Community Events

Spring Fling & Summer Splash Craft Show at Cora Veal Sr. Center

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 20 2013 .
Sat, 04/20/2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Cora Veal Sr. Center-Monroe County Senior Center 144 College Street South Madisonville, TN 37354 423-442-2022
Spring Fling Summer Splash Craft Show on Sat. April 20th from 9-4 p.m. at the Cora Veal Sr Center-Homemade arts and crafts, Hot Dogs, Chips, Drinks & Desserts. Come have lunch with us. If you want to sell your homemade items, to exchibit with us, call Marsha at 423-442-2022
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Southfest 2013

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 4:00pm - Sat, 04/13/2013 - 4:00pm

103.5 WIMZ invites you to to South Fest, an event intended to encourage people to shop, eat and have a good time at local businesses south of the river.

Friday      April 12  4pm to 8pm

Saturday April 13  10am to 4pm

Various locations in South Knoxville between Henley Street and Moody Avenue including the Emery 5 & 10, the Disc Exchange, and many more.

Activities and Events

Meet the Fleet
Live Music
United healthcare Kids Zone
Wellness Corner
Tour de South: Guided Bike Tours
Sidewalk Sales
On-site Shuttles
Circus Style Entertainment from the Shriners
Food Vendors

For more information including a schedule of events for South Fest, call 865-215-4007 or click here.

Children’s Miracle Network Bass Tournament

Sat, 04/20/2013 (All day)

103-5 WIMZ invites you to come fishing for kids in the Children’s Miracle Network Bass Fishing Tournament!

Saturday April 20th at the Douglas Dam TVA launch ramp.

$50 per boat with drawings and door prizes and your entry fee includes a bag lunch, hot dogs and refreshments at the weigh in at 3pm.

For more information call 522-8748 and talk to Danny Haun.

The Children’s Miracle Network Bass Fishing Tournament April 20th….be there!

20th Annual Herman Gettelfinger Bass Tournament

Sat, 04/06/2013 (All day)

Win your share of a grand prize pay-out of $10,000 in the 20th Annual Herman Gettelfinger Bass Tournament to benefit the Helen Ross McNabb Center (based on 150 paid boats) Saturday, April 6th at the Fort Loudon Lake Tellico Canal Ramp beginning at sunrise.

The Helen Ross McNabb Center is a regional,  Not for profit, integrated system of mental  health, substance abuse, and social services. 

Teams of licensed psychiatrists and  psychologists, master’s level clinicians, nurses and bachelor’s level professionals provide  comprehensive, individualized prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services to each client and family. Over 13,000 children, adults, and families are served each year by the Center.

As we enter our 65th year of serving East Tennessee, our mission remains clear and simple: Improving the Lives of the People We Serve.

Lunker prizes with an optional fee of $10 per boat (prizes depend on number of participants).

Scheduled payout 1 place for every seven paid boats.

Lunch and goody bags for all participants at weigh-in.

Locking thru permitted.

Weigh-in begins at 3pm

To get registered or for more information visit or call 865-329-9030.

Scoring will be determined by total pounds and ounces of fish caught by each boat during the tournament. Locking through to either lake with a largemouth bass less than 15 inches is in violation of the regulations of all applicable authorities. All large-mouth bass must measure at least 14 inches, except if locking through to Watts Bar Lake, which requires a 15 inch minimum.

Removal of any largemouth bass from Watts Bar Lake less than 15 inches is a violation of these rules. All Kentucky or Spotted Bass must measure at least 14 inches in length.

All Smallmouth bass must measure at least 18 inches in length. All fish will be measured using a Golden Rule. Any bass that appears to have been altered in any way will be weighed only at the discretion of the Tournament Committee. Dead fish penalty is 1 pound per dead fish, including lunker. Only ONE dead fish allowed.

Fish must be weighed before fisherman’s boat goes  onto trailer. 

Limit: 5 fish in boat at any time. All fish will be released after weigh If more than 5 fish are brought to the weigh-in, they will be culled starting with the largest.

The required polygraph test will include questions regarding  compliance about specific lake regulations.
Sportsmanship: All contestants are asked to display courtesy  and sportsmanlike conduct at all times. Intoxication of any kind
will be cause for automatic disqualification and forfeiture of entry fee. Failure to abide by all laws and regulations of federal, state, and local authorities, including any agency thereof, could result in disqualification.

Safety: Safe boating must be observed at all times. Each contestant is required to wear a chest type life preserver any time the combustion engine is running.

Committee members reserve the right to refuse any boat which is deemed unsafe.

Equipment: Each boat must have all Coast Guard approved  equipment.

Tackle and Equipment: Only artificial lures, with the exception of pork rind, may be used.

Bill Williams Fishing Tournament

Sat, 03/30/2013 - 7:00am - 3:00pm

Greater Knoxville Sertoma Presents the 12th Annual Bill Williams Fishing Tournament.

National Crime Victims Rights Week Walk Hosted by HOPE for Victims

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Volunteer Landing Neyland Drive, Knoxville, TN
The walk is a tribute to recognize the devastating impact of violence on individuals, communities and the country as a whole.
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Jimi Hendrix Tribute Cruise to Benefit The ASA ETC

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Star of Knoxville Riverboat Company

Jimi Hendrix Tribute Cruise to Benefit The ASA ETC Autism Society of America East TN Chapter

Come join us all on the Riverboat for three hours of the great music from some of Knoxvilles Most Elite Musicians


THREE Amazing Bands That Truly Love Jimi Hendrix

Alien Love Charm

The Jay McDaniel Band 

Big Gene and Danny Lees Loud Pack!
For tickets call 865.525.7827 or

Three hour cruise boarding at 2:30pm leaving the dock at 3:00pm 

Advance Tickets 15.00 Dollars and Day of cruise 20.00 Dollars

Lots of great items have been donated for the silent auction!

Sponsored By

Smoky Mountain Blues Society

The Star of Knoxville Riverboat Co

Cramer Creekside Cabins

The Dumplin Valley Farm Concert Series

Jackson Mountain Homes, Inc

1035 WIMZ Knoxville's Classic Rock

Be The Hero Anti-Bully Rally

Sun, 04/21/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Emerald Youth Foundation

1718 N. Central Street, Knoxville, TN 37917

TODAY!!!! This Sunday April 21st All Students & Teachers, Parents & Family Members are all invited. Hosted by 1035 WIMZ’s Night Show DJ Jay Mac. Plus: Refreshments & live Music with Independent Recording Artist Anna Kelly. Come and go as you please. 5PM to 8PM

This event is designed to raise awareness to a growing epidemic of harassment in schools everywhere. The host will emphasize the shared responsibility for preventing bullying with in the community. Working together & involving our children & youth is an important part of identifying effective approaches for dealing with all the issues that surround bullying on both sides. Reaching out to the students that are bullied, & reaching out to the students who are bullying others.

                                                       BE THE HERO Anti-Bully Rally

1. Raise Awareness

   2. Help To Understand Bullying

      3. Lead To Forgiveness & Healing

4. Teach Solutions For Prevention


I would like to say Thank You Famous Daves for helping with refreshments & treats foor this event!!!


Sat, 06/30/2012 - 11:22pm
We are sorry but,we are rescheduling the benefit for the Epilepsy Foundation due to the Holiday Weekend!
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Sat, 06/30/2012 - 4:00pm
Dumplin Valley Raceway Kodak, TN
Benefit Race for Lucas Hembree a local 5 yr old with Sanflippo Syndrome (MPS III)a rare fatal genetic disorder. There is no treatment and no cure.
Event Ticket Prices: 
$15 pits; $15 & $25 Entry fees
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