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Monday, October 30th, 2017 06:30 AM

Cdl-a Truck Driver Training Class Begins Oct 30

Virginia Highlands Community College / Cdl-a Truck Driver Training Class Begins

This six-week, 240 hour program consists of classroom instruction and on-the-road training.Upon successful completion of the program, students will test with the Division of Motor Vehicles for their Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL-A). Six Week Course (40 hours per week) (240 Hours Total) •Must be 18 Years of Age •Have a Current Medical Card •Have a CDL Learner's Permit •Pass a Drug and Alcohol Screen •Submit an Application to http://www.vhcc.edu/business-industry/workforce-development-continuing-education •For more information contact Jim Moncrief @ 423-612-3270 or Doyle Fields @ 276-202-5241.... Continue

Monday, October 30th, 2017 08:00 PM

Fantasia - Free School Concerts Oct 30

Washington County Public Library / Fantasia - Free School Concerts

Music and movies combine with Disney’s beloved “Fantasia” and “Fantasia 2000”. In collaboration with the Washington County Public Library as part of the National Endowment for the Arts “The Big Read” project. THIS EVENT IS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS AND HOMESCHOOL STUDENTS AND GROUPS. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. PLEASE CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS.... Continue

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017 06:00 PM

Halloween Night Canvas Class Oct 31

Into the Fire / Halloween Night Canvas Class

Celebrate Halloween at Into the Fire!! Canvas Painting: Spooky Tree Tues, October 31st from 6-8pm $35 per person Wear your costume and get $5 off...and don't forget to bring your "witch's brew"!! Includes instruction, supplies and 16×20 canvas. Pre-registration is required, 423-926-2529 BYOB welcome... Continue

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 10:00 AM

Volunteer Training For Storytelling And Gingerbread Nov 01

Doak House Museum / Volunteer Training For Storytelling And Gingerbread

Two volunteer training sessions for those interested in helping with our most popular field trip program, Storytelling and Gingerbread. This fun, engaging program reaches hundreds of school children each year, come be part of the fun! Volunteers needed in these areas: Story reading Storytelling Craft station leader Cookie station leader Helpers for cookie and craft station Must be comfortable in front of groups of small children and adults. Must be willing to learn the history of the house and 19th century Christmas customs. Shifts are generally 2 hours in length. Contact Dollie Boyd for more information- dboyd@tusculum.edu Bring a friend : )... Continue

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

How To Hire the Help You Need Without Breaking the Bank - Nov 2, 2017 - Nov 02

How To Hire the Help You Need Without Breaking the Bank - Nov 2, 2017 -

Your business is growing, but not quite booming. You need to hire help — but who and how? You don't have a lot of extra funds to hire an employee. So what are your options? You know you can't sustain your business by yourself and you're desperate to get a little relief. You can't afford NOT to hire the help you need. What can you do? In this workshop, you'll learn: When to hire help for your growing business What tasks you can outsource first How to hire on an as-needed basis Various types of workers available to hire First... Continue

Friday, November 3rd, 2017 04:00 AM

Mistletoe Market Nov 03

William King Museum of Art / Mistletoe Market

William King Museum of Art will hold the 19th annual Mistletoe Market holiday shopping event November 3 - 5 at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, off I-81 in Abingdon, Virginia. Shop for holiday gifts, decorating items, gourmet foods, toys, apparel, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and much more. Mistletoe Market is a premier holiday shopping event and the largest fundraiser of the year for William King Museum of Art. Annual attendance is over 6,000 visitors. This will mark the 19th year for this annual shopping extravaganza, a proven success for participating merchants and holiday gift mart of this caliber. The Market features merchants from... Continue

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 05:00 PM

50th Anniversary Gala Nov 04

Virginia Highlands Community College / 50th Anniversary Gala

Our semester-long celebration will culminate with a gala commemorating this major milestone in the College’s history. Following a formal dinner, we’ll recognize 50 remarkable alumni from across the decades and share their stories of success. Grammy Winner Richard Leigh (Class of ‘73) will provide entertainment during this special celebration. Tickets for this event are $50 per person Please purchase tickets online at www.vhcc.edu/Gala50... Continue

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 06:00 PM

Aerial Photoshoots With Keith Dixon Nov 04

Johnson City Circus Arts / Aerial Photoshoots With Keith Dixon

Renowned professional photographer Keith Dixon of Keith Dixon Studios is returning to Night Owl Circus Arts! Aerial arts photography is one of Keith's specialties as a photographer. We're excited that this time around, the photoshoots will coincide with Delbert Hall's 2-day Aerial Rigging Workshop at Night Owl Circus Arts, so you can make a weekend of it! These photoshoots are done with studio lighting equipment and a large black backdrop, and over 8-inch black crash mats. Our rig points are on a pulley system, so we can easily put up any color silk or other apparatus you'd like. You can even... Continue

Saturday, November 4th, 2017 07:30 PM

Milligan Orchestra Concert - Music From Downton Abbey And More Nov 04

Milligan College Music Department / Milligan Orchestra Concert - Music From Downton Abbey And More

The Milligan Orchestra, under the direction of Professor of Music Dr. Kellie Brown, will present a fall concert featuring 500 years of rich and varied compositions by English and American composers. Works will encompass staples of the string orchestra repertoire, such as Charles Avison's "Concerto in G Minor" and Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony, in addition to works drawn from literary characters such as Sherlock Holmes in 221B Baker Street and TV themes from Downton Abbey and Young Frankenstein. Senior vocal education major Grant Coakley will perform Purcell's ethereal An Evening Hymn, and one of the college's premier a cappella groups,... Continue

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Songs Come Apart: A Workshop With ED Snodderly - Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 04

Songs Come Apart: A Workshop With ED Snodderly - Nov 4, 2017 -

Join us on Saturday, November 4, 10:00am—2:00pm for Songs Come Apart, a workshop with renowned songwriter  Ed Snodderly . Ed will pull apart one of his songs to delve deep into the songwriting craft – looking at the ways lyrics come together, the harmony of the words used, and the way a song changes from inception to final cut. To really get the full benefit of the workshop, participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring their own works in progress, giving you the opportunity to take apart your song and put it back together with Ed’s guidance. Workshop space... Continue

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