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around town
May 6: L.E.A.P and Run for Fun
Are they bouncing off the walls? Need a way for
the kids to burn off all that excess energy? Then bring them down to the L.E.A.P 5K and Kids
Mile Run on Neyland Drive. Spend time with your children either as their running partner or by cheering them on from the sidelines. The Kids Mile starts at 8 a.m.
and the 5k will begin at 8:30. All participants under the age of twelve will receive a finisher’s medal.
May 13-29: You Make Me Wanna Joust!
Do visions of King Arthur, Robin Hood, and the Wife of Bath dance through your dreams? Journey to Harriman for the Tennessee
Medieval Faire and revel in an experience replete with costumed characters, jousting competitions, and feats of strength! Test your
strategic skill in a game of chess against the king of the land, feast on giant turkey legs, and enjoy a day fit for a king or queen. The faire will gather on the weekends of May 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28.
May 20: Pass the Gravy, Please
Grab the butter and preserves, it’s time to celebrate the annual International Biscuit Festival in Market Square. The day begins at
9 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m. with the crowning of Mister and Miss Biscuit. Join the biscuit-loving throngs and watch bakers scratch it
out with their own recipes in the biscuit baking competition, listen to original biscuit songs, and most importantly, enjoy the flaky goodness of the world’s best from the bakers on Biscuit Boulevard.
June 2: An Evening with Artists
Observe what regional established and emerging artists are unveiling at the Dogwood Regional Art Exhibition, hosted in the Knoxville Convention Center. Food and drinks will be provided and guests
will have an opportunity to meet and interact with the artists. At the exhibition, awards will be given to outstanding artists. The opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
June 12-26: State-of-the-Art Sounds
Keep your big ears tuned in to the sounds cutting edge of modern music. The Nief-Norf Summer Festival brings together students, performers, and scholars to collaborate on both the creation and performance of contemporary music. Workshops, panels, and concerts are included and will be hosted in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center located on campus of the University of Tennessee.
June 17: Start Dragon My Yacht Around
The 15th Annual KARM Dragon Boat Festival is coming to the Cove at Concord Park from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Teams race Hong Kong
style boats across the water, raising money to benefit Knox Area Rescue Ministries. Enjoy a day of boat races, music, food, and children’s activities with KARM!
 e  ree B’s
for your three essential B vitamins: beer, bourbon, and barbecue. The Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival will allow attendees to enjoy 40 types of bourbon and 60 select beers on tap. Let your mouth savor the sweet and spicy array of barbecue—including ribs, brisket, chicken, and a variety of other grilled, seared and zested meats. Tickets range from $55 for V.I.P. to $35 for general admission.
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