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

Past Events

Bluegrass Cookout ~ Sat, July 2, 2016

  • Events - Music

On Saturday, July 2, 2016, 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 Fiddlers' Jamboree Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • appetizers & Bluegrass Cookout
  • hearty breakfast with eggs-to-order
  • gourmet box lunch
  • 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 for two guests depending on the room. Cookout-only reservations are also available at $50.00/guest and $10 for children six to twelve years old.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

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

Calfkiller Beer Tasting ~ Sat, July 9, 2016

  • Events - Beer Tasting

Calfkiller Brewery, based in nearby Sparta, Tennessee, is back at Evins Mill by popular demand for an encore performance on Saturday, July 9. 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
  • Grilled Tennessee-raised steaks 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 Beer Tasting Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • appetizers & beer tasting
  • Calfkiller-inspired cookout, buffet dinner
  • hearty breakfast w/ eggs-to-order
  • gourmet box lunch
  • non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is $310 to $380 for two guests depending on the room. Beer tasting & cookout-only reservations are also available at $60/guest.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

  • Beverages - Calfkiller
  • Events - Beer Tasting

Snookum's Delight ~ Feb 12 & 13, 2016

  • Events - Valentines

Evins Mill will celebrate Valentines from Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14, when guests will be treated to...

  • hearty rather than light hors d'oeuvres
  • a five-course rather than a four-course dinner
  • live entertainment (piano on Friday & acoustic guitar on Saturday)
  • single stem rose in a ribbon-wrapped vase
  • enhanced turn-down service
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages

Dinner Entrees include...

Friday & Sunday Evenings

  • Benton's bacon-wrapped, thick-cut pork chop w/ wasabi honey mustard, or
  • Citrus-braised, fork-tender duck breast w/ blood orange, fresh ginger compote
  • Followed by a flour-less chocolate cake w/ homemade salted caramel dessert

Saturday Evening



  • Millstone dry-rub beef tenderloin w/ cabernet butter sauce, or
  • Tasman sea salmon w/ pink peppercorns & fruit & chili chutney
  • Followed by a dark chocolate souffle w/ bailey's cream dessert

To cap off the stay, guests will be treated to a hearty Valentines Brunch, featuring...

  • omelet station & scambled eggs
  • buttermilk biscuits w/ saw mill gravy
  • pancakes w/ toppings galore
  • creamy cheddar grists
  • home fried potatoes
  • bacon, saugsage & country ham
  • variety of hot & cold cereals
  • fresh fruit
  • muffins, toast, fresh bagels & cream cheese
  • sweet pastries & croissants
  • fruit yogurt
  • a variety of juices, coffee, milk & tea

The all-inclusive package is $320 to $385 per couple per night depending on the room reserved. Dinner-only & brunch-only reservations are also available at $140 & $60 per couple respectively. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) for reservations.

New Years Eve! ~ Thu, Dec 31, 2015

  • 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 may arrive on Thursday, December 31 to enjoy...

  • heavy hors d'oeuvres followed by a five-course dinner
  • live music, featuring Rachel Solomon on piano
  • roaring fireplaces & enhanced turn-down service
  • and a sumptuous New Year's Day Brunch (see below)

Chef Evans will prepare an enticing menu, featuring...

Appetizers

  • Goat cheese dip with grilled pita
  • Baby Back Ribs with fresh vegetable slaw
  • Steamed mussels with coconut, lime curry

Soup & Bread

  • Butternut Squash Bisque
  • Pretzel rolls

Salad

  • Fresh grapefruit with mixed greens, candied almonds, red onion and pickled ginger vinaigrette

Sorbet 

  • Stonehaus Muscadine

Entrées

  • Grass fed beef tenderloin, oven roasted with our millstone dry rub and served with a Bourbon cream. Accompanied by root vegetable gratin
  • Fresh King salmon filet, well seasoned and grilled and served with a chutney of sour apples and dried fruit. Accompanied by root vegetable gratin

Into the Night Dessert Buffet

  • special drinks and champagne a flowin’
  • variety of pies in Alison's famous, home made pie crust
  • Belgian chocolate truffles
  • coconut macaroons
  • tropical rice pudding
  • colorful, homemade kettle corn

The NYE Package, which includes the dinner service & live entertainment outlined above, along with Thursday lodging and New Year's Day Brunch, also includes lodging, appetizers & a four-course dinner on Friday as well a full breakfast & gourmet box lunch on Saturday, and is $615 to $745 for two guests depending on the room.

For those who would like to come for the dinner and entertainment but not stay overnight, the NYE Dinner package is $70 per plate.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

New Year's Day Brunch ~ Fri, Jan 1, 2016

  • Food - Breakfast
  • Food - Breakfast
  • Food - Breakfast

If late night revelry on New Year's Eve is not your style - or even if it is, consider joining us between 10:00 and 11:30 on Friday, January 1, 2015 for a leisurely yet celebratory New Year's Day Brunch. As with all our brunches, Chef Evans is preparing a bounteous spread, including...

