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October 4th, 2020
Knoxzine’s Perpetual Calendar

VIRTUAL

Fall Fun

Museum of Appalachia’s Virtual Barn Dance & Auction, Tuesday, October 20, 7 p.m., with live music and John Alvis as host & auctioneer. Free but registration required. (Auction items will be introduced from Oct. 13-20.)

Food

Free online Japanese cooking class, Wednesday, October 14, 7 p.m. (EST) Kumi Alderman will be preparing tonkatsu curry & rice. A Q & A session will follow the session. Sign up & get the list of ingredients.

Lectures

The YWCA Knox presents The Intersectionality Between Domestic Violence and Race: A Conversation with ZaKiya Bell-Rogers on Wednesday, October 21st at 11:30AM. This discussion will shine a light on the additional barriers that victims and survivors of color may face. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants close to the event date. Register here.

Literary

In Conversation with Barbara Kingslover: Friday, October 16, 5 p.m. (PDT), $10, click link to purchase virtual ticket.

The Sundress Academy for the Arts is proud to present “A Virtual Reading Series” with Tamara J. Madison, Julie Marie Wade, & Robin Gow, on October 28th, 2020 from 7-8PM EST on Zoom. Access the event at tiny.utk.edu/sundress. The password is sundress.

In Conversation with Cheryl Strayed: Thursday, December 3, 5 p.m. (PDT), $10, click link to purchase virtual ticket.

Notes on Hope with Anne Lamott: Thursday, January 14, 5 p.m. (PDT), $10, click link to purchase ticket.

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Music

Ongoing

The Ghostlight Series @ The Tennessee Theatre. View these free concerts anytime: Frog & Toad’s Dixie Quartet with Brent Thompson; Kelle Jolly & Will Boyd; Guy Marshall; and Count This Penny. Donations are appreciated.

Louie Bluie Art & Music Festival 2020, View this 5 hour festival anytime.

Scheduled Dates

Wendel Werner at Home, Thursday, October 15, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. A free live virtual concert filled with jazz-inspired songs on Facebook. Tipping is encouraged. More details here.

‘Live from the Bijou’, a reduced capacity, in-venue experience and live streaming series (with access to replay) of concerts every Friday night as we close out 2020! These 4 concerts start at 8pm Show / 7:30pm Doors.

Trisha Gene Brady, Friday, October 23,
Buy Streaming Tickets; Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Shakedown Six, a Knoxville Grateful Dead Tribute Band, Friday, October 30. Buy Streaming Tickets; Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Mic Harrison & the High Score, Bright Spot Album Release Show, Friday, November 6 Buy Streaming Tickets; Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Temp Job, Friday, November 13 Buy Streaming Tickets;
Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Marble City Opera presents Winterriese by Franz Schubert, on November 6 & 7, at 7:30 p.m., with a live & online streaming options.

Presented as a monodrama with tenor Blayne Ziegenfuss, joined by Grace McMullen on piano. Complete with staging and visually stunning projections, Winterriesse is a song cycle written by Schubert, and is based on 24 poems by the German lyric poet Wilhelm Mueller. It tells of a lone wanderer who finds both love and betrayal along a winding and fantastic journey. Directed by Katheryn Frady.

This one hour show is available live and online. Limited tickets will be available for the live show at the Trentham Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church. Social distancing will be observed. $40 for in person ticket & $30 for streaming/online ticket. Purchases tickets at www.marblecityopera.com/tickets.

Jubilee Community Arts’ annual Jubilee Festival at the Laurel Theater. Streaming on Facebook, Friday & Saturday, November 21-22, at 6:30 p.m. With: John Alvis, Greg Horne, Leah Gardner, Danny Gammon, Steve Horton, Darrell Acuff, Nancy Brennan Strange, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Henry Perry and Jaimie Cameron and others. Details and updates will be available on jubileearts.org.

Kelle Jolly, Friday, December 4, Laurel Theater, streaming on Facebook, 8 p.m.

Movies

Knoxferatu V, Tuesday, October 20, 7:30 p.m., a virtual mini-festival of funny, weird, and interesting short spooky silent films. A minimum donation of $1 gets you the link to watch. Tickets available here.

Very excited about TAMIS ‘s Home Movie Day online program this year, Saturday, October 24 at 5 p.m. EST. Featuring home movies from our collection with original scores composed by Sarah Louise and Jackie Beckey.

Paralympic medalist and World Champion Ryan Boyle looks great in a retro tuxedo shirt from Legacy Vintage, located in Retrospect Vintage Store. Photo by John Fairstein.

