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Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.meganwells.com
    July 28-August 1
    Megan Wells’ telling is passionate, soulful, and warm with humor. A master of the literary tale as well as a long form myth teller, Wells is known for her delicious timing, character portrayals and the theatrical sensitivity she brings to her work. Wells tours her one-woman shows, including Dracula, Psyche and Eros, and historical re-enactments of famous women. Wells has performed as a guest artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. “In a world longing for poetry, myth and passionate storytelling, it is a joy to behold work in which all three are present. Megan’s soulful storytelling breathes new life into ancient stories and embodies the revitalizing power of live theatre.” – Phil Cousineau, author, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on his Life and Work



    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.meganwells.com
    July 28-August 1
    Megan Wells’ telling is passionate, soulful, and warm with humor. A master of the literary tale as well as a long form myth teller, Wells is known for her delicious timing, character portrayals and the theatrical sensitivity she brings to her work. Wells tours her one-woman shows, including Dracula, Psyche and Eros, and historical re-enactments of famous women. Wells has performed as a guest artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. “In a world longing for poetry, myth and passionate storytelling, it is a joy to behold work in which all three are present. Megan’s soulful storytelling breathes new life into ancient stories and embodies the revitalizing power of live theatre.” – Phil Cousineau, author, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on his Life and Work



    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Friday, July 31st, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.meganwells.com
    July 28-August 1
    Megan Wells’ telling is passionate, soulful, and warm with humor. A master of the literary tale as well as a long form myth teller, Wells is known for her delicious timing, character portrayals and the theatrical sensitivity she brings to her work. Wells tours her one-woman shows, including Dracula, Psyche and Eros, and historical re-enactments of famous women. Wells has performed as a guest artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. “In a world longing for poetry, myth and passionate storytelling, it is a joy to behold work in which all three are present. Megan’s soulful storytelling breathes new life into ancient stories and embodies the revitalizing power of live theatre.” – Phil Cousineau, author, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on his Life and Work



    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | Promotional, clothes, Goodwill, sale, free, beach, food
    - Are you craving some beach time? The Goodwill Industries of Tenneva retail store in Johnson City, Tennessee will be your one stop beach shop on July 31 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.! The Johnson City North Goodwill, located at 3010 Bristol Highway, is holding its annual customer appreciation event. This year, they’re bringing the beach to you! The store will hold a tent sale featuring items 75 percent off and a 50 percent off green tag sale!

    The Johnson City North Goodwill employees will be dressed in bright beach colors and floral patterns! The store will be decorated with various pool toys and beach wear. The tent sale will feature various items such as men and women’s clothing, housewares, children’s toys and accessories all at 75 percent off. Beverages and snacks will be provided and there will be door prize give aways all day!

    If patrons cannot attend this customer appreciation sale, join us at the Johnson City West Goodwill retail store located at 2606 W. Market Street, Johnson City, Tennessee, on August 7.

    The proceeds from the retail stores funds Goodwill Industries of Tenneva’s employment services and vocational programs for people with barriers to employment.

    For more information, please call the Marketing Department at 423.245.0600.
    Johnson City North Goodwill
    3010 Bristol Highway Johnson City TN 37601
    Adrienne Hendon 423.245.0600 adrienne@goodwilltnva.org

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.meganwells.com
    July 28-August 1
    Megan Wells’ telling is passionate, soulful, and warm with humor. A master of the literary tale as well as a long form myth teller, Wells is known for her delicious timing, character portrayals and the theatrical sensitivity she brings to her work. Wells tours her one-woman shows, including Dracula, Psyche and Eros, and historical re-enactments of famous women. Wells has performed as a guest artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. “In a world longing for poetry, myth and passionate storytelling, it is a joy to behold work in which all three are present. Megan’s soulful storytelling breathes new life into ancient stories and embodies the revitalizing power of live theatre.” – Phil Cousineau, author, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on his Life and Work



    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | Afternoon | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs, Audition
    - Acting/Singing/Dance Audition for 3rd grade - High School students.
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766
  • | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

  • | All Day | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 2nd is National Sister's Day. Celebrating the spirit of sisterhood: sisters nationwide show appreciation and give recognition to one another for the special relationship they share. Send a card, make a phone call or share memories, photos, flowers, and candy. Sisters may include biological sisters, sorority sistes, sisterly friends, ect. Annually Sister's Day is the first Sunday in August.
     
