Here are just some of the interesting events coming up in our community. Know about an event that isn’t listed? Send us the details at email@example.com!
May 5, 2019 at 11 AM – 6 PM Eastern Time, Knoxville
Once again, Three Rivers Market is sponsoring the best little craft fair in East Tennessee! Come to the Mill and Mine to find quality handmade goods, one of a kind vintage items, music, wine, beer, food, photo booth, lawn games, and activities for the little ones.
May 5, 2019 at 1 PM – 4 PM Central Time , Red Boiling Springs, Macon County
The Barefoot Farmer in Red Boiling Springs has been one of our most popular growers for over 20 years! Come learn how they grow massive amounts of organic food at Long Hungry Creek Farm with no chemicals, no irrigation, and no plastic. You will leave with handouts, transplants, and an abundance of knowledge!
May 11, 2019, 11 AM – 4 PM Eastern Time, Knoxville
Cattywampus Puppet Council presents the 3rd annual Appalachian Puppet Pageant on Saturday, May 11th! The parade of giant puppets begins at Walter Hardy Park and ends in Paul Hogue Park with a block party from 1-4 PM.
May 21, 2019, 7 PM Eastern Time, Knoxville
Join our friends, Friends of the Knox County Library, Union Ave Books, and the Knox County Public Library for an evening with Rick Bragg on Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre. Bragg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, journalist, and author of two best-selling memoirs and numerous other books, will talk about his most recent book, The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table, with Ronni Lundy, the author of Victuals.
Folk Medicine Festival
June 1, 2019, Red Boiling Springs, 9 PM – 5 PM, Central Time
The Folk Medicine Festival returns to the banks of the Salt Lick Creek in Red Boiling Springs. Speakers on herbs, organic gardening, and alternative health care in a small town downtown street fair setting, with the Barefoot Farmer offering lunch at their Pop Up Restaurant from 11 AM – 2 PM, a Quilt Show, old skill demonstrations in the City Park, children’s area and food court at the Palace Care and Rehab, and demonstrations from a basket weaver, wood carver, potter, blacksmith, loom weaver, broom maker, sock knitter and more.
More details when available.
June 2, 2019, 1 PM – 4 PM Central Time, Red Boiling Springs, Macon County
In addition to the Organic Workshop in May, the Barefoot Farmer also offers a series of workshops in biodynamic farming techniques
with Jeff Poppen, the grandfather of Biodynamic Farming & Gardening in the Southeast.