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Boo at the Zoo presented by U.S. Cellular

October 8th - 25th | 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Zoo Knoxville 3500 Knoxville Zoo Dr,

Knoxville’s largest Halloween event featuring not-too-scary Halloween fun that’s perfect for preschool and elementary-aged children! A Halloween tradition for 34 years, BOO! at the Zoo is a family event featuring trick-or-treating along the BOO! Trail, where little trick-or-treaters can fill their bag with goodies as they make their way through the zoo. Be sure to stop by the Bank of America Monster Mash for dancing and fun! Each night of BOO! at the Zoo will have a variety of entertainment, costumed characters and festive lighting to make a great evening of seasonal fun.

For tickets please visit our website at

- Children under 4 admitted free

Free parking

Lifelong Learning Book Club

October 13th | 2:00pm - 3:30pm

5441 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville

The Libraries and the Psychology department invite anyone from UT to participate in a Lifelong Learning Book Club every fall and spring semester. This book club aims to promote a community of support for lifelong learning with teachers and students alike.

This semester, read Small Teaching Online: Applying learning science in online classes, by Darby Flower, and join us for virtual discussions throughout the semester. The e-book is available online through the UT Libraries’ catalog.

All sessions occur on Zoom. Register to attend discussion sessions at

For questions, email Dr. Bob DuBois at or Brianne Dosch at

Lucky Dog Farm Holiday Market

October 17th | 9:30am - 4:30pm

1619 Greenwell Dr. Knoxville

MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW...for our Fall and Christmas Holiday Market at Lucky Dog Farm. We will have various vendors for you to shop with. More details coming soon!

We hope you can join us!

*Rain Date--Sunday, October 18, 2020 @ 12:00pm - 6:00 pm

Colonial Pie Baking Workshop

October 18th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

1220 W Governor John Sevier Hwy Knoxville

Join Marble Springs State Historic Site in our historic tavern to learn a simple yet delicious pie recipe suitable for an open fire! Our volunteer Fran will walk through step by step on preparing the dough, filling, and how to cook the pie to perfection. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels and recommended for participants aged 12+. Space is very limited so RSVP to save your spot! Tickets are available on or Facebook.

Tickets are: $20 for Nonmembers, $15 for Members

Those attending will need to bring the following items:

Filling (i.e. apples, berries, etc), Rolling pin, 2 knives,

Measuring cups and spoons, Medium Bowl.

2020 Knoxville Water Lantern Festival

October 24th | 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Chillhowee Park 3301 E Magnolia Ave Knoxville

Water Lantern Festival is an amazing experience where you’ll witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water. The Water Lantern Festival was voted #1 Festival by USA Today. Don’t miss this beautiful event! Tickets are on sale for the Water Lantern Festival in Knoxville.

Get your tickets at before they sell out.


October 30th | 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Jamestown Boulevard, Farragut

Things look a little different this year, but we are excited to provide a safe “trick-or-treat” for the Farragut community! Safely trick-or-treat in your car along Jamestowne Boulevard. Face coverings are required (really run with this one - it’s Halloween!) for vendors and highly encouraged for participants in their vehicles. Participants in Freaky Friday Drive-Thru Boo will be required to register for a time slot and must signify how many children will be in the car.

Visit for more information or to register.

Espresso Exotic Animal Expo

October 31th - November 1st | 5:00pm - 7:00pm

1145 Treadway Dr Dandridge

Mark your calendar now for the most realistic Halloween event in town. Live exotic animals with photo opportunities and fear factor frights. Food trucks with amazing food and bounce houses for that extra energy. Food trucks and booths will be handing out candy to the kids so don’t miss out!

TinyTrees Drop Off

November 23rd | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

2018 W Clinch Ave Knoxville

Only Date Available for Drop Off. The purpose of this project is to help the long term care pediatric families get a little bit of normal in their lives that are consumed with Dr. visits, chemo, bone marrows, spinal taps, surgeries, pokes, IVs etc. Especially those who must stay over the holidays. Our goal is to simply give back and help families who are going thru medical trauma as this affects the whole family.

So bring your 3’ decorated Christmas Tree for ETCH patients to the ETCH Scripps Building at the corner of 21st and White Ave in downtown Knoxville. Required: -3’ trees ONLY, -plug in lights, - secure and wire on ornaments, - kid friendly theme.

No-no’s: - no candy, - no gift cards, - no sharp objects, - no trees skirts, - no extension cords, - no extras attached.

Trees will be moved multiple times and all items should be secured so when the tree is picked up nothing falls off.

Please see the @TinyTrees page for more details

EAST Tennessee Friends of the NRA Fundraiser

November 7th | 8:30am - 1:00pm

5441 Clinton Hwy, Knoxville

Fundraising event with games, live & silent auctions, bucket games, door prizes & good times.

Friends of the NRA and The NRA Foundation recognize that the future of our shooting traditions lies in programs that inspire and encourage individuals to further develop their passion for firearms education and training.

14th Annual Breakthrough Run/Walk for Autism

November 14th | 8:30am - 1:00pm

900 E Hill Ave, Ste.145, Knoxville

Support Breakthrough to help improve the lives of adults with Autism by participating in a fun event for the entire family or work place. Sign up for yourself or an entire team!

Categories: 5k Walk/Run, 1 mile fun walk, Sleeping but supporting! Runners may pre-register or sign up the morning of the race from 7:00 until 8:00 a.m. at the Pinnacle Stadium

parking lot. Registration is $30.00.



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