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City-wide Easter Egg Hunt!

April 01, 2010
The annual city-wide Easter Egg Hunt is slated for Saturday, April 3rd at Cumberland Square Park starting at 9:30 am. The Easter Bunny invites all children ages 2-9 to bring a basket and come out in search for eggs and valuable prizes hidden within the park. There will be other festive Easter activities including mascots & games ongoing prior to the hunt.

For more information call 276-645-7275

Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery to Feature Quilts from Holston Quilters Guild in April

April 01, 2010
During the month of April, quilts from the Holston Quilters Guild will hang in the Bristol Public Library’s Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery in conjunction with the Community Read book “Fair and Tender Ladies” by Lee Smith.

The Holston Quilters Guild was formed in 1988 by Eva Sims, former owner of the Quilt Shop in Bristol, VA. Members span from residents of Bristol all the way to Greenville. Lydia Morris is the only remaining charter member. Guild meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the First United Methodist Church on Vance Drive in Bristol, TN at 9:30 a.m. Each meeting includes a project which may be the beginning of a bed quilt or a smaller project such as a table runner. All levels of ability are welcome to join. For more information on the Holston Quilters Guild, call Wanda John at (423) 878-3466 or email

The Holston Quilters Guild exhibit will be on display in the Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery April 1st-30th. The library is open Monday- Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday- Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

For questions about the library or any of its programs, call (276) 821-6148 or visit

Downtown Bristol Blog

TIMES OF OUR SIGN Tickets Go On Sale April 7

April 01, 2010
This year the historic Bristol Slogan Sign, likely Bristol’s most prominent and unique landmark, celebrates its 100th anniversary. In 2009 the organization Celebrate Bristol assembled a committee made up of civic, business and government leaders to make plans to commemorate this historic year in Bristol. Bristol Tennessee Essential Services and Bristol Virginia Utilities came on board as the anniversaries’ primary sponsors. The Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Believe in Bristol are among the partners organizing this celebration.
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Upcoming Events

Bristol Public Library Genealogy Workshop

January 09 - April 10, 2010

Virgie R. Fleenor Art Gallery to Feature Quilts from Holston Quilters Guild in April

April 01 - 30, 2010

Brim Leal @Machiavelli's

April 01, 2010

Holy Ghost Tent Revival/Uncle Mountain/Now You See Them at Machiavelli's

April 02, 2010

Easter Egg Hunt!

April 03, 2010

Ivy Road at Machiavelli's

April 03, 2010

YARN @Machiavelli's

April 04, 2010

Mudd Buggs @Machiavelli's

April 09, 2010

The Odd Couple @ Theatre Bristol

April 09, 2010

The Canadian Mist Bob & Tom Comedy All-Stars Tour

April 09, 2010

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