Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Special Events and Workshops
Watauga Valley Fife & Drum Corps
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Group is open to ages 13 and up, musical experience is welcome but not necessary.
contact 423-543-5808 to sign up


 Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Special Events and Workshops
Learn to Play the Pennywhistle

Old Fashion Community Camp Meeting

 Sunday, August 14 – Saturday, August 20, 2016
7:00 p.m. nightly
Look for the Big Tent next to Food City in
Damascus, VA.
Speakers: Rev. David Critcher and
Rev. Billy Rines and many local preachers

 Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Special Events and Workshops
August Art Exhibit
Friday, August 5, 2016 – Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Opening Reception: Sunday, August 7, 2016
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For more information contact: 423-543-5808

Bluegrass at Allandale

Allandale Mansion Amphitheater

 Matt Hurd and the Dread Scotts

Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Free admission.


Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Special Events and Workshops
Natural Dyeing
Saturday, August 20, 2016 
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Make beautiful color with the bounty of nature.
Learn to dye thread as colonial settlers might have during the 18th century.
For more information contact: 423-543-5808

The Simple Faith Quarte

appearing Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

at the

Damascus Tent Revival

Damascus, VA

near Food City


Back Church Hymnal Sing

Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

The Red Back Church Hymnal has been a shape-note traditional song book since 1951.

Singing the 3rd Saturday of each month at

Clay Hill Baptist Church

122 Hobbs Hollow Road, Blountville, TN

for more information call 423-323-4085


5th Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

August 24  –  28, 2016

in Gatlinburg, TN

for reservations and information contact 615-400-8330

http://www.smswf.com


 Bluegrass at Allandale

Allandale Mansion Amphitheater

 Cold Harbor

Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Free admission.


Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
Special Events and Workshops
Basketry – Basil and Thyme
Saturday, August 27, 2016 
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Create a traditional Appalachian herb basket with a wrapped handle.  A variety of woven patterns will be offered for the hoop.  Bring garden or kitchen shears, an old hand towel, pencil, small measuring tape, small spray bottle of water and strong clothespins.

For more information contact: 423-543-5808

 


Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Special Events and Workshops
19th Annual Fort Watauga Knap-In
Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28, 2016 
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
in celebration of Tennessee Archaeology Week
Knapping is the art of making stone tools.
There will be demonstrations of primitive tools
throughout the day.
For more information contact: 423-543-5808

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park

Special Events and Workshops
Old Time Music Jam – Led by Art Lang
Sunday, August 28, 2016 
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For more information contact: 423-543-5808

Getting America Back to God

Revival Meeting with Brother Dale Vance

August 28  –  31, 2016

Sunday Homecoming Service 10:30 a.m.

Monday – Wednesday 7:00 p.m.

New Grace Baptist Church

3055 West State Street Bristol, TN 37620

for more information please call 423-652-2938


Bluegrass at Allandale

Allandale Mansion Amphitheater

 The Bluegrass Outlaws

Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Free admission.


Campmeeting Revival
August 31  –  September 4, 2016
7:00 p.m. nightly
at
Freedom Worship Center
150 Osborne Way Private Drive
Blountville, TN
for more information contact 423-341-6748

Early Church History Workshop Class
with Gary Sawyer
September 10, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
at
Bloomingdale Ruritan Club
Community Center
3232 Van Horn Street  –  Kingsport, TN
for more information contact 423-341-6748


The Autism Society of East Tennessee is excited to announce the launch of a fully-featured autism directory through www.asdhub.org.
The new site has over 300 different autism-related listings for families and individuals to view, with more to be added over the coming months.
There are many ways to search the directory, making ASDhub a simple and accessible site to use not only for those families and individuals affected by autism,
but also for businesses who have an autism related service to provide.

VOLUNTEER Opportunities

Remote Area Medical (RAM) Massive Health Care Outreaches
RAM is in need of volunteers, church and civic organizations, dentists, and donations to help make these events successful. To register as a volunteer please apply at www.ramvolunteers.org.

Trail Life USA
A new organization in the Tri-Cities seeking leaders and participants.

Most guys want exciting outdoor adventure with their friends. We’ve got that! Trips and travel? That, too. Camping. Check. Physical and mental challenge? Yep. And awards? Of course! Trail Life USA is a Christian adventure, character, and leadership program for young men. The K-12 program centers on outdoor experiences that build a young man’s skills and allow him to grow on a personal level and as a role model and leader for his peers. Living the Trail Life is a journey established on timeless values derived from the Bible.


International Student Exchange
Seeking caring families to host international high school students.
(844) 556-6688


CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates)
Seeking volunteers to work with abused and neglected children.
423-247-1161


The Oasis of Kingsport
The Oasis is a Christ-centered women’s day center where women are considered “guests.” Guests can do 2 loads of laundry (including the laundry products), get free haircuts,  take free hot showers with towels and toiletries provided, and utilize free WIFI and computer access for job searching and college applications. The Oasis is looking for volunteers. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Dianne Scott at (423) 392-1137.

Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN
Holston Valley Medical Center has several volunteer opportunities: Main Lobby/Reception, CCU Waiting Area, Waterfall Lobby, Guest Services, Same Day Surgery, Outpatient Radiology, Beverage Cart, Mail/Magazine Delivery. Volunteers are also needed at Kingsport Hematology/Oncology and Johnson City Cancer Center. Hours vary. If interested, contact Karen Fox
at 423-224-6041 or email karen.fox@wellmont.org

Heavenly Homes (aka The Big Black Bus)
Heavenly Homes (aka The Big Black Bus) parks near Munsey Memorial Presbyterian in downtown Johnson City every Sunday morning at 8:30am. Bus Director, Tom Campbell, and volunteers provide a place to warm up, get a cup of hot coffee, a fresh doughnut, and other needed items such as winter wear, blankets and health and beauty aids. They also minister to the people one on one as well as have a time of worship and Bible study. If you know someone in need of hope or you would like to volunteer, please come or contact Tom Campbell, Assistant Pastor, The Vineyard 10campbellssing@gmail.com

Welcomes volunteer physicians, nurses, dentists, care technicians, and maintenance help.
(423) 256-2408 visit the web site www.ofoneaccordministry.org

Welcomes volunteers to help with weekly food distributions, which take place at the church every Monday
from 8 – 11 a.m.,
and with monthly food deliveries, which are made every second Saturday and begin at 8:30 a.m. 
Canned food donations are also accepted.  For more information please visit www.chcckpt.org.

Lamp Light Theatre
Welcomes volunteers for parking attendants, ushers, and concession workers. Call (423) 348-7610

First Priority Blue Ridge
Welcomes volunteers for events such as concerts, Pledge 2 Purity and Campus Ministry Training.  If you wish to volunteer for these events, and/or want to be informed on what events are coming to our community, please email at haleywherry@firstpriority.org.

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Small Miracles needs leaders, sidewalkers, program support, and barn help. Volunteers needed for entire sessions or one a hour a month. Please contact Linda McBride at 423-349-1111 for more information.

You may mail your church and community news to us (two weeks in advance, if possible) to:
 WHCB 91.5 FM Church/Community News
PO Box 2061
Bristol, TN 37621-2061
or “Connect with WHCB”