Knox Area Weekend To Do List, June 28-30, 2024

Do: Rockin' The Docks

When: Saturday, June 29th, 1pm-10:30pm
Where: Lenoir City Park / 6707 City Park Dr. Lenoir City

Get ready for an unforgettable summer celebration at Lenoir City's 24th Annual Rockin' The Docks. This highly anticipated event promises a day filled with live music, delicious food, and spectacular fireworks. Set against the picturesque backdrop of Fort Loudoun Lake, Rockin' The Docks offers fun for the whole family. Enjoy performances from local bands, savor a variety of tasty treats from food vendors, and cap off the evening with a dazzling fireworks display. Fireworks are expected to last around 20 minutes and is expected to be one of the highest attended firework shows by water in the Southeast. Bring your friends and family, and come experience the best of summer at Lenoir City's signature event!

1pm - Food Vendors
5pm - Music Begins

10pm - Fireworks

Eat & Drink: Hops & Hounds 1st Annual Salsa Cook-Off

When: Saturday, June 29th, 3pm-8pm

Where: Hops & Hounds / 317 Belgrade Rd. Oak Ridge

Join in for the 1st Annual Hops & Hounds Salsa Cook-Off, benefiting MoCo Mutts Rescue! 

Compete in two categories: mild/medium and hot. Contestant entry fee is $20, and tasting tickets are just $10. An overall winner will be crowned and there will also be a People's Choice award recipient! The overall winner will take home a trophy, a gift certificate, and have their name etched on the Hops & Hounds trophy. The People's Choice winner also receives a trophy and a gift certificate!

Enjoy live music by Steph Cabell and delicious eats from Enjoylatin food truck. Don't miss out on this fun-filled event for a great cause! 

Try: Crafting with Crafts - Potting at The Pint

When: Sunday, June 30th, 2pm-5pm
Where: The Casual Pint Northshore / 2045 Thunderhead Rd. Knoxville

Join Kyla and Lindsey as they host the inaugural "Crafting with Crafts" event! The first session will be a potting extravaganza, where participants will create their own floral masterpieces. All supplies, including soil, flowers, and herbs, are provided, and tickets are just $15. Each ticket includes all materials plus a free pint!

Bring gloves if desired. This promises to be an incredibly fun experience!

Buy: One Owner South Knoxville Home

Listed By: Luke Rivers (865)233-6634 and Denise Butial (865)406-6023, Real Broker 

Welcome to 7519 Dupree Rd., a meticulously maintained home built in 2018, nestled on a corner lot in the heart of Knoxville. This beautiful property has only had one owner, ensuring it has been lovingly cared for and preserved in pristine condition.

This home features the upgraded 'New Savannah' floor plan by Smithbuilt, an enhanced version of the popular 'Olde Savannah' layout. The spacious master bedroom offers a serene retreat, while all bedrooms and full bathrooms are conveniently located along with the laundry room on the top floor, providing privacy and comfort for all family members. The main level boasts a well-appointed half bathroom for guests and plenty of space for entertaining.

Designed for modern living, this home combines style and functionality, making it perfect for both relaxation and entertaining. The open floor plan flows seamlessly from the kitchen to the living areas, ideal for hosting gatherings or enjoying quiet family time.

Location is everything, and this home does not disappoint. It is situated just 1.8 miles from the nearest Walmart, making shopping for daily essentials a breeze. For travelers, McGhee Tyson Airport is just over 10 miles away, offering convenient access for both business and leisure trips. Healthcare needs are ready to be met with the University of Tennessee Medical Center, a top-tier medical facility providing comprehensive care just 7 miles from the property.

Family: Festive Summertime Doughnuts

When: Saturday, June 29th, 11am-1pm

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

Ever curious about how doughnut shops create those irresistibly decadent treats? Participants can join the pastry chef and kick off the summer season by learning to craft some scrumptious summer-themed doughnuts in this fun, hands-on, and interactive class. They will master the art of making both yeast-risen and cake-style doughnuts, including flavors like s’more and strawberry lemonade with a lemon glaze. Best of all, everyone gets to take home a box of their own homemade doughnuts!


  • Classic Lime Zest Doughnuts filled with Chef-made Pastry Cream and topped with Raspberry Glaze (Yeast-Risen)
  • S’more Doughnuts with Chocolate, Marshmallow, and Graham Cracker Topping (Cake Doughnut)
  • Baked Strawberry Lemonade Doughnuts with Lemon Glaze

Chef Demo Glazes: The chef will demonstrate classic chocolate, raspberry, and lemon glazes, making enough for the whole class to use.

Watch & Listen: Pickin' on Nature with Clinch River Ramblers and True Blue

When: Friday, June 28th, 6pm-8pm
Where: Ijams Nature Center / 2915 Island Home Ave. Knoxville

Join Ijams and the East Tennessee Bluegrass Association for an incredible evening as part of the Pickin' on Nature bluegrass series! Get ready to dance the night away with performances by the Clinch River Ramblers and True Blue!

The event will be held on the Visitor Center lawn, so bring your lawn chairs or blankets for a comfortable experience. Doors open an hour before the show starts.

The Ijams Beer Garden will be open, and a local food truck will be on-site to satisfy your dining cravings.

Tickets are $10 for individuals aged 13 and up, $6 for kids aged 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. ETNBA or Ijams members receive a $2 discount on tickets.

Self Care Saturday: Mini Reiki Sessions with Malia

When: Saturday, June 29th, 1pm-6pm
Where: The Sacred Owl & Salt Room / 201 Center Park Dr. Knoxville

Join in at The Sacred Owl & Salt Room for a mini Reiki session. Mini Reiki sessions, lasting 15-20 minutes, are uniquely tailored for each client based on intuitive guidance. These sessions may incorporate aromatherapy, vibrational therapy (using tuning forks, drums, or crystal bowls), cord cutting, and crystal placement on the body to enhance healing and overall well-being.

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