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10 things to do!

Brandon Paykamian • May 23, 2019 at 9:48 AM

Biscuits, Bacon and Beer at Johnson City Brewing Company Join the Johnson City Brewing Company and the Maple Street Biscuit Company for an evening of specialty biscuits, bacon and beer at the Johnson City Brewing Company, Thursday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will feature specialty beers using ingredients from the Maple Street Biscuit Company – a Russian blonde ale made with their B2 Jam, a blonde ale made with their pepper jelly, an ale made with their apple butter and a Russian imperial stout made with their bacon.

The Digital Drug, Gipsy Danger and The Kindest People at Capone’s On Friday night, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Kindest People will return to the Capone's stage for an album release concert with Nashville’s The Digital Drug and Bristol’s Gipsy Danger. This is an 18-and-up show, $5 for those 21 and up and $7 for those under 21 at the door. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.eventbrite.com

Founders After Five Friday On Friday at 6 p.m., The Tillers will be performing at Founders Park during the Founders After 5 concert series. The free 2019 concert series featuring various acts began May 10 and will continue Friday evenings until Sept. 27. For more information on this event and others at Founders Park, visit www.facebook.com/FoundersParkJC

Barefoot in the Park at Founders Kick off your shoes and join others every Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Founders Park amphitheater for a free hour of yoga in the park. Those who wish to attend can just show up; no registration is required. 

Ruritan breakfast Saturday Hales Community The Ruritan Club will host a country breakfast on Saturday from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Hales Community Ruritan building at 152 Hales Road off of Boones Creek Road in Jonesborough. The club will be serving biscuits and gravy, eggs, fresh sausage, bacon, country ham, pancakes, coffee, orange juice and milk. Cost is $8 at the door. Children 10 and under eat free. Proceeds will be used for community service projects.

Carter Railroad Museum events starting Saturday The George L. Carter Railroad Museum at East Tennessee State University will present “Modern Diesels in Action” on Saturday before the action moves to the Mini-Dome on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 for the annual Big Train Show. For more information, visit www.etsu.edu/railroad

Carson Peters in Hiltons Saturday On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Carson Peters & Iron Mountain. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, children 6 to 11 $2, children under age 6 get in for free. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. 

Dixie Express in Bristol Saturday Dixie Express will be performing Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Muzik Factory in Bristol, Tennessee, located at 3101 Highway 421. Tickets at the door cost $7. To reserve a table, call 423-217-1051. More information can also be found at the Muzik Factory’s Facebook page. 

Legion Street Pool season begins The Legion Street Pool on 111 Legion St. will offer free swimming at a special party from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday to celebrate Johnson City Parks and Recreation’s 75th anniversary. The first 200 people will receive free hotdogs and drinks. Attendees also will enjoy games, music and prizes. The pool will also officially open for the season on Memorial Day, Monday. For more information, call 423-434-5754.

Rev. Robert Jones at Storytelling Center, Thursday to Saturday Rev. Robert Jones, an inspirational storyteller and award-winning musician celebrating the history, humor and power of American roots music, will continue performing at the International Storytelling Center until Saturday, each day at 2 p.m. For more information on this event and others at the center, visit www.facebook.com/StorytellingCenter.  

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