Knox Area Weekend To Do List, November 10-12, 2023

Do: Christmas Marketplace

When: Saturday, November 11th, 10am-4pm
Where: Historic Ramsey House / 2700 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville

Don't miss out on this unique shopping experience as artisans and vintage curators from near and far gather on the grounds of the Historic Ramsey House to offer their creations for your holiday needs. From quilting to painting to handcrafted jewelry and more, you are certain to find the perfect gift or home decor item to make your Holiday gatherings even more special. This FREE event (parking and entry) is great for the entire family. 

50+ Artisans, Kids Activities, House Tours, Santa & Mrs. Claus, Live Entertainment, Food, Blacksmith Demos, and More! 

Local Artisans & Antique Curators will be offering: Unique Christmas Decor, Pottery, Vintage Jewelry, Handmade Soaps, Custom Wreaths, Special Gifts, Toys, Embroidery, Charcuterie Boards, Handspun Yarns, Leather Goods, and More! 

Tours of this beautiful 1797 home are $10 per person during this event!


Eat & Drink: Special Diwali Buffet

When: Saturday, November 11th, 11am-2:30pm

Where: Aroma Indian Kitchen / 128 N Cedar Bluff Rd. NW, Knoxville  

Diwali, or Dipawali, is India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row (avali) of clay lamps (deepa) that Indians light outside their homes to symbolize the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday is to Christians. Over the centuries, Diwali has become a national festival that's also enjoyed by non-Hindu communities (

Join Aroma Indian Kitchen for a for a spectacular celebration of lights and flavors! The chefs have crafted an exquisite menu to make your Diwali truly special. Bring your family and friends to savor the magic of Diwali!

Adults: $18

Kids: $12

Try: Crochet Night at Scruffy's Cafe

When: Friday, November 10th, 6pm-8pm
Where: Scruffy's Cafe / 1013 N Broadway NE, Knoxville 

Do you love crocheting? Or have you ever wanted to try it and don't know where to start?  This class is purrrfect for crocheters-to-be and pro-crocheters alike!

Come and let the instructor guide you in a two-hour long event -- even better, the kitties will help you feel at ease, unwind, focus, and....maybe event get in the way here and there!

Patterns provided so that attendees can take home their creations at the end of the night. Needles, yarn, and guided instructions are also provided. All proceeds from the event benefit the wonderful instructor, kitty rescue mission, and staff! Come have a night you deserve!!

Spots are limited so grab one while you can. 

All kitties are available for pre-adoption at the event. Food, drink, and merchandise from Scruffy's are also available for purrrchase.

Buy: Just Listed - South Knoxville Basement Rancher 

Listed By: Sheilah Scherer, Real Broker (847) 3346-5491

You will find peaceful cul-de-sac living in this captivating basement ranch brick home on a half-acre. It features three lovely bedrooms with beautiful hardwood floors, two full baths, including a walk-in shower and closet, as well as a finished basement with a cozy gas log fireplace, a wet bar, built-ins, and a half bath. Relax on the private, covered screened deck overlooking the large fenced-in yard. The kitchen boasts of several new appliances next to a private dining room. The basement walkout has a transferable Master Dry Waterproof System. Centrally located to the new Amazon plant, Smith & Wesson, a neighborhood pool, Knoxville, Seymour, Pellissippi Pkwy, Airport, Alcoa/Maryville; close to UT hospital; 15 min to downtown. Move-in ready!

Family: DIY Slime and Playdough Workshop

When: Saturday, November 11th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Where: Emporium Center / 100 South Gay Street, Knoxville

Kids of all ages are invited to get hands-on with slime and playdough making. All the materials will be provided and this will be a memorable family experience. 

Pricing is pay what you can with a suggested donation of $20 per participant. Whether you can pay more, or pay less, they appreciate your participation. 

RSVP to save your spot.

Watch & Listen: Live Music Fridays

When: Friday, November 10th, 4:30pm-7:30pm

Where: Peaceful Side Social Brewery / 7967 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend 

Every Friday night Peaceful Side Social Brewery  & Craft Kitchen has live local artists playing acoustic music to set the tone for the evening. The music is free and tips are encouraged.

Brent Hyder will be playing this week. Brent is a singer and multi-instrumentalist based in East Tennessee, playing a live-looping show that features funk, rock, and neo-soul. Brent, AKA the Midnight Hyder, plays a generous mix of improvised, on-the-fly songs based on audience suggestions, original tunes, and genre-bending covers, versions and mashups of classic hits.

Vols Football: UT Watch Party & Chili Cookoff

When: Saturday, November 11th, 2pm

Where: Fanatic Brewing Company / 2735 N Central St. Knoxville 

Head to Fanatic Brewing and watch the UT Vols take on Missouri Tigers and eat some chili!

Bring your best pot of chili to share and then vote on who made the best!  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive prizes. 

For more details contact [email protected] or stop in for details.


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