town calendar

• An annual presentation by a retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, which covers the events leading up to World War II, is set for early next week.

Frank Galbraith will discuss the end of World War I, the roaring ’20s, organized crime, the Great Depression, Adolph Hitler coming to power and the attack on Pearl Harbor during “A Day of Infamy,” which begins at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, in Farragut Town Hall. Veterans are invited to enjoy light refreshments and Farragut Museum tours starting at 6 p.m.

All veterans, especially WWII veterans, are encouraged to participate. The presentation is free and no registration is required.For more information about “A Day of Infamy,” contact Historic Resources coordinator Julia Barham at 865-218-3377 or visit

• A new Farragut Museum exhibition, “Timeless Toys,” features items from the museum’s collection, including antique toys, games and dolls. Museum hours are from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Museum will be closed Thursday through Tuesday, Dec. 22-27. Additional hours and large group tours are available on request.

• A variety of health and medical booths will be available from which to obtain advice and other information, as Third Annual Farragut Health & Wellness Expo, presented by Turkey Creek Medical Center–Tennova, is set from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday Jan. 14, in Farragut Community Center, 239 Jamestowne Blvd.