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Sunday, September 24th, 2017

  • | 7:30am - | Sports and Recreation
    - 7:30 am. 7th Annual. Join us for one of the premier half marathons in the region. All races start & finish at Johnson City's Founders Park. Race organized by The Goose Chase & Electronic timing by We Run Events.
    Founder's Park
    204 W. Main St. Johnson City TN
    423.946.0519
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • - Chuck E. Cheese's is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. We now offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Our trained and caring staff is there to make sure each guest has a fun filled visit.

    The Sensory Sensitive Sundays experience includes:
    1. Less crowding and noise
    2. Dimmed lighting
    3. Show and music turned off or down
    4. Limited appearances by Chuck E.
    5. Food and games are offered
    Chuck E. Cheese's
    3020 Peopls St. Johnson City TN
    Chuck E. Cheese's 423.282.1386
  • | 9:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser
    - In honor of World Prematurity Awareness Day , Friday, November 17, 2017 the March of Dimes joins with parent groups, companies and families in countires around the world to raise awareness about prematurie birth and how it can be prevented.

    T-shirts will be sold during the month of September and delivered in mid-October. If your company, school, family or church would like to sell please contact the March of Dimes officer at (423) 707-9446

    Design is below in the comment section

    Short Sleeve Tie Dye-
    Small - XL- $15.00
    2XL & 3XL - $17.00

    Long Sleeve Plain Purple-
    Small - XL- $16.00
    2XL & 3XL -$18.00

    Any questions please call the March of Dimes office at (423) 707-9446 or email lgates@marchofdimes.com

    PROCEEDS benefit the March of Dimes!
     
           
    March of Dimes 423.707.9446 lgates@marchofdimes.com
  • - It was the year 1780.

    The tide of the Revolution had turned against the colonists. The British, forced out of New England, gained new allies in the divided South and won victory after victory in a bloody civil war. Charleston had fallen, and American forces had crumbled at the battle of Camden.

    But then the impossible occurred…

    The frontiersmen of the western mountains began a long march, gathering an army along the way, from the highlands of Virginia to the hills of South Carolina. There, at a place called King’s Mountain, they destroyed an army and opened the way for the final American victory at Yorktown.

    The route they took to from Virginia to South Carolina, we now know as the Overmountain Victory Trail. Come celebrate with us as we recreate the muster of the Overmountain Men, which occurred here at Sycamore Shoals over two hundred years ago…

    On September 25, 1780, the Overmountain Men gathered at Sycamore Shoals on their march to victory at King’s Mountain. Members of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association have recreated this historic journey since 1975, following the same route and timetable as their legendary forebears. Marchers will cross the Watauga River at the Sycamore Shoals, as the frontiersmen would have done 236 years ago.

    Approximate time of crossing the river is 2:00 pm
    Sycamore Shoals State Park
    1651 W. Elk Ave. Elizabethton TN 37643
    Sycamore Shoals State Park 423.543.5808
  • | 11:00am - 4:00pm | Local Events, National Alpaca Farm Days
    - Get up close to our 47 alpacas on our beautiful 40 acres. Watch demonstrations of how their fiber is processed including sorting, picking, carding, spinning and weaving. Complimentary light refreshments will be provided.
    Appalachian Journey Farm
    255 Ralph Rhea Lane Limestone TN 37681
    Joan or Diane DuPont 4232578110or7178564293 jmdftfh@gmail.com
  • | 1:30pm - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Enjoy the rich musical traditions of our region each month. Old time musicians of all levels are welcome. Don’t play an instrument? Come on over, kick back and enjoy the tunes!
    Sycamore Shoals State Park
    1651 W. Elk Ave. Elizabethton TN 37643
    Sycamore Shoals State Park 423.543.5808
  • | 4:00pm - 12:00am | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Holston Valley Medical Center wants you! We are looking for volunteers for various areas of the hospital and surrounding outpatient areas.
    Please contact Karen Fox at (423) 224-6041 or via email at Karen.fox@wellmont.org for more information.

    Holston Valley Medical Center
    130 West Ravine Road Kingsport TN 37662
    Karen Fox 423.224.6041 karen.fox@wellmont.org
  • | Kids
    - There's something happening every day at Bays Mountain, which is Tennessee's largest city-owned park. Bays Mountain Park, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3,550-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee. Offering a variety of features, visitors to Bays Mountain Park can enjoy a picturesque 44-acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles, and an Adventure Ropes Course complete with a 300-ft. zip line. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the park’s 38 miles of trails for hiking, running, sight-seeing, exploration and mountain biking.

    Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
    853 Bays Mountain Park Road Kingsport TN 37660
    Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium 423.229.9447
  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - We anticipate another perfect Autumn weekend this year. The historic valley farmstead bustles with activity by vendors, demonstrators, bakers, and kettle corn makers! The Brunswick stew and apple butter kettles over the open fire yields a distinctive and inviting aroma to the grounds. Music filled the air throughout the weekend from the community band, dulcimer players, and bluegrass bands, The harvest market includes a colorful array of corn, pumpkins, and squash.Many heritage craftspeople demonstrat the “necessities of the 1850’s” - vegetable dyeing, quilting, basketmaking, ropemaking, chairmaking, caning, whittling, blacksmithing, weaving, spinning, pottery, hearth side cooking, soap making, apple cider squeezing, and hand made toys - to name a few.Cotswold sheep are fed and petted; Zack and Elliott, the team of Suffolk horses, pull the large three seater station wagon; the Durham cows bawl in the paddock, and the chickens try to hide.
    Exchange Place Living History Farm
    4812 Orebank Road Kingsport TN 37664
    Exchange Place 423.288.6071
  • - In September, KATS will offer “Centennial September for Seniors” offering them ticket books for half price this month. All Dial-A-Ride ticket books will be $12.00 in the month of September! Drivers do not carry cash. Ticket books do not expire. Anyone 100 or over can ride the KATS bus or ADA van for free in the month of September.
     
