Monday

Calfkiller Beer Tasting ~ Sat, Aug 20, '22

After a pandemic-inspired hiatus, the boys from Calfkiller Brewery, based in nearby Sparta, TN, are back at Evins Mill on Saturday, August 20, 2022. Beginning at 6:00, the ever engaging Brothers Sergio will sample their suds 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 and beyond.

The tasting will be paired not only with an assortment of appetizers and a festive buffet dinner, served at 7:00, but also with live music and a square dance performance by Smithville Select. 

Prepared by our own Chef Evans, who has attracted a following of his own, dinner will feature a Southern Fish Fry theme, including...
  • fried catfish and hushpuppies
  • grilled local flank steak
  • baby back ribs
  • variety of salads and sides from the local Farmer’s Market
  • dessert to be determined (but one that will incorporate Calfkiller beer!)
The Calfkiller Beer Tasting Package includes...
  • beer tasting, hors d'oeuvres, live music, square dancing & buffet dinner on Saturday
  • hors d'oeuvres & four-course dinner on Friday
  • overnight accommodations on Friday & Saturday
  • full breakfast on Saturday & Sunday
  • hearty sack lunch on Saturday
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property
...and is $705 to $1,025 per couple depending on the room. Beer tasting & cookout-only reservations are also available at $75/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included (beer tasting aside).

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

Thursday

New Year's Eve - Sat, Dec 31, '22


We invite you to celebrate the prospects of a new year in the festive yet intimate setting of Evins Mill. While guests are invited to arrive a day early and/or stay a day late, the main attraction is of course New Year's Eve. Featuring enhanced turn-down service, live entertainment and an extra robust menu, Saturday night's feast will be followed on Sunday morning by an equally hearty New Year's Day Brunch. 

New Year's Eve Menu

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 
  • homemade rolls
Salad
  • fresh roasted beets, mixed greens, walnuts, gold raisins, red onion & pomegranate vinaigrette
Sorbet
  • cran-apple, spice sorbet
Entrees
  • premium beef tenderloin, charcoal grilled & served w/ a mushroom, celery heart salad or fresh king salmon, cedar plank broiled with a honey, miso glaze
  • both accompanied by gold potato gratin & roasted rainbow carrots
Desserts
  • variety of homemade pies
  • Belgian chocolate truffles
  • coconut macaroons
  • tropical rice pudding
  • colorful, homemade kettle corn
The New Year's Eve Package includes...
  • two nights accommodations with turn-down service on Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun
  • New Year's Eve dinner as outlined above
  • hearty New Year's Day Brunch
  • light hors d'ouvres & four-course dinner on Friday or Sunday
  • full breakfast & hearty sack lunch on Saturday or Monday
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property
The NYE Package, which includes two nights accommodations and full meal services as outlined above, is $705 to $1,025 per couple depending on the room. NYE Dinner-Only reservations are available at $160/couple and for Brunch-Only at $75/couple. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

To make a reservation, call 615.269.3740 (nashville).

Thanksgiving Feast - Thu, Nov 24, '22


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 24 will feature a traditional Thanksgiving spread from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 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...
  • overnight accommodations on Wed/Thu or Thu/Fri
  • Thanksgiving Day feast as outlined above
  • full breakfast with eggs-to-order on Thu/Fri or Fri/Sat mornings
  • light hors d'oeuvres & four-course dinner on Wednesday or Friday
  • hearty sack lunch on Thursday or Friday
  • unlimited access to non-alcoholic beverages
  • exclusive access to the resort's 40-acre property
The Thanksgiving Package is $705 to $1,025 per couple depending on the room. Thanksgiving Dinner-Only reservations are available at $70/guest and half price for children 6 to 12. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

To make a reservation, call 615.269.3740 (nashville).

