Knox Area Weekend To Do List, April 26-28, 2024

Do: Classic Cookie's Annual Cookie Festival

When: Saturday, April 27th, 1pm-5pm
Where: Downtown Gazebo & Bruce St. Sevierville 

Celebrate the 40th Birthday of Classic Cookie's with an event that features all things cookies! With each cookie purchase, 20% will be donated to Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Sevier County. This event is FREE admission to all guests (including dogs)! Event activities include:

  • Cookie Recipe Baking Competition
  • Classic Car Cruise-In
  • Birthday Cake Art Gallery
  • Cookie Outfit Competitions (Dogs & People)
  • Cookie-Themed Treats
  • Photo Opportunities
  • Face Painting
  • Music
  • And More!

Eat & Drink: Southern Tequila and Taco Festival 

When: Friday, April 26th, 6pm-9pm

Where: Farragut Mayor Ralph McGill Plaza / 11401 Kingston Pike, Farragut

This fun festival raises funds for Remote Area Medical and it's now raised over $500k for RAM. This event continues to grow and is turning into the largest annual tequila and taco festival in the country. 

Some of the biggest names in tequila showcase their signature products and the best food in East Tennessee. Join in to taste hand-crafted tequilas, margaritas, cocktails, and beer. Enjoy the great music and eat some tacos! 


Try: 27th Annual Adult Spelling Bee

When: Saturday, April 27th, 10am-12pm
Where: Blount County Public Library / 508 N Cusick St. Maryville 

Join the Blount County Public Library for a fun and friendly competition, their 27th Annual Adult Spelling Bee!

Register a team of two, or volunteer to spell on an existing team to help raise funds for education and literacy programming in Blount County. Team Registration is $300 for a team of two spellers. If sponsors would like to contribute but are in need of a team, the Foundation will gladly recruit two enthusiastic spellers to represent them.

Registration for the bee opens at 9:30 AM, and spelling begins at 10. To learn more, or to register as a sponsor or a speller, please visit the Foundation’s website at:, or contact the director, Jackie Taylor, at [email protected] or (865) 680-7668

Buy: Brand New Rancher in Historic Old North Knox

Listed By: Quinn Epperly, Real Broker (865) 963-8462

OPEN HOUSE - Saturday, April 27th, 10am-1pm

Beautiful Historic NEW CONSTRUCTION rancher in Historic Old North Knox! Comes with seller buy-down up to $5000 with acceptable offer, if preferred lender is used.

White shaker cabinets with quartz countertops, kitchen island, and large pantry. Open concept with kitchen flowing into dining room and living room. Stone fireplace in living room tops off the living room with plenty of natural light. Stand alone tub and walk-in tiled shower in the primary bathroom with an awesome walk-in closet. Two other bedrooms and bathroom complete the all one level living.

On street parking available in front of house and private rear driveway of the alleyway provide plenty of parking. Front porch and back patio provide perfect places for some outdoor entertaining and relaxing. This is all just minutes from all that downtown Knoxville has to offer! Owner/Agent

Family: Pelts at the Grist Mill

When: Sunday, April 28th, 2pm-3pm
Where: Norris Dam State Park - Grist Mill /  Lower Clear Creek Rd. Norris

Meet Ranger Hailee at the Grist Mill to learn about mammals found in Tennessee.

You will be going over what each pelt is, facts about the species,  and answering questions that you may have. It's not every day you get to experience what a fox feels like!

This program will be outside and there is limited seating so bring a chair if you want to sit. Parking is available at the Grist Mill and the Lenoir Museum. 

Watch & Listen: Knox Rox

When: Saturday, April 27th, 5pm

Where: 865 Axe-Throwing / 5833 Babelay Rd. Knoxville 

The 4th Annual Knox Rox Benefit Concert is an outdoor concert that supports the Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation and The Daily Living Center. There will be a live musical performance by Lavonda & the 865 Bandits performing your favorite 70's, 80's and 90's hits. 2 Coaches Catering will be cooking up a storm while Knox Taps will keep the good times flowing! Let's not forget 865 AXE Throwing is on site to keep the fun flinging! Kendra Scott will be partnering with this event again so stop and pick up some amazing KNOX ROX merch you can sport!

It's going to be a great time, so grab your ticket, bring a lawn chair, and come ready to enjoy an evening out!

This is FUN for the entire family, including our furry friends and children. This is Music with a MISSION! Join in to support seniors and our community.

Self-Care Sunday: Yoga - BYOM

When: Sunday, April 28th, 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Barrelhouse / 621 Lamar St. NE, Knoxville 

Embrace tranquility at Barrelhouse's Sunday yoga sessions! Whether you're a seasoned yogi or just starting your journey, all are welcome to join in for a rejuvenating session of movement, mindfulness, and relaxation.  Don't miss out on this opportunity to nourish your body, mind, and soul.

Bring your own mat. The cost is $15 and you get a free cider! 

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