Weekend To Do List, August 23-25, 2019

Do: Meet Smokey at Mast Store Knoxville 

When: Saturday, August 24th, 1pm-3pm
Where: Mast General Store / 402 South Gay St, Knoxville  

Everybody's favorite mascot, Smokey, will be visiting the Mast store. You can meet him and the UT Cheer Squad and help Smokey support his friends at H.A.L.T: Humans and Animals Learning Together. H.A.L.T. pairs dogs needing a forever home with youth who need a purpose. The result is dogs that have basic training to make adoption more likely and youngsters who can take pride in having accomplished something important.

Make a donation to take your photo with Smokey. Bring your family and friends! Photos will be taken by Michele Lewellyn Photography.

They will also have football cutouts that make fun photos, too, so don't forget your camera!

Eat & Drink: Knox Asian Festival

When: Sunday, August 25th, 11am-8pm
Where: Market Square, Knoxville 

FREE admission for Public. The 6th annual Knox Asian Festival is planned for August 25, 2019 from11AM - 8PM. Similar to past events, the 2019 Asian Festival will feature authentic traditional food vendors representing Asian countries such as Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, India,Indonesia, Korea, China, Japan, Philippines, and Vietnam.

The food is just one great element to the festival. Parade, Performances, Music, Martial Arts, and TONS More! 

Photo Courtesy of Knox Asian Festival Facebook Page

Try: Seed To Plate, Edible Natives

When: Saturday, August 24th, 10am-12pm
Where: Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum / 2649 Boyd's Bridge, Knoxville

Join Center for Urban Agriculture manager, Jacob Resor, and explore some of the edible plants native to this area, many of which may be growing in your backyard. Participants will learn where some of these plants can be found growing ‘naturally’, how to grow them for home use, and get to taste the foods for themselves.

$20, Non-members
$15, KBGA Members
$10, Neighbors*


Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Botanical Garden Facebook Page

Buy: Contemporary Lake Home in Gated Community 

Listed By: Great Life RE brokered by eXp Realty
Contact: Eleanor Cippel (865) 712-3656 or Lainey Jones (865) 356-5003

Gorgeous home on the main channel of Fort Loudoun Lake. Modern architecture with soaring ceilings in a gated neighborhood of Louisville. This 3 bedroom 3.5 bath lake house features a large great room with walnut floors and stone fireplace, formal dining room with wet bar, open kitchen with breakfast area and keeping room with fireplace, deck with hot tub, boat dock with lift.

Family: Second Annual Tailgate Party! 

When: Friday, August 23rd, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Where: Smart Toys & Books / 9700 Kingston Pike, Ste 12, Knoxville

Smart Toys and Books will host their second tailgate party 5:30-7:30 on Friday, August 23rd. Come out for a family night involving some fun games, playground time, snacks, face painting and of course pizza! $15 for the first child, $12 for each additional.

Photo Courtesy of Smart Toys & Books Facebook Page

Watch & Listen: Wild Blue Yonder at Riverfest in Loudon

When: Saturday, August 24th, 5pm-11pm
Where: 201 Ferry St, Loudon

Join in for tons of fun at this FREE event down by the river in Loudon! WBY kicks off the evening's music (5:15pm), then fireworks round out the night as the sun goes down. In between, enjoy other music groups, food vendors, arts & crafts, inflatables for the kiddies and more. Legion Park area. www.wildblueyonder.band

Photo Courtesy of Wild Blue Yonder Facebook Page
Have a great weekend! Let us know if you give something on our list a try! 

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