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There is still time to sign up for the 6th Annual Homemade Candy Contest

February 24, 2012
A reminder that there is still time to sign up for the Bristol Public Library’s 6th Annual Homemade Candy Contest on Friday, February 24th, 2012 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 on the Bristol Public Library website and should be returned on or before 10:30 a.m. the day of the event. Each contestant should submit approximately 30 pieces to be split between 3-4 judges and distributed for other contestants to enjoy. Samples should be submitted on a non-returnable dish. Recipes should be printed on the back of entry form, or on an 8 ½ x 11 sheet of paper and are subject to be printed in library publications or website. Entry form should be filled out in its entirety. Contestants will be separated by categories by types of candy and by age group.
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ETSU & VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL present A COLLABORATIVE CONCERT!

February 21, 2012
Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7pm — ETSU Director of Bands, Christian Zembower, and Virginia High School Director of Bands, Tom Hopson, will present a collaborative band concert with each of their concert bands. Each concert band will present several selections individually, and then conclude with several selections collaboratively for the concert finale. Admission is by donation.

Pottery class sponsored by Bristol VA Parks and Rec Dept


Ed Lockett
February 21, 2012
A hands on class with step by step instruction. You will learn to transform clay into a beautiful work of art on the electric potter's wheel. The clay will be formed into a bowl then fired and glazed during your class. Class will be held February 21 and 22 from 11 am to 1 pm at One fo a Kind Gallery at 604 State Street. Class fee is $60. Please call276-645-7275or 423-652-2648.

Children's Advocacy Center presents CELTIC CROSSROADS


Celtic Crossroads
February 19, 2012
Sunday, Feb.19, 3pm at the Paramount Center — Just when you think that you have seen the best that Irish music has to offer, a fresh new show from Ireland is taking the art form to an entirely new level. Celtic Crossroads presents Irish music like never before, setting out to do for Irish music what Riverdance has done for Irish dance.Tickets $32 Adult; $28 Senior/Students; $16 Children under 12. Sponsored by WCYB News 5. Fore more information please call the Paramount at 423-274-8920.

Corklickers and Friends to perform at KP Duty

February 18, 2012
February 18 — K.P Duty and The Corklickers are hosting a 'musical free for all'. Informal relaxed circle of friends playing and singing fun favorite tunes. Feel free to bring aninstrument and join in. Come early for dinner and themusic will start at 7pm. For more information please call (423)764-3889 or visit 520 State Street, Bristol TN.

Painting class blowfish emporium


Crossing Paths
February 16, 2012
The Grape Easel... Helping Joe Blow Create Van Gogh! The featured painting this evening is Crossing Paths. Painting events start @ 6PM and are $30+tax per person (includes EVERYTHING- canvas, paint, tools & instruction- You just show up!) This is NOT a painting class. It is very relaxed & informal. The point is to have fun & allow yourself the option to get as creative as you want. NO SKILL IS REQUIRED, really! *Pre-registration is suggested, 276-644-1428 or info@blowfishemporium.com. Minimum of 5 people or event is cancelled. If cancelled, notice will be posted on Facebook & Twitter. For more information, please visit www.blowfishemporium.com.

Tracking Bristol Virginia — Tennessee!

February 15, 2012
Be sure to pick up a copy of local author and history enthusiast Joyce Kistner's book Tracking Bristol Virginia-Tennessee! The book is based on the fourth grade local history program presented to the Bristol Virginia-Tennessee Public Schools by the Bristol Historical Association. It describes the “Meet Camp” area where Bristol, Tennessee and Goodson, Virginia were located and named in 1856. Along with the text are 42 historical pictures of Bristol and original artwork by the author. A few games are included for some added entertainment. Books are for sale $12 and can be purchased at CJ & Co. or The Bristol Chamber of Commerce!

Upcoming Events

King College Students' Photography at Bristol Public Library

January 03 - February 29, 2012

Judy O'Hara and Ken Simmelink: 606 State Street Gallery Featured Artists

February 01 - 28, 2012

Ryan Ward to perform at 620 State

February 15, 2012

620 Blue Band to perform at 620 State

February 16, 2012

Painting class blowfish emporium

February 16, 2012

Citizen Kane to perform at O'Mainnin's

February 17, 2012

Shayne to perform at 620 State

February 17, 2012

Nomadz to perform at Machiavelli's

February 17, 2012

Beer Tasting at Inari Wines

February 17, 2012

The Wreckonsos to perform at 620 State

February 18, 2012

Strike Zone to perform at O'Mainnin's

February 18, 2012

Wine Tasting at Inari Wines

February 18, 2012

Snake Oil Medicine Show to perform at Machiavelli's

February 18, 2012

Corklickers and Friends to perform at KP Duty

February 18, 2012

Celtic Crossroads at The Paramount Center

February 19, 2012

Open Jam at O'Mainnin's

February 20, 2012

Pottery class sponsored by Bristol VA Parks and Rec Dept

February 21 - 22, 2012

Open Mic for Original Music at 620 State

February 21, 2012

ETSU & VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL present A COLLABORATIVE CONCERT

February 21, 2012

Rob Russell and the Sore Losers to perform at 620 State

February 22, 2012

Dead Fingers to perform at Machiavelli's

February 22, 2012

a peace of me workshop at blowfish emporium

February 22, 2012

Painting class at blowfish emporium

February 23, 2012

Push Pop to perform at O'Mainnin's

February 24, 2012

Bristol Public Library Hosts 6th Annual Homemade Candy Contest

February 24, 2012

AJ and the Jiggawatts to perform at 620 State

February 24, 2012

Beer Tasting at Inari Wines

February 24, 2012

Ivy Road to perform at Machiavelli's

February 24, 2012

ACMA presents LEON KISER MEMORIAL TRIBUTE SHOW

February 25, 2012

Wine Tasting at Inari Wines

February 25, 2012

AJ and the Jiggawatts to perform at 620 State

February 25, 2012

That 80s Band to perform at O'Mainnin's

February 25, 2012

Paint Your Own Tom Shoes Registration Deadline

February 25, 2012

If Birds Could Fly to perform at Machiavelli's

February 25, 2012

Red Room at The Paramount

February 26, 2012

Jacob Tipton Music at 620 State

February 27, 2012

Open Jam at O'Mainnin's

February 27, 2012

Painting for Youth at One of a Kind Gallery

February 28, 2012

Open Mic for Original Music at 620 State

February 28, 2012

Tuesday Watercolor at One of a Kind Gallery

February 28, 2012

Tuesday Pottery

February 28, 2012

Wednesday Batiks at One of a Kind Gallery

February 29, 2012

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