Vick Dyer Blog

Don’t miss Knoxville’s ‘Rhythm N’ Blooms: A Celebration of American Roots Music’ held annually in association with the Dogwood Arts Festival at venues throughout downtown Knoxville from Friday, April 2012, through Sunday, April 22. Let’s look at the artists, events, venues and tickets for the weekend event: Artists. There is a great line up of artists for 2012. Local talent will include The Black Lillies, Kevin Abernathy Band, and Jeff Barbra & Sarah Pirkle. From far-away are Amos Lee, Darrell Scott, Dann... read more
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Aging In Place Upgrades for the Home Seller

Posted by Kate Spears on March 20, 2012 in No Category
Rumors from around the country abound about new activity in the housing market, and especially regarding the current low inventory of houses for sale. This news has prompted many homeowners to reconsider listing their homes on the market to sell. The big question? What upgrades are really worth the investment? Which of the many possible upgrades to be done will actually show a return on the money invested? Consider aging in place improvements. Improvements that involve aging in place features are becoming ever more... read more
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Knoxville’s 52nd Annual Dogwood Arts Festival

Posted by Kate Spears on March 16, 2012 in No Category
Don’t miss the 52nd anniversary of the Dogwood Arts Festival with events and exhibits running throughout April and May of 2012. The annual Dogwood Arts Festival celebrates the blooming of the dogwood trees in Knoxville and east Tennessee.  The event presents a wide array of exciting opportunities for Tennesseans to enjoy art, food, and nature. It is an annual Knoxville, Tennessee celebration that highlights the blooming of the dogwood trees. Quoting the worldnews.com website, “It includes a parade, a house an... read more
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Do you consider yourself to be someone who is savvy about financial investments and retirement planning, or are you aware that you have a lot to learn? If you are in either group, or are simply approaching retirement, you will enjoy the mid-April Retirement Finances Course coming up at Knoxville’s Pellissippi State. Course Description. Our economy has had many ups and downs during the last few years in particular, and may continue to for awhile. The course description includes the following topics of interest: Succ... read more
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Art in Public Places Knoxville Continues Through March 16th

Posted by Kate Spears on February 27, 2012 in No Category
Art in Public Places begin in  April 2011 and will be coming to a close this March 16th. The yearlong project was founded in 2007 by Edward Mannis and Bart Watkins both Board Members of Dogwood Arts. Through years of travel they had been exposed to impressive public art exhibits and seen how these types of events help to establish a city’s art culture. Today their dream is appreciated from the McGhee Tyson Airport to the entire downtown Knoxville area. Art in Public Places features large scale, outdoor pieces by co... read more
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