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Updated: 4/18/14 • 5:30 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
Autism Spectrum Support Group, free for any family affected by ASD. Meets the first Tuesday of every month 6:00 - 7:30 pm, inside the V.O. Dobbins Center, 301 Louis Street, Kingsport. For information, call 863.6473.
56th Annual Roan Mountain Spring Naturalists Rally April 25-27, sponsored by the Friends of Roan Mountain. For information, go to friendsofroanmtn.org
Rabies Clinics coming up on May 8 in Sullivan County. The list is here.
The Stickleyville School Community Center Association will host a Spring Bazaar May 3. They are seeking vendors for unique items. For information, call 276.594.2864.
The 11th annual Kid Power is seeking exhibitors for its May 31 event at the Appalachian Fairgrounds. For information, email anewton@frontierhealth.org
 
Friday, April 18 1981 – The longest professional baseball game is begun in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The game, between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings, is suspended at 4:00 the next morning and finally completed on June 23 after competing 33 innings.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
7:45 am - 2:00 pm: Dobyns-Bennett High School

Red Cross

2:00 - 6:30 pm: Thankful Baptist Church, Johnson City
Blood Assurance
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
9:30 - 2:30 pm: Lowe's, Bristol
noon - 5:00 pm: Walmart, West Market, Johnson City
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
11th annual Earth Day Rummage Sale, Natural tunnel State Park, Duffield.
6:30 pm
Johnson City Seventh-day Adventist Church offers a free screening of the new "Jesus-The Desire of Ages" movie. Free. For information, call 283.4776.
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Easter Drama, on the front lawn of Marvin's Chapel United Methodist Church, Johnson City. For information, call 753.8821.
7:00 pm
"No Ordinary Man", an Easter musical of the passion, LampLight Theatre, downtown Kingsport. $10/adults, $5/students. For information, call 343.1766 or go to lamplighttheatre.com
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Scotch Tasting to benefit the Thomas G. Burton Scholarship Endowment, Carnegie Hotel. Hosted by the ESTU Appalachian, Scottish and Irish Studies Program. $80/person. For tickets, call 979.6718.
Saturday, April 19 1987 – "The Simpsons" premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracey Ullman Show.
Blood Drives
Red Cross
8:30 am - 1:30 pm: 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City
7:00 - 10:00 am
Country Breakfast, Fairview United Methodist church, Jonesborough. By donation.
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
East Tennessee Spay-Neuter Spring Fling Bake Sale, Tractor Supply, Elizabethton.
9:30 am
Easter Egg Hunt, Cumberland Square Park, Bristol. Lots of activities, plus the Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2 - 9.
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
11th annual Earth Day Rummage Sale, Natural tunnel State Park, Duffield.
2:00 pm
Community Easter Egg Hunt for ages up to 11 years old, Boones Creek United Methodist Church. Rain or shine. For information, call 477.4394.
2:00 & 7:00 pm
"No Ordinary Man", an Easter musical of the passion, LampLight Theatre, downtown Kingsport. $10/adults, $5/students. For information, call 343.1766 or go to lamplighttheatre.com
6:00 pm
Food for Fun Benefit Concert with Yellow Yell, None to Done, Kryss Dula and Friends and Searchlights til Sunrise, next door to Acoustic Coffeehouse in Johnson City. $2/general admission. Benefits Food for Thought at Science Hill High School.
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Easter Drama, on the front lawn of Marvin's Chapel United Methodist Church, Johnson City. For information, call 753.8821.
7:00 pm
11th Annual Celebration of ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time, Cletic and Country Music with guest of honor Ricky Skaggs, Paramount Center, Bristol. $16/adults, @12/senior-students. For ticket information, call 274.8920.
Sunday, April 20 2008 – Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.
9:30 am
Free Breakfast for people wanting to hear more about the Easter Miracle, Cassidy United Methodist Church, Indian Springs.
11:00 am
"In the Presence of Jehovah", a musical for Easter, Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church, West Carters Valley Road, Kingsport.
3:00 & 7:00 pm
"No Ordinary Man", an Easter musical of the passion, LampLight Theatre, downtown Kingsport. $10/adults, $5/students. For information, call 343.1766 or go to lamplighttheatre.com
Monday, April 21 1952 – Secretary's Day (now Administrative Professionals' Day) is first celebrated.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
7:30 am - 1:30 pm: Sullivan South High School
9:00 am - 3:00 pm: Thomas Walker High School, Ewing

Red Cross

1:15 - 5:45 pm: Shear Talent Salon, Greeneville
Blood Assurance
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
10:00 am - 3:00 pm: Walmart, Wytheville
noon - 5:00 pm: Walgreens, Food City, Gray.
Tuesday, April 22 1970 – The first Earth Day is celebrated.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
1:00 - 6:00 pm: Valley View Freewill Baptist Church, Clintwood

Red Cross

10:00 am -2:00 pm: Greene Valley Developmental Center, Greeneville
2:30 - 7:00 pm: 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City
Blood Assurance
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
9:00 am - 2:00 pm: REMAX Checkmate Realtors, Johnson City
Wednesday, April 23 1985 – Oops! Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in fewer than 3 months.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
9:00 am - noon: Pine Oaks Apartments, Johnson City
1:00 - 6:00 pm: Richlands Masonic Lodge
1:30 - 5:00 pm: Appalachian Christian Village, Johnson City

Red Cross

8:00 am - 1:00 pm: 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City
Blood Assurance
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
10:00 am - 3:00 pm: Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon
3:00 - 7:00 pm: Cherokee United Methodist Church, Johnson City
7:00 pm
"No Ordinary Man", an Easter musical of the passion, LampLight Theatre, downtown Kingsport. $10/adults, $5/students. For information, call 343.1766 or go to lamplighttheatre.com
8:00 pm
"An Evening with Chad Elliott", Renaissance Center, Kingsport. For information and tickets, go to engagekingsport.com
   

 


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