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JUNE 23 & JUNE 30, 2018
Cumberland Gap, Tenn. ∙ Free Admission

One of the area’s largest summer events, the White Lightning Trail Festival features a variety of family-friendly activities that celebrate the history of East Tennessee and Appalachian culture. Friday’s entertainment includes a Beauty Pageant; while Saturday’s events will feature a 5K run through Cumberland Gap and dozens of art, craft, food, and specialty vendor booths in the historic town of Cumberland Gap. Throughout the two-day event, folk life and Appalachian culture will take center stage in a series of musical performances and handcraft demonstrations.

Photo Credit: Kathy Matthews

WLTF Beauty Pageant

June 29, 7:00pm

Cumberland Gap High School

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WLTF Car Show

June 30, 10:00am

Cowlyn Street

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WLTF 5K Walk/Run

June 30

Registration 8:00am

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WLTF Quilt Show

June 30, 10:00am

LMU Convention Center

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