Pigeon Forge Event Brings Old-West to the Smoky Mountains

04 February 2014 / By parksidecabins
Saddle Up!
Feb 04, 2014 Pigeon Forge Events

For 14 years, the Saddle Up event has been bringing together Western and historical enthusiasts to learn about and experience cowboy culture themselves. This year, the annual event is packed with unique dining, country-western concerts and local flavor.

 

Starting with a Songwriter’s Workshop, the event will run from February 19 through February 23. Admission to most of the scheduled events is free, but the meals and restaurants include a cost. Events that are scheduled in locations other than the Pigeon Forge LeConte Center or require a cost for admission are noted in the full schedule below.

 

Pigeon Forge Event Schedule

 

February 19, 2014

 

Songwriter’s Workshop  10:00am – 11:30am

 

Cornbread Sampling at the Pottery House Cafe at Old Mill Square  12:00pm – 1:30pm

 

Western Video/ Photography Presentation  1:00pm – 2:00pm

 

Saddle Up Sampler  3:00pm – 3:15pm

 

February 20, 2014

 

Fiddle and Guitar Workshop  10:00am – 11:30am

 

Western Dance Class  2:00pm – 3:30pm

 

Don Edwards Dinner and Concert ($54.88)  6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Hot Club of Cowtown Dinner and Concert ($54.88)  6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

February 21, 2014

 

Stories and Strings at Smoky Mountain Guitars ($21.95)  12:00pm – 1:00pm

 

History and Lifestyle of the American Cowboy  2:00pm – 3:30pm

 

Saddle Up Concert ($21.95)  3:00pm – 6:45pm

 

Saddle up Concert ($21.95)  7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Special Two Day Concert Pass ($60.36)  3:00pm – 9:00pm

 

February 22, 2014

 

Roundup and Chuck Wagon Cook-Off at Claough’s Campground ($12.50) 9:00am – 3:00pm

 

Saddle Up Concert ($21.95)  6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

Cowboy Dance ($5.00)  8:30pm – 10:30pm

 

February 23, 2014

 

Chuck Wagon Breakfast ($5.00)  8:30am – 10:00am

 

Cowboy Church  10:30 am

 

Tickets to concerts and meals can be purchased online.

 

Most of the events scheduled will be held at the new events center, the LeConte Center. Some of the events will be held at the Pottery House Cafe at the Old Mill Square, Smoky Mountain Guitars and Clabough’s Campground.

 

Talented singers and songwriters will be in attendance to entertain and perform. Musical artists headlining the Pigeon Forge event include Joyce Woodson, Red Steagall, Don Edwards and Belinda Gail.

 

Event Lodging

 

Those attending the Saddle Up event are invited to stay at Parkside Cabin Rentals where we provide homey accommodations and stunning views. Our Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg cabins are furnished with kitchen essentials, clean linens and oversized furniture. Contact us at (866) 808-7525 to speak with our reservation specialists, and begin planning your stay today.