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SPECIAL EVENT: Summer Kickoff Poetry Open Mic Night

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Join Ijams Nature Center and the Knoxville Poetry Slam for a night of haikus, poems, sonnets, and more as we kick off summer with an open mic poetry night on the lawn on Friday May 24th!

Tickets are $5 at the door. Doors open at 7pm for the Social Hour; the mic officially opens at 8pm. Food truck and a beer garden will be available for food and beverage purchases. No outside coolers or alcohol permitted. We will be outdoors for this event so don’t forget your blankets or lawn chairs!

This event, like all Knoxville Poetry Slam events, is considered all ages; however, parents, please use your best discretion when bringing little ones.

So come out and invite your friends for some summer fun that you won’t want to miss!

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May 24
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ijams Nature Center
2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920 United States
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(865) 577-4717