Great Life RE Weekend To Do List, Oct 13-15

It's already mid-October. I can't believe it! Before we know it, we will be sitting around the table carving the Thanksgiving turkey. But before we get to that let's enjoy a GREAT Knoxville-Area Fall Weekend! 

Do: Cades Cove Group Run/Walk and Pancake Breakfast

When: Sunday, Oct. 15th 7:45am-10:15am
Where: Cades Cove / 10042 Campground Dr. Townsend 

Join in for a fun run or walk at Cades Cove! There will be a 4, 8, or 11 mile run/walk option for all levels, and afterwards, you will chow down on pancakes while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Cades Cove. You will meet at sunrise at the picnic area. Bring something to share if you please, you know as well as we do how hungry runners can be!
RSVP Online:

Photo Courtesy Fleet Feet Sports Knoxville Facebook Page  

Eat (or Drink): Grand Opening: Clinch River Brewing

When: Friday, Oct. 13th, 4pm-9pm (open Fri 4-9pm, Sat and Sun 2-9pm)

Where: Clinch River Brewing / 2045 Norris Freeway, Norris. 

Located in the former TVA Aquatics Lab just below Norris Dam in historic Norris, TN. They have a beer garden surrounding a trout pond and also a unique upstairs taproom. At the Grand Opening there will be 9 taps of their own beer and there will be 1 cider. Chef Brandon Cruze will be cooking up some delicious food. 

Photo Courtesy of Clinch River Brewing Facebook Page  

Try: Introduction to Canning 

When: Saturday, Oct 14th, 9am-11am

Where: Mule Barn - Center for Urban Agriculture at Knoxville Botanical Garden / 2649 Boyds Bridge Pk. Knoxville 

There is nothing like fresh produce from a summer garden. Come and learn from Vivian Williams about ways to keep that rich flavor in the kitchen even after the garden begins winter hibernation! Come ready for a hands on canning demonstration in our newly renovated kitchen at the Mule Barn. Not only will you leave with your own freshly canned produce, but with the energy and confidence to grow and prepare your own fresh foods at home! Register today here
Cost: $15 KBGA Members / $20 Non-Members

Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Botanical Gardens Facebook Page

Buy: Multi-Generational Living!  

 Listed by: Great Life RE 

Contact: Lainey Jones at (865) 356-5003

Big, Beautiful Home on 5+ Acres w/ Additional Living Quarters AND a Detached Garage/Workshop! WOW! This custom built home boasts over 5800 sq ft, four bedrooms, custom finishes, maple cabinets, quartzite counter tops, brazilian tiger wood flooring, a screened patio and an open deck with distant mountain views. The downstairs is fully finished as separate living quarters w/ full kitchen, second laundry room, large living area, bedroom w/ sitting area, huge walk in closet, full bath, gym and safe room. There is a 2 car garage on the house and a separate detached 1500 sq ft workshop/garage w/ 220V, heat, air and hot water. The workshop includes a 10x30 finished bonus room on the back with a covered patio overlooking several cleared acres. Easy access to lake w/ boat ramp and marina close by.

Spooky: East TN Ghost Seekers Meet & Greet

When: Saturday, Oct. 14th, 8pm-11pm 

Where:  Screamville Haunted Attraction / 6825 Tindell Ln. Corryton

East TN Ghost seekers will be joining in again at Cursed Acres for two nights! They will be showing and demostrating some of the equipment they use during an investagation plus showing video footage of some of the ghostly evidence they have captured. They are fresh off an investagation at Brushy Mtn State Penitentiary and have tons of things to share. You don't want to miss this event!

Photo Courtesy of Screamville Haunted Attraction Facebook Page

Family: Can You Dig It? Archaeology and Fossil Day 

When:  Sunday, Oct. 15th, 1:30pm - 5 pm

Where:  McClung Museum / 1327 Circle Park Dr. Knoxville 

In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Tennessee, and the Archaeological Institute of America, East Tennessee Society, are hosting Can You Dig It? Archaeologists and paleontologists and their graduate students from the University of Tennessee will man displays about their projects across the world, and talk with visitors about their work. Visitors can also bring artifacts, rocks, and fossils for identification. A number of activities for children, including games and take home crafts related to archaeology, will be available. All activities are free and open to the public.

Photo Courtesy of McClung Museum Facebook Page

Have a great weekend! Be sure to let us know if you give something on this list a try. 

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