The Hands On! Regional Museum in Johnson City is getting ready for Halloween. You can do some spooky experiments at home. The directions and materials you need can be found here.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Holly Help Spay/Neuter Fund has animals available for adoption. The number is 423-534-5656. The blessing of animals is on Saturday, October 4th at 3pm at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 700 Cumberland Street, Bristol, Va. Contact your local church to find out if they are giving blessings to pets.

And if you love Rod Stewart you will love impersonator Rob Caudill. Rob Caudill will take to the stage this Friday, October 3rd at 7pm to perform all the favorite Rod Stewart hits. The show is at the Paramount Theatre in Bristol, TN. For tickets, call the Paramount Box Office at 423-274-8120.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Talk of the town: Stop the Silence about Domestic Violence. This two-day event will feature presentations to raise awareness and understanding for both domestic violence and mental illness.  The events are Thursday, October 2nd from 4:30pm-6:30pm at Emory & Henry College, Friday October 3rd 8am -5pm at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Va and Friday, October 3rd from 7pm-9pm at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Va. For more information call 276-783-8300.

Enter LampLight Theatre’sMortality Room and prepare to face your fears in the debut production of “Macabre Masquerade”. “Macabre Masquerade” performances will be October 10, 11, 12, October 17, 18, 19, October 24, 25, 26, and October 28, 29, 30, 31.   Performances nightly at 6:30 PM with additional performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 9:00 PM.  The show’s seating is general admission with a suggested donation of $8. Reservations are recommended in order to guarantee times and seating.

For Reservations and information please contact the LampLight box office at (423) 343-1766, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m or go online.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Diane and Mildred's Gospel Music Arts will perform Sunday, September 28th at 6pm at the Shiloh Freewill Baptist Church in Bristol, Va. Learn more here.

If you feel sluggish when you miss your morning meal, you have a good reason. You’re running your “engine” on empty. Eating breakfast restores your body’s supply of blood glucose, the brain’s main fuel source. Here are some easy breakfast ideas: 

Simple Breakfast Ideas

  • Cereal with sliced bananas and milk (or yogurt)
  • Fruit and yogurt smoothie
  • Oatmeal with raisins and nuts
  • Peanut butter on whole-wheat toast with apple slices
  • Leftover pizza, sliced cantaloupe and low-fat milk
  • Scrambled eggs with salsa wrapped in tortillas, sliced peaches

Learn more about eating a healthy breakfast.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

All you need to know about local farms can be found in the 2015 Local Farmers Guide. The guide is published through the Appalachian Sustainable Development. For more information about the AFMA conference and other services click here. Click here for more information ASD. Farmers can register here.

You can help transport veterans to memorials in Washington, DC. The Honor Flight Northeast TN is looking for people to support our local troops. Visit Honor Flight for more information.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Have you ever wondered how a city operates? Well if so, you can join the Bristol Citizens Municipal Academy. The Academy will meet on Thurday evenings beginning at 6pm beginning October 9th-December 2nd. To register click here.

The Lincoln Theatre's fall schedule of events for 2014 is the biggest ever presented in a single season. The lineup of more than 35 performances includes some special treats. Click here for a schedule of events.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Dogwood Park Concert series in Greeneville, TN is underway. September 27th brings a Grammy Award Winner to Dogwood Park. Alison Brown and her group are on tap for the final concert of the 2014 season. Alison will demonstrate, the Banjo is not just for the boys. An amazing musician surrounded by amazing musicians promises to make for a wonderful evening of wonderful music. Mark your calendar now, it's a free concert. You have nothing to loose and everything to gain.

Josh Miller will open the show and he is just icing on the ol' musical cake. Singer/songwriter, Josh Miller will fill the park with sounds only he can produce and he is a master at his craft. Dogwood Park is certainly honored to have two awesome talents join together for this season final show.

Greeneville's own Rural Resources co-hosting this event has some great things lined up to make this a night to remember. "Buggin' for a Cure" will be going on all day at the Greene County Fair Grounds and has plans to do a drive by and you'll get a chance to see and hear some really cool vintage cars! Nothin' like a Bug! All and all this is going to be a great day in Greeneville, Tennessee. Make your plans now for September 27, 2014.

Monday, September 22, 2014

The first Southwest Virginia Ag Expo is scheduled for October 3rd and 4th at the Russell County Government Center, Lebanon. The event will offer an opportunity for agribusiness professionals to share their knowledge, products and services with the community.There are currently 42 businesses vendors, inside and outside, which include but are not limited to farm machinery, supplies and services.  For more information click here.

Friday, September 19, 2014