Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (3/20-3/29/2022)

Blintz, Potchke Deli, 318 North Gay Street, Knoxville, March 2022
Snowy Day in Knoxville, March 2022

Sunday, March 20

 

Monday, March 21 

  • Artwork by Kimberlee Rose Smith, Awaken Coffee, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, Mon-Fri (Sat, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm / Sun, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm), through Mar 27
  • “You Should’ve Been There!” 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair, East Tennessee Historical Society, 9:00 am – 4: 00 pm, Mon – Fri / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sat / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sun (through Oct 9), $8 – $10
  • March Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • 75th Annual Student Art Competition, UT Art and Architecture Building, Ewing Gallery, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (daily through Mar 30)
  • Light of the Truth Exhibition, UT Student Union Gallery, 10:00 am (daily through Mar 26)
  • Downtown Knoxville Alliance Board, Knoxville Area Chamber offices, 17 Market Square, #201, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Wild Life: May 2022 – A1LabArts Call for Art! Broadway Studios and Gallery, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (daily through Apr 29; drop-off Apr 29, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm & Apr 30, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; reception May 6), free – $22.02
  • Parade Open Studio Days, St. James Episcopal Church of Knoxville, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (continues Mar 22)
  • Artist Lecture: Tom Holmes, UT Art and Architecture Building, McCarty Auditorium, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Origami Quilts: Wallpaper, Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, $35, RSVP
  • Tyler Cain; bass, Junior Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm 
  • Showing: Swiss Army Man / X, Central Cinema, 6:o0 pm / 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Monday Night Yoga with Rigazzi, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Weekly Monday Fun Run hosted by 865 Running, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Monday Open Mic Night, hosted by Chris Marshall, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (weekly through Aug 29)
  • Spring Bocce, Hops and Hollers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (Mondays through May 23)
  • Meet the Artist: Lauren Kelley, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Parker Bakkall Trio, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Listen Up, Knoxville! Singer Songwriter Night, Scruffy City Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets, The Pilot Light, 6:30 pm, FREE!
  • Pathways: A faculty / guest recital with Maria Fernanda Castillo and guest flutist Mariana Gariazzo, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 8:00 pm
  • Drekka / Timber Rattle / Dead Man’s Lifestyle, The Pilot Light, 8:30 pm, $10
  • Will Boyd Group, Barley’s Taproom, 9:00 pm
  • Corey James Clifton, Preservation Pub, 10:00 pm

 

Tuesday, March 22

  • TikTok for Nonprofits hosted by Alliance for Better Nonprofits @ The Regas Building, 9:00 am – noon, $30 – $225, RSVP
  • Cherokee Health Mobile Clinic Event (including no-cost Covid-19 vaccinations), Knox Area Rescue Ministries, 418 N. Broadway Ave, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, FREE!
  • Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja (Look at the Land that I Have Traveled), McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat, through May 7)
  • Sports Authority Board, City of Knoxville Public Works Service Center, 3131 Morris Ave, 9:00 am – 10:30 am
  • Global Asias: Contemporary Asian and Asian American Art from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun), through Apr 24
  • Kara Lockmiller Art Show, Rala, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sun), through Mar 28
  • Patrick Deason and Jack Retterer, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Mother Legacy, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Final Day: Parade Open Studio Days, St. James Episcopal Church of Knoxville, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Online: Opportunities on the Horizon: Women in Angel Investing, Knoxville Chamber, 4:30 pm
  • RELYANT Global Supporting US Policy in Africa, a Lecture with Mike Christian, Vice President for Africa Region for RELYANT Global in Maryville, Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Drypoint Etching with Chine Colle, Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $45, RSVP
  • City Council Meeting, City County Building, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Palmetto Saxophone Quartet, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm
  • Wine Dinner with Duckhorn Vineyards, Oliver Royale, 6:30 pm, SOLD OUT!
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Showing: X / X, Central Cinema, 6:30 pm / 8:45 pm, $5 – $16, RSVP
  • Learn Latin Dancing at Awaken Coffee, 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm (Tuesdays through Mar 29), $5
  • Weekly Tuesday Ping Pong Tournament, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (through Apr 22), FREE!
  • Weekly Open Hack Night – Show and Share, Knox Makers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (through May 31)
  • Chamber Singers & Concert Choir, First Baptist Knoxville 510 W Main St, 8:00 pm
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Corey James Clifton, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday /MJ Lenderman/ Willa Mae @ Pilot Light, 9:00 pm, $10, RSVP
Blintz, Potchke Deli, 318 North Gay Street, Knoxville, March 2022

