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Saturday, June 10th, 2017 08:00 AM

Fun Show Jun 10

Magna Vista Farm / Fun Show

June 10 (Saturday) starting at 9:00. I will post the class list for this show closer to the date. Each class will have a $10 entry fee with a cash split for the prizes. The classes will be easy and fun, and the whole thing will take place in our arena. Pack your lunch or buy lunch at the farm. Rain date will be Sunday.... Continue

Monday, June 12th, 2017 08:00 AM

Summers Past History Program Jun 12

Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site / Summers Past History Program

Participants ages 6-14 learn about their local history through historic-based crafts, games, music, storytelling, and trips on the nature & the cave. First week-Native American History Second Week-Revolutionary History, Third Week-Civil War History. Each week is $100 for non-members and $90 for members. Sessions run 9am-2pm, Monday through Friday. Aftercare available. Applications available in spring and can be found on our website or at the site.... Continue

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 07:00 PM

Forlorn Strangers At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Missy Raines Jun 15

Abingdon Music Experience / Forlorn Strangers At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Missy Raines

If You Like: Pokey LaFarge, Gillian Welch, Old Crow Medicine Show FREE Show! Forlorn Strangers is a Nashville, TN based Americana quintet, with members hailing from the great states of Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania & Minnesota. The band is comprised of five songwriters, each having their own distinct sounds & styles that blend into one cohesive voice. Their music is rooted in family harmonies & flavored with guitars, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, & foot stomping percussion. The band is comprised of sisters Abigail Dempsey (fiddle, percussion, vocals) and Hannah Dempsey Lusk (mandolin, percussion, vocals); along with Chris Banke (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Benjamin Lusk... Continue

Monday, June 19th, 2017 9AM (5 days, Jun 19 to Dec 31)

Teen Cooking Camp Jun 19

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / Teen Cooking Camp

TAKE A CULINARY TRIP AROUND THE WORLD! Enjoy four days of chillin’ and cookin’ in the teaching kitchen with local chefs and culinary experts. This year’s camp will feature Culinary cultures from Around the World. Teens will enjoy learning about food from France, Asia, Mexico and Italy. Teens,ages 12-17 will learn basic kitchen and knife skills. Using math skills to work on recipes and artistic flair to create their own new recipes during Jr. Iron Chef games…teens will develop new friendships and team building skills. This class is for every cooking level..from beginner to those who have cooked at home... Continue
Running 5 days from June 19th to December 31st.

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Paint the Town Purple - Jun 22, 2017 - Kingsport Chamber ,TN Jun 22

Kingsport Chamber of Commerce / Paint the Town Purple - Jun 22, 2017 - Kingsport Chamber ,TN

This June, Abingdon is painting the town purple! Please join us for a night of dancing, spirits, and celebration. There will be awards, heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar/complimentary wine, cocktail attire. Presented by Commonwealth Assisted Living of Abingdon... Continue

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 07:00 PM

The Marcus King Band At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jun 22

Abingdon Music Experience / The Marcus King Band At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Allman Brothers FREE Show! Songwriter. Guitarist. Singer. Bandleader. At only 20 years of age, Marcus King’s dazzling musical ability is evident throughout The Marcus King Band, the young phenom’s 2nd full-length LP and first for Fantasy Records. Operating within the fiery brand of American roots music that King calls "soul-influenced psychedelic southern rock," the album highlights King’s gorgeous, rough-hewn vocals, soaring guitar work and heartfelt songwriting all amidst a group of masterful musicians who, together, are quickly becoming one of the country’s most sought after live acts. With Special... Continue

Saturday, June 24th, 2017 01:00 PM

Living History: Life In Colonial Backcountry Jun 24

Abingdon Muster Grounds / Living History: Life In Colonial Backcountry

LIVING HISTORY AT THE ABINGDON MUSTER GROUNDS Find Your Trail! Find Your Ancestor! Hear ye! Hear ye! Overmountain Men and their families will come to life at the Abingdon Muster Grounds, June 24, 2017 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. This event will highlight the importance of the Washington County, Virginia militia and the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain, 1780. There will be demonstrations related to life in backcountry Virginia during colonial times. This event has activities for the whole family! Join the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, Blacks Fort Chapter-DAR, and General William... Continue

Monday, June 26th, 2017 9AM

Kids in the Kitchen Jun 26

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / Kids in the Kitchen

By popular demand, we are offering a new Kid’s in The Kitchen Cooking Camp this year for ages 8-12. Modeled after our popular Sizzlin’ in The Kitchen Summer Teen Camp, this camp will be geared to younger children, but with the same format of having a different chef teach an exciting subject each day. From baking to breakfast to fixing lunch, snacks and in between, the kids will learn about simple knife skills, kitchen safety, proper ways to read recipes, measuring, and basic skills. On the last day of camp, parents are invited to lunch! Join us for this fun... Continue

Thursday, June 29th, 2017 07:00 PM

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jun 29

Abingdon Music Experience / Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Mipso, Lake Street Dive, Mandolin Orange FREE Show! In 2009 The Flatbellys recorded Get ‘Round in a house on Foster Ave in Lansing, MI. Flatbelly mandolinist, Josh and Spencer, Flatbelly bassist, joined a local bluegrass band, and I left the country for my last semester of college. When I returned I had an album’s worth of material and convinced the two remaining Flatbellys, and a handful of other Michigan musicians, to help me record it. We called it Lindsay Lou - A Different Tune. Special Guest: Jenni Lyn Over Gardner’s time as a solo artist and as a member... Continue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 07:00 PM

Eric Gales At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Austin Aaron Band Jul 06

Abingdon Music Experience / Eric Gales At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Austin Aaron Band

If You Like: Jarekus Singleton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gary Clark Jr FREE Show! Blues guitar phenom Eric Gales was born and raised in Memphis, learning to play at age four from older brothers Eugene and Manuel in imitation of their upside-down, left-handed style (a tradition actually passed down from their grandfather, Dempsey Garrett Sr., who was known to jam with the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf). Winning his first blues contest at 11, four years later Eric signed to Elektra to issue his 1991 debut LP, recorded with Eugene on bass; Picture of a Thousand Faces followed in 1993. Manuel... Continue

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