Knox Area Weekend To Do List, January 21-23, 2022

Do: 2022 Winter Heritage Festival 

When: Saturday, January 22nd, 10am-4pm
Where: Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center / 123 Cromwell Dr. Townsend

An old-time craft and skill demonstrations, storytelling, and live music in the historic Appalachian village! Traditional food and drink will be available from our concession kitchen beginning at 11 AM.

Photo Courtesy of Smoky Mountain Heritage Center Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: The Best of New Orleans Cooking Class 

When: Saturday, January 22nd, 5pm-8pm
Where: The Cutting Edge Classroom / 150 N Martinwood Rd. Suite 402, Knoxville  

Enjoy a culinary tour of New Orleans without leaving Knoxville in this fun, hands on, and interactive cooking class.  Chef John will walk you through a menu of some of New Orleans favorite foods as you help create an amazing meal with the rest of the class! You will meet new friends while enjoying a unique and delicious experience that is sure to please! Best of all you will get to eat what is made in class! Price is for one person ages 16-adult.

The Menu:

  • Chef John’s Famous Gumbo
  • Homemade Boudin
  • BBQ Shrimp And Grits
  • Bananas Foster With Homemade Smoked Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Photo Courtesy of The Cutting Edge Classroom

Try: Salsa Saturday at the Double S Wine Bar

When: Saturday, January 22nd, 8pm-12:30am

Where: The Double S Wine Bar / 129 S Gay St. Knoxville              

They are back! Join in for the widely popular latin dance social in Knoxville. Enjoy the fine wine and dance to Salsa, Cha Cha, Bachata, Merengue and more. Intro to Salsa starts at 8pm, partner not required. $10 cover.

 Photo Courtesy of HaCha Latin Dance Company Facebook Page

Buy: 2.3 Acre Norris Lakefront Lot

Listed by: Kim Cargill Wax, eXp Realty (865) 206-2820

Beautiful lakefront 2.3 acre lot that is protected from the main channel traffic. Conveniently located to 3 floating restaurants for food, gas and entertainment. Beautiful Norris Lake is great for any kind of boating, fishing, swimming. Public water is available in this subdivision along with a clubhouse and private marina where you can launch your boat. A quick 45 minutes from Knoxville, 30 mins from the Kentucky border. Close to LMU. Enjoy the lake life and the peace and serenity of the mountains. Enjoy the wildlife and privacy with plenty of hardwood trees.

Family: Mom and Me Owls at Painting With A Twist  

When: Sunday, January 23rd, 4:30pm-6pm

Where: Painting With A Twist / 121 South Gay St. Knoxville 

Paint a cute "Mom and Me" owl set with your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or other special kid in your life. This 1.5 hour class will provide all art supplies. You are welcome to bring in light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages in this family class. Registration and payment is needed to guarantee your seat. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early. 

Photo Courtesy of Painting With A Twist

Watch & Listen: Women of UT Music Choral Festival 

When: Saturday, January 22nd, 6pm
Where: Natalie L. Haslam Music Center /  1741 Volunteer Blvd. Knoxville 

The Women of UT Music present a concert celebrating the vocal, compositional,and conducting talents of UTK students with a focus on female-centric vocal works.

Livestream information can be found at Performers reserve the right to change their program without notice. Not all programs are determined prior to the performance. To view programs that have been set, go to

Photo Courtesy of University of Tennessee School of Music Facebook Page

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