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.


May

The Retropolitan Craft Fair

May 6, Jackson Terminal – This fair, sponsored by Three Rivers Market, brings creators out of their studios to celebrate all things artsy, crafted, and most importantly retropolitan. Each vendor is chosen exclusively after a juried event. They are then curated based on one-of-a-kind products, creativity, and retropolitan swagger. For more information visit their facebook page.

MINSI Institute Introductory Weekend

May 6-7, Gypsy Hands Healing Arts Center, 10 am – 6:30 pm – Three Rivers Market’s neighbor, Gypsy Hands Healing Arts Center is hosting a MINSI Institute Introductory Weekend. This program reveals how to tap into the true power of your brain-body intelligence, covers Medical Intuition, Nutrition, Shamanism and Imagery. These four modalities reveal a system to exercise and develop all areas of your brain: right, left; and all of your senses. You’ll learn to understand the meaning of symptoms and how to do intuitive readings using the full potential of your brain-body intelligence. For more information visit their website.

Straw Bale Gardening

May 7, Ijams Nature Center, 2 pm – 3:30 pm – Plant your seeds or plant starts from Three Rivers Market in your new garden! Straw bale gardening allows anyone, even those with the worst soil conditions, to grow a productive garden that requires less effort to maintain. Straw bales are also great solutions for anyone with mobility challenges because their height requires less bending and kneeling to prepare the soil, plant or harvest produce. Weeding will also become a thing of the past, there are no weeds in a straw bale garden. For more information visit their facebook page.

Vestival 2017

May 13, Candoro Marble Building and Grounds, 11 am – 7 pm – Each year, folks from all over the Knoxville area and the Southeast join us to celebrate and honor the rich heritage of Vestal – the South Knoxville neighborhood that is home to the Candoro Arts and Heritage Center – and surrounding communities. It’s not a festival, it’s VESTIVAL! Music, art, food, and more fill the event that is loved by all generations. Proceeds from the event go toward the preservation of the Candoro Arts and Heritage Center and programs that take place at the historic marble building. For more information visit their website.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Vestival 2017

May 13, Candoro Marble Building and Grounds, 11 am – 7 pm – Three Rivers Market is proudly supporting the Mother’s Day Brunch once again during South Knoxville’s favorite festival – Vestival! Come enjoy a lovely meal with your loved ones and stay for celebrations. Enjoy music performances, artists, and over 50 craft and food vendors. For more information visit their facebook

Meet a Basset

May 20, Three Rivers Market, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm – The volunteers with Belly Rubs Basset Rescue, our May Nourishing Change organization will be here with their four-legged friends. Swing by the co-op to share your love, learn about the organization, fostering, and adoption opportunities. For more information visit our website.page.

Books Sandwiched In: Kim Trent, Knox Heritage

May 24, East Tennessee History Center, 12 pm – 1 pm – Friends of the Library, one of our favorite community organizations as well as a Nourishing Change recipient, 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

Solstice Supper

June 21, The Mill and Mine, 6 pm – 9 pm – Three Rivers Market is sponsoring the Beardsley Farm Solstice Supper which benefits the farm’s mission to address food security issues in Knoxville through produce donations, community gardening, and education opportunities. This fully vegetarian evening of dining begins with a cocktail hour and includes a festive dinner, prepared by OliBea’s owner and Chef, Jeff DeAlejandro, and Chef Jessica Hammonds. The supper will include some of Beardsley’s own produce in addition to locally sourced ingredients. For more information visit their Faceboook page .

Summer Solstice Dinner

June 23, Knoxville Botanical Garden, 7 pm – 9 pm – Three Rivers Market proudly sponsors The Fifth Annual Summer Solstice Dinner which benefits the Center for Urban Agriculture. This evening of dining and entertainment features local food, local brews, local music and friends! Enjoy a night under the stars and a delicious meal made from fresh ingredients from our own Center for Urban Agriculture.Dedicated to the garden’s mission of “Growing Gardens, Honoring History, Cultivating Community”, the Center for Urban Agriculture helps people grow food for themselves and others. For more information visit their website or Faceboook page .

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 our favorite community organizations as well as a Nourishing Change recipient, 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 our favorite community organizations as well as a Nourishing Change recipient, 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 our favorite community organizations as well as a Nourishing Change recipient, 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.