Weekend To Do List, Dec 7-9
We hope you like Christmas events and activities because this week's list is full of them! You will be hard pressed to find an event going on this time of the year that doesn't involve cookies, ugly sweaters, or even the Big Man himself. Enjoy this edition of Great Life RE's Weekend Guide and have a Holly Jolly good time.
Do: ETHS Holiday Open House
When: Saturday, December 8th, 11am-3pm
Where: East Tennessee Historical Society / 601 S Gay St. Knoxville
Museum admission is free for the day. On display is a beautifully hand-carved crèche made in Germany and brought to East Tennessee by the immigrant Fickey family in 1883. Other exhibits currently on view include the feature exhibition A Home for Our Past: The Museum of East Tennessee History at 25, an East Tennessee Streetscape and Corner Drug Store, and Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee, a look at 300 years of history, from the Cherokee to the 1982 World’s Fair.
Photo Courtesy of East TN Historical Society's Facebook Page
Eat & Drink: Holiday Pie and Tart Making For Adults
When: Sunday, December 9th, 4pm-7pm
Where: The Cutting Edge Classroom / 817 North Herron Rd, Knoxville
On The Menu:
Christmas Apple Pie
Bourbon Pecan Pie (Demonstration)
Lemon Curd Tart
Instructor: Chef Jocelyn Weatherford
Photo Courtesy of The Cutting Edge Classroom Facebook Page
Try: Seasonal Wreath Making
When: Saturday, December 8th, 1pm-3pm
Where: UT Gardens Knoxville / 2518 Jacob Dr. Knoxville
Kick off your winter festivities by making your own gorgeous wreath using freshly harvested greenery from the Gardens. All levels of experience welcome. They will provide a mixture of seasonal greens and decor for your take home wreath that will last throughout the holiday season. Participants are welcome to bring personalized decorations to add if they like. This is their most popular class so don't delay in registering.
Pre-registration is required. Go HERE.
Cost: Garden member $30/ nonmember $40
Buy: Pigeon Forge Condo w/ Mountain Views
Listed By: Great Life RE
Contact: Kristie Trentham (865) 386-2512 or Austen Trotter (865) 680-67286
Look no further! This is the perfect vacation home or sucessful rental investment. This gorgeious condo boasts incredible moutain views and is centrally located in Pigeon Forge. The luxurious living spaces include a large open floor plan, granite countertops, gas log fireplace, and it all comes fully furnished. Lots of onsite amenities include: outdoor pool w/ lazy river and waterslide, fitness center, meeting areas, and more!
Family: A Safety City Christmas
When: Saturday, December 8th, 5:30-8:30pm
Where: 165 Concord St. SW, Knoxville, TN 37919
Safety City is welcoming in the Christmas season with "A Safety City Christmas." Families will be able to walk through the miniature city enjoying the decorated buildings. Children will have a blast playing games, making crafts, train rides, and rocking out to some wonderful holiday music. They have even gotten word that Santa will make a special appearance.
Photo Courtesy of Safety City Facebook Page
Watch & Listen: Listen to the Lights Maryville
When: Nightly 6pm-12am
Where: 2959 W Hills Dr. Maryville
View the lights and hear the music right from your car! Bring along the hot cocoa and the holiday cheer! Christmas lights synced to Trans-Siberian Orchestra and one Owl City Song. Tune to 91.7 FM to Listen to the Lights!
Please turn off your headlights but leave on your parking lights when viewing the show.
Show from the beginning of the first song to the end of the last song is 1 hour, 1 minute, 49 seconds. And then it repeats. There is a one minute pause between each song where only the lights will be on.
Photo Courtesy of Listen to the Lights Facebook Page
Have a great weekend! Let us know if you give something on our list a try!
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