Calendar of Events

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Oak Ridge Playhouse: Charlotte's Web

Category: Kids, family and Theatre

Adapted by Joseph Robinette

Performances: March 23 @ 2:00 pm & 5:00 pm
March 24 @ 2:00 pm
Seats are general admission & will fill up fast!

This charming adaptation, based on the book by E.B. White, the show the tells remarkable story of a seemingly unremarkable young pig named Wilbur who befriends a clever spider named Charlotte. Together, they embark on a journey to save Wilbur’s life by using Charlotte’s web-spinning abilities to convince the farmer that Wilbur is special. With an important message about the power of friendship and acceptance, “Charlotte’s Web” is sure to capture the imagination and hearts of young theatre-goers.


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

Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association: Peter Pan & Swan Lake, Act 2

  • March 23, 2024 — March 24, 2024

Category: Dance, movement

Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association presents "Peter Pan" & "Swan Lake, Act 2"
Our 60th Season!! Saturday, March 23rd @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 24th @ 2:00 pm

Oak Ridge HS Performing Arts Center
1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Saturday, March 23rd @ 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 24th @ 2:00 pm

ORCBA presents two beloved classics! Please join us as we venture to Neverland with Peter Pan, Wendy, and Tinkerbell as they fight Captain Hook and his pirate crew. We will also visit true ballet history as our senior dancers present "Swan Lake, Act 2".

Tickets at:

Hard Knox Roller Derby: The Honky Tonk Stomp

  • March 23, 2024 — March 24, 2024

Category: Festivals, special events

The Hard Knox Roller Derby team is gearing up to present "The Honky Tonk Stomp," a two-day roller derby on Saturday and Sunday, March 23rd-24th - a tournament that will bring the energy, competition, and community spirit of this beloved sport to the forefront. Scheduled to take place at the World's Fair Exhibition Hall by World's Fair Park, this event is not just a tournament; it's a celebration of athleticism, strategy, and the vibrant roller derby culture that thrives in Tennessee.

The Honky Tonk Stomp is set to feature teams from across Tennessee, each battling it out for the coveted title of the best in the state. Whether you're a die-hard fan of roller derby or new to the sport, the event promises an exhilarating experience that showcases the skill, speed, and spirit of its participants.

Don't miss your chance to be part of the excitement. Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family for a roller derby experience that promises to be unforgettable. More Info, It's going to be a weekend full of excitement, camaraderie, and, most importantly, roller derby.

Knox Pride Saturday Markets

  • March 23, 2024

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

Welcome back to Knox Pride monthly OUTDOOR MARKETS! Our first outdoor market of 2024 is Saturday 3.23.2024
We are excited to offer space for queer and minority vendors first!

We will also be celebrating the 1 year anniversary and grand re opening of The Thriftique @ Knox Pride!
At Knox Pride Community and Resource Center, 4028 / 4044 A Chapman Hwy (next to Checkers and Sam Duff Park)

Chesterton Chalk Festival

  • March 23, 2024

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fundraisers and Kids, family

We invite you to our new Madonnari sidewalk chalk festival and competition in the Knoxville area! 8 AM - 5 PM at CAMC New School Location, 217 Fox Rd, Knoxville, TN 37933

Proceeds benefit The Chesterton Academy Fine Arts Dept
To register or sponsor:

The Bottom: March LitKidz Workshop

  • March 23, 2024
  • 12:00 - 2:00 PM

Category: Classes, workshops, History, heritage, Kids, family, Literature, spoken word, writing and Science, nature

Saturday, March 23, 12:00 - 2:00pm, March LitKidz Workshop at The Bottom Bookshop.

Join us for a special Lit Kidz workshop celebrating Women's History Month and the beauty of nature! Our featured artist, Kalil White, will enchant young minds with inspiring stories about Wangari Maathai's remarkable efforts to reforest her country. Dive into the magic of storytelling while crafting seed bombs, spreading Dr. Maathai's message of love for both people and the environment. Light refreshments will be provided for a delightful afternoon of learning and creativity!

Your child DOES NOT have to be a current member of LitKidz to attend LitKidz workshops!

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

The Bottom: Pop-Up Book Sale

  • March 23, 2024
  • 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Category: Festivals, special events and Literature, spoken word, writing

Pop-Up Book Sale, Saturday, March 23, 4:00 - 7:00pm, Ebony & Ivory Brewing, 2300 N Central St.

Grab a brew and a book with us at Ebony & Ivory Brewing on Sat. March 23 from 4-7pm. We'll have a $5-$10-$15 sale featuring $5 & $10 books along with $15 Blind Date Books!

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

Knoxville Botanical Gardens: March Tree Walk

  • March 23, 2024

Category: Meetup and Science, nature

Saturday March 23 | 10am-12pm | Meet at the Visitor Center

Join Board Member & former KBGA staff, Dan Steinhoff, on a guided tour of KBGA’s unique & historic tree collection for the spring.

Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, 2743 Wimpole Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914. Hours: Gardens open daily from sunrise to sunset. Information: 865-862-8717,

EquiKnox Block Party

  • March 23, 2024

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

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Knoxville is throwing their annual EquiKnox Street Party! Head outside and play up and down Sevier Ave all day long. Local vendors & businesses in Old Sevier will be celebrating by offering specials, giveaways, and all-around fun summery stuff to the community.

American Museum of Science & Energy: Free Admission

  • March 23, 2024

Category: Festivals, special events, Free event, Kids, family, Science, nature and Technology

Saturday, March 23, Free Admission All Day!
Birthday Celebration and special events from open to close.

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 Artists Association: Spring Exhibition at KMA

Category: Exhibitions, visual art and Free event

Featured artists are Melinda Adams, Sandra Ange, Sarazen An Yin, Linda Blair, Glenda Bowles, Betty Bullen, Deb Cikovic, Lil Clinard, Stephanie Cobb, Aleex Conner, Michele Croslin, Michelene Deisher, Kira Evans, William Holbert, Lynn Flowers, Jan Cole, Suzanne Jack, Kathleen Janke, Carol Robin King, Andreas Koschan, Merry Koschan, David Liles, Cheryl Massey, Sylvia Milanez, Alessandra Page, Holly Pawlowski, Buddy Person, Cosimo Risolvo, Kaylie Roy, Mary Ruden, Marcia Shelly, Allan Sibley, Judy Sinclair, Roberta Smashey, Joe Tate, Cynthia Tipton, JeAnne Triplett, Janet Weaver, and Caroline West.

TAA is the oldest member supported arts organization in Tennessee, and is dedicated to promoting the arts in East Tennessee. Monthly programs of TAA include practical art demonstrations, discussions, and opportunities for individual artists to get involved in learning, community and shows. More on TAA can be found on the web at or on Instagram at @tn_artists, and on Facebook at TNArtistsAssociation. The Knoxville Museum of Art celebrates East Tennessee’s rich, diverse visual culture and its connections to the wider currents of world art. Find more about the KMA and its’ events and shows at

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

Square Ramp: Pop-Up

  • March 22, 2024 — March 24, 2024

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

During Big Ears weekend, Square Ramp is doing a curated Pop-up of locally handmade goods.

-Friday and Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-6.
-310 W. Jackson Ave, near Sweet P's BBQ and the Standard

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