Blount Mansion hosts holiday event

Knoxville’s historic Blount Mansion will host a holiday open house on Friday December 1, 2017, from 5 to 8 P.M. Blount Mansion’s Merry and Bright Christmas event is a totally free event, open to the public and family friendly. Guests are invited to come and take a candlelight tour of the Blount Mansion decked out in traditional Christmas finery.

The Blount Mansion, (also known as William Blount Mansion, located at 200 West Hill Avenue in downtown Knoxville) was the home of the only territorial governor of the Southwest Territory, William Blount.

The period correct decorations for the Blount Mansion holiday open house are generously provided and lovingly done by the Knoxville Garden Club as they have done for over 50 years. Photo submitted.

Drinks and light refreshments will be provided along with plenty of Christmas cheer. For more information call 865-525-2375, or email