Evins Mill: A Tennessee Resort Property
1535 Evins Mill Road
Smithville, Tennessee, 37166, United States
615.269.3740 (nashville)

Upcoming Events

Memorial Cookout ~ Sat, May 27, 2017

  • Food - Prep

Evins Mill is hosting its annual Memorial Weekend Cookout on Saturday, May 27 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with appetizers available as early as 6:00. While guests are welcome to make reservations for Friday-only, there is a two-night minimum for Saturday night accommodations. If you've already made off-site arrangements, guests are welcome to make reservations for the cookout-only and to arrive early for a short stroll to Carmack Falls. Whenever you arrive, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees

  • Grilled hereford rib eye steaks
  • Grilled jumbo shrimp
  • Barbecued baby back ribs

Sides

  • Oven roasted yukon gold potatoes
  • Mixed garden vegetable grill
  • Local vine-ripe tomato, mozzarella salad w/ balsamic vinaigrette
  • Grilled vidalia onions & chilies
  • Vegetable slaw
  • Marinated cucumber salad
  • White beans, slow cooked w/ Benton's Bacon
  • Fresh baked, local whole wheat rolls & cornbread

Dessert

  • Local strawberry cobbler w/ streusel topping & vanilla ice cream

Beverages

  • Tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water

The Memorial Weekend Package includes...

  • Friday & Saturday night accommodations
  • hors d'oeuvres & regular dinner service on Friday
  • hors d'oeuvres & Memorial Cookout on Saturday
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order on Saturday & Sunday mornings
  • gourmet sack lunch each day
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $600 to $740 per couple depending on the room. The cookout-only package is $60/guest and $15 for children six to twelve years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Music at the Mill ~ Tim Buppert on Sun, May 28, 2017

  • Events - Music

On Sunday, May 28 at 8:00 p.m., Evins Mill continues its "Music at the Mill" concert series with another intimate evening of acoustic music featuring accomplished singer-songwriter Tim Buppert.

Having written songs and/or sung them on albums for Trisha Yearwood, Michael Peterson and Kevin Sharp among other well-known artists, Tim has several top ten songs to his name and will be performing them and others in an informal, writer-in-the-round format.

The Music at the Mill Package includes...

  • hors d'oeuvres & four-course dinner
  • concert performance
  • Sunday night accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $325 to $395 per couple depending on the room. The dinner/concert-only package is $60/guest, while the hors d'oeuvres/concert-only package is $20/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) for ticket information and reservations.

Harmony Lane Cheese Tasting ~ Sat, Jun 24, 2017

  • Vendors - Harmony Lane
  • Vendors - Harmony Lane

We're big fans of Harmony Lane Farm & Creamery. Less than five miles from Evins Mill, it produces some of the best cheese around and is a major source of the cheese we serve. As such, we're excited to host our first Harmony Lane Cheese Tasting - on Saturday, June 24.

The event actually begins with a late afternoon tour of the Harmony Lane Farm and is followed by a social hour at Evins Mill, when Julie & Mark David of Harmony Lane will mix with guests and share their story.

Chef Evans will incorporate Harmony Lane Goat products not only into the hors d'oeuvre selections that night but into the dinner service as well. Detailed menu will follow soon.

The Hamony Lane Package includes...

  • full tour of Harmony Lane Farms
  • hors d'oeuvres featuring Harmony Lane goat cheese
  • four-course dinner, including dessert featuring Harmony Lane fudge
  • Saturday night accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order & Harmony Lane sausage
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $325 to $395 per couple depending on the room. The farm tour, cheese tasting & dinner-only package is $60/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Bluegrass Cookout ~ Sat, Jul 1, 2017

  • Events - Jamboree
  • Events - Jamboree
  • Food - Prep

On Saturday, July 1, 2017, the town of Smithville hosts the Fiddlers' Jamboree & Craft Festival, one of country's premier bluegrass music competitions. Just a few minutes from the Dekalb County Courthouse, where the hoedown takes place, Evins Mill is a convenient springboard for the festival - as well as a cool escape from the heat, and a relaxing destination for great meals and overnight accommodations.

To that end, the resort is hosting its own annual Bluegrass Cookout from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. that same Saturday. Appetizers are available as early as 6:00 p.m. As always, guests are invited to arrive early and enjoy a stroll to Carmac Falls or a game of pool at Cortland Hall. Early or not, come with an appetite, for the menu is expansive...

Entrees

  • Tennessee raised rib eye steaks with our wasabi honey mustard
  • Jumbo shrimp skewers with fresh pesto
  • Barbecued baby back ribs

Sides

  • Roasted local potatoes
  • Fresh local corn on the cob
  • Fresh baked rolls & cornbread
  • Homegrown tomato, fresh mozzarella salad
  • Fresh basil, vegetable slaw
  • Marinated cucumber salad
  • Local crowder peas
  • Homegrown, fried green tomatoes
  • Grilled sweet onions & chilies

Dessert

  • Red, white & blue cobbler w/ ice cream

Beverages

  • Tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water

The Bluegrass Package includes...

