Tim and Howard checking on their run of FDR's peach brandy

Is Moonshiners Real? While Most Is Fake, These Parts Are More Factual

A look at the popular show Moonshiners: What is fake, what is not If you’ve ever watched Discovery Channel’s hit TV show “Moonshiners”, you may have pondered at some point: Is this real life? The short answer is: No, not really. But here’s the question you should be asking: Is any of it real? With hundreds if not thousands of

The Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge, TN

Why You Might Just Enjoy This Cheesy Comedy Show in Tennessee

Local offers honest review of The Comedy Barn in Pigeon Forge, what to expect Comedy, in general, has changed in the years since the show “Hee-Haw” had its heyday. But let’s be real: Millions of fans couldn’t be wrong. It was a hit in rural markets but also did well in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. There was surely

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Pirates Voyage Vs Dolly’s Stampede: One is a Better Show, Says a Local

A Smoky Mountain local compares Dolly’s Stampede to Pirates Voyage in Pigeon Forge, TN Dolly Parton’s Stampede is a legend in the tourist dinner theater game. Born in 1988, today it is part of the partnership between tourism business powerhouse Herschend Family Entertainment, Sevier County legend angel-on-Earth Dolly Parton and Fred Hardwick, chairman of the board of World Choice Investments.

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6 Fun Dinner Shows in Pigeon Forge You Need To See

Local lists best dinner shows in the Smoky Mountains Sure, Vegas has Usher and Sting, and Broadway has some musicals based on Disney properties. But none of them have what we have in Pigeon Forge: Dinner shows with comedic musicals based on real-life events, feats of aerobatics, equine-based stunts and more – all delivered with a delicious multi-course meal. IN

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Is Mountain Monsters Real? What To Know About the Show

How real is the Mountain Monsters show? Let’s Take a Deep Dive The Appalachian Mountains are infamous for their mysterious creature sightings. Children who live around the mountain range, particularly in the Smokies, often grow up telling each other great stories involving ghosts, werewolves and Sasquatch, just to name a few. Since 2013, Travel Channel’s hit reality TV show “Mountain

Smoky Mountain Opry

Is the Smoky Mountain Opry Closed?

The Smoky Mountain Opry debuted their ninth season on Feb. 28, 2020 with all-new musical numbers, only to close their doors less than three weeks later. The closing was originally meant to be temporary. However, representatives with the Smoky Mountain Opry announced that they were not planning to reopen for the remainder of the 2020 season – if at all.