  • scrambled eggs and omelet-to-order station
  • cornmeal pancakes with all the toppings
  • Millstone dry rub roasted chicken
  • grilled southern raised catfish
  • Tennessee cured country ham, bacon, and sausage
  • buttermilk biscuits and saw mill gravy
  • creamy cheddar grits
  • home fried potatoes
  • slow cooked turnip greens
  • black-eyed peas
  • southern fried apples
  • selection of cold cereals
  • fresh fruit
  • muffins, toast and bagels with cream cheese
  • homemade pastries
  • fruit yogurt
  • variety of juices and low fat milk
  • coffee and hot beverage selection

Brunch is $30 per adult guest and half price for children between the ages of six and twelve. Come early or stay late to enjoy real wood burning fireplaces and brisk hikes to Carmac Falls.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Thanksgiving Feast ~ Thu, Nov 26, 2015

  • Events - Thanksgiving

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 26 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 overnight package for two guests includes one night's stay, Thanksgiving dinner and a hearty breakfast, and is $295 to $360 depending on the room reserved. For day-trippers, Thanksgiving dinner is $60/person.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Music at the Mill ~ Sat, Oct 31, 2015

  • Events - Music
  • Events - Music

On Saturday, October 31, as part of its on-going "Music at the Mill" series, Evins Mill is hosting its second concert performance of 2015, featuring the music of Nashville-based singer-songwriter Lisa Witty.

With smart, but not-too-clever lyrics, and beautiful, yet sometimes edgy melodies, Lisa's songs embody much of who she is and where she came from. Growing up in Northern Michigan around the Great Lakes, she was influenced by the peaceful, yet often tumultuous landscape that surrounded her. Drawing on those experiences, Lisa has penned a collection of thought-provoking songs for her new and critically acclaimed album "Lessons In White Light."

She will be accompanied by Nashville-based session guitarist Jerry McPherson, who co-produced the album. While Jerry has toured with Faith Hill, Amy Grant, Reba McEntire & Vince Gill, he has also worked with many studio artists, including Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Don Henly, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban & Chris Isaak.

Together, they make a great team that will bring you some beautiful music! For more information about Lisa and her new album, click here!

The Music at the Mill package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • concert performance
  • hors d'oeuvres
  • four-course dinner
  • hearty breakfast
  • gourmet box lunch
  • non-alcoholic beverages
  • excluisve access to the forty-acre property

...and is $315 to $380 per couple depending on the room reserved. Reservations for dinner & concert only are also available at $120 per couple.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.


Stonehaus Wine Tasting ~ Sat, Aug 22, 2015

  • Beverages - Stonehaus
  • Vendors - Stonehaus
  • Vendor - Stonehaus

Stonehaus Winery, based in Crossville, Tenneessee, is hosting its annual wine tasting at Evins Mill on Saturday, August 22. 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, including Noble Spring's chevre with homemade pickles, and will be followed by a Local Harvest 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 Wine Tasting Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • appetizers & wine tasting
  • festive cookout dinner buffet
  • hearty breakfast with omelet station
  • gourmet box lunch
  • non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property

...and is available at $305 to $360 for two guests depending on the room. Wine tasting and dinner-only reservations are also available at $60/guest.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Blossoming Yoga Retreat ~ Fri/Sun, Jul 31/Aug 2, 2015

  • Events - Yoga

From Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2, our friends at Blossoming Yoga will be hosting a Summer Rejuvenation Retreat at Evins Mill, a sequel to their 2014 yoga & meditation retreat featuring gentle yoga with therapeutic movements, hatha/flow and restorative yoga.

Specifically, the 2015 retreat includes the following...

  • 8 hours of session time with Colleen Dwyer: asana, pranayama & meditation
  • group akashic record reading with Graham Fuze
  • 2 nights accommodations with 2 attendees per room in separate beds
  • locally sourced and upon request vegetarian & vegan friendly cuisine
  • appetizers and a four-course dinner on Friday & Saturday evenings
  • hearty breakfast on Saturday & Sunday mornings (after morning yoga sessions)
  • gourmet box lunch on Saturday & Sunday
  • tea, coffee, lemonade, ice water & light snacks available throughout
  • exclusive access to the entire 40-acre property, including waterfalls & hiking trails

For pricing, more information or reservations, please contact Colleen Dwyer at  917.691.2385 or at colleen@blossomingyoga.com.

Bluegrass Cookout ~ Sat, Jul 4, 2015

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

On Saturday, July 4, 2015, the town of Smithville hosts the 44th Annual 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

  • Smokey Hereford rib eye steaks with our wasabi honey mustard
  • Fresh Hawaiian seafood with homemade tartar sauce
  • Barbecued baby back ribs

Sides

  • Roasted local potatoes
  • Fresh local corn on the cob
  • Fresh baked whole wheat rolls & cornbread
  • Homegrown tomato, fresh mozzarella salad
  • Fresh basil, vegetable slaw
  • Marinated cucumber salad
  • Heirloom beans cooked w/ Benton's Bacon
  • Homegrown, fried green tomatoes
  • Grilled sweet onions & chilies

