2017 Tennessee Festivals & Events!!!!!

For events which reoccur throughout the year, please scroll down the page.

2017 Train Excursions to DelMonaco Winery from Nashville

February 4, 2017
February 25, 2017
March 11, 2017
April 29, 2017
June 10, 2017
More trips may be announced!

Book your reservations now at  because these trips usually sell out quickly! It's a 168-mile round-trip trip from Nashville to DelMonaco Winery. We will provide a full wine tasting en route to DelMonaco. We will have food vendors, local artists, and plenty of activities for you to enjoy once you reach the Winery!


Nine Lakes Wine Festival

Grand Tasting
Saturday, May 20, 1-6 p.m.
Melton Lake Park

Nine Lakes Wine Festival will highlight the award-winning wines of East Tennessee. The Nine Lakes region of East Tennessee is home to nine TVA-made lakes, offering thousands of acres of clear waters and nature preserves, and a growing number of sun-drenched vineyards on our gently rolling hills. The Nine Lakes region is a wonderful place to grow grapes, and this Festival will showcase 20 local wineries and cideries presenting over 100 award winning wines. These wineries will sponsor their local charities in East Tennessee’s first ever Barrels-of-Fun Charity Race.

Melton Lake Park
695 Melton Lake Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Directions: Take I-40 to Pellissippi Parkway exit #376 towards Oak Ridge. Go 6.1 miles and bear left to continue on TN-62. Go 1.3 miles and take the Edgemoor Rd TN-170 exit. Go 2.5 miles and turn right on Melton Lake Dr. The park will be on the right.

Nine Lakes Wine Festival - Winemakers Dinner
Friday evening, May 19, 6-10 p.m.
Calhoun’s Event Center, Oak Ridge

Experience award-winning wines served with a gourmet dinner on the lake at the beautiful Calhoun's Event Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Enjoy live music, and meet leaders of Tennessee's growing wine industry. You'll experience ciders and sparkling wines with hors d'oeuvres, whites and reds with dinner, and specialty fruit wines with desserts.

These award winning wines will be presented by our Sommelier, Ms. Tanya Haybeck, who studied under Master Sommelier George Milotis. She will be assisted by the respective Tennessee winemaker.

The guest speaker at the Winemakers Dinner is Ms. Patricia McRitchie, of McRitchie Winery & Ciderworks located in the Yadkin Valley of North Carolina.

Calhoun's Oak Ridge
100 Melton Lake Peninsula
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830


2017 Wine Festivals
Wine festivals to be listed here as they are announced.

The events in this section reoccur throughout the year.


Events at Delta Blues Winery
Re-Wine Live music at the winery every Friday night.   Bring lawn chairs, blanket and/or a picnic to enjoy listening to a new group each week.  7:00 - 10:00 FREE. (No outside alcoholic beverages allowed.)

Wine, Women and.......  Our ladies night out series on the third Tuesday of every month explores topics such as Jewelry, food, art, decorating and beauty with noted local experts. Don't forget the wine. 6:00 - 8:00 FREE.

Delta Blues Winery


Events at Pickers Creek Winery
We have "MUSIC ON THE PORCH" every Saturday night April through October.  We also have 'MUSIC ON THE PORCH" on some nights during the cold months (November 1 through March 31) now that we have enclosed and heated our porch.  However, it is sporadic and you should check the website and/or sign up to receive our e-mails so you will know which nights and the times.  On one Saturday night per month that is closest to the full moon (April 1 through October 31) we have our "FULL MOON PICKIN."  To be sure which Saturday night is closest to the full moon, again, check our website.   All ages and levels of musicians that play an "unplugged" string instrument are welcome to come and "pick" with all the musicians.  All others are welcome to come and "grin" and enjoy the wine and music.   We also have other events posted on our website: 


Grape Jam Music Series at Beans Creek Winery
Saturdays, May-October
See the full schedule here:
In addition to the Music series, Beans Creak Winery has many other kinds of events listed on the above page. 


Century Farm Winery -- Music in the Vineyard
Many Saturday Evenings from April to October.
Please click here for schedule:


Arrington Vineyards -- Music in the Vines
Beginning in the Spring of each year.
Music in the Vines is FREE and all artists will be performing non-vocal jazz music. Picnics are welcome. Blankets and chairs are encouraged. Music in the Vines is rain or shine. Please remember to dress appropriately for the day's weather.
Please click here for schedule: 


Beachaven Winery -- Jazz on the Lawn
Beginning in May of each year
Please click here for schedule:!events/c24vq 


Movie Nights at Grinders Switch Winery
Beginning in May
 We will be showing a great classic movie on the 1st Saturday night of each month. You’ll be able to see such iconic favorites as North by Northwest (starring Cary Grant), The Maltese Falcon ( starring Humphrey Bogart), and many more the way they were meant to be seen; on the silver screen!  Please click here for schedule:  


Blues & Wine at Grinders Switch Winery
Starting in May
All shows are free and start at 6pm and end at 9pm. No reservations or tickets are needed. Feel free to pack a picnic and some lawn chairs.  Please click here for concert schedule: 


Jam in the Vineyard Summer Music Series
April through October
Nolichucky Vineyard and the Grape Barn at Nolichucky Vineyard is continuing its Jam In The Vineyard Summer Music Series with WEEK'END WINEDOWNS, live Music every Friday Evening, April thru October 6pm to 10 pm .. $ 5.00 includes NV Wine Glass to take home. Light snacks and LIVE Music.  


Events at Natchez Hills
Natchez Hills has a variety of events which occur throughout the year.  Many of these events include top-rated musicians.!tickets/c1iwo


Events at Sumner Crest Winery
Sumner Crest Winery in Portland has various events throughout the year.  Check out their schedule here: