10 a.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will meet at the Rose Center.
11:15 a.m. THE HAMBLEN COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS will meet at Regency Retirement Center with a surprise speaker.
5-8 p.m. TOUCH A TRUCK will be held at Frank Lorino Park.
7 p.m. LEADVALE LODGE NUMBER 390, located at 3119 School Street in White Pine, will confer an Entered Apprentice Degree. Master Masons and properly vouched for Entered Apprentices and Fellowcrafts are welcome. Refreshments served after the degree.
Noon THE SAMUEL DOAK CHAPTER NSDAR will meet at The Country Club. Arrive early to get your yearbooks. The program will be Jim Claborn speaking on the Constitution.
6 p.m. PICKIN’ IN THE PARK will take place at Fred Miller Park. Take your favorite musical instrument and join in the fun every Thursday evening through September. For more information, call Parks and Recreation department at 423-586-0260.
6:30 p.m. MUSIC IN THE PARK will take place at Panther Creek State Park at the Spoone Shelter. This free family event will continue each Thursday this summer.
7 p.m. THE CITY COUNCIL FOR THE CITY OF MORRISTOWN will be holding a Community/Council Listening Roundtable in the Community Room at the Rose Center. These meetings give city officials an opportunity to meet with residents and hear their concerns or suggestions in an informal setting.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A HILLBILLY CHILI COOKOFF will be held at Fred Miller Park. This annual fundraising event for the Hamblen County Substance Abuse Coalition features delicious red, white or vegetarian chili tastings, entertainment, live music and fun for the whole family.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY AND BIKE YOUR PARK EVENT will be at Panther Creek State Park. For more information call 423-587-7046.
10 a.m. – Noon SAFETY SATURDAY will take place at Lowe’s. The first 100 people will receive a free smoke detector. Participants for the Safety Saturday will include the Morristown Fire Department, Hamblen County Volunteer Fire Department, Morristown Police Department and Morristown Parks & Recreation.
10 a.m. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, CHAPTER 1073, will meet for the regular meeting and membership drive at the Army National Guard in Russellville. Anyone wishing to join will need to bring a copy of their DD214.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CROCKETT TAVERN MUSEUM will allow free admission for two with ticket from Smithsonian Magazine website.
Noon ADVENTURE RANCH will open and celebrate the 50th anniversary of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” The season lasts from September 24 to October 30. Hours are Saturday noon to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 6 p.m. General Admission is $12.
7 p.m. LEE VALLEY MUSIC BARN, 500 Lee Valley Road in Whitesburg, will have the annual Courtney Cemetery benefit singing with featured groups Abana River Trio, Grafted In, Mountain Grace, Prices Grove and The Long Family.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. OUTDOOR ANTIQUE AND CRAFT SHOW will be held in the downtown Morristown public parking lot, with free admittance. The parking lot is located behind the Morristown Farmer’s Market, across the railroad tracks. More than 20 vendors have reserved space, with a variety of items to be offered for sale. For more information, call 423-438-1023 or 423-231-5142.
6:30 p.m. GARDEN THYME HERB SOCIETY will meet at Rose Center. The program will be “Ways to Improve Digestion” by Dr. Daniel Castro. For information call 865-771-1489.
6 p.m. THE WELL ARMED WOMEN will meet at the East Tennessee Gun Club. The meetings are to empower and educate women gun owners. This month’s meeting will be on proper gun cleaning. The first meeting is free. For more information email email@example.com.
7:30 p.m. CHEAP TRICK will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:30 p.m. SCOTTY MCCREERY will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email email@example.com.
10 a.m.-2 p.m. BOPAE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION will be held at JTEKT Plant No. 3 in the Morristown Airport Industrial District. Batteries, oil, paint, antifreeze and electronics will be accepted (no oil-based paint, compressors or refrigerators). Sponsored by Keep Morristown Hamblen Beautiful.
7 p.m. THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 52 of Morristown will host its regular meeting at Good Shepherd Church, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy.
8:30 p.m. STARLITE CINEMA will take place at Fred Miller Park. The movie will be “Halloweentown.”
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A PUMPKIN PATCH HOEDOWN will be held at Good the Shepherd Lutheran Church. There will be costume contests for adults, children and pets and food, fun and games for all. For more information call 423-231-2975.
8 p.m. JAVA JIVE, featuring Kayla Ricker, will be held at Rose Center in Morristown. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. with no admission charge. All donations go to the upkeep of the historic Rose Center. Take your favorite adult beverage. Light refreshments and coffee are provided.
NOV. 1 – Greeneville – Shanghai Nights at Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Orchestra seats are $35, mezzanine are $30 and balcony are $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.npacgreeneville.com or call 423-638-1679.
