LEGO night, Fortnite tournament and more | Weekend events in the Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES, Tenn./Va. (WJHL) — A building event for National LEGO Day, Miss Johnson City/ Historic Jonesborough Scholarship Competition and a Fortnite tournament for children are all happening this weekend in the Tri-Cities.

Below are events happening in the area from Friday, Jan. 26 to Sunday, Jan. 28.

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Kingsport Fortnite Tournament

  • Children can participate in a Fortnite tournament on XBOX and PlayStation systems and build a fort out of cardboard boxes

  • Hosted by Kingsport’s Parks and Recreation Department

  • Friday from 6 – 9 p.m.

  • V.O. Dobbins Sr. Complex (301 Louis Street, Kingsport)

  • More information

Elizabethton LEGO Night

  • “Think Outside the Blocks” event hosted by the Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department and the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library

  • Free event to celebrate National LEGO Day

  • Friday from 6 – 8 p.m.

  • Elizabethton Recreation Center

Robot Drone League (RDL) Competition

  • Robots built by various teams will face real-world agricultural challenges, highlighting machine design and collaboration during the competition

  • Saturday, doors open at 8 a.m., competition starts at 9 a.m.

  • ETSU Basler Gym Center for Physical Activity (1244 Jack Vest Drive, Johnson City)

  • More information

2024 CIPA Season Premiere

  • First-round qualifier of the 2024 CIPA performing season

  • Featuring color guards from local high schools

  • Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

  • West Ridge High School

  • More information

Miss Johnson City, Historic Jonesborough Scholarship Competition

  • Over $5,000 in scholarships will be awarded during the competition

  • David Crockett High School, Jonesborough

  • Sunday starting at 3 p.m.

  • More information

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