  • hors d'oeuvres & Bluegrass Cookout
  • Saturday evening accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • easy, convenient access to the Fiddlers' Jamboree
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is available at $300 to $370 per couple depending on the room. Cookout-only reservations are also available at $60.00/guest and $15 for children six to twelve years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Calfkiller Beer Tasting ~ Sat, Aug 12, 2017

  • Events - Beer Tasting
  • Artwork - Logo - Calfkiller
  • Events - Beer Tasting

Calfkiller Brewery, based in nearby Sparta, Tennessee, is back at Evins Mill by popular demand for an encore performance on Saturday, August 12. Beginning at 6:00, the brothers Sergio of Calfkiller Brewing Company will, in a setting as irreverent as it is beautiful, sample their products and share their story.

Well-known for "unparalleled drinkability, paradoxically balanced by uncompromised complexity," Calfkiller beer has attracted a devoted following among micro-brew enthusiasts and beer lovers throughout Tennessee.

The tasting will be paired with an assortment of appetizers and be followed by a festive and abundant buffet dinner, served at 7:00 and prepared by our own Chef Evans, who has attracted a following of his own, and who has designed a menu to compliment the tasting...

  • Tasty beer bread with local chevre from Harmony Lane
  • Beer-infused "fish fry" with American catfish, hush-puppies & homemade tarter sauce
  • Tennessee-raised steaks fresh from the grill, with homemade chimichhurri and baby back ribs
  • Loads of local potato and veggie sides
  • Variety of salads
  • Homemade Calfkiller ice cream sandwiches, Calfkiller ice cream & beer floats

The Calfkiller Beer Tasting Package includes...

  • hors d'oeuvres & beer tasting
  • Calfkiller-inspired cookout, buffet dinner
  • Saturday night accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $310 to $380 per couple depending on the room. Beer tasting & cookout-only reservations are also available at $60/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included (Calfkiller beer tasting aside).

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Labor Day Cookout ~ Sat, Sep 2, 2017

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Evins Mill is hosting its annual Labor Day Cookout on Saturday, September 2. A festive all-you-can-eat kind of affair, the cookout/buffet is available from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m., with appetizers available as early as 6:00. If you're not already staying at the resort, you are welcome to make reservations for dinner-only and arrive early for a stroll to Carmac Falls. Whenever you show up, come with an appetite, for the menu is abundant and tasty...

Entrees

  • Tennessee raised rib eye steaks with our wasabi honey mustard
  • Jumbo shrimp skewers with fresh pesto
  • Barbecued baby back ribs

Sides

  • Roasted local potatoes
  • Fresh local corn on the cob
  • Fresh baked rolls & cornbread
  • Homegrown tomato, fresh mozzarella salad
  • Fresh basil, vegetable slaw
  • Marinated cucumber salad
  • Local crowder peas
  • Homegrown, fried green tomatoes
  • Grilled sweet onions & chilies

Dessert

  • Red, white & blue cobbler w/ ice cream

Beverages

  • Tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water

The Labor Day Package includes...

  • hors d'oeuvres & cookout
  • Saturday evening accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

... and is $300 to $370 per couple depending on the room. Cookout-only reservations are also available at $60.00/guest and $15 for children six to twelve years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Stonehaus Wine Tasting ~ Sat, Sep 9, 2017

  • Vendors - Stonehaus
  • Vendors - Stonehaus
  • Vendors - Stonehaus

In conjunction with Stonehaus Winery, based in Crossville, Tennessee, Evins Mill is hosting a wine tasting on Saturday, September 9. Beginning at 6:00, Rob Ramsey of Stonehaus, will discuss the history of wine making in Tennessee and sample many Stonehaus wines.

The tasting will be paired with an assortment of appetizers and be followed by an Overlook Cookout, served buffet style at 7:00 and prepared by our own Chef Evans, who is crafting a menu to compliment the tasting...

Entrees & Sides

  • Tennessee raised beef rib eye & New York strip steaks from Southern Natural Foods with wasabi honey mustard
  • Tennessee raised Chicken breast from Three Forks Chicken Ranch, grilled with fresh pesto
  • Baby back ribs
  • Seasonal sides & salads, all from our local gardens, including ratatouille & potato gratin

Dessert

  • Fresh, local fruit cobbler with homemade ice cream

The Stonehaus Wine Tasting Package includes...

  • hors d'oeuvres & wine tasting
  • Stonehaus-inspired cookout, buffet dinner
  • Saturday night accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $310 to $380 per couple depending on the room. Wine tasting & cookout-only reservations are also available at $60/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included (Stonehaus wine tasting aside).

