ANNUAL EVENTS, SPECIAL EVENTS & PROMOTIONS
2nd & 3rd Monday Celebrity Chef Dinner — at Pattersons Home Appliances – Monthly
Join us the 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month at 7pm for the Celebrity Chef Dinner sponsored by Pattersons & Jenn-Air. Local chefs will show you how to make a 3-course dinner and then you get to enjoy the meal. Your $10 donation comes directly to our House. Please call Pattersons to make your reservation: (865) 483-8842 – Seating is limited to 35.
Chocolatefest Knoxville — January 27, 2018
A truly sweet event to benefit Knoxville’s Ronald McDonald House. Chocolate specialists from across East Tennessee will be at the Knoxville Convention Center in beautiful Downtown Knoxville offering samples of their tasty treats! From caterers and bakers to professional chefs, Chocolatefest brings out the best East Tennessee has to offer! Enjoy chocolate, candy, cakes, cupcakes, and more. >> Learn More Here
Beat the Winter Blues — February 2, 2018
Join us at Stanley’s Greenhouse for a magical evening of wine, cheese, live music, and beautiful blooming flowers that will surely melt away any sign of the winter blues. It’s a unique event you won’t want to miss. >> Learn More Here
Farm Bureau Food Check-Out Day — February/March
Farm Bureau members from surrounding counties have been coming to our House for years now early each spring to deliver a bounty of food . . . enough to fill our freezers and pantries. And as if that weren’t enough, these incredible friends also leave gift cards that we can use to purchase needed groceries throughout the year.
Smoky Mountain Classic Chevy Roundup — May
The Smoky Mountain Classic Chevy Club is a family oriented club dedicated to the preservation and enjoyment of the ’55-’56-’57 Chevys. This enjoyment enables them to provide financial assistance for a variety of organizations, local charities, and individuals in need. The Smoky Mountain Classic Chevy Club gives annually to the Knoxville Ronald McDonald House and is held in Sevier County.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Knoxville Golf Tournament — First Friday in June
Our annual golf tournament is held at Egwani Farms Golf Course. The tournament consists of two-person teams with each team playing one round in either the AM or the PM time frame. Contests are held throughout the Tournament with awesome prizes and goody bags being awarded. >> Learn More Here
The Tams – July 29, 2017
Our KFI friends will present . . .The Tams. . . on Saturday night, July 29, at the Doubletree Hotel in Oak Ridge. The festivities begin at 6pm with bountiful food, drink, and a live auction. Music and dancing will round out the fun-filled evening. Tickets are $75 each or tables of 10 are available for $1,000. Contact Keys Fillauer for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freaky Friday Fright Nite — October
Costumed children age 12 and under are invited to “trick or treat” around the walking trail at Mayor Bob Leonard Park. Local businesses, community groups and Town volunteers will hand out the treats, provide games with prizes, assist with cookie decorating, and serve refreshments. The Town of Farragut has partnered with the Knoxville Ronald McDonald House each year of the event since 2000 in order to collect essential items that the House needs to continue day-to-day operations.
Talbots – Coming this Fall to the Bearden location
Stay tuned for more info on how you can have fun shopping while supporting our House . . . all at the same time!
ADPi Fall Fest — Coming this Fall to the UT campus
Stay tuned for the exact day and time that the lovely ladies of Alpha Delta Pi will host their annual event, Fall Fest, prior to a UT home game. There is always food, fun, a silent auction, and more!
Bearden High School Key Club UT Football Parking — September-November
The Bearden High School Key Club sells parking spaces at the Ronald McDonald House during U.T. football home games. Five hours prior to kick-off, faculty sponsor Ernie Roberts and a host of dedicated members will brave the elements to sell as many spaces as they possibly can to ardent fans. The cost is $30 and all proceeds go the House.
Southern Living Christmas Cookbook — October-December
Dillard’s is offering their exclusive custom edition of the Southern Living Christmas Cookbook. Since 1994, Dillard’s has supported Ronald McDonald House Charities, providing families with seriously ill children a “home-away-from-home” while their children receive treatment at nearby hospitals. To date, Dillard’s has donated over $4.5 million to benefit Ronald McDonald Houses nationwide, but your purchase will benefit our Knoxville Ronald McDonald House.