Weekend To Do List, Thanksgiving Weekend

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope your belly is full and heart is happy! This time of year is a favorite for many. Lots of families are together over this Holiday weekend and that means time to find some fun!  Start a new tradition or just take your family and friends on an adventure with one of our Thanksgiving Weekend Things To Do! 

Do: Green Friday Hike 

When: Friday, November 23rd, 3pm-4:30pm
Where: Fort Loudoun State Historic Area / 338 Fort Loudon Rd. Vonore

Join Ranger Baghetti for a hike on Meadow Loop. Along the way you’ll look for wildlife, water fowl, and enjoy views of meadows and Tellico Lake. The hike is 2 1/2 miles and rated moderate due to distance and minor elevation change. Please wear appropriate hiking shoes and bring water and any leftover pumpkin pie. Gobble Gobble!! Bring a camera, take pictures, and post them with #optoutside. Meet at: Meadow Loop Trailhead, approximately 30 yards inside the park. This event is free. Please register by calling 423-420-2331. 

Photo Courtesy of Fort Loudon State Historic Area Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: Free! Peanut Butter Fudge Demo w/ Barbara Tenney  

When: Saturday, November 24th, 11am-1pm
Where: KaTom Restaurant Supply / 305 KaTom Drive, Kodak 

Join in each month for cooking demos hosted by chefs from all over the region. During each class, chefs present new techniques, delicious recipes, and plenty of entertainment. This month you can learn how to make peanut butter fudge at a free in-store demo hosted by Barbara Tenney. This is the perfect time to learn how to make this sweet treat for the holidays. 

Try: Holiday Arboretum Tour and Potpourri Workshop 

When: Sunday, November 25th, 2pm-4pm
Where: Marble Springs State Historic Site / 1220 W. Govenor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville 

Take some time away from the turkey and shopping to restore your calm, fellowship, and meet new friends before the busy holiday season begins. Jane Muldoon will take you on a relaxing nature walk where you will learn about the winter woods and gather materials for natural potpourri to brighten your home or give as a festive gift to a special friend. Please bring hand clippers, basket or bag for collecting, and a container for your potpourri. Cost of the workshop is $10. Please call 865-573-5508/865-712-9076 to register.

Buy: Just Listed - So Much Home for the $ in Anderson County

Listed By: Great Life RE
Contact: Eleanor Cippel (865) 712-3656 or Lainey Jones (865) 356-5003

Have a new home for the Holidays! This home boasts over 2,400 sq ft and has 4 bd/3 ba, a large kitchen with an island bar, and newer appliances. The master includes a large soaking tub. Featuring skylights in the kitchen and master and new carpet and flooring. There is a living room and family room along with a fenced level backyard with a deck and a covered entry landing on the side. Convenient to Oak Ridge, Clinton, and Knoxville! 

Family: Breakfast with Santa at Cook n Craft Academy

When: Saturday,  November 24th at 10:30am-12pm
Where: Cook n Craft Acadmey / 418 Wharf St. Loudon, TN

Kick the Christmas season off with something fun for the kids. Bring them to Cook n Craft Academy for a wonderful breakfast of eggs, sausage, waffles, muffins, juice, coffee ...plus take photos with Santa...and browse their shopping area for some great gifts.... Adults are $7 and Kids are $5  Register HERE.

Watch & Listen: TKD Presents "Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) 

When: 11 Dates from Nov. 23 - Dec. 9
Where: Theatre Knoxville Downtown / 319 N Gay St. Knoxville 

Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told — plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. It's a madcap romp through the holiday season! See the show on Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8pm and Sun at 3pm from Nov. 23 - Dec. 9. Tickets are $15. 

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

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