Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is hosting Fall Crush, Knoxville's premier wine event. The event will be held at The Standard at 6 p.m. Enjoy wine, delicious food and a silent auction that will all benefit the National MS Society.

Disney on Ice presents 'Celebrate Memories!' at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum. Watch Disney favorites come to life such as Moana, Toy Story friends, Frozen characters and Disney princesses.  There are showtimes on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $24.

WIVK presents the country singer Randy Houser who will be performing at the Tennessee Theatre Thursday evening. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and tickets start at $29.50. 

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

Find a variety of antiques and vintage clothing and collectibles at the Knoxville Flea Market. The flea market has returned to the Knoxville Expo Center from Nov. 15 through 17. 

The Knoxville Museum of Art’s Alive After Five series continues on Friday with Might Blue. Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission costs $10.

Singer/songwriter TobyMac brings 'The Theatre Tour' to the Tennessee Theatre on Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. Prices for the concert start at $28.

Magician Michael Carbonaro, from 'The Carbonaro Effect,' is coming to the Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum. 'Michael Carbonaro Live!' starts at 7:00 p.m. Prices start at $37.

Dollywood is hosting the annual Light the Way 5K starting at 11:19 p.m. Friday. Run or walk through 4 million colorful Christmas lights. Registration costs $50 and includes a shirt. Proceeds will benefit Keep Sevierville Beautiful and Share it Forward. 

The Tennessee Stage Company presents 'HARVEY,' which continues this weekend. The play runs from until Nov. 24 at the Broadway Academy of Performing Arts. The play starts at 8 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Tickets cost $18.

You are never too old to skate! The Changer's Center's popular Grown Folks Skate Night is back. On Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., adults ages 25 and up can lace up their skates like they did when they were kids. $10 gets you in the door. 

The Cedar Bluff Branch Library is hosting a used book sale on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Most books are priced at $2 or less.

Drive through a mile and a half of twinkling lights that are synchronized to Christmas tunes at Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland. The spectacle runs Nov. 15 through Jan. 4 at Smokies Stadium. 

The Oak Ridge Pilot Club Arts and Crafts Fair is Friday and Saturday at the Oak Ridge Civic Center. 84 booths will be set up with showcasing local art, crafts, baked goods, and more. It's free to attend. 

The Oak Ridge Playhouse presents 'Meet Me in St. Louis.' The play runs Nov. 15 through Dec. 1. General admission tickets cost $25. 

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019

Creature Feature is back again with another cute critter to come and see. Find out what kind of animal it is at 10 a.m. at Ijams Nature Center.

Check out the last East Tennessee Music Collectors Show of the year this Saturday at Rothchilds Catering and Conference Center. Find rare vinyls, CDs, DVDs and more. The store will start at 10 a.m. for one day only.

Ijams Nature Center is celebrating America Recycles Day by throwing a recycling collection party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your old glass bottles, jar, plastic film/bags and clothing to this event.

Garth Brooks is bringing his 'Stadium Tour' to Neyland Stadium, which has not hosted a concert in 16 years. The concert is on Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $94.95.

Central Cinema is hosting the Knoxville Comedy Film Festival on Saturday. The free event will feature 23 films in two hours and judges will score each film. The event will begin at 7 p.m.

The Goo Goo Dolls are coming to Knoxville for their 'The Miracle Pill' Tour. They will be performing at the Tennessee Theater at 8 p.m. Admission prices start at $34.50.

Comedian Lewis Black, known as the king of the rant, is coming to the Bijou Theatre Saturday evening. His performance goes from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Tickets start at $79.

The Secret City Half Marathon & 5K is Saturday at 9 a.m. in Oak Ridge. The course runs along Melton Lake. The race raises money for CASA, a nonprofit that helps abused and neglected children in the community.  

To celebrate the grand opening of Heritage Park in Morristown, the city is hosting an all-day affair with fireworks, food trucks and a live concert by former Voice contestants Chris Blue and Emily Ann Roberts. It is free to attend. The park is located at 435 N James St. in Morristown. 

Gatlinburg Brewing Company is hosting a  'Don't Feed the Bears' festival on Saturday to educate the public about what it means to be 'bear-wise.' There will be games, beer, music and speakers from the Appalachian Bear Rescue throughout the afternoon. Tickets are $20 for adults. The festival lasts from noon to 9 p.m.

The inaugural Little River Run 5K kicks off at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Townsend Abbey. The race aims to educate residents on the importance of protecting their local water source. Registration costs $30. 

You have just two weekends left to enjoy the Market Square Farmer's Market before it closes for the season. Shop for fresh food, local crafts, flowers and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The season ends on Nov. 23. 

On Saturday, the Heart and Sole 5K and one-mile fun run begins at Sacred Heart Cathedral School and leads athletes through the Westmoreland area. There will be a post-race cookout and fall festival at the Sacred Heart Pavillion. Registration costs $15 to $25.

Ijams Nature Center is bringing its program on the road to Farragut on Saturday for its Fall Insect Safari. Participants will grab their nets and look for bugs crawling around Bob Leonard Park. Registration costs $5 for individuals or $10 for families. 

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019

Lightwire Theater is presenting A Very Electric Christmas at 3 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville.  The semi-finalists on America's Got Talent will be performing as moving light characters. Tickets start at $10 for balcony seating. 

Old City Wine Bar's popular Drag Brunch returns Sunday at 11 a.m.Tickets often go quickly, so don't wait to reserve a spot. 

Central Flats & Taps is raising money for the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley through a Pound class. Participants use drum sticks to rock out to a great work out. Afterward, there will be adoptable dogs on-hand and free beer. Admission is a $15 donation. The class begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday. 

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Learn how to make a macrame plant hanger on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. during a workshop at RALA in the Old City. It costs $40 to attend, and participants receive all of the materials they'll need as well as a potted plant to complete their hanger.