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Johnson County Center for the Arts

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127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
(423) 460-3313 www.jocoartcenter.org/

June 2018

Johnson County Center for the Arts: Coffee Talk

June 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Coffee Talk with Fine Art Photographer/Print Maker, J.P. Jackson Thursday, June 7th 3:30pm - 5:00pm Join us for coffee and conversation as J. Jackson presents a talk on the equipment and processes he uses in creating his fine art photography. J. is one of a handful of people in the world today working in cyanotype photography.

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Johnson County Arts Center: Cyanotype Printing Workshop

June 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$5

Cyanotype Printing Workshop Fri June 8th 9:00am - 1:00pm Learn about light sensitive printing methods and create your own cyanotype "sun print" in this hands on workshop with J.P. Jackson. This workshop is great for beginners. The $5 class fee covers materials. You are welcome to bring any objects that might make interesting prints, such as plants, lace, etc. Please call 460-3313 or email us at johnsoncountyartscouncil@outlook.com to let us know you are coming, and we will have your materials ready.

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Johnson County Arts Center: Introduction to Scratchboard

June 9, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$30

Introduction to Scratchboard Saturday June 9th from 10:30am - 1:30pm Kathy Dawson will teach the basic techniques of scratchboard and you will create the image shown (or an alternative image of a rooster). You will receive basic tools to take home and continue your work. The $30 fee includes materials and tools that are yours to keep. Email us at johnsoncountyartscouncil@outlook.com to register. *Limited scholarships are available if cost is prohibitive.

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July 2018

Johnson County Center for the Arts: First Friday Art Reception

July 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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July's First Friday is a Special Treat Janet Hong has won numerous awards in her distinguished career. She was the first woman to win the prestigious Duck Stamp competition in her home state of Virginia. Come meet her and enjoy her delightful paintings of birds and wildlife. Mike Taylor and Friends will be Pickin' on the Porch. Great friends, Great Music, and Great Art... hope to see you Friday from 4-6pm!

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August 2018

Johnson County Arts First Friday

August 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Join us for the August First Friday celebration! August 3rd, 4 to 6pm. Sacred Space New works by Cristy Dunn. An exploration of the act of creation and the ethereal realm that is so often visited when an artist is in the state of creative flow Listening. Cristy Dunn. 48x48. Oil and Silver Leaf on Panel. www.cristydunn.com Dixons El Dorado. 11x14. Oil and Gold Leaf on Panel. Earth and Sky This collection by Tara J. Belk, is a merging of…

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Long Journey Home

August 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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In 2018, you're in for a treat as we celebrate the history of Johnson County's trains and the music they inspired with "Black Smoke a Risin,' and it Surely is a Train." Thursday, August 30th ​The Long Journey Home House Band will entertain during dinner and a square dance at the Senior Center ​Friday August 31st ​Buskin' on Main Street (5pm until ?) ​Downtown will come alive with all kinds of pickin' and grinnin', friends, and local food vendors. If you're…

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September 2018

Long Journey Home Weekend

September 1, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Long Journey Home is Johnson County's Heritage Music and Arts Celebration, held every Labor Day weekend.

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Johnson County Center for the Arts Drawing and Painting Fundamentals

September 21, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$10

Cristy Dunn will teach this series of 8 classes. Students will complete a charcoal portrait and a still life painting in oil as they learn about the elements and principles of art. These classes are appropriate for serious students ages 12 to 99. The cost is $10 per class for adults and $5 per class for students 21 and under. Scholarships are available if there is financial need. Materials are included in the cost. Class size is limited to the…

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Johnson County Center for the Arts Coffee Talk with Doug McGuinn

September 22, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Doug McGuinn is the author of 15 books, 6 of which are about historic trains of East Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia mountains. He will present a talk about local trains, specifically, the Lopsided 3, which is featured in this year's mural! Learn more about Doug's work at thevirginiacreeper.com This event is free and open to anyone interested. Hope to see you there!

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November 2018

Sold Out: Alcohol Inks for Beginners

November 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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ALCOHOL INKS FOR BEGINNERS NOVEMBER 15th    4-5pm An introduction to a vibrant medium with a mind of its own with Cristy Dunn Cost: $10 (This class is full, but will be offered again.)

