Calendar of Events
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Historic Ramsey House: Live from Swan Pond
Every Wednesday at 1 PM
Join us for "Live from Swan Pond" at Historic Ramsey House!
"Live from Swan Pond" is a series of live stream tours where we bring the house to you! Each week we will explore a different area of the house, share stories of the Ramsey family, and get up close and personal with items in our collection. Grab some lunch, invite a friend (virtually, of course!), and tune in!
All tours will be broadcasted via Facebook Live. The link will go live at 12:55 pm.
June 3: Ramsey's Connection with TN Statehood
The Mill & Mine: The Amity Affliction and Sleeping with Sirens with Special Guests
The Amity Affliction and Sleeping with Sirens with Special Guests at The Mill and Mine, Wednesday, May 6, at 6:30 PM (Doors 6:00 PM).
Tickets are $25.00 plus fees advance/$28.00 plus fees day of show.
The Mill & Mine, 227 W. Depot Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917. Tickets/information: http://themillandmine.com
Nourish Knoxville: Market Square Farmers' Market
COVID-19 UPDATE: the Market Square Farmers’ Market will be temporarily relocated to Mary Costa Plaza by the Civic Coliseum. While at Mary Costa, our hours on both Wednesday and Saturday will be 9 am – 1 pm, with the 9 am – 10 am reserved for at-risk shoppers. Please see our COVID-19 Response page for more details about the COVID-19 safety protocols in place at our markets.
Dates and Hours:
May 2 – November 21, 2020
Wednesdays/Saturdays 9 AM - 1 PM
December 5, 12, & 19, 2020
Saturdays from 10 am – 2 pm
The Market Square Farmers’ Market is an open-air farmers’ market. Everything at the MSFM is grown or made by the vendor in the East Tennessee region. Products vary by the seasons and include produce, eggs, honey, herbs, pasture-raised meat, bread, baked goods, salsas, coffee, artisan crafts, and more.
Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours: COVID-19 Program
Since 2010, Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours have created the highest level of enjoyment. With the hard times we are facing as a country, we feel that entertainment IS 100% essential. Getting out of the house, enjoying the outdoors with loved-ones is extremely beneficial to personal health.
With this being said, we have decided to adjust our Tours operation so we can offer service to the public, while also maintaining social distancing requirement.
Public Tours are postponed till social distancing requirements are lifted. (RESCHEDULES will be available once social distancing requirements are lifted.)
Private Tours will be offered for “Households” and social circles. (We have decided to offer these events to individuals who spend time in close proximity of each other.) This is a great solution for slowing the spread of the virus while also offering activities that can bring enjoyment to families in the community.
Information: 865-377-9677 or www.hauntedknoxville.net
Flamenco Dance Classes - Beginner & Intermediate
Spice up your dance routine with flamenco dance classes. Our routines will challenge your coordination and stamina and will help you acquire stage presence. Our classes are geared towards beginners and intermediate dancers. Feel free to come and try it out! Classes are ongoing and drop ins are welcome in the beginner class! Check the website for updates.
Beginner Flamenco classes Wednesdays 5:00 PM
Intermediate/Advanced classes Wednesdays 6:00 PM
The studio is big and spacious!
Pre-registration may be required. All classes are held at the Tennessee Conservatory for Fine Arts 8701 Unicorn Drive, Knoxville, TN 37922. Info: 865-202-0740, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.flamencowestknox.com
Angela Floyd School for Dance and Music: Virtual Studio
We are here to motivate and train our artists to progress and grow as dancers and musicians. The site includes weekly classes, bonus exercises and materials.
East Tennessee Bluegrass Association: Jam Sessions
Jam sessions offered throughout the week at various locations, for beginners and experienced alike! Check https://etnba.org/events for locations and times
The East Tennessee Bluegrass Association strives to promote and advance traditional bluegrass music through education, outreach and community for all generations. Support and aid other groups which advocate bluegrass music and to foster a multi-generational community to learn and grow musically.
Knoxville Asian Festival: Year of the Mouse 5K & 1 Mile Virtual Run
As an athlete, we appreciate the efforts you make to train and your commitment to maintaining a health and fitness routine. And now let’s channel that energy to create the most fun virtual run experience ever!
The race is part of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month takes place in the United States every May. It celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders throughout United States.
The mission of the Asian Culture Center of TN is to invest in the Greater Knoxville Community and East Tennessee and promote cultural diversity by bringing families together to experience the richness and beauty of a diverse culture. Thus, this 5K race strives to bring together people from various cultural backgrounds to promote peace, harmony, unity and a healthy lifestyle.
Asian Culture Center of TN Web site: http://www.knoxasianfestival.com/
Arts & Culture Alliance: Arts in the Airport Spring 2020
Category: Exhibitions & visual art
Although the installation of this exhibition has been delayed due to COVID-19, works are available now (and are for sale)! Enjoy the 44 works by regional artists, as juried by Jim Scarsella.
Ewing Gallery: BFA Capstone Exhibitions Online
Category: Exhibitions & visual art
The capstone course is a requirement for all BFA Studio Art majors. Students take capstone in the final semester of their BFA degree. During the capstone semester students engage in a self-initiated research project to demonstrate that a graduating senior has learned and can practice the skills and concepts of a chosen concentration.
Alexandria Anderson- 4D Art
Zachary Baione - Painting + Drawing
Maggie Bendy - Painting + Drawing
Ali Bhimani - Printmaking
Elisabeth Dos Santos - Painting + Drawing
Rachel Doub - Sculpture
Shannon Frisco - Sculpture
Nicole Gentry - Painting + Drawing
Hannah Kearns - Painting + Drawing
Michaela Leib - Sculpture
Jody Lynn - Painting + Drawing
Quynh Nguyen - Painting + Drawing
Annie Rock - Painting + Drawing
Juniper Teffeteller - Printmaking
Dannie Trevino - Printmaking
Emma Vieser - Photography & Printmaking
Ceara Wallus - Ceramics
Ewing Gallery: MFA Thesis Exhibitions Online
Category: Exhibitions & visual art
In order to complete the MFA program, all graduate students are required to present an exhibition or other public presentation of their work during the semester of graduation. Unfortunately, due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the class of 2020 was unable to have public exhibitions of their work. This webpage showcases the amazing work that these students made for their thesis exhibitions.
The MFA class of 2020 includes: Jillian Hirsch, Kristina Key, April Marten, Ashlee Mays, Emmett Merrill, Angelina Dee Parrino, Dana Potter, William Rerick, and Marla Sweitzer.
Ijams Nature Center: Mayapple Marketplace online
Join Ijams for its annual spring celebration, the Mayapple Marketplace, as we take this event online to support our amazing plant nurseries, artists and crafters, garden vendors and more. Due to COVID-19, we will not be having an in person event this year, but we still want to show our support for our community vendors by promoting their websites on this event page. Please take the time to check out their works and wares and purchase through them directly during this time.
Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave, Knoxville, TN 37920. Hours: Grounds and trails open during daylight hours. Call for Visitor Center hours. Information: 865-577-4717, www.ijams.org