Archives for July 2017

THEATRE BRISTOL

Theatre Bristol presents the Oscar Wilde comedy classic, “The Importance of Being Earnest” produced by the Theatre Bristol Youth Service Board now through Sunday at the Theatre Bristol ARTspace. After the successes of their previous productions, “Pygmalion” and “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” the YSB is excited to have the opportunity to present this classic play. With the help of their mentors Samanta Gray and Steve Baskett, they’ve put together a truly entertaining comedy. There’s an evening performance tonight at 7:30pm with a Sunday matinee at 2:30pm. Call for reservations at 423-212-3625 or visit TheatreBristol.org.

SINKING SPRNG CEMETERY

Now for something completely different when you take a living history tour of Sinking Spring Cemetery. The tour is available tonight from five till eight pm and is presented by the Historical Society of Washiington County, Virginia. You’ll be taken on a walk through history as guides take you through this picturesque burial ground to meet residents of the area’s past. Interpreters stand at the graveside in period costumes and tell the unique and interesting story of the people who came before us. Each tour lasts about 45 minutes and the last one begins at 7:15pm. There is nothing scary about the presentation and all members of the family will enjoy! For more info call 276-623-8337 or visit www.virginia.org.

JONESBOROUGH WALKING TOUR

Join in on the historic Jonesborough walking tours. Available at 1:00 p.m. every Monday, Friday, and Saturday, these tours will depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Enjoy a good meal, some shopping, and a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another day, please contact the Heritage Alliance directly. Tours also available Sunday afternoons at 2:00.

ONE WORLD CIRCUS

Circus Play with One World Circus at the Virginia Highlands Festival today at 2pm.
Kids of all ages! Join One World Circus in the Youth Tent for circus play! We will have a tight wire, hoops, juggling equipment, unicycles, ladders, and more as you practice being a circus performer for a day! For more information visit www.vahighlandsfestival.org or call 276-623-5266, Located at Remsburg Drive in Abington, Virginia.

ONE WORLD CIRCUS

Mark Twain Comes to Theatre Bristol ARTspace

Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer brings it’s adventures to the Theatre Bristol ARTspace, August 25 through September 10. The show is part of Theatre Bristol’s family-friendly 52nd season. Tickets are on sale now online at TheatreBristol.org. The production will run for three weekends with evening and matinee performances at the Theatre Bristol ARTspace on State Street.

68th Annual Greene County Fair

The 68th Annual Greene County Fair in Greeneville kicks off August 7th and runs through the 13th. There are still Booth Spaces available for intested vendors. There are a limited number of indoor and outdoor booth spaces still up for grabs. Check out greenecountyfair.com for all the details.

Fun Fest Art show Winding Down

The Fun Fest Art show is on display through July 30th. The event showcases very talented artisans in Kingsport and the surrounding communities who enjoy sharing their works of art as a cultural representation of this area. The gallery is open Mon.-Fri, 9 a.m.-5p.m.

Auditions for Annie Scheduled

Theatre Bristol will hold auditions for its upcoming holiday production of ANNIE on August 12, 13, 19, 20, and 21. Veteran and novice actors are invited to audition at Theatre Bristol, on State Street, Bristol, TN. Important audition details, times for children and adults, music selections, and more are provided at theatrebristol.org/audition.

Pet Adoption Event PLanned

The Johnson City Public Library is partnering with the Humane Society of Washington County for a pet adoption and education event on Friday, August 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the library’s Jones Meeting Room. You can meet some of the pets available for adoptionand learn about pet care from a Humane Society representative. To learn more about this and other upcoming events, visit the library’s website and events calendar at jcpl.net.