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Mountain Mission School Presents

February 20, 2011
Would you like to see teenagers do something upbeat and positive? Then come see the widely acclaimed Mountain Mission School Concert Choir from Grundy , VA. These young musicians will be in your area presenting a public concert at the Paramount Center for the Arts in Bristol , TN on Sunday, February 20th @ 2:30PM
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Art Journaling at blowfish emporium

February 19, 2011
This is a unique, personalized technique similar to Scrapbooking. Learn to collage, antique, stamp & add special memoirs to your very own conversation table book. This event is open to adults as well as parents and their children. Class will be held from 12:00 — 2:30 pm, and class cost is $31.50, and pre-registration is necessary. For more information, please call 276-644-1428.

The Legends of Motown & More

February 19, 2011
When a trio of Detroit-based performers can literally take over a Caribbean nation with a Number One hit record that sits atop the charts for months and evokes an outpouring of screaming fans; when The Tonight Show with Jay Leno takes notice; when Business Week grants an entire article; when Chevrolet chooses this group to represent them nationwide…you know you are witnessing the real thing! And Horizon is most definitely the real thing: a riveting, high-energy, joyous Motown sound that commands the stage and the audience from curtain to curtain.
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5th Annual Homemade Candy Contest

February 18, 2011
The Bristol Public Library announces their 5th Annual Homemade Candy Contest on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room. This event is free and open to the public. Entry forms will be available at the library and should be returned on or before 10:30 a.m. the day of the event.
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TONIGHT TONIGHT TONIGHT!


2010 Showcase Picture
February 17, 2011
Believe in Bristol Announces Second Annual Downtown Showcase! Bristol's Downtown Showcase will be an amazing event featuring a signature dish from each of our downtown restaurants, a beer & wine tasting, live music & performances, local art and much, much more — all from our Historic Downtown District! A live & silent auction will be held during the course of the evening, and a cash bar will be available.
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"Homegrown Water" by David St. John

February 17, 2011
The Bristol Public Library presents “Homegrown Water” by David St. John
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Help The Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Win $5,000!

February 17, 2011
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion has the opportunity to win $5,000 if we can garner enough reviews of our festival on Guidestar by February 28th. Please help us out! Write your review of our festival (link below) and the non-profit organization with the most reviews will win! Employees are not allowed to enter. Only one review per person. Thank you, in advance, for doing your part to help!
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Citizens Fire Academy

February 17, 2011
The Bristol Tennessee Fire Department is accepting enrollment applications for its inaugural Citizens Fire Academy which is scheduled to begin on April 21st, 2011. The enrollment period will extend from February 7th through March 28th for interested Bristol, Tennessee residents aged 18 years and older. The maximum number of participants is limited to ten (10).
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Theatre Bristol holding open auditions for I Hate Shakespeare

February 17, 2011
Theatre Bristol is holding open auditions for its May comedy, I Hate Shakespeare on Wednesday, February 16 and Friday, February 18 at 7 p.m. The cast allows for as few as 3 females, 2 males but as many as 5-43 actors possible, ages 10 and up. Prepared materials are not needed at the audition, however we ask all auditioning to wear appropriate footwear for movement and bring a calendar of potential conflicts. I Hate Shakespeare is on of Theatre Bristol’s crossover shows with 12 daytime school performances and two weekends of public performances staring May 5 through May 22, 2011. All performances of I Hate Shakespeare will be in Theatre Bristol’s ARTspace.
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Upcoming Events

Carl B. Jessee Sr. and Bill Brinkley in the Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery for the month of February

February 01 - 28, 2011

Karate class for kids

February 08 - March 15, 2011

Second Annual Downtown Showcase

February 17, 2011

Karaoke with Hary at Machiavelli's

February 17, 2011

Kid's Art Hour at One of a Kind Gallery

February 17, 2011

Registration deadline for Tom's shoe painting event

February 18, 2011

3 Peace Band to perform at Machiavelli's

February 18, 2011

Theatre Bristol holding open auditions for I Hate Shakespeare

February 18, 2011

Wine Luck at 606 State Street Gallery

February 18, 2011

Bristol Public Library announces 5th Annual Homemade Candy Contest

February 18, 2011

Art Journaling at blowfish emporium

February 19, 2011

Tennessee Jed to perform at Machiavelli's

February 19, 2011

Horizon brings Motown to Bristol

February 19, 2011

Mountain Mission School Choir

February 20, 2011

The Bristol Public Library presents "Homegrown Water" by David St. John

February 20, 2011

Storytime at Bristol Public Library

February 21, 2011

Painting for Youth class at One of a Kind Gallery

February 22, 2011

Painting class at blowfish emporium

February 22, 2011

Tuesday Pottery at One of a Kind Gallery

February 22, 2011

Tuesday Basic Watercolor at One of a Kind Gallery

February 22, 2011

Beginning Yoga Class

February 22, 2011

Storytime at Bristol Public Library

February 22, 2011

Wednesday Day Basic Drawing

February 23, 2011

Wednesday Day Pottery at One of a Kind Gallery

February 23, 2011

Painting class at blowfish emporium

February 24, 2011

Thursday Pottery at One of a Kind Gallery

February 24, 2011

Advanced/Experimental Watercolor

February 24, 2011

Kid's Art Hour at One of a Kind Gallery

February 24, 2011

Rex Montgomery to perform at Machiavelli's

February 24, 2011

Pottery for Youth at One of a Kind Gallery

February 24, 2011

Wise Old River at Machiavelli's

February 25, 2011

Garret Harris Band to perform at Machiavelli's

February 26, 2011

Beading Jewelry Workshop at blowfish emporium

February 26, 2011

The Paramount Chamber Players to present Winter Romance

February 27, 2011

Cathleen Falsani to speak at Bristol Train Station

February 28, 2011

I Hate Shakespeare

March 04 - 13, 2011

FRANC D'AMBROSIO'S BROADWAY at The Paramount

March 12, 2011

A Night for Allun at the Paramount Center

March 18, 2011

Mark Bauerlein to speak at Bristol Public Library

March 28, 2011

MARK NIZER at The Paramount

April 08, 2011

Easter Egg Hunt

April 23, 2011

TITO PUENTE, JR. & HIS ORCHESTRA at The Paramount

May 09, 2011

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