April

Friday, Apr 27th Concord United Methodist Church rummage sale Concord United Methodist Church, 11020 Roane Drive in Farragut, will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 27, and from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 28. Church will be taking donations from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in the church gym, located on the backside of the church. For more information, call 865-966-6728.
Saturday, Apr 28th Jay Clark and Greg Horne will perform Jay Clark and Greg Horne will perform at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at Laurel Theater. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 800-838-3006, ext. 1.
Saturday, Apr 28th Feeding God’s Children Chicken and Rib Roast The 13th annual Feeding God’s Children Chicken and Rib Roast will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 28-29, across from Farragut High School Baseball Field. For more information, call Susanne Huff, 865-2078-4055 or visit feedinggodschildren.org/
Saturday, Apr 28th Fourth Comfort Bears Grand Finale Fourth Comfort Bears Grand Finale will wrap with the BIG GIVE event for children from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 28, at 11429 Parkside Drive, near Belk Men’s and Buffalo Wild Wings in the Pinnacle at Turkey Creek shopping center. Event is free and open to the public. Activities will include first responder vehicle displays, fire safety house demonstrations and free child finger printing. Attendees will gather to see procession of police vehicles from Anderson, Blount, Loudon, Knox, Roane and Sevier counties loaded with stuffed Teddies to comfort children.
Saturday, Apr 28th A Church-wide Mission Day A Church-wide Mission Day event 
is set for Ebenezer United Methodist Church’s women, men and youth groups at the church, 1001 Ebenezer Road. They will come together from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 28, to raise funds for missions: EUMC Women’s Rummage Sale; Men’s Club Barbeque and “Roots” Youth Ministry Bake Sale will be open for shoppers. For more information, or to order barbeque before Monday, April 23, call 865-691-8330 or go to www.eumcknox.org
Saturday, Apr 28th Captain W. Y. C. Hannum The Captain W. Y. C. Hannum Chapter No. 1881, UDC will meet beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 28. Visitors are welcome to attend. For more information, call Donna at 865-977-8328.

