Thursday, February 21, 2019

Actors at the Oak Ridge Playhouse are performing Harper Lee’s classic story, ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ February 15- 24. Tickets start at $20.

The Clarence Brown Theatre is performing ‘King Charles III’ February 6 through 24. The play, which is written like a Shakespearean history, follows Prince Charles and his journey to the throne. Tickets start at $20.

Actors at the Tennessee Stage Company are performing a romantic comedy called, ‘The Senator’s Wife’ from February 14 through 24 at the Historic Southern Railway Station. Tickets are $15.

It’s ‘Fight Night’ at the Knoxville Ice Bears game against the Quad City Storm on Thursday. Tickets start at $9, and the puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

The theater department at Maryville College is performing a comedy called ‘Boeing Boeing,’ Thursday through Sunday at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Tickets start at $7.

Learn the art of floral arrangement during a special workshop on Thursday evening at Random Acts of Flowers. The $50 tickets include the container, flowers, and instruction on how to arrange them.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Young actors and actresses at the Knoxville Children’s Theatre are performing Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr February 22 through March 17. Tickets start at $10.

The Knox News Auto Show is Friday through Sunday at the Knoxville Convention Center. This annual event brings together car lovers and car buyers. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

It’s the fourth Friday of the month, which means it’s time for Family Night at The Muse Knoxville. The museum will be open late with no admission cost, and there will be free planetarium shows.

The Knoxville Opera is performing ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’ at the Tennessee Theatre. Shows are Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Adult tickets start at $23.

Christian music’s largest annual tour is coming to Thompson-Boling Arena on Friday. The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular starts at 7 p.m. and features artists like NewsBoys United, Danny Gokey, and Newsong.  Admission is $15 at the door.

Jubilee Community Arts is celebrating its 50th Jubilee Festival this weekend at the Laurel Theatre. The festival will feature performances from several swing, jazz, and spiritual musical performers. Nightly admission is $15, or you can purchase a weekend pass for $40.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Ijams Nature Center has its weekly Creature Feature on Saturday at 10 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. Meet one of the center’s education animals. Which one? It’s a surprise every week.

The Knox County Public Library hosts its weekly ‘Saturday Stories and Songs,’ at 11 a.m. at the Cedar Bluff and Fountain City branch libraries.

Travel the world without ever leaving Oak Ridge. The International Festival is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Children’s Museum. There will be cultural performances, food, crafts, and other activities. Tickets start at $10.

Bullman’s Kickboxing and KRAV MAGA Fitness Center is hosting a women’s self-defense workshop on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event costs $10.

Sesame Street Live is coming to the Knoxville Civic Auditorium on Saturday. Tickets to this interactive show about one of the most beloved streets start at $17. Show times are 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Beardsley Farm is hosting its annual Seed Swap on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. It’s free to come and swap seeds with other gardeners.

Take the plunge to support Special Olympics Tennessee. On Saturday,  throw on your favorite costume, and head to World’s Fair Park to take the polar plunge. This chilly fundraiser raises money for Special Olympics. The plunging begins at 11:30 a.m.

GO! Contemporary Dance Works is performing a contemporary ballet called ‘Jeahanne,’ which follows the story of Joan of Arc, at the Bijou Theatre on Saturday and Sunday. The unique ballet includes over 60 dancers and five choreographers. Tickets range from $17 to $27, and showtimes are Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Ijams Nature Center is bringing its programs on the road to Farragut this weekend. ON Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon, visitors to Farragut Town Hall Community Room can meet several of the nature center’s reptiles. Tickets are $5 for individuals and $10 for families.

The historic Blount Mansion is hosting a seed swap on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This free event is open to the public.

Farragut Christian Church is hosting its Prom of the Stars on Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Knoxville Convention Center. This is a free prom for physically and mentally challenged individuals.

Join Ranger Jammie at Panther Creek State Park in Morristown on Saturday at 10 a.m. for a guided hike along the Old Farm Trail. Remember to wear comfortable walking shoes.

The Howard Pinkston Branch Library is hosting a seed swap on Saturday at 11 a.m. Brings the kids because they will also have a planting activity.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bring the family to Ijams Nature Center on Sunday for a family adventure. This month’s event is called “Survival Challenge,” and families will learn to use compasses, build shelters, and compete in games to learn how to survive. The fee is $8 for individuals and $25 for families.

Learn about birds of prey at Panther Creek State Park on Sunday at 3 p.m. Ranger Mayfield will lead the discussion and bring along Teddy the Barred Owl.

The Lady Volunteers Basketball team plays the University of South Carolina at Thompson-Boling Arena on Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets start at $10.

Pour Taproom is hosting a fundraiser for Young Williams Animal Center called ‘Pup Quiz.’ A $10 donation is required to play, and contestants will face off in rounds of animal-centric Trivia while holding puppies. The event lasts from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Tennessee Wind Symphony is performing a free concert at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Sunday at 6 p.m. While admission is free, seating is limited and tickets are required.