The Town of Tazewell Community Thanksgiving Dinner was held on November 23, 2013.
It was sponsered by the Tazewell Police Department, Tazewell County Juvenile Court, and Italian Village.
The annual Christmas parade was held on November 30, 2013. Thanks to all of the participants, along with the parade onlookers who braved the cold. Hot chocolate and cookies were provided by the Tazewell Chamber of Commerce at the Altizer stage, and SATIRA provided popcorn.
The second annual Veteran’s Day Parade was held Sunday, November 10, 2013.
The parade began at Tazewell High School, and ended with a ceremony at the Veteran’s Memorial on Main Street in Tazewell. Over 160 Veterans were in attendance. A meal was served for the Veterans at the Main Street Methodist Church fellowship hall, on the corner of Main Street.
All area Veteran’s were invited to participate in the parade and meal. Transportation was provided to any Veteran which is not able to walk the parade route. This year the Veterans Parade Committee teamed up with the USMC Toys for Tots Campaign and asked all parade onlookers to bring a a toy and help provide a tangible sign of hope to economically disadvantaged children at Christmas. Toy collection spots were strategically placed throughout the parade route, to collect donations.
We extend a sincere thanks to all those who participated in the parade and toy drive!
The second annual Pumpkin Carving Contest was held on October 26, 2013. Prizes and treat bags were given out to all in attendance.
All games start at 7:30 p.m.
For more info – see the Tazewell Athletic Foundation.
|On June 29, 2013, Steele Cookin’ performed as part of the Summer Concert Series in Tazewell.This band is centered around the guitar of Teddy Steele whose style reflects some of his many influences such as Billy Gibbons and Eric Clapton. Steele knows when to slow it down and when to burn the house down. He has been a well-known figure in the blues scene of Southwest Virginia and has also played The White Mountain Boogie and Blues Fest as well as the Cincinnati Blues fest with Deborah Coleman and Albert Cummings. Teddy is accompanied by vocalist Rebecca Tinsley whose style and influences are among Bonnie Raitt and Susan Tedeschi. Along with the talented rhythm section of George Bowen (sax, slide guitar, harmonica), Tom Pridgen (drums) and Ashley Steele (bass) you have a band that you will want to see time and time again.
Visit their website at https://sites.google.com/site/steelecookinband/ or on Facebook
Back of the Dragon Day was held on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 in Tazewell. The day included a bike show organized by the Iron Titans, and performances by Clinton Collins and the Creek Boys, Tuesday’s Gone, and Parmalee. The Monster Energy MX Stunt Team wowed the audience with their gravity defying stunts.