Summer June Guide
Clinch River Days Festival
June 1 – 3: Celebrating Mountain Heritage and the Clinch River in Saint Paul VA
A Night For Uganda
June 1: 5:00pm-8:00pm at Mercantile on State Street, Bristol TN
Help Support Amy Lynne’s mission trip to serve in Uganda. Percentage of proceeds will benefit Amy Lynne. Raffles with prizes.
Blue Plum Festival
June 2 – 3: Downtown Johnson City, Founders Park
The Friendliest Festival In The South
Train Show at ETSU Mini dome
June 2 – 3: Johnson City, TN
Free parking is available at the ETSU Mini dome Parking Garage. Kids 12 and under are admitted free. Adults are $5 per person
Summer Concert Series
Every Saturday starting June 3 – July 1: 5:00pm – 9:00pm at The Mall at Johnson City
Hope you’re ready for some Great Music and Good Times! This will be so much Fun! Live entertainment. Don’t Miss This Great Concert! There will be inflatables for the kids and games for all to enjoy, plus more activities! Not to mention Food Trucks for your eating pleasure! Don’t Miss It! See you there!
Elks Lodge #1847 Fundraiser
June 3: Create a Smile and Ride. All proceeds to the Elks Lodge #1847 benefit charities for local children’s needs and events. Live music by Shades of Refinement. Ride starts at 11AM. Registration begins at 10am. For more information contact the Elks Lodge #1847, 1000 N. Sycamore St. Elizabethton ,TN.
Ghundy Ghar 111 War Games
June 3: Day and Night events
Register online at www.gsfairsoft.com
Call 423-391-0121 for more information.
Jericho Rockin’ Road Rally
June 3: 1100 Jericho Dr. Kingsport TN
Registration begins at 8:30am. Stands up at 10am. $20 per person includes T-shirt (while they last) and one door prize ticket. Dice Run. Dice roll and door prize drawings at each stop. Food and beverages available. Music by Shooter Band. Car & Bike Show. All proceeds benefit Jericho Shrine Center.
Muddy Creek ATV Nationals
June 3 – 4: Muddy Creek Raceway, Blountville
57th Southeastern Autorama
June 3 • 8am: Erwin, TN.
Elizabethton Covered Bridge Celebration
June 8 – 10: Elizabethton, TN.
Live music, vendors, arts and crafts, Kid’s island, Food vendor.
Mountains of Music Homecoming
June 9-17: An unforgettable 9 days of concerts and cultural events throughout SW Virginia
Avery County Wine & Beer Festival
June 10: Event for ages 21+. Join us for a day of special wine and beer tastings from the High Country and surrounding area.
The Temperatures are perfect in June in the mountains and this special setting. Don’t forget your chair and blanket so you can sit and enjoy beautiful highland setting.
Your admission cost and glass will allow you a “flight of tastings” per wine and beer participant. Currently our participants will be: Linville Falls Winery, Banner Elk Winery, Booneshine Brewing Company, Blind Squirrel Brewing Company, Beech Mountain Brewing Company, Lake James Cellars Winery, Boondocks Brewing Company, Appalachian Pepper Company and others.
The Cedar Tree Four-person scramble
June 10 – 11: Golf Club of Bristol
Launch party with Ivy Road Friday June 9. Public invited. No cover, BYOB
For more information 423-797-4411.
NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
June 16 – 18: Bristol Motor Dragway
East Tennessee Walking Horse Classic Horse sHow
June 17: 4PM. Appalachian Fairgrounds, Gray TN
Admission $5.00. To benefit The American Legion, Hammond Post #3, Honor Guard Post 3 & 265 (For memorial services of our Veterans and Fallen Heroes). For further information contact President Ronnie Starnes at 423-782-6581 or visit www.etwha.org for a copy of the show program.
Hops & Howlers Craft Brew Fest
June 18 4pm-9pm: Abingdon Farmers Market Pavilion, Abingdon VA
Featuring over 30 craft beers and ciders, with a focus on regional brews, Hops & Howlers is a unique festival, aimed at engaging and educating, and providing the highest quality beer experience for our audience. We limit tickets so that your lines stay short, and we’ve crafted a great music lineup and delicious food trucks to make your experience top notch. Our Home brew Showcase features an extensive variety of home brew beers, ciders & meade for our attendees to taste and vote on. Our VIP tent gets better every year, and 2016 will offer the most exclusive experience yet, with specialty beers, high-quality snacks and 30 minute head start into the festival. Appalachia has always been known for it’s brewing ingenuity, join us as we celebrate that culture!
