DOWNTOWN KNOXVILLE TEN DAY PLANNER (6/9 – 6/18/2024)

Matt Morelock and Friends, Bob Dylan Birthday Bash, Ijams Nature Park, Knoxville, June 2024

DOWNTOWN KNOXVILLE TEN DAY PLANNER (6/9 – 6/18/2024)

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(Planner provided weekly by contributing writer Scott McNutt

Sunday, June 9

Yun’s, Bob Dylan Birthday Bash, Ijams Nature Park, Knoxville, June 2024

 

Monday, June 10

 

  • Cevet Jones Exhibit, Awaken Coffee, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm Mon-Fri (Sat, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm / Sun, 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm)
  • June Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Menagerie by Gared Luquet, Dogwood Arts, 123 W Jackson Ave, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri
  • Lauren Lazarus Exhibit, Birdhouse Knoxville, 9:00 am – midnight, Mon – Sun
  • Ivy Reid, “Sanctuary,” HoLa Hora Latina, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, M-F / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Sat
  • Ame Houston Exhibit, Hummingbird South, 3726 Sevier Heights Rd, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Mon-Fri / Sun, noon – 8:00 pm
  • Ode to Black Women  Kalil White, The Bottom, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Bubbles Brown / George Ducas, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Barbie Dance Party Camp (Ballet/Jazz/Tap), Broadway Academy of Performing Arts, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (daily through June 13), RSVP for cost
  • Monday Nerd Night w/ DND Pickup Games, Crafty Brewery Emory Place, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm (through Feb 10, 2025)
  • Embroidery: Stitches Sampler, Knoxville Arts Center, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $50, RSVP
  • Monday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Open Mic Night, Barrelhouse Knoxville, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through Jan 27, 2025)
  • Stretch & Strengthen, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm weekly through Dec 30), $10 – $12, RSVP
  • Yoga – Mindfulness at the Birdhouse Knoxville, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (weekly through Dec 23), starting at $15
  • Showing: Run Lola Run, Central Cinema, 6:30 pm, $7 – $12
  • All Over the Page – “Destiny of the Republic,” Lawson-McGhee Library, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Nia Brown, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets with Maggie Brannon, David Kline + Hunter Deacon, Drummon-Jason Roller + Ryan Clackner, The Pilot Light, 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • The WordPlayers: Staged Reading of The Sunset Limited, The Square Room, 7:00 pm
  • Writers ‘Round Knoxville, Hosted at Barley’s, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Knoxville Contra Dance, Laurel Theater, 8:00 pm, $5 – $10
  • Showing: In a Violent Nature, Central Cinema, 8:30 pm, $7 – $12
  • Willie Nelson Monday by Ashton Browne Williams, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
View from 531 South Gay Street, Unit 1401, Knoxville, May 2024

Tuesday, June 11

 

  • Coming Into View Exhibit, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm / Sun, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, through Dec 8)
  • Weekly Preschool Story Thyme, Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, RSVP
  • RAM Free Telehealth Clinic, Steps House, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Carole Stoiber and Lynn Straka, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • 2024 Dolly Art Contest, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dusk by Shahnaz Lighari / Extended Materiality, Tri-Star Arts, Candoro Marble Building, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tue-Sat), FREE!
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: C4 / Sun Child, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Exhibit by J Gervin, Printshop Beer Co., 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Tue-Thu (noon – 9:00 pm, Fri-Sat / noon – 5:00 pm, Sun)
  • Turkish and Japanese Marbling, Knoxville Arts Center, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $40, RSVP
  • June Green Drinks – Demystifying City of Knoxville Recycling @ Trailhead Beer Market, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • AFP June 2024 Social at Knox Brew Hub, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, FREE! But RSVP
  • City Council Meeting, Main Assembly Room, City County Building, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Knoxville History Project: Nelda Hill on Knoxville Jazz, Maple Hall, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • Massalino Wine Dinner, Osteria Stella, 6:00 pm, $149, RSVP 
  • Knox Pride Presents: Pride Month Knox County Commission District 9 Forum, Knox Pride, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, FREE!
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Showing: Knoxville Poetry Slam – June Open Mic, Central Cinema, 6:45 pm, $5 – $10
  • Concerts on the Square with Ken Brown Quartet, Market Square, 7:00 pm
  • Beetlejuice: The Musical, Tennessee Theatre, 7:30 pm, $62 – $117
  • Weekly Open Mic Hosted by Brownman at The Pirate Tavern, 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm (through Dec 17)
  • Matchess (Feat Haley Fohr and Lula Asplund) with A Certain Zone, The Pilot Light, 8:00 pm, $10
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Bob Marley Tuesday by Ashton Browne Williams, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • Showing: In a Violent Nature, Central Cinema, 9:15 pm, $7 – $12

