2022 Events

Thumb Octagon Barn 2022 Events
“The House/The Home – 100 Years Old!”

5/7 – Spring Clean Up – 9:00AM – 4:00 PM
Bring rakes or brooms, cleaning supplies, etc., rain or shine

5/11, 5/12, 5/13 – School Tours: An educational field trip for students, preschool through 8th grade, plus classes from high school/Intermediate School District Tech programs. (Educators check our website for reservation forms.)

6/12 – Volunteer Picnic/Auction –Picnic starts at 12:00PM – Auction follows at 1:00PM (RSVP required)

6/15 – “Taking Tea With Granddaughter” Tea Party – 11:30AM
(contact Tammi Hensley 865-297-6475 for reservations)

7/16 – Country Barn Dance – 7:00PM – 9:00PM or later

7/17 – Gospel Music – Sheldon Family – 1:00PM – 3:00PM

7/27 – “Christmas in July” Tea Party – 11:30AM
(contact Tammi Hensley 865-297-6475 for reservations)

7/30 – 7/31 – Open House Weekend – Free Tours. Regular hours.

8/17 – Purdy Home 100th Birthday Tea Party – 11:30AM
(contact Tammi Hensley 865-297-6475 for reservations)

9/9 – Fish Fry – From 4:00PM – 7:00 PM

9/10 – 9/11 – Fall Family Days – Step back in time during the 26th annual Fall Family Days held at the Thumb Octagon Barn. Through displays and demonstrations, the style and heritage of farming in the early 1900’s comes to life. Large flea market, antique vendors and crafters on site. Hours 8AM-5PM daily.

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