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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Farragut Outdoor Classroom nominated for Orchids Beautification Award

The Town of Farragut is thrilled to announce that the Farragut Outdoor Classroom has been nominated for a 2016 Orchids Beautification Award. Keep Knoxville Beautiful has presented the Orchids Awards to the Knoxville area since 1979. The Outdoor Classroom ...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Farragut receives GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The Town of Farragut proudly announces it has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Fiscal Year 2016 budget. The Town also received this award f...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Town of Farragut and IRS offer income tax assistance

What: The Internal Revenue Service and the Town of Farragut will sponsor Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) at the Farragut Town Hall. At no charge, volunteers will complete and e-file IRS tax returns during this assistance program for lower income an...Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2016

Get healthy for spring with a fitness class at Town Hall

The Town of Farragut is offering four-week Pilates and Pilates/Yoga Fusion classes in March at the Farragut Town Hall. Specific class information is as follows:

Pilates/Yoga Fusion
What: This class combines yoga poses with Pilates mat exercises that b...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Farragut Museum to celebrate Black History Month with art show, event

The Farragut Museum Committee and Farragut Arts Council will host two free events in honor of Black History Month this February at Farragut Town Hall. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Honoring Service and Talent.”

An art show featuring the wor...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Farragut’s spring softball and volleyball registration now open

Registration for the Town of Farragut’s adult spring softball and volleyball leagues is now open. Played at Mayor Bob Leonard Park, softball leagues begin the week of April 4 and volleyball leagues begin the week of April 11. All leagues are for participa...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Farragut Museum features “The Farragut Farmers” exhibit

Beginning Jan. 18, the Farragut Museum will feature a new special exhibit – “The Farragut Farmers.” This exhibit will be on display through May 27, 2016.

As late as the early seventies, the Farragut area was a sprawling rural community dotted with bea...Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Farragut Arts Council announces “Book Fest for Children” Call for Authors

The Farragut Arts Council, in conjunction with the Town of Farragut and the Knox County Library Farragut Branch, will host the ninth annual “Farragut Book Fest for Children” on Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Founders Park at Campbell Station....Read on...

Posted on: January 19, 2016

Town offers free rental equipment for neighborhood cleanups

The Town of Farragut now offers the free rental of cleanup equipment – including vests, pickers and trash bags – for neighborhood cleanup days.

A neighborhood representative can call the Parks and Leisure Services Department at 966-7057 to reserve the...Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2016

Tickets on sale now for Farragut’s father-daughter dance

Tickets are available now for the Town of Farragut’s annual “Shamrock Ball – A Father-Daughter Dance” scheduled for Saturday, March 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Farragut High School Commons.

Tickets are $20 for a couple and $30 for a family in advance an...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

Farragut Arts Council invites local artists to join directory

The Farragut Arts Council invites local artists to participate in the Farragut Artist Directory by submitting their information to the Town of Farragut.

The directory is available on the Town of Farragut website at www.townoffarragut.org/artsandculture...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2016

LED light bulb exchange offered at Town Hall

The Town of Farragut Office of Sustainability is offering a LED light bulb exchange through a $1,000 grant from the Walmart Community Grant Program. Farragut residents are encouraged to bring their incandescent bulbs to the Parks and Leisure Services offi...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2016

Social Media 4 Seniors offers classes January-March

The Town of Farragut is hosting four technology classes for seniors offered by local company Social Media 4 Seniors (www.socialmedia4seniors.net) in January at the Farragut Town Hall. Participants must be 55 years or older to attend. Register early as onl...Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Town of Farragut Accepting Community Grant Applications

The Town of Farragut will be accepting applications for community grants for fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). Deadline for acceptance of grant applications for FY2017 will be March 24, 2016 in order to better evaluate the requests for assi...Read on...