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September

Sat, Sep 24 • Master Gardener Ron Pearman Master Gardener Ron Pearman will host a free class on “Fall Lawn Repair,” from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at Knox County Public Library Cedar Bluff Branch. For more information, call Janice Gangwer, 865-456-1066.
Sat, Sep 24 • Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, • Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Dan Allcott, in a performance celebrating the National Parks at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, at Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets for adults are $25 and young adults, ages 19-29, are $10. For more information, call 865-483-5569 or visit orcma.org/
Sat, Sep 24 • Museum of East Tennessee History will offer free admission • Museum of East Tennessee History will offer free admission from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24, in celebration of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day Live! For more information, call 865-215-8824 or visit easttnhistory.org/
Sun, Sep 25 • Remembrance Bricks are being sold • Remembrance Bricks are being sold for National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims Sept. 25. Cost is $60, includes brick, engraving and installation. For more information, call 865-924-3480.
Tue, Sep 27 • Knox Area Rescue Ministries’ Annual Dinner of Hope • Knox Area Rescue Ministries’ Annual Dinner of Hope will begin at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Knoxville Marriott. Cost is $100 per person. Featured speaker is Stephen Mansfield, featured musical artists are Jordan Infield with Tyler and Erica Bird. For more information, call Melissa Rice, 865-633-7676.
Tue, Sep 27 • Knoxville Songwriters Association will present a free concert • Knoxville Songwriters Association will present a free concert from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, in memory of Nashville songwriters Hall of Fame member Kim Williams, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call David Lauver, 865-671-0432.
Wed, Sep 28 • Knox County Public Library invites the public • Knox County Public Library invites the public to join Knoxville attorney Tammy Kaousias for a discussion of “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America” by Ari Berman from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, at East Tennessee History Center Auditorium. For more information, call Mary Pom Claiborne, 865-215-8767.
Thu, Sep 29 • Tennova Healthcare will host a free orthopedic seminar entitled “Get Relief From Joint Pain,” • Tennova Healthcare will host a free orthopedic seminar entitled “Get Relief From Joint Pain,” from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at The Foundry. The lunch-and-learn will feature an orthopedic expo and a panel discussion with Dr. Herman G. Botero and Dr. Chad M. Ferguson. For more information, call Nan Metz, 865-368-2319.
Fri, Sep 30 • Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event beginning at 8 a.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Cost for both days will be $50, $30 for one day. For more information, call Pat Sloan, 865-425-3443.
Fri, Sep 30 • Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event • Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event beginning at 8 a.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Cost for both days will be $50, $30 for one day. For more information, call Pat Sloan, 865-425-3443.
Fri, Sep 30 • Greekfest will take place • Greekfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, at St. George. Cost is $2 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Weekend passes, $3. For more information, call Lori Liakonis 865-323-2700.

