Looking Forward to Fall with The ETSU Martin Center

While much of the country has had to pause operations at some point in 2020, construction on the James C. and Mary B. Martin Center for the Arts on State of Franklin Road was able to continue with only a few COVID-19-related delays. On top of that, the 93,000-square-foot Martin Center for the Arts was […]

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2020 Pinnacle Speedway in Lights

The Pinnacle Speedway in Lights presented by TVA opens tonight for its 24th season of bringing cheer to Northeast Tennessee. The spectacular magical light show will dazzle visitors with more than 2 million lights illuminating more than 250 festive displays across a four-plus mile route on the Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway property. This year […]

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23 Productions Made in Northeast Tennessee

What was your latest binge watch?  With folks spending more time at home, tuning in is the latest trend. Northeast Tennessee is creating quite a name for itself as a prime location for a variety of productions. Have you recognized some of your favorite landmarks? Here are 20 productions straight from the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. […]

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Bristol: Sounds Good

Bristol is built on sound: engines revving, fiddles singing and the silent peace of the outdoors. The downtown buzzes with live music and the outdoors quietly await just beyond. Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains and surrounded by scenic South Holston Lake and the Holston River sits Bristol—The Birthplace of Country Music and home of the “World’s Fastest Half Mile”—Bristol Motor Speedway. […]

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Escape to Tennessee: Planning, Virtual Tours, and More

Take a hike on the trails, camp in a state park, visit a historic landmark, chow down on delicious eats, sample some craft brews, and listen to mountain music. We’ve put together a few trip ideas with less crowds and safe places – all within driving distance. There are currently no travel restrictions in Tennessee. […]

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All-Star Favorites For Race Week

  Northeast Tennessee is ready to welcome back race fans to Bristol Motor Speedway with a few of its own all-star favorites when it comes to chowing down on local eats, spending time with family, and taking on the outdoors. Known to host one of the most popular tracks on the circuit, Northeast Tennessee also […]

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A Guide to Northeast Tennessee’s Best Food & Drink Festivals

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Northeast Tennessee loves to come together to celebrate food! Whether a local or a visitor to the region, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to munch your way through saucy barbecue, delectable chocolates, and exotic international cuisines at Northeast Tennessee’s many food-focused festivals. Read on to find out when, where and how to attend these fabulous […]

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