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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.


Concert Full Moon Jam Series
June 2, 2015  through 9/24/2015
Downtown Bristols longest running concert series--Full Moon Jam will be held @ the Downtown Center, 810 State Street, Bristol, Tn June 2nd through September 24, 2015. Live Music Outdoor Stage Shows start @ 7pm. The dates below will reflect the type of music and what events it is: TUESDAY nights (bluegrass), June - August 4th. THURSDAY nights (country, southern rock and nostalgia) June - September. Family fun for all. For more information, Go to www.bristoltn.org.


Giant Screen Outdoor Movies At The Pinnacle--FREE
June 18, 2015  through August 13, 2015
The Tri-Cities most popular outdoor movie events are back and at a new location with more movies on our exciting Giant Screen at The Pinnacle in Bristol for six free movie events in June, July and August. The Giant Screen Outdoor Movies are always family-friendly and free to everyone. Movies will be shown (weather permitting) Thursdays on 7/23--Big Hero 6, 7/30--The Goonies, 8/6--Alexander & The Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day, 8/13--When The Game Stands Tall. Everyone is invited to bring their lawn chairs, blankets, and the whole family for a fun night out under the stars. Activities will feature some limited games and drawings for prizes prior to sunset, and the movie starts at dusk!


Happenings @ Natural Tunnel
July 8, 2015  Through July 11, 2015
Natural Tunnel State Park, 1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy, Duffield, Va. invites you to the following events: 7/8--Canorkel, 10am-1pm. 7/9--Stock Creek Passage, 10a-12pm, Grazing the Garden, 9:30am-10:30am, 7-9--Campers Craft, 10am-11am, Wild Cave Tour: Bowling, 2pm-4pm, CSI, 2pm-3pm. 7/10--Outdoor Skills, 10am-11am, Cherokee Canoe Trip, 11am-2:30pm. 7/11--Boones Kayak Trip, 9am-1:30pm, Devils Baththub Hike, 10am-4pm, Wild Cave Tour Bowling, 2pm-4pm, The Wilderness Road Blockhouse, 2pm-4pm, Night Hike, 8:30pm-9:30pm. Go to: www.virginiastateparks.gov for more information.


Winged Deer Park Lakeside Concert Series 2015---FREE
July 9, 2015  Thursday, 7-9pm
Winged Deer Park Lakeside Concert Series begins on Thursday, July 9th, 7-9pm. My New Favorites will be performing @ the first concert. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic basket, and your dancing shoes. Winged Deer Park is located at 4137 Bristol Highway, and the lakefront amphitheater is off Carroll Creek Road. Join us for a memorable musical experience featuring a dynamic mixture of the areas top talent! Future concerts will be posted @ a later date. For more information, call (423) 283-5815, or visit jcparksinfo@johnsoncitytn.org.


Bristol Sings 2015 @ the Paramount Center for the Arts
July 11, 2015  Saturday @ 7pm
Bristol Sings 2015 @ the Paramount Center for the Arts on Saturday, July 11, 2015 @ 7pm. The Mayberry Deputy will Emcee the event. Performances by the VW Boys, Josh Rush, Eddie Shelton, Anthony Mangrum, Adoration Church Praise & Worship Team, Gethsemane Church and Herb Peak. Proceeds will go to Bristol Faith in Action. Tickets are $15.00. For tickets call: 423-274-8920 or go to: www.theparamountcenter.com.


Food City Kids Day @ Food City in Piney Flats
July 11, 2015  Saturday, 10am-2pm
Food City Kids Club Day will be on Saturday, July 11th, 10am-2pm @ the Food City in Piney Flats, Tn. You are in invited to join in for the annual Kids Day! All games and activities are FREE of charge and they will be selling food and drinks throughout the event.


Annie Movie @ Fun Fest----FREE
July 15, 2015  Wednesday @ Dusk
The movie Annie will be shown @ Fun Fest on Wednesday, July 15th in front of J. Fred Johnson Stadium. The movie begins @ dusk. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy the movie.


River Bank Revival 2015
July 17, 2015  & 7/18/2015, Gates Open @ 5pm Each Day
River Bank Revival 2015, Brumley Gap Baptist Camp, 21551 Brumley Gap Rd, Abingdon, Va, would like to invite everyone for a great time of worship and fellowship to The Outdoor Concert Events on Friday, 7/17 & Saturday, 7/18/2015. Gates Open @ 5pm, Concerts start @ 7p.m. and Admission is Free to public. Call 276-971-5783 or go to: www.facebook.com/RBCrevival for more information.


Remote Area Medical (RAM) Massive Health Care Outreach
July 17, 2015  Thru 7/19/2015
The Health Wagon with a host of community involvement will be providing a FREE massive health care outreach with Remote Area Medical (RAM) on July 17, 18 & 19th @ the Wise County Fair Grounds, Wise, Va. Eye exams, prescription glasses, dental fillings, extractions, cleanings, hearing exams, chest x-rays, lab work, mammograms and more provided by health care providers for uninsured, underinsured, unemployment & those who cannot afford to pay. ALL SERVICES FREE OF CHARGE. Registration begins @ 6am daily. Services provided on a first come, first serve basis. For more info, call 276-328-8850.

 
 
 
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