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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.

Adopt A Pet---Elizabethton Carter County Animal Hospital
September 8, 2014  12-4pm Weekdays, 11-2pm--Saturday. Call 423-547-6359 for future dates
Elizabethton Carter County Animal Hospital, 135 Sycamore Shoals Drive, Elizabethton, Tn is having a Sweet Fixed 15 Campaign. All spayed & neutered dogs and cats are only $15 to adopt. They have 17 fixed dogs and cats ready to adopt right now to make space for incoming animals. Unfixed dogs & cats are available for $35 and this covers the surgery to be fixed. Hours are: 12-4pm Weekdays & 11am-2pm Weekends. Call: 423-547-6359 for more information. They are on Facebook @ ElizabethtonCarterCountyAnimalShelter.


American Cancer Society Relay For Life 2014 Schedule ---Tennessee
September 20, 2014  Saturday, 12pm-12am
Everyone is invited to join in on the Walk in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life on Saturday, 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.


Rhythm & Roots & Birthplace Of Country Music Events
September 19, 2014  through 9/21/2014
Everyone is invited to Bristols Rhythm & Roots & Birthplace Of Country Music weekend of events--9/19/2014--9/21/2014 in Bristol VA/TN. Music, Food & more. Go to: http://bristolrhythm.com for more information on events & to purchase tickets.


Old Fashion Fall Festival---RAIN or SHINE
September 21, 2014  Sunday, 11am-5pm
An Old Fashion Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, 9/21/2014 @ The Konnarock Community Center, 11am-5pm. Cost At Gate: $3-Adults, Age 6-12--$1, Under 6 Free. Entertainment starts @ Noon: Country, Blue Grass & Gospel. Handmade Crafts, Bake Sale, Raffles & more. Pit Roast Beef Meal: Adult--$7, Kids--$4. Bring Your lawn chair! EVERYONE WELCOME!! Call 276-388-3102 or 276-388-3917 for more information.


Natural Tunnel State Park Events
September 20, 2014  Through 9/28/2014
The Natural Tunnel State Park located @ 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, Va will be having the following events: 9/20--Canoe The clinch, Cherokee Run @ 9am, Wild Cave Tour, Bowling Cave @ 2pm. 9/21--Kayak The Clinch @ 9:30am, Canoe The Clinch @ 2:30pm. 9/27--National Public Lands Day @ 9am, Canoe The Clinch @ 9am, Stock Creek Passage @ 2pm, Moon Lit Canoe Trip @ 6:30, Lighting The Tunnel-7pm-10pm. 9/28--Kayak The Clinch @ 9:30am, Canoe The Clinch @ 2:30pm. The Blockhouse Visitor Ctr will be open from 10am-6pm every Saturday & Sunday through Labor Day. For information call 276-940-1643.


Fall Rabies Clinics--Vaccinate Your Pets
September 25, 2014  Thursday @ 6pm
The TN Department of Health in cooperation with Local Veterinarians will be having Rabie Clinics on Thursday, September 25th, starting @ 6pm at the following locations: Bristol--Animal Medical, Ferguson Vet Hosp, Jones Animal, Volunteer Animal. Bluff City--Paws Of Hope, Tri-County Vet. Blountville--Central HS, Blountville Animal Clinic, Kingsport--Andes-Straley Vet Hosp, Colonial Hgts Animal Hosp, Indian Ridge Animal Hosp, Sullivan MS. Piney Flats--Appalachian Animal Hospital. Fee is $10.00. For more information call Jerry @ 423-279-1616, ext. 4.


Avoca Elementary School Fall Festival/ Auction Event
September 27, 2014  Saturday, 11am-2pm
Avoca Elementary School is having a Fall Festival on Saturday, September 27th from 11am-2pm. Games, Inflatables, and Live Auction starting at 2pm. Everyone is invited.


Color Me Chemistry 5k Fundraiser @ ETSU
September 27, 2014  Saturday @ 9:00am
This is a fundraising event for the ETSU Chemistry Department. All proceeds will go to the Chemistry department to help purchase lab supplies and equipment that will aid in the teaching of chemistry. The event itself is a chemistry-themed color run. So the race will relate to chemistry, the dyed cornstarch will be given names of elements that are used to color fireworks. Runners are encouraged to wear lab coats, safety glasses, or any other chemistry themed apparel while running in the event. A prize will be handed out to the best chemist costume. Go to www.facebook.com/colormechemistry for more information.


Tri Cities Golf Club 1st Annual Golf Tournament DAV Fundraiser
September 27, 2014  Saturday, 1:30pm Shotgun Start
Tri Cities Golf Club presents the 1st Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit The Disabled American Veterans, Chapter #39, Bristol Tn/Va. on Saturday, 9/27/2014 @ 1:30pm. Cost $75 per player, $300 per team & cost includes golf/cart/dinner/prizes. Sponsorships available. Contact Scott Jessee @ 423-444-1902 or jess88fan@yahoo.com.


National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough Tn
October 3, 2014  Through 10/5/2014
The National Storytelling Festival is October 3-5,2014, Jonesborough, Tn. Come hear Americas favorite storytellers at this nationally acclaimed, three day outdoor festival. The program features thrilling ghost story concerts, late night programs for adults, a Story Slam and more. On Friday & Saturday, stories begin @ 10am and conclude @ midnight. Sunday, 10am-4:30pm. Tickets are available on site. For tickets or more information, call 423-753-2171 or visit www.storytellingcenter.net.


FREE HEALTH FAIR
October 8, 2014  & 10/9/2014
Free Health Fairs provided by SVCHS and ETSU James H Quillen College of Medicine Department of Family Medicine on Wednesday, 10/8/2014 @ Saltville Medical Ctr, 9am-3pm & Thursday, 10/9/2014 @ Meadowview Health Clinic, 10am-5pm. Free Services Include: Complete history & physicals, Lab-Work--Lipid Panel (Cholestarol) & Fasting Blood Sugars, Pap Smears, Prostate Exams, Vendor Exhibits with Free Giveaways. NO FOOD, ONLY WATER & BLACK COFFEE 12 HOURS B4 TESTING. NO APPOINTMENTS NEEDED. Sports Physicals included. For more information call: 276-669-5179.


Honor Flight NE Tennessee Sendoff
October 10, 2014  Friday @ 7am
The Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee will have a War Veterans Send off to send our Veterans to Washington DC to see their memorial. Come out to meet them @ 7am @ the Best Western Hotel, Roan St, Johnson City, Tn before they leave on their trip. Everyone is invited. Bring your flag with you. For more information, call Edie @ 423-330-6189.

 
 
 
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