Weekend To Do List, December 13-15, 2019

Do: Christmas Candlelight Tours 

When: Saturday and Sunday, 5pm-9pm
Where: Glenmore Mansion / 1280 N Chucky Pike, Jefferson City

Glenmore Mansion will be hosting its annual Christmas tour season on December 7, 8, 14, and 15 from 5pm-9pm each night. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and FREE for ages 6 and below. Take a step back in time during this Christmas season and experience the hospitality, beauty, and history of Glenmore, an APTA (Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities) historic site listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion is located at 1280 North Chucky Pike in Jefferson City. For more information call the mansion at 865-475-5014, or visit the website at glenmoremansion.com.

Photo Courtesy of Glenmore Mansion Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: Couples Holiday Beef Wellington

When: Saturday, December 14th, 6pm-9pm
Where: The Cutting Edge Classroom / 817 North Herron Rd, Knoxville       

Ever wonder how Chefs prepare this amazing dish with roots dating back to the 1800s? In this class you will learn how to prepare a flawless beef Wellington while picking up culinary tips and tricks along the way. Their Chef will walk you through the process from choosing the right cut of beef and preparing the duxelles to wrapping the Chateaubriand in Prosciutto and then puff pastry. You will also practice decorating the pastry prior to roasting. While your Wellingtons are in the oven, you will prepare a delicious salad and some roast fingerling potatoes with herbs and garlic. Price is for one couple.

Photo Courtesy of The Cutting Edge Classroom

Try: 13th Annual Tour de Lights 

When: Saturday, December 14th, 5:30pm-8pm
Where: Downtown Knoxville 

Tour de Lights is a fun, free, family friendly bike ride through downtown and North Knoxville. You are encouraged to show some holiday spirit by decorating yourselves and your bikes. If you compete in the costume contest, there is a chance you might win a prize!

The ride will start in the Old City at the corner of Willow Ave. and Patton St. at 5:30 p.m. and will end at Market Square. The route is approximately 5 miles long and should take about an hour to ride at a comfortable pace. All streets along the route will be closed for this event.

Registration for the costume contest will take place from 4-4:30 p.m. under the Jackson Ave. bridge, with the judging starting at 4:30 p.m. Everyone must register and be present to take part in the contest.

Mast General and Three Rivers Market will provide hot beverages and treats following the ride!

They encourage all participants to wear helmets and use white front lights and rear reflectors for your safety.

For more information about the event and schedule, please visit the website https://www.bwknox.org/tourdelights.

Photo Courtesy of Tour de Lights Facebook Page 

Buy: Coming Soon - Powell Condo For Sale 

Listed By: Great Life RE brokered by eXp Realty
Contact: Lainey Jones (865) 356-5003 

Beautiful end-unit condo with 2 BD/2 BA and large bonus over garage. Open concept living area with cathedral ceilings. New laminate hardwood flooring and carpet. Freshly painted. Large master walk-in closet. Low maintenance living in a quiet neighborhood convenient to Powell, Karns, and Oak Ridge. Just a short drive to Knoxville. 

Family: Cherokee Caverns Presents Christmas in the Cave

When: Friday, 5pm-8pm, Saturday and Sunday, 3pm-8pm
Where: Cherokee Caverns / 8524 Oak Ridge Hwy, Knoxville    

Cherokee Caverns presents Christmas in the Cave 2019!! Come join in aas they celebrate a little bit of Christmas at this Beautiful Cave.... walk the Christmas Cave path among the Stalactites and Stalagmites with thousands of twinkling Christmas lights and enchanting Christmas Music! Visit with Santa and have your picture made with him and remember to bring your Christmas list! Watch out for the Grinch he will be meeting you around the turns and twists of the Cave as he tries not to capture the Christmas spirit and grow his heart 3x the size!! What could be more fun this Christmas than joking around with Cousin Eddie from Christmas Vacation inside of Cherokee Caverns this Christmas Season!!! They will have lots of shopping and food and fun for the whole family!!!

Photo Courtesy of Cherokee Caverns Facebook Page

Watch & Listen: Printshop Silent Disco - Holiday Edition! 

When: Saturday, December 14th, 9pm-1am
Where: Printshop Beer Co. / 1532 Island Home Ave, Knoxville 

Ladies and gents, are you ready for one more Silent Disco Knox party at Printshop before 2020?! Yes, this is the same night as Tour de Lights. Come dance the night away in their taproom wearing your absolute best Holiday gear and spread some Holiday cheer! If you are participating in Tour de Lights festivities ride your bike down to Island Home Ave afterwards. You'll already be dressed up and lit up from head to toe, right? Their very own Beetlejuice Santa will be leading a crew down to Tour de Lights from Printshop and back (more details about that coming soon).

$5 gets you a headset at the door! See all the rules here!

Photo Courtesy of Silent Disco Knox Facebook Page 

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

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