The American Culture Experience is a semester long series of trips and experiences that introduce international and American students to aspects of East Tennessee culture and opportunities to visit local areas of interest. Past experiences include hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visiting CNN and Coca-Cola in Atlanta, attending the Tennessee Valley Fair and Livestock Show, going to Six Flags amusement park, shopping at the local outlet malls in Pigeon Forge, visiting a local dairy, and attending a college football tailgate party and game!
American and international students are welcome to sign up for trips in person at the International House front desk during normal opening hours. Only cash or check is currently accepted for ticket payment.
Upcoming American Culture Experiences
|Date||Event||Time||Cost||Signup Opens||Signup Closes|
|Jan 12||Ice Skating||2pm-6pm||$5||Jan 2||Jan 10|
|Jan 26||Community Service||12:30pm-3:30pm||Free||Jan 11||Jan 23|
|Feb 9||Ruby Falls||9am-5pm||$10||Jan 22||Feb 5|
|Feb 15||Knoxville Symphony Orchestra||6:30pm-10pm||$10||Jan 24||Feb 12|
|Mar 9||Tanger Outlets Shopping||9am-4pm||$5||Feb 22||March 5|
|Mar 30||Smoky Mountains Hike||8am-4pm||$5||Mar 12||Mar 26|
|Apr 6||Smokies Baseball Game||TBA||$15||Mar 12||Apr 2|
|Apr 13||Nashville Day Trip||8am-6pm||$10||Mar 25||Apr 9|