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Wed, Oct 1 Applications for “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts” Applications will be available for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts,” slated for Friday through Sunday, Feb. 13-15, 2015, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, visit, townoffarragut.org/quiltshow/
Thu, Oct 2 Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA three-month fall classes Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, three-month fall classes will be from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Oct. 2, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. Classes have a nominal membership contribution. For more information, call 865-482-7761.
Thu, Oct 2 Knox County Health Department Diabetes Management Series Knox County Health Department Diabetes Management Series will begin at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, in KCHD auditorium. For more information, call 865-215-5170.
Thu, Oct 2 Pellissippi State Faculty Recital Pellissippi State Community college will host its annual Faculty Recital at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, in Clayton Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 865-694-6400.
Thu, Oct 2 Ivan Racheff House and Gardens annual fall Holland bulb sale Ivan Racheff House and Gardens will hold its annual fall Holland bulb sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Oct. 2 and 3, and 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4. For more information, call Janet Oakes, 865-675-1958 or Charlotte Miller, 865-448-6716.
Thu, Oct 2 Narconon would like to remind families the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Narconon would like to remind families the use of addicting drugs is on the rise. Narconon also offers free screening and referrals plus a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. For more information, call 800-431-1754 or visit drugabusesolution.com/
Thu, Oct 2 Centre College enrollment Kaleigh Lain, a graduate of Farragut High School, has enrolled at Centre College. Lain is the daughter of Kym and Dorian Lain.
Thu, Oct 2 Farragut High School Marching Admirals Band Farragut High School Marching Admirals Band is now enrolled in Kroger Community Rewards program. The band can earn money from Kroger when their supporter uses their Kroger Plus Card when shopping at Kroger in the region. The band’s number is 80880. For more information, contact Keith Clupper, keith.clupper@knoxschools.org/
Thu, Oct 2 Y-12 will be serving chili and hot dogs during lunch hour Y-12 Federal Credit Union is accepting donations for Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries through Oct. 18, Y-12 will be serving chili and hot dogs during lunch hour with your donations at the Farragut Branch. For more information, call Court-ney Reichert, 865-482-1043.
Thu, Oct 2 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past 12 months. For more information, visit spirit.prudential.com/ or nassp.org/spirit
Thu, Oct 2 “The Miracle Worker” Clarence Brown Theatre will present “The Miracle Worker,” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2. For more information, call 865-974-5161.
Sat, Oct 4 Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival Fifteenth Annual Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, on the sidewalks of Oak Ridge campus of Roane State Community college. For more information, visit, rotaryor.org/streetpaintingfestival/
Sat, Oct 4 Harvey Broome Group take-a-hike Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike through the Great Smoky Mountain National Park Saturday, Oct. 4. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-806-0980 or e-mail, mpost3116@aol.com.
Sat, Oct 4 Historic Rugby’s Heritage Day events Historic Rugby’s Heritage Day events will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at Rugby’s Christ Church Episcopal. Afternoon tea will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person. For more information, call Dorcus McBrayer, 423-628-2441.
Sat, Oct 4 Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival The 10th Annual Gatlinburg Fine Arts Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 4, at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. For more information, call Marci Claude, 865-436-0509.
Sat, Oct 4 “Pets are Blessings” 5k run/ walk Grace Lutheran Church will host “Pets are Blessings” 5k run/ walk at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at Melton Hill Lake. Donations of $20 will be accepted for pet blessings. For more information, call Katherine Smith, 865-269-4468.
Sun, Oct 5 Poker Run and Celebration of Life party Holly Warlick, cofounder of “Champions for a Cause” Foundation will head up a Poker Run and Celebration of Life party beginning at 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, at Knoxville Harley-Davidson. For more information, call Janet, 865-719-0818.
Sun, Oct 5 UT McClung Museum will host natural history illustration workshop UT McClung Museum will host natural history illustration workshop from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 5. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. For more information, call Debbie Woodiel, 865-974-2144 or e-mail woodield@utk.edu.
Mon, Oct 6 Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA three-month fall classes Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, three-month fall classes will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, starting Oct. 6, at Peace Lutheran Church. Classes have a nominal membership contribution. For more information, call 865-482-7761.
Mon, Oct 6 Barbara West Portrait Group exhibition Barbara West Portrait Group will showcase an exhibition of their work from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct. 6 through Oct. 17, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-966-7057.
Tue, Oct 7 Newborns In Need meeting Newborns In Need East Tennessee Chapter will hold its meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, at JoAnn Fabrics. For more information, contact Gayle McKeethan, easttenn@newbornsinneed.org/
Tue, Oct 7 “From Brooklyn to Blenheim and Beyond, The Influence of Winston Churchill’s Mother” Museum of East Tennessee History will present “From Brooklyn to Blenheim and Beyond, The Influence of Winston Churchill’s Mother,” at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Bijou Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, call 865-215-8824 or visit, easttnhistory.org/
Tue, Oct 7 Caregiver Support Group will meet Caregiver Support Group will meet from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Concord United Methodist Church. For more information, e-mail, cades@concordumc.com
