Calendar of Events

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Bijou Theatre: Michelle Wolf

Category: Comedy

Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information/tickets: 865-522-0832, www.knoxbijou.com, www.ticketmaster.com

St. John's Cathedral Arts: Concerts on Cumberland

  • December 2, 2018
  • 7:30 PM

Category: Free event and Music

The doors are open. Come, listen and enjoy. St. John’s Cathedral believes in spreading love and sharing the transformative joy of worship to all through music. We invite the public to visit and partake in any of our world-class musical series.

CONCERTS ON CUMBERLAND - Inspired by faith and accessible to all, these artful compositions include medieval and baroque repertoire and original music by St. John’s Music Director Jason Overall. This series includes three full concert experiences, including collaborations with Marble City Opera and the world-renowned Big Ears Festival.

Orison, a 12-member male vocal ensemble known in Knoxville for its compelling performances of plainsong and chantbased polyphony, will perform Compline.

St. John’s Cathedral, 413 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902. Information: 865-525-7347, www.stjohnscathedral.org

Tennessee Christmas: Chris Tomlin Christmas

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Category: Music

CHRIS TOMLIN CHRISTMAS
CHRISTMAS SONGS OF WORSHIP
SUNDAY, DEC 2 • 7:30PM

Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902. For information/tickets: 865-684-1200, www.tennesseetheatre.com, www.ticketmaster.com

UT School of Music: Holiday Musicale

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Category: Culinary arts, Fundraisers and Music

The UT School of Music Board of Advisors cordially invite you to a Holiday Musicale benefiting the School of Music Scholarship Fund and featuring traditional holiday music favorites.

Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served. Casual, festive attire is encouraged!

Tickets are $100 each. Additional scholarship donations are accepted.

RSVP by Wednesday, November 21 to Tracy Lindsey at 865-974-7547 or via the website.

At Villa Collina, 5628 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. www.music.utk.edu/musicale

Church of the Ascension: Candlelight Service of Advent Lessons and Carols

  • December 2, 2018

Category: Festivals & special events and Music

Sunday, December 2, at 5:30pm The Choirs of the Ascension perform in a Candlelight Service of Advent Lessons and Carols.

Church of the Ascension, 800 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919. Information: 865-588-0589, www.knoxvilleascension.org

Poetry reading and Chanukah tales

  • December 2, 2018

Category: Free event and Literature & readings

December 2, 5 p.m.
Poetry reading and Chanukah tales, The Bird and the Book
with Marilyn Kallet

1505 E. Broadway Avenue (Southland Books), Maryville, Tennessee.
Details TBA!

Heska Amuna Synagogue: Community Hanukkah Celebration

  • December 2, 2018

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

The Jewish observance of Hanukkah, the "Festival of Lights," will be celebrated at "Lights & L'Chaim" – a community-wide event to usher in the spirit of holiday lights and warmth on Sunday, December 2. It will be an amazing evening of Jewish Klezmer music with a unique flavoring of jazz and soul, a dazzling array of delicious Hanukkah-themed foods, and an opportunity to share in the joy of the season.

This year's program offers a special treat: combining the energizing and ecstatic musical experience of local Knoxville klezmer band Dor L'Dor with the outstanding jazz and soul sounds of vocalist (and ukulele player extraordinaire) Kelle Jolly and her multi-woodwind instrumentalist husband Will Boyd, two of the leading figures in Knoxville's jazz scene.

Sunday, December 2, 2018. Doors open at 3:00 pm; Music begins at 4:00 pm
Light buffet of holiday foods follows the concert (approximately at 5:30 pm)
Heska Amuna Synagogue, 3811 Kingston Pike (in Sequoyah Hills)
For more information/tickets: https://heskaamuna.ticketspice.com/lights-lchaim
Ticket prices start at $15 for children, under 18; $45 for adults.

This event benefits the Heska Amuna Synagogue religious school, community, and cultural event programs.

