Annual Holiday Open House
Where: All Branches of The Bank of Marion
When: December 19 All Day
You are invited to our Annual Holiday Open House Friday, December 19. Enjoy free festive refreshments and sign up for our traditional drawing for sugar-cured country hams. Santa will be our Main Office in Marion from 9 a.m. until Noon.
Ron Bales, author of From Young Braves to Mighty Warriors will be at our Main Office for a book signing on the 19th. His book chronicles his coaching career at Chilhowie High School from 1966 through 1973 and highlights the 1970 Chilhowie Warrior Virginia State Championship team. His book is on sale at our Main Office and at The Bank of Chilhowie.
Check bankofmarionva.com for additional details on this event as they are announced
We help light up the Lincoln
For the first time in nearly three years, The Lincoln Theatre marquee is fully lit with the bright colors that beckon audiences through the Theatre’s doors. We worked with the theatre’s Executive Director, Kristin Untied-Barnett and the theatre board to help fund repairs of the historic theatre’s marquee. The full story is available at:
We are a proud supporter of The Lincoln and an underwriter for the theatre’s signature concert and television series, Song of the Mountains.
Bristol Rhythm 2015 Passes on Sale
Discounted weekend pass wristbands to Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2015 are on sale now at the pre-sale price of $50, plus Bristol, VA admissions tax, through December 31. The 2015 Reunion will be held September 18-20, 2015. We are a Rhythm & Roots Reunion sponsor.
Weekend passes may be purchased at BristolRhythm.com, The Museum Store at Birthplace of Country Music Museum, The Bristol Mall Customer Service Desk (check or cash only), and the Bristol, TN/VA Chamber of Commerce. Check location websites for addresses and hours of operation.
Main Street’s Shop Local Program
Where: Area Virginia Main Street Communities
The Virginia Main Street Programs in Abingdon, Bristol, Marion, and St. Paul have joined forces for a regional Shop Local campaign. The campaign focuses on the importance of shopping locally and supporting the small businesses in each of the Main Street communities.
For more about the advantages of shopping in your own local community, check these Web sites: abingdonmainstreet.com, marionva.org/marion-downtown, believeinbristol.org, and stpaulva.org.
Speedway in Lights
With millions of glowing lights and hundreds of brilliant displays positioned all around the World’s Fastest Half-Mile and throughout Thunder Valley, Speedway in Lights is a must-see event that grows in popularity each year. Christmas Village in the BMS infield featured carnival rides, marshmallow roasts, crafts and concessions. Santa Clause will be there for holiday photos. Proceeds benefit Speedway Charities. Complete information at speedwayinlights.org.
Where: Bristol Motor Speedway
When: The Entire Holiday Season