Dessert

  • Wild, summer berry cobbler w/ ice cream

Beverages

  • Tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water

The Fiddlers' Jamboree Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • appetizers & Bluegrass Cookout
  • hearty breakfast with omelet station
  • gourmet box lunch
  • non-alcoholic beverages
  • easy, convenient access to the Fiddlers' Jamboree
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40 acre property

...and is available at $275 to $360 for two guests depending on the room. Cookout-only reservations are also available at $50.00/guest and $10 for children six to twelve years old.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Memorial Weekend Cookout ~ Sat, May 23, 2015

  • Food - Prep

Evins Mill is hosting its annual Memorial Weekend Cookout on Saturday, May 23 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, guests are welcome to make reservations for dinner-only and 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 Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $12 for children between the ages of five & twelve. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Mother's Day Brunch ~ Sun, May 10, 2015

  • Events - Mothers Day

Evins Mill is hosting its annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 10. The buffet, omelet, carving & dessert stations are available from 10:00 to 1:30, with seatings scheduled in half hour intervals. While brunch attire is "dressy casual," we invite guests to bring a change of clothes and stick around should they want to hike to Carmac Falls. Hiking shoes or not, don't forget your appetite, for as always the menu is extensive...

Entrees

  • Beef tenderloin carving station with wasabi honey mustard sauce
  • Local farm fresh egg omelets, made-to-order with fresh veggies & cheeses

Lunch Sides

  • Yukon gold potato gratin
  • Sesame marinated fresh asparagus
  • Ivy's shrimp salad
  • Locally baked, whole wheat rolls
  • Home grown green salad with chive blossom vinaigrette

Breakfast Sides

  • Buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy
  • Sourdough French toast with all the toppings
  • Benton's bacon & Tennessee sausage
  • Freshly baked variety of muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • Homemade granola with yogurt

Desserts

  • Fresh baked pound cake, macaroons & brownies
  • Build your own strawberry delight with locally grown fresh berries
  • Whipped cream, nuts, sauces, sprinkles & more

Beverages

  • Variety of juices
  • Nashville's own Humphrey's Street coffee
  • Unsweetened tea & lemonade
  • Fresh squeezed mimosas & mint juleps (not included in the price)

Brunch is $40 ($12 for children six to twelve years old). Reservations are required. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Calfkiller Beer Tasting ~ Sat, Mar 14, 2015

  • Beverages - Beer
  • Events - Beer Tasting

Calfkiller Brewery, based in nearby Sparta, Tennessee, is back at Evins Mill for an encore performance on Saturday, Mar 14 (a few days shy of St. Patrick's Day we might add). 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 followed by a festive and abundant, Irish inspired, 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 soda bread with a variety of local and international cheeses
  • Tennessee raised, free range chicken; ale marinated and grilled
  • Rack of Lamb carving station
  • Loads of potatoes and veggies
  • Variety of salads and sides that will make you unpinchable
  • Homemade Calfkiller ice cream & fresh baked shortbread cookies

The Calfkiller Beer Tasting Package includes appetizers & a cook-out, buffet dinner, beer tasting and non-alcoholic beverages, and is $60 a guest. The overnight package, which includes one night's accommodation as well as breakfast and a gourmet box lunch, is $315 to $380 depending on the room.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) for reservations.

  • Events - Beer Tasting

Music at the Mill ~ Sat, Feb 21, 2015

  • Events - Music

After dinner on Saturday, February 21, Evins Mill kicks off its 2015 "Music at the Mill" series with an intimate performance by the talented Leah Edwards.

Growing up in the Bible Belt on the Texas Blackland prairie, Leah formed her one girl band in the hills of Tennessee. With lyrics resonating as if from the pages of a hymnal, her music marries the natural and poetic - and embodies the spirit of southern Americana music.

Leah handpicks venues that support her vision and branding, including farms, creative arts schools, local businesses, areas of social outreach, back porches, living rooms, schooners and festivals. As such, Evins Mill is honored for Leah to headline its 2015 "Music at the Mill" series.

For a preview, visit www.leahedwards.bandcamp.com, or follow her blog at www.theblacklandballad.com. To book Leah for a house show or other creative venue, contact her at leahemusic@gmail.com.

The "Music at the Mill" package includes concert, hors d'oeuvres, four-course dinner and a hearty gourmet breakfast and is $295 to $360 per couple depending on the room reserved. Reservations for dinner & concert only are also available at $120 per couple.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) for reservations.

  • Events - Music

Snookum's Delight ~ Fri, Feb 13, 2015

  • Events - Valentines

Evins Mill will celebrate Valentines this year on Friday, February 13th, when guests will be treated to...

  • hearty rather than light hors d'oeuvres
  • a five-course rather than a four-course dinner
  • a single stem rose in a ribbon-wrapped vase
  • enhanced turn-down serviceunlimited non-alcoholic beverages

Dinner Entrees include...

  • Pastured beef tenderloin, seared with our Millstone dry rub and oven roasted; served with Cabernet Sauvignon, cracked pepper butter sauce, or
  • Premium, Wild Salmon, cast iron seared with pink peppercorns and sea salt, served with sour apple dried fruit chutney

...followed by one of our favorite desserts - chocolate soufflé with Bailey’s espresso sauce.

