Calendar of Events

Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Mill and Mine: Allen Stone with Nick Waterhouse

  • November 11, 2018

Category: Music

Allen Stone with Nick Waterhouse, Sunday, November 11 at The Mill and Mine.

Soul singer Allen Stone just announced his summer tour, and he's paying a special visit to Knoxville! The Washington-based musician has two killer albums under his belt and one more on the horizon.

The Mill & Mine, 227 W. Depot Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Tickets/information:

ATypical Market - Maker Made

  • November 11, 2018
  • 12-8 PM

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Festivals & special events, Fine Crafts and Free event

Knoxville's Maker Market! Enjoy the best locally made goods and adult beverages our area has to offer in the beautifully-restored, air-conditioned Relix Variety Theatre in Happy Holler! Plenty of free parking.
At 1208 North Central Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917.

McClung Museum: Civil War Bus Tour


Category: Festivals & special events, History & heritage and Science & nature

Civil War Bus Tour: History in Brass and Stone––Remembering Knoxville’s Military Heritage

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host History in Brass and Stone: Remembering Knoxville’s Military Heritage, a special Veterans Day themed version of our popular Civil War bus tours. Attendees will observe how the ‘Volunteer’ legacy of military sacrifice is memorialized in now quiet, obscure locations all around Knoxville.

The tour – which runs from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 11 – will be led by the museum’s Curator of Civil War history, Dr. Joan Markel. Markel is a local lecturer, teacher and the author of Knoxville in the Civil War. The bus tour will include wine, snacks, and the two hour tour. There will be a ticket fee, a portion of which will be applied as a donation to McClung Museum. Non-member tickets will include a one year membership to the museum.

Many thanks to Laura B. Powers, MD and John M. Burkhart, MD for their generous sponsorship of the tour.

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 1327 Circle Park Dr on the UT campus, Knoxville, TN 37996. Hours: M-Sa 9-5, Su 1-5. Information: 865-974-2144,

Knoxville Museum of Art: Second Sunday Docent Tours & Art Activities


Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Free event, Kids & family and Lectures

Each Second Sunday of the month at 2pm, docents offer free guided tours of Higher Ground, Currents, and traveling exhibitions to the public with tours available in Spanish as well.

From 1-4pm there are art activities for all ages!

Knoxville Museum of Art, 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37916. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-5PM, Sunday, 1-5PM. Information: 865-525-6101,

Arrowmont: Meet the Artists


Category: Fundraisers

Meet the artists of Arrowmont at Harper Audi, 9739 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN, on Sunday, November 11. Cocktail reception begins at 5:30pm followed by dinner and live auction. Enjoy fine food, good company, and great art. Talk with the artists and find out what inspires their work. Benefiting Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.

For tickets and sponsorship information contact Fran Day at,
865-436-5860 x 32.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Information: 865-436-5860,

Appalachian Arts Craft Center Chili Supper


Category: Fine Crafts and Fundraisers

The Appalachian Arts Craft Center in Norris is hosting a Chili Supper including traditional music by the Woodpickers and a silent auction from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 11, at the Norris Community Building. The cost is only $10.00 for homemade chili, cornbread, dessert, and drink or for $25 your meal will be served in a handcrafted pottery bowl you choose from a selection for you to keep. Handcrafted items and more will be up for bid at a silent auction and there will be door prizes. For more information, stop by the Center, located at 2716 Andersonville Hwy, Clinton, TN, call 865-494-9854, or visit our Facebook page or

Appalachian Arts Craft Center: 2716 Andersonville Highway, Clinton, TN. Hours: M-Sa 10-6, Su 1-5. Information: 865-494-9854,

Pellissippi State: Soft Animals by Erin Mallon

Category: Theatre

A world premiere produced in conjunction with New York City’s Farm Theater

This play, which explores the perceptions we have about people’s physical appearance and our relationships with our bodies, is being developed with the playwright and the Farm Theater’s College Collaboration Project.

November 9, 10, 16, 17 at 7:30 p.m.
November 11, 18 at 2 p.m.

All theatre performances are in the Clayton Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets at

Hardin Valley Campus of Pellissippi State: 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, TN 37932. Information: 865-694-6405,

UT Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener


Category: Music and Theatre

A wonderfully comedic opera about love and secret identities that has grown in popularity and become an audience favorite in recent years. UT Opera Theatre will present a fully-staged production by guest Stage Director Scott Skiba.

Fri Nov 9 at 8:00 PM
Sat Nov 10 at 2:30 PM and 8:00 PM
Sun Nov 11 at 2:30 PM

Tickets on sale in October: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, $5 for students with a school ID and youth under 18.

Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information/tickets: 865-522-0832,, Info: 865-974-5678,

Free Spirit Theatre: How I Learned to Drive


Category: Theatre

Pulitzer Prize Winning Comedy/Drama by Paula Vogel
Adult content

Nov 9-10, 7:30 PM
Nov 11, 2 PM

Tickets: $15 General admission at the door or in advance

Free Spirit Theatre provides the Knoxville community with innovative and provocative theatre productions from the global canon as well as experimental and original works. Our mission is to explore the boundaries of theatre and push the envelope for social awareness, change, tolerance, and enlightenment.

At the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. or

Clayton Center for the Arts: A Hillbilly Homecoming

Category: Comedy and Theatre

The Clayton Center for the Arts – Haslam Flexible Theatre

Mike Everett and David Dwyer return to reprise their hit "A Hillbilly Homecoming" at the Clayton Center for the Arts!

Clayton Center for the Arts: 502 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804. Information/tickets: 865-981-8590,

The District Gallery: Paintings by Bill Suttles

  • November 2, 2018 — November 30, 2018
  • Opening Reception Nov. 2, 5-8pm

Category: Exhibitions & visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event

The District Gallery's upcoming First Friday exhibit, Bill Suttles: Take Five, opening Friday, November 2, from 5-8 p.m.

A lifelong jazz enthusiast, Bill Suttles has spent the year rediscovering jazz music with the help of a new gadget, his Amazon "Alexa." In the expressive color and form of his abstract and landscape paintings, Suttles recaptures the mood of a nostalgic musical era. Also featured will be ceramic artists Dan and Nisha Ferguson of DaNisha Sculpture, visiting from New Mexico by popular demand. This will be a rare opportunity to view DaNisha's one-of-a-kind sculptural works, notably a range of Knoxville-themed ceramic bowls; the artists will also be taking custom Knoxville bowl orders on opening night! Please join us for a night of fine art inspired by jazz, with a live musical performance by an up-and-coming jazz trio (Zach Ward, Hannah McKay and John McKay).
The show will be on display in the gallery November 2-30. This event is free and open to the public.

The District Gallery, 5113 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. Hours: M-F 10-5:30, Sa 10-4. Information: 865-200-4452,

River & Rail Theatre Co.: De-Tox

Category: Theatre

De-Tox depicts a day in the life of the Public Inebriate Reception Center, located in San Diego, California.

The "Clients" along with the Staff and Police, have formed a subculture of their own. The Clients are homeless and have a resourcefulness most of us can only hope for. The Staff are helpful and are kindred spirits with the Clients and the Police.

One day, Naomi, a civilian visitor, proposes an outcome that could save them all. Does Mother Nature have other plans?

Performances: November 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7:30pm and November 11 at 2:30pm.
River & Rail Theatre Company, 100 S. Gay Street, Suite 106, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-407-0727,

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