Calendar of Events

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Case Antiques: Winter Fine Art, Antiques, and Jewelry Auction

  • January 30, 2021 — January 31, 2021

Category: Festivals & special events

This sale features fine art, Southern antiques, jewelry, silver, folk art, mid-century modern, and historical ephemera including an important collection of political buttons. Represented are several Southern estates and collections, including the estate of Carl W. Klein, Brentwood, TN; the estates of Mamie H. Vohs and Bernard J. Hartman, Knoxville; the estate of Dr. John Tudor, Nashville; the estate of Anne and Joseph Taylor of Morristown, TN; the Guardsmark LHI Collection, Memphis, and two Southern Institutions. We plan to offer limited live bidding following COVID safety protocols along with internet, phone, and absentee bidding.

Due to COVID and Knox County health codes - We are limiting in-person previews to five people in your group and face masks are required inside our gallery. Visit our Website at www.CaseAntiques.com, Email bid@caseantiques.com or call (865) 558-3033 for more information. Join our mailing list on our Website or follow us on the Internet auction bidding platform of your choice to be notified of future auctions.

Buyer’s Premium as follows:
Live bidders on floor or phone and absentee bidding:
20% – Cash, check, certified funds or Bank wire transfer (credit card payments incur a 3% convenience fee). Internet bidding on Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, Auctionzip: 28% (includes 3% convenience fee for credit card payments). Internet bidding on EpaiLive: 23%.
For additional details, visit our Website.

Friends of the Smokies: Evergreen Ball

  • January 30, 2021

Category: Fundraisers and Science & nature

You’re invited to join us and our generous community for the Evergreen Ball live-streaming virtual auction event, JANUARY 30th at 7pm. (The silent auction opens Jan 22.) The Evergreen Ball is our largest annual fundraiser, featuring one of the area’s most sought-after charity auctions with extraordinary vacation packages, unique memorabilia, luxury items and more!

The Evergreen Ball has raised more than $7 million over the past 17 years, and it plays a key role in our annual efforts to fund the national park’s priority needs. 2020 has come with many challenges, requiring patience, understanding, and flexibility. Our donors and our sponsors have girded us with just that kind of support, and we are forever grateful to you all. The Evergreen Ball affords many opportunities to become involved with Friends of the Smokies, such as sponsorships, donations to the live or silent auctions, or attendance at the Ball. For more information, email Lauren@friendsofthesmokies.org.

https://friendsofthesmokies.org/evergreenball/

Ijams Nature Center: Public Workday with the Natural Resource Team

Category: Kids & family, Lectures & discussions and Science & nature

Public Workday with the Natural Resource Team (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Jan 30, 9:30 PM - 12:00 PM EST
Mead’s Quarry Parking Lot, 3518 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
Please join Ijams to help with some development of our newest property!**

Learn More at https://www.ijams.org/calendar-of-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

Knoxville Health & Wellness Expo

  • January 30, 2021

Category: Free event, Health & wellness and Lectures & discussions

An event dedicated to helping you live your healthiest and most fulfilling life, right in the comfort of your own home.

January 30 | 9:00-2:00pm EST

Why Attend? Our speakers are locally recognized health and wellness experts. Whether you are trying to eat healthier, get fit, sleep better, be mindful, or detoxify your home, the Wellness Expo will help you learn actionable steps to living a healthier and happier life.

A Virtual Expo? Instead of hosting this event in person, you now have the opportunity attend it online! We use Zoom, which is very similar to Skype or FaceTime. It's very easy to use, and allows us to connect to you safely, from the comfort of your own home! This virtual expo is great for those avoiding public places due to health concerns. After you sign up for the expo, we review your application, and then send you an email with the zoom link a couple days before the big day!

