Archives for December 2016

New company hired for Greene County Fair

Greene County fair officials have signed a new deal with a different midway attraction company for the 2017 fair. Three children fell from a Ferris wheel last summer. The new company called Belle City Amusements will provide games and rides for the fair in Greeneville in August. The fair ended its contract with Family Attractions from Georgia after a 6-year-old girl suffered a brain injury after her, her sister and a 16-year-old friend fell 40 feet from one of the wheel’s gondola baskets.

Back to Barry, Billy, and the Beatles

Experience The Most Unique Musical Tribute on the Planet! Back to Barry, Billy & the Beatles with Brian Gurl & The Fabulous Five. Brian Gurl and The Fabulous Five offer provocative arrangements of the Beatles, Barry Manilow and even Billy Joel. Tickets are adult $15 advance, $20 at the door, student $10 advance, $15 at the door, and can be purchased at the Richlands Area Chamber of Commerce. The performance will take place on Thursday, January 12th at 7:00 p.m. at Richlands Middle School Auditorium.

Theatre Bristol Presents Its 2017 Season

Theatre Bristol presents its 2017 season, featuring a year of favorites, including the spectacular “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” directed by Glenn Patterson at the Paramount Center for the Arts this summer. Theatre Bristol’s 52nd season kicks off with “Fairy Tales with Friends.” For information on these performances and more visit TheatreBristol.org

Tennessee Governor’s Arts Awards

Singers Vince Gill and Amy Grant top the list of winners of the Tennessee governor’s arts awards.
Gov. Bill Haslam’s Arts Commission announced 10 recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Arts Awards on Wednesday.
Gill and Grant won a Distinguished Artist Award. Gill, a country singer and songwriter has earned 20 Grammy Awards, more than any other male country music artist. Grant was the first contemporary Christian artist to earn a platinum record, the first to reach No. 1 on the pop charts and the first to perform at the Grammy Awards. She has earned six Grammy Awards since.

Cirus Oz

Friday, February 10th and Saturday, February 11th experience a circus like you’ve never seen, expect two hours of breathtaking agility, death-defying stunts, awe-inspiring acrobatic performances, irreverent comedy, and a spectacular live band with Circus Oz. Dynamic acrobatics, cheeky humor, and live original music showcase the world-famous Circus Oz caravan of graceful men, strong women, innovative jugglers, lyrical unicyclists, hilarious trapeze artists, musical acrobats, and acrobatic musicians. Performances take place at the Moss Arts Center, 190 Alumni Mall, Blacksburg, VA. Performance times 7:30.

Elf Jr. 2pm showing in Jonesborough

This is the final day to see Jonesborough Repertory Theatre’s presentation of “Elf Jr.,” The show is at 2 p.m. Today. Tickets are $16, general admission; $14, students and seniors; $12, groups of 15 or more.

The theater is at 125½ W. Main St., Jonesborough.

Barter Theater show tonight at 7

The Barter Theater’s production of the holiday comedy “Over the River and Through the Woods” continues this weekend at Barter Stage II in Abingdon. Show time today is at 7pm Sunday.

Director Nicholas Piper says you’ll see a family navigating the difficulties of letting go and though they may be different from your family, you’ll recognize them and, especially the way they deal with one another-with love, support and, always, humor! Log on to bartertheatre.com for tickets

Mayberry Christmas tonight at 7

The Fountain of Life Bible Church is presenting its annual Christmas Service today at Freedom Hall in Johnson Cit. The service is the Freedom Hall Christmas Presentation, “Mayberry Christmas.” David Browning, AKA Barney Fife will be there along with the “Dillards” and Maggie Peterson, AKA Charlene Darling.

There will be a live nativity scene as well as a free toy for each child, photo opportunities with Santa and an Island of Misfit Toys presentation. The program starts at 7pm

Freedom Hall Christmas Presentation On Sunday

The Fountain of Life Bible Church holds its annual Christmas Service Sunday at Freedom Hall in Johnson City beginning at 7pm.

The service is the Freedom Hall Christmas Presentation, “Mayberry Christmas.” David Browning, AKA Barney Fife will be there along with the “Dillards” and Maggie Peterson, AKA Charlene Darling.

There will be a live nativity scene as well as a free toy for each child, photo opportunities with Santa and an Island of Misfit Toys presentation.

For more information, call Dr. Victor Young at 423-282-0655.

ERBC Christmas Events This Weekend

On Sunday the East Rogersville Baptist Church is presenting two special Christmas events.

The church’s Sanctuary Choir will present a Christmas Cantata, “The First Noel” during the morning worship service at 11:00 a.m.

And at 6:00 p.m. the East Rogersville Baptist Church Children’s Choir will present a Christmas Musical entitled “Special Delivery”.

The church is on E McKinney Ave, Rogersville and the public is invited to attend.