To cap off the stay, guests will be treated to a hearty Valentines Brunch, featuring...

  • omelet station & scrambled eggs
  • buttermilk biscuits w/saw mill gravy
  • pancakes w/ toppings galore
  • creamy cheddar grits
  • home fried potatoes
  • bacon, sausage & country ham
  • variety of hot & cold cereals
  • fresh fruit
  • muffins, toast, fresh bagels & cream cheese
  • sweet pastries & croissants
  • fruit yogurt
  • a variety of juices, coffee, milk & tea

The all-inclusive package is $310 to $370 per couple depending on the room reserved. Reservations for dinner-only are also available at $120 per couple.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) for reservations.

New Year's Day Brunch ~ Thu, Jan 1, 2015

  • Food - Breakfast
  • Food - Breakfast
  • Food - Breakfast

If late night revelry on New Year's Eve is not your style - or even if it is, consider joining us between 10:00 and 11:30 on Thursday, January 1, 2015 for a leisurely yet celebratory New Year's Day Brunch. As with all our brunches, Chef Evans is preparing a bounteous spread, including...

  • scrambled eggs and omelet-to-order station
  • pancakes with all the toppings
  • Tennessee roasted chicken
  • grilled southern raised catfish
  • bacon, sausage and Tennessee country ham
  • buttermilk biscuits and saw mill gravy
  • creamy cheddar grits
  • home fried potatoes
  • slow cooked turnip greens
  • black-eyed peas
  • sliced tomatoes and southern fried apples
  • selection of cold cereals
  • fresh fruit
  • muffins, toast and bagels with cream cheese
  • croissants and sweet pastries
  • fruit yogurt
  • variety of juices and low fat milk
  • coffee and hot beverage selection

Brunch is $30 per adult guest and half price for children between the ages of six and twelve. Come early or stay late to enjoy real wood burning fireplaces and brisk hikes to Carmac Falls.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) for reservations.

New Year's Eve ~ Wed, Dec 31, 2014

  • Events - New Year
  • Vendors - Stonehaus

We invite you to celebrate the advent of a new year in the festive yet intimate setting that is Evins Mill. Guests may arrive on Wednesday, December 31 to enjoy...

  • heavy hors d'oeuvres followed by a five-course dinner
  • live piano music and roaring fireplaces
  • enhanced turn-down service
  • and a sumptuous New Year's Day Brunch the next morning

Chef Evans will prepare a sumptuous menu, featuring...

Appetizers

  • Noble Springs goat cheese dip with grilled pita
  • Wedge Oak Farm's Suckling pig roast with condiments galore
  • Fresh steamed muscles with coconut, lime curry

Soup

  • Local turnip and pumpkin with lentils and red quinoa
  • Served with locally baked whole wheat pretzel rolls

Salad

  • Fresh Florida citrus with mixed greens, candied almonds, red onion and a creamy watercress dressing

Sorbet

  • Stonehaus Muscadine

Entrées

  • Tennessee pastured beef tenderloin, oven roasted with our millstone dry rub and served with a Nashville whiskey cream. Accompanied by grilled onion and roasted garlic potato gratin.
  • Tasmanian Wild King salmon filet, well seasoned and grilled and served with a chutney of Benton’s bacon, sour apples and dried fruit. Accompanied by grilled onion and roasted garlic potato gratin.

Into the Night Dessert Buffet

  • special drinks and champagne a flowin’
  • variety of pies in Allison's famous, home made pie crust
  • Belgian chocolate truffles
  • coconut macaroons
  • stuffed St. Germane apricots
  • colorful, homemade kettle corn

The NYE Overnight Package is $310 to $370 for two guests depending on the room. The NYE Dinner package is $60 per plate.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) for reservations.

Thanksgiving Feast ~ Thu, Nov 27, 2014

  • 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 27 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 overnight package for two guests includes one night's stay, Thanksgiving dinner and a hearty breakfast and is $290 to $330 depending on the room reserved. For day-trippers, Thanksgiving dinner is $60/person.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Pumpkin Carving ~ Fri, Oct 31, 2014

  • Events - Halloween
  • Events - Halloween

On Friday, October 31, 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 overnight package for two guests includes one night's stay, pumpkin carving, appetizers, four-course dinner and a hearty breakfast and is $290 to $350 depending on the room reserved. For day-trippers, pumpkin carving, appetizers & four-course dinner is $60/person.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Labor Day Cookout ~ Sat, Aug 30, 2014

  • Food - Prep

Evins Mill is hosting its annual Labor Day Cookout on Saturday, August 30 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 short stroll to Carmac Falls. Whenever you show up, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees

  • Grilled Tennessee pastured 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 caramel apple cobbler w/ vanilla ice cream

Beverages

  • Tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water

The Labor Day Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $10 for children between the ages of five & twelve. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Calfkiller Beer Tasting ~ Sat, Aug 9, 2014

  • Events - Beer Tasting
  • Beverages - Beer
  • Events - Beer Tasting

Calfkiller Brewery, based in Sparta, Tenneessee, is hosting a beer tasting at Evins Mill on Saturday, Aug 9. Beginning at 6:00, the Brothers Sergio of Calfkiller Brewing Company, will discuss the beer making process and the story of Calfkiller Beer in a festive and informal setting. Even better, they will be sampling their product!

