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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.
5TH Annual Fields of Faith October 7, 2015 Wednesday, Starting @ 7pm
The (FCA)--Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites you to the 5th Annual Fields of Faith to be held at John Battle High School Football Field October 7th, At 7pm. Students & Coaches from area High Schools will be joining together to share their Faith with fellow students & the community of all ages.
Free Health Fair October 7, 2015 & 10/8/2015
Southwest Virginia Commuinty Health Systems is offering FREE Health Fairs on 10/7/2015 @ Saltville Medical Center, 9am-4pm & 10/8/2015 @ Meadowview Health Clinic, 12-7pm. Free Services include: Physicals, Some Lab work, Pap smears, Sports & School Physicals for children, Dental Screening & more. WALK-INS WELCOME! NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED! For more information call Cindy @ 276-669-5179.
Mark OConnor at the Paramount----CANCELED October 9, 2015 Friday, 7pm
Mark OConnor concert on Friday, Oct. 9th at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Center has been canceled. For information on call, 423-274-8920.
2015 Battle of Blountville Civil War Reenactment October 9, 2015 Through 10/11/2015
THE 2015 BATTLE OF BLOUNTVILLE CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT will take place on Friday-Sunday, October 9-11, 2015, at the scenic Old Hawley Farm, located at 1173 Hawley Road, Blountville, TN. The main battles will take place at 2 PM on Saturday and Sunday, and skirmishes at other times during the day. Period Civil War music will be on hand throughout the weekend. School Days activities will take place on Friday, along with a Ladies Tea and Civil War Bonfire on Saturday. For more info, call (423) 323-4660 or Bob Dotson at (423) 276-2362. For other upcoming events, please visit historicsullivan.com.
BBQ & Bluegrass--Downtown Greeneville, Tn. October 17, 2015 Saturday, 10am-6pm
The first annual BBQ & Bluegrass Festival will be held on Depot Street in downtown Greeneville, Tn. on Saturday, Oct. 17th, 10am until 6pm. Featuring bluegrass music, tasty barbecue, a variety of vendors, crafts and more. Kids activities also are planned. For tickets to the shows OR more info go to: www.greenevilletn.gov, runtricities.org or call Amy @ 423-639-7105.
Miss Food City Pageant 2016 October 17, 2015 Saturday @ 7pm
Miss Food City Pageant 2016 will be at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol, Tennessee at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, 10/17/2015. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the event for an admission fee of $8.00. Children 5 and under--Free. Proceeds benefit sponsored charities of the Twin Cities Womans Club. The pageant entry fee is $100.00. Applications are available @ webassets.foodcity.com. Deadline is 6 p.m. on Thursday, 9/24/2015. Entrants will be limited to the first 25 applications received. Go to foodcity.com for more info.
Sharky 500 @ BMS Hospitality Village October 17, 2015 Starting @ 11am
The Sharky 500 will be held @ The BMS Hospitality Village on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Just a $10 donation could win you a XUV 825i PS Crossover Utility Vehicle! The sharks will be dumped into the creek on BMS property and will race for 500 yards! The first shark to cross the finish line will win its owner the Utility Vehicle! 2ND thru 10TH place will receive some great prizes! Every penny of your $10 will benefit the Bristol Chapter of Speedway Childrens Charities. You do not have to be present to win. Winners will be called shortly after the race concludes on Saturday. Kids Expo OPEN - 11 AM. Last Chance to Purchase Sharks - 1 PM. Sharky 500 Race in Beaver Creek - 1:30 PM. Go to bristol.speedwaycharities.org.
Happenings @ Natural Tunnel October 10, 2015 See Schedule Below
Natural Tunnel State Park, 1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy, Duffield, Va. invites you to the following events: 10/10--Fall Kayak Trip--Shawnee Run, 10am-2:30pm, Fall Colors Bus Tour, 5-6:30pm. 10/24--Fall Colors Kayak Trip-Boones Run, 10am-2:30pm, Frontier Harvest Festival, 1-5pm, Fall Colors Bus Tour, 5pm-6:30pm, Star Party, 8-9:30pm. 10/31--Fall Colors Kayak Trip, Shawnee Run, 10am-2:30pm, Lighting of the Tunnel, 7-10pm. Go to virginiastateparks.gov for more information.
Komen Tri-Cities Race For The Cure October 25, 2015 Sunday
Komen Tri-Cities Race For The Cure will be held on Sunday, October 25th @ Memorial Park, Kingsport, Tn. 5K begins @ 3pm. Kids Dash begins @ 1pm. Go to: http://tricities.info-komen.org/ for more information.