Calendar of Events

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Knox County Public Library: Know It Knox: Our Haunted History

  • October 20, 2020

Category: Festivals & special events, Free event, History & heritage and Literature & readings

Think you know it all? Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 pm for Know It Knox: Our Haunted History

Test your knowledge of the unquiet spirits that haunt Knoxville with hosts Thomas Anderson of Knox County Public Library, and Laura Still, local author and proprietor of Knoxville Walking Tours. The grand prize for top points is a signed copy of Laura's book A Haunted History of Knoxville.

Register now! https://kcpl.wufoo.com/forms/know-it-knox-online-trivia/

James White's Fort: HearthScares Tours & Fireside Stories

Category: Festivals & special events, Kids & family and Literature & readings

Tour Dates: October 20 & 27
Fireside Stories Dates: October 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30

COVID-19 policies will be followed

Come and join the spirits for a tour of Downtown Knoxville’s scariest landmarks. The tours, which last approximately two hours each, will visit the sites of some of Knoxville’s best kept secrets. The tour will be about one and a half miles in length. All tours begin and end at James White’s Fort located at the intersection of Hill Avenue and Hall of Fame Drive. Ample free parking is available for tour participants at the Fort. Tours will depart promptly at 7:00pm each evening. Please plan to arrive between 6:30-6:45pm for check in. Each tour will end with a marshmallow roast around the fires at the Fort.

NEW THIS YEAR! Come and hear some of Knoxville’s scariest stories. The fireside chat, which last approximately two hours each, will cover some of Knoxville’s best kept secrets. Ample free parking is available for participants at the Fort. The Fireside stories will begin promptly at 7:00 pm each evening. Please plan to arrive between 6:30-6:45 pm for check-in.

For both events, admission for Adults 16 and over will be $10.00 and $6.00 for children ages 6–15. Reservations are requested for large groups of 12 or more.

205 E. Hill Ave., Knoxville, TN 37915. 865-525-6514 or https://www.jameswhitesfort.org/hearthscares-tours-2020/