UPCOMING EVENTS

Dogwood Arts hosts 20 annual events and programs. From public sculpture exhibitions, music festivals, trail rides, and everything in between; there's something for everyone.

Scroll down for a full list of programs & events

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Art in Public Places Sculpture Exhibition

June 2022 - June 2023

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November First Friday Gallery Opening

November 4, 2022

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Bazillion Blooms Dogwood Tree Sales

Now - November 16, 2022

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October First Friday:
Vincent Drake

October 7, 2022

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Bazillion Blooms Tree Pick-Up

December 2-3, 2022

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December First Friday & Christmas Parade

Now - November 16, 2022

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Emerging Makers Tent at Old City Market

October 9, 2022

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Emerging Makers Tent at Old City Market

November 13, 2022

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Emerging Makers Tent at Old City Market

December 11, 2022

2023 EVENT CALENDAR

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Art in Public Places Sculpture Exhibition

June 2022 - June 2023

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Spring Featured
Gardens

April 15-16, 2023

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House & Garden
Show

February 10-12, 2023

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Dogwood Arts
Festival

April 28-30, 2023

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Chalk Walk in Market Square

April 1, 2023

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Southern Skies 
Music Festival

May 20-21, 2023

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SOUTHERN SKIES MUSIC FESTIVAL

This one-day music event is curated by The Dirty Guv’nahs and features seven musical acts across two stages, food trucks, craft beer, wine, specialty cocktails, a Maker Market, and more.

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FEATURED GARDENS

Select properties with distinguished and remarkable gardens open their grounds to the public for one weekend only.

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WALKING TRAILS

Focusing on the idea of stepping out into our community, the trails are at least one-mile in length and folks are encouraged to walk, run, or bike these trails. Walk, run or bike these trails to earn miles towards the Covenant Health Dogwood Patch!

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HIKES & BLOOMS

Produced along with Covenant Health, these interpretive hikes will highlight interesting facts, features, and flora about unique locations.

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BIKES & BLOOMS

Experience the Dogwood trails the lean, green way – on a bicycle by way of an organized ride.

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DOGWOOD TRAILS, OPEN GARDENS & CAMERA SITES

Explore the natural beauty of our region along more than 80 miles of trails as you enjoy a walk, bike or drive on the iconic Dogwood Trails throughout the Knoxville area.

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HOUSE & GARDEN SHOW

The House & Garden Show provides visitors the chance to shop hundreds of retailers and manufacturers exhibiting products, offering services and advice on interior design, home improvement, gardening, and more. Stroll through beautifully landscaped gardens and have the opportunity to talk with the designers.

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BAZILLION BLOOMS

Bazillion Blooms is our annual tree-planting campaign where we sell bare-root dogwood trees to Keep Knoxville Blooming. Dogwood Arts along with corporate and community support has planted more than 11,000 new dogwoods in 11 years.

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ART KITS FOR KIDS

The Art Kits for Kids program provides free art and educational supplies to students in need across East Tennessee. The Kits are distributed through partnerships with nonprofit organizations that serve youth in East Tennessee.

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FIRST FRIDAY: ART WALK

On the First Friday of each month, downtown galleries and shops unveil new exhibitions and host open houses to promote the arts in our community. Dogwood Arts hosts a different artist or artist collective in our Gallery located at 123 W. Jackson Avenue.

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REGIONAL ART EXHIBITION

Fine art encompassing all styles and genres from both emerging and established regional artists will be showcased at the Emporium Center Gallery.

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CHALK WALK

This virtual, community-wide event encourages artists of all ages to create one-of-a-kind chalk artworks on neighborhood sidewalks, driveways, and community spaces!