Weekend To Do List, November 29-December 1, 2019

Do: Blount County's Small Business Saturday

When: Saturday, November 30th, 2019
Where: Blount County, TN 

This November 30, the Blount Partnership wants to celebrate Small Business Saturday with you! It's a special holiday created so communities can show love for small local businesses. Founded by in American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support your neighborhood and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now in its seventh year, Small Business Saturday has been embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition as each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to Shop Small® and show their neighborhood pride. Last year an estimated $15.1 Billion was spent at a small businesses on Small Business Saturday. 

“We feel like this is a great way to make people aware of shopping at local businesses during one of the busiest shopping days of the year,” said Blount Partnership President Bryan Daniels. “As the voice of small businesses, we want to do all we can to help promote our many small businesses.” 

Click Here for all the participants and the awesome discounts for this day!


Eat & Drink: Florida Citrus Truckload Sales 

When: Saturday, November 30th, 1pm-2:30pm
Where: Tractor Supply Co. / 1800 West Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville        

It's Florida Citrus season in Maryville, TN, yes indeed. There will be world renowned Indian River Citrus like freshly harvested Navel Oranges, Ruby Red Grapefruits, & Tangerines + Florida Raw Honey & Georgia Pecans.

Check out all the info at www.indianrivernatural.com + with prices and availability. They sell direct to the public, first come, first serve, come visit their family friendly events, everybody is welcome.

Photo Courtesy of Indian River Natural Facebook Page 

Try: 2019 Gobble Wobble

When: Friday, November 29th, 1pm-3pm
Where: Seven Islands State Birding Park / 2809 Kelly Ln, Kodak

Oh my... you ate all the things. Now it's time to get your wobble on!
Come and give thanks for our public lands with Seven Islands' Rangers, as we hike off some of that stuffing and family togetherness. The hike will give us a great opportunity to hike the brand new Hickory Ridge Trail that just opened as well as discuss upcoming projects at the park.

The hike will cover about 2-2.5 miles of moderate/strenuous terrain.
Meet at 1PM and finish up around 2-2:30 pm.

This is one of the favorite hikes of the year!

Please pre-register:

Photo Courtesy of Seven Islands State Birding Park Facebook Page

Buy: Basement Ranch on 2.25 Acres 

Listed By: Great Life RE brokered by eXp Realty
Contact: Christine McInerney (865) 237-5289

Stone exterior basement ranch, situated on a private & level 2.25 acre lot was designed w entertainment and fun in mind. This unique & special home is a must see as the offerings & features far exceed that of your average home. Need garage space? How's a 960 sq/ft heated & cooled 3 car tandem garage + a separate 1 car garage sound?The multiple living spaces provide the perfect backdrop for large gatherings as well as a quiet retreat. All main living areas & BRs are situated on the main level & feature new rustic wood plank tile throughout- move-in ready interior features remodeled kitchen w new stainless appliances, 3 fireplaces, 3 bedrooms (+ a bsmt 4th BR no window), LR, family rm w stone fp & bar, bsmt rec room (w wet bar), media/movie room, 1200 sq/ft outdoor living area, and more!

Family: The Elf on the Shelf Adventure in Downtown Knoxville 

When: Friday, November 29th - Sunday, January 5th 
Where: Downtown Knoxville  

Santa is sending Scout Elves to Downtown Knoxville again! The Knoxville Scout Elves will land in town to begin an epic holiday scavenger hunt on Friday, November 29, and Santa has granted them permission to remain here until Sunday, January 5. Just like all elves, the ones here are sneaky, hiding in cups of hot cocoa, converses, candies, and other hideouts. So, pick up a North Pole Pass to help guide you through the adventure of finding these elves, and you will also find fun, treats, and prizes along the way.

Knoxville is the country’s only community-wide The Elf on the Shelf® scavenger hunt. You can pick up North Pole Passes at any of the participating businesses listed on the website: www.downtownknoxville.org/holiday/elf/

Share your scavenger hunt photos with #ElvesInKnox. Happy holiday hunting!
Photo Courtesy of Downtown Knoxville's Facebook Page

Watch & Listen: A Christmas Carol 

When: Friday, November 29th, 7:30pm & Sunday, December 1st, 2pm and 7:30pm
Where: Clarence Brown Theatre / 1714 Andy Holt Ave. Knoxville  

With stunning costumes, beautiful carols, and $10 tickets for children 5 to 12, the heartwarming “A Christmas Carol,” returns to the Clarence Brown mainstage November 27 through December 21.

At each performance, patrons can enhance the experience by enjoying holiday treats at the concession stand and taking pictures with “Scrooge and Tiny Tim” in a specially designed photo experience which will be stationed in the main lobby. The $10 children’s tickets can only be purchased by calling or stopping by the Box Office at 865-974-5161. UT Faculty/Staff receive 20% off ticket prices. Students see the previews for FREE and the rest of the performances for $5, excluding Opening Night. Groups of 8 or more see the show for $15 at the December 1st and 8th 7:30 pm performances. Don’t get scammed! The Clarence Brown Theatre only sells tickets through Knoxvilletickets.com or by phone at the CBT Box Office at (865) 974-5161.

In “A Christmas Carol,” miserly boss, Ebenezer Scrooge is forced to face the true cost of his behavior in a series of supernatural visits from ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future.

Photo Courtesy of Clarence Brown Theatre's Facebook Page

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

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