Upcoming Events

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.


March

Lady Parts, Flat Tires

March 7, Dreambikes, 7:30 pm – Ladies, come and learn all you’ll need to know to change any flat including how to patch a hole, how to change a tube, info on tires, tire pressure, and how to minimize getting flats! We will give everyone a chance to practice. Ride your bicycle, bring your bicycle, or just bring yourself if you don’t have a bike but are still interested. Just down the road from Three Rivers Market, Lady Parts is an all female and femme’s bicycle maintenance class! This is a safe and inclusive space for all women to learn about how to fix their bikes. For more information visit their facebook page.

Power of Produce (PoP) Club at the Winter Farmers’ Market

March 11, Central United Methodist Church, 10 am – 2 pm – Three Rivers Market’s is sponsoring Nourish Knoxville’s Winter Farmers’ Market Power of Produce (PoP) Club activities. The activity will be fun and engaging such as a vegetable tasting or craft project, and any child visiting the market is welcome to participate. Just for participating in the day’s activity, kids receive $5 in PoP Bucks to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables or food producing plants. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Kawa Ariki Women’s Retreat

March 12 – March 16, Gypsy Hands Healing Art Center – Three Rivers Market’s neighbor is hosting a unique and powerful five-day women-only seminar that immerses you in ancient Maori healing wisdom and bodywork and self-healing techniques; Led by Maori Healer Atarangi Muru. Learn about the Divine Female as the seminar focuses on bodywork for the pelvic area, natural fertility, and reproductive care. The week includes prayer, ritual ceremonies, and one-on-one and group exercises. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Maori Healers Healing Session

March 17 – March 18, Gypsy Hands Healing Art Center – Three Rivers Market’s neighbor is hosting a two day bodywork and healing session. The Maori healing tradition encompasses many forms, including energy balancing, deep tissue massage, prayer, song, and more. These sessions help to activate and then release stored physical, emotional, and spiritual trauma. For more information, visit their Facebook page.

Lady Parts, Brakes

March 21, Dreambikes, 7:30 pm – Ladies, come and learn how to do basic brake adjustments. We will cover brake pad adjustment and replacement, cabe tension (to make sure your brakes stop well) and how to get rid of annoying squeaks. Ride your bicycle, bring your bicycle, or just bring yourself if you don’t have a bike but are still interested. Just down the road from Three Rivers Market, Lady Parts is an all female and femme’s bicycle maintenance class! This is a safe and inclusive space for all women to learn about how to fix their bikes. For more information visit their facebook page.

Books Sandwiched In: Rebecca Klenk – the UT Department of Anthropology

March 22, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Rebecca Klenk, from the UT Department of Anthropology, will discuss Bad Feminist : Essays by Roxane Gay. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.

Big Ears Festival

March 23 – 26, Downtown Knoxville – Sponsored by Three Rivers Market, The Big Ears Festival is a dynamic, interactive experience that explores connections between musicians and artists, crossing all musical genres while interfacing with film, performance and the visual arts. For more information & to buy tickets visit their website.

Octavia Butler’s Kindred: An Evening Discussion

March 28, East Tennessee History Center Auditorium, 6:30 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a guided discussion of Kindred by Octavia Butler. Dr. Michelle Commander, University of Tennessee Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies, will facilitate and be joined in the discussion by a panel including Tatia Harris, Andrew Swafford, and Renee Kesler. The event is free. Pizza from the Tomato Head will be available. In Kindred, a contemporary African-American woman from the 1970s is forced back to 19th century plantation slavery where she meets her ancestors and faces hardships, violence and shocking cultural differences. For more information visit their website.

Straw Bale Gardening Workshop

March 25, Knoxville Botanical Garden, 9 am – 11 am – Three Rivers Market understands that many people living within Knoxville don’t have extensive yards in which to garden. Straw bale gardening is a great way to grow food on limited space without disturbing the landscape. This is a popular gardening technique with folks who rent homes or who have limited mobility. Cost: $15/KGBA Members, $20 Non-Members. For more information visit their website.

