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Glenn Meade to Speak at Writers Program

Best-selling Irish novelist Glenn Meade will speak about his latest book, "The Last Witness," at the Knoxville Writers' Guild's Thursday, Oct. 2 program.

The event, which will be open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Laurel Theater, at the corner of Laurel Avenue and 16th Streets (in Fort Sanders). A $2 donation is requested at the door. The building is handicapped accessible.

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

Calm Parenting University course

Beginning Oct. 15, West Towne Christian Church will offer Calm Parenting University, a 6-week comprehensive parenting program. This course will run on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm from Oct. 15 to Nov. 19. Each week, parents watch a dynamic, one-hour DVD and then discuss specific strategies with a supportive group of parents. It features high-energy, laugh-out-loud funny presentations filled with 40 practical strategies and Biblical principles. This course typically costs $198 but is now only $99 per couple. For more information, contact Todd Burkholder at 357-9822.

Contact Name: 
Todd Burkholder
Phone Number: 
865-357-9822
Contact Email: 
Todd@followjesus.org

Goodwill Golf Classic in Memory of Jerry Hatmaker

Goodwill Industries-Knoxville is proud to present the 6th Annual Goodwill Golf Classic on 10/20 in memory of our dear friend and supporter, Jerry Hatmaker. Join us on the green for a day to help support Goodwill's mission of providing vocational training and employment opportunities for people with barriers to employment.

Tournament format will be four person modified scramble. Individual golfers will be grouped into teams of four based on handicaps.

More information and registration information at www.gwiktn.org/events or by calling 865.588.8567.

Contact Name: 
Goodwill Marketing Team
Phone Number: 
865.588.8567

Ignite The Dream Benefit Concert: October 11th, 2014 1:00PM

My Place Performing Arts Center is a non-profit organization started by music educator, Paul Daniels, that began in February 2012 that provides music lessons and instruments at no cost to the students ages 7-15.

Contact Name: 
Kiame Biandudi
Phone Number: 
865-335-7360
Contact Email: 
booking@drehilton.com

Town of Farragut Fire Safety and Prevention for Homeowners

The Town of Farragut Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau, will provide a free Fire Safety and Prevention for Homeowners workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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

Town of Farragut Fire Extinguisher Demonstrations

The Town of Farragut Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau, will provide free fire extinguisher demonstrations for both businesses and residents on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 10 - 11 a.m. and 2 - 3 p.m. at the Farragut Town Hall.

The demonstrations will feature the Fire Bureau’s fire extinguisher simulator. Participants can attend at any time during the one-hour sessions.

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

Bluegrass Gospel Concert

The Lee Valley Music Barn, 500 Lee Valley Road, Whitesburg, TN, continues the 1st. Friday night gospel music concert series Friday night Oct. 3, at 7:00 pm. Featured for this concert will be the very popular bluegrass gospel band "The Rochesters" from Blacksburg, SC. Visit website www.theleevalleymusicbarn.com or call 423-235-6152 for information.

Contact Name: 
Donald Holder
Phone Number: 
423-235-6152
Contact Email: 
gospelmusichere@theleevalleymusicbarn.com

Adopt A Golden Knoxville Golden Run

Adopt A Golden Knoxville
2014 GOLDEN RUN
5K Run & Memory Mile Walk
All registration fees go to support Adopt A Golden Knoxville’s rescued dogs!

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014 (Rain or Shine!)

Location: Tommy Schumpert Park, 6400 Fountain City Road, Knoxville, TN 37918

Timing: Individual times will be managed by the Knoxville Track Club.

Contact Name: 
Jessica Popek
Phone Number: 
865-386-8628
Contact Email: 
jessica.popek@gmail.com

14th Annual Clinch River Antiques Festival

14th Annual Clinch River Antiques Festival
Friday and Saturday, October 10 - 11, 2014
Historic Downtown Clinton
Antique Street Festival, Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm
90+ Antique & Artisans, Antique Appraiser
Shopping – Food – Live Entertainment
Re-enactment of the Burr-Hamilton Duel
Kick Off Party, Friday, 6 – 9 pm
Free Admission, Free Parking, Live Entertainment
For more information: 865-457-2559
Or visit: www.clinchriverfallfestival.com

Contact Name: 
Kim Mitchell
Phone Number: 
8654572559
Contact Email: 
kim@andersoncountychamber.org

Cup of Hope Tea Luncheon hosted by The Salvation Army

The Cup of Hope Tea Luncheon is a domestic violence awareness event that will coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness month and benefit The Salvation Army's Joy D. Baker Center. The luncheon will be on Wednesday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bradford Catered Events will be catering the event with a full service tea and lunch menu in the beautiful, fully remodeled Historic Southern Railway Station. WBIR-TV's Robin Wilhoit will be the emcee for the luncheon.

Contact Name: 
Maria Down
Phone Number: 
865-971-4907
Contact Email: 
maria_down@uss.salvationarmy.org