Music festival: The Meadow Lark Music Festival, featuring music by Robinella, Blue Mother Tupelo, Cutthroat Shamrock, Della Mae, The Lonetones, Barefoot Movement, Kevin Abernathy & Mic Harrison, Westwend and others, will begin at 2 p.m. today at Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance, $20 at the gate, ($5/$10 for students with valid ID) available at www.ijams.org. Read an interview with Robinella at www.knoxville.com.
Play time: The Children's Theatre of Knoxville presents "Heidi," a new adaptation of the book by Johanna Spyri at 1 and 5 p.m. today at the Children's Theatre of Knoxville, 109 E. Churchwell Ave. Admission is $12, and the play is suitable for all ages. More info: www.childrenstheatre knoxville.com.
Let's go retro! Rev up the hotrod and head out for a movie under the stars at two area drive-in movie theaters. The Parkway Drive- In, 2909 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway in Maryville, will show "Epic" and "Now You See Me" at 7 p.m. today and Sunday. The Midtown Drive- In, 2728 Roane State Highway in Harriman, will screen "Epic" and "After Earth." Admission to either drive-in is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12. More info: www.parkwaydrivein.com or www.midtowndrivein.com.
Rock show: Former favorite local jam band Jescoe will reunite for a special show at 10 p.m. today at Preservation Pub, 28 Market Square. Also playing will be Big Country's Empty Bottle. Admission is $5. Check out an interview with the band at www.knoxville.com.
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