10 About Town 10/13-10/16

A rundown of the events in East Tennessee this weekend.

The New Harvest Farmer's Market will host an Apple Festival on Thursday. Stop by for apples, apple-flavored foods and apple desserts! The market lasts from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
 
The Knoxville Fire Department will host an evening with the firefighters on Thursday. KFD will demonstrate CPR, working with fire extinguishers and more in Market Square. That lasts from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
 
Head to the Laurel Theater for square dancing on Thursday. There will be live, old-time music, and no experience is necessary. Admission is $7. It starts at 8 p.m. 
 
The Tennessee School of Beauty will host a free tailgate party on Friday. Stop by for a Butch Jones haircut or some orange hair and nails. The fun starts at 11 a.m. 
 
The Rocky Top Pickin' Party at the Mabry-Hazen House is on Friday. Enjoy music and raise funds for Keep Knoxville Beautiful. Tickets are $20 at the door. If you bring an instrument, you can get in for $5. It starts at 6 p.m.
 
It's the last Friday for Movies on Market Square! Grab a blanket or lawn chair, and head downtown to watch Ghostbusters under the stars. It's fun and free. The movie starts at 7 p.m. 
 
Knoxville's Walk For Freedom starts on Saturday at the Civic Coliseum. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. The walk starts at 8:30 a.m. You can find more information here.
 
Saturday is the 9th annual October Sky Festival in Oliver Springs. Enjoy food, crafts and a car show at Arrowhead Park. The fun starts at 10 a.m. 
 
Saturday the Vols take on Alabama in Neyland Stadium. That game starts at 3:30 p.m. 
 
The Village Quilters present their 2016 Quilt Show on Saturday and Sunday at the Chota Rec Center in Loudon. There will be over 200 quilts presented. Admission is $5, and the fun starts Saturday at 9 a.m.  
 
The McClung Museum will host "Can You Dig It" on Sunday. Stop by for archeology crafts, demonstrations, games and more in honor of National Fossil Day. It starts at 1:30 p.m.
 
The Knoxville Flea Market returns to the Expo Center this weekend. There will be over 300 booths from around the area. Admission and parking are free. 
 

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