The Granville Museum Presents
"FAMOUS TENNESSEANS "
This is a video documentary project, initiated by the Tennessee General Assembly and produced by the Secretary of State's Office.
Fall Festival Will Be An Exciting Event
Historic Granville, Tennessee will have the 15th Annual Granville Fall Celebration on October 4th with this years theme “Stitching, Music & Molasses”. The event is a great day of fall entertainment as the Menoites of Muddy Pound will be making sorghum with their mules. Other craftsmen will be operating a cider mill, Eller Grist Mill, the Weaving Shop featuring basket weaving and loom operating, numerous blacksmiths operating, spinning wheel, soap making, whittling, broom making, pottery making , primitive cooking, and the 19th Alabama 1860’s re-enactors operating the Sutton Pioneer Village.
The celebration will feature two stages of musical entertainment with the Jazz on the Cumberland at the Granville Veterans Park and the Pruett Stage featuring gospel, country, bluegrass, children's choir and clogging. The 15th annual Granville Quilt Festival will be featured at the Granville United Methodist Church as well as Arts Festival, Craft Booths, Children Rides and great food. All of the historic buildings and museums of Granville will feature many new exhibits and great shopping experiences. Historic Granville is still enlisting booths by calling 931-653-4511.
October 4th will also be the grand opening of the 2nd Annual Granville Scarecrow Festival which is a month long celebration featuring life looking historic scarecrows as well as traditional scarecrows that line the main street and historic buildings of Granville.
"Jazz on the Cumberland"
The 11th Annual "Jazz on the Cumberland" to feature Sonic Fusion & Arsenal Brass of the Redstone Arsenal, AL, Huntsville, Alabama
The event is Saturday October 4, 2014 11:30 AM; at the Granville Veteran Park located on Hwy 53 and 96.
Performing at the festival will also be the Blues Brokers, The Big Band Sound and The Jackson County High Jazz Band. (READ MORE)
Scarecrow Walk in Historic Granville
What to do in October? Take a scenic drive and enjoy the fall foliage on your way to Historic Granville. Step back in time and tour the 1899’s log cabin, pioneer village, car museum, homestead, Sutton General Store, begin Christmas shopping for unique items at Granville Gift Shop, and take the Scarecrow Walk. View over one hundred historical characters and traditional characters. Enjoy the many creative and diverse historical character Scarecrows as they tell the story of pioneers in Jackson County, legends in Tennessee history, and memories of life in a rural riverboat farming community.
Attend the grand opening of the Scarecrow Walk at the “Stitchin’, Molasses, and Music” Fall Festival, October 4. The Scarecrow Walk continues the month of October Wednesday through Friday, 10AM- 3PM and Saturday 10AM-5PM.
Self-guided and tours with a storytelling guide are available. Schedule a country lunch and bring a group. Call 931-653-4151 for more information.
A Christmas to Remember
Are you looking for good food, an event for the entire family, a place for a company Christmas Party, and lots of laughs? Take a trip to Historic Granville and attend the dinner theater in the T.B. Sutton General Store in Historic Granville located in Jackson County in the beautiful Upper Cumberland. A Christmas to Remember, an original play written by Granville native, Kaye Loftis, based on memories of Mayberry episodes. December 4,5,11, and 12 at 5:30 and 7:30 and on December 10 at 11AM and 1PM. Now taking reservations at 931-653-4151.