Knox Area Weekend To Do List, May 13-15, 2022

Do: How To Elevate Your Spring Entertaining - A Charcuterie Workshop

When: Saturday, May 14th, 10am-12pm
Where: The Back Porch Mercantile / 5440 Homberg Dr. Knoxville  

Come join Krista DeSocio to learn the art of spring entertaining with tips and tricks on how to elevate your charcuterie boards.

Krista will provide pointers on making your spring entertaining something to remember! Throughout the class you will be putting together a charcuterie board with spring accents as she provides her advice on creating your shopping list, how to design your board and few hints to make it stand out from the rest! 

You will leave this class with a marble board from The Back Porch Mercantile filled with all the yummies, a bag of Becca's Petite plant based granola, recipe cards with Krista favorite easy appetizers, and knowledge on how to step up your entertaining game.

Photos Courtesy of The Back Porch Mercantile 

Eat & Drink: Knoshville - Jewish Food Festival 

When: Saturday, May 15th, 11am-2pm
Where: Knoxville Jewish Alliance / 6800 Deane Hill Dr. Knoxville 

Experience Jewish food, art, and culture brought to you by the Jewish organizations of Knoxville and Oak Ridge.

Nosh = Yiddish word meaning to snack or nibble.  

Knoshville = Knoxville's Jewish Food Festival where you can nosh on yummy favorites like challah, bagels and lox, and Bundt cakes as well as less familiar (but equally delicious!) treats like kugel, rugalach, shakshuka, and more.

They'll also have Jewish art, music, and crafts plus games for the kids. Bring your family and your appetite - it's time to nosh at Knoshville 2022!


Try: Container Gardening for Spring 

When: Saturday, May 14th, 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Stanley's Greenhouse / 3029 Davenport Rd SE, Knoxville  

Do you have limited space to garden? Have a front porch, balcony, patio, or sunroom you would like to give an easy aesthetic facelift? Want to grow plants and herbs that can be invasive to other plants? Then container gardening is for you. In this seminar they will share tips and tricks to planting and designing the perfect spring container garden for any space. 

This seminar is free, open to the public, and does not require registration to attend. They ask that participants wear masks during our Spring 2022 seminars for the safety of our guests, speakers, and staff. They will have masks available for guests who do not have them. If you have questions about the seminars, please give them a call at 865-573-9591.

Buy: Just Listed - Stunning Home on 29 Acres! 

Listed by: Karina Crisp, eXp Realty (865) 839-8418

Stunning all brick estate situated on 29 acres with breathtaking mountain views, just minutes from Norris Lake! This 6 bed / 5.5 bath home features beautiful hardwood and tile floors throughout, a large eat-in kitchen and formal dining perfect for entertaining, oversized walk-in closets, extra storage, and an incredible 2-story sunroom. This beautifully serene acreage may be subdivided and developed, or kept as a single family home, winery, or would even be perfect as an event space. The possibilities are endless!

Family: Magical Fairy Festival and Craft Show

When: Saturday, May 14th, 11am-4pm
Where: Sam Houston Schoolhouse / 3650 Old Sam Houston School Rd. Maryville  

Join in for the Magical Fairy Festival and Craft Show. They will have Leo's food truck and Maw's Arctic Ice with hot dog stand and shaved ice, crafter and vendor show hosted by Diana Hayes, Bubble table (play) for the kids, Steve from Steves hoops will be out with music and hooping for kids of all ages. Face painting! There will be having a reverse beauty pageant at around 1pm, so everyone come in their worst fairy or mystical, mythical creature costume. They will have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner who will receive a prize. Everyone is welcome to come dressed up in fairy attire. Children young and old!

We will have fairies in costume, music and of course as always, the site and museum are open and free to the public.


Watch & Listen: Always... Patsy Cline 

When: Friday at 7:30pm,  Saturday at 7:30pm, & Sunday at 2:00pm
Where: Clarence Brown Theatre / 1714 Andy Holt Ave. Knoxville 

Always…Patsy Cline” will top off the Clarence Brown Theatre season and this is your last chance to see it on the MainStage!!! Back by popular demand after a sold-out run in 2003, this fabulous musical is based on the true story of Patsy’s long friendship with fan, Louise Seger, and features 27 classic songs including “Crazy,” “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “She’s Got You,” “Sweet Dreams,” and “Back in Baby’s Arms”.

Information on theatre safety protocols are available here:

Don’t get scammed! The Clarence Brown Theatre only sells tickets through or by phone at the CBT Box Office at (865) 974-5161.

Photo Courtesy of Clarance Brown Theatre Facebook Page

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