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Northeast Tennessee Water Media Innovations Art Show

August 4 - August 25
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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NE TN Water Media Innovations Art Show August 4 – August 25 – during regular park hours Reception and Demonstration: Saturday, August 10 th Water Media Demonstration 10 am – 1 pm Reception 2 pm – 4 pm This new art event is sponsored by the Watauga Valley Art League and focuses on watercolor and

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Bristol Motor Speedway Race Weekend

August 15 - August 17
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Crockett Days

August 16 - August 19

Join us on August 16-18, 2019 for our annual Crockett Days celebration. Visit the Crockett Homestead, shop for 18th century wares, and attend excellent programming about frontier life. We have many special surprises in store, 18th century style. Camping, firewood and hospitality is provided on the beautiful Nolichucky River for reenactors. https://www.facebook.com/events/2110958279121512/

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High Knob Outdoor Festival

August 17 - August 18

For more details go online to https://highknoboutdoorfest.wixsite.com/highknoboutdoorfest?fbclid=IwAR1PPRcr4iuCeIVddPIwUznWRzulHmE3u4UpUlFrkvs4A7xrRL28Jt04hSU.

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park: Summer Ranger Program

August 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 25, 2019

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park History at Home Summer Ranger Programs – August 2019 Seasonal Interpretive Rangers – Ian Anderson & Laura Ellis   Carter Mansion and Sabine Hill Historic House Tours August dates are listed throughout the calendar- Pre-registration is required Go to www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu to register

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Abingdon: Barter Theatre Presents: Church Basement Ladies

May 12 @ 8:00 am - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Barter Theatre, 127 W. Main Street
Abingdon, TN 24210 United States
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$26

Church Basement Ladies Written by Jim Stowell and Jessica Zuehlke, Music and Lyrics by Drew Jansen Based on the book Growing up Lutheran by Janet Letnes Martin & Suzann Nelson “I enjoyed watching my companions rock with laughter and revel in the show.” The ladies of the local church fortify their flock with love, wisdom

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Abingdon: Barter Theatre Presents: Shrek: The Musical

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - August 25 @ 8:00 pm
The Barter Theatre, 127 W. Main Street
Abingdon, TN 24210 United States
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$26

Shrek: The Musical Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire Follow the adventures of Shrek, his sidekick Donkey, Princess Fiona, Lord Farquaad and every fairytale adventure you know and love in this Tony Award-winning musical based on the blockbuster DreamWorks Animation film. A little green ogre grows up to be a big,

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Abingdon: Barter Theatre Presents: Exit Laughing

May 30 @ 2:00 pm - August 24 @ 10:00 pm
The Barter Theatre, 127 W. Main Street
Abingdon, TN 24210 United States
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$26

Exit Laughing A comedy by Paul Elliott “The Golden Girls” meets “Steel Magnolias.” For this group of genteel southern ladies, the biggest highlight in their lives for the past 30 years has been their weekly bridge night out with the “girls.” What do you do when one of your foursome, whose caustic wit and love

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Abingdon: Barter Theatre Presents: La Cage Aux Folles

June 14 @ 8:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Barter Theatre, 127 W. Main Street
Abingdon, TN 24210 United States
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$26

La Cage Aux Folles Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, Book by Harvey Fierstein Based on the French movie of the same name, which later spawned the American movie “The Birdcage,” this Jerry Herman musical remains one of the all-time biggest hits worldwide. This multi-Tony Award-wining musical tells the story of a middle-aged show business

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12:00 am

Backpacking 101 Class

August 17 @ 12:00 am

Must Register! Have you been thinking about getting into backpacking but aren't sure where to start? We have you covered! Our Backpacking 101 Class introduces you to all you need to know to be able to hit the trail for multiple days so that you can extend your adventure, access remote locations and experience natural

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Doe River Snorkeling Excursion

August 17 @ 12:00 am

Escape the summer heat and join Park Ranger Philip Hylen for a snorkeling excursion on the doe river! This event will begin at 3:00PM starting at the Roan Mountain State Park Visitor Center. From there, participants will motorcade to the Peg Leg section of the Doe River. Participation costs $10.00 a person and is limited

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Rocky Fork Water Quality Sampling

August 17 @ 12:00 am

Hosted by Overmountain Trout Unlimited and Rocky Fork State Park Grab sampling for our Embrace-A-Stream project, monitoring the water quality of Rocky Fork Creek. We will meet in the main parking lot and head out from there. Anyone is welcome to attend and learn how to take samples