Topics include:
"Improving Bone Density"
with Dee Martin at Osteostrong

"Insulin Resistance as the First Step of Diabetes and How to Cure It"
with Dr. Mark McColl at Pillar Primary Care

"The COVID-19 Vaccine"
with Dr Raye-Anne Ayo at Family Health Center

"The Functional Medicine Approach"
with Emily Kopek at Restorative Functional Medicine

"Conquer Your Allergies"
with Dr. Nicholas Panella

"Solve Your Back Pain And Sciatica"
with Dr. John-Mark Chesney at Simply Physio

"FASTer Way to Fat Loss"
with Brook Park at FASTer Way to Fat Loss

"Taking Control of Your Water"
with Daniel Rochat at PerfectWater

https://simplypt.com/health-expo

The Mill & Mine: Movie Night: Back to the Future

  • January 30, 2021

Category: Film

Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 6:30 PM EST – 9 PM EST

Movie Night at The Mill & Mine featuring Back to the Future, Part I! We have an indoor set up with a great view of the big screen! Reserve via our Tako Taco Resy link. Seating starts at 6:30PM, Movie starts at 7:00PM
More info: http://themillandmine.com/pod-events/

Pod sizes range from 2-8 people. Each pod offers your group their own space to hang out, safely distanced from others.

For all pods, check-in at the Tako Taco hostess stand to be seated.

Food and beverage from Tako Taco available for purchase, both by walk-up ordering and by QR code without ever having to leave your spot.

For everyone’s safety, masks are required any time you are not in your pod.

If you have any further questions, please send us an email at info@themillandmine.com.

https://www.facebook.com/events/831060011079259/

Knoxville Museum of Art: A Lasting Imprint: Rendering Rhythm and Motion in the Art of Black Mountain College

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

The Knoxville Museum of Art presents A Lasting Imprint: Rendering Rhythm and Motion in the Art of Black Mountain College now through May 2, 2021.

More than 50 prints, textiles, drawings, paintings and sculptures drawn from the extensive holdings of the Asheville Art Museum document a particularly rich and creative moment of radical experimentation with ways to integrate music, movement, and the visual arts. The exhibition includes work by the most adventurous and influential artists associated with Black Mountain College including Josef and Anni Albers, Ruth Asawa, Ilya Bolotowsky, John Cage, Buckminster Fuller, Lorna Blaine Halper, Kenneth Noland, Robert Rauschenberg, Marianne Preger-Simon, and Kenneth Snelson.

Black Mountain College, an experimental school in the North Carolina mountains near Asheville, was active from 1933 to 1957. The secluded environment fostered a strong sense of individuality, inter-disciplinary experimentation, and creative intensity, and served as a key setting in which artists revolutionized a broad range of modern art forms. Movement and music—both time-based activities—can be difficult to express in static media such as painting, drawing, and photography, yet many artists feel called to explore them. Movement serves as inspiration—either to capture it or to create it in entirely different media. Similarly, music is driven by rhythm, patterns, and variations that are enticing departures for visual artists. In few places did movement, music, visual arts, and myriad other disciplines intermingle with such impact as they did at Black Mountain College, which profoundly influenced the course of American modernism.

A Lasting Imprint is organized by the Asheville Art Museum (AAM), Asheville, North Carolina and features key works from the museum’s Black Mountain College Collection.

Open to the public Wednesday through Sunday 1-5pm. Admission and parking are free.

Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916. Information: 865-525-6101, https://knoxart.org/exhibitions/a-lasting-imprint-rendering-rhythm-and-motion-in-the-art-of-black-mountain-college/

WDVX: Live From Home with Cruz Contreras

Category: Music

This Winter WDVX will continue presenting Real Live Music wherever you may be. Please join us for the “Live From Home” series featuring artists from their home settings, studio and more.

Cruz Contreras - part of our Americana Series.
January 29 - available for viewing until February 4.

All the concerts predominately benefit the artists with WDVX taking a smaller share of the ticket proceeds. To purchase tickets, https://wdvx.com/watch/

Gallery 1010: The Scale Figure's Home

  • January 29, 2021 — January 31, 2021

Category: Exhibitions & visual art and Free event

Architecture and Interior Architecture students will open The Scale Figure’s Home Friday, January 29, at Gallery 1010.

The show can be viewed through a virtual opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday or by appointment Saturday and Sunday, January 30 and 31.

Gallery 1010 is located at 1150 McCalla Avenue. Visit https://gallery1010.utk.edu for the opening reception link and more information.

The Scale Figure’s Home will be a show that explores the narrative of the scale figure. The scale figure is a character that has always been overlooked and not commonly occupying the mind of the creator, the architect. It is always the narrative of the space, the character of the building that is filled with great detail, yet has there been a moment of pause to ponder about the story of the scale figure?