Tue, Oct 7 Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club meeting Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club will hold its meeting starting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, at Alcoa First United Methodist Church. For more information, call Marie Hickson, 865-457-0960.
Wed, Oct 8 Free fire safety demonstrations Town of Farragut Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau, will provide free fire safety demonstrations for businesses and residents from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-966-7052.
Wed, Oct 8 Knoxville Day Aglow Lighthouse Knoxville Day Aglow Lighthouse will hold its outreach meeting from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8, at New Covenant Fellowship Church. For more information, call Diane Shelby 865-687-3687.
Thu, Oct 9 Assistance to Veterans Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 9 to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Thu, Oct 9 Veterans Assistance Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 9, to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Sat, Oct 11 “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, at All Saints Catholic Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-2340.
Sat, Oct 11 “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, at All Saints Catholic Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-2340.
Sat, Oct 11 Harvey Broome Group will canoe/kayak French Broad River Harvey Broome Group will canoe/kayak French Broad River Saturday, Oct. 11. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518, or e-mail ronaldshrieves@comcast.net.
Sat, Oct 11 UT Arboretum Society’s Fall Plant Sale UT Arboretum Society’s Fall Plant Sale will begin from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, in Oak Ridge. For more information, visit utarboretumsociety.org/
Sun, Oct 12 “The Martin and Lewis Tribute Show” Masskus Productions will present “The Martin and Lewis Tribute Show” performance beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12, at Historic Grove Theater. For more information, call 865-656-4444 or visit, knoxvilletickets.com/
Mon, Oct 13 First Annual History Suppers Events Blount Mansion Association will present the First Annual History Suppers Events for 2014 -2015 starting at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 13. Cost is $65 per person. For more information, call 865-525-2375.
Fri, Oct 17 “Late bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Late bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at Humana; and from 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call 865-329-8892.
Fri, Oct 17 Whittington Creek Art Show Whittington Creek Art Show will be held from 1 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19, at Whittington Creek clubhouse. Cost to the show and reception is free and open to the public. For more information, visit whittingtoncreekartshow.com/
Fri, Oct 17 Tailgate Fishfry Boy Scout Troop 444 will hold its 3rd Annual Tailgate Fishfry Farragut VS Bearden Football Game Fundraiser from 4:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at Foothills Bank and Trust in Farragut. Cost is $10 per ticket. For more information, call Kevin Hammett, 865-250-7453.
Sat, Oct 18 Harvey Broome Group will backpack Big South Fork Harvey Broome Group will backpack Big South Fork National River and Recreation area Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19. For more information, call Rob Davis, 865-202-6661, or e-mail, hikinrob@charter.net.
Sat, Oct 18 The Pope Benedict XVI Schola will present sacred choral music The Pope Benedict XVI Schola will present a concert of sacred choral music from Renaissance England at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Holy Ghost Church. The concert is free but donations will be accepted. For more information, call 865-437-8620.
Sun, Oct 19 The Volunteers US Army Field Band performance Masskus Productions will present The Volunteers US Army Field Band performance beginning at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19, at Historic Grove Theater. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, call Master Sergeant Michelle Laska, 301-677-5349.
Sun, Oct 19 Lineage and Legacy Mabry-Hazen House will host a new event, Lineage and Legacy, from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19. For more information, call 865-522-8661.
Mon, Oct 20 Concord United Methodist Church is hosting a meeting of women representing Muslims, Christians and Jews Concord United Methodist Church is hosting a meeting of women representing Muslims, Christians and Jews for small groups on the third Monday of the month for dialogue which focuses on building relationships and crossing barriers which have prevented a mutual understanding of faith differences at 7 p.m., Mondays, starting Oct. 20. For more information, contact Kate Roos, kateroos@gmail.com.
Fri, Oct 24 Freaky Friday Fright Nite Town of Farragut will host the 18th Annual Freaky Friday Fright Nite from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/freakyfriday/
Sat, Oct 25 Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike at Great Smoky Mountain National Park Saturday, Oct. 25. For more information, call Mac Post, 865-938-3116, or e-mail, mpost3116@aol.com.
Sat, Oct 25 Pinnacle Pumpkin Fest Pinnacle Pumpkin Fest will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, starting at Ulta and ending at Best Buy at The Pinnacle at Tur-key Creek. For more information, call Kiley Fleenor, 865-675-0120.
Sun, Oct 26 Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days will take place from noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hardin Valley Campus. Tennessee Promise is a “last-dollar” scholarship that will cover tuition and fees for community college students once other assistance has been applied. Deadline to apply for Tennessee Promise is Nov. 1. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/promise/
Thu, Oct 30 Marble City Opera Marble City Opera will present two world-premier one-act operas by composer Larry Delinger: “Talk to Me Like the Rain” and “Amelia Lost” at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 and 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at The Square Room. For more information, call Kathryn Frady Marvel, 646-217-1580.
Thu, Oct 30 Marble City Opera Marble City Opera will present two world-premier one-act operas composer by Larry Delinger: “Talk to Me Like the Rain” and “Amelia Lost” at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, and 2 p.m., Sat-urday, Nov. 1, at The Square Room. For more information, call Kathryn Frady Marvel, 646-217-1580.
Fri, Oct 31 Farragut Lions Club and Concord United Methodist Church will hold line dancing Farragut Lions Club and Concord United Methodist Church will hold line dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, at CUMC. Cost is $5 and snacks are provided. For more information, call Gerri, 865-789-6392.

