Calendar of Events

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church: Craft Fair

  • November 12, 2016 — November 13, 2016

Category: Festivals, special events, Fine Crafts, Free event and Kids, family

After all weekend masses November 12 (6 - 8 pm) and 13 (8 am - 2 pm), the decorated church hall of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in downtown Knoxville will be filled with local and visiting vendors with jewelry and gifts, beautiful baskets as well as home baked goodies for the holiday season.

414 W Vine Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902.

Kiln Opening and Sale at Peter Rose Pottery

  • November 12, 2016 — November 13, 2016
  • Sat. 10:00AM-5:00PM, Sun. 12:00-5:00PM

Category: Fine Crafts

I'd like to invite you and your friends to come out to my fall kiln opening and pottery sale on Saturday, November 12th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 13th from noon to 5 p.m.

We had a great firing this year and I've filled the kiln with a huge variety of handcrafted pots and animal sculptures just waiting inside to be discovered. I'll start unloading the kiln at 10 a.m. on Saturday - come out and see for yourself. It will be a great opportunity to do some early holiday shopping.

Kiln Opening Dates:
Saturday, November 12th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 13th, noon to 5 p.m.

My studio and kiln are located at 6319 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN 37918.

Take I-40 East or West to I-640. Take Exit 6 off I-640, north on Broadway and follow the signs to "Tazewell Pike." Turn right on Tazewell Pike at the first traffic light (by Pratt's Country Store). I am 6 miles away on Tazewell Pike, the first driveway on the left past Atkins Road.

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Oak Ridge Art Center: Gallery of Holiday Shops and Bake Sale

  • November 12, 2016
  • 9 AM - 4 PM

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

Fine Arts and Crafts Fair in the Art Center Galleries. Great Bake Sale with many freezable items for the holidays and Stumbo's Jumbos, our holiday café for coffee and pastries or lunch with friends. No admission charge.

Oak Ridge Art Center, 201 Badger Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Information: 865-482-1441,

Maryville College Orchestra: Trillium Ensemble Concert


Category: Free event and Music

This Is A Free Event! Founded in January of 2014, Trillium, an ensemble of strings and piano, has engaged numerous audiences with its expressive interpretations at the heart of the piano trio literature, in addition to performances of quartets and quintets. Most recently the ensemble was featured on the Performing Arts Series of the University of Jamestown, N.D. Trillium’s concerts for civic groups such as Sunday Soiree Series, Knoxville’s AARP Chapter, Maryville College, and artist-in-residence workshops and concert performances at Community Cello Works “Cello-Fest” and Salisbury University in Maryland, have garnered high praise for their passionate commitment to the music and resulted in return invitations.

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

WDVX: Kidstuff Live with Smiley and the Lovedawg

Category: Free event, Kids, family and Music

Grab your adult & join WDVX for live music from Smiley and the Lovedawg!

Kidstuff is a show for kids and the kid at heart. On the second Saturday of every month, local musician Sean McCollough hosts a free live show in the Knoxville Visitor Center with great musical acts and an eclectic mix of children's music.

WDVX, 301 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-544-1029,

Knoxville Expo Center: The 2016 Christmas Fair

  • November 11, 2016 — November 13, 2016

Category: Festivals, special events and Fine Crafts

Save the date for the 2016 Christmas Fair at the Knoxville Expo Center, November 11-12-13. There will be a craft fair, arts, gifts and more! It's a Christmas shoppers paradise!

Friday, November 11, 2PM-8PM, Saturday, November 12, 10AM-8PM and Sunday, November 13, 12PM-5PM. Knoxville Expo Center, 5441 Clinton Highway (Merchants Drive exit of I 75).

Terra Madre: 7th Annual Holiday Sale

  • November 11, 2016 — November 12, 2016
  • Fri. 5:00-8:00 PM, Sat. 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Category: Fine Crafts

Terra Madre Women in Clay, an eclectic group of female artists with diverse approaches to clay, invites you to their 7th Annual Holiday Show and Sale. These handmade works of art will be unique additions to the home and distinctive gifts for the season.

The Preview Sale is Friday, November 11, 5:00-8:00 PM and the sale continues on Saturday, November 12, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM at Bridgewater Place, 205 Bridgewater Rd., Knoxville, TN 37923 (just off I-40).

