Ten Day Planner

Beth MacDonald, Owner Bethie Lou’s Fabulous Gift Store, 110 South Central Street, Knoxville, May 2022

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Sunday, May 15

 

Monday, May 16 

  • Marianne Woodside exhibit, 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 May 30
  • “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
  • May Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • Monday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Showing: Vortex / Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Central Cinema, 5:30 pm / 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Kohiki Bowls & Bottles, Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center, 5:30 pm- 8:30 pm, $40
  • Online: Knox Brew Stories with Troublesome Times, Knox Brew Pub, 6:00 pm
  • Yoga at Ijams Nature Center, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Mondays through May 30), $10
  • Monday Night Yoga with Rigazzi, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Full Moon Wesak Celebration, Infinite Light Center, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, $11
  • Revolution Dance – Oh The Places You Will Go, Civic Auditorium, 6:30 pm, $25
  • Weekly Monday Fun Run hosted by Flying Pints, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets, The Pilot Light, 6:30 pm, FREE!
  • 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)
  • Parker Bakall Trio, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Listen Up, Knoxville! Singer Songwriter Night, Scruffy City Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Cliff Wheeler, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • Will Boyd Project, Barley’s Taproom, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, May 17

  • 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!
  • Women Artists Highlights from the Hunter Museum and the KMA, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tues- Sat) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun), through July 24
  • The Fortune Teller’s Sister & Other Portraits by Cynthia Markert, Rala, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sun), through May 29
  • Lil Clinard and Cathie Fitzjohn, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun), through May 29
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: B. Knox / Troublesome Times, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • May Green Drinks: Lick Skillet Farm @ Last Days of Autumn, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • City Council Meeting, City County Building, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Songwriter Open Mic at Next Level! with Tinca Tinca, Next Level Brewing Company, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday Gypsy Mutt Club with SBRET, Barrelhouse, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Weekly Open Hack Night – Show and Share, Knox Makers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (through May 31)
  • Jazz on the Square: Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, Historic Market Square, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Seinfeld Trivia at Xul! 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Rodney Crowell, Bijou Theatre, 7:30 pm, $50 – $65
  • Clutch, The Sword, Nate Bergman, The Mill and Mine, 8:00 pm, $35, RSVP
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Showing: Vortex, Central Cinema, 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Oceanography / Woody and Sunshine, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm / 11:30 pm, $3
Old City Java, 109 South Central Street, Knoxville, May 2022

Wednesday, May 18

  • Market Square Farmers’ Market, hosted by Nourish Knoxville, Market Square, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • ArtSource 2022, UT Downtown Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Wed-Fri) / 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (Sat), through May 28
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Dan O Rourke, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Puzzled! @ Crafty Bastard Brewing, 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Wednesdays through May 25)
  • Tarayn’s Farewell Party, Elst Brewing Company, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Night at the Museum, Mabry-Hazen House, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, $10, RSVP
  • Showing: Petite Maman / Vortex, Central Cinema, 6:00 pm / 7:45, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Wednesday Yoga with Florals & Flows Yoga, Suttree Landing Park, 6:30 pm, $5
  • Wednesday Live Music: Davis Mitchell, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • Comedy Show feat. Alex Stokes, Maple Hall, 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • UTK String Project Concert, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 7:00 pm
  • Artist in Residence: Roman Reese with Michael Davis, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Springboard Open Mic Comedy, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm, $20
  • Trey Galyon Live Comedy, Trailhead Beer Market, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Fletchers Grove, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Thursday, May 19

  • modernmarketing: Content Calendars, The Social Brand, 600 North Broadway, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, FREE!
  • Knox Loves Bikes Pint Night, Printshop Beer Co., 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through May 26)
  • MASC, Gallery 1010, 100 S. Gay St, Ste 114, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Showing: Vortex / Men, Central Cinema, 5:30 pm / 8:15, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Online: History Happy Hour: Col. David Chapman, Father of a National Park, hosted by the knoxville History Project, 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm, RSVP
  • D-Rox (Full Band) @ Ale’ Rae’s, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Karen Christie; violin, Non-Degree Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 6:00 pm
  • Online: Maker Meet-in: Email Marketing, hosted by The Maker City, 6:00 pm. – 7:00 pm, FREE! but RSVP
  • PechaKucha Night Knoxville Volume 43, The Mill & Mine, 6:30 pm
  • Learn Latin Dancing at Awaken Coffee, HaCha Latin Dance Company, 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm (Thursdays through May 26), $5
  • Concerts on the Square – The Coveralls, Historic Market Square, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, FREE!
  • Bunco Game night, Knox Brew Hub, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, FREE!
  • Dance Gavin Dance, Knoxville Civic Auditorium, 7:00 pm, $25 – $35
  • Irish Session, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 7:15 pm
  • Proof by David Auburn presented by Free Spirit Theatre, Old City Performing Arts Center, 7:30 pm, $20, RSVP
  • KSO: Beats and Bolero, Tennessee Theatre, 7:30 pm, $16 – $90, RSVP
  • Filmnacht: King Richard at Schulz Bräu Brewing, 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Apollo Suns, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • FIESTA : Tropical Nights Benefit, Mirage Knoxville, 9:00 pm – 3:00 am, $10 – $170, RSVP

