Are you superstitious? Because our weekend kicks of on Friday the 13th. Don't let that stop you from going out and having a good time because we've picked out 6 fun things for you to do this weekend! 

DO  /  EAT  /  TRY  /  BUY  /  FAMILY  / WATCH 

Do: Dogwood Arts Birding Hike

When: Saturday, April 14th, 10:30am-12:30pm
Where: Seven Islands State Birding Park / 2809 Kelly Ln., Kodak

Enjoy a mid-morning, 2 mile jaunt along Kelly Greenway and Seclusion Bend Trail as their guides highlight the rich history of the park, as well as current projects, and, of course, identify migratory songbirds along the way!
This hike is free to the public and is family friendly. The terrain is mostly flat, and participants should bring water, binoculars, etc. They will meet in the Bluebird Barn at the entrance of the park.
Please Register: Here
Following the hike, join in at the Bluebird Barn as they host TN Brew Works Knoxville Launch Party for their new TN State Park Blonde Ale! Event will include free tastings, food trucks, and live music! 

Photo Courtesy of Seven Islands Birding Park Facebook Page 

Eat: Annual Crawfish Boil

When: Saturday, April 14th, 12pm-5pm
Where: Cool Beans Bar and Grill / 1817 Lake Ave. Knoxville 

Knoxville is knee-deep in festival season and Cool Beans wants to make sure you are knee-deep in crawfish, Sweetwater brews, and fun.  Cool Beans pairs up with SweetWater Brewing Company to bring you the best crawfish boil in Knoxville. Enjoy a day full of tasty crawfish, LIVE MUSIC, Sweetwater swag, and amazing deals on Sweetwater brews. 

Presale (online or at the bar) tickets are $30, and includes 2 tickets for Sweetwater drafts, event t-shirt, and a branded koozie. If you can't make the presale deadline, no worries, you can pay the day of the event - $35. 

Photo Courtesy of Cool Beans Facebook Page 

Try: Growing Dogwoods

When: Saturday, April 14th, 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Stanley's Greenhouse / 3029 Davenport Rd. Knoxville 

Blooming dogwood trees are the stars of Knoxville's signature spring event, the month-long (each year in April) Dogwood Arts Festival. Throughout her life, Lisa Stanley has been an avid fan of the festival and the dogwood trails located in neighborhoods throughout our area. In this free workshop, Lisa shares how you can keep our region blooming by adding dogwood trees and accompanying perennials and annuals to your lawn or garden.

 Photo Courtesy of Stanley Greenhouse Facebook Page 

Buy: Lake and Mountain View Updated Home

Listed by: Great Life RE
Contact: Great Life RE Agent Kristie Trentham: 865-386-2512

Lake Home just in time for Summer! Main Channel Lake and Mountain Views. This 3 bdrm/2 ba home has been completely updated and is just waiting for you to come enjoy the summertime. The private community boat ramp is just steps from the home for easy access

Family: 2018 Kids Summer Camp Open House 

When:  Sunday, April 15th, 11am-3pm
Where: The Cutting Edge Classroom / 817 North Herron Rd., Knoxville 

Interested in summer cooking and baking camps for your kids? Then join The Cutting Edge Classroom for an informational open house full of presentations by Chef Instructors and information about this years kids summer camps. Mingle with the chefs and enjoy delicious tapas, pastries, and beverages that they will provide free of charge. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and enroll as well! See all of the camps: here

Photo Courtesy of The Cutting Edge Facebook Page

Watch and Listen: Spank! 80's Dance Party 

When: Friday, April 13th, 10pm-1am
Where: Wild Wing Cafe / 119 East Emory Rd., Powell 

Tease your hair... tight roll those jeans... and wear your dancin' shoes. Go ahead and start practicing your radical moves.

Photo Courtesy of Jimmy Spankster Facebook Page 


Have a great weekend! Let us know if you give something on our list a try! 

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