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Christmas in Olde Jonesborough: Whoville

November 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Christmas in Olde Jonesborough series will kick off with Whoville on SaturdayNovember 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. complete with the Grinch and other characters. Dress as a Whoville character and get a “grinch treat”.

That Saturday, catch a Christmas movie inside the Lollipop Shop, located at 129 East Main Street in downtown Jonesborough. The movie will show continuously from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Enjoy a reading of the holiday classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, at the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum for several readings of the holiday classic. This program will feature a reading of the “Grinch” in their restored parlor room as well as a display of holiday items from their archival collection. The Chester Inn Museum will also talk about the history of Victorian holiday celebration customs and the practice of storytelling during the holidays.

This year there will be readings at 11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.1:15 p.m.2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m. Each program will be approximately 35 to 40 minutes.

In an effort to provide a safe social distance for program attendees, the Chester Inn Museum will limit the attendance at each performance to the first 20 people. Attendees can pick up their tickets at the Chester Inn Museum on Saturday, November 27. Tickets for the first program will be available starting at 11 a.m., and tickets will be available for each subsequent program once the preceding program is finished. Keep up with the event by following the Chester Inn Museum on Facebook. For questions, please call 423.753.4580, email chesterinn@heritageall.org or message at the Chester Inn Museum on Facebook.


About the Town of Jonesborough: A unique 18th century town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough’s natural beauty, charming architecture, and storytelling heritage have attracted visitors worldwide. Stay a day, a week or forever, and create your own stories in beautiful Historic Jonesborough. Visit www.jonesborough.com for more information.


November 27, 2021
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Downtown Jonesborough
116 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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