Calendar of Events

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Friends of Music and the Arts: Choral Concert

  • March 10, 2024
  • 5 PM

Category: Free event and Music

Requiem by Herbert Howells and A Little Jazz Mass by Bob Chilcott
Featuring Ascension Parish Choir

Friends of Music and the Arts, a support society for music at The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, augments the calendar of liturgical feast-days with concerts and organ recitals throughout the year.

Contact info
(865) 588-0589 or
800 S. Northshore Dr., Knoxville, TN. 37919

Bijou Theatre: Steven Curtis Chapman

Category: Music

Singer songwriter STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN at the Bijou Theatre.
SUNDAY, MAR 10, 7:30 PM.

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

Oak Ridge Civic Music Association: Canta Libre

Category: Kids, family and Music

Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 3:00 PM
Pre-concert talk begins at 2:30 PM
First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge
1350 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Canta Libre is a chamber ensemble specializing in the harp quintet repertoire, featuring harp, flute, and strings. Founded in 2002 by flutist Sally Shorrock, the ensemble aims to promote and perform music composed specifically for this unique combination of instruments. With a repertoire spanning from French salon music to contemporary compositions, Canta Libre captivates audiences with their exquisite performances.

Individually, the members of Canta Libre bring a wealth of experience and talent to the ensemble. Bernard Tamosaitis, the cellist, has performed with esteemed orchestras and founded the St. Thomas Orchestra in Mamaroneck, New York. Veronica Salas, the violist, holds a DMA from the Juilliard School and has performed as a soloist with various orchestras across the globe. Karen Lindquist, the harpist, has appeared at renowned festivals and performed as a soloist with major orchestras. Bradley Bosenbeck, the violinist, is known for his versatility, having collaborated with icons across genres from classical to Broadway. Sally Shorrock, the flutist, is a passionate advocate for music education and founded the Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble to share her love for chamber music with audiences worldwide.
Adult (30+): $25, Young Adult (19-29): $10, Youth (under 18): FREE

For more information, please call 865-483-5569 or visit

Asian Culture Center of TN: Casual Kimono (Yukata)

Category: Classes, workshops, Festivals, special events and History, heritage

Casual Kimono (Yukata) is a Japanese traditional garment. Learn how to wear Summer Kimono by yourself! The instructor has 10 years of experience teaching at a Kimono school in Japan.
Teacher: Kaori Hara

$40, at 11110 Kingston Pike, Knoxville (Eun's Martial Arts Center)

Ijams Nature Center: Upcoming Events

Category: Classes, workshops, Health, wellness, Kids, family and Science, nature

3/9 • Ijams River Rescue
3/10 • Take Action!: Preserving the Harvest: Canning 101
3/10 • Self-Care Sunday Yoga
3/12 • Monsters Made with Love
3/13 • Ijams Member Event: Sunset Stroll
3/14 • Paint with a Turtle!

Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920. Visitor Center open daily 10-6; grounds and trails open daily from 8 AM - dusk. Information: 865-577-4717,

Maker Exchange: 2nd Annual Mural Workshop Murals

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Mural Workshop: Six new murals are now on display in the Curio at Maker Exchange as a part of the 2nd Annual Mural Workshop hosted by Dogwood Arts and professional muralist Megan Lingerfelt. Six local/regional artists were selected to participate in the workshop — with each one designing and painting an 8x8ft mural over the last two weeks. The murals will remain on display through the end of May 2024.

Participating Artists:
• Dustin Avilla
• Orel Brodt
• Laney Haskell
• Whitney Herrington
• Gared Luquet
• Allison Meriwether

710 Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-637-4561,

Theatre Knoxville Downtown: Cactus Flower

Category: Theatre

Fri. Mar 8th 2024, 7:30 pm
Sat. Mar 9th 2024, 7:30 pm
Sun. Mar 10th 2024, 3:00 pm
Thu. Mar 14th 2024, 7:30 pm
Fri. Mar 15th 2024, 7:30 pm
Sat. Mar 16th 2024, 7:30 pm
Sun. Mar 17th 2024, 3:00 pm
Thu. Mar 21st 2024, 7:30 pm
Fri. Mar 22nd 2024, 7:30 pm
Sat. Mar 23rd 2024, 7:30 pm
Sun. Mar 24th 2024, 3:00 pm

Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 800 S. Central Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information & tickets: 865-544-1999,

Appalachian Arts Craft Center: Spring Porch Sale

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

The Porch Sale held twice a year features locally made artwork from members of Appalachian Arts. It’s an excellent time to shop for discounted handmade gifts.

Appalachian Arts Craft Center, 2716 Andersonville Highway, Clinton, TN. Hours: M-Sa 10-6, Su 1-5. Information: 865-494-9854,

Knoxville International Piano Festival & Competition

  • March 8, 2024 — March 10, 2024

Category: Festivals, special events, Free event and Music

Each spring, the UT College of Music hosts the Knoxville International Piano Festival & Competition at the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center on the University of Tennessee – Knoxville campus! Activities include:

Showcase Concerts
Masterclasses from UT faculty & Guest Artists

Join us March 8-10, 2024 for the newest installment of this event: “Back to the Future – A Celebration of Contemporary Music.”

Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre: Hadestown

Category: Dance, movement, Music and Theatre

HADESTOWN includes 8 performances from March 5-10, 2024. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, and the 2020 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show from celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812) is a love story for today … and always. Intertwining two mythic tales – that of young dreamers Orpheus and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone – HADESTOWN is a haunting and hopeful theatrical experience that grabs you and never lets go.

Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. For information/tickets: 865-684-1200,

Tomato Head: Exhibition by Holly Pawlowski

  • March 4, 2024 — April 7, 2024

Category: Culinary arts, food, Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Solo show featuring 13 works comprised of a mix of original paintings and photography.

Tomato Head, 12 Market Square (865-637-4067)

The Bottom: Jars of Clay by Stephen Phillips

  • March 2, 2024 — March 31, 2024
  • 4-6 PM

Category: Fine Crafts and Free event

Join us on the second Saturday in March for the exhibition reception for 'Jars of Clay' by Stephen Phillips! Stephen Phillips has always been intrigued by the arts whether music, dance, or visual arts. His start in ceramics can be linked back to his childhood as a kid who found enjoyment in the mixing of earth with water.

On display through March 31

Artist Statement: In my recent work, I have been exploring the juxtaposition of textures and colors. I use underglazes as the base color and gloss glazes to give a differentiation between the textures and appearances provided by both glazes.

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

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