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September

Fri, Sep 30 • Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event beginning at 8 a.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Cost for both days will be $50, $30 for one day. For more information, call Pat Sloan, 865-425-3443.
Fri, Sep 30 • Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event • Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event beginning at 8 a.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Cost for both days will be $50, $30 for one day. For more information, call Pat Sloan, 865-425-3443.
Fri, Sep 30 • Greekfest will take place • Greekfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, at St. George. Cost is $2 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Weekend passes, $3. For more information, call Lori Liakonis 865-323-2700.
Fri, Sep 30 • Ijams Nature Center will host a Family Wildlife Series, “Owl Prowl,” • Ijams Nature Center will host a Family Wildlife Series, “Owl Prowl,” at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30. Cost is $5 for members and $8 doe non-members. For more information, call 865-577-4717, ext. 110.

October

Sat, Oct 1 • Maryville College’s Admissions staff • Maryville College’s Admissions staff invite high school students, adult learners and community college students at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, to “Meet Maryville.” Preview day is designed to help people become more familiar with the nationally recognized liberal arts college. For more information, call 865-981-8092.
Sat, Oct 1 • The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society • The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will sponsor the popular MOTH-ers Night Out program to learn about moths and other nocturnal insects from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1. For more information, call 865-483-3571.
Sat, Oct 1 • GO! Contemporary Dance Works will present Transcendance • GO! Contemporary Dance Works will present Transcendance, not your ordinary dance experience at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, at Clarence Brown Theatre. Ticket prices $12 to $20.  Purchase online at gocontemporarydance.com or call 865-539-2475.
Sat, Oct 1 • Edgar Miller, retired newspaper editor, • Edgar Miller, retired newspaper editor, foreign correspondent and journalism teacher, will speak on “The God Beat: The Challenge for News Media in Today’s World,” at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Church of the Savior. For more information, call Edgar Miller, 865-789-5409.
Sat, Oct 1 • The University of Tennessee College of Nursing will hold the fourth annual Sprint for the Prints • The University of Tennessee College of Nursing will hold the fourth annual Sprint for the Prints 5k run/walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, in Circle Park. The race will benefit the college’s Student Nurses Association’s philanthropy, the Precious Prints Project. Cost is $30 for adults and free for children 10 and younger. For more information, visit runsignup.com/race/register/
Sat, Oct 1 • Ijams Nature Center Outdoor Academy will explore the Tennessee River • Ijams Nature Center Outdoor Academy will explore the Tennessee River from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, on a guided and instructional canoe tour of Downtown Knoxville’s waterfront. Cost is $30 per person or $60 per canoe, and included all equipment rental and instruction. To register, call 865-577-4717, ext. 110.
Sun, Oct 2 • Home Federal bank and The 5th Commandment Fund • Home Federal bank and The 5th Commandment Fund will feature the Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir, local soloist, and international Knoxville Opera guest artist for “Knoxville Opera Goes to Church…A Celebration of Talent!” at 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, at Overcoming Believers Church. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Michael Torano, 865-524-0795.
Sun, Oct 2 • Stanley’s Greenhouses will host free Tree Planting 101 fall workshops • Stanley’s Greenhouses will host free Tree Planting 101 fall workshops at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, and Pumpkin Carvin’ at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2., at 3029 Davenport Rd. You may bring your own pumpkin or purchase one at Stanley’s. For more information, call 865-573-9591.
Sun, Oct 2 • Local artist Jackie Hardin will be at Ijams Nature Center • Local artist Jackie Hardin will be at Ijams Nature Center for a Jack-o-Lantern Gourd workshop at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2. The workshop is $20 per person for a small jack-o-lantern or $30 for a large and is recommended for ages 12 and up. To register, call 865-577-4717, ext. 110.
Mon, Oct 3 • Good Sports Always Recycle School Challenge • Good Sports Always Recycle School Challenge will award $1,000 to eight schools for the challenge; one ex exemplary school will be awarded $1,500 for the GSAR Sustainability Steward Award; and one school will be awarded $1,500 for the Best New Program. Schools must be entered by Oct. 3. For more information, visit Eastman.com.gsar/
Mon, Oct 3 • Historic Homes of Knoxville will host a luncheon • Historic Homes of Knoxville will host a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3, at The Foundry to celebrate the founding of the City of Knoxville 225 years ago. Advanced tickets are $50 for single; $500 for a table of 10. For more information, call 865-523-7543 or visit hhknoxville.org/
Mon, Oct 3 • Town of Farragut will host a Deco-Mesh wreath making class • Town of Farragut will host a Deco-Mesh wreath making class at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3. The class is free of charge but registration is required by Sept. 30. For more information, visit 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Mon, Oct 3 • Town of Farragut will host six technology classes for seniors • Town of Farragut will host six technology classes for seniors offered by local company Social Media 4 Seniors. iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors will be from1 to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 3-4. Cost $45. Advanced iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 11-12. Cost $45. How to Use Facebook for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 13. Cost $30. Samsung Galaxy Phone/Tablet Basics for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Oct 17-18. Cost is $45. Pinterest/-Instagram/Twitter for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. Cost $30. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Mon, Oct 3 • To commence and promote National Breast Cancer Month • To commence and promote National Breast Cancer Month, West Town Mall will host a More Than Pink kickoff event and survivors fashion show as part of Simon’s national partnership with Susan G. Komen at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3. For more information, visit simon.com/westtownmall/
Mon, Oct 3 • Artwork inspired by study abroad experiences will be on display at Pellissippi State Community College • Artwork inspired by study abroad experiences will be on display at Pellissippi State Community College for the Paper Trail Vol. III exhibit from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct. 3-21, in the Bagwell Center for Media and Art Gallery. Some of the art will be for sale over the course of the exhibit. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/
Tue, Oct 4 • Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers • Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4. The session discusses the importance of caregiver self-care and outlines ways to address caregiver burnout prevention. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Tue, Oct 4 • Caregiver Support Group will hold its meeting • Caregiver Support Group will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Concord United Methodist church. The support group is affiliated with Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc., meets on the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 865-675-2835.
