Knox Area Weekend To Do List, July 14-16, 2023

Do: Knoxville Flea Market

When: Friday, July 14th, 2-6pm; Saturday, July 15th, 10am-6pm; Sunday, July 16th, 10am-4pm
Where: Knoxville Expo Center / 5441 Clinton Hwy. Knoxville  

Shop for treasures old and new at The Knoxville Flea Market. There will be 300 booths of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, clothes, bath and body, surplus, and more! Free admission and free parking! 

Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Expo Center

Eat & Drink: Saturday and Sunday Brunch at Bablu

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-3pm

Where: Babalu / 412 S Gay St. Knoxville 

Babalu invites you to Brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10am-3pm featuring $3 Mimosas!

Dine on delicious foods such as churro pancakes, spanish shrimp and grits, latin breakfast bowls, and more!

Located in the historic J.C. Penney building in Knoxville, TN, Babalu has become synonymous with Latin-inspired food, hand-crafted cocktails, and a lively, bohemian-styled atmosphere. Centered around a sustainably sourced menu shaped by local and seasonal ingredients, Babalu invites patrons into a warm, celebratory gathering space that captures the spirit of downtown and the energy of Knoxville itself. 

Photo Courtesy of Babalu

Try: Lazy Sunday Blanket Workshop  

When: Sunday, July 16th, 2pm
Where: AR Workshop Knoxville / 150 Lovell Rd. Suite 105, Knoxville 

The weather may be hot, but winter is coming! Make a cozy chunky knit blanket. There are a few styles to choose from: 

  • Classic Chunky Knit
  • Chunky Knit with Tassels
  • Chunky Herringbone Knit 

AR Workshop's experts will guide you step-by-step in making your blanket. No knitting experience is needed, but they recommend ages 15 and up. 

Photo Courtesy of AR Workshop

Buy: Amazing Cabin with 180° Views on over an Acre

Listed By: Kathleen Wallace, Real Broker (865) 441-6526 and Tina Ribich, Real Broker (865) 640-7197

Privacy! Jaw Dropping 180° Views! 1.02 Acre Corner Lot! Additional Guest Honeymooner Cabin 544 sqft! 3 Levels of Covered Decking! Custom Built, CobbleStone Outdoor Patio with Wood Burning Fireplace! Come to the Smokies for a visit and enjoy the untouched Foothills Parkway View that will never be built on! Obstructive Views of undeveloped land. 180° of views with some tree removal could be 300 degrees of mountain and valley views. So much serenity, you will never want to leave the cabin. Abundant walls of glass throughout the cabin means it does not matter which room you are in; you know you are in the most beautiful parks in the nation. Grab your groceries and stay because you will not want to escape the serenity.

Brothers Cove is a very beautiful subdivision that is private, gated with community pool overlooking Waldens Creek Valley. Current rental company does not rent the honeymooner which could bring in more income. Rental company stated that this cabin is one of their most popular cabins on the program.

Family: Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt

When: Through July 31st

Where: Downtown Knoxville  

The master of hide-and-seek returns to local merchants for the sixth annual "Where's Waldo" scavenger hunt. Kids and adults can both join in on the downtown fun. It's free!

Visit any of the participating locations during the month of July to pick up your Waldo Passport. Collect a store stamp at each Waldo sighting and keep up the search. It's not just a game—it's a chance to make memories with loved ones, support local businesses, and celebrate the spirit of Downtown Knoxville!

Diligent seekers collecting 20 or more stamps can register to win gift cards and prizes—for both kids and adults***. The first 400 spotters can also claim a "Found Waldo Knox" sticker at Union Ave Books, the Waldo Host Location.

Photo Courtesy of Downtown Knoxville 

Watch & Listen: Trial By Fire Tribute To Journey

When: Saturday, July 15th, 8pm-11pm

Where: Bluetick Tavern / 128 West Broadway Ave. Maryville 

Trial By Fire joins Bluetick Tavern all the way from Charlotte, NC for 3 hours of all of your favorite Journey classics! Upstairs bar will open at 5:00 and roughly 100 seats available on a first come, first served basis. Standing room will be available as well as dance floor and plenty of seating in the bar and game room!

Trial By Fire was born out of the hearts of five seasoned North Carolina - based musicians. It is their vision to bring a 1996 Journey tour to fans across the country; to embrace teh sound and visuals of the Steve Perry era of Journey. Prepare to let Trial By Fire take you back to an earlier day when lighters were held high, and you couldn't help but sing along to such powerful choruses as “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “Wheel in the Sky”,  “Lights”, "Separate Ways" and "Faithfully"

Photo Courtesy of Trial By Fire

Self Care Sunday: Yoga Class at Ijams Nature Center

When: Sunday, July 16th, 1pm-2pm
Where: Ijams Nature Center / 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 vary each week. You'll see different parts of Ijams, so this class may be indoors or outdoors! In the case of inclement weather, the class will be indoors.

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.

Photo Courtesy of Ijams Nature Center 


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