News for Tellico Plains & Coker Creek TN

One Month Until the Eclipse!!
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Tellico Plains, prime viewing spot for the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017, has a three-day celebration planned! On August 19-21, the Charles Hall Museum, Monroe County Tourism, business sponsors, community groups, and volunteers present Totality in Tellico, with … READ MORE...

SongFarmers Gather in Tellico Plains TN
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SongFarmers meet the First Friday of the each month at 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Tellico Plains Community Center. This gathering, which draws many local musicians, is designed to encourage community involvement in acoustic music and singing. This … READ MORE...

4th of July Fun
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July 4th falls on Tuesday this year, so Independence Day celebrations are stretched over many days, with fun beginning the weekend before. Tellico Plains will celebrate on Saturday, July 1, 2017, with its Annual Dance on the Square and Independence … READ MORE...

Cherohala Skyway Festival
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Celebrate Autumn and the Cherohala Skyway The 2nd annual Cherohala Skyway Festival will be held this year on October 28, 2017, in celebration of the Cherohala Skyway’s 21st anniversary. The Charles Hall Museum and Monroe County Tourism are hosting this … READ MORE...

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration in Coker Creek
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Bring the family and celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Coker Creek Welcome Center. This event is Saturday, May 27th, through Monday, May 29th, 2017, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Live music, artist demonstrations, vendor booths with locally made arts and … READ MORE...

Swarming Bee Rescue Squad
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Have you ever seen a whirling mass of bees in the air, or a bee swarm on a tree branch or some inconvenient place? It is important to use caution, so don’t attempt to move or destroy or spray the … READ MORE...

Weather Extremes
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We’re not halfway through March yet, but we’ve had a wide range of weather this month, from 70 degrees just last week to below 20 degrees this week. As the weather cleared today, the nearby mountains looked especially beautiful, since … READ MORE...

Christmas Parade in Tellico Plains
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The annual Tellico Plains Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec 17, 2016, at 3 pm. Lots of new activities premier this year. Leading the parade and riding in an antique sleigh will be WBIR-TV weatherman Todd Howell. New Parade Route … READ MORE...