Calendar of Events

Friday, February 24, 2023

Gallery 1010: Around 6:30

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

An installation of Home by Kenzie Sink and Somerset Alley
The show will exhibit student artwork including painting, drawing, and sculpture elements.

Hours: Friday 5-7 PM, Saturday 10 AM - 1 PM
Gallery 1010, 100 S. Gay Street, Suite 114, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information:

The Mill & Mine: Ian Munsick

  • February 24, 2023

Category: Music


Rising western country star Ian Munsick is coming to The Mill & Mine this February! Hailing from Wyoming, Munsick has spent much of his life playing music. His song "Long Haul" won a second iHeartRadio Rocky Mountain Country Music Award for Song of the Year. Recently named one of Spotify's Hot Country Artists to Watch, it's safe to say this is a show you won't want to miss! We hope to see you there!

The Mill & Mine, 227 W. Depot Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Tickets/information: 865-343-6000 or

Beck Cultural Exchange Center: Black History Month Talent Show

  • February 24, 2023

Category: History, heritage and Lecture, panel

Make Plans to join us in celebration of Black History Month!

"Black History Month Talent Show"

Doors Open at 6:30P, Show Starts at 7P at the Central Collective
The Central Collective, 923 N. Central Street, Knoxville, TN 37917. Information: 865-236-1590,,

Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 1927 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915. Hours: Tu-F 10-2. Information: 865-524-8461,

Knoxville Civic Auditorium: Joe Gatto

  • February 24, 2023

Category: Comedy

Joe Gatto's Night of Comedy
February 24th at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium

Joe Gatto, a well-known comedian, actor, and producer, is best known for the hit TV shows "Impractical Jokers" and "The Misery Index." He is one of the founding members of The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe who has toured with a live comedy show to sold-out crowds across the world, including legendary arenas, such as Madison Square Garden in New York and the O2 Arena in London.

Joe also is a co-host of the "Two Cool Moms" Podcast and has also appeared on hit podcasts including This Past Weekend with Theo Von, What A Joke with Papa and Fortune and Life is Short with Justin Long.

Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum, 500 Howard Baker Jr Blvd, Knoxville, TN 37915. Information:

Muse Knoxville: FREE Family Night

Category: Free event, Kids, family, Science, nature and Technology

5-7 PM

Join us the 4th Friday of every month for a FREE evening of play at our museum. These nights are all about community so be sure to invite your family and friends!

The Muse Knoxville, 516 N. Beaman Street, Knoxville, TN 37914. Information: 865-594-1494,

The Bottom: Black Art Matters Auction, Exhibition & Open Mic Night

  • February 24, 2023

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fundraisers and Literature, spoken word, writing

The theme for this exhibition is Art As Resistance, inspired by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s Black History Theme of 2023: Resistance. This Art Auction, Exhibition & Open Mic Night is dedicated to promoting, highlighting and uplifting Black art, history, and future building in Knoxville.

The Bottom, 2340 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917. Information:, 865-444-5915 or

American Museum of Science & Energy: Electronic Game Exhibition

  • February 24, 2023

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Kids, family, Science, nature and Technology

Mark your calendars for Feb 24th and a day of games! At 11:00 am we will open our new Electronic Game Exhibition in the Innovators’ Gallery titled, “Let’s Play! An exhibition of electronic games”. Later that evening we will be hosting our second Family Game Night from 5 – 7:30pm. Members are admitted for free, guest admission will be five dollars.

American Museum of Science & Energy, 300 S. Tulane Avenue, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Hours: M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5. Information: 865-576-3200,

Tennessee Valley Players: 15th Annual Gala

Category: Film and Fundraisers

Providing Quality Theatrical Experiences for Knoxville Area Children and Adults for over 35 Years!

The Tennessee Valley Players Proudly Present our 15th Annual Gala!
A Celebration and Tribute to Iconic Songs of the Silver Screen!
Friday, February 24th, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

At St. John’s Cathedral Great Hall, 413 Cumberland Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Entrance in rear via Church Street entrance (Street and Pay Parking Available)

Ticket information: $50 per person or $350 for table of eight
Reservations Required
Contact us at with any inquiries.

Proceeds benefit TVP’s Summer Performance of Beauty and the Beast (Jun 8-17, 2023)

UT School of Music & Black Musicians Alliance: Black and Boujee

  • February 24, 2023

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Free event, History, heritage and Music

The Black Musicians Alliance's Black and Boujee is a celebration of music and other mediums of art by Black artists.

February 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall
Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

UT School of Music: Unless otherwise noted, concerts are FREE and open to the public. Venues: Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, 1741 Volunteer Boulevard; James R. Cox Auditorium and Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Building, 1408 Middle Drive. Information: 865-974-8935,

UT Science Forum: A New Spin on Structural Control

  • February 24, 2023

Category: Free event, Lecture, panel, Science, nature, Technology and Virtual

A New Spin on Structural Control: Translating Toys into Earthquake Protection
Friday, Feb. 24, 12 PM via Zoom

Rotational inertial mechanisms are a relatively new class of structural control devices that have been inspired by spinning top toys and salad spinners. Professor Nick Wierschem, UT associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, will describe how these devices work and how they are being studied to protect structures from extreme events like earthquakes.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Once registered, you will receive an email with information about joining the meeting via Zoom.

Register today for the Feb. 24 Science Forum lecture.

lowercase books: UTK 4D Art Film Presentations

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Film and Free event

Fri Feb 24, 8 pm: UTK 4d art film presentations hosted by Sarah Bernstein. Free!

1530 Washington Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917
865-357-4810 or;

UT Libraries: Hillbilly Film Screenings

  • February 23, 2023 — February 27, 2023

Category: Film and Free event

Thursday, February 23, at 5:30 p.m.
Monday, February 27, at 5:30 p.m.

“Where did the hillbilly archetype come from and why has it endured on-screen for more than a hundred years? How does it relate to the exploitation of the land and people who live there? How do Appalachian and rural people view themselves as a result of these negative portrayals…?” []

In Hillbilly, two documentary filmmakers confront stereotypical depictions of Appalachian people and attempt to introduce their audience to a more nuanced, authentic understanding of the region.

Venue Details: John C. Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium, 1st floor
To attend the screening, RSVP to

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