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HOLLYWOOD COMES TO BRISTOL, TN — Return of the Killer Shrews Premiere!

July 27, 2012
RETURN OF THE KILLER SHREWS" PREMIERE FUNDRAISER will roll out the RED CARPET on Friday, July 27th, 2012, from 6pm — 11 pm at the newly renovated Foundation Event Facility in downtown Bristol, TN. The Bristol Speedway Children's Charities will receive 100% of the profits and the media sponsor is Daytime with Amy Lynn & Morgan King / WJHL TV 11 Connects. Limited tickets are available NOW online AND we're expecting a sell out! Your consideration and support are greatly appreciated. This historic premiere will feature Hollywood & local celebrities (including the movie's stars James Best, Rick Hurst and John Schneider/as his schedule allows, all of The Dukes of Hazzard, ), red carpet arrivals, photos & media greetings ("What are you wearing?"), reception, dinner in the Foundation's expansive dining area, movie premiere on three new 16 feet video screens and dancing to follow. This will be an evening to remember and it's a lot closer than Hollywood, California! Call The Foundation Event Facility to get your tickets 423 279-0400!

Music & Movies in Cumberland Square Park!

July 26, 2012
Music & Movies in Cumberland Square Park every Thursday night! Music & Movies are FREE courtesy of BVU, Bristol VA Park & Recreation Department and Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Each night the concert will start at 6:30 pm and the movie will begin at 9:00 pm. Each movie is family friendly and participants are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Concessions will be sold! For a complete list of movies and concerts, please call 276-669-4112 or visit www.believeinbristol.org.

ELI YOUNG BAND at Paramount!


Eli Young Band
July 26, 2012
Join The Paramount Center on Thursday, July 26th at 8:00pm as they welocme The Eli Young Band! Four musicians who met during their college days in Texas—now 11 years into a career built on touring without a single lineup change. That dedication is paying off big-time as the band enjoys a crazy new level of success. They sell a crazy amount of tickets. Get a crazy amount of airplay. And are selling a crazy amount of downloads—EYB received their first platinum record for "Crazy Girl" and have sold over 1.5 million downloads of the track. Tickets $25 Reserved seating. Please contactThe Paramount Center for information 518 State St, Bristol TN — (423) 274-8920.

Dixie Drivers at Full Moon Jam

July 26, 2012
On Thursday evening, July 26 Full Moon Jam presents Dixie Drivers at the mural at the Downtown Center, 810 State Street, Bristol, TN. Starts at 7pm, no charge!
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Thirteen Days of Blackbird!!! YUM

July 25, 2012
July 16 — 30, 2012 — In celebration of our 4-year anniversary in downtown Bristol, we invite the community to join us in our upcoming Thirteen Days of Blackbird. The fun begins on Monday, 16 JUL 2012. There will be a daily prize which consists of some fabulous Blackbird Bakery Products. The Thirteen days will culminate on Monday, 30 JULY 2012 at 10:00 am with a drawing for a Kindle Fire. Be sure to visit Blackbird Bakeries' Facebook page or the bakery for further details.

Food City Family Race Night to help Abuse Alternatives and Healing Hands Health Center

July 25, 2012
Abuse Alternatives and Healing Hands Health Center have been chosen to receive the proceeds from the upcoming Food City Family Race Night event in downtown Bristol! With this honor also comes a commitment from each organization. Abuse Alternatives and Healing Hands, both have to commit to provide 75 volunteers each (total of 150) to support and work the Food City Family Race Night event. The event will be held on Thursday August 23rd on State Street in downtown Bristol. We hope that you will all check your calendars and consider helping us fill these slots. Volunteers should contact their preferred organization (either Abuse Alternatives or Healing Hands) to volunteer on that organizations behalf.
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Volunteers Needed for Mumford Stopover!

July 25, 2012
Mumford & Sons are bringing the Gentleman of the Road Bristol Stopover on August 11. Believe in Bristol, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion and the Birthplace of Country Music Alliance are responsible for getting volunteers for the beverage stations, the information booth and ticket scanners for the event. Therefore, we are seeking volunteers who want to be part of the event. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion/Birthplace of Country Music Alliance at 423.573.4898 or Believe in Bristol at 423.573.2200.
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CityMug Espresso Cafe is OPEN!