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December 2018

Glaze Your Own Holiday Ornaments

December 5, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$8

On WEDNESDAY, December 5th, drop by between 3 and 5pm to GLAZE YOUR OWN HOLIDAY ORNAMENTS. Jean Ann Savery will guide you through the process. This is great for any age or skill level and fun for families! Cost is just $5 to participate plus $3 per ornament. You may pre register or just drop in and make a memory!

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Jewelry Making: Leather Earrings

December 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$25

JEWELRY MAKING: LEATHER EARRINGS DECEMBER 6th  4-6pm Jean Ann Savery will teach all the basics of making jewelry with wire and leather. You will create two pairs of earrings to take home. Beginners welcome. Cost: $25 ($10 for students or Senior Citizens) Please call 460-3313 or email to register as space is limited.

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Jewelry Making: Leather Earrings

December 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$25

Join Jean Ann Savery to learn the basics of Jewelry Making. Design and Create two pairs of your own Leather Earrings. Cost is $25 ($10 for students and senior citizens). Thank you to Tennessee Arts Commission for allowing us to offer this class at a discounted rate. Call or email to register.

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Silver vs.Gold: First Friday Reception

December 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Silver vs. Gold is dedicated to those among us who are cancer survivors, who are fighting now, or who have lost loved ones to cancer. Proceeds will benefit Johnson County Cancer Support Group. Join us for a First Friday reception. See new works by 25 local artists, and enjoy live entertainment by Steve Dunfee. Thank you to our December sponsors: Final Touch Frame Shop Johnson County Bank and Tennessee Arts Commission

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Read Aloud: The Birthday Gift

December 13, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Read Aloud: Dottie Harmon will read "The Birthday Gift" Thu Dec 13th 1:30pm - 2:30pm Join us for a read aloud and discussion of Dottie's short story. It's a magical story with autobiographical elements from the author's experience growing up on the backside of Sugar Mountain near Grandfather Mountain. Coffee and pa

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Pictures with Santa

December 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Thursday, December 13th from 4 to 6pm Pictures with Santa. You can tell him how good you've been, give him your list, and one of Santa's elves will be taking pictures (for FREE!) All ages are welcome!

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Family Gingerbread House Decorating Party

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Family Gingerbread House Decorating Party Thu Dec 13th 6:00pm - 7:30pm (FULL) Sat Dec 15th 1:00pm-2:30pm We will supply the gingerbread, royal icing glue, and decorations. You supply the fun! Make a great Holiday Memory. Instructor: Cristy Dunn Cost: $25 per family Skill Level: Any Call 460-3313 or email to register.

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February 2019

Landscape Painting Class

February 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$5 – $15

Landscape Painting Class Series 1:00pm - 2:30pm Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  Cristy Dunn will teach this series of 6 classes. You will complete several exercises as you learn about color, value, and composition. These classes are appropriate for serious students ages 12 and over. The cost is $15 per class for adults and $5 per class for students 21 and under and senior citizens. Scholarships are available if there is financial need.…

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Charcoal Drawing Class

February 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Charcoal Drawing Class 4:00pm - 5:30pm Charcoal Drawing Instructor: Cristy Dunn This series of 5 classes is perfect for beginners. Learn techniques for drawing with accurate proportion, value, and texture. You will complete several exercises and create a charcoal portrait of a person or pet. (Subsequent dates include February 15th, 22nd, 28th(Thursday) and March 8th.) Cost is $10 per class for adults and $5 per class for seniors and students age 21 and younger. Materials are included in the cost.

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March 2019

Mountain City: Quilter’s Voices

March 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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March First Friday: Quilter's Voices Fri Mar 1st 4:00pm - 6:00pm Works by members of the Tennessee Sunrise Quilt Guild will be on display. Marie Jo Thum will provide entertainment, and as always, refreshments will be served. All are welcome!

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April 2019

Mountain City: Coffee Chat

April 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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We are excited to announce that Kiran Flip Singh Sirah, Folklorist and President of the International Storytelling Center, will join us for a Coffee Chat on April 4th at 4pm. Mark your calendar now for this incredible opportunity.

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Mountain City: Half Way Home Art Show

April 5, 2019 - April 26, 2019
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Halfway Home Art Show Halfway Home is a community art show that parallels Long Journey Home's Halfway Home Sunday Singing (April 7th at Heritage Hall). The show will run from April 5th through 26th and is open to any artist in any medium. There is a $5 fee for entry and only one work per artist. Please submit your work by March 22nd.

