Weekly Plan-It: Knox Event Highlights for Thursday, Dec. 15 to Tuesday, Dec. 20

Highlights of the week ahead

Thursday, Dec. 15

Glen Campbell

8 p.m., Clayton Center for the Arts (Maryville). $50-$150.

The 75-year-old Rhinestone Cowboy, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, performs in a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Modern Dance, Primitive Light

8 p.m., Laurel Theater. $8.50-$15. (Also 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.)

The annual solstice celebration from Circle Modern Dance.

Friday, Dec. 16

KSO Clayton Holiday Concert

7:30 p.m., Civic Auditorium. $14-$45. (Also 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday.)

The Knoxville Symphony’s annual holiday extravaganza, with assorted guest stars.

Saturday, Dec. 17

City Inauguration

10 a.m., Jacob Building, Chilhowee Park

The swearing-in of Knoxville’s new mayor and City Council members, followed by a brief Council meeting to name a new vice-mayor.

Billy Joe Shaver

8 p.m., the Shed (Maryville). $25-$30.

The Texas country-music veteran has written more good songs than most.

Monday, Dec. 19

Knox County Commission

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

The regular monthly meeting.

Tuesday, Dec. 20

Knoxville Jazz Orchestra: A Swingin’ Christmas

8 p.m., Tennessee Theatre. $32.50.

Guest vocalist Carmen Bradford joins the KJO for sizzling seasonal fare.

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