April 23, 2014

Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class

Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays beginning April 23. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/

April 23, 2014

“Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science”

Farragut Folklife Museum will host a historical presentation on the Manhattan Project “Atoms in Appalachia: Secret City and Super Science,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call Julia Jones-Barham, 865-966-7057.

April 24, 2014

Diabetes Management Series

Knox County Health Department will offer a Diabetes Management Series at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays, April 24 running through May 22, in Knox County Health Department auditorium. The series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-215-5170.

April 24, 2014

“Let’s Go BAT-ty”

The University of Tennessee Arboretum will present “Let’s Go BAT-ty,” from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Arboretum in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.

April 24, 2014

“Monty Python’s Spamalot”

Clarence Brown Theatre will present “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” April 24 through May 11. For more information, call Robin Conklin, 865-974-2497.

April 24, 2014

American Rosie the Riveter Association looking for women who worked on the home front during WWII

American Rosie the Riveter Association is looking for women who worked on the home front during WWII to acknowledge with a certificate and have their stories placed in its archives. For more information, call 1-888-557-6743 or e-mail americanrosietheriveter2@yahoo.com

April 24, 2014

New trail Volunteer Programs

Knox County, City of Knoxville, town of Farragut, Ijams Nature Center, Outdoor Knoxville and Visit Knoxville are now offering new trail Volunteer Programs to area residents. The program requires volunteers to be at least 18 years of age, to own a cell phone, to pass a national background check and to attend a training session. For more information, call 865-215-6600 or visit, knoxcounty.org/parks/

April 24, 2014

“Let’s Go BAT-ty”

The University of Tennessee Arboretum will present “Let’s Go BAT-ty,” from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 24, at the Arboretum in Oak Ridge. For more information, call 865-483-3571.

April 24, 2014

Communication Graphics Technology Student Design Showcase

Pellissippi State Community College annual Communication Graphics Technology Student Design Showcase will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 24, in the Bagwell Center for Media and Art on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/

April 24, 2014

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Grieg and Sibelius

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will present Grieg and Sibelius at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, April 24-25, at Tennessee Theatre. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call 865-291-3310.

April 25, 2014

Connect Fellowship for Women

Connect Fellowship for Women will begin its spring semester of study at 9:15 a.m., Friday, Jan. 17, through May 9, on North Campus of Cokesbury United Methodist Church. Brunch and childcare are provided. For more information, call Mary Lou Sokolow, 865-246-0438 or visit cclive.org/women/ or e-mail connect4women@cclive.org/

April 26, 2014

Color Me Rad 5K

Color Me Rad 5K will begin at 9 a.m., Saturday April 26, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. Cost is $32 per runner, which will benefit East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. For more information, call Children’s Hospital Develop-ment Department, 865-541-8244 or visit www.colorme.rad.com/

April 26, 2014

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 26, at Worlds Fair Park. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit www2.jdrf.org/

April 26, 2014

Fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association

Marble Springs Storytelling will hold a fundraiser for Smoky Mt. Storytellers Association from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April. 26, at Marble Springs State Historic Site. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students, children under 5 are free. For more information, call 865-573-5508.

April 26, 2014

2014 Outdoor Knox Fest

Legacy Parks Foundation will host the 2014 Outdoor Knox Fest beginning Saturday, April 26, and running through Sunday, April 27. The event will feature trail rides, runs, hikes, paddles, climbing and more for anyone looking for outdoor fun. For more information, visit www.outdoorknoxville.com/

April 26, 2014

Farragut Art in the Park

Farragut Business Alliance has partnered with Town of Farragut and Dogwood Arts Festival to host the Fourth Annual Farragut Art in the Park from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, locations TBA. For more information, e-mail info@farragutbusiness.com

April 26, 2014

Family Kite Festival

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Oak Ridge will host the Eight Annual Family Kite Festival from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 26. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-483-8433.

April 26, 2014

Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival

Knox County Council of Garden Clubs is hosting the Twenty-First Annual Franklin Square Spring Garden Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 26. For more information, call Linda Wimbrow, 865-966-2421.

April 26, 2014

Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair

Admiral Veterinary Hospital will hold its Open House/Community Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Under new ownership, the fair will offer free food and drinks, rescue groups with dogs for adoption, bounce house, face painting and door prizes and more. For more information, call Admiral Veterinary Hospital, 865-675-1833.

