Kicking off the Nine Lakes Wine Festival is a VIP tasting of gold-medal and reserve wines. Sample from among 30-plus Tennessee wines, chat with winemakers and enjoy a gourmet small-plate dinner. The all-inclusive evening unfolds under a big tent at Melton Lake Park. Dress is casual but classy. Learn more at NineLakesWineFestival.com.
This musical is presented "in the Round" at the Carousel Theatre next to the Clarence Brown Theatre on the University of Tennessee campus. The Tennessee Valley Players is pleased to produce the show in collaboration with the University of Tennessee School of Music. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. each night, June 6–9 and 13–26.
Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home decor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days events are so much more than a flea market. Each event is a unique opportunity for vendors to display their talents and passions in creative venues.
This event will feature great food and networking. Our local elected officials and others from across the state of Tennessee have been invited to this extraordinary affair. Table sponsorships include one table of eight at Shrimp Boil, table sign displaying your logo, two drink tickets per guest, plus a bucket of bottled beer and a family-style shrimp boil spread.
The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother.
This year, Knoxville Brewfest will take place at a new venue wrapping around the fountains and lake at the base of the Sunsphere and Tennessee Amphitheater. With more space, seating and natural shade, you’ll enjoy strolling along the water while sampling more than 300 beers from Tennessee and beyond! Read more at KnoxvilleBrewfest.com.
Come and enjoy Dragon Boat Races with 41-foot paddle boats. More than 40 corporate and community teams will compete for top awards.
The parade will start promptly at 10:30 a.m., going down Jackson Avenue, turning left on Gay Street, turning left on Church Street continuing to Howard Baker Jr. Boulevard. Knox Pride will begin immediately following and run from noon to 8 p.m. at Mary Costa Plaza and Performance Lawn (Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum Lawn).
The Kuumba Festival is presented by African American Appalachian Arts, Inc. (AAAA), an arts organization that focuses on positive social and community development by utilizing creative methods of education through cultural, artistic programming and development. The festival is located in three primary locations: Market Square/Downtown, Haley Heritage Square and Morningside Park.