Bluegrass Pickin' Party

Bluegrass Pickin' Party at Cherohala Motorcycle Resort
Saturday May 29, 2010
5pm until we're all tuckered out...

Cherohala Motorcycle Resort
1320 Reliance Road (off Mecca Pike)
Tellico Plains TN 37385

Strictly Bluegrass & Old Time Folk music
"Two Dog Ranch Bluegrass Band"

We'll be pickin' into the night under the CMR pavilion.
Event catered by B&B Market...
burgers, hotdogs, potato salad, and outdoor cookout food will be available for sale. Also, you can bring a potluck dish and some munchies too. Bring your own drinks and a favorite outdoor chair.

If you want to sing along, you can download the Two Dog Ranch song book "SongsWePlay.pdf" at this website for free:
click on:  SongsWePlay.pdf

"Two Dog Ranch Bluegrass Band" is a group of friends who get together periodically and enjoy picking bluegrass music together. The band is made up of local musicians, including Charles Morris (lead guitar, dobro, & vocals), Julie Crunk (mandolin), Bill Crunk (rhythm guitar), Rev. Barry Lee (bass fiddle & vocals), Ray Stone (fiddle), Judy Lavoie (banjo), and Rick Lavoie (guitar, banjo, & bouzouki).

Call Buck at 423-253-6544 for overnight cabin reservations and campground information or visit:


Rabies Clinic

Saturday, May 15th from 9am til noon, on Bank Street in the Parking Lot next to the post office (former site of Monroe County Animal Hospital's Clinic). 1-year rabies vaccination for $8; 3-year rabies vaccination for $12 with proof of previous vaccination.


Scout Outdoor Expo - Go Wild!

Scout Outdoor Expo - Go Wild!

Date: Saturday, May 29, 2010
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Tellico Plains, TN

This event is designed to promote Boy Scouts in Monroe County, celebrate the 100th anniversary and to bring the community together in a fun-filled day focused on Outdoor Adventure.

All kinds of outdoor vendors will be here from the surrounding area. SeaRay Boats, Coleman Outdoor Outfitters, National Guard Black Hawk helicopter, all kinds of adult hiking clubs, the new Tellico Outdoor Center (Outpost Pavilion) will be there with kayaks and canoes. We also hope to have the Monroe 4H Club, Llama packing teams, and other exciting groups. This event is organized by the Tellico Plains Troop 116 and Pack 116.

At 8:30am join us for Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser by Prospector's Restaurant
Where: at the Prospector's Fire Truck in the field across from Hardees
$5 all you can eat

BENEFIT:  Proceeds from this event will go to the Boy Scouts in Monroe County to provide gear and summer camp funding.

Boy Scouts of America was founded in 1910 by Lord Baden-Powell, Daniel Beard and Ernest Seton. In the United States today, there are over 2 million boys involved with the Boy Scouts. In Monroe County, we have over 300 active boys. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.


* Boy Scouts of Monroe County (13 units)
* Citizen's Police Academy
* Coker Creek Ruritan
* Tellico Plains Chamber of Commerce
* Tellico Police Department

Or you can call Brent at 423-436-0042 or Christana at 423-261-2595


Ride the Sky / Bike the Cherohala Skyway

June 19, 2010 in Tellico Plains Tennessee
* Full century ride featuring a climb to the top of the majestic Cherohala Skyway.
* A metric century with an out and back climb up the Skyway to 5,300 feet.
* A scenic 30 mile ride alongside a rambling mountain stream.

For registration and more details, visit: