Knox Area Weekend To Do List, October 13-15, 2023

Do: The Maryville Makers Market Fall Event

When: Saturday, October 14th, 9am-2pm
Where: The House in the Woods Maryville College / 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy. Maryville

This Market is a treasured event in Maryville! 90 fantastic makers, bakers, growers, artists, and artisans gather on the beautiful campus of Maryville College twice a year. You will find engaging local storytellers, bee-keeping lecture, live music, give-aways throughout the day, scratch-made treats, great food trucks, handcrafted goods, and creative activities for kids. The Market has much to offer and continues to grow, yet it has kept its charm.

Photo Courtesy of East Tennessee Makers Market

Eat & Drink: Farmers' Market Brunch

When: Saturday, October 14th, 11am-3pm

Where: Knox Brew Hub / 421 Union Ave. Knoxville 

Join in every Saturday from 11am-3pm to enjoy a Farmers' Market Brunch! Each Saturday, a member from their kitchen staff will shop the market and find an ingredient to use to create a special dish. This dish will be the special of the day, on top of their brand new brunch menu!

Photo Courtesy of Market Square Farmers' Market

Try: Spooky Fairy Garden Class

When: Saturday, October 14th, 10am
Where: Willow Ridge Garden Center / 97 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge  

Spooky Season is HERE! Come create a classically spooky take on a cute little fairy garden that you can put anywhere. The class cost is $40 and includes all materials!

Space is limited, so please call (865) 481-3825 to pre-pay and reserve your spot.

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Buy: Golf Front Lot Overlooking Kahite Links

Listed By: Dee and Paul Nave, Real Broker (865) 599-9912 or (865)296-4844

 Beautiful large Golf front lot overlooking Kahite Links-style Championship golf course in the peaceful Kahite neighborhood of Tellico Village. This large lot has a gentle slope on the back and provides plenty of width for a variety of home plans with a large private common area on the golf course side for privacy. The cart path is on the opposite side of the course providing even more privacy.

The Kahite neighborhood of Tellico Village sits at the foothills of the Smokey Mountains and is surrounded by Tellico Lake, so you have the best of both worlds with the lake and mountains and in a community known for the scenic views, wildlife and friendliness. You will be minutes from Kahite neighborhood amenities like out door pool, tennis, pickleball, miles of walking trails, pro shop, driving range, putting green, play grounds, picnic areas, community dock, fitness room, yoga/exercise room, a friendly Pub & Grill where residents gather for meals, drinks and games. You can enjoy all the Tellico Village amenities including 3 championship Golf Courses, Indoor & Outdoor Pools, Workout Facilities and over 200 clubs too choose what you love. Come and see for yourself!

Family: Discover & Explore The Pinta 

When: Friday, October 13th-Tuesday, October 17th, 9am-5pm

Where: Fort Loudon Marina / 5200 City Park Drive, Lenoir City  

On Friday 13th the “Pinta”, a Replica of a Portuguese Caravel used by Columbus and many early explorers will open as a “floating museum” for dockside educational tours. The Ship will be docked at Fort Loudon Marina, 5200 City Park Dr, Lenoir City, TN 37772 until her departure October 18th.

In 2005, the Pinta was Launched in Brazil after 3 years of Construction. The Ship was built by 8th Generation Portuguese Shipwrights using the same methods and hand tools that were used to build the original in the 15th Century. The Pinta was the first ship to sight land on the famous voyage of discovery on October 12th, 1492.

The general public is invited to step back in time & explore the Pinta for self guided tours from the 13th-17th October from 9:00a-5:00p daily. No reservations are necessary. Tickets are purchased at the Ship and prices are $8.00 for Adults, $7.00 for Seniors/Military (65+), and $6.00 for Children (5 – 16). Children 4 and under are Free.

Photo Courtesy of Nina and Pinta Carvels 

Watch & Listen: Spooked! Sunset Cinema Double Feature 

When: Friday, October 13th, 7:30pm-11pm

Where: Corryton Park / 7737 Corryton Rd. Knoxville 

The Knox County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a very special Sunset Cinema. Spooked! Sunset Cinema Friday the 13th Double feature will be showing at Corryton Park on Friday, October 13th.

Activities for this Halloween-themed event will begin at 7:30 pm. Movies will begin at dusk with Hotel Transylvania, and Friday the 13th the movie showing immediately after.

Knox County Parks and Recreation is planning games, food trucks, vendors AND an adult and youth costume contest! So come out to Corryton park in the Halloween spirit. Let’s get spooky in the park under the stars! This event is FREE and open to the public, and no alcoholic beverages are allowed in the park.

Tennessee Football: Football Fridays

When: Friday, October 13th, 5pm-7pm
Where: East TN History Center / Market St. Knoxville 

The East Tennessee Historical Society invites you to a historic Friday night pep rally at the East Tennessee History Center. Enjoy food from Smith's Endzone BBQ , Schulz Brau beer served by the Tap Truck, and music. Get in the game spirit with a special appearance by UT’s own history maker Lester McClain. The free event will take place on Market Street between Church and Clinch Ave, behind the East Tennessee History Center.

Photo Courtesy of East Tennessee History Center 

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