Local Events

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

FUTURE EVENTS


September 26: “Putt the Town Pink”, an American Cancer Society fundraiser from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at Putt-Putt, West Stone Drive, Kingsport.  Food trucks on hand.  For information, go here


September 28: Downtown Brewfest, Greeneville.  16 different craft beers available to sample.  For information and tickets, go to brewfestgreeneville.com


October 18 – 20: 36th annual StarFest at Bays Mountain Planetarium in Kingsport.  To register (through September 27), go to baysmountain.com


October 19: The Quillen 100 bicycle relay races, Bristol Motor Speedway.  Fundraiser for the Quillen College of Medicine.  For information, email thequillen100@gmail.com or go to this website


October 19: 25th Anniversary WJ’s Bike Show, 3318 Wayfield Drive, Johnson City.  Registration from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Classes for all makes and models of motorcycles.  Music from Railway Express Band.  Food available.  To vote for Best of Show, bring household cleaning supplies to help homeless veterans move to their own home.  For information, call 282.2515


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

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

 EVENTS BY WEEKDAY 


Thursday September 19


Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Thomas Walker High School, Ewing
10:00 am – 3:30 pm: Emory & Henry School of Health Sciences, Marion
10:00 am – 5:00 pm: Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Inst., Duffield
11:00 am – 4:00 pm: Jacobs Creek Job Corps, Bristol


6:30 pm: Author and historian Timothy D. Holder discusses the life of Francis Asbury, a Methodist circuit rider and preacher in the late 18th century, International Storytelling Center, Jonesborough.  Free.  for information, call 753.9580.


Friday, September 20


Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
8:00 – 11:00 am: Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority, Duffield
9:00 am – 2:30 pm: Coeburn Primary School
12:30 – 4:00 pm: VFP Industries, Duffield


7:00 pm: Lanterns & Legends of 1780, a unique after-hours, twilight program at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Elizabethton.  Guided lantern-light tours through the encampment of the Overmountain Men.  Each tour lasts approximately one hour.  Pre-registration required.  Cost is $7/adults, $5/ages 7-17, children 6 and under admitted free.  To make a reservation, go to tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals/


7:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild’s production of Miss Nelson is Missing continues at the Renaissance Center.  For tickets, call 392.8427 or go to kingsporttheatre.org


7:00 pm: Music on the Square, downtown Jonesborough.  Tonight: Sally Barris and the Birmingham Boys.  Free. Bring your own seating.


7:30 pm: Jesus Seminar on the Road program “God, Process and Politics”, First Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton.  Sessions are non-denominational.  Continues for the weekend.  For information, go to westarinstitute.org/upcoming-events-calendar/


7:30 pm: Johnson City Community Theatre presents How I Learned to Drive. Contains adult themes and may note be suitable for children under age 14.  $15/adults.  For information, call 491.5053 or go to jccommunitytheatre.org.


Saturday, September 21


8:00 am – 2:00 pm: St. Paul United Methodist Church’s Lord’s Acre Sale, Piney Flats Fire Hall.  Wreaths, home-grown produce, apple butter, jellies, cakes, pies, cookies, and more.


10:00 am – 4:00 pm: Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Elizabethton.  Living history demonstrations and activities at Ft. Watauga.  Free.  For information, call 543.5808


2:00 & 7:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild’s production of Miss Nelson is Missing continues at the Renaissance Center.  For tickets, call 392.8427 or go to kingsporttheatre.org


7:00 pm: Touring the Galaxy, Natural Tunnel State Park, near Duffield.  View the stars from the gazebo.  Park interpreters will provide a shuttle to the gazebo.  Only flashlights with red filter are permitted.  Free.


7:30 pm: Johnson City Community Theatre presents How I Learned to Drive. Contains adult themes and may note be suitable for children under age 14.  $15/adults.  For information, call 491.5053 or go to jccommunitytheatre.org.


Sunday, September 22


10:00 am – 3:00 pm:  Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Elizabethton.  Living history demonstrations and activities at Ft. Watauga.  Free.  For information, call 543.5808


2:00 pm: Johnson City Community Theatre presents How I Learned to Drive. Contains adult themes and may note be suitable for children under age 14.  $15/adults.  For information, call 491.5053 or go to jccommunitytheatre.org.


2:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild’s production of Miss Nelson is Missing continues at the Renaissance Center.  For tickets, call 392.8427 or go to kingsporttheatre.org


Monday, September 23


Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Honaker High School
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Abingdon High School


Tuesday, September 24


Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
7:30 am – 3:00 pm: Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport
8:00 am – 2:00 pm: Johnson County High School, Mountain City
9:00 am – 2:30 pm: Lee High School, Jonesville


2:00 pm: Waddie Mitchell is this week’s Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough.  Performances at 2:00 pm daily.  For information, call 913.1276 or go to storytellingcenter.net


7:00 pm: In celebration of the 239th anniversary of the Overmountain Men and their journey to the Battle of King’s Mountain, Rocky Mount State Historic Site hosts An Overmountain Victory, a lamp-light narration about this event.  For information, go rockymountmuseum.com


Wednesday, September 25


Marsh Regional Blood Drives:
7:00 am – 2:00 pm: BAE Systems, Kingsport
8:00 am – noon: Agero, Blountville
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Richlands High School
1:00 – 5:00 pm: UPM Pharmaceuticals, Bristol


6:00 pm: Shellac Soundscapes – Johnson City and the Columbia Recording Sessions, Johnson City Public Library.  Free.  For information, call 434.4457.