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August 16, 2022
  • Teller in Residence: Michael R Harrell
    August 16, 2022  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Jonesborough Regional Planning Commission
    August 16, 2022  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Jonesborough Town Hall

    The Planning Commission meets regularly the third Tuesday of each month, and reviews and approves commercial site plans, subdivision plans, signage, re-zoning and variance requests. All Planning Commission meetings are open to the public.

August 17, 2022
  • Teller in Residence: Michael R Harrell
    August 17, 2022  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

August 18, 2022
  • JAMSA Meeting
    August 18, 2022  8:30 am - 9:30 am

    Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

  • Teller in Residence: Michael R Harrell
    August 18, 2022  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • McKinney Center Advisory Committee Meeting
    August 18, 2022  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School, 103 Franklin Ave, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

  • Burger Nights at Boone Street Market
    August 18, 2022  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • History Happy Hour: Mountain Air Waves, Stories of Local and Regional Radio
    August 18, 2022  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    116 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    The Birthplace of Country Music Museum returns to History HappyHour on Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 pm to talk about “Mountain Airwaves.”

     

    History Happy Hour favorites Dr. Rene Rodgers and ScottyAlmany will be on hand to share a new and exciting topic. “Mountain Air Waves: Storiesof Local and Regional Radio” will explore the history of early country radio,especially the local and regional stations that have been part of that musichistory. Radio impacted the development of musical genre and shared a widevariety of popular “barn-dance” shows that aired cross the United States, andit has been integral to the careers of many country and bluegrass musicians,past and present. From WLS and WSM to WCYB and WBCM – and beyond – radio wasand continues to be a vibrant center for music making.

     

    The program will be in-person in the board room of theChester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, and it will be streamed live on theChester Inn’s Facebook page. The program will begin at 6:30 pm. The program isfree and open to the public!

     

    This project is funded under an agreement with the TennesseeDepartment of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission.For more information on the Chester Inn Museum, History Happy Hour, or theHeritage Alliance please call our office at 423.753.9580 or the Chester InnMuseum at 423.753.4580. You can also contact the organization via email atinfo@heritageall.org. Additional information about the Heritage Alliance andits mission can be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/. Be sure tofollow the Chester Inn and Heritage Alliance Facebook pages for updates aboutevents at the Chester Inn and other Heritage Alliance programs.

August 19, 2022
  • Teller in Residence: Michael R Harrell
    August 19, 2022  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Artist Exhibition Opening Featuring Jason Flack
    August 19, 2022  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School, 103 Franklin Ave, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    Opening to the public on Friday, August 5, theMcKinney Center’s next installment of its artist exhibition series will featureartist Jason Flack.  The exhibitionreception will take place on Friday, August 5, 5-7pm, during which timeattendees may meet and talk with the artist. This free exhibition will be on display through August 19.

    Jason is an “Urban Folk” & pop-artist,speaker and native of Johnson City, Tennessee. His work has been heavilyinfluenced by personal life experiences as well as many cartoons, comic booksand music. He has been drawing for over 30 years, painting for over 10 and hasentrenched himself in an all-things-art lifestyle being a part of local artadvocacy and bridging the gap between self-taught and academia. He was calledto start painting after the sudden death of his twin sister, Jessica, in2010. 

     

    His work elicits energy by using bright colorssurrounded by bold black lines. Since the beginning, he has used painting astherapy to direct grief into movement, thoughtfulness and to hold a mirror upto society. He is influenced by the work of many artists including Mike Judge,Margaret Kilgallen✝, Ed Roth✝, Genndy Tartakovsky and two major inspirations; Keith Haring✝ & Jean-MichelBasquiat✝. 

     

    JasonFlack’s work can be found all over downtown Johnson City, TN, in privatecollections and in the Reece Museum permanent collection. In the summer of2021, his painting titled, The Black Nanny won Best in Show at theKingsport Art Guild’s Appalachian Art Show. In 2021, he painted a mobilemural for Lowe’s to commemorate their 100 years of service along with 99 otherartists selected from all over the United States. He continues to collaboratewith the City of Johnson City and ETSU and was the featured front cover artistfor the A! Magazine for the Arts October 2021 issue. For August 2022, hewill be featured in “The Black Gaze” exhibit at the Tipton Street gallerydowntown Johnson City and The Arts Depot Presents: “From Dining Room to FreightStation” in Abingdon, VA. He will also be a vendor and speaker at the Bristolin Bloom Festival October 8th. Jason’s work can be found on Instagram(@artbyjasonflack).

    “Jason’s work is bold in color and in the pointhe is trying to get across to the viewer. His work is insightful, engaging and it makes you think,” says McKinneyCenter Director, Theresa Hammons.  “Ihope when people come into the center to see his work, they stand and studyit.  Each piece tells a story. “

     

    Visitors to theexhibition will be able to experience Flack’s passion for the arts as well aspurchase any artwork on display. 

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  • Yoga in the Park - Mill Spring Park
    August 19, 2022  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Music on the Square: WHITETOP MOUNTAIN BAND
    August 19, 2022  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Food Truck: The PROJECT WAFFLE Family Food Truck

August 20, 2022
  • McKinney Center Fall 2022 Last Day to Register
    August 20, 2022  12:00 am - 3:00 pm

    McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School, 103 Franklin Ave, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    More details to come.
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  • McKinney Center Fall 2022 Last Day to Register
    August 20, 2022

    McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School, 103 Franklin Ave, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    More info to come soon.
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  • Jonesborough Farmers Market
    August 20, 2022  8:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Architectural Salvage Warehouse Open
    August 20, 2022  8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    600 Depot St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    The Architectural Salvage Warehouse will be open from 8:00-12:00 on the first and third Saturdays of the month (April-September). Materials available include bricks, siding, flooring, doors, windows, sinks, and more. Stop by 600 Depot Street in Jonesborough and get the supplies you need. Call 423-753-9580 for more information.

  • Historic Jonesborough Town Tour
    August 20, 2022  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    116 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, 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 and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Children 8 and younger are free. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another day, please contact the Heritage Alliance directly.

  • Teller in Residence: Michael R Harrell
    August 20, 2022  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Old Jonesborough Cemetery Tour
    August 20, 2022  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Learn the history of the Old Jonesborough Cemetery, the stories of the people who are buried there, and the ways in which they impacted the town. Tour is available the first and third Saturdays of the month at 2:30 from June 4th - October 1st. Tickets are $3.00 and are available for purchase at the Chester Inn Museum. Proceeds from the tour help maintain the cemetery.

August 21, 2022
  • Yoga in the Park - Storytelling Park
    August 21, 2022  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Brews and Tunes: JC Jazz Collective
    August 21, 2022  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    BrewStillery
    Whiskey Kitchen Food Truck
    TBA

August 22, 2022
  • StoryTown Radio Show
    August 22, 2022  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School, 103 Franklin Ave, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

    More details to come.
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