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SULLIVAN COUNTY REGIONAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
See full calendar of Regional Events listing at www.facebook.com/historicsullivan.
Planning to host an event in historic Sullivan County? Get your event promoted and listed on our social media sites by filling out the official Event Registration Form. Email info@sullivancountytn.gov for a copy of the form.

MAY 29, 2021 - Bluff City Veteran's Memorial Dedication Ceremony, 12 Noon, Sat., May 29, 337 Carter Street, Bluff City, TN 37618 The public is welcome and seating will be provided. For additional information, please call Alderman Jeff Broyles at (276) 274-3548 or email jbroyles@salemtools.com.

JUN 17, 2021 - Trace Adkins, 7pm, Thu., Jun 17, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

JUN 3, 2021 - 3rd Annual Sergeant Steve Hinkle Memorial Blood Drive
In partnership with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Thursday, Jun 3, 9am to 5pm, Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Blountville, TN.

JUN 11 -13, 2021 – Vintage Market Days, 10am – 4pm. Bristol Motor Speedway , 151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information call (423) 989-6933

JUN 12-13, 2021 - Timeline Festival
Rocky Mount State Historic Site, Piney Flats, TN, June 12-13, 2021. Reenactments, Encampments, Period Music, Food & Games. For more information, visit rockymountmuseum.com/timeline.

JUN 25, 2021 - Sebastian Bach, 7pm, Jun 25, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

JUL. 3, 2021 - Blountville Ruritan Annual Independence Day Parade, 2pm, Sat., July 3, hosted by the Blountville Ruritan, downtown Historic District, Blountville, TN. For further information, please call 423.323.4660.

JUN 12-13, 2021 - TIMELINE FESTIVAL 2021 at Historic Rocky Mount
from 9am June 12 to 6pm June 13. Have you ever wanted to experience the history of East Tennessee in one day? Rocky Mount State Historic Site will host a timeline of events from Revolutionary War to today. Join us for this two-day event and learn about our military history... Experience live music ranging from the 1700s to today. Rocky Mount will host tours of the homestead and museum. Activities include:

Living History Reenactors and Displays
Military Demonstrations
Cannon firings
Music from various periods of time
Blacksmith forge
Period Church Service
Children's Entertainment
Food Vendors
Period Merchants and Traders
and more!

JUL 12, 2021 - "Sam Watkins, Company Aytch", 7pm, Jul. 12, a first person, 2-act drama, presented by Living Historian, Thomas Cartwright, hosted by the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table, Renaissance Center Theater, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN. For further information, please contact Wayne Strong.

JUL 13, 2021 – Fun Fest Trash Barrel Painting at Harvey’s Barn. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

JUL 16 – 24, 2021 – Fun Fest, Fun Fest, Kingsport, TN. Featuring concerts by Crowder, Old Crow Medicine Show, Darius Rucker and more. For additional information call (423) 392-8806

JUL 17, 2021 – Fun Fest Open House, 1pm 4pm. Netherland Inn, Netherland Inn Rd. Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information (423) 245-5449

JUL 18, 2021 – Fun Fest Events – Open House tours at the Mansion, Food Truck rodeo at the Mansion, and Croquet at Allendale at Wheeler’s Show Barn. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

JUL 19, 2021 – Fun Fes Dog Show on the front lawn. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

JUL 25, 2021 – Symphony of the Mountain concert at the Allandale Amphitheater. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

AUG 5, 2021 – August Under the Stars #1, Folk Soul Revival. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

AUG 12, 2021 – August Under the Stars #2, Benny Wilson and Ivy Road. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

AUG 12, 2021 – Lo’ Country Boil, 6pm – 10pm. Netherland Inn, Netherland Inn Rd. Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information (423) 245-5449

AUG. 13, 2021 - The Gatlin Brothers, 7pm, Fri., Aug. 13, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

AUG 14, 2021 – Alabama 50th Anniversary Tour, Presented by Ballad Health with special guest John Michael Montgomery, 7:30pm. Bristol Motor Speedway, 151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information call (423) 989-6933

AUG 18, 2021 - Cody Jinks, Doors at 6pm – Show at 7pm,  Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920. Cody Jinks’ never-ending road trip of tour dates continues with the addition of Paramount Bristol. Alex Williams will open the show. Fans can expect to hear plenty of new material from the two new albums he recently released. Both Albums (The Wanting & After The Fire) went #1, respectively, on the Billboard Country Album Sales Chart this past October.