November

Sat, Nov 1 First Farragut 13.1, 5K and Kids run Knoxville Track Club will host the First Farragut 13.1, 5K and Kids run on Nov. 1, beginning at Farragut High School. Cost for half marathon is $60 through Aug. 31 and then $65 through Oct. 28. Last minute registration price is $75. Cost for the 5K is $30 through Aug. 31 and then increases to $35 until Oct. 28. Last minute registration price is $40. Kids’ run pricing is $8 through Aug. 31 then $10 through Oct. 28. Last minute pricing is $15. For more information, visit ktc.org/
Mon, Nov 3 Knoxville Watercolor Society is currently accepting membership applications Knoxville Watercolor Society is currently accepting membership applications for artists who work in watercolor and other water mediums. Paintings should be dropped from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 3, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Kate McCullough, 865-604-1406.

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/

FHS receives Reward School recogition for second year

During the previous two school years, Farragut High School has achieved special recognition as a Reward School from Tennessee Department of Education. FHS is one of only a handful of schools in Tennessee to achieve in the top five percent statewide in both student performance and student academic progress during 2012-13 and 2013-14 — and the only public school in Knox ...Read More...

Free fire prevention demo Oct. 8

Town of Farragut Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau, will provide free fire safety demonstrations for residents and businesses during two sessions, from 10 to 11 a.m. and from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Farragut Town Hall, at 11408 Municipal Center Drive, across from Farragut Branch Post Office. Farragut homeowners Read More...

News

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Sports

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