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StoryTown Radio Show Celebrates Black History Month

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

StoryTown Radio Show Celebrates Black History Month

StoryTown Radio Show will celebrate Black History Month on MondayFebruary 27 in a production that will feature stories and skits about the lives and contributions of local African Americans in the Jonesborough and East Tennessee region. This production will take place at 7 p.m. at the McKinney Center, located at 103 Franklin Avenue.

Along with historical accounts of past leaders, there will also be stories about current leaders in the community, such as the Tri-Cities African Women Support Network, and the Black American Studies program at East Tennessee State University.

Special music guest is Bailey George and Jukebox Jess, musicians and hosts of the popular Boones Creek Opry.

Tickets are $10 and available online at Jonesborough.com/tickets or by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. Season Passes for this year’s StoryTown Radio Show are still on sale as well.

This project is sponsored by a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission, Gary and Sandee Degner, First Horizon Bank and the Wild Women of Jonesborough.


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.


February 27
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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McKinney Center


McKinney Center
103 Franklin Ave
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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(423) 753-0562

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