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August

Tue, Aug 4 Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club will hold its workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Alcoa First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Marie Hickson, 865-457-0960.
Tue, Aug 4 Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services Concord Adult Day Enrichment Services will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Concord United Methodist Church. Refreshments provided by Acti-Kare and Home Care Solutions of Knoxville. For more information, call 865-675-2835.
Fri, Aug 7 Bliss Home will present “The Lake House, by Kate Moore” Bliss Home will present “The Lake House, by Kate Moore,” from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, in Market Square. Complim-entary treats from Wild Love Bakehouse will be provided. For more information, e-mail marketing@shopinbliss.com/
Sat, Aug 8 Marble Springs State Historic Site Marble Springs State Historic Site will host a hands-on wheat weaving workshop with Fran Brown at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 8, Cost is $20 per-person. For more information, call 865-573-5508 or e-mail, info@marblesprings.net.
Thu, Aug 13 Veterans assistance Knox County Veterans Services will be assisting veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Aug. 13, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. For more information, call 865-215-5645 or visit, veterans@knoxcounty.org/
Sat, Aug 15 Fun with Farragut’s Fleet The 14th Annual Fun with Farragut’s Fleet will be from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-218.3375.
Sat, Aug 15 United Way of Greater Knoxville Dodgeball Invitational United Way of Greater Knoxville will host the first United Way of Greater Knoxville Dodgeball Invitational at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. Teams of six will compete in best of three match single elimination games. Entry fee is $500 per-team. For more information, call 865-521-5580.
Sat, Aug 15 Southern Exposure: The Great Smoky Mountain Film Festival Southern Exposure: The Great Smoky Mountain Film Festival will be held from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, at Tennessee Theatre. Cost is $9 for adults, $7 children under 12 and seniors 65 and over. For more information, call 800-745-3000.
Sat, Aug 15 The Ladies of Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its 2nd annual Summer Tea and Fashion Tea at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 865-675-6406.
Sat, Aug 15 East Tennessee Historical Society’s 8th annual History Fair East Tennessee Historical Society’s 8th annual History Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15, at East Tennessee History Center and Krutch Park. For more information, call 865-215-8824.
Thu, Aug 20 Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present “The Wind In The Willows" Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present “The Wind In The Willows,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, and 27; Fridays, Aug. 14, 21, and 28; 1 and 5 p.m., Saturdays Aug. 15, 22, and 29; and 3 p.m., Sundays, Aug. 16, 23, and 30. Tickets are $12, for any adult and child entering together are $10. For more information call 865-208-3677, or e-mail, info@childrenstheatreknoxville.com.
Thu, Aug 20 East Tennessee Technology Access Center will kick off football season East Tennessee Technology Access Center will kick off football season from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, with UT Vol and Denver Bronco Al Wilson and current and former Vols and coaches. Tickets are $50 per person and include food, drinks, music and a live auction of sport collectibles. For more information, call Lois, 865-219-0130.
Sat, Aug 22 Ijams Nature Center Ijams Nature Center will present the 5th Annual wonder of Hummingbirds Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22. Cost is $5, children under six are free. For more information, call Billie Cantwell, 865-567-4273.
Wed, Aug 26 Introduction to Farragut program Town of Farragut invites community members interested in learning more about Farragut to apply for its third Introduction to Farragut program slated to begin at 6 p.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, 23, Oct. 7, 21 and Nov. 4, at the Town Hall. For more information, call Jennifer Hatmaker, 865-966-7057 or e-mail Jennifer.hatmaker@townoffarragut.org.
Sat, Aug 29 “Eat Well to Prevent and Manage Diabetes” The University of Tennessee Medical Center’s Healthy Living Kitchen team is offering “Eat Well to Prevent and Manage Diabetes,” workshop to prevent and control Type 2 diabetes from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, in the Heart Hospital Conference room at UT Medical Center. For more information, call Susan Wyatt, 865-305-6083.
Mon, Aug 31 “Plant a Tree Program” Town of Farragut is offering “Plant a Tree Program,” to honor loved ones by purchasing a tree to be planted in one of Farragut’s parks or along a Farragut greenway. A donation fee between $200 and $250 and choose from more than a dozen tree varieties. Deadline to purchase a tree is Monday, Aug. 31. For more information, call Alden, 865-966-7057 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

