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WXBQ Area Events and Happenings
A listing of nearby events, happenings and activities the Rabbit thought you might enjoy

The Rabbit knows that many WXBQ listeners enjoy getting out and partaking of the excitement around us, so we keep a list of some of the upcoming local events, concerts, festival, and activities here on our website. When you are looking for something to do or some place to go, stop by the Rabbit's "Area Events" page for some suggestions.

Fundraiser: Dr. Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountains Boys @ Heritage Home in Clintwood
July 24, 2014  Thursday @ 7pm
Dr. Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys will be singing @ Heritage Hall @ 1225 Clintwood Main St, Clintwood Va on Thursday, 7/24/2014 @ 7pm. Admission prices are as follows: Tickets purchased in advance: Adult: $8, Child (6-12): $4. Tickets purchased @ the door: Adults: $10, Child (6-12): $5. Children under 6 admitted free. Concession stands open @ 6pm. ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARD the Residents for Christmas Presents. Call 276-926-4693 for more information.


Lakeside Concert Series @ Winged Deer Park--The Hillbilly Bad Band
July 24, 2014  Thursday, 7-9pm
Lakeside Concert Series @ The Amphitheater located on the lakefront @ Winged Deer Park, 4137 Bristol Hwy, Johnson City Tn. Admission is FREE!! Bring your lawn chairs. The Hillbilly Bad Band will be performing Thursday 7/24, 7-9pm. For more information, call 423-283-5815 or visit jcparksinfor@johnsoncitytn.org.


Camp Smores VBS @ Adoration Church, Bristol, Va.
July 25, 2014  thru 7/27/2014
Adoration Church, 52 Old Airport Road, Bristol, Va. will be having Camp Smores Vacation Bible School for ages 4-12 on the following dates: Friday, 7/25--6:15-8:15pm, Marshmallow Roast Social @ 8:15pm. Saturday, 7/26--6:15-8:15pm, Ice Cream Social @ 8:15pm. Sunday, 7/27--Fun For All Ages Day, 12:30pm--4:30pm following AM Service. Food, Inflatables, Kickball, Horse Shoes, Volleyball & More. For more information, go to www.adorationchurch.org.


Natural Tunnel State Park Events
July 24, 2014  Through 7/30/2014
The Natural Tunnel State Park located @ 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, Va will be having the following events: 7/24--Stock Creek Passage @ 9:30am, Wild Cave Tour @ 2pm, CSI @ 2pm. 7/25--Kayak The Clinch @ 11am. 7/26--Lighting The Tunnel @ 7pm & 945pm, Astronomy Night @ 8:30pm. 7/27--Kayak The Clinch @ 9:30 am, Pickin In The Park @ 2-4pm, Canoe The Clinch @ 2:30pm. 7/30--Canorkel @ 10am. The Blockhouse Visitor Ctr will be open from 10am-6pm every Saturday & Sunday through Labor Day. For information call 276-940-1643.


Lakeside Concert Series @ Winged Deer Park--The Catfish Frye Band
July 31, 2014  Thursday, 7-9pm
Lakeside Concert Series @ The Amphitheater located on the lakefront @ Winged Deer Park, 4137 Bristol Hwy, Johnson City Tn. Admission is FREE!! Bring your lawn chairs. The Catfish Frye Band will be performing, Thursday 7/31, 7-9pm. For more information, call 423-283-5815 or visit jcparksinfor@johnsoncitytn.org.


Birthplace of Country Music Museum--Grand Opening Weekend.
August 1, 2014  thru 8/3/2014
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum invites you to the Grand Opening Weekend, 8/1-8/3/2014. The events will be as follows: 8/1 from 10am-6pm, Museum Open--$10 Admission, @ 6pm--Border Bash. 8/2--1pm-Grand Opening Ceremonies. Free Concerts from 3-10pm--various artists. 3pm-10pm--Museum open to public--$10.00 Admission. 8/3--Various Artists performing starting @ 7pm @ The Paramount Center for the Arts. Some downtown retailers will stay open late. Go to http://www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/ for more event & concert information.


American Cancer Society Relay For Life 2014 Schedule ---Tennessee
July 26, 2014  Thru 9/20/2014
Everyone is invited to join in on the Walk in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life on the following dates. 7/26, 12pm-12am, Jonesborough @ Historic Downtown Main St. 9/20, 12pm-12am, Unicoi County-Unicoi County HS. Its free to the public. There will be a Survivor & Caregiver Reception, Candlelight Luminaria Cerermony & more. Call 423-975-0635 or go to RelayForLife.org for more information.


