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TaztownOpoly – Game Board Sponsor Spots Available

As part of the Sesquicentennial celebration in honor of the incorporation of the Town of Tazewell in 1866, a special commemorative Monopoly board game will be released in the Fall of 2016. Our board spaces are full thanks to the wonderful support of our citizens, but we are pleased to offer an additional sponsorship opportunity to the community and businesses ...

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Sesquicentennial Merchandise Available

The Town of Tazewell is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its incorporation! We are selling Sesquicentennial merchandise, whose proceeds have been used for many of the fun events we planned for the year (the Main Street Mile, the Sesquicentennial Ball, Independence Day festivities, etc.). Our items include: A Sesquicentennial ornament, available for $15: A decal window cling, available for $2: ...

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Independence Day Celebration 2016

On Monday, July 4, 2016, the Town of Tazewell held its annual Independence Day celebration at Tazewell High School. The free event featured musical performances by Steele Cookin’ (The Finns were rained out), along with performances by renowned ventriloquist Mark Merchant, and Abraham Lincoln as portrayed by Homer Sewell. ** A new date will be announced soon for the Sesquicentennial ...

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Sesquicentennial Ball

On Saturday, July 2, 2016, the Town of Tazewell held a celebration of its 150th anniversary by hosting a Sesquicentennial Ball on beautiful Main Street. The Jeffersonville Skirmish Band provided 1860’s period music, and Joan Yates called the dances. A buffet catered by the VIP Room was enjoyed as guests dined on tables lining the street and took in horse drawn ...

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Sesquicentennial Parade & Fireworks Celebration

Due to the weather, the Sesquicentennial Parade has been cancelled and a later date will be announced. ****HOWEVER**** The music and fireworks at Tazewell High School ARE STILL ON FOR JULY 4. Games start at 5:30, music at 6:00. July 4 schedule of events: 5:30 Kids games start 6:00 Music by Steele Cookin’ 7:00 Kasey Addair martial arts 7:30 Mark ...

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Sesquicentennial Ball – Tickets

Sesquicentennial Ball tickets are now available! Join us on beautiful Main Street for a night of dinner, music, and dancing under the stars from 7pm-10pm on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Musical entertainment provided by the Jeffersonville Skirmish Band and heavy hors d’oeuvres served by the VIP Room. Period costume requested but not required. Enjoy a carriage ride while you travel ...

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Main Street Mile

As part of the Sesquicentennial celebrations, the first annual Main Street Mile was held on Saturday, May 28th. The event started with a 1-mile race and concluded with a community run/walk. Thank you to each community member who participated in this event!

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Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Memorial Day weekend will be full of fun activities in Tazewell! On Saturday morning, join the Town in celebrating the 150th anniversary of its incorporation by participating in the Main Street Mile. The event includes a timed race that starts at 9:00 a.m. and an open run/walk that starts at 9:30 a.m. The timed race is $20 if you pre-register ...

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Main Street Mile – Pre-register through May 20

The Main Street Mile Community Walk/Run Saturday, May 28, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m. A very fast one-mile, downhill course which starts on Main Street in Tazewell, VA (front of the library) and finishes at Tazewell High School celebrating the Sesquicentennial ~ 150 years since the Town of Tazewell was incorporated. There will be two sections of this walk/run. The first is the ...

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Sesquicentennial Schedule

2016 marks 150 years since the incorporation of Tazewell by the Virginia Assembly in 1866. Join us for a special celebration of our Town’s Sesquicentennial! Treasure Hunt – Month of April For the month of April, every Wednesday Tazewell Today will post a clue in local newspapers based on the history of Tazewell. That clue can be used to locate ...

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