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Popular design blog highlights all things great about Knoxville!

Popular design blog highlights all things great about Knoxville!

The super popular Design*Sponge has just realased a pretty great little city guide for Knoxville. 

The design blog, that boasts hundreds of thousands of followers across the globe, gives folks outside the Volunteer state a great peek inside the wonderfully ecelctic and local flair our great little Knoxville has to offer!

West Valley Middle performs new play written by a teacher

West Valley Middle performs new play written by a teacher

West Valley Middle School's new play "The Legend of the Lost Boys" is a prequel to the Peter Pan story, and is written especially for the school by one of its teachers.

Friday night marked the opening night for the fall production.

Students in West Valley's drama club say it's been great, and the experience is really giving them a change to experience things they've never experienced before.

You may have seen his signs in East Tennessee and beyond

You may have seen his signs in East Tennessee and beyond

For a business the sign outside is often a customer's first impression.

An East Tennessee man had an impressive career in the sign business.

Fifty years ago, Jack and Helen Arp built a house in West Knoxville on Coleman Road.

"Mr. Coleman was my neighbor here and he worked for Post Sign Company," Jack Arp remembered.

That's how he started in the sign business. Over the years he worked for different sign companies putting up signs across the country and East Tennessee.

Fine Craft Fair at Jacob Building Nov. 16-18

Fine Craft Fair at Jacob Building Nov. 16-18

Attend a spectacular exhibit of fine crafts and holiday gift ideas at the 46th annual Craft Fair presented by the Foothills Craft Guild! 

The dates are Friday and Saturday, November 16 and 17, from 10 to 6 and Sunday, November 18, from 11 to 5 at the Jacob Building in Knoxville's Chilhowee Park. 

This event features the original work of 140 artisans who have been juried into the Guild according to the highest standards of excellence in quality workmanship. 

Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra has first performance of the season

Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra has first performance of the season

More than 200 student musicians shared their talents with the community on Monday night. The Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra performed its first program of the season at the Tennessee Theatre.

The concert featured performances from all five youth orchestras. The orchestras are made up of more than 265 students from across East Tennessee and Southeast Kentucky. Levels range from the host advanced high schoolers who have played instruments for 10 years to beginners.

Halloween events around Knoxville this weekend!

Halloween events around Knoxville this weekend!

 

Knoxville Horror Film Festival
October 25-27
Thursday at Regal Cinemas Downtown West 8 at 1640 Downtown West Blvd, Knoxville, TN and Friday & Saturday at Relix Variety Theatre at 1208 North Central Street Knoxville, TN 37917 

The 4th Annual Knoxville Horror Fest features shocking short films with submissions from around the region and the world. This three night film festival has an admission of $10 per night or $25 for a festival pass.
www.KnoxvilleHorrorFest.com

Mayor Rogero to Speak at Brown Bag Green Book Series

Mayor Rogero to Speak at Brown Bag Green Book Series

Join City of Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero as she reviews Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development by Joan Fitzgerald in Knox County Public Library's Brown Bag, Green Book program at noon on Wednesday, October 17 in the East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street.