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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
The Literacy Council of Kingsport seeks volunteers to work with adults who need to improve their reading skills. For information, call 392.4643. Tutor registration and an orientation are required to be completed by October 31.
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.
 
Saturday, October 25 1940 – Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. is named the first African American general in the United States Army.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
10:00 am - 2:00 pm: Lane Bryant, Kingsport
7:00 - 10:00 am
Country Breakfast Buffet, Limestone Ruritan Club. All you can eat. $8/person. Carry outs available.
9:00 am
Rededication of the Daniel Boone Trail Marker, Duck Island, Warriors' Path State Park, Kingsport. For information, call 288.9408.
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Johnson City Public Library, at the Library. $2/hardbacks, $1/paperbacks.
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bristol's 6th Street merchants host "Street Festival on 6th", with comics, art, magic demonstrations, and other family events. Free. There will be a Zombie Walk at 6:00 pm on State Street. For information, call 274.0450.
11:00 am
Memorial motorcycle run to benefit Ronald McDonald House. Register in front of Ronald McDonald House in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital parking lot. For information, call 676.5704.
1:00 - 4:00 pm
The Humane Society of Washington County hosts Pit Bull Awareness Day, PetSmart, Johnson City. Pet adoptions, parade, costume contest. All dogs must be spayed or neutered. No retractable leashes.
2:00 & 7:30 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents the musical "Pippin". For tickets, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com
7:30 pm
Milligan College presents "The Diary of Anne Frank" in the McClothlin-Street Theatre. $7.50/person. For information, call 461.8733.
Sunday, October 26 1958 – Pan American Airways makes the first commercial flight of the Boeing 707 from New York City to Paris, France.
2:00 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents the musical "Pippin". For tickets, call 753.1010 or go to jonesboroughtheatre.com
2:00 - 3:30 pm
Family Contra Dance, Johnson City Public Library. Clinton Ross calls to the tunes of Catbird. Instruction for beginners, no prior dance skills necessary. Free. For information, call 434.4458.
2:30 pm
Milligan College presents "The Diary of Anne Frank" in the McClothlin-Street Theatre. $7.50/person. For information, call 461.8733.
7:00 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre holds auditions for "Singin' in the Rain" at the theatre. Details at jonesboroughtheatre.com
7:30 pm
Comedian Jim Gaffigan performs at Freedom Hall Civic Center, sponsored by the ETSU Student Government Association. $30/person. For ticket information, call 439.6633.
Monday, October 27 1997 – October 27, 1997 mini-crash: Stock markets around the world crash because of fears of a global economic meltdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummets 554.26 points to 7,161.15.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
8:00 am - 2:00 pm: Cherokee High School
9:00 am - 2:00 pm: Elk Knob Elementary School

Red Cross
none scheduled
Blood Assurance
4:00 - 9:00 pm: UPS, Johnson City
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
3:00 - 7:00 pm
Free dinner and retirement workshop, Virginia Ballroom, 300 Senior Drive, Abingdon. Presented by AARP. No products will be promoted. For information, call 877.926.8300.
7:00 pm
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre holds auditions for "Singin' in the Rain" at the theatre. Details at jonesboroughtheatre.com
Tuesday, October 28 1929 – Black Monday, a day in the Wall Street Crash of 1929, which also saw major stock market upheaval.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
9:00 am - 3:00 pm: Grundy High School

11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Tn Tech, Elizabethton
Red Cross
2:30 - 7:00 pm: 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City
Blood Assurance
noon - 5:00 pm: Northeast State Community College
noon - 5:00 pm: Universal Companies, Abingdon
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
2:00 pm
Sheila Kay Adams wraps up 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
7:00 pm
The Tyler Williams Band performs at Northeast State Community College, Performing Arts Theater. Free.
Wednesday, October 29 2008 – Delta Air Lines merges with Northwest Airlines, creating the world's largest airline and reducing the number of US legacy carriers to five.
Blood Drives
Marsh Regional
9:00 am - 3:00 pm: Union High School
3:00 - 7:00 pm: First Broad Street United Methodist Church, Kingsport
4:00 - 7:00 pm: First Presbyterian Church, Bristol

Red Cross
11:30 am - 5:00 pm: ETSU, Culp Center
8:00 am - 1:00 pm: 818 Sunset Drive, Johnson City
Blood Assurance
noon- 5:00 pm: Food City, Blountville
(Johnson City office now open Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm)
noon - 1:30 pm
Dr. Jim Pohle leads a basic computer class on "Computer Safety", discussing viruses, malware, spyware and other destructive programs, Johnson City Public Library. Free. For information, call 434.4454.
  

 

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