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Kingsport Public Library to Host Friday Lunchtime Live Concerts

Join Kingsport Public Library and the Friends of the Kingsport Public Library this July for Friday Lunchtime Live Concerts in Glen Bruce Park. There will be four concerts during the month of July that will feature a variety of local musicians. The first Friday Lunchtime Live Concert will take place on Friday, July 2 at […]

Kingsport’s $226 Million FY-22 Budget is Balanced

City Manager Chris McCartt presented a balanced budget with no tax increase to the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman last month. The BMA completed the second and final reading of that budget last night by unanimously approving the FY-22 budget. The FY-22 budget saw a return to normalcy compared to this time last year […]

Kingsport Aquatic Center Hosts ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’ Event

Join the Kingsport Aquatic Center on Thursday, June 17 for a fun afternoon dedicated to safe swimming! The KAC is participating in the World’s Largest Swim Lesson, an event created by the World Waterpark Association to promote the importance of swim safety worldwide. “Water safety is very important to the KAC,” said Programs Supervisor Madison […]

Bays Mountain Park Hosts Jeep Fest on June 19

Are you a lover of all things Jeep? Join Bays Mountain Park for its first-ever Jeep Fest on June 19, celebrating this iconic all-terrain vehicle that’s perfect for adventuring. This event is hosted by Leadership Kingsport as one of its Community Impact Projects. “With Bays Mountain celebrating 50 years this year, we wanted to help […]

Kingsport Parks and Recreation Hosts Selfie Contest for National Trails Day

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is coming up on June 5, so it’s time to get excited about Tennessee’s beautiful trails.   “National Trails Day encourages people to discover their local trails, become active concerning trail issues and share their excitement for the outdoors,” said Renee Ensor, parks and recreation program administrator.   To […]

Bays Mountain Park Announces New Legacy Trail

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium announced at its 50th Anniversary public presentation today that the park will construct a new legacy trail in honor of its golden anniversary. This trail will be the first new path through the park in nearly a decade and will take hikers, bikers and runners along a scenic ridge. The […]

Bays Mountain Park Launches ‘Nature Quest’ Family Activity

Search for the natural secrets of Bays Mountain Park with the Bays Mountain Nature Quest. This fun, family-friendly activity for all ages launches today as part of BMP’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. Nature Quest is a free activity booklet that helps kids and their families explore the park through 30 different scavenger hunt-style challenges, from finding […]

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day at Bays Mountain Park

Join Bays Mountain Park in celebrating the 10th Annual Kids to Parks Day! Visit the park on Saturday, May 15 for a day of outdoor fun with a scavenger hunt and touch table. Kids to Parks Day is a nationwide celebration of the great outdoors and is designed to connect kids and families with their […]