Aug
31
5:00 PM17:00

Thunder in the Park - UNION COUNTY

Wilson Park - 115 Wilson Ln, Maynardville, TN 37807

Wilson Park - 115 Wilson Ln, Maynardville, TN 37807

The largest event in Union County is back!

Sponsored by Ray Varner Ford, David McCollough State Farm, Food City, and Boat Worx!

Cruise-In, Ferris Wheel, Fireworks, Craft & Food Vendors, Kid Activities, & more!

Live Music by the Union County Opry House Band and Track 145!

Family Friendly Event.

Free admission and free parking.

For more information, please visit: http://www.comeherecomehome.com/thunder.html

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Aug
31
5:00 PM17:00

Thunder in the Park - UNION COUNTY

August 31, 2019 5pm to ? Wilson Park, Hwy 33, Maynardville TN (next to Union County High School)

August 31, 2019 5pm to ?
Wilson Park, Hwy 33, Maynardville TN (next to Union County High School)

Lots of door prizes for cruise in participants
Food vendors in the park
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of fun and fellowship with family and friends.
This is a free event open to all makes/models vehicles
Tractors and motorcycles are welcome
For more info call
Gary England 865-705-9147
Diane England 865-705-5501
UNION COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 865-992-2811

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Sep
2
11:00 AM11:00

Apprentices and Journeymen - LEE COUNTY

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park  8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

During the 18th century skills and labor were taught and conducted under apprenticeships by master craftsmen. This technique was invaluable to those lucky enough to become apprentices, and to a labor force supporting a new nation. Join the men of Martin’s Station as they demonstrate and explain their crafts.
*Program presentations at 11am and 3pm.

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Sep
6
8:30 PM20:30

Outdoor Movies - KNOX COUNTY

Barbourville Tourism will be showing free outdoor movies in partnership with Union College's Campus Activities Board in our backyard. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy our 20x16 movie screen. Also, be sure to get your Movie Meal to Go from our local restaurants to complement the experience!

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Sep
7
8:00 AM08:00

Crazy Aunt Sadie's Yard Sale - CLAIBORNE COUNTY

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Come on down to the Gap on Saturday, September 7 as we shut down Colwyn Street for our annual Crazy Aunt Sadie’s Yard Sale!
Spots are $10 (extra $5 charge for electricity). All space fees go to supporting the Cumberland Gap Volunteer Fire Department. More information and reservation forms can be found on our Facebook page.

From all of us at CGVFD, we sincerely appreciate your support! We hope to see you there! For any questions, message us (CGVFD) on Facebook or call the Cumberland Gap Town Hall at (423) 869-3860.

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Sep
7
9:00 AM09:00

Thunder Road Author Rally - UNION COUNTY

Maynardville Public Library 296 Main St, Maynardville, TN 37807 Phone: (865) 992-7106

Maynardville Public Library
296 Main St, Maynardville, TN 37807
Phone: (865) 992-7106

Thunder Road Author Rally

We host authors from around the East Tennessee

area for free events. Our largest author event of the year is the Thunder Road Author Rally. This year's Rally will be on September 8th from 9am-1pm. This event is free for readers as well as the authors and where you can support an author by purchasing their book as well as talk to them about their books. 

If you have any questions please email  mayna2bk@comcast.net

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Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Levitt AMP and Sister Sadie w/Emily Miller - BELL COUNTY

Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series  2005 Cumberland Ave, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series

2005 Cumberland Ave, Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Don't miss the Grammy nominated and critically-acclaimed all-female bluegrass group Sister Sadie (featuring Bell County's own Dale Ann Bradley) on September 12! Opening the show will be Emily Miller Music. This concert will be in tribute to our late board member, Pete Cline, who chose this bill.
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Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

Burger Battle - BELL COUNTY

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Ever wondered who has the BEST burger in Bell County? Now's your chance to find out...or to PROVE that you have the BEST burger.

We all know there are thousands of ways to make a burger. What makes a perfect burger? Is it meat? Buns? Toppings? For this battle, cooks will compete to make the most perfect burger for the perfect juicy bite. We want to see what YOUR perfect burger is.

But if you don't want to compete, but you want to sample them all, then we have space for you too!!! Your admission will grant you access to watch, then taste. You will sample each entry and vote for your favorite, crowning a People's Choice. EVERY specator must have a ticket, no sharing.

THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS AVAILABLE (50 to judge and 10 to compete)

This competition may have a few twist involved, you will never know what will be thrown at you.

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Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival - CAMPBELL COUNTY

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2018 performers included: Armstrong Legacy Trio, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Maggie Longmire, Robinella, Circus No. 9, Old City Buskers, Sigean, Candela, Smiley and the Lovedawg, Daje Morris, Boogertown Gap and Outlaw Ritual. Visit thePerformers page for more information about the bands.

Kids Fun Zone

Juried Artisan Village

Judged Art and Quilt Show

Food Court

Acoustic music jam session open to all players!

Admission is FREE.

A $5 per person/$10 per family donation is encouraged and goes to support the Campbell Culture Coalition, an all-volunteer non-profit community arts organization that puts on the festival.

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Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

The Spirit of '76 - A look at Patriotic Music of Colonial America - LEE COUNTY

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park  8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

Join the Sons of Liberty for an evening that will take you back in time. Listen and understand how music was created and played in the 18th century.
*Program presentation at 6 pm at Martin’s Station*
Wilderness Road State Park staff and volunteers are dedicated to preserving and interpreting all cultures depicted during living history programming. Events at the park use costumed re-enactors and participatory programming which allows visitors to experience history.

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Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers - UNION COUNTY

Union County Opry  150 Main St, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Union County Opry

150 Main St, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Larry Sparks is a dedicated leader for bluegrass music. Larry is among the most widely known and respected touring musicians in bluegrass and gospel music today. Larry began his career in the mid-1960s as a guitarist with the Stanley Brothers and later became lead vocalist for Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. Larry went on to form his own band in 1969. (The Lonesome Ramblers) He has recorded and toured with his band for nearly 50 years, releasing over 60 albums and delighting countless fans with his soulful vocals and unparalleled musicianship.

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Oct
4
8:00 PM20:00

Outdoor Movies - KNOX COUNTY

Barbourville Tourism will be showing free outdoor movies in partnership with Union College's Campus Activities Board in our backyard. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy our 20x16 movie screen. Also, be sure to get your Movie Meal to Go from our local restaurants to complement the experience!

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Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

First Priority - Rock the Crater 19 - BELL COUNTY

1101 E Cumberland Ave

1101 E Cumberland Ave

Rock the Crater Ride is a fundraiser hosted by and benefiting First Priority. The ride will run through the beautiful and scenic hills and hollows of Eastern KY. We will have 5 routes (10, 21, 38, 62, 100) ranging from a 10 mile with 300 ft of elev. to a century 101.5 with just over 5500 ft of elev.

Find news and info on our facebook page - www.facebook.com/rockthecrater
Register for Rock the Crater at - www.imathlete.com/events/rtc19

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Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Heritage Festival - UNION COUNTY

“Fiddlin” Around” Maynardville, Tennessee


“Fiddlin” Around”
Maynardville, Tennessee

Union County’s 14th Annual Heritage Festival
will be Saturday, October 6, 2018

The Festival is a FREE family and pet friendly event!

Free Parking and Free Admission

Ride the free shuttle to all venues.

  So check this site for updates.   Vendor and contest registration available on the FORMS Tab.

Contact Marilyn Toppins 865-643-2821 or mtoppins51@comcast.net

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Oct
10
to Oct 13

Yoga Retreat with Frankie - CLAIBORNE COUNTY

Well Being Retreat Center   557 Narrows Road, Tazewell, Tennessee 37879

Well Being Retreat Center

557 Narrows Road, Tazewell, Tennessee 37879

Frankie Hart is a Yoga Teacher with over 10,000 hours of teaching experience. She has owned and operated Satya Life Yoga in Lakeland, Florida since 2004. Frankie leads Yoga Teacher Training certification programs yearly. She has been teaching the art of movement and healing for over thirty years. Her credentials include ERYT500, YACEP, RPYT, MFA, Master Level certified Qigong Instructor and Certified Lifeline Practitioner.

Visit here for more information! https://www.wellbeingretreatcenter.org/frankie-hart-yoga-october-2019

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Oct
10
5:30 PM17:30

Women on Fire Fall Conference - CAMPBELL COUNTY

Knobby Hill Farm  268 West High Knob Rd., La Follette, Tennessee 37766

Knobby Hill Farm

268 West High Knob Rd., La Follette, Tennessee 37766

Whose ready for a night of fun and fellowship with other women in our area?

