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Snow Day 2016

  • Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria 200 East Jackson Avenue Knoxville, TN, 37915 (map)

The 8th annual Snow Day, a CAC Beardsley Community Farm Benefit, will be hosted at Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria at 7 pm on Friday, January 22nd 2016.

Pre-order discounted tickets on Brown Paper Tickets: $8 for soup AND admission (plus processing fees). Click here.

CAC Beardsley Community Farm is Knoxville's only urban demonstration farm that helps get fresh, healthy, local food to Knoxville's under-served communities.

Snow Day will feature seven performances by a diverse group of local musicians, a soup contest between some of Knoxville's finest restaurants, a Homegrown and Homemade Beard Pageant, and a silent auction. So far, silent auction prizes include a 2 night stay at the Butterfly Gap Retreat, a 1 night stay in the King Suite at The Oliver Hotel, a CSA Half Share with Abbey Fields, one craniosacral therapy session with Dr. Natalie Kurylo, tickets to the Knoxville Zoo, tickets to see the Ice Bears, gift certificates to several local Knoxville businesses and so much more!

More prizes are expected to be donated between now and January 22nd, and local artisans, businesses, and organizations are encouraged to participate in the large silent auction.

Snow Day has become a very popular Knoxville tradition with over 800 attendees and support from over 100 local businesses in Knoxville. These businesses included several restaurants, local retail, and media outlets. Snow Day is an important event for CAC Beardsley Community Farm that helps raise about 15% of the annual operating budget.

Featured Musicians: Mic Harrison And The High Score, CrumbSnatchers, Old City Buskers, Roman Reese, Scruffy City Syncopators, Sunshine Station and more.

Soup with Flour Head Bakery Bread: This year's contestants are: Olibea, Babalu, Sweet and Savory Truck, Sunspot, Tupelo Honey Cafe, Tootsie Truck, and more...Come try delcious soup featuring local ingredients!

Cost: Pre-order discounted tickets on Brown Paper Tickets: $8 for soup AND admission (plus processing fees). Click here.

At the door: $8 admission, plus $5 for soup

Why: To benefit CAC Beardsley Community Farm and your community. To support sustainable urban agriculture and food justice in Knoxville.

Sponsors: Barley's Taproom and Pizzeria, Knoxville Mercury, Flour Head Bakery, Nathanna, WUOT, WUTK, WDVX, and Yelp.

Wondering when you can catch a certain act? Here is the Snow Day schedule:

Upstairs—Soup Off & Silent Auction area

7:00-7:40- Old City Buskers

8:00-8:40- Jon Whitlock Trio

9:00-10:00- Roman Reese

10:00 sharp! Silent Auction Ends

Downstairs-----Main Stage

7:40-8:20- Sunshine Station

8:45-9:45- Scruffy City Syncopators

10:15-10:45- Homemade and Homegrown Beard Pageant

10:45-11:30 Mic Harrison and the High Score

12:00-1:00 Crumbsnatchers

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Earlier Event: December 17
Eat for Change: Help Support Beardsley!
Later Event: February 27
Community Work Day and Annual Seed Swap