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McKinney Center: Holidays Around the World

November 29, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Town of Jonesborough News Release

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Contact Information

Jules Corriere



Holidays Around the World Fundraiser at the McKinney Center

Enjoy an enchanted evening strolling through beautiful “countries” decked out for the winter season at the McKinney Center’s Holidays Around the World fundraiser on MondayNovember 29, held at the McKinney Center.

This tour of beautifully decorated holiday scenes on display in the auditorium also includes a gourmet soup dinner to-go from Main Street Café, as well as a hand-crafted ceramic keepsake ornament to take home.

Live music fills the air, and photo opportunities abound, as guests interact at a safe distance with seasonal characters in their gorgeous lighted backdrops. Guests may visit with Santa Claus, Victorian English carolers, Colonial American pioneers, a live nativity, a Chanukah Festival of Lights, a Kwanzaa celebration, fireworks on a beach in Rio, a Japanese New Year and even the Grinch makes an appearance. There are fourteen different “stops” in all, with tours starting at 5:30, 6, 6:30, 7 and 7:30.

Tickets for this fundraiser supporting the McKinney Center and the StoryTown Radio Show and Podcast are $30 per person, and available by calling the Historic Jonesborough Visitor Center at 423.753.1010 or online at Jonesborough.com/tickets.


About the McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington: The mission of the McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington is to provide a comprehensive program through Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts which teaches various art skills to all participants through a quality program of instruction open to all segments of Jonesborough’s population. In addition, a primary mission of the Center is to enhance minority participation in the planning and implementation in all activities in Jonesborough while specifically celebrating the contribution of the African-American community in the growth and development of the Town. The activities of the McKinney Center are designed to enhance the quality of life of all Jonesborough residents.


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 29, 2021
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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McKinney Center


McKinney Center
103 Franklin Ave
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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