Wednesday, March 23

  • Big Ears Film Festival, in collaboration with The Public Cinema, offers screenings of four exemplary films about female artists, UT Downtown Gallery, 106 S. Gay St, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Wed -Fri) / 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Sat), through Mar 27
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Katie Oakes, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Baby Goat Bash! Patio of Held Law Firm, 1522 Highland Ave, 3:00 pm, RSVP
  • Online: GaboFest: A Celebration of Gabriel García Márquez; Keynote Presentation by Prof. Gene Bell-Villada: “Tracking, Researching, and Writing about García Márquez: How It Was,” 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
  • Weekly Puzzled Night @ Crafty Downtown, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm (through May 25)
  • FwF Monthly Freelancer Meetup, Barrelhouse, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Margherita Fava; jazz piano, Graduate Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm
  • Jake @ Ale’ Rae’s Gastropub, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Pendulum Techniques: Beginner to Advanced with Rachel Chamness, Ascension & Lightworker Guide, Infinite Light Center, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, $33.33
  • Voices of Inspiration – Knoxville Area Urban League National Achievers, Knoxville Area Urban League 1514 E. 5th Ave, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Wine Down Wednesday – Painting with a Twist, Blue Slip Winery, 6:30 pm, $50
  • Showing: X / X, 6:30 pm / 8:45 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Satigiri Sangha Wed Meetings, Lotus Light Contemplative Community Center, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • It’s Always Sunny Trivia, Pretentious Beer Co, 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday Live Music: Christina Chandler at Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm
  • Learn Latin Dancing at the Double S wine bar, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through Mar 30), $5
  • Artist in Residence: Evie Andrus featuring Steph Cabell, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • She Kills Monsters, Clarence Brown Carousel Theatre, 7:30 pm, RSVP for cost
  • Spotlight on Diversity Concert; Student Edition, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 8:00 pm
  • Springboard Open Mic Comedy, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm, $10
  • Sun-Dried Vibes, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Thursday, March 24

  • Cherokee Health Mobile Clinic Event (including no-cost Covid-19 vaccinations), Volunteer Ministry Center, 511 N. Broadway Ave, 11:30 am – 3:30 pm, FREE!
  • Tintype Popup w/ Kelsey Tiara Photo, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 11:30 am – 5:30 pm (daily through Mar 27), RSVP for cost
  • Ready for the World Café, UT Culinary Institute and Creamery, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, $15, RSVP
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Members of East TN Bluegrass + The Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dead King Cotton, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • More Money, Less Donors: Secrets to a Better Fundraising Plan (Virtual), Alliance for Better Nonprofits, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $30 -$225
  • Big Ears Festival, various downtown venues, 4:00 pm – 12:30 am, SOLD OUT!
  • Big Ears: Free Concerts at The Tennessee Amphitheater at World’s Fair Park, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Spring 2022 Used Book Sale: Members Preview Day, hosted by Friends of the Knox County Public Library @ Central United Methodist, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Dr. Arianna Soldati, North Carolina State University: lecture on “Imagining Ferrovolcanism,” hosted by UT Dept of Earth and Planetary Science, Strong Hall, B1, 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Strada Social • Knoxville, SouthSide Garage, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Let’s Learn Stained Glass, Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $58, RSVP
  • Turner McCabe; composition and percussion, Senior Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm 
  • Big Ears All Weekend Celebration: Experimental Glass, Pretentious Glass Co, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, FREE!
  • Artist Lecture – Shelby Rinke, UT Art and Architecture Building, A+A room 109, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday Yoga with Amelia, Sustainable Future Center, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (through Apr 28)
  • Knox County Mayor Forum, hosted by UT Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Blount Mansion Visitors’ Center, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Showing: Marie Antoinette / X, 6:30 pm / 9:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Beer Pairing Dinner by Peaceful Side Social @ Crafty Bastard Brewery, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $66, RSVP
  • Scottish Session, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 7:15 pm
  • She Kills Monsters, Clarence Brown Carousel Theatre, 7:30 pm, RSVP for cost
  • Amy Smith; euphonium, Senior Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 8:00 pm 
  • Drag Me Down to Scruffy City Hall, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm
  • Galen from Mystik Fool / Girl Skin & Slow Fiction, Preservation Pub, 8:00 pm / 10:30 pm
  • Dead King Cotton, Barley’s Taproom, 9:00 pm

