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Thursday, May 27, 2010

Tennessee Barbecue Is Alive and Well In Kingsport!

We have passed by the exit for Phil's Dream Pit countless times and always said we have to try this barbecue that we've heard so much  about. Today, we locked up the brakes and headed off the Eastern Star Exit on I-26 to one of the best barbecue pork sandwiches we've eaten in a long time (the coleslaw, beans and pasta salad were also great).

Owners, Phil & Dianna Pipkin have definitely fulfilled their mission to "provide the Highest Quality and Best Tasting BBQ in East Tennessee!” They have already won countless awards, including the People's Choice Award and The Best Ribs in the Tri-Cities.

Don't wait as long as we did, whether you're looking for a great lunch, dinner or a meal to take back to Fox Manor to eat on the veranda, you won't be disappointed.


Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Kingsport Antique and Rod Club 2010 Super Cruise - Memorial Day Events

Fox Manor's guests will be attending this year’s main event that will take place on Saturday, May 29, at the historic Train Station on Main Street in downtown Kingsport. Registration is open to anyone and will cost $12 the day of the event. It is free for spectators.

Registration will begin at 1 p.m. and the action will kick into gear at 3 p.m., Saturday. A local band, PF Flyers, will play music from the ’50s and ’60s and food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

Don't forget the Annual Super Cruise Event and Fund-raiser for Ronald McDonald House at Kingsport Town Center on Friday, May 28th, 2010 from 6:00 -11:00 pm. Get ready to spend a fun evening with Kingsport’s oldest car club as they celebrate their 36th year. If you love antique cars and hot rods, you will certainly enjoy seeing over 300 of these beautiful cars from all over the USA.

The entry fee for the event is by donation only with all proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House. Door prizes will be given away provided Kingsport Town Center merchants and the first 300 entrants will receive a commemorative dash plaque.

Only two rooms left at Fox Manor, so book soon!

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Where can you find Joe Nichols, a great car show and barbecue?

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Get ready for a great Memorial Day weekend at the second annual Battle of the Pigs and Car Show with a special performance by Joe Nichols ("Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off'), a barbecue contest sanctioned by the Kansas City Bar-B-Que Society, an unbelievable car show, music on both days as well as crafters, a Kids’ Zone and huge inflatables.

Book your room at Fox Manor quick. Only a few reservations left!

Food Network takes over Tennessee's Oldest Town for reality challenge show | TriCities

Rain couldn't stop all the Tyler Florence fans from waiting to see their favorite Food Network personality on Saturday. Guests staying with us at Fox Manor were thrilled to have planned their getaway just at the right time.

>Food Network takes over Tennessee's Oldest Town for reality challenge show TriCities

Don't forget to make your reservation at Fox Manor Historic Bed & Breakfast for the upcoming holidays!

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Lavender Festival In Nearby Jonesborough

Do you love lavender? Then head to the Love Lavender Festival on May 22 -23, 2010 in nearby historic Jonesborough, Tennessee! This is the first of what organizers hope will become an annual festival tradition.

There will be seminars and cooking classes offered by true experts in the field. Bistro 105 restaurant will offer a lavender inspired meal guaranteed to tickle your taste buds.

When you aren’t busy learning or eating, you can browse the many vendor booths that will offer not just lavender products but all sorts of herb infused goodies. You’ll find plants to take home and grow, handmade bath and body products, lavender sachets, and much more.

If you will be in East Tennessee, then you’ll just be a hop and a skip away from the celebration, so plan your visit to Fox Manor now for an experience you won't forget.

Scheduled events:
Seminar: The Lavender Cooking Class
Seminar: Medicinal Uses of Lavender
Seminar: Getting Started with Herbs
Learn to make Lavender Wands!
Live Music in the Gazebo!
Organic and Green Vendors!

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Kingsport TN Events : US Air Force Jazz Band

The Airmen of Note, the Jazz Ensemble of the United States Air Force Band, will perform at on May 22nd, 2010 at 7 PM on Broad street in Downtown Kingsport as part of the Twilight Alive Concert series. The esteemed jazz ensemble continues a 60 year tradition started in honor of Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps dance band. The Twilight Alive concert series continues through August 26th, 2010. Bring your lawn chairs, leave your pets at home and come enjoy the music!

Make plans now to stay at Fox Manor Historic Bed & Breakfast, our Kingsport Tennessee bed and breakfast when you enjoy this special concert.

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