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 firstname.lastname@example.org!
March 21st – 24th, Various Locations, Downtown Knoxville
Big Ears Festival is 4 days of world-class musical performances that celebrates Knoxville’s historic theaters, nightclubs, churches, museums, and outdoor spaces with concerts, discussions, interactive workshops, installations, film screenings, surprise collaborations and unexpected artistic collisions. Since the very beginning, in 2009, the co-op has been providing healthy food for the performers visiting Knoxville from all over the world.
Once again, we are conducting an in-store drawing for a General Admission Weekend Pass for two! Customers can enter to win at the Customer Service Desk. Entries will be accepted through end of business day on March 11th, and the drawing held on March 12th.
March 22 – 23, Rothchild Catering & Conference Center, Knoxville
Welcoming hundreds of beekeepers from around the world to learn at all levels from over 20 experienced speakers through over 60 classes, lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops, everything you want to know about honey can be discovered at The Honey Convention!
In addition to sponsoring this important gathering, we are also helping out a special kids event, Burns & the Bees. Check out the BeeKids section of the Honey Convention site. There will be live honey bee observation hives, pollination, anatomy and lifecycle lessons, hands-on hive discovery areas, bee and beekeeper dress up, candle rolling, varietal honey tasting and more.
March 30th – April 2nd, Chilhowee Park, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (times vary)
Libraries are for everyone! Friends of the Knox County Public Library is dedicated to fostering a love of libraries, books, and reading by community outreach, advocacy, and support of the Knox County Public Library System and staff. How can you help? Shop the 2019 Used Book Sale! This 4-day event is at the Jacob Building, Chilhowee Park, 3301 E. Magnolia Avenue. Plenty of free parking and curbside pick-up for all your purchases! This book sale has thousands of carefully selected used books for all ages, and proceeds benefit our local library. Three Rivers Market is providing snacks for the 150+ volunteers it takes to conduct this huge sale each year.
March 30th, Sam Duff Park, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ugh! Where does all this litter come from?!? To us, creating and nourishing a healthier environment, healthier people, and a healthier community means our natural world is respected, protected, and restored. To that end we are sponsoring Keep Knoxville Beautiful‘s South Knoxville Community Cleanup this year!
Come by Sam Duff Park, 4060 Chapman Highway (behind Krystal), on March Saturday, March 30th, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Wear long pants and closed-toed shoes, and please bring your own sunscreen, bug protection and water. Litter pickers, gloves, garbage bags, and safety vests are provided.