Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful
Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful

Educating and Inspiring People to Take Action There’s now nearly 13 tons less trash on the shorelines of local waterways thanks to 107 volunteers who came out to participate in river cleanups to celebrate October’s "Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month"...

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Smoky Mountain Service Dogs
Smoky Mountain Service Dogs

By Karen Coppock Have you ever seen a service dog and wondered how it goes from being a wiggly puppy to a focused assistant? A visit to Smoky Mountain Service Dogs (SMSD) provides a fascinating look at this process. Certified by Assistance Dogs International, SMSD is...

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Sunshine Industries
Sunshine Industries

Enriching Lives Since 1953 By Karen Coppock Sunshine Industries is part of The Arc Knox County, a nonprofit organization committed to providing programs and services for people with intellectual disabilities in Knox County; safeguarding their rights and protecting...

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Bike Boat Brew & Bark
Bike Boat Brew & Bark

June 3 • 10 am - 3 pm Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center at Volunteer Landing Bike Boat Brew & Bark celebrates the outdoor adventurer, the dog lover, the craft beer enthusiast, and the local and the tourist looking to discover a secret in Knoxville’s urban...

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STAR: Healing Through Horses
STAR: Healing Through Horses

By Karen Coppock Flanked by the Occupational Therapist and two volunteers, the boy balanced in the saddle as the horse was led around the ring. His joy at being able to ride was apparent. “He loves it,” his mother said. When asked about his favorite part of the...

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Pickleball is Growing in Knoxville
Pickleball is Growing in Knoxville

By Brandon Mackie, Pickleheads.com Get ready to swing into action, Knoxville! The fastest growing sport in America has arrived, and its fun, social appeal has everyone talking. Meet pickleball. If you’re not yet familiar, pickleball is a unique sport that combines...

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“Share the Love” with Flowers
“Share the Love” with Flowers

While the month of February may bring chilly weather and maybe even some winter blues for those in our community, Random Acts of Flowers aims to warm the hearts of those community members who may be facing their own healthcare trials. We all know that Valentine’s Day,...

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How to Holiday Downtown
How to Holiday Downtown

Peppermint Trail • The Elf on the Shelf® Adventure • Holidays on Ice This festive time of the year transforms downtown Knoxville into a sparkly, bright, and merry place with memory making magic for adults and children alike. Of course, there’s eating, drinking, window...

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Farragut Events

Freaky Friday Fright Nite Friday, October 28, 5 - 7 pm Mayor Bob Leonard Park The 26th annual Freaky Friday Fright Nite is where children ages 12 and under are invited to “trick or treat” in costume on the walking trail while local businesses, community groups and...

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Tennessee Valley Fair
Tennessee Valley Fair

Showcasing East Tennessee Heritage, Agriculture and Arts for 102 Years The Tennessee Valley Fair offers family-friendly entertainment to Knoxville and the surrounding area. Fairgoers of all ages will find numerous activities to enjoy on the fairgrounds as well as...

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9th Knoxville Asian Festival
9th Knoxville Asian Festival

World’s Fair Park Sunday, August 28 • 10 am - 6 pm Parade begins at 10 am at the fountain The Asian Culture Center of TN (ACCTN) was founded in 2014 to promote culture, diversity, and unity in the community. Communities benefit every time there is an organized event...

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Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville
Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville

July 1-31 Find Waldo is back for July 2022! Join the fun while exploring downtown museums and shops. The publisher of the Waldo book series selects 250 locally owned bookstores across the country each year to host the Waldo Scavenger Hunt during the month of July. As...

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Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre
Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre

2022-23 Could Be the Most Exciting Season Yet New subscription packages go on sale June 27 The excitement, emotion, and energy of Broadway reaches new heights at the Tennessee Theatre with a 2022-2023 lineup poised to entertain and delight. With six titles and a total...

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New West Hills Dogwood Trail! 
New West Hills Dogwood Trail! 

Dogwood Arts is excited to announce the addition of the first new Dogwood Trail to be added to the Historic Dogwood Trails & Gardens program in more than 20 years! The West Hills Dogwood Trail, with more than eight miles of blooming landscapes, will make its...

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Zoo Knoxville
Zoo Knoxville

Fun on the Outside, Serious About Animals on the Inside The Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Campus (ARC) is now open at Zoo Knoxville! The ARC Center is an innovative model, combining animal habitats with education space, all designed to spark curiosity and inspire...

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Dogwood Arts Kicks Off 2021 Spring Celebration

Since 1955, Dogwood Arts has hosted Knoxville’s favorite springtime celebration. What started as a neighborhood beautification project has blossomed into a year-round celebration of our region’s art, culture, and natural beauty. With spring finally here, Dogwood Arts...

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Foothills Craft Guild

Foothills Craft Guild Member Opportunities Foothills Craft Guild is the oldest member-based craft guild in Tennessee, with about 250 members. We have two jury sessions annually and host two fine craft shows each year – March 20-21 at the Venue at Lenoir City and...

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Dogwood Arts

Dogwood Arts Announces 2020 Co-Chairs Dogwood Arts is excited to announce Robin Wilhoit and Mike C. Berry as the 2020 Dogwood Arts Co-Chairs. Since 1961, Dogwood Arts has been represented by two prominent community leaders who are selected annually to act as...

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Foothills Craft Guild

Who We Are The Foothills Craft Guild, Inc. (FCG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization chartered in 1968 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to promote fine crafts by (1) setting high standards of creativity and excellence of execution for a variety of handcrafts, (2) providing...

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