6:30 p.m. LIL’ ROAD RACERS will take place at Martin Luther King Jr. Park for ages 3-5. Registration closes at 5:30 p.m. All children must wear helmets. For more information call 423-586-0260.
7 p.m. THE WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SPRING CHORAL CONCERT will be held at First United Methodist Church of Morristown.
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A FREE GARDEN AND FLOWER WORKSHOP, presented by the UT Agriculture Extension/FCE Club and the Morristown-Hamblen Public Library, will be held at the library.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. THE UNTO ME PROJECT, hosted by Evangelizare Studio of the Arts, will have a race, pie contest and craft market at 205 Underwood Road in New Market. Funds raised go to Appalachian Outreach, Kingswood Children’s Home and Lighthouse Ministires. For more information visit evangelizare.com or call 865-755-3263.
9:30 a.m. THE NINTH ANNUAL JUDY WAGNER KNIGHT SCHOLARSHIP WALK-A-THON will be held at Wayne Hansard Park. Registration is $25. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held in the Alpha Baptist Church gym.
10 a.m. THE BROCKLAND ACRES GARDEN CLUB will meet at the home of Jean Jones, 4669 Brockland Drive, to travel to The Paris Apartments in Knoxville for lunch and a planning meeting. For more information call 423-586-6814.
7:30 p.m. BROADWAY COMES TO GREENEVILLE will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 p.m. JAVA JIVE, featuring Brad Jones and Katy Greene, 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.
2 p.m. THE REUNION COMMITTEE FOR THE MH EAST CLASS OF 1966 will meet to discuss plans for the upcoming 50th reunion to be held August 12 and 13. Class members who have not yet been contacted by a committee member can email their information to email@example.com or mail it via postal service at 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 423-581-3135.
7:30 p.m. THE WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY CHORALE CONCERT will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Morristown.
11:30 a.m. GFWC SOMO SALA CIRCLE ANNUAL SPRING LUNCHEON will be held at The Country Club in Morristown. Reservations can be made by calling 423-748-4849. The cost is $15.
6:30 p.m. MARGARITAVILLE, benefiting the Rotary Playground at Fred Miller Park, will be held at The Country Club in Morristown. Music will be provided by Tall Paul. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at the Blossom Shop, Home Trust Bank and Prukey, Carter, Compton, Swan & Carter PLLC. For more information call 423-312-8298.
7:30 a.m. SPRING FLOWER & PLANT SALE at All Saints’ Episcopal School in Morristown, to benefit the school’s Early Learning Center. The sale will be conducted from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., featuring a variety of flowers, hanging baskets, pre-planted herbs and bedding plants. Prices range from $1.50 to $19.50. For more information, call 423-586-3280.
Noon 20TH ANNUAL WALLACE-ROUSE-FOX-HAGGARD MEMORIAL GOLF INVITATIONAL to benefit MHHS will take place at Millstone Golf Club, 450 Alpha Valley Home Road in Morristown. Sponsorship opportunities range from $200 to $5,000 and individual player spots are available for $150 each. Contact Elizabeth Essary at 423-492-5602 or email@example.com for more information or to register your team.
6:30 p.m. THE HERITAGE CENTER’S MOONLIGHT MOVIE NIGHT will be held at the Heritage Center Campus. There will be movie, concessions, photo booth, DJ and family fun.
8 p.m. THE BURNIN HERMANS will be in concert at the Rose Center. A versatile band that spans many different genres from blues and rock and roll to R&B and funk, The Burnin Hermans specialize in creating unique cover sets that keep your legs moving, your mind wondering, and your soul enlivened. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Rose Center office.
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. BIG SPRING MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION will have its Annual Spring Plant Sale featuring heirloom tomatoes and herbs at the Greene County Fairgrounds Commercial Building.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. GLENMORE VICTORIAN MANSION will be hosting a Spring Garden Market. A luncheon will be served in the Tea Time Tent from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Seventeen vendors with flowers, vegetable plants, garden items and green plants will be available.. There will also be an antique tractor show.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. THE STATE OF FRANKLIN ANTIQUE BOTTLE AND COLLECTIBLES CLUB will sponsor its 18th Annual Antique Collectibles and Bottle Show and Sale in the Farm and Home Building at the Appalachian Fairgrounds located at Exit 13 off I-26. Admission is free. For more information call Carl Bailey at 423-282-3119.
4 p.m. REUNION OF THE AGES GOSPEL SONGFEST will be held at Jefferson Middle School in Jefferson City benefiting the James A. Nichols Scholarship Fund. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 423-312-2949 or 423-964-6733.
7:30 p.m. RESTLESS HEART will be performing at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greeneville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 423-638-1679 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Noon THE RETIRED TELEPHONE PIONEERS will hold its regular monthly meeting at the Davy Crockett Restaurant. All retired employees are invited to attend.
4-6 p.m. A COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2435 W. Andrew Johnson Highway.
11:30 a.m. THE FEDERATION OF DEMOCRATIC WOMEN will meet at 11:30 at The Country Club in Morristown.
5 p.m. 2016 CITIZEN TRIBUNE COOKING & TRADE SHOW will take place in the Walters State Community College Z-Buda Gymnasium. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door. VIP tickets are available for $25 and include preferred seating, early entrance, autographed cookbooks and backstage meet and greet with culinary specialist Jamie Dunn. Tickets can be purchased at the Citizen Tribune office, Morristown Food City locations and at lakewaytickets.com.