10 a.m. MO’TOWN CLOGGERS will host a beginner adult clogging class in room one at Rose Center. Call 423-967-8800 for more information.
8 a.m. TENNESSEE PRESERVATION ALLIANCE 2016 POWER SUMMIT will be held at the Rose Center.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE , 506 W. Morris Blvd, will host a community blood drive with MEDIC.
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. TENN. VALLEY TRADERS CLUB will host their 16th semi-annual collector show at Talley-Ward gym. Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact Bill at 423-581-8386.
NOV. 4-DEC. 18 – Crossville – Play: “A Christmas Story” at the Cumberland County Playhouse. In 1940s Indiana, a bespectacled boy named Ralphie has a big imagination and one wish for Christmas — a Red Ryder BB gun. A kooky leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a cranky department store Santa and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the obstacles that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas Dream. For more information, visit www.ccplayhouse.com or call 931-484-5000.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. TENN. VALLEY TRADERS CLUB will host their 16th semi-annual collector show at Talley-Ward gym. Admission and parking are free. For more information, contact Bill at 423-581-8386.
NOV. 5-6 – Morristown – ALPS Holiday Marketplace and Festival of Trees at ALPS Adult Day Services, 600 N. Daisy Street. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. Items to purchase include Christmas decorations, gift items, baked goods and desserts, filly decorated theme trees, wreaths and other items. The silent auction ends at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Lunch is available and include homemade soup, a sandwich, beverage and dessert. For more information, call 423-587-9149.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. HARVEST OF TALENTS is an annual event on the first Saturday of November consisting of a sale, live auction, talent demonstrations, food, and entertainment. Lakeway Church is hosting the event, but it is very much a community effort where all people are welcome to participate to alleviate world hunger.
10 a.m. — 4 p.m. HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE AND FESTIVAL OF TREES fundraiser supports ALPS Adult Day Services and features holiday shopping opportunities and beautifully decorated trees donated by local businesses and community leaders. Each tree is available for sale as well as delicious baked goods and a savory lunch is available through the Harvest Cafe. For more information or to donate items, contact ALPS at 423-587-9149.
TN VETERANS, 3041 Old Hwy. 25 E, Morristown, will have a turkey shoot and target shooting from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 423-585-5275.
MORRISTOWN MOOSE LODGE #1486, 2565 Buffalo Trail, will host WOTM indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be a community blood drive with MEDIC from noon to 3 p.m.
6: 30 p.m. – A TOAST TO GIRLS will be held at the Rose Center, hosted by the Girls, Incorporated of Morristown. RSVP by November 1 to secure your spot for this four course meal with wine pairings. Wine wall and silent auction are also on the menu for this highly anticipated event. For more information or to RSVP, call 423-581-4430.
2 p.m. DANIEL MCCLENDON OPENING RECEPTION will be held at the Rose Center. Daniel’s high energy work is sure to delight the eye with bold colors, whimsy, and a touch of rebellion.
6:30 p.m. ‘TIS THE SEASON – TABLESCAPE CLASS will be held at BEGIN AGAIN. The class will teach how to combine functionality with style. The class is hosted by Cynthia Reece, owner of The Purple Iris. There is no cost for the event but space is limited. Call 423-581-1142 to reserve a spot.
Noon – 6 p.m. TUSCULUM COLLEGE , 420 W. Morris Blvd, will host a community blood drive with MEDIC.
ELIZABETH WILLIAM SCHOOL OF DANCE will be the host studio for the presentation of “The Great Russian Nutcracker” by the Moscow Ballet. Auditions will be held at the EWSD studio at 126 Kilby St. in Sevierville. Registration will begin at 4:30 and auditions with the Russian Ballet Company Representative will begin at 5 p.m. Pre-registration paperwork should be filled out and printed from www.nutcracker.com under youth auditions. There are roles available for ages 7 to 17. The shows will at the Tennessee Theater on Tuesday, December 20.
Noon – 6 p.m. ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH/ KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS , 2518 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy, will host a community blood drive.
12:30 p.m. CONVERSATION WITH THE ARTIST: PHOTOGRAPHER MATTHEW JESSIE will be held in the R. Jack Fishman Library’s Catron Gallery.
4 – 6 p.m. GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy next to Sonic, will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner with turkey and dressing and all the trimmings, dessert, coffee, iced tea and milk. There is no cost.
7 p.m. PATRICE PUGLISE will be in concert with Drew Ogle, Hidden Treasures Choir and Bethel Baptist Church Choir at the Walters State Community College Student Services Building. A silent auction will be held from 6-7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling 423-318-0999.
5:30 p.m. VETERAN’S DAY PARADE will take place on Main Street and is presented by Crossroads Downtown Partnership. For more information, please call 423-312-1476.
