10 About Town 6/6 - 6-9

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Start off your weekend with a laugh. Comedian Kevin James headlines Thursday night at the Tennessee Theatre. Tickets starts at $49. Show starts at 8pm.

If you're more in the mood for music, stroll on over to Market Square and catch this week's installment of WDVX's Thursday night concert series. Tonight's performer is Sam Hatmaker. The music is free and goes from 7pm to 9pm.

Friday on Market Square, it's the 9th annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash. The entertainment goes from 4pm to 9pm and features music from Lonesome Coyotes, RB Morris, Kevin Abernathy, the list goes on.

The U.S. Timbersports Championship will be in full swing at Lumberjack Feud. Friday through Sunday from noon to 3pm you'll get all of the tree-climbing and log-cutting you can handle. Admission is $10.

Friday is National Doughnut Day. This isn't necessarily an event, but a reminder that many of your local doughnut shops will be shelling out deals, so feel free to stop by the one nearest you.

Saturday is "Kids Free Fish Day". Meet at the TVA's Miller Island boat access on River Road in Norris for a day full of boat rides, fly tying and of course fishing. No license required.

Chilhowee Park will host the Camaro Summer Shine car show on Saturday. You'll get to see cars while helping support Buddy's Race Against Cancer. Admission is $25 the day of or cheaper if you register in advance.

Saturday at 10am, Remote Area Medical will host its "Salute to Service" to commemorate the 69th Anniversary of D-Day. Head out to Downtown Island Home Airport to view historic planes, photographs and memorabilia.

It's the first, Second Saturday of the year. The second Saturday of every month, through September, catch free music at the Cove. Justin Harmon will headline this year's inaugural show. The concert goes from 6pm to 8pm.

The Relix Theater has James McCartney, son of Beatle legend Paul McCartney on Saturday. James will be playing with Ian Thomas and the Drifters. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7pm.

Bring your bike to World's Fair Park Saturday for the Tour de Cure. Join riders of all experience level as they fight to stop diabetes. There are routes for the whole family. The minimum donation required is $15. After the ride, stick around for the Knox Gives Community Celebration. They've got a slew of local bands, food and family entertainment. Entrance to the park is free. Music starts at 2pm.

The Shed is always a fun venue. Saturday night will be no different when Tim Lee 3 hits the stage with Beth McKee. Expect plenty of good music and barbecue. Tickets are $10. Show starts at 8pm.

And finally, if you're looking for a hard-hitting good time, you'll find at the Coliseum with The Hard Knox Roller Girls. There'll be two bouts, the first starting at 6pm. Tickets are $12 at the door.

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