September 27, 2016

• Knox Area Rescue Ministries’ Annual Dinner of Hope

• Knox Area Rescue Ministries’ Annual Dinner of Hope will begin at 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Knoxville Marriott. Cost is $100 per person. Featured speaker is Stephen Mansfield, featured musical artists are Jordan Infield with Tyler and Erica Bird. For more information, call Melissa Rice, 865-633-7676.

September 27, 2016

• Knoxville Songwriters Association will present a free concert

• Knoxville Songwriters Association will present a free concert from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, in memory of Nashville songwriters Hall of Fame member Kim Williams, at Fountain City Library. For more information, call David Lauver, 865-671-0432.

September 28, 2016

• Knox County Public Library invites the public

• Knox County Public Library invites the public to join Knoxville attorney Tammy Kaousias for a discussion of “Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America” by Ari Berman from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, at East Tennessee History Center Auditorium. For more information, call Mary Pom Claiborne, 865-215-8767.

September 29, 2016

• Tennova Healthcare will host a free orthopedic seminar entitled “Get Relief From Joint Pain,”

• Tennova Healthcare will host a free orthopedic seminar entitled “Get Relief From Joint Pain,” from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at The Foundry. The lunch-and-learn will feature an orthopedic expo and a panel discussion with Dr. Herman G. Botero and Dr. Chad M. Ferguson. For more information, call Nan Metz, 865-368-2319.

September 30, 2016

• Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook

Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event beginning at 8 a.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Cost for both days will be $50, $30 for one day. For more information, call Pat Sloan, 865-425-3443.

September 30, 2016

• Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event

• Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor the 11th annual Memory Magic Scrapbook event beginning at 8 a.m., Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. Cost for both days will be $50, $30 for one day. For more information, call Pat Sloan, 865-425-3443.

September 30, 2016

• Greekfest will take place

• Greekfest will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, at St. George. Cost is $2 for adults, children 12 and under are free. Weekend passes, $3. For more information, call Lori Liakonis 865-323-2700.

October 1, 2016

• Maryville College’s Admissions staff

• Maryville College’s Admissions staff invite high school students, adult learners and community college students at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, to “Meet Maryville.” Preview day is designed to help people become more familiar with the nationally recognized liberal arts college. For more information, call 865-981-8092.

October 1, 2016

• The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society

• The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society will sponsor the popular MOTH-ers Night Out program to learn about moths and other nocturnal insects from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1. For more information, call 865-483-3571.

October 1, 2016

• GO! Contemporary Dance Works will present Transcendance

• GO! Contemporary Dance Works will present Transcendance, not your ordinary dance experience at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1 and 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, at Clarence Brown Theatre. Ticket prices $12 to $20.  Purchase online at gocontemporarydance.com or call 865-539-2475.

October 1, 2016

• Edgar Miller, retired newspaper editor,

• Edgar Miller, retired newspaper editor, foreign correspondent and journalism teacher, will speak on “The God Beat: The Challenge for News Media in Today’s World,” at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Church of the Savior. For more information, call Edgar Miller, 865-789-5409.

October 3, 2016

• Good Sports Always Recycle School Challenge

• Good Sports Always Recycle School Challenge will award $1,000 to eight schools for the challenge; one ex exemplary school will be awarded $1,500 for the GSAR Sustainability Steward Award; and one school will be awarded $1,500 for the Best New Program. Schools must be entered by Oct. 3. For more information, visit Eastman.com.gsar/

October 3, 2016

• Historic Homes of Knoxville will host a luncheon

• Historic Homes of Knoxville will host a luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3, at The Foundry to celebrate the founding of the City of Knoxville 225 years ago. Advanced tickets are $50 for single; $500 for a table of 10. For more information, call 865-523-7543 or visit hhknoxville.org/

October 3, 2016

• Town of Farragut will host a Deco-Mesh wreath making class

• Town of Farragut will host a Deco-Mesh wreath making class at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3. The class is free of charge but registration is required by Sept. 30. For more information, visit 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

October 3, 2016

• Town of Farragut will host six technology classes for seniors

• Town of Farragut will host six technology classes for seniors offered by local company Social Media 4 Seniors. iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors will be from1 to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 3-4. Cost $45. Advanced iPad/iPhone Basics for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 11-12. Cost $45. How to Use Facebook for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 13. Cost $30. Samsung Galaxy Phone/Tablet Basics for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Oct 17-18. Cost is $45. Pinterest/-Instagram/Twitter for Seniors will be from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. Cost $30. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

October 4, 2016

• Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers

• Town of Farragut will host a free presentation for caregivers at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4. The session discusses the importance of caregiver self-care and outlines ways to address caregiver burnout prevention. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

October 6, 2016

• Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting

• Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Faith Lutheran Church. Published authors are invited to attend. For more information, visit authorsguildoftn.org/

October 8, 2016

• Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present “Fandango!,”

• Oak Ridge Civic Music Association will present “Fandango!,” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8, at Pollard Auditorium. The artists will give an educational pre-concert lecture at 7:00 PM. Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults; $10 for young adults and youth (29 and under). For more information, call 865-483-5569 or visit orcma.org/

October 13, 2016

• Knox County Veterans Services Office

• Knox County Veterans Services Office will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Oct. 13, to provide information and assistance to veterans and family members concerning VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645.

