Last weekend delivered an action-packed series of events downtown and this weekend promises great events, as well. Whether you want music, drama or shopping at the Christmas Market and all the shops downtown, it’s happening this weekend. Here’s a rundown of what you might look for around town in the next couple of days:
Throughout the Holidays
Ice Skating at Market Square: Fun for the whole family, $10 for adults, $7 for children 12 and under
Alive After Five: This is a fun celebration of Knoxville’s best known blues artist. Brownie McGhee was born in Knoxville on November 30, 1915. To help celebrate his birthday, blues bands Slow Blind Hill and Big John and the Nationals will play the blues. General admission is $8.00. Also featured is a ticket giveaway for the Delbert McClinton show over at the Bijou.
Broadway Academy Holiday Recital – On Broadway just north of Central – Hooping, Hip Hopping, Belly Dancing and Circle Modern Dance – 7:00 PM, $5 donation requested
Vance Thompson and a jazz combo play at the Bistro at the Bijou, 9:00
Holiday Market: On Market Square and Krutch Park some vendors from the Market Square Farmers’ Market will be joined by a larger contingent of crafts persons happily selling their wares for your Christmas wish list.
WDVX Blue Plate Special at the Visitor’s Center: Honey Boy and Boots and Humminghouse, 12:00 PM, Free
Comedian Henry Cho: Performing at the Bijou at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $26.50.
Old North Knoxville Home Tour: Candlelight Tour from 4:00 to 9:00. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. The tour starts in the parking lot at St. Mary’s (Tenova) Hospital just off Broadway and includes 10 homes and one church. A shuttle bus takes you on the tour.
Old North Knoxville Home Tour: 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. The tour starts in the parking lot at St. Mary’s (Tenova) Hospital just off Broadway and includes 10 homes and one church. A shuttle bus takes you on the tour.
It’s a Wonderful Life: Movie showing at the TN Theatre at 1:00 and 5:00. This is a free event, but come early for a good seat.