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"Hardtack and Hard Times": 19th Annual Siege at Fort Watauga this Weekend.

May 17th, 2013 7:00 am by Ned Jilton

If you are looking for some living history fun this weekend check out the 19th Annual Siege of Fort Watauga at the Sycamore Shoals State Historic area. There will be the roar of the muskets! The war whoops of the Cherokee! The taste of chocolate?

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67th Turtle Derby, Lions Club fundraiser, set for Saturday at  J. Fred

67th Turtle Derby, Lions Club fundraiser, set for Saturday at J. Fred

May 16th, 2013 7:33 pm by REBEKAH WILSON

The Lions Club will hold the 67th annual Turtle Derby on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon on the baseball field at J. Fred Johnson Stadium on Fort Henry Drive.

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Concert aids two boys battling leukemia

May 16th, 2013 2:57 pm by Staff Report

A community End of School Bash benefit concert Friday, May 17, will benefit Caleb Elliott and Hunter Housewright, both students at Sullivan Gardens K-8 School. Caleb, a fifth-grader, and Hunter, an eighth-grader, were diagnosed with leukemia within days o

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‘Les Misérables’ storms the barricade at Barter

‘Les Misérables’ storms the barricade at Barter

May 16th, 2013 8:18 am by Staff Report

From the cast to the set to the costumes, Barter Theatre is pulling out all the stops for its production of Cameron Mackintosh’s Tony Award-winning mega-musical “Les Misérables,” opening Saturday, May 18 on Barter’s Main Stage.

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Event recreates Siege of Fort Watauga

Event recreates Siege of Fort Watauga

May 14th, 2013 8:00 pm by Staff Report

More than 150 living history interpreters will re-enact that battle during Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area’s annual Siege of Fort Watauga, happening Saturday and Sunday.

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Rogersville to  host third annual Taste of Rogersville food festival

Rogersville to host third annual Taste of Rogersville food festival

May 14th, 2013 12:54 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Historic downtown Rogersville will be rocking on consecutive Friday nights beginning with good meals on May 17, followed by hot wheels on May 24.

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Calling all artists for an Art Swap

Calling all artists for an Art Swap

May 13th, 2013 2:32 pm by Staff Report

As part of Believe in Bristol’s State of the Arts weekend of events, Arts Alliance Mountain Empire will sponsor an Art Swap from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 16, at the Downtown Center on State Street in historic downtown Bristol.

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Kingsport sculpture walk offers art on a GRAND scale

Kingsport sculpture walk offers art on a GRAND scale

May 12th, 2013 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport’s Sculpture Walk is back for its seventh year, with 10 new pieces on display along Broad and Main streets downtown through March 2014.

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Music by Diamond Rio, extensive craft beer selection mark sixth year for Racks by the Tracks

Music by Diamond Rio, extensive craft beer selection mark sixth year for Racks by the Tracks

May 11th, 2013 8:57 pm by Jessica Fischer

Looking back, Racks by the Tracks founder Kanishka Biddanda realizes just how far his “little” festival has come.

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UVa-Wise company to perform two children’s operas premium content

May 10th, 2013 11:51 pm by Staff report

BIG STONE GAP — The Southwest Virginia Opera Company of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise has announced its upcoming summer 2013 season featuring two one-act children’s operas.

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