 

Friday, May 20

  • Family Promise of Knoxville: Drive Out Family Homelessness Golf Tournament, Williams Creek Golf Course, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, $125 – $400, RSVP
  • WDVX Big Plate Special: Circus No. 9, Barley’s Taproom, noon, FREE!
  • Syndicate Crown, Knoxville Civic Coliseum, 1:00 pm, Prices TBD
  • UT Vol Shop | Pop Up, Graduate Knoxville, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thrive Parkridge’s Annual Best Day EVER! Cookout, Thrive Parkridge, 2500 E 5th Ave, 4:00 pm, FREE!
  • Showing: Men / Lux Æterna / Men / Men, Central Cinema, 4:00 pm / 6:10 pm / 7:40 pm / 9:50 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Brand New Box of Matches, Central Filling Station, 5:00 pm
  • Old Southern Cookery: Mary Randolph’s Recipes (dinner & book signing), Blount Mansion, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, $50, RSVP
  • Gypsy Moon @ Ale’ Rae’s, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Alive After Five: Groove Centric with Heather Hayes, Knoxville Museum of Art, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $15 – $20
  • Nous Trois, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Date Night Puzzle Challenge, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE! but RSVP
  • Silver Trailer live at the Trailhead Beer Market, 7:00 pm
  • Tony & Mary Negron, Last Days of Autumn Brewing, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Proof by David Auburn presented by Free Spirit Theatre, Old City Performing Arts Center, 7:30 pm, $20, RSVP
  • Secret City Cyphers, Crafty Bastard Brewery, 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
  • KSO: Beats and Bolero, Tennessee Theatre, 7:30 pm, $16 – $90, RSVP
  • Paul Cauthen, Bijou Theatre, 8:00 pm, $35 – $50
  • The Criticals with Connor Kelly & The Time Warp and Carmen at The Pilot Light, 8:00 pm, $10
  • Marigold Thieves / Big Gene Poole, Preservation Pub, 8:00 pm / 11:30 pm
  • Todd Day Wait Live at Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • AJ & The Jiggawatts / Soulfinger, Scruffy City Hall, 8:30 pm / 11:00 pm
  • Troublesome Times, Pour Taproom, 9:00 pm
  • Butcherbird, Corner Lounge Knoxville, 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Big Dog, Barley’s Taproom, 10:00 pm

 

Saturday, May 21

Bethie Lou’s Fabulous Gift Store, 110 South Central Street, Knoxville, May 2022

Sunday, May 22

 

Monday, May 23

  • Marianne Woodside exhibit, 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 May 30
  • “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
  • May Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • Parrot Head Week Blood Drive, MEDIC Regional Blood Center, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (daily through May 27)
  • World War II’s “Merrill’s Marauders” — Who Were They, and Why Do They Matter? Brown Bag 2022 Lecture Series with John M. Jones, Jr, East Tennessee History Center, noon, free, but RSVP
  • Showing: Men / Lux Æterna / Men, Central Cinema, 5:00 pm / 7:10 pm / 8:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Yoga at Ijams Nature Center, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Mondays through May 30), $10
  • Monday Night Yoga with Rigazzi, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Beer Dinner with Seoul Brothers, Printshop Beer Co., 6:30 pm, $65 – $80, RSVP
  • Weekly Monday Fun Run hosted by Flying Pints, 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) 
  • Final Spring Bocce, Hops and Hollers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 
  • David Zavracky, 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
  • Meditation with Knox Insight Sangha ~ In person & Zoom, Lotus Light Contemplative Community Center, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, free, but donations welcome
  • Kelsey Walker & Haley Labelle, Barley’s Taproom, 9:00 pm
  • Buffalo Kings, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm – 1:00 am

 

Tuesday, May 24

  • Women Artists Highlights from the Hunter Museum and the KMA, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tues- Sat) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun), through July 24
  • The Fortune Teller’s Sister & Other Portraits by Cynthia Markert, Rala, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sun), through May 29
  • Lil Clinard and Cathie Fitzjohn, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun), through May 29
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: TBA, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Taco Tuesday – Special Edition, Last Days of Autumn Brewing, 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Showing: Lux Æterna / Men / Men, Central Cinema, 5:00 pm / 6:30 pm / 8:40 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Songwriter Open Mic at Next Level! with Tinca Tinca, Next Level Brewing Company, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Introduction to Numerology, Infinite Light Center 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, $27, RSVP
  • Tuesday Weekly Event: Gypsy Mutt Club with SBRET, Barrelhouse, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Weekly Open Hack Night – Show and Share, Knox Makers, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (through May 31)
  • Jazz on the Square: Greg Tardy Quartet, Historic Market Square, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Drag Bingo at The Mill & Mine, 7:00 pm, RSVP
  • In This Moment, Tennessee Theatre, 7:00 pm, $30 – $60, RSVP
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Leilani Kilgore, Preservation Pub, 10:00 pm