November

Friday, Nov 22nd “Black Stone Cherry” “Black Stone Cherry” will return with another riotous, rip-roaring tribute to its blues heroes on “Black To Blues Volume 2,” beginning at 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, at Cotton Eyed Joe, 11220 Outlet Drive. If you are interested in its upcoming performances, contact Jay Wilson at Jay@mascotlabelgroup.com.
Saturday, Nov 23rd Civil War Living History Day To commemorate the 156th anniversary of the Siege of Knoxville and Battle of Fort Sanders, Mabry-Hazen House will host Civil War Living History Day on Mabry’s Hill from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23. A “talk on Women during the Civil War” begins at 11 a.m., and infantry demonstrations from noon to 2 p.m. The historic house museum will be open for self-guided tours. Admission is a suggested $5 donation per adult. Members are free.
Saturday, Nov 23rd Mobile Pantry All active military and veterans in need of food are invited to join Second Harvest Food Bank from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Blount County Veterans Affairs for a Mobile Pantry, 305 Court St., Maryville. Food distribution will take place in the parking lot. Second Harvest will require all veterans and active military to bring a military/veteran identification card in order to receive food that day. For more information about distribution, or if you would like to volunteer, contact Rhea Kenney at 865-243-8205.
Monday, Nov 25th Light the Park More than 60,000 thousand twinkling, multi-colored Christmas lights will illuminate Founders Park at Campbell Station. Annual Light the Park festivities begin at 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25.  

December

Monday, Dec 2nd Holiday Festival of Lights Knox County’s 21st Annual Holiday Festival of Lights at The Cove at Concord Park, 11808 S. Northshore Drive, kicks off Monday, Dec. 2, with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs hosting a meet and greet and passing out free candy “Kanes.” The family-friendly event starts at 6:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting. The festival, which is free and open to the public, runs from 6 to 9 p.m. through Tuesday, Dec. 31, excluding Christmas day.
Tuesday, Dec 3rd Making Social Security Easier Town of Farragut will host a free class on Making Social Security Easier from 6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3. Registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 29. Register at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive, or by phone at 865-218-3375.
Thursday, Dec 5th Authors Guild of Tennessee Authors Guild of Tennessee will hold its regular monthly meeting beginning at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at Faith Lutheran Church, 225 Jamestowne Blvd. in Farragut. Theme for December will be “Random Thoughts, Christmas or Otherwise.” Light refreshments will be served. Visit info:authorsguildoftn.org. 
Sunday, Dec 8th 12th Annual Christmas Community Day First Farragut United Methodist Church, 12733 Kingston Pike, will host its 12th Annual Christmas Community Day from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 8, with a meal, photos with Santa and free shopping for children’s gifts, books and gently used clothing and coats. It serves about 150 families per year. Each family receives bags with groceries and household necessities. For more information, contact Jill Wolverton at marketing@ffumc.org or 865-405-6347.