Community Events

If your non-profit group is having an event that is open to the public, send the information to us and we’ll get it posted on this web page free of charge. The information also goes to our on-air announcers for possible use on our stations. 
Send your PSA (Public Service Announcement) information (event name, date(s) of event, location, times, contact number) to areaeventslist@gmail.com

HEADS UP!


The City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is now taking vendor applications for the annual Christmas Connection taking place the first weekend in November at the Civic Auditorium.  Applications and all information can be obtained at engagekingsport.com Application deadline is July 1, 2019.  


Rabies Clinics in Hawkins County all month in May ($10 per dog/cat):
Church Hill Veterinary Hospital: 8:00 – 9:45 am and 2:00 – 4:30 pm (Mon – Fri); 8:00 – 11:30 am on Saturdays
Dog and Cat Depot, Rogersville: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Mt. Carmel Pet Hospital: 9:00 – 11:00 am Monday through Saturday, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday


Kingsport Parks and Recreation’s new Pass and Tag Football League is a fun way to play football and learn the fundamentals of throwing and catching.  For ages 6 – 12, the League will e conducted by former Dobyns-Bennett head coach Graham Clark.  The cost is $10 per child and will run Tuesdays and Thursdays starting in June.  Sign up at V. O. Dobbins, 301 Louis Street.  For information, contact gclark@k12k.com.


Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department sponsors a golf tournament on June 8 at Twin Creeks Golf Course.  Select shot, four man teams.  $50/person, $200/team, which includes cart and 18-hole green fee.  Lunch provided.  For information, call 423.416.9477.


Teen Summer Reading Program at the Jonesborough and Gray Libraries begins on June 8.  For all rising 6 – 12 graders.  Special prizes and awards at the end of summer.  Initial registration required.  Go to wclibrarytn.com/summer-reading


The Literacy Council of Kingsport presents Spelldown: An Adult Spelling Bee Monday, June 10, at Gypsy Circus, 2654 Ft. Henry Drive.  Doors open at 4:00 pm, spelling bee starts at 6:30 pm.  To register, go to lckspelldown2019.eventbrite.com.  For information, call 392.4643.


The 6th annual High Knob Music Festival takes place on June 15 from 11:30 am to 7:30 pm below the High Knob Lookout Tower in the recreation area above Norton VA.  Great music, food and fun.  Free.


Celebrate 40 years of the Dukes of Hazzard in Rogersville during Hazzard Fest 2019 on July 27.  Details at hazzardfest.com


Vacation Bible Schools


June 19 – 21: To Mars and Beyond, Crossroads United Methodist Church, 200 Bays Cove Trail, Kingsport.  6:00 – 8:30 pm.  For ages 4 – 12.  For information, call 246.2982.


 EVENTS BY WEEKDAY


Friday, May 24


Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
8:00 am – 2:00 pm: Blue Ridge Job Corps Center, Marion
9:00 am – 2:30 pm: Clintwood Elementary School


10:00 am – 2:00 pm: City of Kingsport Public Works Day, Farmers Market Pavilion.  Equipment displays, kid-friendly activities, presentations explaining essential daily operations.  Lunch will be provided.  Free. For information, call 229.9470.


6:00 pm: Founders After 5 free concert, Founders Park, downtown Johnson City.  This evening: The Tillers.


7:00 pm: Music on the Square, downtown Jonesborough.  Tonight: Danika and Jeb.  Free.


7:00 pm: Twilight Alive Summer Concert Series, Broad Street, downtown Kingsport.  Tonight: Folk Soul Revival.  Free.  No coolers no pets.  Bring your own seating.


7:30 pm: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre continues with its production of HarveyTickets are $16/adults, $14/students-seniors.  For information, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com


Saturday, May 25


11:30 am: Memorial Day Service, Veterans’ Memorial, Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport.


Rabies Clinic: 1:00 – 3:00 pm: Elizabethton Veterinary Clinic. $10 per dog/cat.  Tennessee law requires rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats.


2:00 & 7:30 pm: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre continues with its production of HarveyTickets are $16/adults, $14/students-seniors.  For information, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com


Sunday, May 26


2:00 pm: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre continues with its production of HarveyTickets are $16/adults, $14/students-seniors.  For information, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com


2:00 pm: The Town of Erwin hosts a special program to commemorate Memorial Day, Veterans Memorial Park. Guest speaker is Ray Tipton, commander of the American Legion Post 25.


2:30 pm: Jonesborough Board of Mayor & Alderman and Veteran’s Affairs Committee hosts the 2019 Veterans Memorial Concert, Visitors Center. Features Tennessee Highway Patrol Honor Guard presenting and retiring colors, along with the Daniel Boone High School Marine Junior ROTC. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Johnson City Community Concert Band. Followed by a reception open to the public.


Monday, May 27 Memorial Day

noon: Bristol Fraternal Veterans and Civic Council holds Memorial Day Services at Cumberland Square Park.


6:00 pm: Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial holds the 9th annual Memorial Day Program. The Memorial is located at the west end of Kiwanis Park,corner of West Market Street and Veterans Way. Music will be provided by Bob Calliham and Jim Culp.


Tuesday, May 28


Marsh Regional Blood Drives
7:30 am – 3:00 pm: Eastman, Kingsport
1:00 – 6:00 pm: Food City, Lebanon


2:00 pm: Bill Harley takes over as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough.  Performances at 2:00 pm each day.  For information, call 913.1276 or go to storytellingcenter.net


7:00 pm: Warriors’ Path State Park, Kingsport.  Meet the Owl! Come to the Open Air Chapel and see whoooo is waiting for you.  If it’s raining, meet at the main bath house.  Free.  For information, call 239.8531 or go here


Wednesday, May 29


Marsh Regional Blood Drives
8:00 – 10:30 am: Crown Laboratories, Johnson City
noon – 5:00 pm: Home Shopping, Piney Flats
1:00 – 6:00 pm: Food City, Cedar Bluff
2:00 – 6:30 pm: St. Anne Catholic Church, Bristol