November 26, 2014

“A Christmas Carol”

Ebeneezer Scrooge and the memorable ghosts return in the Clarence Brown Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” at 7:30 and 2 p.m., Nov. 26 through Dec. 21, on the mainstage. For more information, call 865-656-4444 or visit clarencebrowntheatre.com/

November 27, 2014

Regal Entertainment Group Autumnfest 5k and Little Gobbler Run

Regal Entertainment Group Autumnfest 5k and Little Gobbler Run will have a new course on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Knoxville beginning at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 27. Online registration is $25 for 5k and $5 for Little Gobbler Run through Nov. 23. Cost for late registration is $30 for 5k and $5 for Little Gobbler Run. For more information, visit ktc.org or e-mail Ray Wilson, runrayrun@outlook.com, or Kristy Altman, kaltmanruns@g-mail.com.

December 1, 2014

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/

December 1, 2014

The University of Tennessee deadline for freshmen

The University of Tennessee deadline for freshmen who want to attend for fall semester 2015 is Dec. 1. All students who apply are automatically considered for institutional scholarships including the new Volunteer Scholarship. Applying students are encouraged to submit transcripts, their personal statement and letters of recommendations before the deadline. For more information, visit, vip.utk.edu/default.asp or commonapp.org/login/

December 1, 2014

“December 7, 1941-A Day of Infamy”

Frank Galbraith, retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, will give a presentation, “December 7, 1941-A Day of Infamy,” at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 1, in the boardroom of Farragut Town Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-966-7057.

December 1, 2014

East Tennessee Foundation announces scholarship opportunity

East Tennessee Foundation announces scholarship opportunity for choral performers at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Applicants must be seniors enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to choral members who are not music majors. For more information, visit easttennesseefoundation.org/

December 1, 2014

Town of Farragut Community Development Department will begin distributing a monthly e-newsletter

In December, Town of Farragut Community Development Department will begin distributing a monthly e-newsletter to interested homeowners, builders, contractors and developers. The newsletter will include information about building codes, community development, home improvement projects, upcoming events, training opportunities and local ordinances. To add your name to the contact list, visit townoffarragut.org/cdnewsletter or text, tofbuildingcodes to 2282 and follow prompts. For more information, call Codes officer Adam Price, 865-966-7057.

December 4, 2014

Pellissippi State Community College’s Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert

Pellissippi State Community College’s Annual Holiday Spectacular Concert will be performed from 6 and 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, in Clayton Performing Arts Center on Hardin Valley Campus. For more information, call 865-694-6400.

December 4, 2014

Farragut Beautification Committee will present the 21st Annual Celebrate the Season

Farragut Beautification Committee will present the 21st Annual Celebrate the Season from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, at Farragut Town Hall. Celebrate the Season will feature photos with Santa, music performances by TNT Mountain Dulcimer Trio, Bearden United Methodist Church Children’s Bell Choir and Farragut High School Madrigal Singers. For more information, call Arleen Higginbotham, 865-966-7057.

December 5, 2014

Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will host the annual gala “A Celtic Holiday”

Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will host the annual gala “A Celtic Holiday” from 6 to 11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 5. For more information, call Carroll Welch, 865-482-1074, or visit childrensmuseumofoakridge.org/

December 6, 2014

Harvey Broome Group will day hike

Harvey Broome Group will day hike Honey Creek Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area Saturday, Dec. 6. For more information, call BJ or Bob Perlack, 865-229-5027.

December 6, 2014

Faith Lutheran Church will hold its 13th Annual Cookie Walk and Craft Fair Shop

Faith Lutheran Church will hold its 13th Annual Cookie Walk and Craft Fair Shop from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 6. Proceeds benefit the Shepherds of Hope Food Pantry. For more information, e-mail faithcookiewalk@yahoo.com/

December 6, 2014

The Appalachian Ballet Company in their 43rd season will present The Nutcracker

The Appalachian Ballet Company in their 43rd season will present The Nutcracker starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, at Knoxville Civic Auditorium. There also will be a performance starting at 2 and 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, at Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville. For more information, call ABC, 865-982-8463, Knox Tickets, 865-656-4444, or Clayton Center, 865-981-8590.

December 6, 2014

Go! Contemporary Dance Works will host Nutcracker Breakfast

Go! Contemporary Dance Works will host Nutcracker Breakfast from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at Studio Arts for Dancers. Cost is $25 per child, ages 6 to 12. For more information, call 865-539-2475.

December 6, 2014

Museum of Appalachia will celebrate Christmas in Old Appalachia

Museum of Appalachia will celebrate Christmas in Old Appalachia, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7. The museum will stay open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Dec. 24. For more information, call 865-494-7680.

December 6, 2014

Marble Springs State Historic Site will host two candle-making workshops

Marble Springs State Historic Site will host two candle-making workshops starting at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6. Cost is $10 for materials. For more information, call 865-573-5508.

December 8, 2014

East Tennessee Technology Access Center holiday party

East Tennessee Technology Access Center will hold a holiday party from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8 for children who cannot use their hands. For more information, call Junior League of Knoxville, 865-219-0130.

December 11, 2014

Veterans Assistance

Frank R. Strang Senior Center will host Knox County Veterans Service Office to provide information and assistance to Veterans and family members concerning VA benefits from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Dec. 11. For more information, call 865-215-5645.

December 11, 2014

Historic Ramsey House will host a family Christmas dinner

Historic Ramsey House will host a family Christmas dinner with only five seating of 10 guests each available beginning at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11. Cost is $125 per person or $1,250 for a private event for a complete table of 10 people. Bradford Catering will cater dinners. For more information, call 865-546-0745.

December 13, 2014

Music Ministry of Christ Covenant Church will perform the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah”

Music Ministry of Christ Covenant Church will perform the Christmas portion of George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” starting at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14, at Christ Covenant Church. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-671-1885.

December 13, 2014

Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus will perform

Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus will perform starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, on the U.S. Cellular Stage at Bijou Theatre. Tickets are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and students. For more information, visit knoxgmc.org or knoxbijou.com/

December 13, 2014

Yarn Haven will be collecting hats for children

Yarn Haven will be collecting hand-knitted or crocheted 7-8 inches in height; hats for children in the Knoxville area Saturday, Dec. 13. For more information, call 865-694-9900.

December 13, 2014

Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike

Harvey Broome Group will take-a-hike to Elkmont section of Great Smoky Mountain National Park Saturday, Dec. 13. For more information, call Ron Shrieves, 865-922-3518.

December 13, 2014

Christmas Candle Tours

Marble Springs State Historic Site will present Christmas Candle Tours from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13. Two-dollar donation for the Candlelight tour is suggested. For more information, call 865-573-5508.

December 14, 2014

Home Federal Bank will present two showings of “It’s A Wonderful Life”

Home Federal Bank will present two showings of “It’s A Wonderful Life,” at 1 and 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15, at Tennessee Theatre. The event is free with limited seating. For more information, visit homefederalbanktn.com/

December 14, 2014

Fourth Annual Santa Hustle 5k and Half Marathon

Fourth Annual Santa Hustle 5k and Half Marathon will start at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at Sevierville Golf Course. For more information, visit santahustle.com/

December 31, 2014

Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts”

Applications are available through Wednesday, Dec. 31 for Farragut Folklife Museum’s “Quilt Show 2015: The Love of Quilts,” slated for Friday, Feb. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at Farragut Town Hall. For more information, visit townoffarragut.org/quiltshow/