History Hootenanny

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Visit the East Tennessee History Center from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 20, 2022, for the inaugural History Hootenanny! The event features the best of the East Tennessee History Center, including live music and fun activities in the Museum of East Tennessee History, genealogy workshops, a used local history book sale, book signings by local history authors, shuttles to the Historic House Museums of Knoxville, and much more! 

The History Hootenanny is a free, public history event organized in partnership by the East Tennessee Historical Society and Knox County Public Library. All events originate at the East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street, in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.

Special thanks are extended to the 2022 History Hootenanny community partners: Arcadia PublishingFriends of the Knox County Public LibraryHistoric House Museums of KnoxvilleKnoxville History ProjectKnoxville Walking ToursUniversity of Tennessee Department of History


For ADA accommodations, call (865) 215-8703 or send request to director@knoxlib.org 72 hours in advance of program.