Tue, Oct 4 • Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club • Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club will hold its meeting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, at Alcoa First United Methodist Church. The program will be on how to knot a twisted cover up. For more information, call Marie Hickson, 865-457-0960.
Tue, Oct 4 • Fox Den Country club will host Farragut West Knox Chamber Breakfast • Fox Den Country club will host Farragut West Knox Chamber Breakfast featuring speakers Dr. Bill Bass and Jon Jefferson, at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4. For more information, visit farragutchamber.com/
Thu, Oct 6 • Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting • Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Faith Lutheran Church. Published authors are invited to attend. For more information, visit authorsguildoftn.org/
Fri, Oct 7 • Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s News Sentinel Pops Series • Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s News Sentinel Pops Series kicks off at 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, with Pet Sounds Live: A Beach Boys Celebration. Cost is $22. For more information, call 865-521-2317.
Sat, Oct 8 • Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present “Fandango!,” • Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present “Fandango!,” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, at Pollard Auditorium. The artists will give an educational pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM. Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults; $10 for young adults and youth (29 and under). For more information, call 865-483-5569 or visit orcma.org/
Sat, Oct 8 • The UT Arboretum Society’s Fall Plant Sale • The UT Arboretum Society’s Fall Plant Sale will be from 9 a.m., to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, in Oak Ridge. Refreshments will be sold by Dano’s Hot Dogs of Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-482-6656.
Sat, Oct 8 • Farragut West Knox Chamber’s 22nd Farragut Fall 5K, Fun Walk & Pet Parade • Farragut West Knox Chamber’s 22nd Farragut Fall 5K, Fun Walk & Pet Parade will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. Pre-registered check in and onsite registration is from 7 to 7:30 a.m. For more information, visit farragutchamber.com/
Mon, Oct 10 • The WordPlayers will present a Staged Reading of “Harvey,” • The WordPlayers will present a Staged Reading of “Harvey,” at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, at The Square Room, 4 Market Square. For more information, call 865-539-2490 or visit wordplayers.org/
Thu, Oct 13 • Knox County Veterans Services Office • Knox County Veterans Services Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 13, to provide information and assistance to veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Fri, Oct 14 • Historic Ramsey House will host Dave Ramsey • Historic Ramsey House will host Dave Ramsey at the Foundry at World’s Fair Park 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Mr. Ramsey will speak on “Building a Legacy.” Cost is $100 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745 or email Judy, judy@ramseyhouse.org.
Fri, Oct 14 • Mabry-Hazen House will host Rocky Top Pickin’ Party • Mabry-Hazen House will host Rocky Top Pickin’ Party benefiting Keep Knoxville Beautiful from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Cost is $15 or $20 at the door and includes 4 beer/beverages tickets. Barbeque and tacos will be available from Rollin’ Smoke and Captain Muchachos food trucks. For more information, call 865-765-5550.
Fri, Oct 14 • The Metro Drug Coalition has partnered with Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission • The Metro Drug Coalition has partnered with Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, Top Shelf, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Farragut to offer a fake ID training from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, at Farragut Town Hall. The training will help employees better identify fake IDs. The MDC has asked anyone attending RSVP by Oct. 12. For more information, call Deborah Huddleston, 865-588-5550.
Sat, Oct 15 • The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center • The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Milan hosts the 18th annual Fall Folklore Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. For more information, call 731-686-8067 or visit milan.tennessee.edu/
Sun, Oct 16 • Mabry-Hazen House will host its third annual Lineage and Legacy • Mabry-Hazen House will host its third annual Lineage and Legacy event from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/
Mon, Oct 17 • Town of Farragut will host a free health educational session • Town of Farragut will host a free health educational session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17. The educational session will be on high blood pressure and free blood pressure screenings for attendees. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Mon, Oct 17 • Master Gardener Joe Pardue will host “End-of-Summer Garden Tasks,” • Master Gardener Joe Pardue will host “End-of-Summer Garden Tasks,” for a review of clean-up tasks for your pots and containers, flower beds, veggie beds and your tools before winter from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, at Davis Family YMCA. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-777-9622.
Wed, Oct 19 • Historic Bleak House will host Jo Hill • Historic Bleak House will host Jo Hill for a discussion on John Pemberton at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event is free and open the public. Tours of the house for a nominal fee. For more information, call 865-522-2371, or visit historicbleakhouse.net/
Thu, Oct 20 • Miss Hannigan, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks • Miss Hannigan, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks and the adorable little orphan Annie will take center stage at Christian Academy of Knoxville’s Middle School Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-22. Cost for adult and children $10 per ticket and $5 for bleacher seating. For more information, call 865-690-4721.
Sat, Oct 22 • A L. Lotts Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival • A L. Lotts Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22. For more information, call Megan Reichert, 865-438-7680 or visit knoxschools.org/allottses/
Fri, Oct 28 • Town of Farragut will host the 20th annual Freaky Friday Fright Nite • Town of Farragut will host the 20th annual Freaky Friday Fright Nite from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. The event will provide a safe place for children to participate in Halloween activities while benefiting the Knoxville Ronald McDonald House. Freaky Friday Fright Nite is a free event, participants are asked to donate one or more of the following items for the House: household items including hand sanitizer, wet Swiffer mop pads, pump hand soap, paper plates, 8 oz. coffee cups, disposable bowls, paper towels, plastic forks and spoons, fabric softener, CFL light bulbs, Lysol spray, air freshener, trash bags (kitchen size, lawn & leaf size and 4 gallon for waste baskets); food items including breakfast bars, granola bars, brown sugar, powdered sugar, ketchup, mustard, mayo, bacon bits, BBQ sauce, individual packs of crackers and jars of gravy; office items including copy paper and postage stamps; and gift cards to Pilot, Home Depot, Walmart, Food City and Lowe’s. Cash donations will also be accepted. Collection stations will be located at two areas: next to the cookie decorating station and next to the entrance from the Harrison Road parking lot. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-218-3372 or e-mail lcox@townoffarragut.org.
Sun, Oct 30 • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Youth will be selling food to raise funds for mission work. For more information, call Paige Morgan, 865-966-8430 or e-mail pmorgan@ffmuc.org.
Sun, Oct 30 • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Youth will be selling food to raise funds for mission work. For more information, call Paige Morgan, 865-966-8430 or e-mail pmorgan@ffmuc.org.

