Tuesday, Feb 18th
2020 Breakfast Speaker Series: Champion’s Cheat Code for Sports, Life & Business
Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce 2020 Breakfast Speaker Series: Champion’s Cheat Code for Sports, Life & Business will feature former Tennessee Volunteer Football “Vol For Life” Derrick Furlow beginning at 7:30 a.m, Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Fox Den Country Club, 12284 N. Fox Den Drive in Farragut. Cost is $30 for FWKCC members, $15 for students (must present ID) and $40 for non-members. A table with 10 seats is $275. (No refunds for no-shows or cancellations after Friday, Feb. 14. Tickets can be purchased online at email@example.com/.
Wednesday, Feb 19th
Newcomers Club meeting
Newcomers Club meeting begins at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike. Ladies are invited who are new to the area or who just want to make new friends. Come and join us for lunch and a program about Mobile Meals. Reservations can be made by calling 865-681-9989 before Friday, Feb. 14.
Friday, Feb 21st
“Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance”
Pellissippi State Community College will celebrate the music and poetry of outstanding African-American artists by hosting the chamber music theatre work “Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance” as one of its Black History Month events. The work, which features one actor accompanied on stage by an instrumental trio, will be performed beginning at 7 p.m, Friday, Feb. 21, in Clayton Performing Arts Center on the college’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road. The performance is free and open to the public. For more information about Pellissippi State’s upcoming Black History Month events, you can visit www.pstcc.edu/events/black-history, or contact Wood at 865-539-7160 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, Feb 23rd
Black History Month in Farragut Museum
Take a deep dive into Farragut history. Former state representative and local historian Robert Booker will speak at a free event in honor of Black History Month in Farragut Museum, Housed in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, Sunday, Feb. 23. A reception and museum tours begin at 1 p.m, and the presentation starts at 2 p.m, For more information, visit farragutparksandrec.org/historicresources or contact Historic Resources coordinator Julia Barham at email@example.com.
Tuesday, Feb 25th
Join master gardeners Marsha Lehman and Jan Gangwer to learn which trees and shrubs
can be pruned now, as well as the tools and best practices in pruning. This free public event is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at West Knox County Senior Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd, Suite 101, in Farragut. For more information, call 865-288-7805.
Wednesday, Feb 26th
“Essential Oil: Girls’ Night Out”
Join instructor Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme for the ultimate “Essential Oil: Girls’ Night Out” from 6 to 7:30 p.m, Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the medium classroom at Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.). All things girly from fashion and beauty to skin care and emotions will be the topics of discussion. Participants will make support rollers. This is a free class; however, registration is required. Register by Monday, Feb. 24, at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the community center or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Thursday, Feb 27th
Stop the Bleed training and certification
Stop the Bleed training and certification is from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, in the large classroom at Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.). This class is part of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma’s effort to save lives by teaching the civilian population to provide vital initial response to stop uncontrolled bleeding in emergency situations. Class and certification are free; however, registration is required. Register by Monday, Feb. 24, at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the community center or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Saturday, Mar 28th
Farragut Heath & Wellness Expo
Farragut Heath & Wellness Expo, presented by Turkey Creek Medical Center, will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in Farragut Community Center gym, 239 Jamestowne Blvd. Free of charge, this Expo will include all aspects of health and wellness, from health organizations and fitness businesses to financial experts — “and even a jewelry store, which has crystals and healing beads,” said Stephen Krempasky, executive director of Shop Farragut/Farragut Business Alliance. “It’s a tabletop health trade show. … It’s all about living well.”