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Tennessee Ernie Ford 100th Birthday Celebration – Special Display

February 1 - February 28

In celebration of the anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford's 100th birthday, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum will have several objects, photographs, and items of memorabilia on loan from Tennessee Ernie Ford Enterprises and the museum’s collection on display during the entire month of February. This display will supplement the section of the permanent exhibit, including a short film, focused on Ford’s life and career. February 13, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s birthday, and his hometown…

Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature

February 1 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

Coming February 2019! Reading Appalachia: Voices From Children’s Literature, a new special exhibit coming to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum! Walk through the pages of your favorite storybook in Reading Appalachia: Voices from Children’s Literature, a groundbreaking exhibit on Appalachian children’s books and stories. Sporting life-size characters from Appalachian children’s books, this exhibit looks at the seminal titles from the late 1800s through the modern story of Appalachia – you’ll feel like you’re walking through the pages of a…

Special Exhibit “I Have A Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage”

February 14 - April 30

Dates: February 14—April 30, 2019 The Volunteer State has been the birthplace of some of the most influential music in the world, illustrated by the Beale Street blues clubs in Memphis, the R&B scene on Nashville’s Jefferson Street, and Knoxville’s Gem Theater. I Have a Voice gives a snapshot of African American Tennesseans’ important contribution to American music, including spirituals, blues, ragtime, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and soul music. In turn, their music has influenced and…

Elizabethton: Sabine Hill Tour

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sabine Hill Tour Wednesday, February 20                                                        11:00 am Cost: $7.00 for adults. $3.00 ages 7 – 17 6 and under free                                                                      Max: 16 Pre-registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Join Ranger Hayslett for a tour of Tennessee’s most remarkable example of Federalist architecture. The home of the Taylor family, Sabine Hill is a unique and beautiful home that documents the period of East Tennessee in transition from frontier to sophistication. The historic…

Jonesborough: The Long Trip Home: A Storytown Production

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Long Trip Home Fri Feb 22, 2019 - Sun Mar 3, 2019 The Jonesborough Story Initiative presents The Long Trip Home, a new community play based on the stories of Jonesborough community members past and present. Featuring dozens of characters from Jonesborough’s rich history up through modern day, this play with music is filled with heartwarming tales of the road that leads home, and the twists and turns it often takes before they make it. There are also hilarious,…

Jonesborough: The Long Trip Home: A Storytown Production

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Long Trip Home Fri Feb 22, 2019 - Sun Mar 3, 2019 The Jonesborough Story Initiative presents The Long Trip Home, a new community play based on the stories of Jonesborough community members past and present. Featuring dozens of characters from Jonesborough’s rich history up through modern day, this play with music is filled with heartwarming tales of the road that leads home, and the twists and turns it often takes before they make it. There are also hilarious,…

Jonesborough: The Long Trip Home: A Storytown Production

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 7:30pm

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One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Long Trip Home Fri Feb 22, 2019 - Sun Mar 3, 2019 The Jonesborough Story Initiative presents The Long Trip Home, a new community play based on the stories of Jonesborough community members past and present. Featuring dozens of characters from Jonesborough’s rich history up through modern day, this play with music is filled with heartwarming tales of the road that leads home, and the twists and turns it often takes before they make it. There are also hilarious,…

Elizabethton: Audition for Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 2, 2019 at 5:00pm

Audition for Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals! Sunday, February 24 at 2:00 pm OR Saturday, March 2 at 5:00 pm Interested in performing in Tennessee’s official outdoor drama? Audition for this fun and unique interpretation of the American Revolution as told by the Overmountain Men: colonists who defied British law and settled on Cherokee lands. This performance takes place at Sycamore Shoals, the last three weekends of July. Auditioning individuals are subject to background checks. 

Jonesborough: The Long Trip Home: A Storytown Production

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on February 24, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 1, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 2, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on March 3, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Long Trip Home Fri Feb 22, 2019 - Sun Mar 3, 2019 The Jonesborough Story Initiative presents The Long Trip Home, a new community play based on the stories of Jonesborough community members past and present. Featuring dozens of characters from Jonesborough’s rich history up through modern day, this play with music is filled with heartwarming tales of the road that leads home, and the twists and turns it often takes before they make it. There are also hilarious,…

Jonesborough: Yarn Exchange Radio Show presents Unsung Heroes

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On February 25, the Yarn Exchange Radio Show will bring stories of Washington County’s “unsung heroes” to the stage in a performance that commemorates Black History Month. This story-based programs brings to life the true stories of real people from the region, and this month explores those pioneers who stood on the precipice of change.  Some of these pioneers John Russaw, the first African American football player at East Tennessee State University, whose story is also featured in the upcoming…

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