Mardi Growl is Saturday

Susan EspirituDowntown, Our Town Neighbors

“Laissez Les bons temps rouler”

“Let the good times roll”!

Join us for the 16th annual Mardi Growl on Saturday, March 4, at World’s Fair Park. Young Williams Animal Shelter’s famous pet parade kicks off in the Old City at 11 a.m. and travels on foot and paw to World’s Fair Park. Register your pet for the parade, or join the thousands of spectators along the route.

Learn more details about the event at

The Mountaintop ends Sunday

Katori Hall uses her award-winning talent in her play The Mountaintop to lead us with her brilliant imagination into Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s mind as he sat on his bed at the Lorraine Motel on his last night alive. She takes a look at the questions that may have been on his mind in those last hours as his heroic journey came to an end on that fateful day. The play continues through Sunday, March 5, at 111 State Street. Info: 865-310-2664.


Third annual Knoxville Cheese Festival at TAPestry Knoxville on Friday, March 24, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, March 25, at 6 p.m.

Elections: Info (deadlines and such) for upcoming city council races here.

Stadium: Keep up with the downtown baseball stadium here. For FAQs, go to

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