September

Tue, Sep 1 Maryville College Maryville College will offer a criminal justice major beginning fall 2015 semester. The major in criminal justice requires a minimum of 48 credit hours, starting with CRJ 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice. Other required courses include CRJ 204: Criminal Law and Procedure, CRJ 226: Investigative Forensics and CRJ 337: Internship, as well as courses in sociology, political science, psychology, philosophy and mathematics.
Fri, Sep 4 Tennessee Soccer VS Navy Visit Knoxville will present Tennessee Soccer VS Navy at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 4, at The University of Tennessee Regal Soccer Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Fri, Sep 4 2015 Knoxville Powerboat Classic Visit Knoxville will present 2015 Knoxville Powerboat Classic from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4-5, at Volunteer Landing. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Sat, Sep 5 2015 National Fallen Firefighter Foundation Knoxville Memorial Stair Climb Visit Knoxville will present 2015 National Fallen Firefighter Foundation Knoxville Memorial Stair Climb at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 5, at Sunsphere at World’s Fair Park. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Sun, Sep 6 Tennessee Soccer VS Murray State Visit Knoxville will present Tennessee Soccer VS Murray State at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, at The University of Tennessee Regal Soccer Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Erin Donovan, 865-306-4341.
Sun, Sep 6 Boomsday Visit Knoxville will present the 28th Edition of Boomsday beginning at 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6, at Volunteer Landing. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit boomsday.org/
Sun, Sep 6 Mabry-Hazen house Mabry-Hazen house will host its 8th Annual Boomsday, Bluegrass and Barbeque event at 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 6. Cost is $60 per adult and children under 12 are free. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/
Tue, Sep 8 Clayton Center for the Arts’ Clayton Center for the Arts’ 2015-2016 seasons will begin at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 8. For more information, call Cheri Compton, 865-981-8263 or visit, claytonartscenter.com/
Fri, Sep 11 Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon New York Times bestselling author of WILD, Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon for the Parks Friday, Sept. 11, on Holston River Farm at the head of the Tennessee River. For more information, call Carol Evans, 865-525-2585.
Fri, Sep 11 New York Times bestselling author of “WILD,” Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon for the Parks Friday, Sept. 11, on Holston River Farm at the head of the Tennessee River. For more information, call Carol Evans, 865-525-2585.
Fri, Sep 11 Legacy Luncheon for the Parks New York Times bestselling author of “WILD,” Cheryl Strayed will speak at the annual Legacy Luncheon for the Parks Friday, Sept. 11, on Holston River Farm at the head of the Tennessee River. For more information, call Carol Evans, 865-525-2585.
Mon, Sep 14 Free Day of Putt-Putt The 24th Annual Free Day of Putt-Putt will be from noon to 9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, at Putt Putt Golf & Games of Farragut. For more information, call 865-218-3375.
Sat, Sep 19 Arts In the Park Morristown Art Association Member artist and local visual artist will showcase, display, sell and demonstrate two-dimensional fine art, artistic photography and sculpture during its Arts In the Park Saturday, Sept. 19. For more information, call Peggy Brewer, 423-312-8325 or e-mail, pbrewer@charter.net.
Sat, Sep 19 Morristown Art Association member artist and local visual artist will showcase, display, sell and demonstrate two-dimensional fine art, artistic photography and sculpture during its Arts In the Park Saturday, Sept. 19. For more information, call Peggy Brewer, 423-312-8325 or e-mail, pbrewer@charter.net.
Fri, Sep 25 Farragut Food Festival Farragut Business Alliance will present Farragut Food Festival from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, at Renaissance. Cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the gate; $10 in advance for children under 10 and $15 at the gate. For more information, call 865-307-2486 or visit facebook.com/tasteoffarragut/

October

Fri, Oct 30 Freaky Friday Fright Nite Freaky Friday Fright Nite in Farragut will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct 30, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. The event is free and open to the public but donations for the Ronald McDonald House will be accepted. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/
Sat, Oct 31 Farragut 13.1, 5K, and Kids Mile run Knoxville Track Club will host The 2nd Annual Farragut 13.1, 5K, and Kids Mile run slated for Oct. 31. For more information, e-mail Kristy Altman, knoxvilletrackclub@gmail.com or visit ktc.org/

November

Sun, Nov 8 “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes” “Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes,” will be from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8, at The University of Tennessee Gardens. The fundraiser will benefit American Diabetes Association. For more information, call 800-diabetes or visit diabetes.org/stepoutknoxville/

Meksiko Cantina, three others cited for beer violations

Owners of three Farragut businesses have pled guilty to serving beer to minors while the license for another business was suspended for 60 days. Farragut Beer Board heard from owners of La Cabana, 723 N. Campbell Road; Little Joe’s Pizza, 13100 Kingston Pike and Taco Boy Sports Bar, 747 Campbell Station Road, during a beer ordinance hearing Thurs-day, June 25. ...Read More...

Faith Lutheran Church Red Cross disaster shelter

Faith Lutheran Church has been designated as an American Red Cross disaster shelter. “We just got that designation,” Bob Dewald, member of Faith Lutheran Church, said Thursday, July 16. “We are real proud of that, and we are going to start training next week. The next step is to reach out.” A training session, which is free, is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Read More...

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