Opening Reception at Impressions Fine Art Gallery

“Atmospheric Landscapes in Miniature” by Richele Baburina. Come see expansive landscapes that fit in the palm of your hand. Richele uses handcrafted watercolors from prized pigments foraged locally and around the world. These finely-milled hand-poured colors differ in texture, subtlety, and granulation from their commercial counterparts—allowing the artist to imbue a depth, luminosity, and gentle […]

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The McLain Family Band In Concert

Direct from the hills of Kentucky, The McLain Family Band has become internationally known as one of the most spontaneous, creative and spirited groups performing contemporary Appalachian Bluegrass music. Since 1968, they have performed in all 50 states – and 64 countries during 15 international concert tours, some as musical ambassadors of the U.S. Department […]

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2020 Ridgerunner Rumble Car Show

The Grainger County Ridgerunners Car Club presents the 1st Annual Ridgerunner Rumble on Saturday April 25th, 2020 at Cherokee Race Park in Rogersville, Tennessee. We are happy to partner with Cherokee Race Park to host a Car Show, Swap Meet and Test & Tune session. The entry fee is $25 which includes a car show […]

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Art Rosenbaum, painter, exhibition

Art Rosenbaum is a painter, muralist, illustrator, collector and performer of traditional American folk music. His work will be on display at ETSU’s Reece Museum Jan. 13 to Feb. 21, with his artist talk on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5 p.m. at the museum. A reception will follow. Rosenbaum holds an MFA in painting from […]

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Appalachian Farm Expo

Join the Johnson City Press, Kingsport Times-News and Kubota of Kingsport for the 2020 Appalachian Farm Expo on Jan. 11 and 12 at the South Building at Bristol Motor Speedway. Admission is $5 a carload, and parking is free. With fun for the whole family, this year’s Farm Expo will feature plenty of fun activities, […]

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The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show

The Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show is a 23 year show the benefits The Leon Kiser Scholarship and The Benny Sims Scholarship at East Tennessee State University in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Country Music Department. 14 acts will grace the stage in a Grand Ole Opry style show with your Masters of Ceremonies Rick Dollar […]

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Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Birthplace Tours

The Bristol Historical Association’s Tennessee Ernie Ford Birthplace, located at 1223 Anderson Street in Bristol, Tennessee, was home to the great entertainer and his family as a child. The home can usually be seen by appointment only, but will be opened to the public for tours from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. following the special […]

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Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

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 […]

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