Knox Area Weekend To Do List, June 17-19, 2022
Do: Lavender Festival
Tennessee's only Lavender Festival is back! Featuring 120 artisans, live music, food, Tennessee wine and more. FREE entry; Free parking.
Tour of Gardens (NEW! Afternoons on June 17-19)
Eat & Drink: Date Night Guerilla Street Tacos And Tequila
Take a culinary journey to the streets of Mexico without leaving Knoxville in this fun, hands on, and interactive cooking class! Our Chef will take you south of the border while exploring some of Mexico’s incredible street foods! You will prepare a delicious menu hands on while sipping tequila and margaritas! Best of all, you will get to eat what you make in class! This is guaranteed to be the best experience you have enjoyed in a long time! Price includes a tequila tasting. We will have margaritas and a wine selection available for purchase during class. Price is for two adults ages 21 up!
- Sweet Potato Taco, Roasted Sweet Potato, Almond & Cashew Chile, Feta Cheese, Mexican Street Corn, Green Onion, Corn or Flour Tortilla.
- Black Pepper Flank Steak Taco, Pickled Onions, Grilled Scallion, Peanut Chili Crisp, Hoisin Sauce
- Smoked Guacamole With Chips
- Topping Bar
Photo Courtesy of The Cutting Edge Classroom Facebook Page
Try: Ijams Kayak Trips
Have you ever wanted to learn about the animals in and around the Tennessee River up close? Or get a closer look at Maude's Cave? Join 2 of Ijams Nature Center’s expert guides for a 2-3 hour guided paddle as they share the unique wildlife, history, and scenery of the Tennessee River. This paddle will take participants in search of unique plants, animals, and geologic features along the river as well as introduce them to ongoing conservation efforts aimed at keeping the river healthy.
Materials Participants Should Bring: Comfortable shoes, hat, sunglasses, water bottle, snacks, weather appropriate clothing, sunscreen, and a hands-free way to carry everything. Clothes and shoes that dry fast or are ok getting wet are prefered. Kayaks, paddles, and Personal Flotation Devices will be provided; however, participants are welcome to bring their own.
Program Duration: Program distance and length will depend on river conditions and participant ability.
Please check your junk mail folder the day before this program if you have not received an email containing program details.
No walk-ins will be accepted. Every participant must have a ticket. To purchase your ticket, go to the Ijams Calendar of events to check out all the available dates for these events.
Ijams awards full refunds for any cancellations up to 7 days before a program, or if Ijams cancels a program due to inclement weather. Tickets are non-transferable.
Buy: Just Listed in the Heart of Farragut
Inviting 4 bedroom / 2.5 bath home in one of Farragut’s most prestigious neighborhoods: The Battery at Berkley Park. Main level open plan with a large vaulted great room with built-in shelving on either side of the stack stone fireplace and open to the beautiful kitchen with large island and spacious butler’s pantry complete with breakfast area. Also on the main level a formal dining room, living room (or office) and a primary bedroom with en suite and spacious closet.
Upstairs you will find three additional bedrooms with a shared bathroom and expansive bonus room. Outside finds a large private backyard and a covered back patio.
Zoned for award winning Farragut Schools, accessible to the sidewalks on Grigsby Chapel. Close to Farragut greenway and all the conveniences of Turkey Creek and West Knoxville. Close to I-40 and Pellissippi Parkway.
Family: Summer Movie Time Magic - Shrek
Join in for Summer Movie Magic presented by Denark Construction! Moviegoers will have the chance to experience this 2001 family hit in a different way: in a historic theatre originally built as a movie palace, enjoying some popcorn and a cold drink. Come experience this fun movie on the big screen! Before the film, hear the Mighty Wurlitzer organ fill the auditorium with magnificent music.
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek (Mike Myers) whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of annoying fairy tale characters. They were all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad (John Lithgow). Determined to save their home -- not to mention his -- Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) to be Farquaad's bride. Rescuing the Princess may be small compared to her deep, dark secret. This film is 1 hour 30 mins and is rated PG.
Watch & Listen: Stand Up Comedy - The Kind and Reasonable Men Comedy Tour
The Kind and Reasonable Men Comedy Tour brings together two of the most distinct voices in Chicago comedy for a tour across the country.
MC Leitsy performs a very personal brand of comedy that has been heavily inspired by his Appalachian upbringing. Based in Chicago, you can see him at SouthernplayalisticComedy and Chicago Fight Club every Saturday at The Lincoln Lodge. He has performed at clubs all over the country including Zanies (Chicago), Comedy Bar (Chicago and Nashville) and Laughing Skull (Atlanta), and recently opened for Stavros Halkias.
Winslow Dumaine's comedy combines rich emotional depth, rustic absurdism, and the bleak and bizarre experiences of his unusually isolated Nebraskan upbringing. He's opened for Kyle Kinane, Sam Tallent, and Dave Ross, he's appeared on Crom Comedy Festival, Beast Village, Des Comédie Festival, The Omaha Comedy Fest, Savage Henry, and was curated to perform on Altercation Comedy Festival.
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