Area Events

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If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, consider participating in a new Middle Tennessee research study. To qualify to participate, you must:  be between the ages of 55 and 85, have mild to moderate Alzheimer’s, have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, and have no history of stroke. To participate, call Clinical Research Associates at (615) 329-2222.

 The 4th Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming’s schedule of Crooked Road concerts is here:

Drums of the Painted Mountain Pow Wow, Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands, July 20 – 22.  Free admission, donations accepted.  Dancing, storytelling, arts.  For information, call 276-596-9281.

The Health Wagon will be providing a FREE massive health care outreach on July 20 – 22 at the Wise county Fair Grounds in Wise.  Some of the many services: complete eye exams, prescription glasses, dental fillings, extractions, cleanings, hearing exams, hearing aids, chest x-ray, ultrasounds, bone density, lab work, mammograms, and pap smears.  These services provided for uninsured, underinsured, unemployed and those who cannot afford to pay.  All services are free.  Registration begins at 6:00 am daily.  First come, first serve.  For information, call 276.328.8850 or go to their Facebook page.

There will be a free community event to provide coaches, parents, youth athletes, and any other interested community members with training and education about causes and prevention, warning signs, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of concussionsSaturday, July 21, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, Memorial Park Community Center, Johnson City.  For information, go to

The Friends of Roan Mountain sponsor the Xtreme Roan Adventures July 27 & 28.  This is the 10th annual “Get Kids Outdoors” event with over 20 adventures and activities for ages 3 to 15.  For information and registration, go to

2018 Folklife Festival, Warriors’ Path State Park, Kingsport, July 28, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm.  Lots of music and games. All events are free.  Find out more at

9th Annual Back-to-School Expo, Tuesday, July 31, 3:00 – 6:00 pm, Kingsport Farmers Market.  Kid-friendly organizations will have booths offering programs, lessons, athletics and more.  For information, go to

The Heritage Alliance will host its 2nd Homeschool Day on August 10 in Jonesborough.  History and heritage-based activities are planned from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm that day.  For information, call 753.9580 or go to

Family Fun Water Gun Run, August 18, Saltville Medical Center.  Bring your own – obviously TOY – water gun!  For information or to register, go to

Sunday July 15, 2018

9:00 am: Fishing on the Watauga, Sycamore Shoals State HIstoric Area, Elizabethton.  Join Jared for a fishing lesson on the Watauga.  Bring a fishing pole, if you wish.  Meet in front of the Visitor Center.  For information, call 543.5808.

Monday July 16, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
noon – 5:00 pm: Morgan Memorial United Methodist Church, Rose Hill VA
1:00 – 5:00 pm: Bland Correctional Center

6:00 – 8:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild holds open auditions for Princess WhatsernameRenaissance Center.  For information, follow Kingsport Theatre Guild on Facebook, go to or call 392.8427.

Tuesday July 17, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
7:30 am – 3:00 pm: Eastman Bldg. 156, Kingsport
1:00 – 6:00 pm: Valley View Freewill Baptist Church, Clintwood
1:00 – 4:00 pm: Lab Connect, Johnson City

2:00 pm:  Andy Offutt Irwin is this week’s Teller-in-Residence at the Storytelling Center in Jonesborough.  Performances at 2:00 pm each day. $12/adults, $11/seniors-students-under 18s.  For information, call 753.2171 or go to

6:00 – 8:00 pm: Kingsport Theatre Guild holds final open auditions for Princess WhatsernameRenaissance Center.  For information, follow Kingsport Theatre Guild on Facebook, go to or call 392.8427.

7:00 pm: Sounds of Summer, 818 State Street, Bristol.  Tonight: Ken Morrell Family.  Bring your own seating.  Band subject to change without notice.

9:00 pm: Lamp-Lit Night Hike, Warriors’ Path State Park, Kingsport.  Hike through the dark forest with the trail lit by kerosene lanterns.  Children should bring a flashlight for safety.  Drive to the camp store and carpool to the back country.  For information, call 239.8531.

Wednesday July 18, 2018

Marsh Regional Blood Drives
9:00 am – 3:00 pm: Mountain Empire Community college, Big Stone Gap
noon – 5:00 pm: Contura Energy, Norton
2:00 – 6:30 pm: St. Anne Catholic Church, Bristol

10:30 am: Wonderful Wildflowers Walk, Warriors’ Path State Park, Kingsport.  Drive to the camp store and carpool to the walk.  For information, call 239.8531.