Knox Area Weekend To Do List, February 23-25, 2024

Do: Literature as Liberation - A Black History Month Event

When: Saturday, February 24th, 12pm-3pm

Where: The Bottom / 2340 East Magnolia Ave. Knoxville 


Don't miss an unforgettable Black History Month celebration! Join the independent bookshop, The Bottom, for Literature as Liberation, a day filled with activities for all ages that revolve around the significance of Black literature in our community. Support this local Bookshop by grabbing a book and engaging in events like adult and children read-alouds, Black literature trivia, and swift book recommendations from the Bookstore Director. Cap off the day with a powerful Keynote Speaker to reaffirm dedication to Black literature.

Kids aged 13 and under enjoy free admission! General admission ticket holders receive a $15 coupon valid for use in the bookshop on the event day. Let's meet in the bookshop for an enriching and inspiring day!

Eat & Drink: Basics of Bread Baking

When: Saturday, February 24th, 11am-2pm 

Where: The Cutting Edge Classroom / 150 N Martinwood Rd. Suite 402, Knoxville

In this fun, hands on, and interactive class you will “rise” to the occasion with an array of seasonal winter inspired breads! You will Indulge your senses in this class as you learn to make bakery-style breads. The Chef will demonstrate and guide you through the process of making the dough, fermenting, proofing, forming, shaping, scoring, and baking the bread. You will also discuss various flour and yeast types and which are best for the types of bread you will be making. You will learn all the techniques “kneaded” to make fresh, artisan-quality bread on your own! Best of all there will be plenty of bread to sample in class and everyone will go home with a loaf of bread to share with family and friends!

Menu:
  • Italian Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Focaccia Bread
  • Dutch Oven Bole With Chef John’s Famous EVOO Dipping Sauce
  • Whole Wheat Country Bread With Olives & Fresh Rosemary
 

Try: Sunday Singo  

When: Sunday, February 25th, 6pm
Where: Marble City Pub / 104 Jack Dance St. Knoxville 

Singo is an exciting musical spin on the traditional game of Bingo. Instead of listening for a number, players are listening to their favorite music.

Play Singo weekly on Sundays at Marble City Pub. Sunday Singo is hosted by Knoxtriviaguys. 

Come out to one of West Knoxville's greatest pubs - a great place for a cold beer with a great atmosphere. 

Buy: Just Listed Bearden Brick Condo 

Listed By: Megan Jerez, Real Broker (865) 360-3553

OPEN HOUSE - Friday, February 23rd, 5pm-7pm

Welcome to your dream home in the heart of Bearden! This beautifully updated 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath brick condo, located in gated community, offers the perfect blend of comfort and convenience. Step inside to discover a modern open concept floor plan, ideal for entertaining or relaxing with loved ones. The spacious living area flows seamlessly into the dining space and gourmet kitchen, featuring sleek countertops and stainless steel appliances. Retreat to the inviting master suite complete with a luxurious en-suite bath. Two additional bedrooms provide ample space for guests or a home office. Enjoy the outdoors in the neighborhood pool and picnic area, perfect for sunny days and making memories. With its prime location and stylish finishes, this condo is a must-see! Schedule your tour today.

Family: 25th Annual International Festival

When: Saturday, February 24th, 10am-4pm
Where: Children's Museum of Oak Ridge / 461 W Outer Dr. Oak Ridge 


Join the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge for the annual International Festival. Experience a vibrant celebration of diverse countries, cultures, and people through a delightful blend of food, entertainment, crafts, and more!

Secure your spot and enjoy a 20% discount by purchasing tickets online in advance at bit.ly/intfestcmor. Online ticket prices are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for children aged 3-17, and complimentary for children aged 2 and under (with a small surcharge for online tickets).

Tickets at the door will be available at $12 for adults, $11 for seniors, $10 for children aged 3-17, and free for children aged 2 and under. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in a day of cultural exploration and family-friendly fun!

Children's Museum of Oak Ridge members are FREE! Proof of membership is required at the door.

No refunds unless the event is canceled by CMOR

Questions? Give them a call at (865) 482-1074.

Watch & Listen: Bluegrass Brunch

When: Sunday, February 25th, 12pm-2pm

Where: The Shed Smokehouse & Juke Joint / 1820 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville

Every 4th Sunday at The Shed there is live local music along with brunch food and drink specials. 

This Sunday Evie Andrus will be playing. Evie plays the fiddle from the soul, for the soul. 

Self Care Sunday: Yoga Class at Ijams Nature Center

When: Sunday, February 25th, 1pm-2pm

Where: Visitor Center at Ijams / 2915 Island Home Ave. Knoxville

Give yourself all the self-love you deserve! Ijams is partnering with Hope Irwin to bring you a weekly yoga class on Sundays from 1-2 pm. Release all the stress from the past week and get centered for the week ahead.  The location of this class will inside the Visitor Center during the winter months.

Classes will target flexibility, strength, and balance using variations of Vinyasa, Hatha, and Power flows. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Classes are $10 for adults and $5 for kids 5-12. Please bring a yoga mat with you.

 

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