The trees are blooming and Spring is definitely around the corner, if not here already. Another reason I can tell? There are tons of fun things to do. Shake off the winter ‘blah’s’ with the following fun ideas.
Bass Pro Shops is hosting fishing themed – kiddo activities, crafts, contests and more. Noon-5 p.m. Friday March 9 through Sunday March 11. More details
Saturday March 10
It’s the last day to shop the Jack and Jules Consignment Sale. This Spring sale is located at the Old Circuit City Building on North Peters Road and runs from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. More details
Build Carnival Hoops
Quick reserve your spot here for Lowes Build and Grow this Saturday. They hold it between 10-11 a.m and this month, they’re making a Carnival Hoops game. If the workshop is full, they usually hold kits for reserved children until 10.30 a.m. so you can take a chance and stop by.
Make a party hat
This week it’s a Craft Celebration between 10.30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday March 10th as part of the Disney Store’s 25th Anniversary. Stop by and make a party hat. More details
Giant Rummage Sale
One of the big shopping events of the year is the 2012 Bag-a-Bargain. Run by the Junior League of Knoxville, it’s like a giant Rummage Sale. Get ready to shop on Saturday, March 10th at the Jacob Building, Chilhowee Park, between 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Tickets are $5 and you can receive $1 discount by donating a nonperishable food item.
Storytime goes high tech at Barnes and Noble this week. The Monster at the End of this Book is the NOOK Kids Read to Me book, children can choose to hear the story read aloud, tap to enlarge text, and pinch and stretch to zoom in on pictures. Storytime starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday March 10.
Sponsored by Tommee Tippee, Disney Baby and Huggies the Baby Expo at Babies R Us is ideal for first time moms. Enjoy product demos, games and prizes, giveaways and special offers between 12-3 p.m.
Make-it and Take-it
Michael’s will be holding two make-it take-it events on Saturday, March 10. First craft a fashionable tote bag from a t-shirt between 1-3 p.m. (free with the purchase of a shirt (remember to clip a coupon before you go). Then, each child will be able to make a Yarn Doll between 3-5 p.m. Both activities are recommended for ages 3 and up!
Kidtoon Films creates g-rated movies events for kids EVERY weekend, so you can feel good about taking your kids to the movies on a regular basis. This Saturday March 10th at 1pm they’re showing Dance Pocoyo (7 mins), followed by The Gruffalo (35 mins) and then The Wiggles You Make Me Feel Like Dancing (25 mins). Matinee prices apply for adults and children. Carmike Wynnsong 16 – 200 North Peters Road, Knoxville
Check the Knoxtodo Blog Calendar for more activities. Events and activities are subject to change, we advise you call first before attending to avoid disappointment.