Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Gatlinburg Wine weekend 2018

April 13 - April 14, 2018

The Gatlinburg Wine Weekend 2018 consists of two events, the Gatlinburg Wine Tour and the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest.

The Gatlinburg Wine Tour is Friday April 13, 2018 and takes you on a guided tour of Gatlinburg’s wineries and wine establishments. Registration/check in runs from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm and the tour begins promptly at 6:00 pm. Seats are limited for this event so we encourage you to purchase your tickets in advance. Participants of this event must 21 years of age or older.

The Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain Wine Fest will be held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts on Saturday April 14 from 1pm - 6pm. 

Wineries for the event will come from all over Tennessee! Visitors age 21 and older can purchase a ticket ($25 in advance and $30 at the gate) and receive a wristband for sampling and a branded wine glass. The wineries will provide wine samples of 1 oz at a time to everyone with a wristband. Guests will be able to purchase bottles of Tennessee wine to take home as well as wine related merchandise.

Sanctioned by the Tennessee Farm Wine Growers Alliance, Inc, the highly successful wine festival will feature 18 + wineries from across Tennessee providing samples of their labels along with small dish fare from the best restaurants in the Smoky Mountains.

Guests at Smoky Mountain Wine Fest will have the opportunity to sample wine from all over the state of Tennessee. Vendors attending in 2017 were: Apple Barn Winery, Goodwater Vineyards, Grinder’s Switch Winery, Hillside Winery, Keg Springs Winery, Mill Bridge Winery, Mountain Valley Winery, Spout Springs Estates Winery, Sugarland Cellars, Sumner Crest Winery, The Winery at Seven Springs, Amber Falls Winery, Beans Creek Winery, Lynchburg Winery, Natchez Hills Winery, and Cades Cove Cellars.

What a perfect getaway for youand your sweetie! If yoiu love the taste of wine and you would like to whisk your sweetie away for this special event then call us today or visit our website and make your reservations to a fun filled weekend getaway for just the two of you! 865-908-7935 or

Monday, April 9, 2018

Gatlinburg Hands on Arts & Craft Festival 2018

April 13 - Arpil 15

The 2018 Hands-On Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Weekend provides arts and crafts lovers the opportunity to own a beautifully crafted piece of artwork made with their very own hands.

Take a look around your house and you’re likely to find a multitude of carefully orchestrated decorative pieces all telling the story of the personal character of your home. That beautiful, handmade vase you’ve been complimented on over 100 times. The intricately carved broom hanging on your mantlepiece constantly admired by visiting houseguests. What if those unique pieces weren’t just a compliment to your style, but a point of personal pride?

Studios throughout the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community will host over 40 different classes, providing guests the chance to learn how to make their favorite crafts from the professionals themselves. An abundance of do-it-yourself style classwork will be offered, from knitting to pastels, painting, jewelry-making, watercolor, scarf-making, weaving, pottery, crochet, woodworking, soap-making and much more. Festivalgoers can keep the items they make and place them alongside their other coveted works of art. Hands-On Gatlinburg Arts & Crafts Weekend is April 13 through April 15 and would make a great Christmas gift for the art lover in your life. 

Hands on Gatlinburg Classes:

“Glass Blowing” 
Sparky’s GlassblowingYou will get to experience the art of glassblowing while you sculpt your own bear and have your hands on experience of blowing your own glass ornament
Price: $65 per class
April 13-15 – There are twenty-four (24) classes available.
(Each class is limited to 1 student per class ages 18 and up)
For questions about this class, please call Sparky’s Glassblowing at 865-325-8186.
What a fun thing to while visiting with us! Call or visit our wesite and make your reservations today to come and partisipate in this fun even! See you soon! 865-908-7935 or

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Dollywood Spring Mix Music 2018

April 11- April 29

The Spring Mix truly has something for everyone! The festival’s musical acts are organized according to three different genres, with each style of music getting its own week. The first week of the Spring Mix puts the spotlight on classic country singers and bands. In the second week, Dollywood will host inspirational artists who provide uplifting entertainment. For the third and final week, the theme park will host classic performers, including chart-topping rock bands and R&B groups.

All of the amazing entertainment during the Spring Mix festival is completely free with park admission! If your favorite artists are playing on different days, you can take advantage of Dollywood’s multi-day tickets, which are valid for two or three days. Of course, the best way to see all of the concerts is to purchase a Dollywood Season Pass, which provides admission for the park’s entire operating year.

Dollywood Spring Mix 2018 Schedule

The lineup for Dollywood’s 2018 Spring Mix is absolutely incredible! In total, the artists performing at the festival have collected 25 Grammys, 12 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Country Music Awards, four American Music Association Awards, 56 Dove Awards, 42 gold albums, and 18 platinum albums. You can see the complete festival schedule below:

Week One (Country)
  • Wednesday, April 11- Crystal Gayle and Suzy Bogguss
  • Thursday, April 12- Shenandoah and Restless Heart
  • Friday, April 13- Janie Fricke and The Malpass Brothers
  • Saturday, April 14- Connie Smith and Mandy Barnett
  • Sunday, April 15- T.G. Sheppard and Sylvia
  • Monday, April 16- Pam Tillis and Exile
  • Tuesday, April 17- DOLLYWOOD CLOSED

Week Two (Inspirational)
  • Wednesday, April 18- Amy Grant and The Martins
  • Thursday, April 19- Chonda Pierce and Triumphant Quartet
  • Friday, April 20- David Phelps and Wayne Watson
  • Saturday, April 21- Blind Boys of Alabama and Dallas Holm
  • Sunday, April 22- The McKameys and Carman
  • Monday, April 23- Selah and Larnelle Harris
  • Tuesday, April 24- DOLLYWOOD CLOSED
Week Three (Classic)
  • Wednesday, April 25- The Marshall Tucker Band and The Drifters
  • Thursday, April 26- Orleans and Al Stewart
  • Friday, April 27- Atlanta Rhythm Section and Maureen McGovern
  • Saturday, April 28- Firefall and In My Life: A Beatles Tribute
  • Sunday, April 29- Debby Boone and The Tams
Looks like an amazing line up awaits us. Call us today and reseeve your stay withe us! We are only a mile behind Dollywood! See you soon! www.berryspringslodge or 865-908-7935