5 p.m. 5@5 will be held at First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City. The 5k run will include an obstacle course. For more information visit s: http://firstumcjc.com/5at5/.
12:30-2:30 p.m. 2016 FARM TO TABLE DINNER will be held at the downtown farmers market. Preparing the meal will be local establishments Appalachian Bakery, Java Garden Bistro, Jersey Girl Diner/Little City Catering, Timeless Elegance Tea Room and Yummy Cakes & More. The band Wild Blue Yonder will provide musical entertainment. Tickets are $25 for adults and $8 for children 10 and under.
2-4 p.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT SHOW will feature over 50 handcrafted works of art in a variety of styles and themes. The show opens with a reception and will hang through October 15.
6 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet at the home of Mary Anna Potter at 4260 Danbury in Morristown for a covered dish dinner. For more information call 423-586-6814.
6:30 p.m. THE LAKEWAY TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB will start a new class “Learn a Square Dance” at Talley Ward Recreation Center. For more information call 423-587-0943.
7 p.m. MORRISTOWN- HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at the Hamblen County Court House (3rd floor courtroom).
Noon THE RETIRED TELEPHONE PIONEERS will hold its regular monthly meeting the Davy Crockett Restaurant. All retired employees are invited to attend.
4-6 p.m. A COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 2016 BUSINESS SHOWCASE will take place at First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. For more information, contact Pat Seaver at the Chamber of Commerce at 423-586-6382.
8 a.m. WALMART NEIGHBORHOOD MARKET at Buffalo Trail in Morristown will hold a Yard Sale with all proceeds to beneft Children’s Miracle Network.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION will host a fundraiser at Food City at 1105 E. Morris Blvd.
10 a.m. AMERICAN INDIAN FESTIVAL will be held at Amis Mill, 127 W. Bear Hollow Road in Rogersville. There will be crafts, storytelling, dancing, genealogy research and Indian history.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. MORRISTOWN AIRPORT will host the annual Fly-in. There will be live music, food vendors, planes and more. Admission will be free.
10 a.m. ARTS IN THE PARK: A 10 YEAR CELEBRATION will take place at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. Admission is free.
10 a.m. LAKEWAY CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE will meet for a presentation by Aaron Astor, Ph.D., an associate professor of History at Maryville College. The meeting will begin with a Dutch treat breakfast at Golden Corral followed by Dr. Astor’s presentation at 10:30 a.m.
7:30 p.m. PEABO BRYSON 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 p.m. THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at Shoney’s Restaurant. Dutch treat dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The guest speaker is Jessica Whitmill of the Tenn. Republican Party.
9 a.m. FEEDING AMERICA FOOD PANTRY will be set up at the Open Arms Mission on Calvary Baptist Church Road in Mooresburg.
10 a.m. FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION (FCE) will meet in the Community Room of the Morristown Public Library. Program topic will be Your Family Tree. Call UT Extension for more information 423-586-6111.
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.
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.
5:30-7 p.m. GENERAL LONGSTREET MUSEUM 10TH ANNIVERSARY RECEPTION will include reenactment and special presentations by Dr. Carroll Van West, State Historian, and Mrs. Lee Waddell Curtis, TN Department of Tourism Director of Program Development. Call 423-438-0968 or email info@LongstreetMuseum.com for more information.
6-7 p.m. WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE will host Skinny Beats African Drumming as a part of the International Festival in the “Z” Buda Assembly Hall and Gymnasium.
7-8 p.m. WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE will host Scottish Pipes and Drums as a part of the International Festival in the “Z” Buda Assembly Hall and Gymnasium.
8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 2016 ANNUAL FALL SOCIAL WORK CONFERENCE (hosted by SWLA) will take place at Summit Student Ministries at Alpha Baptist Church. Registration is from 8-9 a.m. The price is $60 for SWLA members, $75 for non-members and $10 for students.
9:30 a.m. MAYOR’S MILE WALK with Mayor Gary Chesney and Mayor Bill Brittain will take place downtown.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. EMBROIDERERS GUILD MORRISTOWN will meet at the Talley Ward Recreation Center, 324 S. James Street in Morristown. Program will be Swedish weaving. Call 423-748-7090 for information.
11 a.m. SENIOR BRAIN GAMES will take place at First United Methodist Church. A healthy lunch will begin at 11 a.m. followed by the competition at noon.
4-6 p.m. SCARECROWS AT THE PARK is an autumn celebration presented by Morristown Parks & Recreation at Fred Miller Park. The scarecrows will be displayed around the trail at the park for the public to enjoy throughout October. For additional information contact Jennifer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8:30 p.m. STARLITE CINEMA will take place at Fred Miller Park. The movie will be “Halloweentown.”
