Upcoming Events


From music festivals, car races, history, heritage, food and everything in between. Here's your guide.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

History Happy Hour

October 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Birthplace of Country Music in Bristol will be bringing the history of country music to Jonesborough on Thursday, October 18!

Rene Rodgers, the head curator of the museum, will be the speaker for this month’s History Happy Hour program. The topic of her talk will be the “Bristol Sessions,” a series of influential recordings that were integral to the early development of country music and recorded in Bristol. Learn the larger history of the influential recording sessions and hear stories about some of the lesser-known artists from the Sessions. These stories are based on objects and oral histories from their family members.

History Happy Hour is a collaborative program in its second year at the Chester Inn Museum. The programs are on the 3rd Thursday each month at 6:30 pm, and they are free and open to the public. This month’s presentation will be held at the International Storytelling Center beside the Chester Inn Museum.

For more information on the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, History Happy Hour, or the Heritage Alliance please call our office at 423.753.9580 or the Chester Inn Museum at 423.753.4580.  You can also contact the organization via email at info@heritageall.org.  Additional information about the Heritage Alliance and its mission can be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/. Be sure to follow the Chester Inn and Heritage Alliance Facebook pages for updates about events at the Chester Inn and other Heritage Alliance programs.

Details

Date:
October 18, 2018
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Categories:
, ,

Organizer

Heritage Alliance
Phone:
423-753-9580
View Organizer Website

Venue

Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum
100 W. Main St.
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
423-753-4580
View Venue Website

Add Your Own Event


Upload your own events to our calendar.