Celebrate local artisans and the season of thankfulness and giving at the Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show. This weeklong event, running the week of Thanksgiving, will feature uniquely made gifts from the local members of the historic Great Smoky Mountains Arts & Crafts Community. The Great Smoky Mountains Arts & Crafts Community is the nation’s largest organization of independent artists. This special Thanksgiving craft show will be held downtown at the Gatlinburg Convention Center. The Great Smoky Thanksgiving Arts & Crafts Show will include items such as hand-made quilts, intricately woven baskets, candles, pottery, handmade jewelry and much more.