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November

Sun, Nov 23 Christmas Festival Choir Concert Farragut Presbyterian Church will hold its Annual Christmas Festival Choir Concert starting at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23. The concert is a combination of FPC Chancel Choir and The University of Tennessee Chamber Singers with a brass ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Angela Batey. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, e-mail, mjlanc@tds.net.
Sun, Nov 23 Maryville College-Community Concert Band will present its 2014 fall concert Maryville College-Community Concert Band will present its 2014 fall concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23, in Clayton Center for the Art’s Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Wed, Nov 26 “A Christmas Carol” Ebeneezer Scrooge and the memorable ghosts return in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” at 7:30 and 2 p.m., Nov. 26 through Dec. 21, on the mainstage. For more information, call 865-656-4444 or visit clarencebrowntheatre.com/
Thu, Nov 27 Regal Entertainment Group Autumnfest 5k and Little Gobbler Run Regal Entertainment Group Autumnfest 5k and Little Gobbler Run will have a new course on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Knoxville beginning at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 27. Online registration is $25 for 5k and $5 for Little Gobbler Run through Nov. 23. Cost for late registration is $30 for 5k and $5 for Little Gobbler Run. For more information, visit ktc.org or e-mail Ray Wilson, runrayrun@outlook.com, or Kristy Altman, kaltmanruns@g-mail.com.

