Tennessee Alumni Have At Least TWO Reasons To Party This Weekend In Alabama


UT alumni, fans and friends are invited to join the Tennessee Alumni Association for another "Big Orange Tailgate Tour" stop Saturday in Tuscaloosa.

Little Hall on University Avenue, just two blocks south of the stadium, is this week site from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Central time. Look for the tented area with orange and white balloons.

There will be a tailgate-style breakfast buffet, along with plenty of Rocky Top and fun for the entire family.

Participants can look forward to listening to the UT Pride of the Southland Band, cheerleaders and a special appearance by Smokey! Door prizes will be given away every 15 minutes. Everyone who pre-registers will have the opportunity to win a Phillip Fulmer autographed football.

Cost is $15 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-12. Pre-registration is highly recommended. There will be a limited amount of walk-up food tickets available. Pre-registration ends at noon Eastern time Thursday.

To pre-register or for more information, please go to www.utalumni.tennessee.edu/bottmen or call the Tennessee Alumni Association office at (865) 974-3011 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern.


You’re invited to this year’s BEAT BAMA PEP RALLY!!!
Friday, October 19th, 2007

The Birmingham Big Orange Club and the Birmingham Chapter of the UT Alumni Association, cordially invite you to join the festivities at this year’s BEAT BAMA PEP RALLY on Friday, October 19th beginning at 5:30pm.

We are proud to announce the speaker for the evening will be Bob Kesling, The Voice of the Volunteer Network. Bob will give an update on the team and will provide an insider’s analysis of what we can expect when the Volunteers meet the Crimson Tide the next day in Tuscaloosa.

Bring your camera and children as other special guest will be The University of Tennessee Cheerleaders and Smokey. The Luke Ford Bluegrass Trio will be providing entertainment, which of course includes playing Rocky Top and all your other bluegrass favorites.

The first 250 fans to arrive will receive a FREE Big Orange collector’s cup and a special treat.

The meeting will be at Johnny Ray’s Barbecue in the Colonnade located at 3431 Colonnade Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35243. Registration begins at 5:30PM and a special Johnny Rays barbecue buffet of pork, chicken, baked beans, slaw, and drinks, will be served at 6:30 PM. The price of the event and dinner will be $10 for adults. Children 10 and under are free.

A map to the facility is available here. Just in case you get lost, the phone number to Johnny Ray’s is 205-967-0099.

Email your RSVP to bham.rsvp@bigorangeclub.com or phone John Jackson at 205-329-0376 (please leave a message) by Tuesday, October 16th. We need to know how many to plan for so be sure to include the names and the number in your party that will attend.


Football TV Viewing Party – TN vs. AL
If you are not going to the game, join the Birmingham Big Orange Club at the Fox and Hound to watch the Volunteers battle the Crimson Tide. We have reserved a private smoke free room equipped with two 8’ Hi-Def projection screens and multiple other televisions. So come on out and enjoy some great food while cheering the VOLS on to victory.

The Fox and Hound is located at 3425 Colonnade Parkway, just around the corner from Johnny Rays. Game time for this year’s “Third Weekend in October” is 2:30 pm central time.

Story's Courtesy: UT Alumni Relations & The Birmingham Big Orange Club

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