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Nov
11
Fri
Owl Prowl Weekend – Pineville, Kentucky @ Pine Mountain State Resort Park
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 10:00 pm

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.

Nov
12
Sat
Yard sale @ Kingswood Home for Children
Nov 12 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

Book sale @ Morristown-Hamblen Library
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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.

Tour of Wreaths @ Downtown Morristown
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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.

Turkey supper @ Kyle Lodge
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Travis Tritt – Niswonger Performing Arts Center @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Nov 12 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

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.

Nov
13
Sun
Veterans Day Celebration @ Resthaven Memorial Gardens
Nov 13 @ 2:00 pm

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.

Dolly Parton-Kenny Rogers tribute concert @ Rose Center
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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.

Nov
14
Mon
Brockland Acres Garden Club meeting
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Nov
15
Tue
FCE Club meeting @ Morristown-Hamblen Library
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am

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.

GFWC Ladies Reading Circle salad luncheon
Nov 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

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.

Leadvale Lodge degree
Nov 15 @ 6:00 pm

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.

Nov
17
Thu
Open house @ Youth Villages
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

Girls Night Out: SCHAS benefit @ First Presbyterian Church
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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 hamblen@schas.org.

The Well-Armed Woman meeting @ East Tennessee Gun Club
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm

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 twawlakeway@outlook.com.

WSCC Fall Choral Concert @ First United Methodist Church
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm

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.

Nov
18
Fri
United Methodist Women Holiday Bazaar @ Panther Springs United Methodist Church
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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).

St. James Community Center concert
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

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.

Java Jive featuring Kevin Jackson @ Rose Center
Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm

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.

Nov
19
Sat
United Methodist Women Holiday Bazaar @ Panther Springs United Methodist Church
Nov 19 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

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).

Pajama party with Santa @ College Square Mall
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am

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.

Fall Blow Out Open House @ Old Town Variety Mall
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

NOVEMBER 19

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.

Brian Culbertson in concert @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm

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 boxoffice@npacgreeneville.com.

Nov
20
Sun
Community Band concert @ Walters State Community College
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

Nov
21
Mon
Word Up Slam Poetry Contest @ Walters State Community College
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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 sherri.jacobs@ws.edu.

Republican Women meeting @ Shoney's
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm

7 p.m. THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at Shoney’s Restaurant. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

Nov
23
Wed
M.A.T.S. Turkey Smoking and Bake Sale @ M.A.T.S.
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

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.

Nov
25
Fri
Mick Davis Comedy Classic @ VFW
Nov 25 @ 7:30 pm

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).

Nov
26
Sat
Small Business Saturday @ Downtown Morristown
Nov 26 all-day

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.

Nov
28
Mon
Community blood drive @ Buddy's BBQ
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

Garden Thyme Herb Society meeting @ Rose Center
Nov 28 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Nov
29
Tue
Jingle Bells Arts & Crafts Bazaar @ Walters State Community College
Nov 29 all-day

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.

Christmas tree lighting ceremony @ Morristown City Center
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

Leadvale Lodge Master Mason Degree
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm

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.

Dec
2
Fri
Rose Center Holiday Open House and Craft Show @ Rose Center
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
3
Sat
Jingle Run for Hope @ Downtown Morristown
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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.

Samuel Doak Chapter Twilight Meeting @ Davy Crockett Restaurant
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm

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 jad042@comcast.net for reservations.

Demolition Derby @ Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7-10 p.m. A DEMOLITION DERBY will be held at the Walters State Community College Expo Center.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 3 @ 8:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
4
Sun
A.L.P.S. Holiday Tour of Homes
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
5
Mon
Christmas in the Park @ Fred Miller Park
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm

6 p.m. CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK will take place at Fred Miller Park.

