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July 2017

Jonesborough Music on the Square

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 29, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Your visit to Historic Jonesborough in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains would not be complete without attending our Music on the Square weekly music festival. It’s music at its best with the townscape of downtown Jonesborough as the setting. Music on the Square provides live concerts featuring a variety of music that ranges from Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic, Irish, Old-Time, Blues and Jazz. Local and regional bands, storytellers, poets and performance artists provide the weekly line-up of live entertainment. Held…

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Jonesborough Music on the Square

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 29, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Held each Friday evening, May through September, Main Street is blocked off to through traffic and everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the concerts that begin around 7pm. Event tickets are only needed during the Winter Series, but we do “pass the hat” during the regular season. Come have dinner in one of our unique restaurants and indulge in some ice cream at the General Store. Most shops stay open late, so pay them a visit to get the…

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Jonesborough Farmers Market

July 29 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 28, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Saturday Morning Market May-October FALL HOURS IN OCTOBER: 9am-noon NOTE: NO market on festival Saturdays (July 2 and Oct 8, 2016) Location: Courthouse Square, just off Main Street in Jonesborough Parking available in large lot behind courthouse. For a google map link, click here Jonesborough Farmers Market Promote Your Page Too In addition to fresh locally grown vegetables, plants, meats, cheeses and baked goods, the Saturday market features live music (starting at 9am), a café area and selected food/farm related…

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$3

Old Jonesborough Cemetery Tours

July 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 28, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Available at 2:30 p.m. every Saturday through the end of October, tours include the history of Rocky Hill and College Hill cemeteries, 1800’s burial customs, the lives of the people buried there, and so much more.  This season, you might even meet a spirit or two among the tombstones who will want to share his or her story.  Tickets are $3.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn State Historic Site & Museum on Main Street.  You’ll…

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Main Street Brews and Tunes

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 24, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

  The 2017 Main Street Brews & Tunes schedule is here! Live music. Food truck. Local brews. Every Sunday June through September, 5-7pm (food & beer starts up at 4pm) on the plaza of the International Storytelling Center​. The first show is June 4, so mark your calendars! Shout out to the The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room for helping us book these incredible artists. Sponsored by Roadrunner Markets #onlyinjonesborough 🎼🎤🎻🎸 June 4 Beth Snapp Music Page -- Depot…

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August 2017
$5

Jonesborough Town Tour

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 28, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Jonesborough’s Historic Walking Tours are now available on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m.  Come and tour the Oldest Town in Tennessee during the cooler hours of the day.  Costumed guides will lead you around Main Street, sharing the rich history of the buildings and the people who made their lives here.  Historic Walking Tours are also available on Monday, Friday, and Saturday at 1:00 pm and on Sunday at 2:00 pm.  Thursday evening tours will be available through the end…

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$5

Jonesborough Myth Busting Tour

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 2, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

The new Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour will be available the first Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m.!  The tour premiered on April Fool’s Day, and it was so much fun, the Heritage Alliance is doing it again! This unique tour will not be available every week, so make sure you catch it when it’s here!  Jonesborough is the Oldest Town in Tennessee and the Storytelling Capitol of the World, so it’s only natural that the Town has some big myths…

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Scoop Fest

August 5 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

We All Scream for Ice Cream at Scoop Fest in Downtown Jonesborough August 5 from 4 - 8 p.m.   Scoop Fest is returning to Tennessee's Oldest Town on Saturday, August 5 from 4 - 8 p.m. The event will offer a variety of over 50 flavors of ice cream to sample throughout Main Street shops and eateries along with family-friendly activities for all. Tastings include flavors that range from traditional to unexpectedly delicious and everything in between!   Ice…

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Jonesborough Eclipse Block Party

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Come experience the "Great American Solar Eclipse" with us in Downtown Jonesborough on August 21. We will be having a celestial-themed event with educational activities and live music during the span of the eclipse from 1-4 pm.

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$43

Legs in a Barrel Murder Mystery

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Once on August 26, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

The Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is excited to present an original, murder mystery event.  Legs In a Barrel follows the twists and turns of an actual, historic murder that took place in Jonesborough in 1909.  The body of a local resident was pulled from the French Broad River, and his body was returned to his family in Jonesborough.  Suspicion fell on his employee, who just happened to arrive in town the day before the victim’s funeral. …

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$43

Legs in a Barrel Murder Mystery

August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

The Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is excited to present an original, murder mystery event.  Legs In a Barrel follows the twists and turns of an actual, historic murder that took place in Jonesborough in 1909.  The body of a local resident was pulled from the French Broad River, and his body was returned to his family in Jonesborough.  Suspicion fell on his employee, who just happened to arrive in town the day before the victim’s funeral. …

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