Thursday, April 24, 2014
There's a Bike Rodeo on Saturday, May 3rd at Fairmount School on Maryland Avenue in Bristol, TN. The event is 9am-Noon. For more information call 423-989-3647.
Frontier Muster and Trade Faire is at the Anderson Blockhouse within Natural Tunnel State Park. The hours are:
April 26th 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
April 27th 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission is FREE. For more information call (276) 940-1643
The Day of Service is Saturday, April 26th from 8:30am-1pm at Warriors' Path State Park. Call 423-956-4330 for more information.
The Spring Garden Fair will take place Saturday, April 26th from 10am-5pm and Sunday, April 27th from noon-5pm. the Farmstead is located at 4812 Orebank Road. For more information on all Exchange Place events call 423-288-6071.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Justice In Motion 5K and walk is set for Saturday in Jonesborough. The event is designed to raise money for victims of crimes. Crime victim's families will also line the route with signs talking about preventing violence. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at the George Jaynes Justice Center on in Jonesborough. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kristi Kelly at 753-5020
Ben Tankard will be in concert at ETSU in the DP Culp Center Friday night. The event is a fundraiser for the UMOJA Festival in Johnson City. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. ETSU students are admitted free with student ID. The show starts at 7 PM.
Aerospace Days will take place at the Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise County near Wise and the Lonesome Pine Technology Park. The event will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 10 AM to 10 PM. and on Sunday, April 27 from 10 AM to 4 PM. All forms of remote controlled aircraft from jet aircraft to unmanned aerial vehicles and rockets will be demonstrated and flown. There will be a number of different demonstrations featuring all of the different aircraft on display. The 300 scouts expected will earn an Aerospace Jamboree Badge with the potential to earn points to complete Merit Badges in Astronomy, Aviation, Space Exploration and Robotics. There will be a ceremony to honor Wise County and Norton students who placed a science experiment on the ISS earlier this year.
The Old Oak Festival in Tusculum is coming up this weekend April 25, 26, 27. The festival is held on the campus of Tusculum College.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Sullivan County Baccalaureate Service will be Sunday, April 27th at 6pm at the Celebration Church in Blountville, TN. The keynote speaker is Adrian Despre who is the chaplain for the University of South Carolina football team.
The Holly Help Spay/Neuter Fund will host a golf tournament on May 2nd at Clear Creek Golf Course. For more information call 276-466-5375 or click here.
Dale Jett & Hello Stranger will perform Friday, April 25th at 5pm at Mendota Community Center in Mendota, VA. For more information click here.
To learn more about the quilt email mendotaquilt@gmail .com.
April is Autism Awareness Month. The National Autistic Society has information about living with Autism.
Monday, April 21, 2014
The BVU, Champion4Children 5K and Children's Fun Run is set for Saturday, April 26 at Sugar Hollow Park. The event benefits the Children's Advocacy Center of Bristol/Washington County, VA. The registarattion fee is $22.50. You can register online at by clicking here.
Emeritus Senior Living is delivering 10,000 meals to seniors in 60 days and visiting with them to ensure they are able to get the nutrition they need every day. For more information call 423-239-8803 / or 423-288-8600. To learn more about Emeritus Senior Living click here.
You are invited to the 5th Annual Corazón Latino Festival. Come with your friends and family to celebrate the rich and vibrant Latino culture by participating in a day jam packed with family fun activities, delicious food, awesome door prizes, free dancing lessons and live entertainment including Brazilian Fire Dancers, Mock Running of the Bulls with Little City Roller Girls, the Latino Pride Parade and so much more in downtown Jonesborough! It's coming up Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. until noon..
The Opportunity Summit will be held on May 8 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Southwest Virginia Technology Development Center in Lebanon. Entrepreneurs and Small Business owners will gain access to existing opportunities and strengths, and uncover possible new ventures in the counties of Tazewell, Russell, Buchanan, Dickenson, Wise, Lee, Scott and the City of Norton. Entrepreneurs and investors will learn of local initiatives in the area that will provide budding grounds for future business growth, including the Spearhead Trails, and Clinch River Valley Initiative supported by the Blueprint for Entrepreneurial Growth and Economic Prosperity in Southwest Virginia. Entrepreneurs seeking assistance with business plans, financial resources, community support and educational resources should plan to attend the summit. Registration is online at vastartup.org. Registration is online. For more information, call 276-889-8188.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce is honoring the best of the best. The TN/VA Scholars Program will graduate its 20th class this year. Learn more about the Scholars Program.
The Great American Clean Up is Saturday, April 26th and volunteers are needed to help. Registration is at 9am on Euclid avenue in the Old Goody's parking lot. To learn more click here.