Tennessee Picnic Activities Begin Saturday
Saturday August 5 is the Dr. Dennis Branch 5k Walk & Run at Newport City Park. The event begins at 8am and you can still register to participate at runsignup.com. The 5k Walk & Run kicks off the activities leading up to the Tennessee Picnic next Saturday, August 12. Numerous events are planned for next week including on Tuesday August 8th is the Welcome Home Party at the Quality Inn on Cosby Hwy; On Wednesday, an Historical Documentary is being shown at the Tanner Building from 1-4; Thursday August 10 is the TPA Pageant; Friday August 11 is a Harrah’s Casino Bus Trip in Cherokee, NC. The bus leaves at 8am and returns at 4:30pm. Thayt will be followed by the TPA Heirtage Dance at the Smoky Mountain Country Club Friday evening. Then Saturday August 12th is the Tennessee Picnic at the Newport City Park from 1-3pm. You can get more details on all these events by going to the Tennessee Picnic Association Facebook page.