           
  • | Library Events
    - There's something for everyone, from toddlers to adults, at Kingsport Public Library. We offer book clubs for all ages, story time for children, job labs and computer classes. We also offer special classes throughout the year. You're sure to find something of interest. Click the link to their website.
    Kingsport Public Library
    400 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Public Library 423.229.9489
  • - For more information go online to click for details or visit the Kingsport Carousel at 308 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport, or call the Carousel directly at (423) 343-9834.


    The Kingsport Carousel Project has been a joint effort of more than 300 volunteers and 700 sponsors along with the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, Engage Kingsport Inc. and a wide variety of community partners. The dream became a reality and on July 10, 2015 the completed Kingsport Carousel opened to the public.
    Kingsport Carousel
    308 Clinchfield St. Kingsport
    Kingsport Carousel 423.392.8414 stephanos@KingsportTN.gov
  • - The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will be hosting the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service’s exhibit Things Come Apart from July 15 to October 8, 2017. Through extraordinary photographs, disassembled objects and fascinating videos, this exhibit reveals the inner workings of common, everyday possessions. Images of dozens of objects explore how things are designed and made and how technology has evolved over time. For example, the individual components of a record player, a Walkman, and iPod illustrate the technical changes in sound reproduction over the years. As a visual investigation of design and engineering, Things Come Apart also celebrates classic examples of industrial design like the sewing machine, the mechanical pencil, and the telescope. Additionally, the exhibit explores ideas about reuse, repair, and recycling.

    The exhibit embraces key STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts and provides an ideal environment for hands-on experimentation, tinkering, and creative makerspaces. Through support from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, Things Come Apart includes three hands-on Activity Kits Created by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation’s SparkLab. Schools are invited to contact the Birthplace of Country Music at education@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org or 423-573-1927 to find out more about booking school visits to the exhibit.

    The museum will also be hosting several educational and engaging programs to go along with the Things Come Apart exhibit—keep an eye on the events calendar on our website click for details for details on these programs.

    Things Come Apart is an exhibition organized by Todd McLellan and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).
    Birthplace of Country Music
    520 Birthplace of Country Music Way Bristol VA 24201
    Birthplace of Country Music Museum 423.573.1927 info@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
  • - The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. Selections include “Be Our Guest,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Belle.”

    Jonesborough Repertory Theatre
    125 1/2 W. Main Street Jonesborough TN
    Jonesborough Repertory Theatre 423.753.1010
  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Test & Tune: September 22 Race #19 & #20: September 23-24
    Bristol Dragway
    151 Speedway Blvd. Bristol TN
    Bristol Dragway 423.989.6933
  • - On behalf of the Lakefront Disc Golf Club, The Johnson City CVB, The Johnson City Chamber of Commerce, the PDGA and The City of Johnson City, we are pleased to welcome all athletes to Johnson City, Tennessee. We are honored to have been chosen to host the 2017 US Women's Disc Golf Championship and will strive to make this the largest, most welcoming, and absolute best women's major in history. Please take the time to explore this site. We hope you find all the information you need but if you do not, please contact us so we may post all needed and relevant information. We look forward to seeing you in September.
    Several Locations. See Web Page
           
    Tim Barr/Chuck Connolly 423.934.7454 uswdgcTD@gmail.com
  • - Members of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association will present a special night of 'candlelight narration’ in their campsites as they recreate the fateful evening of September 24, 1780, their encampment with the Cobb Family and the triumphant over-the-mountains march to victory at Kings Mountain.
    Rocky Mount Living History Museum
    200 Hyder Hill Road Piney Flats TN 37686
    Rocky Mount Living History Museum 14235387396 info@rockymountmuseum.com
  • - Friday 22nd – Light ceremony and clan reception. Open to the public and starts at dusk Saturday 23rd – Festival starts at 10am (Ceilidh (Concert with musicians)) starts at 7pm. Admission is $7.00 for a day pass, $12.00 includes the Ceilidh, Ceilidh only $6.00 Festival is in honor of everything Celtic. Music, Dancing, Demonstrations, Games, Large Kids Area, Scottish foods, and Celtic Wares. Highland Games are much more than games. Also, there will be a Costume Contest.
    Tipton-Haynes Historic Site
    2620 S. Roan St. Johnson City TN
    Tipton-Haynes Historic Site 423.926.3631
  • - September 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, and 22-24, 2017
    Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 P.M.
    Saturdays - Matinee at 2:00 P.M.
    Sundays - Matinee at 3:00 P.M.
    Suggested Donation: $10.00 for Adults; $5.00 for Students
    Free to children 5 and under
    For groups of 20 or more, contact the box office at (423) 343-1766 for suggested rates.


    “The Foggy Valley Gang” will be presented every weekend September 1 through September 24, at LampLight Theatre at 140 Broad Street in Kingsport, TN. Nightly performances will be at 7:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Matinees on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. Doors will open one hour prior. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 Adults, $5 Students, and FREE for children 5 and under.

    For reservations and information, please contact the LampLight box office at (423) 343-1766, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Lamplight Theatre
    140 Broad St. Kingsport TN 37660
    Lamplight Theatre 423.343.1766
  • Kingsport Theatre Guild
    Renaissance Center 1200 E. Center Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Theatre Guild 423.392.8427 Kingsporttheatreguild@gmail.com
  • - “A Barter Theatre original world premiere murder mystery thriller.”
    By Catherine Bush

    Ian and Liz Crowell purchased several acres of remote woodlands, where they plan to build their dream house. They take best friends, Bruce and Claire Hollingsworth, on a tour followed by celebratory beers around a campfire. Ian reveals the woods are supposedly haunted by a pitchfork-wielding ghost bent on revenge. When a childhood game leads to the discovery of a grisly murder, the couples investigate. Is the ghost responsible – or are other forces at work? Relationships shatter as friends try to solve the mystery before it’s too late.
    Barter Theatre
    127 West Main St. Abingdon VA 24210
    Barter Theatre 276.628.3991
  • - Never seen before on Barter Theatre’sGilliam Stage, there is truly nothing more American than Meredith Willson’s classic Broadway musical, “The Music Man.”

