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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.

Airborne Poker Run--Come Support Local Wounded Warrior
September 6, 2014  Registration 11:00--11:45am, Kickstands Up @ 12:00pm
Come Support a local Hero--Josh Hall was in Afganistan when a landmine changed his life. Registration is 11-11:45 and kickstands up @ 12:00pm @ VFW Post #9724, Hwy 11E, Jonesborough, Tn. 1st stop-Greeneville VFW, 2nd--Erwin Elks Lodge, 3rd--Johnson City VFW, Final Stop back @ Jonesborough VFW for food & music. $5 a hand/best/worst hand wins cash prize, 50/50 raffle, food @ 5:30pm. Live music from local bands @ 6:30pm. For more info: Chris @ 423-956-4548, email: DodgeDreamer0100@Gmail.com.


Bloomingdale Ruritan Presents a Fall Festival @ Ketron ES
September 6, 2014  4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Bloomingdale Ruritan Presents The Fall Festival @ Ketron ES, 3301 Bloomingdale Pike, Kingsport, Tn. on Saturday, 9/6/2014, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Featuring Gospel, Country & Benny Wilson. $100 Medallion Hunt, Half & Half Giveaway, Car Show, Face painting, Fire Truck with Kids Pictures, Rudy Bear, Kids Inflatables, Concessions, Bingo & more. Everyone is invited! Bring Your Own Chairs...


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.


Piney Flats United Methodist Church, 100TH Anniversary--1914-2014
September 7, 2014  Doors Open @ 3pm
On September 7, 2014, Heritage Sunday will take place @ the Piney Flats United Methodist Church, 225 Methodist Church Rd, Piney Flats, Tn. Doors will open @ 3pm with a joint worship service accompanied by a combined choir beginning @ 4pm. The main speaker will be our former paster, Rev. Carol Wilson. A covered dish dinner follows @ 5:15pm complete with lots of good fellowship. This will be a memorable time for all. 423-538-6937.


Leesburg Ruritan Turkey Shoot
September 6, 2014  & Every Saturday Until April, 2015
The Leesburg Ruritan Club is starting their annual Turkey Shoot Event on Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 5-7 PM and will continue each Saturday until April. The club is located at 1429 Old Stagecoach Road, Jonesborough. Cost of each round is $2.50 to participate and will include a concession and prizes. Contact person: Carl at 423-753-6854.


Washington County Fair 2014
September 8, 2014  thru September 13, 2014
Have you herd about the Fun at the Washington County Fair, 17046 Fairground Drive, Abingdon Va. Everyone is invited. There will be games, rides, demolition derby, food, animals. Concerts will be @ 8pm each night. 9/8--Austin Webb, 9/9--Colt Ford, 9/10--Danielle Bradberry, 9/11--Chris Lane, 9/12--Uncle Kracker, 9/13--The Swon Brothers. Go to washcofair.com for more information.


Momma Lous Leather & Jesus N Friends Fall St. Jude Ride
September 13, 2014  Saturday, Ride starts @ 1pm Sharp
Momma Lous Leather & Jesus n Friends 2nd Annual Fall St. Jude Ride will be held on Saturday, 9/13/2014, starting @ 1pm sharp @ Traders Village. (Raindate will be 9/20/2014). Registration fee is $15.00 for rider & $10.00 for passenger. Tickets will be given for prizes with registration fee and you may purchase more for $1 ea or 6 for $5. Ride is about 100 miles long. Hamburgers, Hotdogs, potato & pasta salad will be furnished after the ride. Money raised will be donated to St. Jude. For more information call Bob @ 423-292-0944. ALL RIDERS WELCOME!!!


Red Cross East TN Regional Emergency Preparedness Fair, NE TN VOAD
September 13, 2014  Saturday, 8am-1pm
The American Red Cross will be having a Regional Emergency Preparedness Fair @ University Parkway Baptist Church, 219 University Parkway, Johnson City, Tn. on Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8am - 1pm RAIN OR SHINE. FREE ADMISSION. This fair will help your family and community plan for emergencies & disasters. There will be emergency & disaster response vehicles at the event, vendors with emergency supply items, booths and door prizes. Everyone is invited!!


Remote Area Medical (RAM) Massive Care Outreach--Jonesville Va
September 13, 2014  & 9/14/2014
The Health Wagon with a host of community involvement will be providing a FREE massive health care outreach with Remote Medical (RAM) on 9/13 & 9/14/2014 @ the Lee County Airport in Jonesville, Va. Services being offered are Medical, Dental & Vision provided by Health care providers. They are being offered for uninsured, underinsured and unemployed & those who cannot afford to pay. ALL SERVICES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. Go to www.ramvolunteers.org to volunteer. For more information or questions call the Health Wagon @ 276-328-8850.


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.


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.

 
 
 
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