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 19, Jackson Terminal, 10 am – 5 pm – The Retropolitan Craft Fair, sponsored by Three Rivers Market, 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. 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 23, 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 (9 am – 10 pm.)
December 2nd – 3rd, Old North Knoxville – Make plans now to join us for the 29th Annual Victorian Holiday Home Tour on December 2nd & 3rd! 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. 2nd, 2017 4:00PM – 9:00PM
Afternoon Tour: Sunday Dec. 3rd, 2017 12:30PM – 5:00PM. For more information visit their website.
December 6, LT Ross Building, 7:00 am – 8:30 am – Breakfast with Beardsley is a benefit event for Beardsley Community Farm, an urban non-profit community farm that promotes food security and sustainable agriculture. With breakfast at 7 a.m. and program at 7:30 a.m. attendees will learn about the farm and its impact on the Knoxville community. The tables will be hosted, and donations will be accepted. For more information visit their website.
December 7th – 10th, Modern Studio – Cattywampus is excited to present its first collaborative show with Knoxville-based hip-hop group, the Good Guy Collective, the December at Modern Studio. Through hip-hop, puppetry, and dance, What the Water Tells Me follows two children’s journeys to adulthood, as they navigate the changes that occur in their home town and within themselves, when a large utility company comes to town and threatens the waters that raised them. Sponsored by Three Rivers Market, patrons have four different opportunities to see the show: Thursday, Dec.7th, “Pay What You Can Night” – This donation-based show is open for everyone to attend regardless of funds.
Friday, Dec.8th, “Hip-Hop & Puppets Night” – This evening will include extra local hip-hop acts after the show.
Saturday, Dec.9th, “Puppet Dance Party” – Come see the show and then stay to dance it all out at the DJ’d Puppet Dance Party!
Sunday, Dec. 10th, “Family Show” – This matinee will be geared towards kids and will include a free puppetmaking station open from 2-2:30pm.
For more information visit their website.
December 14th – 15th, Laurel Theater – Circle Modern Dance presents Modern Dance Primitive Light 2017. Join Three Rivers Market in sponsoring this annual winter solstace celebration. This year, you’ll see work by Circle Modern company members and artists along side the work of many brilliant guest artists including, Katharine Slowburn, Momentum Dance Lab, Deborah Whelan, Harper Addison, Angela Hill and Jeny Jones. And all of it is set to Live Music by a house band, under the direction of Nate Barrett. For more information visit their facebook page.
December 15, Market Square, 6 pm – 8:30 pm – Join us for the 11th annual Tour de Lights – a fun, free bike parade through downtown, 4th & Gill and Old North Knoxville. The route is about 5 miles long and takes about an hour to 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 or Facebook event page.