My friend J and I went to the 5th Annual East Tennessee Chili Cook-Off about a month ago.
I didn't really take any good photos, but in this one you can sort of see the chili stands on the left.
There was so much chili that we left for a couple of hours and came back for a second helping. We managed to taste 17 of the 22 chili's.
Knoxville has a pretty great Farmer's Market. Sometimes they also have other events in Krutch park at the same time: they've had a biscuit festival, some sort of history fair... A few weeks ago they had this:
I never really found out what was going on, but it seemed like fun.
In the evenings in the fall you can often see a huge flock of birds flying from tree to tree, in downtown Knoxville, and then sometimes just swerving through the sky.
That's them in the bottom right part of this photo.
A few months ago I went to see the roller derby just a few blocks east of downtown.
It was interesting.
I went to a Vols game, Neyland stadium fits about 20,000 more fans than Camp Randall.