The City of Knoxville is partnering with several organizations, including the Optimist Club of West Knoxville, the Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Knox County Solid Waste Department, in hosting an electronics E-cycling event on Saturday, Jan. 11th.   The E-cycling event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Chilhowee Park, Midway […]

UT McClung Museum Hosts Free Stroller Tour Dec. 16

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, will offer a free stroller tour celebrating winter and the holidays on Monday, Dec. 16.   Parents and caregivers with toddlers or babies are invited to meet in the museum’s lobby before taking a winter-themed tour of the museum’s decorative arts […]


The Knoxville Community Band will ring in the holiday spirit in Knoxville this season with a free Christmas concert at Northwest Middle School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 8th, at 3 p.m.   Come hear your favorite holiday tunes performed by a group of talented, Knoxville-area musicians. This free event is an ideal outing for people […]

Holiday Farmers Market at New Harvest Park

Shop for one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts and help support local businesses at the New Harvest Park Holiday Farmers Market! The third annual Holiday Market will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the New Harvest Park community building at 4775 New Harvest Lane.   The market will feature 15 local […]

Civil War Weekend Event To Be Held At Fort Dickerson Park

The Knoxville Civil War Roundtable and the City of Knoxville will commemorate the Civil War Sesquicentennial on Nov. 9th and 10th with the 150th Fort Dickerson Civil War Weekend, at Fort Dickerson Park.  Join historians, authors and local re-enacting units to celebrate veterans, past and present. This event commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the Siege […]

Pellissippi State–Pond Gap Elementary community garden needs volunteers

Volunteers are needed at two upcoming Saturday workdays for the Pond Gap Elementary School community garden, a project of Pellissippi State Community College. Pellissippi State’s Service-Learning program has partnered with Pond Gap and the University of Tennessee to install the garden at the elementary school, and now volunteers are needed to help bring shape to […]

Fall back this weekend

RURAL/METRO FIRE DEPARTMENT REMINDS RESIDENTS TO ‘CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS, CHANGE YOUR BATTERY’   To help battle Tennessee’s high incidence of fire deaths, Rural/Metro is reminding homeowners to change the battery in their smoke alarms when Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. When you set your clocks back one hour, don’t forget […]