Things to do this weekend in Knoxville this Saturday

Looking for things to do this weekend? Here’s a little round up! Have a great long weekend and don’t forget the sunscreen!

Saturday May 26

lowes_build_grow_clinic_ice_cream_truckBuild an Ice Cream Truck at Lowes Build and Grow Workshop Saturday May 26 from 10-11 a.m. Ice Cream Truck  We strongly recommend you register in advance online here to avoid disappointment and turn up on time – they only hold kits for the first 15-30mins for registered participants. The event is free and is great for kids ages 4 and up. A parent must be present.

barnes-and-noble-shark-vs-trainShark vs Train Storytime at Barnes and Noble from 11 a.m. Find out who will win!





bass-pro-summer_kickoff_w640FREE Summer Kickoff Event May 26-27 hosted by Brass Pro Shops in Kodak. Here’s the schedule:
Family Fun begins Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-27.
11 am-4 pm FREE Photo Download. Get a Camping Trip/Scene Photo Taken
12-4 pm  FREE Crafts
Saturday, May 26 Create a sand art sun

Sunday, May 27 Paint a wooden insect
11 am- 4 pm daily FREE Summer Kickoff Challenge including: Sleeping Bag Race, Tent Set-up and Metal Detector Treasure Hunt.

Bike Safety Blast at Toys R Us from 2-4 p.m. Stop by and receive a free coloring poster and Bike Safety Plege.

Knoxtodo Weekend Picks

It’s the same every year, the bye week means a ton of Fall events all squeezed into one weekend. Forcing us to pick and choose our favorites or watch the kids meltdown. So here’s my pick for this weekend, squeeze them all into your schedule – just don’t say I didn’t warn you.

Free Make-it Take It American Girl Event at Michael’s
Sat, September 24, 10am – 12pm
Bring your American Girl doll and create a chef’s hat and mini breakfast plate!
Michael’s – 9622 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37922 Tel: 865-670-9096
Build a Fire truck with siren at Lowes Build and Grow
Sat, September 24, 10am – 11am
I recommend you register in advance online here to avoid disappointment and turn up on time.
Knoxville area Lowes

Geoffrey’s Birthday Party at Toys “R” Us

Sat, September 24, 12pm – 3pm
Fun parades with a special appearance by Geoffrey the Giraffe. Every half hour beginning at 12.30pm Free Giveaways and other activities. Store Locations: 8009 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919, Tel: 865-690-1632 3200 East Towne Mall Ci, Knoxville, TN 37919 , Tel: 865-521-6940

Greek Fest

Sat, September 24, 11am – 10pm
32nd Annual Greekfest 2011 Friday September 23 – 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday September 24 – 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday September 25 – noon-6 p.m. Featuring authentic Greek food, delicious Greek pastries, live music, traditional Greek dancing and costumes.
St George Greek Orthodox Church
Admission is $2.00 for adults and children under 12 are free. $3.00 weekend passes are also available. St George Greek Orthodox Church – 4070 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN, 865-522-5043 More details available at Note: There is no onsite parking. But a regular Shuttle Service is available from Laurel Church of Christ at Kingston Pike and West High School on Sutherland Ave. and The Lower Lot of Western Plaza.

Hola Festival

Sat, September 24, 11am – 8pm
Latino Folks Art Festival. Featuring: food, dance, Parade of Nations, Art, Dora the Explorer.
Downtown Knoxville Depot Ave by Regas Square

Turkey Creek Public Market Grand Opening

Sat, September 24, 9am – 4pm, Sun, September 25, 12-4pm.
Celebrate the long awaited official grand opening of Turkey Creek Public Market. Tammy Howell of Making Faces will be face painting. “Grampa Giggles” will be creating animals, flowers, crazy creatures and more out of balloon art. Patrick Slaughter (Clown Prince of Magic) will be doing magic tricks. Bounce Houses, live music, hay rides, entertainment, prizes, giveaways and more.
Turkey Creek Public Market