 pm. 423-613-0058. 

19:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

26:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

March

5:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

6:  6th Annual Legislative Breakfast
Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center. Newport. 8 - 9:30 am. $10 - 15 per person. Reservations are required. 423-623-7201.

7:  Pay It Forward Outreach Ministries Spring Fling
New Life Church. Newport. Family friendly celebration with prizes and meal. Bring non-perishable food donations. $10 per adult. $6 per child. 423-415-9384.

TBA:  Madness in March
Newport city Park. 10 am. 423-623-7304.

12:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

15 - 30:  Great American Clean Up
Cosby. Newport. Del Rio. Parrottsville.

19:  American Cancer Society Chamber Member Breakfast - RSVP by February 17th
Newport Community Center. 7:30 - 8:30 am. 423-623-7201.

19:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

26:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

28:  Mountain Fit Throwdown
Outdoors in the Smokies.  Cosby. Eight great exercise categories to test and evaluate strength and endurance. Each station is designed for ALL team members to be doing the exercise at once as counters/scorers look on to compile results. For example, there are three pullup bars, three tires to flip, three logs to squat, and so on. Stations that use objects such as logs, rocks, tires, and plyometric box hops, will have a HEAVY, MID, and LIGHTER weight object while box hops have one 12", one 18", and one 24" box. This allows for each team to be comprised of varying genders, age, and FIT experience.  This is not just for elite athletes, but WILL and STRESS test everyone! Competition at each station (minus the run) will be for ONE MINUTE. A TWO MINUTE transition and prep time to the next station is all that is allowed. 3 person teams. Limited to 66 teams. Rain or shine. Registration begins at 10 am. Mandatory meeting begins at 11 am. Race begins at 11:30 am. $200 entry fee per team. Online registration ONLY at  https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=31457

April

TBA:  31st Annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast
Newport Grammar School. The club is asking for $5 donations. 7 am - noon.

2:  Whitewater Rafting Season Opens
Cannot guarantee efficient water until May. Please check with the rafting company for details.

2:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

7:  Easter Egg Hunt
Newport City Park. Begins at 12 pm.

12:  SEAL First Light 5K
Outdoors in the Smokies. Cosby. Tough, hilly, mountainous, rope climbs, natural and man made obstacles.  Single-lap first light, early morning event. Difficult climbs, fast and dangerous descents. Some off trail single track in the bush. Shallow stream and pond crossings/hiking. Each participant MUST have a headlamp or other light source to start the race! Registration opens at 5:15 am. Race begins at 6:40 am. Pancake Breakfast 8 - 10 am. $60 per person through 3/12/15. $80 per person 3/13/15 - 4/10/15. $100 per person day of race. 423-200-9935. 

TBA:  Night with the Arts
Cosby High School. A celebration of the heritage, arts and culture of the school.  Music, exhibits, concessions and more. 3 - 9 pm. FREE. Call Kim Smith-Metcalf at 423-487-5602 for information.

9:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

16:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

17 - 19:  Music of the Mountains
Smoky Mountain Visitor Center on Cosby. 2 - 4 pm. Call Linda Lewanski at 423-625-9675.

23:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

30:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

May

TBA:  6th Annual Rally at the Strip
Newport. English Mountain Drag Strip. Call Glen Almany at 865-322-2449.

7:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  The Gateway to the Smokies Inaugural Moon Pie Festival
Cocke County Fairgrounds. Entertainment, games and a BBQ Cook Off. Car, motorcycle and tractor shows. FREE. 10 - 6 pm. 423-623-7201.

14:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

15: Cosby in the Park
Cosby Campground at the Ampitheater.  Opens at 10 am. Runs all day. Demonstrations, traditional music, nature walks and more.  A celebration of culture and heritage. Linda Lewanski at 423-625-9675.

16:  Smoky Mountain Jeep Fest Go Topless Day Rally
Outdoors in the Smokies. Cosby. Casual event with wheelin' and fun. Takes place rain or shine. No pre-registration required. Waiver MUST be signed by all participants. 10 am - 5 pm. $20 per jeep. 423-200-9935. 

