From music festivals, car races, history, heritage, food and everything in between. Here's your guide.
19th Annual Sorghum FestivalTipton-Haynes State Historic Site 2620 South Roan St., Johnson City, TN
The 19th annual Sorghum Festival will allow visitors to have the opportunity to observe sorghum cane being processed into molasses using a mule-powered mill on Saturday, September 15th at the Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site in Johnson City from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The mules will be out turning the cast iron rollers squeezing out
Sorghum FestivalTipton-Haynes State Historic Site 2620 South Roan St., Johnson City, TN
Join us as our Sorghum team teaches about how sorghum is made and watch as they cook down the juices into sweet sorghum. The team will be showing the step for step process in the making of sorghum molasses, including having Mules turning the mill. Regular admission is required. Members of Tipton-Haynes are also FREE!
Stories from the Pumpkin PatchTipton-Haynes State Historic Site 2620 South Roan St., Johnson City, TN
Enjoy a family friendly evening with fun crafts and great stories. Halloween crafts for kids will be offered during daylight hours. Story tellers will be within the mid 1800s barn and as day light fades, spooky stories will be taking place in our cave! Also, take a hayride around the historic grounds. Regular admission is
State of Franklin BattleTipton-Haynes State Historic Site 2620 South Roan St., Johnson City, TN
Learn about the 1788 leap year battle between the forces of Colonel John Tipton and Governor John Sevier and the struggles of the State of Franklin attempting to gain their independence from North Carolina. Battle will be at 2pm. Admission is $5 an adult and $2.50 for children twelve and under.