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YWCA Prom Dress Drive 2014

January 21, 2014
Get ready for your spring clean by clearing out your closet and donating to the YWCA's Prom Dress Drive 2014! You can donate:

* Prom and bridesmaid dresses
* Accessories and shoes
* Unopened makeup

Please drop off your items at the YWCA Bristol at 106 State Street, Bristol, Tennessee, or at Tri-City Belk locations. For more information, call the YWCA at 423-968-9444.

The prom dresses will be on sale March 6 — 8 — for only $25!

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blowfish emporium painting party — Trees

January 28, 2014
Come on out to blowfish emporium's regular Tuesday & Thursday night painting parties! The next painting party is Tuesday, January 28 from 6 to 8pm. Be assured, 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! The cost is $32 per person (includes EVERYTHING — canvas, paint, tools & instruction — you just show up!). For more information contact blowfish emporium on 276-644-1428 or info@blowfishemporium.com.
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Professional Development Training: Harassment Prevention & Diversity at the Bristol Chamber of Commerce

January 28, 2014
Come out to a January Professional Development Training session on Harassment Prevention & Diversity on Tuesday, January 28 from 8:30 to 11:30am. The target audience for this session is Human Resources directors, business owners, managers and supervisors. The class, limited to 40 participants, teaches attendees what harassment can look like in the workplace; how to prevent harassment; how to handle the offended and the offender; what diversity looks like in the workplace; how to help an employee co-exist and be productive; and what legal issues occur for business owners. This class is presented by Hunter, Smith & Davis. RSVP is required by January 24. Training is FREE for Bristol Chamber of Commerce members and available to non-members for $35 per person. Email reservations@bristolchamber.org to register or call 423-989-4850 for more information.
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Smokey Joe's Cafe is POSTPONED until Monday, Jan 27!!!

January 27, 2014
DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS IN NEW YORK CITY, SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL MONDAY JANUARY 27, @ 7:30 PM — All tickets will be honored! As much as anyone, Leiber and Stoler invented Rock ‘n’ Roll. Their timeless songs provide the basis for this electrifying entertainment that had critics raving and audiences stampeding the box office during its record-breaking Broadway run.
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Voices of the Mountains: From Bach to the Future at the Paramount

January 25, 2014
Voices of the Mountains' From Bach to the Future performance will be at the Paramount on Saturday, January 25 at 7:30pm. This year’s Voices of the Mountains concert will be accompanied by a chamber orchestra and will explore music from Johann Sebastian Bach as well as some of the lesser known Bach’s such as Johann Christoph Friedrich, Carl Philip Emmanuel Bach, and the satirical Peter Schickele as P.D.Q. Bach. All of the music is tuneful and entertaining, yet unique in character to each composer. Tickets are $15 — for more information or for tickets, call 423-274-8920 or go to www.theparamountcenter.com.

blowfish emporium painting party — Flowers

January 23, 2014
Come on out to blowfish emporium's regular Tuesday & Thursday night painting parties! The next painting party is Thursday, January 23 from 6 to 8pm. Be assured, 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! The cost is $32 per person (includes EVERYTHING — canvas, paint, tools & instruction — you just show up!). For more information contact blowfish emporium on 276-644-1428 or info@blowfishemporium.com.
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Wm. King invites you to Lafayette 148 NY Spring 2014 Trunk Show

January 23, 2014
With modern utilitarian details, tribal influences, and silhouettes as easy as the wind, the Spring 2014 Collection masters the juxtaposition of hard and soft to emulate the balance of shapes and textures found in nature. January 23-24, 2014, 8:30 am — 5:30 pm. Wm. King Clothiers, 534 State Street, Bristol, TN 37620, (423) 968-9383.

Support Historic Downtown Bristol — vote for our businesses in the Virginia Living 3rd Annual Best of Virginia Readers' Survey

January 22, 2014
Historic Downtown Bristol — and all is has to offer — needs just 10 minutes of your time! It’s that time of year again—the Virginia Living 3rd Annual Best of Virginia Readers' Survey (http://www.virginialiving.com/Vote). And so it's time to vote for your favorite restaurants, shops, museums, hotels, arts events and more in Historic Downtown Bristol!
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Serendipity Semi-Annual Winter Clearance Sale — You don't want to miss this!

January 22, 2014
Starting January 13, all of Serendipity's fall and winter merchandise will be 50% off! This is one of our two BIG sales of the year with some of the deepest discounts, and will run through the remainder of January. Please note that new spring styles are not included in this sale. Not only will the fall and winter merchandise be on sale, select styles of TOMS will be 40% off, and select pieces of jewelry and accessories will be 30% off. We might be just a few months away from spring, but the weather is still cold, so come in and stock up on sweaters, scarves, sweater dresses, long-sleeve tops, and all of your fall and winter essentials. You really won't want to miss this sale!

It's time for Healing Hands 4th Annual Sweets for the Sweet!

