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Knoxville Summer Activity List

The Best Summer Ever, 2.0

If you want to make a truly great summer, create a summertime theme for your kids. Here’s a theme I’m quite partial to: Make Something Monday, Taste Something Tuesday, Wonder Somewhere Wednesday, Do Something Thoughtful Thursday, and Family Fun Friday (borrowed from here with a list of other great summer ideas).  Out and about Cruze […]

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“Bored” is not a Bad Word

Ah, the sounds of summer…birds chirping, lawn mowers humming, kids splashing in pools, and… “Mom, I’m booorrred.” I’m going to stop right here and say that I’m a proponent of year-round school (as a majority of the teachers gasp and say “no!”). Don’t get me wrong: I love summer and I love my kids. Our […]

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The Best Summer Ever Activity List

The Best Summer Ever: A Knoxville Activity List

East TN Historical Society Location: 601 South Gay St. Knoxville, TN 37901 History lives at the Museum of East Tennessee History! Enjoy the award-winning signature exhibit, Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee, a moving, artifact-rich journey through more than 300 years of life in East Tennessee. Popular, too, is the East Tennessee Streetscape, a […]

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The 2016 Guide to Knoxville’s Vacation Bible Schools

It looks like this summer will be filled with some awesome local Vacation Bible Schools! All of the themes seem very interesting, educational, and fun. There are varying times from which to choose– early morning as well as evening times. There are also classes for just about any age you can think of! June Overflow […]

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Summer Fun at The Little Gym Camps!

Are you ready for summer full of adventure? Then join the quest for adventure at The Little Gym of Farragut and Knoxville! Each week The Little Gym hosts a new camp with a new theme for ages 3-8 years. This year some of the themes are: The Secret Clue to the Baby Animal Zoo, The […]

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The viewing trail, where you'll set up camp for the evening

The Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies: A Guide to Mother Nature’s Finest Performance

There are two kinds of people in this world – those who call them “fireflies” and those who know them only as “lightning bugs.” I grew up in East Tennessee and will always be a lightning bug girl, but because we have one of the most unique displays that Mother Nature has to offer right […]

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