April 19, 2014

Bus tour of Cades Cove’s Civil War sites

Dr. Aaron Astor, associate professor of history at Maryville College, will lead a bus tour of Cades Cove’s Civil War sites from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 19. For more information, call Dr. Kelly Battles, 865-273-8877.

April 19, 2014

Girls on the Run 5K

Girls on the Run of Greater Knoxville will team up with West Bicycles to host its biannual 5K at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 19, at West Bicycles in Village Green Shopping Center. For more information, visit gotrknoxville.org/

April 19, 2014

Tennessee Wind Symphony concert

Tennessee Wind Symphony will present A Concert at Knoxville Museum of Art at 3 p.m., Saturday, April 19. The concert is free. For more information, visit etcband.org/

April 19, 2014

“Parsley, Sage and Beyond… Xeriscaping with Herbs”

Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Parsley, Sage and Beyond… Xeriscaping with Herbs,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 19, at fountain City Library. For more information, call UT Extension office, 865-215-2340.

April 19, 2014

Harvey Broome Group Take-a-Hike

Harvey Broome Group will Take-a-Hike through Black Mountain Section through Cumberland Trail Saturday, April 19. For more information, call Warren or Carol Devine, 865-483-7894.

April 19, 2014

Central United Methodist Church Easter games

Central United Methodist Church will meet at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 19, for Easter games for preschool children through 5th grade at Eaton Elementary School. For more information, call 865-986-7329.

April 20, 2014

Maryville College’s annual Easter Sunrise Service

Maryville College’s annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m., Sunday, April 20, on the campus’s Lloyd Beach. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.

April 21, 2014

Earth Week

Pellissippi State Community College has scheduled events for Earth Week at all five locations beginning Monday, April 21. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/sustainability/

April 23, 2014

Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class

Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays beginning April 23. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/

April 23, 2014

“Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science”

Farragut Folklife Museum will host a historical presentation on the Manhattan Project “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call Julia Jones-Barham, 865-966-7057.

April 24, 2014

Diabetes Management Series

Knox County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Management Series at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 24 running through May 22, in Knox County Health Department auditorium. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-5170.

April 24, 2014

“Let’s Go BAT-ty”

The University of Tennessee Arboretum will present “Let’s Go BAT-ty,” from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Arboretum in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.

April 24, 2014

“Monty Python’s Spamalot”

Clarence Brown Theatre will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” April 24 through May 11. For more information, call Robin Conklin, 865-974-2497.

April 26, 2014

Color Me Rad 5K

Color Me Rad 5K will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday April 26, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Cost is $32 per runner, which will benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. For more information, call Children’s Hospital Develop-ment Department, 865-541-8244 or visit www.colorme.rad.com/

April 26, 2014

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at Worlds Fair Park. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www2.jdrf.org/

April 26, 2014

Fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association

Marble Springs Storytelling will hold a fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April. 26, at Marble Springs State Historic Site. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students, children under 5 are free. For more information, call 865-573-5508.

April 26, 2014

2014 Outdoor Knox Fest

Legacy Parks Foundation will host the 2014 Outdoor Knox Fest beginning Saturday, April 26, and running through Sunday, April 27. The event will feature trail rides, runs, hikes, paddles, climbing and more for anyone looking for outdoor fun. For more information, visit www.outdoorknoxville.com/

April 26, 2014

Farragut Art in the Park

Farragut Business Alliance has partnered with Town of Farragut and Dogwood Arts Festival to host the Fourth Annual Farragut Art in the Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, locations TBA. For more information, e-mail info@farragutbusiness.com

April 26, 2014

Family Kite Festival

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge will host the Eight Annual Family Kite Festival from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-483-8433.

April 26, 2014

Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival

Knox County Council of Garden Clubs is hosting the Twenty-First Annual Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26. For more information, call Linda Wimbrow, 865-966-2421.

April 26, 2014

Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair

Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Under new ownership, the fair will offer free food and drinks, rescue groups with dogs for adoption, bounce house, face painting and door prizes and more. For more information, call Admiral Veterinary Hospital, 865-675-1833.

