Knox Area Weekend To Do List, June 21-23, 2024

Do: Summer on Broadway in Maryville

When: Friday, June 21st and Saturday, June 22nd
Where: Downtown Maryville

Summer on Broadway in Maryville is a vibrant annual event that brings the community together for a weekend of fun and festivities. This lively celebration features an array of activities, including live music from local bands, a bustling street fair with a variety of vendors, and delicious food trucks offering a range of tasty treats. Families can enjoy a kid's zone with games and entertainment, while craft beer enthusiasts can indulge in the Hops in the Hills Craft Beer Festival. Don't miss the Smoky Mountain Dock Dogs and their displays of dock jumping. With its warm, welcoming atmosphere and diverse lineup of events, Summer on Broadway is the perfect way to kick off the summer season in Maryville.

Eat & Drink: American Steakhouse Classics

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 6pm-9pm

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

Ever wonder how your favorite steakhouse prepares those amazingly juicy perfectly cooked steaks? The Chef will show you how in this fun, hands-on, and interactive class. 'They will walk you through a delicious menu while demonstrating and explaining cooking techniques that will enable you to prepare the same excellent quality steaks and sides at home! You will cover methods and techniques like shopping for and knowing what steak to choose, checking temperature and getting it right, grilling, pan searing, sous vide, cutting steaks, seasoning, marinades, and compound butters. Get ready for the most fun and educational class you have ever experienced! Oh and come hungry!

The Menu:

  • Sous Vide Cast Iron Filet Mignon With Roast Garlic & Herb Compound Butter
  • Marinated & Grilled Cuban Flank Steak
  • Reverse Seared Cajun Ribeye
  • Caprese Asparagus
  • Lobster & Crab Mac & Cheese
  • Mom’s Fried Apple Cobbler With Vanilla Bean Ice Cream & Whip

Cocktail Specials: (Available For Purchase)

  • Buffalo Trace Bourbon
  • Kamakazi

Try: Bingo at the Barn - Barbie Night

When: Friday, June 21st, 6pm-8pm
Where: East Tennessee Miniature Horse and Donkey Rescue / 6545 Calloway Rd. Loudon

Come dressed in your best Barbie or Ken and play Bingo among the mini horses and donkeys. Doors open at 5pm and Bingo runs 6pm-8pm. It is $20 a ticket or two tickets for $35 and it gets you 8 Bingo tickets, a reusable dauber, a soft drink, a snack, a trivia sheet, and a meet and greet with the minis! Additional snacks will be available for purchae. 

The bingo master will be giving out prizes for best dressed. 

Message the rescue and pay for tickets via venmo or paypal or buy your tickets via eventbrite. 

Buy: No Restrictions - Lake Area Cabin in Hayesville, NC

Listed By: Luann Labedz, Great Life RE / Real Broker (828) 273-6764

Cabin or tiny home lovers yearning for peace and quiet, this one's for you! New in 2021. Furnishings can be purchased on a separate bill of sale and includes all new appliances, furniture, big screen TV, dishes and linens. This 1 bed, 1.5 bath cozy getaway is lock and leave with a large Rocking Chair porch and pretty landscaping. Far enough out of town to enjoy nature, but close enough to enjoy the restaurants, brewery and Lake Chatuge with its unmatched vistas, fishing and trails. Leave your worries behind and settle in for the weekend or a lifetime. No restrictions, short term rentals allowed. Hayesville is a sportsperson paradise with the Lake and Chatuga Dam and Rec Area. 2 hours to Asheville and Atlanta. 1.5 to Chattanooga and 45 minutes to Nantahala rafting.

Family: Free Happy Kids Yoga

When: Saturday, June 22nd, 10:30am-11am
Where: Farragut Community Center / 239 Jamestowne Blvd. Farragut

Do you have kiddos that would like to try out yoga? There will be a free Happy Kids Yoga class at Bumps and Beyond. All you have to do is show up and fill out a waiver. 

Your kiddos will have a ton of fun and parents or caregivers are highly encouraged to participate too. 

Watch & Listen: Butterfly Release

When: Sunday, June 23rd, 1pm
Where: Willow Ridge Garden Center / 97 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge 

Willow Ridge Garden Center will be releasing 100 butterflies as their grand finale for Pollinator Week!

Tickets will be $5 each and are available for purchase NOW! You can purchase tickets via phone (865-481-3825) or by stopping in the garden center. A ticket ensures that you have a butterfly to release. You may come to watch for free.

Door prizes will be given out during the event!

A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will be donated to to help ensure the survival and growth of our pollinator population.

Tickets are limited, so please don't wait!

Furry Friend: Foam Friday at The Bark

When: Friday, June 21st, 4pm-8pm
Where: The Bark / 601 Lamar St. Knoxville

Foam Fridays at The Bark are a must-visit event for dog lovers! Sip a craft beer as your best friend zooms around and plays in the foam bubbles. This unique dog park and beer garden offers a perfect blend of fun and relaxation. Bring your furry friends to enjoy the expansive play areas, indoor and out. This is an ideal spot to unwind and socialize with fellow dog owners. Join in every Friday for an evening of frothy pints, playful pups, and good times at The Bark!

Be sure to read about everything you need to know about visiting The Bark if you haven't been before:

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