The tasting will be paired with an assortment of appetizers and followed by a four-course dinner, served at 7:00 and prepared by our own Chef Evans, who has designed a menu to compliment the tasting...

  • Homemade dips & chips, including Avocado Celebration & sun-dried tomato, artichoke dip - perfect wtih Calfkiller Beer
  • Warm, Yukon gold potato, leek soup with Grassroots Ale & Aged Cheddar
  • Fresh Grapefruit salad with candied almonds & rice wine vinaigrette
  • Calfkiller Beer marinated, Tennessee pastured Flank Steak OR Jumbo Shrimp & Grit
  • Homemade Calfkiller ice cream & fresh baked cookies

The Beer Tasting Package includes...

  • appetizers & a four-course dinner
  • beer tasting
  • non-alcoholic beverages

...and is available at $55/plate.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Memorial Weekend Cookout ~ Sat, May 24, 2014

  • Food - Prep

Evins Mill is hosting its annual Memorial Weekend Cookout on Saturday, May 24 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, guests are welcome to make reservations for dinner-only and arrive early for a short stroll to Carmac Falls. Whenever you arrive, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees

  • Grilled Tennessee pastured 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 Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $12 for children between the ages of five & twelve. Sodas, bottled waters  & alcoholic beverages are available but not included. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Mother's Day Brunch ~ Sun, May 11, 2014

  • Events - Mothers Day

The Inn is hosting its annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 11. The buffet and carving station are available from 10:00 to 11:30 and again from 12:30 to 2:00, with seatings scheduled in quarter hour intervals. While brunch attire is "dressy casual," we invite guests to bring a change of clothes and stick around should they want to hike to Carmac Falls. Hiking shoes or not, don't forget your appetite, for as always the menu is extensive...

Entrees

  • Beef tenderloin carving station with chimichurri sauce
  • Local farm fresh egg omelets, made-to-order with fresh veggies & cheeses

Lunch Sides

  • Yukon Gold potato gratin
  • Marinated fresh asparagus
  • Shrimp salad
  • Locally baked, whole wheat rolls
  • Home grown green salad with chive blossom vinaigrette

Breakfast Sides

  • Buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy
  • Sourdough French toast with all the toppings
  • Tennessee bacon & sausage
  • Freshly baked variety of muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • Homemade granola with yogurt

Desserts

  • Fresh baked pound cake, macaroons & brownies
  • Build your own strawberry delight with locally grown fresh berries
  • Whipped cream, nuts, sauces, sprinkles & more

Beverages

  • Variety of juices
  • Nashville's own Humphrey's Street coffee
  • Unsweetened tea & lemonade
  • Fresh squeezed mimosas & mint juleps (not included in the price)

Brunch is $40 ($12 for children six to twelve years old). Reservations are required. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Moonshine Tasting ~ Sat, Dec 14, 2013

  • Vendors - Moonshine
  • Vendors - Moonshine
  • Vendors - Moonshine

Evins Mill is hosting its first ever moonshine tasting on Saturday, December 14. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., guest will be treated to samples of authentic small-batch Tennessee moonshine from Short Mountain Distillery, a 300-acre working farm in adjacent Cannon County - and one of only a handful of licensed moonshine distilleries in the state.

The tasting will feature appetizers paired and prepared by Chef Evans just for the occasion. Led by Master Distiller Billy Kaufman, the tasting will be followed at 7:00 p.m. by a "Moonshine" dinner, featuring an Apple Streusel dessert, topped with Short Mountain Moonshine, local honey caramel.

Dinner Menu

Soup

  • Short Mountain Consomme, garnished with a brunoise of local turnip

Salad

  • Fresh Grapefruit w/ a creamy watercress dressing

Entrees

  • Stuffed Pork Loin with apples, dried fruit, brown sugar & spices
  • Citrus Braised Duck Breast with a fresh cranberry, jalapeno relish

Dessert

  • Apple Streusel with vanilla ice cream, made with fresh Arkansas black apples & Short Mountain Moonshine, local honey caramel

The Moonshine Tasting Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • Moonshine tasting & appetizers
  • a four-course dinner
  • a hearty breakfast with omelet station
  • a picnic box lunch on day of arrival or departure
  • non-alcoholic beverages

and is $285 to $350 for two guests depending on the room. Or come just for the appetizers, tasting and dinner for $60/plate.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Thanksgiving Day Feast ~ Thu, Nov 28, '13

  • Events - Thanksgiving
  • Grounds - Waterfalls
  • Food - Appetizers

Give your chef a break this Thanksgiving by allowing our chefs to do the heavy culinary lifting. For overnight guests and day-trippers alike, Thursday, November 28 will feature a traditional Thanksgiving spread from 5:00 to 6:30 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 dressing
  • mashed yukon gold potatoes
  • sweet potato casserole
  • fresh steamed asparagus
  • cream style corn
  • deviled eggs
  • baked apples
  • tossed salad w/ basil vinaigrette dressing
  • carrot, raisin salad
  • fresh fruit salad
  • fresh baked bread & rolls
  • panoply of pieshot apple cider & fresh ground coffee

The overnight package is for two guests includes one night's stay, Thanksgiving dinner & a hearty breakfast and is $275 to $295 for Evergreen rooms and $320 to $340 for Mountain Laurel rooms. For day-trippers, Thanksgiving dinner is $60/person. 

