With a sharp wit and irreverent style, the professional golfer turned golf analyst, talk show host and sports broadcaster made a name for himself as one of the most hilarious and irrepressible personalities in golf. Of David's live one-man show, Golf Digest said: “Uncensored and unhinged, and worth the price of admission. It really was stupendous.”
East Tennessee Children's Hospital presents the Fantasy of Trees, East Tennessee's premier Christmas event. This year's event is entitled "'Over the River and through the Woods". The proceeds from Fantasy of Trees benefit ETCH, Knoxville's only not-for-profit Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center. In 30 years, the Fantasy of Trees has raised more than $7 million to provide much-needed medical equipment.
Enjoy bands, caroling, marshmallow roasting, the lighting of the Christmas tree, sparkling lights, train rides, choirs, photos with Santa, hot cocoa and more. Market Street will have children's craft activities, Home Depot's Little Elves Workshop and the opportunity to make cards to send to soldiers with Cards for Heroes by the American Red Cross.
Come to Cherokee Caverns and celebrate a little bit of Christmas with us as you walk the Christmas Cave path among the stalactites and stalagmites with thousands of twinkling Christmas lights and enchanting Christmas music! The event runs from Dec. 7 through Dec. 16. Admission is $10. Children under 4 are free.
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. The King and I is “too beautiful to miss."
With a cast and choir of more than 200, a professional orchestra and live animals, the story is told in pantomime on realistic sets. This free one-hour performance has been held annually since 1969 and is open to all. Sunday (3:30 p.m.) and Monday (7 p.m.) performances are offered with interpretation for the deaf and hearing impaired. Coliseum parking $5/car.
Alive After Five presents a Holiday Dance Party with Devan Jones and the Uptown Stomp! East Tennessee native Devan Jones will be reunited with the Knoxville edition: Hunter Deacon on drums, Clint Mullican on upright bass, Chuck Mullican on tenor/baritone sax, Joe Jordon on trumpet, and Matt Coker on piano and Hammond B-3 organ.
More than 1,000 people participate in this fun, free 5-mile bike parade through downtown, 4th and Gill and Old North Knoxville. Many spectators watch along the route. Participants decorate their bikes and themselves to try to win one of the coveted awards. IBikeKnx.com/tourdelights
It's a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas fantasy comedy-drama film produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift. The film is considered one of the most loved films in American cinema and has become traditional viewing during the Christmas season. Both showings (2 p.m. and 6 p.m.) are free.
The group's unlikely genesis took place in their beloved hometown of Knoxville, where the community has subsequently elected "The Guvs" as the Best Band In Knoxville for four years running. Their live shows are selling out venues and theaters from New York City to Florida.