May

Tuesday, May 1st Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club Tennessee Valley Machine Knitters Club will hold its next monthly meeting starting at 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 1, in Alcoa First United Methodist Church. Visitors are welcome. Program will be reports from Peru seminar. For more information, contact Marie Hickson at 865-457‑0960.
Tuesday, May 1st Town of Farragut is hosting technology classes for seniors Town of Farragut will host classes taught by local company Social Media 4 Seniors in May in Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Participants must be 55 years or older to attend and bring their own device to class. Classes are limited to five participants, so register early: Facebook for Seniors, 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, May 1. Registration and payment deadline is Monday, April 30. Cost is $30; Getting the Most Out of Your Smartphone/Tablet Camera for Seniors, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 1. Registration and payment deadline is Monday, April 30. Cost is $30.
Thursday, May 3rd City People Downtown home tour The 2018 City People Downtown home tour will be held May 3- 5 giving attendees the opportunity to see what downtown living is like. Tour-goers can enjoy a full weekend as the dates coincide with First Friday and the first Market Square Farmer’s Market of the season. For more information, visit hometour@citypeople.org/
Thursday, May 3rd Mother’s Day Shopping Celebration Mother’s Day Shopping Celebration is from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 3, and from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday, May 4, at Fox Run subdivision clubhouse, 12804 Norden Drive, in Farragut. Purpose is to celebrate women with refreshments, socializing and shopping. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Elizabeth Magra: elizabethmagramonat@gmail.com/.
Friday, May 4th 9th Annual Farragut Food & Wine Festival Shop Farragut is accepting applications to fill 30 vendor spaces for 9th Annual Farragut Food & Wine Festival, scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 4, at 11240 Kingston Pike (former Kroger parking lot across from Farragut High School). To volunteer or learn more, e-mail info@farragutbusiness.com.
Friday, May 4th Farragut Food & Wine Festival The 9th annual Farragut Food & Wine Festival is fast approaching, and Shop Farragut is accepting applications to fill 30 spaces. The event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 4. To volunteer or learn more, email info@farragutbusiness.com.
Friday, May 4th “Light Up the Night for Parkinson’s” Second annual fundraising gala “Light Up the Night for Parkinson’s” starts at 6 p.m., Friday, May 4, at Bridgewater Place, 205 Bridgewater Road in West Knox County. Proceeds benefit PJ Parkinson’s Support Group. For gala tickets, sponsorship opportunities and more information, visit https://www.pjparkinsons.com/
Friday, May 4th Shop Farragut is accepting applications to fill 30 vendor spaces for 9th Annual Farragut Food & Wine Festival, scheduled from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 4, at 11240 Kingston Pike (former Kroger parking lot across from Farragut High School). To volunteer or learn more, e-mail info@farragutbusiness.com.
Friday, May 4th “Light Up the Night for Parkinson’s” Second annual fundraising gala “Light Up the Night for Parkinson’s” will benefit PJ Parkinson’s Support Group of Blount County. Event will be held Friday, May 4, at Bridgewater Place, 205 Bridgewater Road, Knoxville. Gala will be in memory of Dr. David Millhorn, University of Tennessee senior vice president emeritus and national laboratory relations advisor, who passed away Dec. 18, 2017, due to Parkinson’s disease. He oversaw multiple unprecedented achievements for UT’s research enterprise. For tickets, sponsorship opportunities and more information, visit the website: https://www.pjparkinsons.com/
Saturday, May 5th Hydrangea: When to Prune those Bloomin’ Bushes Master Gardener Carolyn Kiser will host a class on Hydrangea: When to Prune those Bloomin’ Bushes from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5, at Knox County Public Library Bearden Branch. For more information, call 865-588-8813.
Saturday, May 5th 9th Annual Fish Fry and Low County Boil Holy Cross Anglican Church Men’s group is having its 9th Annual Fish Fry and Low County Boil. It will be held at the church, 515 Herron Road, beginning at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 5. Fried fish, shrimp, potatoes, corn, hush puppies, slaw and homemade desserts are featured. Adult tickets are $12, and children $6. Everyone is welcome.
Saturday, May 5th Rabies vaccinations for cats and dogs Knox County Health Department and Knoxville Veterinary Medical Association once again will offer rabies vaccinations for cats and dogs from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5 and May 12, at Farragut and Bearden high schools. Vaccinations are $10 per animal. All pets must be restrained at the vaccination clinics. Dogs should be on a leash, and cats should be in carriers or pillowcases (a pillowcase is preferred because the vaccine can be administered through the cloth). Those with aggressive or uncontrollable pets are advised to leave the animal in the car and ask for assistance at registration. More information is available at knoxcounty.org/health.
Saturday, May 5th FHS Alumni Grand Reunion The Alumni of the Original Campus of Farragut High School, which was established in 1904 with the last classes at the Concord Road-Kingston Pike campus during the 1975-76 school year, are invited to the annual FHS Alumni Grand Reunion. It will run from 8 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 5, in Virtue Cumberland Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 725 Virtue Road. Alumni from classes dating back to 1940s through the Class of 1976 are invited to enjoy coffee and doughnuts while visiting with friends and classmates and looking over class yearbooks and other memorabilia. Registration fee is $5 at the door. This invitation also is extended to those attending FHS during these years but did not graduate.
Thursday, May 10th Veterans Assistance Knox County Veterans Services Office representatives will be at Frank R. Strang Senior Center, 109 Lovell Heights Road, Knoxville, from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, May 10, to provide information and assistance to veterans and family members regarding VA benefits. For more information, call 865-215-5645 or email the Veterans Services Office at veterans@knoxcounty.org.
Saturday, May 12th Farragut Museum expanded hours This spring and summer, Farragut Museum (located in Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive) will expand its regular weekday hours and open on the following weekend dates and times free of charge: from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., (In conjunction with the Embroiderers’ Guild exhibit) Saturday, May 12; from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 20, and from 4 to 7:30 p.m. (In conjunction with the Pleasant Forest Living History event), Sunday, June 10. Museum is always free and open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Monday, May 14th Tate’s School and Tate’s Day Camp Open House Tate’s School and Tate’s Day Camp will host their 9th Annual Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 14. Event is free and open to the public. Enter through the main entrance, which is located on North Cedar Bluff Road next to Verizon. Families can enjoy a hayride tour of the 54-acre campus featuring three saltwater pools, zip lines, an archery range, climbing walls, a rappelling tower, a boating pond and the unique rustic log classrooms defining the campus. Tate’s teachers will be in each classroom and will host child-centered activities across campus. Children can explore the Teaching Garden and learn more about the wonder of plant life and gardening. Families are invited to enjoy lunch (provided free) with Tate’s Day Camp Counselors in the picnic area by the boating and fishing pond and play on the playgrounds around campus. New to the tour this year will be Eighth Grade Math Building, which opened in January.

June

Friday, Jun 8th The Ignite Women’s Leadership Summit Denso will sponsor The Ignite Women’s Leadership Summit Friday, June 8. Tickets are $227. For more information, visit ignitesucceed.com/
Saturday, Jun 23rd KARM Dragon Boat Festival The annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival, the Race with a Mission, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 23, at the Cove, Concord Park. Early bird discount is available through March 16. Teams can register online at karm.org/dragonboats/