Monday, July 06, 2015

You are Invited to Whites Creek Palooza Sat July 11

It's Party time in the Gorge, folks! 

Hey folks, if you have questions or need information email ( or call (865-354-4363)  

The weather has been atrocious July 4th weekend but the Palooza prediction is looking awesome! If you have never attended a Whites Creek Palooza your life is incomplete. If you have, well, you know you need to be at every Palooza you can. It's for a wonderful cause and it's the best party going.

Where:  Whites Creek Conservation Easement
             Administered by Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation
             (also known as Steve and Annie's place)
             680 Black Creek Rd
             Rockwood, TN   37854       865-354-4363 

When:    Saturday July 11... 2 pm til 8 pm    Shuttle from parking along the paved road runs from before 2 til after 3. It's 150 yards to the house if you're late. Call or email if you have special needs. (Lots of us do)

What:     For the Benefit of Conservation Fisheries   You and yours (family friendly) get to:

              Participate in a biological stream survey of Whites Creek with renowned fisheries biologists
              Experience the beautiful creek and riparian gorge at Whites Creek
              Swim, snorkel, and bask with friends and real scientists
              Enjoy an excellent meal provided by Big Boy's Barbecue of Fairfield Glade
              Music by Daniel Kimbro and Mountain Soul

              Live Auction of carved sculpture, photography by National Geography's Joel Sarte,
              Much coveted mosaic by Joe and Rita and much more

              We will have some adult beverages but you are encouraged to byob

Minimum donation $30 per person. Little kids free. Medium size kids pay what you think. 

Hey it's a fund raiser. You'll feel really good about giving us your money and you'll have a great time.

Tickets may be purchased at  
 If you want to bring cash or check and pay a the door you can email me (  and reserve your tickets. 

 We limit the number of folks we can handle on this so get ready.  I promise you it will be well worth the price and you'll feel extra good about supporting the fishies.

We only let 125 of our closest friends into this. A day on the creek with food, world famous biologists, naturalists, botanists, barbecue and music...All for $30. Don't be silly! You know this is for you. And your kids. Rain or shine, we have an amazingly good time out here. There's a link for tickets. If you can't come this time, donate anyway. These folks have replenished the species diversity in the Pigeon River, Abram's Creek, and have saved the Barrens Top Minnow from extinction on this planet. You need to be a part of this!
Questions?      865-354-4363 

Legal stuff: By attending this event you acknowledge that you assume all risk for yourself and children and agree to hold harmless everyone involved for everything. Whites Creek is a natural area with all the hazards and joys of a wilderness. You understand this.

1 comment:

  1. Hey, if you can't make it this time we'll miss you but you can still be a part of something really good. Check out Conservation Fisheries and notice that big DONATE button.