NOV. 11-12 – Pineville, Kentucky – Owl Prowl Weekend at Pine Mountain State Resort Park. The event kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday with “Pellet-ology” where participants will dissect and examine owl pellets with the park naturalist and take a closer look at the owl’s diet. The cost is $5 per person. At 2 p.m., Saturday, master falconer Mitch Whitaker, from the Letcher County Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center, will present the free “Birds of Prey” where participants can observe top predators. At 7 p.m., Whitaker presents “Owls of the Night,” which delves into the world of these nocturnal hunters. Live owls will be on hand. The cost is $5 per person. At 8 p.m. Saturday, there will be a caravan from the lodge to the former campground area to take part in an owl prowl walk with rangers from both Pine Mountain and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Participants are reminded to take a headlamp or small flashlight (a red light is preferred), dress for the weather and to take binoculars. For more information or to reserve lodging, call 606-337-3066.
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. KINGSWOOD HOME FOR CHILDREN will hold a yard sale at the chapel on the campus. The sale will include furniture, clothing, household items, appliances and more, with a large amount of fall and Christmas decorations. All proceeds benefit Kingswood Home for Children.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. FRIENDS OF THE MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION will hold its annual Holiday Book Sale. In addition to the Book Sale, the Morristown-Hamblen Library will host a meet the author event. Several local authors including Joe Purkey, David Curran, Amanda Sue King and William Clark will be at the library with copies of their books for sale.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. TOUR OF WREATHS will present the Christmas wreaths adorning the downtown business doors. At participating stores, you can win “Downtown Bucks” to spend between November 12 and Small Business Saturday on November 26. For more information, call Crossroads Downtown Partnership at 423-312-1476.
4-8 p.m. THE ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER will be held at the Kyle Lodge Building on Hwy. 11 E next to Whitesburg Elementary School. The cost is $8.
NOV. 12 – Greeneville – Concert: Travis Tritt at Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Orchestra seats are $60, mezzanine are $55 and balcony are $50. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.npacgreeneville.com or call 423-638-1679.
2 p.m. RESTHAVEN MEMORIAL GARDENS will have the 25th Annual Veterans Day Celebration. Veterans, their families, veterans organizations, dignitaries, special performers and other groups to honor are invited to attend at Hwy. 25/70 (the Old Knoxville Hwy.) at the Jefferson/Cocke County line in the Reidtown Community.
3-5:30 p.m. A DOLLY PARTON AND KENNY ROGERS TRIBUTE CONCERT will be held at the Rose Center. Direct from Las Vegas, acclaimed performers Wendy T. and Mark Hinds are bringing their concert honoring two country mega-stars to the Rose Center for one performance only. Tickets are $15 and table seating is available. Feel free to take an adult beverage. Soft drinks and light snacks will also be available. To purchase tickets, call 423-581-4330 or visit the Rose Center office.
6:30 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet in the home of Kathy Moody, 1091 Dover Road. Kathy will be teaching a CPR class. For more information call 423-586-6814.
10 a.m. FCE (FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION) CLUB will meet in the Community Room at the Morristown Public Library. The program will be “Time for Tea.” Call UT-Extension at 423-586-6111 for more information.
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. GFWC LADIES READING CIRCLE will have its 41st annual salad luncheon. Tickets will be $10, call 423-586-0642 for more information.
6 p.m. LEADVALE LODGE NUMBER 390 FREE & ACCEPTED MASONS will confer a Master Mason Degree. A meal will be served and the degree will be conferred beginning at 7: p.m. All Master Masons are invited to attend and participate in this degree.
4-6 p.m. YOUTH VILLAGES’ FALL OPEN HOUSE will be held at 225 W 1st N St., Suite No. 302 in Morristown, featuring information about the Treatment Foster Care Program, free adoption program free foster parent training and requirements for becoming a foster parent. For more information, call 423-522-2171.
5-8:30 p.m. GIRLS NIGHT OUT: A BENEFIT FOR SENIOR CITIZENS HOME ASSISTANCE SERVICE will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Morristown, featuring holiday shopping, food, door prizes and silent and live auction items. Tickets are $10 per person. For more information, call 423-586-2359 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 p.m. THE WELL ARMED WOMAN will meet at the East Tennessee Gun Club. The meetings are to empower and educate women gun owners. This month’s meeting will be on proper gun cleaning. The first meeting is free. For more information email email@example.com.
7:30 p.m. WSCC PRESENTS FALL CHORAL CONCERT will be held at First United Methodist Church in Morristown. The concert is free, but donations are welcomed. For more information, call the Humanities office at 423-585-6922.
THE UNITED METHODIST WOMEN OF PANTHER SPRING UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 4555 West AJ Hwy, will hold a holiday bazaar in the Church Fellowship Hall. Chili will be available. Bazaar items for sale include specialty baked items, gift baskets, hand-sewn lap quilts, aprons, dolls artisan decorative soaps, custom Christmas ornaments and more. The event will be held Friday, Nov. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. (chill available) and Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (donuts and coffee available).
