Downtown Knoxville Ten Day Planner (1/1 – 1/10/2023)

Ice Skating on Market Square, Regal Celebration of Lights, Knoxville, November 2021

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Sunday, January 1

  • Downtown Knoxville Vendors / Outdoor Dining Options / Take-Out and Curbside Delivery Hours
  • Spurs v Aston Villa, Alliance Brewing Co, 9:00 am
  • 7th Annual Balter Beerworks’ Best Brunch of the Year So Far, Balter Beerworks 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • New Years Brunch, Last Days of Autumn Brewing, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • 4th Annual Start the Year Spicy, Elst Brewing Company, noon – 6:00 pm
  • Holidays on Ice, Historic Market Square, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, $9 – $50 
  • Showing: Moonstruck / Sunset Boulevard, 2:15 pm / 4:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Packers vs Vikes Tailgate, Last Days of Autumn Brewing, 4:00 pm
  • Sunday Best: A Stand Up Comedy Open Mic @ Geezers Brewery, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Resolutions Night: Knoxville Ice Bears vs. Birmingham Bulls, Civic Coliseum, 6:00 pm, $8 – $41
  • Showing: Lethal Weapon, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • French Toast @ Club XYZ, 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • DJ Old Skööl – All your favs chosen by you! Preservation Pub, 9:30 pm

 

Monday, January 2

  • Call to Artists for Submissions: No Bigger Than a Breadbox Biennial Small Works Show, The Emporium Center, deadline Sunday, Jan 29, starting at $30
  • Sleigh the Peppermint Trail, downtown Knoxville, 7:00 am – 11:59 pm, daily through Jan 8, 2023
  • Lauren Ailor, Awaken Coffee, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm (M-F) / 8:00 am – 8:00 pm (Sat) / 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • 2022 Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt, pick up a North Pole Pass at Mast General Store or Knoxville Visitors Center, downtown Knoxville, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, daily through Jan 8, 2023
  • Printmaking Showcase Exhibition – Byron McKeeby’s Legacy, UT Art and Architecture Building, Second Floor Hallway, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (Mon-Fri), through Jan 31, 2023
  • Lights! Camera! East Tennessee! East Tennessee History Center, Mon-Fri, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / Sat, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Sun, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (through July 3, 2023)
  • Abstracts on Display: Jen Sterling, Morris Creative Group, 555 W Jackson Ave, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (M-F, through Jan 31, 2023)
  • January Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Mon-Fri) 
  • Landfall Press: Five Decades of Printmaking, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Fri) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun), through Apr 30, 2023, FREE!
  • Final Day: Holidays on Ice, Historic Market Square, 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm, $9 – $50 Monday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • How To Be An Ally Discussion with Rooted East Knox, Ebony & Ivory Brewing, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Showing: Moonstruck / Lethal Weapon, 6:00 pm / 8:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Stretch & Strengthen, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, $10 – $12, RSVP
  • Board Game Night, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (weekly through Jan 23)
  • Listen Up, Knoxville! Singer Songwriter Night, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm
  • The NuBeing Collective, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 3

  • Repatriation of Archaeology & the Native Peoples of Tennessee, McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat), through Aug 2023
  • Busy Town by Mike C. Berry, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Sun)
  • Lil Clinard and 3-D Artists, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Live Music, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Newcomer/Beginner Social Dancing, Broadway Academy of Performing Arts and Event Center, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through June 27)
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Singo – Music Bingo, Marble City Market, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through Jan 31)
  • Tuesday Ping Pong Tournament, Hi-Wire Brewing Knoxville, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (weekly through Aug 29)
  • Showing: Comedy Night by Tiny Stage Comedy and Mason Guidry, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 7:30 pm, $50 – $95, RSVP
  • Test Your Smarts Trivia Night with Not Rocket Science Trivia, Graduate Knoxville, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm (weekly through Dec 26)
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Prince of the Burning Sands, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
4th of July Fireworks, Knoxville, Tennessee

Wednesday, January 4

  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Live Music, noon, FREE!
  • Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Jason Ellis, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm
  • January Artist in Residence: Crys Matthews featuring Grace Morrison Hartley, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm, FREE!
  • Showing: Dressed to Kill / I Know Who Killed Me, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm / 9:15 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 7:30 pm, $50 – $95, RSVP
  • Live Music with Fred Schultheis, Corner Lounge Knoxville, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Rockstead, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm 

