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Tale of the Turtles 400 @ Chicagoland Speedway
Jul 1 @ 13:30 – 17:45

Listen to Merle FM and MRN for live turn-by-turn coverage of all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this season!

Independence Day Concert & Fireworks Display @ A.K. Bissell Park
Jul 4 @ 19:30 – 22:00

The City of Oak Ridge is once again sponsoring a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day. The display will be held in A.K. Bissell Park on July 4th and is scheduled to begin at dark, around 9:45 p.m.

The Oak Ridge Community Band, now in their 74th year, will perform prior to the fireworks. The concert is free, but donations are accepted by the band to help cover the cost of equipment and other expenses. The music is expected to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Anyone planning to attend is advised to bring a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor seating. A safety zone will be established by the Oak Ridge Fire Department. Please sit only in the designated areas.

Independence Day Concert & Fireworks Display

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Music at 7:30 p.m., Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

A.K. Bissell Park
1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Parking will not be allowed along the Oak Ridge Turnpike right of way. Drivers should also not park on private property, unless they have obtained permission from the owner.

As a reminder, the discharge of fireworks within Oak Ridge city limits is prohibited without a permit.

For more information on this event, visit the City of Oak Ridge Facebook page, @CityofOakRidge. You can also call the Oak Ridge Fire Department for additional information at (865) 425-3520.

Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola @ Daytona International Speedway
Jul 7 @ 18:00 – 22:45

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Neal McCoy @ Country Tonite Theatre
Jul 21 @ 20:00 – 22:00

Neal McCoy

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8:00 PM

$35.00 + tax

Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. In 1993, Neal McCoy broke through with the back-to-back number 1 singles “No Doubt About It” and “Wink” from his platinum-certified album “No Doubt About It”. His commercial success continued into the late 1990s with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits. A seventh Top Ten hit, the number 10 “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On”, came in 2005 from his self-released “That’s Life”. His awards include Entertainer of the Year, 1998 & 1999 TNN/Music City News Country Awards. With over 6 million records sold, Neal McCoy is a favorite of country music fans. His high energy show is packed with familiar hits including “You Gotta Love That”, “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”, and “The Shake”.

Neal McCoy’s Official Website
Overton’s 400 @ Pocono Raceway
Jul 29 @ 13:30 – 17:45

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I Love New York 355 @ Watkins Glen International
Aug 5 @ 13:30 – 17:15

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BUBBA FEST 2018 @ Leconte Center at Pigeon Forge
Aug 10 – Aug 12 all-day

96.7 Merle FM wants to send your family to Bubba Fest! Listen all this week for your chance to win a family 4 pack of tickets.

BUBBA FEST! is a weekend celebration of America’s Heartland. The event will feature special appearances by some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, a comedy performance, a country music concert, and a Friday night kickoff party. BUBBA FEST! will include activities and contests that will appeal to all ages, including a Tricked-Out Truck Contest, a Baddest Bike Contest, and exhibitors from around the world. Think of the state fair meets comic con, and there lies BUBBA FEST! : a family-friendly event like no other.

2986 Teaster Lane
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863
(865) 453-8574

Call: 1-833-BUBBA-TN (282-2286)
Email: bubbafest@bubbafest.com

Friday, August 10, 2018: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, August 11, 2018: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pure Michigan 400 @ Michigan International Speedway
Aug 12 @ 13:30 – 17:45

Listen to Merle FM and MRN for live turn-by-turn coverage of all Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races this season!

Meet & Greet with NASCAR Champions Trevor Bayn and Rusty Wallace @ Kubota of Knoxville
Aug 15 @ 12:00 – 13:00

Join Merle FM at Kubota of Knoxville for their anniversary sale at Kubota of Knoxville this week!

Meet and greet with Kubota of Knoxville’s new spokesperson NASCAR champion Trevor Bayne! Plus, NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace, ex-NFL coach Jerry Glanville, and UT and NFL player Bruce Wilkerson will all be here!

Starting at 12:00 pm on August 15th. Merle FM will be broadcasting LIVE from 3 to 6 PM.

Rodeo @ Sevier County Fairgrounds
Aug 17 @ 20:00 – 22:00
  • Aug 17th18th, 2018
Sevierville, Tennessee
  • Friday: 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00pm
  • Bareback Bronc Riding
  • Bull Riding
  • Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing
  • Cowgirl’s Breakaway Roping
  • Saddle Bronc Riding
  • Steer Wrestling
  • Team Roping
  • Tie Down Roping
  • IPRA

The Sevier County Fairgrounds Rodeo will be held on Friday, August 17thSaturday, August 18th, 2018 in Sevierville, Tennessee. This Sevierville rodeo is held at Sevier County Fairgrounds.

Sevier County Fairgrounds Rodeo

  • Phone: (817) 202-5251
Sevier County Fairgrounds

754 Old Knoxville Hwy
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862

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  1. Please support this great cause by telling your listeners about this event.
    Judee Shuler
    Publicity Chair, Smoky Mountains Bulldog Club

    EVENT: Wine to the Rescue to Benefit Smoky Mountains Bulldog Rescue

    Enjoy great food and wine while helping a good cause! The Smoky Mountains Bulldog Rescue is hosting Wine to the Rescue on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 6-9pm at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 410 W. Summit Hill Dr., S.W., in Knoxville. This event to benefit bulldog rescue in East Tennessee will feature 5 wine and food pairings – from appetizer to dessert – as well as silent auctions. To purchase tickets, visit smbcarn.org. Cost is $85.00 per person. You must be over age 21 to attend. For more information, contact Ken Dudley, email: kendeeedudley@gmail.com, phone: 908-319-3428. Follow us on Facebook for more details as they become available: https://www.facebook.com/SmokyMountainsBulldogRescue/

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