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Mountain City: JAMboree

April 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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JAMboree Tue Apr 9th 5:00pm - 7:00pm The Third Annual JAMboree and Silent Auction will be held on Tuesday, April 9th at 6pm at Heritage Hall. The silent auction opens at 5pm. Join us for a showcase of our own Junior Appalachian Musicians.General Admission is $5 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the door or advance tickets may be purchased at the Arts Center or from any board member.

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Woven Cross Class

April 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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WOVEN CROSSES Saturday April 13th from 12 to 2pm Mary Gale will provide materials and instruction for this FREE Make and Take just in time for Easter. Perfect for all ages.

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Johnson County Arts Center: Booking Making

April 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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BOOK MAKING April 17th from 1 to 4pm Mark Palkovic will guide you through the process of creating your own hardbound book. The book will measure 6 1/2 by 5 inches and have 100 blank pages. Materials are included. This class is limited in size, so reserve your space early. The cost is $30.

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Johnson County Arts Center: Chair Weaving

April 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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TRADITIONAL CHAIR WEAVING April 18th from 10am to 12pm Mike Keefer will teach seat weaving methods for chairs with rails including fibre rush, flat reed, and shaker type methods. Participants can then schedule time to work with support on their own projects. The cost is $10.

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Johnson County Arts Center: Coffee Talk

April 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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COFFEE TALK TIA THOMAS ON PERSONAL BRANDING April 23rd from 5 to 6pm Today's world is constantly getting smaller through technology. Because of this, people are far more likely to buy from and do business with someone they connect with. In this coffee talk, we'll focus on how create a personal brand that connects with your audience and converts them to clients. FREE and All are Welcome!

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JoCo RoBo Robotics Camp

April 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$25

JoCo RoBo Robotics Camp for 4th Grade Students Build and Program a robot with your team.Then compete for the championship. Led by veteran JoCoRoBo Sponsors, Brenda Eggers and Susan Quave. Cost is $25. (Scholarships available if needed.) Limited to 12 participants, chosen based on this application. Camp meets April 30th from 4 to 6pm, May 2nd from 4 to 6pm, and May 4th from 9am to 3pm.

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May 2019

Johnson County Center for the Arts: Rising Stars Exihibition

May 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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RISING STARS  Featuring Artists 21 and under will open on Friday, May 3rd from 4 to 6 pm with live music by the JAM Band. If you're a young artist, it's not too late to submit your work for this show. Stop in or email for more information.

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June 2019

Curating Our Community’s Stories

June 3, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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CURATING OUR COMMUNITY'S STORIES Are you or is someone you know a Veteran? If so, we want to record your story. Call or email to make your appointment to get a free black and white portrait by Tia Thomas and have your story recorded on film on June 3rd starting at 9:30 am. Stories and photographs will be featured at the Arts Center in July.

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Cyanotype Printing Workshop

June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Cyanotype Printing Workshop Thu Jun 6th 10:00am - 1:00pm CYANOTYPE PRINTING WORKSHOP with J JACKSON Learn about light sensitive printing methods, and create your own cyanotype print in this hands on workshop. The $10 class fee covers materials. Space is limited, so sign up and pay your class fee online or at the center for the Arts to reserve your spot.

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First Friday Show Opening: Eye Keep Looking, Featuring the Photography of Ed Ellis

June 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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First Friday Show Opening: Eye Keep Looking, Featuring the Photography of Ed Ellis Fri Jun 7th 4:00pm - 6:00pm Ed Ellis shares his unique perspective on the world through photography. Ed is a world traveler with an insatiable curiosity about the world around him. His photographs are one of a kind. He only ever prints one of each image.

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July 2019

First Friday Show Opening: Journeys II by Tia Thomas

July 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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First Friday Show Opening: Journeys II by Tia Thomas Fri Jul 5th 4:00pm - 5:00pm Tia Thomas documents the Life Journeys of Johnson County's Veterans.

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Youth Art Camp

July 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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LET'S MAKE ART! Youth Art Camp Thu Jul 11th 1:00pm - 4:00pm Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  LET’S MAKE ART! Youth Art Camp with Cristy Dunn July 11 and 12 from 1 to 4 pm Learn about the Elements of Art through drawing, painting, and sculpting. Cost is $25 per participant, and covers all materials. Students will create three finished projects as they learn about color, line, value, texture, space, shape and form. Space is…

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Youth Art Camp

July 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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LET’S MAKE ART!  Youth Art Camp with Cristy Dunn July 11 and 12 from 1 to 4 pm Learn about the Elements of Art through drawing, painting, and sculpting. Cost is $25 per participant, and covers all materials. Space is limited, so reserve your spot early.

