Woo! We made it! It's Friday! So get your green clothes out (and you curmudgeons who don't like being required to wear a certain color just cool it), and take a look at what's going on this weekend.
The Friends of the Library annual used book sale is getting started at 11 a.m. at the convention center and will go till 8 p.m. If you're not a member of the Friends of the Library, that's ok! You can join for $10 at the door.
At noon, Kevin Hoyt, the director of UT's Forest Resources, AgResearch, and Education Center, will be in the dining room of Thompson-Boling Arena at noon as part of UT's Science Forums to discuss the AgResearch Gas and Oil Well Research Project. It's free to attend! For more info call (865) 974-8156 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tonight at 7 p.m. at the Knoxville Hilton, the Flying Anvil Theatre will present "The Feeble-Mindedness of Woman," a staged reeding of Staci Swedeen's play about Gerty Cori, the first American woman to receive a Nobel Prize. Tickets are $35 at the door.
Louisiana's the Revelers will play at the Laurel Theatre tonight at 8. Tickets are $15. Buy them here.
Take yourself out on the Star of Knoxville's St. Patrick's Day Comedy Booze Cruise tonight at 10 and be entertained by a handful of comics. Tickets are $10-$12. 21+ only.
The Knoxville Bar Association offers free informational classes to let the public know about their legal rights. At 9 a.m. at the John T. O'Connor Senior Center, there will be a discussion about consumer rights and responsibilities, wills, and estate planning. For more info, call (865) 522-6522 or visit the Knoxville Bar's website.
The Knoxville Track Club will meet at Volunteer Landing at 10 a.m. for the first day of its KnoxWalks program, which is a 10-week fitness program. It's $35 for the whole course, and at the end, there will be a 5-mile walk. Check out the track club's website for more info about the program.
The East Tennessee Daffodil Society's Daffodil Show starts at 1 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Maryville. It's free to attend! Get out and enjoy the start of spring!
At 6 p.m. on Market Square, Sevier County's Cutthroat Shamrock, the Royal Hounds, and Filthy Still will play a free concert to celebrate St. Patrick's Day (a bit early).
Indie folk duo Paleface and Monica "Mo" Samalot will play at Boyd's Jig and Reel at 9:30. The show's free to attend! 18+ only.
The Tennessee Stage Company will present a 3 p.m. matinee showing of "Online Fighting," a Harrison Young drama. Tickets are $12-$15. Buy them here.
The Sertoma Club will have a St. Patrick's Day Dinner and Show at the Foundry at 5 p.m. There will be traditional Irish food served along with Irish music and dancing. It's $50 to attend.
The Protomen will play at NV Nightclub at 8 p.m. It's $10 to get in. 18+ only.
Knoxville locals Mobility Chief will play at the Longbranch Saloon at 10 p.m. with Smooth Operationz, Phone Home, and Newport Stress. It's $5 to get in. 18+ only.