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Owned and operated by the Klatt family, Mason's Ruby & Sapphire Mine is a working gem mine that allows patrons to search for their own gemstones. The Mine also features mineral samples, geodes and pre-cut gems.
Located in the gemstone capital of the United States, the Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine specializes in mining and cutting amethyst, quartz, citrine, emeralds and sapphires. Admission is free, and customers who wish to pan for gems pay a small per-bucket fee.
Since 1909 Buffalo Trail Orchard has been producing quality fruit for the people of Tennessee. The orchards bountiful crops include sweet red raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and apples, as well as the seasonal favorite, pumpkin.
A variety of historic sites have been preserved along the Coal Creek Motor Discovery Trail. Guests can drive themselves from site to site with the help of historic markers and plaques to learn more about Leach Cemetery, Walden Ridge, and the Coal Creek Train Depot.
A 14-screen movie theater, Cinemark Tinseltown USA displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers stadium seating, arcade games, a party room and a concession area with food and drinks.
Featuring 32 lanes and a pro shop, Oak Ridge Bowling Center hosts open and league bowling. The center has a lounge with adult beverages, a grill with food and drinks and a game room with arcade machines and billiard tables.
Featuring an extensive permanent collection as well as visiting exhibits, the Oak Ridge Art Center is a gallery as well as a learning space. The gallery offers a variety of classes, and hosts competitions and shows.
Goat Granny' and 'Papaw' are delighted to give tours of their working goat farm at Mabels Boer Stables. Guests can purchase goats, homegrown garden produce, hand painted ceramics, and goat's milk soap, and even sign up for a pottery class.