5:30-7:30 p.m. STRAWBERRIES, JAZZ, AND COCKTAILS AT THE ROSE will be held in Prater Hall at the Rose Center, 442 2nd North Street in Morristown. Prater Hall will be transformed into a Pop Art party, complete with strawberry based hors d’oeuvres, snacks and desserts, all paired with a selection of wines from Morristown’s Executive Sommelier, Jill Bruce of Cork & Keg. A live jazz trio will provide the jam, and members of the Morristown Art Association will be demonstrating their pop art techniques. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 423-581-4330 or at the Rose Center office.
6-8 p.m. STRAWBERRY JAM FEST will take place at Fred Miller Park, 441 W. Morris Boulevard in Morristown. Put on your dancin’ shoes and enjoy the sounds of Broke-n-Busted. Take lawn chairs and blankets and buy your supper from one of the food vendors and enjoy a fun end to the week.
7 p.m. THE BUNKHOUSE, located in Bulls Gap, continues to bring musical talent to East Tennessee by hosting the band Sugar Lime Blue from Nashville. Reservations can be made by calling 423-235-7414. The cover charge is $7.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. A CANINE CARNIVAL will be held at the Morristown Dog Park. There will be a dog parade, contests, vendors, food, music, raffles and more. For more information call 423-318-0999.
9-11:30 a.m. FRIENDS OF HOSPICE 2016 STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT will take place at Wayne Hansard Park, 5100 Dearing Road in Morristown. Registration will be from 9-10 a.m. with a registration fee of $20 per player (2-man scramble/blind draw for teams). All participants will receive a T-shirt. $100 will be awarded to the first place team and $70 to the second place team. Registration forms are available online at www.hospicefriends.org, or can be picked up at the Morristown Parks and Recreation office or WCRK/WMTN studios. Call Friends of Hospice at 423-586-5284 for more information.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. SKYMART CAR SHOW will have a 1950s – 1960s theme and will honor those in the Hamblen County Car Club that are no longer with us. There will be door prizes, music and other entertainment. If you would like to enter the car show, contact Crossroads Downtown Partnership or visit their website at www.crossroadspartnership.com.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A MONTHLY VOLUNTEER DAY will be held at Panther Creek State Park at the Visitor Center. Sturdy footwear, water and gloves are encouraged. For more information contact Ranger Shaun Rainone at 423-736-3199.
Noon – 5 p.m. AN OLD SCHOOL PARTY, presented by Morristown’s Task Force on Diversity, will be held at Fred Miller Park. J&J’s Bar-B-Que and Mexico Lindo will be selling food or you make take a picnic. DJ Stan the Man will provide old school music.
Noon – 4 p.m. VFW Post 5266 IN MORRISTOWN will elect its 2016-17 officers. There will be a fish fry to accompany the election.
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.
7:30 p.m. CIRQUE ZUMA ZUMA 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.
8 p.m. KATIE JO O’NEAL will be in concert at the Rose Center’s Davis Gallery, 442 2nd North Street in Morristown. Doors open at 7:15 and seating is limited.
7 p.m. THE REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at Shoney’s Restaurant. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The guest speaker will be State Rep. Tilman Goins.
10 a.m. ROSE CENTER QUILT GUILD will have its regular meeting. For more information visit www.rosecenterquiltguild.com.
11:12 a.m. RETIRED TEACHERS OF HAMBLEN COUNTY will meet at Regency Retirement Center. Teachers who have passed away the past year will be recognized. Althia Fain will share items from ARTE Gallery and Studio.
6-9 p.m. STRAWBERRY TOSS CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT will take place at Fred Miller Park, 441 W. Morris Boulevard in Morristown. The entry fee is $20 per two person team, with a double elimination with buy back in option of $10. Contact Jennifer at 423-586-0206 to registration or for more information.
8 p.m. DESPERATE MEASURES will be in concert at Rose Center’s Prater Hall in Morristown.
8 p.m. JAVA JIVE, featuring Seth O’Kegley, 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.
8 a.m. INAUGURAL STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL GOLF CLASSIC will take place at the Clinchview Golf Club, 970 Hwy. 11 W. in Bean Station. Four-person scramble carries an entry fee of $65 per person or $250 per team. A hole in one wins a 2016 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom from Colboch Harley-Davidson. For more information, contact Hamblen County Substance Abuse Coalition at 423-748-7494. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Hamblen County Substance Abuse Coalition.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. GENERAL LONGSTREET MUSEUM BENEFIT YARD SALE will be held at the General Longstreet Museum, 5915 E Andrew Johnson Hwy. in Russellville.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 12TH ANNUAL MORRISTOWN STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL will be held at 510 West Economy Road in Morristown. There will be lots of activities for the kids, food, arts and crafts, a strawberry pie-eating contest and entertainment.
8 a.m. A DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT, sponsored by the Walmart Neighborhood Market #5467 located on Buffalo Trail, will take place at Frank Lorino Park. Entry fee is $20 and includes lunch.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. A BOOK SALE, hosted by the Friends of the Library, will be held at the Morristown-Hamblen Library.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com or through the postal service to Class of 66, c/o Betsy Stubblefield, 700 E. 1st N. St., 37814.
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.
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 through September. For more information, call Parks and Recreation department at 423-586-0260.
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.
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. BROADWAY BOOTCAMP will take place at the Rose Center. The camp is for upcoming 7th through 12th graders. This camp will get you in theatrical shape with daily classes in acting, singing, and dancing. Registration is $75 for the week.
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ALL NATURAL CAMP will be held at the Rose Center. Campers will create art from natural items and art that is inspired by nature. The cost is $60 per child.
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. TIME TRAVELERS CAMP will take place at the Rose Center. Students will create their own masterpieces by investigating the variety of art styles created by famous master artists. The camp is held for middle school students and is $60 per student.
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.