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This weekend in downtown Kingsport

Community Contributor • Updated Dec 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM

KINGSPORT — Here is what is going on in downtown Kingsport this weekend, according to the Downtown Kingsport Association.

Today

KINGSPORT CAROUSEL:

CHRISTMAS AT THE CAROUSEL

Make Christmas at the Carousel your new family tradition! This jolly, family event will allow your little ones a chance to visit with Santa Milt, who is one of our Carousel Carvers. Also in attendance will be award-winning author, Leigh Anne W. Hoover, who will be signing her well-known book, The Santa Train Tradition. Rides on the Carousel will be free during the event. Hot cider and cookies will be served.

350 Clinchfield Street - 5:30 p.m.

SLEEPY OWL BREWERY:

JAKE QUILLIN

Formed in the Spring of 2017, The Jake Quillin Band is a bluesy, psychedelic take on rock and soul music. Blending passionate guitar licks, mind-bending synth sounds, and a low end reminiscent of James Jamerson, the band provides a mix of high energy funk jams with smooth and soulful ballads.

Backdraft BBQ will be serving food out front, starting at 5PM!

151 E. Main Street - 7 p.m.

MODEL CITY TAP HOUSE:

MUSICAL BINGO

If you've never heard of Music Bingo...here's your chance to try out the latest craze in cities across the country! It's played exactly like traditional Bingo, except with song clips played in place of letters and numbers! Test your music IQ by determining the song title within the 20 second music clip AND find t on your Bingo Card! Prizes will be awarded to winners!

324 E. Market Street - 7 p.m.

LAMPLIGHT THEATRE:

A MIDWINTER'S CAROL

Step back in time to Victorian England and celebrate Christmas at LampLight Theatre. A Midwinter's Carol is a Christmas musical presented in traditional Victorian fashion. The story is inspired by Little Peter: A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age, which was published in 1888.

140 Broad Street - 7 p.m., also Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m.

MACADO’S:

KARAOKE NIGHT

Come out to Macado's for a fun karaoke experience! In conjunction with Absolute Entertainment, they're setting up a karaoke bar and they need you to come rock the house! Grab a bite, grab a brew, and get on the rotation to sing your heart out! Not a singer? No worries! Come enjoy the talented individuals who are!

210 Broad Street- 9 p.m., also Saturday at 9 p.m.

Friday

KINGSPORT THEATRE GUILD:

A CHRISTMAS STORY

The show follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself, at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace

1200 E. Center Street - 7 p.m., also Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.

KINGSPORT BALLET:

THE NUTCRACKER

This delightful, traditional rendering of THE NUTCRACKER, is sure to become your favorite family activity for the holidays. Don't miss Clara and her sweet nutcracker, the lovely pink doll, the lively Chinese dance, and much, much more! Purchase your tickets quickly, as all performances are almost sold out!

2425 TN-75 - 7 p.m., also Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Saturday

SLEEPY OWL BREWERY:

A LIVE SCRIPT READING - THE OC

If you haven't attended an installment of "My TV Stories: A Live Script Reading" you've been missing out. This hilarious production, normally featured on Tuesday night has moved to Saturday at 8 p.m.this week, and features a hilarious cast & crew who will be reading a Chrismukkah Episode of The OC. So come early & grab a brew & prepare to laugh!

151 E Main Street - 8 p.m.

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