The holidays are over. Life is starting to get back to normal and in a routine. Don't let the winter blues get you down. Take advantage of our weekend to do list to find some GREAT things going on in our area. 

Do: Orchid Growing Class

When: Saturday, January 13th, 10am-12pm
Where: UT Gardens / 2518 Jacob Dr. Knoxville

This workshop will introduce some of the most popular genera of orchids and explore the growth requirements of these beauties so that you can successfully grow them at home. By gaining a deeper understanding of their natural habitat, you will be well equipped to coax their charming blooms for years to come.  A $45 Fee includes one tropical orchid plant and one hardy terrestrial variety. The orchids will be not be in bloom at this time of year.
Presenter: John Tullock is a lifelong gardener and conservationist who has been growing orchids for over 30 years. As a writer and photographer, he has 20 published books on a diversity of topics. His Growing Hardy Orchids received a "Great Garden Book" award from the American Horticulture Society. Pre-registration is required: go here.

 

Eat: Sushi Making Class

When: Sunday, January 14th,  5pm-7pm
Where: The Central Collective / 923 N Central St. Knoxville 

Join Kumi Alderman of The Sushi Academy of Knoxville as she teaches  the basics of sushi making. This interactive class will include how to make sushi rice, finding the best ingredients, rolling sushi, decorating sushi platters, and proper use of chopsticks. Best of all, you get to eat the sushi you've made. The cost is $55 and this is vegan and vegetarian friendly. 


Try: High Fitness Free 80's Glow Party Workout 

When: Friday, January 12th, 6pm-9pm
Where: HIGH Fitness Knoxville / 1035 Summer Wood Rd. Knoxville 

Come join us for an amazing FREE HiiT workout! Its going down as an awesome 80's Glow Party! Wear your glow gear and pull out those leg warmers if you want! All you need is water and yourself!


Buy: Price Reduced - West Knoxville Home 

Listed by: Great Life RE
Contact: Great Life RE Agents Rosemary Pooser 865.274.0994 or Nina Spilski 865.292.8910

One of the BEST West Knoxville Locations - This maintenance free home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, cathedral ceilings, amazing open floor plan, stainless steel appliances and upgraded countertops. This unforgettable home has many windows that fill it with fabulous natural light. Complete with an amazing deck, perfect for relaxing or outdoor entertaining. Homes in this neighborhood sell quickly! 


Family: Kidstuff Live 

When:  Saturday, January13th, 10am-11am
Where: WDVX / 301 South Gay St. Knoxville 

Join host Sean McCollough for Kidstuff Live, WDVX’s free show for kids and the kid at heart. Sean’s special guest is Jodie Manross and Laith Keilany-Music. Grab your adult and come to WDVX inside the Knoxville Visitor Center for Kidstuff Live.


Get To Know: Lainey Jones & Eleanor Cippel

Lainey Jones and Eleanor Cippel co-founded Great Life RE by blending their expertise and influences into a highly innovative and creative real estate agency. 

Eleanor is a former corporate media exec with a passion for real estate and design. She is an award winning  marketer, trainer, speaker, sales evangelist, and business coach. 

Lainey has been recognized as one of the areas leading real estate professionals for more than a decade. She is a lakefront expert, software techie, and the firms managing broker.  

Together, with the rest of the Great Lifers, their mission to enrich lives with action, integrity, communication, and results. 


Have a great weekend! Let us know if you give something on our list a try! 

 

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