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'Duck Dynasty' star to appear at Viking Hall Civic Center

Staff Report • Sep 5, 2013 at 1:29 PM

Get out your duck calls and sharpen up on your duck calling skills. Why? Willie Robertson, star of A&E’s "Duck Dynasty" is coming to Bristol!

Family Ministries of Greeneville, Tenn., is bringing the Duck Commander to Viking Hall Civic Center as a fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 19. The event begins at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 7. Tickets are $100 for the VIP Meet N Greet, and $25 and $40 for general admission.

Willie Robertson is CEO and partial owner of the duck call company, Duck Commander & Buck Commander, TV personality, businessman, outdoorsman, hunter and author. He is known best for his appearance on the reality TV series “Duck Dynasty” on A&E.

Willie and his family are known for their Christian faith, and their family values. He has a business degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe which has helped him build the family business, Duck Commander, into a multi-million dollar empire.

“We are very excited about having Mr. Robertson coming to Bristol’s Viking Hall and assisting Family Life Ministries in their fund-raising efforts,” said Darlene Cole, venue manager for the City of Bristol.

Family Life Ministries is working to build a 10,000-square-foot expansion that will cost $1.65 million. The expansion will provide adequate classroom space and counseling facilities for the children that Family Ministries serve.

To order tickets by phone, contact the Viking Hall box office at (423) 764-0188, visit http://www.vikinghall.com, or purchase tickets in person at the Viking Hall box office, located at 1100 Edgemont Ave., Bristol, Tenn. Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For more information on event ticketing, contact the Viking Hall Box Office at (423) 764-0188 or email arutherford@bristoltn.org. For program details, contact Colleen Cox at (423) 943-4989 or email ccox@fwbfm.com.

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