Knox Area Weekend To Do List, June 24-26, 2022
Do: Elvis Weekend at Parkway Drive-In
Where: Parkway Drive-In / 2909 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Maryville
Experience a part of America's History at the drive-in theatre.
This weekend see the new Elvis movie that just came out and then Elvis' Blue Hawaii from 1961.
Elvis Weekend starts with a costume contest! Come dressed as your best Elvis for a chance at our Prize Pack. Gates open at 6PM. Winner announced around 7:30-8:00PM
Eat & Drink: Free Healthy Taste Vegfest
Healthy Taste is hosting the 5th annual Vegfest Knoxville! There will be amazing local and regional vegan food vendors as well as commercial vendors for local goods, services, and crafts. They've got some great speakers coming to do some cooking demos and to speak about health, homesteading, and plant-based eating. They will also have a kids' program with Zoo Knoxville where kids will learn about animals, immunity & exercise, and some gardening basics.
Cooking Demos: Fresh ideas for EASY, healthy plant-based cooking
- Fun, fast-paced demos
- How to cook healthfully without sacrificing flavor
- No-fuss recipes even kids love
- Take home recipes
Interactive Kids' Program at 11:15am and again at 2:15pm where children of all ages can participate!
- Learn about immunity
- Discover more about animals and how to care for them
- Take home delicious, kid-friendly recipes
- Learn basics in gardening (children will leave with soil & seeds)
The festival is free and open to the public and no registration is required. For more information, visit healthytaste.net or contact Cassia Owen at 423-620-0733.
Photo Courtesy of Healthy Taste Facebook Page
Try: Summer Featured Gardens
Owners: Fred & Sandra Anderson
Free parking & shuttle to garden from Sevier Heights Baptist Church
3140 Maloney Rd, Knoxville, TN 37920
Owners: Bill Dohm & Patty Cooper
Knoxville, TN 37918
Owners: Michael & Mary Bates
Knoxville, TN 37934
Please call Dogwood Arts with questions or concerns (865) 637-4561 or email [email protected] for more information. Dogwood Arts, presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union, is a 501(c)3 organization with a mission to promote and celebrate our region’s art, culture, and natural beauty.
Buy: Just Listed, Small Living New Construction Home
NEW CONSTRUCTION! 2 bedroom/1 bathroom ranch home in the heart of Knoxville. Luxury vinyl floors, granite countertops, open floor plan. Wonderful design. Estimate on completion is the end of July/early August.
Family: Junior Ranger Program - Plants and Wildlife
Seven Islands State Birding Park is home to a wide diversity of plants and wildlife found throughout the seasons. Come learn about the plants and wildlife and how to identify them. Participants will learn about which plants are edible or have medicinal uses. You will learn how to look for signs of wildlife all around you. There will be a 2 mile hike included in the program. This program will help kids complete requirements towards earning their own Junior Ranger Badge and certificate. Participants should wear appropriate footwear for hiking and bring bottled water for drinking. Please meet Ranger Stephanie at the Outdoor Classroom on Hickory Ridge Trail at 9:00 AM. To get to the Outdoor Classroom from the main entrance take the gravel path beside the bathrooms up to Kelly Lane and follow the crosswalk across to the trailhead.
Kids age 6-14 that are interested in earning their very own TN State Park Junior Ranger Badge can use this program to complete the Safety portion of the Adventure Guide. To earn the Junior Ranger Badge and Certificate kids must complete several activity topics in the Adventure Guide. More Junior Ranger Programs will be offered on different topics throughout the month of June. Registration for this program is $6 per child. Parents/chaperones are welcome to attend the program for free if they wish.
Pre-Registration is REQUIRED for this program.
If you have any questions about this program please contact Ranger Stephanie at [email protected] or 865-333-8270.
Watch & Listen: Smoky Mountain Blues Society Cruise with The Stella Vees
The Smoky Mountain Blues Society is proud to continue their 2022 Blues Cruise schedule with the return of The Stella Vees!
Doors open at 3PM.
Tickets will be $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Members, please use the code you’ll soon receive in a separate email, if purchasing on the Riverboat website! Thanks y’all. See ya on the River!
https://www.tnriverboat.com/ or by calling (865) 525-7827.
The Stella-Vees Blues Band plays a well blended mixture of Chicago and West Coast style blues, RnB, and "Funky Shizz". Much of the repertoire is original so the experience is fresh but familiar.
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