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Scratch Mold Workshop

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Create your own iron artwork by making a Scratch Mold! Suitable for beginners and students of all skill levels, you’ll scratch unique designs into an 8-inch sand mold which will be cast with molten iron by professional artists during the main event (held on Saturday, April 20th). Your finished one-of-a-kind art will be ready to […]

$20

Lanterns: Light Up the Night

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Create a lantern to carry at the Kingsport ARTS Festival kick-off, Light Up the Night! Create colorful, chaotic paper lanterns with us at The Inventor Center! We encourage you to embrace your creativity and decorate a lantern to carry as we walk through Downtown Kingsport the evening of April 19th! This workshop is open to […]

Lanterns: Light Up the Night

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Create a lantern to carry at the Kingsport ARTS Festival kick-off, Light Up the Night! Create colorful, chaotic paper lanterns with us at The Inventor Center! We encourage you to embrace your creativity and decorate a lantern to carry as we walk through Downtown Kingsport the evening of April 19th! This workshop is open to […]

Scratch Mold Workshop

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Create your own iron artwork by making a Scratch Mold! Suitable for beginners and students of all skill levels, you’ll scratch unique designs into an 8-inch sand mold which will be cast with molten iron by professional artists during the main event (held on Saturday, April 20th). Your finished one-of-a-kind art will be ready to […]

$20

Lanterns: Light Up the Night

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Create a lantern to carry at the Kingsport ARTS Festival kick-off, Light Up the Night! Create colorful, chaotic paper lanterns with us at The Inventor Center! We encourage you to embrace your creativity and decorate a lantern to carry as we walk through Downtown Kingsport the evening of April 19th! This workshop is open to […]

Scratch Mold Workshop

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Create your own iron artwork by making a Scratch Mold! Suitable for beginners and students of all skill levels, you’ll scratch unique designs into an 8-inch sand mold which will be cast with molten iron by professional artists during the main event (held on Saturday, April 20th). Your finished one-of-a-kind art will be ready to […]

$20

Beginner Bladesmithing: Seahorse Knives

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Forge your own small knife and learn about blacksmithing along the way! This is a required pre-req for advanced classes to come! In this class we will cover forging out a small, simple, all-steel knife along with some blacksmithing history, tooling information, and other basic concepts. Once the forging is complete, we will heat treat […]

Intro to Blacksmithing: Forged Spoons

The Inventor Center 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, United States

Get started in Blacksmithing by forging a spoon from steel bar stock! In this class, students will make their spoon from steel bar stock. During the spoon forging class, students will learn some of the fundamentals of blacksmithing. Drawing and spreading material, twisting, isolation, and other basics. They will also learn to use a swage […]

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.