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Dinner on Gay Street Bridge, October 15

The Arts & Culture Alliance is hosting its annual Dinner on the Gay Street Bridge on Sunday, October 15, beginning at 5:30 pm. Guests are invited to enjoy a truly unique dining experience over the river and under the stars in beautiful downtown Knoxville.

Dinner on the Bridge is an evening event that features a cocktail hour, dinner & dessert by All Occasion Catering, entertainment by musicians of the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra, and much more! “We are thrilled that the City of Knoxville is once again allowing us to offer dinner over the river and under the stars!” says Liza Zenni, Executive Director of the Arts & Culture Alliance.

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Signature artwork for 2017 Dinner on the Bridge by Ryan Blair. Image courtesy of Arts & Culture Alliance.

The Arts & Culture Alliance has commissioned a new signature piece of art from local artist, Ryan Blair, to commemorate the occasion. The original piece will be auctioned for sale during the event. Centerpiece artwork is provided by members of Art Market Gallery.

A complete schedule of events may be found on the Arts & Culture Alliance’s website at

All food, beverages, and entertainment are included with the event tickets. 100% of net proceeds will go into the Arts & Heritage Fund, which supports local arts and heritage organizations that preserve, promote, and present Greater Knoxville’s own unique joie de vivre (joy of life)!

Tickets for Dinner on the Bridge are $225 per person ($200 through September 1) and may be purchased online at, by phone at 865-523-7543, or by mailing a check to: Arts & Culture Alliance, PO Box 2506, Knoxville, TN 37901. Parking is available in the Dwight Kessel Garage; please enter at the Hill Street entrance.

Special thanks to Ann & Steve Bailey, All Occasion Catering, All Occasions Party Rentals, The City of Knoxville, Cornerstone Foundation, Noble Vines, and Visit Knoxville for their support of this event. For more information about being a sponsor, please contact Liza Zenni at (865) 523-7543 or

Managed by the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, the Arts & Heritage Fund raises money to support a wide range of arts organizations, historical sites, and cultural organizations throughout the area. The Arts & Heritage Fund grants: provide stable sources of financial support for the arts and heritage community; broaden access to high-quality arts and heritage experiences; and foster excellence in the local arts and heritage field and its administration.

For more information, please visit, or contact the Arts & Culture Alliance at (865) 523-7543 or

Published August 29, 2017

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