Downtown Bristol Events
November 6 | Bristol Public Library
In celebration of International Games Week, the Bristol Public Library will be hosting a Family Game Night on Wednesday, November 6 starting at 4:30 pm.
All ages are welcome to this free event! Come spend an evening with friends and family playing a variety of games we will have available. Refreshments will be provided!
No registration required. For more information, email email@example.com or call 276-821-6147.
November 6 | Bristol Public Library
See the moon in a new light using BPL's telescopes. Tonight's viewing will feature the moon as a waxing gibbous on day 9 of its cycle. Also visible will be the planets Jupiter and Saturn with some of their moons!
November 6 | Lumac Rooftop Bar
Another installment of Wine & Unwind Wednesday, this time we welcome Ed Snodderly! We're excited for this artist to play for us on our rooftop bar and lounge, Lumac! Come out and enjoy some great live music while you sip on a signature cocktail and eat some of Chef's one-of-a-kind entrees!
November 6 | Paramount Bristol
Karla Bonoff emerged as a singer songwriter from the Monday night hootenanny scene at the Troubadour nightclub in Los Angeles. She wrote classic songs for artists such as Linda Ronstadt, Wynonna Judd and Bonnie Raitt, and contributed to films like Footloose. Many of Bonoff’s ballads are classics, including “All My Life,” “Someone to Lay Down Beside Me,” “Tell Me Why,” and “Lose Again.” Listening to Karla sing is like having an intimate conversation about secrets of the heart — you don’t want to miss a word!
Nina Gerber is the LeBron James of guitar players – everyone who plays with her gets better when she plays. She’s added her talents to the work of a wealth of wonderful artists, including Karla Bonoff, Peter Rowan, Nanci Griffith, Lucy Kaplansky, and Kate Wolf, with whom Nina started her musical career. Her album Good Music with Good People features outstanding performances with Jackson Browne, Eliza Gilkyson, and Bruce Cockburn, among others, all taken from the Kate Wolf Festival.
November 6 | O'Mainnin's Pub
Ragged Sally is an east Tennessee based country duo consisting of singer/songwriters Seth Broyles and Alli Epperson.
November 7 | Bristol Public Library
Luttrell Staffing Group is hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, November 7th from 2pm-4pm! We are hiring for Press Assistant, Packing, General Labor, Warehouse, Material Handler, Housekeeping, Food Service and More! Please call (423) 764-1334 or text 25000 for more information.
November 7 | Bristol Public Library
During November, the JCC will be offering a special class on "Computer Scams." This class will cover how to recognize scams, fake emails, and phishing, ways to protect yourself online, and keep your PC free of malware!
Classes will be held at the Bristol Public Library on November 7 at 5:30 p.m. and the Avoca Branch Library on November 14 at 2:00 p.m. For more information, please contact the JCC at 276-645-8790.
November 7 | Quaker Steak and Lube
Have dinner at Quaker Steak and Lube on Thursday, November 7th, mention United Way of Bristol, and 20% of proceeds will go straight back into the community!
November 7 | Paramount Bristol
Arts Alliance Mountain Empire in celebrating 25 years of publication of the A! Magazine for the Arts!
Join in celebrating the AAME volunteers, sponsors, advertisers, and community for the success of the award-winning monthly publication. We will celebrate A! Magazine over the years and unveil a brand new logo for Arts Alliance Mountain Empire.
Free event, refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Erika Barker at firstname.lastname@example.org or HERE.
November 7 | Kil'n Time Ceramics Studio
Join #KTCrewMember Marcy starting at 6:00 on Thursday, November 7th to recreate this #FeelsLikeFall Canvas! Cost is $35 per painter and #BYOB (bring your own bottles of whatever you’d like to drink). Call or message us to reserve your seats!
November 7 | Cascade Draft House
Join us for the music of JP Parsons and the Baked and Loaded Food Truck! This will be quite the treat.
Food: 5 pm
November 7 | Blackbird Bakery
Music: 7 pm
Come let us entertain you at Blackbird Bakery! We will be hosting the Shannon Miller Trio Thursday November 7th from 7:30-9:30pm. Sit back and enjoy the wonderful sounds of this band while sipping on one of our many hot beverages or if you are craving something sweet, something from our extensive dessert menu. There is something for everyone. Hope to see you there!
