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A lesson in fencing at the Knoxville Convention Center

A lesson in fencing at the Knoxville Convention Center

En garde! The United States Association of Collegiate Fencing Clubs 12th Annual National Championship glides into the Knoxville Convention Center this weekend. More than 700 athletes from the USACFC will pack our exhibit hall for the country’s largest collegiate fencing competition. It begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 7 [...]

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Handcrafted Beauty at the Center

Handcrafted Beauty at the Center

The newest guests to the Knoxville Convention Center know how to stay on point—or rather, on needlepoint. The American Quilting Society (AQS) brought their third annual Quilt Show and Contest back to Knoxville last week, bringing quilters from 36 U.S. states and six countries to display their craft. While you may think [...]

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Wing Ding 33 was “Rollin’ on the Rocky Top”

Wing Ding 33 was “Rollin’ on the Rocky Top”

You may have noticed a few more motorcyclists on the road than usual recently. Wing Ding 33, America’s largest touring rally, held their annual celebration in Knoxville this year, bringing more than 15,000 Honda Gold Wing and Valkyrie motorcycle enthusiasts from throughout the U.S. and Canada to town. This was the fourth [...]

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We’re seeing Red at the Knoxville Convention Center

We’re seeing Red at the Knoxville Convention Center

Hundreds of women donned their red and enjoyed The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women luncheon held here this week. It’s an event dedicated to raising awareness of heart disease -- the No. 1 killer of women. And the color certainly gets your attention. The luncheon was a fun way to [...]

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