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Veterans offered free meals, haircuts, car washes and more

Veterans offered free meals, haircuts, car washes and more

As a thank you for their service, a number of businesses are offering free services for veterans and active-duty military personnel on Veterans Day, which is Monday, November 11. Here's a list of those we know about:

Don't let spooky weather ruin your Halloween fun!

Don't let spooky weather ruin your Halloween fun!

Don't let bad weather ruin your Halloween fun! Here's a listing of some of the indoor events going on that you can enjoy on this spooky holiday!

Dead Man's Farm Haunted House: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 24 & Oct. 29-30; 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 25-26, 7-11 p.m. Nov. 1-2; closed Oct. 31, 9567 Highway 11E, Lenoir City. $17 admission. High-intensity, interactive haunted house.

Historic Homes of Knoxville Celebrate Statehood Day on May 25 and June 1

Historic Homes of Knoxville Celebrate Statehood Day on May 25 and June 1

 

June 1, 2013 marks the 217th anniversary of Tennessee’s admission as the 16th state in the union. East Tennessee’s most important cultural heritage sites are partnering to celebrate Statehood Day on Saturdays, May 25 and June 1. The sites include places of historical significance in the exciting journey from the creation of our country to the founding of our state. The Historic Homes of Knoxville include: James White’s Fort, Marble Springs, Ramsey House, Mabry-Hazen House, Blount Mansion and Crescent Bend. Each site will have individual ways of celebrating the birth of Tennessee. This is a free museum day to the public.

Take a tour of Cherokee Caverns.... in the dark!

Take a tour of Cherokee Caverns.... in the dark!

 

 

Cherokee Caverns to offer “Old Fashioned Lantern Tours”  on Saturday, May 25th from 10am til 4pm.   Tour caves the way they used to in the old days!  

Ice cream shop serves up deliciousness on the water!

Ice cream shop serves up deliciousness on the water!

 

IceCream Floats a company serving frozen novelty ice cream to the boating community, will return for a second Memorial Day weekend on Fort Loudon Lake/Tennessee River.

Garren and Lyschel Burket, boaters in the East Tennessee area for 9 years, saw a need to provide frozen deliciousness to boaters while hanging out in their floaties. IceCream Floats, LLC offers “ice cream with a mission” as the servers on board will be students and individuals raising money to take mission trips and support nonprofit organizations.

Spring 2013 Cooking Classes at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina

Spring 2013 Cooking Classes at Avanti Savoia’s La Cucina

 

Knoxville’s very own gourmet food importing business is offering another set of cooking classes at their kitchen, La Cucina.  Featuring a wide range of cuisines and traditions, the classes always focus on efficient professional cooking techniques that will make any cook’s life easier – and more fun!

Mother's Day on the Tennessee River

Mother's Day on the Tennessee River

 

Once a year, every mother has one day to be honored. This year, make that day even more special by celebrating on the Tennessee River with Volunteer Princess Cruises.

The Volunteer Princess will be offering both a brunch and dinner option for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, 2013. The brunch menu will feature a delightful buffet including a variety of breakfast and lunch items. The Dinner Cruise menu will feature a plated meal with entree choice of bacon wrapped chicken breast, beef medallions or salmon.