10 About Town 1/18 - 20

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On Saturday, join the KSO for "Music Of Lennon And McCartney", a new tribute to the two Beatle legends. Show starts at 8:00pm at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. For ticket information, go to www.knoxvillesymphony.com.

Side Splitters has comedian Jim Florentine tonight through Saturday. Jim is best known for his voice work on Comedy Central's Crank Yankers. Tickets are $20 at the door. Go to www.sidesplitterscomedy.com for showtimes.

Get excited for Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley tonight at Thompson Boling Arena. Tickets range from $25 to $49.75 for all ages. The performance will also feature Lee Brice. Show starts at 7:30pm

If you're more in the mood for some Nashville indie-rock, check out Moon Taxi, tonight at the Bijou. Show starts at 8:00pm with admission set at $16.50. For tickets go to www.knoxbijou.com.

The Ice Bears have two home games this weekend. The first game is tonight against the Augusta Riverhawks. Saturday night, the Bears take on the Mississippi River Kings. If you have a baby around 8 to 13 months old, sign them up for the Baby Derby held down on the ice. Go to www.knoxvilleicebears.com for more information. Games start at 7:30pm.

Head to the Laurel Theater Saturday night for the music of 5-time IBMA  female vocalist of the year, Dale Bradley. The show is just $16 and begins at 8:00pm.

The 3rd Annual Professional Ice Carving Competition will be Saturday at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge. From 9:00am to 3:00pm, watch as ice sculptors chisel 250-pound blocks of ice into amazing designs!

Not everyone is upset with the falling temperature. Volunteers of the Eskimo Escapades will be breaking out their water skis for a good cause this Saturday at Volunteer Landing. Enjoy tubing, skiing, boating and more. Proceeds go to benefit the Patricia Neal IRC.

The YWCA invites you to come out this Saturday for their annual Race Against Racism. The startline will be at the YWCA Phyllis Wheatley Center. Registration is $20 for individuals and $12 for children under 15. Race starts at 1:00pm.

The East Tennessee Fishing Show will be held at Chilhowee Park starting today through Sunday. This is your opportunity to find everything a fisherman could ever want or need. Go to www.easttennesseefishingshow.biz for showtimes.

The 22nd Annual Sandhill Crane Festival is set for this Saturday and Sunday. Join the TWRA at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge in the community of Birchwood for this celebration of the thousands of Sandhill cranes that migrate through the refuge during this time of year.

And finally, there will be plenty of SEC action on the court this weekend. On Saturday the UT Men take on the Mississippi State Bull Dogs. Tip off is at 4:00pm. If you can't make it to Thompson Boling Arena, you can watch the game on the SEC Network. On Sunday, the Lady Vols host Alabama at 1:00pm. The game will be broadcast on Comcast Sports Southeast.

If you have a weekend event you'd like me to highlight, email me at 10abouttown@wbir.com!

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