The 68th annual Rhododendron Festival is this weekend. The festival is held at Roan Mountain State Park Saturday, June 21st and Sunday, June 22nd from 10am until 5pm. Click here for exact times.

The Richlands Freedom Festival is Friday, June 27th from 6pm until 10pm and Saturday, June 28th from 9am until the fireworks around 10pm. For details about events and the times, visit the Richlands Freedom Festival.

Dr. Greg Griffith has set up a new no-scalpel, no-needle, painless vasectomy clinic in Bristol, TN.   This is a first in this area.  The process of vasectomy is advancing and Dr. Griffith has developed what he hopes can be a "starting point" for additional clinics to be developed throughout the country. Learn more here.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The Ride for the Shelter Pets Poker Run is this Saturday, June 21st from Blountville to Johnson City. Registration is at 9am and Kickstands up at 11am. For more informationc all 423-647-6488. Proceeds benefit the SBK animal center. Learn more about SBK.

The Wayne C. Henderson Musical Festival is Saturday, June 21st at the Grayson Highlands State Park in Mouth of Wilson, Va. Visit Wayne C. Henderson for times of the shows.

The Motocross Championshiop is Saturday, June 28th at 1pm in Blountville, TN. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for kids 6-11 years old. For more information click here.

The Governor's Foundation for Health and Wellness is designed to educate Tennesseeans on how to lead healthier lifestyles. Visit the "Healthier Tennessee" website for more information.

Monday, June 16, 2014

The season of the Trail of the Lonesome Pine kicks off this Friday, June 20th at the June Tolliver Plahhouse in Big Stone Gap, Va. 

Gates open at 7pm. Pre-show 7:15. Drama begins at 8:00 pm. Shows are every Thurs, Friday and Saturday except Juy 4th. It runs through  August 23.

Admission for adults $18 , seniors and military $15, children 6-12 $1-, preschool children Free.

For information and tickets: 276-523-1235 / 800-362-0149.

Six performances of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat” will open on Friday, June 20th, and continue Saturday, June 21st, Sunday, June 22nd, Friday, June 27th, Saturday, June 28th, and Sunday, June 29th. Evening performances on Friday and Saturday will be at 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees will be at 2:30 pm. Tickets available now online or call the Paramount Box Office at 423-274-8920, Tuesday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. The show will open with a gala event with special $15 tickets. All tickets are already priced with group rates for everyone, including families, church, and community groups at$12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Gold Circle seating is also available by calling 423-383-5979.

The 4th Annual State of the Arts is aweekend-long celebration that plays host to a large variety of arts and entertainment activities held throughout Historic Downtown Bristol on June 20 — 22, 2014. Learn more at Believe in Bristol.