Knox Area Weekend To Do List, September 9-11, 2022

Do: Smoky Mountain Air Show   

When: Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th, 7am-5pm  

Where: Tennessee Air National Guard Base at McGhee Tyson Airport, Knoxville

The 2022 Smoky Mountain Air Show is proud to feature the Blue Angels, the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team and many more. Also, the Budweiser Clydesdales will be part of the opening ceremonies to help kick off the performances. There will be vendors, exhibits, a music stage and kids area. 

Saturday and Sunday September 10-11, 2022*:

7:00 a.m.  Parking Areas Open
8:00 a.m. Gates Open
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Static Displays, Vendors, Exhibits, Kids Area & Music Stage
11:00 a.m.  Opening Ceremonies
12:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Aerial Performances
5:00 p.m.  Gates Close

*The aerial acts and static displays will be the same on Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting. The schedule is subject to change.

Photo Courtesy of Smoky Mountain Air Show Facebook Page


Eat & Drink: Fried Green Tomato Festival 

When: Saturday, September 10th, 9am-5pm
Where: Downtown Niota

Located in downtown Niota, TN, the annual Fried Green Tomato Festival will take place on September 10! After trying all of the fried green tomatoes your heart dreams of, visit all of the vendors, food, arts, and crafts. 

 Also, check out the live music! There will also be a kids zone featuring a bounce house and a petting zoo!

8:00am 5K Fun Run (Call Renee 423-506-3657 or Pre Register same day at 7:00am)

  • 9:00am-10:00am Introduction & Quilts of Valor for Veterans 
  • 10:00am-11:30am September Song 
  • 11:30am-12:00pm Richie Layman
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm The Crew 
  • 1:00pm- 2:00pm Med Flight Helicopter Landing 
  • 2:00pm- 3:00pm The Crew
  • 3pm Chris Swain

Check out their Facebook Page for a full list of Food & Vendors. 


Try: Glow Party 

When: Friday, September 9th, 8pm-10pm

Where: Nicholas Ball Park / 8728 Ball Camp Pike, Knoxville 

There is no better way to wrap up another great summer than with a Glow Party! 

This interactive event offers unique game play, the top dance party hits throughout the decades, neon body paint stations, glow giveaways, and a mega foam pit at the center of it all!

Admission is FREE and open to the public! Concessions available on site.

Photo Courtesy of Knox County Parks & Rec Facbook Page 

Buy: Grand Custom Estate Living in Farragut 

Listed by: Kathleen Wallace, eXp Realty (865) 441-6526

Grand Custom Estate Living! This FOREVER HOME has it ALL! See the full listing for all the details, but this home has is just incredible. 7,598 square feet of luxury and beauty. 5 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms on a large 0.7 acre lot. Modern layout and floorplan with soaring ceilings, spiral staircase, gourmet chef's kitchen, Italian Carrara marble counters, and so so much more! 

All located in the desirable Smithfield Subdivision in Farragut with neighborhood amenities that include: clubhouse, outdoor grill, swimming pool, party area, basketball, yard maintenance, and more! Must see this home to believe it. 

Family: Family Day - Celebrate the Art of the Day of the Dead

When: Saturday, September 10th, 10:30am-4pm

Where: McClung Museum of Natural History / 1327 Circle Park Dr. Knoxville 

Join museum educators for a FREE Family Fun Day on September 10! Celebrate the new exhibition, The Spirit of Día de los Muertos, with crafts, art, tours, and family-friendly activities.

Explore the history of the many artistic traditions associated with the celebration of the Day of the Dead.

Tours of the gallery in Spanish will also be available and the Knox County Public Library will be joining us for bilingual story time.

Before the Family Day Event begins at 1pm there will be a screening of the movie Coco that will begin at 10:30am. 

Join in for a free Spanish screening of the award-winning movie Coco. The screening will be in Spanish and will add rich context to the McClung Museum's current exhibition: The Spirit of Día de los Muertos.

Helpful information:

  • Check in at the front desk with your ticket 
  • Please note that no food or drinks are allowed in the auditorium

Watch & Listen: Bluegrass & Summer Nights on the Lawn

When: Friday, September 9th, 7pm-9pm
Where: The Jim Henry Event Center / 411 N 3rd St. Kingston 

Come and enjoy live bluegrass and country tunes! Bring a lawn chair; shop from local crafters; and stop by one of the food trucks for supper. There will also be games and some outdoor activities; so, bring the whole family.

Photo Courtesy of The Jim Henry Event Center Facebook Page 

Shop: Punk Rock Flea Market Knoxville 

When: Saturday, September 10th, 12pm-10pm
Where: The Mill & Mine / 227 W Depot Ave. Knoxville

THE PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET KNOXVILLE is back, this year at the Mill and Mine!!!
Over 100 badass in theme vendors, non stop music, food trucks, brews and all of your friends!

Music Line-up:

Snõõper (Nashville)
Erik Nervous (NE Indiana)
Spread Joy (Chicago)
Judy and the Jerks (Hattiesburg, MS / ATL)
Seize and Desist (Memphis)
Ex-Gold (Knox)
Billy Batts and the Made Men (ATL)
Bad Idols (Knox)
Cave Deco (Knox)

Hatchet Babushka (Knox)

Punk Rock Flea Market Knoxville is $5 entry and all ages. Folx 12 and under are free entry with parents. Bring ID for 21+ wristband.

Photo Courtesy of Punk Rock Flea Market Facebook Page 


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