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: http://themillandmine.com.

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.
www.atypicalmarket.com
https://www.facebook.com/ATypical-Market-2057107484535283/

McClung Museum: Civil War Bus Tour

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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.
https://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/events/civil-war-bus-tour-11-11-2018/

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, http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu

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

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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, www.knoxart.org

Arrowmont: Meet the Artists

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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 fday@arrowmont.org,
865-436-5860 x 32.
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, 556 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738. Information: 865-436-5860, www.arrowmont.org.

Appalachian Arts Craft Center Chili Supper

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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 www.appalachianarts.net.

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

The Muse Knoxville: Art Inspirations: StoryMaking

Category: Festivals & special events and Kids & family

Sunday, Nov. 11 2:00-3:30pm.

StoryMaking is a special event at The Muse Knoxville that allows children to explore the materials in the art MakeSpace and other exhibits to help them imagine stories to write, create, and play out. Your little ones will enjoy an engaging lesson on the stage, create with craft materials to help them unleash their imagination, and share stories with an audience.

This activity is FREE with museum admission! All ages are welcome!

The Muse Knoxville, 516 N. Beaman Street, Knoxville, TN 37914. Information: 865-594-1494, http://themuseknoxville.org/calendar

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center: Smoky Junction Model Railroad Exhibit

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Category: Festivals & special events, History & heritage and Kids & family

A New Holiday Tradition!
Running on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

A multi themed model railroad experience at the GSM Heritage Center featuring a Townsend/Walland landscape, a garden scale train, and a winter wonderland!

Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center, 3/4 mile east of traffic light at the Highway 321 and 73 intersection towards the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Townsend, TN. Hours: M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5. Information: 865-448-0044, www.gsmheritagecenter.org

De-Tox by Don Kapa

  • November 9, 2018 — November 18, 2018

Category: Theatre

Written by Don Kapa and directed by Marie Fertitta.

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?

Contains adult themes.

Performances: November 9, 10, 16, 17 at 7:30pm and November 18 at 2:30pm.
At My Place Performing Arts, 734 N. Hall of Fame Dr, Knoxville. Tickets are $15. Call 619-757-5502 or 865-408-9537

Pellissippi State: Soft Animals by Erin Mallon

Category: Theatre

It's not every day theatre students get to produce an original play in collaboration with the playwright, but Pellissippi State Community College students have that rare opportunity this November. Pellissippi State will present the world premiere of "Soft Animals," a new play written by Erin Mallon for Pellissippi State in collaboration with The Farm Theater in New York.

The play is a comedy that explores the perceptions we have about people's physical appearances and our relationships with our bodies.

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 www.pstcc.edu/tickets.

Hardin Valley Campus of Pellissippi State: 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville, TN 37932. Information: 865-694-6405, www.pstcc.edu/arts

UT Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener

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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, www.knoxbijou.com, www.ticketmaster.com. Info: 865-974-5678, www.music.utk.edu/events

Free Spirit Theatre: How I Learned to Drive

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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. http://www.freespirittheatre.org/ or freespirittheatre@mail.com

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