Exciting programs, exhibits at Knoxville Museum of Art

Susan EspirituDowntown, Our Town Neighbors

There is something for everyone at the Knoxville Museum of Art during February. Details here.

Be sure to see Higher Ground: A Century of the Visual Arts in East Tennessee, presented by Ann and Steve Bailey. It includes works by Lloyd Branson, Union County artist; sculpture by Albert Milani using Tennessee marble; beautiful oils by Catherine Wiley, whose career ended in 1926 when she was confined to a psychiatric hospital where she was without access to her studio supplies; and, of course, the Delaney brothers, Beauford and Joseph.

First Presbyterian Church is recruiting players for its spring softball team. The “Fightin’ Turnips” play on Monday nights at Caswell Park. Info: coach Preston Smith at [email protected]

Cupid’s Chase Knoxville is Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Volunteer Landing, 300 Neyland Drive. Check-in starts at 9 a.m. and volunteers are needed. The race benefits people with disabilities. Everyone welcome; event is fully accessible and pet-friendly. Certified 5k with chipped timing. Info here.


Rick Barnes, UT men’s hoops coach, will speak to Rotarians on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at noon at the Crowne Plaza. Lunch at noon; meeting at 12:15 and Barnes’ talk soon after.

Elections: Info (deadlines and such) for upcoming city council races: https://knoxcounty.org/election/upcoming_election.php

Stadium: Keep up with the downtown baseball stadium at www.knoxsportsauthority.com. For FAQs, go to www.knoxvilletn.gov/stadium.

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