December

Sunday, Dec 8th Christmas Cantata Concord United Methodist Church, 11020 Roane Drive in Farragut. presents its annual Christmas Cantata at 5 and 7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, in the church sanctuary.
Sunday, Dec 8th 12th Annual Christmas Community Day First Farragut United Methodist Church, 12733 Kingston Pike, will host its 12th Annual Christmas Community Day from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, with a meal, photos with Santa and free shopping for children’s gifts, books and gently used clothing and coats. It serves about 150 families per year. Each family receives bags with groceries and household necessities. For more information, contact Jill Wolverton at marketing@ffumc.org or 865-405-6347.
Monday, Dec 9th Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s “Purple Tree” Alzheimer’s Tennessee’s “Purple Tree” at Lexus of Knoxville, 10315 Parkside Drive, wants to make sure Purple Santa can visit area seniors and deliver gifts, especially to those with memory loss who may not have local family support, through Monday, Dec. 9. Needed items at www.alzTennessee.org/. Volunteers are needed to sort items, package gifts and deliver. E-mail amanda.armstrong@TNalz.org or call 865-544-6288.
Tuesday, Dec 10th Mayor’s Night Out The third Mayor’s Night Out, featuring Farragut Mayor Ron Williams reaching out to Town citizens to hear their opinions, concerns and questions, begins at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Shrimp Dock, 11124 Kingston Pike.
Wednesday, Dec 11th Essential Oils Holiday Make & Take class Essential Oils Holiday Make & Take class from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Farragut Town Hall. Join instructor Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme for this fun and instructive class. Participants will make scented bath salts, festive room spray and a holiday roller. Register by Monday, Dec. 9, at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Thursday, Dec 12th “Be a Santa to a Senior” Pinnacle at Turkey Creek’s second annual “Be a Santa to a Senior” program, is under way at Gift Donation drop-off near Bed Bath & Beyond, 11251 Parkside Drive. Christmas trees decorated with “gift bulbs” are located around the center, each featuring a list of care package items. Participants can drop items off at the Pinnacle guest services office. Community “gift wrapping parties” are from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Dec. 12-13, near Buffalo Wild Wings, 11427 Parkside Drive. Volunteers can register at pinnacleatturkeycreek.com.
Saturday, Dec 14th “Breakfast with Santa” First Farragut United Methodist, 12733 Kingston Pike, will host “Breakfast with Santa” from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. Enjoy Elf Shop, craft area and photo taken with Santa. Cost is $5 per person with a $25 household maximum cost. Children 2 and under free. For more information: Paige Morgan at 865-966-8430 or pmorgan@ffumc.org
Tuesday, Dec 31st Holiday Festival of Lights at The Cove at Concord Park Knox County’s 21st Annual Holiday Festival of Lights at The Cove at Concord Park, 11808 S. Northshore Drive, which is free and open to the public, runs from 6 to 9 p.m. through Tuesday, Dec. 31, excluding Christmas day. Representatives from The Love Kitchen will be on hand each evening to collect donations of cans and/or money.