Category Archives: Events

Cuisine to crave! (Don’t read this if you are hungry.)

I may already have had my best meal of 2020 — and it’s only February! You can’t beat the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s annual trek to Blackberry Farm for what many think is the best fundraiser of the year. That occurred … Continue reading

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‘The most important artist Knoxville ever produced’

We are in full-on Beauford Delaney season here in Knoxville. And that’s a good thing. Because, according to David Butler, executive director of the Knoxville Museum of Art, the late Delaney is “by any standard, the most important artist Knoxville … Continue reading

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Kreis Beall’s book: bright, brave and brutally honest

I don’t know what I expected. But it wasn’t this. Kreis Beall, who founded tony Blackberry Farm with her ex-husband, Sandy Beall, back in 1976 as a six-room country inn, has taken an unflinching look back at her life in … Continue reading

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Best restaurant dinner in Knoxville — for one night!

I know you only think of Holly’s Gourmets Market in Bearden as a breakfast and lunch place. Because that’s what it usually is. But last  Thursday night, proprietor Holly Hambright pulled out all the stops when she invited a room … Continue reading

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Doctors by day; rockers at night

Talk about seeing doctors in a whole new light! Five local rock and roll cover bands — all featuring area physicians — battled it out this past Saturday at the 15th annual Doc Rock event to raise money for local … Continue reading

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A great New Year’s resolution for event planners!

Tina Knight, the brand storyteller for Moxley Carmichael, previously served as manager of internal communications for Discovery, Inc. Tina shared for In Any Event what she learned as a corporate event planner – and how much EventCheckKnox would have helped. Enjoy … Continue reading

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‘Job Well Done’ party honors Mayor Rogero

There sure have been a lot of fun holiday parties this year. But one of the best ones had nothing to do with the holidays at all. It was the “Job Well Done” party that Nikitia and LeRoy Thompson threw … Continue reading

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Moxley Carmichael dives into Christmas

Several years ago we moved the Moxley Carmichael staff holiday party out of downtown Knoxville and into Sevier County to support our neighbors after devastating fires gutted tourism there for a while. We knew they needed our business in the … Continue reading

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Come for the history, stay for the hippopotamus

It has become one of our favorite holiday traditions to attend the annual Christmas fundraiser at Blount Mansion in downtown Knoxville. During this evening, guests get to see the handiwork of The Knoxville Garden Club, which decorates the historic home … Continue reading

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If you missed this Peruvian feast, ¡muy mal!

Thanks to the shrewd bidding by a couple of friends, eight of us last weekend took a culinary trip to Peru. Fortunately, the trek was only about 30 miles — to Tellico Village and the home of Tom and Lucia … Continue reading

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