Knox Event Highlights for Thursday, Aug. 4, through Wednesday, Aug. 10

Thursday, Aug. 4

Shakespeare on the Square

7 p.m., Market Square. Free. (Continues at 7 p.m. through Sunday.)

Tennessee Stage Company is performing Othello on Thursday and Saturday, and The Comedy of Errors on Friday and Sunday.

Friday, Aug. 5

Community Theater Festival

5 p.m., Clayton Center for the Arts (Maryville). $15-$35.

Three-day festival brings together groups from around East Tennessee for workshops and performances. See for full schedule.

Red, White and Tuna

8 p.m., Theatre Knoxville Downtown. $10-$15. (Also at 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday)

The third of a series of plays set in the fictional small town of Tuna, Texas.

Some Like It Hot

8 p.m., Tennessee Theatre. $6-$8. (Also at 2 p.m. Sunday)

Nobody’s perfect, but Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon are pretty close to it in Billy Wilder’s gender-bending farce.

Sunday, Aug. 7

Laura Cantrell

8 p.m., Relix Variety Theatre. $10.

New York-based country singer recorded an album of Kitty Wells songs—and sounded good doing it, if that tells you anything.

Tuesday, Aug. 9

Knoxville City Council

7 p.m., Main Assembly Room, City County Building

The regular biweekly meeting.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Knox County Board of Education

5 p.m., Main Assembly Room, City County Building

The last monthly meeting before school cranks back up.

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