 

Wednesday, June 12

 

 

Thursday, June 13

 

The Back Pocket, 105 West Jackson Avenue, Knoxville, May 2024

Friday, June 14

 

 

Saturday, June 15

 

 

Sunday, June 16

 

 

Monday, June 17

 

  • Naturalist Week (From Wherever You Are!) hosted by Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, daily through June 21
  • Cevet Jones Exhibit, Awaken Coffee, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm Mon-Fri (Sat, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm / Sun, 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm)
  • June Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Menagerie by Gared Luquet, Dogwood Arts, 123 W Jackson Ave, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri
  • Lauren Lazarus Exhibit, Birdhouse Knoxville, 9:00 am – midnight, Mon – Sun
  • Ivy Reid, “Sanctuary,” HoLa Hora Latina, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, M-F / 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Sat
  • Little History Lessons: Juneteenth, East Tennessee History Center, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, free – $10, RSVP
  • Ame Houston Exhibit, Hummingbird South, 3726 Sevier Heights Rd, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm, Mon-Fri / Sun, noon – 8:00 pm
  • Ode to Black Women  Kalil White, The Bottom, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Newfound Gap / Sarah Gayle Meech, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Olympic Diving Trials, UT Allan Jones Aquatic Center, 2200 Andy Holt Ave, noon / 9:00 pm (daily through June 23), $30 – $60, RSVP
  • Downtown Knoxville Alliance Board Meeting, Knoxville Area Chamber, 17 Market Square, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Monday Nerd Night w/ DND Pickup Games, Crafty Brewery Emory Place, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm (through Feb 10, 2025)
  • Open Mic Night, Barrelhouse Knoxville, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through Jan 27, 2025)
  • Stretch & Strengthen, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (weekly through Dec 30), $10 – $12, RSVP
  • Showing: Twister, Central Cinema, 6:00 pm, $7 – $12
  • Yoga – Mindfulness at the Birdhouse Knoxville, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (weekly through Dec 23), starting at $15
  • UT Jazz Jam hosted by Margherita Fava, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets with Kelby Clark, Ryan Dunaway + Summer Fuss, and Jonathan Keeney, The Pilot Light, 7:00 pm
  • Emo Monday w/ Grady Milligan, 421 Union Ave, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Showing: OVA Extreme Anime, Central Cinema, 8:30 pm, $5
  • Shaw Davis & the Black Ties, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, June 18

 

  • Doing Business With the Government by Knoxville Small Business Development Center, 17 Market Square, 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Coming Into View Exhibit, McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm / Sun, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, through Dec 8)
  • Weekly Preschool Story Thyme, Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, RSVP
  • RAM Free Telehealth Clinic, Care Cuts of Knoxville, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Carole Stoiber and Lynn Straka, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • 2024 Dolly Art Contest, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sun)
  • Dusk by Shahnaz Lighari / Extended Materiality, Tri-Star Arts, Candoro Marble Building, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (11:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tue-Sat), FREE!
  • Olympic Diving Trials, UT Allan Jones Aquatic Center, 2200 Andy Holt Ave, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm / 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (daily through June 23), $30 – $60, RSVP
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Lightnin’ Charlie / Chris Castle, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Mini Tarot Readings w/East S.M., New Moon Rising Gifts and Goods, noon – 4:00 pm, $5 – $25
  • Exhibit by J Gervin, Printshop Beer Co., 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Tue-Thu (noon – 9:00 pm, Fri-Sat / noon – 5:00 pm, Sun)
  • Garden Buzz – The Celebration of Pollinators, UT Gardens, 5:30 pm
  • East Tennessee Pinball @ Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, $3
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Concerts on the Square with Vance Thompson Quartet, Market Square, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Weekly Ping Pong Tournament, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 7:00 pm
  • Showing: The Little Shop of Horrors / A Bucket of Blood, Central Cinema, 7:30 pm, FREE!
  • Weekly Open Mic Hosted by Brownman at The Pirate Tavern, 8:00 pm – 11:55 pm (through Dec 17)
  • Adjy with Scott Apple, The Pilot Light, 8:00 pm, $10
  • Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Shaw Davis & the Black Ties, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • Showing: In a Violent Nature, Central Cinema, 9:30 pm, $7 – $12