History Hound contest at Fair

Have a blast with the past at the East Tennessee History Fair! The “History Hound” Dog Costume Contest is just one of the many activities to enjoy at the 10th Annual East Tennessee History Fair being held on Saturday, August 19, 2017.

Local celebrities will be judging for “Most East Tennessee Spirit” and “Best Historic Costume.” Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. in Krutch Park in downtown Knoxville. The contest begins at 10:15 a.m. Some costume suggestions include a coal miner, Civil War soldier, Abe Lincoln, moonshiner, Davy Crockett, or a pioneer dog.

The event is free to the public to attend and participate, with prizes provided by PetSafe.

The East Tennessee History Center is located at 601 S. Gay Street in downtown Knoxville.

Clementine, dressed as Dolly Parton, poses for judges at the 2015 History Hound contest where she claimed the title of Most East Tennessee Spirit. Photo submitted.