November 7 | O'Mainnin's Pub
Matt Smile of the Buddz will perform at O'Mainnins.Matt Smile has worked hard to get to where he is now. He is a the co-founder of rock n roll band "The Buddz". Their music style has created quite the buzz in the music industry with one of their releases reaching over 1.1 million streams on YouTube and touring nationally.
November 8 | Delta Blues BBQ
November 8 | Paramount Bristol
This Christmas, give your family the gift of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Christmas magic. With accomplished artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, The Moscow Ballet brings a fresh look to a cherished holiday tradition, enhanced by Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.
November 8 | Cascade Draft House
Country/Americana Duo. Drawing on the influences from Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, Tyler Childers etc.
November 8 | Blackbird Bakery
Join Blackbird Bakery to enjoy the powerhouse voice of local Rylee Peters from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm!
November 8 | Bloom Cafe & Listening Room
November 8 | Quaker Steak and Lube
TJ is simply one of The Lube's favorites. We guarantee a great night of tunes on 11/8!
November 8 | O'Mainnin's Pub
Villa*Nova turns rock 'n' roll upside down. Hailing from Columbia, SC, the band distills elements of rock and pop into a hypnotic hybrid.
November 9 | Downtown Bristol
For well over 50 years the veterans of Bristol have honored their fallen comrades with a parade and memorial service in downtown Bristol. Whether through years of recognition or obscurity the parade has reminded the region of the sacrifice of our own citizens in wars and military engagements since the beginning of our nation. The annual event will once again be held in the streets of downtown Bristol on Saturday November 9th.
Any veteran is welcome to participate in the parade. Line-up begins on Morrison Blvd at 9:00 AM, with the parade beginning at 10:00 AM using the traditional parade route. Following the parade, approximately at 11:00 AM, citizens will gather for the traditional memorial service at the Bristol War Memorial at Cumberland Square Park.
Annual Veteran's Day service at Victory Baptist Church, November 10th at 11:00 AM. Catered lunch immediately after service for Veterans and one guest.
For more information contact Richard Ball : 276-466-4009
November 9 | Slater Community Center
Black in Appalachia in partnership with the YWCA Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia and Bristol Public Library invite you and your family to share documents, photos, films, and recollections of Bristol & Sullivan County's African-American community.
We will also be recording oral histories, so come prepared with your family's story!
Any and all materials are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.
Physical documents and photos will be digitized and returned to you the same day with your own digital copy of your items.
For more information, contact:
November 9 | YWCA
Tina McDaniel, TMcDaniel@ywcatnva.org | 423-573-6107 or
William Isom, email@example.com | 423-277-7162
YWCA CARES, an advocacy program of YWCA NETN and SWVA for victims of crimes ages 17-24 in Sullivan County, is holdingHolistic Self-Care Day, a free event for the community, at the YWCA in Bristol on November 9, 2019 from 11:00 to 5:00.
This free event will feature experts in Aromatherapy, Reiki and Crystal Work, Yoga, Creative Writing, Self-Defense, Mindfulness, Art, a Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Drama Classes, and Meditation Circles. Participants will visit booths to learn about Self-Care offerings, enjoy eating at local food trucks, attend free self-care classes running throughout the day, receive giveaways, and have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction.
The schedule for classes is as follows:
Bristol Yoga is hosting a yoga class open for everyone! Their mission is to spread the love of yoga! Every BODY is welcome!
REIKI AND CRYSTAL CLASS
Toni Swavely will be offering a Reiki class to explain the history of Reiki, what happens in a session, and how crystals are implemented. Come learn about the ancient art of Reiki!
Carolyn Koesters of Wordcatching will teach us how to reflect on our past and move forward by using journaling! Journal Giveaway.
Becky Russel of Hope Essentials will teach us what essential oils are and how to use them! She will even teach us how to save money with essential oils and how to take hold of our own health.
ART AND WRITTEN WORD
Sherri Russel of Small Miracles will help us learn the art of embracing and validating who we are, installing hope and calm through written word and art.
4:00 — 5:00
HERBAL TEA & MEDITATION
Kim Bushore — Maki of Shakti in the Mountains will be offering an herbal tea and meditation circle to wrap up our day. Come join the circle!
All classes will begin promptly at their scheduled times in the YWCA conference room.