 

Friday, March 25 

 

Saturday, March 26

Laurence Faber and Emily Williams, Potchke Deli, 318 North Gay Street, Knoxville, March 2022

Sunday, March 27

 

Monday, March 28

  • “You Should’ve Been There!” 40th Anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair, East Tennessee Historical Society, 9:00 am – 4: 00 pm, Mon – Fri / 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Sat / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Sun (through Oct 9), $8 – $10
  • March Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • 75th Annual Student Art Competition, UT Art and Architecture Building, Ewing Gallery, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (daily through Mar 30)
  • Final Day: Kara Lockmiller Art Show, Rala, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wild Life: May 2022 – A1LabArts Call for Art! Broadway Studios and Gallery, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (daily through Apr 29; drop-off Apr 29, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm & Apr 30, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm; reception May 6), free – $22.02
  • Auditions for Snow White, Knoxville Children’s Theatre, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm, RSVP
  • Jackson Guthrie and Claudia DellaSantina; viola and soprano, Joint Junior Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm 
  • Zoom: Sport Tech: Faster, Stronger, BETTER? A Lecture by Tracy J. Trothen, hosted by various UT Depts, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, RSVP
  • Monday Night Yoga, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Weekly Monday Fun Run hosted by 865 Running, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Showing: Jawbreaker / X, Central Cinema, 6:30 pm / 8:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • A Reading with Safia Elhillo, UT John C. Hodges Library, Rm 101, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Emo Sing-along with Grady Milligan, Knox Brew Hub, 7:00 pm
  • Monday Open Mic Night, hosted by Chris Marshall, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (weekly through Aug 29)
  • Spring Bocce, Hops and Hollers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (Mondays through May 23)
  • Michael Price, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Listen Up, Knoxville! Singer Songwriter Night, Scruffy City Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets, The Pilot Light, 7:00 pm, FREE
  • Logan Clark; Tuba, Graduate Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 8:00 pm 
  • Thomas Cassell Band, Barley’s Taproom, 9:00 pm
  • Reggie King Sears, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, March 29

  • Cherokee Health Mobile Clinic Event (including no-cost Covid-19 vaccinations), Knox Area Rescue Ministries, 418 N. Broadway Ave, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, FREE!
  • Shane Pickett: Djinong Djina Boodja (Look at the Land that I Have Traveled), McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat, through May 7)
  • Global Asias: Contemporary Asian and Asian American Art from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun), through Apr 24
  • Patrick Deason and Jack Retterer, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: TBA, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Elizabeth Vaughan; piano, Graduate Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm 
  • KMA Book Club: Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro, Knoxville Museum of Art, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, RSVP
  • March Trash Run, Last Days of Autumn Brewing, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • FwF Small Business Meetup, Barrelhouse, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Virtual Etsy Entrepreneurship Program (five-part class), Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (additional classes on Mar 31, Apr 5, 7 & 12), $25
  • Showing: X / Skate Night, Central Cinema, 6:00 pm / 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Knox County Sheriff Forum, hosted by UT Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Knoxville Public Works Meeting Space, 3131 Morris Ave, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Final Session: Learn Latin Dancing at Awaken Coffee, 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm, $5
  • Weekly Tuesday Ping Pong Tournament, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (through Apr 22), FREE!
  • Weekly Open Hack Night – Show and Share, Knox Makers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (through May 31)
  • Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers, Bijou Theatre, 7:30 pm, $45 – $75
  • Spring Ensemble concert; UT Men’s and Women’s Chorales, Alumni Memorial Building, James R. Cox Auditorium, 8:00 pm 
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Reggie King Sears, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm