Wednesday, July 23, 2014

It's time to sign up for football. It's flag football. Boys and girls can play int his fast paced fun football league comingi n the fall. Early registration is through July 25th. Late registration is July 25th through August 8th. The season begins September 6th and continues through November 1st. Games will be played on Saturdays at Steele Creek Park. For more information call 423-764-4023.

The wolf auction is Friday, September 12th t 6pm in the Tent on Barter Square in Abingdon. For more information and to check out some of the wolves visit Main Street.

Remember lava lamps? They're back and now you can make one at home. Hands On! Regional Museum in Johnson City has all the details.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Ride for Noah is Saturday, July 26th from 10am until 6pm at Rogersville City Park. There is a $10 donation per rider. Learn more about this fundraising effort and the foundation at Just 4 Kidz.

This is the final week for the outdoor drama, "Liberty" at Sycamore Shoals. The show is at 7:30pm Thursday through Saturday at the Fort Watauga Amphitheater. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 55 and over ad $5 for children ages six-17. Ages five and under are admitted free.  Learn more here.

The 2014 Appalachian Fair runs from Monday, August 18th through Saturday, August 23rd. The entry forms for the Appalachian Fair 4-H Exhibits are due Friday, July 25th to the fair office. Entry forms can be entered online at the Appalachiann Fair or faxed at 423-477-3853. They can also be mailed to P.O. Box 8218 Gray, TN 37615.

The SBK Animal Center in Blountville needs your help. To learn more about the shelter and the animals available for adoption visit SBK.

Monday, July 21, 2014

UMOJA will host a runway show on Saturday, July 26th. It's at the Charles in Johnson City. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are $20 for 18 and under, $10 for 17 and under or for people with an ETSU ID. For more call 423-426-2851.

The Pickin' Porch is tonight. Jonathan Buckner and Chosen Road perform tonight at the Foundation Event Facility, 620 State Street, in Bristol, TN. Admissioni s free, but an optional donation of $5 per personis appreciated. Learn more about the Pickin' Porch. You can also learn more about the Chosen Road.

Friday, July 18, 2014

It's Friday and that means Border Bash in Bristol. Due to the weather, the music is being moved inside. The concerts will be held at the Stateline Bar & Grill on State Street. Music starts at 7pm with the Al Scorch Ensemble and then Loves It at around 8:30pm. All other outside kids activities are canceled due to the rain. For more information visit Believe in Bristol.

Snacks! They're a vital part of our daily lives. Are you eating the right ones for your health? For some healthy eating tips, visit here.

The Rotary Club of Washington is sponsoring the 2nd annual "Service Above Self" 5K & 10K. It is Saturday, July 26th at 8:30am along the Virginia Creeper Trail in Abingdon, Va.  The race will be chip timed. Register for the race online.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

If you love chili and old cars, then you need to head to Marion, Va this Friday, July 18th, from 7pm til 11pm for the 28th Annual Chili Cook - off and Shine n' Show Car Show. Learn more about the Cookoff and Car Show.

The 10th annual Mountain City Sunflower Festival is this Saturday, July 19th  from 9am until 5pm. The live music, food, crafts and much more are located in downtown on Main and Church Streets. Click here to get a complete schedule of events for this one-day festival.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Appalachian Sustainable Development sponsors the 2014 Farm Tours & Suppers:

Spring Ridge Farms
Monday, July 21st 5pm-8pm

Roffey Cattle Co.
Monday, July 28th 5pm-8pm

Double Y Livestock
Monday, September 22nd 5pm-8pm

Porter Valley Grass Farm
Monday, September 29th 5pm-8pm