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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.

Bristol Dragway Street Fights @ Thunder Valley, Bristol Tn
March 28, 2015  Thru October 3rd, 2015.
The Bristol Dragway Street Fights Season begins @ Thunder Valley on Saturday, March 28th and ends on Saturday, October 3rd, 2015. $5 to watch, $10 to race, Trailered Racer: $15, Children 12 & under are free! The majority of events take place on Thursday evenings, with select Saturday events in 2015. Come out and join the fun!! Go to: www.bristoldragway.com for Events Schedule and more information.

Free Concert series-Founders Park Amphitheater in Downtown JC, TN.
May 1, 2015  Every Friday Night Through May 29, 2015.
Founders After 5, Free Concert series in Founders Park Amphitheater in Downtown Johnson City will be Every Friday night in May. Two music sets: 5:45pm and 7:20pm. 5/1-- Chuck Johnson and Charleyhorse Band. 5/8--49 Winchester. 5/15--dangermuffin from the Carolinas. 5/22-- My New Favorites. 5/29--The Reginals. Go to: FACEBOOK.COM/DOWNTOWNJC for more information.

Community Church At Bristol --- FREE Community Block Party
May 23, 2015  Saturday, noon - 4pm
Community Church at Bristol, 6320 Old Jonesboro Rd, Bristol, Tn., invites you to the Community Block Party on Saturday, May 23rd, noon-4p.m. This is a FREE event with music, activities & games for kids, inflatables, food & fun. Go to communitychurcha@bristol.org for more information.

Parkway Baptist Jubilee 2015---Its Beginning to Rain
May 24, 2015  Through 5/27/2015
Pastor Gary Montgomery & the Congregation @ Parkway Baptist Worship Center, 1253 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, Tn, would like to invite you to the Parkway Baptist Jubilee, May 24th thru May 27th, 2015 @ 7pm. There will be guest speakers, Music. Free Fellowship Meals (Monday-Wednesday @ 5:30pm). For more information call 423-383-2856. EVERYONE WELCOME!!!

Happenings @ Natural Tunnel
May 24, 2015  thru 5/31/2015
Natural Tunnel State Park, 1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy, Duffield, Va. invites you to the following events: 5/23--Boones Kayak Trip, 9am-12:30pm. Bowling Cave Tour, 2pm-4pm. Snip The Tip, 10am-12pm. Lighting The Tunnel, 7pm-10pm.5/24--Fincastle Hayride, 10am-11:30am, Cherokee Canoe Trip, 2pm-5:30pm. 5/30--Charokee Canoe Trip, 9am-12:30pm, Trail Talk Series, 10am-12pm, Stock Creek Passage, 2pm-4pm, Fincastle Hayride, 6:30pm-8pm. 5/31--Pickin in the Park, 2pm-4pm. Go to: www.virginiastateparks.gov for more information.

12th Annual Kid Power---Empowering Kids for Success
May 30, 2015  Saturday, 10am until 2pm
The 12th Annual Kid Power--Empowering Kids for Success will be @ the Appalachian Fairgrounds, Gray, Tn., on Saturday, May 30th, 10am until 2pm. All kids can play games, make crafts & win prizes, hunt for fossils and more. Food Vendors will be set up at the event. For more information, call Anne @ 423-467-3600. ITS FREE AND ITS FUN FOR EVERYONE!

3rd Annual Buddy King Benefit Golf Tournament
May 30, 2015  Saturday, Sign In @ 12pm
The Jacobs Creek Community Relations 3rd Annual Buddy King Benefit Golf Tournament that will be taking place @ Tri-Cities Golf Club, 2354 Feathers Chapel Road, Blountville, Tn, 37617 on Friday, May 30, 2015. Sign In @ Noon, Tee Off Time is 1pm. Format--4 Man/Woman Captains Choice Shotgun Start. Cost $200.00 team or $50.00 per person. Registration on line @ mavance@woodmen.org. Deadline is May 24th. call 423-914-5280 or 423-914-8557. ALL proceeds and donations are for the community relations council projects.

Trapper Education Class--Hayters Gap Community Center
May 30, 2015  Saturday, 8am-5pm, Rain or Shine
Trapper Education Class, Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8am-5pm, Rain or Shine @ Hayters Gap Community Center. Lunch will be provided. No cost for class or lunch. For more information call: Randy after 5pm @ 276-944-5620 or Travis @ 276-210-7105.

Benefit for Barry Richardson, Hosted by Johnson City Firefighter Brothers & Sisters
June 6, 2015  Saturday, Registration Starting @ 9am
A benefit fundraiser for Barry Richardson will be hosted by the Johnson City Association Firefighters @ the Blue Lizard Parking Lot, 349 Lafe Cox Drive, JC, TN. on Saturday, June 6, 2015. Admission is a $5.00 donation. Car Show--11am-4pm, Bike Ride--11:00am-4:00pm, Concert starts @ 4:30pm. Registration for Bike Ride & Car Show will start @ 9am. Door Prizes, Food & more. All proceeds will be used to assist with medical and funeral expenses for Barry. Go to https://www.facebook.com/JohnsonCity1791 for more information.

Benefit Motorcycle Ride For Cleveland Lifesaving Crew
June 6, 2015  Saturday, Registration @ 9:30am
5th Annual Benefit Motorcycle Ride for Cleveland Lifesaving Crew Inc. will be held on Saturday, June 6th, 2015. Registration is @ 9:30am, leaving out @ 10:30am starting from Cleveland Lifesaving Crew Hall. $10.00 per rider. All proceeds go to Benefit the Cleveland Lifesaving Crew. Door Prizes & 50/50 Raffle. Lunch provided after the ride. For more information call James @ 423-889-3631 or Maxie @ 423-889-2382.

Muddy Creek Raceway races
June 6, 2015 
Muddy Creek Raceway June 6 – Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship - Red Bull Tennessee National. Muddy Creek Raceway is located beside the Tri-Cities Regional Airport at 450 Ridgeway Drive, Blountville, Tenn.. Follow the signs from Exit #63 off of I-81. For more information contact Victory Sports www.victory-sports.com

The Great Escape Bike Ride Fundraiser for Dan Thompson
June 13, 2015  Saturday, Registration 10:30-11:15am
Sponsored by Food City & Black Wolf Harley-Davidson--The Great Escape Bike Ride will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Registration 10:30-11:15 @ Black Wolf Harley Davidson, Old Abingdon Hwy, Bristol, Va. Registration Fee: $15 per bike, $5 per rider. Lunch will be provided. Door prizes will be given away. All proceeds supports Danny Thompson, Chaplain @ Abingdon Regional Jails Prison Ministry. Kickstands up by 11:30am. For more info call Kathy @ 276-698-4225. RAINDATE: June 20, 2015.

Summer Health Quest for Kids
June 3, 2015  And every Wednesday Through June, 10am-Noon
Join us for a variety of fun workshops and activities promoting a safe and active lifestyle every Wednesday in June, 10:00 am until noon @ The Health Resources Center, located on the upper level of the Kingsport Town Center. There will be different activities each week for children ages 5-11, however all ages are welcome. Registration not required. FREE! For more information call (423) 857-7981.

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