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August

Sat, Aug 30 Nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show Knoxville will host the Nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show at approximately 9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, over the Tennessee River. Gates open at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit boomsday.org/
Sun, Aug 31 Hardin Valley Academy softball team fundraiser Hardin Valley Academy softball team will hold its fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 30, at Advanced Auto along Middlebrook Pike. For more information, contact Pam Smith, pam.p.smith@gmail.com

September

Tue, Sep 2 “Plant a Tree Program” The town of Farragut is offering “Plant a Tree Program:” a way to honor loved ones, by purchasing a tree to be planted in one of Farragut’s parks or along a Farragut greenway. Costs to donate are between $200-$250 and choose fro more than a dozen tree varieties. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Tue, Sep 2 Clarence Brown Theatre 40th Anniversary Season opener Clarence Brown Theatre 40th Anniversary Season opener will begin Sept. 2 and run through Sept. 28. For more information, call 865-974-5161.
Wed, Sep 3 Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club meeting Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, at Alcoa First United Methodist Church. For more information, call 865-457-0960.
Thu, Sep 4 30th Annual Vintage Fashion Show and Sale Goodwill Industries-Knoxville, Inc. will host its 30th Annual Vintage Fashion Show and Sale at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Downtown Knoxville Hilton. Pre-sale for the event will begin at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $5. Tickets for the Goodwill Vintage Fashion Show and Sale are $40 per-person or $375 for a table of ten and include a full-course dinner. For more information, call 865-588-8567.
Sat, Sep 6 2014 Summer Suppers Knox Heritage will host 2014 Summer Suppers beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, at Market Square. For more information, visit knoxheritage.org/suppers/
Sat, Sep 6 Wildlife Float Harvey Broome Group will have a Wildlife Float on Saturday, Sept. 6, on Douglas Lake. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518.
Sat, Sep 6 “It Truly Matters What Happens under the Covers” Knox County Master Gardeners will host “It Truly Matters What Happens under the Covers” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 6, at All Saints Catholic Church. For more information, call 865-215-2340.
Tue, Sep 9 Town of Farragut is offering yoga Town of Farragut is offering yoga classes from 9 to 10 a.m., Tuesdays, Sept. 9-30 in the community room, at Farragut Town Hall. Cost is $40 for 4 weeks. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Thu, Sep 11 Turf and Ornamental Field Day The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will host a Turf and Ornamental Field Day beginning at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. For more information, visit tennesseeturfgrassweeds.org/
Thu, Sep 11 Assistance to Veterans Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.
Thu, Sep 11 Thirteenth Annual Taste of Blount Blount Partnership will host the Thirteenth Annual Taste of Blount from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Theater in the Park in Maryville. Advance tickets are $25 for chamber members, $30 for the public and $15 for students 17 and under. For more information, call 865-983-2241.
Fri, Sep 12 Knox County Public Library’s Movies on Market Square Knox County Public Library’s Movies on Market Square will begin its 2014 season of family-friendly outdoor movies every Friday night from Sept. 12 through Oct. 17. For more information, visit, knoxlib.org/
Sat, Sep 13 11th Annual Marine Mud Run Marine Corps League Detachment will host its 11th Annual Marine Mud Run beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Melton Hill Park. Cost is $40 per individual. For more information, visit knoxmud.org/
Sat, Sep 13 50th Annual Country Market fundraiser Historic Ramsey House will hold its 50th Annual Country Market fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 14. Admission is $5 per person; children undr 10 are free; house tours are $5. For more information, call 865-546-0745 or e-mail, judy@ramsehouse.org or Kathy@ramseyhouse.org/
Sat, Sep 13 Motorcycles and Trikes will ride from Knoxville to Lenoir City to benefit babies Motorcycles and Trikes will ride from Knoxville to Lenoir City to benefit babies in Tennessee with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Knoxville Harley-Davidson. For more information, call Drew, 865-233-4237.
Sat, Sep 13 “LAWN is a Four Letter Word” Knox County Master Gardeners will host “LAWN is a Four Letter Word” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 13, at Fountain City Public Library. For more information, call 865-689-2681.
Sat, Sep 13 Hardin Valley Academy softball team fundraiser Hardin Valley Academy softball team will hold a yard sale fundraiser from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 13, at Food City along Middlebrook Pike. For more information, contact Pam Smith, pam.p.smith@gmail.com.
Mon, Sep 15 Free Day of Putt-Putt Town of Farragut and Putt-Putt Golf & Games will host the 23rd Annual Free Day of Putt-Putt from noon to 9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-966-7057.
Thu, Sep 18 Beginning Appalachian Dulcimer course Pellissippi State Community College will offer a nine-week Beginning Appalachian Dulcimer course from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursdays, starting Sept. 18. Cost is $95 and $37 for materials. For more information, call 865-539-7167.
Thu, Sep 18 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Brahms; Piano Concerto No. 1 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Brahms; Piano Concerto No. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, Sept. 18-19 as part of Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call 865-291-3310.
Fri, Sep 19 “Are There Fairies in Our Garden? Can You Find Them?” Knox County Council of Garden Clubs will host a Petite Standard Flower Show, “Are There Fairies in Our Garden? Can You Find Them?” from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at Historic Ivan Racheff House and Gardens. For more information, call Linda Wimbrow, 865-966-2421.
Sat, Sep 20 West High School Fiftieth Reunion West High School will host its Fiftieth Reunion from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, at Club LeConte. Friday and Saturday activities are available as well. Cost is $55, cash bar will be provided. For more information, call Alyce Bledsoe Hemphill, 865-386-7000 or Cissy Mayo, 865-603-0906.
Sat, Sep 20 Backpack Big South Fork Harvey Broome Group will backpack Big South fork National River and Recreation Area Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21. For more information, call Will Skelton, 865-523-2271.
Sat, Sep 20 Marble Springs State Historic Site will host Living History Marble springs State Historic Site will host Living History in the life and times of governor of Tennessee, John Sevier, in commemoration of his 269th birthday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20 and from noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. Cost is $5 per adult and $3 per child. For more information, call Anna Chappelle, 865-573-5508.
Fri, Sep 26 35th Annual Greekfest The 35th Annual Greekfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, and from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 28, at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. Admission is $2 for adults and children 12-under are free. For more information, visit greekfesttn.com/
Sat, Sep 27 United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting Captain W.Y.C. Hannum Chapter 1881, United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at RJ’s courtyard. For more information, call Debra, 865-856-9300 or Shirley, 865-531-1467.
Tue, Sep 30 Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast Dr. Bill Bass will return to the Chamber’s Breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, at Fox Den Country Club. Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members; tables of 10 are $275. For more information, visit farragutchamber.com/

