From music festivals, car races, history, heritage, food and everything in between. Here's your guide.
The Heritage Alliance is pleased to offer a history-themed team trivia challenge on Thursday, April 22 at 7:00 PM. Teams (of up to six people) can register for this virtual trivia experience up until the evening of the event and last approximately 1-2 hours. Joe Spiker, Head Docent of the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, and Megan Cullen Tewell, Programming Coordinator at the Heritage Alliance, host the event via Zoom. The event is family-friendly and open to all…Find out more »
In Jonesborough on Tuesday, June 1st, the public is invited to a program to commemorate the 225th anniversary and the contributions our town, county, and region attributed to this event, presented in cooperation of several heritage organizations. Three proclamations will be delivered as well as a speech by County Historian Judge John L. Kiener will be presented. As well as commemorations for Gov. John Sevier, Col. LeRoy Reeves, Capt. Jacob Hartsell, and William and Matthew Atkinson. Please bring your own…Find out more »
On Friday, July 16 and Saturday, July 17, the "Incorporating Local History and Genealogy in the Classroom" Teachers Workshop will give area teachers an opportunity to engage with and learn techniques to incorporate local history and genealogy issues and topics into a current classroom sitting as well as see and find partnerships with heritage organizations and resources that are easily available to engage students. The event will begin on Friday night at 5:30 pm and end on Saturday at 4:30…Find out more »
The Washington County Heritage Fair, a three-part heritage event that is open to the public, but specifically targets Washington County, Tennessee students through local heritage engagements that brings together local cultural and heritage organizations and sites to showcase local heritage and culture, will take place in Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee on Friday, September 3rd and Saturday, September 4th , and include: Individual/Organization Exhibitions and Living History Timeline. From 9 am to 4 pm, the Washington County Heritage Fair will begin in…Find out more »