Wednesday, August 31, 2016

August 31st Update - Happy Football Season Eve!

Happy Football Season Eve! 

Please remember to plan ahead for Thursday night's home opener: University of Tennessee Volunteers vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers - Kick Off at 7:30 PM 

Football Parking will NOT be available at East Tennessee Children's Hospital or Fort Sanders Regional Hospital. 

Remember to pack your patience and Volunteer Spirit in a clear, UT approved bag or small clutch! With careful planning and a backup plan, it should be a great start to a new season! More information is also available at the City of Knoxville website, here. Please keep in mind traffic patterns and construction along Cumberland Avenue will be changing over the course of the season for more information visit the TWO WEEK LOOK AHEAD.

Battle at Cumberland Avenue
Scavenger Hunt begins Tuesday, September 6 at 8:00 AM and ends Friday, September 9 at 10:00PM

During the much-ballyhooed Battle at Bristol on Sept. 10, the University of Tennessee Vols will be taking on Virginia Tech at a neutral site midway between the schools. More than 150,000 seats were presold last spring, creating the largest crowd to ever watch a college football game.

Closer to Neyland Stadium, anticipate Big Orange fervor up and down the Cumberland Avenue Corridor during the four days leading up to what's simply being called the "Biggest Ever."

The Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association is offering the "Battle at Cumberland Avenue Scavenger Hunt - Celebrating College Football's Biggest Ever." And what a scavenger hunt it will be - big rewards for creativity, and big prizes worth thousands of dollars.

"This four-day Battle at Cumberland Avenue will be an exciting lead-up to the Battle at Bristol," says Jonah Riggs, general manager of Copper Cellar Cumberland and president of the Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association. "We think the scavenger hunt teams will get really creative and have a lot of fun. We're excited to see what they come up with!"

Sign Up right smack HERE!

Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association (CAMA) - Monthly Meeting

Date: Wednesday, September 7 (during the Battle at Cumberland!)

Time: 3:00 - 4:00 pm 

Location: Copper Cellar, 1807 Cumberland Avenue

What: The merchants and other interested stakeholders meet to discuss items of interest or concern and get updates on the City's Cumberland Avenue Corridor Project.

Parking: Available parking is located at Copper Cellar. 

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