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Vawter to Discuss Publishing World and Writing for Children at Next KWG Meeting

Vince Vawter, author of the award-winning middle-grade/young adult novel “Paperboy,” will share the things he learned as a rookie in the publishing world and his tips for writing a children’s book at the Thursday, May 1 Knoxville Writers' Guild meeting.

The event, which will be open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Theater, at the corner of Laurel Avenue and 16th Street in Fort Sanders. A $2 donation is requested at the door. The building is handicapped accessible. Additional parking is available at Redeemer Church of Knoxville, 1642 Highland Ave.

Contact Name: 
Adria Amos
Phone Number: 
865-809-8723
Contact Email: 
AdriaAmosKWG@gmail.com

Open Art Show 2014: ALCHEMY – The Magic of Art and Flowers

The Farragut Arts Council will sponsor the “Open Art Show 2014: ALCHEMY – The Magic of Art and Flowers” in conjunction with the Dixie Highway Garden Club on Friday, May 16 from 1 to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farragut Town Hall. This unique, free event will combine a judged standard flower show, complete with horticulture and creative floral designs interpreting submitted artwork, along with a juried art show of over 100 pieces.

Contact Name: 
Chelsey Riemann
Phone Number: 
865-966-7057
Contact Email: 
chelsey.riemann@townoffarragut.org

3rd ANNUAL CIRCUS EXTRAVAGANZA

The Third Annual Circus Extravaganza is coming soon!  Now bigger and better than ever with three performances.

Friday 5/2 at 7pm and Saturday 5/3 at 2pm and 7pm. There will be aninterpreter for the hearing impaired at the matinee on Saturday.

Enjoy thrilling performances by Dragonfly Aerial Arts and One World Circus.  this amazing show will feature trapeze, clowning, unicycling, tight-wire walking, aerial acts and more!

Contact Name: 
Jill Scheidt
Phone Number: 
865-406-5093
Contact Email: 
dfaas11@gmail.com

Spring Vendor Showcase to Benefit Students with Cancer

Spring Vendor Showcase to benefit two of our students who are battling cancer.

May 3
9-5

Morristown West High School
1 Trojan Trail
Morristown, TN 37813

We will have over 30 vendors and a silent auction!
Please come and shop and support a great cause!

Interested vendors should contact:
Jodie Bakely
bakelyj1@hcboe.net

Contact Name: 
Jodie Bakely
Phone Number: 
423-581-1600
Contact Email: 
bakelyj1@hcboe.net

A Magical Carnival for a Magical Cause!

Please join us at Lake City Elementary School in Lake City on May 2, 2014 from 6-8PM for a Carnival to benefit Riley Mozingo an LCES kindergartener who has a brain tumor. This precious little girl has undergone treatment for her cancer for over a year. She was recently chosen by Special Spaces for an extreme one day bedroom makeover. All proceeds go to help make Riley's dream bedroom a reality. Admission: $5.00 per Adult, $3.00 per child or $20.00 maximum per household.

Contact Name: 
Heather Herrin
Phone Number: 
865 426-2108

Gospel Music Concert

The Lee Valley Music Barn, 500 Lee Valley Road, Whitesburg, TN, presents and evening of bluegrass gospel music Friday night May 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Featured guests will be The Gospel Plowboys from Salisbury, NC. There is no charge for admission and there will be food and door prizes. Visit www.theleevalleymusicbarn.com or call 423-235-6152 for information.

Contact Name: 
Donald Holder
Phone Number: 
423-235-6152
Contact Email: 
ridgerunners3@bellsouth.net

Church Wide Rummage Sale for Missions

Church Wide Rummage Sale for Missions
May 3
Fountain City United Methodist Church
212 Hotel Avenue
8:30 am - 2:00pm
$3.00 Brown Bag a Bargain Begins at noon till 2pm
Rain or Shine
100% of money raised goes to missions.
Youth will have a Bake Sale for their mission trips this summer.
Shop till you drop for missions.

Contact Name: 
Julie Knoefel
Phone Number: 
865-405-7251
Contact Email: 
jtknoefel@hotmail.com

Tellico Village Kahite Women's Organization Home Tour - Sunday May 4th noon - 5PM

Come for the Music, come for the Food, come for the Art, come for the beautiful Mountain and Lake Views and enjoy this wonderful day with us.
This home tour will provided funds to help support 17 Monroe County charities
Home Tour tickets $15
Mountain Eats at Chef Michael's Poolside Kitchen $8
Quilt Raffle tickets $1 each or $5 for 6
Tickets are available at Kahite Pub; House #1 the day of the tour: First National Bank , Village Square or calling 423-884-3224
Donations are tax deductible TVKWO is a 501 (C) (3) organization

Contact Name: 
Phyllis Greene
Phone Number: 
884-2491
Contact Email: 
pgreene.phyl@gmail.com

Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science

The Farragut Folklife Museum will host a free historical presentation on the Manhattan Project – “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science” – on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Farragut Town Hall. “The Manhattan Project – Secrets Revisited” exhibit is on display in the museum through Friday, May 2.

Contact Name: 
Chelsey Riemann
Phone Number: 
865-966-7057
Contact Email: 
chelsey.riemann@townoffarragut.org

Bloomin' for Babies Vendor Fair

A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee will host the Bloomin’ for Babies Vendor Fair on Saturday, April 26 at First Baptist Church of Maryville from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Admittance is free for all shoppers.

Contact Name: 
Shannon McCloud
Phone Number: 
865-254-2208
Contact Email: 
smccloud8@gmail.com