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

A Shape Shifting Groundbreaking ~ Wed, Oct 9

On Wednesday, October 9th at 2:00 p.m., Evins Mill is hosting a brief and informal groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on The Solstice, a 6,000 square foot, three-story, eight bedroom Lodge that will be located at the highest elevation of the resort's property.

After the groundbreaking ceremony, guests are invited to the Main Lodge for a short & casual reception with light hors d’oeuvres prepared by Executive Chef Jason Evans. Please RSVP by emailing William Cochran at william@evinsmill.com, or by calling 615.286.2090 by Monday, October 7th!

For more information on The Solstice, please read below...

Slated for completion by the summer of 2014, The Solstice will inlude among its bedrooms both private accommodations and expansive suites, including a three bedroom condominium with its own kitchen, dining and living spaces.

Though situated well apart from the Main Lodge and hidden amid an elevated canopy of poplar, hickory and cedar trees, it will be convenient to all the amenities of the resort’s main campus, including fine dining, full bar, event spaces, conference rooms and recreational activities.

Unlike the resort's current creekside accommodations, The Solstice will be accessible by car, have its own private parking spaces and feature two handicapped accessible rooms. While all resort guests may enjoy all its public commons, The Solstice will feature private gathering areas available only to its guests.

With the completion of The Solstice, Evins Mill will boast 20 private overnight accommodations and be able to host notably larger corporate and special events than it has in the past and be better able to accommodate higher demend during its peak seasons.

The Solstice. It'll be a little posh - but without the pretense.

Women's Learning Kick-Off Retreat ~ Sat/Sun, Sep 14/15

  • Events - Workshop

The Kick-Off Retreat for Thelma Kidd's 2013-2014 Women's Learning Community will be hosted at Evins Mill on September 14-15. This nine-month program is designed for a group of eight women who are ready to contemplate their own lives.

Following the September retreat, the group will meet together monthly in Nashville for the purpose of clarifying direction and enriching their lives through self-reflection, meaningful connections, and creative learning.

To learn more about the Opening Retreat and the Women's Learning Community in general, please visit Thelma's website or call Thelma at 615.300.4552 (nashville).

Labor Day Cookout ~ Sat, Aug 31

  • Food - Prep

The Inn is hosting its annual Labor Day Cookout on Saturday, August 31 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with appetizers available as early as 6:00. If you're not already staying at the Inn, guests are welcome to make reservations for dinner-only and arrive early for short strolls to Carmac Falls. Whenever you show up, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees

  • Grilled Tennessee pastured 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 Labor Day Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $10 for children between the ages of five & twelve. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Dakini Studio Yoga Weekend ~ Sat & Sun, Aug 10-11, 2013

  • Events - Yoga

Led by Molly Spessard of Dakini Studio and Kenneth Robinson of Yoga for the Emotional Body, this yoga retreat will focus on creating a gateway to inner and outer abundance. Through movement, meditation and immersion in the magical Evins Mill landscape, the retreat will nourish the "seeds" of our life's journey, accessing our source of strength and inner calm while bathing in our energetic reservoir. The weekend retreat includes...

  • Three yoga sessions (all levels welcome)
  • One night lodging in bluff view rooms
  • Delicious vegetarian meals from lunch on Saturday to lunch on Sunday
  • Hiking and exploring
  • Relaxing on the beautiful porches overlooking trees

For more information or to make reservations, visit the Dakini Studio web site or call Molly Spessard at Dakini Studio at 615.481.3204 (nashville).

Fiddlers' Jamboree Cookout ~ Sat, Jul 6, 2013

  • Events - Jamboree
  • Events - Jamboree
  • Events - Jamboree

On Saturday, July 6, 2013, the sleepy town of Smithville will host the Annual Fiddlers' Jamboree & Craft Festival, one of country's premier bluegrass 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 Inn is hosting its own annual Jamboree 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 Game Hall. Early or not, come with an appetite, for the menu is expansive...

Entrees

  • Tennessee Pastured Beef Steaks
  • Fresh Hawaiian Seafood
  • Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

Sides

  • Roasted Local Potatoes
  • Fresh, Local Corn on the Cob
  • Fresh Baked Whole Wheat Rolls & Cornbread
  • Home Grown Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella Salad
  • Fresh Basil, Vegetable Slaw
  • Marinated Cucumber Salad
  • Heirloom Beans Cooked w/ Benton's Bacon
  • Home Grown, Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Grilled Sweet Onions & Chilies

Dessert

  • Wild, Summer Berry Cobbler w/ Ice Cream

Beverages

  • Tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water

The Jamboree Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $15 for children six to twelve years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included. A few Lodging/Meal packages are also available. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Fathers' Day Cookout ~ Sun, Jun 16, 2013

