Calendar of Events

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Knox County Public Library: Celebrate Imagination Library Week

  • September 17, 2017 — September 23, 2017

Category: Festivals & special events, Free event, Kids & family and Literature & readings

Join us for a state-wide celebration of the Imagination Library Program in Tennessee. Our celebration will include special Imagination Library themed story times at your local Knox County Public Library branch. What better way to celebrate Imagination Library than by reading together!

Bearden
Toddler Storytime - Tues 9/19 @ 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime - Wed 9/20 @ 10:15 am
Baby Bookworms - Fri 9/22 @ 10:30 am

Carter
Baby Bookworms Wed 9/20 @ 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime Wed 9/20 @ 11 am

Cedar Bluff
Toddler Storytime - Wed 9/20 @ 10:30 am and 11:15 am
Baby Bookworms - Thur 9/21 @ 10:30 am and 11:15 am

Lawson McGhee Library- Children's Room
Evening Storytime - Tues 9/19 @ 6:30 pm
Baby Bookworms - Wed 9/20 @ 10:20 am
Preschool Storytime - Wed 9/20 @ 11 am
Baby Bookworms - Thur 9/21 @ 11 am

Farragut
Preschool Storytime - Mon 9/18 @ 10:30 am
Older Preschool Storytime - Tues 9/19 @ 10:30 am

Fountain City
Preschool Storytime - Fri 9/15 AND 9/22 @ 10:15 am
Baby Bookworms - Fri 9/15 AND 9/22 @ 11 am

Howard Pinkston
Baby Bookworms - Thurs 9/21 @ 10 am
Preschool Storytime - Thurs 9/21 @ 10:30 am

Karns
Baby Bookworms - Wed 9/20 @ 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime - Wed 9/20 @ 11 am

Murphy
Preschool Storytime - Wed 9/20 @ 2:30 pm

Powell
Baby Bookworms - Wed 9/20 @ 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime - Fri 9/22 @ 10:30 am

Sequoyah
Preschool Storytime - Tues 9/19 @ 10:30 am

South Knoxville
Preschool Storytime - Wed 9/20 @ 10:30 am

http://www.knoxlib.org/calendar-programs/programs-and-partnerships/dolly-partons-imagination-library-knox-county

Nourish Knoxville’s 2017 Market Square Farmers’ Market

  • May 3, 2017 — November 18, 2017

Category: Culinary arts, Exhibitions & visual art, Festivals & special events, Fine Crafts, Free event, Kids & family and Science & nature

Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Saturdays from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
at Market Square, Knoxville, TN 37902

The Market Square Farmers’ Market is an open-air farmers’ market located on Market Square in the heart of downtown Knoxville. Everything at the MSFM is grown or made by the vendor in the East Tennessee region. Products vary by the seasons and include produce, eggs, honey, herbs, pasture-raised meat, bread, baked goods, salsas, coffee, artisan crafts, and more. With interactive fountains, delicious local food, and surrounded by shops and restaurants, the MSFM is a perfect family destination. https://nourishknoxville.org/markets/market-square-farmers-market/

Union Ave Books: Upcoming events

  • January 1, 2017 — December 31, 2017

Category: Festivals & special events, Free event and Literature & readings

Upcoming events:

Wednesday September 20th at 6 pm The Southern Literature Book Group discusses Washed in the Blood by Lisa Alther

Thursday September 21st at 6 pm Book signing with Leah Weiss reading from her new novel, If the Creek Don’t Rise

Wednesday September 27th at Noon The Bookaholics Reading Group discusses The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerny

Sunday October 1st at 2 pm Fall into Poetry with the Atomic Blondes, three of the region’s finest poets, Linda Parsons, Rita Sims Quillen and Susan O’Dell Underwood

Thursday, October 12th at 6 pm Book signing with award-winning author Wiley Cash reading from his new novel The Last Ballad

Sunday October 15th at 2 pm Book signing with author Jim Minick reading from his new book Fire is Your Water. This event is a fundraiser for the Appalachian Community Fund.

Wednesday October 18th at 6 pm The Southern Literature book Group discusses A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

Wednesday October 25th at noon The Bookaholics Reading Group discusses In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Sunday, October 29th at 2 pm Book signing with poet Cathy Kodra reading from her new book Under an Adirondack Moon

All events are free and open to the public. UNION AVE BOOKS, 517 Union Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-951-2180, www.unionavebooks.com

Ijams Nature Center: Events

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Category: Classes & workshops, Festivals & special events, Free event, Kids & family and Science & nature

September 16, 2017 PUBLIC PROGRAM: Wag-N-Walk
September 16, 2017 ANIMAL PROGRAM: Ijams Creature Feature
September 16, 2017 SPECIAL EVENT: Fall Fairy House Festival
September 16, 2017 ANIMAL PROGRAM: Ijams Creature Feature
September 17, 2017 ANIMAL PROGRAM: Creature Feature
September 17, 2017 IJAMS CREATIVE SERIES: Making a Gourd Birdhouse
September 17, 2017 IJAMS FAMILY WILDLIFE SERIES: Summer Bug Safari
September 19, 2017 IJAMS CREATIVE SERIES: Corn Shuck Witch Workshop
September 20, 2017 SPECIAL WORKSHOP: Strength and Balance Workshop- 6 weeks
September 22, 2017 IJAMS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SERIES: Girls' Night Out Paddle
September 23, 2017 ANIMAL PROGRAM: Ijams Creature Feature
September 23, 2017 SPECIAL EVENT: Fairy Habitat Hike
September 23, 2017 IJAMS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SERIES: Paddlin' with Your Pup
September 23, 2017 ANIMAL PROGRAM: Ijams Creature Feature
September 23, 2017 CREATIVE SERIES: Sahaja Yoga Meditation
September 24, 2017 ANIMAL PROGRAM: Creature Feature
September 24, 2017 CREATIVE SERIES: Jack-o-Lantern Gourd Workshop
September 26, 2017 IJAMS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE SERIES: Power Yoga

More events at http://ijams.org/events/. Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920. Hours: Grounds and trails open during daylight hours. Call for Visitor Center hours. Information: 865-577-4717, www.ijams.org