Knox Area Weekend To Do List, June 11-13, 2021

Check out this edition of the Great Life RE Weekend To Do List! While we try to find activities and events that promote social distancing and a safe environment please always use your own judgment when attending any activity or function. 

Do: Movie Night "The Princess Bride" at Ancient Lore Village

When: Sunday, June 13th, 6pm

Where: Ancient Lore Village / 7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville  


Fun for the whole family, take it back to the late ‘80’s and relive the iconic classic, The Princess Bride, with a movie screening at Ancient Lore Village!  It’ll be an evening you’re sure to remember with fondness and “wuv, twue wuv… fowevah and evah.”


6:00pm :: Bar opens at the Fireside Grill

6:30pm :: Dinner is served, buffet-style, at the Fireside Grill

  • Spaghetti in Red Sauce 
  • Garlic Bread 
  • Roasted Vegetables 
  • Garden Salad 
  • Buttercup(cakes)
  • Candy + Popcorn for the movie
  • Wine, Beer, Soda, Tea and Lemonade

7:30pm :: The Princess Bride movie begins

9:15pm :: Movie concludes




Eat & Drink: Supper (and Dessert) at Central Filling Station 

When: Friday, June 11th at 4pm - 10pm

Where: Central Filling Station / 900 North Central St. Knoxville  

Central Filling Station is Tennessee's first full-service food truck park!
They are a family-friendly, dog-friendly neighborhood hangout featuring a daily rotation of the city’s best food trucks and craft beverages.Welcome to Knoxville’s most unique outdoor dining experience!

Join in on Friday for their supper line-up which is: Sugar Queen, Big O's BBQ, Tootsie Truck, Ramen Bones, Your Sugar Therapy.

See More About The Food Trucks Here: 

Ramen Bones (first day back after their break!)

Try: Kitten Yoga  

When: Saturday, June 12th, 9:30am & 11am

Where: Knox Yoga + Barre Studio / 10420 Kingston Pike, Knoxville       


Knox Yoga + Barre Studio invites you to an all-smiles event, Kitten Yoga.

Join in for an all-levels yoga class featuring an adorable crew of (adoptable) kittens from Feral Feline Friends of East Tennessee. 

Connect with your inner feline! 

Register here! Space is limited. Cost $15.

Prance, pounce, play and purr through a spirited yoga class. The kittens get important socialization and the humans get smiles and warm-fuzzies from the kitties’ presence.

Proceeds benefit the important work of Feral Feline Friends of East Tennessee. 

This event is not recommended for small children. Please bring a towel or yoga mat. 
**2 sessions available: 

Buy: Fort Loudon Lakeview Lot

Listed by: Lainey Jones, eXp Realty (865) 356-5003

Level and gently rolling lot on cul-de-sac with beautiful lake view. Architecturally restricted neighborhood. Public water, sewer and natural gas available. 1.24+/- acres.

Family: Duck Pond Fishing Derby for Kids

When: Saturday, June 12th at 8am-1pm 

Where: Alcoa Duck Pond / 636 Vose Rd. Alcoa 

This event for ages 3-15 is held in sponsorship with Parks & Rec, TWRA, Wal-Mart, Appalachian Dental and other area organizations. Trophies are awarded in each age division for the largest fish and the most fish caught. Overall event winner for each category will receive a trophy as well. All participants receive a goody bag and are eligible to win door prizes including a grand prize. A freeplay games will also be available after weigh-in. Cost is $7 by 4 pm Friday, June 11. $10 day of event. Register at or in the Parks & Rec Admin office. No fishing license is needed for the older kids on event day. Space is limited, so register soon!

 Photo Courtesy of Maryville-Alcoa-Blount County Parks & Rec 

Watch & Listen: Musical Theatre Marathon

When: Saturday, June 12th, 12pm - 7pm

Where: Bijou Theatre Parking Lot / 803 S Gay St. Knoxville     

7 hours of music in Downtown Knoxville at the Bijou Theatre parking lot. No reservations are needed to attend. Audience members may come and go during this outdoor musical event.

Musical programming will be divided into 14 30-minute segments.


These local businesses within walking distance are partnering with Knoxville Opera by offering limited-time goods, specials, or menu items:

* Phoenix Pharmacy & Fountain
* Bistro at the Bijou
* Dazzo’s Pizzeria
* Knoxville Soap & Candle
* Status Dough
* Petro’s Chili & Chips

* Maple Hall

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