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. 
Send your PSA (Public Service Announcement) information (event name, date(s) of event, location, times, contact number) to areaeventslist@gmail.com

GENERAL ITEMS


The 4th Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming’s schedule of Crooked Road concerts is here: mtnsofmusic.com


 

Drums of the Painted Mountain Pow Wow, Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, July 20 – 22.  Free admission, donations accepted.  Dancing, storytelling, arts.  For information, call 276-596-9281.


33rd Annual Keep Kingsport Beautiful Trash Barrel Paint-In, presented by Domtar, Tuesday, July 10, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Allandale Mansion.  REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS JULY 9.  $5 registration fee for each barrel requested on the registration form.  Forms available at the Fun Fest Store, 400 Clinchfield Street or by going to funfest.net


The Health Wagon will be providing a FREE massive health care outreach on July 20 – 22 at the Wise county Fair Grounds in Wise.  Some of the many services: complete eye exams, prescription glasses, dental fillings, extractions, cleanings, hearing exams, hearing aids, chest x-ray, ultrasounds, bone density, lab work, mammograms, and pap smears.  These services provided for uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and those who cannot afford to pay.  All services are free.  Registration begins at 6:00 am daily.  First come, first serve.  For information, call 276.328.8850.


9th Annual Back-to-School Expo, Tuesday, July 31, 3:00 – 6:00 pm, Kingsport Farmers Market.  Kid-friendly organizations will have booths offering programs, lessons, athletics and more.  For information, go to k12k.com


The Heritage Alliance will host its 2nd Homeschool Day on August 10 in Jonesborough.  History and heritage-based activities are planned from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm that day.  For information, call 753.9580 or go to heritageall.org


Family Fun Water Gun Run, August 18, Saltville Medical Center.  Bring your own – obviously TOY – water gun!  For information or to register, go to svchs.com


Sunday, July 1, 2018


Jonesborough Days conclude in downtown Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town!


10:00 am – 3:00 pm: Independence on the Frontier: Militia Muster at Fort Watauga, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, Elizabethton.  Experience the 4th of July, 18th century style.  Free.  For information, call 543.5808.


2:30 pm: Theatre Bristol presents Chitty Chitty Bang BangParamount Center, Bristol.  For ticket information, call 274.8920 or go to paramountbristol.org.  Final performance.


3:00 pm: Let Freedom RingLamplight Theatre, Broad Street, Kingsport.  $10/adults, $5/students, children 5 and under admitted free.  MIlitary and First Responders admitted free.  For information, call 343.1766 or go to lamplighttheatre.com

Monday, July 2, 2018


Marsh Blood Drives:
8:00 am – 10:30 pm: Church Hill Healthcare, Church Hill
8:00 am – 12:30 pm: Ballad Health Mediserve, Gray
2:00 – 6:00 pm: Food City, Gray
2:00 – 6:00 pm: Food City, Elizabethton


6:00 pm: Adult Game and Craft Night, Kingsport Public Library.  For information, call 224.2539.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018


Marsh Blood Drives:
8:00 – 11:30 am: Preston Place, Kingsport
11:00 am – noon: Medical Care, Johnson City
12:30 – 3:30 pm: Wexford House, Kingsport
1:30 – 5:00 pm: Medical Care, Elizabethton
2:00 – 6:00 pm: Food City, State of Franklin, Johnson City

Wednesday, July 4, 2018


Marsh Blood Drives:
No blood drives today


Many July 4th celebrations around the area.  Check with your community Facebook page or website for information.


10:00 am: Kingsport.  Parade begins on Center Street at the Renaissance Center to Memorial Garden Park.  6:30 to 10:00 pm, live music from Virginia Ground and Anthony Wayne Vibe.  Fireworks at 9:45 pm.


11:00 am: Erwin. Welcome Home Veterans Parade.  All veterans invited to participate!  Free refreshments and free kids’ zone in Veterans Park.  


5:00 pm: Bristol: Parade down State Street.  Many events after 6:00 pm in Cumberland Square Park, concluding with music from Bill & The Belles at 7;00 pm and Teen Spirit at 8:30 pm.  Fireworks begin at 10:00 pm.


5:00 pm: Johnson City. event at Freedom Hall.  Fireworks at 9:55 pm.