July 25, 2012
Come by CityMac Apple Specialist and check out the full line of Apple products and accessories. Ask about our Basic training classes on iPad's and other Mac products. While there, stop by CityMug Espresso Cafe for a delicious bite to eat or something COLD as well as hot to drink, all with free wireless Internet connections. You will see first hand the CityMac Apple Experience! For further information, email Kevin at k.trivett@citymac.com.

Season tickets go on sale soon!

July 25, 2012
Season show tickets on sale soon at The Paramount! What a great upcoming year! To learn more call 423-274-8920or visit http://theparamountcenter.com/index.html.

Summer Clearance at Serendipity Starts Now!

July 25, 2012
Receive 30% off all summer styles at Serendipity! All handbags, scarves, and select shoes are on sale too. Not to mention, the already reduced clearance merchandise is an additional 30% off. Now is the time to grab a deal at Serendipity. We only have our clearance sale twice a year. Come in now and shop early because sizes and styles will not last long with prices like this. 705 State Street Bristol, VA — 276.644.9695. Mon — Sat 11am-6pm.

Upcoming Events

Teens, Tweens and Young Adult Summer Reading Program at the Bristol Public Library

June 11 - July 25, 2012

Local artists and groups invited to apply to exhibit in the Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery at the Bristol Public Library in 2013

July 01 - August 24, 2012

Make a gift to the Bristol Public Library

July 01 - 31, 2012

Artwork by artist Doris Crusenberry, Bristol Public Library's Virgie R. Fleenor Gallery

July 01 - 31, 2012

Bill Peterson and Joan Stenger: 606 State Street Gallery Featured Artists

July 01 - 31, 2012

Nevermore Book Club at Bristol Public Library

July 09 - August 31, 2012

Thirteen Days of Blackbird

July 16 - 30, 2012

Summer Clearance at Serendipity Starts Now!

July 20 - 27, 2012

Sapling Grove at Full Moon Jam

July 24, 2012

State Street Farmers Market Offers Evening Hours

July 25, 2012

Dixie Drivers at Full Moon Jam

July 26, 2012

Eli Young Band at Paramount Center for the Arts

July 26, 2012

Music and Movies in the Park

July 26, 2012

Antique car show

July 27, 2012

Glasgow Theatre Company Musical Revue at David Caldwell Tunes @ Noon

July 27, 2012

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO BRISTOL, TN — Return of the Killer Shrews Premiere!

July 27, 2012

State Street Farmers Market

July 28, 2012

Box Set at Full Moon Jam

July 31, 2012

Lisa Blankenship Boardwine and Tammy Carter: 606 State Street Gallery Featured Artists

August 01 - 31, 2012

State Street Farmers Market Offers Evening Hours

August 01, 2012

Public Meeting on NHA status for the Crooked Road

August 01, 2012

Beaver Creek Storytellers August performance

August 02, 2012

7 Bridges at Full Moon Jam

August 02, 2012

Beaver Creek Storytellers at 606 State Street Gallery

August 02, 2012

Antique car show

August 03, 2012

Border Bash to host Last Train Home & Erin McDermott

August 03, 2012

Cooking Class with Chef Armond

August 04, 2012

The Paramount presents SATISFACTION-A Rolling Stones Experience

August 04, 2012

State Street Farmers Market

August 04, 2012

Daisi Rain at Full Moon Jam

August 07, 2012

State Street Farmers Market

August 08, 2012

Southern Countrymen at Full Moon Jam

August 09, 2012

Bark in the Park

August 09, 2012

Art D'Vine — a Gallery Hop on State Street

August 10, 2012

Hot Bristol Night Car Show

August 10, 2012

State Street Farmers Market

August 11, 2012

Watercolor Painting Class by Claudia Rutherford at 606 State Street Gallery

August 11, 2012

606 Jam Band at 606 State Street Gallery

August 13, 2012

Turkey Creek at Full Moon Jam

August 14, 2012

State Street Farmers Market

August 15, 2012

James Meadows and the Countrymile Drifters at Full Moon Jam

August 16, 2012

Antique car show

August 17, 2012

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