13 www.BlountPartnership.com Other activities often include an antique-tractor show, storytellers and kids’ games. The fun gets started in mid-April with the Smoky Mountain Fiber Arts Festival, continues in May with the Townsend Spring Festival & Old Timers Day early in the month and the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games toward the end of May. In mid- September, the long-running Townsend Fa ll Festival & Old Timers Day take center stage. Winter doesn’t have to take a back seat with events like the Winter Heritage Festival in January and the Tennessee Winter Beerfest in February. Early November Townsend Visitor Center, Townsend This festival of Southern spirits and gourmet grub lets guests sample the best of what the area’s thriv- ing craft spirits and gourmet-food community has to offer. Distillers, blenders and restaurateurs from all over the region gather at this annual event, which has something for everyone from everyday foodies to industry professionals. In addition to a tempting array of savory bites, sweet treats and craft spirits, guests can enjoy live music acts, line dancing, giant Jenga and cornhole. Keep up-to-date at www.smokymountains.org. Call for an information packet. 865.238.8301 2648 Sevierville Road Maryville, TN 37804 www.AsburyPlace.org Feel at home, engaged, and ready for the future in our continuing care retirement community. Residential Living Options Wellness Center & Bistro Assisted Living Apartments All-Inclusive Pricing Healthcare Center Rehabilitation & Memory Care TOWNSEND GRAINS AND GRITS FESTIVAL