Knox Area Weekend To Do List, May 5-7, 2023

Do: Strawberry Festival at Narramore Farms 

When: Saturday, May 6th, 11am-4pm 
Where: Narramore Farms / 199 Laurel Bluff Rd. Kingston 

Looking for some BERRY-SWEET family time this weekend? Or maybe you are just a strawberry lover? Make plans to attend the Narramore Farms Strawberry Festival. 

They will have all things strawberry and much more! 

•Delicious Fresh Strawberries
•20 + Fun Farm Activities
•Visit our goats
•Shop Local Vendors
•Baked Strawberry Treats
•Food Truck
•Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
•Strawberry Funnel Cakes
•Strawberry Ice Cream
•Live Music 
•Sweet Memories and more

Admission is $10 for ages over 2
Gallon of fresh berries is $20

Sorry, no pets allowed. 

 

Eat & Drink: Cinco de Mayo at Loco Burro 

When: Friday, May 5th, starting at 11am

Where: Loco Burro Knoxville / 7600 Kingston Pike, Knoxville 

Knoxville's biggest Cinco de Mayo Party! Join in ALL DAY 🌮 for fun for everyone!

🎶 Music all day long!
🔸 Donkey riding contest!
🔻 Taco eating contest!
🔹 Piñatas, $13 BIG GULPS, $25 Muy Grande Margs!
🔸 Rooftop 21+ after 5pm

🔺 Raffle drawings to win big

Loco Burro is a Tex-Mex restaurant in West Knoxville with a rooftop bar. Located at West Town mall.

Photo Courtesy of Loco Burro

Try: May Full Moon Walk   

When: Friday, May 5th, 8:30pm-10pm
Where: Seven Islands State Birding Park / 2809 Kelly Ln. Kodak

The May Full Moon is known as the Flower Moon, because of the abundance of flowers that spring up across the landscape this time of year. You will walk along the Accessible Bobwhite Trail by the light of the moon, and discuss the nocturnal animals, including owls, insects, and bats that live in the park.
The walk is approximately 2.5 miles on both paved and unpaved trails. 

Buy: Townsend Country Hideaway with Mountain Views

Listed By: Sheilah Scherer - Real Broker, LLC (847) 346-5491

Open House: Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Spectacular Mountain Views await you in this beautiful country setting with 1.39 acres. This 3 bedroom/2 bath home with 1,645 square feet is very convenient to town and the Great Smoky Mountains. Updated kitchen, floors, bathroom. Outbuilding can be used as a garage or workshop. Plenty of room for animals!

Family: Kids Take Over The Museum

When: Saturday, May 6th, 10am-4pm

Where: Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center / 123 Cromwell Dr. Townsend    

Kids take over the Heritage Center this Saturday. There will be living history interpreters and volunteers will be at the center with tons of hands-on activities and games. 

  • Open hearth cooking, sewing, broom making, and more
  • Discover Cherokee culture and crafts
  • Learn to make mountain music
  • Enjoy a family adventure on a "Story Walk"
  • Get your hands dirty in with the Tuckaleechee Garden Club
  • Pioneer Games
Photo Courtesy of Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center   
 

Watch & Listen: Kentucky Derby Day Celebration 

When: Saturday, May 6th, 12pm

Where: Schulz Bräu Brewing Company / 126 Bernard Ave. Knoxville  

It's time again for the most exciting two minutes in sports! Head to Schulz Bräu Brewing Company for their Kentucky Derby celebrations! Dress in your derby-best, grab a mint julep, and enjoy the races. 

There will be lots of fun going on including: 

  • Best Derby Attire & Hats Contests
  • Cigar Rolling
  • Housemade Cocktails
  • Raffles by Horse Haven of Tennessee
  • Meet Remus - the mini horse mascot from Horse Haven of TN
  • And, of course, the Big Race! 

Mint juleps and other cocktails will be available all day! Remember to dress in your best derby attire! 10% of all drink proceeds from the day benefit Horse Haven! 

Festival: Blooms, Bluegrass, & BBQ Festival 

When: Friday, May 5th, 12pm-8pm and Saturday, May 6th, 10am-8pm
Where: Downtown Sweetwater TN   

Head to Sweetwater and enjoy this popular festival. Live bluegrass performances both days, a kid zone, and BBQ that will satisfy all your taste buds. There will be beautiful blooming topiaries throughout downtown and LOTS of vendors with food, crafts, and more. 

There will be a carnival and a new addition this year, the adventure corner. 

Photo Courtesy of sweetwatertn.net

 

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