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

21:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Christyfest
Del Rio. Reunion of the Catherine Marshall novel lovers. Registration required. Visit www.christyfest.org

23:  Newport City Park Pool Opens

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

28:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

June

TBA:  Charity Doggie Rafting
Outdoor Adventures. Hartford, TN. 2 pm. All proceeds benefit the Newport Animal Shelter. Visit www.dograft.com for details.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

4:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  4th Annual Springtime on Cosby
Smoky Mountain Visitors Center on Cosby. Sponsored by the Cosby FCE Club. Contact Bettye Carver at 423-487-5505.

TBA:  4th Annual Highway 25 Yard Sale
Along US 25 & 25W. The United States 6th longest yard sale. Visit 30 small towns along one of the most beautiful drives while finding antiques, oddities and bargains galore. Call Linda Lewanski at 423-625-9675.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

TBA:  Summer Concert Series
Newport City Park. 8 pm.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

19 - 20:  Moonshine Rod Run
Newport City Park. The Hard Times Street Rod Club host it's annual Moonshine Rod Run for more than 30 years. Beautiful hot rods, food, & fun. $25 to register your rod before 6/1/15. 2 FREE dinner tickets included. $30 to register your rod the weekend of the event. FREE to spectators. 423-623-9361. 

11:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Hard Times Car Show
Newport City Park. Call L. D. Ottinger at 865-322-1541 for information.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

18:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Summer Concert Series
Newport City Park. 8 pm.

25:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

July

TBA:  Del Rio Preservation Society 4th July Celebration
Contact Betty Walker at 423-623-1062.

2:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

9:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

11:  SEAL Fire in the Gut 20K Endurance Race
Outdoors in the Smokies. Cosby. 
Tough, hilly, mountainous, rope climbs, natural and man made obstacles.  Single-lap first light, early morning event. Difficult climbs, fast and dangerous descents. Some off trail single track in the bush. Shallow stream and pond crossings/hiking. You will not be allowed to begin without a functioning light. Registration opens at 1:15 pm. Mandatory meeting begins at 2:45 pm. Race begins at 3 pm. Post event party and bonfire begins at 9 pm. $80 per person through 6/10/15. $100 per person 6/11/15 - 7/9/15. $120 per person day of race.  423-200-9935.

11:  2nd Annual Freedom Ride/Poker Run
Apehangers. Ride to support Disabled American Veterans! Begins at 9 am. Kickstands up at 11 am. Stops at  Goobs Place, Colboch Harley, AJ's and then back to Apehangers. Bike games, bikini bike wash, bike show, auction and good food. Railway Express will perform. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing and cash prizes. $10 donation includes food. 423-625-8915.

TBA:  Summer Concert Series
Newport City Park. 8 pm.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

16:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  5K Run/Splash N Dash/Kids Triathlon
Newport City Park. 

23:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

TBA:  Summer Concert Series
Newport City Park. 8 pm.

30:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

August

TBA:  Christy Mission Homecoming
Del Rio Mission. See the place Catherine Marshall's beloved characters really lives! The welcome will be warm as Fairlight's (Flora Corn) grandson Larry Meyers shares some stories of the actual residents of Chapel Hollow. Contact the Cocke County Tourism Dept. at 423-625-9675.

6:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

TBA: Tennessee Picnic
Newport. A celebration of Emancipation Day.

TBA:  Cocke County A & I Fair
Cocke County Fairgrounds. 

13:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

TBA:  4th Annual Showcase on the River
Begins at 11 am on the 18th. Ends at 5:30 pm on the 19th.

20:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

TBA:  East Tennessee Overhill Cherokee Descendants Annual Pow Wow
Smoky Mountain Visitors Center On Cosby, Corner of Highways 32 and 321 in Cosby. Learn about the Native American culture.  Singing, dancing, food, crafts and demonstrations.  For more information contact Marsha Johnston at 865-774-5626.

27 - 29:  Smoky Mountain Jeep Fest The Campout
Outdoors in the Smokies. Cosby. Primitive camping available for $20 per night/jeep. Wheelin' day pass $20 per jeep. 10 am - midnight. Waivers MUST be signed by all participants. Community bonfire at 8 pm each night. 423-200-9935.

27:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

September

3:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

10:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

17:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

20:  1st Annual 5 Alarm Challenge and Festival
Newport. Fundraiser for the Newport Firefighters Local 4592! Come prepared to get dirty, wet, muddy, sweaty, and tired!  5K adventure race is intended for two person teams to simulate the firefighters code of “two in, two out” for fire scene entry and buddy safety/security (we also have an individual category). The course has challenging terrain (although not as challenging as our SEAL Extreme Challenge and Fear the Reaper 12 hour events) along with man-made obstacles, ponds, rope climbs, and more!
Race begins at 10 am. For more information visit http://www.outdoorsinthesmokies.com/adventure-races.html

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

24:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

TBA:  Centerview Ruritan Music Session
Centerview Community Center. Monthly music jam session.  Contact Rose Lovell at 423-623-8193.

October

1:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

3 - 4:  30th Annual Newport Harvest Street Festival
Downtown Newport. Craft, food vendors, kids games and activities, demonstrations, beauty pageant and Old Timey Days on the courthouse lawn. FREE. 10 am - 6 pm.  423-623-7201.

8:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

10: 16th Annual Parrottsville Heritage Days
Parrott-Larue-Myers Park. Parrottsville. Crafts and demonstrations from the 1800's, buckboard rides, pie and cake baking contest, a home run derby and live entertainment all day. 10 am - 6 pm. 423-623-9380.

17:  SEAL Night Ops 8K
Outdoors in the Smokies. Cosby. Tough, hilly, mountainous, rope climbs, natural and man made obstacles.  Two-lap twilight into night duration. Difficult climbs, fast and dangerous descents. Some off trail single track in the bush. Pond crossings. Each participant MUST have a headlamp or other light source to start the race! Registration opens at 5 pm. Mandatory meeting begins at 6:15 pm. Race begins at 6:30 pm. Hot pizza at 8 pm. Post event party & bonfire at 9 pm. %60 per person through 9/16/15. $80 per person 9/17/15 - 10/15/15. $100 per person day of race. 423-200-9935.

16 - 18: 18th Annual "On Cosby" Festival
Smoky Mountain Visitors Center on Cosby. Features a Children’s Day with educational booths, displays, demonstrations, and organized games. Includes an authentic Moonshine Museum, over 100 exhibitors, antique car show, antique engine and tractor exhibit, beauty pageants, dog show, 5K Moonshine Run, agricultural exhibit, pumpkin contest, and more. 9 am - 6 pm Friday and Saturday. 10 am - 4 pm on Sunday. 423-487-5505.

15:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

22:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Bybee Farmers Market
Centerview Ruritan Community Club Parking area. 4 - 7 pm. 423-623-6827.

24:  30th Annual Del Rio Days
Jones Nature Center. Del Rio. 10 am - 6 pm Saturday. 12 - 5 pm Sunday. 423-487-3161.

TBA:  String Band Showdown
Jones Nature Center - Del Rio. 1 - 5 pm. Michael Sledjeski - 423-487-3161.

29:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA:  Centerview Ruritans Music Session
Centerview Community Center. Monthly music jam session.  Contact Rose Lovell at 423-623-8193.

TBA:  Haunted Halloween Trail and Hayride
Cosby. Smoky Mountain Visitors Center. Call Bettye Carver at 423-623-8791.

TBA: Halloween Trick or Treat at the Track
Newport Parks & Recreation. Call 423-623-7304 for information.

5:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

12:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

19:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

26:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

3:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

10:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

17:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

24:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

31:  Bruners Grove JAMMIN
Bruners Grove Grocery Store. Open jam sessions every Thursday night. 6 pm. 423-613-0058.

TBA: Christmas Tree Lighting and Memorial
Newport/Cocke County Chamber of Commerce. 423-623-7201.

TBA: Del Rio Preservation Society Christmas Tree Lighting & Memorial.
For information on senior and youth programs, camps, and athletic leagues. 423-623-7304.

TBA:  Centerview Ruritans Music Session
Centerview Community Center. Monthly music jam session.  Contact Rose Lovell at 423-623-8193.

TBA:  Newport Christmas Parade
Downtown Newport. Call 423-623-7201.

TBA:  Parrottsville Christmas Parade
Parrottsville. Call 423-623-9380.

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