August

Friday, Aug 6th Art Market Gallery First Friday Reception is from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, at the Gallery, 422 South Gay St. in downtown Knoxville. Art Market Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays, and from 1 to 6 p.m., Sundays.
Friday, Aug 6th School Mania is set to return: the annual back-to-school event hosted by Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs will celebrate its third year from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, in the parking lot of the Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park via a drive-thru format. Vehicles will enter Chilhowee Park on 3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive and follow a one-way traffic flow to exit on Magnolia Ave. Event gates will open at 2 p.m. to allow cars to assemble, but no school supply bags will be distributed until 3 p.m. Attendees are asked to remain in their vehicles while they are on the property.
Friday, Aug 6th Art Market Gallery First Friday Reception is from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, at the Gallery, 422 South Gay St. in downtown Knoxville. Art Market Gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays, and from 1 to 6 p.m., Sundays.
Tuesday, Aug 10th Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy is offering free virtual classes for those wanting to learn new outdoor skills — or brush up old ones. The Academy’s virtual classes are hosted live throughout the year, revolving through seasonal topics. Learn from experts on a range of outdoor topics including hunting and fishing best practices, camping essentials and more. Classes for August and September: • 8 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 10: Archery Hunting for Deer; register at https://act.tnwf.org/a/hfa-vs-archeryhuntingfordeer-20210810 • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 17 - Dove Hunting 101; register at https://act.tnwf.org/a/hfa-vs-dovehunting101-20210817 • 8 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, - Treestand Safety; register at https://act.tnwf.org/a/hfa-vs-treestandsafety-20210914 • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 16 - Camping in the Smokies; register at https://act.tnwf.org/a/hfa-vs-campinginthesmokies-20210916
Monday, Aug 16th Ladies who are new to the area, or who just want to make new friends, are invited to Newcomers Club for lunch and a program beginning at noon, Wednesday, Aug 18, in Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike. Speakers will discuss the experience of “grandparents as parents.” To make reservations, call 865-985-0521 before Monday, Aug. 16.
Monday, Aug 16th he movie “Lost and Found” is premiering at The Tennessee Theatre, T604 S. Gay St., at 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 16, and the public is invited to attend the free premiere. This locally-produced movie is a modern-day retelling of the parable of The Prodigal Son, set on a farm in Tennessee. It was written, produced and performed by members of KnoxCAM, the Knoxville Christian Art Ministries. It’s a faith-based community organization consisting of singers, actors, musicians and dancers from 40 Knox County area churches. View the trailer at knoxcam.org
Wednesday, Aug 18th Ladies who are new to the area, or who just want to make new friends, are invited to Newcomers Club for lunch and a program beginning at noon, Wednesday, Aug 18, in Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike. Speakers will discuss the experience of “grandparents as parents.” To make reservations, call 865-985-0521 before Monday, Aug. 16.
Wednesday, Aug 18th Intro to Farragut begins with a reception and program kickoff in Farragut Town Hall at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 18. Learn more about Farragut’s history, government structure and operations, public safety, education and volunteer opportunities in this unique series of classes. Learn more and register at townoffarragut.org/introtofarragut. Deadline to register is Friday, July 30.