Festivals this weekend and beyond
SEPT. 29-OCT. 1
› Blue Ribbon Country Fair: Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, 123 Cromwell Drive, Townsend, Tenn., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, $5; crafters, home and garden events, photography contest. www.gsmheritagecenter.org.
› Craft Market: Morris Hill Baptist Church, 1804 Morris Hill Road, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free, 3o vendors in fundraiser for church’s Live To Serve Ministry. 423-596-5134.
› Culture Fest: Chattanooga Market, First Tennessee Pavilion, 1829 Carter St., Chattanooga, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, free; art, food, music and dance representing Chattanooga’s cultural diversity. www.chattanooga.events/calendar.
› Fall Fest: Candler Park, 1500 McLendon Ave. NE, Atlanta, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday, free; fine arts and crafts show with tour of homes and 5K race. www.fallfest.candlerpark.org.
› Fall Fest at the Hermitage: The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Nashville, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday (all times Central), free; art, music and history at the home of Andrew Jackson. www.fallfestatthehermitage.com.
› Fall Festival: Kristopher’s Kingdom, 475 Black Track Road, Graysville, Tenn., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, free; Graysville Park and Recreation sponsors baking contest, dog show, crafts. 423-775-9242.
› Fall Market: Maryville College, 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, Tenn., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, free, artist village with 30 vendors. www.facebook.com/East-Tennessee-Makers-Market.
› Fire on the Mountain: Hannah Pickett Park, 16 Dixie Lee Ave., Monteagle, Tenn., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CDT Saturday, free admission, $5 chili; car show and chili cookoff with arts and crafts, music. www.monteaglechamber.com.
› Great Locomotive Chase Festival: Adairsville Public Square, 116 Public Square, Adairsville, Ga., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday, $3 ages 7 and older on Friday and Saturday, free on Sunday; carnival rides, craft and food…