Our network

Families

Thanksgiving Day meal costs a little less than predicted

Whether you're the kind who goes prepared with a list or a last minute shopper, Americans will soon be packing grocery stores to get ready for Thanksgiving dinner.

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the average cost of a Thanksgiving Day meal for a family of 10 is $49.04. Last year's average, according to the AFBF, was $49.48.

The study states volunteer shoppers looked for the best possible prices without taking advantage of special promotional coupons or purchase deals.

City of Knoxville: Time to get in the Christmas spirit!

City of Knoxville: Time to get in the Christmas spirit!

On Monday, they announced the big events planned for this year's Christmas in the City celebration. They include:

  • Regal Celebration of Lights in downtown Knoxville, which includes the lighting a 38-foot tree in Krutch Park on November 29 and rooftop trees
  • WIVK Christmas Parade on December 6
  • Holidays on Ice will give you the chance to ice skate in Market Square from Nov. 29-Jan. 5

Don't let spooky weather ruin your Halloween fun!

Don't let spooky weather ruin your Halloween fun!

Don't let bad weather ruin your Halloween fun! Here's a listing of some of the indoor events going on that you can enjoy on this spooky holiday!

Dead Man's Farm Haunted House: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 24 & Oct. 29-30; 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 25-26, 7-11 p.m. Nov. 1-2; closed Oct. 31, 9567 Highway 11E, Lenoir City. $17 admission. High-intensity, interactive haunted house.

Halloween Cookie Cake

Halloween Cookie Cake

Ingredients

Value Sized Chocolate chip cookie dough

1 block cream cheese

1/2 cup Nutella

Candy Corn

Marshmallows

Chocolate Chips

Pecans

Directions

Press the cookie dough into a 10 inch round cake pan and bake at 350 degrees for 22 minutes. Cream together the cream cheese and Nutella. Spread Nutella mixture on cooked cookie cake. Layer outer edge with candy corn, then circle in marshmallows, then pecans, then chocolate chips.

 

Take a tour of Cherokee Caverns.... in the dark!

Take a tour of Cherokee Caverns.... in the dark!

 

 

Cherokee Caverns to offer “Old Fashioned Lantern Tours”  on Saturday, May 25th from 10am til 4pm.   Tour caves the way they used to in the old days!