Each Building Has A Story

October 9, 2019
Events
As you walk down the historic streets of downtown Jonesborough, it’s easy to feel as if you’ve taken a step back in time. The buildings you see as you explore Main Street have just as much of a history as the little town they were built in. Known as the Storytelling Capital of the World, each of the buildings offer their own special story. One of these buildings that really tends to stand out is Mauk’s of Jonesborough.
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The Long Trip Home

February 15, 2019
Trip Ideas
The Long Trip Home, a new play from Jonesborough’s StoryTown Initiative, is based on the extraordinary stories of ordinary people from the Washington County community. The stories in the play were collected by members of a team of trained interviewers, known as the StoryTown Brigade,
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Valentine’s Day Edition: This Weekend in Jonesborough

February 8, 2019
Trip Ideas
This weekend in Jonesborough you’ll find the ultimate eats and sweets- plus the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts! Of course, you’ll want to take part in Jonesborough’s Annual Chocolate Fest and even take a look at Jonesborough from a new perspective- yes, we’re talking about tethered hot air balloon rides! Can you say the perfect date idea?!?! We have it all and more this weekend in Jonesborough.
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History is Only Two Blocks Away

Even a young Dr. William Kennedy was enthralled with things of the past. “I don’t ever remember not being interested in history, old buildings and old people,” said Kennedy. This phrase may not come as a surprise to the ones who know Kennedy. But for those who don’t, he is the go-to guy in Jonesborough for old homes and has spent much of his time working towards historic preservation in Town.
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Celebrate A Victorian Christmas

November 20, 2018
Trip Ideas
Can you imagine life more than a hundred years ago? In our lifetimes, technology has boomed, information travels faster than transportation and if we can want it, many of us can have it. And for some, Christmas becomes the fastest, and in many instances, the most hectic of times.
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We Were So Young

November 5, 2018
Storytelling
As the Story Capital of The World, Jonesborough knows a thing or two about the importance of sharing stories. And we're not just talking about during the Storytelling Festival. On November 15-17, the Jonesborough Senior Center will present We Were So Young, a brand-new play based on the stories of its members. This new play celebrates the remarkable Baby-Boom generation and their indomitable, individual spirits. From Peace Corps Volunteers to Vietnam Veterans, miners in the coal fields at home and travelers on a distant journey, the brave spirit of these unique life stories shines through.
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Made Around Here Market

October 29, 2018
Trip Ideas
Who's ready for a fall craft show filled with exclusively handcrafted items?! Well, Jonesborough has you covered with the Made Around Here Market Craft Show on Friday and Saturday, November 9 and 10.
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