Morning: The Friendship Family of Dealerships is encouraging the public to donate new and gently used bikes this holiday season. The Dealerships will then give the bikes to children in need. To find out how you can get a bike or donate one, visit any of the Friendship Family of Dealerships.
Noon: Our Pet of the Week segment introduced us to Meggie. She's a one year old, Collie/Shep Mix. A family would be a perfect fit for Meggie. For information about Meggie call 276-494-6718 or visit "For Pete's Sake Rescue Animal Rescue".
Usher in the Christmas Season with an enchanting tour of historic homes. The 18th Annual Bristol Christmas Tour of Homes will be held on Sunday, Dec 7th from 1:30 to 6:30. Click here for more information.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Lamplight Theatre in Kingsport is getting ready for a new Holiday special. "The Indescribable Gift - The Story of St. Nicholas" begins this Friday. For a complete list of show times and prices visit Lamplight Theatre.
"A Down Home Christmas" Holiday Concert- Join Symphony of the Mountains, Voices of the Mountains, Mountain Empire Children's Choral Academy, Mountain Mission School Choir and the First Presbyterian Church of Bristol's Handbell Choir to ring in the holiday season with the joyous sounds of new and old Yuletide favorites. Stay for a cookie and punch reception with a special visit from Ol' Saint Nick. This concert is at the Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport, TN on Saturday, December 6th and at the Southwest Virginia Higher Ed Center in Abingdon, Va on Sunday, December 7th. Click here for more information.
Friday, November, November 28, 2014
The Virginia Ballroom Golden Aires will perform a concert on Wednesday, December 3rd at 1pm. The event is at the Abingdon Senior Center (300 Senior Drive) in Abingdon, Va. The concert is free. Call 276-3631 for more information.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Noon: Theatre Bristol is opening its holiday production of "Scrooge the Musical." The show runs November 28th and 29th, December 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th at 7:30pm. Daytime only: November 30th, December 7th & 14th at 2:30pm. For ticket information click on Theatre Bristol.
A Medicare Advantage Plan is a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits. To learn more about Medicare Advantage and how to enroll visit Medicare.gov.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Morning: Smart Beginnings Southwest Virginia is a community-based, state-supported initiative that strives to ensure all children 0-5 are ready for Kindergarten. An event being held December 4th is geared toward Childcare providers. Click here for more information about the First Annual Tender Loving Caregivers Conference.
Noon: Our Pet of the Week segment comes to us from the Blackjack Animal Rescue. To adopt our furry friend, call 423-340-2138. For information about the Blackjack Animal Rescue, click here.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post is hosting a fundraiser. It is December 6th at noon.
First Annual VFW Benefit Festival
VFW Post 6975
14 16th street in Bristol, TN
For more information call 276-791-9629.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Morning: Rosedale Baptist Church in Abingdon, Va invites you for a "Visit to Bethlehem." The performances are December 5th, 6th and 7th. You can begin your journey any time between 7pm and 8:30pm each night. For more information call 276-628-7004.
Noon: George Balanchine’s visions of sugar plums took a lesser known Russian ballet featuring national dances and made it into one of the most popular ballets of all time. As the Bristol Ballet prepares its “The Nutcracker” confections, it is part of a well over 100-year-old tradition. The performance of the Bristol Ballet's "The Nutcracker" is December 4th and 5th at 10am for school children. Public performances are December 5th at 7:30pm, December 6th at 12:30pm and December 7th at 2:30pm. Tickets are $6 children under 6, $12 students and Seniors and $15 for adults. Click here to purchase tickets.
The Southwest Virginia Star Project started many years ago with just five children and has grown to help approximately 1,000 children in the counties of Russell and Buchannan. Find out more about the project and how you can help, click on SWVA Star Project.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Morning: What do the Health Insurance Marketplace policies look like? Friday in our final segment of a special series about the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Marketplace, we will look at the options for residents and the criteria these policies must meet to be in the Marketplace. The SWVA Community Health Systems will offer free help navigating the process, Saturday at the Washington County Public Library in Abingdon, Va from 9am-4pm. Call 888-531-8354 or by visit their website.
For a mouth-watering, gourmet-tasting, and memorable thanksgiving, be adventurous. You may start a new, healthy family tradition. For inspiration, visit Food City with over 60,000 recipes available.
On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. The Morrison School in Bristol, Va. is doing its part to help out. Learn more about the Morrison School or find out how you can participate in Giving Tuesday.