Know It All...About Knoxville! November 21-28

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (SUBMITTED) -- The Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation (KTSC) compiles this schedule of events. The listing contains company information as well as event information related to tourism in the Knoxville/Knox County area.

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Featured Event: Knoxville's Holidays on Ice

Families, skaters and visitors, come enjoy ice skating at the 4th annual Knoxville’s Holidays on Ice! Knoxville’s only full-size outdoor skating rink returns to Market Square District in downtown Knoxville. This unique family-friendly tradition will run from November 28, 2008 through January 4, 2009. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 & under. Special accommodations can be made for group outings and private parties. For more information, visit www.knoxvilleholidaysonice.com or call Kristi Reynolds at (865) 246-1326.

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Cultural Events

Knoxville Museum of Art offers Free Admission (June 24-Dec. 31)
Knoxville Museum of Art
Call (865) 934-2034 for more info.

Exhibit: Napoleon and Egyptomania in Tennessee (Sept. 6 – Jan. 18, 2009)
Frank H. McClung Museum, UT Campus
View during gallery hours.

American Masterpieces of Southern Craft and Traditional Art (Oct. 4-Jan. 18)
Knoxville Museum of Art
Call (865) 934-2034 for more info.

Compassionate Voices: The Art of Sue Coe, Maia Dery, Diane Fox and Jack Ketner (Oct. 24-Nov. 15)
UT Downtown Gallery
View during gallery hours.
First Friday reception is from 5 – 9 p.m.

It’s About the Hounds featuring works by Victoria Simmons (Nov. 1-30)
Blount Mansion Visitors Center
View during gallery hours.
Call (865) 525-2375 for more info.

Clay Agin, photography and Bob Conliffe, ceramics (Nov. 4-29)
Art Market Gallery of Knoxville
For holiday hours, call (865) 525-5265 or visit www.artmarketgallery.net.

Works by Richardson, Marilyn Avery and Coral Turner (Nov. 7-26)
Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
View during gallery hours.
Call (865) 523-7543 for more info.

Conley Harris, Lyrical Tableaux (Nov. 21-Dec. 19)
UT Downtown Gallery
View during gallery hours.

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Special Events

“Toadally Frogs” & “Bloomin’ Butterfly Gardens” & “Animal Encounters” (on exhibit now)
Knoxville Zoo
View during zoo hours.

Farmers’ Market (Every Sat. & Wed. Apr. 26 - Nov. 22)
Market Square District
Sat.: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Wed.: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Call (865) 405-3135 for more info.

4th Annual Share the Warmth Coat Collection Campaign (Through Nov. 30)
Mast General Store
Call (865) 546-1336 for more info.

Circle Modern Dance Classes (Through mid-December)
The Emporium Center for Arts & Culture
Visit www.CircleModernDance.com for times and more info.

Concurrent (Nov. 10-Dec. 13)
1715 Volunteer Blvd on UT Campus
Various show times.
Call (865) 974-3200 for more info.

Deck the Paws with Young-Williams Animal Center (Nov. 1-Dec. 24)
3201 Division Street
Call (865) 215-6667 for more info.

Animal Angel Tree (Nov. 15-Dec. 24)
Young-Williams Animal Center
During animal center hours.

Sunset Dinner Cruise (Nov. 21)
Volunteer Landing Marina
Begins at 6:15 p.m.
Call (865) 541-4556 for more info.

Seven Island Owl Prowl (Nov. 21)
Ijams Nature Center
To register call (865) 577-4717, ext. 10.

Christmas Craft Fair (Nov. 21-23)
Knoxville Expo Center
Various show times.

Theatre Knoxville Downtown presents: “Times Square Angel” (Nov. 21-Dec. 14)
319 N. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN
Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 3 p.m.
Call (865) 544-1999 for more info.

Revolutionary War Anniversary (Nov. 22)
Marble Springs, 1220 West Gov. John Sevier Hwy.
Call (865) 573-5508 for more info.

Cross Knox Place – 15K (Nov. 22)
Alex Haley Square
Call (865) 215-2091 for more info.

Santa Claws (Nov. 22)
Young Williams Animal Center
Begins at 1 p.m.

KSCO Holiday Party (Nov. 22)
Sunsphere
Begins at 7 p.m.

Hockey: UT vs. MTSU (Nov. 22)
Knoxville Coliseum
Begins at 10:30 p.m.

Wee-Ones: Fruits and Nuts (Nov. 22)
Ijams Nature Center
10 – 11 a.m.
To register call (865) 577-4717, ext. 10.

The Airplane Filling Station Preservation Association (AFSPA) Fundraiser (Nov. 22)
Mast General Store
Begins at 10 a.m.

David Shepard to Screen Vintage Film and News (Nov. 22)
East Tennessee History Center
7 – 9:30 p.m.

Nutcracker Concert by Oak Ridge High School (Nov. 23)
Oak Ridge High School Auditorium
Begins at 3 p.m.

Basketball: Lady Vols vs. Louisiana Tech. (Nov. 23)
Thompson-Boling Arena
Begins at 3 p.m.