Labor Day Cookout - Sat, Sep 3, '22


On Saturday, September 3, 2022, Evins Mill is hosting its annual Labor Day Cookout. Hors d'oeuvres are available as early as 6:00 while the cookout begins at 7:00. Guests are welcome to book a room or make reservations for dinner-only. Whether you stay over or come just for dinner, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Entrees
  • grilled rib eye steaks
  • pesto grilled jumbo tiger shrimp
  • barbecued baby back ribs
Sides
  • baked sweet potatoes
  • Farmer's Market, vegetable grill
  • corn casserole
  • local, vine-ripe tomato, mozzarella salad w/ balsamic vinaigrette
  • grilled mushrooms
  • vegetable, basil slaw
  • marinated cucumber, fresh chili salad
  • white beans and Turnip Greens
  • fresh baked cornbread
Dessert
  • caramel apple cobbler with vanilla ice cream
Beverages
  • tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water
The overnight package includes...
  • two nights accommodation
  • hors d'oeuvres each evening
  • Saturday cookout
  • four-course dinner on Friday or Sunday
  • full breakfast each morning
  • a hearty sack lunch associated with each night's stay
...and is $680 to $1,000 depending on the room. The cookout-only package is $65/guest. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

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

Sunday

Bluegrass Cookout - Sat, July 2, 2022

On Friday & Saturday, July 1 & 2, 2022, the town of Smithville hosts the 50th 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
  • grilled rib eye steaks
  • brined and grilled cornish game hens
  • barbecued baby back ribs
Sides
  • roasted red potatoes
  • corn on the cob
  • fresh baked rolls & cornbread
  • homegrown tomato, fresh mozzarella salad
  • fresh basil, vegetable slaw
  • marinated cucumber salad
  • local beans
  • homegrown, fried green tomatoes
  • grilled sweet onions & chilies
Dessert
  • red, white & blue meringues
Beverages
  • tea, coffee, lemonade & ice water
The Bluegrass Cookout Package includes...
  • hors d'oeuvres & Bluegrass Cookout
  • Saturday evening accommodations
  • full breakfast
  • 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 $340 to $500 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.

Monday

Memorial Cookout ~ Sat, May 28, '22


Evins Mill is hosting a Memorial Holiday Cookout on Saturday, May 28th. Hors d'oeuvres are available as early as 6:00 while the cookout begins at 7:00. For a detailed outline of steps we are taking to minimize the risk of COVID-19, please visit the Health page on our web site.

Guests are welcome to book a room, which includes the cookout and all other meals, or just make reservations for the cookout. Whether you stay over or come just for the night, come with an appetite, for the menu as always is as expansive as it will be tasty...

Appetizer
  • fried green tomatoes
Off-the-Grill Entrees
  • rib eye steaks grilled with our millstone dry rub
  • jumbo shrimp skewers
  • barbecued baby back ribs
Sides
  • baked Yukon gold potatoes
  • grilled vegetables
  • beans & cornbread
  • seasonal salads
Dessert
  • summer cobbler with vanilla ice cream
The overnight package includes hors d'oeuvres, cookout, one-night's accommodation, full breakfast & hearty sack lunch and is $340 to $500 per couple depending on the room. Saturday night accommodations have a two-night minimum. 

The cookout-only package is $60 per adult guest and $20 per child six to twelves years old. Sodas, bottled waters & alcoholic beverages are available but not included.

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

Mother's Day Brunch ~ Sun, May 8, '22


Evins Mill is hosting its annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8. The buffet, carving & desserts stations are available from 10:30 to 1:30, with seatings scheduled in half hour intervals. For a detailed outline of steps we are taking to minimize the risk of COVID-19, please visit the Health page on our web site.

Luncheon attire is "dressy casual," though 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
  • millstone beef tenderloin carving station with homemade chimichurri
  • sourdough French toast with spiced apples, whipped cream, and maple syrup
  • omelet station complete with Benton's Bacon
Sides
  • roasted potatoes
  • grilled asparagus
  • cheese grits
  • buttermilk biscuits with sausage gravy
  • fresh fruit and homemade scones
  • variety of spring salads 
  • homemade rolls with honey butter
Dessert
  • local strawberry shortcake social buffet 
Beverages
  • variety of juices
  • Nashville's own Humphrey's Street coffee
  • unsweetened tea & lemonade
  • fresh squeezed mimosas & mint juleps (not included in the price)
Mother's Day Brunch is $50 ($20 for children six to twelve years old). Reservations are required. 

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