October

Sun, Oct 5 Poker Run and Celebration of Life party Holly Warlick, cofounder of “Champions for a Cause” Foundation will head up a Poker Run and Celebration of Life party beginning at 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 5, at Knoxville Harley-Davidson. For more information, call Janet, 865-719-0818.
Thu, Oct 9 Assistance to Veterans Knox County Veterans Service Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 9 to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.

November

Sat, Nov 1 First Farragut 13.1, 5K and Kids run Knoxville Track Club will host the First Farragut 13.1, 5K and Kids run on Nov. 1, beginning at Farragut High School. Cost for half marathon is $60 through Aug. 31 and then $65 through Oct. 28. Last minute registration price is $75. Cost for the 5K is $30 through Aug. 31 and then increases to $35 until Oct. 28. Last minute registration price is $40. Kids’ run pricing is $8 through Aug. 31 then $10 through Oct. 28. Last minute pricing is $15. For more information, visit ktc.org/

Former FHS star Bunn shines in Open first round

A Fox Den Country Club member his whole life, Brandon Bunn took command of his home course during opening round action of 25th News Sentinel Open Thursday, Aug. 14. With his parents, Joan and David Bunn, and younger twin siblings, Tyler and Davis Bunn, on hand among an entourage of about 40, this former Farragut Admirals star, a pro since 2011, birdied four of his last ...Read More...

FHS hosts Hoops For Hope

Trinity Fitch finally “came of age,” at 10 years old, to participate in Seventh Annual Hoops For Hope in Farragut High School’s Lynn E. Sexton Gymnasium. “Basketball is Trinity’s favorite sport, and this is just right up her alley,” Amanda Fitch, Trinity’s mother, said during this annual fundraising and basketball event for children and young adults with Read More...

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