Horton Hears a Who at Knoxville Zoo

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Horton Hears a Who at Knoxville Zoo

Posted: 06/16/2009
Going to the movies becomes anadventure with the debut of Zoovies presented by Fowler's Furniture at Knoxville Zoo!

On Friday, June 26, the zoo will screen the Dr. Seuss favorite Horton Hears a Who. This family favorite features Jim Carrey as the voice of Horton the Elephant as he struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors.

Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. and themovie begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Clayton Family Kids Covetent. In addition to some wild time to play in Kids Cove,Zoovie-goers will also get to meet some zoo animals and takea carousel ride on the "Fuzzy-Go-Round". (Additional chargefor carousel rides.)

Fowler's Furniture is providing one family the chance to bethe evening's VIPs with the Fowler's Furniture Front RowFamily contest. The lucky winners will receive free admissionfor four people to the event and have front row seats inrecliners reserved just for them. You can register to win inperson at Knoxville Zoo or any Fowler's Furniture location.You may also register online at www.knoxville-zoo.org. Thedeadline to register is Wednesday, June 24, at 4:00 p.m. andthe winning family will be notified the evening of June 24.

Admission to the event is $6 per person, and $5 per person for zoo members. Guests under 2 years of age are admitted free. Parking for this event is free. For more information, visit Knoxville Zoo's website at www.knoxville-zoo.org or call (865) 637-5331, extension 300. Zoovies at Knoxville Zoo is sponsored by Fowler's Furniture and B97.5 FM.

Knoxville Zoo is located off exit 392 from Interstate 40 and is open every day except Christmas Day. The zoo is nationally accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is committed tothe highest standards in animal care and well-being, ethics, conservation, and education. Currently, thezoo is open everyday from 9:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Admission and ticket sales stop one-hour before thezoo closes. Next-day admission is free after 3:00 p.m. For more information, please call 865-637-5331ext. 300 or visit www.knoxville-zoo.org