Weekend To Do List, June 7-9, 2019
When: Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th, 10am-6pm
Where: A.K. Bissell / 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike / Oak Ridge
The Secret City Festival celebrates Oak Ridge’s rich history, as well as showcasing its many advancements in technology and science. This two-day festival offers several children’s activities, historical exhibits, arts & crafts (handmade/homemade) vendors, food trucks, a juried arts show, technology village, library talks, a multitude of various exhilirating performers on the Pavilion Stage, bus tours, all of which are completely free. Friday and Saturday evenings, the Main Stage will showcase paid concerts with opening acts and headline bands, all of whom are nationally acclaimed.
Photo Courtesy of oakridgetoday.com
When: Saturday, June 8th, 11am-2pm
Where: World's Fair Park / 963 World's Fair Park SW, Knoxville
Try: Botanical Cocktails
When: Saturday, June 8th, 3pm-5pm
Where: Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum / 2743 WImpole Ave, Knoxville
Come experience the intoxicating arts of creating delicious cocktails and growing the herbs needed for them. In partnership with PostModern Distillery, participants will demonstrations of a number of cocktails being made, sample them, and then get to participate in the making of their own Spanish Gin & Tonic. Then, after sampling, participants will head outside to the Green Drinks Garden to see those herbs growing and to get tips and advice for their own gardens.
Featured herbs with include rosemary, fresh mint, basil, and others.
Photo Courtesy of Knoxville Botanical Garden Facebook Page
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Family: Touch A Truck
When: Saturday, June 8th, 11am-3pm
Where: West Town Mall / 7600 Kingston Pike, Knoxville
This event provides your little ones the opportunity to climb up into the driver's seat, honk the horn, and experience all the exciting things transportation vehicles can do! You might see a semi, dump truck, fire engine, police car, an ambulance and MORE! They'll also have food, crafts, balloon twisting, face painting, bounce house and TONS of more family fun! Join in for this amazing day of summer family fun! The best news of all is that this event is completely FREE!
Photo Courtesy of City of Knoxville
Watch & Listen: The Boogie Knights Get Groovy in Powell
When: Friday, June 7, 10pm-1am
Where: Wild WIng Cafe Powell / 119 East Emory Rd, Powell
Photo Courtesy of Boogie Knights Facebook Page
Have a great weekend! Let us know if you give something on our list a try!