Local 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


October 24: Drawing for the State-sanctioned Dawn of Hope $10,000 Reverse Raffle.  Tickets are $50 each.  For information, call 722.1689 or email lisapawley@dawnofhope.com

October 24: International BBQ Festival to benefit Creative Cuisine Culinary School.  121 Jack White Drive, Kingsport, 5:30 – 8:00 pm.  $15/presale, $20/door.  Celebrate United Nations Day by sampling BBQ from all over the world.  Music from Retroville.  Bring your own seating.  Tickets available here.

October 27: 1:30 – 4:00 pm. Annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Scarecrow Skedaddle & Shindig, Founders Park, Johnson City.  1-mile fun run/walk and a 200-meter modified race to accommodate children who might otherwise not participate in traditional races.  The shindig follows at the park’s amphitheater.  To register, go to thegoosechase.org/scarecrow-skedaddle

October 29: 7:00 pm. The Literacy Council of Kingsport invites you to test your trivial knowledge during its TRIVIA OR TREAT Game Night fundraiser at the Kaycliff Center at Boone Lake, 212 Spurgeon Gap Road, Gray.  The event is BYOB with popcorn and snacks provided for players. Hotdogs with gourmet toppings will also be sold at the event. Pre-registration is encouraged. Online registration is available at https://triviaortreatlck.eventbrite.com. For more information and to register, call the Literacy Council at (423) 392-4643 or email lckingsport@gmail.com.

Halloween Happenings returns!  If your non-profit group is hosting a Halloween fundraiser, like a haunted house or haunted forest, let us list it for you on our Halloween Happenings page!  It’s free.  Send the information to localeventslist@gmail.com and we’ll get it listed.  Be sure to include the event name, the dates, the times and the admission charge.  Thank you!


Sunday, October 20

2:00 pm: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 125 1/2 West Main.  $17/general admission, $15/students and seniors.  For information, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com

2:00 – 4:00 pm: Benefit for Bristol resident who needs kidney and pancreas transplants, Studio Brew.  Suggested minimum donation of $20/person at the door.  Silent auction.  Food available. Music by BlueFoxx Band

Monday, October 21

Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
8:00 am – noon Strongwell, Bristol
8:30 am – 3:00 pm: Buchanan County Career & Technology Center, Grundy
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Union High School, Big Stone Gap

7:00 pm: The Independent Filmmakers documentary Wrestle, ETSU Ball Hall auditorium, Room 127.   Film follows the journey of four Huntsville AL high school wrestlers as they overcome obstacles.  Reception follows.  Admission is free.  For information, go to etsu.edu/martin

Tuesday, October 22

Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
7:30 am – 3:00 pm: Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport
8:00 am – 12:30 pm: K-VA-T Corporate Support Center, Abingdon
8:30 am – 1:30 pm: Tennessee Avenue Christian Academy, Bristol

2:00 pm: Laura Simms is the final Teller-in-Residence for this year at the International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough.  For information, call 913.1276 or go to storytellingcenter.net

Wednesday, October 23

Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
7:30 am – 2:00 pm: Science Hill High School, Johnson City
9:00 am – 2:00 pm: Twin Springs High School, Nickelsville
9:00 am – 5:00 pm: Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City