11:30 a.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet in the upper room of Timeless Elegance Tea Room for installation of officers and final plans for the new year. For more information call 423-586-6814.
6 p.m. STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL MORRISTOWN’S GOT TALENT will take place at the Farmers Market Pavilion at the corner of Morris Blvd. and Cumberland in Morristown. Take your lawn chair and cheer for those vying to win the talent showcase. There will be food vendors and several of the downtown shops will be open.
6 p.m. PICKIN’ IN THE PARK will take place at Fred Miller Park. Take your favorite musical instrument and join in the fun every Thursday evening during May to September. For more information, call Parks and Recreation department at 423-586-0260.
4 p.m. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE UPPER EAST TENNESSEE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, INC. will have its quarterly meeting in the Douglass Community Room, 301 Louis Street – North Entrance, Kingsport, TN 37660.
8 a.m. DANDRIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT will host a Tennessee handgun class. To register call 865-397-8862 ext. 26 or 865-356-7423.
Noon – 3 p.m. A SUMMER KICK-OFF POOL PARTY will take place at Panther Creek State Park. Donations will be collected for the Friends of Panther Creek State Park. There will be refreshments and a cookout.
6:30 p.m. LAKEWAY AREA TOASTMASTERS will meet at Living Promise Lutheran Church, 440 W. Third North Street in Morristown, right behind the Rose Center.
PANTHER CREEK STATE PARK will offer a Orienteering class at 2 p.m. at the Upper Campground Pavillion. At 4 p.m., Ranger Shane will take hikers on a Hug A Tree hike beginning at the Creek Observation Deck. There will be a Road to Recycling Hike at the Playground Shelter beginning at 6 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., Bats! Our Flying Mammal Friends class will take place at the Upper Campground Pavilion.
5-7 p.m. MORRISTOWN ART ASSOCIATION JURIED ART SHOW OPENING RECEPTION will be held at Rose Center’s Edith Davis Gallery. Award presentations begin at 6 p.m. For more information, call 423-312-8325.
7 a.m. – 4 p.m. MOPAR MANIA CAR SHOW & SWAP MEET will take place tat the Walters State Community College Expo Center. Admission is $5 for Adults (ages 13 and up) and free for children (ages 12 and under). For additional information, contact Dennis Hibbard at 423-748-2231.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. SECOND EVER EUROPEAN CAR SHOW will be held in Downtown Morristown across from Fred Miller Park. Admission is free. For more information, contact Jim Stepp at 423-231-5524 or email@example.com.
10 a.m. NATIONAL TRAILS DAY at Panther Creek State Park will feature a Tennessee State Park signature hike.
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. CROCKETT TAVERN MUSEUM will celebrate Tennessee Statehood Day by offering free admission.
8:30 p.m. STARLITE CINEMA will take place at Fred Miller Park. The movie will be “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
2 p.m. THE REUNION COMMITTEE FOR THE MH EAST CLASS OF 1966 will meet to discuss the upcoming 50th reunion to be held on August 12 and 13. Invitations have been sent by mail and email to those for whom there is contact information. However, the search for classmates continues. Those who have not received an invitation or have not yet been contacted by a committee member, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or through the postal service to Class of 66, c/o Betsy Stubblefield, 700 E. 1st N. St., 37814.
6-7 p.m. SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet for its regular scheduled monthly meeting in the Community Room at the Rose Center, 442 W. Second North St. Scrappers is dedicated to teaching and improving quilting skills for the novice and experienced quilter through friendships with other quilters. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information contact Debby Rinehart at email@example.com or 423-581-3135.
7 p.m. THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 52 of Morristown will host a Ladies Auxiliary at Good Shepherd Church, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy.
4-6 p.m. A COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
SPORTS CARD & COLLECTIBLES SHOW will be held at College Square Mall. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor should contact the show’s coordinator, Freddie Campbell, at 865-322-2163 for more information. Mall hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
7 a.m. – 10 a.m. HAMBLEN CHAPTER #31, ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee’s. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from any OES member or at the door the morning of the breakfast. Tickets will include a $3 discount on a following Applebee’s purchase. Proceeds will benefit local non-profit agencies.
