Helloooo September.... Even though Summer isn't officially over it's time for the stores to start stocking the shelves with pumpkins and all things Fall. Oh yeah, and there's a little thing called Tennessee Vols Football starting up this Holiday weekend too. So check out our Great Life List of "must not miss" events this Labor Day Weekend.
When: Friday, Sept. 1st, 7:00pm
Where: Willy's Bar and Grill / 2600 Whitten Ln., Knoxville
Join the Vol Navy at Willy's Bar and Grill on Friday, September 1st, to kickoff the 2017 Vol Navy season in style. J Luke will be playing "Rocky Top" all night long!
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When: Saturday, Sept. 2nd, 2pm-5pm (other dates and times available)
Where: East TN Tours / Gay Street and Market Square, Knoxville
Do you love food? Come Eat, Drink and Socialize through downtown Knoxville!! Join in for a THREE HOUR culinary adventure where you'll sample large tasting plates from five different local restaurants and eat your way through downtown Knoxville. They can accommodate dietary restritctions, food allergies, etc with advance notice. This unique food tours are great for anniversaries, dates, birthdays and much more! From history lessons, scenery and the food, the seasoned tour guides will give you the insiders scoop on the best places to eat in Knoxville! **You must book/purchase your ticket(s) online ahead of time at EastTNTours.com or by calling 865-410-TOUR (8687). Ticket sales end at midnight before each tour.
Photo Courtesy of Knox Food Tours Facebook Page
When: Saturday, Sept. 2nd, 1pm-3pm
Where: AlmaDiem / 222 S Peters Rd., Knoxville, Tennessee 37923
Relax. Breathe. Receive. A unique location for salt therapy to cleanse the spirit, soul and sinuses. Celebrate the grand opening. Free 15 minute sessions, giveaways, grand prize, refreshments and more! Tucked away in Knoxville's beautiful AlmaDiem building, InSpirit Salt Spa provides a special and serene space to relax and receive the multitude of health benefits that pink Himalayan salt offers.
Photo Courtesy of InSpirit Salt Spa Facebook Page
Listed by: Great Life RE
Contact: Natalie Gibson, (865) 801-2975
Big, Beautiful Home on 5+ Acres w/ Additional Living Quarters AND a Detached Garage/Workshop! WOW! This custom built home boasts over 5800 sq ft, four bedrooms, custom finishes, maple cabinets, quartzite counter tops, brazilian tiger wood flooring, a screened patio and an open deck with distant mountain views. The downstairs is fully finished as separate living quarters w/ full kitchen, second laundry room, large living area, bedroom w/ sitting area, huge walk in closet, full bath, gym and safe room. There is a 2 car garage on the house and a separate detached 1500 sq ft workshop/garage w/ 220V, heat, air and hot water. The workshop includes a 10x30 finished bonus room on the back with a covered patio overlooking several cleared acres. Easy access to lake w/ boat ramp and marina close by.
When: Friday, Sept. 1st, Starts at 7 pm.
Where: Pretentious Beer Co. / 131 S. Central St., Knoxville
Kick off Labor Day weekend when First Friday Comedy returns to Pretentious Beer Co. They had such a great turnout and response to last month's show at Pretentious Beer that they're bringing more comedy to the Old City in September. Join in as they welcome comedians from North Carolina, South Carolina, Chattanooga, and right here in Knoxville to start your holiday weekend with laughs. They'll have Lauren Faber (NC), Topher Riddle (SC), Ryan Darling (Chattanooga), Todd Lewis (Knoxville), and Ashton Binkley (NC) performing and old friend Tyler Sonnichsen will be your host once again. The show is free as always and, if the weather cooperates, it'll be out on the great patio stage out back. There will also be other fun First Friday activities taking place, including live music after the show at 9 pm.
Photo Courtesy of Pretentious Beer Co Facebook Page
When: Saturday, Sept. 2nd at 10 am and Sunday, Sept. 3rd at 4 pm
Where: Kerbela Shriners / 315 Mimosa Ave., Knoxville
Enthusiasts will enjoy this opportunity of another great reptile and exotic animal show with thousands of top quality animals not found anywhere else in the area. The complete experience includes socializing with fellow herpers in interactive live animal presentations, free raffles, and shopping among all the supplies, cages, merchandise and feeders to support new pets.
Photo Courtesy of Repticon Facebook Page
Have a great weekend! Be sure to let us know if you give something on this list a try.