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September 2017

Jonesborough Music on the Square

September 22 @ 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

September 22 @ 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
FREE

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

September 23 @ 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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Old Jonesborough Cemetery Tours

September 23 @ 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
$3

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

September 24 @ 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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Jonesborough Town Tour

September 28 @ 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
$5

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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October 2017

45th Annual National Storytelling Festival

October 6 - October 8
Historic Downtown Jonesborough Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Make plans now to attend the 45th annual National Storytelling Festival, October 6-8, 2017 in historic Jonesborough, Tennessee!  Beginning on the first Friday in October each year, this world renowned, 3-day event celebrates storytelling at its most magical. The National Storytelling Festival appreciates the generous support of all its sponsors, Alliance for Peacebuilding, Carnegie Hotel, Dollywood’s Dreammore Resort, Dunkin’ Donuts, Foster Signs, Holston Distributing, Main Street Catering, Mauk’s of Jonesborough, National Endowment for the Arts, Niswonger Foundation, One Stop Wines & Spirits, and The Tennessee Arts Commission.  Media sponsors are News 5 WCYB, FOX Tri-Cities, Tri-Cities CW, Johnson City Press, Kingsport…

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Jonesborough Myth Busting Tour

October 7 @ 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
$5

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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A Spot on the Hill

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Once on October 21, 2017,
and Once on October 27, 2017
Historic Downtown Jonesborough Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map
$8

A Spot on the Hill, the original, research-based play returns this October to the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Now in its fourth season, this edition features new characters. New faces include Annis A. Bovell Mathes, who experienced a truly Victorian tragedy, Major Nathaniel Taylor Jackson, who died during the Civil War, and an unknown visitor, to help tell the story of the "strangers" section that was set aside in 1849. You’ll meet them and many more! Guests are encouraged to bring…

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Haunted Half Marathon and Boo to Brew Relay

October 28 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Run Amuck in Jonesborough, Tennessee's Oldest (and Most Haunted) Town. Boo to Brew Half Marathon Relay (2 or 4 person). Costume contest for individuals and relay teams. All half marathon and relay participants receive a very cool 13.1 medal, "treat" bag, and a long sleeve performance shirt. 9:30 am. New start time, location, and course! Also, Boo to Brew Relay (2 and 4 person Relay), Wicked fast!Schedule: Friday, 4-7 PM, Early Packet pickup and Late Registration Saturday, 7-9am, Packet pickup…

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Fall Extravaganza Craft Sale

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States + Google Map

Jonesborough Senior Center’s Fall Extravaganza Craft Sale October 28 from 10 am – 4 pm   The Jonesborough Senior Center is set to host the Fall Extravaganza Craft Sale. The Senior Center's Creative Crafty Senior will be selling their creations on October 28th from 10am to 4pm at the Jonesborough Senior Center. This year’s Fall Extravaganza will host a variety of vendors who are members of the Jonesborough Senior Center with a passion for art and creativity.   Everything from…

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