October

Sat, Oct 1 • Maryville College’s Admissions staff • Maryville College’s Admissions staff invite high school students, adult learners and community college students at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, to “Meet Maryville.” Preview day is designed to help people become more familiar with the nationally recognized liberal arts college. For more information, call 865-981-8092.
Sat, Oct 1 • The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society • The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will sponsor the popular MOTH-ers Night Out program to learn about moths and other nocturnal insects from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1. For more information, call 865-483-3571.
Sat, Oct 1 • GO! Contemporary Dance Works will present Transcendance • GO! Contemporary Dance Works will present Transcendance, not your ordinary dance experience at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, at Clarence Brown Theatre. Ticket prices $12 to $20.  Purchase online at gocontemporarydance.com or call 865-539-2475.
Sat, Oct 1 • Edgar Miller, retired newspaper editor, • Edgar Miller, retired newspaper editor, foreign correspondent and journalism teacher, will speak on “The God Beat: The Challenge for News Media in Today’s World,” at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Church of the Savior. For more information, call Edgar Miller, 865-789-5409.
Mon, Oct 3 • Good Sports Always Recycle School Challenge • Good Sports Always Recycle School Challenge will award $1,000 to eight schools for the challenge; one ex exemplary school will be awarded $1,500 for the GSAR Sustainability Steward Award; and one school will be awarded $1,500 for the Best New Program. Schools must be entered by Oct. 3. For more information, visit Eastman.com.gsar/
Mon, Oct 3 • Historic Homes of Knoxville will host a luncheon • Historic Homes of Knoxville will host a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3, at The Foundry to celebrate the founding of the City of Knoxville 225 years ago. Advanced tickets are $50 for single; $500 for a table of 10. For more information, call 865-523-7543 or visit hhknoxville.org/
Mon, Oct 3 • Town of Farragut will host a Deco-Mesh wreath making class • Town of Farragut will host a Deco-Mesh wreath making class at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3. The class is free of charge but registration is required by Sept. 30. For more information, visit 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Mon, Oct 3 • Town of Farragut will host six technology classes for seniors • Town of Farragut will host six technology classes for seniors offered by local company Social Media 4 Seniors. iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors will be from1 to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 3-4. Cost $45. Advanced iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 11-12. Cost $45. How to Use Facebook for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 13. Cost $30. Samsung Galaxy Phone/Tablet Basics for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Oct 17-18. Cost is $45. Pinterest/-Instagram/Twitter for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. Cost $30. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Tue, Oct 4 • Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers • Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4. The session discusses the importance of caregiver self-care and outlines ways to address caregiver burnout prevention. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Thu, Oct 6 • Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting • Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Faith Lutheran Church. Published authors are invited to attend. For more information, visit authorsguildoftn.org/
Sat, Oct 8 • Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present “Fandango!,” • Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present “Fandango!,” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, at Pollard Auditorium. The artists will give an educational pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM. Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults; $10 for young adults and youth (29 and under). For more information, call 865-483-5569 or visit orcma.org/
Thu, Oct 13 • Knox County Veterans Services Office • Knox County Veterans Services Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 13, to provide information and assistance to veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Fri, Oct 14 • Historic Ramsey House will host Dave Ramsey • Historic Ramsey House will host Dave Ramsey at the Foundry at World’s Fair Park 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Mr. Ramsey will speak on “Building a Legacy.” Cost is $100 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745 or email Judy, judy@ramseyhouse.org.
Fri, Oct 14 • Mabry-Hazen House will host Rocky Top Pickin’ Party • Mabry-Hazen House will host Rocky Top Pickin’ Party benefiting Keep Knoxville Beautiful from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Cost is $15 or $20 at the door and includes 4 beer/beverages tickets. Barbeque and tacos will be available from Rollin’ Smoke and Captain Muchachos food trucks. For more information, call 865-765-5550.
Sat, Oct 15 • The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center • The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Milan hosts the 18th annual Fall Folklore Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. For more information, call 731-686-8067 or visit milan.tennessee.edu/
Sun, Oct 16 • Mabry-Hazen House will host its third annual Lineage and Legacy • Mabry-Hazen House will host its third annual Lineage and Legacy event from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/
Mon, Oct 17 • Town of Farragut will host a free health educational session • Town of Farragut will host a free health educational session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17. The educational session will be on high blood pressure and free blood pressure screenings for attendees. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/
Mon, Oct 17 • Master Gardener Joe Pardue will host “End-of-Summer Garden Tasks,” • Master Gardener Joe Pardue will host “End-of-Summer Garden Tasks,” for a review of clean-up tasks for your pots and containers, flower beds, veggie beds and your tools before winter from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, at Davis Family YMCA. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-777-9622.
Wed, Oct 19 • Historic Bleak House will host Jo Hill • Historic Bleak House will host Jo Hill for a discussion on John Pemberton at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event is free and open the public. Tours of the house for a nominal fee. For more information, call 865-522-2371, or visit historicbleakhouse.net/
Thu, Oct 20 • Miss Hannigan, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks • Miss Hannigan, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks and the adorable little orphan Annie will take center stage at Christian Academy of Knoxville’s Middle School Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-22. Cost for adult and children $10 per ticket and $5 for bleacher seating. For more information, call 865-690-4721.
Sat, Oct 22 • A L. Lotts Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival • A L. Lotts Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22. For more information, call Megan Reichert, 865-438-7680 or visit knoxschools.org/allottses/
Sun, Oct 30 • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Youth will be selling food to raise funds for mission work. For more information, call Paige Morgan, 865-966-8430 or e-mail pmorgan@ffmuc.org.
Sun, Oct 30 • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat • First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Youth will be selling food to raise funds for mission work. For more information, call Paige Morgan, 865-966-8430 or e-mail pmorgan@ffmuc.org.

