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SKA's Inaugural 2nd Saturday South

2nd Saturday South

Want to get involved?

The South Knoxville Alliance is spearheading an effort to promote all of South Knoxville with upcoming 2nd Saturday South events on Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10. Businesses are offering special discounts and neighborhoods are also encouraged to participate.

Could you offer a guided hike in the Urban Wilderness? Are you selling your home and want to host an open house? Are you looking for the perfect date for a trash clean up or a block party?

Email your ideas on how your business or neighborhood can be included in Oct., Nov. and Dec. to

Below are details about our September 10th event.

16 Reasons to Shop Local, Shop South on Sept. 10

  1. Second Saturday South Selfie Contest
    Prizes provided by Borderland Tees, Advance Metal Fabrication, H&R Block, Highlands Union Bank and Stanley’s Greenhouse
    To enter, 1) like the South Knoxville Alliance Facebook Page []; 2) Take a selfie picture at one of the designated locations; and 3) upload to Facebook using #soknoxsept
    1. Disc Exchange - record wall
    2. Wee Care Shoppe - giant frog kite
    3. Candoro Marble – front door gates by master iron worker Samuel Yellin
    4. Stanley's Greenhouse - fairy garden
    5. Ijams Nature Center - entry sign or Keyhole at Mead's Quarry
    6. Fort Dickerson - cannons
    7. Three Bears Coffee - bike sculpture
    8. William Hastie Natural Area - Urban Wilderness sign
    9. High Ground Park - Adirondack chairs
    10. JFG Coffee Sign
    11. Tea and Treasures - with Eleanor
  2. Disc Exchange - 50% off storewide (exclusions apply)
  3. Wee Care Shoppe - 25% off storewide in honor of 25th Anniversary (exclusions apply)
  4. Candoro Marble - Marble History Day - Tell Your Story and Take a Tour, noon to 5 p.m.
  5. Village Bakery - buy one dozen, get one dozen free of Thumbprint Cookies (limit 2 dozen per customer)
  6. Round Up Restaurant - burger, fries, drink for $4.99 + ice cream for only 50 cents
  7. South Landing CrossFit - free workout at Island Home Park, 9 - 10 a.m.
  8. Tea & Treasures - 9th Birthday Party (live music, outdoor vendors, door prizes, From Scratch food truck, cupcakes)
  9. H&R Block – providing kids games, and recruiting new team members for H&R Block at Tea & Treasures 9th Birthday Celebration
  10. Stanley's Greenhouse - 15% discount on all fairy garden accessories + fairy garden workshop at 10:30 a.m.
  11. Wood Realtors - Second Saturday South House Hunting - Call early to book your property tour: 577-7575
  12. Happy Yap Doggie Daycare - free behavior assessment day camp
  13. LaborExchange - Employee Car Giveaway Prize Awarded
  14. Borderland Tees - special Tennessee Tristar shirts triblend for only $10
  15. Shoney's:
    1. College Selfie Contest (Bring photo into Shoney's, receive 15% off when showing the selfie and UT student ID)
    2. Shoney Bear will greet guests and give away adult dessert coupons from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    3. Pokémon Go! trainers can find the Fort Dickerson and Fort Higley PokeStops in Shoney’s parking lot. Lures will be set from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  16. Ijams Nature Center:
    1. Art in the Valley 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Part of American Craft and TN Craft Weeks
    2. Fitness Workshops: Barre Belle SUP Yoga 6 p.m., Mead's Quarry at 9 a.m. on Paddle Boards

Posted Wednesday, 09/07/2016, 02:14 PM -