Bearden High School Theatre Department: Les Miserables

  • November 10, 2016 — November 13, 2016
  • Nov. 10-12, 7:30PM, Nov. 13, 2:30PM

Category: Theatre

Bearden High School Theatre Department presents the eight-time Tony award-winning musical masterpiece, Les Misérables, which tells Victor Hugo’s tale of the struggle between justice and mercy in the unforgiving world set against the backdrop of 19th-century revolutionary France. The magnificent score features classic songs “I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing?," "One Day More," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," "Master of the House" and many more!

Performances are November 10-12 at 7:30 PM and November 13 at 2:30 PM.
Reserved Tickets: $15 ~ Available at Bearden High, noon - 2PM weekdays
General Admission: $12 Adults & $10 Students ~ Available at or at the door.
BEARDEN HIGH is located at 8352 Kingston Pike (behind Cheddar’s restaurant)

Zoo Knoxville: Dollar Days with $1 Admission

Category: Kids, family and Science, nature

Zoo Knoxville will be offering $1 admission with the donation of a non-perishable food item or pet food Nov. 10-13, 2016, during their Dollar Days event. During the Dollar Days event, general zoo admission tickets for ages four and up are $1 each and parking is free. To ensure a safe and pleasant experience for Dollar Days guests, a limited number of tickets are available for each day, and advance online purchase is required. Tickets can be purchased online at beginning at noon on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

Dollar Days attendees should also bring a non-perishable food item or bagged or canned dog or cat food donation in addition to each ticket to help other local non-profit organizations Mission of Hope, Young-Williams Animal Center, and Knox County Office on Aging’s Knox PAWS program. Dollar Days tickets are valid only for the date printed on the ticket and no rain checks will be offered for this special event. Tickets will not be sold at the zoo’s ticket window on the days of the event. Dollar Days will take place rain or shine. Limit six tickets per order.

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

Clayton Center for the Arts: "Momma's Dead"


Category: Theatre

"Momma's Dead"
On Sale Now!
November 9-13, 2016
Mike Everett and David Dwyer are at it again! This time with a new comedy "Momma's Dead." Written by Mike Everett and directed by David Dwyer. Continue to follow the tale of MurRuth and SurLou as they discover a family secret after the death of a loved one. There is love, death, greed, a funeral and all the madcap fun begins as Mike Everett takes Blount County on another adventure through the past.

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

Wine and Canvas Knoxville: November events

  • November 8, 2016 — November 28, 2016

Category: Classes, workshops and Exhibitions, visual art

Painted Skies - Tue, 11/8/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Swifty's Atomic Bar and Grill - 119 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830 - $35
Rocky Top - Wed, 11/9/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Hurricane Grill & Wings - 319 Lovell Rd, Knoxville, TN 37934 - $35
Black Wind - Fri, 11/11/2016, 7:00 - 10:00 PM - Mimi's Cafe - 10945 Parkside Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922 - $35
Fall Barn - Tue, 11/15/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Gibby's Dining & Drinks (inside Holiday Inn) - 9134 Executive Park Dr., Knoxville, TN 37923 - $35
A Walk in the Woods - Wed, 11/16/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Green Meadow Country Club - 1700 Louisville Rd., Alcoa, TN 37701 - $35
Golden Mushroom - Thu, 11/17/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Original Copper Cellar - 1807 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916 - $35
Old Fashioned Christmas - Fri, 11/18/2016, 7:00 - 10:00 PM - TGIFriday's - Pigeon Forge - 2794 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 - $35
Red Ornament - Family Day - Sat, 11/19/2016, 1:00 - 3:00 PM - Flapjack's Pancake Cabin - 603 E. Emory Rd., Powell, TN 37849 - $20
First Snow - Give from the Heart Fundraiser - Mon, 11/28/2016, 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Barley's - 128 W. Broadway, Maryville, TN 37801 - $35

$35 per session (unless otherwise noted). Wine & Canvas: Knoxville, TN, 865-356-9179,

The Tomato Head: Exhibition by Denise Stewart-Sanabria

  • November 7, 2016 — January 2, 2017

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Altar-nate: Contemporary Altars of Misappropriated Mythology

Tomato Head Market Square/ Nov.7-Dec.4
Tomato Head West/ Dec. 5- Jan 2

Tomato Head, 12 Market Square (865-637-4067) and 7240 Kingston Pike, Suite 172 (865-584-1075), in Knoxville.

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