December

Mon, Dec 1 Debbie Van Cleve Memorial Scholarship The Debbie Van Cleve Memorial Scholarship, intended to benefit legally blind students pursuing higher education, will be available Dec. 1 for detailed descriptions and eligibility criteria for 2015. For more information, visit easttennesseefoundation.org/
Mon, Dec 1 The University of Tennessee deadline for freshmen The University of Tennessee deadline for freshmen who want to attend for fall semester 2015 is Dec. 1. All students who apply are automatically considered for institutional scholarships including the new Volunteer Scholarship. Applying students are encouraged to submit transcripts, their personal statement and letters of recommendations before the deadline. For more information, visit, vip.utk.edu/default.asp or commonapp.org/login/
Mon, Dec 1 “December 7, 1941-A Day of Infamy” Frank Galbraith, retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, will give a presentation, “December 7, 1941-A Day of Infamy,” at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1, in the boardroom of Farragut Town Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Mon, Dec 1 East Tennessee Foundation announces scholarship opportunity East Tennessee Foundation announces scholarship opportunity for choral performers at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Applicants must be seniors enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to choral members who are not music majors. For more information, visit easttennesseefoundation.org/
Mon, Dec 1 Town of Farragut Community Development Department will begin distributing a monthly e-newsletter In December, Town of Farragut Community Development Department will begin distributing a monthly e-newsletter to interested homeowners, builders, contractors and developers. The newsletter will include information about building codes, community development, home improvement projects, upcoming events, training opportunities and local ordinances. To add your name to the contact list, visit townoffarragut.org/cdnewsletter or text, tofbuildingcodes to 2282 and follow prompts. For more information, call Codes officer Adam Price, 865-966-7057.
Thu, Dec 4 Pellissippi State Community College’s Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert Pellissippi State Community College’s Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert will be performed from 6 and 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, in Clayton Performing Arts Center on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400.
Thu, Dec 4 Farragut Beautification Committee will present the 21st Annual Celebrate the Season Farragut Beautification Committee will present the 21st Annual Celebrate the Season from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, at Farragut Town Hall. Celebrate the Season will feature photos with Santa, music performances by TNT Mountain Dulcimer Trio, Bearden United Methodist Church Children’s Bell Choir and Farragut High School Madrigal Singers. For more information, call Arleen Higginbotham, 865-966-7057.
Fri, Dec 5 Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will host the annual gala “A Celtic Holiday” Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will host the annual gala “A Celtic Holiday” from 6 to 11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5. For more information, call Carroll Welch, 865-482-1074, or visit childrensmuseumofoakridge.org/
Sat, Dec 6 Harvey Broome Group will day hike Harvey Broome Group will day hike Honey Creek Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Saturday, Dec. 6. For more information, call BJ or Bob Perlack, 865-229-5027.
Sat, Dec 6 Faith Lutheran Church will hold its 13th Annual Cookie Walk and Craft Fair Shop Faith Lutheran Church will hold its 13th Annual Cookie Walk and Craft Fair Shop from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 6. Proceeds benefit the Shepherds of Hope Food Pantry. For more information, e-mail faithcookiewalk@yahoo.com/
Sat, Dec 6 The Appalachian Ballet Company in their 43rd season will present The Nutcracker The Appalachian Ballet Company in their 43rd season will present The Nutcracker starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. There also will be a performance starting at 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, at Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville. For more information, call ABC, 865-982-8463, Knox Tickets, 865-656-4444, or Clayton Center, 865-981-8590.
Sat, Dec 6 Go! Contemporary Dance Works will host Nutcracker Breakfast Go! Contemporary Dance Works will host Nutcracker Breakfast from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at Studio Arts for Dancers. Cost is $25 per child, ages 6 to 12. For more information, call 865-539-2475.
Sat, Dec 6 Museum of Appalachia will celebrate Christmas in Old Appalachia Museum of Appalachia will celebrate Christmas in Old Appalachia, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. The museum will stay open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Dec. 24. For more information, call 865-494-7680.
Sat, Dec 6 Marble Springs State Historic Site will host two candle-making workshops Marble Springs State Historic Site will host two candle-making workshops starting at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6. Cost is $10 for materials. For more information, call 865-573-5508.
Mon, Dec 8 East Tennessee Technology Access Center holiday party East Tennessee Technology Access Center will hold a holiday party from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8 for children who cannot use their hands. For more information, call Junior League of Knoxville, 865-219-0130.
Thu, Dec 11 Veterans Assistance Frank R. Strang Senior Center will host Knox County Veterans Service Office to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Dec. 11. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Thu, Dec 11 Historic Ramsey House will host a family Christmas dinner Historic Ramsey House will host a family Christmas dinner with only five seating of 10 guests each available beginning at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11. Cost is $125 per person or $1,250 for a private event for a complete table of 10 people. Bradford Catering will cater dinners. For more information, call 865-546-0745.
Sat, Dec 13 Music Ministry of Christ Covenant Church will perform the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” Music Ministry of Christ Covenant Church will perform the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” starting at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14, at Christ Covenant Church. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-671-1885.
Sat, Dec 13 Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus will perform Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus will perform starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, on the U.S. Cellular Stage at Bijou Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and students. For more information, visit knoxgmc.org or knoxbijou.com/
Sat, Dec 13 Yarn Haven will be collecting hats for children Yarn Haven will be collecting hand-knitted or crocheted 7-8 inches in height; hats for children in the Knoxville area Saturday, Dec. 13. For more information, call 865-694-9900.
Sat, Dec 13 Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike to Elkmont section of Great Smoky Mountain National Park Saturday, Dec. 13. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518.
Sat, Dec 13 Christmas Candle Tours Marble Springs State Historic Site will present Christmas Candle Tours from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13. Two-dollar donation for the Candlelight tour is suggested. For more information, call 865-573-5508.
Sun, Dec 14 Home Federal Bank will present two showings of “It’s A Wonderful Life” Home Federal Bank will present two showings of “It’s A Wonderful Life,” at 1 and 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15, at Tennessee Theatre. The event is free with limited seating. For more information, visit homefederalbanktn.com/
Sun, Dec 14 Fourth Annual Santa Hustle 5k and Half Marathon Fourth Annual Santa Hustle 5k and Half Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at Sevierville Golf Course. For more information, visit santahustle.com/
Wed, Dec 31 Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts” Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts,” slated for Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/quiltshow/

Farragut prepares to ‘Celebrate the Season’

Farragut and area residents are invited to celebrate the holidays at this year’s Celebrate the Season. Farragut Beautification Committee will present its 21st annual Celebrate the Season from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. “The community is invited to enjoy the beautiful Town Hall holiday decorations, sample ...Read More...

FIS 5th-grader tops county in coupon sales

A student from a Farragut public school once again stands tallest among thousands of Knox County elementary, middle and high school students: finishing as top overall seller during 2014 Knox County Schools Coupon Bo-ok Campaign. Kailey Bostick, a Farragut Intermediate School fifth grader, sold 314 books, $10 each, during a countywide sales period from Sept 4 through Read More...

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