Entries by adrienne

Old Fashioned Christmas Fair

Don’t miss the free Christmas craft fair happening this weekend, November 19 and 20. Start by quieting your hunger with something from one of the food or dessert trucks on the front lawn. PetWorks will have adoptable animals on site – could you give one a home for Christmas? Our Christmas Elves will direct you […]

42 Years of the Region’s Best Arts and Crafts Vendors in Kingsport

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 […]

Get Crafty – Wire Wrap Pendant Jewelry Class

In this hands-on class, learn to create beautiful wire wrap jewelry from a master wire sculpture artist. Using semi-precious gemstones, fine copper wire and over two decades of experience, Russell Lawson guides each student to gain a working knowledge of essential wire wrapping techniques. Students will become familiar with the tools of the trade and […]

Parents Game Night at VO Dobbins

For those who might be adults in age but are kids at heart, VO Dobbins is hosting a Parents Game Night on November 12th from 7:00- 9:00 pm. Adult participants will be split into teams and will compete in a game of Tron Tag, which is dodgeball played with foam frisbees. “Parents, this is your […]

Developer Recommended for Brickyard Residential Community Project

The Kingsport Economic Development Board (KEDB) on November 2 officially selected Edens Investments as the developer of a residential community at Brickyard Park. Edens Investments was recommended for selection by the Brickyard Committee, a panel of local business and community leaders appointed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen, following the issuance of a request […]

City of Kingsport Property Taxes Are Due

It’s that time of year again – the City of Kingsport 2021 property tax are due. To avoid penalties, property owners must pay those taxes on or before November 30, 2021. Additional penalties of 2% are due on all unpaid 2021 city property taxes on December 1, 2021, 4% due on January 1, 2022 and […]

City of Kingsport earns $1.85 million in state grants for Brickyard Park bridge

The City of Kingsport has been awarded a $1.85 million state grant to support the construction of the Brickyard Park pedestrian and bicycle bridge to increase accessibility to the park and connect it with downtown. Kingsport earned the grant through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Transportation Alternative Program (TAP). “This TDOT grant award means […]

Register Now for 2021-22 Adult Basketball League

Kingsport Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration for the 2021-22 Adult Basketball League. Leagues offered this year include Church, Industrial, & Men’s Open. The registration deadline is Friday, November 5th, and the registration fee is $350 per team with a non-city resident fee of $10 per player (with a cap of $50). Teams can […]

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 […]