10 About Town 2/21 - 2/24

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After dismantling SEC foes Ole' Miss and Vandy, the Lady Vols set their sights on Auburn Thursday at Thompson Boling Arena. Its the second-to-last home game so don't miss out! Tip off is at 7:00pm.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey bring you "Fully Charged, Gold Edition" an all-new powerful surge of circus entertainment. Show goes on Thursday through Sunday. For ticket information go to www.knoxvillecoliseum.com.

The Tennessee Theatre kicks off its full slate with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's "Romance Of The Violin" Thursday an Friday night. On Sunday, the UT Symphony presents Beethoven's Symphony No. 9. All shows start at 7:30pm.

Doc-Rock 2013 is a unique band competition taking place at the Square Room Friday. Bands consisting at least partially of doctors will play for local healthcare charities. First show starts at 7:00pm.

The Bijou is stacked this weekend. Friday you have Brad Blackwell with the release of his new EP "Combustible". On Saturday, its the premier of Knoxville filmmaker Douglas Stuart McDaniel's debut feature "The Lovelies Of John Alan Maxwell". Sunday wraps up with a performance from Grammy-Nominated country artist Pat Green. For ticket and showtimes, visit www.knoxbijou.com.

The 25th Annual News Sentinel Auto Show is taking place at the Knoxville Convention Center. It's the best place to get a first look at brand new makes and models from more than 20 manufacturers with zero sales pressure. Check out www.knoxautoshow.com for tickets.

Friday night, local sax legend Lance Owens, is at the Knoxville Museum Of Art. Prices start at $5 with music set to start at 6:00pm.

Veteran singer/songwriter John McCutcheon brings his talents to the Grove Theater for a good cause. John is raising money for wheelchair access at the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge. Prices start at $18, the show starts Friday night at 7:30pm.

Stop by the Laurel Theater on Friday for North Carolina folk musician Malcolm Holcombe. Tickets to this event are $12. Be sure to grab a seat by 8:00pm.

Two of the major benefits of "The Great Cake Bake" going on Saturday, is that it gives me the opportunity to support Knox County Imagination Library and my stomach. Bring $10 to the Tennessee Terrace in Neyland Stadium between Noon and 5:00pm for this sweet event.

Prepare to be doused in color chalk this Saturday at the Colorbash 5k. Participants need to make sure to bring a shirt for this colorfully fun race that starts at 9:30am at Lakeshore Greenway. Proceeds go to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.

Parents don't want to miss the 2nd Annual B97.5 Parenting Expo at the Knoxville Expo Center on Saturday. Tickets are $2.00 per person. Children 3 years old and under get in free. Doors open at 9:30am.

The Shed has the John Cowan Band on Saturday. John was a key figure in the New-Grass Revival along with artists like Sam Bush and Bela Fleck. Show starts at 8:00pm.

Saturday night at Thompson Boling Arena, its Professional Bull Riding folks! Join 30 of the nations best riders as the take on some of the toughest bulls ever seen. Tickets start at $10.00. Show starts at 7:30pm.

Join Spanky Brown and friends at Side Splitters this weekend for "Sho' Nuff Sundays". The laughs start at 7:00pm with tickets set at $10.

And finally, I don't want to leave out Clayton Center For The Arts who have a full schedule starting Thursday night with the Invitational Choir Festival "A Song For South Sudan", The Foothills Community Players' presentation of "Hay Fever", 3 Redneck Tenors performing Friday night and Vivian Choi on piano Sunday night. Go to www.claytonartscenter.com for the full low-down.

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

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