The Knoxville events YOU need to know about!
What? The Weekend?! There's so much going on in East Tennessee! Here are a few of our picks for how we can help you plan your perfect weekend.
Simply Queen Concert
Queen cover band…what could be better? A Queen cover band that benefits Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee! Head out to World’s Fair Park for a benefit concert as part of the Music Feeds series.
TIME: July 19th, 7:30PM
COST: $20 – $45
VENUE: World’s Fair Park
Louisville Silent Disco
Sing like nobody’s listening! Jackson Terminal is hosting a silent disco Friday night and your invited to the party! Switch between different music channels and dance to your own beat. This concert is 70s disco themed!
TIME: July 19th, 8PM – Midnight
VENUE: Jackson Terminal
2019 Grooves in the Garden
Get ready for a night of live music at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens! Grammy-nominated band, Just A Few Cats, is performing! There will be a cash bar and food vendors on site. Proceeds benefit UUNIK Academy’s STEAMI Summer Institute and Phi Beta Sigma’s Sigma Beta Club!
WHERE: Knoxville Botanical Gardens
TIME: July 20th, 5PM – 10PM
COST: $25/advance, $35/day of event
The Tennessee River Clean Up and Throw Down
Help clean up the Tennessee River this weekend! Hop on a paddle board, kayak or canoe free of charge to help collect litter. Afterwards celebrate with a free draft beer from Alliance Brewing Company!
TIME: July 20th, 10AM – 2PM
COST: FREE, must register in advance
WHERE: Billy Lush Boards & Brews
Swing Dance Workshop
Natalia Eristavi from California is coming all the way to Tennessee to teach swing dance classes this summer! Join her for a class, followed by a dance later that night! This workshop offers discounts to volunteers.
TIME: Classes at Noon, 1:15PM and 4:30PM, Dance from 7PM – 10PM, After party 10:30PM
COST: $50/dance + workshop admission
WHERE: Flynn Dance Center
Gatlinburg Craftmen's Fair
Explore over 200 booths of arts and crafts from all over the country at the Gatlinburg Craftmen’s Fair! The event runs from July 12th – 21st, make sure to order your tickets ahead of time here.
TIME: July 12th – 21st
WHERE: Gatlinburg Convention Center
Summer Movie Magic: The Wizard of Oz
Watch one of our favorite movies on the Tennessee Theatre big screen! The historic site is hosting a summer movie magic series every Friday and Sunday night. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or online.
TIME: July 21st, 3PM
COST: $9/adults, $7/children
WHERE: Tennessee Theatre
The reel is ready and so is LUNAFEST 2019! Meet the women who are changing the face of film with their talent and stories.
We’ll be hosting our own LUNAFEST screening at Central Cinema (1205 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917) at 6:30pm. The festival is brought to you by @LUNABar and supports women’s nonprofits across the US and Canada.
TIME: July 18th, 6:30PM
COST: $20. Get them here!
WHERE: Central Cinema