Entries by adrienne

Adventure Into Acrylic Pouring

Adventure into the fun and unpredictable world of acrylic pouring! The Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts is hosting two special acrylic pouring workshops on August 18th and September 8th. Instructor Elena Corradino will be teaching a hands-on class about how to create this exciting style of abstract art. Participants will learn five different types of […]

Bays Mountain Nature Center Closed For Carpet Installation

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium’s Nature Center will be closed to the public on Monday, August 13 and Tuesday, August 14, while new carpet installation takes place.  Public programs such as the planetarium show, nature program, and barge ride will also be canceled during this time.  Normal operations are expected to resume Wednesday, August 15. […]

Toddler Time at Kingsport Aquatic Center

The kids have gone back to school and that means it is Toddler Time at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. Starting August 7th, toddlers and their parents can enjoy the outdoor toddler play area all to themselves. Toddler Time is a great way to spend time with your toddler and introduce them to playing in the […]

Kingsport Farmers Market Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Mayor John Clark has proclaimed the week of August 5, National Farmers Market Week in Kingsport! Kingsport Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 5-11. The Kingsport Farmers Market will be celebrating the week with a social media contest, a Homegrown gardening demo, trivia and prize giveaways, […]

Tennessee Naturalist Program At Bays Mountain Park

The Tennessee Naturalist Program (TNP) is an education training course designed to introduce the natural history of Tennessee to interested adults. Graduates join a critical corps of Tennessee Naturalist volunteers providing education, outreach and service dedicated to the appreciation, understanding and beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities. The purpose of […]

Free concert series at Allandale Mansion is back!

Allandale Mansion is hosting four free concerts in August! Music lovers can get food and beverages starting at 6:00 p.m. and the concerts start at 7:00 p.m. at the Allandale Amphitheater. Each week will feature different entertainers and food truck vendors, such as Foodie Fiction on August 2nd and 9th, Back Draft BBQ on August […]

Back-To-School Movie Night at Kingsport Aquatic Center

You are invited to Back-To-School Movie Night at the Kingsport Aquatic Center! This year’s showing will feature the 1993 throwback movie, The Sandlot. This year marks the 25th anniversary of this fan favorite! The movie is open to the public, and tickets will be $3/person and can be purchased at the KAC outdoor gate. Kingsport […]

‘Music at the Mansion’ Returns

Join the Symphony of the Mountains at Allandale Mansion for their special ‘Music at the Mansion’ concert on Sunday, July 29th! Bring your own blanket and lawn chairs for an evening of colorful music from Big Band to Bluegrass. A special musical guest, ShadowGrass, will join the Symphony of the Mountains in a concert that […]

Morelock to Lead City of Kingsport Procurement Office

Following the retirement of Sandy Crawford, Brent Morelock was promoted to Procurement Manager for the City of Kingsport. Procurement is a critical process affecting every service the city contracts, from construction projects to website design and more. Morelock’s standard of an efficient and effective procurement process is getting the best quality for the best price […]

Kingsport Library Gets a New Leader

Libraries today have evolved into interactive spaces where imagination still runs wild while adding technology to the experience. Christine “Chris” Markley was recently hired as the new Library Manager, and her goal is to see Kingsport’s Library go to the next level. Chris Markley has been a librarian for over 12 years and has experience […]