Thursday, Oct. 10

What: Kevin Carter
Where: Wild Wing Cafe
When: 9 p.m.
Price: Free
Cortney's Take: Chicken wings and country music. What else would you want on a Thursday night on Rocky Top? Country singer Kevin Carter will be at Wild Wing Cafe sharing his stories through song.

Friday, Oct. 11

What: Green River Ordinance with Elenowen
Where: Square Room
When: 8 p.m.
Price: Free
Cortney's Take: Friday nights are great for concerts. This one is free and features rock band Green River Ordinance and duo Elenowen. This combination of rock and folk is sure to be a good night for music lovers of all kinds.

Saturday, Oct. 12

What: Oktoberfest
Where: Restaurant Linderhoff in Farragut, Tenn.
When: 12 p.m.
Price: $5, all ages
Claire's Take: What better to celebrate October and German culture than with Oktoberfest? This festival will feature delicious food, craft beer and good music as Knoxville embraces the turning of the leaves and the transition into fall.

Sunday, Oct. 13

What: Host with the Most
Where: Side Splitters Comedy Club
When: 6 p.m.
Price: $15
Claire's Take: This event features local media personalities performing stand-up routines and competing to win audience votes. Ninety percent of ticket sales will be donated to the winner's choice charity. This event combines humor and a good cause for maximum laughs and good feelings.