Friday, Nov. 9
WDVX 15th Anniversary Concert
8 p.m. Bijou Theatre. $25.
Local public roots-music radio station WDVX celebrates 15 years on the air with Jim Lauderdale, Shawn Camp Band, Buddy Miller, Jay Clark, Robinella, and the Naughty Knots. Take a look at our cover story!
Saturday, Nov. 10
Fall Fairy House Festival
1 p.m.-4 p.m., Ijams Nature Center. $10.
Kids build habitats for imaginary woodland friends. C'mon, it's fun!
Sunday, Nov. 11
8 p.m., Cider House (940 Blackstock Ave.). $5-$11.
Describing Peelander-Z as a Japanese psych/garage/punk band with members who dress up like Power Rangers seems like it should put a fine point on exactly what you can expect if you go see them. But it's ultimately a noisy multimedia spectacle celebrating noisy guitars and colorful costumes.
Monday, Nov. 12
UT's Writers in the Library: David Madden
7 p.m., UT Hodges Library auditorium. Free.
The Knoxville ex-pat author reads from his latest novel, London Bridge in Plague and Fire.
11 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Knoxville Marriott. $119.
This is not your typical get-rich-quick conference. Sponsored by Tech 20/20 and Launch Tennessee, it features local heavy hitters in government, education, and business: AC Entertainment's Ashley Capps, Mayor Madeline Rogero, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, among others. Runs through Tuesday, Nov. 13.