Racks By The Tracks, a Saturday festival packed with great music, ribs and beer tasting, returns to Kingsport this weekend for its sixth year. The event has grown from 450 attendees in its first year to over 9,500 in 2012 and is now hosted at the Farmer's Market in downtown Kingsport. The event has raised tens of thousands of dollars in past years for many local non-profit organizations. This year's festival will benefit the Sullivan County Humane Society and Relay For Life among others.
Poor Richard's Campus is reopening on Friday, May 3rd, under new management dedicated to reviving the food and atmosphere to its highest level. Patrons can stop by Monday through Thursday of this week between 9am and 5pm for a sneak peak and a glass of Maxine's Finest Iced Tea. The restaurant will officially open for lunch on Friday at 11am.
Beer lovers from the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas will arrive at Mellow Mushroom in Johnson City for the 2013 installment of the Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza this Saturday, April 13th. Over 150 obscure beers will be available for attendees to sample. Many of the available craft brews won't be found anywhere else!
There's an exciting new bus service in the Tri-Cities called the Karaoke Bus Crawl! A service provided by F&L Limo, it operates all throughout Johnson City every Friday and Saturday night from 8pm until 4am. It's the most fun and safest way to party at multiple places every weekend.