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Pumpkin Carving ~ Sat, Oct 28, 2017

  • Events - Halloween
  • Events - Halloween

On Saturday, October 28, Evins Mill hosts its annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. With adult participation in mind, each couple is given at check-in one already cleaned out pumpkin - the canvas for their creative designs! Pumpkins will come in similar shapes and sizes but are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

From room check-in at 3:00 to a social hour at 6:00, guests will have ample time to carve their pumpkins, which will then be prominently displayed at the Main Lodge before dinner. The guest with the most creatively carved pumpkin as judged by our staff wins a complimentary night stay at the resort on any Enchanted Night.

Chef Evans has designed a fall-themed menu to compliment the occasion...

Appetizers

  • a variety of deviled eggs, cheese & homemade pickles

Soup

  • butternut squash bisque

Salad

  • roasted beets, chef grown greens & toasts pumpkin seeds

Entrees

  • Calfkiller beer-braised beef short ribs or
  • citrus-braised duck breast w/ fresh cranberry relish

Sides

  • root gratin & braised local mustard greens

Desserts

  • pumpkin & spice creme brulee or
  • apple cider sorbet

The Pumpkin Carving Package includes...

  • two pumpkins per guests w/ carving utensils
  • hors d'oeuvres & four-course dinner
  • Saturday evening accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet sack lunch
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

and is $325 to $395 per couple depending on the room. The pumpkin-carving & dinner-only package is $60/guest and $15 for children six to twelve years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

Thanksgiving Feast ~ Thu, Nov 23, 2017

  • Events - Thanksgiving
  • Flavor - Candles
  • Flavor - Fall

Give your chef a break this Thanksgiving by allowing our chefs to do the heavy lifting. For overnight guests and day-trippers alike, Thursday, November 23 will feature a traditional Thanksgiving spread from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Overnight guests will be treated as always to a big breakfast Friday morning. The weather is sure to be crisp, the fires will be roaring - and the cuisine will be abundant, including...

  • roasted turkey w/ fresh cranberry relish
  • pit ham carving station
  • sage, cornbread dressing
  • mashed yukon gold potatoes
  • sweet potato casserole
  • fresh steamed asparagus
  • cream style corn
  • deviled eggs with homemade pickles
  • baked Tennessee apples
  • tossed salad w/ basil vinaigrette dressing
  • carrot, raisin salad
  • fresh fruit salad
  • fresh baked bread & rolls
  • panoply of pies
  • hot apple cider & fresh ground coffee

The Thanksgiving Day Package includes...

  • hors d'oeuvres & Thanksgiving Day feast
  • Thursday evening accommodations
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $325 to $395 per couple depending on the room. The dinner-only package is $65/guest and $20 for children six to twelve years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.

New Year's Eve Weekend ~ Sat/Sun, Dec 30/31, 2017

  • Events - New Year
  • Events - New Years Eve

We invite you to celebrate the advent of a new year in the festive yet intimate setting that is Evins Mill. Guests are invited to arrive on Saturday, December 30, 2017 and stay through Monday, January 1, 2018.

The weekend starts with light hors d'oeuvres & a four-course dinner on Saturday featuring an as yet to be determined menu and continues with a full breakfast & late buffet lunch on Sunday. But that's just a primer. Sunday evening meal service features...

Heavy Hors d'oeuvres

  • local goat cheese dip w/ grilled pita
  • baby back ribs w/ fresh vegetable slaw
  • steamed mussels w/ coconut, lime red curry

Soup & Bread

  • butternut squash bisque
  • pretzel rolls

Salad

  • fresh roasted beets, mixed greens, pecans, red onion & pickled ginger vinaigrette

Sorbet

  • stonehaus muscadine sorbet

Entrees

  • grass feed beef tenderloin, oven roasted w/ millstone dry rub & served w/ a bourbon cream, or fresh king salmon filet, grilled & served with a candied lemon beurre blanc
  • both accompanied by root vegetable gratin & grilled brussel sprouts

Into the Night Dessert Buffet

  • variety of pies in home made pie crust
  • Belgian chocolate truffles
  • coconut macaroons
  • tropical rice pudding
  • colorful, homemade kettle corn

The New Year's Eve Package includes...

  • light hors d'ouvres & four-course dinner on Saturday
  • Saturday evening accommodations with enhanced turn-down service
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order & late buffet lunch on Sunday
  • heavy hors d'oeuvres, five course dinner & live entertainment on Sunday
  • Sunday evening accommodations with enhanced turn-down service
  • sumptuous New Year's Day Brunch on Monday
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $625 to $765 per couple depending on the room. The NYE dinner-only package is $75/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) to learn more or make reservations.