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Updated: 8/30/14 • 5:40 am
Discover our "What to do!" page
This webpage lists places to go and things to see in the greater Tri-Cities area. Included are links to our area parks!
BULLETIN BOARD
Run, walk or roll in the 2014 Eastman Road Race September 5 - 6. Sign up today! Jump over to eastmanroadrace.com
The Johnson City Police Department is now accepting applications for the 43rd session of the Citizen's Police Academy. The first session is September 9. For all information and an application, go to 601 East Main Street, Johnson City. You may also access an application at johnsoncitytn.org
4th annual "Surviving the Snake" 100K/50K Bicycle Race comes up September 13 as a benefit for the Johnson County Community Hospital Foundation. Begins at Ralph Stout Park, Mountain City. For information or to register online, go to mshafoundation.org/snake
2014 Step Out - Walk to Stop Diabetes takes place on September 14 at the Kingsport Farmer's Market. Enter now!
Inaugural Fossil 5K, hosted by ETSU and the General Shale Natural History Museum at the Gray Fossil Site will be held on September 20. For information and/or to register, go to runtricities.org
4th Annual White Pine School Color Storm 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Fun Run sponsored by the White Pine School PTO will be held on September 20. For information, call 423.748.0935 ormailto:kriscammy@aol.com
5th annual Bluegrass Half Marathon, benefitting the Niswonger Children's Hospital, will be held on September 21. Register at bluegrasshalfmarathon.com by 8:00 pm September 19.
Entries are now being accepted for the 6th Annual Fine Art in the Park at the International Storytelling Center October 18 - 19. For information and/or to apply as an artist go to jonesboroughtn.org or call 753.0562.
 
Saturday, August 30 1967 – Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
7:30 - 10:30 am
Country Breakfast, South Central Ruritan, 2636 Highway 107, Chuckey. $7.50/person.
2:00 & 7:00 pm
"Sittin' Up With the Dead", a slapstick comedy, LampLight Theatre, downtown Kingsport. For tickets, call 343.1766.
2:00 & 7:30 pm
"Cinderella", a comedy, presented by Jonesborough Repertory Theatre, 125½ Main Street. $15/general admission, $13/students-seniors. For information, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com
8:30 pm
Movies on Main, downtown Jonesborough. Tonight: "The Lego Movie". Free.
10:00 am
2nd Annual Glade Fest, Glade Spring. Farmers Market, music, food, front porch sale and more. Free.
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Duffield Daze. For information, check their Facebook page. Music, a parade, tractor pulls, hit and miss engine demonstrations, antiques, animal shows, crafts, food vendors, and loads of games for adults and children.
noon - 10:00 pm
Inaugural Wheels in the Hills, downtown Jonesborough. Cruise-in, live music, parts vendors, craft vendors, and more. Free. For informatin, call 426.3861.
3:00 pm
Rte 23 Music Festival, University of Virginia's College at Wise. Children's activities and live music. Free. For information, go to birthplaceofcountrymusic.org
Sunday, August 31 1920 – The first radio news program is broadcast by 8MK in Detroit, Michigan.
2:00 pm
"Cinderella", a comedy, presented by Jonesborough Repertory Theatre, 125½ Main Street. $15/general admission, $13/students-seniors. For information, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com
3:00 pm
"Sittin' Up With the Dead", a slapstick comedy, LampLight Theatre, downtown Kingsport. For tickets, call 343.1766.
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival, Natural Tunnel State Park. For information, go to coveridge.com/pjs
Monday, September 1 - Labor Day 1974 – The SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London in the time of 1 hour, 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds at a speed of 1,435.587 miles per hour.
Blood Drives
Blood Assurance
9:00 am - 2:00 pm: Lowe's, Johnson City
Tuesday, September 2 1912 – Arthur Rose Eldred of Oceanside, Long Island, is awarded the first Eagle Scout award of the Boy Scouts of America.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
7:00 - 10:00 am: Universal Fibers, Bristol VA
Red Cross
1:30 - 6:00 pm: Jonesborough Visitors Center (Battle of the Badges)
(Blood donations may be made every Tuesday from 2:30 - 7:00 pm and every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City)
Blood Assurance
3:00 - 6:00 pm: ETSU
(Johnson City office open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
2:00 pm
Jim Two Crows Wallen continues the 13th season of Storytelling Live! at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough. Performances each day at 2:00 pm. $12/adults, $11/students-seniors-those under age 18. For information, call 913.1276 or go to storytellingcenter.net
5:00 - 7:00 pm
5th Annual Doggie Swim, Haynesfield Pool, Bristol. $3/dog, limit two dogs per owner. No admission fee for people. For information, call 764.4023.
6:30 pm
Watauga Association of Genealogists meeting, Johnson City Public Library. Dr. Jim Wilson will present a program on how to find and read deeds. Free. For information, go to wagsnetn.org
Wednesday, September 3 1951 – The first long-running American television soap opera, "Search for Tomorrow", airs its first episode on the CBS network.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
10:00 am - 5:00 pm: UVA College at Wise, Cantrell Hall
Red Cross
noon - 4:30 pm: Johnson City Municipal Building
(Blood donations may be made every Tuesday from 2:30 - 7:00 pm and every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City)
Blood Assurance
11:30 am - 5:00 pm: ETSU
(Johnson City office open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
5:00 - 7:00 pm
5th Annual Doggie Swim, Haynesfield Pool, Bristol. $3/dog, limit two dogs per owner. No admission fee for people. For information, call 764.4023.
  

 

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