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East Tennessee Summer Festivals - 2017 Edition

Posted by Kate Spears on May 18, 2017 in No Category
Warm weather in Knoxville means it’s officially festival season. There’s a little something for everyone of all ages and interests. Here are a few of the Knoxville area festivals you might want to check out this season! Children’s Festival Of Reading- Saturday, May 20th, 2017, World’s Fair Park, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bring the kids down to World’s Fair Park to enjoy some storytelling, music, arts, crafts, science exploration, food, and fun. This free event will feature w... read more
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Last Minute Mother's Day Ideas for Mom

Posted by Kate Spears on May 11, 2017 in No Category
Mother’s Day is just a few days away, but don’t worry if you’re having trouble coming up with ways to celebrate the special lady or ladies in your life. We’ve got you covered with some great options found right here in the Knoxville area. What better way to celebrate mom is there than a great Mother’s Day Lunch? Here are a few great local lunch spots your foodie mom might enjoy. It’s All So Yummy Cafe- Treat her to one of their fourteen specialty gourmet grill... read more
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Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day this Spring

Posted by Kate Spears on April 13, 2017 in No Category
Earth Day is April 22, and there are lots of ways to celebrate the earth we call home in the Knoxville area. Here are a few events perfect for all ages! In Knoxville- Earth Fest is Saturday, April 15th at the Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum (located at 2743 Wimpole Avenue), from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a zero waste and free event. Pets are welcome. Attendees can learn about sustainable living while enjoying environmental exhibits and attractions, an interactive educational scavenger hu... read more
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July is Anti-Boredom Month, so it's a great opportunity to spend some time with your family exploring things around East Tennessee. And when the heat is extreme, as it has been lately, outdoor fun isn't always ideal. But what about some of the other great options right here in our back yard that allow you to stay cool AND have fun? Here in East Tennessee we have several great museums that are both educational and fun. They’re an affordable and entertaining way to fight off the summertime boredom. Check out a ... read more
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July 4th Events in East Tennessee - 2016 Edition

Posted by Kate Spears on June 28, 2016 in No Category
East Tennessee can always be counted on for great patriotic celebrations on the Fourth of July. No matter where you live in our region, you’ll find people celebrating America’s birthday. Downtown Knoxville- The Festival on the 4th will include a great variety of fun for the whole family. Enjoy activities, treats, and entertainment at World’s Fair Park to celebrate Independence Day. This free event is from 4pm to 10pm and concludes with a fireworks display. It’s rain or shine so don&rs... read more
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