Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum accepting donated items for the Gatlinburg area

Josh Brooks Uncategorized

bottled-waterThe Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum is accepting donations this week for evacuees and first responders the Gatlinburg area. We are currently accepting cases of water and Gatorade; pre-packaged, non-perishable food items; toiletry items; blankets; and diapers and formula. 

The donations can be dropped off at the Knoxville Coliseum box office during extended hours this week:

Extended office hours
Tuesday, Nov. 29: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 30: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 1: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m
Friday, Dec. 2: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 3: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 4: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

As our truck fills with items, we will deliver to shelters in the Gatlinburg area and will continue deliveries to the area throughout the week.

We have several events in the Auditorium and Coliseum this week, as well as being the starting point for the community-wide Christmas Parade on Friday. We encourage our patrons to bring a donation with them while they attend events at our facility to give back this holiday season.

Wednesday, Nov. 3: The 1975
Friday, Dec. 2: Valor Fights, The Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 3: Neal McCoy, The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec. 4: The Nutcracker