Knoxville Ice Bears vs. Richmond Renegades (Nov. 23)
Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Begins at 5 p.m.

Woodwind Class Recitals (Nov. 23-24)
Alumni Memorial Performance Hall 32
Begins at 6 p.m.

Fantasy of Trees Opening Night Gala (Nov. 25)
Knoxville Convention Center, Exhibit Hall AB
7 – 11 p.m.

Basketball: Lady Vols vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 25)
Thompson-Boling Arena
Begins at 7 p.m.

YWCA and YMCA Annual Thanksgiving Prayer (Nov. 25)
Crowne Plaza Hotel
Begins at 7:30 a.m.

A Christmas Carol (Nov. 26)
Clarence Brown Theatre
Performances at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Fantasy of Trees “There’s No Business Like Snow Business” (Nov. 26-30)
Knoxville Convention Center
Various show times.

Holiday Express at the UT Gardens (Nov. 26-Jan. 4)
UT Gardens
Various show times.
Call (865) 974-7972 for more info.

Thanksgiving Lunch (Nov. 27)
Holiday Inn Cedar Bluff
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Call (865) 693-1011 for more info.

Crowne Plaza Thanksgiving Buffet (Nov. 27)
Crowne Plaza Knoxville
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Call (865) 522-2600 for more info.

Meet Santa’s Reindeer (Nov. 27-Jan. 31)
Knoxville Zoo
View during zoo hours.

Celebration of Lights (Nov. 28)
Market Square and Krutch Park
6 – 9 p.m.
Call (865) 215-4248 for more info.

The Christmas Express (Nov. 28)
The River Rambler-Volunteer Landing
Various show times.
Call (865) 524-9411 for more info.

Knoxville Ice Bears vs. Twin City Cyclones (Nov. 28)
Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Begins at 7:30 p.m.

Remember the Children (Nov. 28)
Market Square / Krutch Park
Call (865) 633-7641 for more info.

Gun Show in the Smokies (Nov. 28)
Jacob Building in Chilhowee Park
Begins at 2 p.m.

Knoxville’s Holidays on Ice (Nov. 28-Jan. 4)
Market Square
Call (865) 246-1326 for more info.

Christmas Market (Nov. 28-29)
Krutch Park - Downtown
Various show times.
Call (865) 215-4248 for more info.

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Music/Comedy Events

WDVX Blue Plate Special every Monday-Friday
301 S. Gay St., Downtown Knoxville
Visitor Center
Begins at Noon
Nov. 21: Newfound Road / Jonathan Sexton / Chad Harvey; Nov. 24: Terraplane Drifters; Nov. 25: Mare Wakefield / Miss Tess; Nov. 26: Kimberly Townsend; Nov. 28: TBA

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra presents the music of Beethoven and Bruch (Nov. 20-21)
Tennessee Theatre
Begins at 8 p.m.
Call (865) 521-2317 for more info.

Iron & Wine with special guest Blitzen Trapper (Nov. 21)
Bijou Theatre
Begins at 8 p.m.

Larry the Cable Guy (Nov. 21)
Knoxville Civic Coliseum
Begins at 8 p.m.
Call (865) 656-4444 for more info.

Alive After Five at KMA (Nov. 21)
Knoxville Museum of Art
Begins at 5:30 p.m.

UT Chamber Orchestra-Holiday Concert: The Nutcracker
(Nov. 22)
Oak Ridge High School Auditorium
Begins at 8 p.m.

UT Choir Holiday Concert- Farragut Presbyterian Church (Nov. 23)
UT School of Music
Begins at 3 p.m.

Hinder (Nov. 23)
Valarium
Begins at 7 p.m.
Call (865) 522-2820 for more info.

Apostles of Comedy (Nov. 24)
Knoxville Civic Auditorium
Begins at 7:30 p.m.

Oratorio Class Recital (Nov. 24)
UT Music Hall at the Music Building
Begins at 8 p.m.

Student String Chamber Music (Nov. 25)
Alumni Memorial Performance Hall 32
Begins at 6 p.m.

Symphonic Band and Concert Band Concert (Nov. 25)
James R. Cox Auditorium and Alumni Memorial Building
Begins at 6 p.m.

Tennessee Shines hosted by Jim Lauderdale (Nov. 26)
Bijou Theatre
Begins at 7 p.m.

Alive After Five at KMA (Nov. 28)
Knoxville Museum of Art
Begins at 5:30 p.m.

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Convention Highlights

Nov. 21-22
Knoxville Youth Football Academy: Battle in Rocky Top
Delegates: 1,000

Nov. 21-22
Babcock & Wilcox Training Meeting
Delegates: 20

Nov. 28-29
Total Sports Travel Tour Group
Delegates: 50

(This is only a partial list. There are other meetings being held at various facilities, hotels and motels in Knoxville/Knox County.)

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More Information

For more information on the events listed above, please call KTSC or Knoxville’s Visitor Center at (865) 523-7263 or 1-800-727-8045 or visit www.Knoxville.org and click on “Events.”

(This information was submitted by the Knoxville Tourism and Sports Corporation.)


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