Calendar of Events

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Circle Modern Dance: FREE Improv Workshops

Category: Classes, workshops, Dance, movement and Free event

Nate Barrett, a longtime member & friend of Circle Modern Dance, is offering FREE Improv Workshops most Sundays from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM leading up to the 2021 Modern Dance Primitive Light performance in December!

No experience is required to attend. For anyone interested, an improv performance opportunity may be available.

Sun Oct 31, Sun Nov 7, Sun Nov 14, 4-5:30 PM

For more information, visit our Facebook Page

Bijou Theatre: The Pilot Light Halloween Show

  • October 31, 2021
  • 8 PM

Category: Dance, movement, Festivals, special events and Music

Pilot Light's annual Halloween Masquerade show!
Now a longstanding tradition, presenting an evening of eerily familiar sounds brought to you by some of the non-profit venue's family of creative music makers. This show is Pilot Light's sole annual benefit event, serving as a fundraiser to help support their mission to host new and original music and performance in Knoxville.

The Bijou Theatre is requiring attendees to provide one of the following: proof of complete vaccination -OR- a negative COVID-19 test. Click here for more details.

Sunsphere Sundays: St. Paul & The Broken Bones

  • October 31, 2021

Category: Music

We're incredibly excited to announce a concert series coming to World's Fair Park every Sunday from 10/10 - 10/31. In partnership with Visit Knoxville and Tennessee Tourism (who made all of this possible!), we're bringing four amazing bands that we're really excited about for a crazy-good price!

Tickets for all of the shows are:
• $10 for general admission
• $30 for VIP
• $60 for pods (up to 8 people)

A portion of those ticket sales will go toward benefiting the Sunsphere Fund!

The singer of the Birmingham, Alabama–based rock and roll soul band St. Paul & The Broken Bones was born and raised in America’s Deep South, a place where social consciousness can still take a backseat to unsavory traditions and where a family’s expectations sometimes supersede all else. Despite the fierce familial love, he enjoyed and constantly gave back while growing up—especially to his father and grandfather—from an early age Janeway realized that the way he thought about the world was a little different from those around him, and he began to seek an outlet from which to share what was in his heart and on his mind. Blessed with a powerful voice, a magnetism for connecting with people, and a gift for making music, he traded in a career in ministry to start his own band.


Church Street UMC: Portions of Requiem by Faure

  • October 31, 2021

Category: Free event and Music

Each year, Church Street offers a series of presentations by a diverse collection of musical storytellers.

Requiem by Faure
The Parish Adult Choir will share portions of Requiem by Gabriel Faure in celebration of All Saints’ Day on Sunday, October 31 at 8:30 and 11 am in the Church Street Nave

900 Henley St, Knoxville, TN 37902

Ancient Lore Village: Halloween Costume Party

  • October 31, 2021

Category: Dance, movement, Festivals, special events and Music

5:00pm to 9:00pm Sunday, October 31th 2021

Join us at the Village for a Halloween Costume Party. There will be dancing, games, a costume contest.

Cash bar available. Concierge available for Axe-throwing and Archery upgrades.

Ancient Lore Village, 7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920. 865-200-2434,,

Circle Modern Dance: Bhangra Workshop

Category: Classes, workshops and Dance, movement

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021 AT 3 PM – 4 PM

Circle Modern Dance is thrilled to host Reena Sharma for a Bhangra Workshop! Bhangra is a traditional Indian style of dance and this workshop will focus on basic steps and techniques. The workshop is $15/person. No experience is required.

Here is what Reena has to say about her workshop:
Bhangra is truly a relaxing and refreshing exercise. I wish to let everyone experience the joy and fun that Bhangra brings, amidst day to day pressures.

COVID-19 Saftey Precautions: masks are required unless proof of vaccination is provided. Masks are encouraged for all attendees.

2906 Tazewell Pike, Ste A, Knoxville

Old Sevier Outdoor Market - Halloween Market

  • October 31, 2021

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

Sunday, October 31st, 2-6pm
1024 Sevier Ave
Trick or treaters welcome!

The Old Sevier Outdoor Market is back with a SPOOKY HALLOWEEN MARKET! Join us in Old Sevier neighborhood on Oct 31st for some trick or treating and local shopping! Vendors are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes, and so are you! Come trick or treat and shop with us...we will have candy!

