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MOUNTAIN STAGE RADIO SHOW at The Paramount Center

August 15, 2010
Legends and Legacies are in the air this August, as the Birthplace of Country Music will again host the award winning radio show Mountain Stage with Larry Groce at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol. The show, which is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting from Charleston, WV, will pay tribute to both the past and future of country music with headliners Doc Watson, Justin Townes Earle, and David Holt.
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Mystery Writer Unveiling New Book at Bristol Public Library

August 14, 2010
Homegrown Mystery Writer to be at the Bristol Public Library. Gayle Trent, a resident of Abingdon, VA, will be back at the Bristol Public Library on Sunday, August 14th at 2:00pm to promote her new book “The Quick and the Thread: An Embroidery Mystery”. Trent will be discussing the new novel and how she approaches writing mysteries. She has previously appeared at the Bristol Public Library for a writing workshop that received lots of praise. Trent’s success with the book “Murder Takes the Cake” has dubbed her “Kindle-rella” referring to her popularity with books downloaded to Amazon.com’s reading device Kindle. This has propelled her other book sales tremendously. “The Quick and the Thread” will be released August 3rd, however no books will be available for sale at the August 14th event. A copy will be added to the BPL collection and Trent will be giving some away as door prizes to those who attend. This event is the first of many to come in the BPL’s ‘Homegrown Series’ focusing on our region’s talent. Refreshments will be served. For questions about this event or the ‘Homegrown Series’ please call (276) 645-8780 or visit our website for new information daily at www.bristol-library.org

Featured Artist Reception at Blowfish

August 13, 2010
Please come to the Blowfish Emporium on August 13 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm for a reception showcasing the work of photographer Jeffrey Stoner. Light hors d'oeuvres & beverages will be served.

Godspell at Theatre Bristol

August 13, 2010
Theatre Bristol opens its 45th anniversary season with Godspell.
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Samba Lesson & Dance

August 13, 2010
Friday, August 13th, come join Bristol Ballet for Samba lesson & dance class! 7:30 pm — Bristol Ballet Studio $10 per person
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End of Summer Sale at The White Dog Papery!

August 10, 2010
End of Summer Sale at The White Dog Papery! Tuesday, August 10th thru Saturday, August 14th
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Public Works Department Wins Award of Excellence

August 10, 2010
The City of Bristol Tennessee was selected as the recipient of the 2010 Public Information Award of Excellence by the Kentucky/Tennessee Section of the American Water Works Association.
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Upcoming Events

Godspell at Theatre Bristol

July 30 - August 15, 2010

End of Summer Sale at The White Dog Papery

August 10 - 14, 2010

Warner on Your Corner

August 11, 2010

Wine Down Wednesday

August 11, 2010

Qucik Gratification Necklace class at Kil'n Time

August 12, 2010

Brim Leal at Machiavelli's

August 12, 2010

Painting Class at Blowfish Emporium

August 12, 2010

Cadence at The Downtown Center

August 12, 2010

Herb cooking class featuring Bistro Chef Chris Walsh

August 12, 2010

Beaver Creek Storytellers at 606 State Street Gallery

August 12, 2010

Featured Artist Reception at Blowfish

August 13, 2010

Ivan Parker at The Paramount

August 13, 2010

Downtown Celebrate Bristol Car Cruise-In at Tri Summit Bank

August 13, 2010

Samba lessons and dance

August 13, 2010

Old Oak Revival at Machiavelli's

August 13, 2010

State Street Farmers Market

August 14, 2010

Mystery Writer Unveiling New Book at Bristol Public Library

August 14, 2010

Wine Tasting at Inari Wines

August 14, 2010

Folk Soul Revival at Machiavelli's

August 14, 2010

Genealogy Workshops at the Bristol Public Library

August 14, 2010

MOUNTAIN STAGE RADIO SHOW at The Paramount Center

August 15, 2010

Bristol Drum Circle

August 15, 2010

Sapling Grove at The Downtown Center

August 17, 2010

New Book Club at Bristol Public Library

August 17, 2010

Painting Class at Blowfish Emporium

August 17, 2010

More Upcoming Events »