Join YW CARES for this inspiring and inclusive event for all to explore different types of self-care for stress reduction, healing, building resiliency, and nourishing the health of your whole self.
November 9 | Virginia High School
Santa Pal will be hosting a Designer Purse and Sabika Jewelry Bingo fundraiser Saturday, November 9th at 6:00 p.m. at Virginia High School to provide Christmas to less fortunate children.
For more information or to purchase Pre-Sale Tickets click the Send Message button on our Facebook Page and leave us a message or to purchase tickets go to Paypal and use our e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase your pre-sale tickets.
Game 20 will be a blackout game with prize value totaling over $1000.00. Purses include Tory Burch, Coach, Michael Kors, and Kate Spade. There will be over $9000.00 worth of prizes and raffles to win.
November 9 | Paramount Bristol
Pärt:Tabula Rasa with Sean Claire and Jorge Rodriguez Ochoa, violin
Glazunov:Saxophone Concerto with Winner of the Elizabeth Harper Vaughn Competition, Tyron Page
Vaughan Williams:Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Featured Guests:ETSU Chamber Orchestra, Symphony of the Mountains Youth Orchestra Strings
Symphony of the Mountains began as a community orchestra in 1946 and has grown into a fully professional, regional orchestra serving Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Western North Carolina. Symphony of the Mountains comprises more than 90 professional musicians led by Conductor Cornelia Laemmli Orth. Cornelia convincingly combines the classical-romantic tradition of her old-world origins with the unique American flavor that her international background and extensive working experience in her adopted country has provided and is a sought-after guest conductor in the USA and in Europe.
November 9 | Delta Blues BBQ
Plays original blues songs and personal interpretations of blues classics.
November 9 | Quaker Steak and Lube
Noah is an extremely talented young man and we have been happy to have him perform here time and time again. If you haven't heard Noah yet, you won't want to miss this show on 11/9.
November 9 | Blackbird Bakery
Have you had a long week and just need a good laugh? Then Blackbird Bakery is the place to go! We will be hosting “Comedy With A Pointe” from 8-10pm and you don’t want to miss it. This comedy group brings original, clean stand-up along with amazing vocals. Come join the fun while you enjoy on of our tasty treats. Hope to see you there!
November 9 | O'Mainnin's Pub
Nov 9th 10PM
November 10 | Mercantile on State
This Perfect World
Black Star Sanctuary
Come join us 11/10 at 2PM and sew your own Bristol themed decorative pillow! This class will mix beginner sewing skills and basic machine applique techniques! Applique is a fun way of creating designs out of cut fabric. This class is for those who want to learn how to sew as well as those looking for new creative ideas.
40$ includes all supplies and a scoop of delicious cookie dough or gelato!!
Message us to reserve your spot!!
November 11 | Blackbird Bakery
Top Stitch Studios
Meet & Greet the artists Lee & Dan Jenkins at 6-8 pm.
November 12 | Bristol Public Library
Opening on Tuesday, November 12, the Bristol Public Library will be featuring beautiful creative works by members of the local artisans group Art of the Highlands. We are excited to feature the works of three members of this group: Joyce Kistner, Kitty Williams, and Joyce Samuels. Thanks to their generosity, the library is able to present a variety of works in the Virgie R. Fleenor Gallery through December!
In this exhibit, each artist will use a variety of subject themes and techniques. The award-winning artists from Art of the Highlands have exhibited at the Bristol Chamber of Commerce, William King Museum, The Arts Depot, Kingsport Art Guild, Bristol Art Guild, and the Virginia Highlands Festival. This exhibit will include various media such as watercolor, acrylic and alcohol ink, and water paste.
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 Art Gallery or any other library programs, call 276.645.8790.
November 12 | Bristol Public Library
During November, the JCC will be offering a special class on Printing in Windows 10. Learn how to set up a printer, how to manage its settings, using the printer queue, troubleshooting and install new fonts.
Classes will be held at the Bristol Public Library on November 12, at 5:30 p.m. For more information, please contact the JCC at 276-645-8790.
November 12 | Blackbird Bakery
Come join the fun as Blackbird hosts Tim Nave from 6-8pm for a night of delightful music. While you are here, enjoy one of our popular brownie towers or maybe a chess bar to take home. We hope to see you there!