• Celebrating Greene County History Month!
• 9th at 6pm: Bob Orr Lecture
• 11th: Block 7 ends
• 12th: Denim Day at TC
• 15th: Block 8 begins
• 16th at 6pm: Bob Orr Lecture
• 18th: Museums Closed until 1pm for Northeast TN Museums Meeting
• 19th -21st: Old Oak Festival at Tusculum College - The 2013 Old Oak Festival will feature fine arts and crafts from more than 60 vendors as the revived festival makes its return to the Tusculum College campus April 19-21. The arts and music festival will span three days and will feature something for everyone, including music, art, theater and creative writing, as well as gallery and museum exhibits on the Tusculum College campus. There is no fee to attend the festival. Hours will be Friday from noon until 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, contact Susan Crum at 423-636-7303. Service animals are welcome; however, no pets allowed. Coolers and alcohol are also prohibited. For updates and more information, visit the website at www.oldoakfestival.org or on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/OldOakFestival
• 23rd at 9: Bob Orr Lecture
• 26th at 6pm: Pickin’ at the Doaks
• 3rd: Lessons from the Lawn - Join us for one of our favorite days of the year! Lessons from the Lawn is an interactive field day event for public, private and homeschool groups. Students explore the past at a dozen or more learning stations. The stations feature live animals, hands-on demonstrations and joyful play with 19th century toys and games. Dancing around the maypole and seeing Duke and Daisy plow the Doak House garden are experiences children will never forget! Space is limited, reservations are required. Contact Leah Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-636-8554.
• 10th & 11th: Herbs & Herb Lore Workshop - The Doak House is offering “Selecting and Growing Culinary Herbs” from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, and “Medicinal Herbs” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11. Individuals may attend one session or both. “Selecting and Growing Culinary Herbs” will cover such topics as selecting herbs, growing specifications, harvesting for immediate use, preservation and using herbs to enhance food. An assortment of potted herbs will be available for each attendee to take home. “Medicinal Herbs” will explore selecting, growing or purchasing dried herbs for use to make medicines. Participants will make teas at the workshop to taste and will have the opportunity to taste several tinctures at the workshop. Workshop attendees will make salves and lip balm to take home. The session about culinary herbs will be taught by Sandee Cook, Big Spring Master Gardener and community herbalist, and Joy Moore, a Northeast Tennessee master gardener. Cook will teach the medicinal herbs workshop. The cost for the “Selecting and Growing Culinary Herbs” workshop is $20. For the “Medicinal Herbs” workshop, the cost is $25. Individuals attending both workshops will be charged a discount rate of $40. Space in the workshops is limited. To reserve a space in one or both of the workshops, contact Leah Walker at the Doak House Museum at 423-636-8554 or mailto: email@example.com. The adult workshops are made possible in part by a grant from the East Tennessee Foundation’s Arts Fund for East Tennessee and assistance from the Big Spring Master Gardeners and the UT Agriculture Extension Office.
• 11th: Commencement at Tusculum College - Congratulations Seniors!
• 24th at 6pm: Pickin’ at the Doaks
• 27th: Museums at Tusculum Closed for Memorial Day
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