Weekend To Do List, November 16-18

Thanksgiving is next week! WHAAAAT??? Yes, it's true. Time to break out the stretchy pants and then the Christmas decor (if you haven't done so already). Before you jump feet first into the holidays though take this weekend to use our guide and enjoy some things our community has to offer. You will be glad you did! 

Do: The Holiday Retropolitan Craft Fair

When: Sunday, November 18th, 11apm-6pm
Where: The Mill & Mine / 227 West Depot Ave. Knoxville  

Jumpstart your holiday season by shopping the best handmade goods in the southeast. With 40+ makers, food, mobile boutiques, adult beverages, and more - there's something for everyone on your shopping list! 

Bringing old and new together with a space for you and your whole family to come spend the day with crafts for kids and so much more!

Free admission. Mostly indoors. Service animals only.

Photo Courtesy of The Retropolitan Craft Fair Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: Cinnaholic Knoxville - Grand Opening 

When: Friday, November 16th
Where: Cinnaholic / 9450 S Northshore Dr. #106, Knoxville  

This all-vegan bakery offfers a variety of gourmet style cinnamon rolls. These aren't your average cinnamon rolls. Cinnaholic offers a long list of flavors, toppings, and treats. Come out for the grand opening on Friday and get $1 rolls from 10am-2pm, but they will be open until 10pm. Check out their brownies, cookies, and cookie dough too! 

Photo Courtesy of Cinnaholic Facebook Page 

Try: Herbal Wellness Workshop - Beat the Winter Blues with Elderberry 

When: Sunday, November 18th, 2pm-4pm
Where: Marble Springs State Historic Site / 1220 W Gov John Sevier Hwy. Knoxville  

These little berries pack a punch when it comes to fighting off colds and flu. Learn how to make elderberry syrup in your own kitchen with Crystal Wilson of Mama Lucy's Mountain Ways. Crystal has been growing herbs and making remedies in the tradition of mountain Granny Women on her south Knox County farm for the last 23 years. Registration is limited, so call 865-712-9076 or email [email protected] to make your reservations soon. $15/per person.

Buy: New On The Market - One Level Alcoa Home  

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

This all brick rancher on a corner lot boasts over 2900 sq ft of very easy single-story living. Located in St. Ives subdivision in Alcoa this home is zoned for the Alcoa school district and is a convenient drive to Knoxville, Maryville, and the Smokies. Don't let this one get away! Join us for an Open House on Sunday, November 18th from 1-3pm! 

Family: November Circle of Friends Scavenger Hunt

When: Nov. 16 - Nov. 18 12pm-5pm
Where: Zoo Knoxville / 3500 Knoxvlle Zoo Dr. Knoxville TN 

It’s time for the monthly Circle of Friends scavenger hunt for your chance to win Zoo Knoxville prizes! 
• Watch the Facebook page for clues to the prize location within Zoo Knoxville (3 clues, 1 per day: Friday, Saturday & Sunday all directing to the same location)
• Visit Zoo Knoxville to hunt for the prize
• Submit your entry by:
- Take a picture at the designated location with our logo
- Post your picture on the Circle of Friends Facebook page, with #COFScavengerHunt (make sure your post is “public” so that your entry can be seen and counted)

The first clue will be posted at noon. 

For more information on Circle of Friends, check them out at: www.zooknoxvillefriends.org

Watch & Listen: The Santaland Diaries 

When: Running until December 9th. 
Where: Clarence Brown Theatre / 1714 Andy Holt Ave. Knoxville 

After a three-year hiatus, he's back!! Meet Crumpet, the quintessential elf-gone-bad, as he relives a series of less-than-merry adventures as one of Santa's helpers during the Macy's Christmas shopping rush. A gut-busting take on how the holiday season brings out the best --and the worst-- in all of us.

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

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