Calendar of Events

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Lenoir City: Rockin’ the Docks

  • July 2, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food, Festivals, special events, Free event, Kids, family and Music

July 2nd, 1:00pm-10:30pm
Lenoir City Park
Free

Rockin’ the Docks is an all day festival that takes place each year on Fort Loudon Lake. Each summer, thousands of people gather at Lenoir City park to enjoy live bands, food, fireworks, and much more. This year we have some of our best performers ever, including Ethan Vincil, RMS, and The Boogie Knights. Food vendors will be providing a wide variety of your favorites so there is no need to bring any food. They will also provide plenty of beverages to drink. The children’s play area will also be back for the kids to enjoy. We do ask that you leave pets at home and as always, alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Check our FACEBOOK to stay up to date! www.facebook.com/lcparksandrecreation/
https://lenoircitytn.gov/rockin-the-docks-2019/

The Arrowmont Gallery – Knoxville: Fiber Focused Exhibition

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fine Crafts and Free event

FIBER FOCUS AT THE ARROMWONT GALLERY: IN CONJUNCTION WITH HGA's CONVERGENCE CONFERENCE
Hours:

July 1, 2022 | 5:00 - 9:00 pm
July 15, 2022 | 5:00 - 9:00 pm
July 16, 2022 | 12:00 - 5:00 pm
July 17, 2022 | 12:00 - 5:00 pm
July 18, 2022 | 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Fiber artists will be featured in the Arrowmont Gallery in Knoxville as part of the 25th Convergence Conference, hosted by the Handweaver's Guild of America. A two-person exhibit includes weavings by Marianne Fairbanks and fiber art by Lisa Klakulak. Fiber based and fiber-inspired artists will be included in the Marketplace gallery: Angela Caldwell, Ann Clarke, Dani Guillen, Lisa Klakulak, Alonzo Pantoja, Molly Sawyer, Anie Toole, Katherine Wagner, April Wright

The Arrowmont Gallery - Knoxville, 110 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-436-5860, https://www.arrowmont.org/

Zoo Knoxville: Keeper Chats

Category: Festivals, special events and Science, nature

We’re excited to be bringing back our keeper chats, which gives you the opportunity to get to know more about the animals and meet the keepers who care for them. It’s a great way to learn more about the conservation work being done at Zoo Knoxville and learn how you can be part of the mission to save animals from extinction. Currently offered throughout the zoo each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Schedule subject to change.

Explore Keeper Chats: https://www.zooknoxville.org/keeper-chats/

Zoo Knoxville, 3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914. Open every day except Christmas. Information: 865-637-5331, www.zooknoxville.org

Volunteer Princess: Tennessee River Cruises

  • February 25, 2021 — December 31, 2022

Category: Festivals, special events and Science, nature

Experience an unparalleled view of Knoxville during our public cruises! Enjoy a delightful lunch, brunch, or dinner cruise. We offer a range of public cruises for your friends and family on Knoxville’s only luxury yacht! From sunset dinner cruises to sailgates in Big Orange Country, Volunteer Princess Cruises is truly special for any event. Browse through our cruise offerings to begin your jaunt along Knoxville, Tennessee’s beautiful riverfront! Public, seasonal, and other cruises available.
https://volunteerprincess.com/

Tennessee Riverboat Company: Star of Knoxville

  • February 25, 2021 — December 31, 2022

Category: Festivals, special events and Science, nature

Create some memories on our authentic paddlewheeler - the Star of Knoxville. We offer a variety of lunch and dinner cruises along with sightseeing-only tickets.

This authentic paddlewheeler is United States Coast Guard approved for 235 passengers. The main deck seats 144 passengers and is fully enclosed, air conditioned, and heated for year round comfort. The vessel is equipped with two (2) bars, a dance floor, band stage, and is exquisitely decorated for the most elegant dinner and entertainment available. From black tie events like weddings and receptions to a casual event like a football charter the atmosphere is right for any occasion.

https://tnriverboat.com/

Knoxville Walking Tours

  • January 1, 2021 — December 31, 2022

Category: Festivals, special events and History, heritage

Storyteller Laura Still helps you live the stories of pioneers, soldiers, outlaws, and even fictional characters who walked these streets before you.

Knoxville has a rich history full of colorful characters and famous, and infamous, figures whose lives have been the inspiration for books, movies, and works of art. Take a stroll through history in beautiful downtown Knoxville while listening to true tales of the heroes, heels, and hardened criminals that are part of the hidden lore of this unique East Tennessee town.

A portion of the proceeds for downtown tours go to help fund the work of the non-profit Knoxville History Project. Many stories are based on the books and stories of award-winning journalist and writer Jack Neely. Knoxville Walking Tours opens a window to Knoxville’s varied past and leads you on a journey through both hard times and high times of a city growing through over two centuries of history.

Tours include:
• Knoxville: The Early Years
• Misbehaving Women
• Civil War
• Gunslingers
• Musical History
• Literary Heritage
• Side Street Shadows Ghost Tours
• Knoxville Botanical Garden
• Old Gray Cemetery
• Side Street Shadows Ghost Tours

Tour on Your Schedule! Rather than posting a calendar, we’re letting you pick the tour and time — subject to availability. Call (865)309-4522 or visit http://knoxvillewalkingtours.com/

Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours

  • May 1, 2020 — December 31, 2022

Category: Festivals, special events and History, heritage

INVESTIGATE KNOXVILLE’S GREATEST HAUNTS!
Real History | Real Hands-on | Real Investigations | REAL FUN!

Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours is a Hands-On Paranormal Adventure that gives the participant the opportunity to Investigate the Historic and Haunted side of Knoxville TN and Special Event Venues.

The events include the use of Paranormal Investigation Tools and is Host by Famed Paranormal Historian and Master Teacher in the Paranormal Field, J-Adam Smith

PUBLIC TOURS (FRI & SAT - Exception when Briceville Special Events are running.)
PRIVATE TOURS (SUN, MON, & THURS - (Tickets are Sold as Packages. Pricing starts at $200 for Groups up to the size of 6)

Information: 865-377-9677 or www.hauntedknoxville.net