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Quilt Show 2015: "The Love of Quilts"

Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with the Farragut Folklife Museum as it hosts the “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts” on Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Farragut Town Hall.

The quilt show dates and times are as follows: Friday, Feb. 13, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 15, 1 to 4 p.m. An opening reception in honor of the quilt owners will be held Friday, Feb. 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and will feature a presentation on the history of quilting by local quilter Lynda Wallace at 5:30 p.m.

Contact Name: 
Lauren Cox
Phone Number: 
966-7057
Contact Email: 
lauren.cox@townoffarragut.org

Shamrock Ball – A Father-Daughter Dance

The Town of Farragut’s annual “Shamrock Ball – A Father-Daughter Dance” celebrates 10 years in 2015! Tickets will be available Monday, Feb. 2 for the event on Saturday, March 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Farragut High School Commons.

Contact Name: 
Lauren Cox
Phone Number: 
966-7057
Contact Email: 
lauren.cox@townoffarragut.org

Smoky Mountain Orchid Society Show & Sale April 18 & 19, 2015

The Smoky Mountain Orchid Society will host an orchid show & sale, April 18-19, 2015, at Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, TN. See the beauty and variety of the Orchids exhibited by various orchid societies from the Southeast. Orchid growers will be present to give tips on growing orchids in your home and orchid vendors will offer plants for sale. Orchids on exhibit will be judged by the American Orchid Society. Admission is free. Hours: 9am - 5:00 pm.

Contact Name: 
Bonnie Armstrong
Phone Number: 
865-567-2983
Contact Email: 
smos@frontier.com

Schoenewaldt to Teach Dialogue Workshop

"USA Today" bestselling novelist Pamela Schoenewaldt will teach a workshop on improving dialogue from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the East Tennessee History Center, 601 S. Gay St. Sponsored by the Knoxville Writers' Guild, cost is $35 for KWG members and $40 for nonmembers.

Workshop attendees will, "Learn to recognize and create succinct, effective dramatic dialogue, avoiding common missteps. We'll use exercises, lecture and examples," Schoenewaldt said.

Contact Name: 
Adria Amos
Phone Number: 
865-214-7650
Contact Email: 
AdriaAmosKWG@gmail.com

Gospel Music Concert

The Lee Valley Music Barn, 500 Lee Valley Road, Whitesburg, TN, continues the first Friday gospel music concert series Friday night Feb. 6, at 7:00 pm. Featured groups for Feb. will be Grafted In from Rogersville, TN, and The Vineyards from Rutledge, TN. There is no charge for admission and there will be food and door prizes. Visit website at: www.theleevalleymusicbarn.com or call 423-235-6152 for information.

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

Home Federal Bank presents ‘Symphony on the Square’

Thursday, May 7, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Market Square in downtown Knoxville
Admission is free.
This family-friendly springtime tradition features classics and pop tunes by the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Concertgoers are encouraged to arrive early and bring blankets and/or chairs to enjoy the concert. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at the Bijou Theatre.
http://bit.ly/2015symphonyonsquare

Contact Name: 
Knoxville Symphony
Phone Number: 
865-291-3310

Learn to Curl Event

The Great Smoky Mountains Curling Club is hosting two Learn to Curl sessions to promote this great social sport. These sessions will be held on January 11th and 14th beginning 8:15 pm at the Ice Chalet, 100 Lebanon Way, just off Kingston Pike next to Western Plaza. Experience instructors will introduce you to the equipment, the general rules, techniques of curling and strategy. The cost is $10.00 per person for each session. We ask participants under the age of eighteen to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Contact Name: 
Steven Kandilakis
Phone Number: 
865-809-6296
Contact Email: 
Contact us on our Facebook page under Great Smoky Mountains Curling Club

The Neighborhood Conference Returns for 2015

After 2 years, The Neighborhood Conference will return to the Knoxville Convention Center on Saturday, March 7 for 2015.

If you are interested in the quality of life in Knoxville and Knox County neighborhoods, this is an event you will not want to miss.

Highlights of the Conference include multiple work shops on strengthening neighborhood organizations, a chat with city/county representatives, bike and pedestrian safety, zoning policy, and more.

About five hundred people participated in the last Conference, so register today to secure a spot!

Contact Name: 
David Massey
Phone Number: 
865-215-3232
Contact Email: 
dmassey@cityofknoxville.org

MADD Remembers Those Killed or Injured in a Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MADD holds Candle Light Vigil for those who have died
or been injured in senseless vehicle crashes

Contact Name: 
MADD
Phone Number: 
865-522-5005
Contact Email: 
carole.minear@madd.org

Hearth and Home: Through the Years Exhibit

Beginning Dec. 1, the Farragut Folklife Museum will feature a new special exhibit – “Hearth and Home: Through the Years.” This exhibit will be on display through May 29, 2015.

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