Calendar of Events

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Jubilee Community Arts: John McCutcheon

Category: Literature, reading, writing and Music

Songs and Stories
Saturday, December 3, 8 p.m.

Legendary performer John McCutcheon is known for his interpretation on banjo and hammer dulcimer of Appalachian standards as well as for original songs such as the historical ballad “Christmas in the Trenches,” topical songs and children’s material. Early in his musical career he was active in exploring the folklore of East Tennessee, bringing traditional fiddlers, ballad singers, dancers and Old Harp singers to the Laurel Theater and associated venues as the first music director of Jubilee Community Arts. John contributed a chapter to the iconic Cumberland Avenue Revisited anthology edited by Jack Rentfro.

$25 JCA Members, Students, Seniors • $26 General Advance
$30 General Day of Show (Advanced Tickets Recommended)

Jubilee Community Arts at the Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916. Tickets and information: 865-522-5851,

Maryville College Theatre: Advents by MC Students

Category: Literature, reading, writing and Theatre

Advent is defined as, “the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.” In this series of short plays, Maryville College students will use this definition and the seasonal celebration associated with it as jumping off points for creative luminosity. Two nights of staged readings, written, directed, and performed by the wildly creative students at Maryville College.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for seniors (ages 60 and older) and students. Admission is free for MC students, faculty, and staff with ID, although a printed ticket is required for admission

Clayton Center for the Arts, 502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804. Information/tickets: 865-981-8590,