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The Weekend Plan-It: Knoxville Horror Film Fest, National Train Day, Cutthroat Shamrock

Woooo! We made it! It's the weekend! And if you don't have plans yet, we have a few ideas for you. Take a look!

FRIDAY
At noon in the visitor center, Brandon Fulson will play for WDVX's Blue Plate Special. As always, it's free to attend. Bring your lunch and buy a coke. 

At 5 p.m., Beardsley Community Farm will have a class on plant disease and pest control. Gardners, get there! It's free to attend!

The Relix Variety Theatre will host the Knoxville Horror Film Festival's body horror double feature tonight. It's $8-$12 to go check out "Anti-Viral" and "Errors of the Human Body." 

The Foothills Community Players will present "Nunsense," a Dan Goggin comedy about a group of nuns trying to put together a talent show/fundraiser. The show starts at 7:30 at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15-$17. Buy them here.

Homegrown comedienne Leanne Morgan will headline tonight at Sidesplitters Comedy Club. Her set starts at 7:45. Tickets are $16-$20. Buy them here.

Hard-working local rockabilly revivalists the Royal Hounds will play at the Irish Times Pub and Restaurant at 9 p.m. The show's free to attend!

SATURDAY
The Market Square Farmer's Market is back (if you hadn't heard), so get downtown Saturday morning and stock up on veggies!

It's National Train Day, and the Old Smoky Railway Museum will have an open house in their historic passenger cars and cabooses, with historical commentary. Donations will be accepted! The museum opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 2 p.m.

Vestal's 12-year-old festival Vestival starts at 11 a.m. at the old Candoro Marble building. It's $5 to attend.

Former UT professor--and current NYU prof--Massimo Pigliucci will speak at Pellissippi State at 2 p.m. about why science and philosophy provide the best understanding of the world. The event is free to attend, and is sponsored by the Rationalists of East Tennessee.

Nashville's Stacy Mitchhart Band--aka the Blues Doctor--will play at the Blackstock Exchange at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12-$15 and will be available at the door.

At 10 p.m., local prog-rockers Mobility Chief will play at the Well with 3 Tree, Appalachian Fury, and Asian Teacher Factory. It's $5 to get in. 21+ only.

SUNDAY
Raw food chef Sheri Yohi will be at West Hills/John Bynan Park at 12:30 p.m. to demonstrate how to cook raw fettuccini alfredo and banana coconut ice cream. The demonstrations will be followed by a vegan potluck. It's $5 to attend. RSVP here.

The Patio Pirates will play at Macadoo's Chat and Chew at 5 p.m. Take your mom to dinner!

The Preservation Pub's weekly Upstairs Underground Stand Up show starts at 8 p.m. It's free to attend! 21+ only.

Cutthroat Shamrock, Sevier County's Celtic punk band, will play an acoustic set at the Well at 9 p.m. with Grace and Tony, and Jimmy Morris. Cover's $5. 21+ only.

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