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The Weekend Plan-It: Golf, Beer, and Pat Benatar

Good morning, kiddies! Was everyone workin' for the weekend? Well it's finally here! Woooo! Here's what's going on this weekend.

FRIDAY

The KAPA Golf Classic started at 7:30 this morning (you have to really love golf to get up that early and play) and the proceeds will go to the Knoxville Area Project Access, which helps get healthcare services for low-income people without insurance. The tournament goes until 7:30 tonight. The entry fee is $175, and they're still accepting online entries for the PM Shotgun Start. Go here to enter.

The Better Building Board's Public Officer hearings will start at 9:30 in the small assembly room of the City County Building. During the hearings, the public officer issues complaints to owners of buildings in disrepair, ordering them to fix them up or face demolition. Here's this week's agenda.

At UT's science forum today at noon, Ricj Giannone of ORNL will discuss "Yellowstone's Hot Bacteria and the Future of Biofuels" in the dining room of Thompson-Boling Arena. Call (865)-974-8156 or email littmann@utk.edu for more info.

The Maryville College Theatre Department will present Oscar Wilde's popular play "The Importance of Being Earnest" tonight at 8 at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Tickets are $10. Buy them here.

Yak Strangler, Kevin Abernathy, and Stolen Sheep will play at the Well tonight at 10. Cover is $5. For the 21+ crowd only,

SATURDAY

The UT Gardens will have its plant sale starting at 9 a.m. Not a bad place to stock up for your garden!

After you've planted your new flowers, head over to the Knoxville Brewer's Jam at 1 p.m. to sample some refreshing, cold brews. There will be plently of live music, too, from King Super and the Excellents, ic Harrison and the High Score, Hudson K, and Guy Marshall. General admission tickets have sold out, but you can still get $100 VIP tickets (which are limited to 200 people). 

Knoxville rockers the Black Cadillacs, with Grandpa's Stash and the Delta Saints, will play on Market Square at 6 p.m. The show is FREE and open to everyone! Go see them!

At 8:30 p.m., the Liberian Association of Knoxville will host its Fall fashion show, featuring designs by Lillian Pidare. The Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church will host the event. Tickets are $10.

R. Stevie Moore, underground lo-fi singer/songwriter since the 1970's, will play at the Pilot Light at 10 p.m. Tickets are $8-$10. Get them here. 18+ only.

SUNDAY

Get some brunch and then head over to Union Avenue Books to hear Angela Fordice read from her new book about her time as the daughter of Mississippi's governor. The free reading starts at 2 p.m. Fordice will sign copies of her book afterward.

The Tennessee Valley Exotic Bird Club will meet at the Young-Williams Animal Center at 2 p.m. It's free to attend, and birds are welcome! Call (865)-363-1715 for more info.

Red Wanting Blue will play at the Cider House at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8-$10. 18+ only.

Pat Benatar and husband Neil Giraldo are playing at the Tennessee Theatre at 8 p.m. with Brynn Marie. Tickets to the show are $49. Buy them here.

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