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JULY 13–16
Shakespeare on the S are
NEVER SEEN A PRODUCTION OF OTHELLO? Don’t know a word from Hamlet? Then you need to make it down to Market Square for The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged, and get to know them all at once. This summer’s Tennessee Stage Company Productions of Shakespeare include both Abridged and Two Gentlemen of Verona, a comedy featuring accidentally star-crossed lovers, classy outlaws, and a double-wedding! Performances are free to the public, but there is the option for VIP seating at the cost of $15.
July 7-8: Mamma Mia!
Where can you find a young woman
trying to decipher the identity of her father, intense human drama, and the
music of ABBA all in one place? In the Broadway musical Mamma Mia!—the 8th
longest running Broadway play, with over 5,000 performances over a 14 year run. The musical comes
to the Tennessee Theatre in early July. Tickets range from $38 to $78.
July 22 Moonlight Bootlegger 5K
Never had the experience of transporting a batch of hooch on secret paths under the cover of nightfall? Then you need to sign up for the Moonlight Bootlegger 5k Run. Take part in this run on the Ijams trails, and enjoy some locally made moonshine cocktails and live music. Mooshine AFTER the running only. Tickets to participate in the event range from $28 to $43. Spectator tickets are $15.
July 25 Nahko and Medicine for the People
Attention: Alternative music listeners,
Nahko and Medicine for the People
is performing at the Bijou Theater. The group is praised for their blend of rock, hip hop, and alternative folk music. Tickets are priced at $22.
August 12 Lions and Tigers and Brews, Oh My!
The annual Feasts with the Beasts is returning to the Knoxville Zoo. With more than 40 purveyors of fine cuisine and drink on hand, attendees are sure to enjoy an enchanted evening among the animals. Tickets are $65 in advance and $70 on the day of the event.
August 26 Corey Smith
Grab your cowboy boots and hat because Corey Smith is making his way back to Knoxville. The singer- songwriter returns to Knoxville to play in familiar stomping grounds at the Tennessee Theater. Tickets range from $29.50 to $44.50.
August 27 4th Knox Asian Festival
Come down to Market Square to be a part of the 4th Knox Asian Festival. The event will have performers, Asian cuisine, and other displays of Asian culture for all of Knoxville to see. Admission to the festival is free.

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