Make plans to celebrate the sunflower this weekend in Mountain City

The 10th annual Mountain City Sunflower Festival takes place Saturday in downtown Mountain City.

It’s a day of music, entertainment, arts and crafts and events for the kids.

All the fun begins at 9:00 am on Main and Church Streets.

News Channel 11’s Nate Morabito learned more about the celebration today on News Channel 11 at Noon.

Here’s the event schedule:

Stage area:

9:00am – 9:30am – “Steve Dunfee” -Folk, Classic Country & Soft Rock

9:30am – 10:00am- Young at Heart Square Dancers

10:00am- 10:30am – “Steve Dunfee” -Folk, Classic Country & Soft Rock

10:30am – 11:00am – Christy Moretz’ “Star Dancers”

11:00am – 1:00pm – “MIB Soul-Man Band”- Motown Sounds

1:00pm-3:00pm -“Creek Junctions Bluegrass Band” (Eclectic Group of Seasoned Bluegrass musicians who have played or toured with the likes of Alison Krauss, Wayne Henderson, Doc Watson, The Kruger Brothers, The McPeak Brothers, Southern Rail, etc.

3:00pm – 4:00pm – “Crossroads Old-Time String Band” – Mountain Bluegrass

· 7pm- Heritage Hall- “Slice of Bluegrass”-call (423)727-7444 for ticket info


· TENNESSEE SUNRISE QUILT GUILD – ‘Quilt Show’, with over 200 handmade items on Display at First Christian Church- Main St.

· SUNFLOWER JUDGING CONTEST at 12 noon in front of the Stage, with prizes for ‘The Prettiest’ and ‘The Largest’ Sunflowers!

The above information was provided by the Johnson County / Mountain City Economic & Community Development office.

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