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Gear up for Downtown's Christmas Open House!


blowfish emporium — 2009 Open House
November 22, 2010
Monday, November 22nd is Bristol's Downtown Christmas Open House from 5pm-8:30pm on State Street! Hosted by Believe in Bristol, the holiday spirit comes alive with carriage rides, carrolers, and pictures with Santa. Downtown merchants will open their doors for Customer Appreciation night, the perfect time to search for unique gifts while also supporting Downtown businesses. Bristol's Downtown Christmas Open House is an amazing holiday family tradition, so bundle up, bring your families and celebrate the season with us!
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Keep Bristol Beautiful Offers Recycling Opportunities November 15

November 15, 2010
“I Recycle” is the theme of Keep America Beautiful’s 2010 America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place on November 15. According to Genette Yates, Director of Keep Bristol Beautiful, ARD is designed to educate, motivate and inspire individuals to recycle more, while encouraging their friends and families to do the same.
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Cha-Cha at Bristol Ballet!

November 12, 2010
On Friday, November 12th from 7:30-9:30pm Bristol Ballet will host a Cha-Cha instructional class, social and dancing! The cost is $10 per person and refreshments are provided. For more information please contact Bristol Ballet at 276-669-6051 or info@bristolballet.org.
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SOLD OUT!!! — HUMORIST JEANNE ROBERTSON at The Paramount

November 11, 2010
Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2010 @ 7:00 PM The historic Paramount and the Bristol Chamber of Commerce are proud to partner together to present humorist Jeanne Robertson in performance at the beautiful Paramount Center in Downtown Bristol. This evening offers a special opportunity to recognize and honor female Veterans for their service to our nation. The theatre opens at 6:00 PM for attendees to view sponsor displays, enjoy a holiday fashion preview, and listen to the music of the Paramount’s Mighty WurliTzer organ, prior to the Veteran’s Tribute and Jeanne Robertson’s monologue. A reception will follow the entertainment. Tickets $22.50, Call: 423-274-8920 or on-line at www.etix.com. The Paramount and the Chamber would like to contact as many female Veterans as possible! Please call the Paramount box office if you or someone you know is a female Veteran.

Friends of the Bristol Public Library to host author Joe Tennis at last public meeting of the year.

November 11, 2010
The Friends of the Bristol Public Library will host Author Joe Tennis to review his new release, Haunts of Virginia Blue Ridge Highlands at the last public Friends meeting on November 11th, at 7:00p.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room at the Bristol Public Library.
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Troutdale Bistro — Veteran's Day SPECIAL!

November 11, 2010
VETERANS DAY, November 11, 2010, The Troutdale Bistro is proud and honored to offer all Veterans and active duty military personnel 50% OFF any dinner entree' on Thursday from 5PM — 9PM
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SassyBags & Shoes

November 10, 2010
Huge Holiday Sale! We're kicking off the Holiday's early! — Right Now: Get $5.00 off any purchase of $25 / Get $10.00 off any purchase of $50 / Get $25 off any purchase of $100!
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BRRR 2011 Weekend Pass Holiday Discount

November 10, 2010
Weekend Passes to Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2011 are a great gift for the music lover in your life, so why not take advantage of our special holiday ticket pricing? If you purchase Weekend Passes before December 31st, the price is just $35! Weekend passes go up on January 1st, so don't hesitate to put Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2011 on your Christmas list!
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AMERICA'S FALLEN HEROES EXHIBIT

November 05, 2010
The Old Custom House and Gregory Management Company, LLC are honored to present to the area a special and solemn exhibit in memory of our nation’s fallen heroes from Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. This exhibit will display all the United States military men and women who have given their lives since 9/11 in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Upcoming Events

Stained Glass class offered through Bristol Virginia Parks and Rec Dept.

October 07 - November 11, 2010

"Americana: Bristol during the 1930s"

November 01 - 30, 2010

Childrens Acting Classes at Theatre Bristol

November 02 - 30, 2010

AMERICA'S FALLEN HEROES EXHIBIT

November 05 - 30, 2010

Memorial event scheduled at The Old Custom House in November

November 05 - 30, 2010

Tuesday Basic Watercolor class at One of a Kind Gallery

November 09 - December 07, 2010

Drawing for Youth classes at One of a Kind Gallery

November 09 - December 07, 2010

Tuesday Pottery Class at One of a Kind Gallery

November 09 - December 07, 2010

Theatre Bristol accepting donations for community rummage sale

November 09 - 18, 2010

Wednesday Day Pottery class

November 10 - December 08, 2010

Wednesday Daytime Pastel Drawing at One of a Kind Gallery

November 10 - December 08, 2010

Wednesday Day Pottery at One of a Kind Gallery

November 10 - December 08, 2010

Pottery for Youth Class at One of a Kind Gallery

November 10 - December 08, 2010

Yoga Class at The Healing Arts Center

November 10, 2010

Warner on Your Corner

November 10, 2010

Wine Down Wednesday

November 10, 2010

Teen's Space — The New and Improved Teen Book Club

November 10, 2010

Thursday Pottery for Youth class at One of a Kind Gallery

November 11 - December 09, 2010

Thursday Pottery Class at One of a Kind Gallery

November 11 - December 09, 2010

Thursday Workshop 1: Chair Caning at One of a Kind Gallery

November 11 - 18, 2010

Friends of the Bristol Public Library to host author Joe Tennis

November 11, 2010

Cooking Class at Fern Valley Farm with Bistro Executive Chef Chris Walsh

November 11, 2010

HUMORIST JEANNE ROBERTSON at The Paramount

November 11, 2010

Painting class at blowfish emporium

November 11, 2010

Yoga 2 class at The Healing Arts Center

November 11, 2010

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