10 things to do

Brandon Paykamian • Jan 30, 2020 at 9:09 AM

Jonesborough Barrel House Events: Jonesborough Barrel House will feature music from Curt Matheson Friday at 6 p.m. In addition, the venue will host karaoke every Thursday night from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, find Jonesborough Barrel House on Facebook. 

Live music at Down Home: Downtown Johnson City’s Down Home will feature live music from Blue Highway, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. For more information on this event and others, find them on social media, visit www.downhome.com or call 423-929-9822. 

Boones Creek Opry music: Boones Creek Opry, 525 W. Oakland Ave. No. 1, will feature live music from Hollow Ground Bluegrass Band, Saturday at 6 p.m. For more information on this and other future events at Boones Creek Opry, call 423-461-0151.

Ross Childress at Wild Wing: On Saturday at 10 p.m., Johnson City’s Wild Wing Cafe will host 2 Broke Kings featuring Ross Childress, formerly of Collective Soul. For more information, call 423-461-0071, or find Wild Wing Cafe on Facebook. 

ETSU Performances: The Loboda and Hutchins Duo will perform Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Mathes Hall on the ETSU campus. The duo will present an evening of saxophone duo repertoire. Admission is free. The award-winning Cavani String Quartet will also present a program of string quartet music, accompanied by ETSU’s Dr. Esther Park on piano, on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and free for students. For more info, visit www.etsu.edu

My Little Valentine Daddy Daughter Dance: The My Little Valentine Daddy Daughter Dance is coming to Johnson City’s Memorial Park Community Center on Feb. 8 from 6-8 p.m. The dance is open to dads, grandparents, guardians and daughters of all ages who will enjoy an evening of DJ music, crafts, light refreshments and a special guest. Tickets are $20 per person until Feb. 7 and can be purchased online at myjcparks.org, or in person at MPCC. Tickets must be picked up before the day of the dance. For more information, call 423-434-5749.

Buffalo Ruritan Dance Events: Buffalo Ruritan, located at 200 Willow Brook Drive, Bluff City, will hold dance events every Saturday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The cost is $6 per person. For more information on these and other Buffalo Ruritan events, call 423-967-1651. 

Mellow Melodies: Do you want to share your favorite bands and artists with other people? The Jonesborough Washington County Library is happy to start a new monthly program for music enthusiasts. Mellow Melodies is for those who are always searching for new music, no matter the genre. Join for music discussions, themed games, jam sessions, karaoke and more on Wednesday.

Yoga at Memorial Park: Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is now holding a yoga class from 6-7 p.m. each Wednesday. The class is designed for beginners and older adults but open to those age 18 and older. The cost is $5 per class. Register in person at MPCC on the evening of class. For more information, call 423-434-6237.

Appalachian Skies at Bays Mountain Planetarium: Kingsport’s Bays Mountain Planetarium will take visitors on a majestic tour of the evening sky using the spectacular Carl Zeiss ZKP-4 star projector instrument as part of its “Appalachian Skies – Winter” feature, running until March 1. Produced in-house and led by planetarium staff, learn what fascinating constellations and planets will be easily visible. For more information on this event and more at Bays Mountain, visit www.baysmountain.com.  

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