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American Red Cross Swim Lessons offered at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Give your child or grandchild a gift that will last a lifetime this holiday season! Winter swim lessons at the Kingsport Aquatic Center will help prepare your child for summer fun when our Outdoor Water Park opens in May. All group swim lessons at the Kingsport Aquatic Center are American Red Cross courses. Swimming lessons […]

Upcoming Holiday Events

The most wonderful time of the year is here and you are invited to celebrate this holiday season with a special evening at the Kingsport Carousel and a Holiday Open House at the Kingsport Model Trains Project.  Christmas at the Carousel Thursday, December 14 @ 5 – 7 p.m. Make Christmas at the Carousel your […]

Holiday Happenings in Kingsport on December 2

Jingle and Mingle When shops open, come experience guaranteed snow the first Saturday in December. Downtown merchants and restaurants will offer sales and specials. The always popular horse and carriage rides will return again this year. Various locations in Downtown Kingsport – info@downtownkingsport.org Christmas in the Country The Exchange Place invites the community to experience […]

Night Ride at Bays Mountain Park

Experience the thrill of a nighttime mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain Park. On November 14 and 28, Bays Mountain Park and Reedy Creek Bicycles will lead a free mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain. The rides will start at the Farmstead Museum at 6 p.m. and will last for approximately three hours. Participants will […]

It’s Christmas Connection Time!

The Civic Auditorium will be filled with holiday cheer starting November 3 at noon! Wreaths, floral arrangements, primitive and country crafts, Christmas ornaments, pottery, stained glass, woodcrafts, handmade soaps and lotions, fabric crafts, needlework, doll clothing, jewelry, chronic glass, handmade greeting cards and paper art, leather crafts, candles and baked goods are just some of […]

Moving Towards Better

The idea for city services to move to the Regions building started with a conversation about the need for more county courtroom space. The city has an opportunity to consolidate city services and improve efficiency as well as the overall customer service experience. Long term, this is a financial savings to the city. “The most expensive option”, says […]

“Take a Selfie. Share a Selfie. #CaptureKingsport for your Selfie”

Visit Kingsport and the City of Kingsport will officially launch the Kingsport Selfie Trail.  An estimated 24 billion selfies are uploaded each year and selfie trails are popping up all over the United States, attracting lots of use by visitors and communities alike. The Kingsport Selfie Trail was developed as a Community Impact Project through […]

Get Ready for Fall Break Camp!

Is there a better way to spend a week off school than playing fun games and sports, doing crafts and taking field trips? Kingsport Parks and Recreation doesn’t think so! Parents can sign their kids up now for Fall Break Camp. It starts October 16 for ages 6-12 and the cost is $20 per child. […]

Genealogy… Life in the Past Lane Workshop Series

Genealogy of families is not only important, but also fun to discover! During Family History month, the Kingsport Public Library will be hosting its third annual genealogy workshop series every Thursday in October from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshops are free and you do not have to register to attend. The genealogy workshop […]