For the first year, Professionals Engaged in Advancing Kingsport (PEAK) is sponsoring a HORSE basketball tournament for all ages and skill levels. Proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport’s Great Futures campaign, which funds the club’s general operating expenses.
Summer in the Park is still going strong at Warriors’ Path State Park. The free series of events is heading into its eighth week, and there is no shortage of fun on the agenda.
Rhythm in Riverview will return Monday evening with a full slate of family-friendly entertainment. Johnnie Mae Swagerty, one of the organizers, said the event continues to be a success after more than 20 years.
I hope y’all will join me in supporting them by attending the show this Sunday.
KINGSPORT — The fun begins this evening with the 39th annual Fun Fest. A staple of Kingsport in the summer, the nine-day festival will officially get underway with the traditional Fun Fest Parade, followed by fun downtown with the Broad Street Boogie.
BLUFF CITY — This weekend is full of women’s football as the United States Women’s Football League will host two championship games Saturday and an All-Star game on Sunday at Sullivan East High School.
KINGSPORT — The annual Kingsport Gems & Minerals Society show returns to Bays Mountain’s Discovery Theater from noon to 5 p.m., July 13-14. Admission is free, as is park admission because the show coincides with Fun Fest.
Members of Sunnyside Baptist Church have a busy week ahead. From July 10-15, church volunteers will be out in full force as part of Shine Week, during which they will perform small acts of kindness throughout the community.
Next year Fun Fest will hit the big 4-0!
Space is limited for grandparents and grandchildren ages 7 and older.
The community event is in its second year and was held in Johnson City last year.
KINGSPORT – Another week of summertime fun is heading to Warriors’ Path State Park. The seventh week of Summer in the Park begins Tuesday and will include hikes, crafts, a campfire and more. Here is a selection of activities.
When Horizon Credit Union opened a branch in Mount Carmel three years ago, president/CEO Beverly Boling vowed to revive the Block Party, which had fallen by the wayside due to lost sponsorship and organizers stepping down.
Vendors offering everything from treats to massages will be attending the event. There will be several vendors supplying treats for the pups, while Harpo Hot Dogz will feed the human crowd.
Communities throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are celebrating Independence Day with parades, fireworks, food and music. Some Fourth of July events are limited to Thursday, while others last multiple days.