Area Events


If your non-profit group is having an event that is open to the public, send the information to us and we’ll get it posted on this web page free of charge. The information also goes to our on-air announcers for possible use on our stations. 
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YWCA Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia hosts the second EMERGE Women’s Professional Development Workshop September 28 at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  For pricing and registration, go to or call 423.968.9444

3rd Annual WheelsFest, a community event for all ages will be held October 6 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm in the parking lots of Rock Springs Elementary and Sullivan South High Schools, with wheels of all sorts, food trucks, music, inflatables.  Proceeds benefit those in need at several schools.  For information, call 246.2872.

35th Annual StarFest, hosted by the Bays Mountain Astronomy Club and the staff of Bays Mountain Park, Kingsport, October 12 – 14.  $155/person.  To register or for more information, email or go to 

 We will be providing a free listing for Halloween haunted houses and the like conducted by non-profit groups.  Please send information about your event to areaeventslist@gmail.comHALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Friday September 14, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
7:30 am – 4:00 pm: Bristol Regional Medical Center
8:00 am – 2:00 pm: Tennessee High School
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: John I. Burton High School, Norton

6:00 pm: Founders After 5 free concert, Founders Park, Johnson City.  Tonight: Rowdy.  Free. Bring your own seating.

7:00 pm:  Twilight Alive free concert, Broad Street, downtown Kingsport, at Pickin’ Porch (final concert of season).  Tonight: The Sowell Family Pickers. Bring your own seating.

7:00 pm: Music on the Square, downtown Jonesborough.  Tonight: Howard Levy Band.  Free.  Bring your own seating.

7:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild presents Princess Whatsername, Renaissance Center.  Tickets available at or by calling 392.8427.

7:00 pm: Friday Night Movie Night, Anderson Park, downtown Bristol.  Pre-movie activities, concessions. Movie begins at sundown.  Tonight’s feature is Coco (PG, 1 hour, 45 minutes).  Bring your own seating.

Saturday September 15, 2018

9:00 am: Final free gardening series, Kingsport Farmers Market.  Today: Composting  

10:00 am: 236th Gathering at Sycamore Shoals, a celebration of the Overmountain Men coming together to begin the march to King’s Mountain.  For information, call 914.8677.

10:00 am: Kids Like Us 1st Annual Harvest Festival, Northeast Community Credit Union grounds, 980 Jason Witten Way, Elizabethton.  Vendors, live music, bake sasle, games and much more.  For information, go to

2:00 & 7:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild presents Princess Whatsername, Renaissance Center.  Tickets available at or by calling 392.8427.

4:30 – 7:00 pm: Barbecue dinner and all the fixings, Leesburg Ruritan, 1429 Old Stagecoach Road, Jonesborough.  $10/person, $7/12 and under.  Takeouts available. 

Sunday September 16, 2018

noon – 4:00 pm: Agape Life Christian Fellowship reunion, Eastman Picnic Shelters #28 and #30, Kingsport.  Bring a sack lunch and join the fun.  For information, call 357.6288

1:30 pm: 5th Annual Ringing of the Bells for Constitution Week, Oak Hill School, 214 East Sabin Drive, Jonesborough.  Ceremony honoring local soldiers who sacrificed their lives during WWI.  David Crockett High School Choir and Overmountain Men are featured.  Bring your seating and bells to make a joyful noise.  For information, call the Heritage Alliance at 753.9580

2:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild presents Princess Whatsername, Renaissance Center.  Tickets available at or by calling 392.8427.

5:00 pm: Dogwood Park free concert POSTPONED, Jenny Kidwell Amphitheater, Dogwood Park, Greeneville.  Lee Cash, Madison Metcalf and Broke and Busted.  Family friendly.  Concessions.  Bring your own seating.

Monday September 17, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
9:00 am – 1:00 pm: Richlands High School
noon – 4:00 pm: Northeast State, Kingsport
1:00 – 5:00 pm: Bland Correctional Center

10:00 am – noon: Introduction to Geocaching, Memorial Park Community Center, Johnson City.  All ages.  Free.

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
7:30 am – 3:00 pm: Eastman Chemical, Kingsport
9:00 am – 4:00 pm: Mountain Empire Community College

2:00 pm: Gay Ducey takes over as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough.  For information, call 753.2171 or go to  Concerts each day at 2:00 pm.

6:00 pm: Local authors Larry C. Timbs and Michael Manuel speak at this month’s Author Talk, Gray Library.  Q&A session follows. Free.  For information, call 477.1550.

6:00 pm: Stewart Harris, host of Your Weekly Constitutional radio show, speaks at Bristol Public Library on women’s suffrage.  Free.  No registration required.  For information, call 276.645.8780.

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
6:30 am – noon: Universal Fibers, Bristol
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Lee High School
2:00 – 6:30 pm: St. Anne Catholic Church, Bristol