Knox Area Weekend To Do List, November 11-13, 2022

Do: The 2022 Christmas Fair 

When: November 11th-13th, (Friday 2-8pm, Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday 12-5pm)

Where: Knoxville Expo Center / 5441 Clinton Hwy. Knoxville 

40th Annual Christmas Fair at the Knoxville Expo Center on Clinton Highway. Over 250 Vendor spaces with crafts, arts, gifts, and more. The Santa Train returns for the kids, Santa will be there, and many new Craftsmen for '22. Friday opens at 2pm until 8pm, Saturday 10am until 8pm and Sunday 12 Noon until 5pm. Admission is only $5 cash at the door.



Eat & Drink: Brunch at Babalu 

When: Sundays 10am-3pm
Where: Babalu / 412 South Gay St. Knoxville 

Babalu invites you to Sunday Brunch from 10am-3pm featuring $3.00 Mimosas!

Located in the historic J.C. Penney building in Knoxville, TN, Babalu has become synonymous with Latin-inspired food, hand-crafted cocktails, and a lively, bohemian-styled atmosphere. Centered around a sustainably sourced menu shaped by local and seasonal ingredients, Babalu invites patrons into a warm, celebratory gathering space that captures the spirit of downtown and the energy of Knoxville itself.

 Photo Courtesy of Babalu's Facebook Page 


Try: Herbalism for Beginners - Medicine Making

When: Saturday, November 12th, 10:30am-1:30pm

Where: Erin's Meadow Herb Farm / 132 England Ln. Clinton 

Come make 1 or 2 medicinal herb preparations. Have "hands on" fun while learning herb basics. All materials provided to make and take home medicinal preparations. Informational handout included. Students can bring a lunch if attending both sessions. Hot tea and water provided. Choose one or both sessions.

10:30 – 11:30 Make an Organic Dandelion Root Tincture $20

12:30 – 1:30 Make an Organic Elderberry Oxymel Elixir $20

Buy: Beautiful Brick Home in the Heart of West Knoxville

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

Beautiful brick home located in the heart of West Knoxville! This 4 bedroom home includes a spacious master suite with a large walk-in closet, an open dining/living area with a fireplace, a finished walk-out basement, and considerable amounts of extra storage. The sun room and screened in porch are perfect for outdoor entertaining. Updates include: new bathroom flooring, vanities, and toilets, new paint throughout, new carpet, and new light fixtures. Minutes to shopping, restaurants, and schools, you don't want to miss this!

Family: Elf on the Shelf - Themed Art & Craft Camp 

When: Saturday, November 12th, 9am-11:30am

Where: Mabry-Hazen House / 690 Rosedale Ave. Knoxville 

An imaginative experience for kids as they prepare for their elf 's arrival.

Activities include: an elf painting, an elf craft, face painting, elf snacks and elf games of course.

$35 per child. Ticketing will link to their page Messenger - leave your info and email address to receive an invoice for payment. (

Spots are limited. Only payment will guarantee a spot. You will be invoiced if there is room.

Recommended for kids 5 & up. (or who have already been practicing cutting with scissors)

This event takes place at Mabry-Hazen House in their Julia Meek Guest House. For directions and parking, use Google Maps to search "Mabry-Hazen House Parking" or the address "1690 Rosedale Ave, Knoxville, TN 37915".

Once you get up the driveway and into the parking lot, hang a right and drive down towards the yellow and green houses. The Julia Meek Guest House is the one painted green.

Photo Courtesy of The Art Zone

Watch & Listen: Writer's Round to Benefit Blount County Children's Advocacy Center 

When: Friday, November 11th, 7pm-11pm
Where: The Shed / 1820 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Maryville 

Join Monet Maddux, Zoe Nutt, Marie Delavega and Lauren Lucas inside the Smokin’ Monkey Lounge for a Writer’s Round show to benefit New Hope: Blount County Children’s Advocacy Center.

This is a free show and donations will be accepted on site! Come on out and enjoy great music and give for a great cause!

Doors open at 7pm. Artist takes the stage at 7:30pm.  No outside food and drinks are permitted. 

Photo Courtesy of The Shed Smokehouse & Juke Joint Facebook Page 

Animal Lover: Best Friend Fest at Next Level

When: Sunday, November 13th, 1pm-4pm
Where: Next Level Brewing Company / 700 North Broadway, Knoxville  

Bring your BFF (human and/or furry) and join in for a celebration of BFF's at Next Level Brewing.

Searching for a BFF? Meet some of the rescue dogs searching for theirs too!

Next Level will be donating $1 per beer sold to the rescue and to ChainFree Knoxville.

Come help raise some funds by raising a glass to the BFF's that make our lives so special.

Photo Courtesy of Next Level Brewing Co. Facebook Page 


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