Events

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A toy and hobby show to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network will take place Saturday Sept 30th from 9-3 in building 1 at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, TN. Admission is $5 with children 12 and under admitted free. 8 ft vendor tables are $25 each or 3 for $60. All proceeds will benefit CMN. For more information call (423) 538-0202.


Bays Mountain Park and Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union present Cinema Under The Stars, an outdoor movie series at Bays Mountain Park.

The series will take place this fall, with the first movie playing on October 7 and the second movie playing November 4. The titles of the movies will be announced September 1 on Bays Mountain’s website and social media pages.

The movie on October 7 will begin at 8:30 p.m. and on November 4, the movie will begin at 7 p.m. Both movies will be shown in the lower parking lot next to the Herpetarium. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Tickets will go on sale September 1, after the titles have been announced. Admission is $5 for anyone over the age of 6 and free for children ages 5 and younger. All proceeds will benefit Bays Mountain Park.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please call Mark Kilgore at 423-230-6357.


Come celebrate with us as we recreate the muster of the Overmountain Men, which occurred here at Sycamore Shoals over two hundred years ago. Re-enactors in period clothing will be on hand throughout the weekend to share stories and demonstrations of that exciting and tumultuous time.
The weekend long celebration runs 10am to 4pm Saturday, September 23 and 10am to 3pm Sunday, September 24, and is a must for the whole family. The park’s host living history organization, the Washington County, NC Militia, will present 18th century demonstrations and activities in and around Fort Watauga. Discover the vital role Sycamore Shoals played in the early frontier community, and how its significance would impact our nation’s history. Hear the story of the Overmountain Men and their historic gathering at Sycamore Shoals.
It will be a fun filled and action packed weekend sure to entertain and educate all ages. Admission is free so bring the entire family and relive some of the most crucial days of the American Revolution.
On September 25th, 1780 Col. William Campbell and 400 mounted militiamen from present day Abingdon, VA crossed the Watauga River at Sycamore Shoals and joined Colonels Isaac Shelby and John Sevier in response to a threat from British Major Patrick Ferguson. At 2:00 pm On Monday, September 25th, 2017 the Overmountain Victory Trail Association will recreate the historic river crossing. This event is also free of charge and is open for all to enjoy this memorable experience.


The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is hosting “Songs of Service” to celebrate the National Day of Service and Remembrance on Saturday, September 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. “Songs of Service” is the seventh annual event at the park honoring all police, fire, armed forces, rescue members, and other community servants.

“Songs of Service” will feature a performance by Joey O’Quinn and the WiseJAMS String Band. In addition to live music, hot dogs and refreshments will be available for a donation. Donations will benefit the Big Stone Gap Fire Department. All police, fire, armed forces, rescue members, and other community servants who attend in uniform will receive a free hot dog and a drink.

Registration is required, for more information or to register, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.


The Salvation Army of Greater Kingsport is hosting its first annual Red Shield Classic Golf Tournament on September 30th 2017 at Crockett Ridge Golf course located at 4439 L Jack Drive Kingsport, TN.

There is an 8am shotgun start, top 6 teams will be awarded, door prizes, and every golfer receives a goodie bag. Pre-registration is required, entry fee is $400 per 4 man team, $100 per individual fees include player gift bags, green fees, cart, breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages.

You can help by playing, or even sponsoring a hole for $100, or a golf cart for $50, This tournament and donations helps to provide many needed services to the community including 5,000 meals a month.

For more information call and to register call 423-292-5230


The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park’s Artisan Series will offer a craft project on the third Monday of every month from March through December, providing visitors with opportunities to create handmade crafts with regional artisans.

For more information about upcoming workshops, please contact the park at (276) 523-1322.

The award-winning Virginia State Parks are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.
For more information about Virginia State Parks’ activities and amenities or to make reservations in one of the more than 1,800 campsites or 300 climate-controlled cabins, call the Virginia State Parks Reservation Center at 800-933-PARK or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov.


If you would like your local event listed here, please send it to psa@wtfm.com

Or add it yourself to our Community Calendar