Appalachian author Charles Dodd White didn’t have to search for inspiration for his fourth novel, “How Fire Runs.” When it comes to race relations in rural Southern settings, all he had to do was look around. “I was just paying attention to America, unfortunately,” said White, an associate professor of English at Pellissippi State Community College. Learn more at White’s website here.
The Hope for Victims Remembrance Tree is on display on the main level at the City County Building. This memorial is to remember victims of violent crime from East Tennessee and to celebrate their lives.
Christmas in the City events have been modified this year because of COVID-19. Get details here.
Guide to Knoxville Christmas here.
Powell Christmas Parade, Saturday, Dec. 19, stepping off at 5 p.m. from Powell Middle School, marching to Brickyard Road. Register at Powell Lions Club’s Facebook Page.
Canceled parades: Gibbs Ruritan, Halls, Rocky Hill