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Discover Tellico Plains Richest Waters 
Saturday, March 16, 2023
1 pm Charles Hall Museum, Building 2

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The Charles Hall Museum & Heritage Center, a community non-profit history museum, will host Freshwaters Illustrated film, Hidden Rivers, Saturday March 16. Filmed for over 10 years that includes the Tellico River watersheds located in the Cherokee National Forest,  Hidden Rivers is a 1-hour film that follows the work of conservation biologists and explorers. The film depicts the beauty and vulnerability of aquatic life of the rivers of North America’s most biologically rich waters, the Southern Appalachian region,  and how many folks are finding ways to protect these habitats.

The film begins at 1 p.m. in the meeting room of the Hall Museum, Building 2 with a short Q & A session to follow with the filmmaker, Jeremy Monroe. Seating begins at 12:30 p.m.  The event is free & open to the public. Families, K-12 teachers and environmental/outdoor educators are encouraged to attend as easy access and supporting materials are now being shared with educators. The Hall Museum is located at 229 Cherohala Skyway Tellico Plains, Tennessee. For more information visit and and the museum’s event Facebook page.  If you have a large group that will be attending, please contact the museum to reserve your seating. Contact information: or 423-253-8000.

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The 7th Annual Cherohala Skyway Festival will be held at The Charles Hall Museum and Heritage Center, Saturday, October 28, 2023. There will be plenty of food, vendors, family fun, a Cherohala 5K , a motorcycle raffle giveaway and the Uncle Josh Memorial Music Festival with a Josh Graves Dobro Contest sponsored by Monroe County Tourism! Check out www.skyway for more information and the  Cherohala Skyway Festival Facebook page under events of The Charles Hall Museum Facebook page. Christmas.png


Cherohala Skyway Festival 
October 26, 2024 (Save The Date)

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Tellico Plains Cars & Coffee @ The Charles Hall Museum is gearing up for another season! Dates and times are the second Saturday of the month from April-October from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Bring all makes and models of cars, trucks, jeeps or motorcycles to the area behind the Hall Museum at 10 a.m.  for a fun time with fellow vehicle owners!

Grab a free cup of coffee or a bite to eat with our hot dog vendor, Smoky Dogs. Donating all profits, Smoky Dogs is a husband/wife duo who cook for a cause! Beef & Blossoms will be with us some months and other special dessert offerings. Live music with local musicians is, also,  in the works!

The facilities, restrooms and parking at the Hall Museum are handicap accessible! You will enjoy the many local and Appalachian history displays at the museum and a video on the history of the birth of the Cherohala Skyway! Lots of shopping at our two gift shops will satisfy all members of the family!

A limited number of pop-up vendors will be accepted for each date. If you are interested in being a pop-up vendor or a musician for Cars & Coffee, email  or Facebook message the Charles Hall Museum and Heritage Center. Weather permitting, we look forward to seeing you soon! ! Check the event,  Tellico Plains Cars & Coffee at Charles Hall Museum,  Facebook page for monthly updates!

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Join the Charles Hall Museum and Mountaintop Collectibles at Cherohala Cycles  on Earth Day 2023 as they host a quilt show focusing on repurposed fabrics with a nod to our Appalachian heritage. With a variety of categories in the show, there's certain to be something of interest for everyone. We are including quilting-related vendors as well--including vintage quilts, heritage patterns, new quilts, quilting/fabric supplies, and more! Area students are competing in a Barn Quilt Art Contest. Stop in to see their work and vote for your favorite quilt. For more information check out the Facebook Event page on Mountain Memories Quilt Show ! 

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