Events

Visit Knoxville announced that the 28th year of Boomsday will be its last. The fireworks show is one of the largest in the nation held during Labor Day Weekend and attracts visitors from across the region. Kim Bumpas, president of Visit Knoxville said, “This decision was not an easy one,[Read More…]

July 30, 2015 Community, Events, Knoxville, Politics

Community Calendar

August 4 Tennessee Firearms Association Our guest speaker will be Joe Karl, publisher of The Herald Newspapers. Joe will talk about the negative press that “gun culture” receives and will give guidance on writing to our elected representatives. Meetings are held at Gondolier Restaurant in South Knoxville at 7644 Mountain[Read More…]

July 30, 2015 Calendar, Community, Events
BCPL Presents Shakespeare

BCPL Presents Shakespeare

The Tennessee Stage Company will present William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, at the Blount County Public Library on Monday, July 27, at 6:30 p.m. Directed by Tom Parkhill,.the play will be in the main gallery and is sponsored by the Blount County Friends of the Library. In this[Read More…]

July 23, 2015 Blount County, Entertainment, Events
Local Martial Artist Inducted into Hall Of Fame

Local Martial Artist Inducted into Hall Of Fame

Libby Cantrell, Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee and Sevierville karate instructor recognized for her achievement at Kauffman’s International Martial Arts Tournament held in Massillon, Ohio this past weekend. Ms Cantrell was also just inducted into the Sport Karate Museum as a History General. Ms. Cantrell, along with legendary Mikie[Read More…]

July 23, 2015 Events, Sevierville
Food City Hosts Impromptu Tractor Show

Food City Hosts Impromptu Tractor Show

Tractor lovers were in for a treat the weekend of July 11th and 12th. Food City Seymour hosted a “Freshville” event, which celebrates the produce of local growers. The store filled part of their lot with a tent to sell the locally grown vegetables, much like a farmer’s market. According[Read More…]

Rally Features Burchett as Grand Marshall

Rally Features Burchett as Grand Marshall

Twisting through the historic Smoky mountains, surrounded by over 80 sports cars, muscle cars, and other unique rides, searching for secret check points at incredible locations – this is Smoky Mountain Rally 2015. The Rally will be kicked off by Grand Marshall County Mayor Tim Burchett. Smoky Mountain Rally 2015[Read More…]

July 9, 2015 Community, Events, Knox County, Knoxville, News
Construction Begins on Suttree Landing Park

Construction Begins on Suttree Landing Park

The City of Knoxville broke ground on the first new park built in a decade in South Knoxville on July 7th. Suttree Landing Park, a $3.4 million dollar investment, will be an 8 acre “amenity in the redevelopment of the South Waterfront,” according to a release from Mayor Madeline Rogero’s[Read More…]

Dolly Parton Cover Band Performs In Wears Valley

Dolly Parton Cover Band Performs In Wears Valley

Doll Parts, a Brooklyn, NY-based Dolly Parton tribute band is traveling from the Big Apple to Dolly’s hometown on July 28th and the 29th to play for two nights over at Friendly Falls Events, Food & Stuff in Wears Valley, TN. The band is excited to see where it all[Read More…]

Summer Camps Stifle Boredom

As the sweltering days of summer stretch on, many parents are used to hearing the dreaded, “I’m bored,” from their children. Whether it’s a single-day camp or a week-long camp, there are several places offering kid-friendly fun and education to stimulate and interest children this summer. Ripley’s Aquarium of the[Read More…]

East TN Celebrates the Fourth

East TN Celebrates the Fourth

The red, white, and blue will ring true in Tennessee this Independence Day with an abundance of festivities and freedom celebrations across the state. Tennessee expects to have many travelers celebrating in the many festivities offered to celebrate the Fourth. A few special events take place in east Tennessee, including[Read More…]