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MAHC: Yellow Mountain

August 17 @ 12:00 am

Mid-Appalachian Hiking Club Hike: 7-8 miles Rating: Moderate Drive: 39 miles ($5) The hike will start from Roaring Fork Road, catching the AT to the side trail which leads to the open bald. Weather permitting, we should enjoy 360 - degree views from our destination. If we catch this area in full bloom with all

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5 & Dime Group Run

August 17 @ 12:00 am

Looking for a group to run with on those longer runs? What is a 5 & Dime? 5 miles or 10 miles, runners choice, we provide the routes for both! We meet at the store, hang our keys, pick our route, and go for run! Make sure to click going/interested to get a weekly reminder!

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Tot Triathlon

August 17 @ 12:00 am

Ages: 3-6Registration: Early registration - July 15 - Aug. 15 $10/person Late registration - $15/person NO Day of Registration Register in person at: Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. It's never too early to offer opportunities for a healthy lifestyle and this new event is designed to do just that. Preschoolers will begin by

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7:00 am

Watauga Lake Triathlon

August 17 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

https://www.facebook.com/Watauga-Lake-Triathlon-113517595334680/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARAAZgRuGwYAp4ecSYCTwU_rRqwVCw5FHmTF2vosG6wJ7mh7XvsEGqac7ZU0sPNCr_nn-bqxZNIygU8R

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8:00 am

Jonesborough: Movies on Main

August 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Downtown Jonesborough, 116 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Movies on Main kicks off Summer Sunset Saturdays in Tennessee's Oldest Town as folks enjoy Jonesborough’s Historic District on Saturday evenings during the summer.   On select Saturdays, Movies on Main will take place in front of the Lollipop Shop beginning with the popular Candy Bingo at 8 p.m. followed by a family-friendly movie at 8:30

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9:00 am

Greeneville: Farmers Market

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Doak House Museum, 60 Shiloh Rd.
Greeneville, TN 37743 United States
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The Greeneville Farmer's Market will return to the Doak House Museum in May of 2019. Visit the Market Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, and Wednesdays in July and August, for the best local veggies, baked goods, hand-crafts, artisan foods, and much more. Special events all summer long! Watch the newsletter for updates. 

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10:00 am

Elizabethton: Watuaga Valley Fife and Drum Corps

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until December 7, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2019

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Free

Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps 1st and 3rd Saturdays 10am - Noon The Watauga Valley Fife & Drum Corps performs at historical events, dedications, and parades. Musical experience is welcome but not necessary, just come with a willingness to learn.

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Storytelling Live!

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$11 – $12

Storytelling Live! The 18th season of ISC’s signature concert series is underway!  Storytelling Live! is a six-month showcase of the nation’s top talent. Each week, we invite a different “teller in residence” to Jonesborough for five days of live storytelling performances.  Designed to complement the National Storytelling Festival, Storytelling Live! features talented tellers who specialize in

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2:00 pm

Community Jam

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 520 Birthplace of Country Music Way
Bristol, VA 24201 United States
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Free

Calling all musicians! Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for a full-on community jam session! The Birthplace of Country Music Museum is now hosting a monthly gathering of local musicians for a full-on community jam session! The jam events have been organized to provide a space for local musicians to gather and

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Storytelling Live!

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$11 – $12

Storytelling Live! The 18th season of ISC’s signature concert series is underway!  Storytelling Live! is a six-month showcase of the nation’s top talent. Each week, we invite a different “teller in residence” to Jonesborough for five days of live storytelling performances.  Designed to complement the National Storytelling Festival, Storytelling Live! features talented tellers who specialize in

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5:00 pm

Jonesborough: Classic Car Cruise-In

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chuckey Depot Museum Jonesborough, TN United States + Google Map

Jonesborough’s Classic Car Cruise-In at the Chuckey Depot Museum at Jonesborough is set to take place again on Saturday, August 17th from 5 to 8 p.m. and will continue each third Saturday through October. Have the chance to view rare vintage cars, enjoy great food, tour the Chuckey Depot Museum and listen to live music.

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7:30 pm

Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Bristol Motor Speedway, 151 Speedway Blvd.
Bristol, TN 37620 United States
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The campfires, the laughs, the racing, the music, the sights, smells and the check off your bucket list. Fierce clashes and heart-stopping finishes are hallmarks of the most popular race in NASCAR, and if history’s any indication The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race is guaranteed to entertain guests with yet another epic battle inside

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