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10 About Town Nov. 15th - 18th

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The final action packed installment of the Twilight series Breaking Dawn, Part 2, hits theaters this weekend. However, if you don't happen to be a member of Team Edward or the other guy that turns into a werewolf, we have plenty for you to do in this week's 10 About Town.

Country music star and cancer survivor Wade Hayes will be performing this Thursday at the Tin Roof on Cumberland Avenue. The show is $10 with all proceeds going to benefit the American Cancer Society.

Award winning singer/songwriter Cindy Morgan brings the Hymns For Hunger Tour  to Parkwest Church on Friday at 7pm. No need for money, just bring a donation of canned food or non-perishable item and get in for free.

The first of many races this weekend takes place Friday night at Dollywood. The Light The Way 5k begins at 11pm on a course that winds through the 150-acre theme park's Smoky Mountain Christmas Festival. Meet at the park's front gate around 9:30pm with $30 to register.

College hoops are in full swing but the real action features some of WBIR's finest. The Heartbreakers are back and playing this Friday at Copper Ridge Elementary School. If you haven't witnessed Foxxy's trademark behind-the-head three pointer then you are in for a show. Tip off is at 7pm.

Fans of Sasquatch are finally getting their day...literally. Join Mayor Tim Burchett and the cast of Animal Planet's hit show Finding Big Foot as they proclaim the first ever Knox County Bigfoot Day. This Friday at 5pm, be at the Powell Auction House on Pleasant Ridge for autographs and photos with the cast. Admission is free.

The Foothills Fine Craft Fair will be Friday through Sunday in the Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and kids under 6 get in free.

Its the first weekend for Pet Pictures With Santa Paws. From 1pm to 4pm this Saturday and Sunday, pet owners can head to Agrifeed on Middlebrook Pike to get pet pictures made with a real Santa. All proceeds go to benefit Young Williams Animal Center.

Gary Valentine, of the hit show King Of Queens, will headline Thursday through Saturday at Side Spiltters. Tickets can be purchased online and while you're there, be sure to get tickets to Erin Donovan performing Sunday night. Tickets to Erin's show are $10 or half off if you use the promo code "ED"

The Volunteer Princess and Scarecrow Foundation are hosting a Fall Ball Dinner Cruise to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. The dinner cruise will be on Friday, Nov. 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Boarding will begin at 6:00 p.m. 20% of all ticket sales go to Second Harvest of East Tennessee

UT has a "must win" at Vandy on Saturday. Kickoff is 7pm on ESPN2.

The Tennessee Theatre will host the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra performing Brahms' Symphony #4 at 7:30pm this Thursday and Friday followed up by Lyle Lovett at 8pm on Saturday.

If you like to run, on Sunday, the Oak Ridge Secret City Half Marathon begins at 8am. The course for the event will start and end at the
National Fitness Center on Briarcliff Avenue.

the Clayton Homes Annual Turkey Trot 5k to benefit Blount County Schools, starts at 3pm at Clayton Homes Corporate Headquarters - 5000 Clayton Rd, Maryville, TN 37804.

The Girls On The Run 5k for healthy living going on at Tyson Park. Girls, ages 8 through 14, along with their families, friends and the general public are invited to participate. The entry fee is $15. Registration begins at 1 p.m.

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