Ten Day Planner

Maker Exchange Grand Opening, 710 Clinch Avenue, Knoxville, September 2022 (Photograph by Heather Ryerson)

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Sunday, October 2

 

Monday, October 3 

  • Printmaking Showcase Gallery: Selections From Color Print USA 1998, UT Art and Architecture Building, Hallway, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (Mon-Fri), through Oct 31
  • 5th Annual Engagement & Outreach Week, UT Student Union, Ballroom, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (continues Oct 4)
  • “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
  • October Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • Transformational Change: What It Is and How to Get It (In-Person), The Regas Building, 9:00 am – 11:00 am, $20 – $150, RSVP
  • Drop-in Figure Drawing, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, $10 – $12 
  • Founder’s Day: A Celebration of 231 Years of Knoxville, East Tennessee History Center, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm, FREE! but RSVP
  • Mighty Musical Monday, Tennessee Theatre, noon, FREE!
  • UTHC Distinguished Lecture Series: Helen Solterer on “Justice, Mercy & Two Disabled Homeless: Scenes from an Open-Ended Social Drama in French,” UT John C Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium (rm. 101), 3:30 pm, FREE!
  • Auditions for “The Carol!” Knoxville Children’s Theatre, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm, RSVP
  • The Plant Trolley, Barrelhouse, 5:00 pm
  • Monday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Monday Night Yoga with Rigazzi, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Showing: Vesper / Moonage Daydream, Central Cinema, 6:00 pm / 8:20 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Weekly Monday Fun Run hosted by Flying Pints, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • UT Jazz Jam hosted by Sam Adams, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Trivia Tuesday! Horror Movies! Xül Beer Co, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets with Matt Nelson, The Pilot Light, 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • Listen Up, Knoxville! Singer Songwriter Night, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm
  • WFO, Barley’s Taproom, 9:00 pm
  • Rossdafareye, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, October 4

River Breeze Event Center, 6110 Asheville Highway, Knoxville, September 2022

Wednesday, October 5

  • Market Square Farmers’ Market, hosted by Nourish Knoxville, Market Square, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Relatives: an exhibition of work by Chris Cornelius, UT Art and Architecture Building, Ewing Gallery, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (daily through Oct 21)
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Tim Stafford, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Wednesday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Sazerac Bourbon Dinner, Oliver Royale, 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm, $153.38
  • Showing: Hammer Horror Double Feature: Horror of Dracula / The Curse of Frankenstein, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm / 8:50 pm, $5 – $15, RSVP
  • Artist in Residence: Melanie LaFoy with Special Guests, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Stephen Murray, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm
  • Carmen Fantasy, Knoxville Museum of Art, 7:00 pm, $29
  • Ani DiFranco, Bijou Theatre, 7:30 pm, $35 – $50
  • Finom (fka Ohmme) with Velvetgut Parry, The Pilot Light, 8:00 pm, $14, RSVP
  • Springboard Open Mic Comedy, Scruffy City Hall, 9:00 pm
  • Rossdafareye, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Thursday, October 6

 

Friday, October 7

  • Milk + Honey Scoop Shop Neighborhood Pickup, Real Good Kitchen, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm (Fri-Sat through the end of the year)
  • Fall, Feline, and Friends: First Friday at Scruffy’s Cafe, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • First Friday ArtWalk, Downtown Knoxville, 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
  • Opening Reception: October Exhibitions at the Emporium Center, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • October First Friday: Vincent Drake, Dogwood Arts, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • First Friday Opening, Cute AF by Beth Meadows and Kendra Barth, RED Gallery, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (every Friday in Oct)
  • A1LabArts presents IGNITE! A compelling art show and reception at Broadway Studios and Gallery, 5:00 pm
  • First Friday Food, Knoxville Entrepreneur Center, Barrelhouse, 5:00 pm
  • Reception: Silk Memorial, Gallery 1010, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Oct 7)
  • Opening Reception – 2022 Artist in Residence Biennial, UT Downtown Gallery, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, FREE!
  • First Friday Autumn Art Show and Craft Sale, O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, FREE!
  • First Friday: “Lately” by Pippin Long, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • First Friday Sound Healing Concert featuring Derek Helvey, Knoxville Soap Candle & Gifts, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Spooky Market, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • First Friday with Ascended Spirits, Ironwood Studios, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Taps & Tunes on the Corner with Brooks Coker, Visit Knoxville, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • First Friday at The Emporium presents: Meet Music Knoxville LIVE, The Emporium Center, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, FREE!
  • Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus: A Little Night Music, World’s Fair Park — Tennessee Ampitheatre, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, $140 – $1,000 
  • Showing: Coraline, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • First Friday with Julie Scappaticci, Printshop Beer Co., 7:00 pm
  • MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: Zombie Movie Marathon! Shaun of the Dead + Zombieland, Ijams Nature Center, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, $10 – $36, RSVP
  • River & Rail Theatre Co. Presents: The Little Prince, Old City Performing Arts Center, 7:00 pm, free – $42.50
  • The Vertical Birds @ Ale Rae’s, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Jonah Tran, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm
  • Ashton Browne @ Fanatic Brewing Company, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Joel Rosen; cello, Graduate Recital, Natalie Haslam Music Center, UT Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 7:30 pm
  • Stina Nesbit, Bistro at the Bijou, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Rising Appalachia, Bijou Theatre, 8:00 pm, $28 – $40
  • KSO with AJ Swearingen and Jayne Kelli Present Fire and Rain: 70s Folk Anthems, Tennessee Theatre, 8:00 pm, $27 – $73
  • Broomestix / The Garden of Eden, Preservation Pub, 8:00 pm / 11:30 pm
  • Yonder Mountain String Band w/ The Lil Smokies, River Breeze Event Center, 9:00 pm, $37.50, RSVP
  • Andy Pirkle and Pat Beasley Live at Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 9:00 pm – midnight
  • Skankbanger, Scruffy City Hall, 9:30 pm
  • Donnie & the Dry Heavers, Barley’s Knoxville, 10:00 pm
  • FIESTA Friday (weekly through Dec 23), Mirage Knoxville, 11:00 pm – 3:00 am, $10 – $100, RSVP