           

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

  • | All Day | NATL - Historical
    - On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail half an hour before sunrise from Palos, Spain. With three ships, the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria, and a crew of 90, he sailed "for Cathay" but found instead a New World of the Americas, first landing at Guanahani (San Salvador Island in the Bahamas) on October 12th.
     
           

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.angelalloyd.com
    August 4-8
    Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.angelalloyd.com
    August 4-8
    Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.angelalloyd.com
    August 4-8
    Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Friday, August 7th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.angelalloyd.com
    August 4-8
    Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | All Day | NATL - Historical
    - August 7, 1782 in Newburgh, NY, General George Washington ordered the creation of a Badge of Military Merit. The badge consisted of a purple cloth heart with silver braided edge. Only three are know to have been awarded during the Revolutionary War. The award was reinstituted on the bicentennial of Washington's birth, February 22, 1932, and recognizes those wounded in action.
     
           

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

  • | 10:30am - 11:15am | Kids, Storytelling
    - http://www.angelalloyd.com
    Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.angelalloyd.com
    August 4-8
    Angela Lloyd, one of the most unique performers on the national storytelling circuit today, is a matchmaker of spoken word and music. A one-woman band on washboard, along with autoharp, ukulele, and bells, her performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story, and song. Lloyd’s repertoire comes from a variety of sources including world folktales, the oral tradition, original works based on personal experience, and the best in children’s literature, all of which showcase her unique style and impeccable timing. Lloyd has traveled a million miles across the country, appearing regularly at storytelling venues and reconnecting children with their families, elders and teachers. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award. “Divine foolishness.” – Durham Morning Herald

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | All Day | NATL - Public Interest
    - August 8th is National Garage Sale Day. A day to turn the nation into a giant shopping mall! Annually, the second Saturday in August.
     
           

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.kimweitkamp.com
    August 11-15
    Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.kimweitkamp.com
    August 11-15
    Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | All Day | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 12th-16th at Portland Golf Club in Portland, OR.

    SCHEDULE
    Wednesday, August 12: 4:00-7:00PM, Round of 64
    Thursday, August 13: 4:00-7:00PM, Round Of 32/Round Of 16 Matches
    Friday, August 14: 4:00-7:00PM, Quarterfinal Matches
    Saturday, August 15: 4:00-7:00PM, Semifinal Matches
    Sunday, August 16: 4:00-7:00PM, Championship Match
     
           

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.kimweitkamp.com
    August 11-15
    Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.kimweitkamp.com
    Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Friday, August 14th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.kimweitkamp.com
    August 11-15
    Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766
  • | Morning | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 10:53 AM EST
     
           

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.kimweitkamp.com
    August 11-15
    Kim Weitkamp is an award-winning storyteller, humorist, singer and songwriter who shares her original stories and songs at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. With a commanding presence, impeccable comedic timing and velvet voice, she weaves precious memories and delightful details into panoramic pictures that take the listener on a personal journey. Weitkamp has eight audio collections and her material is played regularly on NPR affiliate stations. She’s also worked on and created successful peace initiatives including the Peace by Piece project, a collaboration with the Taubman Museum of Arts. “Kim studs her storytelling performances with bits of musical Americana that match the sweet and gentle tones of her narrative.” – The Oregonian
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766
  • | All Day | NATL - Historical
    - On August 15, 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened on this day in an alfalfa field near Yasgur's farm in Bethel, NY. The three-day rock concert featured 24 bands and drew a crowd of more than 400,000.
     
           

Sunday, August 16th, 2015

  • | 3:00pm - 6:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.davidholt.com
    August 18-22
    Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 5:30pm - 6:30pm | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - Please join us on Tuesday, August 1st as HMG Pediatrician Dr. John Heise discusses cyberbullying and how to respond/prevention. Dr Heise's specialty is adolescent developmental and behavioral pediatrics. We hope to see you there!
    HMG Medical Plaza Building-2nd Floor Conference Room
    105 W. Stone Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Caroline Jones 423.378.7664 caroline.jones@myhmg.com

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.davidholt.com
    August 18-22
    Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 3:00pm - 6:00pm | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - August 19th-23rd at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia, IL.

