Check out this edition of the Great Life RE Weekend To Do List! While we try to find activities and events that promote social distancing and a safe environment please always use your own judgment when attending any activity or function.
When: Sunday, May 2nd, 2pm-4pm
Where: Ijams Nature Center / 2915 Island Home Ave. Knoxville
Ijams’ trails are home to many varieties of spring wildflowers. These “ephemerals” show up before the trees have a full canopy of leaves, so they can take advantage of the spring sunlight. Join Tennessee Naturalist Lynne Davis and her husband, Bob, for a 1-2 mile walk in search of the beauties of spring. You’ll learn the flowers’ names and some interesting facts and folklore about them. Be sure to bring your camera!
When: Saturday, May 1st, 2pm-7pm
Where: Downtown Knoxville
The Knoxville Taco & Tequila Crawl is here! Come stroll throughout downtown eating tacos, checking out new bars, sipping margs, and dancing your taco loving butt off.
Your General Admission Ticket Includes:
3 Wristband Tabs (Tabs to exchange for tacos or tequila shot)
Taco Crawl Koozie
Discounted Margs, Beer, and Tequila shots.
Taco & Tequila Crawl Signature Crawl Map
DJs and entertainment to dance off the tacos & margaritas
Exclusive after party w/ comp shot
VIP Ticket Includes all above plus:
Signature Taco Crawl T-Shirt
Additional wristband tab to exchange in for a taco or tequila shot (4 total)
Early check-in (1:00pm)
Welcome tequila shot
All that is included w/ general admission
Skybox Sports Bar and Grill
The Lost Tavern
*More to come*
You also will be provided a voting survey for:
•Best Tasting Taco
When: Saturday, May 1st at 2pm-5pm
Where: Blount Mansion / 200 West Hill Ave. Knoxville
Let your intuition be your guide...and weave a basket. Free Form basket weaving is a relaxing way to make art you can use everyday or add to your décor!
In this workshop you will use reed to make a basket in the shape of your choice.
This class promises to be relaxing and fun.
Built in 1792, the Blount Mansion served as the residence of William Blount, Governor of the Southwest Territory. The site is known as the birthplace of Tennessee statehood.
Listed by: Heather Wooten, eXp Realty (865) 865-382-7114
When: Saturday, May 1st, 9am-3pm
Where: Museum of Appalachia / 2819 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton
The Museum of Appalachia welcomes the warmth of spring by trimming the heavy winter coats from their flock of sheep. We invite you to join the Museum in celebration of this pioneer tradition.
- Sheep Shearing
- Sheep Herding
- Interactive Children's Programs
- Animal Meet & Greet
- Historic Demonstrations
- Live Music
- Museum Tour
- Food Vendors
Museum of Appalachia is a living history museum of pioneer, frontier, and early artifacts of mountain life in the Southern Appalachians.
Photo Courtesy of Museum of Appalachia
When: Saturday, May 1st, 1pm-2:15pm
Where: Fort Loudoun State Historic Area / 338 Fort Loudon Rd. Vonore
Join Ranger Will to examine the life of a soldier from From Loudoun. This program will cover the uniforms and equipment used by troops in the 1750's, the circumstances that led many of the soldiers to North America, the wives and children who accompanied some of them, and the reasons why Fort Loudoun was built. A brief tour of the fort and the reconstructed Cherokee houses will culminate with the loading and firing of a flintlock musket.
Meet at: Gates of Fort Loudoun
Host: Park Ranger Will Kinton
No dogs permitted at programs and no refunds given.
Photo Courtesy of Fort Loudoun State Historic Site