10 About Town 5/9 - 5/11

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Ahoy Mates! The Knoxville Zoo is getting geared up for Princess and Pirate's day. This Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00pm, kids 12 and under get in for free if they dress as a pirate or princess and parents don't be shy, you can dress up too!

The Thursday Night Market Square Concert Series is off to a great start. This week, enjoy a free performance from the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. If the weather gets rough the music will move to the Bijou Theatre. Show starts at 7:30pm.

The Tennessee Smokies are wrapping up a series with the Birmingham Barons. Catch any of the remaining games Thursday through Saturday before the Smokies hit the road again. For times and tickets go to www.smokiesbaseball.com.

The 6th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial 5k kicks off Saturday at Volunteer Landing. Proceeds from this great event go to benefit the establishment of a law enforcement memorial in Knoxville. Race starts at 8:00am.

The Candora Marble Works will be alive with art and music for this Saturday's Vestival. Take a tour of the historic site and enjoy music from two stages. Vestival goes from 11:00am to 7:00pm, rain or shine.

If you're in Morristown on Saturday, stop by 510 West Economy Road for the 9th Annual Strawberry Festival. This event features live music, a southern belle pageant and plenty fun family activities. Get more info at www.morristownstrawberryfestival.com

Our friends at Stanley's Greenhouse are hosting a Fairy Garden workshop. This is a great opportunity to make a special gift to give to Mom this Mother's day. The workshop goes from 10:30am to 11:30am on Saturday.

Champion barbecue and pitmaster Troy Black, will be in west Knoxville for the Sam's Club National BBQ Tour. This competition event is free to the public and will include tips, demonstrations and mouth watering competition from several local teams. The event goes from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

Anyone suffering from football withdrawal needs to head to the Coliseum on Saturday to watch the Nighthawks battle Lehigh Valley. Get close to the action for a reasonable price. Kickoff is at 7:00pm

Don't forget that Sunday is Mother's Day so happy Mother's Day to everyone and have a great weekend!

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