Knox Area Weekend To Do List, May 10-12, 2024

Do: The Maryville Maker's Market Spring Event

When: Saturday, May 11th, 9am-2pm
Where: McArthur Pavilion Maryville College Campus / 825 Morningside Ln. Maryville

Get ready to dive into the ultimate extravaganza – it's Market Mania time! Twice a year, the Maryville College campus transforms into a bustling hub of creativity and community spirit.

Picture this: the crème de la crème of makers, bakers, growers, artists, and artisans coming together to showcase their awesomeness. But wait, there's more! There's live tunes to groove to, epic giveaways sprinkled throughout the day, mouthwatering scratch-made treats, food trucks serving up culinary delights, and a plethora of handcrafted goodies to swoon over.

But hold onto your hats, folks, because we're not done yet! There will be creative activities to keep the kiddos entertained and even an enlightening presentation on the buzz-worthy world of bee-keeping.

This Market is the stuff dreams are made of – it's vibrant, it's eclectic, and it's oh-so-charming. Don't let FOMO get the best of you – mark your calendars and join in for the most epic Market Maryville has ever seen!

Eat & Drink: Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

When: Sunday, May 12th, 3pm

Where: The Spice & Tea Exchange / 524 S Gay St. SW, Knoxville 

Get ready to treat Mom like the queen she is at a delightful afternoon tea extravaganza at The Spice & Tea Exchange! Picture this: live violin tunes serenading you as you sip on your choice of not one, but two scrumptious teas, complete with all the trimmings and plenty of good vibes.

Indulge in a mouthwatering spread of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, muffins, cookies, divine sweets, and so much more. It's a feast fit for royalty!

If this seating fills up fast (which it might!), fear not – they will sprinkle in some extra dates and times to keep the fun going. 


Try: Bouquet Par-Tay - Flower Design Class

When: Friday, May 10th, 6pm
Where: Creekside Good Food - Good Vibes / 6729 Malone Creek Dr. Knoxville 

Get ready to celebrate Mother’s Day in style with what every mom adores – FLOWERS! Join Creekside for a blast as you create stunning bouquets to show your mom some handmade love. Because let's be honest, nothing screams "I Love You" louder than a personalized creation.

For just $30, you get everything you need – flowers, vases, design goodies, and expert guidance!

Your instructor? None other than Gabrielle Kamolnick, the fabulous flower guru who spreads joy and floral delight at the Downtown Market every Saturday. Trust us, you're in for a treat!

Spaces are filling up fast, so grab your spot now and let’s make this Mother’s Day one to remember!

Buy: Fully Renovated Home in Maryville

Listed By: Luke Rivers, Real Broker (865) 233-6634

Experience the allure of modern living with this fully renovated home. Every aspect has been updated to ensure a blend of comfort, style, and convenience.

The property features a brand new roof, ensuring durability and peace of mind, alongside a newly installed HVAC system for year-round comfort. Enjoy the efficiency of a state-of-the-art tankless water heater and the fresh appeal of new gravel in the driveway. The professionally landscaped exterior features beautiful greenery, where the home sits on three-quarters of an acre of lush green yard space. There's even a detached workshop ready for your next project!

The interior boasts an open floor plan illuminated by ample natural light, with top-notch finishes and fixtures throughout. Living spaces are designed for both relaxation and entertaining, creating an inviting atmosphere for all who enter.

Perfectly positioned for convenience, this home is just over a mile from Blount Memorial Hospital and close to major retail shopping, simplifying daily errands and healthcare access.

Discover the perfect blend of modern updates and convenient location in this exquisite home. Ideal for those who value practicality and style, it's ready to be enjoyed without the wait of renovation delays.

Family: Movies at McGill

When: Saturday, May 11th, 6:30pm
Where: Ralph McGill Plaza / 101 N. Campbell Station Rd. Farragut

Come join in for a wonderful family night beneath the twinkling stars, filled with exciting games and a captivating movie displayed on a large outdoor screen. We hear that the 1995 animated comedy film, "Toy Story" will be showing. 

Bring your lawn chairs or cozy blankets to snuggle up with your dear ones.

Indulge in a range of tasty snacks and drinks available for purchase at the venue.

This unique gathering is in aid of Send Senior Citizens Love, a beloved local non-profit committed to creating positive change. Visit for further information. Your presence will bring joy to the lives of our senior community.

Watch & Listen: Southern Skies Music & Whiskey Festival 

When: Saturday, May 11th 

Where: 123 West Jackson Ave. Knoxville 

Get ready to kick up your heels because the Southern Skies Music & Whiskey Festival is back again in Downtown Knoxville! Brought to you by none other than the local legends, the Dirty Guv’nahs, this festival is like a big ol' bear hug for the soul – full of music, whiskey, and good ol' community vibes.

This year's lineup is hotter than a Tennessee summer, featuring none other than Americana icons Old Crow Medicine Show sharing the stage with the Dirty Guv’nahs themselves! But hold onto your hats because the fun doesn't stop there –  the sensational Maggie Rose, the soulful Amythyst Kiah, the groovy Grace Bowers & the Hodge Podge, and the one and only Wyatt Ellis are ready to rock your socks off!

So grab your cowboy boots, your dancing shoes, and your favorite whiskey flask – it's gonna be a wild ride you won't want to miss!

Don't forget to get your tickts for a whiskey adventure like no other at The Whiskey Experience! Dive into a world of Tennessee's finest craft spirits and the masterminds behind them. Picture this: a secret tasting hideaway nestled on the North end of the Festival Lawn, complete with cozy seating, cool shade, and a fully stocked bar just waiting for you to explore.

From 2 to 6 PM, each distillery will roll out the red carpet with their own exclusive tastings and bottles up for grabs. So get ready to sip, savor, and maybe even find your new favorite whiskey – it's an experience you won't want to miss!

Self-Care Sunday w/ Mom: Mother's Day Sound Bath + Brunch 

When: Sunday, May 12th, 1pm
Where: Blue Ridge Yoga / 631 N Campbell Station Rd. Farragut

Get ready to embark on a magical journey to find your zen at the Inner Harmony Yoga and Sound Immersion event! Led by the fabulous Jan Coe of Whole Notes Harmony, this isn't your ordinary yoga session – it's a soulful experience that combines gentle movements with the healing power of sound.

Picture this: the soothing tones of singing bowls, the resonating vibes of multiple gongs, and a symphony of other instruments coming together to guide you on a path to your own inner harmony. It's like a musical hug for your soul!

And hey, the fun doesn't stop there – stick around after the event for a mouthwatering brunch, because every yogi deserves a treat, especially on Mother's Day!

Best of all? Your ticket isn't just for a good time – it's also for a good cause! All proceeds will be donated to the Joy of Music School, so you can find your zen and spread the love at the same time. Namaste, indeed!

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