AUG 19, 2021 – August Under the Stars #3, SPANK. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

AUG 26, 2021 – August Under the Stars #4, Beth Snapp. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

SEP 3, 2021 - RUMOURS: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show, 7pm, Fri., Sep. 3, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

SEPT.  10 – 12, 2021 – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion festival is in Downtown Bristol TN and VA. For additional information call (423) 573-4898

Sep. 11, 2021 - 13th ANNUAL HISTORIC BLOUNTVILLE HERITAGE FESTIVAL, hosted by the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, downtown Historic District, Blountville, TN. The festival is a huge celebration for downtown Blountville! Some really great music will be provided by The Band Shooter and the Nomadz. The events will include craft vendors, flea market vendors, food vendors, and more! Vendor registration fees are $25, first-come, first-serve basis, and applications will be available in early July. For additional information, please contact Shelia Hunt.

SEP. 13, 2021 - "Jacob Cox: The Man, The Major General and the Historian", 7pm, Sep. 13, presented by Historian and Author, Gene Schmiel, hosted by the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table, Renaissance Center Theater, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN. For further information, please contact Wayne Strong.

SEPT.  16, 2021 – NASCAR Truck UNOH 200, presented by Ohio Logistics and Bush’s Beans 200 ARCA Menards series, 7:30pm, Bristol Motor Speedway, 151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information call (423) 989-6933

SEPT.  17, 2021 – NASCAR Xfinity Food City 300, 7:30pm, Bristol Motor Speedway, 151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information call (423) 989-6933

SEPT.  18, 2021 – NASCAR Cup, Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, 7:30pm, Bristol Motor Speedway, 151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information call (423) 989-6933

SEPT.  19, 2021 – Daniel Boone Antique Automobile Show. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422

SEPT.  25, 2021 – Racks by the Tracks, all day event, Kingsport Farmers Market 300 Clinchfield Street, Kingsport, TN 37660. For more information www.racksbythetracks.com

Sep. 24-26, 2021 - BATTLE OF BLOUNTVILLE CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT, a special 3-day living history event hosted by the Department of East Tennessee Reenacting, the Battle of Blountville Civil War Military Park, and the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism. Event will be held at the beautiful Old Hawley Farm, 1173 Hawley Road, Blountville, TN 37617. Details to be announced. For additional information, please contact Shelia Hunt.

SEP 26, 2021 - An Evening with Amy Grant, Sun., Sep. 26, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

OCT. 2, 2021 - The Black Jacket Symphony: Pink Floyd's The Wall, 7pm, Sat., Oct. 2, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

OCT. 6, 2021 - Trace Adkins (Rescheduled from original date and time on Historic Sullivan) Doors at 7pm – Show at 8pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

OCT. 8 & 9, 2021 – Junk & Treasure Sale, 10am – 4pm. Netherland Inn, Netherland Inn Rd. Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information (423) 245-5449.

OCT. 9, 2021 - Diamond Rio, 7pm, Sat., Oct. 9, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

OCT. 11, 2021 - "JEB Stuart's Mortal Wounding at Yellow Tavern and the Impact on the Army of Northern Virginia", 7pm, Oct. 11, presented by Historian and Author, Gordon Rhea, hosted by the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table, Renaissance Center Theater, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN. For further information, please contact Wayne Strong.

OCT. 15, 2021 - Josh Turner, 7pm, Fri., Oct. 15, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

OCT. 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd , 29th , 30th 2021 – Haunting on the Mount, Rocky Mount State Historic Site , 200 Hyder Hill Rd. Piney Flats, TN 37686. For additional information call (423) 538-7396

OCT. 23, 2021 – The Blind Boys of Alabama, Doors at 7pm – Show at 8pm, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.
The Blind Boys of Alabama are recognized worldwide as living legends of gospel music. Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of five Grammy® Awards, they have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 70 years. 

OCT. 24, 2021 – Tab Benoit, Doors at 7pm – Show at 8pm,  Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.
Our favorite guitar-slinging powerhouse is bringing his Cajun-infused blues back to the Paramount stage and we can’t wait.

NOV. 8, 2021 - "Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth, and Machination", 7pm, Nov. 8, presented by Historian and Author, Dennis Frye, hosted by the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table, Renaissance Center Theater, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN. For further information, please contact Wayne Strong.

NOV. 16, 2021 - The Robert Gray Band, 7pm, Tues., Nov. 16, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

DEC. 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th 2021 – Candlelight Christmas. Rocky Mount State Historic Site, 200 Hyder Hill Rd. Piney Flats, TN 37686. For additional information call (423) 538-7396.

