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February


Mean Girls

February 1st-6th | Various times

Tennessee theatre

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical. The story of a naïve newbie who falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies. Get tickets to the show at https://www.tennesseetheatre.com/event/G5viZpRKkhkAK/mean-girls/



2022 Covenant Kids Run Kickoff at Zoo Knoxville

February 5th | 12:00 pm

Join us for our annual Covenant Kids Run Kickoff at Zoo Knoxville! Registration for the February 5 Zoo Run is $20 per child, and this fee also covers the child’s registration for the March 26 Covenant Kids Run in downtown Knoxville! Admission to Zoo Knoxville on February 5 is FREE for each child who registers for the fun run and one accompanying guest. Additional guests get half-price admission to the zoo. The February 5th Zoo Run will start at 12 pm.



WinterJam 2022

February 5th | 5:00 pm

Thompson-Boling arena

Winter Jam is an incredible evening of live concerts by the top artists in Christian music, plus worship and ministry, to encourage believers and share the good news with those who have yet to trust Christ. Tickets are $10 at the door.



Valentine’s Crafternoon

February 6th | 3:00 pm

Orange Hat Brewing Company

Join art teacher, Alison Greenhouse, for an art lesson in mixed media collage! Participants at any skill level will create a beautiful work of art to display at home or give as a gift! Tickets for this class are $35 and include instruction, all supplies to make one mixed media artwork and your choice of one OHB beer! Tickets at eventbrite.com



The Dogwood Arts House and Garden Show

February 11th | 10:00 am-5:00 pm

701 Henley Street

From the ground to the gutters, the House & Garden Show has something for everyone. Our perennial preview of spring provides you the chance to shop hundreds of retailers and manufacturers. More information at www.dogwoodarts.com/houseandgardenshow



Show Me snakes

February 12th | 10:00 am- 3:30 pm

Knoxville Expo Center

Show Me Snakes is so much more than just reptile events. They’ve become the leaders in innovating the reptile community and the way reptile shows are operated. This is a two day event, also on February 13th. More information and ticket sales at https://showmesnakes.com/tennessee



Jeff Dunham- Seriously?!

February 12th | 5:00 pm

Knoxville Civic Coliseum

American ventriloquist, stand-up comedian and actor Jeff Dunham has appeared on numerous television shows, including Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show. Now he will appear in Knoxville! Get tickets to his show at https://knoxvillecoliseum.com/event/jeff-dunham-seriously/



Paint Your Own Pet

February 18th | 8:00 pm

Painting With a Twist

Limit one pet, per person, per canvas please. Class instructors pre sketch pet pictures before class so all artist levels are welcome! More information and registration at www.paintingwithatwist.com



Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias Back On Tour

February 18th | 8:00 pm

Knoxville Civic Coliseum

Beloved Mexican-American comedian Gabriel Iglesias is a man of many talents, and he employs them all in his uproarious stand-up act. Iglesias is a lighthearted performer who always brings the laughs on his acclaimed tours, and he’s back on tour. Find tickets at www.ticketmaster.com/gabriel-fluffy-iglesias-back-on-tour-knoxville-tennessee-02-18-2022/event/1B005B6CA18C7826



Professional Bull Riders Coming to Knoxville

February 19th | 7:00 pm

Thompson-Boling Arena

The Professional Bull Riders, Inc. is an international professional bull riding organization based in Pueblo, Colorado and they’re coming to Knoxville. Don’t miss this one-night event in the heart of Knoxville. Limited availability. Buy tickets to the invitational at https://pbr.com/event-schedule/



The You and Me Tour: An Evening with Drew and Ellie Holcomb

February 19th | 8:00 pm

Tennessee Theatre

Drew and Ellie Holcomb are a husband-and-wife Americana duo from Nashville. Although they’re no longer in the same band, An Evening with Drew and Ellie Holcomb is a special engagement event, allowing the Holcomb's to collaborate once again. Find more information and tickets at https://www.tennesseetheatre.com/event/G5viZpSBnlUtN/the-you-me-tour-an-evening-with-drew-and-ellie-holcomb/



Sunsphere Observation Deck Reopens

February 22th | Free

Sunsphere | 810 Clinch Ave

In preparation to the World’s Fair 40th Anniversary, the Sunsphere has undergone some renovations and we anticipate their reopening on the 22nd. The 4th level of the Sunsphere houses the Observation Deck. It offers a 360-degree view of the original 1982 World’s Fair site (now World’s Fair Park), downtown Knoxville, the Tennessee River, the University of Tennessee, and the Smoky Mountains.