April 26, 2014

“Raising of the Water”

Seventh Annual “Raising of the Water” benefit for Fort Loudoun Lake Association will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the historic home of Mr. John Trotter. Cost is $50 per person. For more information, call 865-523-3800 or visit flake.org/

April 26, 2014

Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game

Farragut High School Boys Soccer Eighth Annual Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game will begin with games at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and noon to 2 p.m. for lunch, at Farragut soccer field and Farragut High School Commons. Cost is $10 per person for admission and dinner, $5 for children under 10. There also will be a silent dessert auction. For more information, contact Peg Bergin, pbergin@charter.net

April 26, 2014

“Vikings of the Smokies”

Sons of Norway Lodge, “Vikings of the Smokies,” are looking for car, boot and trunk sale vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, in Faith Lutheran Church parking lot. For more information, visit tnvikings.org/

April 27, 2014

The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform

The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Farragut Presbyterian Church. The women’s group, reVOLution, and the men’s group, VOLume will perform for free. Event is open to the public. For more information, e-mail mjlanc@tds.net.

April 30, 2014

grocery shopping tour

The University of Tennessee Medical Center registered dietitian, Janet Seiber, RD,CDE will offer a grocery shopping tour for those living with diabetes at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, at Food City in Bearden. For more information, call Susan M. Wyatt, 865-305-6083.

May 1, 2014

Forum for local clergy

Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750 or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.

May 1, 2014

2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event

Secret City Films, Dogwood Arts and Regal Entertainment Group will team up to produce the 2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event. The event will be held Sept. 11-14. General film submission deadline is May 1. For more information, visit knoxvillefilmfestival.com/

May 1, 2014

Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy

Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750, or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.

May 2, 2014

“The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited”

Farragut Folklife Museum will feature “The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited,” exhibit beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, May 2. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Julia Barham, 865-966-7057.

May 2, 2014

“Pollyanna”

Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present Eleanor Porter’s “Pollyanna,” at 7 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, May 2 through 16; at 1 and 5 p.m., Saturdays, May 3 through 17, and at 3 p.m., Sundays, May 4 through 18. For more information, call 865-208-3677.

May 2, 2014

Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil

Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil and Fish Fry from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2. Cost is $10 and children 12 and under is $5. For more information, call 865-675-6406 or visit holycrossknoxville.org/

May 3, 2014

2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event

2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at Sequoyah Park. For more information, call Carlie Moore 615-690-5341 or visit nationalmssociety.org /knoxvillewalk2014

May 3, 2014

Concord Yacht Club open house

Concord Yacht Club will host an open house to show the facilities to the public and introduce the educational program and other activities supported at CYC; Sea Scouts, high school and college sailing programs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 3. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/

May 6, 2014

Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class

Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thurs-days beginning May 6, and running for four weeks. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/

May 10, 2014

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.

May 10, 2014

Historic Ramsey House music writer’s workshop

Historic Ramsey House will present an opportunity for song writers and fans to experience a unique music writer’s workshop with acclaimed artist Mary Gauthier, Scott Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Drew Ramsey and Matt Wertz Saturday, May 10. Cost is $300 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745.

May 10, 2014

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.

May 15, 2014

GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions

GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions for ballet and modern dance level V and VI from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; intermediate to professional, 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15. For more information, call 865-539-2475.

May 16, 2014

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games

The 33rd Annual Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games will be held Friday and run through Sunday, May 16-18, at Maryville College. For more information, visit smokymountaingames.org/

May 17, 2014

International Biscuit Baking Contest

International Biscuit Baking Contest will begin at noon, Saturday, May 17, in the Biscuit Big Top tent on Market Square. Baking submissions will be accepted until midnight, April 21. For more information, call John Craig, 865-384-7290 or visit biscuitfest.com/

May 19, 2014

Program at Cradle of Forestry

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards and the United States Forest Service program are scheduled for May 19-30 at the Cradle of Forestry near Brevard, N.C. The program is free once application has been accepted. For more information, visit www.trailcrew-s.org/wilderness-skills-institute/

June 14, 2014

Donations for Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo

Town of Farragut is requesting donations for its 30th annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo scheduled for Saturday, June 14, at Anchor Park. The Town is in need of youth and adult spincast, push button rod and reel combos in good working condition, as well as other fishing supplies including line, hooks, bobbers and sinkers. For more information, call 865-966-7057.