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Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

February 1 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Coming February 2019! Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature, a new special exhibit coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Walk through the pages of your favorite storybook in Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature, a groundbreaking exhibit on Appalachian children’s books and stories. Sporting life-size characters from Appalachian children’s books, this exhibit looks at the seminal titles from the late 1800s through the modern story of Appalachia – you’ll feel like you’re walking through the pages of a…

Johnson City: Harlem Gloebtrotters

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

https://youtu.be/VMeQ4yRvGrc Join us as we celebrate our fans during our all-new Fan Powered World Tour! Interact with Globetrotters stars more than ever before, both on and off the court.  New this year, you can download the Globetrotters’ interactive mobile application with exclusive features, including an augmented reality (AR) basketball toss game and custom photo filters. The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Don’t miss out and get your tickets today!

Bays Mountain: Wildflower Hike

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 8, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 22, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

Join one of our free, naturalist-led hikes for a chance to see dozens of flower species native to East Tennessee as they come into bloom. We’ll hike at Bays Mountain Park and Laurel Run Park on the dates listed below. The varieties of flowers can be quite different at each park because of the difference in elevation. These hikes are free to the public and do not require registration. Expect to hike for about an hour and a half. Depending…

Elizabethton: Colonial Candle Dipping

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturday, March 30 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Cost: $10 Max: 10 Pre-registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Lighting is something we take so much for granted today. In the 18th century, having light after sundown meant having a good supply of candles, and every colonial homestead would have been involved in the common household task of candle making. Join Museum Curator Chad Bogart at Fort Watauga and make your very own hand dipped beeswax candle. Also, learn about candles and other…

NASCAR Race Weekend

April 5 - April 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" our guests encounter while visiting the foothills of Northeast Tennessee. It's a time to a break from your life and have some fun! You are not your day job. This is what you live for. It's simple... You need to join…

Bays Mountain: Wildflower Hike

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 8, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 22, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 29, 2019 at 10:00am

Join one of our free, naturalist-led hikes for a chance to see dozens of flower species native to East Tennessee as they come into bloom. We’ll hike at Bays Mountain Park and Laurel Run Park on the dates listed below. The varieties of flowers can be quite different at each park because of the difference in elevation. These hikes are free to the public and do not require registration. Expect to hike for about an hour and a half. Depending…

Hands On! Discovery Center: Evening Star Party

April 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, April 5th, 8:00pm-10:00pm - Evening Star Party - New Moon Join us for some out-of-this-world star gazing!  Take a turn using our Celestron NexStar computerized telescope or astronomy binoculars.  The Moon will located on the same side of the Earth as the Sun and will not be visible in the night sky. This is the best time of the month to observe other faint objects in the night sky since there is no moonlight interference. Weather permitting, stay tuned…

Elizabethton: Watermedia Painting

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop: Watermedia Painting Class Instructor: Barbara Jernigan Saturday, April 6 9:00 am – Noon Cost: $12 (student brings supplies) or $20 (supplies provided) Come and paint with watercolors and acrylics on paper! The possibilities are endless. You may paint a landscape, spring flowers, a mountain vista, or maybe even a selfie. Photo references or tracings will be provided. Paint your own composition or follow along with the instructor. Students with supplies may use watercolors, acrylics or fluid acrylics on paper.

Greeneville: Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. --- The Tusculum University Pioneer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (PSAAC) will host the eighth annual Make-A-Wish 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 6 on the Greeneville campus. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 9 a.m.  The cost is $25 for participants 18 and older and $15 for participants 17 and under as well as Tusculum University students with a valid TU ID.  Teams of 5 may sign up as a group for $100. All proceeds of the event will benefit…

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