Head to Gatlinburg's Anakeesta this weekend. This unique, outdoor family experience officially opened to the public on Friday. You can learn more about this attraction here.
Saturday is "International Vulture Awareness Day" at Ijams. Enjoy a vulture presentation, children's crafts and many activities. That starts at 9:30 a.m. Stick around for the Fairy Tea Party at Ijams on Saturday. There will be snacks and teas made out of herbs from the garden. Dressing up is encouraged. That starts at 2 p.m.
The Western North Carolina Wagon Train will hold their annual ride in Tellico Plains Friday through Sunday. The rides end with a parade on Monday. You can find more information here.
The Historic Ramsey House Plantation will hold an outdoor music festival on Saturday. The "Gathering of Ancient Sounds: Celtic and Appalachian Rhythms" concert series starts at 1 p.m. Admission is $15. Children 12 and under are free.
The Green McAdoo Cultural Organization will host "Jazz on the Hill" on Saturday. "Jazzy Lynn's Band" will play from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event is free, but there will be vendors available for food and drink purchases.
"Repticon" is on Saturday and Sunday in South Knoxville. Shop for reptile pets, supplies, merchandise and more. There will also be raffles and live seminars. It starts at 10 a.m. both days. You can find more information here.
The Tennessee Smokies will host the Jackson Generals all weekend. Games start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 5:30 p.m. on Sunday and noon on Monday.
Also on Monday, East Roane County Volunteer Fire Department will hold the third annual water battles on Labor Day. Surrounding departments will compete in the family-friendly event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Oak Ridge Community Band will host its Labor Day Concert at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the concert takes place at A.K. Bissell Park.
And, finally, the season opener for the Vols kicks off against Georgia Tech at 7 p.m. on Monday night at the Mercedes-Benz stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The game will air on ESPN. Click here for more information.