What? The Weekend! :: January 18th – 20th

The Knoxville events YOU need to know about!

Click over to our Event Calendar for more exciting things to round out your perfect Knoxville Weekend!  If you want to submit an event, email us at info@knoxvilleweekend.com.

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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, #KDUB-style.

Photo Credit: The Casual Pint Hardin Valley/Facebook

3rd Annual Chili Cook Off

Make a mean chili dish? See how your recipe stacks up among others!! Jac B & Patrick will help judge who has the best chili in Knoxville! If you’re entering the competition make sure to RSVP to Casual Pint Hardin Valley.


TIME: January 19th, 5PM – 9PM

WHERE: Casual Pint Hardin Valley

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Valor Fighting Challenge 54

All eyes on the ring! Head to the Knoxville Civic Auditorium-Coliseum this Saturday to watch some of the biggest names in fighting square off! Main event is Shanna Young vs. Jessica Borga at 135 pounds!

COST: $30 – $100

TIME: January 19th, 6PM

WHERE: Knoxville Civic Auditorium-Coliseum

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Photo Credit: Black Pants Girls/Facebook

"Four Seasons In One Day" Performance

Dancing, singing and the changing of seasons! “Four Seasons In One Day” is presented by the Black Pants Girls. The woman-powered dance organization helps other women pursue the arts, no matter what age!

TIME: January 19th, 7:30PM

COST: $10/advance

WHERE: Historic Grove Theater

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Photo Credit: Knox County Public Library/Facebook

Happy Birthday Dolly

Celebrate Dolly Parton’s birthday with her favorite thing to do – read! Enjoy story time, crafts and cupcakes at the Knox County Public Library!


TIME: January 18th, 10:30AM – 11:30AM

WHERE: Knox County Public Library

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Photo Credit: The Devil Makes Three/Facebook

The Devil Makes Three Concert

Tap your feet to bluegrass & folk band, The Devil Makes Three. The trio from Santa Cruz, California is heading to The Mill & Mine later in the month. Some of their influences are The Reverend Gary Davis, Dave Van Ronk and Steve Earle!


COST: $22.50/advance, $25/day of show

WHERE: The Mill & Mine

*In Tune pick*

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Photo Credit: Zachary Aaron Payne/Facebook

Super BloodMoon Eclipse - Telescope Viewing Party

Want to see a blood moon?? Head to the top of the Market Square Garage Sunday to catch a glimpse! Zachary Aaron Payne is setting up a telescope for you to see! You’ll see the moon turn an eery burnt red color as light from the sun passes through Earth’s atmosphere!

TIME: January 20th, 9PM – 1AM


WHERE: Market Square Garage

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Photo Credit: The Central Collective/Facebook

Good Sport Night January

Have a good attitude and like trying new things? Head over to Central Collective for Good Sports Night! You sign up for an adventure and get surprised! In the past Good Sports Night has included a cruise, stand up comedy show and petting zoo!


TIME: January 19th, 6PM – 9PM

WHERE: The Central Collective

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Photo Credit: Beardsley Farm/Facebook

11th Annual Snow Day

Snow Day is a benefit concert featuring live local musicians and soup contests between some of Knoxville’s finest restaurants! Proceeds benefit the CAC Beardsley Community Farm. There’s also a silent auction at the event.

COST: $15/advance, $20/at the door

TIME: January 18th, 7PM – Midnight

WHERE: The Mill & Mine

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Photo Credit: The Hoones/Facebook

A Hard Day's Knight Concert

A night of music and art to benefit the Joy of Music School! This fundraiser will feature Chasing Tonya, The Hoones, Nordista Freeze and Cecew Coakley!


TIME: January 19th, 6:30PM

WHERE: Birdhouse Knoxville

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Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Concert

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and several other art groups are collaborating to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. No tickets are required for this free performance!


TIME: January 20th, 6PM

WHERE: Tennessee Theatre

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