    The fast-talking “Professor” Harold Hill convinces the parents of River City, Iowa, to buy band instruments and uniforms for their youngsters to save them from the corrupting influence of the local pool hall. In the process, he falls for the local librarian, Marian Paroo. Chaos ensues as Hill’s credentials are questioned, and the town is divided in their belief in this charismatic man. This story features some of musical theatre’s great characters including Mrs. Paroo, Winthrop, Hill’s sidekick Marcellus, Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn, and a host of others performed by Barter’s Resident Acting Company, who you know and love. Featuring songs from Willson’s timeless score including “Goodnight, My Someone,” “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Shipoopi,” “(Ya Got) Trouble,” and “Till There Was You.”
    Barter Theatre
    127 West Main St. Abingdon VA 24210
    Barter Theatre 276.628.3991
  • - Calling all Red Panda Rangers! Join us to learn more Red Pandas of the past and today, as well as their significance at the Gray Fossil Site and try out some Red Panda activities and crafts. Programs announced periodically throughout each day.
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum
    1212 Suncrest Dr. Gray TN 37615
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum 423.439.3659
  • - Arrg mateys! It’s a pirate’s life for you as you discover the swashbuckling science of being a pirate in honor of Talk like a Pirate Day. Learn at ye own risk as you test out an eye patch perception experiment, dare to walk the plank, sail ho with our pirate ship challenge, and even learn what a scallywag might say! The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
    Hands On! Regional Museum
    315 E. MainSt. Johnson City TN 37601
    Hands On! Regional Museum 423.928.6509
  • | Special Interest
    Appalachian Fair Grounds
           
    Joyce Kerli 523.927.8176

Monday, September 25th, 2017

  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • | 8:30am - 5:30pm | Sports and Recreation
    Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
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  • | 9:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser
    - In honor of World Prematurity Awareness Day , Friday, November 17, 2017 the March of Dimes joins with parent groups, companies and families in countires around the world to raise awareness about prematurie birth and how it can be prevented.

    T-shirts will be sold during the month of September and delivered in mid-October. If your company, school, family or church would like to sell please contact the March of Dimes officer at (423) 707-9446

    Design is below in the comment section

    Short Sleeve Tie Dye-
    Small - XL- $15.00
    2XL & 3XL - $17.00

    Long Sleeve Plain Purple-
    Small - XL- $16.00
    2XL & 3XL -$18.00

    Any questions please call the March of Dimes office at (423) 707-9446 or email lgates@marchofdimes.com

    PROCEEDS benefit the March of Dimes!
     
           
    March of Dimes 423.707.9446 lgates@marchofdimes.com
  • - It was the year 1780.

    The tide of the Revolution had turned against the colonists. The British, forced out of New England, gained new allies in the divided South and won victory after victory in a bloody civil war. Charleston had fallen, and American forces had crumbled at the battle of Camden.

    But then the impossible occurred…

    The frontiersmen of the western mountains began a long march, gathering an army along the way, from the highlands of Virginia to the hills of South Carolina. There, at a place called King’s Mountain, they destroyed an army and opened the way for the final American victory at Yorktown.

    The route they took to from Virginia to South Carolina, we now know as the Overmountain Victory Trail. Come celebrate with us as we recreate the muster of the Overmountain Men, which occurred here at Sycamore Shoals over two hundred years ago…

    On September 25, 1780, the Overmountain Men gathered at Sycamore Shoals on their march to victory at King’s Mountain. Members of the Overmountain Victory Trail Association have recreated this historic journey since 1975, following the same route and timetable as their legendary forebears. Marchers will cross the Watauga River at the Sycamore Shoals, as the frontiersmen would have done 236 years ago.

    Approximate time of crossing the river is 2:00 pm
    Sycamore Shoals State Park
    1651 W. Elk Ave. Elizabethton TN 37643
    Sycamore Shoals State Park 423.543.5808
  • - Join us for this special day just for our loyal home school visitors. Come together to network, explore, play, experience STEAM concepts, and get the latest scoop on workshop, outreach, and field trip opportunities! Eastman Discovery Lab and Art Studio programs will be announced throughout the event. In addition, our feature exhibit, Make It. Take It. will also be open for this event. Pre-registration is required to receive the discounted Home School Days rate of $6 per person for ages 3+, otherwise tickets are $9 at the door. To make your reservation, please email reservations@handsonmuseum.org by Friday, September 22nd.
    Additional activities include:
    Tesla Experience Showadditional $2 per person ages 3+ (tickets available at the door)
    Owl Pellet Dissection (11:00am & 1:00pm) additional $5 per person ages 3+ (pre-register by Thursday, September 14th)
    Hands On! Regional Museum
    315 E. MainSt. Johnson City TN 37601
    Hands On! Regional Museum 423.928.6509
  • | 4:00pm - 12:00am | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Holston Valley Medical Center wants you! We are looking for volunteers for various areas of the hospital and surrounding outpatient areas.
    Please contact Karen Fox at (423) 224-6041 or via email at Karen.fox@wellmont.org for more information.

