NQC Spring Break & Pigeon Forge
National Quartet Convention's Spring Break
3 Days | April 3-5, 2020 Fri-Sun
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
The great event begins with an evening show at the National Quartet Convention’s Spring Break in Sevierville (Pigeon Forge), TN. Join us for a spectacular evening concert that is reminiscent of an evening at the Sept Convention. This Fri-Sun combo also includes a Dolly’s Stampede Dinner Show & The Titanic Museum.
Mark Trammell Quartet “The Lighthouse”
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Day 1 – Pigeon Forge, TN – NQC Spring Break – Today, you travel to Pigeon Forge, TN. On arrival, check into the Country Cascades Hotel for a two night stay.
Enjoy an early dinner this evening at a local restaurant. Then your evening includes NQC Spring Break in Sevierville, TN. The National Quartet Convention will be producing its annual Spring Break event, featuring many of your favorite artists. Performances start at 6:00pm this evening. (Doors open at 4:00pm). The 2020 lineup is scheduled to include: Greater Vision, Jim & Melissa Brady, Mark Trammell Quartet, Hoppers and Guardians.
After returning to the hotel, enjoy an evening reception of “Milk & Cookies” before retiring to your rooms. (B,D)
Day 2 – Optional Tours Titanic Museum & The Island – or Ripley’s Aquarium & Gatlinburg – Dolly’s Stampede –
Option 1 Tour The Titanic Museum where each and every day, the Titanic Museum provides a gateway to 1912, where First Class Maids and a variety of Officers and crew members bring the stories of the fabled ship and its fascinating passengers to life by retelling their stories in vivid, dramatic detail. The priceless artifacts throughout the museum shed additional light on the lives of those passengers and crew members when guests see the actual belongings of those on board and artifacts that sailed on Titanic’s maiden voyage.
Enjoy free time, shopping and lunch on your own this afternoon at The Island. The Island has several cafes and restaurants, plus gift shops & shopping of all kinds. Take time to enjoy the Dancing Water Fountain Display in sync to music every hour on the hour. To get a bird’s eye view of the area, you can purchase a ticket to ride “The Wheel”, which rises 200 feet above the city. And, of course, you will want to try a sample at Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery. It’s always “5 O’Clock Somewhere” at Margaritaville, there’s delicious biscuit mix for sale at the Paula Dean Store, fudge to taste at The Fudgery, browse Emery 5 & 10 and meet a parrot at Parrot Mountain store and so much more.
Option 2 Enjoy a visit to Gatlinburg and a visit to Ripley’s Aquarium. On the lower level you’ll be able to visit The Coral Reef, Stingray Bay and the Penguin Playhouse. The Upper Level features a Tropical Rain Forest and The Shark Lagoon. There are also a variety of Live Shows taking place throughout the day. Then, once your group has seen the Aquarium you can spend time shopping in Downtown Gatlinburg. There are dozens of craft and souvenir shops as well restaurants and other attractions.
Tonight, enjoy Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner & Show. Dolly Parton’s Stampede is filled with a friendly North and South competition, thrilling horse riding stunts, spectacular special effects, phenomenal musical productions plus a mouth-watering four-course feast complete with a delicious dessert! Also, Stampede’s SKEETER & NUGGET™ show delivers a huge helping of family-friendly comedy at every show. As Dolly says, “It’s the most fun place to eat in the Smokies!” (B,D)
Day 3 – Depart – After breakfast you depart for home. (B)
OPTION & ADD-ON
Those who wish to extend this trip might consider a visit to The Billy Graham Conference Center at The Cove in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Charlotte. A typical tour is approximately one hour and includes a five minute film, a Billy Graham display, and a look inside the chapel and prayer room. Or,
The Biltmore Estate in Asheville. This is America’s Largest Home, a 250 room Chateau built by George Vanderbilt in 1895. Situated on 8000-acres this beautiful and grand estate in the Blue Ridge Mountains offers several wonderful tours.
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