Lakeside Concert Series @ Winged Deer Park--The Lauren Cole Band
August 7, 2014  Thursday, 7-9pm
Lakeside Concert Series @ The Amphitheater located on the lakefront @ Winged Deer Park, 4137 Bristol Hwy, Johnson City Tn. Admission is FREE!! Bring your lawn chairs. The Lauren Cole Band will be performing, Thursday 8/7, 7-9pm. For more information, call 423-283-5815 or visit jcparksinfor@johnsoncitytn.org.


Waiting to Hear--Hear me roar event
August 8, 2014  Friday, Starting @ 7pm
Waiting to Hear is a new organization based in the Tri Cities that is dedicated to helping deaf and severely hard of hearing children hear through the use of cochlear implants. We are having our first Hear me Roar event on Friday, August 8 at Creation Kingdom Zoo in Gate City VA. The two hour event gets underway at 7:00PM and gives attendees a rare chance to see the animals after normal closing time, when they are more active due to the cooler temperatures. The event also features costumed characters and drawings for free tickets to local attractions sponsoring the event. Hear me Roar is designed to be both a fundraiser and awareness event for Waiting to Hear. It is open to the public. Admission is only $10 at the gate. Everyone is invited.


25th Anniversary Old Butler Days & Old Butler Poker Run
August 8, 2014  & 8/9/2014
Butler Ruritan invites everyone to their 25th Old Butler Days Celebration, 8/8, (3-10pm) & 8/9, (10am-10pm) @ Babe Curtis Park, Butler Tn. Food, Games, Music, Dancing, Door Prizes, & more. Free Parking & Admission. No Alchohol allowed & Pets must be on a leash. On 8/9--Old Butler Poker Run in Babe Curtis Park Starts @ 11am. The ride will be about 120 miles. Entry For each person playing poker will be $25.00. All bikes, side by sides that are road ready meet @ the Museum. Prizes @ end of run awarded. Fun, food, entertainment. Call 423-768-2013 OR 423-957-0509 & leave a message if no answer if you are planning to ride.


Crumley House Polynesian Beach Party & Live & Silent Auction
August 9, 2014  Saturday, Doors open @ 5:00 p.m.
The Crumley House located @ 300 Urbana Rd, Limestone, Tn invites everyone to their Polynesian Beach Party 2014 that will be held on Saturday, August 9th at 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $100 per person. Doors will open @ 5:00 p.m. Casual Attire. Social Hour & Silent Auction, Music, dancing and more. There will also be a Polynesian Style Dinner. All proceeds will support brain injury survivors at the Crumley House Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center. For Reservations call 423-257-3644, ext #7. Go to www.crumleyhouse.com for more information.


Lakeside Concert Series @ Winged Deer Park--The Kids Our Age Band
August 14, 2014  Thursday, 7-9pm
Lakeside Concert Series @ The Amphitheater located on the lakefront @ Winged Deer Park, 4137 Bristol Hwy, Johnson City Tn. Admission is FREE!! Bring your lawn chairs. The Kids Our Age Band will be performing, Thursday 8/14, 7-9pm. For more information, call 423-283-5815 or visit jcparksinfor@johnsoncitytn.org.


Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park Annual Crockett Days Celebration
August 16, 2014  & 8/17/2014
Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, 1245 Davy Crockett Park Rd, Limestone, Tn, will be hosting its Annual Crockett Days Celebration event celebrating the birth, life and spirit of an American Inspiration, Davy Crockett. Activities will include: Re-enactors in Davy Crockett's period dress clothes, Crafters & Artisans, food vendors & more. Event times are 10am-5pm on both days. For more information call 423-257-2167, e-mail Dawn.Elberbawy@tn.gov or facebook @ Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park/Facebook. Everyone welcome!


Selah Concert Presented By Kingsport Seventh Day Adventist Church
August 28, 2014  Thursday @ 7pm
Selah Concert presented by Kingsport Seventh Day Adventist Church. The Concert will be on Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 7pm @ Kingsport Civic Auditorium. Tickets are on sale @ Lifeway (in Johnson City and Kingsport) for $10.00 ea. Proceeds go to Hope House. Everyone is invited to come to the concert for a time of Worship & Fellowship and to support a needy cause. For more information, call Robin @ 423-956-0614.


Lakeside Concert Series @ Winged Deer Park--The Johnson City Symphony
September 7, 2014  Sunday, 6-8pm
Lakeside Concert Series @ The Amphitheater located on the lakefront @ Winged Deer Park, 4137 Bristol Hwy, Johnson City Tn. Admission is FREE!! Bring your lawn chairs. The Johnson City Symphony will be performing on 9/7, Sunday, 6-8pm. For more information, call 423-283-5815 or visit jcparksinfor@johnsoncitytn.org.

 
 
 
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