  • Personal

While folks are often a little slack when it comes to commemorating Father's Day, Evins Mill will lift a glass to the weaker sex by hosting a Father's Day Cookout this Sunday, June 16 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with appetizers available as early as 5:00. If you're not already staying at the Inn, guests are welcome to make reservations for dinner-only and arrive early for short strolls to Carmac Falls. Whenever you show up, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees

  • Grilled Tennessee pastured 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 Father's Day Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $10 for children between the ages of five & twelve. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

"Down Under" Wine Tasting ~ Sat, Jun 15, 2013

  • Beverages - Wine
  • Beverages - Wine
  • Beverages - Wine

Evins Mill is hosting its first wine tasting of 2013 this Saturday, June 15. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., guest will enjoy multiple Australian & New Zealand wines along with appetizers paired and prepared by Chef Evans just for the occasion. Led by Taylor Bates of Best Brands, the tasting will be followed at 7:00 p.m. by a "Down Under" dinner menu featuring Australian Pastured Beef Tenderloin and Tasmanian Wild King Salmon.

Wine Tasting Menu

  • Yalumba Riesling
  • Yalumba Viognier
  • Shadow Chaser Garnache
  • Flegenheimer Red

Dinner Menu

Soup

  • Chilled, Creamy, Sweet Onion

Salad

  • Granny Smith Apple and Blue Cheese

Entrees

  • Australian Pastured Beef Tenderloin
  • Fresh, Tasmanian Wild King Salmon

Dessert

  • Pavlova style meringue w/ local berries & whipped cream


The Wine Tasting Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • wine tasting & appetizers
  • a four-course dinner
  • a hearty breakfast with omelet station
  • a picnic box lunch on day of arrival or departure
  • non-alcoholic beverages

And is $315 or $325 for the two remaining rooms. Or come just for the appetizers, tasting and dinner for $65/plate. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Memorial Weekend Cookout ~ Sun, May 26, 2013

  • Food - Prep

The resort is hosting its annual Memorial Weekend Cookout on Sunday, May 26 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. with appetizers available as early as 6:00. If you're not already staying at the Inn, guests are welcome to make reservations for dinner-only and arrive early for short strolls to Carmac Falls. Whenever you show up, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees

  • Grilled Tennessee pastured 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 Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $10 for children between the ages of five & twelve. Sodas, bottled waters  & alcoholic beverages are available but not included. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Mother's Day Brunch ~ Sun, May 12, 2013

  • Events - Mothers Day

The reosrt is hosting its annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12. The buffet and carving station are available from 10:00 to 11:30 and again from 12:30 to 2:00, with seatings scheduled in half hour intervals. While brunch attire is "dressy casual," we invite guests to bring a change of clothes and stick around should they want to hike to Carmac Falls. Hiking shoes or not, don't forget your appetite, for as always the menu is extensive...

Entrees

  • Beef tenderloin carving station with chimichurri sauce
  • Local farm fresh egg omelets, made-to-order with fresh veggies & cheeses


Lunch Sides

  • Yukon Gold potato gratin
  • Marinated fresh asparagus
  • Shrimp salad
  • Locally baked, whole wheat rolls
  • Home grown green salad with chive blossom vinaigrette


Breakfast Sides

  • Buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy
  • Sourdough French toast with all the toppings
  • Tennessee bacon & sausage
  • Freshly baked variety of muffins
  • Fresh fruit
  • Homemade granola with yogurt


Desserts

  • Fresh baked pound cake, meringues & brownies
  • Build your own strawberry delight with locally grown fresh berries
  • Whipped cream, nuts, sauces, sprinkles & more


Beverages

  • Variety of juices
  • Nashville's own Humphrey's Street coffee
  • Unsweetened tea & lemonade
  • Fresh squeezed mimosas & mint juleps (not included in the price)

Brunch is $35 ($10 for children six to twelve years old). Reservations are required. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville) or 615.286.2090 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Music at the Mill ~ Tim Buppert on Sat, May 11, 2013

  • Events - Music

On Saturday, May 11 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 dinner-concert package includes appetizers, a four-course dinner, non-alcoholic beverages & the concert of course and is $120/couple. The overnight package includes the same but also overnight accommodations and breakfast the next morning and is $295 to $355 per couple depending on the room.

For ticket information and lodging or dinner reservations, call 615.269.3740 (nashville), 800.383.2349 (toll free) or 615.597.2088 (smithville).

Cupid Unleashed on February 14th, 15th & 16th

  • Events - Valentines
  • Events - Valentines
  • Flavor - Candles

As Valentines falls on a Thursday this year, the resort is celebrating the occasion not only on Feb 14 but also the following weekend - Fri, Feb 15 & Sat, Feb 16. On these nights, guests will be treated to...

  • hearty rather than light hors d'oeuvresa
  • a five-course rather than a four-course dinner
  • a single stem rose in a ribbon-wrapped vase
  • enhanced turn-down service
  • unlimited non-alcoholic beverages

Friday Dinner Entrees include....