April 26, 2014

“Raising of the Water”

Seventh Annual “Raising of the Water” benefit for Fort Loudoun Lake Association will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 26, at the historic home of Mr. John Trotter. Cost is $50 per person. For more information, call 865-523-3800 or visit flake.org/

April 26, 2014

Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game

Farragut High School Boys Soccer Eighth Annual Brooke Culbreth Memorial Alumni Game will begin with games at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., and noon to 2 p.m. for lunch, at Farragut soccer field and Farragut High School Commons. Cost is $10 per person for admission and dinner, $5 for children under 10. There also will be a silent dessert auction. For more information, contact Peg Bergin, pbergin@charter.net

April 26, 2014

“Vikings of the Smokies”

Sons of Norway Lodge, “Vikings of the Smokies,” are looking for car, boot and trunk sale vendors from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 26, in Faith Lutheran Church parking lot. For more information, visit tnvikings.org/

April 27, 2014

The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform

The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Farragut Presbyterian Church. The women’s group, reVOLution, and the men’s group, VOLume will perform for free. Event is open to the public. For more information, e-mail mjlanc@tds.net.

April 27, 2014

The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform

The University of Tennessee contemporary Acappella choirs will perform at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 27, at Farragut Presbyterian Church. The women’s group, reVOLution, and the men’s group, VOLume will perform for free. For more information, e-mail mjlanc@tds.net.

April 30, 2014

grocery shopping tour

The University of Tennessee Medical Center registered dietitian, Janet Seiber, RD,CDE will offer a grocery shopping tour for those living with diabetes at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, at Food City in Bearden. For more information, call Susan M. Wyatt, 865-305-6083.

April 30, 2014

Grocery shopping tour for those living with diabetes

The University of Tennessee Medical Center registered dietitian Janet Seiber, RD,CDE will offer a grocery shopping tour for those living with diabetes at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, at Food City in Bearden. For more information, call Susan M. Wyatt, 865-305-6083.

May 1, 2014

Forum for local clergy

Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750 or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.

May 1, 2014

2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event

Secret City Films, Dogwood Arts and Regal Entertainment Group will team up to produce the 2014 Knoxville Film Festival’s four-day event. The event will be held Sept. 11-14. General film submission deadline is May 1. For more information, visit knoxvillefilmfestival.com/

May 1, 2014

Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy

Knoxville Regional Veterans Mental Health Council and the Veteran Friendly Congregation Initiative are hosting a forum for local clergy from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, at Knox County Community Action Center. For more information, call Michael Grider, 865-215-4750, or Pat Gang, 865-253-2794.

May 2, 2014

“The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited”

Farragut Folklife Museum will feature “The Manhattan Project-Secrets Revisited,” exhibit beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Friday, May 2. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Julia Barham, 865-966-7057.

May 2, 2014

“Pollyanna”

Knoxville Children’s Theatre will present Eleanor Porter’s “Pollyanna,” at 7 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays, May 2 through 16; at 1 and 5 p.m., Saturdays, May 3 through 17, and at 3 p.m., Sundays, May 4 through 18. For more information, call 865-208-3677.

May 2, 2014

Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil

Holy Cross Anglican Church will host its Fifth Annual Low country Shrimp Boil and Fish Fry from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2. Cost is $10 and children 12 and under is $5. For more information, call 865-675-6406 or visit holycrossknoxville.org/

May 3, 2014

2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event

2014 Walk Multiple Sclerosis event will be held at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 3, at Sequoyah Park. For more information, call Carlie Moore 615-690-5341 or visit nationalmssociety.org /knoxvillewalk2014

May 3, 2014

Concord Yacht Club open house

Concord Yacht Club will host an open house to show the facilities to the public and introduce the educational program and other activities supported at CYC; Sea Scouts, high school and college sailing programs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 3. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/

May 3, 2014

“Going Gluten Free”

Farragut Library will kick off National Celiac Disease Awareness Month with “Going Gluten Free,” at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 3. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call Sheila Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.

May 3, 2014

“Civil War in the Smokies: An Educator’s Workshop,”

Maryville College, Great Smoky Mountains National Park and East Tennessee Historical Society are partnering to present “Civil War in the Smokies: An Educator’s Workshop,” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 3, on Maryville Col-lege Campus. For more information, call Chloe Kennedy, 865-981-8209.

