September 17th – Eats on Main Street Food Tour
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.
September 19th – Affrilachian Dinner with Chef T
September 20th – Basic Fermenting: Sauerkraut Workshop
Because she can’t help herself, Katie will probably also share with you some interesting stories about sauerkraut and how it fits into Appalachian history and culture. She’ll answer questions and also share tips and tricks, as well as ideas for using other veggies besides cabbage. Think beets, corn, radishes, snow peas, cucumbers, and green beans. The possibilities are endless!