In the spotlight: Come together for jamming, painting, dancing and theatre

Jessica Fuller • May 17, 2018 at 8:44 AM

Johnson City

1. Community members are invited to help paint the first street mural in Johnson City starting Saturday morning at 9 at the corner of Spring Street and Pine Street. Food trucks will be on-site. Lend a paint brush, a donation or cheer on painters. Note: This event has been postponed due to rain in the forecast. A new date has not been set.

2. Bring your dancing shoes to Tupelo Honey Cafe Saturday night for Salsa Night. The dance floor opens at 10:30 and the cover is $10 per person and the full bar menu is available for the evening. There will also be two performances by Kevin Kasper Glasper and Jean Noalick Aboa. 


1. Kingsport Model Trains project is rolling out their annual open house this weekend starting Saturday at 10 a.m. Several layouts will be up and running including the train tables for kids. Visitors can also see the Santa Train pProject as it progresses each week.

2. Lamplight Theatre will present the biblical story, “David: The Shepherd King,” beginning this weekend. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are a suggested donation of $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for children 5 and younger. The content of the play may not be suitable for children 12 and younger.


1. If you need a warm up for a Saturday-night show, meet with other musical members of the community for a Saturday jam session at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum from 2-5 p.m. Jammers should bring their own instruments.

2. Gardening season is in full-swing, but if you’re short on plant markers, stop by the Bristol Public Library from 1:30-4 p.m. to create a free, customizable 3D-printed marker, and while you’re there, learn about how garden markers are made.

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