Courier Calendar


Saturday, Nov 23rd Willow Brook Thanks-Giving-Away set for Nov. 23 Everyone is invited to Willow Brook Baptist Church’s annual “Thanks-Giving-Away” Saturday, Nov. 23. Food boxes, clothes, shoes, household items, toys and miscellaneous items are all available to anyone at no cost. The event begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. Willow Brook is located in Rocky Top, just off of Interstate I-75 at Exit 129.


Friday, Dec 6th Children’s Museum Gala is Dec. 6 The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will “Journey to Japan” for its 18th annual Gala from 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. The evening will celebrate Japanese life and culture, as well as Oak Ridge’s sister city friendship with Japan, while benefitting the Children’s Museum. The Gala evening will feature musical entertainment, fine dining, and auctions at the museum, 461 West Outer Drive, Oak Ridge. Guests are invited to dress in Japanese or cocktail attire. The Gala is the annual fund raiser for the Children’s Museum, supporting the museum’s mission of educating children through play and discovery. Gala tickets are $125 per person, or $800 for a table of eight. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets, and call Beth Shea at CMOR at 865-482-1074 for more about Gala sponsorships.