Middlesboro Mall gears up for eventful week

Published 8:05 pm Friday, June 7, 2019

With Father’s Day coming up right around the corner, the Middlesboro Mall is gearing up for an eventful week. Next week beginning on Thursday, the mall has three big events slated for the community’s enjoyment.

Below is a brief preview of those events:

• Big Toys 4 Big Boys will be June 13-17. The teams up with local dealers such as Tim Short, Cumberland Ford, Shake and Bake, A2Z Automotive and, new this year, Gambrel Toyota from Corbin to display their high-end vehicles. They will be bringing in trucks, sports cars, ATVs and more.

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• Pistol Creek Catch of the Day will be performing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on June 15 at the Cruisin’ the Crater event. Pistol Creek Catch of the Day is a musical ensemble comprising guitar, fiddle, doghouse bass, tenor banjo, mandolin, maybe a ukulele and an assortment of percussion instruments, whistles and squeaky toys. Genres include Americana, rockabilly and eclectic.

The group is based in Maryville, Tenn., and plays anywhere within driving distance, which is mainly the Knoxville area, Johnson City, Nashville, Asheville, N.C and Waynesville, N.C. This is a rain or shine event, and everyone should bring a chair.

• Cruisin’ the Crater is 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 15 and every third Saturday thru September.