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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Workshop - Getting Things Done By Influencing Others - Jun 22, 2017 - Kingsport Chamber ,TN Jun 22

Kingsport Chamber of Commerce / Workshop - Getting Things Done By Influencing Others - Jun 22, 2017 - Kingsport Chamber ,TN

Adapt quickly to achieve desired results - especially when you don’t have immediate authority and need cooperation. Learn a process to influence others using personal power, persuasion, and negotiation. Cultivate relationships that result in increased credibility, respect, and authentic trust.... Continue

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 6 p.m.

Upcoming Computer Classes at WCPL Jun 23

Washington County Public Library / Upcoming Computer Classes at WCPL

Washington County Public Library is offering computer classes at the main library in Abingdon, Virginia during May. Class size is limited, so registration is required. To register call 276-676-6391 or sign up at the library. All classes are free and open to the public. “Library Computers for Beginners” class is offered Wednesday, May 31 at 2 p.m. at the main library. This class provides step-by-step instruction for beginners. “Smartphone Q&A” is held Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. Bring your smartphone, your questions and any tips you’ve picked up for this open discussion. “Windows 10” is taught Tuesday, May 23 at 6... 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

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Tnachieves Promise Tour - Jun 27, 2017 - Kingsport Chamber ,TN Jun 27

Kingsport Chamber of Commerce / Tnachieves Promise Tour - Jun 27, 2017 - Kingsport Chamber ,TN

Beginning in May 2017, tnAchieves will host a series of community meetings in each of the 84 Tennessee counties it serves. Sullivan County's will take place Thursday, June 8 at 9 a.m. at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education. The purpose of these meetings is to provide you with updates on tnAchieves’ progress throughout the state. This will also be an opportunity for you to have any of your questions answered. Please join tnAchieves Executive Director Krissy DeAlejandro to learn about the impact of Governor Haslam’s Tennessee Promise scholarship in your community! Register at least two weeks in advance of your... 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

Monday, July 10th, 2017 9AM

REAL Tech Experience Jul 10

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / REAL Tech Experience

So what is the REAL Tech Experience? Creativity, imagination, critical thinking, and teamwork make tomorrow’s innovators. Barter Theatre’s Project REAL (Reinforcing Education Through Artistic Learning) and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center recognize the need to provide an environment to inspire the creative problem solvers of the future. This week-long REAL Tech Experience will give students the opportunity to explore how to solve a real-world problem through the application of science, technology, engineering, theatre arts, and math concepts (STEAM).... Continue

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 09:00 AM

Ranch Day Jul 22

Magna Vista Farm / Ranch Day

July 22 (Saturday) starting at 9:00. Come and learn the basics of moving cattle. Learn how to read and move a cow safely and calmly. This will take place out in an open field with a herd of cattle. We will warm up our horses first and review safety techniques like the one rein stop. There will be two groups on this ride. One will be up front working and moving the cattle. This will be more exciting and faster paced. The second group will be a hill topper group. You will walk along at a safe distance and follow... Continue

Friday, July 28th, 2017 (10 days, Aug 1 to Dec 31)

69th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival Jul 28

Virginia Highlands Festival / 69th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival

"Kick up your heels!" at the 69th annual Virginia Highlands Festival! Anchored by our award-winning Juried Arts & Crafts Show on the Barter Green and a nationally renowned outdoor Antiques Market on the grounds of the Virginia Highlands Community College, the Festival offers an array of arts and culture activities for the whole family! Numerous live concerts, dance shows, circus arts performances, youth activities, outdoor adventures, local history tours and lectures, fine art and photography competitions, and writing workshops are all designed to set your fun meter to overload! You deserve a summer vacation, too. So pack up the kids... Continue
Running 10 days from August 1st to December 31st.

Saturday, October 28th, 2017 10:00 AM

Halloween Play Day/fun Show Oct 28

Magna Vista Farm / Halloween Play Day/fun Show

October 28 (saturday) starting at 10:00. I will post the class list for this show closer to the date. The cost for this event is a flat fee of $30. Enter as many classes and fun events as you like! They will be judged, with ribbons for the winners. The classes will be easy and fun, and the whole thing will take place in our arena.... Continue

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