Weekend To Do List, November 9-11

We are well on our way into November now. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Christmas shopping/ads/decorating is all in full swing. Take a break from it all and follow our weekend guide for some of the best things to do in the East Tennessee area this weekend! 

Do: Veteran's Day Bus Tour

When: Sunday, November 11th, 2pm-4pm
Where: Three Rivers Rambler / 2560 University Commons Way, Knoxville 

Joan Markel, curator of civil war history, will lead this special Veterans Day-themed version of their popular Civil War bus tours. Attendees will observe how the ‘Volunteer’ legacy of military sacrifice is memorialized in obscure locations all around Knoxville. The bus tour will include hard cider or beer compliments of Cherokee Distributing Co. (for guests over 21), a keepsake McClung koozie, water, soft pretzels from Holly’s Eventful Dining, and the two hour tour. Non-member tickets include a one year membership to the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture. For details about membership visit their website.

Photo Courtesy of www.utk.edu

Eat & Drink: New 2 Knox Pizza Party 

When: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Where: South Coast Pizza / 1103 Sevier Ave. Knoxville    

Lots of people LOVE the new South Coast Pizza in SoKno, so they decided that a pizza party was in order. Plus, it's November and what's a few extra calories the week before Thanksgiving?  All you can eat pizza will be provided for $7.50/person. Not a huge pizza fan but love meeting new faces? Then, you should still definitely come. Everyone is welcome.

Photo Courtesy of South Coast Pizza Facebook Page 

Try: Saturday Morning Run at Big Ridge State Park 

When: Saturday, Novemeber 10th, 9:00am
Where: Big Ridge State Park / 1015 Big Ridge Road, Maynardville, TN 37807 

Big Ridge Run Club is starting up again!! Join them every Saturday at 9AM. All ages and levels of physical ability are welcome to join! You don't have to be an avid runner. This is a great way to meet new people and get into shape.

Buy: Back On The Market - Updated North Knox Home   

Listed By: Great Life RE
Contact: Brittany Epperly (865) 384-5347

Back On The Market due to financing. This updated home in North Knoxville is convenient to 6-40 and all of the Knoxville area. This 3bd/2ba has an open space kitchen w/ breakfast bar and the added bonus of a fireplace in both the kitchen area and the living room. Newly refinished hardwood floors gleam throughout the home and a level backyard, covered front porch, and a 800+ sq foot detached garage and workshop completes this rare find! 

Family: Fall Kid's Clay 

When: Saturday, November 10 at 9:30am - 10:45am
Where: Studio 212 Arts / 934 East Broadway Ave. Maryville 

Students will create fun projects using hand building techniques such as coiling, pinching, and slab work while building upon skills. Each Class is unique and small in size. Students can focus on growing as an artist with lots of personal attention from instructor. Students make a great variety of bowls, dishes, containers and sculptural art pieces, while being guided step-by-step through all the processes from making a pot to decorating, glazing and firing. Class includes clay and all firing and glaze materials included.

Photo Courtesy of Studio 212 Facebook Page

Watch & Listen: UT Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener

When: Friday, Nov. 9 at 8pm, Saturday, Nov. 10 at 2:30pm & 8pm, Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:30pm
Where: Bijou Theatre / 803 South Gay St. Knoxville 

A wonderfully comedic opera about love and secret identities that has grown in popularity and become an audience favorite in recent years. UT Opera Theatre will present a fully staged production by guest Stage Director Scott Skiba.

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

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