Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. – Support, Education and Research for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Purple Gala

The 3rd Annual Alzheimer's Tennessee Purple Gala with Beatlemania64 will take you back in time to the early years of the British Invasion. The experience begins with a recreation of the Fab Four's first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Purple Gala with Beatlemania

Friday, August 24
The Mill & Mine
227 W Depot Ave, Knoxville

Beatlemania's authentic look, vintage instruments and musical talent will make you believe it's 1964 again! 

If you remember the first British Invasion, the Purple Gala will help you recapture that excitement. If the Beatles were before your time you will want to experience Beatlemania for yourself!

Groove to "Eight Days a Week," "I Want to Hold Your Hand," and all your favorite Beatles music. You'll also enjoy a buffet from Buddy's bar-b-q Catering.

Our now famous Restaurant Tasting is back for 2018 with small bites and paired cocktails from East Tennessee finest restaurants. 

  "Seasons Innovative Bar & Grille" is returning to defend their "People's Choice Award" along with Kitchen 919Merelli'sChivoCafe 4, Echo Bistro & Wine Bar and Bravo!. The competing cocktail offerings will start with various flavors of “Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine,” who is generously supplying their product for the tasting and the Purple Gala Signature Cocktail, “A Hard Day’s Night.”


$100 Per Person
$150  V.I.P. Experience: 

$100 Tickets include admission to Beatlemania experience, hors d'oeuvres and a Restaurant Tasting provided by some of East Tennessee's best chefs.

$150 Tickets include the above plus special access to the Restaurant Tasting and an opportunity to meet the band.

Tables of 10 are also available. Click the button above to buy tickets.

Festive Purple Attire. Cash bar open to all guests.

6pm: VIP Access to Restaurant & Cocktail Tasting 

7pm: Doors Open for Restaurant & Cocktail Tasting

8:15pm: Beatlemania!

9:30pm Evening Concludes  



Hosted with the help of East Tennessee Court Clerks

Thanks to:


Friend of Alzheimer's Tennessee
Randy and Robin Gibson
Jim and Linda Scothorn
Amelia Crotwell
County Record Services

Thank you to the restaurants participating in the Purple Gala Tasting:

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