In the Spotlight: Comedy, olympics and a jumpstart on Independence Day celebration

Jessica Fuller • Updated Jun 28, 2018 at 8:55 AM

Johnson City 

1. There are only two more chances to catch “Sylvia” at Blue Moon Theatre Company, a story about man’s best friend becoming man’s best friend. Closing weekend shows are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.89-$21.79 and can be purchased by calling the theatre at 926-1044 or by visiting bluemoontheatrecompany.com

2. JRH Brewing is bringing back the Beer Olympics for another year of beer pong, quarters, flip cup and beer coaster flip. Opponents will race to finish the game, then drink a 4 oz. beer or root beer before completing a physical challenge. The olympics start Saturday at 4 p.m. and contestants can sign up in the taproom.


1. LampLight Theatre is bringing a new production to the stage just in time for Independence Day, “Let Freedom Ring.” The show opens this weekend are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for children ages 5 and younger. Reserve your tickets by calling 343-1766 or by visiting LampLightTheatre.com.

2. Rising comedian Andrew Conn will be bringing his country accent and storytelling to Rain Nite Life Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets to the event are $10 general admission and $15 for reserved seating.


1. Jiggy Ray’s is hosting their annual JiggyStock this weekend complete with tunes by Half Moon Trench, Fortress, and Refried Southern Reunion. The festivities start at 6 p.m. and include pizza, salad and beer with the music.

2. Share a story and a s’more around the campfire in the lower picnic area at Sycamore Shoals Friday night beginning at 8:30 p.m. The event is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 7-17, and free for children 6 and younger. Participation is limited, so reserve your spot at tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals.

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