April 8: The Johnson City Swing Choir will be presenting a tribute to Radiohead at The Culp Center. Tickets cost $8, and it is suggested you arrive early. Show starts at 7:00 PM.
April 9: The Farmers Market will be featuring a special collection of artisanal marshmallows, on sale from sunrise till sell out.
April 9: Penny Farthing Bicycle Ride. Taking place at Hollow Berry Park, what is hoped to be the first annual Penny Farthing Bike Ride event will be taking place from 2:00 to 5:00 PM. Come ride with us on wonderful, old-fashioned bikes for charity! Dress in your finest of vintage attire, come enjoy a picnic lunch, with a band playing your favorite marches. Tickets are $10
April 9: Hipster Gawking & Outdoor Lunch: Bring a friend, some food, and join us as we watch our regions hipsters in their natural habitat. This event will take place from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on the grassy hill directly across from Hollow Berry Park.
April 11: Reminder to parents, schools will be closed this day in order to celebrate the founding of Eastman at Kingsport. Random boxes full of chemicals will be distributed in the wee hours of the morning by the boy scouts. Check your local paper for further details.
April 15: Taxes are due, and it’s the annual Abingdon Monopoly tournament. Winner gets a coupon to Food City, and the coveted golden top hat award.
April 16: Record Store Day. Take your kids, your wife, your parents out and buy records from a mom and pop shop.
April 17: Annual Andy Ross Does Outdoor Work Day: Come and stand outside the fence at famed Stately Ross Manor, and listen as our region’s own Andy Ross curses and rants up a storm trying to do mundane lawn care. It’s a day you’ll remember for a long time.
April 23: Bath Fitter Tub Car--Fury Road Race. This is self explanatory.
That’s all we have for now, look for further events to be posted as we receive word of them, and be on the look out for your Community Calendar for May!