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Thursday, July 6th, 2017 5 p.m.

3rd Annual Big Messy First Thursday Jul 06

William King Museum of Art / 3rd Annual Big Messy First Thursday

On Thursday, July 6th, William King Museum of Art hosts its 3rd annual Big Messy, First Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a paint slide, popsicles, balloons and a local D.J. Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department will provide a foam pit. Come spend an evening on the Museum’s front lawn while enjoying the long days of summer.Last year’s festivities were well attended with a crowd of over 400. Admission is free for all to enjoy. Donations are gratefully accepted and benefit WKMA and Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department. For more information contact Lori Rouse at 276.628.5005 ext. 114 or... Continue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 06:00 PM

Cork And Canvas - Initial $25 Jul 06

Brushstrokes n More / Cork And Canvas - Initial $25

Not only will you paint this gorgeous flower but you will also add your initial in the middle. No artistic abilities required, the instructor will give you step-by-step instructions and you’ll leave with your masterpiece at the end of class. Grab your BFF, snacks and favorite beverage for a fun filled event.... Continue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 07:00 PM

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

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

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 05:30 PM

Sculpture Walk And Talk Jul 06

Art in the Heart Gallery / Sculpture Walk And Talk

Walk and Talk with Sculpture Walk X Curator Hank Foreman. We've enjoyed Hank's tours on and off for 10 years and here's another opportunity! Tour the 7 new sculptures located on New Street in Downtown Kingsport, gain insights into their design, materials and construction. Meet new art lovers, and visit with friends. The Tour will start Artiques at 5:30 PM. Browse the shop before we begin and meet owner Martha Funke to learn more about Artiques treasures. The tour will end at Art in the Heart Gallery. Sipping and Strolling at other Downtown... Continue

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 08:00 PM

Susto At Capone's - 7/8 Jul 08

Capones / Susto At Capone's - 7/8

SUSTO w/ Indighost at Capone's - July 8th | Ages 18+ Tix on sale now at Justin Osborne needed a break. He'd been writing music and making albums since he was 15, and by the age of 26, he felt like he was spinning his wheels. He knew he needed a change, so he ended his old band Sequoyah Prep School and moved to Cuba. He thought he might be done with music for a while, but the songs just kept coming. "I had this idea in my mind that I was going to try and join some kind of Latin American Leftist movement.... Continue

Monday, July 10th, 2017 04:30 PM

Elements Of Wire Jul 10

Art in the Heart Gallery / Elements Of Wire

Wire artist Russell Lawson will introduce students to the basic elements of wire sculpture. The class will feature a brief history of wire in art and a contemporary overview of the art form as it exists today. Students will become familiar with the essential tools and techniques as well as the distinct forms of wire sculpture. Each student will receive a preliminary tool set so they may continue to learn this art form. The class is $80 per student. Contact the gallery for more information or visit to purchase tickets.... 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

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017 10:00 AM

Facebook Tools To Improve Your Social Media Marketing Jul 11

Tennessee Small Business Development Center at ETSU (TSBDC) / Facebook Tools To Improve Your Social Media Marketing

Learn the latest tools that facilitate the daily management for Facebook users for Small Business Owners and Nonprofit Professionals. This workshop will cover creating a Call-to-Action button on your Business Page, discussing the right “layout”, setting a Preferred Page Audience, Custom Away messages, Scheduling Future Updates, and much more. Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez, MBA, founded Beyond Engagement – Social Media Solutions in January 2012 – and hasn’t slowed down since. She has a passion for assisting small businesses grow their engagement levels with customers online with social media marketing. Valentina keeps up-to-date with the latest marketing, communications and social media trends by networking... Continue

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 12:00 PM

Artist Demonstration With Sheryl Daniels And Kathy Hawk Jul 12

Art in the Heart Gallery / Artist Demonstration With Sheryl Daniels And Kathy Hawk

Come watch Art in the Heart Gallery's featured artists for July demonstrate their skills! Sheryl Daniels and Kathy Hawk will work publicly on Wednesday, July 12, from noon to 3 p.m. They invite the community to watch them create and share some insight into their individuals processes. Daniels and Hawk are members of the Kingsport Art Guild and have shown their work together on several occasions in the area. Sometimes working together with their plein air group to capture the beautiful surroundings of east Tennessee, Daniels creates in pastel and oil, while Hawk works in monotype/mixed media and pastel.... Continue

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