Calendar of Events

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Knoxville Jazz Workshops

Category: Classes, workshops, Kids, family and Music

Sat Sep 10 – Nov 19, 10 AM – 1 PM: Occurring on nine Saturdays at Graystone Presbyterian Church, 139 Woodlawn Pike. $200 per student payable in advance. Need based scholarships are available. Led by world-renowned pianist Eric Reed, the workshop’s goal is to inspire, educate and enable the next generation of jazz musicians in East Tennessee by providing a hands-on learning environment focused on the fundamentals of jazz improvisation. Full details including scheduling information, pricing and faculty bios can be found at The workshop is open to students in middle and high school.

Smoky Mountain Air Show

  • September 10, 2022 — September 11, 2022

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


The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels are coming back to McGhee Tyson Airport on September 10-11, 2022, for the Smoky Mountain Air Show presented by DENSO. This show will feature aerial performers, static aircraft, a ground show, and proceeds will benefit two local community partners: Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley and Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee.

Admission to the Smoky Mountain Air Show is free, but if you would like to park on-site, a parking pass is required. For more information and to purchase a parking pass or premium viewing passes, visit

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum: Cherokee Fall Festival

Category: Culinary arts, food, Dance, movement, Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fine Crafts, History, heritage, Kids, family and Science, nature

The Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, Tennessee’s only tribally owned museum, will host its 31st annual Cherokee Fall Festival on September 10th & 11th, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. each day.

Visitors will have the opportunity to step back in time to experience Native American food, Cherokee arts and crafts demonstrations, music, and dance. In the museum we will be demonstrating our 1800’s Acorn Printing Press. A blacksmith will be doing on-site demonstrations in the shop both days. Other demonstrations and displays will include Cherokee life in 1700’s and a Civil War encampment. There will be a Civil War battle re-enactment at 2:00 p.m.
Visitors will be able to meet and talk with Cherokees from the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina. Special entertainment will be provided by the Warrior Dancers of Ani-Kituhwa who are the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians official ambassadors. Check out our reconstructed 1800’s dog-trot log cabin. Also there will be Cherokee cooking demonstrations by Johnnie Sue Myers.

There will be free Cherokee name cards and kits available for children. Traditional Indian Fry bread and Indian tacos, and other food and drinks will be sold.

This event is funded in part by Tennessee Arts Commission Rural Arts Program Grant, and the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians.

Tickets Adults are $10.00, children 13-18 years old are $5.00 and children 12 and under are free. Family rate for $25.00 also available.

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, 576 Hwy 360, Vonore, TN 37885. Information: 423-884-6246,

Bijou Theatre: Tito Puente Jr.'s Latin Jazz Ensemble

Category: Music

Saturday, September 10 | 8PM

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

AIA East Tennessee: 2022 Design Awards Gala

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Festivals, special events and Fundraisers

After a long wait, we are thrilled to announce that the 2022 AIA East Tennessee Design Awards Gala will be held in person on at Lakeshore Park’s Marble Hall in Knoxville, TN.

In the spirit of the “new normal”, AIA ETN will be approaching this year’s design awards gala through a lens of reconnection and strengthened community. Therefore, we will be opening the design awards gala attendance to members and non-members alike. We hope this will provide a platform for both renewed and new relationships while extending our architectural community’s public outreach through this important event.

We are excited to host Dave Mayo, AIA of Studio Mayo as this year’s design awards Jury Chair. Through Dave’s past and current work, he brings with him a thoughtful, inventive, and regionally specific rigor that we welcome for this year’s design awards.

865-637-5003 or

Barrelhouse by Gypsy Circus: Second Saturday Craft Market

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food, Exhibitions, visual art, Fine Crafts and Free event


Every second Saturday at 12pm, Barrelhouse holds a craft market!
Brunch starts at 11:30am so come drink, eat, and shop local!

Barrelhouse by Gypsy Circus, 621 Lamar St Knoxville, TN

Swingbooty at Brickyard

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food and Music

GENRE: Gypsy Swing
Date of show: Saturday, September 10, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Venue: Brickyard, 4928 Homberg Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919

Come party and dance with a seven-piece Gypsy Swing band at this cool venue with plenty of seating and a great menu. Enjoy the Swingbooty vibes and your gypsy fam. See you there! $5 at door.

UT School of Music: UT Bass Day

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Classes, workshops, Free event, Music and Virtual

Bass Day is open to students, professionals, and all who consider themselves a part of the bass community! The UT Bass Day will feature masterclasses in classical repertoire, jazz, and improvised music, as well as special topic classes. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required.

September 10, All Day
Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

UT School of Music: Unless otherwise noted, concerts are FREE and open to the public. In-person events that take place in the Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall or the James R. Cox Auditorium also have livestream options.
Venues: Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, 1741 Volunteer Boulevard; James R. Cox Auditorium and Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Building, 1408 Middle Drive.
Information: 865-974-8935,

Circle Farmers Market

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food, Festivals, special events, Free event, Kids, family and Science, nature

Farmers Market every 2nd Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. 8529 Rutledge Pike, Knoxville TN 37924 – Free Admission. Bring the family for food and fun. Kids will love the bounce house and parents will love the shopping and food. Hosted by Circle Assembly of God Church

Punk Rock Flea Market

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Culinary arts, food, Exhibitions, visual art, Festivals, special events, Fine Crafts, Kids, family and Music

12 PM – 10 PM
THE PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET KNOXVILLE is back, this year at the Mill and Mine! Over 100 vendors, non stop music, food trucks, brews and all of your friends!

Music Line-up:
Snõõper (Nashville)
Erik Nervous (NE Indiana)
Spread Joy (Chicago)
Judy and the Jerks (Hattiesburg, MS / ATL)
Seize and Desist (Memphis)
Ex-Gold (Knox)
Billy Batts and the Made Men (ATL)
Bad Idols (Knox)
Cave Deco (Knox)
Hatchet Babushka (Knox)

Punk Rock Flea Market Knoxville is $5 entry and all ages. Folks 12 and under are free entry with parents. Bring ID for 21+ wristband. Thanks to 90.3 WUTK for sponsorship!

The Bottom: Community Book Swap

  • September 10, 2022

Category: Free event, Kids, family and Literature, reading, writing

Everyone has old books lying around, give your abandoned books a new life! Join us Saturday Sept. 10th for a book swapping event. You can bring new or gently used books to swap & find new-to-you books to take home!

2-6 PM
The Bottom, 2340 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917. Information:, 865-444-5915 or

McClung Museum: Family Fun Day: Celebrate the Art of the Day of the Dead

Category: Exhibitions, visual art, Free event, History, heritage and Kids, family

September 10, 1-4 PM

We will explore the history of the many artistic traditions associated with the celebration of the Day of the Dead.
Tours of the gallery in Spanish will also be available.
A screening of the movie COCO in Spanish will precede this event.

McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 1327 Circle Park Dr on the UT campus, Knoxville, TN 37996. Information: 865-974-2144

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