Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. Summer Concert Series at Knoxville Center

When: Saturday, May 13th 6-8 pm

Where: 3001 Knoxville Center Drive 

Description: Knoxville Center is excited to announce the beginning of a Summer Concert Series that will take place every Saturday night from 6 PM to 8 PM in the upper deck of Center Court in Knoxville Center!

The May line up includes:line up includes:
5/6- Blue Cumberland
5/13- 20TN
5/20- MayFest
5/27- Performances from Ciderville Music Store
The concert is FREE and open for the public to enjoy!

Please come hungry and ready to enjoy a delicious food court dinner and entertainment by some of Knoxville's most talented musicians! This is a free event.

2. Mother's Day Brunch

When: Sunday, May 14th 1-2:30 pm

Where: 956 Volunteer Landing Lane 

Description: Celebrate Mother's Day in style by treating Mom to an elegant day on the water aboard Knoxville's most luxurious cruising vessel, the Volunteer Princess. With a delicious brunch menu, outstanding service and the ever-changing scenery of the Tennessee River, this cruise is sure to create a special memory that she will never forget! Price: Adult$42.95 Senior $39.95 Child $19.95. Call or go online to make a reservation.

3. Maryville Farmers Market & Market Square Farmer's Market

When: Saturday, May 13th 9-12 pm & Saturday, May 13th 9-2 pm

Where: Founders Park 405 N. Campbell Station Road & Market Square

Description: The market has vegetables, fruits, potted bedding plants, herbs, honey, eggs, bread, jams, jellies, chicken, beef, lamb, pork and more from East Tennessee growers.

4. Studio Arts for Dancers Spring Concert 

When: Saturday, May 13th 1 pm & 7 pm 

Where: Tennessee Theatre 

Description: Studio Arts for dancers will present their annual spring concert at the Tennessee Theatre from 1pm to 4 pm (entire school) and 7 pm to 9 pm (level III and up dancers). All seats are reserved and purchased through Studio Arts for dancers. Tickets in advance adult $20.00, children 12 and under $15.00. Tickets at the door, $22.00 for adult and $17.00 for children 12 and under.

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5. Color Me Mutt 5k Color Run & Pet Parade

When: Saturday, May 13th 7 am

Where: Nascar Speedpark 1545 Parkway

Description: Show off you and your pet's "true" colors at the second annual Color Me Mutt 5K Color Run/Walk & Pet Parade! It's the perfect way for dogs and their parents to spend time together in an active, healthy and fun environment. All 5k Color Run participants will receive a t-shirt, one packet of color, a commemorative pet charm and an Unlimited Ride Wristband to NASCAR SpeedPark. All 5K participants receive entry for their dog in the Pet Parade for no additional cost. All proceeds benefit Pets Without Parents and PARC Foundation.