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What is going on in downtown Kingsport this weekend?

Downtown Kingsport Association • Nov 29, 2018 at 8:30 AM

KINGSPORT — Here’s what the Downtown Kingsport Association says is going on downtown this weekend:

Today

THE INVENTOR CENTER: HACK AND TINKER

Drop by Sync.Space anytime between 5:30-10 PM. We socialize, swaps stories and advice, show off projects, collaborate, and scheme. At the Model City Makerspace, our mission is to support local entrepreneurship and create an environment that inspires the maker community to network, collaborate, practice their craft, and learn new skills. Our makers range from enthusiasts, and artists; to geeks/tinkerers, coders, and craftsmen. If you are into it, we are into it.

227 E. Sullivan Street - 5:30 PM

Friday 

PERFECTLY UNHINGED: WISH & WINE SHOPPING EVENT

Perfect ladies night idea! Fill out your shopping wish list while enjoying drinks, munchies and (for those who can't wait) 10% shopping discount (on eligible items) for the evening. You can then send your significant other back in December 7-8 to fulfill your wish list and receive gift wrapping for a donation all while sipping some free beverages. Holiday shopping has NEVER been this easy! No excuses! Wish Lists will be kept on hand until Christmas Eve and items will be checked off as purchased. Wish & Wine will also be happening on Saturday from 3-6 p.m.

113 E. Market Street - 5 PM

LAMPLIGHT THEATRE: THE CHRISTMAS HEIRLOOM

If you like to celebrate Christmas in Charles Dickens' fashion, you will be spellbound by a new musical that will be debuting at LampLight Theatre this season. "The Christmas Heirloom" is an enchanting tale set in Victorian England in the town of Coventry. The quaint village comes to life with a fairy-tale yarn of a miserable Baron who has locked himself away from the world since the loss of his father. As the narrator says, "It is a magical tale where secret treasures are revealed through family heirlooms, and where a story of the legacy of faith is handed down through ages past." Performances for The Christmas Heirloom will be held Nov. 30th through Dec. 21st, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7 p.m. Additional matinee performances will be held on Saturdays - Dec. 8th & 15th at 2 p.m. and on Sundays - Dec. 2nd, 9th, and 16th at 3 p.m. Admission is $12.00 for adults, $7.00 for students, FREE for children 5 years of age and under.

140 Broad Street - 7 P.M

BEEF 'O' BRADY'S: LIVE MUSIC WITH DWAYNE MORRIS

Live Music this Friday night from 7 PM to 10 PM featuring the great sounds of Dwayne Morris. Great food, great sports, and great sounds. Make plans now to take advantage the Surf & Turf Friday Special and see Dwayne live. Also, we still have the 2 for $20 specials. See you Friday at Beef's Kingsport.

300 Clinchfield Street Suite 180  - 7 PM

Saturday

DOWNTOWN KINGSPORT ASSOCIATION: CHRISTMAS PARADE AND TREE LIGHTING

This Saturday, Downtown Kingsport will be filled with holiday family fun. Starting at 2 p.m. enjoy photos with Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, take a carriage ride while sipping on hot cocoa, make festive crafts with the kids, and view astonishing gingerbread displays. Need more fuel for the day? Enjoy a variety of different options from our savory local food trucks and claim your spot early before the Christmas Parade rolls through downtown. For the second year, the nighttime parade will light up downtown with the Kingsport Christmas Spirit. The floats will be glowing with festive lights, spreading holiday cheer around each corner. The parade lineup includes award-winning bands, talented dancers, community organizations, and of course Santa himself. You won't want to miss the children's faces light up as the parade moves throughout downtown, ending in the iconic Church Circle. Immediately following the parade, is the lighting of the beautiful Christmas Tree in Church Circle. Gather around the tree in candlelight and be a part of a long-standing holiday tradition in the Model City. Join in on the countdown and celebrate the start of the Christmas season as the tree comes to life, adorned with glowing Christmas lights.

Downtown Kingsport - 2 PM

KINGSPORT FARMERS MARKET: CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW

Your holiday shopping just got a whole lot easier at this year's Christmas Craft Show! Join some of your favorite vendors at the Kingsport Farmers Market on December 1 for a special Christmas-themed market. Vendors will have homemade craft items, winter produce, and other food items including fresh sausage, pork, and beef. The Christmas Craft Show is the perfect place to find locally grown produce for your holiday meals, as well as that perfect homemade gift for your favorite person. The Christmas Craft Show is Saturday, December 1, from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion. Don't miss it!

308 Clinchfield Street- 6:30 AM - 4 PM

INTERCITY BALLET: TEA WITH THE SUGAR PLUM FAIRY & FRIENDS

The Intercity Ballet Theatre invites you to join them for tea with the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends! Saturday, December 1st from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Please join us in the telling of the story of Clara and her dream while being served sumptuous treats by the Sugar Plum Fairy and some of your favorite Nutcracker characters! Tickets can be purchased at: Centre for the Performing Arts or Holloway Dance Studio.

213 East Center Street. - 2 PM

FRAGSHOWS: HOLIDAY BIZARRE

East Tennessee's premiere Art Show and Holiday Party! We gathered over 30 of the most talented artists in the region for a wild night of insanely great art and one of a kind, hand-crafted items for the naughty and nice on your list! No cover, free wine, prizes, karaoke, and body painting. The public preview is from 4-730 p.m. and is open to all, shopping only. The main event with food, wine, entertainment and more starts at 7:30 p.m. and is 21 and older only. The main event requires registration. How? Its easy! Click 'interested' or 'going' on our Facebook event or email your name and the names of those attending to [email protected] Dec. 1st from 7:30 pm to 11 p.m. at The Model City Event Center.

201 E. Center Street - 4 PM, 7:30 PM

MACADO'S: KARAOKE NIGHT

Come out to Macado's for Karaoke Night! In partnership with Absolute Entertainment, the karaoke bar will be set up and waiting for YOU to come rock the house! Grab a tasty bite, a cold brew, and sing your heart out!

210 Broad Street - 9 PM

Sunday

DOWNTOWN KINGSPORT ASSOCIATION: HOLIDAY LOFT TOURS

Enjoy a a self-guided tour of beautifully decorated lofts for the Holiday Season. This year's Holiday Loft Tours will include individual lofts, apartments, and townhomes in Downtown Kingsport, each with distinctive character and charm. For those who have taken part in the tours before, you can look forward to some stunning new lofts featured on the tour this year, and some that were under construction last year at completion or near completion. It is remarkable to see the progress and creativity that is behind the revitalization of our historic buildings. Tickets for the loft tours can be purchased in advance for $25 online or at the Downtown Kingsport Association, 229 Broad Street in advance or the day of. Proceeds benefit the programs and projects of the Downtown Kingsport Association, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown.

229 Broad St- 2-5 PM - Click here for tickets

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