Grainger County Tomato Festival
July 27-29 at Rutledge Middle School
Friday, July 27, 2012
"Grainger County Opree" - 7PM. Ticket required.
Featuring Kim Williams & daughter Amanda, award winning country song writer
Luminar Ceremony for Relay for Life - On the Circle 9PM
Saturday, July 28, 2012
(Live music from 9am to 6pm)
Mater Madness 5K Run 7:30 AM
Festival Opens - 9 AM
Tomato Festival - 9 AM through 9 PM
Art & Humanities Show - 9 AM through 7 PM - in the Middle School
Children's Activities 10 AM through 6 PM
****The Famous Tomato Wars 10 AM**** - Behind Vo-Tech Building
Tomato Festival Beauty Pageant - Middle School - Registration 4 - 5:30 PM Pageant 6 PM
=Grainger County Anti-Drug Coalition Family Event (Music & More)), Main Stage 7PM
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Sunday Morning Vesper Service - 10 AM - Civil War Worship - Main Stage
Art & Humanities Show - Middle School - Noon through 5 PM
Live Music 12 PM through 5 PM
****The Famous Tomato Wars 2 PM**** - Behind Vo-Tech Building
Children's Activities Noon through 5 PM
For more information visit www.graingercountytomatofestival.com
Knox County Back To School Bash
(Information provided by Michael Grider)
Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett is hosting a "Back to School Bash" for Knox County students on Aug. 14, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Merchants/I-75 Expo Center on Clinton Highway.
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan and the Knoxville Expo Center are sponsoring the event.
"This is a great opportunity for students and their families to come out to get free school supplies and just have a good time," Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett said. "We will have a wide range of vendors at the 'Back to School Bash,' including health, fitness and recreation related organizations. I hope families will come out and enjoy everything this event has to offer."
The Knox County Health Department, Parks & Recreation and the Public Library, will take part in the event, along with various area restaurants.
There will be a stage with various interactive performances and presentations geared toward students.
The event is free and open to the public.
More information about UnitedHealthcare Community Plan can be found at www.uhccommunityplan.com.
Information about the Knoxville Expo Center can be found at www.knoxvilleexpocenter.com.
Texas Roadhouse Dancers
Knoxville Texas Roadhouse line-dancers just made the "Top 12" in the company and are currently working on a video for the final round
Texas Roadhouse restaurants features a jukebox that plays upbeat country music. The staff also performs line dances throughout the night and celebrates guest birthdays with a loud birthday cheer. The company serves hand-cut steaks, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, and its lively atmosphere. www.texasroadhouse.com
From The Vaults (Heartland Tribute)
August 3, 2012 at the East Tennessee History CenterHeartland Series: Footage From the McClung-WBIR-TV Vaults
Art Exhibit: Diana Rogers, Knoxville artist
Book Signing and Art Exhibit: 6 pm -7 pm
Film Screening: 7pm - 9 pm
Heartland Series: The Rolling Store (WBIR-TV, 1989)
Introduction by former Heartland Series Producer Linda Billman
Our Southern Mountaineers / In Moonshine Country (Paramount-Bray, 1918)
Live old time-style banjo musical accompaniment by David Ball
23rd Annual Lindsey Nelson Memorial Benefit Golf Tournament
August 2, 2012
Willow Creek Golf Club