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Tue, Oct 21 Pellissippi State Community College will host its fall choral concert Pellissippi State Community College will host its fall choral concert at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Clayton Performing Arts Center on Hardin Valley Campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Julia Wood, 865-694-6405.
Thu, Oct 23 Pellissippi State Community College will host its open house Pellissippi State Community College will host its open house from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400.
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/
Fri, Oct 24 “Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of The Baskerville" Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present “Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of The Baskerville" beginning at 7 p.m., Thursdays, Fridays, Oct. 24, Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and Nov. 7, 1 and 5 p.m., Saturday Oct. 25, Nov. 1 and Nov. 8 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, Nov. 2 and Nov. 9. For more information, call 865-208-3677.
Fri, Oct 24 Sandra McCracken will perform Sandra McCracken will perform at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, at King University’s Knoxville campus. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Dale Brown, 423-652-4156.
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.
Sat, Oct 25 Marble Springs State Historic Site will host a series of kid and family-friendly workshops Marble Springs State Historic Site will host a series of kid and family-friendly workshops begin at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. Cost is $5 per person and is recommended for ages 8 and up. For more information, call 865-573-5508.
Sat, Oct 25 The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society is hosting a Meet and Greet The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society is hosting a Meet and Greet for visitors from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.
Sat, Oct 25 The Owl Prowl UT Arboretum will sponsor The Owl Prowl beginning at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, in Oak Ridge. For more information, call Katie Cottrell, 865-483-3571.
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/
Sun, Oct 26 “Latin American Foodways Celebration” Maryville College will host its second annual “Latin American Foodways Celebration” from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Alumni Gym. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Tue, Oct 28 Town of Farragut is creating a comprehensive set of architectural design guidelines Town of Farragut is creating a comprehensive set of architectural design guidelines to enhance community image and help implement objectives of 2012 Comprehensive Land Use Plan update Project consultants will present a first draft of guidelines beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call 87650966-7057.
Tue, Oct 28 Blount Mansion will host candlelight and flashlight tours Blount Mansion will host candlelight and flashlight tours of the mansions about mysteries, legends, customs and myths, beginning at 5:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 28, 29 and 30. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 865-525-2375.
Tue, Oct 28 “Afghanistan: Unordinary Lives” Tennessee Consortium for International Studies will sponsor an art exhibit “Afghanistan: Unordinary Lives” from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, Oct. 28-Nov. 12, at Pellissippi State Community College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-539-7280, or visit tncis.org/
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.
Thu, Oct 30 “Digital Photography Basics” Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch will host “Digital Photography Basics” beginning at 3:3o p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at Founders Park. For more information, call Shelia Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.
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/
Sun, Nov 2 Ninth Annual East Tennessee Chili Cook-Off Second Harvest Food Bank, Bush Brothers & Company and Kroger will partner for the Ninth Annual East Tennessee Chili Cook-Off beginning at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at World’s Fair Park Fest-ival Lawn. For more information, call Blaire Hall, 865-243-8212.
Sun, Nov 2 Ghoulishly Goodwill Costume Goodwill Industries is hosting their annual Ghoulishly Goodwill Costume Contest Sunday, Nov. 2. For more information, visit gwiktn.org/events/
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.
Sat, Nov 8 Italian Fest Holy Cross Anglican Church will host an Italian Fest from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and up. You may bring your own wine. For more information, call 865-675-6406.

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/

Early voting underway

Early voting is underway in Farragut and Knox County as of Wednesday, Nov. 16, for the Tuesday, Nov. 4, state and federal General Election. Thursday, Oct. 30, is the final day for early voting. Early voting times at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays, through ...Read More...

Weather folklore an East Tn. tradition: Haley

If the folk signs of the East Tennessee region holds true, Heather Haley, meteorologist and reporter with WLVT-TV, said the region can expect a colder, wet winter. The folklore of how nature predicts the coming winter has been handed down through the ages, Haley, a Farragut High School graduate, said. “I think a lot of it comes from generations of people living in Read More...

News

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Opinion

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School

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Business

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Community

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Sports

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