10 a.m. – Noon LAKEWAY CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE PRESENTS: THE GHOST OF GENERAL BEE at Golden Corral restaurant. The event will feature a Dutch-treat buffet.
JX2 TEAM ROPING will take place at the Walters State Community College Expo Center. Admission is free. For additional information, contact John Johnson at 423-340-0640.
7 p.m. MORRISTOWN’S LIP SYNC BATTLE to benefit Chris Statzer’s battle with cancer will be held in the Morristown-Hamblen High School West auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door for $7 per person.
4-6 p.m. A COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2435 W Andrew Johnson Hwy.
7 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY will have its annual membership meeting in the large upstairs courtroom of the Hamblen County Courthouse. All meetings are open to the public.
4 p.m. KIDS FUN FAIR will take place at Fred Miller Park. The event is free. The Summer Jam Concert will begin at 7 p.m.
8 p.m. JAVA JIVE, featuring Laura Ritter, will be held at Rose Center in Morristown. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. with no admission charge. All donations go to the upkeep of the historic Rose Center. Take your favorite adult beverage. Light refreshments and coffee are provided.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. THE JUNE DAIRY FEST will take place at Fred Miller Park. The day will include fun, games and competitions. Admission is free.
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. COCA-COLA FESTIVAL will take place in Downtown Morristown. Coca-Cola will be refurbishing another ghost sign as well as having fun activities including food, games and music.
1-4 p.m. OLDE TOWNE HISTORIC HOME AND GARDEN TOUR will feature five area homes that will be open, as well as Centenary Methodist Church and the Rose Center. Tour at your own pace and stop by the Rose Center for refreshments. The tour is $15.
10 a.m. FCE CLUB (FAMILY AND COMMUNITY EDUCATION) will meet in the Community Room at the Morristown Public Library. The program will be Master Mixes. For information call UT-Extension at 423-586-6111.
10 a.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will meet in Prater Hall in Rose Center. There will be a covered dish dinner with the meeting starting at 10 a.m. For more information visit www.rosecenterquiltquild.com.
4 p.m. MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN LIBRARY will be having a family movie night.
UT EXTENSION will be conducting food demonstrations most Fridays and Saturdays at the Morristown Farmers Market during the summer months. Free recipe cards and other items are given out on a first-come basis.
6 p.m. THE BUNKHOUSE, 858 Bulls Gap/St.Clair Road, will continue its live music series with Michael Reno Harrell, a local singer/songwriter and storyteller. Admission is $10. Dinner is available for an additional $8. Reservation can be made by calling 423-235-7414.
9 a.m. LAKEWAY (HAMBLEN COUNTY) SCOTTISH RITE CLUB will meet at Davy Crockett Restaurant, 3282 East Morris Boulevard, for a Dutch Treat breakfast and a brief meeting. Area Masons, family and friends are welcome to attend.
10 a.m. VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA, CHAPTER 1073, will meet for the regular meeting and membership drive at the VFW Post 5266 in Morristown. Anyone wishing to join will need to bring a copy of their DD214.
Noon – 11 p.m. MEADOW LARK MUSIC FESTIVAL will take place at Ijams Nature Center. Tickets are $25.
7 p.m. STELLA VEES will be in concert at the Rose Center in Prater Hall. Using primarily vintage instruments and little effects, this Chicago and West Coast style blues band from Louisville, Kentucky focuses on “straight ahead, no effects pedal blues.”
2 p.m. MORRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966 REUNION COMMITTEE will meet to finalize plans for the upcoming 50th reunion to be held August, 12-13. Classmates who have not received an invitation should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send contact information through the postal service to Class of 66, c/o Betsy Stubblefield, 700 E. 1st N. St., 37814.
4 p.m. VINCE GILL will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email email@example.com.
6:30 p.m. GARDEN THYME HERB SOCIETY will meet at Rose Center. The program will be “Monarch Butterflies” with specialists Wanda DeWaard and Stacey Whetstone. For more information call 865-771-1489.
6 p.m. A FOSTER PARENT RECRUITMENT EVENT will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, 1800 Cherokee Drive. The event will include a presentation by the Department of Human Services on how to become a foster parent.
6:30-9 p.m. RIVERPLACE ON THE CLINCH LIVE MUSIC SERIES will take place on the Clinch River, located at 2788 Highway 70 in Kyles Ford. The group performing will be Sycamore Holler.
