TOP PHOTO: The Grand on Central is WLAF’s business of the week.

By Charlotte Underwood

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – The Grand on Central is WLAF’s business of the week. The event and performance venue was established in 2020 and purchased by local teacher Olivia Lobertini in September 2021. 

The venue is conveniently located in LaFollette and is the perfect place for parties, receptions, showers and other events. It is an affordable and memorable location to accommodate all event venue needs. 

Lobertini said she had always loved to plan parties and so when the opportunity was presented to her to purchase the business, she went for it.

“I love to plan parties and events, CHET’s Down & Derby as well as their Chili Cookoff are two that I head up, so it was an obvious yes to purchase the business,” Lobertini said.

The Grand on Central is offering venue rental specials now through Valentine’s day!

According to Lobertini, venue rental prices never go above $150 on the weekend and $75 on the weekday. Rentals are from 9am – 9pm. She is currently running a special through Valentine’s Day that takes the normal 9am-9pm rentals from $75 on Monday- Thursday to $60 and $150 on Friday – Sunday to $120.

The Grand on Central has also added a “small business pop up option rental.”

“One thing I’m excited to be offering is a small business pop up option. Small business owners who might operate out of their homes can rent the space any available Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday for only $30 from 4pm – 9pm to act as a store front,” Lobertini said. 

For more information or to book dates at the venue, visit their website at or check them out on Facebook or call 423.494.5219. The Grand on Central is located at 415 W. Central Ave. Suite 3, in LaFollette. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/21/2022-6AM)