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Chevy Chase stops through Knoxville for a 'Christmas Vacation' screening and Q&A

The event was held at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Break out your Marty Moose mugs and polish your snow saucers, because Clark Griswold was back in town.

Actor Chevy Chase stopped through Knoxville for a few days as part of a "Christmas Vacation" tour. The French Market Creperies in downtown Knoxville said he stopped through Wednesday, posting a picture with him to social media.

Christmas Vacation at The French Market Crêperie today! #ChevyChase #downtownknoxville #crepes #visitknoxville #thefrenchmarket

Posted by The French Market Crêperies on Wednesday, December 8, 2021

The actor was in town for "An Evening with Chevy Chase" at the Knoxville Civic Auditorium the night of Dec. 7  to host a screening of "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" on its 32nd Anniversary. The star hosted a Q&A session after the screening to give people a look behind the scenes of the film and to share some of his favorite memories. 

The last time Chase was in Knoxville was during the filming of "The Last Movie Star" (formerly "Dog Years") with the late Burt Reynolds.