Weekend To Do List, October 18-20, 2019

Do: All Hallow's Eve Special Train

When: Fri (5:13pm), Sat (1:13pm & 4:30pm), & Sun (1:13pm & 4:30pm)
Where: Three Rivers Rambler / 2560 University Commons Way, Knoxville

Hop aboard the Three Rivers Rambler train for the All Hallows' Eve Special! Enjoy a 2-hour trip out to the Forks of the River and take part in an exciting audio story experience along the way! All passengers are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume! Boarding begins 20 minutes before departure at the Three Rivers Depot located at 2560 University Commons Way.

~ Appropriate for Ghosts & Ghouls of all ages ~ All fall trains are scheduled to be Diesel ~

Photo Courtesy of visitknoxville.com

Eat & Drink: Couples Night Homemade Pasta

When: Friday, October 18th, 6pm-9pm
Where: The Cutting Edge Classroom / 817 North Herron Rd, Knoxville       

Embark on a culinary journey to Italy without leaving Knoxville in this fun, hands on, and interactive class full of delicious pasta dishes! There’s nothing more satisfying than hand made fresh pasta, and making it yourself is much easier than you might think!  Italian Chef John will show you how to create the perfect pasta dough, which can be the base for endless variations and shapes. Then you will prepare flavorful, complementary sauces to pair with handcrafted noodles. Renew your passion for pasta by learning the techniques for creating it from scratch and pairing it with amazing sauces and sides! Wine and beer will be available for purchase to compliment the foods being prepared in class.

On The Menu
Goat cheese ravioli with roasted red pepper alfredo
Fettuccine carbonara
Spaghetti and meatballs in fresh marinara sauce
Homemade focaccia bread
Chopped saladPhoto Courtesy of The Cutting Edge Classroom Facebook Page

Try: James White's Fort Hearth Scares Tours

When: October 17, 18, 22, 24, 28, 29, 30 at 7:00pm
Where: 205 E Hill Ave., Knoxville 

Since 1995, this is Knoxville’s oldest ghost tour!

Come and join the spirits for a tour of Downtown Knoxville’s scariest landmarks. The tours, which last approximately two hours each, will visit the sites of some of Knoxville’s best kept secrets. The tour will be about one and a half miles in length. All tours begin and end at James White’s Fort located at the intersection of Hill Avenue and Hall of Fame Drive. Ample free parking is available for tour participants at the Fort.

Tours are given October 17th,18th, 22nd, 24th, 28th, 29th & 30th. Tours will depart promptly at 7:00pm each evening. Please plan to arrive between 6:30-6:45pm for check in. Each tour will end with a marshmallow roast around the fires at the Fort.

Admission for Adults 16 and over will be $10.00 and $6.00 for children ages 6–15.


In case of inclement weather, please call James White’s Fort to find out if the tour is cancelled (865) 525-6514.

Photo Courtesy of visitknoxville.com

Buy: Pigeon Forge Chalet

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

Beautiful Chalet Located Just 1 mile to the Parkway in Pigeon Forge! This 3 bedroom, 3 bath chalet has been immaculately kept and taken care of. It comes fully furnished and is turn-key ready for new owners to keep as an overnight rental, or would make a beautiful permanent residence. It is in a great development, but with no HOA fees. Located within the City Limits of Pigeon Forge, and has City Sewer and CityWater. In 2018 it grossed $45,000! ''Dancing Feathers'' is a perfect chalet for entertaining large groups. It has a large open floor plan with high cathedral ceilings, fireplace, a bedroom and bathroom on each level, 2 decks, hot tub, grill, rec room with a pool table, and so much more!

Family: Costumes and Classic Cartoons Open House

When: Saturday, October 19th, 11am-2pm
Where: Tennessee Theatre / 604 S Gay St. Knoxville

Join in for costumes, cartoons, candy, and tours! This open house pays homage to the memorable Saturday morning clubs of our history that offered children’s programming, movies, and cartoons. Children (ages 12 and under) are welcome to come dressed in their family-friendly Halloween costume. A short reel of cartoons will be shown at intervals between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each screening will be introduced with organ music played by house organist Freddie Brabson on the Mighty Wurlitzer. Mast General Store will have their old fashioned candy available at trick or treat stations throughout the Theatre and there will be a face painting station! The theater will be open to the public for self-guided tours, including dressing rooms. For guests interested in taking a tour, the entrance to the dressing room area is located in the lower lobby. Popcorn and soda will be available for purchase with all proceeds going to the Historic Tennessee Theatre Foundation. (Costumes must be family-friendly, not scary, and toy weapons will not be permitted.)

Photo Courtesy of The Tennessee Theatre

Watch & Listen: Wears Valley Fall Fest

When: Friday & Saturday, 10am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-4pm
Where: 3179 Wears Valley Rd., Sevierville

What do you get when you take the Smoky Mountains encased in brilliant fall colors,  crafters, entertainers, interactive activities, and Keep Sevier Beautiful?  A one-of-a-kind Fall Fest that you won’t want to miss!

Wears Valley Fall Fest offers three full days of family fun.  Families will find traditional elements such as pumpkins, crafts, incredible southern food and of course – entertainment!  Southern gospel, country, folk, even Elvis... with a full lineup on stage throughout the weekend. There's something for everyone. Photo Courtesy of Matt Prater's Facebook Page

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

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