Activities this weekend include a Friday morning visit to Clinton by Gov. Bill Haslam, music (some of it free), nonprofit fundraisers, and a regatta at Oak Ridge Marina.
The Emory Valley Center of Oak Ridge is having a fundraiser that features music from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Buddy’s Banquet Hall in Knoxville.
The second show of the free Secret City Sounds concert series, featuring Aftah Party, starts at 7 p.m. Friday in the pavilion at A.K. Bissell Park.
Sound Company, a children’s choir, performs at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Grove Theater in Oak Ridge.
Aid to Distressed Families of Appalachian Counties (ADFAC) 25th Anniversary Home Build starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Contact Jimmy Landmesser for more information at JamesLmess5198@gmail.com or (865) 607-5331.
The 2012 Conference USA Women’s Rowing Championship will be held Saturday, May 12, at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.
May Ceilidh, a fundraiser from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Family LIfe Center, will benefit Ulster Project of East Tennessee. It will include an Irish dinner, music, dancing, and a silent auction.
It’s also the last weekend to see Chicago at Oak Ridge Playhouse.