Join us at a the beautiful Knobby Hill Farm, as Guest Speaker, Lisa Elliott brings the word of God to us! We will be serving dinner and the Campbell County Christian Learning Center will be on site speaking on their organization! We will also have some local vendors on sight! We can not wait to see you this Fall and speak a night of getting to know the women of our area and worshipping our God!

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Oct
18
to Oct 19

Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Days - CLAIBORNE COUNTY

Cumberland Gap Tennessee

Cumberland Gap Tennessee

This Event is A FREE FAMILY EVENT where all can learn their Genealogical History and Heritage. See the lifestyles of our Pioneer Ancestors. Demonstrations are by Craftsmen/women, Native Americans and other Re-en-actors. Our exhibitors are genealogical and historical societies, speakers, surname tents, authors and crafters. What the Exhibitors have to sell? Genealogical to historical books, hand made soaps, jewelry, coal crafters, chair caning, blacksmith and many other items. Talk one on one with of re-enactors to learn the history they portray.

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Oct
26
to Oct 27

Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Fest

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Come experience the fall colors of East TN and Douglas Lake at the First Annual Lakeside of the Smokies Balloon Festival! The festival will take place on the gorgeous Chilton Farm in White Pine, TN, and will take place during the peak autumn leaf season that will provide the perfect backdrop for over 15 hot air balloons as they ascend above Douglas Lake and provide spectacular views of the surro... See More — atLakeside of the Smokies Balloon Festival.

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Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Balsam Range - UNION COUNTY

Union County Opry  150 Main St, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Union County Opry

150 Main St, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Based in Haywood County, North Carolina, Balsam Range consists of five men native to this region “where the Smokies meet the Blue Ridge.”

Nominated for three International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards (Entertainer, Vocal Group, and Vocalist of the Year) for 2016, Balsam Range is offering something that is sure to continue to mesmerize fans of Bluegrass and beyond with their new release Mountain Voodoo, due out November 11 on Mountain Home.

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May
2
11:30 AM11:30

Powell River Kayak & Canoe Regatta

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Entry fees will be $35 per single kayak, racing kayak or single SUP entry and $55 per boat for canoe and double kayak entries. Entry Fees for all entries in the Recreational Class are $35. All participants will receive a free Regatta T-Shirt!
Cash prize money is offered for 1st Place ($150) and 2nd ($50) Place finishers in each race category, except the “recreational” category. Free transport for boats and participants back to the Start Line is provided.
Registration will open February 1, 2020 for the 6th Annual Powell River Kayak & Canoe Regatta

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Aug
24
6:00 PM18:00

Music for Miners - BELL COUNTY

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Our plan right now is Bell County miners will be the first miners to receive assistance through money raised by these concerts. Following that, miners from other counties will have the opportunity to receive assistance. Anything left after that will be donated to miner’s relief organizations.

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Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Tim White with the Song of the Mountains and the VW Boys - UNION COUNTY

Union County Opry  150 Main St, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Union County Opry

150 Main St, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

The VW Boys is an idea shared by Tim White and Dave Vaught. Veterans of the entertainment world, Tim and Dave have combined their talents along with another friend, Fat Albert Blackburn to put together a show that appeals to all age groups. Children, teenagers, young and middle-age adults as well as senior adults love the VW Boys!

The VW Boys’ show is a nice blend of magic, comedy and string music. The VW Boys believe that the best medicine for mankind is music and laughter…the VW Boys supply plenty of both. The most voiced complaint about the VW Boys show is that “IT WASN’T LONG ENOUGH”, even though most sets can run over an hour in length!

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Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

Pine Mountain ENDURO - BELL COUNTY

Pine Mountain State Resort Park   1050 State Park Rd, Pineville, Kentucky 40977

Pine Mountain State Resort Park

1050 State Park Rd, Pineville, Kentucky 40977

Welcome to Eastern Kentucky, racers. The Pine Mountain Enduro will be a four-stage enduro at Pine Mountain State Resort Park, located in beautiful Bell County. It will consist of one long and one short stage in each round of racing, for a total of two rounds. Round one will start at noon with a mass start from the Pine Mountain State Resort lodge. From there, racers will head to the start lines of stages one and two. After all racers have finished the first two stages or the allotted two hours for round one has ended, round two will begin 30 minutes after round one. During each round there is no set stage order, racers can choose which stage they would like to race first.

