Favorite Springtime Activities Across the Campuses

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With hibernation season at an end, many UT faculty and staff may be looking for opportunities to branch out from a worn winter routine. Here are a few activities that may activate spring mode and carry into summer. 

UT Knoxville

The Clarence Brown Theatre performs a handful of captivating productions each year. UT Knoxville faculty and staff receive a 20 percent discount on all performances. Having a picnic outside Humanities and Social Sciences building or enjoying one of the many restaurants on Market Square would be the perfect complement to
this activity. 

UT Chattanooga 

UT Chattanooga faculty and staff with a love of the outdoors are in luck. Summer break is the perfect time to catch up on moments in the great outdoors, and it couldn’t be easier with the offerings for UT Chattanooga Aquatic and Recreation Center members. To take full advantage of Chattanooga’s outdoor offerings, members can rent tents, kayaks, bikes and more from the center.

UT Martin

The UT Martin Quad is the perfect location for a relaxing summer picnic. With a grassy expanse and plenty of shady spots, picnickers have their pick of warm-weather activities. Whether you’re participating in a yoga session, wanting to catch up on a good book or chatting with a friend, the Quad is the ideal place.


UT Health Science Center

There is no shortage of activity in Memphis each spring. Celebrating Memphis in May and getting outdoors will be easy starting on May 3 with the beginning of the historic Beale Street Music Festival. Memphis in May festivities last through May 25 and include live music, food, cooking contests and more. This is a great occasion for UT Health Science Center faculty and staff to get out and enjoy Memphis.