 

Thursday, January 5

  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Live Music, Visit Knoxville, noon – 1:00 pm, FREE!
  • Showing: Martial Arts Theatre / Martial Arts Theatre, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm / 9:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • T.n.T. @ Fanatic Brewing Company, 7:00 pm
  • Musician Therapy, Laurel Theater, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
  • Rockstead, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm
  • Transcendent, Scruffy City Hall, 9:30 pm

 

Friday, January 6

  • New Product Release: Coconut Cream Pie Cream Wine / Mead Release: Flower Child & Imperial Flower Child, Barrelhouse, 11:30 am
  • WDVX Big Plate Special: Live Music, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • First Fridays at Lilienthal Gallery, 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • First Friday ArtWalk, Downtown Knoxville, 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm
  • Opening Reception: January Exhibitions at the Emporium Center, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • First Friday Sip & Select w/Feature Artist of the Month, Pivot Point Gallery, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Three Kings’ Day Celebration, HoLa Hora Latina, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Lil Clinard and 3-D Artists, Art Market Gallery, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • First Friday: Busy Town by Mike C. Berry, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Taps & Tunes on the Corner: Southern Cities, Visit Knoxville, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • First Friday: Busy Town by Mike C. Berry, Rala: Regional and Local Artisans, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • A Night of Laughs with Danny Whitson ft. Jessica Carter, Scruffy City Hall, 6:00 pm, $15, RSVP
  • Showing: EO, Central Cinema, 6:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • First Friday with Nicholas Cockrell, Printshop Beer Co, 7:00 pm
  • Live Jazz, Bistro at the Bijou, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 8:00 pm, $20
  • Great Wide Nothing / Starchild, Preservation Pub, 8:00 pm / 11:30 pm
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 8:00 pm, $60 – $105, RSVP
  • Thunderstruck, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm 
  • Showing: Brick, Central Cinema, 8:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Live Music at Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 9:00 pm – midnight
  • Darhee, Barley’s Knoxville, 10:00 pm, $5

 

Saturday, January 7

  • Hair of the Dog Yoga, Printshop Beer Co, 10:45 am – 11:45 am, $10 – $12, RSVP
  • Explore Knox Bike Ride, Printshop Beer Co, 11:00 am
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Live Music, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 2:00 pm, $60 – $105, RSVP
  • Showing: EO, Central Cinema, 4:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Dr. Broadway, East Tennessee History Center, 5:00 pm, FREE! but RSVP
  • An Author Event featuring David Dark, Union Ave Books, 5:00 pm, FREE! but RSVP
  • The Dinner Detective: Interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Show! Hilton Knoxville, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, $60, RSVP
  • B. Richard at Geezers Brewery, 7:00 pm
  • The Fine Colombians – A Tribute to Steely Dan, Bijou Theatre, 7:00 pm, $31
  • Hayden Bright, Barrelhouse, 7:00 pm, FREE!
  • Showing: Dressed to Kill / I Know Who Kill Me, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm / 9:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Superhero Night @ Knoxville Ice Bears vs. Huntsville Havoc, Civic Coliseum, 7:35 pm, $8 – $41
  • Salsa Saturday at Hi Wire Brewing, 7:50 pm – 10:50 pm, $10
  • Ashton Brown Natural Heat Sound / Hustle Souls, Preservation Pub, 8:00 pm / 11:30 pm
  • Live Jazz, Bistro at the Bijou, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 8:00 pm, $20
  • The Boogie Knights, Scruffy City Hall, 8:00 pm / 11:30 pm
  • Evil Twin with guest Dr Buzz, Corner Lounge Knoxville, 8:00 pm
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 8:00 pm, $60 – $105, RSVP
  • Mariah’s Birthday Bash, Pour Taproom, 9:00 pm
  • Fountain City Ramblers Live, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 9:00 pm – 11:55 pm
  • BIG DOG, Barley’s Knoxville, 10:00 pm, $5
  • Andres Tapia – Latin Night, Bernadette’s Quartz Lounge, 10:00 pm
4th of July Fireworks, Knoxville, Tennessee