    Holston Valley Medical Center
    130 West Ravine Road Kingsport TN 37662
    Karen Fox 423.224.6041 karen.fox@wellmont.org
  • - Each Monday for 6 weeks you will learn about different artist, techniques and painting that made them famous.
    Brushstrokes n More
    1001 W. Stone Dr. Kingsport TN
    Brushstrokes n More 423.765.0352
  • | 7:00pm - | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - We are an open to the public club of Toastmasters International that works to improve our speaking, listening, and leadership skills. We are a very diverse group that can help any experience level from terrified to professional. We meet every 2nd and 4th Monday at 7:00 pm in room 221 at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center on South Wilcox Drive in Kingsport Tennessee.

    Twilight Toasters is on Facebook, and more information can be found at click for details. Contact James with any questions at 276-298-4207 or J.Louden4@yahoo.com
    Toy F. Reid Employee Center
    400 South Wilcox Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    James 276.298.4207 J.Louden4@yahoo.com
  • - The rap-punk-rock documentary When God Sleeps depicts the journey of Iranian musician Najafi, who was forced into hiding after hardline clerics issued a fatwa for his death, incensed by one of his rap songs. Shahin's frantic escape leads to an impossible, political Romeo and Juliet-style romance.
    East Tennessee State University Campus
    1276 Gilbreath Dr. Johnson City TN
    ETSU Music Events Coordinator 423.439.4276 music@etsu.edu
  • | Kids
    - There's something happening every day at Bays Mountain, which is Tennessee's largest city-owned park. Bays Mountain Park, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3,550-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee. Offering a variety of features, visitors to Bays Mountain Park can enjoy a picturesque 44-acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles, and an Adventure Ropes Course complete with a 300-ft. zip line. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the park’s 38 miles of trails for hiking, running, sight-seeing, exploration and mountain biking.

    Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
    853 Bays Mountain Park Road Kingsport TN 37660
    Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium 423.229.9447
  • - In September, KATS will offer “Centennial September for Seniors” offering them ticket books for half price this month. All Dial-A-Ride ticket books will be $12.00 in the month of September! Drivers do not carry cash. Ticket books do not expire. Anyone 100 or over can ride the KATS bus or ADA van for free in the month of September.
     
           
  • | Library Events
    - There's something for everyone, from toddlers to adults, at Kingsport Public Library. We offer book clubs for all ages, story time for children, job labs and computer classes. We also offer special classes throughout the year. You're sure to find something of interest. Click the link to their website.
    Kingsport Public Library
    400 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Public Library 423.229.9489
  • | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - As an outreach service of Mountain States Health Alliance, our Health Resources Centers are open to everyone. Each HRC location is staffed daily by a caring, experienced registered nurse and other health professionals, including a registered dietitian. We also offer the following services and programs, and most of them are FREE!

    Daily blood pressure checks
    Health screenings
    Assistance with becoming smoke-free
    Diabetes self-management classes
    Support groups
    Health seminars
    Physician lectures
    Healthy cooking classes
    Health library – books and brochures
    Referral information

    Community Lectures are designed to educate you about the latest treatment options available at our facilities, and to introduce you to the many skilled doctors practicing here. Please check often for new events and updated schedules. Check out our monthly calendar at the "website" link to the left.
    Health Resources Center
    2101 Fort Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37664
    Health Resources Center 423.857.7981
  • - For more information go online to click for details or visit the Kingsport Carousel at 308 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport, or call the Carousel directly at (423) 343-9834.


    The Kingsport Carousel Project has been a joint effort of more than 300 volunteers and 700 sponsors along with the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, Engage Kingsport Inc. and a wide variety of community partners. The dream became a reality and on July 10, 2015 the completed Kingsport Carousel opened to the public.
    Kingsport Carousel
    308 Clinchfield St. Kingsport
    Kingsport Carousel 423.392.8414 stephanos@KingsportTN.gov
  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Test & Tune: September 22 Race #19 & #20: September 23-24
    Bristol Dragway
    151 Speedway Blvd. Bristol TN
    Bristol Dragway 423.989.6933
  • - Calling all Red Panda Rangers! Join us to learn more Red Pandas of the past and today, as well as their significance at the Gray Fossil Site and try out some Red Panda activities and crafts. Programs announced periodically throughout each day.
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum
    1212 Suncrest Dr. Gray TN 37615
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum 423.439.3659
  • | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - The program is designed by the American Lung Association and it helps guide you through the quitting process.

    Allow them to help you jump start into a tobacco free life!
    Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library
    201 N. Sycamore St. Elizabethton TN
    Kelli Humphreys 4235432525X312 kelli.humphreys@tn.gov
  • | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Rise Together Kingsport is a project by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, and artist Charlie Brouwer. The project provides an opportunity for everyone and every part of the community to participate in creating a sculpture about the combined hopes and dreams that depend on each other to be Kingsport. Individuals, families, organizations, schools, churches, and businesses will all be invited to lend ladders (symbols of their hopes and dreams) to be connected together in a monumental sculpture towering in front of the Renaissance Center and spilling across its lawn to Center St.

    The ladders can be real extension and stepladders, or any form or size of ladder – including handmade ladders from any material. The ladders can be as creative or expressive, or as plain as the owners want them to be. The process of gathering the ladders beginning on Sept. 25 and building the sculpture (completion on Oct. 14) will be a grand celebration of community! It will remain on exhibit until November 13 when it will be dismantled and all ladders returned.
     