May 6, 2014

Concord Yacht Club Adult Learn to Sail Class

Concord Yacht Club will offer an Adult Learn to Sail Class from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thurs-days beginning May 6, and running for four weeks. For more information, visit concordyachtclub.org/ education/adult-learn-to-sail.html/

May 7, 2014

Stewards of Children Training

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee will host Stewards of Children Training from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, at Arnstein Jewish Community Center. For more information, visit knoxcostewards.eventbrite.com/

May 10, 2014

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.

May 10, 2014

Historic Ramsey House music writer’s workshop

Historic Ramsey House will present an opportunity for song writers and fans to experience a unique music writer’s workshop with acclaimed artist Mary Gauthier, Scott Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Drew Ramsey and Matt Wertz Saturday, May 10. Cost is $300 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745.

May 10, 2014

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale

Tellico Village Community Church Crafters Spring Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, May 10. For more information, call Marcia Higby, 865-458-9356.

May 10, 2014

Unique music writer’s workshop

Historic Ramsey House will present an opportunity for song writers and fans to experience a unique music writer’s workshop with acclaimed artist Mary Gauthier, Scott Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Drew Ramsey and Matt Wertz Saturday, May 10. Cost is $300 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745.

May 10, 2014

Harvey Broome Group will backpack Gilliland Creek

Harvey Broome Group will backpack Gilliland Creek Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11. Cost is $4 per person for camp fee. For more information, call Warren or Carol Devine, 865-483-7894.

May 12, 2014

Swing Big Students Golf Tournament

Pellissippi State Community College’s 10th annual Swing Big Students Golf Tournament is slated for Monday, may 12, at Green Meadow Country Club. Cost is $100 per person or $400 for a team of four. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/foundation/golf/

May 15, 2014

GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions

GO! Contemporary Dance Works will hold auditions for ballet and modern dance level V and VI from 5 to 6:30 p.m.; intermediate to professional, 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15. For more information, call 865-539-2475.

May 16, 2014

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games

The 33rd Annual Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games will be held Friday and run through Sunday, May 16-18, at Maryville College. For more information, visit smokymountaingames.org/

May 16, 2014

“Open Art Show 2014: Alchemy-The Magic of Art and Flowers”

Farragut Arts Council and Dixie Highway Garden Club will host the “Open Art Show 2014: Alchemy-The Magic of Art and Flowers,” from 1 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 16, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 17, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, call Lauren Cox, 865-966-7057.

May 17, 2014

International Biscuit Baking Contest

International Biscuit Baking Contest will begin at noon, Saturday, May 17, in the Biscuit Big Top tent on Market Square. Baking submissions will be accepted until midnight, April 21. For more information, call John Craig, 865-384-7290 or visit biscuitfest.com/

May 19, 2014

Program at Cradle of Forestry

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards and the United States Forest Service program are scheduled for May 19-30 at the Cradle of Forestry near Brevard, N.C. The program is free once application has been accepted. For more information, visit www.trailcrew-s.org/wilderness-skills-institute/

May 20, 2014

New student orientation sessions

Two new student orientation sessions are being offered for students planning to attend summer semester at Pellissippi State Community College, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 20, and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, May 23, on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, visit pstcc.edu/orientation/

May 24, 2014

Harvey Broome Group will hike from Abrams Creek

Harvey Broome Group will hike from Abrams Creek to Campsite 16 and back Saturday, May 24. For more information, call Mac Post 865-806-0980.

May 29, 2014

“Beginning Canning and Food Preservation”

Farragut Library will end the month of National Celiac Disease Awareness Month with “Beginning Canning and Food Preservation,” at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, May 29. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call Sheila Pennycuff, 865-777-1750.

May 31, 2014

Harvey Broome Group wildlife float

Harvey Broome Group will go on a wildlife float Saturday, May 31. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518.

June 14, 2014

Donations for Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo

Town of Farragut is requesting donations for its 30th annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo scheduled for Saturday, June 14, at Anchor Park. The Town is in need of youth and adult spincast, push button rod and reel combos in good working condition, as well as other fishing supplies including line, hooks, bobbers and sinkers. For more information, call 865-966-7057.