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The Luthier’s Craft: Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge

April 29 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
117 Boone St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA, 117 Boone St United States

How much do you know about the dulcimer? How about its construction? The Jonesborough Washington County History Museum will be hosting a traveling exhibit about Dulcimers through early June. Coinciding with Jonesborough’s Dulcimer Days (May 13-19), this exhibit looks at the history of the instrument while focusing on the craft of dulcimer making. It features […]

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8:00 am

Ms. Brown’s End of the Semester Exhibit

Ms. Brown’s End of the Year Program is free and open to the public from 6 to 7 p.m. at the center. The event will begin with a student art exhibit and refreshments. Classrooms and hallways will be filled with the artwork of all ages ranging from children to adults.

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2:00 pm

Rev. Robert Jones – Storytelling LIVE!

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Robert B. Jones, Sr. is an inspirational storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, and visual artist celebrating the history of American Roots music. His initial love was country blues guitar, but over the years, his repertoire has expanded to include many styles of traditional African American folk, including spirituals and gospel, which he has performed throughout the U.S., […]

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3:00 pm

Wetlands Water Park – END OF SCHOOL BASH

May 23 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tickets $5 per person for ages 4 and up.

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6:00 pm

Apppalchian Songs and Tunes on the Dulcimer

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
117 Boone St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA, 117 Boone St United States

On May 23rd at 6:00 pm, join Jim and Cheri Miller at the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum for an evening of dulcimer history and music. The program will begin with a look at the early evolution of the dulcimer from its European roots to the instruments we know today. Jim and Cheri will entertain with […]

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7:00 pm

Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings through August, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person […]

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7:30 pm

Harvey

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. To avoid future embarassment for her family—and especially for her daughter, Myrtle Mae—Veta decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium. At the sanitarium, a frantic Veta explains to the […]

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Rev. Robert Jones – Evening Concert

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

"Lead Belly: An America Legend"Hear the stories and remarkable music of Huddie “Lead Belly” Ledbetter – a folk legend who mentored both Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger. With songs like “Rock Island Line”, “Pick A Bale O’ Cotton”, “Midnight Special”, and “Goodnight Irene,” Lead Belly helped to shape American culture with a contribution both profound […]

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