           
    Bonnie Macdonald 423.392.8414

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

  • | 8:00am - 12:00pm | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - Workforce Solutions at Northeast State Community College offers a class on Walking, Working Surfaces. A leading cause of worker-related injury & death comes from slipping, tripping, or falling from work surfaces such as floors, platforms, portable & fixed ladders, stairs, & ramps. This course will review the changes to subparts D & I of 29 CFR 1910 that contains occupational safety standards for general industry.
    Northeast State Community College
    2425 Highway 75 Blountville TN
    Diana Harrison 423.354.5520 dharrison@northeaststate.edu
  • | 8:30am - 10:30am | Meeting
    Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union
    5034 Bobby Hicks Hwy. Gray TN 37615
    Ernie Rumsby 954.687.6943 erumsby@outlook.com
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • | 8:30am - 5:30pm | Sports and Recreation
    Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Each Wednesday in Studio Room 313 from 9:00am - Noon.
    COME PAINT WITH US! Show up with your art supplies and ready to jump in.
    Kingsport Art Guild
    Corner of Broad St. and Center next door to Art in the Heart Gallery Kingsport TN
    Kingsport Art Guild 423.246.1227 art@kingsportartguild.com
  • | 9:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser
    - In honor of World Prematurity Awareness Day , Friday, November 17, 2017 the March of Dimes joins with parent groups, companies and families in countires around the world to raise awareness about prematurie birth and how it can be prevented.

    T-shirts will be sold during the month of September and delivered in mid-October. If your company, school, family or church would like to sell please contact the March of Dimes officer at (423) 707-9446

    Design is below in the comment section

    Short Sleeve Tie Dye-
    Small - XL- $15.00
    2XL & 3XL - $17.00

    Long Sleeve Plain Purple-
    Small - XL- $16.00
    2XL & 3XL -$18.00

    Any questions please call the March of Dimes office at (423) 707-9446 or email lgates@marchofdimes.com

    PROCEEDS benefit the March of Dimes!
     
           
    March of Dimes 423.707.9446 lgates@marchofdimes.com
  • | 10:15am - | Arts and Entertainment
    First Presbyterian Church
    100 W. Church Circle Kingsport TN 37660
    Marjorie Sink 423.956.5888
  • Kingsport Public Library
    400 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Public Library 423.229.9489
  • | 4:00pm - 12:00am | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Holston Valley Medical Center wants you! We are looking for volunteers for various areas of the hospital and surrounding outpatient areas.
    Please contact Karen Fox at (423) 224-6041 or via email at Karen.fox@wellmont.org for more information.

    Holston Valley Medical Center
    130 West Ravine Road Kingsport TN 37662
    Karen Fox 423.224.6041 karen.fox@wellmont.org
  • - You don’t have to be a paleontologist to find fossils. Identifying them is a different story. Bring any kind of rock, fossil, artifact, or mineral to Fossil & Artifact ID Night, and scientists at the museum will provide space for the study of these finds. There will be an archaeologist, paleontologist, and geologist on site. The event is free and open to the public but does not include admission to exhibits.
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum
    1212 Suncrest Dr. Gray TN 37615
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum 423.439.3659
  • | 4:00pm - 5:00pm | Kids
    Lynn View Senior Center
    257 Walker St. Kinsport TN
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Special Interest
    - Kingsport Model Train Club: Be a part of Northeast Tennessee’s only public display of Lionel and American Flyer model train layouts – the classic toy trains of the 1950s! Other exhibits also include N, HO and On30 gauges. The Kingsport Model Club meets every Tuesday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome to join in on the fun of constructing model train layouts. For more information, contact Dave Stevens at 967-1173 or dstevens@kptware.com
    Innovation Forge
    1100 Franklin Square Kingsport TN
    Dave Stevens 423.967.1173
  • | 7:00pm - | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - The Guild conducts Tuesday night concerts at 7 p.m. year-round at the International Storytelling Center, with the exception of the weeks between Christmas and the New Year. In case of inclement weather, check the Washington Co., Tenn. online calendar for school closings, as the Guild closes when the schools do. Attend our weekly concerts for a donation of $5 adults and $3 for students. Children 12 and under are free.
    International Storytelling Center
    116 W. Main St. Jonesborough TN 37659
    Jonesborough Storytellers Guild info@storytellersguild.org
  • | 7:00pm - | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - Tri-Cities Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group is a support group for parents who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. This will be our first meeting. We will continue to meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Kari’s Heart Foundation.
    Kari's Heart Foundation
    701 N. State of Franklin Rd. #8 Johnson City TN 37604
    Donna Gordon 423.737.5097
  • | 7:00pm - | Special Interest
    - Birding Kingsport is a club formed in 2015 to serve the needs of Kingsport Tennessee area birders and interested individuals and groups. Meetings are the 4th Tuesday at 7:00 at the Downtown Kingsport Association, 229 Broad Street, Kingsport Tn. 37660. Club Mailing Address: Birding Kingsport P.O Box 7477 Kingsport, TN 37664
    Downtown Kingsport Association
    229 Broad St. Kingsport TN
    Birding Kingsport birdingkingsport@gmail.com
  • | Kids
    - There's something happening every day at Bays Mountain, which is Tennessee's largest city-owned park. Bays Mountain Park, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3,550-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee. Offering a variety of features, visitors to Bays Mountain Park can enjoy a picturesque 44-acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles, and an Adventure Ropes Course complete with a 300-ft. zip line. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the park’s 38 miles of trails for hiking, running, sight-seeing, exploration and mountain biking.

    Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
    853 Bays Mountain Park Road Kingsport TN 37660
    Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium 423.229.9447
  • - In September, KATS will offer “Centennial September for Seniors” offering them ticket books for half price this month. All Dial-A-Ride ticket books will be $12.00 in the month of September! Drivers do not carry cash. Ticket books do not expire. Anyone 100 or over can ride the KATS bus or ADA van for free in the month of September.
     
           
  • | Library Events
    - There's something for everyone, from toddlers to adults, at Kingsport Public Library. We offer book clubs for all ages, story time for children, job labs and computer classes. We also offer special classes throughout the year. You're sure to find something of interest. Click the link to their website.
    Kingsport Public Library
    400 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Public Library 423.229.9489
  • | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - As an outreach service of Mountain States Health Alliance, our Health Resources Centers are open to everyone. Each HRC location is staffed daily by a caring, experienced registered nurse and other health professionals, including a registered dietitian. We also offer the following services and programs, and most of them are FREE!

