Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Holds Area Appreciation Days Through May 19

Pigeon Forge, Tenn., May 10, 2016 – The Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment Group in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., one of the largest theater production companies in the southeast, is holding Area Appreciation Days now through May 19th to invite residents who live and work in Sevier and neighboring counties to attend any Fee/Hedrick shows in Pigeon Forge for a special appreciation rate.   Those who live or work in Sevier, Blount, Knox, Greene, Anderson, Cocke, Jefferson, Loudon, Roane, Union, Grainger and Hamblen counties can attend the following shows for only $9.95 plus tax:   “The Comedy Barn®,” The “Smith Morning Variety Show,” “Magic Beyond Belief”™ starring Darren Romeo, and “The Smoky Mountain Opry.”™ The Area Appreciation Days special dinner/show rate for The “Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud”™ is $19.95 plus tax for adults and $9.95 plus tax for children.

Anyone living or working in these counties must present a valid county driver’s license or proof of residence and a photo ID or a current business paycheck stub (within 30 days) and a photo ID. Each adult must show a valid ID.

“We appreciate the people of Sevier County and our neighboring counties who support our theaters and refer others to our shows throughout the year,” said theater co-owner David Fee. “This year’s Area Appreciation Days are our way to say thank you.”

Jim Hedrick, theater co-owner said, “Area Appreciation Days also provides us with an opportunity to share five fantastic production shows and celebrate the kick-off to the 2016 season.”

Comedy Barn® Theater

The Comedy Barn® Theater recently celebrated it’s 21st year anniversary of providing good, clean family comedy. Known as “The Most Successful and Most Attended Clean Comedy Theater in the World,” it’s a family variety show that features a wide range of entertainment such as: ventriloquists, jugglers, magicians, singers, cloggers, trained animals and some of the best comedians in the nation!

Open year ‘round, The Comedy Barn® has two shows every night in season at 5 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., as well as some scheduled matinees for groups throughout the season, ComedyBarn.com,

(865) 428-5222.

“The Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud

“The Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Feud™” is a hilarious family-friendly hit production inspired by real-life events. The show offers guests extraordinary country, bluegrass, and gospel musical performances, award-winning hillbilly musicians, cloggers, and a huge mountain feast. The feud is kicked off every day at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. with scheduled 2 p.m. matinees.

Granny’s ‘all you can eat’ mountain feast includes; fried chicken, open pit pulled-to-pieces pork barbecue, creamy soup, mashed taters, buttery corn on the cob, hot homemade bread, coleslaw and a special dessert. Vegetarian option is available. HatfieldMcCoyDinnerFeud.com, (865) 908-7469 (SHOW).

“The Smoky Mountain Opry™”

“The Smoky Mountain Opry™” is the area’s largest musical variety show starring a talented cast of singers, dancers, aerialists, comedians and musicians!   The family entertainment show includes all different types of music; country hits, both old and new, today’s pop, the best of Broadway, 60’s review, gospel and patriotic music, and sidesplitting comedic juggling; “The Smoky Mountain Opry™” has it all! Gracing the stage is one of only 300 rare white lions in existence today!   “Southern Living” magazine recently named The Smoky Mountain Opry™ the “Don’t Miss Variety Show” in Pigeon Forge. SmokyMountainOpry.com, (865) 428-7469 (SHOW).

Magic Beyond BeliefStarring Darren Romeo

“Magic Beyond Belief™,” features Siegfried & Roy’s only Protégé, nationally known magician Darren Romeo, “The Voice of Magic.”

Romeo, a magician and a singer, brings his critically acclaimed large-scale production to The Smoky Mountain Opry™ Theater in the 3 p.m. matinee time slot every day except Wednesday. The show features tigers, original illusions, vocal performances, celebrity impersonations, comedy, and a huge tribute to the magicians who inspired him the most: Harry Blackstone Jr., and Romeo’s mentors, Siegfried and Roy. PigeonForgeMagic.com, (865) 428-7469 (SHOW).

Smith Morning Variety Show

A brand new show for 2016 is The “Smith Morning Variety Show” at The Smoky Mountain Opry™ Theater. Charlie Bob Smith is starring in this all new show at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. He brings his unique mix of country, pop and gospel hits to the stage as well as his world-class impersonations. Also appearing with Charlie Bob is a multi-talented cast of singers and musicians.     SmithMorningVarietyShow.com, (865) 428-7469 (SHOW).

In addition to their regular shows, Fee/Hedrick Family Entertainment produces and presents three Christmas Shows in November and December. The company also owns Happy Days Diner; Chef’s Catering and a website, www.SeePigeonForge.com, that assists visitors in planning their entire Smoky Mountain vacation experience.