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10About Town: Juneteenth celebrations, an event for beer-lovers and a lavender festival

Here's what's going on this weekend in Knoxville and the surrounding East Tennessee area on the weekend of June 17 through June 19.
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — There are multiple Juneteenth events happening this weekend. You can read about them here. 


Nights on Broadway in downtown Lenoir City is happening on Friday night! Enjoy vendors, food trucks, beer, live music and shopping. The event is free to attend and it is recommended to bring a lawn chair if you want to watch the live music performance. 

The Kids Fun Fair in Morristown is happening at Fred Miller Park on Friday! From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. the park will be filled with inflatables, games and fun for all. The movie "Luca" will be aired after dusk on the big screen! This event is free.


Knoxville Brewfest 2020 is happening on Saturday! Stop by World's Fair Park to try wonderful beers from around the country. Net proceeds of Brewfest benefit CureDuchenne. General admission tickets are $50 and come with admission, a commemorative tasting glass, a festival map and beer tasting from all your favorite breweries! 

Join Ijams for JAMFEST 2022! Rock out on Saturday night with five great, local bands. Food, drinks and merchandise will be available for purchase from food trucks, the Ijams beer garden and the visitor center. Make sure you bring a lawn chair or blanket! Tickets are $15 and this event is from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

Head over to Oak Ridge for the Lavender Festival! This event features 150 artisans, live music, food, wine and more! Thousands of people visit the festival in Historic Jackson Square to see a variety of regional vendors whose goal is to celebrate health, herbs and the environment. This event is free.

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