June 18: Roan Mountain State Park
June Bug Boogie Spring Rally
Hot Springs Rally
Summer Solstice Festival
June 24 8AM-10PM: Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City TN
The Jacobites By Name will be playing at the Summer Solstice festival hosted by the Upper East Tennessee Celtic Society
Summer July Guide
July 1 – 2 • Jonesborough, TN
The Town of Jonesborough and volunteers plan and organize this annual patriotic festival to celebrate our Nation’s Heritage on the weekend closest to July 4. There is so much for everyone to enjoy the entire weekend: a parade to kick off the festivities, games and an animal petting zoo for the kids, the #OnlyInJonesborough Discovery Park, the Main Stage that boasts musical performers all weekend long, crafters, yummy festival food, and, of course, fireworks. Come and celebrate our Nation’s birthday with us and we promise a weekend that you will never forget!
July 4 5PM to dark • Town of Unicoi
Pepsi Independence Day Celebration
July 4 • Freedom Hall, Johnson City
Boone Lake Marina Fireworks Show
July 4 • Call 423-391-7283 for more information
Wild Goose Festival
July 13 – 16 • Hot Springs, NC
Fun Fest 2017
July 14-22 • www.funfest.com
Spruce Pine BBQ & Bluegrass
July 14 – 15: Spruce Pine, NC
Putt Putt Fun Fest Tournament
July 18: 9 different divisions from kids to seniors. No cost to play. During Kingsport Fun Fest
Hungry Mother Festival
July 21 – 23 • Hungry Mother State Park, NC
Rally In The Valley
July 21-23: Shady Valley TN
For more information call 423-739-2325
Annual Brody’s Run for Spina Bifita Dice Roll
July 22: Live entertainment with Southbound & the return of Bonnie Blue
$20 a bike / $5 for passenger
Can buy extra rolls. Prizes for Highest/Lowest Rolls.
Door prizes & 50/50.
Raffle Tickets – $1 or $5 for 6
For more information call 423-297-5675 or 423-747-0247
July 27 – 29: Jonesborough TN
Hillbillies & Veterans Kick Off Party
July 28 6:30PM to 1AM
For more information call 423-948-8670 or 423-483-3468
VA Highlands Festival
July 28 – August 6
July 29-30: 9:00AM – 5:30PM, Viking Hall – TN
Rob-Con is the Tri-Cities best comic book convention and its brought to you by your friends at Mountain Empire Comics! $10 admission for one day – $15 for both days. Children under 6 admitted free. Vendor tables are $85 each for the first two and $75 for three or more. Golden, Silver and Modern Age comics for sale, along with toys, anime, art and more. Plus our popular costume contest!
Hillbillies & Veterans Flag Run
July 29 8:30AM: Begins at Smith Brothers HD
For more information call 423-948-8670 or 423-483-3468
Summer August Guide
Smoky Mountain F-Body Fest
August 4 – 5 1PM – 3PM • Greeneville TN
Smoky Mountain F-Body Fest 2017 is a event you don’t want to miss out on. Our Show has moved to a TWO DAY EVENT. This is a Fundraiser Event for St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
It is open to any and all Camaro and Firebirds!!!!!!!
Downtown Kingsport Wine Festival
August 5, 1PM – 6PM: Downtown Kingsport TN
Sanctioned by the Tennessee Farm Winegrowers Association, a dozen wineries from across Tennessee will provide samples of their labels, visitors will stroll from tent to tent enjoying tastes of rich wines, shopping local artisans, enjoying music and southern foods.
Knights of Columbus Annual Putt Putt Tournament
August 6 4pm • Kingsport Putt Putt
Greene County Fair
August 7 – 13 • Greeneville, TN.
Little Chicago Music & Arts Festival
August 11 – 12 • Downtown Johnson City
Created by the Johnson City Downtown Merchant’s Association is the 1st Annual Little Chicago Downtown Music and Arts Festival! A festival created by Downtown for the community to enjoy live music, art and activities. More details will be coming soon!
2nd Annual Ride To Rescue: Motorcycle Run
August 12 • Boones Creek Christian Church
$15 entry fee donation includes coffee & donuts. 9:15am Registration @ Boones Creek Christian Church + Coffee & Donuts 9:45am • Announcements, surprise games, Longest Beard & Best Tattoo Contest 10:15am • Kickstands up! 11:30-?? • MORE FOOD & Best Bike Contest Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to let us know your group # attending. Let’s RIDE to RESCUE our furry friends awaiting their FURever home!
Maggie Valley Summer Rally
Food City 500 Nascar Race
August 19 • Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol TN
August 22 – 26 • Gray TN
Christian Storytelling Festival
August 26 7:00PM ªProvidence Academy, JC TN
The 2017 Christian Storytelling Festival concert will be held at Providence Academy on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Danny Gokey will be our featured storyteller and singer. Tickets may be purchased at www.christianstorytellingfestival.com. The concert will be held in the Providence Academy gymnasium. All seats are $18.50 and are General Admission.
The doors open at 6:15 P.M., and the event starts at 7:00 P.M.