    Daily blood pressure checks
    Health screenings
    Assistance with becoming smoke-free
    Diabetes self-management classes
    Support groups
    Health seminars
    Physician lectures
    Healthy cooking classes
    Health library – books and brochures
    Referral information

    Community Lectures are designed to educate you about the latest treatment options available at our facilities, and to introduce you to the many skilled doctors practicing here. Please check often for new events and updated schedules. Check out our monthly calendar at the "website" link to the left.
    Health Resources Center
    2101 Fort Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37664
    Health Resources Center 423.857.7981
  • - For more information go online to click for details or visit the Kingsport Carousel at 308 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport, or call the Carousel directly at (423) 343-9834.


    The Kingsport Carousel Project has been a joint effort of more than 300 volunteers and 700 sponsors along with the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, Engage Kingsport Inc. and a wide variety of community partners. The dream became a reality and on July 10, 2015 the completed Kingsport Carousel opened to the public.
    Kingsport Carousel
    308 Clinchfield St. Kingsport
    Kingsport Carousel 423.392.8414 stephanos@KingsportTN.gov
  • - The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will be hosting the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service’s exhibit Things Come Apart from July 15 to October 8, 2017. Through extraordinary photographs, disassembled objects and fascinating videos, this exhibit reveals the inner workings of common, everyday possessions. Images of dozens of objects explore how things are designed and made and how technology has evolved over time. For example, the individual components of a record player, a Walkman, and iPod illustrate the technical changes in sound reproduction over the years. As a visual investigation of design and engineering, Things Come Apart also celebrates classic examples of industrial design like the sewing machine, the mechanical pencil, and the telescope. Additionally, the exhibit explores ideas about reuse, repair, and recycling.

    The exhibit embraces key STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts and provides an ideal environment for hands-on experimentation, tinkering, and creative makerspaces. Through support from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, Things Come Apart includes three hands-on Activity Kits Created by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation’s SparkLab. Schools are invited to contact the Birthplace of Country Music at education@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org or 423-573-1927 to find out more about booking school visits to the exhibit.

    The museum will also be hosting several educational and engaging programs to go along with the Things Come Apart exhibit—keep an eye on the events calendar on our website click for details for details on these programs.

    Things Come Apart is an exhibition organized by Todd McLellan and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).
    Birthplace of Country Music
    520 Birthplace of Country Music Way Bristol VA 24201
    Birthplace of Country Music Museum 423.573.1927 info@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Test & Tune: September 22 Race #19 & #20: September 23-24
    Bristol Dragway
    151 Speedway Blvd. Bristol TN
    Bristol Dragway 423.989.6933
  • - Big money bracket racing returns to Bristol Dragway with a NEW Fall date, September 26- October 1 during the Sparco Fall Fling presented by Optima Batteries.
    Bristol Dragway
    151 Speedway Blvd. Bristol TN
    Bristol Dragway 423.989.6933
  • - “A Barter Theatre original world premiere murder mystery thriller.”
    By Catherine Bush

    Ian and Liz Crowell purchased several acres of remote woodlands, where they plan to build their dream house. They take best friends, Bruce and Claire Hollingsworth, on a tour followed by celebratory beers around a campfire. Ian reveals the woods are supposedly haunted by a pitchfork-wielding ghost bent on revenge. When a childhood game leads to the discovery of a grisly murder, the couples investigate. Is the ghost responsible – or are other forces at work? Relationships shatter as friends try to solve the mystery before it’s too late.
    Barter Theatre
    127 West Main St. Abingdon VA 24210
    Barter Theatre 276.628.3991
  • - Calling all Red Panda Rangers! Join us to learn more Red Pandas of the past and today, as well as their significance at the Gray Fossil Site and try out some Red Panda activities and crafts. Programs announced periodically throughout each day.
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum
    1212 Suncrest Dr. Gray TN 37615
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum 423.439.3659
  • - Arrg mateys! It’s a pirate’s life for you as you discover the swashbuckling science of being a pirate in honor of Talk like a Pirate Day. Learn at ye own risk as you test out an eye patch perception experiment, dare to walk the plank, sail ho with our pirate ship challenge, and even learn what a scallywag might say! The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
    Hands On! Regional Museum
    315 E. MainSt. Johnson City TN 37601
    Hands On! Regional Museum 423.928.6509
  • | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Rise Together Kingsport is a project by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, and artist Charlie Brouwer. The project provides an opportunity for everyone and every part of the community to participate in creating a sculpture about the combined hopes and dreams that depend on each other to be Kingsport. Individuals, families, organizations, schools, churches, and businesses will all be invited to lend ladders (symbols of their hopes and dreams) to be connected together in a monumental sculpture towering in front of the Renaissance Center and spilling across its lawn to Center St.

    The ladders can be real extension and stepladders, or any form or size of ladder – including handmade ladders from any material. The ladders can be as creative or expressive, or as plain as the owners want them to be. The process of gathering the ladders beginning on Sept. 25 and building the sculpture (completion on Oct. 14) will be a grand celebration of community! It will remain on exhibit until November 13 when it will be dismantled and all ladders returned.
     
