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Jonesborough Yarn Exchange

Yarn Exchange Radio Show​ celebrates Women’s History Month with an episode titled “The Ballad of Strong Women”. Featuring stories from and about the strong women who make up the community in Northeast Tennessee​. Woven within these stories are a series of historic ballads about and by women, performed by musical guest Katie Hoffman. 

This show will feature tales about the impact of local women’s contributions in areas such as education, the military, community building, suffrage, equal rights, and exploration. Stories include a local Navy Wave from World War II, Shakti in the Mountains owner Kim Bushore-Maki, community leader Dr. Jodi Jones, and community volunteers Dona Lewis, Frances Lambert, Zel Hester and more. 

The Yarn Exchange Radio Show is a live performance at the International Storytelling Center​, presented as an old-time radio show on Monday, March 27 at 7PM. Tickets are $5 and are available by calling the Visitors Center at 423-753-1010 or online at Seating is limited.

Season Passes for 2017 are on Sale Now. $55 for the year.

The Jonesborough Yarn Exchange is sponsored in part by Mountain States Health Alliance, The Tennessee Arts Commission, Appalachian Light and Sound and F & L Transportation.

$5 for adults
Purchase tickets online or call 423-753-1010.  
Limited quantity available at the door.


2017 Season Line Up 

March 25
OPEN AUDITIONS at the McKinney Center
March 27
The Ballad of Strong Women (Women’s History Month)
Music Guest: Katie Hoffman
April 24
Valiant Volunteers (National Volunteer Week)
Music Guest: Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps
May 22
My War: Stories of Local Veterans
Music Guest: Jonesborough Novelty Band
June 26
Secret Recipes: Unique Food of Appalachia
The Magill’s
July 24
Music Guest: Dustin Miller
August 28
City Mouse and Country Mouse
David Crockett Madrigal Singers
September 25
Friendship Through the Ages
Music Guest: Joseph Sobol
October 23
Haunted Jonesborough
Music Guest: Nate Harris Band
November 27
Story of the Carols
Music Guest: Jonesborough Novelty Band
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Jonesborough Yarn Exchange
103 Franklin Ave.
Jonesborough, TN  37659

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