Dec
6
Tue
Scrappers Quilt Guild meeting @ Rose Center
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

6-7 p.m. SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet for its regular scheduled monthly meeting in the Community Room at the Rose Center, 442 W. Second North St. This meeting is the annual Christmas social.  Take a treat to share.  Beverages will be provided.  Scrappers is dedicated to teaching and improving quilting skills for the novice and experienced quilter through friendships with other quilters.  Newcomers are always welcome.   For more information contact Debby Rinehart at  debby.rinehart@gmail.com or 423-581-3135.

American Legion Post 52 meeting @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm

7 p.m. THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 52 of Morristown will host its regular meeting at Good Shepherd Church, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy.

Walters State Choral Christmas Concert @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm

7:30 p.m. WALTERS STATE CHORAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT will be at First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Admission is free, but donations for the choir will be appreciated.

Walters State Jazz Band Concert @ Walters State Community College
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm

The WALTERS STATE JAZZ BAND CONCERT will take place on Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held at the Walters State Lyceum at the Morristown campus.

Dec
9
Fri
Morristown Theatre Guild presents “Elf, Jr.” @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm

“ELF, JR:  THE MUSICAL” will be presented by the Theatre Guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Show times are Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
10
Sat
Breakfast with Santa @ Applebee's
Dec 10 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

7-10 a.m. BREAKFAST WITH SANTA will be held at Applebee’s in Morristown, featuring pancakes, sausage and a drink for a donation of $5 to the American Cancer Society. The breakfast is sponsored by the Rich Products Relay for Life team.

Christmas in the Park @ Panther Creek State Park
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

1-4 p.m. 13TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK will be held at Panther Creek State Park at the Upper Campground Pavilion.

Morristown Theatre Guild presents “Elf, Jr.” @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm

“ELF, JR:  THE MUSICAL” will be presented by the Theatre Guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Show times are Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Morristown Theatre Guild presents “Elf, Jr.” @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm

“ELF, JR:  THE MUSICAL” will be presented by the Theatre Guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Show times are Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Home Free “A Country Christmas” @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm

7:30 p.m. HOME FREE “A COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email boxoffice@npacgreeneville.com.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 10 @ 8:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
11
Sun
Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Old Timey Christmas @ General Longstreet Museum
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

2-5 p.m. OLD TIMEY CHRISTMAS will take place at the General Longstreet Museum in Russellville.

Dec
12
Mon
Morristown Hamblen Humane Society Board Meeting @ Hamblen County Court House
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

MORRISTOWN HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY Board of Director’s are conducting a board meeting at the Hamblen County Courthouse.

Dec
14
Wed
Community dinner at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

4-6 p.m. A COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy. The meal will be a traditional Christmas dinner of pork loin, applesauce, boiled potatoes with parsley and butter, dessert, coffee, iced tea and milk. Santa has also left behind presents for all the children. There is no cost for the dinner.

Dec
15
Thu
The Well Armed Woman (special guest Tillman Goins) @ East Tennessee Gun Club
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

THE WELL ARMED WOMEN will meet at the East Tennessee Gun Club with special guest Tillman Goins. The meetings are to empower and educate women gun owners. The first meeting is free. For more information email twawlakeway@outlook.com.

Dec
16
Fri
A Christmas Carol @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm

7 p.m. A CHRISTMAS CAROL will be performed at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email boxoffice@npacgreeneville.com.

Morristown Theatre Guild presents “Elf, Jr.” @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm

“ELF, JR:  THE MUSICAL” will be presented by the Theatre Guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Show times are Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker @ Morristown-Hamblen East High School
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm

STUDIO 180 DANCE will present Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in the Morristown-Hamblen East High School auditorium. The play will be performed Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

“Mary Poppins” at WSCC @ Walters State Community College
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Java Jive featuring Dan Gibson and Friends @ Rose Center
Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm

8 p.m. JAVA JIVE, featuring Dan Gibson and Friends, 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.

Dec
17
Sat
Wreaths Across America @ Bewley's Chapel Cemtery
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm

1 p.m. A WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA ceremony will be held at Bewley’s Chapel Cemetery in Russellville with the VFW 5266 color guard in attendance.

