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Knoxville Museum of Art introduces new Director of Development
The Knoxville Museum of Art introduces Lori Calvert as its new Director of Development. Calvert joins the KMA after serving as Director of Stewardship & Donor Relations at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and UT Graduate School of Medicine since 2015.
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Shoney’s® celebrates the undisputed flavor of fall with its annual Pumpkin Fest
With Autumn on the horizon, pumpkin is now officially the undisputed flavor of fall. Shoney’s, America’s Dinner Table for more than 70 years, is bringing back several seasonal favorite pumpkin offerings.

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Marty Stuart photography exhibit comes to birthplace of Country Music Museum
BRISTOL, TN - Country music star Marty Stuart is well known for his talents on stage, but a lesser-known fact about the five-time Grammy winner is that he also possesses an eye for photography.

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Kathie Odom in her element, September 28 at District Gallery & Framing
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Knoxville Opera features blockbuster new season
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oak ridge civic music assn 75th anniversary
Oak Ridge Civic Music Association celebrates, enriches during 75th anniversary season
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knoxville choral society concert season
Knoxville Choral Society announces 2019-2020 concert season
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twin peaks new items football season
Twin Peaks boosts sports viewing experience with new menu items
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pizza inn
Pizza Inn debuts hickory bourbon chicken pizza
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tennessee pirate fest 2019
Yo Ho, Me Hearties! 4th Annual Tennessee Pirate Fest is on the Horizon!
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love antosha
"Love, Antosha" coming to Downtown West theatre
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glow nashville santa
GLOW, Nashville's Brightest Christmas Experience, to light up this holiday season
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knoxville museum of art presents whistler and company
Knoxville Museum of Art presents Whistler & Company: The Etching Reviva
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Garth Brooks will Rock Neyland Stadium Nov. 16
Thunder rolled through Rocky Top Wednesday morning, as legendary performer Garth Brooks announced he is playing a concert at Neyland Stadium on Saturday night, Nov. 16.
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Call for entries: National Authors Day
Authors Guild of Tennessee (AGT) will commemorate National Authors Day with “Celebrate Our Authors” on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. CALL for ENTRIES to apply to be a “featured author” is open to all published authors living in east Tennessee with a book published within the last four years.

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The Clayton Center for the Arts announces 2019-2020 season line up
KNOXVILLE – Salsarita’s Fresh Mexican Grill is pleased to partner with the East Tennessee Children’s Hospital to thank donors.

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Special Events Calendar:

April 3 through October 30
Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum: Story Thyme
Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, 2743 Wimpole Ave
Every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Pre-school age children are invited to join the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum for Story Thyme in the Garden. Every week we’ll learn a new theme as we explore the garden, read a story book, and do a fun craft.

May 3 - November 23
Market Square Farmers Market
Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

August 16 through December 31
Farragut Museum: Timeless Toys
Farragut City Hall
Free event

August 23 through September 22
Million Dollar Quartet
Clarence Brown Theatre
1714 Andy Holt Ave on the UT campus
The Tony Award winning musical “Million Dollar Quartet” takes the mainstage

September 6-15
100th Tennessee Valley Fair
From culinary arts to crafts, livestock shows to action sports, headline concerts and special events, there are thousands of ways to enjoy a little Homegrown Happiness at this year's Tennessee Valley Fair.

The Concert Series has a wide range of genres for all of East Tennessee to enjoy:
The Dirty Guv'nahs - Friday, September 6, 8pm
Battle of the Cover Bands - FREE ENTRY - Saturday, September 7, 8pm
Erick Baker with The Young Fables - Sunday, September 8, 8pm
Morgan Wallen - Monday, September 9, 8pm
Keith Sweat - Wednesday, September 11, 8pm
Riley Green - Thursday, September 12, 8pm
Bret Michaels - Friday, September 13, 8pm
Uptown Funk - Saturday, September 14, 8pm
KC And The Sunshine Band - Sunday, September 15, 8pm

To see a full list of attractions and activities, visit

September 13 through October 6
Charlotte's Web
Knoxville Children's Theatre
109 E. Churchwell Avenue
E. B. White's classic book follows little Wilbur the Pig onto the Zuckerman's farm. Before long, he has made friends with the barn animals, even forging an unlikely kinship with Charlotte the Spider. What could the future hold for the twosome?

September 21
963 Worlds Fair Park Drive
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Experience the Indian culture through food, song, dance, and other organized activities. India Fest will include instructed yoga practice, a fashion show displaying the ethnic clothing of the region, cooking demos, and many other cultural events.

Friday, September 27
Knoxville Food Tours
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Gay St./Market Square
“The Flavors of Knoxville”
Special $79

September 27-29
Greek Fest
St. George Greek Orthodox Church
Friday and Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm, Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Join us at St. George Greek Orthodox Church for authentic Greek Food, delicious Greek Pastries, live music, traditional Greek dancing, shopping, and so much more!

Saturday, September 28
Knoxville Food Tours
2:00-5:00 p.m.
Old City
“Legends and Modern Local Flavors”
Special $79

September 28-29
HoLa Festival
Market Square
Saturday 7:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm
HoLa Hora Latina’s signature event highlights the diversity of the Hispanic culture while extending a cultural salute to the East Tennessee community. Enjoy a rich mix of music, dance, food, arts, crafts, heritage tables, a Parade of Nations and children’s activities.

Sunday, September 29
Knoxville Food Tours
1:30-4:30 p.m.
Gay St./Market Square
“The Flavors of Knoxville”
Special $59

November 22
Fais Do-Do, a Cajun dance party
Legacy Housing Foundation benefit
7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $35; available at EventBrite


Free museum admission for National Museum Day
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Big South Fork NRRA annual photo contest
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Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre 2019-2020 season features six lineups
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Guild of Knoxville Museum of Art presents Artists on Location 2019
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Nick Offerman’s ‘All Rise’ live show comes to Knoxville November 9
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Call for Entries: Knoxville Photo 2019 Exhibition
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