7-9:30 p.m. ST. JAMES COMMUNITY CENTER will present a concert featuring “Sundown” playing easy-listening, Motown, classical country and 60s music. Plate meals, concessions and door prizes will be provided throughout the evening. Costs, adults are $7, children 6-12 are $3 and under age 6 is free. There will be family-friendly music and dancing. Turn off Hwy 321 onto St. James Rd and travel three miles. The concert is in memory of beloved committee member David Ottinger and the money will be used for building maintenance and charities. For more information, call 423-639-6335.
8 p.m. JAVA JIVE, featuring Kevin Jackson, will be held at Rose Center in Morristown. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. with no admission charge. All donations go to the upkeep of the historic Rose Center. Take your favorite adult beverage. Light refreshments and coffee are provided.
A PAJAMA PARTY WITH SANTA at College Square Mall will feature sweet treats, entertainment and story time with Santa. Each child who attends wearing their pajamas will receive a free commemorative pillowcase while supplies last. Visit CollegeSquareMall.com for complete details. Sponsored by Morristown Pediatric.
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. FALL BLOW OUT Open House at Old Town Variety Mall, 181 W. Main St. in downtown Morristown will feature holiday décor and gift items from a variety of vendors. For more information, call 423-438-1023.
7:30 p.m. BRIAN CULBERTSON will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3-5 p.m. WSCC PRESENTS COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT will feature a group of talented young musicians. For more information, call the Humanities department at 423-585-6922.
6-9 p.m. 8TH ANNUAL WORD UP SLAM POETRY CONTEST will be held in the Judge William H. Inman Humanities complex lobby at WSCC. For more information, contact Sherri Jacobs at 423-585-6965 or email@example.com.
7 p.m. THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at Shoney’s Restaurant. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 26TH ANNUAL M.A.T.S. TURKEY SMOKING AND BAKE SALE will be held for individuals to pick up a delicious smoked turkey or spiral ham for their holiday meal and help M.A.T.S. organization continue its good work in the community to combat homelessness. The cost is $40 for a turkey/ $35 for ham. There will be various baked goods for sale as well. No early pickups available for turkeys.
7:30 p.m. MICK DAVIS COMEDY CLASSIC featuring HILLBILLY BONZ will be held at the VFW in Morristown, 2503 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy. Tickets are $10.04 (adults 21 and over).
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY will be observed in downtown Morristown to encourage shoppers to shop small and local. The event is sponsored by Crossroads Downtown Partnership.
Noon – 6 p.m. A COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE will be held at Buddy’s BBQ. Each blood donor will receive a UT ceramic mug and a coupon for a free appetizer from Texas Roadhouse.
6:30 p.m. GARDEN THYME HERB SOCIETY will meet at the Rose Center for a Thanksgiving meal. Take a covered dish. Gift for drawing is optional. For more information call 865-771-1489.
2ND ANNUAL JINGLE BELL ARTS & CRAFTS BAZAAR will be held at Walters State Community College in Morristown, at the Dr. Jack E. Campbell College Center. The family-friendly event will feature live entertainment and shopping opportunities with more than 60 vendors. For more information, call Wanda Harrell at 423-585-6976.
6-8 p.m. CITY OF MORRISTOWN TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY will be held at the Morristown City Center, located at 100 W. First North St.
6 p.m. LEADVALE LODGE NUMBER 390 F&AM located at 3119 School Street in White Pine will confer a Master Mason Degree. A meal will be served at and the degree will be conferred at 7 p.m. Leadvale members and visiting Master Masons are encouraged to attend.
ROSE CENTER’S HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & CRAFT SHOW will take place Friday, December 2 from 2-8 p.m. and Saturday, December 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The opening reception featuring Nashville Print Maker Emily Tuttle will be Friday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m.
8-10 a.m. MHHS COVENANT HEALTH OF EAST TN’S JINGLE RUN FOR HOPE will run through downtown Morristown. For more information call the MHHS marketing department at 423 492-6052.
Noon THE SAMUEL DOAK CHAPTER Twilight Meeting will be held at the Davy Crockett Restaurant. The program will be Sally Baker, director of Crockett Tavern Museum, speaking on “A Crockett Christmas.” Order from the menu. Call 423-438-4188 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
7-10 p.m. A DEMOLITION DERBY will be held at the Walters State Community College Expo Center.
Noon – 4 p.m. 20TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOUR OF HOMES will feature beautifully decorated homes to support ALPS Adult Day Services. Guests will be picked up at ALPS and driven to each site. Call 423-587-9149 for more details and pricing.