101 Days of Summer

101 DAYS OF SUMMER Activities

Fort Kid

8:54 AM, May 3, 2012

This elaborate play structure was built by volunteers during the city's 1991 Bicentennial Celebration and is located between the Victorian Houses and the Knoxville Museum of Art.

Volunteer Landing Play Fountains

8:53 AM, May 3, 2012

On a hot summers day take your kids down to the Volunteer Landing play fountains!

The Knoxville Museum of Art

8:52 AM, May 3, 2012

The Knoxville Museum of Art celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee, presents new art and new ideas, serves and educates diverse audiences, and enhances Knoxville's quality of life.

Make Dirt Cups

8:51 AM, May 3, 2012

Boys and girls love to play in the dirt! These delicious dessert cups allow them to really enjoy it, and at the same time, keep them clean! This recipe is simple and your kids will love helping you make a dirt cup they can eat!

UT Farmers Market

8:50 AM, May 3, 2012

Get your fresh vegetables every Wednesday at UT Farmers Market!

Titanic Museum Attraction

8:50 AM, May 3, 2012

Why do so many kids visit the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee? Because this 30,000 square foot ship-shaped structure provides a highly interactive, hands-on experience where children, teenagers, and adults of all ages can take part in all sorts of activities!

Ijams Nature Center

8:49 AM, May 3, 2012

Just five minutes from downtown Knoxville, Ijams, a 275-acre wildlife sanctuary and learning center has something to inspire the whole family to head outdoors this summer.

Grotto Falls Hike

8:48 AM, May 3, 2012

The Grotto Falls Hike is another great hike for children! This 3-mile round trip trail will allow your children to walk behind a waterfall! 

Flyaway Indoor Skydiving

8:47 AM, May 3, 2012

Take your kids to achieve the dream of body flight with Flyaway Indoor Skydiving! 

Become A Junior Ranger

8:46 AM, May 3, 2012

Bring the whole family for a hands-on exploration of the diversity of life within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Make Your Own Ice Cream

8:45 AM, May 3, 2012

Nothing quite says summertime like a melting, delicious ice cream cone! 

Tye Dye T-shirts

8:44 AM, May 3, 2012

Tie-dyeing is the perfect way to keep kids entertained on a summer day. Your kids will love creating something they can wear!

Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

8:43 AM, May 3, 2012

The Women's Basketball Hall of Fame is an international museum dedicated to preserving the history of the game, and is the only facility of its kind dedicated to all levels of women's basketball in the world.

Dollywood

8:42 AM, May 3, 2012

Spanning more than 150 acres, Dollywood is as unique as its namesake Dolly Parton.

Ice Skating at the Icearium

8:40 AM, May 3, 2012

Need a break from the summer heat? Head to Cool Sports home of the ICEARIUM and cool off with some ice-skating! 

Home Grown

HomeGrown: Trevor Bayne

3:23 PM, Aug 20, 2013

In a week, Trevor Bayne has cruised from the back of the pack to Daytona's victory lane, grabbing the national spotlight and inspiring a new generation of NASCAR fans. The 20-year-old from Halls is wise beyond his years. And, his HomeGrown story is centered in faith and family.

HomeGrown: Kim Williams, Country Hall of Fame songwriter

8:36 PM, May 21, 2013

You may not know the name Kim Williams, but if you like country music, you definitely know his songs. The HomeGrown songwriter has nearly 20 number one hits and dozens of top 10 singles in country, gospel and bluegrass. And, he grew up just outside of Rogersville.

HomeGrown: Holly Warlick, Lady Vols head coach

7:42 PM, May 15, 2013

Lady Vols Head Coach Holly Warlick has held many titles-- "All American," "Olympian," "Hall of Famer" and most recently "Coach of the Year." She's HomeGrown and enjoying home court advantage.

HomeGrown: Senator Bob Corker

11:10 PM, May 7, 2013

Senator Bob Corker is a businessman by trade. He worked his way up from the construction site to owner of two of Chattanooga's largest real estate companies.

HomeGrown: Levi Kreis

10:48 PM, Apr 30, 2013

From Broadway's biggest honor to the big screen, Levi Kreis has certainly come a long way from his first piano in Oliver Springs.