           
    Bonnie Macdonald 423.392.8414

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

  • | 7:00am - 1:00pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    Kingsport Farmer's Market
    West Center Street & Clinchfield Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts 423.392.8414 Stephanos@KingsportTN.gov
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • | 8:30am - 5:30pm | Sports and Recreation
    Kingsport Civic Auditorium
    1550 Ft. Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Parks and Rec 423.224.2489 kptreccenters@kingsporttn.gov
  • | 9:00am - 12:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Each Wednesday in Studio Room 313 from 9:00am - Noon.
    COME PAINT WITH US! Show up with your art supplies and ready to jump in.
    Kingsport Art Guild
    Corner of Broad St. and Center next door to Art in the Heart Gallery Kingsport TN
    Kingsport Art Guild 423.246.1227 art@kingsportartguild.com
  • | 9:00am - | Charity, Fundraiser
    - In honor of World Prematurity Awareness Day , Friday, November 17, 2017 the March of Dimes joins with parent groups, companies and families in countires around the world to raise awareness about prematurie birth and how it can be prevented.

    T-shirts will be sold during the month of September and delivered in mid-October. If your company, school, family or church would like to sell please contact the March of Dimes officer at (423) 707-9446

    Design is below in the comment section

    Short Sleeve Tie Dye-
    Small - XL- $15.00
    2XL & 3XL - $17.00

    Long Sleeve Plain Purple-
    Small - XL- $16.00
    2XL & 3XL -$18.00

    Any questions please call the March of Dimes office at (423) 707-9446 or email lgates@marchofdimes.com

    PROCEEDS benefit the March of Dimes!
     
           
    March of Dimes 423.707.9446 lgates@marchofdimes.com
  • | 10:00am - 12:00pm | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - This advanced Facebook workshop for Business Page Admins will cover how to create three campaigns. A “like” campaign to potentially increase “likes” to your Business Page. A "Engagement Post” to potentially amplify the reach of your posts on Facebook and on Instagram. Finally another ad that could help increase “traffic” to their website using a Call-to-Action button. These ads require a commitment to spend $5/day minimum for each ad from Facebook to go live. We will “walk through” each of the campaigns up until purchase. Attendees will decide if they wish to promote the ads created in the workshop. It’s important to have visuals and content ready to use if creating the ad within the workshop.

    This workshop is strictly for Facebook users with Business Pages.
    TSBDC (Tennessee Small Business Development Center at ETSU)
    2109 W. Market St. Johnson City TN
    TSBDC 423.439.8505
  • | 4:00pm - 12:00am | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Holston Valley Medical Center wants you! We are looking for volunteers for various areas of the hospital and surrounding outpatient areas.
    Please contact Karen Fox at (423) 224-6041 or via email at Karen.fox@wellmont.org for more information.

    Holston Valley Medical Center
    130 West Ravine Road Kingsport TN 37662
    Karen Fox 423.224.6041 karen.fox@wellmont.org
  • | 5:30pm - | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - Less than 1/3 of the world’s businesses are owned by women.There is a tidal wave of female entrepreneurship rising, but women face incredible inequality accessing loans and capital. More than 60% of new US businesses launched since 2002 are owned by women, yet less than 3% of venture capital was invested in female founded companies, during that same period. [Sources:State of Women Owned Businesses Report, 2013; Bridging the Gender Gap in Venture Capital, 2014]

    WOW is about supporting female entrepreneurs and business owners and aspiring women business owners. KOSBE has created an environment for women to get together regularly, to connect with mentors and mentees, share resources and best practices, continue to learn, be creative and have fun.

    Light refreshments will be served.

    There is a $10/person donation requested for this event, with proceeds benefiting the KOSBE Women of Worth project.

    Bring your BFF!!

    We welcome women business owners and female entrepreneurs from across the Tri-Cities (including the region comprising the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol and the surrounding smaller towns and communities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia).

    If you have questions, email abhave@kingsportchamber.org.

    KOSBE has established a Facebook support group for participants:WOW Women of Worth Tri-Cities Tennessee. A related online directory of women-owned businesses is in motion.
    Olive Oil Divine
    2517 N. Roan St. Johnson City TN
    Kosbe/Katie Prendergast 423.392.8811
  • | 8:00pm - | Arts and Entertainment
    - The Jonesborough Yarn Exchange provides Jonesborough with a monthly live radio performance at the International Storytelling Center in Downtown Jonesborough, and provides the Tri-Cities region with a monthly broadcast of these shows on the local NPR station 89.5 FM. These productions celebrate the culture and stories of the people of Jonesborough and the Southern Appalachian Region. Now in its third season, “A Night with the Yarn Exchange” is a monthly, scripted production, based on local stories and regional music, and performed by an inter-generational, multi-cultural cast of local actors, storytellers, and musicians, to create an audio patchwork quilt of what it means to be home in the mountains.

    The Jonesborough Yarn Exchange is a community building group and open to anyone who would like to participate. Everyone is welcome, from all ages and backgrounds, regardless of experience. If you live here, you belong! If you have a story to tell, this is the place! In addition to the live performances and the local broadcasts, the production is also streamed online by the local NPR affiliate WETS FM 89.5 on their HD channel 1, so the world can listen to and be inspired by the stories of Jonesborough, Tennessee, and the people of Appalachia. The radio performances are aired the last Wednesday of the month on HD Channel 1 HERE

    For tickets to the live production, held the fourth Monday of every month at the International Storytelling Center, call 423-753-1010 or purchase at the door.
    International Storytelling Center
    116 W. Main St. Jonesborough TN 37659
  • | Kids
    - There's something happening every day at Bays Mountain, which is Tennessee's largest city-owned park. Bays Mountain Park, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3,550-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee. Offering a variety of features, visitors to Bays Mountain Park can enjoy a picturesque 44-acre lake, a Nature Center with a state-of-the-art Planetarium Theater, Animal Habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles, and an Adventure Ropes Course complete with a 300-ft. zip line. Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of the park’s 38 miles of trails for hiking, running, sight-seeing, exploration and mountain biking.

    Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
    853 Bays Mountain Park Road Kingsport TN 37660
    Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium 423.229.9447
  • - In September, KATS will offer “Centennial September for Seniors” offering them ticket books for half price this month. All Dial-A-Ride ticket books will be $12.00 in the month of September! Drivers do not carry cash. Ticket books do not expire. Anyone 100 or over can ride the KATS bus or ADA van for free in the month of September.
     
           
  • | Library Events
    - There's something for everyone, from toddlers to adults, at Kingsport Public Library. We offer book clubs for all ages, story time for children, job labs and computer classes. We also offer special classes throughout the year. You're sure to find something of interest. Click the link to their website.
    Kingsport Public Library
    400 Broad Street Kingsport TN 37660
    Kingsport Public Library 423.229.9489
  • | Health Seminars and Screenings
    - As an outreach service of Mountain States Health Alliance, our Health Resources Centers are open to everyone. Each HRC location is staffed daily by a caring, experienced registered nurse and other health professionals, including a registered dietitian. We also offer the following services and programs, and most of them are FREE!

    Daily blood pressure checks
    Health screenings
    Assistance with becoming smoke-free
    Diabetes self-management classes
    Support groups
    Health seminars
    Physician lectures
    Healthy cooking classes
    Health library – books and brochures
    Referral information

    Community Lectures are designed to educate you about the latest treatment options available at our facilities, and to introduce you to the many skilled doctors practicing here. Please check often for new events and updated schedules. Check out our monthly calendar at the "website" link to the left.
    Health Resources Center
    2101 Fort Henry Drive Kingsport TN 37664
    Health Resources Center 423.857.7981
  • - For more information go online to click for details or visit the Kingsport Carousel at 308 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport, or call the Carousel directly at (423) 343-9834.


    The Kingsport Carousel Project has been a joint effort of more than 300 volunteers and 700 sponsors along with the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, Engage Kingsport Inc. and a wide variety of community partners. The dream became a reality and on July 10, 2015 the completed Kingsport Carousel opened to the public.
    Kingsport Carousel
    308 Clinchfield St. Kingsport
    Kingsport Carousel 423.392.8414 stephanos@KingsportTN.gov
  • - The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will be hosting the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service’s exhibit Things Come Apart from July 15 to October 8, 2017. Through extraordinary photographs, disassembled objects and fascinating videos, this exhibit reveals the inner workings of common, everyday possessions. Images of dozens of objects explore how things are designed and made and how technology has evolved over time. For example, the individual components of a record player, a Walkman, and iPod illustrate the technical changes in sound reproduction over the years. As a visual investigation of design and engineering, Things Come Apart also celebrates classic examples of industrial design like the sewing machine, the mechanical pencil, and the telescope. Additionally, the exhibit explores ideas about reuse, repair, and recycling.

    The exhibit embraces key STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts and provides an ideal environment for hands-on experimentation, tinkering, and creative makerspaces. Through support from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, Things Come Apart includes three hands-on Activity Kits Created by the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation’s SparkLab. Schools are invited to contact the Birthplace of Country Music at education@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org or 423-573-1927 to find out more about booking school visits to the exhibit.

    The museum will also be hosting several educational and engaging programs to go along with the Things Come Apart exhibit—keep an eye on the events calendar on our website click for details for details on these programs.

    Things Come Apart is an exhibition organized by Todd McLellan and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).
    Birthplace of Country Music
    520 Birthplace of Country Music Way Bristol VA 24201
    Birthplace of Country Music Museum 423.573.1927 info@birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
  • | Sports and Recreation
    - Test & Tune: September 22 Race #19 & #20: September 23-24
    Bristol Dragway
    151 Speedway Blvd. Bristol TN
    Bristol Dragway 423.989.6933
  • - Big money bracket racing returns to Bristol Dragway with a NEW Fall date, September 26- October 1 during the Sparco Fall Fling presented by Optima Batteries.
    Bristol Dragway
    151 Speedway Blvd. Bristol TN
    Bristol Dragway 423.989.6933
  • - Calling all Red Panda Rangers! Join us to learn more Red Pandas of the past and today, as well as their significance at the Gray Fossil Site and try out some Red Panda activities and crafts. Programs announced periodically throughout each day.
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum
    1212 Suncrest Dr. Gray TN 37615
    Gray Fossil Site/Natural History Museum 423.439.3659
  • - Arrg mateys! It’s a pirate’s life for you as you discover the swashbuckling science of being a pirate in honor of Talk like a Pirate Day. Learn at ye own risk as you test out an eye patch perception experiment, dare to walk the plank, sail ho with our pirate ship challenge, and even learn what a scallywag might say! The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.
    Hands On! Regional Museum
    315 E. MainSt. Johnson City TN 37601
    Hands On! Regional Museum 423.928.6509
  • | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs
    - Rise Together Kingsport is a project by the City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, and artist Charlie Brouwer. The project provides an opportunity for everyone and every part of the community to participate in creating a sculpture about the combined hopes and dreams that depend on each other to be Kingsport. Individuals, families, organizations, schools, churches, and businesses will all be invited to lend ladders (symbols of their hopes and dreams) to be connected together in a monumental sculpture towering in front of the Renaissance Center and spilling across its lawn to Center St.

    The ladders can be real extension and stepladders, or any form or size of ladder – including handmade ladders from any material. The ladders can be as creative or expressive, or as plain as the owners want them to be. The process of gathering the ladders beginning on Sept. 25 and building the sculpture (completion on Oct. 14) will be a grand celebration of community! It will remain on exhibit until November 13 when it will be dismantled and all ladders returned.
     
           
    Bonnie Macdonald 423.392.8414
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters 1st quarter phase at 10:53 PM, EDT
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This unique national program — with participation by local organizations throughout the U.S. — focuses attention on the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women. Organized by the Health InformationResource Center. For more information visit click for details
     
           

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

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