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Letterpress Workshop with the Museum and King University

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

Join us on Saturday, March 16, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum for an introduction to letterpress printing, including the chance to print your own poster!

Museum Story Time – “Lorraine: The Girl Who Sang the Storm Away” by Ketch Secor

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: Celene Aubry on Hatch Show Print

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

Join us at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 p.m. for our monthly Speaker Sessions with Celene Aubry exploring the history and work of Hatch Show Print (HSP), a letterpress poster and design shop located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Community Square Dance: A Partnership with Bristol Ballet

Bristol Ballet 330 Buford Street, Bristol, VA, United States

Join the Birthplace of Country Music and Bristol Ballet for a community square dance on Saturday, April 20. Caller Tyler Hughes will lead a short introduction to dance steps, followed by a full square dance with a lively string band. It's always a hand-clapping and foot-stomping good time!

Museum Story Time – “Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar: The Musical Story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Woman Who Invented Rock and Roll” by Charnelle Pinkney Barlow

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: Dave Eggar and Len Cook on Composing a Champion

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

With this Speaker Sessions, musician Dave Eggar and MMM fighter Len Cook will share how they developed their program "Composing a Champion," their experience taking it on the road to 25 colleges to work with artist-side confidence-building and finding their unique voice, and the impact this work has had.

Museum Story Time – “She Sang for the Mountains: The Story of Singer, Songwriter, Activist Jean Ritchie” by Shannon Hitchcock

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.