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Out & About: 5 Things to do this weekend

Staff Reports • Jan 3, 2014 at 10:38 AM

The McLain Family Band will perform bluegrass music at the Carter Family Fold, Hiltons, Va., on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults. www.mclains.com and www.carterfailyfold.org

The Rainforest Adventure exhibit will close at Hands On! Regional Museum on Sunday. Newton’s Antics is now open in the Eastman Discovery Lab through Jan. 19 in honor of Sir Isaac Newton’s birthday. 434-4263 or http://handsonmuseum.org

On Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. the Washington County Militia will hold their monthly Militia Muster and Old Christmas Celebration at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Ave., Elizabethton. As you walk through the gates of Fort Watauga you will see how our colonial ancestors celebrated a holiday called “Old Christmas.” 543-5808 or www.sycamoreshoalstn.org

Emerging rock singer-songwriter Jeff Ruby will be performing as an acoustic act tonight at 8 p.m. at the Acoustic Coffeehouse, 415 W. Walnut St., Johnson City. The show is free. www.jeffrubymusic.com or www.acousticcoffeehouse.net

The 2014 Something Blue Bridal Fair will be held Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the General Morgan Inn, Greeneville, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wedding vendors in all categories will be present, and newlywed brides will offer their advice and experiences. Admission is $8. 787-1000 or www.generalmorganinn.com