2013 Taste of Autumn
The 16th annual Taste of Autumn fundraiser is set for Tuesday, Oct. 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. The event gives guests the chance to sample food and drinks from dozens of chefs and restaurants in Sevier County and check out some of the best they have to offer.
The event also includes Top Chef-style cooking demonstrations with Nan Kelley, a Great American Country TV host, serving as emcee.
Some of the restaurants taking part in this year's Taste of Autumn include the Vista Grill, Park Grill, Peddler Steakhouse, Seasons of Ober Restaurant, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Mellow Mushroom, Fuddruckers, Fox & Parrot Tavern, Dick's Last Resort, Zi Olive, Smoky Mountain Ice Cream, Uncommon Grounds, Smoky Mountain Winery and Sugarland Cellars.
Tickets cost $25 per person. Children under the age of 7 can participate for free. 100 percent of the proceeds benefit the United Way of Sevier County.
Tickets are for sale at the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce office, Gatlinburg branches of Home Federal Bank, Sevier County Bank, Tennessee State Bank, Citizens National Bank, the Gatlinburg Welcome Centers on the Spur and at the Aquarium. They're also available through the city's website or by calling (865) 436-4178
Anything Is Possible
This week's episode of Anything Is Possible with Hallerin Hilton Hill features Allan Benton, the founder of Benton's Bacon.
You can watch the episode on Sunday, Oct. 20 at noon on WBIR.
Visit a haunted venue in the Old City that will stop you in your tracks on Friday, Oct. 18 from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
The haunted train is located at 318 West Depot Street in downtown Knoxville.
New Life United Methodist Church is hosting the event. Tickets cost $5 each. The money raised will go toward an upcoming mission trip the group plans to take.
There is no age requirement to experience the haunted train, but people are advised to use their own discretion.
The puppies featured each week on Live at Five at Four are available for adoption at Young-Williams Animal Center.
For more information on adopting a pet, visit Young-Williams Animal Center's website or call (865) 215-6599.