Great Life RE Weekend To Do List, Oct 6-8

East Tennessee is gorgeous this time of year.  It's a bye week for UT Football so we won't have those hours of obligated football watching on Saturday (C'mon I know I'm not the only one). Make the most of it and get out and enjoy with our list of things going on this weekend.  

Do: Canoe Paddle Day Trip followed by a Cookout    

When: Sunday, Oct. 8th 12pm - 6pm
Where: Seven Islands / 2809 Kelly Ln., Kodak

Join River Sports Outfitters for a day of fun canoeing on the water! They will put in at Seven Islands at 12pm and end just past Cruze landing around 6pm. Learn about the local wildlife and take in some amazing views on the French Broad River. There will be an awesome cookout after the paddle! Spots are limited so sign up fast! $40 if you need to rent equipment, FREE if you have your own boat! Register and more info at

Photo Courtesy of River Sports Outfitters Facebook Page  

Eat: The Front Porch

When: Tues.-Thurs. 11am-8pm, Fri. & Sat. 11am-9pm

Where: 1509 West Emory Rd. Powell

Located in downtown Powell, The Front Porch is more than a restaurant serving tasty southern food. It's also a local shop offering a wide array of Primitive and Colonial Decor and Antiques on the upper level. Southern food and hospitality at its best. You can sit outside on the porch or go inside the 100 year old house. They have daily specials and desserts along with their menu.

Photo Courtesy of The Front Porch Facebook Page 

Try: West Town Mall Exotic Driving Experience

When: Sat. October 7th, 8:30am-5pm

Where: West Town Mall / 7600 Kingston Pike

Get behind the wheel of an Exotic Car! Drive a Ferrari or Lamborghini Gallardo. Drive 3, 5 or 7 Laps on an autocross course and experience the handling of these cars! Limited Spots Available. Must Book in Advance.
Promo Code: 99DEAL. For tickets and more info:

Photo Courtesy of Dream Drive Exotics Facebook Page

Buy: West Hills Bungalow!  

 Listed by: Great Life RE 

Contact: Nina Spilski at (865) 292-8910

MOTIVATED SELLERS!!! BEAUTIFUL WEST HILLS BUNGALOW! AMAZING LOCATION!! Walking distance to schools, parks and shopping.This home has it all! Vaulted ceilings with EXPOSED beams, fireplace, NEW updated large kitchen, New hardwood floors, new tile floors, NEW updated bathrooms,NEW HVAC unit, private deck off master, patio off second bedroom, large level yard, and many more updates. Please see supplement for the full list of updates and upgrades.

Furry: 7th Annual Fall Festival

When: Sat. October 7th 2pm-4pm  

Where:  Asheville Highway Animal Hospital / 4516 Asheville Why, Knoxville

Come out to enjoy FREE food, giant inflatables, carnival games, peanut butter lick off contest, Dog musical “chairs”, face painting, free nail trims, door prizes, themed raffle baskets, free giveaways, and MUCH MORE.

Photo Courtesy of Asheville Highway Animal Hospital Facebook Page

Family: 2nd Annual TN Pirate Fest

When:  Sat. and Sun. October 7th and 8th 11am-6pm

Where:  550 Fiske Rd. Harriman, TN 37748 

Ahoy, Matey! Join in for the 2nd annual TN Pirate Fest. "Get Your Pirate On!"  Enter the costume contest or the pirate gong show. Continuous live entertainment (music, comedy shows, games). Tickets available at the gate on show days for cash or credit ($16 adutls ages 13+, $8 kids ages 5-12, free ages 4 & under, free parking.) No outside food, beverages, or pets (except service animals). Costumes and behaviour must be family friendly, and all stage weapons must be sheathed and zip-tied. No loaded weapons or cannons. Alcohol consumption for those 21 or older with valid ID. Public camping and motels nearby. 865-248-8414, [email protected] "Get Your Pirate On!" ARRR!

Photo Courtesy of Tennessee Pirate Fest 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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