Enjoy Holiday Lights by Bicycle

Experience the beautiful holiday lights of downtown, 4th & Gill, and Old North Knoxville by bicycle. The 7th annual Tour de Lights, hosted by the City of Knoxville and the TPO Bicycle Program and presented by Downtown Knoxville, will leave from the north end of Market Square on Thursday, December 12th at 7 p.m. Participants […]

ET PBS to screen Community Cinema series tonight

Community Cinema series addresses immigration reform   What: Free preview screening of The State of Arizona, followed by a moderated panel discussion about immigration reform as it affects our community and nation.   When: Thursday, December 5, 7 p.m.   Where: East Tennessee PBS studio, located at 1611 East Magnolia Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917   […]

WIVK CHRISTMAS PARADE BRINGS HOLIDAYS DOWNTOWN FRIDAY

Santa Claus is coming to town – along with floats, marching bands and all kinds of family entertainment on Friday, Dec. 6th, during the WIVK Christmas Parade sponsored by Advanced Office Systems.   The annual parade, a highlight of the Christmas in the City calendar, will step off at 6:45 p.m. on westbound Howard Baker […]

Samaritan Ministry’s FaithWalk honors World AIDS Day

Samaritan Ministry will host the second annual FaithWalk – Knoxville Steps Up for HIV in commemoration of World AIDS Day on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The 1.75-mile walk through Downtown Knoxville kicks off at 1:00 p.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church Parish Hall with registration and snacks. The walk begins at 2:00 p.m. following a […]

Inky Johnson to Speak at Dec. 5 Fundraiser

  KNOXVILLE—Former Vol football player Inky Johnson will share the story of his career-ending injury and his inspirational message of perseverance next month during a fundraiser for University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students going to work at Super Bowl XLVIII in February 2014.   Johnson will appear at the 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, event, which […]

FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT DEC. 8

The Knoxville Community Band will ring in the holiday spirit in Knoxville this season with a free Christmas concert at Northwest Middle School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 8th, at 3 p.m.   Come hear your favorite holiday tunes performed by a group of talented, Knoxville-area musicians. This free event is an ideal outing for people […]

Lightfest for Tots at The Cove

On Saturday, December 7, 2013 Concord Marina, Concord Captain’s Club and Knox County Parks and Recreation will host the 5th Annual Lightfest for Tots, a lighted boat parade to benefit the United States Marina Corps Toys for Tots program. The Lightfest for Tots lighted boat parade was initiated in 2009 and raised cash and toys valued at just under […]

Team Burchett for Wreaths Across America breaks $20K

Today, Team Burchett for Wreaths Across America fundraising topped $20,000, thanks to a generous $5,000 donation from Priority Ambulance. “Veterans hold a special place in my heart,” said Priority Ambulance CEO Bryan Gibson. “Priority Ambulance is pleased to support Mayor Burchett’s campaign to honor our fallen heroes at the more than 6,000 gravesites of veterans […]

Kingston Pike Lane Closure Tomorrow

KUB will close the eastbound curbside lane on a short section of Kingston Pike between Wellington Drive and Wesley Road from 9 a.m. –3 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, as work is completed on the natural gas distribution system in this area. Some listed closures may extend beyond the scheduled times depending on the conditions encountered during excavation and […]

Upcoming Knox County Repulican Meetings

The first Tuesday of each month (Tuesday, December 3 ), the Karns Republican Club meets at Karns Middle School (2925 Grey Hendrix Rd) at 7pm.  The annual Christmas party will occur at 6:00pm.  Dinner will e catered by Herman Weaver and music from the Brad Walker Orchestra. Dinner should start around 6:30. Tickets are $25.00 and you can pay at the door. […]