Ralph Stanley Museum To Host Dr. Ralph Stanley’s 80th Birthday Dinner & Fundraiser at Meadowview Convention Center
The Ralph Stanley Museum & Traditional Mountain Music Center will host Dr. Ralph Stanley’s 80th Birthday Dinner and Fundraiser at the Meadowview Convention Center in Kingsport, TN at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2007. Celebrate Dr. Stanley’s birthday and 60th year in the music business with Dr. Stanley himself, music performances from the ETSU Bluegrass Band and some surprise guests, a first-class buffet-style dinner, and much more at this once-in-a-lifetime event! Tickets to the dinner are priced at $100 per plate, and guests may purchase them by calling the Museum at 276-926-8550.
All proceeds from this dinner will be used to support the Ralph Stanley Museum & Traditional Mountain Music Center’s operating and programming needs. As a 501(c)3 private nonprofit corporation, no proceeds from the dinner will benefit Dr. Ralph Stanley and family or members of the Museum’s Board of Directors, and a portion of the ticket price may be tax-deductible.
The Ralph Stanley Museum & Traditional Mountain Music Center is a state-of-the-art music museum that opened its doors in October of 2004. Located on Main St. in Clintwood, VA, the Museum houses exhibits and artifacts from Ralph Stanley’s life and career, the Stanley Brothers, and the traditional mountain music of Dickenson County and southwestern Virginia. The RSM&TMMC also presents a full lineup of programming each year including the Ralph Stanley Museum Mountain Music Festival during the last weekend in September, the Music Along the Crooked Road Concert Series on the first Saturday evening of every month, the Passing the Pick and Bow Program, the Pickin’ Porch jams on the second Sunday afternoon of every month, and more.
For more information or to order tickets, please call the Museum at 276-926-8550.