January 2015 Events in Tennessee

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Martin Luther King Jr.

New Year’s Day Hike and Feast – Jan. 1, Silver Point
Start 2015 off right with a 2.5+ mile hike on the Millennium Train with Friends of Edgar Evins State Park. There will be an optional 2-mile hike after lunch on the Highland Rim Nature Trail, making a total of 4.5 miles for the outing. Dress in layers and bring your hiking boots. CONTACT: facebook.com/friendsofeesp

Elvis Presley’s Birthday Celebration – Jan 7-10, Memphis
Elvis fans will celebrate the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s 80th birthday with a grand birthday cake and other festivities. CONTACT: (800) 238-2000, elvis.com

Nashville Boat & Sportshow – Jan. 8-11, Nashville
Held at Music City Center, this event features boats and equipment from top dealers along with boating simulators, wakeboarding demonstrations and more. CONTACT: nashvilleboatshow.com

Tennessee Sandhill Crane Viewing Festival – Jan. 17-18, Birchwood
A celebration of the thousands of cranes that migrate through or spend the winter at the Hiwassee and Tennessee rivers. CONTACT: (931) 484-9571, tn.gov/twra/sandhilldays.shtml

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Jan. 19, Memphis (pictured)
Programs are designed to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King at the National Civil Rights Museum. CONTACT: (901) 521-9699, civilrightsmuseum.org

25th Annual Wilderness Wildlife Week – Jan. 24-31, Pigeon Forge
Connect with the outdoors during the hands-on workshops and planned outdoor excursions. CONTACT: (800) 251-9100, mypigeonforge.com

Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival – Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, Tiptonville
This family friendly weekend at Reelfoot Lake invites visitors for tours, bird of prey shows, children’s activities and more. CONTACT: (731) 253-2007, reelfoottourism.com

1 Comment

  1. becky campbell

    December 29, 2015 at 8:23 pm

    Notifie me on upcoming events.

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