  • Tennessee pastured thick-cut pork chop, wrapped in world famous Benton's Bacon, grilled and served with fresh chimichurri, or
  • Tasmanian Wild King Salmon, cast iron seared, served with pink peppercorn beurre blanc

...followed by one of our favorite desserts, Flourless Chocolate Cake with fresh berries and sauce Chambord

Thursday & Saturday Dinner Entrees include...

  • Tennessee pastured beef tenderloin, seared with our Millstone dry rub and oven roasted; served with Cabernet Sauvignon, cracked pepper butter sauce, or
  • Tennessee raised chicken breast, buttermilk breaded and pan fried; served with raspberry, blood orange, ginger compote

...followed by another popular dessert - chocolate soufflé with Bailey’s sauce.

To cap off the stay, guests will be treated to a hearty Valentines Brunch, featuring...

  • omelet station & scrambled eggs
  • buttermilk biscuits w/saw mill gravy
  • pancakes w/ toppings galore
  • creamy cheddar grits
  • home fried potatoes
  • bacon, sausage & country ham
  • variety of hot & cold cereals
  • fresh fruitmuffins, toast, fresh bagels & cream cheeses
  • weet pastries & croissantsfruit yogurt
  • a variety of juices, coffee, milk & tea

The all-inclusive package is $265 to $325 per couple depending on the room reserved. Reservations for dinner only are available at $120 per couple as are reservations for brunch at $50 per couple. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville), 800.383.2349 (toll free) or 615.597.2088 (smithville) to make a reservation.

Music at the Mill ~ Sat, Dec 8, 2012

  • Events - Music
  • Events - Music
  • Events - Music

On Saturday, December 8, Evins Mill continues its "Music at the Mill" concert series, featuring an intimate evening of fine dining followed by an equally compelling concert performance - this time around by singer-songwriters Craig Lackey, Tim James and Steve Williams.

For his part, Tim is a grammy nominated songwriter who has penned hits for the likes of Toby Keith, Lee Ann Womack and Darius Rucker. Steve, also grammy nominated, has penned songs for the Oak Ridge Boys and George Straight among other well-known artists. Concert organizer Craig Lackey has had many of his own songs placed in movies and televesion shows and has written numerous songs for Indie artists.

Anyone with dinner reservations - $100 per couple for hors d'oeuvres, a four course dinner and non-alcoholic beverages - may stay to enjoy the concert at no charge! To make reservations, call 615.269.3740 (nashville), 800.383.2349 (toll free) or 615.597.2088 (smithville).

Labor Day Cookout ~ Sun, Sep 2, 2012

  • Food - Prep
  • Guests
  • Guests

Labor Day is one of the most popular weekends to enjoy Center Hill Lake - and Evins Mill. To mark the holiday, the Inn is hosting its annual Labor Day Cookout from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2. Appetizers are available as early as 6:00 p.m. Whether you're staying at the resort or not, guests as always are invited to arrive with an appetite, as the menu is expansive...

Entrees

  • Grilled Tennessee Pastured Strip Steak
  • Grilled Tennessee Raised Fresh Water Prawn Skewers
  • Barbecued Baby Back Ribs

Sides

  • Fresh Garlic & Herb Roasted, Local Potatoes
  • Garden Vegetable Ratatouille
  • Fresh Baked, Local Whole Wheat Rolls & Cornbread
  • Home Grown Tomato, Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Grilled Onions & Chilies
  • Vegetable Slaw
  • Marinated Cucumber Salad
  • White Beans Slow Cooked with Benton’s Bacon

Dessert

  • Baked Apples w/ Local Honey Caramel, Streusel Topping & Vanilla Ice Cream

Beverages

  • Tea, Coffee, Lemonade & Ice Water

The Labor Day Cookout is $50.00 per guest and $15 for kids six to twelve. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville), 800.383.2349 (toll free) or 597.2088 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations.

Calfkiller Beer Tasting ~ Sat, Aug 18, 2012

  • Events - Beer Tasting
  • Beverages - Calfkiller
  • Events - Beer Tasting

Calfkiller Brewery, based in Sparta, Tenneessee, is hosting a beer tasting at Evins Mill on Saturday, Aug 18. Beginning at 6:00, the Sergio brothers, co-owners of Calfkiller Brewery, will discuss the beer making process in general and the story of Calfkiller beer in particular. Even better, they will be sampling many of their beers. The tasting will be accompanied by an assortment of appetizers and continue through a four-course dinner, served at 7:00 and featuring...

  • Calfkiller Beer braised, Tennessee handmade sausages and red cabbage
  • Chilled Yukon gold potato and leeks prepared with Grassroots Ale
  • Heirloom tomato, fresh mozzarella salad
  • Calfkiller Beer braised, Tennessee pastured short ribs OR Wild Tasmanian King Salmon
  • Homemade Calfkiller ice cream and fresh baked cookies

The Beer Tasting Package includes...

  • Saturday night lodging
  • appetizers & four-course dinner
  • beer tasting
  • a hearty breakfast with omelet station
  • non-alcoholic beverages

...and is $265 to $325 for two guests. Beer tasting and dinner-only reservations are also available at $55/plate. Call 615.269.3740 (nashville), 800.383.2349 (toll free) or 615.597.2088 (smithville) to learn more or make reservations