Weekend To Do List, April 12-14 , 2019

Do: Dogwood Nature Trail Guided Walk

When: Friday, April 12th, 1:35pm-4:35pm
Where: Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum 

Come take a guided walk through the extensive Dogwood collection with KBGA Head Gardener and Native Plant Rescue Squad co-founder, Joy Grissom. With 20 cultivars of the native Cornus florida, 16 distinct species and dozens of varieties other Cornus family members, the Dogwood collection is one of Knoxville’s hidden gems. Not a plant scientist? Don’t worry! This tour will be of interest to anyone with an appreciation for nature’s diversity and beauty. Be sure to sign up HERE.

Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Botanical Gardens Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: BaCon Festival

When: Friday, April 13th, 10am-6pm
Where: Tri-State Exhibition Center / 200 SW Natures Trail, McDonald, TN 37353

Cleveland's 2nd annual BaCON! is an event for the whole family, featuring over 150 delicious bacon-based dishes, local and regional crafting vendors, an expanded kids zone with free bounce houses, and live music all day from 5 bands.

Admission is $5. Kids 3 and under are free.

Try: Easter Cookie Class

When: Friday, April 12th, 6pm-8pm
Where: Blue Slip Winery & Bistro / 300 W Depot  Ave NW, Knoxville 

Come out and enjoy a fun filled evening decorating some super cute sugar cookies! In this 2 hour cookie decorating class you will learn about icing consistency and explore some basic piping techniques.You will decorate 6 different Easter themed cookies. No baking will take place and no experience is required. The class is $35 and includes 2 hours of instruction time and each guest will receive 6 pre-baked Kayotic Kitchen sugar cookies to decorate and take home as well as a ticket for a free drink from the bar. Limited spots available. Please message The Kayotic Kitchen if you have any questions.

Photo Courtesy of The Kayotic Kitchen

Buy: New On The Market in Farragut's Premier Lakefront Community 

Listed By: Great Life RE brokered by eXp Realty
Contact: Christine McInerney (865) 237-5289

Located only 550 feet from the lake access area in Jefferson Park, Farragut's premier lake front community, this luxuriously updated home will not disappoint. The functional floor plan offers ample main level living complete w open floor plan, soaring ceilings, gleaming hardwoods, & impressive molding and millwork throughout.  The outdoor area includes a large covered living area overlooking an ornately manicured & hardscape yard complete w a solid stone wood FP, stone patio, & remote operated water feature. Schedule your private showing today!

Family: 10th Annual Kite Festival

When: Sunday, April 14th, 10am-4:30pm
Where: Pearson Springs Park / 1467 Montvale Station Rd., Maryville 

Don’t miss this annual FREE community event! Bring a kite to fly or purchase a kite ($3-$5) to build and design with your own creativity! Food trucks will be on-site for lunch and snacks! Vendors will be on-site for shopping and fun!

Watch & Listen: Water Lantern Festival

When: Saturday, April 13th, 4:30pm-10pm
Where: Chilhowee Park and Expo Center / 3301 E Magnolia Ave. Knoxville

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you'll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water. While they're called many things such as lantern festivals, lights festivals, floating lanterns, or Chinese lanterns - only Water Lantern Festival allows you to Light The Water in a way you'll never forget. Now you can experience the magic of thousands of lanterns as the soft lights reflect upon the water. All lanterns will be cleaned up after the event by the awesome staff and incredible team. In addition, they are 100% eco-friendly made of wood and rice paper.

Get your tickets now before they sell out at www.WaterLanternFestival.com

Photo Courtesy of Water Lantern Festival Facebook Page

Have a great weekend! Let us know if you give something on our list a try! 

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