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Film Making Camp for all Ages

July 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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"So You Wanna Make a Movie?" AMK Film Making Camp for all Ages Mon Jul 22nd 10:00am - 3:00pm film "So You Wanna Make a Movie?" AMK FILMMAKING CAMP On Monday and Tuesday from 10 am to 3 pm, Kelley St. Germain of Germain Media and Appalachian Memory Keepers will teach students how to plan a short film, develop a story, interview tips and techniques, shoot b roll, select music, get copyright protection and DIY (do-it-yourself) equipment hacks. His emphasis will…

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Book Signing and Coffee Chat

July 27, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Book Signing and Coffee Chat with Ken Wiley On Saturday, July 27th from 12:30 to 1:30, Ken Wiley will share his experiences in World War II. Mr. Wiley's books will be available for purchase and signing, including Lucky 13. Mr. Wiley has worked for decades collecting the stories of area Veterans and has written and spoken extensively about World War II.

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August 2019

Johnson County Center for the Arts: First Friday Show

August 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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First Friday Show Opening: Kathy Dawson Fri Aug 2nd 4:00pm - 6:00pm Join us to celebrate new works by Kathy Dawson. Kathy is a master of scratchboard technique and creates mixed media work with incredible character. Refreshments will be served and there will be live music. All are welcome

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First Friday Show Opening: Kathy Dawson

August 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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First Friday Show Opening: Kathy Dawson Fri Aug 2nd 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Long Journey Home Tour and Festival

August 29, 2019 - September 1, 2019
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Just about as far northeast in Tennessee as you can get, you’ll find a county that is half Cherokee National Forest and half Watauga Lake. Nestled within those hills, lies Mountain City (appropriately named), and each year a celebration takes place honoring the iconic Old Time mountain music style that shaped country music as we know it. The four-day Long Journey Home Tour and Festival spans over Labor Day weekend, August 29th through September 1st. This year’s theme is “Legacies."…

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Long Journey Home: Buskin’ on Main Street

August 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Long Journey Home: Buskin' on Main Street Fri Aug 30th 6:00pm - 9:00pm Downtown, E Main St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  Buskin' is performing on the street for tips. Musicians of every acoustic genre will take over Downtown Mountain City. Come see the wide variety of talent this area has to offer. Buskin' etiquette says if you like the music enough to stop and listen, even for a minute, you throw a little something in the case. Food vendors will be on…

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Film Premiere

August 30, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Premiere of AMK Film Short Life of Trouble: The Legend of GB Grayson Fri Aug 30th 9:00pm - 9:30pm Empty Lot, E Main St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  Join us downtown at dusk for the premiere of Short Life of Trouble: The Legend of G.B. Grayson. This film will tell the story of the nearly blind fiddler from Johnson County who gave the world the Ballad of Tom Dooley and about forty other songs that would become the standards of Bluegrass…

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September 2019

First Friday Show Opening: Long Journey Home, Legacies

September 4, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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First Friday Show Opening: Long Journey Home, Legacies Fri Sep 6th 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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First Friday Show Opening: Long Journey Home, Legacies

September 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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First Friday Show Opening: Long Journey Home, Legacies Fri Sep 6th 4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Charcoal Portrait Class Series

September 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Charcoal Portrait Class Series Fri Sep 13th 1:00pm - Fri Oct 11th 1:00pm Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  This drawing class with Cristy Dunn is perfect for beginners. You'll learn all about value and learn techniques for drawing with accurate proportion. And you'll create your own charcoal portrait or pet portrait.

