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10 Things to Do with Kids in the Winter

The ongoing struggle, right? You’ve got kids, the weather isn’t the greatest, but boy do they have some energy! What to do? That’s not too expensive? Without spending forever in the car??? We’re here to help. Today’s post will share all the fun things to do in Knoxville with kids - bookmark and…

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Christmas at the Historic Homes of Knoxville

Knoxville is very proud of its seven Historic House Museums, and they all have many opportunities to learn about life in this region from various eras. The holiday season is especially festive with open houses and other events. Let’s get to it to see what each of these homes have to offer during the…

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Guide to First Friday - Off the Beaten Path

Knoxville is a nature-loving-adventure-seeking-ARTSY-kinda town, and at no time is that more evident than on First Friday. First Friday is a monthly event, taking place – you guessed it – the first Friday of every month, where galleries and other venues throughout the city feature various artists’…

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Top 10 Summer Bucket List for Kids

There are several splash pads all over the city. The biggest is at the World’s Fair Park. Squeeze in a quick history lesson by taking the kids up the Sunsphere, which was built for the 1982 World’s Fair. And some geography too – you can see 360 degrees from the Observation Deck; a great time to…

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Find Waldo in Downtown Knoxville

Where’s Waldo? The question on everyone’s mind this summer. Now YOU can be a part of a real-life search in downtown Knoxville from July 1-July 31, 2023! How to join the fun: Pick up a passport from these participating locations Start the search for the character we all know and love. He’s about 6…

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10 Things to Know About Market Square

Historic Market Square is the heart of downtown Knoxville. It’s a must-do for any visitor to our city, and we’re happy to tell you why! But you can’t know the present if you don’t know the past, so we’ll start with a brief history lesson to get your bearings. 1. Market Square History The history of…

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3 Reasons You Should Attend Vestival!

2023 Vestival Returns Saturday, May 13, 2023 • 12pm - 5pm Candoro Marble 4450 Candoro Avenue Knoxville, TN, 37920 Vestal Arts and Heritage Association is proud to host the return of Vestival, an annual arts and music festival held on the Candoro Marble Company grounds. Vestal provides a diverse…

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Shop Like a Local at the Farmers' Market

If you are looking for an authentic Knoxville experience, do as the locals do and take a trip to the Market Square Farmers' Market. Nestled in the heart of downtown Knoxville, the Market Square Farmers’ Market is held every Wednesday and Saturday, May - November on the site of the former Market…

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