Morristown Theatre Guild presents “Elf, Jr.” @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm

“ELF, JR:  THE MUSICAL” will be presented by the Theatre Guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Show times are Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Christmas dance @ New Market Fire & Rescue
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7-10 p.m. A CHRISTMAS DANCE will be held at the New Market Fire & Rescue. There will be live music. Admission is $5.

Morristown Theatre Guild presents “Elf, Jr.” @ First Presbyterian Church
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm

“ELF, JR:  THE MUSICAL” will be presented by the Theatre Guild at the First Presbyterian Church in Morristown. Show times are Friday, December 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker @ Morristown-Hamblen East High School
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm

STUDIO 180 DANCE will present Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in the Morristown-Hamblen East High School auditorium. The play will be performed Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey in concert @ Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm

7:30 p.m. CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH NATALIE GRANT AND DANNY GOKEY will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email boxoffice@npacgreeneville.com.

“Mary Poppins” at WSCC @ Walters State Community College
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
18
Sun
Encore Theatrical Company presents “Mary Poppins” @ Walters State Community College
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker @ Morristown-Hamblen East High School
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm

STUDIO 180 DANCE will present Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker in the Morristown-Hamblen East High School auditorium. The play will be performed Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

“Mary Poppins” at WSCC @ Walters State Community College
Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm

ENCORE THEATRICAL COMPANY will present “Mary Poppins” at Walters State Community College. The show will be performed Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Dec
20
Tue
Community blood drive @ Volunteer Blind Industries
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. A COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE will be held at Volunteer Blind Industries. Each blood donor will receive a UT ceramic mug and a coupon for a free appetizer from Texas Roadhouse.

Rose Center Quilt Guild meeting @ Rose Center
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am

10 a.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will meet at the Rose Center in Prater Hall. There will be a covered dish meal and gift exchange.

Dec
22
Thu
American Legion Post #52 Benefit @ College Square Mall
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

DECEMBER 22-23

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION POST #52will have a benefit at College Square Mall to help needy veterans and families. For more information, call 423-231-2738

Dec
23
Fri
American Legion Post #52 Benefit @ College Square Mall
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

DECEMBER 22-23

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. AMERICAN LEGION POST #52will have a benefit at College Square Mall to help needy veterans and families. For more information, call 423-231-2738

Dec
31
Sat
Turkey shoot @ Tennessee Veterans
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am

10 a.m. THE TENNESSEE VETERANS will host a turkey shoot at 3041 Old Hwy. 25E in Morristown. All proceeds will go to the organization. The bar will open at the conclusion of the last round. Call 423-585-5275 for more information.

Medic blood drive @ Walmart West
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

11 a.m.-5 p.m. MEDIC REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER will hold a blood drive at Wal-Mart at 4331 W. Andrew Johnson Highway in Morristown. Each donor will receive a coupon for a free appetizer from Texas Roadhouse and a UT Vols ceramic travel mug.

New Year’s Eve nature hike @ Panther Creek State Park
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am

11 a.m. PANTHER CREEK STATE PARK in Morristown will host a New Year’s Eve Nature Hike. Participants will meet at the ranger station and travel to the Seven Sinkholes trailhead to hike the Lost Road Trail with a ranger. Come prepared with sturdy footwear and a bottle of water. For more information, call 423-587-7046.

New Year’s Eve party @ Tennessee Veterans
Dec 31 @ 5:38 pm – 6:38 pm

9 p.m. THE TENNESSEE VETERANS will hold a New Year party at 3041 Old Hwy. 25E in Morristown featuring the Copper Ridge Band, DJ Diamond Dave, door and raffle prizes, a full service breakfast at midnight and more. A cover charge applies. The event is open to those over 21 years of age. Call 423-585-5275 for more information.

New Year’s Eve dance @ New Market Fire Department
Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm

8 p.m. NEW MARKET FIRE AND RESCUE will host a New Year’s Eve Dance at the New Market Fire Department featuring a concession stand, door prizes, a balloon drop and live band. Tickets are $6 until Dec. 31 at noon and $8 at the door. For more information, call 865-475-4064 or 865-475-1417.