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Aug
16
8:30 PM20:30

Shine Your Light 5K - HARLAN COUNTY

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Announcing the 2nd Annual Shine Your Light 5k! This 5k will be on Friday, August 16th at 8:30PM with registration opening at 7:30PM in downtown Harlan at the lower lot of the Harlan Center. Registration will be $10 until the day of the race then the price increases to $15. All runners registered by 8/11/19' will be guaranteed a tee shirt! The coordinator of the race, Rene Cornette, also has 3 speakers lined up the day of the race to share their experiences with the Cumberland Hope Center in which this race benefits! You can register at the Harlan Civic Center or If you have any questions feel free to get in contact with us at the Harlan Center at 606-573-4156 or shoot us a message. You can also find out more information athttps://bit.ly/2SktE3F.

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Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Music for Miners - BELL COUNTY

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Our plan right now is Bell County miners will be the first miners to receive assistance through money raised by these concerts. Following that, miners from other counties will have the opportunity to receive assistance. Anything left after that will be donated to miner’s relief organizations.

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Aug
16
to Aug 17

Solasta 2019 - HANCOCK COUNTY

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Solasta returns in 2019 with a lineup, a vision, and an inclination to dive further into unexplored realms.

Thank you all for your love and support as we have continued to build our event over the past years. This one feels special.

FAQ:
*Where do I submit music?
- We are not accepting musical submissions at this time.
- How can I be involved as a volunteer, vendor, live painter?
- We will be launching participation applications on the website.

Where do I buy tickets?
solasta2019.eventbrite.com

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Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

It's Football & Wine Time In Tennessee - UNION COUNTY

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm   1474 Highway 61 E, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm

1474 Highway 61 E, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Thursdays just got so much better!
Join us at The Winery every Thursday for amazing drink specials and exciting activities.

Make and take a wooden solar light stand decorated with the colors of your favorite football team while you enjoy a glass of wine. The class is only $35 and includes all the materials you will need as well as a glass of your favorite wine. You can make your light stand unique and decorate it with the colors of your favorite team or however you like. Tickets must be purchased in advance and seating is limited so call and reserve your spot today! (865)745-2902

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Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

Basket Waving - UNION COUNTY

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm  1474 Highway 61 E, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

The Winery at Seven Springs Farm

1474 Highway 61 E, Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

Learn how to weave your very own basket!

Join us on August 8th for a basket weaving class taught by the experts from Appalachian Basketry. This month we are weaving a wine bottle basket!

The class is only $30 and includes all the necessary materials, one-on-one expert help and a glass of wine to enjoy during the class. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling (865)745-2902.

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Aug
7
to Aug 10

NIBROC Festival - WHITLEY COUNTY

N. Main Street, Corbin, Kentucky 40701

N. Main Street, Corbin, Kentucky 40701

GET READY FOR THE 67TH ANNUAL NIBROC FESTIVAL!

NIBROC will be August 8th, 9th and 10th in 2019. The carnival will open on Wednesday evening, August 7th.

67 years of community tradition! Please bring the family and join us in celebrating the fine City of Corbin and it's citizens!

Carnival rides, live entertainment, food, craft and commercial sales vendors. Cornhole, 3 on 3 Basketball, Tennis and the annual Volleyball Smash. Fun for all ages!

You can find all vendor, volleyball and parade applications under the "forms" tab to submit online, or to download an application, click on the "events" tab. http://www.southernkychamber.com/overview

Hope to see you there!

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Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

Celebrating Literature & Literacy in Appalachia -BELL COUNTY

The Butchers Pub   112 E. KENTUCKY AVE, Pineville, Kentucky 40977

The Butchers Pub

112 E. KENTUCKY AVE, Pineville, Kentucky 40977

A Duke's Mixture and a Hill of Beans Book Release.
"A Duke's Mixture and a Hill of Beans" by William S Tribell released by Black Madonna Press and sponsored for nomination for the Pulitzer Prize in 2020 by Spectrum Radio with Appalshop's WMMT 88.7 FM in Whitesburg KY. The book also features the painting "Entering Kentucky" by Pineville artist Mason Combs on the cover, and sketches throughout the collection by Cumberland Gap artist Sonia Sayani, a forward by Lee Pennington, an introduction by Linguist Anna Sixkiller of the Cherokee Nation and a review by Ron Whitehead.

