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JJ has scoped out fun events happening this weekend.
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00:00 Well there are a lot of fun events going on
00:01 this week -- one is for a great cause going on
00:03 out here -- safety city. And join a vibrant with Knoxville
00:06 professional leaders for a cure and down oh yeah that's --
00:10 prequel -- gonna you know kick balls. And very poplar the
00:14 last two years and we figured we'd kind of Banco and
00:17 use stat and higher. And -- Whole scene of things here
00:22 in Knoxville but. Yes the second annual. Knoxville rationally expert here
00:27 and also -- sports and social club are teaming up together.
00:32 This is our second year Marcus networks to be bigger and
00:34 better. And we're all all the proceeds are going straight to
00:39 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation have to -- east Tennessee actual local chapter
00:43 here. And down jets' twenty bucks per player. It's 11 AM
00:48 on Saturday. If you wanna come out and support and donate
00:51 you can do that if you wanna come out and play.
00:55 We've got room for about fourteen -- got twelve teams now.
00:59 And yes a bigger and a severe you don't need a
01:02 sports and duplicate on a -- fun but this is. A
01:05 great cause it's very important to some fundraising for the right.
01:08 Correct correct that's the only way to organize help this disease
01:12 -- mean where we've comments. I mean strides for. From ten
01:16 frog here I mean Upton now it's it's amazing what all
01:20 the money. Does to us for art to actually control and
01:24 trying to cure this disease. I'm so every little belts and
01:27 what we can do. Is you know every little bit that
01:30 we can do go straight to the chapter and helps and
01:33 it's it's a big thing that's epic thing. Excellent island --
01:37 Journal take advantage of that against Saturday 11 AM. We've got
01:40 that and a lot more going on in this week's ten
01:42 about ten the third annual smoky mountains songwriters festival kicks off
01:46 this weekend with talented artists like any sunshine. Supportive and runs
01:51 through Sunday in -- -- the Tennessee theater is busy this
01:54 weekend starting off with rock band need to breathe on Thursday.
01:58 Doors open at 7 PM with tickets starting at 3550 the
02:01 Tennessee general also have a showing of dirty dancing as part
02:03 of its summer movie magic series. The show starts at 8
02:06 PM on Friday and 2 PM on Sunday and you don't
02:09 want in this country music star Corey Smith playing at the
02:12 -- theater Saturday night. Tickets are 25 dollars doors open at
02:16 7 PM alive after five will host the mom bulls on
02:19 Friday at the Knoxville museum of art. Enjoy the sounds of
02:21 all time jazz at this economy in general admission is fifteen
02:25 dollars the fall home design and remodeling show is that an
02:28 -- conventions -- this weekend. Friday through Sunday take advantage of
02:31 over 150. Booths and numerous demonstrations. For more info check out
02:36 Knoxville home -- -- come on Saturday the man running his
02:39 back and raising money for prostate cancer research front takes place
02:42 at UT medical center starting at 8 AM a 100% of
02:45 proceeds stay in east Tennessee a free concert will take place
02:48 on markets where Saturday in celebration of international music -- Sierra
02:52 Leone's refugee all stars will take the states with festivities starting
02:55 at 5 PM bring the family out to the knuckles this
02:58 Saturday for touch -- truck day. Duke -- kingdom opposed to
03:01 some big machinery including emergency vehicles and race cars. The event
03:05 runs from 10 AM to 2 PM and after the zoo
03:07 on Saturday you can head of the Cherokee caverns to cool
03:10 down in the cave to cave is a cool 58 degrees
03:12 year round and perfect for getting out of the sun. Admission
03:15 is eight dollars kids six and under get in free.
Jonathan F Jones, WBIR 4:13 p.m. EDT August 21, 2014
The 2nd Annual Kick Cystic Fibrosis Kickball Tournament takes place Saturday at 11:00 am at Safety City. The event raises money for cystic fibrosis research.
The 3rd annual Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival kicks off this weekend with talented artists like Emi Sunshine. The 4-day event runs through Sunday in Gatlinburg.
The Tennessee Theatre is busy this weekend starting off with rock band NEED TO BREATHE on Thursday. Doors open at 7:00 pm with tickets starting at $35.50.
The Tennessee Theatre will also have a showing of Dirty Dancing as part of its Summer Movie Magic series. The show starts at 8:00 pm on Friday and at 2:00 pm on Sunday.
You don't want to miss country music star Corey Smith playing at the Tennessee Theatre Saturday night. Tickets are $25. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Alive after Five will host The Mumbles on Friday at the Knoxville Museum of Art. Enjoy the sounds of old-time jazz at this fun event. General admission is $15.
The Fall Home Design and Remodeling Show is at the Knoxville Convention Center this weekend. Friday through Sunday take advantage of over 150 booths and numerous demonstrations. For more info check out www.knoxvillehomeshow.com.
On Saturday, the Man Run is back and raising money for prostate cancer research. The run takes place at UT Medical Center starting at 8:00 am. 100% of proceeds stay in East Tennessee.
A free concert will take place on Market Square Saturday in celebration of International Music Day. Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars will take the stage with festivities starting at 5:00 pm.
Bring the family out to the Knoxville Zoo Saturday for Touch A Truck day. Zoo-goers can get up close to some big machinery including emergency vehicles and race cars. The event runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
After the Zoo on Saturday you can head to Cherokee Caverns to Cool Down in the Cave. The cave is a cool 58 degrees year round a perfect for getting out of the sun. Admission is $8. Kids 6 and under get in free.