Community Events

Slimfest

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

WIMZ invites you to the 9th Annual SlimFest. This year's event will be on Saturday, August 2nd at the New Midland Plaza Amphitheater in Alcoa from 6PM until midnight.

This FREE outdoor concert for the community is geared for adults to raise money for the children of Blount County.  Silmfest will feature live entertainment with food and beverage vendors.

The proceeds from this year's event will be shared with 3 child related causes. The F.O.P's "Shop with a Cop" program, the Alcoa Booster Club, and the Maryville Booster Club.

Through the help of generous sponsors, a great community, and wonderful volunteers, SlimFest has raised over $700,000 and helped make a blessed Christmas for hundreds of underprivileged children.

Skyler's Auto Show

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

"Skyler's" Auto Show will be held on Saturday, August 23rd from noon to 4pm. The event will be held at the Southern Depot Building located 402 S Washington Street, Maryville, TN. There will be a live DJ, food and raffles. 

All donations will be accepted for entry. It is a family event that will be held rain or shine. All vehicles or motorcycles are welcome and trophies will be awarded for winners in each class. 

For more information, you can contact Christi Batka (865.237.0947) or Judy Mincey (865.206.6501). You can also get a pre-registration form by clicking here

"Rooster's Car Wash"

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

"Rooster's" Car Wash will be Saturday, August 2nd starting at 11am. The event will be held at Autozone located 263 S Hall Road, Alcoa, TN.

All proceeds will go to the Skyler "Rooster" Boring Wrestling Foundation, Inc. All donations are accepted and you can come and get your car nice and shiny clean. Skyler merchandise will be available for purchase as well.

For more information, you can call Judy Mincey (865.206.6501) or Madeline Sinclair Hite (865.804.4822). 

Atlanta Braves Tennessee Day

Sat, 07/26/2014 - 7:10pm

Tennessee is Braves Country and the Braves need your support at Turner Field if they are going to be NL East Champions.

Get your tickets now for Tennessee Day at Turner Field, Saturday July 26th. 

Click here for great deals.
Save up to 33% on seats all weekend long
Braves take on the San Diego Padres
Fireworks on Friday Night – Tennessee Day on Saturday – Kids Run the Bases on Sunday
The Braves love their Tennessee fanbase

The Atlanta Braves are your team Tennessee!

A trip to Turner Field is the perfect summer vacation for you and your family or friends.

The 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Music Tribute Night

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:00pm

Scruffy City Hall 32 Market Square Knoxville TN 37902

Once again WIMZ Radio Personality Jay Mac from "The Night Show" has put together another great night of musc for a great orginaztion The Autism Society Of America East TN Chaper. The 3rd Annual Autism Awareness Night Will Feature A Tribute To Radiohead w/ Vinyl IPod & Mr. & Mrs. Jones at Scruffy City Hall in Market Square. Show your support and mark your calendars for Friday October 17th

 

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Toyota Of Knoxville, Faith Road Designs, Gardner Towing, Preservation Pub, Scruffy City Hall, 1035 WIMZ Knoxville's Classic Rock.

 

For Information On SponsoringThis Event Or Making A Donation On The Night Of This Event Contact Jay Mac By Email

jay@wimz.com

The Fugitives

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 7:00pm - Sat, 05/31/2014 - 3:00am
six pockets sports grill 7204 Ashville hwy Knoxville tn 865 524 9303
live band the fugitives playing southern rock and todays country Friday 7pm till 3 am Saturday 7pm till 3am free buffet included in cover charge cover charge 5 bucks on Friday 6 bucks on saturday
Event Ticket Prices: 
friday $5.00 saturday $6.00

2014 Knoxville Area Homeless Veteran Stand Down

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 8:00am - 4:00pm

KAVSD is hosting this Stand Down at the National Guard Armory on 3300 Sutherland Avenue from 8 AM to 4PM. The veteran will receive food provided by Martin Federal & V3, VA benefits, job placement, legal assistance, vision/dental services, registration for VA health care, and clothing. Transportation will be provided Saturday morning from the pick-up points to the. Stand Down Site and return Saturday afternoon. Pick-up locations: Volunteers of America 2821 E. Magnolia Ave. 2nd location TBD.

Bill Williams Fishing Tournament

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 7:00am

The Greater Knoxville Sertoma presents the 14th Annual Bill Williams Fishing Tournament. 

Join the fun and help a great cause Saturday, March 29th at Fort Loudon & Tellico Lakes, with ease off and weigh in at the Tellico Parkway Canal Ramp.

First prize pays $2,000; $110 per boat entry fee till 3/15; $120 per boat after that.

Proceeds benefit the Friends of Tennessee Babies with Special Needs, the Boys Scouts of America, and the Cerebral Palsy Center. To get registered call 865-934-4750 or email BWilliamsFishing@yahoo.com.

 

Dogwood Arts Bazillion Blooms

Wed, 10/01/2014 (All day) - Fri, 10/31/2014 (All day)

Bazillion Blooms is a community-wide dogwood tree-planting program to beautify our East Tennessee communities, improve the health of our environment and foster community support and pride in our beloved native dogwood.

Our goal is to restore dogwoods to their former vitality in Knox and surrounding counties. Over the years, dogwoods have died out due to disease, development and neglect. Our dogwoods are battling to survive.  In the last five years, more than 6,550 dogwood trees have been planted in East Tennessee through the Bazillion Blooms program!

Our deadline has passed to purchase bare-root dogwood trees, but you can visit these participating garden centers for larger dogwood trees and other blooms to enrich your yard this spring: Stanley’s GreenhousesMayo Garden Centers, and Ellenburg Landscaping & Nursery!

Not quite sure how to plant or care for bareroot dogwood trees – other than you know you need to plant in December and that they need water?  Check out these tree planting instructions or check out this great five-minute video by Knoxville Botanical Garden & Arboretum’s Brian Campbell & Mathew McMillan!

CLICK HERE for more information

GLADIATOR GAMES 2013

Sat, 08/24/2013 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

WIMZ encourages you to assemble your teammates and take part in the Gladiator Games to benefit the Knoxville Leadership Foundation Saturday August 24th at West Hills Park/YMCA Knoxville.

Gladiator Games puts teams (2, 3 or 4 members; male, female; 13 years old and up) through the paces in eight different sporting challenges that are for athletes of every skill level.

CLICK HERE to place your vote for this year’s “mystery event” that will be unveiled to competitors the day of Gladiator Games on 8/24. You can vote one time EACH DAY.

Participants will go to battle in contests including bench press, basketball three-point shooting, football throw for distance, the tug, swimming, kayak, 1-mile run and obstacle course

.Prizes will be given for top fundraising team, top competitive team and top family team.

To get registered visit http://www.gladiator.klf.org/ or call 865-524-2774.

Proceeds from the Gladiator Games benefit Operation Back Yard, a non-profit organization that provides minor home repair for families that can’t afford them.

Operation Backyard has served 760 homes with over 8,000 volunteers; our current backlog of is 337 homes with more needs coming in daily.

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