Knoxville (WVLT) -- Normally you might hear birds chirping or bee's buzzing at Ijams Nature Center.
But on Sunday afternoon, things were a little different.
It was the 22nd Annual Symphony in the Park.
480 guests attended the dinner and performance featuring the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra with actor and Knoxvillian David Keith
Organizers say it's a unique fundraiser.
"Its an opportunity to get outside and see the symphony orchestra in a beautiful setting and it's just a magical experience," said Paul James, executive director of the nature center. "Tonight, the stars are out at Ijams."
Symphony in the Park generates about 10 percent of Ijams annual budget.
This year they hoped to raise more than $80,000.
For more on the Ijams Nature Center, you can click on the link below.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.