CSA Fair 2017

March 30, Cansler YMCA, 4 pm – 6 pm – CSA subscribers purchase a “share” of a farm, receiving a portion of the farms products at designated times throughout the year. The most common CSA share is a weekly box of seasonal produce, but could take many other forms, including a monthly meat share, bi-weekly egg share, weekly cut-flower share, or herbal remedy share. Come meet farmers face-to-face and learn about the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program that’s right for you! For more information visit their Facebook page.


April

Lady Parts, Shifting

April 4, Dreambikes, 7:30 pm – Ladies, in this class we will cover shifting, starting at the basics of how to shift and when to use which gear combinations. We will cover how shifters and derailleurs work and how to make simple adjustments if your shifting isn’t working properly. Ride your bicycle, bring your bicycle, or just bring yourself if you don’t have a bike but are still interested. Just down the road from Three Rivers Market, Lady Parts is an all female and femme’s bicycle maintenance class! This is a safe and inclusive space for all women to learn about how to fix their bikes. For more information visit their facebook page.

Nashville Veg Fest

April 8-9, Nashville Fairgrounds – Nashville is hosting a two-day veg-fest. They will have local, regional, and national exhibitors as well as several prominent guest speakers from this vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. For more information visit their website.

Member Discount Days!

April 20-23, Three Rivers Market, 9 am – 10 pm – Member Discount Days is here again so mark your calendars for savings! Give the New Year a Fresh Start & stock up on healthy options during Member Discount Days! Three Rivers Market members receive a 10% discount on one entire purchase (excluding special orders and quick orders). Additional member discounts also apply, including 10% volume discounts (such as cases of canned goods, cases of beverages, bags of bulk food items- think big!) and Cock-A-Doodle Deals. For more information visit our website.

Books Sandwiched In: Dr. Daniel H. Maglow – the UT Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures

April 26, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Dr. Daniel H. Maglow, of the UT Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, will discuss Why? Explaining the Holocaust by Peter Hayes. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.

Bikes and Blooms

April 29, Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center, 2:00 pm – This bike ride will take participants past vibrant displays of dogwood trees and gardens as you depart from the Outdoor Knoxville Adventure Center and head through 4th and Gill, Old North, and other historic neighborhoods in North Knoxville. After a stop for a drink here at Three Rivers Market, riders will return to downtown. For more information visit their website.


May

Books Sandwiched In: Kim Trent, Knox Heritage

May 24, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Kim Trent of Knox Heritage will discuss The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America’s Communities by Stephanie Meeks and Kevin C. Murphy. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.


June

Books Sandwiched In: Dr. Todd Freeberg, UT Department of Psychology

June 28, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Dr. Todd Freeberg of the UT Department of Psychology will discuss Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel by Carl Safina. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.


July

Member Discount Days!

July 13-16, Three Rivers Market, 9 am – 10 pm – Member Discount Days is here again so mark your calendars for savings! Give the New Year a Fresh Start & stock up on healthy options during Member Discount Days! Three Rivers Market members receive a 10% discount on one entire purchase (excluding special orders and quick orders). Additional member discounts also apply, including 10% volume discounts (such as cases of canned goods, cases of beverages, bags of bulk food items- think big!) and Cock-A-Doodle Deals. For more information visit our website.

Books Sandwiched In: Jackie Clay, Executive Director, Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, and Ronni Chandler, Director of Project Grad Knoxville

July 26, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Jackie Clay, Executive Director, Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, and Ronni Chandler, Director of Project Grad Knoxville will discuss Rac(e)ing to Class: Confronting Poverty and Race in Schools and Classrooms by Richard A. Milner IV. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.


August

Books Sandwiched In: Dr. Victor Erik Ray, UT Department of Sociology

August 23, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of Three Rivers Market’s nourishing change recipients, hosts a monthly lunchtime program focused on important books about critical issues. This month, Dr. Victor Erik Ray of the UT Department of Sociology will discuss Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi. Bring your lunch for a one hour program. For more information visit their website.