Sunday, January 8

  • Downtown Knoxville Vendors / Outdoor Dining Options / Take-Out and Curbside Delivery Hours 
  • Final Day: Sleigh the Peppermint Trail, downtown Knoxville, 7:00 am – 11:59 pm
  • Final Day: 2022 Elf on the Shelf® Scavenger Hunt, pick up a North Pole Pass at Mast General Store or Knoxville Visitors Center, downtown Knoxville, 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Knoxville Pink Bride Wedding Show, Knoxville Convention Center, noon – 4:00 pm, $15
  • Traditional Beer Service, Crafty Brewery – Emory Place, noon – 7:00 pm
  • Final Day: 17th Annual East Tennessee Regional Student Art Exhibition 2022, Knoxville Museum of Art, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun)
  • Second Sunday Art Activity, Knoxville Museum of Art, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, FREE!
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 1:30 pm, $60 – $105, RSVP
  • Showing: The Guide | Premiere, Central Cinema, 2:00 pm
  • Second Sunday Docent Tour, Knoxville Museum of Art, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, FREE!
  • An Art & Movement Class with Messy Nessi, Union Ave Books, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, $35, RSVP
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Theatre Knoxville Downtown, 3:00 pm, $20
  • Bluegrass Jam with Perry Cooper, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, FREE!
  • Showing: EO / Brick, Central Cinema, 4:00 pm / 6:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Online: New Play Festival AUDITIONS: “Higher Ground,” “A Lovely Day To Kill Your Spouse,” “Laws Of The Universe,” & “Cuba Libre” with Tennessee Stage Company, 7:00 pm – Jan 9, 9:00 pm
  • Pale Root, Barley’s Knoxville, 8:00 pm
  • Tootsie!, Tennessee Theatre, 8:00 pm, $60 – $105, RSVP
  • Showing: EO, Central Cinema, 8:30 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • DJ Old Skööl – All your favs chosen by you! Preservation Pub, 9:30 pm

 

Monday, January 9 

  • Call to Artists for Submissions: No Bigger Than a Breadbox Biennial Small Works Show, The Emporium Center, deadline Sunday, Jan 29, starting at $30
  • Lauren Ailor, Awaken Coffee, 7:30 am – 8:00 pm (M-F) / 8:00 am – 8:00 pm (Sat) / 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • Printmaking Showcase Exhibition – Byron McKeeby’s Legacy, UT Art and Architecture Building, Second Floor Hallway, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm (Mon-Fri), through Jan 31, 2023
  • Lights! Camera! East Tennessee! East Tennessee History Center, Mon-Fri, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm / Sat, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm / Sun, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (through July 3, 2023)
  • Abstracts on Display: Jen Sterling, Morris Creative Group, 555 W Jackson Ave, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (M-F, through Jan 31, 2023)
  • January Exhibitions, the Emporium Center, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Mon-Fri)
  • Landfall Press: Five Decades of Printmaking, Knoxville Museum of Art, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Fri) / 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Sun), through Apr 30, 2023, FREE!
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Dillon Vance / Jessye DeSilva, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Monday Capoeira Fundo da Mata, Sustainable Future Center, 5:30 pm, $5
  • Monday Night Yoga with Rigazzi, Alliance Brewing, 6:00 pm, $10 – $12
  • Weekly Monday Fun Run hosted by Flying Pints, Alliance Brewing Co, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Live Jazz, Bistro at the Bijou, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Showing: Brick, Central Cinema, 8:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Prince of the Burning Sands, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 10

  • Repatriation of Archaeology & the Native Peoples of Tennessee, McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tue-Sat), through Aug 2023
  • Lil Clinard and 3-D Artists, Art Market Gallery, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Tue-Sat) / 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm (Sun)
  • WDVX Blue Plate Special: Megan Bee / Aaron Carter, Visit Knoxville, noon, FREE!
  • Ballroom classes at O’Connor Senior Center, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, $3 donation
  • Newcomer/Beginner Social Dancing, Broadway Academy of Performing Arts and Event Center, 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm (weekly through June 27), $20
  • Weekly Old Time Jam With Sarah Pirkle, Boyd’s Jig & Reel, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, FREE!
  • Objectives and Key Results Training presented by Princeton Mortgage, 820 Sevier Ave, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, FREE! but RSVP
  • Showing: TBA, Central Cinema, 7:00 pm, $5 – $10, RSVP
  • Weekly: Einstein Simplified – Comedy Improv, Scruffy City Hall, 8:15 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Prince of the Burning Sands, Preservation Pub, 9:00 pm

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