10 About Town 9/22-9/25

A rundown of events in East Tennessee this weekend.

Thursday is the last day to check out the Marble Springs Farmer's Market. Vendors will be selling fresh, locally-produced products and artisan crafts until 6 p.m. Admission is free. 
 
The New Harvest Farmer's Market will also be open until 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. 
 
Thursday marks the annual Goodwill Vintage Fashion Show and Sale. Shop for hundreds of vintage and vintage-inspired looks at the Holiday Inn at World's Fair Park. The show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $40. 
 
Movies in Market Square continue on Friday with UP. Grab a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a movie under the stars. It starts at 7 p.m., and admission is free. 
 
Catch "The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe" at the Knoxville Children's Theatre starting Friday. Showings will be 7 p.m. on Friday, 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $12. 
 
Zoo Knoxville will host "Art Gone Wild" on Friday. Shop for original arts and crafts created by animal artists, after-hours. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. Tickets are $30. It lasts from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 
Ober Gatlinburg kicks off its 7th Annual Oktoberfest on Friday. Come celebrate German traditions like food and music through October 30th.  
 
Honor Pat Summitt on Friday by wearing your purple. The traditional "Big Orange Friday" turns into "Big Purple Friday" in memory of the Lady Vol Legend.
 
Townsend will host its Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timer's Day on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy bluegrass music, vendors, dancing and more at the Visitor's Center. The festival begins at 10 a.m. each day. You can find more information here
 
The Muscadine Balloon Festival returns to East Tennessee on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy balloon rides, live music, food and more. The fun starts in Madisonville at 3 p.m.
 
Saturday watch the Vols take on the Gators in Neyland Stadium. The players will wear the Smokey Grey jerseys, fans will Checker Neyland and ESPN's College Gameday is in town. The game starts at 3:30 p.m.
 
The Tennessee Children's Dance Ensemble presents "Children in the Arts" on Sunday. Enjoy music, drama and storytelling. It starts at 2:30 p.m. at the Amphitheater in World's Fair Park.
 
Head to Oakes Farm on Sunday for "Hero Day". The day honors the military, fire department, police officers, first responders and more. It lasts from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
 
The Kenny Moats Memorial Golf Tournament takes place on Sunday. Honor the fallen officer as well as other local law enforcement at the Royal Oaks Golf Club. It's $70 a person, with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. 
 

(© 2016 WBIR)


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