Category Archives: Food

Eating, drinking, dancing and saving animal lives!

Like Talk about a successful — and fun! — charity event. Cause for Paws, the signature fundraiser for Young-Williams Animal Center, had it all: a beautiful venue, creative decorations, great food and drink, music, dancing, a SHORT auction — and … Continue reading

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Helping Ukraine from a garden in Knoxville

Like It was an extraordinary evening recently at the Knoxville Botanical Garden with moving music and a delicious — and unique — dinner. But the most special thing of all was the purpose. It was a fundraiser organized by Dr. … Continue reading

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Elegant evening at Annandale was not a gamble

Like It was hot as blazes for the second of Knox Heritage’s three Summer Supper fundraisers this season, but the food, drinks and camaraderie were awesome. And there was good music and an interesting restored house. It featured a fantastic … Continue reading

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Everywhere you look: a place to have fun

Like University of Tennessee President Randy Boyd puts his hospitality where his heart is. He and his wife, Jenny, donated a dinner for eight at their personal residence to be auctioned off at the recent UT Gardens Gala to benefit … Continue reading

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Knoxvillians noshing in New York!

Like We went to New York and we ate like we were in Europe. I swear. Every restaurant we booked was either French or Italian. I’m not complaining, mind you. Just observing. It was all by choice, after all. Normally, … Continue reading

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UT Gardens Gala: worm castings and wine!

Like The UT Gardens Gala recently celebrated a record crowd — and a record amount of money raised — in near-perfect weather at its beautiful location on Neyland Drive. University of Tennessee President Randy Boyd and his wife, Jenny, were … Continue reading

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A ‘Knoxville’ weekend in Sarasota

Like The Roy Cockrum Foundation put Knoxville on the map again this past weekend by underwriting a buzz-generating production of a new play called, “Knoxville,” which had its world premiere on Saturday in Sarasota, Florida. The Knoxville man who claimed … Continue reading

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California, Italy, France and a trout stream! We went all these places recently to raise funds for the KSO! Kinda.

Like The Knoxville Symphony League’s “Elegant Dining” series of fundraising events is in full swing. In fact, there are only five left — and they are all sold out! Congrats to the League for this big success. Earlier this month, … Continue reading

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Laughs and lovely hats launch spring

Like One of my favorite annual events is back! “Hats in Bloom” is a fundraiser for the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum. It involves scores of beautiful hats for sale, a delicious lunch, pretty centerpieces that can be purchased — … Continue reading

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Sponsors’ Event: ‘partiest’ part of L’Amour du Vin!

Like Each day of the three-day event that is the L’Amour du Vin fundraiser for the Knoxville Museum of Art is unique. The Artist’s Luncheon, described in the previous post, is all about meeting the featured artist and learning about … Continue reading

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