The Kingsport Farmers Market's Fall Festival took place at the market on Saturday, bringing extra touches of seasonal flair - such as a pumpkin carving demonstration, a pumpkin carving contest, largest pumpkin contest, face painting and craft
A sold out crowd welcomed three comedians to the stage Friday evening at the Kingsport Chamber's second annual BrewHaHa in downtown Kingsport. The ticketed event featured pizza samplings from seven local restaurants: Johnny Brusco's; Baked on Stone;
Small Miracles Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center will host its Unmounted Rodeo benefit from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, and everyone is invited to join the fun. And they do mean everyone.
“Of course, everybody wants a household name entertainer. That's probably the biggest thing folks say is “let's get a big headliner.” We're all on board with that. The challenge with anything, and you hear this with all types of events, it's all about funding.” — Josh Gilliam
The Mountain Empire Community College campus had plenty of hay bales, corn shocks and decorations out and about as the 48th annual Home Craft Days approaches this weekend.
Light rain did not deter crowds at the 41st Wise Fall Fling Saturday, as visitors enjoyed music, dancing, artisans, crafts, food, a juggler, kids’ games and walking along Main Street.
Heritage Days is about having fun, and and there were a lot of people packed into downtown Rogersville Saturday afternoon having a good time surrounded by a wide variety of artistry and creativity.
The event serves as the primary fundraiser for the Downtown Kingsport Association.
Perfect weather is in the forecast for Saturday when actual Heritage Days begins at 10 a.m. in downtown Rogersville, featuring scores of arts and crafts booths, historic and artistic demonstrations, children’s activities, and live music and dancing all day.
The weekend before Halloween is chock full of activities for all ages. Here are some of the spooktacular happenings on tap this weekend and beyond.
There’s something in the woods Saturday during Norton’s Woodbooger Fest at Flag Rock Recreation Area.
The closer full-blooded Chickamauga Cherokee Stonewolf gets to the Amis Mill Historic Site near Rogersville, the more he senses the presence of his ancestors.
Sponsored by the Nickelsville Ruritan Club, Bush Mill Days pays homage to the early settlers of Southwest Virginia by offering craft demonstrations, apple butter-making and, of course, fresh cornmeal ground from the mill.
Somebody Loves Me Inc., in partnership with New Vision Youth and Kingsport Parks and Recreation, is gearing up for its first ever Halloween and fall festival. The free event will offer several activities for children and families, including a Halloween costume giveaway.
“We are so excited to bring this event back to Kingsport and to our region,” said Dana McMurray, Kingsport Chamber membership events director. “The event was sold out last year, and we had so many requests to do it again. I encourage everyone to get their tickets as soon as they can as we anticipate a large crowd.”