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There will be no shortage of things to do Saturday in downtown Knoxville. Warm weather and a wide array of fun activities will leave you with plenty of options.

One of the biggest events will be the Rossini Festival on Gay Street.

"We're very proud to have the Rossini, because it indeed is a unique street festival type of atmosphere that you don't experience just everywhere," said Knoxville Special Events Director Judith Foltz.

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Organizers believe it could attract more than 60,000 people to downtown alone.

And, if the Orange and White game is anything like it was last year, at least 60,000 fans could show up at Neyland Stadium too. Then, there's all of the other festivities going on downtown, like the Cirque Du Soleil performance at Thompson Boling Arena, the Marble City Comicon at the Knoxville Convention Center and the Dogwood Arts Festival.

KPD Spokesperson Darrell DeBusk said the city is not expecting any major problems.

"We start planning months in advance for these types of activities," he said.

10 About Town: Saturday event information

DeBusk just asks that those coming downtown be prepared to do one thing.

"Exercise some patience," he said.

City leaders also ask that you try to give yourself some extra time to get downtown in order to park.

They want to remind you there are extra parking lots along Jackson Avenue.

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