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Foothills Fall Festival kicks off in downtown Maryville

Foothills Fall Festival kicks off in downtown Maryville

Since 2001, the City of Maryville has welcomed fall with the Foothills Fall Festival. Now in it's 13th year, the event has grown into one of the top draws in the south.

October 12 

Artway: Open Noon - 6pm
Adventure Land: Showing Noon - 6pm
Theater in the park: Gates open at 5pm
Last Show starts at 9pm

October 13

Artway: Open 10am - 6pm
Adventure Land:  Showing 10am - 6pm
Theater in the park: Gates at 12pm
Last Show starts at 8:30pm

October 14

Runners race to remember Channon Christian and Chris Newsom

Runners race to remember Channon Christian and Chris Newsom

Runners remembered Channon Christian during a memorial race in Maryville by helping an East Tennessee girl pay for college on Sunday afternoon.

The "Channon Christian Memorial 5-K" honors Christian, who was killed in January 2007 along with Chris Newsom. Christian was a graduate of Farragut High School and was attending the University of Tennessee when she was brutally murdered.

How are you getting in the Halloween spirit this year?

How are you getting in the Halloween spirit this year?

October is finally here, so are you getting your home in the Halloween spirit?  

We would love to see & share your SPOOKTACULAR decorations, creepy crafts, and homemade costumes! Just e-mail them to WhereYouLive@wbir.com.  Don't forget to tell us where you live!

 

Don't Miss: The 20th Annual Townsend Heritage Festival & Old Timers Day

Don't Miss: The 20th Annual Townsend Heritage Festival & Old Timers Day

The 20th Annual Townsend Heritage Festival and Old Timers Day includes a wide array of East Tennessee traditions and experiences for guests including bluegrass and mountain music, clogging, storytelling, children's activities, crafts by local artisans, great Southern food and demonstrations of a variety of Appalachian skills, such as basketry, spinning, weaving, woodcarving, sorghum molasses and apple butter making, beekeeping and blacksmithing.

Grammy-award winner Amy Grant to perform in Maryville

Grammy-award winner Amy Grant to perform in Maryville

Grammy-award winning artist Amy Grant will be in East Tennessee on Thursday.

The American music icon will perform at the Clayton Center for the Arts in Maryville.

The contemporary Christian artist is known for erasing the lines between genres, singing songs about faith in the pop world. The concert will be acoustical and begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets can be purchase on KnoxvilleTickets.com.

Second half strikes again; Vols lose to Gators at Neyland

Second half strikes again; Vols lose to Gators at Neyland

Right up until the second half Saturday night, the incredible momentum that energized Knoxville for the past week seemed like it might be enough to carry the Tennessee Volunteers to a victory against the Florida Gators for the first time in eight meetings.

The Vols were up 14-10 in front of a sell-out crowd of more than 102,000.

 

But then the 2nd half happened to a team that's had some memorable 2nd half meltdowns in the past few years.

Then the Gators scored 27 points.

Maple Lane Farms' Corn maze opens Friday

Maple Lane Farms' Corn maze opens Friday

Maryville College graduate Bob Schmidt has supported his alma mater in different ways over the years.

This fall, he's transformed 10 acres of Maple Lane Farms in Greenback. It is a corn maze in the shape of Anderson Hall bell tower image, a distinctive building on the Maryville College campus.

Maple Lane Farms' 14th Annual Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch will open to the public Friday September 14th and continue through Halloween.