Dessert Auction

The annual dessert auction is held the Friday before Valentine’s Day during the normal Optimist Club lunch meeting (at noon at the Foundry on World’s Fair Site). This event is open to the public. The dessert auction is a silent auction with yummy sweets baked by the Optimist Club of Knoxville’s members.

Cheese Sales

Annual cheese sales during the Christmas season has been one of the Optimist Club of Knoxville’s primary fundraisers for over 50 years. The cheese is supplied from the Ashe County Creamery in North Carolina and is sold by the Optimist Club Members. The Cheese Sales raise funds for not only for our youth programs but also for our community programs.

If interested in purchasing cheese please please email