Thursday, Dec. 8
Metropolitan Planning Commission
1:30 p.m., Main Assembly Room, City County Building
MPC will try to make sense of the different versions of the Hillside and Ridgetop Protection Plan passed by the city and county.
Friday, Dec. 9
Knoxville Early Music Project
7:30 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral. $7-$15.
Purveyors of olde-time music celebrate their 20th anniversary with some holiday songs.
Carolina Chocolate Drops
8 p.m., Bijou Theatre. $20.
The inventive string band has a new lineup but promises the same high-energy show.
Saturday, Dec. 10
Candoro Open House
4-7 p.m., Candoro Marble Works. Free.
The Vestal arts and heritage center marks the holidays with Christmas trees, music, and light refreshments.
8 p.m., Bijou Theatre. $33.
The septuagenarian Texan brings his vintage barroom soul back to town.
Sunday, Dec. 11
Kathryn Calder with Himalayan Bear
10 p.m., Pilot Light. $10.
Calder, a member of the New Pornographers, is touring behind her first solo album.
Tuesday, Dec. 13
Knoxville City Council
7:30 p.m., Main Assembly Room, City County Building
The final meeting for four departing Council members. Come say g’bye to your favorite!