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Madeline Rogero, Mayor
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For Immediate Release
First Friday 100 Block Grand Opening Party Oct. 1
100 Block Construction Blog
First Friday Events
September 28, 2010 - Enjoy First Friday events PLUS celebrate the reopening of the 100 Block of S. Gay Street at the 100 Block Grand Opening Party!

100 Block Grand Opening Party starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m. and is sponsored by the City of Knoxville to celebrate the recent completion of the Gay Street Streetscapes project. It's also to say thanks to the residents and businesses on the 100 Block for their patience and assistance during the project.

Free Parking will be available in both the city's Jackson Avenue Parking Lot and the Market Square Garage.

There is also free parking a little further out at the city's Old City Parking Lot and at the Locust Street and State Street Parking Garages.

100 BLOCK PARTY PERFORMANCE STAGE LINEUP:

5:30-6:30 p.m. Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
6:30-7:00 p.m. Polish Sextet singing tradition Polish music
7:00-7:20 p.m. Momentum Dance Lab
7:30-8:00 p.m. Greg Carney Project Performing "Thriller"
8:00-8:30 p.m. Contemporary Rock Band "We Have a Tradition"
8:30-9:00 p.m. Cirque Du Gay Street (aerial dances, stilt walking, trapeze act and silk performance, fire eating and fire breathing)

100 BLOCK PARTY BOOTHS:

  • Bathfitters
  • Circle Modern Dance
  • City People
  • Hand Bags by Julie Apple
  • Hola Festival
  • Momemtum Dance Lab
  • PittMaster Bar-B-Q
  • Regas Restaurant
  • Slam Dot
  • The Word Players
  • TVA Credit Union
  • URBhana

    PLUS:

  • Galleries and Shops Will Stay Open Late
  • Food Vendors
  • Family Friendly Fun!

    Block Off the Night to Celebrate the Arts Downtown!

     

     

     

     

     

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