Nature

Gardening for Caterpillars, Zoom class from UT Gardens, Sunday, October 18, at 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join local garden author John Tullock to learn how to support this crucial stage of butterfly development. Identification of common butterflies, their caterpillars and preferred host plants will be explored. Participants will be given a butterfly host plant to add to their home garden. Cost: $35 members/$45 nonmembers. For ticket info call Phone: (865) 974-7324 or purchase here: https://secure.touchnet.com/C21610_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1787&SINGLESTORE=true

Sports

Bigfoot…The Social Distancing Champion’s Halloween Run‘s deadline to register for a 5k, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon is October 31. This is a fundraiser for Special Olympics.

Run for Ruth – We Dissent! Anytime-Anyplace. Several running distances/goals to choose from. Registration ends Nov. 3. Cool swag with registration.

Theatre

Miss Broadway? Love Hamilton? Register for this free, virtual in-depth lecture about the creation of Hamilton. Monday, October 26, 5 p.m. for lecture aimed at teens; 8 p.m. for all ages lecture. For more information, register here.

The Flying Anvil Theatre presents The Deadline, about a zoom conference call that turns spooky. October 29-31, 7:30 p.m., each night. Get tickets here.

IN PERSON

Art

Observing Knoxville by The League of Scruffy Photographers, Emporium Center, October 2 – 30. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Masks required.

WTF by Antuco Chicaiza, Emporium Center, October 2 – 30. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Masks required.

The Presidents: Layered Portraits of History by Mr. Kerry Reed, Emporium Center, October 2 – 30. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Masks required.

Bryan Wilkerson’s Selection of New Works, Emporium Center, October 2 – 30. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Masks required.

46th Fall Juried Show, Tennessee Artists Association, Emporium Center, October 2 – 30. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Masks required.

A1 Lab Arts, Friday, October 9, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m., Member’s Exhibit Mail in Art (Juried show). Pieces for sale. Masks required. Limit 10 guests at a time. Garage door will be open for improved ventilation.

A1 Lab Arts, Friday, October 23, 6 p.m.- 9 p.m., The Big Camera Artists Present: The End Alternative Photography Show. Masks required. Limit 10 guests at a time. Garage door will be open for improved ventilation.

DANCE – FLOW – MOVEMENT

FALL FLow Knoxville, at the new Barrelhouse by Gypsy Circus Cider. 7 p.m. 621 Lamar Street (in the courtyard, weather permitting, social distancing observed.) Attend a celebration of energy and movement with hoops, flames & more – and featuring a live DJ. Ages 21 & up recommended.

The Barrelhouse by Gypsy Circus Cider.

Fall Festival

Museum of Appalachia: Fall Harvest Weekend, October 22-24, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tickets are limited to ensure social distancing. Call 865-494-7680 for tickets.

Movies

Medicine Man: The Stan Brock Story: Tuesday, October 6, Parkway Drive-In, Maryville. Gates open at 6 p.m., 300 FREE tickets available; donations accepted.

Hocus Pocus, Wednesday, October 7, Open Chord, 7 p.m., Free on all 7 big screen tvs. Plenty of room to spread out.

The Nightmare Before Christmas, Wednesday, October 14, Open Chord, 7 p.m. Free on all 7 big screen tvs. Plenty of room to spread out.

Ferris Beuller’s Day Off: Friday, October 16, Drive-In at the Midway, Chilhowee Park, Gates open at 5 p.m., Film begins at 7:30 p.m. FREE but you must have a reservation. Click the link to reserve your spot.

Beetlejuice, Wednesday, October 21, Open Chord, 7 p.m. Free on all 7 big screen tvs. Plenty of room to spread out.

Knoxville Horror Film Festival, October 23-25, Parkway Drive-In, Maryville. Click link for tickets and schedule.

Halloween, Wednesday, October 28, Open Chord, 7 p.m. Free on all 7 big screen tvs. Plenty of room to spread out.

Museums

East Tennessee Historical History Center: hours: M-F: 9am – 3pm; Sat: 10am – 3pm; Sun: 1pm – 4pm.

Marching to Victory: East Tennessee’s Role in Votes for Women, now – November 29, 2020.

Black & White: Knoxville in the Jim Crow Era, now – February 14, 2021

Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee, Section 2: The Land Beckons & Section 3: A Land Divided.

Knoxville Museum of Art: Please enter directly from the parking lot through the June and Rob Heller Garden. Attendance is limited to 25 visitors per hour & reservations are required.  Click here to make a reservation.  Admission is ALWAYS FREE!

