Despite the 90 degree temperatures, fall is just around the corner! We all know that means sweaters, pumpkins and of course, UT Football. But at Lox, we have even more in store!
Friday, September 21st is Parking Day! Come on down to Gay Street where the parking spots will be transformed into mini parks and public spaces that most urban area’s are lacking. It is an internationally recognized event that came to be in San Francisco in 2005. Catch us on the corner of Gay Street an Summit Hill Drive from 10AM to 3PM!
New to our community is the Old City Market! From 11AM – 4PM on the second Saturday, local and regional artists and makers will be lining W. Jackson Ave with some of the most unique goods you can find. The local talent showcases impressive creations from jewelry to screen prints to wood work. September 8th was the first market and we can not wait for future markets to come! We are open 10AM-5PM on Saturdays so you can get your new fall look and shop on the same block!
As a salon we value continued education and fresh inspiration. October 21st and 22nd the Lox Stars will be in Birmingham, Alabama for the Premier Birmingham Hair Show! We will be surrounded by the best of the best and growing as stylists and artists. What does that mean for you? Because of the event we will be closed Monday, October 22nd but it also means we will return with fresh and trendy techniques and inspirations that we will be eager to share with you!
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The First Friday of every month is an extraordinary time in Downtown Knoxville. Local businesses in and around downtown open their doors, & specifically their walls, to local artists’ work on display for the evenings Art Walk. Most of these businesses are not galleries themselves, but rather restaurants, coffee shops, gift shops, & yes, even Salons.
If you have yet to experience First Friday, we suggest you start this week. Lox Salon is joining forces with The Basement Art Studio, Good Golly Tamale, & Gratitude bar to support over 40 different female artists in the Nasty Woman Art Exhibit opening this Friday at 6pm. This exhibit will serve as a fundraiser for the Knoxville Family Justice Center & Girls Rock Camp. 100% of the proceeds from the sale or artwork & submission fees will go to these charities that support & empower women.
“The idea of the Nasty Women Art Exhibit was borne from a group of NYC artists who wanted to show solidarity for women’s rights. The Knoxville exhibit is one of many national exhibitions organized to demonstrate solidarity among female artists and allies who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, women’s healthcare rights, immigration rights, racial and environmental justice. It also serves as a fundraiser to support organizations defending these rights. The first exhibit was at a warehouse in Brooklyn in January 2017 and served as a fundraiser for women’s health, raising over $43,000 for the cause. Since then Nasty Women exhibits have spread throughout the globe.”
Lox will also be hosting a Pop Up Shop this Friday & Saturday which will include clothing, accessories, as well as specialty hair products & tools, of which a portion of the proceeds will also benefit the KFJC.
We hope you can make it out to this event! It will be one you won’t want to miss.