Heska Amuna Synagogue has served the Knoxville Jewish community for over 100 years. It balances a respect for Jewish tradition with an openness to new ideas and practices. All are welcome to be a part of the Heska Amuna family.
heskaamuna.org

CISV Smoky Mountain Chapter: Fun Days

  • December 2, 2018

Category: Festivals & special events, Free event and Kids & family

The non-profit, CISV Smoky Mountain Chapter, is hosting two Fun Days for youth, young adults and parents to learn about our organization and if interested, be able to apply for possible International Travel during the summer of 2019.

The first one will be Sunday, November 4th, 2018 from 3-5pm
The second will be Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 from 3-5pm.

Our “Fun Days” will be at Pond Gap Elementary School, 4530 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37909
This is a free community event!
www.Smokymntcisv.org

Second Bell Soirée: The Artisanals with Brian Paddock

  • December 2, 2018

Category: Music

Blank News and Second Bell Music Festival Present: The Artisanals and Brian Paddock.

Join us as we get ready for the 2nd Annual Second Bell Music Festival and enjoy a night of amazing alt/country music. You might remember The Artisanals from their amazing set at This past year's festival. We will also be doing a few ticket giveaways throughout the night for special tickets to the music festival. You will not want to miss out on this one.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 7 PM – 10 PM
The Outpost, 109 W Anderson Ave, Knoxville, Tennessee 37917
https://www.facebook.com/events/188874392002244

Heska Amuna Synagogue: Lights & L'Chaim

  • December 2, 2018
  • 4-7 PM

Category: Culinary arts, Festivals & special events, Fundraisers, History & heritage and Music

Enjoy fusion at its finest with jazz greats WUOT's KELLI JOLLY & Knoxville Jazz Orchestra's WILL BOYD and klezmer artists DOR L’DOR with guitarist WES LUNSFORD straight from USA Network's “Real Country!”

We are two weeks away from this delectable music and food showcase, a true holiday celebration and community event that honors and celebrates the diversity that makes Knoxville great.

L’chaim is a traditional Jewish toast that simply means, ‘To Life!’ and offers a way to celebrate the season with our neighbors and community friends to share our culture and raise a toast to life with everyone.

Event details:
• Sunday, December 2, 2018. Doors open at 3:00 pm; Music begins at 4:00 pm
• Light buffet of holiday foods follows the concert (approximately at 5:30 pm)
• Heska Amuna Synagogue, 3811 Kingston Pike (in Sequoyah Hills)
• For more information/tickets: https://heskaamuna.ticketspice.com/lights-lchaim
• Ticket prices start at $15 for children, under 18; $45 for adults.

This event benefits the Heska Amuna Synagogue religious school, community, and cultural event programs.
Heska Amuna Synagogue has served the Knoxville Jewish community for over 100 years. It balances a respect for Jewish tradition with an openness to new ideas and practices. All are welcome to be a part of the Heska Amuna family.

UT School of Music: UT Chamber Singers Outreach Concert

Category: Free event, Kids & family and Music

Ensemble event; Handel's Messiah, "Part the First" in collaboration with the UT Symphony Orchestra and Farragut Presbyterian Church.

Performers reserve the right to change their program without notice. Not all programs are determined prior to the performance. To view programs that have been set, click here.

All events are subject to change. For updates or cancellations, check the School of Music concert line at 865-974-5678 the day of the event.

Sunday, December 2 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Farragut Presbyterian Church 209 Jamestowne Boulevard, Knoxville, TN

UT School of Music: Unless otherwise noted, concerts are FREE and open to the public. *For individual or small group performances, please check the web site or call the day of the event for updates or cancellations: 865-974-5678, www.music.utk.edu/events

UT School of Music: Chamber Music Showcase

Category: Free event and Music

Guest artist recital; featuring Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster William Shaub-violin, ETSU music professor David Kovac-viola, Sean Hawthorne-cello, Esther Park-piano, and Yi-Yang Chen-piano

Sunday, December 2 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall
UT School of Music: Unless otherwise noted, concerts are FREE and open to the public. The Alumni Memorial Building located at 1408 Middle Drive on the UT campus. (The James R. Cox Auditorium is located in the Alumni Memorial Building.) The Natalie Haslam Music Center is located at 1741 Volunteer Blvd on the UT campus. *For individual or small group performances, please check the web site or call the day of the event for updates or cancellations: 865-974-5678, www.music.utk.edu/events

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