November

Thu, Nov 3 • Taste of Home Cooking School will be at Knoxville Convention Center ballroom • Taste of Home Cooking School will be at Knoxville Convention Center ballroom for an event beginning at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The event will benefit Knox Area Rescue Ministries. General admission tickets are $15, preferred seating tickets are $25 and VIP tickets, which include a meet and greet with Taste of Home Culinary specialist Michelle Roberts and signed cookbook, are $45. For more information, visit brownpapertickets.com/
Thu, Nov 3 • Taste of Home Cooking School • Taste of Home Cooking School will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, at Knoxville Convention Center. Door open at 3 p.m. Cost is $15 for general admission, preferred seating, $25 and VIP tickets, $45. For more information, call Melissa Rice, 865-633-7676.
Tue, Nov 8 • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar entitled “Getting Your House in Order,” from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 855-836-6682 or visit Tennova.com/
Tue, Nov 8 • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar entitled “Getting Your House in Order,” from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 855-836-6682 or visit Tennova.com/
Wed, Nov 16 • The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople who are interested in participating in its annual Holiday Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. Cost per table is $5. For more information, call Lauren, 865-670-6693.
Wed, Nov 16 • The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople • The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople who are interested in participating in its annual Holiday Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. Cost per table is $5. For more information, call Lauren, 865-670-6693.
Thu, Nov 17 • Salvation Army is inviting the public to join in the celebration • Salvation Army is inviting the public to join in the celebration in kicking off its annual Red Kettle Campaign with the 4th annual Rock the Red Kettle Kickoff Concert at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, at Bijou Theatre. Cost is $32 per ticket. For more information, call 865-525-9401.
Fri, Nov 18 • Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association • Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association will hold open auditions for dancers in Knox, Roane, Anderson Counties and surrounding areas to perform in its annual production of “The Nutcracker,” at 10 a.m., for girls ages 6-8, 11 a.m., girls ages 9-10, 2 p.m., girls ages 11 and up and boys not yet ready for partner work, and 3 p.m., for en pointe ballerinas and boys old enough for partner work, Saturday, Aug. 13. Males and en pointe dancers are encouraged to audition. Accepted dancers will perform Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20. For more information, e-mail christyrickman05@gmail.com or visit orcba.org/audition-information/

Markli: no on McFee $

Town of Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted on park improvements, air conditioning and building codes Thursday, Sept. 22. BOMA approved a contract of professional services with Ross/Fowler Landscape Architecture for architectural, engineering and consulting services for updates to the McFee Park Master Plan. The contract was for $39,500 plus up to $2,250 for ...Read More...

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