Hometown Race Week Parties

As race fans descend upon East Tennessee for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race in August, Kingsport, Johnson City and Bristol in partnership with Food City are teaming up again with Bristol Motor Speedway to launch America’s Night Race week with the official Race Week Parties. Kingsport will kick off the trifecta of parties on Monday, Aug. 12, before Johnson City grabs the […]

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Kingsport’s Fun Fest set for July 12-20

Kingsport, Tenn., June 19, 2019 – Fun Fest 2019 will feature a variety of events and activities for many age ranges and interests over the course of 9 days! Popular favorites will return, including pre-Fun Fest events such as the trash barrel paint-in and block parties along with the parade, hot air balloons, Sunset Concert […]

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Meet the Mountains Festival: Aug. 23-24

A free outdoor recreation festival in Northeast Tennessee is back for a second year and it’s called Meet the Mountains. Festival organizers say the mission is in the title.  “The festival promotes healthy and active lifestyles,” said Kayla Carter, a member of the festival planning crew. “We want people who attend the festival to leave […]

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Niswonger Performing Arts Center: 2019-2020 Season

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – Celebrate Fifteen Years of Fan Favorites at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center (NPAC) with another star-studded lineup of entertainment featuring 33 performances for the 2019-2020 Season. Featuring country, classic rock, comedy, contemporary Christian, theatrical productions, family programming, and more, NPAC will once again bring some of the premier names in entertainment to […]

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26th Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show

Tractor enthusiasts from across the South will make a trip to Northeast Tennessee for the 26th Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show April 25-28 at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, Tenn., hosted by the Tri-State Antique Power Association. In an event that has grown to showcase hundreds of rare and popular tractors over the years, a […]

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This is What You Live For: NASCAR Takes on Bristol April 5-7

Anticipation continues to grow as we move closer to Bristol’s first NASCAR race week of 2019, anchored by the Food City 500 (Sunday, April 7). The excitement builds for several reasons, but it all comes down to the unique “Bristol Experience” guests encounter while visiting the foothills of Northeast Tennessee. Half-mile laps in 14.7 seconds. You can’t […]

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Mountains, Music and History: The Sunny Side of Tennessee

Take a trip to the Sunny Side of Tennessee beginning with one of the oldest mountain ranges known to man leading to the hidden treasures of Appalachia. The Sunny Side Trail traces country music’s roots from the backwoods to Main Street, with local eats and tales along the way. The Sunny Side Trail starts in the […]

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100th Anniversary of Tennessee Erine Ford

February 13, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s birthday, and his hometown has come together to celebrate that milestone with a variety of events and activities, including a musical performance, a conversation with Ford’s son Buck, a special church service, show screenings, a commemorative stamp, and birthday cake! […]

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The 10 Best Family Adventures in Northeast Tennessee

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When you’re planning a family adventure, the real challenge is finding a destination that offers a variety of activities. With lush mountains, rushing rivers, serene lakes, and delightful small towns, Northeast Tennessee is one of those places that has something for everyone in your family, from children to teens to adults. As you’re ziplining through […]

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