Knox Area Weekend To Do List, September 9-11, 2022
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.
Eat & Drink: Fried Green Tomato Festival
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!
- 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
Where: Nicholas Ball Park / 8728 Ball Camp Pike, Knoxville
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!
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.
- 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
Music Line-up:Snõõper (Nashville)
Erik Nervous (NE Indiana)
Spread Joy (Chicago)
Judy and the Jerks (Hattiesburg, MS / ATL)
Seize and Desist (Memphis)
Billy Batts and the Made Men (ATL)
Bad Idols (Knox)
Cave Deco (Knox)
Hatchet Babushka (Knox)
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