LAFOLLETTE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – The City of LaFollette will host a kid’s fun zone while Postmark LaFollette will have a host of events happening at Postmark LaFollette Arts, Culture and History Center located at 119 S Tennessee Ave. This is open to the public, a family event with something for everyone, on Sat., Oct. 22, from 3pm until 7pm. 

WLAF’s Matthew Moore caught up with local artist Jodi Hartman to learn more about this Saturday’s event.

Postmark will have music on the back dock featuring OMG, Carie Ferra Hale and Bill McKinney, Joseph and Samantha Hensley.   The back parking area behind Postmark Center will have plenty of space to listen to the music, dance and maybe a chance at an open mic opportunity. 

There will be food from Stockyard BBQ, Deep South Fish Shack, Crazy Good Kettle Corn and Windy City Hotdog stand and Lacy Cakes. 

Cathy Conrad will showcase clogging.

Inside the center there will be a chili cook off with Lee Leatherwood, owner of Manahouse coffee defending his championship winning last year.  There will be cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd, entry fee is $20, which can be paid online.  Payments can also be taken at the Co-op shop when its open Mon., Thurs., Fri. and Sat. from 10 am to 2 pm. 

There will be plenty of arts and crafts inside and outside.  Setting up at the event has a $25 vendor fee that can be paid online or at the Co-op.

Postmark LaFollette will also have its exhibit, Footprints & Imprints, developed through a Humanities S.H.A.R.P. grant on display on the stage inside. Representation of a timeline of Campbell County history of those whose Footprints left Imprints in the community.   Violinist, Diane Lovejoy will be on hand throughout the day with her solo renditions of music. 

(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/17/2022-2PM)