Weekend To Do List, May 17-19, 2019

Do: 2019 Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival

When: Saturday, May 18th & Sunday, May 19th, 
Where: Maryville College / 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville  

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games is held each spring in Maryville  - come celebrate all things Scottish - family friendly and pet friendly weekend event - music - food - highland games and dancers. The mission of the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games is to preserve and further the heritage, culture and traditions of Scotland by presenting festivals and games that promotes the perpetuation of Scottish culture and history through traditional Scottish sports, dance, music and the rich cultural traditions and folklore of the Scottish clans. 

Photo Courtesy of Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: Sunday Brunch at the Bear

When: Sunday, May 19th, 11am-2pm
Where: Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro / 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend 

Sunday Brunch at the Bear kicked off earlier this month. Join in Sunday from 11 am - 2 pm weekly for an incredible a la carte menu offering from their own award-winning culinary team.

Opt for Bottomless Mimosas or enjoy our build-your-own Bloody Mary bar.

Please see Sample Menu below for an idea of the weekly offering: https://dancingbearlodge.com/townsend-tn-restaurants/sunday-brunch

As with all of their seasonal and farm fresh menus, items may change based on seasonality and availability.

Make Dining Reservations here: https://dancingbearlodge.com/dinner-reservations

Photo Courtesy of Dancing Bear Lodge Facebook Page

Try: Painting Party

When: Sunday, May 19th, 6pm-8pm
Where: Hops and Hollers / 937 N Central St., Knoxville 

Join in the fun at Hops & Hollers for a painting party with Peace Paint Love. They teach fun, laid back painting classes in restaurants, bars, and venues around East Tennessee. They will provide the instructions and supplies and you just have to show up to Hops & Hollers and enjoy their craft beer and more while you paint your masterpiece. 

Photo Courtesy of Peace Paint Love Facebook Page

Buy: 2+ Acres w/ Country Style Home and Barn 

Listed By: Great Life RE brokered by eXp Realty
Contact: Kristie Trentham (865) 386-2512

Over 2 Level Acres of beautiful property with an 8 stall Barn, a storage shed, and a wooded workshop that was an old donkey stable. The home is a country style home with 3 bedrooms/ 1 bathroom, a large kitchen, and a dining area. Also included is a large covered carport big enough for 4 cars. House is also Handicap Accessible, and connected to City Water! The well is conveniently still on the property too. Must see to enjoy the beauty of this property.

Family: Children's Festival of Reading

When: Saturday, May 18th, 10am-3pm
Where: World's Fair Park / 963 World's Fair Park Dr SW, Knoxville 

Join the Knox County Public Library for storytelling, music, arts & crafts, science experiements, food, and fun -- a stellar way to kick off Summer Library Club! This years festivities will be a blast with astronomically talented authors and performers. You'll also meet Curious George, the Wild Thing, Esteban the Magnificent, and East Tennessee PBS's Ready Set Go! Get hands-on with Zoo Knoxville, KPD's Safety City, One World Circus, and many other community groups. As always, the festival is free and open to the public! 

Photo Courtesy of the Knox County Public Library Facebook Page

Watch & Listen: Rhythm N' Blooms Music Festival

When: Friday, May 17th - Sunday, May 19th 
Where: Historic Old City / 227 East Jackson Ave., Knoxville  

Rhythm N’ Blooms is a festival that’s just as much about the city of Knoxville as it is about music. The festival honors the identity and spirit of the rich East Tennessee history while providing a premium listening environment for top-notch musical performances. Knoxville’s story has always been set to music. Rhythm N’ Blooms highlights that soundtrack and celebrates the crossroads of this city’s varied music history by showcasing popular national acts alongside the finest musicians East Tennessee has to offer.

With the Great Smoky Mountains as the backdrop and Historic Old City as the stage, a unique theater-like experience is created and set against an urban landscape that is sure to deliver a music festival experience that cannot be found anywhere else.

Find more information at www.rhythmnbloomsfest.com

Photo Courtesy of Lock & Key Productions and Rhythm N' Blooms Facebook Page 

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

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