36th Annual Mountain Makins Festival

October 28, 2011 - October 30, 2011
Address: 442 W. Second N. Street Morristown, TN 37816 Phone: (423) 581-4330
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Mountain Makins is a weekend folk life festival celebrating the traditions of Appalachia through music, dance, fine art, juried crafts, storytelling, demonstrations, regional authors, children's activities, food, and more. The event drew approximately 7,000 visitors in 2010 and is one of Hamblen county's largest events. The festival is housed in and around Rose Center, an 1892 school building, which now serves Morristown, Tennessee as a cultural arts center and historical museum. The festival received the Southeast Tourism Award of Excellence in 2004, was listef as a "Great Escape" by the New York Times in 2002, and was named by the Southeast Tourism Society as a "Top Twenty Event in the Southeast" for October 2008. All proceeds support Rose Center and its many arts, historic and educational programs.