Events from August 13 – April 27 › Museum › – Page 2 – The Birthplace of Country Music
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Museum Story Time – “Cowboy Bunnies” by Christine Loomis

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Speaker Sessions: Lonnie Salyer on Record Collecting

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Join us on Tuesday, July 9, 7:00 p.m. as we host Lonnie Salyer (Big Lon) on "After The Big Bang: A Record Collector’s Discovery of Local Independent Record Labels" for our next Speaker Sessions!

Teacher In-Service Workshops at the Museum

Sign up today for a distinctively fun and educational professional development opportunity to learn more about a variety of learning resources and ideas – from museum-based learning to bringing folklife into your classroom!

Museum Story Time – “Miss Dorothy and Her Bookmobile” by Gloria Houston

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Speaker Sessions: Brandon Story on Gospel According to Bristol

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

This talk will focus on the recordings of Alfred Karnes, Ernest Phipps, The Alcoa and Stamps Quartets, and the Tennessee Mountaineers and consider how worship traditions and beliefs influenced song selections and performance styles. 

Museum Story Time – “Moon Bound Girl: Harmony’s World Tour” by Leigh Ann Agee

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Museum Story Time – “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything: A Halloween Book for Kids” by Linda D. Williams

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Museum Story Time – “The Relatives Came” by Cynthia Rylant

Birthplace of Country Music Museum 101 Country Music Way, Bristol, VA, United States

Aimed at toddler-age children and their grown-ups, we will gather on the first Friday of each month to read a music or Appalachia-related storybook, sing along with WBCM Radio Bristol show host Ella Patrick, and enjoy a related activity or coloring sheet. There is no cost to attend.

Speaker Sessions: Lisa Sorrell on Boot Making

Join us on Tuesday, November 12 for a virtual Speaker Sessions with artist and bootmaker Lisa Sorrell as she talks to us about "From the Saddle to the Stage: Country Music and the Evolution of
Cowboy Boots."