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October

Sun, Oct 26 Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days will take place from noon to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hardin Valley Campus. Tennessee Promise is a “last-dollar” scholarship that will cover tuition and fees for community college students once other assistance has been applied. Deadline to apply for Tennessee Promise is Nov. 1. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/promise/
Sun, Oct 26 “Latin American Foodways Celebration” Maryville College will host its second annual “Latin American Foodways Celebration” from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Alumni Gym. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.
Mon, Oct 27 Ossoli Circle will hold its meeting Ossoli Circle will hold its meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27, at Replacement Benefit Bridge Ossoli Club House. For more information, call Charlotte Miller, 865-207-5170.
Tue, Oct 28 Town of Farragut is creating a comprehensive set of architectural design guidelines Town of Farragut is creating a comprehensive set of architectural design guidelines to enhance community image and help implement objectives of 2012 Comprehensive Land Use Plan update Project consultants will present a first draft of guidelines beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call 87650966-7057.
Tue, Oct 28 Blount Mansion will host candlelight and flashlight tours Blount Mansion will host candlelight and flashlight tours of the mansions about mysteries, legends, customs and myths, beginning at 5:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 28, 29 and 30. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 865-525-2375.
Tue, Oct 28 “Afghanistan: Unordinary Lives” Tennessee Consortium for International Studies will sponsor an art exhibit “Afghanistan: Unordinary Lives” from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, Oct. 28-Nov. 12, at Pellissippi State Community College. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-539-7280, or visit tncis.org/
Wed, Oct 29 Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform five Young People’s Concerts Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will perform five Young People’s Concerts beginning at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Oct. 29-31, and at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 29 and 30, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. For more information, call 865-521-2317.
Thu, Oct 30 Marble City Opera Marble City Opera will present two world-premier one-act operas by composer Larry Delinger: “Talk to Me Like the Rain” and “Amelia Lost” at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 and 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at The Square Room. For more information, call Kathryn Frady Marvel, 646-217-1580.
Thu, Oct 30 Marble City Opera Marble City Opera will present two world-premier one-act operas composer by Larry Delinger: “Talk to Me Like the Rain” and “Amelia Lost” at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, and 2 p.m., Sat-urday, Nov. 1, at The Square Room. For more information, call Kathryn Frady Marvel, 646-217-1580.
Thu, Oct 30 “Digital Photography Basics” Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch will host “Digital Photography Basics” beginning at 3:3o p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, at Founders Park. For more information, call Shelia Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.
Fri, Oct 31 Farragut Lions Club and Concord United Methodist Church will hold line dancing Farragut Lions Club and Concord United Methodist Church will hold line dancing from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, at CUMC. Cost is $5 and snacks are provided. For more information, call Gerri, 865-789-6392.
Fri, Oct 31 “Halloween Spooktacular” Maryville College Orchestra will present “Halloween Spooktacular,” beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, in Clayton Center for the Arts. Tickets are $5. Admission is free to those dressed in Halloween costumes. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.

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/
Sat, Nov 1 Waggin’ Tails 5k Fun Run Humane Society of Tennessee Valley will host Waggin’ Tails 5k Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at Tommy Schumpert Park. Pre-registration is $25. For more information, visit humanesocietytennessee.com/
Sat, Nov 1 “Gluten-Free Holiday Baking” Knox County Public Library Farragut Branch will host “Gluten-Free Holiday Baking,” beginning at 10:30, Saturday, Nov. 1. For more information, call Shelia Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.
Sat, Nov 1 Young Creative Writer Workshop Pellissippi State Community College will host a daylong Young Creative Writer Workshop beginning at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 1, at Strawberry Plains Campus. For more information, call 865-225-2340.
Sun, Nov 2 Ninth Annual East Tennessee Chili Cook-Off Second Harvest Food Bank, Bush Brothers & Company and Kroger will partner for the Ninth Annual East Tennessee Chili Cook-Off beginning at 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2, at World’s Fair Park Fest-ival Lawn. For more information, call Blaire Hall, 865-243-8212.
Sun, Nov 2 Ghoulishly Goodwill Costume Goodwill Industries is hosting their annual Ghoulishly Goodwill Costume Contest Sunday, Nov. 2. For more information, visit gwiktn.org/events/
Mon, Nov 3 Knoxville Watercolor Society is currently accepting membership applications Knoxville Watercolor Society is currently accepting membership applications for artists who work in watercolor and other water mediums. Paintings should be dropped from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Nov. 3, at Westminster Presbyterian Church. For more information, call Kate McCullough, 865-604-1406.
Thu, Nov 6 Farragut Beautification Committee will sponsor a free holiday decorating class Farragut Beautification Committee will sponsor a free holiday decorating class beginning at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, at Farragut Town Hall. The event is free. For more information, call 865-966-7057.
Sat, Nov 8 Italian Fest Holy Cross Anglican Church will host an Italian Fest from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 and up. You may bring your own wine. For more information, call 865-675-6406.
Fri, Nov 14 AARP will host a Smart Driving Program AARP will host a Smart Driving Program for participants 55 years of age or older to complete a 8-hour class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 14, in the community room at Farragut Town Hall. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For more information, call 888-687-2277.

December

Mon, Dec 1 Debbie Van Cleve Memorial Scholarship The Debbie Van Cleve Memorial Scholarship, intended to benefit legally blind students pursuing higher education, will be available Dec. 1 for detailed descriptions and eligibility criteria for 2015. For more information, visit easttennesseefoundation.org/

Farragut football could be moving down to 5A

For the first time in decades, it appears as though Farragut High School football won’t be playing with the big boys, enrollment wise, in TSSAA Division I-A beginning in the 2015-16 school year. In an enrollment estimation that FHS varsity football head coach Eddie Courtney said was a “surprise,” school enrollment projected for the 2015-16 school year is 1,685, ...Read More...

Marcel-Culbert featured Town artist

Farragut Arts Council presents Elaine Marcel-Culbert as the Town’s featured artist for October and November. Located in Farragut Town Hall, her exhibit features a variety of her paintings, which range from animal and people portraits to landscapes. “I’m excited about being selected,” Marcel-Culbert said. Most of the works being displayed will be oil Read More...

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