Tennessee’s official outdoor drama, presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. See the Revolution as told by the Overmountain Men: colonists who defied British law and settled on Cherokee lands. These settlers formed an independent government, made treaties with the Cherokee, defended their homes, and fought a British army at the epic battle of King’s Mountain. Bleacher seating is available in the Amphitheater. Sponsored by Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. Admission Charge.
Summer Art Show
Art show and sale runs through July 27th. This multi-media exhibit is two art shows in one: “12th Annual Judged show” and the “20th Annual Watauga Valley Art League Member show”. Learn more here.
Border Bash starts with children’s activities, crafters, and concessions at 6pm. Live music begins at 7:00pm with Adam Faucett, followed up by Josh Daniel & Mark Schimick Project around 8:30pm. As always, Border Bash is free to the public! Click here for more information.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The town of Marion, Va will host a July 4th celebration. The 5K Freedom Run is at the Holston Hills Community Club on Friday, July 4th. Registration starts at 7am. Early bird registration is $20, and fee is $25 day of event, with proceeds benefitting Marion VFW Post 4667. For race registration or information, contact Olivia Hall, Executive Director of Marion Downtown at (276) 783-4190.
Without fireworks this year, the town will have a Blues Festiva. Admission is free. !” Bands kick off with Glen Body & The Blues Cruisers at 5, and include The Bloodkin Jam Band AND an “All-Star Blues Jam” at 10pm to wrap up the concert. Learn more about the Marion events here.
Zach Ross and his band, "A Great Disaster" perform Saturday, July 5th from 8pm-10pm at the Down Home in Johnson City, TN. Learn more about this band by clicking here.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Would you like to own a porsche? Now's your chance. Cornerstone Christian Academy is raffling off a porsche this Friday, July 4th at 8pm.
The drawing will coincide with the festivities that take place during the annual Independence Day celebration at the Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center in Abingdon, Virginia. CCA officials will be on site beginning at 4 p.m. to sell remaining tickets for the drawing. Individuals may also purchase tickets by visiting http://www.cornerstoneabingdon.org . Tickets are $100 each.
The Knoxville Zoo is proud to announce its new Wee Play Adventure. The area will open July 19th. Iti s designed for pre-school and elementary-aged children. Wee Play Adventure will encourage an exciting search for lizards of all types and includes the chance for a close-up encounter with Khaleesi and Drogo, the zoo’s two Komodo dragons. Visit the Knoxville Zoo for hours and prices.
In honor of Independence Day, there's a patriotic tribute at the Lamplight Theatre.
Performances of the Patriotic Tribute 2014 will be July 5th at 7:00 pm, July 6th at 3:00 pm, July 11th – 18th at 7:00 pm, and an additional matinee on July 12th at 2:00 pm. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 for adults, $5 for students, and children 5 and under are admitted Free. Monday the 14th and Tuesday the 15th are Kingsport’s Fun Fest events, and tickets for these evenings can be purchased at the Fun Fest Store. Tickets for these two Fun Fest events are $7 for all to attend. Doors will open one hour prior to all performances. For more information call 423-343-1766 or click here.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The "For Pete's Sake Animal Rescue" needs your help. To adopt a furry friend, visit their website.
The Happy Tails Animal Rescue is hosting the Golf Fore Paws Tournament. The event is Saturday, July 19th. The deadline to register is July 13th. Learn more at HTAR.
Monday, June 30, 2014
A Flag Retirement Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, July 19th at 11:00 a.m. They will be taking place in the parking lot of Tetrick Funeral & Cremation Services, 3001 Peoples Street in Johnson City, TN. To learn more about how to handle flags click here.
Charles Shanks, Jr. just released his new book, "Unseen Hands." It follows his first book, "The Light." To learn more about these books, click here.
Friday, June 27, 2014
The Forbes Family Laser Display will run from June 30th through July 5th. It begins at 8pm each night at Big Johns Building Supply at 238 East Elk Avenue in Elizabethton. The event is free, but donations are accpeted.
Redhead Express performs tonight at Woodmen of the World located at 1997 Long Crescent Drive in Bristol, Va. The concert begins at 7pm.
Tea is a popular drink around the world. This is National Iced Tea Month. Learn the benefits of tea, by clicking here.
Thursday, June 26, 2014