Knox Area Weekend To Do List, June 3-5, 2022

Do: Lenoir City Arts and Crafts Festival 

When: Saturday, June 4th, 9am-5pm and Sunday, June 5th, 10am-4pm
Where: Lenoir City Park / 6707 City Park Dr. Lenoir City 

The Lenoir City Arts & Crafts Festival is a tradition in Loudon County that has garnered the respect and support of the community and the region. 

Thousands of buyers from throughout Loudon County, the greater Knoxville area and beyond will come view the wares of some 180 crafters. Items range from ceramics and glassware to metal work and jewelry, to baskets and much more! The quality of the event and superb reputation of the crafters have made this one of the area’s most popular events.

Photos Courtesy of Lenoir City Arts and Crafts Festival Facebook Page 

Eat & Drink: Sunday Brunch at Ancient Lore Village

When: Every Sunday at 1pm
Where: Ancient Lore Village / 7107 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville 

Come hungry and leave blissfully fulfilled! Here’s to a beautiful Sunday Funday at the Nest Patio overlooking the Smoky Mountains with everything your taste buds could desire.


  • Chef’s Choice Specialty Fare (one item featured weekly:  Filet Mignon Bites, Pork Tenderloin, Shrimp Cocktail, Sugar Glazed Ham)
  • Fruit Skewers
  • Breakfast Casserole
  • Biscuits and Gravy – Jellies and Honey
  • Pecan Sticky Buns
  • Bacon + Sausage
  • Skillet Potatoes and Onions
  • Seasonal Salad with Dressing
  • Bokee’s Breakfast Toast (weekly variation)

$35.00 / person.

Cash bar available (cash + credit card accepted) |  Mimosas and Bloody Marys available for purchase

 Photo Courtesy of Ancient Lore Village Facdbook Page

Try: Face Planter Pottery Class 

When: Saturday, June 4th, 2pm-4pm
Where: Studio 212 Arts /  934 East Broadway Ave. Maryville  

Enjoy creating these playful planters while learning basic handbuilding and altering wheel thrown clay techniques. All materials included for one medium sized planter and base. 

$45.00 per seat

Photo Courtesy of Studio 212 Arts Facebook Page 

Buy: Rare Opportunity in Newport 

Listed by: Paula King, eXp Realty (865) 805-0834

Rare opportunity to own a piece of history. This early 1900's well maintained home is on the market for the first time ever. Original structure built in 1902 with Lumber cut and cured on site. Several update additions added over the years making it a home with over 3800 sq ft. 4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, Library, Formal Parlor, Sunroom and 2 additional screened in porches. This home is located right off Interstate 40 in Newport, Tennessee a short drive to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Dandridge and Sevierville. It has always remained in the same family and used as a permanent residence, but the possibilities are endless. This would make an excellent single or multiple family home, Event Venue or Bed and Breakfast. With over 130 acres of land the sky is the limit.

Family: Knoxville's Largest Kids' Party 

When: Saturday, June 4th, 10am-5pm
Where: World's Fair Park Performance Lawn / 720 11th St SW, Knoxville

Knoxville's Largest Kids' Party is an event for children and families to help kick off the start of summer! This year's event will be packed full of fun and excitement with kids' activities, food trucks, live performances, and much more.

Food trucks, shows, waterslides, sports, bubbles, just to name a few...

Tickets are $10 - kids 3 and under get in FREE!

Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Largest Kids' Party Facebook Page 

Watch & Listen: Vintage Baseball at Ramsey House 

When: Saturday, June 4th, 12pm-4pm
Where: Ramsey House / 2614 Thorn Grove Pike, Knoxville 

It’s that time of year again!  Over the past 8 years, the grounds of the Historic Ramsey House have played host to two local Tennessee Vintage Base Ball Association teams, the Knoxville Holstons and the Emmett Machinists. These two teams are modeled after two original teams that played here in Knoxville during the 1860s.
12:00 Emmett Machinists vs Quicksteps
2:00 Knoxville Holstons vs Quicksteps

This is a FREE event for the entire family! As always, concessions will be available, and all proceeds will go directly to the ongoing preservation of Historic Ramsey House. Make sure to bring your own chair and a shady umbrella or tent.

Photo Courtesy of Ramsey House Facebook Page

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