January 22, 2014
Surprise someone you love this Valentine's Day by participating in the 4th Annual Sweets for the Sweet cupcake fundraiser for Healing Hands Health Center! For a $50 donation (or $25 each for orders of 10 or more), your special someone will receive a beautifully boxed cupcake from Blackbird Bakery — hand-delivered with a personalized card bearing your special message. Delivery is available in the Tri-Cities, Abingdon, and surrounding areas. To order, visit www.healinghandshealthcenter.org or you can email execdirector@btes.tv to request an order form (please email your name and mailing address). Orders are due by February 11, 2014.

Want to express your creativity? Try an art class at One of a Kind Gallery!

January 22, 2014
One of a Kind Gallery on State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol offers a range of wonderful and fun art class series for all ages. Check out the classes offered in January and February below, and contact One of a Kind on 423-652-2648 to find our more and see if there is still space available in these fun and creative classes!
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TriSup has new winter opening hours — and new products!

January 22, 2014
TriCities Stand Up Paddleboard store at 514 State Street has changed to winter hours. They are now open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition, they have just added a new board line YOLO (You Only Live Once) with artistic graphics, a line of suction cup accessories, and paddling clothing. They will also be at the TriCities Annual Boat Show at the Meadowview in Kingsport from Friday, January 24th to Sunday, January 26. There will be special show discounts on many items. Stop by and see what’s hot for 2014!

blowfish emporium painting party

January 21, 2014
Come on out to blowfish emporium's regular Tuesday & Thursday night painting parties! The next painting party is Tuesday, January 21 from 6 to 8pm. Be assured, 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! The cost is $32 per person (includes EVERYTHING — canvas, paint, tools & instruction — you just show up!). For more information contact blowfish emporium on 276-644-1428 or info@blowfishemporium.com.
Click here to read more.

Upcoming Events

Serendipity Semi-Annual Winter Clearance Sale — You don't want to miss this!

January 13 - 31, 2014

Lore Humpday Party at O'Mainnin's Pub

January 22, 2014

Paramount Season Show "Smokey Joe's Cafe" at the Paramount

January 22, 2014

Singer-songwriter Marcus Boyd at O'Mainnin's Pub

January 23, 2014

blowfish emporium painting party — Flowers

January 23, 2014

Rex Montgomery and Mike at Stateline Bar & Grille

January 24, 2014

Electric Soulpandemic at O'Mainnin's Pub

January 24, 2014

Beer tasting at Inari Wines

January 24, 2014

Plan Z at O'Mainnin's Pub

January 25, 2014

Voices of the Mountains: From Bach to the Future at the Paramount

January 25, 2014

Wine tasting at Inari Wines

January 25, 2014

Sunday Funday at O'Mainnin's Pub

January 26, 2014

Butch Heath and His Bluegrass Boy Scouts at the Pickin' Porch at the Foundation Event Facility

January 27, 2014

606 State Street Jammers at 606 State Street Gallery

January 27, 2014

Professional Development Training: Harassment Prevention & Diversity at the Bristol Chamber of Commerce

January 28, 2014

Guido Au'Some & the Open Mic Players at O'Mainnin's Pub

January 28, 2014

blowfish emporium painting party — Trees

January 28, 2014

blowfish emporium painting party — Abstract Flowers

January 30, 2014

Beer tasting at Inari Wines

January 31, 2014

The Honeybadgers at Stateline Bar & Grille

January 31, 2014

The Paramount Chamber Players present "Song, Rhapsody and Drama" at the Paramount

February 01, 2014

Wine tasting at Inari Wines

February 01, 2014

Machiavelli's 2014 Super Bowl Party

February 02, 2014

The Gospel Two at the Pickin' Porch at the Foundation Event Facility

February 03, 2014

Beaver Creek Storytellers at 606 State Street Gallery

February 04, 2014

Beer tasting at Inari Wines

February 07, 2014

South River at Stateline Bar & Grille

February 07, 2014

Wine tasting at Inari Wines

February 08, 2014

King University Choral Department presents "Lift Every Voice and Sing" at the Paramount

February 08, 2014

Buster Keaton Silent Movie Film Festival with Rex Ward on the Mighty Wurlitzer at the Paramount

February 09, 2014

Father Daughter Dance at Bristol Ballet

February 09, 2014

606 State Street Jammers at 606 State Street Gallery

February 10, 2014

Casting call for Barter Theatre Youth Academy workshops and classes at the Paramount

February 10, 2014

Changin' Lanes and The Willy Boone Wildcats at the Pickin' Porch at the Foundation Event Facility

February 10, 2014

First-ever open mic night at 606 State Street Gallery

February 13, 2014

Valentine's Day at Machiavelli's with the Rickshaw Roadshow!

February 14, 2014

"L'Amour Toujours Valentine's Concert" at the Paramount Center of the Arts

February 14, 2014

Beer tasting at Inari Wines

February 14, 2014

The Hit Men — former members of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons and Tommy James & The Shondells performing live at the Paramount

February 15, 2014

Wine tasting at Inari Wines

February 15, 2014

ETSU Bluegrass, Old-Time & Country Bands at the Pickin' Porch at the Foundation Event Facility

February 17, 2014

606 State Street Jammers at 606 State Street Gallery

February 17, 2014

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