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Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

Community Appreciation Day - LEE COUNTY

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park  8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

Friends of Wilderness Road State Park

8051 Wilderness Rd, Ewing, Virginia 24248

Interpretive hayrides and two towering water slides highlight this year’s annual Wilderness Road State Park Community Appreciation Day and Back to School Bash set for Saturday, August 3rd from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Community Appreciation Day and Back to School Bash offers guests activities such as:bounce houses, kids train rides, historical programming at Martin’s Station at just $2 per vehicle so everyone can come out and enjoy their state park.

A fun-filled Kids Fair will be conducted from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with games and activities. The Nature Center will be open as well, providing kids an opportunity to observe animal hides,
tracks, skulls and more. Special tours of the Karlan Mansion will begin at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., led by Frances Robertson Inwood, a descendant of the Ely family who built the home in 1878.

There will be inflatable water slides and an inflatable activity center to keep the kids busy and entertained throughout the afternoon. Train rides will be conducted for younger children 10 and
under beginning at 1:30 p.m. Take a tour around the park on a 20 minute hayride, see Martin’s Station from a unique
perspective and travel down the Wilderness Road. The hayrides will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Those interested in history will be in for a treat as the folks at Martin’s Station and the Native
Camp will perform various 18 th century demonstrations throughout the day. The 19 th Century Robinson Cabin will be open for public tours as well. In case of rain on the third, the alternate rain date will be held on Sunday, August 4 th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.For more information please contact the park office at 276-445-3065, or visit the


Friends of Wilderness Road State Park Facebook page.
For more information on Virginia’s award-winning state parks call toll-free 1-800-933-PARK
(7275) or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov. The award-winning Virginia State Parks are
managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

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Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

Middlesboro Wing Fling Festival - BELL COUNTY

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Join us for another Wing Fling, the 5th one!!! Taste many different styles of wings, win the wing eating competition, and have fun in the crater! If you are in town by Thursday you can also catch a free live music concert at the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series! This stage will also be used to watch the eating competition if you are too chicken to do it yourself... pun intended ;)
Middlesboro is the only city that is entirely built in a meteor crater in the United States and the largest one in the world. Our Main Street is only a few miles from The Cumberland Gap National Park, aka the Gateway to the West and about 15 miles to The Pine Mountain State Resort Park! For more area attractions visit www.downtownmiddlesboro.com & www.bellcountytourism.com or head on over to our FB pages Middlesboro Main Street & Bell County KY Tourism

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Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

Kayaking for Kids - WHITLEY COUNTY

Ballard Ford River Access  Williamsburg, KY 40769

Ballard Ford River Access

Williamsburg, KY 40769

3rd Annual Kayaking for Kids Kayak Race. Join us for a fun day on the river all while supporting the needs of local children. We will start the race at Ballard Ford East and travel 2.5 miles down to Redbird Boat Ramp where lunch and lots of prizes will be waiting for participants! Contact Amber at 606-549-6000 for questions or to register

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Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

City Yard Sale - WHITLEY COUNTY

Come set up and/or shop at the Downtown Corbin City Yard Sale! Remember that setup is free but you need to be there between 7am and 8am and within the saw horses from 4th St. to Gordon. The event ends at 2pm and we do ask that everyone cleans up their site at the end of the sale. Thanks and see you there!

Come set up and/or shop at the Downtown Corbin City Yard Sale! Remember that setup is free but you need to be there between 7am and 8am and within the saw horses from 4th St. to Gordon. The event ends at 2pm and we do ask that everyone cleans up their site at the end of the sale. Thanks and see you there!

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Aug
2
9:00 PM21:00

Outdoor Movies - KNOX COUNTY

Barbourville Tourism will be showing free outdoor movies in partnership with Union College's Campus Activities Board in our backyard. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy our 20x16 movie screen. Also, be sure to get your Movie Meal to Go from our local restaurants to complement the experience!

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