Beauford Delaney and James Baldwin: Through the Unusual Door, now – OCTOBER 25, 2020 

Ongoing Exhibits: Higher Ground : A Century of the Visual Arts in East Tennessee; Thorne Rooms; Currents: Recent Art from East Tennessee and Beyond; Facets of Modern and Contemporary Glass; Richard Jolly’s Cycle of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity.

McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture ~ closed until further notice due to Covid-19.

Music

Open Mic Night, Open Chord, every Thursday, limited capacity. Free. 7 p.m. Sign up online only-click link.

Knoxville Opera’s floating Opera Regatta, Sunday, October 11. Two opera singers and Maestro Brian Salesky will launch from Duncan Boat Dock 12:15 p.m., and travel upstream to perform its Grand Finale at Volunteer Landing Marina in downtown Knoxville, at 3:15 p.m. Free.

Josiah & The Greater Good, Friday, October 16, Schulz Brau Brewing Company, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m., Free.

End of the Line: An Allman Brothers Tribute, Open Chord, Friday, October 16, $17 Advanced; $20 Day of show.

Knoxville Opera’s floating Opera Regatta, Sunday, October 18. Two opera singers and Maestro Brian Salesky will begin at Duncan Boat Dock at 11:30 for a 20-30 minute performance, and then the pontoon will travel upstream to perform its Grand Finale at Calhoun’s On The River in downtown Knoxville, at 2:00 p.m. for another performance. Free.

Drop Dead Dangerous, Friday, October 23, Schulz Brau Brewing Company, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m., Free.

‘Live from the Bijou’, a reduced capacity, in-venue experience and live streaming series (with access to replay) of concerts every Friday night as we close out 2020! These 4 concerts start at 8pm Show / 7:30pm Doors.

Trisha Gene Brady, Friday, October 23,
Buy Streaming Tickets; Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Shakedown Six, a Knoxville Grateful Dead Tribute Band, Friday, October 30. Buy Streaming Tickets; Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Mic Harrison & the High Score, Bright Spot Album Release Show, Friday, November 6 Buy Streaming Tickets; Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Temp Job, Friday, November 13 Buy Streaming Tickets;
Buy Live Bijou Experience Tickets

Marble City Opera presents Winterriese by Franz Schubert, on November 6 & 7, at 7:30 p.m., with a live & online streaming options.

Presented as a monodrama with tenor Blayne Ziegenfuss, joined by Grace McMullen on piano. Complete with staging and visually stunning projections, Winterriesse is a song cycle written by Schubert, and is based on 24 poems by the German lyric poet Wilhelm Mueller. It tells of a lone wanderer who finds both love and betrayal along a winding and fantastic journey. Directed by Katheryn Frady.

This one hour show is available live and online. Limited tickets will be available for the live show at the Trentham Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church. Social distancing will be observed. $40 for in person ticket & $30 for streaming/online ticket. Purchases tickets at www.marblecityopera.com/tickets.

Sam Bush, Bijou Theater, Thursday, November 19, 8 p.m. Info & Tickets here.

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Nature

Ijams’ Be a Weed Warrior, Saturday, October 17, Mead’s Quarry parking lot, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., working to uncover the old homestead location at Subaru by removing Bush Honeysuckle and English Ivy.  Long sleeve shirts and pants are recommended to protect from thorns and poison ivy. Bring water! Free & register here. Limit 10 volunteers.


Ijams’ Pop Up Programs at the Visitor Center and the Ijams Mead’s Quarry, at the Educational tents, Friday, October 17, 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ijams’ Pop Up Programs at the Visitor Center and the Ijams Mead’s Quarry, at the Educational tents, Friday, October 23, 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Ijams Wisteria Nightmare, Saturday, October 24, Mead’s Quarry parking lot, 9:30 a.m. -noon. Free & register here. Limit 10 participants.

Free hike with Ijams’ volunteers on the Tharp Trace Trail. Meet at Mead’s Quarry parking lot, Friday, October 30, 9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Register here. Limit 15 hikers.

Ijams Fall Owl Prowl, Friday, October 30, 7 pm – 9 p.m., Fees & registration here.

Ijams Creatures of the Night Hike, Friday, October 30, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Fees & Registration here.

A Haunting History of Ijams Hike, Friday, October 30, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Fees & Registration Here.

Halloween Pop-up Program, Ijams Nature Center, Saturday, October 31, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, outside at the education tent. Free

Theater

Macbeth, Tennessee Stage Company, outdoors at Ijams Nature Center, October 8 – 18 (Thursday-Sunday), 7 p.m., audience limited to 75 guests. $15 Reservation Fee.

Vintage Art from Smithsonian Open Access

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