The Daily Plan-It: Books Sandwiched In, Needtobreathe, and Ed Shrader’s Music Beat

Hi, hello, good morning! Need something to do today? Here are some ideas.

Smart Toys and Books will have a “Fall Fair of Activities,” from 10 a.m. to noon today. Instructors of upcoming classes and activities will be on hand to preview what they have planned. It’s free to attend. Prizes are involved.

KCDC President Alvin Nance will be at the East Tennessee History Center at noon to participate in KCPL’s Books Sandwiched In program. Nance will lead a discussion on the book The American Way of Poverty: How the Other Half Still Lives by Sasha Abramsky. It’s free to attend!

Knox Makers’ open art night starts at 6:30 p.m. and goes until 9 at its location in Oak Ridge. It’s open to the public, so take advantage of the opportunity to develop your artistic skills. Bring your art supplies!

South Carolina rockers Needtobreathe are on tour in support of their latest album Rivers in the Wasteland, and will perform the first of two concerts at the Tennessee Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35.50-$49.50. Buy them here.

Wrap up the night at the Pilot Light where Baltimore’s Ed Shrader’s Music Beat will perform, along with locals Daddy Don’t. The show starts at 10. It’s $6 to get in. 18+ only.