b'Blount County Partnership. TheGrains & Gritsevents both have a ticket-limit at 1,000, and they sell out.The ticket limit is intentional, says Mitchell. One of the reasons these two festivals are so popular is that we are able to offer the beer and spirits enthusiasts a quality experi-ence with the brewers and distillers. We keep the numbers at 1,000 so those who attend can actually have conversations with brewers and distillers. They can have good interaction with the vendors. The vendors are pleased withTownsendthis as well, she says. They wantFall Festthat one-on-one with their custom-ers and potential customers. We want these two events to be about having a good experience and not about volume.For specific dates during the coming year, check out each events website.WE SAVE YOUR MOBILE LIFEBuySellTradeRepairHops in the Hills276 Gill St., Alcoa 865-980-8448UTK Campus: 865-249-6678Pigeon Forge: 865-366-3303THE DAILY TIMES 20Tour De Blount18 Basically Blount 2021'