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Eats on Main Street Food Tour
September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
“All things edible, all things Appalachian!” That is the motto of the “Taste of Tennessee” festival, taking place on Sunday, September 17th – Sunday, September 24th throughout the Northeast Tennessee region. The Taste of Tennessee is a week-long celebration of Appalachian food and foodways, highlighting the history and culture surrounding the region’s cuisine.
This year’s festival will kick-off with a special food tour of Historic Jonesborough on Sunday, September 17th from 1:00-4:00 pm. This delicious tour, aptly named “Eats on Main Street” will include six stops along Jonesborough’s Main Street with food tastings at each one. The food will relate to the current businesses and businesses from the Town’s storied past. Learn about Jonesborough’s history with food, step back in time and enjoy some fondue, experience the legendary pimento cheese that Lavender’s Market used to sell, and much more. The tour lasts approximately an hour. Tours are available at 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 4:00 pm. Tickets are only $15.00 for this unique tour and can be purchased at Jonesborough.com/tickets or by calling the Visitors Center at 423-753-1010. Tickets must be purchased in advance. There are only twenty spots per time slot, so make sure you get your tickets early. This event is held rain or shine.
For more information on the Eats on Main Street Tour, and all the programming for the Taste of Tennessee Festival, follow the Taste of Tennessee on Facebook or visit the dedicated, festival webpage on heritageall.org. The Taste of Tennessee is partially funded through an Arts Project Support Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission. The Taste of Tennessee promises good times, good company, and good eats. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn more about our local food heritage from September 17th – September 24th. Bring your appetite for Appalachia!
The Heritage Alliance is dedicated to the preservation of the architectural, historical, and cultural heritage of our region and to providing educational experiences related to history and heritage for a wide range of audiences. For more information, please call our office at 423.753.9580, or contact the organization via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information can also be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/.