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'Star Wars' characters at Knoxville Zoo Saturday
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Meet your favorite “Star Wars” characters without making a trip to a galaxy far, far away. This Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Knoxville Zoo will bring the big screen to life with help from the MidSouth Garrison of the 501st Legion, the preferred costuming organization of Lucasfilm Ltd., producer of the “Star Wars” film series. Famous “Star Wars” characters including Luke Skywalker, Stormtroopers and Sandtroopers will be meeting fans and posing for photos in the zoo’s East Tennessee Plaza and roaming throughout the zoo.