Pre-Fall Fling Events

Events Happening During the Week Before
the 41st Annual Wise County Fall Fling

Sunday, October 6.

Turning 360 Fashion Show

3 PM

The Fall Fling Fashion Show will be on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at The Gathering in The Shoppes on Main. Jan Thompson has the latest fashions, and gorgeous jewelry! Jan promises an afternoon of fun, refreshments, door prizes, live music and FASHION. For more information, please email Bonnie Aker at

Wednesday, October 9.

Senior Citizens Day and Luncheon at Big Glades

11 AM to 3 PM

The 2019 Wise Fall Fling Senior Citizens Day is hosted by In Home Care. Registration for door prizes will be from 11:00-11:30 am at Big Glades. Bingo will begin at 11:30 am and wrap up at 12:30 pm, this event is sponsored by Heritage Hall of Wise. Lunch will be provided by The Inn at Wise and will be served at 12:30 pm. To complete the afternoon events, there will be a Mr. and Mrs. Senior Fall Fling Pageant sponsored by Impressions from 1:30-3:00 pm. In case of inclement weather, all events will be held at The Inn at Wise in the Ballroom. For more information please contact Natasha Proulex at 276-328-9340 or email

Thursday, October 10.

Paint A Can

3:30 PM

Jump start your craft-filled weekend at the Fling by coming out to the space between Wise Primary and L.F. Addington Middle on Thursday, October 10 at 3:30 PM to paint a can! Sponsored by Keep Wise County Beautiful. For more information, please contact Lori Mabe by phone at (276) 328-1000 or by email

Thursday, October 10.

Art and Youth Art Reception

The Art and Youth Art Reception will take place at 7:00 PM at Masonic Hall, with the presentation of awards. The Art Contest is sponsored by Farmers and Miners Bank. The Youth Art Contest is sponsored by Powell Valley National Bank and coordinated through  Wise County, Wise County Christian and City of Norton Schools, including Elementary and High Schools.

Friday, October 11.

Wise Fall Fling Community-Wide Yard Sale

7 AM to 2 PM

Calling all households, churches & businesses for the annual Community-wide Yard Sale. Locations will be published in the Coalfield Progress on Tuesday, October 8, deadline to be included is October 3. Those outside town limits may set up at Christ Lutheran Church. For more information, please call Ivadene at (276) 328-8342 or email Bonnie Aker at

Friday, October 11.

Soup Bean Luncheon

12 PM to 2 PM

First Bank and Trust on Main Street in Wise is providing a free Soup Bean Luncheon (Soup Beans, Cornbread, Hot Dogs, & Drinks) for the community featuring live music and giveaways from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm on Friday, October 11th, 2019. For more information, please contact Jonathan Mullins: at work (276) 328-3439, at home (276) 835-8635, or via e-mail at

Friday, October 11.

3rd Annual Wise Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner

4:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join the Wise Kiwanis for their 3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Wise Baptist Church from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm on the Eve of the Fling! $8 buys your dinner, drink, garlic bread, and dessert! Carryout is also available. Proceeds to benefit the Wise Kiwanis Club Children’s Program as well as area youth.  For more information please call Cindy Smoot at 276-639-3397.