Here are just some of the great events coming up in our community. If you know of an important, educational, or entertaining event that would appeal to co-op customers and is related to our work promoting healthier community, healthier environment, and healthier people, please email us and let us know the details.
November 11th, UT Gardens, 2 pm – 4 pm – This course on succulents by co-op member, local author, and garden expert John Tullock will engage you in this world of marvelous succulents. Participants will learn about choosing plants, potting, growing outdoors, propagation, and designing with succulents. Participants will receive a collection of beautiful succulent plants to take home. For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit their website.
November 18th, Mill & Mine, 11 am – 6 pm – The Retropolitan Craft Fair is a hand selected indie-craft marketplace featuring the South East’s finest talents in contemporary craft and design while also incorporating up-cycled goods with a funky, vintage inspired, and fabulously quirky vibe. Three Rivers Market has been a sponsor of this event for Southeastern artisans since its inception. Jumpstart your holiday season by shopping the best handmade goods in the southeast! With 35+ makers, food trucks, vintage goods, mobile boutiques, adult beverages, and more – there’s something for everyone on your shopping list. For more information visit their website.
November 22nd, Three Rivers Market, 10 am – 3 pm – Three Rivers Market will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 10 am – 3 pm. We’re here to serve our community offering our regular selection of items as well as Thanksgiving sides. Regular hours will resume on Friday (8 am – 9 pm.)
November 28th, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, join Dr. Rocio Huet, UT Department of Medicine, – he will be discussing Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, The Certainty of Dying and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer by Barbara Ehrenreich. For more information visit their website.
December 1st – 2nd, Old North Knoxville – Make plans now to join us for the 30th Annual Victorian Holiday Home Tour on December 1st & 2nd. This beautiful tour, taking place in the co-op’s own neighborhood is also sponsored by Three Rivers Market. Old North Knoxville features beautiful homes built in the Queen Anne, Craftsman/Bungalow, Neoclassical Revival, and American Four Square style. To help you kick off your holiday season, Old North Knoxville neighbors will open the doors of select homes in a variety of these styles, restored and decorated for the season for your viewing pleasure! Candlelight Tour: Saturday Dec. 1st, 2018 4:00PM – 9:00PM
Afternoon Tour: Sunday Dec. 2nd, 2018 12:30PM – 5:00PM. For more information visit their website.
December 4th, St. James Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 6 pm – 8 pm – Three Rivers Market invites you join in dinner and conversation, starting at 6pm and a presentation from our Board of Directors, beginning at 6:30. The purpose of this meeting is to report the condition of our cooperative’s business, Three Rivers Market, at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30. Dinner offerings include: tamales from Good Golly Tamale; wraps, raw options, and fresh baked baked goods from our Deli; and natural and organic soda, tea, and water. Your attendance means a chance to win one of 6 $50 gift cards – one will be drawn every 15 minutes! We welcome all Members to attend this free event. Learn more on our webpage.
December 14th, Market Square, 6:15 pm – 8:45 pm – Join us for the 12th annual Tour de Lights – a fun, free bike parade through downtown, 4th & Gill and Old North Knoxville. Three Rivers Market works to nourish a healthier environment, people, and community and our continued support of alternative transportation embodies our commitment. The bike route is about 5 miles long and takes about an hour to ride – fun events, activities, and contests will take place before and after the ride. All streets are completely closed for the event. Cookies and cocoa are provided by Mast General Store and Three Rivers Market. For more information visit their website.
December 25, Three Rivers Market – Three Rivers Market will be closed on Christmas Day. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26th (8 am – 9 pm.)