June

Wednesday, Jun 23rd Flying Anvil Theatre Flying Anvil Theatre, 1300 Rocky Hill Road in West Knoxville, will present performances of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” beginning at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 23, through Saturday, June 26, and beginning at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 27. This highly acclaimed play was written by Nora and Delia Ephron and based on the book by Ilene Beckerman and features monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memories. It will be the Flying Anvil Theatre’s first in-person event of 2021, and tickets will be limited to allow for social distancing. Tickets are available now at https://www.flyinganviltheatre.com/tickets. General admission tickets are $50, and “Bridge the Gap” philanthropy tickets, which include an additional donation, are available for $75. Additionally, tickets for a VIP cocktail hour before the Saturday evening show are $100. All proceeds benefit Choice Health Network and the Flying Anvil Theatre. The theatre will use enhanced cleaning procedures, and masks are required when not eating or drinking.

July

Saturday, Jul 10th Second Saturday Concert Series Knox County again is hosting its Second Saturday Concert Series this summer as the Parks & Recreation Department will oversee live music at The Cove in Concord Park, 11808 S. Northshore Drive, which “is the county’s most visited park,” a Knox County Parks & Recreation press release stated. These free concerts, held from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second Saturday of the month, kicked off June 12 and continue in July and August. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs and food. No alcohol is allowed. Cove dates and musical entertainment are listed as follows: July 10, Wild Blue Yonder; and Aug. 14, Leftfoot Dave and the Magic Hats. Any cancellation because of weather will be posted to the Parks and Rec Facebook page and the Park’s Twitter page. The Cove also features “several summertime amenities, including a beach, playground, sand volleyball court, walking trail and fishing areas,” the Parks & Rec press release stated. “River Sports also rents canoes and kayaks.”