Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Head "Back to the 80's" in a new Theatre Bristol musical. BACK TO THE 80’s opens Friday, August 29th for a three weekend run (Aug. 29 – Sept 14). Performances will be on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm. Reserve tickets by calling 423-383-5979.

Do you like Bluegrass and BBQ, then you'll want to participate in a fundraiswer benefitting Appalachian Sustainable Development. The event is Saturday, September 6th from 6:30pm-9pm at Hearwood-SWVA's Artisan Gateway.

Tickets are $50 for individuals, $75 for couples or $280 for 8.

For more information call 276-623-1121 or to buy tickets visit ASD.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

It's National Dog day. Do your part for the Holly Help Spay-Neuter Fund. You can also visit the Bristol Pirates baseball game for "Bark in the Park". Learn more about Holly Help.

Downtown Jonesborough will soon hear the roar of engines during the inaugural Wheels in the Hills event that includes a motorcycle poker run and car cruise-in on Aug. 30th noon until 10pm. For more information call 423-426-3861.

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Pickin' Porch Show is a weekly two-hour Bluegrass and Old-time music show hosted by "Your Bluegrass Buddy", Tim White.

These wonderful performances feature the very best singers, musicians, and groups to be found anywhere, and most of them hail from right here in the Country Music Birthplace!

Tonight's performance at 7pm will feature Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band. All Pickin' Porch shows are performed live at Foundation Event Facility, 620 State Street in Bristol, Tennessee.

 The Albert Hash Memorial Festival is Saturday, August 30th from 10am-6pm. The festival will be at Grayson Highlands State Park in the Mouth of Wilson, Va. Learn more here.

Friday, August 22, 2014

The Tweetsie Trail opens on Saturday, August 30th. For all the details and to register, click here.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Bano Bash is the major fundraiser for the Eric Albano Youth Soccer Foundation (EAYSF), a Marion-based organization dedicated to fostering and promoting the sport of soccer for youth of all ages.

Bano Bash 2014, which will be held August 23rd and 24th at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Virginia. Complete details on Bano Bash 2014 click here.

The Bano Bash is Saturday, August 23rd and Sunday, August 24th at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, Va. To learn more click here.

The Patriot Day Program is Thursday, September 11th at 7pm at the Marion Fire Hall. For details click here.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tri-Cities Upscale Affordable Consignment Sale is August 21st-August 23rd at the Meadowview Convention Center.

TUAC is the highest rated consignment sale in TN by  With over 1,000 registered consigners and more than 40,000 items, mom's around the region stand for hours in line and volunteer just to get through the door a little faster than the next mom.  It's serious shopping. More details here.

Fans who descend on the community to participate in race week activities will once again have access to free mouth, throat and neck cancer screenings that could save their lives.

These screenings will be available from 4-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, during Food City Family Race Night in downtown Bristol. Since 2012, the Wellmont Cancer Institute and Bristol Motor Speedway have partnered with Screening P.I.T. Stop, to provide short and painless oral and neck exams during race week.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014