LIVE from ETSU: Mountain Stage to strike chords of bluegrass, jazz, Americana

April at Mary B. Martin School of the Arts will begin with a stage chockful of instruments, microphones, monitors, an emcee and the diverse music of five bands, from internationally known to local, from traditional bluegrass to new grass, New Orleans jazz and pure Americana. On Sunday, April 2, at 7 p.m., that ON AIR […]

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2017 National Carousel Fine Craft Show

The National Carousel Fine Craft Show honors the handcrafted legacy of the exquisite Kingsport Carousel.  Fine Craft exhibitors will show and sale works of heirloom quality in a wide variety of media including photography, pottery, quilts and fibers, glass and jewelry on March 25 and 26 at the Kingsport Farmers Market.  Talks and demonstrations are sprinkled […]

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Downtown Bristol: A Day in Two States

Every time I visit Bristol, I love to tell my friends that I was in two different states at the same time. Where else can you stand in the middle of downtown and know that one foot is in Tennessee and the other foot is in Virginia? The state line between Tennessee and Virginia literally […]

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Jonesborough: The Town From A Storybook

Christmas had arrived in Tennessee’s Oldest Town and I was lucky enough to experience it on the coldest Saturday of the season thus far. Needing a little warm up, I opened the front door to the cozy Corner Cup, the most charming coffee shop in town. I perused the colorful menu and decided on a […]

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New Year’s Eve in Northeast Tennessee

What better way to say farewell to 2016 and hello to 2017 than in one of our festive downtowns? Here’s some of our favorite places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Northeast Tennessee. Kingsport New Year’s Eve Party It’s a New Year’s Eve Party 100 years in the making, as Kingsport celebrates 100 years in […]

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Jonesborough Holiday Tour & Tea

Experience an afternoon in Historic Jonesborough like never before! Make your way through lavish, unique and festively decorated buildings throughout town while also enjoying a spot of tea along the way.  Tickets are now on sale for Historic Jonesborough’s annual Holiday Tour & Tea on Sunday, Dec. 11th from 2-6 p.m.   The tour will […]

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The Brewly Noted Beer Trail

Within the past twenty or so years Americans discovered just how much we love beer, and not just any beer but craft beer. A craving has really been developed for local, unique brews all across the states. With ingredients not commonly found in beer such as cocoa, cinnamon, fruit, vegetables, and many other flavorful spices […]

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National Storytelling Festival

Located in the natural beauty of Northeast Tennessee in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Historic Jonesborough has played host to the three day National Storytelling Festival for over four decades. Called “the leading event of its kind in America” by USA Today, the award-winning festival begins on the first Friday in October each year. Now in […]

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