Sat, Oct 28|
Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Community Day at the Museum – With Performances by Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer!
Time & Location
Oct 28, 2023, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Birthplace of Country Music Museum, 101 Country Music Wy, Bristol, VA 24201, USA
About the event
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern
Location: Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Cost: FREE and open to the public!
Join us on Saturday, October 28 for our annual Community Day at the Museum. Admission is free all day long, and visitors can enjoy the museum’s permanent exhibits, our current special exhibit I’ve Endured: Women in Old-Time Music, and a variety of family-friendly activities!
Activities will include:
-Singing, yodeling, and rope tricks with old-time and bluegrass musicans Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in the museum’s Performance Theater. Children (and the young-at-heart) can try their hand at rope tricks with Marcy in Cumberland Square Park following the performances.
-Instrument Petting Zoo with Bailey George and Jukebox Jess from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the museum’s Learning Center, a chance to try out a variety of stringed and other instruments including the fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, autoharp, spoons, and washboard!
-Spooky and Appalachian story time from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., a new book every half hour
-“Busking” from our friendly bluegrass jammers throughout the day
-Coloring and activity sheets to takeaway
Be sure to stop by the museum for a day of fun and engagement! And check out these other family-friendly activities happening downtown that day:
-Pumpkin Palooza, Downtown Center – 9:00 a.m. until supplies run out!
-State Street trick-or-treating – 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (you will find us handing out candy near 606 State Street, Bristol, TN)