Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Thomas Kinkade Live Christmas Show

      You can experience art coming to life at Thomas Kinkade's Christmas of Light Celebration!

Painter of Light in the SmokiesArt comes to life near Pigeon ForgeThe show is a live musical celebration at the Smoky Mountain Palace, with newly written Christmas music using the Painter of Light's masterpieces as the backdrops for the performances.

Family Christmas ShowLive Holiday Show in the Smokies

The breathtaking high definition projection truly brings the paintings to life and it appears that the performers are part of the painting. It is so lifelike that you feel like you are part of the show. The combination of the lifelike paintings of Thomas Kinkade and the joyous Christmas music, make this an event to share with loved ones, family and friends. You will leave inspired with the hope, the joy and the message of faith that the holidays represent.

Smoky Mountain Palace Sevierville, TNNew Christmas music performed liveThomas Kinkade's Christmas of Light is live, nightly at the newly renovated Smoky Mountain Palace located on Collier Drive in Sevierville, easily reached by Highway 441, the Parkway, or Veterans Boulevard. You can win tickets to the show by entering the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest. Go to www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the contest photo. Feel free to Comment on the photo and Share it with family and friends.

Get prepared for your Smoky Mountain journey with coupons, information and maps on the Best Read Guide website at www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/. There you will find Attraction, Dining, Shopping and Show information plus coupons, blogs and videos. Lift your spirits by attending Thomas Kinkade's Christmas of Light show in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015


Attractions in Pigeon Forge

Kids photos in the Smokies
To make sure yo have THAT memorable photo from you trip to the Smokies, go by Wild Gals Old Time Photo and stage that perfect photo of you and your spouse, your family or your group. You can be cowboys and saloon gals, gangsters and their molls, Civil War soldiers, hillbillies, Southern folk, and just about any character that you want to be! And you can have photos with your kids, with Mom and Dad
Things to do near Gatlinburg
Be a Saloon Gal
Wild Gals Old Time Photo is located in Pigeon Forge right across from the Welcome Center and the Smoky Mountain Opry. There is free parking so you just park and then walk into the building and back in time. Walk across the hardwood floor and step up to the bar, which is just one of the scenes that you can choose for your photo. Other scenes include an elegant parlor, saloon, Victorian parlor or Mafia Bosses headquarters. You get to choose the scene and the costumes.
Shopping in Pigeon Forge
Old West Cowboy

Choosing your costumes and getting in costume is part of the fun. You will hear laughter, impressions and all kinds of chatter as you look through the clothes and pick-out your perfect wardrobe. And don't forget the accessories - hats, headbands, boots, high-topped shoes, vests, coats, guns, rifles, cards, books and more. And now that you are all decked-out and in the mood, it is time for the shoot.

Smoky Mountain Coupons
Southern Gents & Belles

As you get arranged to sit for  your photo the fun continues. You are in costume and in character and the comments and fun just comes naturally. Even grumpy old grand dad or pouty little Susie will lighten up and have fun at Wild Gals. Your professional photographer will capture all of the great moments of your group as they pose, posture and become their characters, and you will have these great moments to share forever.

Family fun in the Smokies

You can get your sitting fee paid for if you enter and win the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest featuring Wild Gals Old Time Photo. Go to www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the Contest Photo. Feel free to Comment and share also. Now to get ready to take full advantage of your next trip to the Smokies, go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ and check out the coupons and information for theaters, shopping, dining, lodging, and other great attractions like Wild Gals.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015


Theater in PIgeon Forge

     The Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner Show will give you a great evening of fun, food and entertainment. You have your choice of four different live - or should we say murderous - shows, and you are part of the show. Why, you might even be the killer!

Family fun in the SmokiesLucy is live in the Smoky Mountains     Who Dunnit Lucy is set in the Club Tropicana where Ricky Bacardi is putting on a new show. He is getting a lot of help and even some that he doesn't want from a boisterous redhead. You guessed it - Lucy!! Moonshine Murders is set in the hills of Sevier County where the rowdy Luke boys are still on the run from the blundering law woman.

The Clampetts near GatlinburgScarlett and Rhett and good food too     Attention all bachelors because Colonel Simpson is looking for some eligible young men to marry his daughters in Frankly Scarlett, You're Dead. Now the girls may not be the best looking ladies in the area but they do pack pretty big, dowries. And if you are a Clampett Family fan then join The Killbilllies - Jed, Jethro, Ellie May and Granny as they hilariously try to settle in their new home in the Great Smoky Mountains.

You are part of the show at the Murder Mystery Dinner Show, as the characters act around you and even involve you in the show. So be prepared to be fully involved not only in the show but with the great food and service. To get the full benefit be sure to book more than one of the great shows at the Great Smoky Mountain Murder Mystery Dinner show.

     Win tickets to the show by entering the Best Read Guide Facebook Contest. Go to www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the Contest Photo. You can Share and Comment also. Prepare for your journey to the Smokies by getting coupons, area and event information, maps and more at www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015


Theater for Christmas music

 A wonderful Christmas celebration await you at the Smoky Mountain Opry in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The spirit of Christmas is evident from the Christmas trees that adorn the theater and giant, lighted tree that graces the front lawn.

Music, dancing and special effects in the SmokiesThe Opry Christmas show is a dazzling and spectacular multi-million dollar production involving dozens of singers, dancers, musicians, lavish sets and incredible special effects. The show includes traditional Christmas music sung by talented singers backed-up by the area's biggest and most professional orchestra. In addition to the beautiful music you will see flying sugar plum fairies, dancing elves, enchanted reindeer and Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus n their gorgeous red sleigh!

Live Nativity and flying angelsSmoky Mountain Opry has not forgotten the true meaning of Christmas as they present the area's largest living nativity, with live animals and angels that soar throughout the theater and they rejoice at the birth of the baby Jesus. You will be filled with the true spirit of the season as you watch shepherds, Wise men and angels witness the world-changing event of the birth of Christ.

Juggling and laughter in Pigeon ForgeKids love it when the toys come to lifeThe Christmas show also features ice skaters on stage, amazing and agile acrobats, funny and talented jugglers, toys that come to life and the best holiday music this side of the North Pole. If you love the music, decorations and magic of the holiday season, then don't miss Christmas at the Smoky                                                               Mountain Opry.

Give yourself a Christmas gift by going to the show and by winning tickets to the Smoky Mountain Opry. Go to www.facebook.com/BRGSmokyMountains and "Like" the Opry contest Picture to win tickets to the Smoky Mountain Opry. And to make sure that the trip is your best Smoky Mountain experience ever, go to www.bestreadguidesmokymountains.com/ for coupons, information, maps and more on live shows, attractions, dining and shopping in the Smokies.