    SCHEDULE
    Wednesday, August 19: 3:00 - 6:00PM EST, Round Of 64 Matches
    Thursday, August 20: 3:00 - 6:00 PM EST, Round Of 32/Round Of 16 Matches
    Friday, August 21: 3:00 - 6:00 PM EST, Quarterfinal Matches
    Saturday, August 22: 3:00 - 6:00 PM EST, Semifinal Matches
    Sunday, August 23: 3:00 - 6:00 PM EST, Championship Match
     
           

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.davidholt.com
    August 18-22
    Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.davidholt.com
    Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

Friday, August 21st, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.davidholt.com
    August 18-22
    Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.davidholt.com
    August 18-22
    Four-time Grammy award winner David Holt is a musician, storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. Holt plays ten acoustic instruments, including banjo, slide guitar, harmonica, bones, spoons and jaw harp, has released numerous recordings of traditional mountain music and southern folktales, and is well known for his work in multiple television and radio series. He was a musician in the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? The U.S. State Department has sponsored Holt’s performances as a musical ambassador to such diverse lands as Nepal, Thailand, South America and Africa. Holt is an NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award recipient. “The best minstrel-storyteller is David Holt.” – Vogue

    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766
  • | 7:00pm - 10:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

  • | 3:00pm - 6:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766

Monday, August 24th, 2015

  • | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Acting/Singing Auditions for our *BRAND NEW* Victorian Christmas Musical
    LampLight Theatre
    140 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Box Office 423.343.1766
  • | All Day | NATL - Trivia
    - August 24, 2006, on the last day of the annual International Astronomical Union meeting at Prague, Czech Republic, 424 astronomers voted to demote Pluto from planet status. They determined that Pluto is instead a dwarf planet.
     
           

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.oddsbodkin.net
    August 25-29
    Odds Bodkin is a master storyteller, author, creative musician and educator who has shared his work world-wide, from the White House to Bangkok. Known for his renditions of epic tales, he has a large repertoire of folk tales from cultures around the world, Greek Myths, and American and New England folklore, flavored by accompaniment on guitar, Celtic harp, African thumb piano and more. Bodkin has won numerous awards for his recordings including the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, the Storytelling World Award, and the Dove Foundation Award. “A consummate storyteller.” – New York Times
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | All Day | NATL - Trivia
    - On August 25, 1939, the motion picture classic the Wizard of Oz was released. Directed by Victor Fleming, the movie was a musical adaptation of the L. Frank Baum children's book with both black-and-white and color sequences. It starred Judy Garland as Dorothy as well as Frank Morgan as the Wizard, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Bert Lahr as the Lion, Jack Haley as the Tin Man and Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West. Nominated for six Academy Awards, it won two for best original music score and best song "Over the Rainbow".
     
           

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.oddsbodkin.net
    August 25-29
    Odds Bodkin is a master storyteller, author, creative musician and educator who has shared his work world-wide, from the White House to Bangkok. Known for his renditions of epic tales, he has a large repertoire of folk tales from cultures around the world, Greek Myths, and American and New England folklore, flavored by accompaniment on guitar, Celtic harp, African thumb piano and more. Bodkin has won numerous awards for his recordings including the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, the Storytelling World Award, and the Dove Foundation Award. “A consummate storyteller.” – New York Times
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net
  • | All Day | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate dogs for all they do in our lives, the joy they bring us and the unconditional love they give us. Annually, National Dog Day is August 26th.
     
           
  • | All Day | NATL - Historical
    - Anniversary of certification as part of US Constitution, in 1920, of the 19th Amendment, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex with regard to voting. Congresswoman, Bella Abzug's bill to designate August 26th of each year as "Women's Equality Day" in August 1974 became Public Law 93-382.
     
           

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Storytelling
    - http://www.oddsbodkin.net
    August 25-29
    Odds Bodkin is a master storyteller, author, creative musician and educator who has shared his work world-wide, from the White House to Bangkok. Known for his renditions of epic tales, he has a large repertoire of folk tales from cultures around the world, Greek Myths, and American and New England folklore, flavored by accompaniment on guitar, Celtic harp, African thumb piano and more. Bodkin has won numerous awards for his recordings including the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, the Storytelling World Award, and the Dove Foundation Award. “A consummate storyteller.” – New York Times
    International Storytelling Center
    110 W Main St Jonesborough TN 37659
    International Storytelling Center 423.913.1276 customerservice@storytellingcenter.net

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