“History Hound” Dog Costume Contest

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KNOXVILLE, TN – July 29, 2019 – Have a blast with the past at the East Tennessee History Fair 9:30 a.m. Aug. 17 in Krutch Park in downtown Knoxville.

The “History Hound” Dog Costume Contest is a feature event of the 12th Annual East Tennessee History Fair. The contest begins at 10:15 a.m. Bring your canine companion in the best historic costume to win the contest. Local celebrities will judge each pet for the “Most East Tennessee Spirit” and “Best Historic Costume.” 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 CitiFid-O.

The 2019 East Tennessee History Fair is sponsored by Knoxville CBID, The Tennessee Arts Commission, Mast General Store, City of Knoxville, WBIR, WUOT, Comcast, Hyatt Place Knoxville/Downtown, Case Antiques, Building Systems Technology, Inc., CitiFid-O, All Occasions Party Rentals, and Food City.

For more information on the History Fair, visit www.easttnhistory.org/ or call 865-215-8824.