10 About Town 5/3-5/7

A look at the many different events going on in East Tennessee May 4-7, 2017.May 3, 2017-Live at Five at 4

Riverdance is bringing their 20th anniversary tour to the Tennessee Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday. Both shows are at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets range in price. 
 
Adopt a Golden Knoxville will host their 6th Annual "Goldens in the Gallery" event at the Emporium Center on Thursday. Enjoy a live art auction, food and more. The event starts at 6 p.m. 
 
The "Sounds of Spring" concert series at the Pinnacle in Turkey Creek returns on Thursday. There will be music, food, door prizes and more. Gates open at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley
 
*EDITOR'S NOTE: This has been moved to the Bijou Theatre* The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will kick off "Concerts on the Square" on Thursday. The event is free and family-friendly. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in Market Square. 
 
The Boys and Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley will host a job fair on Friday at their Irwin Street location. They're looking for part-time youth development workers in the summer. It lasts from 8 a.m. to noon.
 
It's First Friday. Head downtown to enjoy shops, restaurants and entertainment. The fun starts at 5 p.m. 
 
Dolly's Homecoming Parade is Friday! The route begins at traffic light number 6 on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Enjoy floats, entertainment and more. The parade begins at 6 p.m. 
 
The 8th Annual "Farragut Food & Wine Festival" is on Friday at the Renaissance on Kingston Pike. Enjoy samples from local restaurants. It lasts from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 
 
*EDITOR'S NOTE: This has been moved to Sunday* Tazewell Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Super Late Models for a $10,000 prize on Friday. Grandstand tickets are $25 for adults. You can find more information here
 
"Camperfest" returns to Kodak on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy music and fellowship at Dumplin Valley Farm. The event celebrates the WDVX 14-foot Camper Broadcast Studio. Gates open on Friday at 3 p.m.
 
The Market Square Farmers' Market is officially open. Stop by Saturday, anytime from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for eggs, honey, herbs, baked goods and more. Admission is free. 
 
The Clinch River Spring Antique Fair will take place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Historic Downtown Clinton. More than 100 antique dealers will line the streets to offer a wide range of collectibles.  
 
The Tennessee Pottery Festival will be at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center on Saturday. View and purchase different styles of pottery and other goods made of clay. It lasts from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5. 
 
The Roan Mountain Trail Festival is on Saturday. There will be live entertainment, sports tournaments and more. Admission is free. It starts at 10 a.m. You can find more information here
 
The 5th Annual "Let's Move!" event will be held at Victor Ashe Park on Saturday. There will be more than 80 activity stations with giveaways, food and more. The fun lasts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 
The Knox County Splash Pads will open for the season on Saturday. Stop by Carl Cowan Park, New Harvest Park or Powell Station Park anytime from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 
Marble Springs will host a Storytelling Festival on Saturday. There will be stories, folk music and more. Gates open at 10 a.m. 
 
The Dogwood Art DeTour is on Saturday and Sunday. Local artists welcome the public into their art studio space to see their creative process. Admission is free. Stop by either day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You can find more information here.
 
The East Tennessee Corvette Club will host their annual "Car Show and Shine" on Sunday at Reeder Chevrolet on Clinton Highway. There will be door prizes and a silent auction. It lasts from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
 

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