Calendar of Events

Friday, November 19, 2021

Oak Ridge Playhouse: It's a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play

Category: Theatre

It’s Christmas Eve 1946 and WBFR Radio is broadcasting live from their luxurious New York studio overlooking Manhattan. The airwaves of America are alive with this year’s holiday program when WBFR’s troupe of stars brings you an evening of comedy and music, and treat you to a radio presentation of “It’s a Wonderful Life” featuring six performers taking on the dozens of characters in the charming and heartwarming classic tale of how the angel Clarence got his wings!

The show is sponsored by GREATER SUM VENTURES and features some of our best-known performers including Josh Bigwood, Anna Elizabeth Gant, Chad Burchett, Marybeth Davis, Sheila Michel, Braxton Kiser, Kathy Tallent, Kirk Hoxie, and Reggie Law.

As we continue to navigate our way through COVID-19 safety measures, seating will be limited due to social distancing. Masks will be required for audience, volunteers, and staff.

Oak Ridge Playhouse, 227 Broadway, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Information and tickets: 865-482-9999,

Ancient Lore Village: Friendsgiving Dinner

  • November 19, 2021 — November 23, 2021

Category: Culinary arts, food and Kids, family

Friday, Nov 19th 2021 | 6PM
Tuesday, Nov 23th 2021 | 6PM


We’re handling all the cooking and clean-up (win-win!) for a non-traditional get-together with a very traditional Thanksgiving supper! Served outdoors with heated seating, we’ll be serving up all the festive food with a view of the Smoky Mountains to the sounds of laughter and joy from you and yours.

Have a feeling you and your friends may be feeling a food coma coming on after this indulgent celebratory chow-down? We feel you - and, we got you! Reserve one of our eight dwellings for a magical evening at Ancient Lore Village sure to make you feel extra thankful this holiday season!

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

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

Backroads Market: Christmas Open House

  • November 19, 2021 — November 20, 2021

Category: Festivals, special events and Free event

Coffee - home goods - gifts
It’s Christmas time at Backroads Market!!
Our little elves are working hard to get the store ready for holiday cheer! So save the date and follow us on IG or FB for more updates!

Backroads Market, 514 Walker Street, Knoxville, TN 37919

Bijou Theatre: James Gregory

Category: Comedy

This show has been rescheduled from 06/12 to 11/19

Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information/tickets: 865-522-0832,,

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts: Wine Dinner at The Park Grill

  • November 19, 2021

Category: Culinary arts, food and Fundraisers

The Wine Dinner at The Park Grill is back! This year for Starry Night, The Wine Dinner returns to The Park Grill on November 19, 2021.

This event will feature the Wagner Family of Wines, including Caymus Vineyards. If you've enjoyed The Wine Dinner in the past, you know to expect the pleasure of good company, delectable dinner and exceptional service. Learn about these food friendly, distinctive wines with family and friends at The Park Grill – owned by restaurateur and former Board President, Geoffrey Wolpert.

This event is limited, so make your reservations now. Call Fran Day, 865-436-5860, fday@arrowmont.​org, to reserve your tickets.

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Information: 865-436-5860,

Old City Performing Arts Center: William Wild

  • November 19, 2021

Category: Music

Friday, November 19

William Wild makes their triumphant return to Knoxville! Fronted by Knoxville's very own Garrett Sale, William Wild has been a hometown favorite for years while breaking out nationally racking up millions upon millions of streams. There might be (can't confirm or deny this yet) some new music to show off as well by the time this tour comes to town. It's going to be a special night, and tickets may not last long, so grab yours soon!

Old City Performing Arts Center
111 State St
Knoxville, TN 37902

The Mill & Mine: Jameson Rodgers

  • November 19, 2021

Category: Music

Friday, Nov 19 • 8:00PM

Let's go country fans! iHeartRadio Music Awards Best New Country Artist nominee Jameson Rodgers is quickly cementing his place as one of country music’s most intriguing singer/songwriters. The artist behind the Platinum-certified No. 1 hit “Some Girls” and smash “Cold Beer Calling My Name” is coming to Knoxville in November! Get ready K-Town!

The Mill & Mine, 227 W. Depot Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Tickets/information:

McClung Museum: Seeds and Soup Cans

Category: Classes, workshops, Free event, Kids, family and Science, nature

Make recycled birdfeeders with the McClung Student Advisory Board!

All you need is a piece of trash from home and we'll provide everything else. You can bring almost anything – old soup cans, paper towel tubes, empty milk cartons, or even a pinecone you found on the ground. Just bring what you have, and we will make it work!

Friday, November 19 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 1327 Circle Park Dr on the UT campus, Knoxville, TN 37996. Hours: M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5. Information: 865-974-2144,

Honey Magazine: Holiday Market

  • November 19, 2021

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

Honey Magazine is hosting a Holiday Market November 19th 11am-5pm in the Student Union Ballroom.

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky’s “Pathetique”

Category: Music

Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series

Thursday, November 18, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 19, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
Tennessee Theatre

“During my journey I had the idea for another symphony, this time with a programme, but such a programme that will remain an enigma to everyone – let them guess.” --Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovksy

James Fellenbaum, conductor
Andrew Staupe, piano

The KSO Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series features the KSO on the stage of the beautiful Tennessee Theatre.

DOSIA McKAY Watercolors (World Premiere)
ALEXANDER SCRIABIN Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 20 in f-sharp minor
PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

865-291-3310 or

Ewing Gallery: WORKFORCE

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

November 15 - December 7, 2021

The Ewing Gallery is pleased to present the art of staff members working in the Art + Architecture Building. Join us Monday, November 15 - 4:30 - 7pm for a reception for WORKFORCE, an exhibition of staff members working in the Art + Architecture Building. Exhibiting staff are: Mike C. Berry, Eric Cagley, Elysia Mann, Baxter Stults, Emory White, Ronda Wright, Whitney Caruthers, Casey Fletcher, Jeremy Hammond, Anders Van Harpen Nienstaedt, and Stephanie Phillips. Individually wrapped refreshments will be provided.

Ewing Gallery, 1715 Volunteer Blvd on the UT campus, Knoxville, TN 37996. Information: 865-974-3200,

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Little River Art & Frame: Open House

  • November 15, 2021 — November 19, 2021

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

November 15-19
10AM to 6 PM
Fine Art + Fine Refreshments

Come over to the Little River Gallery for our Fall Open House! Meet our team of Artists and Artisans, enjoy some fine refreshments, and peruse our gallery space and workshop!

We have special buys for the holiday season, including limited angel prints, fall bird collages, and more!

*Due to public health concerns we're having open house ALL WEEK so you can come and go and avoid the crowd. Bring your mask and your party shoes!

Little River Art & Frame, 4313 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909. Info: (865) 200-8448,

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