Weekend To Do List, June 7-9, 2019

Do: Secret City Festival

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 

Eat & Drink: Oysterfest 2019, A Southern Cuisine & Seafood Festival

When: Saturday, June 8th, 11am-2pm
Where: World's Fair Park / 963 World's Fair Park SW, Knoxville 

A new twist on a classic event! Join us for the 2019 Southern Cuisine & Seafood Festival known as Oysterfest at its new location! Enjoy a wonderfully flavorful evening of food and music and incredible silent auction items. This year will feature Diva and the Black Tie Affair for entertainment! 
You can buy advance tickets for you and a friend and save! Rain or shine, this is the PARTY to attend! https://OysterF19.givesmart.com

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

Buy: Luxury in Farragut's Jefferson Park

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 main level offers an entertainer's kitchen, living room w gas FP, a sitting area w gas FP, main level office, a formal dining room w coffered ceilings, & a generous main level Master BR/ensuite, main level laundry/utility room, & a 3 car garage. 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.

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

Armed with a stellar set list and a roster of Knoxville’s finest veteran musicians, The Boogie Knights are here to keep you entertained for hours! Known as Knoxville's premier party band get down and boogie and eat some wings while you are at it. 

Photo Courtesy of Boogie Knights Facebook Page

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

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