The New Harvest Park Farmers Market will host a Chili Cook-off on Thursday. Local chefs will offer free samples and guests are encouraged to vote on their favorite. It lasts until 6 p.m.
Philadelphia Elementary School will host a fall fundraiser on Friday. "Creekfest and The Great Ball Race" will showcase carnival games, snacks, door prizes and more. The ball race also has cash prizes. That starts at 4 p.m.
New Hopewell Elementary School will hold a Fall Festival on Friday. There will be carnival booths, a silent auction, face painting and more. The fun lasts from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Historic Cherokee Caverns will host "Trick or Treat in the Cave" Friday through Sunday. Kids can dress up in their favorite costumes and collect lots of candy. The cave is handicap and stroller accessible. Tickets are $8. Children under 4 are free. The fun starts Friday at 5 p.m.
Hardin Valley Academy's drama department will perform "Pride and Prejudice" Friday through Sunday. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students.
Carson-Newman University's theater department will perform "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" Friday through Sunday. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m in Gentry Auditorium. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for university students and faculty members.
The Annual Komen Race for the Cure is on Saturday in World's Fair Park. The 5k begins at 8:30 a.m., and the One Mile Family Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. Wear your pink and head downtown for the fun.
The October Sky Festival will be taking over Oliver Springs on Saturday. There will be lots of food, music, vendors, a car show and more. It starts 10 a.m.
Vintage Treasures will host their annual "Fall Fleatique" on Saturday and Sunday. Look for crafts, jewelry, furniture and more. Shopping starts at 9 a.m.
Head to West Town Mall on Sunday for indoor Trick-or-Treating. Admission is free and there will be a costume contest. The fun starts at 3 p.m. and registration for the contest begins at 2 p.m.
The UT Gardens will host its annual "Howl-O-Ween" Pooch Parade and Pet Expo on Sunday. There will be pet booths, rescue groups, food trucks and more. The cost is free unless you are a parade participant. The expo lasts from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and the parade starts at 2:30 p.m.
BOO! at the Zoo continues all weekend. Take your kids to Zoo Knoxville for some candy, decorations and games with animals. Tickets are $9. The fun starts at 5:30 p.m. each night. Children under 4 are free.
The Knoxville Flea Market returns to the Expo Center all weekend. There will be antiques, jewelry, crafts and more. Doors open at 3 p.m. on Friday.
The Kerbela Shriners Circus will be at Thompson Boling Arena all weekend. Adult tickets are $12 and kids under 12 are free. Show times are Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Doors open 2 hours prior to the show.