Knox Area Weekend To Do List, November 18-20, 2022

Do: WATE Women's Spectacular 

When: Fri. Nov. 18th, 2pm-8pm and Sat. Nov. 19th, 10am-5pm

Where: Jacobs Building / 3301 E Magnolia Ave. Knoxville  

Join WATE 6 in downtown Knoxville this November at East Tennessee’s ultimate expo created for women, by women! In 2022, the event is focused on women’s health and wellness.  

A job and education fair will be held upstairs while a women’s health and wellness summit will be downstairs. 

Be in the live audience for Living East Tennessee Friday afternoon! 

Meet WATE 6 anchors Tearsa Smith, Lori Tucker, Allison Smith, Lexi Spivak and Paige Weeks. Hear from Meteorologist Victoria Cavaliere and reporter Kristen Gallant.

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Eat & Drink: Colonial Pie-Making Workshop

When: Saturday, November 19th, 11am-1pm
Where: Marble Springs State Historic Site / 1220 West Governor John Sevier Hwy. Knoxville  

Head to Marble Springs State Historic Site on Saturday, November 19th, from 11 am to 1 pm for a Colonial pie-making workshop to take home a pie to put away until Thanksgiving day! Visitors will go to the tavern to make a traditional apple pie with Mrs. Fran to take and bake. Perfect for freezing and baking on Thanksgiving Day! Visitors will also receive a pastry cloth and recipe card to bring a piece of Marble Springs home. All visitors must bring a rolling pin, a sharp knife, a mixing bowl, and a potato peeler from home.


Try: Holiday Mocktails at the Gardens

When: Saturday, November 19th, 5pm-7pm

Where: UT Gardens Knoxville / 2518 Jacobs Dr. Knoxville 

Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas parties, and family gatherings are fall and winter-time favorites. Join in for a fun class in which you will learn how to make mocktails (non-alcoholic mixed beverages) that are perfect for the season. They will teach you how to make the best simple syrups and how to get those mixed drinks looking perfect, too. 

Cost: $30 Members| $35 Non-members

Buy: Just Listed Halls Rancher On Almost An Acre

Listed by: Heather Wooten, eXp Realty (865) 382-7114

Absolutely gorgeous rancher with stunning finishes on almost an acre. You have to see this one in person to appreciate the detail and beauty of this home. Not to mention private wooded lot that backs up to a creek! This is practically a brand new home- renovated to the studs in 2020! Owner hates to leave this dream home but their loss can be your gain! Smart Refrigerator and Washer and Dryer remain. Updates including: new siding, new deck, new windows, new front door, post & shutters, all new wiring, new HVAC system, all new plumbing (including connecting to sewer and new water lines), all new sheetrock, all new plumbing fixtures, new bathroom vanities & faucets, new kitchen cabinetry w/granite tops & butcher block island, all new appliances, all new flooring, all new paint, all new light fixtures (inside & out), new landscaping & new sidewalk. All improvements completed by licensed contractor. Extra storage in crawl space and detached storage shed.

Family: Family Day! Polar Bear and Northern Lights 

When: Saturday, November 19th, 12pm-2pm

Where: Painting with a Twist / 10939 Kingston Pike, Knoxville  

Join in for a more relaxed Painting with a Twist experience! Complimentary coffee. Feel free to bring anything you would like to eat or drink. 

Join in at the Farragut studio as we paint a piece by a local artist! Ticket price ($35) includes all the supplies you need to create your own take-home finished art! Bring nothing but a drink to sip on, and snacks, if you wish.

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Watch & Listen: Dino Races and The Knoxville Ice Bears

When: Friday, November 18th, 7:35pm
Where: Knoxville Civic Coliseum / 500 Howard Baker Ave. Knoxville  

Get ready for a race of jurassic proportions! The annual dino races are back at the Coliseum while the Ice Bears take on the Peoria Rivermen! Get your best dinosaur costume, grab your running shoes and get ready to dash across the ice for the chance to be crowned champion! Don't want to race? Just enjoy watching all the action! 

Free online registration to race. Racer must provide their own costume or register to race and pick up a costume game day for $50! Need a ticket & a costume? We’ve got your tail! Register for a costume and a ticket for just $65!

Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Ice Bears Facebook Page 

Give: Operation Christmas Child 

When: National Collection Week is November 14th - November 21st
Where: Various Locations Across East Tennessee / Find Your Location

The Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child collects shoebox gifts‑filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items—and delivers them to children in need around the world. Their website has all the instructions on how to pack your shoebox and what to pack your shoebox with. 

Shoeboxes will be collected November 14th - November 21st at various locations across East Tennessee. 

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