November

Thu, Nov 3 • Taste of Home Cooking School will be at Knoxville Convention Center ballroom • Taste of Home Cooking School will be at Knoxville Convention Center ballroom for an event beginning at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The event will benefit Knox Area Rescue Ministries. General admission tickets are $15, preferred seating tickets are $25 and VIP tickets, which include a meet and greet with Taste of Home Culinary specialist Michelle Roberts and signed cookbook, are $45. For more information, visit brownpapertickets.com/
Thu, Nov 3 • Taste of Home Cooking School • Taste of Home Cooking School will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, at Knoxville Convention Center. Door open at 3 p.m. Cost is $15 for general admission, preferred seating, $25 and VIP tickets, $45. For more information, call Melissa Rice, 865-633-7676.
Tue, Nov 8 • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar entitled “Getting Your House in Order,” from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 855-836-6682 or visit Tennova.com/
Tue, Nov 8 • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar • Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar entitled “Getting Your House in Order,” from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 855-836-6682 or visit Tennova.com/
Wed, Nov 16 • The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople who are interested in participating in its annual Holiday Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. Cost per table is $5. For more information, call Lauren, 865-670-6693.
Wed, Nov 16 • The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople • The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople who are interested in participating in its annual Holiday Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. Cost per table is $5. For more information, call Lauren, 865-670-6693.
Thu, Nov 17 • Salvation Army is inviting the public to join in the celebration • Salvation Army is inviting the public to join in the celebration in kicking off its annual Red Kettle Campaign with the 4th annual Rock the Red Kettle Kickoff Concert at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, at Bijou Theatre. Cost is $32 per ticket. For more information, call 865-525-9401.
Fri, Nov 18 • Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association • Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association will hold open auditions for dancers in Knox, Roane, Anderson Counties and surrounding areas to perform in its annual production of “The Nutcracker,” at 10 a.m., for girls ages 6-8, 11 a.m., girls ages 9-10, 2 p.m., girls ages 11 and up and boys not yet ready for partner work, and 3 p.m., for en pointe ballerinas and boys old enough for partner work, Saturday, Aug. 13. Males and en pointe dancers are encouraged to audition. Accepted dancers will perform Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20. For more information, e-mail christyrickman05@gmail.com or visit orcba.org/audition-information/

Run-pet parade Oct. 8

How alluring to a broad age spectrum, not to mention a broad geographical draw, is annual Farragut Fall 5K Run, 1-Mile Fun Run and Pet Parade? Broad enough for hearty spirits in their late 80s and early 90s, on the more experienced end, to have participated in recent years’ events. Yet young enough for toddlers to start training for next year’s event. That’s ...Read More...

FHS queen crowned

Ashlyn Hodges, center, a Farragut High School senior and daughter of Shawn and Krista Hodges, is crowned 2016 homecoming queen by last year's homecoming queen, Tatum Carver, during halftime of FHS's homecoming game on Bill Clabo Field Friday, Sept. 16. Ashlyn was escorted by her father. Other members of the homecoming court, not pictured, were princesses, Hannah Read More...

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