Mountain Music: Long Journey Home Festival

Just about a far northeast in Tennessee as you can get, you’ll find a county that is half Cherokee National Forest and half Watauga Lake. Nestled within those hills, lies Mountain City (appropriately named), and each year a celebration takes place honoring the iconic old time mountain music style that shaped country music as we know […]

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The 7 Best Adventure & Ale Pairings in Northeast Tennessee

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There are some things that just seem to be made for each other, like peanut butter and jelly, rainy days and long naps, and of course, the great outdoors and craft beer. Whether it’s hiking, biking, or paddling, there’s no better way to finish an adventure than with a cold, frothy beverage at a local […]

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Your Guide to 2018 Kingsport FunFest!

What do you get when you mix nine days with more than 50 locations and nearly 100 events? Kingsport Fun Fest! And, with the City of Kingsport celebrating 100 years, this year’s festival is set to be one of the largest parties of the year. Many FunFest! favorites will return, including block parties along the […]

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Graveyard Tales Return to Rocky Mount July 22

The Jonesborough Storytellers Guild returns to Rocky Mount State Historic Site with the notorious and spooky Graveyard Tales on Saturday, July 21at 7 p.m. Do you love hearing scary stories? Why wait until Halloween? Four fabulous storytellers (David Joe Miller, Betty Ann Polaha, Judy  “Butterfly” Farlow and Tama Lunceford) from the oldest continuing storytelling group […]

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Monster Truck Madness July 14

Monster mayhem makes its way to Bristol Motor Speedway during the Beef O’Brady’s Monster Truck Madness, Fans will be on the edge of their seats as they witness some of the biggest monster truck names in the business, flying, crushing and destroying everything in their way. Trucks will race around the Bristol Motor Speedway infield during […]

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Niswonger Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 Season

From Motown to Country, comedic legends, pop superstars and children’s classics, Niswonger Performing Arts Center’s 2018-19 season begins in August, with ticket sales starting July 6 at 10 a.m.  For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit www.npacgreeneville.com or call 423-638-1679. SMOKEY ROBINSON SUNDAY • AUGUST 12 • 7:30 PM William “Smokey” Robinson, Jr. is a […]

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Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tour

Join the First Annual Farm Fresh Tour The regional Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tour is a partnership between Appalachian RC&D Council, Appalachian Sustainable Development and Boone Street Market. This year will be the first of what we hope is an annual event connecting our region to our local farms. Participating farms in Tennessee will be […]

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10 of the Best Hikes in Northeast Tennessee

Everyone has a different checklist for what makes a great hike. For some people, a hike is worthy if it leads to a gushing waterfall. For others, simply hearing a trickling stream nearby is magical. Some folks need a heart-pumping, quad-burning climb to feel satisfied, while a gentle stroll is far more enticing to others. […]

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