Thursday, January 10, 2019

Theatre Knoxville Downtown’s latest show is ‘On Golden Pond,’ a comedic drama about a retired couple who spends their 48th summer together at their vacation home on Golden Pond. The show runs from January 4 through January 20. Tickets are $15.

The Violins of Hope, a collection of restored violins that were played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust, is in Knoxville. You can see the historic violins at the UT Downtown Gallery on Gay Street.

Learn how to revamp your old furniture at a Furniture Painting and Distressing Workshop at the Knox Heritage Salvage Shop on Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $35 and benefits the salvage shop.

As part of the Concertmaster Series, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and other guests artists will be performing at the Knoxville Museum of Art on Thursday at 7 p.m. Single tickets are $25 per concert or you can pay $51 for a series subscription.

The Lady Vols basketball team takes on the University of Kentucky at Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $10.

Friday, January 11, 2019

The 35th annual Cabin Fever Car and Motorcycle Show is coming to the Knoxville Expo Center this weekend. Admission is $10 and visitors can register for a cash drawing. The show is open Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Musicians with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra have a special storytime performance on Friday at 10:15 a.m. at the Fountain City Branch Library. Stories will come alive with musicians playing the sound effects and providing hands-on learning for kids.

The Knoxville Irish Society is hosting its first ever “Ceili Agus Craic” dance at 3131 Morris Avenue. Admission is free for CGK members and $5 for everyone else. The dance lasts from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, January 12, 2019

The Broadway hit, Kinky Boots, is playing at the Clayton Center for the Arts at Maryville College on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45.50

The Norris Dam 12K Challenge is Saturday at Norris Dam State Park. The 12K race starts and finishes at the park’s headquarters where there will be a post-run chili cook-off. The race begins at 11 a.m.

The Southern Whiskey Festival is back for a second year. Guests will be able to travel the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, which is made up of roughly 30 distilleries across the state, without leaving Knoxville. The event lasts from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday at Bridgewater Place. Tickets cost $49 online and $60 the day of the event.

Take an enchanted ride on the Volunteer Princess yacht for a Mother-Daughter Princess Tea Party on Saturday and Sunday. Guests will be joined by Frozen’s Elsa and Anna while snacking on goldfish crackers, sandwiches, desserts and more. The boat leaves at 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to make your own leather moccasins at historic Ramsey House on Saturday at 10 a.m. The workshop costs $20.

Ijams Nature Center is hosting its monthly Birds-N-Bagels on Saturday at 10 a.m. Guests will get to learn about how birds adapt to the colder temperatures in the winter months while snacking on bagels.  The fee is $10 per person.

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra is performing John Williams’ blockbuster scores on Saturday at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium. You’ll hear themes from Harry Potter, E.T. Jurassic Park, and more. The concert begins at 8 p.m.

WWE superstars are coming to the Knoxville Civic Coliseum this weekend. Tickets to WWE LIVE start at $19. The showdown is Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

It’s time for Saturday Stories and Songs at the Knoxville Public Library. The Fountain City Branch will feature Dancing Spider Yoga with Ajeet Khalsa. Kids can wiggle and giggle while stretching and having fun. At the Cedar Bluff Branch, Rachel Rhule will be leading kids through stories, rhymes, and songs.

Getting bored with your new year diet plans? Chef Simon Hall is hosting a Whole30 meal and concert series on Saturday at 6 p.m. Guests will be treated to a multi-course Whole30 approved dinner, a private show, and specialty mocktails. The event raises money to provide foster children with free admission to Zoo Knoxville.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Pretentious Beer and PostModern Spirits are hosting a gin distilling class on Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets costs $40.

Run through the woods, rolling hills, and along streams in Maryville on Sunday for the Wanderers Trail Race and Kids Trail Mile. The 5K run begins at 2 p.m. and registration costs $15. The race begins and ends at Maryville College.

Bring your kids to the Knoxville Museum of Art for the monthly Second Sunday Art Activity at 1 p.m. Kids will do a hands-on art project and there will be free docent tours available.