Businesses all along Sevier Ave and Island Home will also be handing out candy, so plan to get down to Old Sevier for Halloween!

- SoKno Sourdough
- Gridwerk Trading Co
- Ugly Dog Cookies
- Knox Girl Soap
- Foraged Farms
- Lucy Lieu Company
- Birch Botanicals
- Master Repurposers
- RaBo Design
- Knotty Knox
- Inquisit Designs
- SoKno Woodworking
- Crafty Byrd House
- Happy JACK Creations
- LuckyGirl Eleven
- Solana
- Inner Wilderness Art
- Woodshop Woman
- Violet Fern Clay Co
- Natures Palette
- Fräuleinwunder Bakery
- Bead Chick Jewelry

Thank you for supporting our Knoxville community's makers #shoplocal #knoxmakers #makercity
*leashed dogs are welcome!

UT School of Music: Trumpet Studio Recital

  • October 31, 2021

Category: Free event and Music

Join us for an evening of trumpet music, featuring solo pieces with piano and trumpet ensembles.

October 31 at 2 p.m.

Livestream info:

Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall
1741 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996
*For individual or small group performances, please check the web site or call the day of the event for updates or cancellations: 865-974-5678,

Tennessee Watercolor Society: Exhibition at KMA

  • October 29, 2021 — December 12, 2021

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

The Tennessee Watercolor Society celebrates 50 years of educating, elevating and encouraging watercolor artists in this exhibit of extraordinary works.

Join us at the reception on Fri Oct 29, 5-7 PM to view the unique paintings and meet exhibiting artists, many of whom are top award winners. Featuring watermedia paintings of East TN artists!

Due to the recent rapid local spread of COVID-19, masks are now required for all museum visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Visitors are asked to check in HERE before their arrival to ensure that maximum capacity is not exceeded. Admission is ALWAYS FREE!

Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916. Hours: Tu-Sa 10-5, Su 1-5. Information: 865-525-6101,

Knoxville Children's Theatre: The Scarlet Letter

Category: Kids, family, Literature, reading, writing and Theatre

The play will be performed Thursdays at 7 PM, Fridays at 7 PM, Saturdays at 1 PM and 5 PM, and Sundays at 3 PM.

Based on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester Prynne has committed an inexcusable crime and has confounded her prosecutors by refusing to name her partner in sin. But the man who allows her to protect him suffers more from pangs of conscience than he would have from public humiliation. The climax shows the timeless truth that compassion and understanding are forever more powerful than vengeance and cruelty.

The play is performed by twenty talented young actors from ages 10 to 18. Hester will be played by KCT veteran Maddy Grace Payne, with Arthur Dimmesdale played by Henry Lubke.

The show is directed by Artistic Director Steve Sherman, with assistance by student intern Alyssa Vogt. The play is designed by young student designers from ages 12 to 16. Our lighting designer for this production is Harper Miller. Providing our scenic design are co-designers Tanner White and Alex Montgomery with assistance from Maggie Clower. Charlotte Chrimes and Lauren Norton will design and build the costumes for this production with assistance from Evie Braude. The properties master is Samantha Owens with assistance from Braelyn Read and Caroline Alley. The play’s stage manager is Lydia Baxter.

KCT is East Tennessee’s leading producer of plays for children and families
Knoxville Children's Theatre, 109 E. Churchwell Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Information: 865-208-3677,

Gallery 1010: Give-and-Take, Works by Hanna Seggerman

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

Hanna Seggerman is a second year MFA candidate in sculpture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her first solo exhibition "Give-and-Take" will be on view at Gallery 1010.

The opening reception will take place on Thursday October 28, 2021 from 5-7pm and open public hours will also be held on Sunday October 31, 2021 from 10-1pm. "Give and Take" includes the debut of "The I love... Series", a collection of a few hundred graphite drawings of daily love notes written to her partner throughout the duration of his deployment alongside a selection of her most current body of corresponding sculptures and paintings.

Free and open to the public
Gallery 1010, 100 S. Gay Street, Suite 114, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information:

Arts in the Airport

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

For the past twelve years, the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville and the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority (McGhee Tyson Airport) have partnered to present a biannual exhibition entitled “Arts in the Airport”. This juried exhibition was developed to allow regional artists to compete and display work in the most visited site in the area. The selected art features contemporary 2- and 3-dimensional artwork.

View and purchase artworks at

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