Lakeside Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs and your dancing shoes. Winged Deer Park presents their Lakeside Concert Series located at the lakefront amphitheater off Carroll Creek Road, 4137 Bristol Highway. These concerts take place from 7-9 p.m., and admission is free. This year’s Lakeside Concert Series is sponsored by Bristol Broadcasting, Johnson City Parks and Recreation, Mountain States Health Alliance, and the News and Neighbor. For more information, call (423) 283-5815.

This year’s concert schedule is as follows:

• Thursday, July 24, 7-9 p.m. – Hillbilly Bad Band
• Thursday, July 31, 7-9 p.m. – Catfish Frye Band
• Thursday, Aug. 7, 7-9 p.m. – Lauren Cole Band
• Thursday, Aug. 14, 7-9 p.m. – Kids Our Age Band
• Sunday, Sept. 7, 6-8 p.m. – Johnson City Symphony

Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday

August 1st thru 3rd

The State of Tennessee's Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. This year's tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 1st and ends Sunday, August 3rd at 11:59 p.m.

For more information on what is tax free, go to their website at

DIVE, RIDE & STRIDE Kid's Triathlon

Saturday, August 16th - 8am @ Memorial Park Community Center

Join us for the 2nd Annual Dive Ride Stride Kid’s Triathlon! This event is open to youth ages 6-12 years of age and is a great way for them to gain experience and knowledge needed for future fitness challenges. Children will participate in an age appropriate swim, bike, and run during this event! Participants are only guaranteed a t-shirt and medal if they register early. There will be no registration taken the day of the event.

Click here for online registration. You may also register in person between normal business hours at Memorial Park Community Center (7am-9pm) Monday-Saturday. Check or cash is required for payment at the center. Credit cards may only be used during online registration. For more information, please call (423) 434-5749.


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