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StoryTown Radio Show: Appalachian Folk Tales
May 23, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Appalachian folk tales and sayings this month on StoryTown
This month’s StoryTown Radio Show takes place Monday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at the McKinney Center. Tickets are $10 and available at Jonesborough.com/tickets or by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010.
The StoryTown Radio Show’s theme this month will be look at the tales and talk that make Northeast Tennessee unique.
Anne G’Fellers-Mason, director of the Heritage Alliance, will write this production, which is based on local stories. These stories are steeped in the culture of this region, and reflect the heart and humor passed down through generations.
Other stories include true stories collected from the community and developed into skits by members of the McKinney Center Writers Group.
Music guests will be Rheva and Keegan playing traditional Appalachian and Celtic music.
StoryTown Radio Show is sponsored in part by a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
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.