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Updated: 10/31/14 • 6:01 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
Small Miracles 2014 Holiday Nut and Candy Sale is now on! For information or to order, call 384.0894.
The City of Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport present the 2015 Carousel Fine Craft Show on March 20-22, 2015. Artists, craftspersons, photographers and printmakers are invited to download the exhibitor application at engagekingsport.com. This is a juried show. Applications must be postmarked by December 2.
The Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough Scholarship Pageant is now accepting applications for the year's pageant. Deadline is Friday, November 7. For information, contact lilly.crouch@gmail.com or Elmer Harmon at eghlucky@embarqmail.com.
Through November, the Johnson City Public Library will waive $1.00 in past due fines for each canned good or non-perishable food item brought in to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank. The Library will also waive $1.00 in past due fines for every two cans of cat or dog food for the animal shelter. Please call for more information: 434.4465.
 
Friday, October 31 1968 – Vietnam War October surprise: Citing progress with the Paris peace talks, US President Lyndon B. Johnson announces to the nation that he has ordered a complete cessation of "all air, naval, and artillery bombardment of North Vietnam" effective November 1.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
7:30 am - 1:30 pm: Holston Valley Medical Center
Red Cross
none scheduled
Blood Assurance
none scheduled
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
7:30 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Pippin". For tickets and information, go to jonesboroughtheatre.com or call 753.1010.
Saturday, November 1 1968 – The Motion Picture Association of America's film rating system is officially introduced, originating with the ratings G, M, R, and X.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
8:30 am - 12:30 pm: Julia Davis Collection Center, Kingsport
Red Cross
none scheduled
Blood Assurance
none scheduled
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
7:00 - 10:00 am
Bowmantown Ruritan breakfast, 1571 Barkley Road, Telford. By donation.
10:00 am
Family Movie Matinee, Gray Library. Featured in a 1967 animated musical based on "Mowgli" by Rudyard Kipling. Free. Free popcorn, candy and drinks. For information, call 477.1550.
11:00 am
Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service of Grainger County holds their 3rd "Howls and Meows Eve" event, Bean Station City Park. Pet costume contest, bean bag tournament, live music and more.
noon - 5:00 pm
Autism Awareness Craft and Vendor Fair, Woodman of the World, 1997 Long Crescent Drive, Bristol VA.
2:00 & 7:30 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Pippin". For tickets and information, go to jonesboroughtheatre.com or call 753.1010.
7:30 pm
Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives, Paramount Center, Bristol. For ticket information, call 274.8920 or go to theparamountcenter.com
8:00 - 10:00 pm
"UFOs and Life in the Universe", a Star Party, ETSU's Harry Powell Observatory. Free. Cancelled in the event of cloud cover. Call 929.3382 in advance to determine if the event will go on.

Sunday, November 2 1959 – Quiz show scandals: "Twenty One" game show contestant Charles Van Doren admits to a Congressional committee that he had been given questions and answers in advance.

FALL BACK ONE HOUR!

2:00 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "Pippin". For tickets and information, go to jonesboroughtheatre.com or call 753.1010.
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Opening reception for the Tennessee Watercolor Society Traveling Show, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, Elizabethton. Free.
Monday, November 3 1969 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon addresses the nation on television and radio, asking the "silent majority" to join him in solidarity on the Vietnam War effort and to support his policies.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
9:00 am - 3:00 pm: Eastside High School, Coeburn
3:00 - 7:00 pm: Mafair Methodist Church, Kingsport
Red Cross
none scheduled
Blood Assurance
noon - 5:00 pm: Food City, Church Hill
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
Tuesday, November 4 2008 – Barack Obama becomes the first man of African-American descent to be elected President of the United States.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
7:30 am - 3:30 pm: Daniel Boone High School, Gray
8:00 am - 3:00 pm: Ketron Elementary School, Kingsport
Red Cross
none scheduled
Blood Assurance
11:00 am - 4:00 pm: ETSU Pharmacy, Medicine and PT
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
6:00 - 8:00 pm
ETSU's Office of Professional Development's first of four Buffalo Mountain Songwriting Workshops led by Ed Snodderly. Cost is $149 for all four workshops. For information, call 439.8084 or email goicl@etsu.edu
6:30 pm
The Watauga Association of Genealogists meeting, Johnson City Public Library. Melanie Storie, author and ETSU lecturer, speaks about her book "The Dreaded Thirteenth Tennessee Union Cavalry". Free.
7:00 pm
The Brock McGuire Band, an Irish traditional group, performs at Northeast State Community College Center for the Performing Arts. Free.
Wednesday, November 5 2007 – The Android mobile operating system is unveiled by Google.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
10:00 am - 5:00 pm: UVA College at Wise (Cantrell Hall)
Red Cross
none scheduled
Blood Assurance
3:00 - 7:00 pm: Cherokee United Methodist Church, Johnson City
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
noon - 1:30 pm
"Introduction to Using Microsoft Word", led by Dr. Jim Pohle, Johnson City Public Library. Free. For information, call 434.4454.
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Dr. Chris Dula, ETSU Department of Psychology, gives a free seminar talk on how to improve college-level study skills, Room 118, Rogers-Stout Hall.
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dr. Chris Dula, ETSU Department of Psychology, gives a free seminar talk on how to manage anxiety and stress, Room 118, Rogers-Stout Hall.
7:00 - 7:30 pm
Dr. Chris Dula, ETSU Department of Psychology, gives a free seminar talk on the value of higher education, Room 118, Rogers-Stout Hall.
  

 

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