Bristol Events


Sunday, January 14, 3:00 pm – Lee Street Baptist Church MLK Celebration, Speaker: Rev. Dwayne Mabry, Pastor First Baptist Church, Chilhowie, VA

Monday, January 15, 6th Annual Bristol MLK Celebration

12:30 pm – Youth program with activities at Bristol YWCA, 106 State Street, Bristol, TN 1:30 pm – March to Bristol Sign begins at Bristol YWCA

2:00 pm – MLK Program at First Baptist Church, 1 Sedgefield Street, Bristol, VA, featuring Speaker: Tybre Faw, 16-year old Science Hill High School Student Activist, Author and National Youth Representative for 1619 Project

Tuesday, January 16, 7:00 pm — Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Virtual Speaker Sessions featuring Holly G talking about the Black Opry (a group in Nashville to support Black musical artists and fans of the country, Americana, and roots music industry) HERE.

Thursday, January 18, 12:00 pm — Birthplace of Country Music Museum, Museum Talk episode on Radio Bristol featuring an interview with Damion Thomas from the National Museum of African American History and Culture (Smithsonian) about Civil Rights artifacts and stories highlighted in the museum. Listeners can catch this episode live on WBCM Radio Bristol 100.1 FM; streaming on our website HERE; or through the Radio Bristol app. The show will also be archived HERE within 24 hours of airing.

Saturday, January 27, 10:00 am – John Wesley Church will be hosting its 32nd MLK breakfast at Delta Marriott Hotel, Exit 7, 3135 Linden Drive, Bristol, VA – Adults $35 students $10.  Contact Brazil Dukes at 865/964-2011 or Theressa Taylor at 423/967-1089 for tickets.



Jan 14 - 27 2024


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