Doggie Bikinis, Pony Parties And Rocking Tunes

July 13, 2018
Trip Ideas

Meet the Blogger:

Local artist and writer Chasidy Hathorn set out to experience and chronicle Jonesborough Days in a three-part blog series for the Town of Jonesborough.

The Dog Days of Summer Costume Contest was the highlight of the last of Jonesborough Days.

Now, don’t get me wrong. The Apple Valley Pony Parties featuring Domino and Tumbleweed was adorably fun and good for the soul. The music was rockin’ and rollin’. The fireworks show was stunning. Though, none of those things compare to a furbaby pageant.

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5 Craft Vendors You Must Visit At Jonesborough Days

June 22, 2018
Trip Ideas 2
We’re all counting down until our favorite patriotic festival hits Tennessee’s Oldest Town, Jonesborough Days. It’s one of the regions first festivals and favorites! Maybe your little ones are thrilled to ride the trackless train or maybe the guys out there can’t stop thinking about the mouthwatering low country shrimp boil. And of course, we all love to stroll through the locally crafted items at the vendor booths. With that in mind, we thought we’d give you a sneak peek at a few of the most anticipated vendors for this year’s festival— and they’re all under 14 years old!
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Garden Inspired Girls Getaway

May 23, 2018
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Enjoy the smell of fresh flowers, sprawling ivy, immaculate English Gardens, and lush landscapes all in the beauty and charm of Tennessee’s Oldest Town. The Garden Gala is a charity event that sets the stage for an entire weekend of fun. The best part is that we’ve already planned out the ultimate garden inspired girls getaway just for you!
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How to do St. Paddy’s Day in Jonesborough

March 9, 2018
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Paddy’s Dash: Kick off St. Paddy’s Weekend with Jonesborough’s first ever Brew Fun Run! This community fun run is open to all ages and will loop through town with an option to stop by Depot Street Brewery for a free 5 oz. beer. It will then end back at the Storytelling Plaza with a Beer Garden. And you’ll want to stick around afterward for the Lighting of the Clocktower as it shines green for the weekend! The community fun run will begin at 7 p.m. in front of the Storytelling Center, be sure to bring your ID if you wish to have a beer.
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Whiskey, Rum, Aged Bourbon And Even…. “Briskey”?

August 25, 2017
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Not long ago I visited Tennessee Hills Distillery with a group of friends. I wouldn’t have thought that Jonesborough would be the home of a pretty amazing distillery, but it is. The surprisingly young owner’s sense of style and love for good liquor definitely carried through the vibe of the distillery and taste of his product. It was trendy and hip with a subtle nod to the heritage of the town.

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Through Windows of the Past

August 11, 2017
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I was in full tourist mode as I strolled down the street in beautiful historic downtown Jonesborough. I wondered what the town was like 100 years ago. The buildings still had that old timey charm making me think about the history of the place. I couldn’t help but gaze at a gorgeous tan building with maroon trim, and to top it all off the building had an outstanding 2nd floor porch overlooking downtown.
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A Southern Sweet Tooth Cure

June 2, 2017
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The pink and brown walls, simple cake pan décor, and cases filed with goodies immediately told me that I was in the right place for a sweet tooth cure. I stumbled across this little gem during my stay in Jonesborough and I couldn’t be happier about it. Another Touch Bakery has a girly flare with true southern hospitality.
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