DEC. 4 & 5, 2021 – “Christmas at Allandale” tours. Allandale Mansion, 4444 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information, please call (423) 229-9422.

DEC. 5, 2021 - Sara Evans,
Sun., Dec. 5, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

Dec. 9, 2021 - HISTORIC BLOUNTVILLE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING, 6pm, Thurs., Dec. 9, hosted by the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, downtown Historic District, Blountville, TN. For additional information, please contact Shelia Hunt.

DEC. 10 – 12, 2021 – 1818 Christmas at the Inn, 10th and 11th, 6pm – 8pm and the 12th, 2pm – 4pm. Netherland Inn, Netherland Inn Rd. Kingsport, TN 37660. For additional information (423) 245-5449.

DEC. 11, 2021 - Blountville Ruritan Annual Christmas Parade, 2pm, Sat., Dec. 11, hosted by the Blountville Ruritan, downtown Historic District, Blountville, TN. For further information, please call 423.323.4660.

DEC. 12, 2021 - Ronnie Milsap, Sun., Dec. 12, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

JAN. 17, 2022 - Lecture presented by Jim Ogden, Chief Historian at Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Park, 7pm, Jan. 17, hosted by the Tri-Cities Civil War Round Table, Renaissance Center Theater, 1200 E. Center St., Kingsport, TN. For further information, please contact Wayne Strong.

JAN. 21, 2021 - An Evening with Leo Kottke, 7pm, Fri., Jan. 21, Paramount Bristol, 518 State St., Bristol, TN 37620. For additional information, please call (423) 274-8920.

 

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ONGOING EVENTS

  • Antique Car Show, Friday nights, 6 PM to 8 PM, May thru October, TriSummit Bank parking lot across from the train station in downtown Bristol. Info at 423.646.7780.
  • Blountville Farmers Market, 12 Noon, each Thurs., April through October, located behind the old Sullivan County Courthouse at Blountville. Info at 423.323.4660.
  • Cooper's Gem Mine, 11 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday, and 12 Noon to 5 PM on Saturdays, from the 1st of April through October 31. For group tours and information, please call (423) 323-5680. Beginning in October 2015, an online store will be available at coopersgemmine.com and will include natural artifacts.
  • Sullivan County Historical and Genealogical Society meets bimonthly at 7PM, 3rd Thursday evening of each month,Sullivan County Department of Archives & Tourism, downtown Blountville. Free admission. General public is cordially invited. (423) 323-4660.
  • Sons of the Confederate Veterans, John Singleton Mosby Camp #1409, meets at 6PM, 4th Monday of each month, Mama's House Buffet, John B. Dennis Parkway, Kingsport, TN.
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans, Lt. Stephen Powell Camp, meets at 7PM, 3rd Monday of each month, 2nd Floor Commission Room, Sullivan County Courthouse, Blountville.
  • Netherland Inn, Open Saturday and Sunday - May through October. Hours: 2p.m. to 4p.m. Admission: Adults $4.00 and age 6 and under $1.00. Group Tours: April through October by appointment- School, Civic and Church Groups Welcome!
  • Old Deery Inn and Museum. Step back in time as you visit this lovely hidden gem in downtown Historic Blountville! Tours include rooms of beautiful antiques inside the 2-story inn, and visitors will also enjoy seeing the dependency buildings including the old brick kitchen, slave quarters, blacksmith shop and more! A must-see for early Tennessee history! Tickets are $5 per person; children under 12 are $3. (423) 323-4660.
  • Bristol Farmers Market, May 1 thru October 31, Saturdays 7 AM to Noon, and Wednesdays 3 PM to 7 PM.
  • Sullivan County Preservation Association, 3rd Thursday of each month, 7pm, Community Center at Blountville.
  • Kingsport Farmers Market, 7 AM to 1 PM, Wednesdays and Saturdays, corner of Clinchfield and Center Streets. Info at 423.246.6550.
  • TAMHA Traditional Appalachian Music Heritage Association holds jam sessions at 6PM every Friday at the Anderson Townhouse in historic downtown Blountville. Jams are also held from 2-4 PM at the Bristol Tennessee Welcome Center on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Free and open to the general public.
  • Appalachian Ghostwalks, ongoing daily/nightly tours. Reservations required. Interested parties should call (423) 743-WALK (9255) for reservations.       

 

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