Like a pochade silhouette looming throughout the space of the creator, there are many questions that are answered such as the scale of the drawing, the representation of the space, who occupies the area, and the spacial experience, but never questions such as, who is that person, where have they journeyed, and why they are here? The Scale Figure’s Home is here to answer the depths and the detail of the scale figures narrative and highlight that even the most “overlooked” character is the most important.

https://calendar.utk.edu/event/emthe_scale_figures_homeem_at_gallery_1010#.YA1vdhZOmM9

Boys & Girls Clubs of the TN Valley: Virtual Book Fair

Category: Kids & family and Literature & readings

Our Book Fair is online! Support our school and help your child discover new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more! You'll love the fun new option to shop for Book Fair exclusives directly from the interactive booklist and enjoy free shipping on book-only purchases over $25.

It's a new school year... let's instill a new-found love of reading!

Our Virtual Book Fair is open! Empower your kids by letting them browse and choose books in the fun, interactive Virtual Book Fair. https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=boysamp;girlsclubblountco

Morristown Art Association: 2021 Member's Art Show

  • January 25, 2021 — April 30, 2021

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

The Morristown Art Association is an organization dedicated to the support of visual artists and their work. Every year the MAA sponsors a Member’s Art Show that is usually displayed at the Morristown Public Library. This year, due to Covid-19, we are unable to display at the library and have decided to make our annual MAA Member’s Art Show virtual.

Those interested in becoming a member, or checking out our organization should go to our website at: www.morristownart.org

Participating artists in the Morristown Art Association Member’s Art Show are as follows: Lois Armstrong, Peggy Brewer, Betty Bullen, Dan Gibson, Susan Hurley, Frances Maynard, Jim Palmer, Janette Parrish, Mike Sandlock, Cathy Teller, Leona Toll, Cindy Trobaugh, Chizuru Warner.

https://www.rosecenter.org/exhibits

Knoxville Community Darkroom: Classes & Workshops

Category: Classes & workshops

January 23rd Workshop (Cyanotype Prints) 11AM-2PM - Learn one of the original photographic processes! Cyanotype is one of the oldest printing processes invented by Sir John Herschel in 1842. In this workshop, you will learn to make a unique one of a kind handmade print by coating various papers with Cyanotype chemicals and developing them in the sun. A materials fee of $40 is due at or before the event. This class is limited to 5* participants. Be sure to register for the event by Friday, September 11th to secure your spot! You can pay in person or online. See additional details and sign up for the class here!

January 30th Workshop (Camera For Christmas) 11AM-2PM - Did you get a new camera for Christmas? Do you need some help figuring out all the buttons, dials, controls and settings? Many first time photographers have the same questions! What are all those settings for anyway? Do you need a computer? Or for film photographers, once they take the pictures, how do they develop them? Let The Knoxville Community Darkroom make it easy for you! Cost is $50 per person. Sign up for the event at the link here!

www.theknoxvillecommunitydarkroom.org/workshops

Tennessee Pirate Fest: Auditions

  • January 23, 2021 — January 30, 2021

Category: Auditions, Festivals & special events, Free event, Music and Theatre

Time to Strut Your Stuff! VIDEO AUDITIONS for street characters for the Tennessee Pirate Fest!
Saturdays, January 23 & 30 from 2-5pm ET.

SEEKING adults of all ages, sizes, and levels to play costumed street characters the our Pirate Fest. Mature minors will be considered if they have theatrical experience and reliable transpiration.

To audition:
1) Review show premise and characters
2) Fill out online contact form
3) For 1st audition, be prepared to:
a) SPEAK in an English and Pirate accent
b) SING any song in your key (1 verse 1 chorus or happy birthday)
c) READ for characters that interest you (see buttons for scripts below)
d) DEMONSTRATE MOVEMENT (if interested in choreography)

4) Contact Barrie the entertainment director at DarkhorseLLC@comcast.net or 865-466-1902 to schedule a time to audition via Facebook Messenger Video. (Sat 1/23 & 1/30 2:00-5:00 pm ET). 15 minute slots for returning actors, 30 minute slots for new actors.

​NOTE: If you pass the first audition, you will either be cast in a general role to start (e.g. pirate, socialite, marine) OR invited to call backs to read with other actors to determine your specific part in the ensemble. Continued refinement of all characters will occur during rehearsals.

NOTE: The roles of Captain Jean Lafitte and Captain Chaz Bell have been cast.

Click on link for 2021 scenario, characters, audition form & dialogue.
https://www.tmfaire.com/theroyalplayers

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