Weekend To Do List - Socially Distant Edition

Each week we bring you the Great Life RE Weekend To Do List. We don't want to stop now! As we tread these dangerous waters many people are still staying home or social distancing and being cautious. While we wait for things to get better, we want to bring you plenty of great things to do. It's easy to go stir-crazy at home, but thankfully there are a lot of ways to stay active and safe while you're practicing social distancing. 

So let's try another week of the Great Life RE Weekend To Do List: Social Distancing Edition! 

Do: Tall Tales of Tennessee - An Evening of Storytelling

When: Friday, August 28th, 7pm-9pm

Where: Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center / 123 Cromwell Drive, Townsend  

You're invited for an evening of Storytelling featuring Elizabeth Rose and Sam Venable beginning at 7pm. Tickets are $10 (free for GSMHC members) and will be available for purchase the evening of the event. Please bring your folding chair and spend the evening with some of our areas most beloved storytellers.
See their website for rules and guidelines that will be enforced due to COVID-19.

Photo Courtesy of Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center Facebook Page

Eat & Drink: Sunday Food Truck Brunch

When: Sunday, August 30th, 11am-3pm
Where: Central Filling Station / 900 N Central Street, Knoxville 

Don’t miss out on the first monthly Brunch Party! Experience curated brunch menus from some of your favorite chefs and enjoy the safety and comfort of the outdoor food park. They suggest you come soon after gates open. This event will be popular!

Featured Trucks:
•Chef Aaron’s Creations
•Farm to Griddle Crepes
•The Ale’ Rae Grill
•Treetop Coffee Shop
•Your Sugar Therapy

Photo Courtesy of Food Truck Facebook Pages

Try: Seed Saving 

When: Friday, August 28th, 12:30pm-1pm
Where: Online

Very few gardening activities are more economical or satisfying than seed saving. In this class, you will learn the terms and techniques of saving seeds as well as how to get started saving seeds from this year’s garden.

This class will be held via Zoom. Participants will receive a meeting link upon registration.

Register here: https://utgardens.wildapricot.org/event-3925302

This class is offered free of charge. Donations to the UT Gardens are always appreciated. To donate: http://tiny.utk.edu/supportUTG

Photo Courtesy of UT Gardens Facebook Page

Buy: New Construction Small Home

Listed by: Lainey Jones (865) 356-5003 and Eleanor Cippel (865) 712-3656

Adorable 2 story home in the heart of Knoxville with 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths. Open floor plan and efficient design. Luxury vinyl flooring with carpet upstairs. Granite countertops in the kitchen. Walk-in closet in the Master. Great front porch for entertaining and relaxing. Convenient to the interstate and close proximity to Downtown.

Family: Drive-In Movie Toy Story 4 

When: Saturday, August 29th, 8:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Friendship Church / 8307 Ball Camp Pike, Knoxville 

Bring your family for an old-fashioned drive-in movie! Parking available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may also park in the front lot and bring chairs over. Concession stand will be available in the gym with hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, candy, and drinks! 

Be sure to follow the Facebook Event Page for updates and cancellations due to weather. 

Watch & Listen: Comedy at The Concourse - Streaming Stand-Up LIVE

When: Friday, August 28th, 8pm
Where: Online

Check into laughs from home this Friday. Kansas City comic Aaron Naylor headlines the first of this new streaming event series, hosted by Gail Grantham and presented by True Grit Comedy. Supporting comedians include Rowan Young, Kris Bell, Darrin Izanagi Price, Beth Tomkins, and Keith Orlowski. Tips to performers and donations to The Concourse can be made during the event, details to come.

Just point your browser to https://twitch.tv/theconcourse THIS Friday, August 28, at 8pm Eastern Time. Stay home & support Knoxville business and our superlative Scruffy City comedy scene!

Photo Courtesy of The Concourse Facebook Page

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