Monthly Archives: November 2010

Pigeon Forge Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

Thanks to the Pigeon Forge Department of Tourism for the list of restaurants scheduled to be open on Thanksgiving Day in Pigeon Forge. Please note others may be open but not listed below.

Alamo Steakhouse                                                 4PM-9PM
Baskin Robbins                                                   11AM-11PM
Bennett’s Bar-B-Que                                          11AM-9PM
Buddy’s Bar-B-Que                                              Noon-9PM
Burger King                                                             6AM-Midnight
Calhoun’s                                                                  11AM-10PM
Corky’s Ribs & BBQ                                             11AM-8PM
Cracker Barrel                                                       6AM-10PM
Denny’s Diner                                                         24 Hours
Flapjacks Pancake Cabin                               7AM-Noon
Funnel Cake Factory                                         1PM-11PM
Geno’s Pizza                                                             10AM-1AM
Golden Corral                                                         11AM-7PM
Happy Days Diner                                               Noon-9PM
Hardee’s                                                                       5AM-8PM
IHOP                                                                              6AM-2PM
Kentucky Fried Chicken                             10:30AM-10PM
Kinaku                                                                       2PM-10PM
Krispy Kreme                                                       6AM-11PM
La Carreta                                                                  11AM-10PM
Little House of Pancakes                              7AM-Noon
Little Tokyo                                                             11AM-8PM
Louie’s Grill                                                              7AM-10:30 AM
11AM-6PM
McDonalds                                                                  24 Hours
Mama’s Farmhouse                                          11AM-9PM
Mel’s Diner                                                    7AM-Midnight
No Way Jose’s                                                        2PM-10PM
Old Mill Pottery House                   10:30AM-8:30PM
Old Mill Restaurant                         10:30AM-8:30PM
Pizza Hut                                                                11AM-11PM
Ruby Tuesdays                                                   11AM-11PM
Seaton’s Café & Grill                                         7AM-11AM
Shoney’s                                                                     6AM-11PM
Smoky Mtn. Pancake House                        7AM-Noon
Starbuck’s                                                            6:30AM-6PM
Star Buffet                                                              11AM-11PM
TGI Fridays                                                               4PM-10PM
Tony Romas                                                            11:30AM-9PM
Wood Grill Buffet                                            10:30AM-8:30PM

Holiday Light Display at The Resort at Governor’s Crossing

This year The Resort features a synchronized Christmas light display for this year’s Winterfest. The computer generated display, about 18 minutes in length, begins each evening at 6PM and then runs every half hour with the final showing at 9:30PM.

The display is the work of two brothers Nick & Alex Miller.  Nick is a freshman at Belmont University in Nashville, and Alex is a senior at Pigeon Forge High School. Nick handled the computer programming and assisted Alex, who has been the troubleshooter for the project, with set up.

The display is free to guests and the general public, with ample parking nearby.

Harrisburg Covered Bridge

Just minutes from Sevierville in what was the community of Harrisburg sits a 135 year old covered bridge. According to the TN. Department of Transportation the Harrisburg Covered Bridge is just one of four remaining in the state. The other three bridges are located in Bible, Parks and Elizabethton.
The Harrisburg Bridge was originally the McNutt’s Bridge, which was destroyed by flooding in 1875. Early Brothers, who relocated to the area after the Civil War, rebuilt the bridge which spans the East Fork of the Little Pigeon River. After many years of being in a state of disrepair the county, with both federal and state funding, repaired and reopened the bridge in December of 2004.
The Harrisburg Covered Bridge was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Harrisburg Covered Bridge

Harrisburg Covered Bridge

135 Year Old Harrisburg Covered Bridge

135 Year Old Harrisburg Covered Bridge

Interior of Harrisburg Covered bridge

Interior of Harrisburg Covered bridge