10 things to do

Brandon Paykamian • Nov 21, 2019 at 10:11 AM

Boones Creek Opry music: Boones Creek Opry, located at 525 W. Oakland Ave. No. 1, will feature Unicoi County High School Bluegrass Band, Saturday at 6 p.m., followed by open mic at 7 p.m. Admission is $1. For more information on this and other future events at Boones Creek Opry, call 423-461-0151.

Symphony of the Mountains at Northeast State: Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra and Primo Orchestra will perform Saturday at 7 p.m. at Northeast State Community College in Blountville. Music to be performed includes works by Bartok, Copland, Faure and Schubert. Admission is free.

Christmas Bazaar: St. Paul’s Church in Kingsport, located at the corner of Watauga and Ravine, will host its 11th annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find unique artisan-made gift items, holiday décor, home-made baked goods and frozen soups. Come early for the ever-popular Jewelry Booth with gently used, re-purposed and original jewelry. A delicious lunch – Rhett’s Pit Barbeque, cornbread, slaw, dessert and drink – is available for $10 per plate from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The annual event supports community ministries including St. Paul's Food Pantry and project "Laundry Love." Admission is free.

ETSU Chamber Orchestras present orchestral masterworks: East Tennessee State University’s Chamber Orchestras will present a concert of orchestral masterworks at First Presbyterian Church in Johnson City on Friday at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information on this and other ETSU events, visit www.etsu.edu

Music at the Carter Fold: On Saturday at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Folk Soul Revival. Admission to the concert is $15 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-serve. For more information, visit www.carterfamilyfold.org

Live Music at Capone’s: Downtown Johnson City’s Capone’s will host the Andrew Thelston Band, Daniel Byrd Music, and Jonny Monster Band, Friday at 10 p.m., followed by Love Unit and Mahto and the Loose Balloons, Saturday at 10 p.m. For more info, call 423-928-2295 or visit www.caponesjohnsoncity.com

Live Music at Down Home: Johnson City’s Down Home will host Shawn Lane and Richard Bennett, Saturday at  8 p.m., followed by Sister Show, Monday at 7 p.m. For more information on these and other Down Home events, visit www.downhome.com or call 423-929-9822. 

Live music in Bristol: Blackbird Bakery will host Kevin Lorenz, Thursday at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Diamonds, Saturday at 8 p.m. Bloom Cafe will host Dusty Travelers, Friday at 8 p.m. Quaker Steak and Lube will feature Big Son, Friday at 8 p.m., followed by James Meadows, Saturday at 8 p.m. From the Edge will perform at 423 Social, Friday at 8 p.m. 

Music and Open Mic at Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room: On Thursday, Willow Tree will host Cataldo and Young Mister at 8 p.m. followed by Kind Thieves, Friday at 8 p.m., and the Monster Atlantic album release, Saturday at 8 p.m. Every Wednesday at 6 p.m., Willow Tree also hosts its Open Mic Night. For more information on these and other Willow Tree events, visit www.facebook.com/willowcoffeehouse.

1927 Society Concert Series: Bristol’s Birthplace of Country Music Museum will present “an intimate 1927 Society Concert Series experience” featuring music by Front Country on Saturday at 7 p.m. Tier one tickets, which include dinner and open bar, are $80. Tier two tickets are $25. Both tiers include a casual meet and greet with the band. For more information on this event and others at the Museum, visit www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org

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