ETHS: Tribute to Carl and Pearl Member Preview and Opening Reception
East Tennessee Historical Society members can attend a preview and opening reception for the “Tribute to Carl and Pearl” with food, book signing and meet-and-greet with the Butler family. Live music and a screening of the Butlers’ home movies will begin at the public event at 7 p.m. Performers include Paul Brewster and Friends Band, comprising 14-year-old mandolin prodigy Wyatt Ellis and Grand Ole Opry performers Daniel Grindstaff, Kent Blanton, Stephen Burwell and John Meador. A screening of 8mm home movies shot by the Butlers with an appearance by 10-year-old Dolly Parton, as well as some of the Butlers’ rarest television appearances, will conclude the evening.