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March 2015

Heritage Alliance Town Tours

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - December 31 @ 2:00 pm
Storytelling Center,
116 West Main Street, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Available at 1 p.m. March – April on Mondays and Saturdays and 1 p.m. May – December on Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays, and Saturdays, these tours will depart from the International Storytelling Center. Guides will discuss the history of the town, its people and the lives they built. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the International Storytelling Center. For information call 423.753.9580.

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May 2015

Storytelling Live!

May 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Storytelling Center,
116 West Main Street, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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May – October The 15th annual Teller-in-Residence program will be held at the International Storytelling Center. Tellers from across the U.S. entertain guests Tuesday through Saturday at 2 p.m. and in special evening and children’s concerts. Admission is $12 for adults and $11 for seniors, students and children under 18. Season passes are also available. For information visit storytellingcenter.net or call 423.913-1276, toll free 1.800.952.8392

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Movies on Main

May 1 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough,
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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May – September Hosted by the Lollipop Shop, bring the family for a free movie downtown beginning at dusk on various Saturdays. For movie selections, scheduling and information call 423.913.2663.

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Music On The Square

May 1 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Historic Downtown Jonesborough,
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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May – September Check out free live music on the Courthouse steps every Friday at 7 p.m. Bring a chair, relax and listen to old-time Appalachian music, folk, bluegrass and more. For information visit musiconthesquare.com or call 423.753.1010.

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June 2015

Our Body: The Universe Within

June 1 - August 2
Hands On! Regional Museum,
315 E. Main St., Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Go “under the skin” to see the mysteries of the human anatomy! Examine the human body as a whole. Then, journey through each of the body’s major systems to see how they function and relate to other systems. Actual human bodies and organ specimens have been preserved so they can be viewed in a dignified, educational way, identical to their pre-preservation state. Please check the website for holiday closings.

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July 2015

Hoffman Quilt & Doll Challenge

July 1 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm
Historic Visitor Center,
117 Boone Street, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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July 1 – 31 This exhibit includes handmade quilts and dolls. Each year, top international entries are grouped into traveling collections, visiting shows throughout the United States and Canada. The display will be available at the Old Town Emporium in the Visitors Center. For information call 423.753.1010.

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Magnet Magic

July 28
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Every day until August 2, 2015
Hands On! Regional Museum,
315 E. Main St., Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Discover how magnets work, were they come from, and why Earth is considered a giant magnet. Test various items for magnetism, find out why some cereal is magnificent, and even help make an electromagnet. The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day. (***Please note that this program contains neodymium magnets which may inhibit the proper function of pacemakers or insulin pumps and may also affect individuals with a nickel allergy.)

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Megan Wells as Teller-in-Residence at the International Storytelling Center

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
International Storytelling Center,
110 West Main Street, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States

Megan Wells’ telling is passionate, soulful, and warm with humor. A master of the literary tale as well as a long form myth teller, Wells is known for her delicious timing, character portrayals and the theatrical sensitivity she brings to her work. Wells tours her one-woman shows, including Dracula, Psyche and Eros, and historical re-enactments of famous women. Wells has performed as a guest artist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. “In a world longing for poetry, myth and passionate storytelling,…

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Jonesborough Storytellers Guild

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week
Storytelling Center,
116 West Main Street, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States

Featuring four of Jonesborough’s finest tellers at the International Storytelling Center every Tuesday at 7 p.m. Members are tellers of tales, singers of songs, workers of magic or just honest liars. For more information visit storytellersguild.org or call 423.913.2166.

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Jonesborough Yarn Exchange

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month
Storytelling Center,
116 West Main Street, Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States

Jonesborough’s original storytelling radio hour performs live at the International Storytelling Center. They feature stories and music from the heart of Appalachia the fourth Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Or, listen to the broadcast on WETS 89.5 FM the fourth Wednesday at 8 p.m. For information call 423.753.1010.

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Magnet Magic

July 29
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Every day until August 2, 2015
Hands On! Regional Museum,
315 E. Main St., Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Discover how magnets work, were they come from, and why Earth is considered a giant magnet. Test various items for magnetism, find out why some cereal is magnificent, and even help make an electromagnet. The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day. (***Please note that this program contains neodymium magnets which may inhibit the proper function of pacemakers or insulin pumps and may also affect individuals with a nickel allergy.)

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Magnet Magic

July 30
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Every day until August 2, 2015
Hands On! Regional Museum,
315 E. Main St., Johnson City, TN 37601 United States
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Discover how magnets work, were they come from, and why Earth is considered a giant magnet. Test various items for magnetism, find out why some cereal is magnificent, and even help make an electromagnet. The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day. (***Please note that this program contains neodymium magnets which may inhibit the proper function of pacemakers or insulin pumps and may also affect individuals with a nickel allergy.)

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