Friday, Aug 7th
Exhibitions at the Emporium Center
Arts & Culture Alliance, 100 S. Gay St., presents four new exhibitions at the Emporium Center in downtown Knoxville from Friday, Aug. 7, through Friday, Aug. 28. A free reception with the artists, open to the public 240 people at a time, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Aug. 7. All visitors are asked to wear a mask. Most of the works are for sale and may be purchased through the close of the exhibition. Visit www.knoxalliance.com/bailey-exhibition-FY21 for more information on the artists.
Saturday, Aug 8th
Health & Wellness Fair
Health & Wellness Fair moved from March to Aug. 8 in Farragut Community Center, 254 Jamestowne Boulevard.
Tuesday, Aug 11th
Town of Farragut officials stated “our plan now is” to open Farragut Museum from from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday beginning Tuesday, Aug. 11, according to a Town press release. A special exhibit, “The Making of a Town Celebrating 40 years,” will feature artifacts and photos “from the early years.”
Thursday, Aug 13th
“i Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo Ruggiero
Marble City Opera presents “i Pagliacci” by Leoncavallo Ruggiero beginning at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 13-15, in The Amphitheater at World’s Fair Park, 525 Henley St. in Knoxville. Tickets are $40 general admission (all seats socially distanced with a 100-seat in-person maximum), $30 online streaming (allows access to a live streamed broadcast performance). Online purchase is available by visiting www.MarbleCityOpera.com/.No physical tickets or programs to handle. Patrons may select their preferred option at the time of purchase. The One Act performance runs about one hour. For more info, visit www.MarbleCityOpera.com/.
Friday, Aug 14th
DOG DAZE IV
DOG DAZE IV presented by TDS Telecomm returns to Farragut this year bigger and better. This stop has been given the “Wildcard” designation, which is expected to attract more than 40 Dock Dog jumping team from all across the country Friday through Sunday, Aug. 14-16, in Village Green Shopping Center parking lot. From 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 14, is a time for dog owners to bring their dogs to the Village Green jumping pool for a free Dock Dive.
Saturday, Aug 15th
Fun with Farragut’s Fleet
Fun with Farragut’s Fleet, still on calendar for Aug. 15, “May end up being cancelled this year due to concerns over sterilizing the equipment,” the release stated.
Friday, Sep 11th
Tennessee Valley Fair cancelled
Tennessee Valley Fair, scheduled from Sept. 11 through Sept. 20 in Chilhowee Park, has been cancelled.
Saturday, Sep 19th
Lawn Chair Series’ June concert
Lawn Chair Series’ June concert has been moved to Sept 19; concerts running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, July 18 and Aug. 15 remain in place, but alternative formats are planned.
Thursday, Oct 1st
Bluegrass Jam (new event from Mamajam), originally scheduled for May, will now be in October (date still tentative according to Town of Farragut officials) and may move to Campbell Station Plaza.
Sunday, Oct 4th
Annual Taste of Farragut
Taste of Farragut is from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4, in old Kroger Parking lot across from the Kingston Pike entrance to Farragut High School.
Thursday, Nov 12th
Hobie Bass Open Series Tournament of Champions
Farragut Community Center will be hosting the Hobie Bass Open Series Tournament of Champions in November. This is a national kayak fishing tournament series that provides a platform for anglers to compete in an elite two-day event in one of several locations across the nation targeting bass. Anglers fish for large cash payouts, sponsored prizes, Hobie Fishing Worlds spots and angler of the year points, which all culminate at the Tournament of Champions at the end of the season when 50 anglers battle it out for large cash payouts. Event is open to any angler age 16 years or older, and all brands of kayaks are welcome. Event officials will be using the assembly hall pre-function area as their headquarters and for their nightly gatherings. Officials will be here starting Thursday, Nov. 12, and the competition will take place Sunday, Nov. 15. The tournament starts Friday, Nov. 13, with an open call for anglers to fill the last spot in the championship – their could be 100 for that day’s event (plus their families). The championship is the top 50 from the series, and they will fish on Saturday and Sunday. Some of the anglers will stay at hotels in Farragut, but some in houses or RVs.
Saturday, Nov 14th
Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon
Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, originally planned for the weekend of March 28-29 before postponement due to COVID-19, has been re-scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 14-15. Kids Run is scheduled for Saturday evening, and the marathon, half marathon, relay events and 5k will take place Sunday morning. The weekend also is set to include the Health & Fitness Expo and a post-race celebration for all runners, volunteers and spectators.
Saturday, May 15th
Southern Skies Music Festival
Due to COVID-19, Dogwood Arts has moved inaugural Southern Skies Music Festival to May 15, 2021.