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Schedule of Events

Event information is subject to change, and we’re adding new events so check back often for more details.

Saturday, March 7

Packet Pick-up and Pre-Game Breakfast
Pre-Registration Required
9 – 11 a.m. | Fresh Food Company (Stokely Hall)

Start your day off right! Join the Office of Family Programs team at Fresh Food Company in Stokely Hall to pick-up your materials for Spring Family Reunion – including getting your basketball tickets and swag. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Space is limited, so register early.


Men’s Basketball vs. Auburn
Tipoff at 12 p.m. | Thompson-Boling Arena

Join other parents, students, and Vol fans as the UT Men’s Basketball team takes on the Auburn University at Thompson-Boling Arena. Seats are in section 331A.

Space is limited, so register early.

Additional Weekend Activities

Friday, March 6


First Friday
Downtown Knoxville/Market Square

Knoxville is home to a diverse community of artists, arts organizations and cultural institutions. 13 years ago, the community came together on the First Friday of every month in downtown Knoxville. Over recent years, the celebration has extended throughout the city, encouraging people to venture out and enjoy great art and great company throughout all of Knoxville. A growing number of galleries and venues throughout the city feature a variety of artists’ displays and live music. Downtown anchors include The Art Market, The Emporium and the downtown Visitors Center, home of the WDVX Blue Plate Special – all conveniently located on Gay Street. Stroll, sip and shop throughout the evening! Meander over to Market Square and the Old City for additional art, entertainment, and dining options.


East Tennessee History Center
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | 601 S Gay Street

Learn more about the heritage of East Tennessee by visiting this museum, located downtown in the East Tennessee History Center. A permanent collection of more than 13,000 artifacts is supplemented by exhibitions from the Smithsonian and the Tennessee State Museum. Admission is free on Sunday; on other days it’s $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and always free for young people 16 and under. For more information, see the East Tennessee Historical Society website.


McClung Museum of Natural History
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | McClung Museum

Conveniently located on Circle Park Drive near the Torchbearer statue, UT’s McClung Museum features permanent exhibits on ancient Egypt, natural and local history, Native American culture, geology and fossils, and decorative arts. For more information, see the McClung Museum website.


Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | 700 Hall of Fame Drive

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing and promoting women’s basketball on all levels. Check out the world’s largest basketball, test your skills, and listen in on recorded pep talks from famous women’s basketball coaches. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children, and free for children under 5.


Hamlet at the Clarence Brown Theatre
7:30 p.m. | Clarence Brown Theatre

“The greatest play in the English Language.” For tickets and more information, visit https://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plays/hamlet/.

Saturday, March 7


East Tennessee History Center
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. | 601 S Gay Street

Learn more about the heritage of East Tennessee by visiting this museum, located downtown in the East Tennessee History Center. A permanent collection of more than 13,000 artifacts is supplemented by exhibitions from the Smithsonian and the Tennessee State Museum. Admission is free on Sunday; on other days it’s $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and always free for young people 16 and under. For more information, see the East Tennessee Historical Society website.


McClung Museum of Natural History
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | McClung Museum

Conveniently located on Circle Park Drive near the Torchbearer statue, UT’s McClung Museum features permanent exhibits on ancient Egypt, natural and local history, Native American culture, geology and fossils, and decorative arts. For more information, see the McClung Museum website.


Fort Ligonier Moccasin Workshop
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Ramsey House

Create and make your very own Ft. Ligonier moccasins in this hands-on workshop! Participants will receive start-to-finish instructions and on how to make your own leather moccasins from a long-time leather artist and expert instructor, Dave Adams. All materials included in the ticket price. Participants will leave with hand-made moccasins made from Naugahyde, which you can then use to create leather moccasins. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/185161332693023/.


Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | 700 Hall of Fame Drive

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is dedicated to recognizing and promoting women’s basketball on all levels. Check out the world’s largest basketball, test your skills, and listen in on recorded pep talks from famous women’s basketball coaches. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children, and free for children under 5.


Knoxville Home and Garden Spring Show
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Knoxville Expo Center

Come visit the Knoxville Home & Garden Spring Show to shop for kitchen remodeling, room additions, bathroom remodeling, interior decorating, fireplaces, outdoor equipment, heating and air conditioning, remodeling contractors, security, siding, appliances, windows, doors, fencing, roofing, fitness equipment, spas and much, much more. For tickets and more information, visit https://expomanagementinc.com/knoxville/.


Mardi Growl
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | Market Square

Young-Williams Animal Center invites you to help us celebrate the 13th annual Mardi Growl Parade and Festival presented by Merchants of Beer. Join more than 15,000 participants and their pets as we march through the streets of downtown Knoxville to raise awareness for the life-saving efforts of Young-Williams Animal Center and support for Knoxville’s pet-friendly communities. The pet parade steps off at 11 a.m. from downtown Knoxville, winds through the Old City and ends on Market Square and Krutch Park. During the festival, guests can visit with more than 60 vendors, enjoy a bite from local food trucks, and win prizes by entering our best-dressed pet contests.


Hamlet at the Clarence Brown Theatre
7:30 p.m. | Clarence Brown Theatre

“The greatest play in the English Language.” For tickets and more information, visit https://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plays/hamlet/.

 

Sunday, March 8


Knoxville Home and Garden Spring Show
Sunday, March 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Knoxville Expo Center

Come visit the Knoxville Home & Garden Spring Show to shop for kitchen remodeling, room additions, bathroom remodeling, interior decorating, fireplaces, outdoor equipment, heating and air conditioning, remodeling contractors, security, siding, appliances, windows, doors, fencing, roofing, fitness equipment, spas and much, much more. For tickets and more information, visit https://expomanagementinc.com/knoxville/.


East Tennessee History Center
Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. | 601 S Gay Street

Learn more about the heritage of East Tennessee by visiting this museum, located downtown in the East Tennessee History Center. A permanent collection of more than 13,000 artifacts is supplemented by exhibitions from the Smithsonian and the Tennessee State Museum. Admission is free on Sunday; on other days it’s $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and always free for young people 16 and under. For more information, see the East Tennessee Historical Society website.


McClung Museum of Natural History
Sunday, March 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. | McClung Museum

Conveniently located on Circle Park Drive near the Torchbearer statue, UT’s McClung Museum features permanent exhibits on ancient Egypt, natural and local history, Native American culture, geology and fossils, and decorative arts. For more information, see the McClung Museum website.


Hamlet at the Clarence Brown Theatre
Sunday, March 8 at 2 p.m. | Clarence Brown Theatre

“The greatest play in the English Language.” For tickets and more information, visit https://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plays/hamlet/.