October 2, 2014

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.

October 2, 2014

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.

October 2, 2014

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.

October 2, 2014

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.

October 2, 2014

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/

October 2, 2014

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.

October 2, 2014

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/

October 2, 2014

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.

October 2, 2014

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

October 2, 2014

“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.

October 4, 2014

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/

October 4, 2014

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.

October 4, 2014

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.

October 4, 2014

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.

October 4, 2014

“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.

October 5, 2014

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.

October 5, 2014

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.

October 6, 2014

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.

October 6, 2014

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.

October 7, 2014

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/

October 7, 2014

“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/

October 7, 2014

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

October 7, 2014

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.

October 8, 2014

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.

October 8, 2014

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.

October 9, 2014

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.

October 9, 2014

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.

October 11, 2014

“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.

October 11, 2014

“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.

October 11, 2014

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.

October 11, 2014

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/

October 12, 2014

“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/

October 13, 2014

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.

October 17, 2014

“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.

October 17, 2014

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/

October 17, 2014

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.

October 18, 2014

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.

October 18, 2014

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.

October 19, 2014

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.

October 19, 2014

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.

October 20, 2014

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.

October 24, 2014

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/

October 25, 2014

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.

October 25, 2014

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.

October 26, 2014

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/

October 30, 2014

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.

October 30, 2014

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.

October 31, 2014

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 1, 2014

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/

November 3, 2014

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 1, 2014

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/