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!
September 15, 2019, 4-8 PM, 1406 Wilkinson Pike, Maryville, TN
Slow Food Tennessee Valley’s Twelfth Annual Pesto Festo will be held on Sunday, September 15th from 4pm-8pm at RT Lodge in Maryville.
Chef Trevor Stockton will prepare a rustic Southern meal featuring locally-sourced ingredients. The event is BYOB, so feel free to bring a bottle of your favorite wine or growler of your favorite beer.
And it wouldn’t be Pesto Festo without a pesto contest! Guests are encouraged to bring a jar of their best pesto for our pesto contest. Prizes will be awarded for the “best traditional” and “most creative” pestos (judged categories) and “people’s choice” (audience vote). All guests are eligible to vote for the people’s choice, whether they enter a pesto in the contest or not, so come prepared to taste some pesto and cast a vote for your favorite!
September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 1936 Liberty Hill Rd, Washburn, TN
Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center will host the 20th annual Hogskin History Day, a celebration of the history, music, and culture of Hogskin Valley and surrounding Appalachian communities.
Guests will enjoy lots of good local food and entertainment as well as a chance to win up to $2000+. Delicious food, including homemade pizza from a cob oven, bean burritos, beans, cornbread, home baked goods and more will be available for purchase. In the afternoon free apple juice from a hand-cranked press using local organic apples will be offered as well as free hand-cranked homemade ice cream, on a first come first served basis.
Tours of “off the grid”, environmentally-friendly Narrow Ridge buildings and homes as well as the Natural Burial Preserve will be scheduled in the afternoon.
THREE RIVERS MARKET MOVIE NIGHT
October 10, 2019, 6:30 – 8:00 PM, Central Cinema, 1205 N Central Street
Join us for a special showing of the 2014 documentary Food For Change, an 82-minute film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. Hosted by the co-op’s Board of Directors, it will include a short intermission and discussion mid-way through the film.