33361 Lee Highway
Glade Spring, VA 24340
Phone: (276) 429-2233
Fax: (276) 429-2795
The Bristol Train Station has a very sophisticated charm to it. Functioning as a very busy traveling junction, it is a very popular location for private events today. Be it a wedding or a private banquet, this place is one of the most ideal locations in the city!
This venue, located along the Tennessee border, plays host to a series of events. A large ice-skating rink brings together enthusiastic skaters, both amateur and professional. In November catch the popular 'In Lights' show, where speedway participants follow thousands of lights as they complete laps amidst cheers from onlookers. Kids will love the Animated Snowman, Dinosaur Village and Christmas Village. Other events include Food City 250, Blue Lizard Pole Day, Sharpie MINI 300, the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series and the Craftsman Truck Series. Catch the action live in the facility along with the other 25,000 spectators as the racers push their cars to touch unexpected limits. For a day full of thrills, this is your best bet.
The Carter Family Fold is meant to commemorate the famous Cater family, whose first recordings in 1927 sparked the commercial country music industry. Now, you can come in every Saturday night to see a performance of old-time country and folk music. This place is a true piece of Virginia history.
Part of Appalachian State University, this venue hosts a variety of live music events throughout the year.
Wood Circle House in Boone is a concert venue where there is always an interesting performance roster lined up. As rock is the preferred genre, this place can get pretty loud. Previous performers have included the likes of Celtic-rock band Pale Fire, punk and hardcore band Just Die! and emo group Muscle & Bone.
Kidd Brewer Stadium, nicknamed 'The Rock', is a picturesque, multi-purpose stadium that hosts many hockey, football and athletic events. Located in the campus of Appalachian State University, the stadium was built in 1962 and has been renovated and expanded many times to make it the well facilitated venue that it is today. Artificial turfs, outdoor tracks, football fields as well as locker rooms, coach offices, training rooms are some of the amenities it is equipped with. The stadium attracts many sports fans and has seen crowds as much as 30,931.
The Holmes Center at the Appalachian State University in Boone is a source of entertainment for the small town. Concerts, plays, blood drives, sporting events, feasts, meetings and more take place here, thus, making the venue a multi-purpose one. Though Boone is a small town, the kind of events that take place here are usually large scaled, thus, making the Holmes Center a significant landmark to the city. To know more about the venue, visit their website.
Located in a serene spot that overlooks the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valle Crucis Conference Center is ideal for a wide variety of events. Spiritual retreats, family reunions and ski and youth groups can all be accommodated at venues like the Apple Barn and Bishop Robert H. Johnson Hall. Five buildings also offer comfortable accommodation.
The Holmes Convocation Center was built to support the Appalachian State University's vast student population. Capable of seating over 9,000 students, it is one of the region's finest sports centers.
Relax and tune into your inner self at International Center for Meditation and Well-Being. The center offers meditation and yoga classes.
Located in Bluefield, Virginia is the home field and stadium for the West Virginia Minor League baseball team the Bluefield Blue Jays.
Established in 1976, Down Home has, for a long time headed the mantle of being the ultimate live music haunt in Johnson City. Featuring live music on most days of the week, this unassuming yet intimate concert venue has splendid acoustics and amazing speakers, which can give any modern concert venues a run for their money. Walk in to enjoy a wide range of music right from rock-n-roll and pop music to the country and blues music. Legends like Bela Fleck, Townes Van Zandt, as well as famous contemporary bands like Sons Of Bluegrass and Mandolin Orange have graced the stage at Down Home in the past. And if you think you can match up to the talents of these performers, then visit the venue on Wednesdays for the Open Hoot night, where you get a chance to perform in front of the crowd. The venue has an extensive beer and wine list, which you can pair with a selection of delicious small bites to eat.