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Stories from the Mountain – History Program

The Farmstead Museum at Bays Mountain Park

Hear the stories and see the faces of people who lived on the mountain long before the Park came to be. This program is presented inside in the comfort and intrigue of the historic Farmstead Museum, which houses much of the early artifacts and documents that tell the story of Bays Mountain Park. Presented by […]

$5.00
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Kingsport Charter Bicentennial Celebration

The Netherland Inn 2144 Netherland Inn Rd., Kingsport

Come out to the Netherland Inn and celebrate 200 years of Kingsport history! There will be live music, storytellers, and a live re-enactment of the moment Kingsport came into existence 200 years ago. Light refreshments will be provided. The fun starts at 10:00 a.m. on August 20th. Charter signing and proclamation will be held at […]

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Multicolored Market Basket

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport

This woven reed market basket is a great workshop for beginners who want to try their hand at basket weaving. It's the perfect size to hold a large project or your groceries at the farmer's market; in Joy's house these tend to become a cat bed. Try your hand at weaving and learn about the […]

$35

Did An Asteroid Really Kill The Dinosaurs?

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

Did a space rock six miles wide slam into the Earth 66 million years ago and wipe out 75 percent of all living species at that time, including the dinosaurs? Explore these impacts and cosmic collisions across the Solar System in this dynamic show. The show includes footage from the first iridium layer found in […]

Zip Line Adventure

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

(Weather permitting) – Fly through the forest canopy on a 310-foot zipline. Limit of 15. $10 per non-member or $5 per member. Tickets are available on the day of the program in the Nature Center. * No Zipline if rain, thunderstorms, or lightning is present.

$10.00

Barge Ride

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

Enjoy the beauty of the Bays Mountain Reservoir while the secrets of aquatic animals are revealed. Meet at the barge. Tickets can be purchased in the Nature Center on the day of the program. The cost is $5 per person for non-members. For public health and safety purposes, this program will be limited to 15 […]

$5.00

Zip Line Adventure

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

(Weather permitting) – Fly through the forest canopy on a 310-foot zipline. Limit of 15. $10 per non-member or $5 per member. Tickets are available on the day of the program in the Nature Center. * No Zipline if rain, thunderstorms, or lightning is present.

$10.00

Appalachian Skies

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

“Appalachian Skies” will take visitors on a majestic tour of the current evening sky using the spectacular Zeiss star projector instrument. It’s fiber-optic generated star field is stunning and a pleasure to see. This live presentation is enhanced with additional content from our VELVET LED projectors for a wonderful experience. You don’t want to miss […]

$5.00

Barge Ride

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

Enjoy the beauty of the Bays Mountain Reservoir while the secrets of aquatic animals are revealed. Meet at the barge. Tickets can be purchased in the Nature Center on the day of the program. The cost is $5 per person for non-members. For public health and safety purposes, this program will be limited to 15 […]

$5.00
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RENT at Kingsport Theatre Guild

Kingsport Renaissance Center 1200 E Center St, Kingsport

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of […]

$15

Zip Line Adventure

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

(Weather permitting) – Fly through the forest canopy on a 310-foot zipline. Limit of 15. $10 per non-member or $5 per member. Tickets are available on the day of the program in the Nature Center. * No Zipline if rain, thunderstorms, or lightning is present.

$10.00

Zip Line Adventure

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

(Weather permitting) – Fly through the forest canopy on a 310-foot zipline. Limit of 15. $10 per non-member or $5 per member. Tickets are available on the day of the program in the Nature Center. * No Zipline if rain, thunderstorms, or lightning is present.

$10.00

Barge Rides

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

Enjoy the beauty of the Bays Mountain Reservoir while the secrets of aquatic animals are revealed. Meet at the barge. Tickets can be purchased in the Nature Center on the […]

$5.00

Did An Asteroid Really Kill The Dinosaurs?

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

Did a space rock six miles wide slam into the Earth 66 million years ago and wipe out 75 percent of all living species at that time, including the dinosaurs? Explore these impacts and cosmic collisions across the Solar System in this dynamic show. The show includes footage from the first iridium layer found in […]

Evening Barge Ride

Bays Mountain Park 853 Bays Mountain Park Road, Kingsport

Enjoy the park as the sun sets with a special evening Barge Ride. Observe water lilies, deer, raccoons, geese, turtles, great blue herons, beaver lodges, and sometimes beavers and black bears. Your naturalist will discuss park history and the sights and sounds encountered on your trip, creating a unique experience. The Barge Ride lasts approximately […]

$5.00
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RENT at Kingsport Theatre Guild

Kingsport Renaissance Center 1200 E Center St, Kingsport

Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of […]

$15

EVENT CALENDAR PURPOSE AND CRITERIA


A calendar has been created called the This is Kingsport events calendar which will serve as a non-public forum to provide citizens with information about social and organizational gatherings held within the city. The city will disseminate information to the public through this online calendar about social and organizational gatherings which are conducted or promoted by community partners with which the city currently has partnership agreements. Additionally, social or organizational gatherings held on city owned property to which the public at large is invited will be published on this calendar.


Each year the city enters into partnership agreements with multiple community partners some of whom in turn support the city by organizing events or promoting events of members and affiliates. By creating a common source for the dissemination of information about community events the city will be furthering its support of those community partners which in turn support the city. Moreover, the city wishes to and will benefit from highlighting gatherings which will be of benefit and enjoyment to the public.


Community partners may communicate their events or those which they promote to the city which will disseminate the information through the event calendar. Furthermore, the city of Kingsport will publish on the calendar those community events which are held on city property. In order to achieve the city’s goals only those events described herein will be published on the This is Kingsport event calendar which will be curated by city staff.