Good morning and congratulations! The weekend is mere hours away. And here's what's going on, if you need some plan-making help.
UT's Science Forum starts at noon in the Thompson-Boling Arena Cafe. Ray Smith, a historian at the Y-12 National Security Complex, will tell some stories of the Secret City. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, call (865) 974-8156.
Atlanta rapper Yelawolf will perform at the Blackstock Auditorium at 7 p.m. with DJ Paul, DJ Mike Nasty, and DJ Sterl. Tickets are $20-$75. Buy them here. 18+ only.
Country superstar Keith Urban will perform at Thompson-Boling Arena at 7 p.m. with Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch. Tickets to the show are $25-$59.50. Buy them here.
Celtic-ish rock outfit Gaelic Storm will perform at the Bijou Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Buy them here.
Wrap up the night at the Preservation Pub, where the Goodbye Girls will play a free show at 10 p.m. 21+ only,
Chocolatefest Knoxville will get started at 10 a.m. at the Knoxville Expo Center. Area bakers and chocolatiers will have their products available to test out. Tickets are $15-$30. More info here.
As part of UT's Sex Week, the Clarence Brown Theater will host performances of the '90s musical 'Rent' at 2:30 and 8 p.m. It's free to attend! Go check it out.
At 5 p.m. at the Jewel Building (525 N. Gay Street), Knoxville can "Paint the Ta-Tas" to raise money for two local women undergoing cancer treatment. The show will feature photos of women who had their chests painted (and photographed from neck to navel). More info here.
Queens of the Stone Age will take over the Tennessee Theatre at 8 p.m., with Chelsea Wolfe opening. Tickets are $48. Buy them here.
Art Garfunkel (yes THAT Garfunkel!) will perform solo at the Bijou Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets to the show are $47-$65. Buy them here before they sell out!
Head over to the Carousel Theater at 2 p.m. to catch a production of 'The Whipping Man.' Tickets are $5-$40. More info here.
The Children's Theatre of Knoxville will present 'Tales of a Fourth-Grade Nothing,' an adaptation of the classic Judy Blume novel, at 3 p.m.. Tickets are $12. More info here.
Watch the Super Bowl with comedian Spanky Brown at Side Splitters Comedy Club starting at 5 p.m. It's free to attend! 18+ only.