Calendar of Events

Saturday, April 27, 2024

Knoxville Civic Auditorium: Shen Yun

  • April 27, 2024 — April 28, 2024

Category: Dance, movement and Theatre

Shen Yun, April 27-28, Knoxville Civic Auditorium.

Don't miss your chance to be inspired by art that connects heaven and earth--full of beauty, humor, drama and wisdom. It's a theatrical experience your family will never forget.

Tickets at

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

Knoxville Chamber Music Society: Concert

  • April 27, 2024

Category: Music

Save the date, April 27, 2024 7PM, for the April concert of the Knoxville Chamber Music Society.

Paul Wiancko, Vox Petra & American Haiku
Tanner Porter, Under this Breath
Jorge Variego, Fuego y Duende
​Alex Ring Gray, Billy

Cameron Rehberg, Viola
Daphne Bickley, Viola
Ashlee Booth, Cello
Amanda Durst, Cello

Bijou Theatre: Danae Hays

Category: Music


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

Friends of the Library: Used Book Sale

  • April 27, 2024

Category: Free event, Kids, family and Literature, spoken word, writing

Most books $2 or less! Proceeds benefit Knox County Public Library

Upcoming Sales
Sequoyah Branch: April 27, 10:00-5:00
Halls Branch: May 3-4, 10:00-5:00
Bearden Branch: May 10-11, 10:00-5:00
Children’s Festival of Reading at World’s Fair Park: May 18, 10:00-3:00

Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame: 2024 Induction Ceremony

  • April 27, 2024

Category: Festivals, special events

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame will celebrate its 25th Anniversary with the 2024 Induction Ceremony. The WBHOF will induct the Class of 2024 on April 27, 2024, at the Historic Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee. Please Join us as seven legends of the game are inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

865-633-9000 or

The Bottom: Indie Author Book Fair

Category: Free event, Kids, family and Literature, spoken word, writing

The Bottom is hosting a fair to highlight local authors in honor of National Independent Bookstore Day.

This event will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 1:00-5:00pm. Participating authors will host a booth in our space throughout the day and promote and sell their books to event attendees. This year, Independent Bookstore Day at The Bottom will also feature our Spring Book and Art Swap and special bookshop discounts concurrently with the Independent Author Fair to drive more traffic to the fair.

865-444-5915 or
2340 East Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917

Knoxville Chamber Music Society: Concert

  • April 27, 2024

Category: Music

Join us for the #4 concert of the season!
April 27, 7PM

Tanner Porter Under this Breath
Jorge Variego Fuego y Duende
Alex Ring Gray Billy

Cameron Rehberg, Viola
Daphne Bickley, Viola
Ashlee Booth, Cello
Amanda Durst, Cello

Felix Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor

Evie Chen, Violin
Maxwell Geissler, Cello
Katherine Benson, Piano

suggested donation $15 / students free.
Westminster Presbyterian, 6500 Northshore Drive Knoxville, TN 37919

Jubilee Community Arts: Local Honeys

Category: Music

Jubilee Community Arts presents The Local Honeys at the Laurel Theater, April 27 at
8:00 pm.

Eastern Kentucky duo The Local Honeys, Montana Hobbs and Linda Jean Stokley, build on a strong foundation in traditional and old time music to create a repertoire of songs capturing the many shades of life in Central Appalachia. The pair are noted for their rich harmonies and strong instrumentation and are backed on this tour by a band including percussion, guitar, and bass.

ETHS: Book Signing with Joe Swann

Category: Free event, History, heritage and Literature, spoken word, writing

April 27, 2024 @ 11:30 a.m.

Come and visit with David Crockett historian Joe Swann who will be signing copies of his new book The Early Life and Times of David Crockett in East Tennessee: A Lifelong Study. The book signing will be held in the Voices of the Land signature exhibition which features David Crockett’s rifle, “Betsy.” Books will be available for purchase.

East Tennessee History Center
601 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 215-8830

Arab American Club of Knoxville: ArabFest

  • April 27, 2024

Category: Culinary arts, food, Dance, movement, Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Free event, History, heritage, Kids, family, Meetup and Music

Come Celebrate Arab History Month with Arabest at Market Square. Great food, traditional dances & Dabkeh, fashion shows, live music, and merchandise from the Middle East!

12-10 PM

Standing Strong for Ukraine: Benefit Jam & Potluck

  • April 27, 2024
  • 5-11:45 PM

Category: Culinary arts, food, Festivals, special events, Free event, Fundraisers, Kids, family and Music

The war in Ukraine still continues, with attacks intensifying every day causing devastation to communities and untold suffering for countless innocent lives. There are lots of people who needs our help right now. Come join us at our jam session and potluck dinner and party as we come together to stand STRONG for UKRAINE! Marki Luky, the sensational Ukrainian violinist will perform in the evening.

The event is FREE. Bring something delicious to add to the potluck dinner with Ukrainian traditional food (and BYOB), and DONATE what you can. During the event, we will host a SILENT AUCTION featuring Ukrainian goodies and gift cards and products from local businesses.

Come have a great time for a great cause or become a sponsor! Lots of FREE parking across the street in the Broadway Baptist Church parking lot. Held at Architectural Antics, 820 N Broadway, Knoxville

Museum of Appalachia: Sheep Shearing Days

  • April 26, 2024 — May 10, 2024

Category: Festivals, special events, History, heritage and Kids, family

The Museum of Appalachia will welcome the warmth and renewal of spring by trimming the winter’s heavy growth of wool from their flock of sheep. Visitors are invited to join the museum, a Smithsonian affiliate, in celebration of this beloved pioneer tradition on April 26, May 3, and May 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sheep Shearing Days will include demonstrations of shearing, herding, carding, spinning, and weaving the fleece into woven goods, plus many real-life examples of some of the many finished products derived from the freshly shorn wool. Family-friendly activities will also include live Appalachian music and historic demonstrations of quilting, soap making, rug hooking, pottery, beekeeping, blacksmithing, and much more.

Admission includes a tour of the Museum, which contains some three-dozen historic log structures, exhibit halls filled with thousands of Appalachian artifacts, working gardens, and farm animals.

Tickets are available for purchase at Admission rates for this event are $10 for both adults and children. The event is free for Museum members.

Tickets at

Museum of Appalachia, 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN 37716. Information: 865-494-7680,

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