Entries by adrienne

Where’s Pete? The 2021 Pumpkin Hunt

Next week, Kingsport Parks and Recreation is inviting all amateur sleuths and pumpkin patch private-eyes to participate in their 2021 Pumpkin Hunt. Each day, from October 25 through the 28, Pete the Pumpkin will make his way to a different park across the city and lie in wait for the savviest searcher to come and […]

Get in the Halloween Spirit at the Aquatic Center

Kingsport Aquatic Center’s got some Halloween fun headed your way! “Splash & Treat,” a new Halloween event, will be held on October 23 from noon – 3 p.m. There will be trick-or-treat stations set up in the lobby with candy for the kiddos, as well as door prizes. Jump in the water for some pumpkin […]

‘A Night With Rangers’ Brings Laughs, Brews

Join Bays Mountain Park at Bays Mountain Brewing Company this Thursday, October 21 for “A Night with Rangers.” It’s a little like stand-up comedy, but with real nature stories from Bays Mountain Park naturalists. Rangers are a wealth of knowledge, skills, and stories from 50 years on the mountain. Some stories may seem to be […]

One Month Out – Christmas Connection!

The beloved Christmas Connection is celebrating 42 years of bringing some of the region’s best arts and crafts vendors to Kingsport. Whether you are refreshing your home décor, trying to find that perfect gift, or treating your taste-buds, the Christmas Connection is here to connect you just in time for the holiday festivities. You can […]

Kingsport Farmers Market Holds 4th Annual Fall Festival

The Kingsport Farmers Market’s Fall Festival is back for 2021. Visit the market on Saturday, October 16 from 8 a.m. to noon for pumpkins, sweet fall treats, festive home décor and so much more! Along with your favorite vendors, the Kingsport Farmers Market will celebrate the fall harvest with live music, kids’ activities and plenty […]

Kingsport’s 13th Annual Sculpture Walk is a Sight to See

When the Office of Cultural Arts (OCA) put out a national call for artists for the show, artists all across the country responded. “With an artist from New Jersey and an artist from Key West, Florida, we are proud that we can bring a diverse group of artists to exhibit in the show,” said Hannah […]

Lynn View Community Center Announces Fall Programming Lineup

This fall, Lynn View Community Center is excited to provide a festive schedule of free events for the whole family to enjoy. On October 16th, the center will host its Fall Family Fun Night- a night of costumes, kickball, and prizes. From 6:00-7:00 pm, children in attendance can get into the Halloween spirit with free […]

City of Kingsport Seeks Resident Opinions

The City of Kingsport is asking residents to participate in its upcoming community survey. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the Kingsport government is serving residents, to gauge perceptions of the city, and to make comparisons with peer communities. Kingsport contracted with Polco/National Research Center, Inc., an impartial third-party firm that […]

New Amphitheater Planned for Bays Mountain Park

A new amphitheater is coming to Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium next year. Eastman has given a lead gift for this project in honor of its centennial celebration in 2020, and the City of Kingsport has matched that donation. The Bays Mountain Park Amphitheater has been home to many events and programs over the years, […]

Fall Archery Classes

Do you want to learn to shoot an arrow at a target and hit the bullseye? Kingsport Parks and Recreation is offering a fall archery class at the Lynn View Community Center! A certified instructor will teach classes run from October 19 through November 16 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The program is open to […]