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February 2018

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

LIYANA is a story born in the imaginations of five orphaned children in the Kingdom of Swaziland. The film follows the children, Zweli, Sibusiso, Phumlani, Mkhuleko, and Nomcebo, as they collaborate to tell the original tale of Liyana, a fictional character whose early life bears remarkable similarities to their own. The world that the children imagine for Liyana is brought to life in an innovative style of animated artwork. This hybrid film weaves documentary scenes together with the animated adventure.…

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March 2018

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

TAO’s modern, high-energy performances showcase the ancient art of Japanese drumming. While transfixing audiences worldwide, the Clayton Center is excited to welcome them back to North America. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO: Drum Heart create an energetic and unforgettable production. “Extraordinarily talented percussion artists, and they’re seductive, alluring performers… The crowd was unmistakably wowed.” ~ Chicago Tribune

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April 2018

April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

MUMMENSCHANZ has been dazzling audiences worldwide for more than 45 years. The 2017-2018 season will see a brand new creation, “you & me” by the visionary MUMMENSCHANZ troupe. New performers will bring to life the large scale masks you’ve grown to love; as well as reviving a historic tradition of acrobatics.

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April 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

It’s time again for the annual service and celebrates KT Weekend event! Whether you’re a student, an alum, faculty, or staff, join the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance on April 21st at Crawford House as we build picnic tables, clear out space in the woods for a memorial garden, construct a composting center, and more. Then head back to Crawford for free lunch (vegetarian options available) and an open tower with Mountain Challenge! Registration ends on April 9th at 11:59 pm. https://www.maryvillecollege.edu/alumni/events/kin-takahashi-week-end/ Students,…

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May 2018

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Riders In The Sky are exceptional, not just in the sense that their music is of high standards (they are the ONLY exclusively Western artist to have won a Grammy, and Riders have won two), but by the fact that their accomplishments are an exception to the rule as well. Their cowboy charisma and comedic flair made them naturals for TV, landed them their own weekly show on TNN, and a Saturday morning series on CBS. They have been guests…

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May 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us again in 2018 for the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20, 2018 Online ticket sales will begin in February 2018. I will update this event with a link at that time.   7:30 AM Half Marathon 8:00 am 5K Run 8:00 AM Games Open on Intramural Field 9:00am Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent Open For Registration 9:00am Beer Tent opens 10:00 AM Worship Service and Kirkin’ of the Tartan 10:00am Sheep Dog…

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June 2018

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ten Nights Of Unbelievable Concerts! Each year during the weeks of Kamp we have an internationally star-studded concert series. This series is each night Monday through Friday. Each and every night is brilliant. Monday night could be your favorite night so don’t wait till Friday. Concerts begin at 7:00 PM with our Kamper Open Mic followed by the other Stars of the Night. Performers:  Marcy Marxer, Erynn Marshall, Steve Kaufman and Leftover Friends For more info visit: Kaufman Concert Series  …

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June 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

How can you make the world a better place? Musicians and activists Sparky and Rhonda Rucker bring their unique and soulful music, along with their new book, “Make a Change” to inspire children and families toward a more just world. This event takes place in the Sharon Lawson Room.

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June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Swing Dance on the Plaza will be back in June! Join us as Ensemble Swing Time entertains us. Sit, enjoy, dance and listen! Free and Kid Friendly! Weather permitting They Clayton Center Water Fountain will be on for the kids to enjoy cooling off in the summer heat!

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June 21 @ 8:00 pm - June 22 @ 1:00 am

During the Hops in the Hills Festival It’s all about the beer and good music! Join us as we start with a special Thursday Night show with Pistol Creek. They played this event last year and delivered with their unique rockabilly style of music.

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