A CHARITY HORSE SHOW will be held at the Walters State Community College Expo Center. For more information, call Kathryn Moore at 423-312-0246.
10:30 a.m. SPEEDWELL CEMETERY on Cherokee Road in Jonesborough will be having a cleanup day. Volunteers are needed to prepare the cemetery for the winter months. The Speedwell Cemetery Board of Trustees ask that volunteers bring equipment to clean the cemetery, clip and trim the trees and bushes, as well as trash bags to put debris and trash in for the day.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY is having a Pet Expo and Open House at the shelter, located at 310 Landfill Road.
5-7 p.m. WITT ELEMENTARY FALL FUN NIGHT will be held at the school. There will be carnival-style games as well as hot dogs and pizza for sale. A live auction will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the gym.
7:30 p.m. SAWYER BROWN 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.
7 p.m. JEFFERSON COUNTY LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS will meet at the new Jefferson City Library, 108 City Center Dr, Jefferson City. Dr. Kara E. Stooksbury, Carson Newman associate professor and department chair, will explain the purpose and history of the Electoral College. For more information, contact Brenda Snow at 865-599-7323.
Noon THE RETIRED TELEPHONE PIONEERS will meet at the Davy Crockett Restaurant. All retired employees are encouraged to attend.
10 a.m. MO’TOWN CLOGGERS will begin adult clogging in the morning at the Rose Center. For more information call 423-967-8800.
11:30 a.m. HAMBLEN COUNTY FEDERATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN will have its regular meeting at The Country Club in Morristown. John Litz will be the speaker. John will be telling us about going to the Democratic Convention. To make reservation call Jocelyn Campbell at 423-312-9186.
7:30 p.m. THE TEMPTATIONS 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.
5-7 p.m. THE DANDRIDGE SENIOR CENTER will be hosting a Chili Supper. The cost is $7 for adults, $0 for children 3-12 years old, and free for children under 3. Advance tickets are available at the center or may be purchased from members of the center or they may be purchased at the door that evening. The menu includes chili, with all the trimmings, dessert and beverages. All proceeds go to help with the center’s expenses. The Center is located behind the First Peoples Bank at 917 Elliott Ferry Road, Dandridge. For more information and to purchase tickets, call the Center at 865-397-7605.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION will host a fundraiser at Walmart at 4331 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy.
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.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. HERITAGE DAY AT PANTHER CREEK STATE PARK will include live music, food, crafts, hayrides, games and prizes, candy bags, tomahawk throwing, marshmallow roasting, pumpkin piñatas, historical displays and demonstrations. This is a free family event but attendants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to local families in need.
5-8 p.m. STEPPING OUT INC. NIGHT will be held in the Kmart Parking lot and include a Hamblen County Car Club Cruise-In. Donations will be accepted for the facility.
6 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet at the home of Glenda and Mike Southerland for its annual cookout and covered dish dinner. For more information call 423-586-6814.
6:30 p.m. MEMBERS OF MORRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1967 will meet at Lyn Mar Downs Swimming Pool Community Room to make plans for the 50th class reunion. All classmates interested in helping are encouraged to attend. The address is 1310 Secretariat Drive in Morristown. For more information call 423-273-4512 or 423-748-0813.
7 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY will have its monthly board meeting at the courthouse.
7 p.m. THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at Shoney’s Restaurant. Dutch treat dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
11:15 a.m. HAMBLEN COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS will have its last meeting of the year at Regency Retirement Center.
5-7 p.m. THE HAWKINS COUNTY CO-OP, in association with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, will be hosting an agricultural fencing demonstration. Fence representatives from Gallagher Fence and Stay-Tuff will be on hand to answer questions and demonstrate fencing techniques. Representatives from USDA’s Farm Service Agency, NRCS, and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture will present information on cost-share programs for fencing practices. The cost is free. To obtain additional information and RSVP, call The Hamblen Soil Conservation District at 423-586-0321.
EAST TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE ASSOCIATION SHOW will take place at the Walters State Community College Expo Center. Admission is $15. For more information, please call Teresa Strickler at 423-416-8444.
7:30 p.m. THE JASON BISHOP SHOW 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.
4:30-8 p.m. BOOFEST will be held at Fred Miller Park. The event is free for children 2 to 12.
6:30 p.m. GARDEN THYME HERB SOCIETY will hold its next meeting at Rose Center, first door on the left from the main entrance. The program will be A Living Topiary by Tommy and Rebecca Willis. Visitors are welcome.
7 p.m. Leadvale Lodge #390 F&AM will confer a Fellowcraft Degree. Refreshments will be served after the meeting. All Master Masons and properly vouched for Fellowcraft Masons are invited to attend and participate.
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.