Dancing with the Stars Live

February 23th | 8:00 pm

Knoxville civic auditorium and coliseum

Join Special Guest Stars Kaitlyn Bristowe & Iman Shumpert at this wonderful show! Your favorite dancers are making their way to the stage in your time! Get tickets and more information at https://dwtstour.com/



3rd Annual Tennessee Songwriters Showcase

February 26th | 6:30 pm-10:00 pm

Farragut Community Center

In conjunction with Tennessee Songwriters Week (Feb. 20-26), Visit Farragut will host its third annual Songwriters Showcase event. This year’s event will feature duos who write together. Tickets can be purchased at townoffarragut.org/register.



March



“You Should’ve Been There!” World’s Fair Exhibition

March 5th

Rogers-Claussen Feature Gallery

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1982 World’s Fair, the Museum of East Tennessee History invites you to visit the interactive, one-of-a-kind exhibition.



Acton Children’s Business Fair

February 5th | 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church

Observe children launch their very own startup business! Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and open for customers at our one-day marketplace. Let your child participate or come support local children. www.childrensbusinessfair.org/knoxville-tennessee-acton



The Shamrock Ball: Father-Daughter Dance

February 5th | 2:00 pm-4:00 pm OR 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Farragut Community Center

There will be music, light refreshments, a craft, and a photo. Tickets are $20 for a couple and $30 for a family; A family is defined as children, stepchildren, parents or legal guardians. Tickets can be purchased in advance at townoffarragut.org/register, by phone at 865-218-3376 or in person at the Farragut Community Center. There will be no ticket sales at the door this year. Ticket sales start Tuesday, Jan. 18, and close at noon on Friday, Feb. 25.



Banff Mountain Film Festival

February 8th | 7:00 pm

Bijou Theatre

Join us for 2-nights of Banff Mountain Films, with two sets of different films! The Banff Mountain Film Festival, a program of Banff Centre, is the largest, and one of the most prestigious, mountain festivals in the world. This year’s tour features a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films from the festival. Get tickets at KnoxBijou.org.



Jimmy Eat World & Dashboard Confessional - Surviving the Truth Tour

March 10th | 7:00 pm

Tennessee Theatre

Jimmy Eat World and Dashboard Confessional will be touring together in the spring of 2022 and are making their way to Knoxville’s Tennessee Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at www.tennesseetheatre.com/events/



MercyMe Inhale (Exhale) Spring '22 Tour

March 11th | 7:00 pm

Thompson-Boling Arena

MercyMe is an American contemporary Christian music band founded in Edmond, Oklahoma. The band consists of lead vocalist Bart Millard, percussionist Robby Shaffer, bassist Nathan Cochran and guitarists Michael Scheuchzer and Barry Graul, and they’re making their way to Knoxville for a one-night show! For more information and tickets, visit www.knoxvilletickets.com/mercyme



Knoxville St. Patrick's Parade

March 12th | 1:00 pm

Knoxville Expo Center

5441 Clinton Hwy Knoxville, TN 37912

The Parade travels through the streets of downtown Knoxville. The parade units will be staged on Howard Baker Jr. Blvd., travel up Church St. and turn right on Gay Street, continue over Summit Hill and make the sharp turn onto Jackson Ave. The parade will disband just past Barley’s in the parking lot on Jackson and Willow. www.knoxstpatricksparade.com.



33rd Annual Ijams River Rescue

March 12th

It’s a great way to safely get out, get active, and clean up the Tennessee River and its creeks and streams to make the Greater Knoxville Area an even better place to live, work, and play! This event brings together 500-800 volunteers to remove between 10-40 tons of trash from the Tennessee River’s shorelines and its tributary creeks. In 2021, about 500 volunteers safely removed 15+ tons of garbage from 32 sites! Let’s blow that “out of the water” in 2022! Register at

www.ijams.org/ijams-river-rescue



Mammothmarch Knoxville

March 19th | 8:30 am

Hike 20 miles in the beautiful rolling woodlands of Ijams Nature Center, the remote Forks of the River Wildlife Management Area and Baker Creek Preserve. You have 8 hours to master the challenge and finish exhausted but proud and happy. Register at www.raceroster.com/events/2022/55892/mammothmarch-knoxville



Big Ears Festival

Through March 27th

The Big Ears Festival brings together artists and music lovers from all over the world and an exhilarating, unforgettable four days of musical adventure, discovery, and fun. Nestled in Knoxville’s intimate and historic downtown, festival goers are offered nearly 200 performances during the festival—at restored historic theaters, soaring churches, refurbished warehouse spaces. The festival experience is full of surprises. More information and tickets at www.bigearsfestival.org