Plenty to do outside around Knoxville

Beth KinnaneOur Town Outdoors

Check out these great outdoor activities in the metro area.
Friday, July 9
An Evening of Nature Journaling, 6:30 p.m. at Seven Islands State Birding Park. Cost is $5. Nature Journaling can …

Complaint season never ends

Betsy PickleOpinion

Perhaps you’ve noticed: America’s pastime isn’t baseball. It’s complaining.
This week we have “It’s too hot.” Two weeks ago you heard “It’s cold for May.” Gardeners moan, “We need rain!” Soon …

Work out like a caveman at Ijams

Sandra ClarkOur Town Outdoors

Cynthia Moxley is back with her signature online adventure: The Blue Streak. This week Cynthia and Alan (Carmichael, hubby) visited Ijams Nature Center. It’s all here – pictures of people …

Ijams to host preschool preview

Jay FitzOur Town Students

Ijams Nature Center will host in-person open houses for families interested in learning more about the full-time Ijams Nature Preschool and the new part-time Ijams Nature Play Club.
In-person open houses …

Tuning up at Ijams

Suzanne CadaOur Town Arts, South Knox

On Sunday, April 18, bluegrass returns to Ijams Nature Center with the East Tennessee Bluegrass Association’s jam at Mead’s Quarry. The free event will occur every third Sunday through October …