Downtown Bristol Events
April 3 | Bristol Public Library
Join the Bristol Public Library on Wednesday, April 3, at 2:00 p.m. for a special genealogy workshop on “Researching Historical Photos.” Presented by Jessica McNeely from the Holston River Regional Library, “Researching Historical Photos” is an hour-long workshop on how to look for and uncover forgotten family photographs by using both online and paper resources. Jessica will also answer questions regarding genealogy research and common pitfalls researchers encounter in recovering old photographs.
April 4 | Blackbird Bakery
This workshop is free to attend and open to the public; no registration is required. For more information, please contact the Bristol Public Library at 276-821-6147 or email@example.com.
Blackbird Bakery is proud to welcome HB Beverly to perform!
April 5 | Birthplace of Country Music Museum
Join Teaching with Primary Sources—MTSU and the East Tennessee Historical Society for a day of learning more about Tennessee’s historical moments featured in the Tennessee social studies standards. We will explore these stories using a wide range of primary and secondary sources and share hands-on, literacy-rich strategies for using the sources in classroom instruction. The Birthplace of Country Music Museum will also give a short tour of their exhibits and share information about their educational resources and programs.
This workshop is supported through the Library of Congress and Humanities Tennessee and is designed for social studies and English language arts teachers as well as librarians and media specialists in grades 4 and up. Administrators and coaches responsible for supporting classroom curriculum are also welcome, as are museum educators.
To register or for questions, contact Lisa Oakley, ETHS Curator of Education, at oakley@eastTNhistory.org or call 865-215-8828.
April 5 | State Line Bar & Grill
(Bluegrass) Comprised of a rotating group of notable Tri-Cities-based musicians, this band’s just crazy – about traditional bluegrass! Throw in a little newgrass, they don’t care! Artistically speaking, they take what they want! Stomp your feet, clap your hands, cut a rug!
April 5 | Blackbird Bakery
Join Blackbird Bakery to enjoy the powerhouse voice of local Rylee Peters from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm!
April 5 | Quaker Steak and Lube
Ragged Sally is an east Tennessee based country duo consisting of singer/songwriters Seth Broyles and Alli Epperson.
April 5 | Bloom Cafe & Listening Room
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April 6 | Bristol Public Library
Arm The Witness
Demi-humans (colloquially known as demis) are now largely accepted by society. They work, they learn, and they live alongside humans, sometimes with no one the wiser. For Tetsuo Takahashi, a local biology teacher, meeting and interviewing a demi was a pipe dream — and now he suddenly has four of them in his life!
Rated TV-14; approximately 160 minutes.
April 6 | Blackbird Bakery
Come out and enjoy some soulful Blues by Samantha Gray, 8-10pm!
April 6 | Quaker Steak and Lube
A new rock/country band from the coast of northeast Tennessee. Whether its on the lake, a house party, or benefit concert, everyday's a party with TN Beach.
April 10 | Bristol Public Library
Reformed gunfighter Jimmy Ringo (Peck) travels to a sleepy little western town in search of his estranged sweetheart. But when Jimmy arrives, he discovers his reputation casts a long shadow and brings trouble to him even when he's not looking for it.
Not rated; 85 minutes.