3-10 p.m. NBHA BARREL RACING EVENT will take place at the Walters State Community College Expo Center. The pre-racing exhibition begins at noon. There is a $5 admission fee for adults; children under 10 are free. For more information, call Kevin Pitsenbarger at 865-712-2589.
6:30-9 p.m. RIVERPLACE ON THE CLINCH LIVE MUSIC SERIES will take place on the Clinch River, located at 2788 Highway 70 in Kyles Ford. The group performing will be High Test Grass.
8-10:30 p.m. FRIGHTMARE IN JULY will be presented by Frightmare Manor, 7588 W Andrew Johnson Highway. For more information, visit the website www.frightmaremanor.com.
9 a.m. THE SONS OF THE REVOLUTION, along with the Samuel Doak Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Children of the American Revolution, will celebrate Independence Day at the City Center with speeches and ringing of the replica Liberty Bell.
6-7 p.m. SCRAPPERS QUILT GUILD will meet for its regular scheduled monthly meeting in the Community Room at the Rose Center, 442 W. Second North St. The meeting will include the Brown Bag Challenge reveal. Scrappers is dedicated to teaching and improving quilting skills for the novice and experienced quilter through friendships with other quilters. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information contact Debby Rinehart at firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-581-3135.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. UT EXTENSION will be offering pressure canning checks at the Farmers Market. There is no charge for the service and the lid with the gauge attached is all you need to take.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. WET AND WILD WEDNESDAY will take place at Fred Miller Park and will include an obstacle course and water slides. For more information, call Parks and Recreation Department at 423-586-0260.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. UT EXTENSION will be offering pressure canning checks at Morristown Milling. There is no charge for the service and the lid with the gauge attached is all you need to take.
1 p.m. The HAMBLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will hold its regular monthly meeting in Room 2 of the Rose Center, located at 442 West Second North Street.
5-7 p.m. JULY ART EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION will be held at the Rose Center. “Happy Trails” features the work of four local artists who specialize in work that depicts life in the Western United States. Drawings and paintings by Wendy Leedy, Don Britton, Kay Murphy and Nancy Ryder include cowboys, Native Americans, horses, mules, wolves, covered wagons and campfires.
6 p.m. LEADVALE LODGE NUMBER 390, 3119 School Street, will confer a Master Mason Degree. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. The Master Mason Degree will be conferred beginning at 7 p.m. Visiting Master Masons are welcome to attend.
6:30-9 p.m. RIVERPLACE ON THE CLINCH LIVE MUSIC SERIES will take place on the Clinch River, located at 2788 Highway 70 in Kyles Ford. The group performing will be Tennessee Borderline Bluegrass.
8:30 p.m. STARLITE CINEMA will take place at Fred Miller Park. The movie will be “The Peanuts Movie.”
THE MOSSY CREEK CRUZERS CAR CLUB will be having their 6th Annual Car Show at Jefferson Middle School (361 W. Broadway Blvd) in Jefferson City. Pre-registration is $15; day of show is $20. All of the registration fees go to charities. Dash plaques for the first 150 entrants. Door prizes, food, vendors, crafts, music and 50/50 tickets. For more information visit www.mossycreekcruzers.org or contact Pat at 865-363-5891, Larry at 828-280-1129 or Glenn at 423-231-9942.
5-11 p.m. CHARITY HORSE SHOW to benefit Newport Lions Club will be held at the Walters State Expo Center. There is a $5 admission fee for adults and children 11 years or older. For more information, call Jack Suggs at 423-721-5406.
6:30-9 p.m. RIVERPLACE ON THE CLINCH LIVE MUSIC SERIES will take place on the Clinch River, located at 2788 Highway 70 in Kyles Ford. The group performing will be Bluegrass Favorite Band.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. NISWONGER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER will present the 2016 Camp NPAC Kids: Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs. This camp is designed for children from kindergarten to 4th grade. Tuition is $250 per student; $225 for additional siblings in the same session.
10 a.m. – Noon ROSE CENTER SUMMER CAMP: SOUNDS OF JOY will be held for children ages 5 to 10. The camp costs $60 per person. For more information, call Beccy Hamm at 423-581-4330.