MUSIC, CULTURE AND BARBECUE AROMA IN THIS WEEK’S TENNESSEE TOURISM ROUND UP

Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar. Ongoing Knoxville – Visual and performing arts, outdoor adventures and vendors celebrate spring during the Dogwood Arts Festival through the end of April in downtown Knoxville. Nashville – First Thursday Nights in the Garden take place […]

America’s Navy Comes Home to Knoxville April 11-17

 By Lt. Javan Rasnake Director, Knoxville Navy Week   After seven years, Knoxville will again host a Navy Week celebration from April 11-17th. Navy Week recognizes the sailors who serve our country and the communities that support them. Through a series of events including a Navy Week proclamation from Mayor Rogero on Market Square, a […]

Plantin’ and Pickin’: A Summer Guide

Join Master Gardener Marsha Lehman for a hands-on class on how to direct sow summer vegetable seeds and properly transplant your purchased plants. Learn tips on harvesting and maintaining your summer garden. This free public event is scheduled on Saturday, April 23, from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. at CAC Beardsley Community Farm, 1719 Reynolds St, […]

Grace Notes Flute Ensemble Concert to be at Blount County Public Library

Grace Notes Flute Ensemble during 2015 performance at the library.

Grace Notes Flute Ensemble Concert to be at Blount County Public Library

If you’ve never known that there are a variety of flutes (in unique sizes and sounds), then you’re in for a treat when you hear the Grace Notes Flute Ensemble whose instruments include the concert flute, alto flute, bass flute and contra bass flute. Add in the piccolo for good measure. The Grace Notes Flute […]

 Dine Out for Education on April 12

  Dine Out for Education is perhaps the easiest—and most delicious—way to support education. The Knox County Schools’ 13th annual Dine Out for Education will take place on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. Approximately 40 area restaurants with almost 70 locations (the most ever) will donate 10 percent of the pre-tax proceeds from their April 12th […]

Ready, Set, Unite! Walk for Child Abuse Prevention

The Helen Ross McNabb Center invites the community to Ready, Set, Unite! and walk for child abuse prevention on Tuesday, April 12. Who:     Helen Ross McNabb Center What:    Ready, Set, Unite! Child Abuse Prevention Walk. Attendees will take a short walk around Market Square in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. The community is […]

April Civil War Roundtable

Scott Mingus, author of 17 Civil War books, and his biography of confederate General William “Extra Billy” Smith, will lecture on “The Louisiana Tigers in the Gettysburg Campaign.” Scott Mingus, who had a number of articles in the Gettysburg Magazine and has written six scenario books on miniature war gaming, will also focus on The […]

Children’s Museum Celebrates Young Children with Special Event April 16

Children’s Museum Celebrates Young Children with Special Event April 16

Jim and the Woodenstars will present a ventriloquist’s show for children when the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge hosts a Celebration of the Young Child from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Jim Bryson’s ventriloquist’s act, at 11:45 a.m., will headline a host of children’s activities at the museum, 461 West Outer Dr., Oak Ridge, […]

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