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Where to Find Sourdough Bread in Knoxville

Another random ‘National Day’, April 1 is National Sourdough Bread Day – and that’s no joke! Here’s 5 places where you can find some carby goodness in Knoxville: Flour Head Bakery Flour Head is a small locally owned artisan bakery serving Knoxville and the surrounding area, baking with 100%…

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For the Love of Fabric

This monthly blog from The Maker City features a look at some of the Knoxville area’s outstanding makers – artists, crafters and custom builders. This month’s blog introduces three area makers who excel at custom manufacturing. ​ Name: Bailey Earith Business: Bailey Fiber Art How did you get…

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Guide to Mountain Biking in Knoxville for Beginners

Knoxville offers year-round access to some of the best mountain biking in the Southeast. A few days in Knoxville can feature long flowy jump lines, rocky technical descents, or beautiful backcountry XC riding. Mountain biking is a staple of Knoxville’s outdoor recreation scene, and there are great…

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National Quilting Day

Yet another random “national day”, but National Quilting Day (the third Saturday in March) is an easy tie to Knoxville. We’re a proud southern Appalachian city after all, so here are a few things to see, do, and even taste that have to do with quilts! TO SEE Have you ever been driving around in…

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Cozy Up for Spring's Crisp Air and Blooming Buds

Knoxville’s transition into spring is a time of natural beauty and regrowth, a time to be enjoyed by all regardless of the weather—and that’s a local challenge all Knoxvillians endure. With temperatures reaching comfortable highs in the sun and chilly lows in the shade, it can be tricky to enjoy…

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10 Spring Things to Do with Kids

Whether you’re planning a Knoxville spring break trip or looking a little bit later in the season, we’ve got a handy list of ideas on things to do in the spring with your kids. Read on! Let’s start with Knoxville’s iconic structure – the magnificent Sunsphere! Recently reopened, the Sunsphere…

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Top 5 Knoxville Murals

Mural hunting and street art searching is a popular thing to do for tourists and locals alike, but when you’re short on time, it can be hard to know where to go to find the best murals in Knoxville. We’ve got a Top 5 list of the most sought-after Knoxville murals and where to find them, along with…

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Knoxville’s Suffrage Landmarks

You’ve probably heard a lot about the history of the 19th amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. Tennessee played the key role in that Constitutional landmark event. Over the last couple of years, national events have celebrated its centennial. When Tennessee passed it in August of…

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