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3rd Annual Brass Ring Gala & The Carousel Fine Craft Show on March 20-22

Join us for the 3rd Annual Brass Ring Gala on March 20th in the brand new Pal’s Roundhouse and the Kingsport Farmer’s Market from 6–9 PM on Friday March 20, 2015.  Regional band, My New Favorites will provide lively music. Festive food will have an ole-time carnival flair and the cash bar will also feature […]

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Darwin Day at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum

Darwin Day will be celebrated with free admission at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum as a part of its annual Darwin Day observance on Saturday, Feb. 7. Darwin Day includes several talks, a discussion panel and a variety of activities for children. Darwin Day is an international celebration of […]

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United Way of Greater Kingsport Drives Collaboration Behind Mobile Dental Unit

United Way of Greater Kingsport’s (UWGK) Health, Safety and Stability Vision Council identified adult dental care for the uninsured and underinsured as a compelling, unmet need for the community.  Understanding this need was larger than any one group could tackle alone, the Vision Council brought together individuals and organizations with the passion, expertise, and resources […]

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Contemporary Bluegrass Band Blue Highway with The Fiddlin’ Carson Peters Band on January 16 in Kingsport

The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport present an evening with Grammy-nominated contemporary bluegrass band Blue Highway and special guest The Fiddlin’ Carson Peters Band on January 16, 2015 at the beautiful Renaissance Arts Center Theatre in Kingsport. This show will open the Engage Kingsport Performing Arts Series of 2015. At the 20-year […]

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Exchange Place Hosts "Christmas in the Country" on December 6

Christmas in the Country, the annual celebration of winter and the holiday season at Exchange Place Living History Farm, 4812 Orebank Road in Kingsport, will take place on Saturday, December 6, from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Admission is free. The last public event of the year at the historic site, the festival will feature […]

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SeniorConnectKpt.org Receives National Association of Development Organizations 2014 Innovation Award

SeniorConnectKpt.org and the First Tennessee Development District, based in Kingsport and Johnson City, Tennessee, received a 2014 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Research Foundation for the SeniorConnectKpt.org project. SeniorConnectKpt.org is a comprehensive web portal that links seniors, their families and caregivers, and other interested community members to 50 categories of […]

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Area Agency on Aging & Disability Newsletter Available

The First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging & Disability (FTAAAD) has released its Fourth Quarter newsletter. To read about senior-oriented events and news in the Northeast Tennessee region, please visit the following link. To learn more about FTAAAD and the many services they offer, call 423-928-0224, or visit their website at http://www.ftaaad.org/content/index.php .

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Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport announce the Grand Opening Reception of Flying Pig Gallery & Studios on October 2, 2014

Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport announce the Grand Opening and Opening Reception for Flying Pig Gallery & Studios on October 2, 2014 from 5 pm to 7 pm. Flying Pig is an exciting new Arts Space located in two adjacent buildings located on the corner of Broad and Center streets in Downtown […]

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Fossil & Artifact ID Night

One doesn’t have to be a scientist to find fossils or other artifacts, but identifying them is a different story.  The East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum and Visitors Center at the Gray Fossil Site will assist the public in identifying such specimens as a part of “Fossil and Artifact ID […]

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Exchange Place Living History Farm Hosting Fall Folk Arts Festival Sept. 27–28

For the 42nd consecutive year, Exchange Place Living History Farm will be hosting the Fall Folk Arts Festival on its picturesque grounds at 4812 Orebank Road in Kingsport, Tennessee. This annual celebration of the traditional folk arts and the harvest season will take place on Saturday, September 27 from 10 am until 5 pm, and […]

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