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Saturday, July 31st is Harry Potter’s birthday and Downtown Jonesborough is partnering with The Goose Chase to host some fun activities with a wizardly theme! Attendees can purchase a ticket to enjoy themed food and drink offerings inside the stores during Downtown at Dusk from 5-8 p.m.  Along with your tastings, you will also get a souvenir reusable cup at check-in.

The Sorcerer’s Sprint 1-mile run is still taking registrations and they have lots of fun offerings and activities at the post-race event. You’ll start/finish in front of the International Storytelling Center. Race start at 7 p.m. with packet pick-up from 5-6:45 p.m. With your race registration, you will receive a t-shirt, bib, wand and finisher’s metal. At the post-event party, you’ll sample Butter Bier, jelly beans, chocolate frogs, gummy unicorns, taffy, cookies and more.

You are also welcome to walk around downtown and take in the sight and sounds of the magical world. Jalopy Junction will perform from 6-7 p.m. in front of the Downtown Courthouse with their bed of nails and other acts and then again from 8-9 p.m. with fire breathing. Children can also catch a ride on Hogwarts Express in front of the Storytelling Center, look for Platform 9 ¾!