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Believe in Bristol Annual Downtown Showcase!

March 18, 2015

UPDATE 03/25: Auction items announced (see below)!

Downtown Bristol is gearing up for its Annual Downtown Showcase and you are invited to attend! At the Downtown Showcase, you will experience all the best the heart of our community has to offer. This year’s event will be an amazing evening featuring a signature dish from many of our downtown restaurants, live music, local arts and artists, a fashion show, and much more – all from our Historic Downtown District!

A live and silent auction will be held during the course of the evening with exclusive and interesting offerings! Bristol’s Downtown Showcase will be held on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 6pm at the Foundation Event Facility at 620 State Street. Bristol, TN. Space is limited and interested attendees should call Believe in Bristol at 276-644-9700 or email info@believeinbristol.org to reserve tickets, though we will have some tickets for sale on the door. Bristol’s Downtown Showcase is a fundraiser for Believe in Bristol; all proceeds will benefit the Main Street Program and downtown revitalization efforts. For more information about Believe in Bristol, please visit www.believeinbristol.org.

As a Certified Main Street Community, Downtown Bristol has more to offer every day – more activities, more shops, more homes, more offices and more life. Believe in Bristol is a nonprofit 501 ( c ) 3 organization composed of dedicated citizens, business owners, government officials and other friends of Bristol who recognize the role a vital downtown plays in preserving and furthering our communities identity, spirit and economy.

By donating to, volunteering with and/or becoming involved in Believe in Bristol, you can become an active part of Bristol’s ongoing success story. Thanks to the participation of our citizens, Downtown Bristol has been, and will continue to be, a source of pride and delight for the people of Tennessee and Virginia—because we BELIEVE IN BRISTOL!


Birthplace of Country Music Museum gift basket
Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion gift basket
6 x Chuck Thompson signed books
1 year recycling gift certificate
Monogrammed purse
4 course wine pairing meal for 4

Pointer Brand:camo tote, apron, small T-shirts, caps, duck tote, small jean jacket, navy stripe tote, barn coat

Gift certificate for 5 yoga classes
Gift certificate for 5 yoga classes + Healing Meals lunch gift certificate

2 tickets to Barter Theatre
4 x Bristol Ballet tickets to "Music in Motion" + Machiavelli's gift certificate
Ballroom dancing lessons
Shear Obsession hair products
Bristol Public Library tote bag w/ several books and water bottle

Cranberry Lane basket
Southern Churn basket
Pampered Pup — Stately Mutts grooming, Paws & Claws kennelling, dog shampoo / ear cleaner / odor neutralizer, dog bed and toys / treats
Superhero or zombie portrait drawing
Soup mix basket

Gift certificate for private art classes
3 sets of general admission Bristol Pirates tickets + Quaker Steak & Lube gift certificate
2 sets of Les Miserables tickets + Macado's gift certificate
Fern Valley Farm Farm-to-Table Dinner for 2
Gourmet cheesecake — Ultimate Turtle

Gourmet cheesecake — Blueberry
Custom handmade jewelry sets
Custom handmade Bristol wooden box
All-day picnic shelter rental at Steele Creek Park + $100 gift card to Food City
Steele Creek golf outing for 4 (18 holes, carts, 4 bags of range balls) + Blakley-Mitchell shirt + Sweet Stix gift certificate

YWCA gift basket, including 2 t-shirts, $50 store credit at Bristol Bridal Station, 3-months fitness subscription, cooling pad, and mug and soup combo
Fire in my Heart signed books
Ukrainian Egg Decorating Class for 1
Two rounds of golf for 4 at Greenway Golf Club (Glade Spring), includes cart fees + Blakley-Mitchell shirt + Sweet Stix gift certificate
Junior League basket

Sugar Hollow picnic shelter rental (E3, seats up to 25) + Food City gift card
Kil'n Time birthday party w/ Blackbird cake
Ben Walls gift certificate
Pen's Floral gift certificate
2 bottles from Abingdon Olive Oil

Massage gift certificate
Bristol glass mug + 2 Fatz gift certificates
Superhero and pop culture figurines, comic books, poster + magic tricks
4 embellished wine glasses
Silver necklace

Sterling silver bracelet
Scarf and earrings
Two Christmas ornaments for TN and VaTech fans, $15 gift certificate
Virginia Tech photograph, $15 gift certificate
Bristol Historical Association gift basket

Mirror and two throw pillows
Hunt scene needlepoint
Cat basket, including odor neutralizer, spay/neuter gift certificate, kennelling gift certificate, and toys/treats
Two tickets to West Side Story, Gaelic Storm, and Les Misereables
Believe in Bristol gift basket

Abstract oil painting
Full home inspection
Priceless Thrift Shop gift basket
Letterman jacket
Basq catered dinner for 4 during BRRR in front of Cumberland Park stage w/ parking

Cancun trip
This Mountain (an evening of acoustic music based on availability) + $200 gift certificate for Basq catering
Lady's Pampering Package, including custom makeup session, hair cut gift certificate, Shoozies gift certificate, and 620 gift certificate
Velvet by Graham and Spencer linen knit top
Memorial brick at Cumberland Square Park

Sugar Hollow Picnic Shelter, (seats up to 25 and is near playground)
$700 (around 2 days) worth of studio time