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October 2019

Basic Landscape Painting Class Series

October 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Basic Landscape Painting Class Series Fri Oct 18th 1:00pm - 2:30pm Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  Cristy Dunn will teach this series of 6 classes. You will complete several exercises as you learn about color, value, and composition. These classes are appropriate for serious students ages 12 and over. The cost is $10 per class. Scholarships are available if there is financial need. Materials are included in the cost. Class size is limited…

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Basic Landscape Painting Class Series

October 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Basic Landscape Painting Class Series Fri Oct 18th 1:00pm - 2:30pm Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  Cristy Dunn will teach this series of 6 classes. You will complete several exercises as you learn about color, value, and composition. These classes are appropriate for serious students ages 12 and over. The cost is $10 per class. Scholarships are available if there is financial need. Materials are included in the cost. Class size is limited…

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Jewelry Making Class

October 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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INSPIRE! Jewelry Making  INSPIRE! is a series of classes designed to introduce people of all ages and abilities to new artforms in a supportive environment. Join Jean Ann Savery and Cristy Dunn this Thursday, October 24th from 10am to 12pm for jewelry making. The cost is $5. Participants will make a bracelet to take home. Call or email to let us know you are coming, because space is limited.

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November 2019

Johnson County Center for the Arts Show

November 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Join us Friday, November 1st from 4 to 6pm for the opening of Fly Anyway, New Works by Temple Reece and Cristy Dunn. The November featured artist show is  sponsored by Dr. Don and Carole Tarr. Thank you for your support!

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Mountain City: First Friday

November 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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November 1st Join us from 4 to 6 for a First Friday celebration. See new works by our Director and Assistant Director, and relax a while with music and friends.

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Johnson County Tennessee Music Pathways Marker Dedication

November 19, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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You're invited to join us Tuesday, November 19th at 12:45 for the dedication of the TMP Marker in honor of Clarence "Tom" Ashley and the new Musical Heritage Mural Mile in Downtown Mountain City. A short dedication will take place near at the corner of Church and Donnelly Streets and will be immediately followed by a reception at the Center for the Arts with Kenny Price and Jerry Moses performing Tom Ashley's signature clawhammer banjo style.  About Clarence "Tom" Ashley Clarence “Tom”…

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Mountain City: Small Business Saturday

November 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Small Business Saturday Sat Nov 30th 10:00am - 3:00pm Small-Business-Saturday Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  Support your community and Shop Small this Holiday Season! The Arts Center will be the final stop on the Reindeer Run. You'll want to visit the Christmas Craft show and all the local businesses and then turn in your gameboard and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and discounts at the Center for the Arts.

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December 2019

Johnson County Christmas Tour of Homes

December 8, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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We are so excited that the Arts Center will be the first stop on this year's Rotary Tour of Homes! Lewis Chapman will be at work at his easel. Join us for punch and cookies, hot chocolate and see local artisans at work...just like Santa's workshop!

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Make Your Own Clay Christmas Ornament

December 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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INSPIRE!: Make your own Christmas Ornament with Clay Fri Dec 13th 4:00pm - 5:00pm claychristmas-ornamentart-class Join us for the next class in the INSPIRE! Series. Learn to make and decorate your own Christmas ornament with clay. Tim Brown and Cristy Dunn will lead the class. There is a $5 fee for this class and space is limited, so call or email johnsoncountycenterforthearts@outlook.com to reserve your spot.

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Visits with Santa

December 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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You're on our nice list!  Santa will be at the Arts Center Monday, December 16th from 5 to 7 to visit with the kids. Enjoy hot chocolate and a visit with Santa. He will have a special treat for all the children. This event is FREE. 

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January 2020

Johnson County Arts Center Breakfast

January 10, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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A delicious breakfast made by our amazing Levi Retirees, funds matched by Modern Woodmen for the Arts Center building purchase fund... is there a better way to spend a Saturday morning? Please make plans to come out to the Crewette building this Saturday, January 10th between 6am and 10am to eat or take a carry breakfast home. This is a full country breakfast, and if you've ever experienced one of these amazing breakfasts, you know it will be delicious! Tickets are $6 (children $3) and may…

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February 2020

Johnson County Center for the Arts: Leather Craft

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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INSPIRE! Leather Craft Sat Feb 15th 10:00am - 12:00pm Jason Hughes will teach this introductory leather craft class. This class is open to anyone ages 8 and over. Cristy Dunn will assist. The cost is $5.

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Leather Craft

February 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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INSPIRE! Leather Craft Sat Feb 15th 10:00am - 12:00pm Jason Hughes will teach this introductory leather craft class. This class is open to anyone ages 8 and over. Cristy Dunn will assist. The cost is $5.