Jan
1
Sun
First Day Hike @ Panther Creek State Park
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. PANTHER CREEK STATE PARK in Morristown will host a First Day Hike. Participants will meet at the Spoone shelter and hike the Ore Mine Trail with a ranger. This trail is moderately strenuous. For more information, call 423-587-7046.

Jan
3
Tue
Scrappers Quilt Guild meeting @ Rose Center
Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

6 to 7 p.m. THE SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet for their regular scheduled monthly meeting in the community room at Rose Center, 442 W. Second N. St. For more information call Debby Rinehart at 423-581-3135 or email debby.rinehart@gmail.com.

Jan
6
Fri
Embroiderer’s Guild of America meeting @ Talley Ward Recreation Center
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. THE EMBROIDERER’S GUILD OF AMERICA will meet at the Talley Ward Recreation Center, 324 James St., in Morristown. The program will be a Bargello lesson. Call 423-748-7090 for more information.

FIVE by FIVE opening reception @ Rose Center
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

5 to 7 p.m. ROSE CENTER will hold an opening reception for the FIVE by FIVE for $25 Mystery Art Exhibition. The artwork will be exhibited from Jan. 6 to Jan. 31.

Jade Hoyer art exhibition reception
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

5 to 7 p.m. ROSE CENTER will hold an opening reception for Jade Hoyer. Light refreshments will be served, and the artist will be on site. Call 423-581-4330 for more information.

Beginning square dance class @ Talley Ward Recreation Center
Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. LAKEWAY TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB will host a square dance class for beginners at the Talley Ward Recreation Center in Morristown. The class will be taught by Mike Hoose. Call 423-587-0943 for more information.

Jan
7
Sat
Lakeway Amateur Radio Club Show @ Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center
Jan 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

8 a.m.-2 p.m. LAKEWAY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB show will be held at WSCC Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center in White Pine.  This is an indoor event with tailgating options. Admission is $8. Contact Gloria Pritikin at 865-674-7884 for more information.

FX3 Fitness Fest @ Talley Ward Recreation Center
Jan 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FX3 FITNESS FEST (Fun, Fit and Fabulous) will be held at Talley Ward Recreation Center, 324 James St. in Morristown, featuring 15-minute segments of fitness exhibitions, followed by speakers discussing healthy lifestyles and other topics. Health-related vendors and organizations will be on site; exhibitions will include Country Heat, PiYo, HIIT and Piloxing. Sponsored by Morristown Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the Healthier Tennessee initiative.

Jan
9
Mon
Brockland Acres Garden Club meeting
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm

6:30 p.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet in the home of Ruth McBride at 330 Lady Smith Lane. The program will be on micro herbs by the events specialist of Food City. Call 423-736-0482 for more information.

Morristown-Hamblen Humane Society board meeting @ Hamblen County Courthouse
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm

6:30 p.m. THE MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY will hold a board meeting at the Hamblen County Courthouse at 511 W. Second N. Street in Morristown.

The Lakeway Twirlers Square Dancing Class @ Tallley Ward Recreation Center
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. THE LAKEWAY TWIRLERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB will host a beginners Square Dancing Class at Talley Ward Recreation Center in Morristown. Mike Hoose will serve as the caller and teacher. For more information, call 423-587-0943 or 423-327-3588.

Jan
11
Wed
Morristown Telephone Pioneers meeting @ Davy Crockett Restaurant
Jan 11 @ 12:00 pm

Noon THE MORRISTOWN TELEPHONE PIONEERS will hold their monthly meeting at Davy Crockett Restaurant. Retired employees are invited to attend.

Community dinner @ Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Jan 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

4-6 p.m. A COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

Jan
12
Thu
Soul Injury event @ Walters State Community College
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. SMOKY MOUNTAIN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE will host a Soul Injury event in the Lyceum of Walters State Community College in Morristown. National lecturer and author Deborah Grassman will give the presentation. Call 423-581-8140 for more information.