 

Saturday, October 8

Grilled Shrimp and Drunken Noodles, Bistro By the Tracks, 1123 North Central Street, Knoxville, September 2022

Sunday, October 9

 

Monday, October 10

  • Printmaking Showcase Gallery: Selections From Color Print USA 1998, UT Art and Architecture Building, Hallway, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (Mon-Fri), through Oct 31
  • October Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 
  • Drop-in Figure Drawing, Knoxville Museum of Art. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, $10 – $12
  • KCHS Committee Meeting, Barley’s Knoxville, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • African American Equity Restoration Task Force, Pellissippi Campus on Magnolia, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • The Plant Trolley, Barrelhouse, 5:00 pm
  • Piano Masterclass: Meng-Chieh Liu, UT Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 5:30 pm
  • Monday Night Yoga with Rigazzi, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Showing: Coraline / The Shining, Central Cinema, 6:00 pm / 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • All Over the Page discussing Deacon King Kong by James McBride, Knox County Public Library, 6:30 pm
  • Terry Washington Trio, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Out Series: Improvised Music Sets with Matt Nelson, 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, RSVP for cost
  • Listen Up, Knoxville! Singer Songwriter Night, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm
  • BALTHVS, Barley’s Knoxville, 9:00 pm
  • Handsome Jack, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, October 11

  • The Spirit of Dia de los Muertos Exhibition, McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat), through Dec 10
  • Repatriation of Archaeology & the Native Peoples of Tennessee, McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat), through Aug 2023
  • Radcliffe Bailey: Passages, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tues – Sat) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sat), through Nov 6, FREE!
  • Exhibit: Rag Arcana by Eleanor Aldrich, Candoro Marble Building, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue – Sat), through Nov 5
  • October Exhibitions, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun), through Sept 29
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Jason Edwards, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Siddiqi Lecture: “Islam, Race, and Social Justice: Historical and Qur’anic Perspectives on Black Freedom Struggle,” UT Strong Hall, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Concert, UT Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 5:30 pm
  • Knoxville History Project: Patrick Hollis on the Mabry-O’Conner Gunfight, Maple Hall, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • KMA Book Club, discussing Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson, Knoxville Museum of Art. 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, FREE!
  • October Green Drinks + Kickstand presents 1st Annual Bike-In Film Festival, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 6:00 pm
  • Learning Series – The Print, The Knoxville Community Darkroom, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $60 – $150
  • Showing: Coraline / The Orphanage, Central Cinema, 6:00 pm / 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Newcomer/Beginner Social Dancing, Broadway Academy of Performing Arts and Event Center, 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm (weekly through Dec 27), $20
  • 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!
  • Discover Your Psychic Gifts with Jofa M. Kauffman, Infinite Light Center, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, $40
  • Queer Conversations, UT John C Hodges Library, Mary Greer Room (258), 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Tuesday Ping Pong Tournament, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through Aug 29, 2023)
  • Guest Artist: Meng-Chieh Liu, UT Natalie Haslam Music Center, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, 7:30 pm
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Handsome Jack, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • Kitchen Dwellers & Daniel Donato, Barley’s Knoxville, 9:00 pm, $17 – $20