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Portrait Painting Class

February 21, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Portrait Painting Class Series Fri Feb 21st 1:00pm - 2:30pm Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St, Mountain City, TN 37683, USA map  This eight part class series will meet on consecutive Fridays through April 10th. The class will be taught by Cristy Dunn and will focus on proportion and the painting techniques of the Old Masters, including underpainting and glazing. You will complete a portrait of your own during the class. Cost is $12 per session or $96 for the…

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Book Signing

February 22, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Book Signing with Sarah Ransom Sat Feb 22nd 12:30pm - 2:00pm Join us to celebrate local author, Sarah Ransom and her first published book! Sarah will be on hand to answer questions and sign your copy. Refreshments will be served. This book can be purchased on Amazon, Barnes and Noble or by contacting Sarah at tosincerelysarah@gmail.com.

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Johnson County Center for the Arts: Senior Art Circle

February 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Senior Art Circle Wed Feb 26th 12:00pm - 1:00pm It's never too late to discover your talents! Cristy Dunn leads this group of Seniors in Art Making adventures on the last Wednesday of every month at noon. FREE and open to anyone age 65 or over. No experience necessary!

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Preview of Short Life of Trouble: The Legend of G.B. Grayson

February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Preview of Short Life of Trouble: The Legend of G.B. Grayson (date tentative) Fri Feb 28th 7:00pm - 8:30pm Heritage Hall  (Note that this date is still tentative...Kelley is still working on his masterpiece.) Join us for a special Preview Showing of A Short Life of Trouble: The Legend of G.B. Grayson at Heritage Hall. This film by Kelley St. Germain and Appalachian Memory Keepers tells the long overdue story of Johnson County musical legend, Blind Banmon Grayson. This is the…

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Handmade Toys of the Appalachian Mountains

February 29, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Handmade Toys of the Appalachian Mountains, a Talk by Minnie Miller Sat Feb 29th 1:30pm - 2:30pm Minnie Miller will discuss toys and games that are unique to this region and share her collection.This event is free for all ages and all are welcome!

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April 2020

Johnson County Arts Center: Coffee Chat

April 18, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Kiran Singh Sirah, Director of the International Storytelling Center, will join us for a Coffee Chat on April 4th at 4pm.  Kiran knows first hand how powerful the Arts can be as a positive force in the world. He has spent his life connecting people and healing communities through the Arts. This is one coffee chat you won't want to miss!

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July 2020

Drive-By Jewelry Sales

July 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Drive By Jewelry Sales Event this Friday Colette de Ribert-Floyd of Dreamscapes Creations @ New River Gypsy Studio is proud to be teaming up with the Johnson Co. Center for the Arts on Friday July 3rd for a 'drive by' jewelry sales event on the Pickin' Porch of the Art Center from 10 to 5. Come by and shop Dreamscape Creations unique jewelry items - items range in price from $12 - $80 and include earrings, bracelets and necklaces made with a variety of materials and using a…

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Doggy Do Fundraiser

July 4, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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November 2020

Johnson County Center for the Arts: Outdoor Shopping

November 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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The Center for the Arts will be open OUTDOORS on Saturday, November 28th from 10am to 5pm. You'll see artisans demonstrating their craft and find affordable handmade gifts for your Christmas list.

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May 2021

Introduction to Renaissance Art

May 13, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Don will share his passion for Renaissance Art, and if you've ever heard him speak, you know this is one you won't want to miss. Hope you can make it!

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Make Your Own Leather Wallet

May 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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$35

Make Your Own Leather Wallet with Traditional Lace Stitching. Jason Hughes will guide you in this beginner level class.  You'll make a wallet that is the perfect Father's Day gift or  to keep and use it for a lifetime. This class is limited to the first 5 to register and pay your fee.  If you can't make this one, there will be a second class coming up June 12th to Make Your Own Leather Wallet with Modern Stitching.

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November 2021

Art and Culture of the Plains Indians

November 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Tuesday, November 23 from 4-5pm In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Lyn Walker will share the Art and Culture of the Plains Indians with you. His perspective will be as seen through the eyes of the Mountain Men and Trappers who traded and lived with The Plains Indians circa the 1800’s.   Lyn has studied and been part of the Native American Community from youth, and has extensive information and authentic regalia for a ‘show-and-tell’ that will be truly memorable.

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Clay Christmas Ornament Making

November 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Johnson County Center for the Arts, 127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683 United States
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Saturday, November 27th 10 to 2 CLAY CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS On Saturday November 27th, Tara Belk will be on hand to help kids of all ages create their own clay Christmas ornaments and make special Holiday memories. This activity is FREE for all ages.

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