September 19, 2014

“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.

September 19, 2014

“Magnifico!”

Pellissippi State Community College will host Knoxville Opera Company “Magnifico!” at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19, in Clayton Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 865-694-6400 or visit, pstcc.edu/arts/

September 19, 2014

Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival

Alcoa Rotary Club will host the Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival starting at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19, at Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center. Tickets are $5 per person; GSMHC members and children 5 and under are free. For more information, call 865-448-0044.

September 20, 2014

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.

September 20, 2014

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.

September 20, 2014

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.

September 20, 2014

Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days

Pellissippi State Community College Scholarship Days will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, 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/

September 20, 2014

Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit class

Pellissippi State community College will offer its Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit class for a two-for-one price Saturday, Sept. 20. Cost is $75 for any two students who register at the same time. For more information, call 865-539-7167 or visit pstcc.edu/bcs/

September 21, 2014

Farragut Presbyterian Church children’s variety show

Farragut Presbyterian Church will host a children’s variety show with music, dance and artistic expression at 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 21. A love offering will be taken with 100% of collection going to FISH Hospitality Pantries. For more information, e-mail, mjlanc@tds.net.

September 22, 2014

West Knox Civitan Club meeting

West Knox Civitan Club will hold its meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at Shoney’s. For more information, e-mail bonmys@aol.com.

September 22, 2014

Ossoli meeting

Ossoli will hold its meeting at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, at Ossoli Circle Club House. For more information, call Charlotte Miller, 865-207-5170.

September 24, 2014

Webinars on topics of college savings

Tennessee Treasury Department will host a series of webinars on topics of college savings beginning at 11:30 a.m., Wednesdays, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8. For more information, visit tnstars.com/

September 26, 2014

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/

September 26, 2014

Taste of Farragut

Sixth Annual Taste of Farragut hosted by Farragut Business Alliance and town of Farragut will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, on the lawn in front of Renaissance. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 at the gate. Children under 10 are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. For more information, call 865-307-2486 or visit, farragutbusinessalliance.com/

September 27, 2014

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.

September 27, 2014

Knox County TENNderCARE 2014 health conference

Knox County TENNderCARE 2014 health conference for middle and high school students has a new name: TBH100, which stands for “talkin’ ‘bout health and keeping it 100 percent real.” The event will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, at Bearden High School. For more information, visit knoxcounty.org/health/

September 27, 2014

Farragut High School Drama Class “Princess Brunch”

Farragut High School Drama Class will host its fundraiser “Princess Brunch” for children ages 2 through 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27, in FHS main auditorium. Cost is $20 for one adult and one child, $10 for each additional child. For more information, call Lea McMahan, 865-671-7167.

September 30, 2014

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 2, 2014

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA three-month fall classes

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, three-month fall classes will be from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Oct. 2, at Frank R. Strang Senior Center. Classes have a nominal membership contribution. For more information, call 865-482-7761.

October 4, 2014

Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival

Fifteenth Annual Oak Ridge Street Painting Festival will be held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, on the sidewalks of Oak Ridge campus of Roane State Community college. For more information, visit, rotaryor.org/streetpaintingfestival/

October 5, 2014

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.

October 6, 2014

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA three-month fall classes

Taoist Tai Chi Society of USA, three-month fall classes will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mondays, starting Oct. 6, at Peace Lutheran Church. Classes have a nominal membership contribution. For more information, call 865-482-7761.

October 7, 2014

Newborns In Need meeting

Newborns In Need East Tennessee Chapter will hold its meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7, at JoAnn Fabrics. For more information, contact Gayle McKeethan, easttenn@newbornsinneed.org/

October 8, 2014

Free fire safety demonstrations

Town of Farragut Fire Prevention Office, in conjunction with Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau, will provide free fire safety demonstrations for businesses and residents from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Farragut town hall. For more information, call 865-966-7052.

October 9, 2014

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.

October 9, 2014

Veterans Assistance

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.

October 11, 2014

“Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam”

Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, at All Saints Catholic Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-2340.

October 11, 2014

“Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam”

Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Fall: Time for the Garden’s Physical Exam,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 11, at All Saints Catholic Church. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-2340.

October 17, 2014

“Late bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers”

Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Late bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at Humana; and from 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call 865-329-8892.

October 17, 2014

“Late Bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers”

Knox County Master Gardeners will hold a demonstration on “Late Bloomers: Put Some Zing in Your Fall Flowers” from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at Humana; and from 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call 865-329-8892.

October 26, 2014

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/

November 1, 2014

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/