COME ONE COME ALL TO THE SALAMANDER BALL!
SPECIAL NEWSLETTER EDITION!
Can I fit this into my busy schedule?
- Sunday nights - a fun time before your work week.
- ... come from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm, or any time in between.
Can I bring my kids or grandkids to the Ball?
- Kids 12 years and under are free.
- Your ticket will also buy free zoo admission.
- Activities for kids will be provided.
- You can come in early and enjoy the Zoo first, and then attend the Ball that evening - all at Zoo Knoxville.
- There will be a special appearance by our own Big Red the Salamander to greet the children.
- We know this is a night before a school day. So we have set it up so you and your family can make sure you leave before their bed-time.
Does it need to be $75 per ticket for adults and teens?
- This is a fund-raiser for Discover Life in America.
- We will have heavy hors d'oeuvres from Holly's Eventful Dining.
- The band, Vibraslaps, will be performing hits from the past.
- Each family attending will receive a free, signed copy of the children's book, 'The Great Smoky Mountains Salamander Ball (see photo above).
- Your admittance ticket also gets you free admission to Zoo Knoxville.
Okay, I'm interested! Do you have any more information?
YES! YOU BET!
- Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016.
- Place: Zoo Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee.
- Tickets: click here to go to our ticket webpage, or call 865-430-4756,
or click here to email our office.
- Provided: live band, silent auction, refreshments and food, and more.
- Unique to this event: the Smokies Critter Parade, so come dressed as you favorite Smokies critter and be a part of this fun time to celebrate the park's amazing biodiversity.
- Special This Year: we will be honoring our friend, partner, and founder of the Southeast Regional Office of the National Parks Conservation Association, Don Barger.
- Networking: come meet many attendees from the National Park Service, DLIA Board of Directors and staff, and staff of our park partner organizations.
- Finale': thank you ahead of time for coming. We look forward to seeing you all at The Salamander Ball!
Hey I see you will have a silent auction. Can I see some of the items?
YES! Here are a few...
(Opry includes a pair of tickets with backstage passes!)
DLIA Webpage: www.dlia.org/2016-salamander-ball