Calendar of Events

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Lighthouse Youth Theatre: Mary Poppins

  • March 14, 2024 — March 16, 2024

Category: Kids, family, Music and Theatre

Tickets are available for the following performances:

Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 7:00 PM
Friday, March 15, 2024 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 1:00 PM
Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 6:00 PM

All performances will be held at The Historic Grove Theatre, 123 Randolph Rd, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
Children 3 and under are free (no ticket required).

Gallery 1010: Peripheral Visions

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Works by Grace Sutt

Hours: Reception Thu Mar 14, 5-7 PM and Sat Mar 16, 10 AM – 1 PM

Gallery 1010, 100 S. Gay Street, Suite 114, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information:

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra: Dvorak & Tchaikovsky

Category: Music

Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series
Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 15, 2024, at 7:30 p.m.
At Tennessee Theatre

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra welcomes to the stage guest conductor Vinay Parameswaran, Associate Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra, to present a program featuring two prominent Romantic-era composers – Tchaikovsky and Dvorak. Dvorak’s hauntingly beautiful Silent Woods and Tchaikovsky’s ornamental Rococo Variations feature cello virtuoso Thomas Mesa, who has been described as “one of the most charismatic, innovative and engaging performers of his generation.”

Vinay Parameswaran, conductor
Thomas Mesa, cello

QUINN MASON: A Joyous Trilogy
ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8

Information/tickets: 865-291-3310 or

Union Ave Books: A Dangerous Heaven

  • March 14, 2024

Category: Free event and Literature, spoken word, writing

We are thrilled to host author Jo Angela Edwins for a reading of A Dangerous Heaven.
This event will take place on March 14th at 6:00 pm at Union Ave Books.

If you plan on attending, please RSVP on our website.

Union Ave Books, 517 Union Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-951-2180,

Suffrage Coalition: Documentary Film Showing

  • March 14, 2024

Category: Film, Free event, History, heritage and Meetup

Please join the Suffrage Coalition at the O'Connor Senior Center for a documentary film by Candace Corrigan.

Thursday, March 14, 2:30 pm
How Southern Women Won the Vote
A documentary that tells the story of the final battle to win voting rights for American Women.

Refreshments will be provided. This program is free and open to the public.
O'Connor Senior Center is located at 611 Winona St. in Knoxville.

Tomato Head: Three Dames exhibition

  • March 13, 2024 — April 28, 2024

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Three Dames are Cheryl Massey, Marcia Shelly, Linda Blair

Tomato Head, 7240 Kingston Pike, Suite 172 (865-584-1075), in Knoxville.

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,

Dogwood Arts: Synergy Student & Art Educator Exhibition

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Free event and Kids, family

March 6 - 28, 2024: Exhibition Open (Monday - Friday 9AM-6PM)
The Dogwood Arts Synergy Exhibition showcases artwork by gifted K-12 art students alongside their art educators in an exhibition at the Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville! See the results of the artistic student-teacher synergy that happens every day in our schools. Awards and scholarships are presented to encourage further development of these art students’ artistic aptitude.

A Closing Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Clayton Center for the Arts (502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804) on March 28th from 5:30-7:30PM. Awards will be presented at 6:30pm. All artists, families, and friends are encouraged to attend this wonderful celebration!

Dogwood Arts, 123 W. Jackson Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-637-4561,

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)

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