Join host, Jac B., on a tour through Oak Ridge, Halls and Maryville, Tennessee! See how the locals live by stopping at hole-in-the-wall barbecue joints, touring historic homes and rowing on Melton Lake. This is Knoxville Weekend's Living Local, presented by Mortgage Investors Group!
Special shout-out to our presenting sponsor of Living Local, Mortgage Investors Group! Find out more about them online!
Living Local :: Tour A Beautiful Lake Home in Oak Ridge, TN
Come on in! If you’re an outdoor enthusiast you will absolutely love this Oak Ridge home on the water. With great window views, quick access to Melton Lake and plenty of natural light, you’ll want to call this place home, sweet, home!
Living Local :: Row Row Row Your Boat on Melton Lake
Climb in for a ride on Melton Lake in Oak Ridge! Join the Atomic Rowing Team for a great workout with incredible views of the mountains! College and professional athletes from around the country come to Oak Ridge each spring to practice and compete in one of their several regattas!
Don’t worry beginners are welcomed to try this sport too! Want to learn how to row? Hop in! The Oak Ridge Rowing Association offers free workshop classes.
Living Local :: Sharing A Slice With Big Ed’s Pizza
Big Ed’s Pizza hasn’t changed since it opened its doors in Oak Ridge in 1970. The pizza staple is a local’s favorite in The Secret City. Get behind the counter with Jac B. as she learns what goes into making this famous pie!
Living Local :: Preparing A Backyard Barbecue in Halls, TN
Right up the road from Knoxville, Halls offers a community full of football and fun! Join Jac B. for a house tour along with some table setting tips for an outdoor dinner party to see how the locals really live! Find everything you need for your barbecue at Custom Love Gifts, Events & Prints.
Living Local :: Rollin’ Smoke BBQ’s Famous Wings
In the middle of a Kmart parking lot is a drive-thru electric green building with some of the best smoked wings in East Tennessee. Meet Franklin, the man behind the smoker, famous for his food, personality and “‘nanner pudding!” Grab some wings or rack of ribs at Rollin’ Smoke BBQ & Catering for your next backyard barbecue.
Living Local :: Inside The Historic Indiana Ave. in Maryville, TN
Walk through the home of Jasper Barnes, an old psychology professor at Maryville college. The Queen Victorian style home still has a lot of it’s original detail!
Living Local :: One of The Best Cups of Joe in East Tennessee
One of the best-known specialty coffee roasters is located in the heart of East Tennessee! Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at how the beans at The Vienna Coffeehouse are picked, ground and brewed just for you!
John Clark started the coffee shop out of “necessity” in his garage. Now, The Vienna Coffeehouse has two locations! Try a cup at the Maryville or Knoxville locations.
Special shout-out to our presenting sponsor of Living Local, Mortgage Investors Group!