September 18, 2014

Beginning Appalachian Dulcimer course

Pellissippi State Community College will offer a nine-week Beginning Appalachian Dulcimer course from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursdays, starting Sept. 18. Cost is $95 and $37 for materials. For more information, call 865-539-7167.

September 18, 2014

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Brahms; Piano Concerto No. 1

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Brahms; Piano Concerto No. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Sept. 18-19 as part of Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call 865-291-3310.

September 18, 2014

“Accessing Our Future”

Eleventh Annual Knox County Council PTA Education Forum “Accessing Our Future” will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, on the first floor boardroom, Andrew Johnson Building. Boxed lunches will be served and RSVP is required. For more information, e-mail Lisa Wilkerson, l.o.wilkerson@hotmail.com.

September 18, 2014

Mark Bowden to speak

Mark Bowden, author of “Black Hawk Down,” will speak at Pellissippi State Community College at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, in Clayton Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/tickets/

September 19, 2014

“Are There Fairies in Our Garden? Can You Find Them?”

Knox County Council of Garden Clubs will host a Petite Standard Flower Show, “Are There Fairies in Our Garden? Can You Find Them?” from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at Historic Ivan Racheff House and Gardens. For more information, call Linda Wimbrow, 865-966-2421.

September 19, 2014

“Magnifico!”

Pellissippi State Community College will host Knoxville Opera Company “Magnifico!” at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19, in Clayton Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit, pstcc.edu/arts/

September 20, 2014

West High School Fiftieth Reunion

West High School will host its Fiftieth Reunion from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at Club LeConte. Friday and Saturday activities are available as well. Cost is $55, cash bar will be provided. For more information, call Alyce Bledsoe Hemphill, 865-386-7000 or Cissy Mayo, 865-603-0906.

September 20, 2014

Backpack Big South Fork

Harvey Broome Group will backpack Big South fork National River and Recreation Area Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21. For more information, call Will Skelton, 865-523-2271.

September 20, 2014

Marble Springs State Historic Site will host Living History

Marble springs State Historic Site will host Living History in the life and times of governor of Tennessee, John Sevier, in commemoration of his 269th birthday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20 and from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. Cost is $5 per adult and $3 per child. For more information, call Anna Chappelle, 865-573-5508.

September 21, 2014

Farragut Presbyterian Church children’s variety show

Farragut Presbyterian Church will host a children’s variety show with music, dance and artistic expression at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. A love offering will be taken with 100% of collection going to FISH Hospitality Pantries. For more information, e-mail, mjlanc@tds.net.

September 24, 2014

Webinars on topics of college savings

Tennessee Treasury Department will host a series of webinars on topics of college savings beginning at 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8. For more information, visit tnstars.com/

September 26, 2014

35th Annual Greekfest

The 35th Annual Greekfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, and from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Admission is $2 for adults and children 12-under are free. For more information, visit greekfesttn.com/

September 26, 2014

Taste of Farragut

Sixth Annual Taste of Farragut hosted by Farragut Business Alliance and town of Farragut will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, on the lawn in front of Renaissance. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 at the gate. Children under 10 are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. For more information, call 865-307-2486 or visit, farragutbusinessalliance.com/

September 27, 2014

United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting

Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at RJ’s courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.

September 27, 2014

Knox County TENNderCARE 2014 health conference

Knox County TENNderCARE 2014 health conference for middle and high school students has a new name: TBH100, which stands for “talkin’ ‘bout health and keeping it 100 percent real.” The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at Bearden High School. For more information, visit knoxcounty.org/health/

September 30, 2014

Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast

Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Fox Den Country Club. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members; tables of 10 are $275. For more information, visit farragutchamber.com/

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 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 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 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 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.

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/