Going to School in Knoxville
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NavCal River Rides
NavCal River Rides at Volunteer Landing is beginning its informative and entertaining, family friendly, Civil War History cruises in April. Join Sam and Miss Drusilla to see sites and learn the Civil War history of Knoxville, especially about the battle of Fort Sanders. You will also see the Armstrong Locket plantation home, Bleak house, Longstreet's Heights, Armstrong Hill, Fort Dickerson and many others. You will have an annotated map to help visualize the 1863 siege of Knoxville with Confederate and Union positions highlited. Information and discounted online tickets are available here. These cruises are offered April through October, Friday through Sunday at 3:00 and 5:15. NavCal also offer Pirates (the real truth about pirates) Birthday Parties with a booklet by Capt. Greybeard (Captain Farmer) that everyone keeps. NavCal River Rides is located at Volunteer Landing. navcal.com
The District Gallery
There are people who care about art and there is Jeff and Denise Hood, owners of the District Gallery. Proudly exhibiting the artwork of local and regional fine artisans, the Gallery is a great escape for anyone who appreciates art. Paintings, photography and mixed media, handcrafted items, and jewelry are tastefully displayed and represent the fine culture of our region. The District Gallery offers an interesting selection of fine craft and handmade gifts. Among these are sculptural and functional ceramics, blown glass, metal, home fragrance, fiber, and artisan jewelry. The District Gallery is located at 5113 Kingston Pike, next to Gourmet’s Market. thedistrictgallery.com