America’s Got Talent finalist to headline Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

America’s Got Talent finalist to headline Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

Back again for its twelfth year, Sevierville’s Bloomin’ BBQ & Bluegrass festival (May 20 & 21, 2016) has released its entertainment lineup, including a headline performance from Mountain Faith Band, 2015 finalist from NBC’s America’s Got Talent. “This year’s roster of performers features a great mix of up-and-coming artists with a number of bluegrass legends,” […]

Transit of Mercury Stargazing Workshop at Marble Springs Monday

Join  Marble Springs on Monday, May 9 for a special stargazing workshop conducted by Gary Noland, adjunct instructor of Astronomy at the University of Tennessee. This workshop will feature the relatively rare astronomical event of Mercury’s transit across the sun. During the transit, Mercury will appear in silhouette as a small, dark dot moving in front […]

Knoxville Civil War Roundtable May meeting

May Roundtable speaker David Powell has published numerous articles on historical simulations of different battles. For the past decade David’s focus has been on the battle of Chickamauga and is recognized nationally for his writings on that battlefield. The lecture will begin at 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at the Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 […]

Knoxville Area Brewers Participates in AHA Big Brew

Celebrations Held Worldwide on May 7 in Recognition of National Homebrew Day Knoxville Area Brewers Association (KABA) will host a National Home Brewers Day Homage on May 7 in honor of AHA Big Brew. KABA will brew Summertime Ginger Ale at the Last Days of Autumn Brewery.The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) created AHA Big Brew […]

The Poppy Project to open May 12

The Poppy Project to open May 12

A Celebration of the New Welcome Center Of the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum The Poppy Project, a celebration of work by three artists with unique views of the same subject, the poppy flower.   Artist David Denton, Virtual Reality Artist Norman Magden, Video Artist Margaret Scanlan, Painting   The opening reception is May 12, from […]

Knox County splash pads open tomorrow

  Knox County Parks and Recreation will open its splash pads for the 2016 season on Saturday, May 7.   Splash pads are automated water playgrounds for kids of all ages. Knox County’s splash pads are located at three parks: Carl Cowan Park, New Harvest Park and Powell Station Park. They are open, weather permitting, […]

Oak Ridge Taoist Tai Chi Open House May 7, 2016

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA will offer demonstrations and free lessons at two Open Houses on Saturday, May 7. The Oak Ridge Taoist Tai Chi Center at 362 E. Tennessee Avenue welcomes guests at 9:30 a.m. Participant at the Knoxville Taoist Tai Chi Center at 1205 North Central Street will greet visitors […]

Vestival pays tribute to Knoxville’s 225th Birthday

Vestival pays tribute to Knoxville’s 225th Birthday

“Then and Now” is the theme of the 16th Annual Vestival, South Knoxville Arts and Heritage Festival, sponsored by Candoro Arts & Heritage Center, which will be held Saturday, May 7, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the grounds of Knoxville’s Historic Candoro Marble Building off Martin Mill Pike in the historic neighborhood of Vestal. […]

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