Good morning kiddies! Sit back with that second cup of coffee on this All Souls' Day and take a look at what's going on this weekend. As always, find more things to do at metropulse.com.
The Emporium Center for Arts and Culture opened at 9 a.m. and has a new exhibit called "Place" by Jean Hess. It's free to go check it out!
The Junior League annual holiday preview event starts today at 10 a.m. Tickets to the event (which goes all day) are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. It will also be open on Saturday and Sunday. Visit the league's website to buy advance tickets and for more info on the event.
At noon, pick up your lunch or brown bag and head to the visitor center to check out The Universal Thump perform at WDVX's Blue Plate Special with Jeff Blaney. It's free to attend!
At 5 p.m., head to the Downtown Gallery for an opening reception for video artists Matthew Garrison, Yeon Jin Kim, and Chris Miner, who put together the exhibit "Based on a True Story." The exhibit will be at the gallery through Nov. 21. The reception is free to attend!
The Pellissippi State Mediterranean Culture Festival starts at 5 p.m. at the Hardin Valley Rd. campus. It's free to attend! There will be music, dance, and food there!
Tonight at 6, the 2 Many Pixels Gallery will be hosting a Nighttime Photography Exhibit featuring winners of its most recent photography contest. The photos will be displayed through Nov. 30.
At 8 p.m., Jack Renfro and the Apocalypso will be playing a free show at the Preservation Pub. There's no reason NOT to be there. Ya know, since it's FREE.
Dailey and Vincent, three-time bluegrass entertainers of the year, will be at the Clayton Center for the Arts tonight at 8. Tickets to the show are $25-$40. Buy them here.
The Black Cadillacs will be at Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria tonight at 10 with Sequoyah and the Kicks. No cover; for the 21+ crowd.
At 8 a.m., the Farragut Fall 5K, Fun Walk, and Pet Parade starts at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. Entrance fees are $20-$25. Proceeds will benefit the Young-Williams Animal Center.
Union Avenue Books will host Children's Story Time at 11 a.m. Get a pastry at the Farmer's Market (before it closes for the season!!) on your way there. Free to attend!
Appalachian Arts will host a Chili Supper at 5 p.m. at the Norris Community Building. Admission is $7.50-$20.
Pellissippi State Theatre presents "Arabian Nights" at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8-$12. Go here to find out how to buy tickets.
Relix Variety Theatre will host a Homecoming DJ Dance Party at 9 p.m., featuring InHouse GFX and DJ Mike Nasty. Admission is $10. 18+ only.
Local indie darlings the Royal Bangs will be at the Pilot Light at 10 p.m. with Walsh. Cover is $5, and it's open to the 18+ crowd.
At 2 p.m., the Tennessee Valley Exotic Bird Club will meet at the Young-Williams Animal Center. Call (865) 363-1715 for more info. Birds are welcome.
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra will be playing chamber classics by Haydn and Beethoven at the Bijou Theatre at at 2:30. Tickets are $11-$31.50. Buy them here.
The Vegetarian Society of East Tennessee will meet at 6 p.m. for a potluck dinner and discussion at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. Visit the group's website or call (865) 546-5643 for more info.
Wrap up the evening at the Preservation Pub's Upstairs Underground Stand-Up Comedy show at 8 p.m. For the 21+ crowd only.