October 14, 2016

• Historic Ramsey House will host Dave Ramsey

• Historic Ramsey House will host Dave Ramsey at the Foundry at World’s Fair Park 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Mr. Ramsey will speak on “Building a Legacy.” Cost is $100 per person. For more information, call 865-546-0745 or email Judy, judy@ramseyhouse.org.

October 14, 2016

• Mabry-Hazen House will host Rocky Top Pickin’ Party

• Mabry-Hazen House will host Rocky Top Pickin’ Party benefiting Keep Knoxville Beautiful from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14. Cost is $15 or $20 at the door and includes 4 beer/beverages tickets. Barbeque and tacos will be available from Rollin’ Smoke and Captain Muchachos food trucks. For more information, call 865-765-5550.

October 15, 2016

• The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center

• The University of Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at Milan hosts the 18th annual Fall Folklore Jamboree from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. For more information, call 731-686-8067 or visit milan.tennessee.edu/

October 16, 2016

• Mabry-Hazen House will host its third annual Lineage and Legacy

• Mabry-Hazen House will host its third annual Lineage and Legacy event from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16. For more information, call 865-522-8661 or visit mabryhazen.com/

October 17, 2016

• Town of Farragut will host a free health educational session

• Town of Farragut will host a free health educational session from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17. The educational session will be on high blood pressure and free blood pressure screenings for attendees. To register, call 865-218-3375 or visit townoffarragut.org/register/

October 17, 2016

• Master Gardener Joe Pardue will host “End-of-Summer Garden Tasks,”

• Master Gardener Joe Pardue will host “End-of-Summer Garden Tasks,” for a review of clean-up tasks for your pots and containers, flower beds, veggie beds and your tools before winter from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, at Davis Family YMCA. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 865-777-9622.

October 19, 2016

• Historic Bleak House will host Jo Hill

• Historic Bleak House will host Jo Hill for a discussion on John Pemberton at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event is free and open the public. Tours of the house for a nominal fee. For more information, call 865-522-2371, or visit historicbleakhouse.net/

October 20, 2016

• Miss Hannigan, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks

• Miss Hannigan, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks and the adorable little orphan Annie will take center stage at Christian Academy of Knoxville’s Middle School Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 20-22. Cost for adult and children $10 per ticket and $5 for bleacher seating. For more information, call 865-690-4721.

October 22, 2016

• A L. Lotts Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival

• A L. Lotts Elementary School will hold its Fall Festival from 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22. For more information, call Megan Reichert, 865-438-7680 or visit knoxschools.org/allottses/

October 30, 2016

• First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat

• First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Youth will be selling food to raise funds for mission work. For more information, call Paige Morgan, 865-966-8430 or e-mail pmorgan@ffmuc.org.

October 30, 2016

• First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat

• First Farragut United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30. Youth will be selling food to raise funds for mission work. For more information, call Paige Morgan, 865-966-8430 or e-mail pmorgan@ffmuc.org.

November 3, 2016

• Taste of Home Cooking School will be at Knoxville Convention Center ballroom

• Taste of Home Cooking School will be at Knoxville Convention Center ballroom for an event beginning at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The event will benefit Knox Area Rescue Ministries. General admission tickets are $15, preferred seating tickets are $25 and VIP tickets, which include a meet and greet with Taste of Home Culinary specialist Michelle Roberts and signed cookbook, are $45. For more information, visit brownpapertickets.com/

November 3, 2016

• Taste of Home Cooking School

• Taste of Home Cooking School will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3, at Knoxville Convention Center. Door open at 3 p.m. Cost is $15 for general admission, preferred seating, $25 and VIP tickets, $45. For more information, call Melissa Rice, 865-633-7676.

November 8, 2016

• Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar

• Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar entitled “Getting Your House in Order,” from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 855-836-6682 or visit Tennova.com/

November 8, 2016

• Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar

• Tennova Healthcare will host a free end-of-life seminar entitled “Getting Your House in Order,” from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, Turkey Creek Medical Center. For more information, call 855-836-6682 or visit Tennova.com/

November 16, 2016

• The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters,

The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople who are interested in participating in its annual Holiday Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. Cost per table is $5. For more information, call Lauren, 865-670-6693.

November 16, 2016

• The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople

• The Strang Senior Center is looking for crafters, bakers and other holiday salespeople who are interested in participating in its annual Holiday Bazaar from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. Cost per table is $5. For more information, call Lauren, 865-670-6693.

November 17, 2016

• Salvation Army is inviting the public to join in the celebration

• Salvation Army is inviting the public to join in the celebration in kicking off its annual Red Kettle Campaign with the 4th annual Rock the Red Kettle Kickoff Concert at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, at Bijou Theatre. Cost is $32 per ticket. For more information, call 865-525-9401.

November 18, 2016

• Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association

• Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association will hold open auditions for dancers in Knox, Roane, Anderson Counties and surrounding areas to perform in its annual production of “The Nutcracker,” at 10 a.m., for girls ages 6-8, 11 a.m., girls ages 9-10, 2 p.m., girls ages 11 and up and boys not yet ready for partner work, and 3 p.m., for en pointe ballerinas and boys old enough for partner work, Saturday, Aug. 13. Males and en pointe dancers are encouraged to audition. Accepted dancers will perform Friday-Sunday, Nov. 18-20. For more information, e-mail christyrickman05@gmail.com or visit orcba.org/audition-information/