Chris Woodhull and Reverend Christopher Battle to discuss ‘Between the World and Me’

Knox County Public Library is pleased to present Reverend Christopher R. Battle, Sr., Tabernacle Baptist Church and Chris Woodhull, former Knoxville City Councilman, for a discussion of “Between the World and Me” by Ta-Nehisi Coates at noon on Wednesday, May 4 in the East Tennessee History Center auditorium, 601 South Gay Street, in this month’s […]

New Trolley routes to begin Monday on detour

After months of input, planning and preparation, the new downtown trolley routes are going to begin on Monday, May 2… on detour.  The closure of the intersection of Locust Street at Cumberland will cause all three of the new trolley routes – the Blue Line, Orange Line and Green Line – to detour over to […]

Tennessee Tourism Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week, May 1-7

  With National Travel & Tourism Week approaching, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development encourages Tennesseans to take advantage of the lowest gas prices since 2004 and take a road trip on one of the state’s 16 Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways.   The U.S. Energy Information Association projects the average price of a gallon […]


Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee hosts Mayday Fundraiser for Food For Kids Summer Feeding Program   On May 2, 2016 Second Harvest will host its Third Annual MAYDAY Fundraiser for The FOOD FOR KIDS SUMMER PROGRAM from 6 a.m. till 7 p.m. at Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, 136 Harvest Lane, […]

UT Gardens,  McClung Museum Partner to Grow Prehistoric Native American Plants

UT Gardens,  McClung Museum Partner to Grow Prehistoric Native American Plants

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture has partnered with UT Gardens to create a garden featuring food plants grown in the Americas thousands of years before the arrival of Europeans. The project is the work of Gary Crites, the McClung Museum’s curator of paleoethnobotany; Susan Hamilton, UT Gardens director; […]

Tennessee Theatre Spring Open House tomorrow

The Tennessee Theatre celebrates arts in Knoxville with a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., which will include backstage tours, Wurlitzer organ music and an opportunity to learn about and support the marquee refurbishment campaign.   Spring traditionally has been a time in Knoxville to celebrate and promote […]

Dogwood Arts to Transform Downtown Knoxville into a Lively Art Fair

This weekend, Market Square and surrounding streets will be transformed into a vibrant art fair featuring juried artwork of local and regional artisans, live entertainment on three stages, culinary art demonstrations, activities for children, food trucks, and more.   Dogwood Arts’ Executive Director Tom Cervone says of the upcoming festivities, “Following an extremely successful April Celebration, […]

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