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Around Town This Week

Mondays, Wednesdays,
Fridays and Saturdays
Historic Town Tours
11 a.m. at International Storytelling Center
Come and tour Historic Jonesborough, then stay for a good meal, some shopping and maybe a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, contact the Heritage Alliance at 753-9580 or the International Storytelling Center at 753-2171. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another day, contact the Heritage Alliance directly. $5.

Jonesborough Storytellers Guild
Each Tuesday, the International Storytelling Center features four of Jonesborough’s finest tellers at 7 p.m. Members are tellers of tales, singers of songs, workers of magic or just honest liars. For more information, visit or call 913-2166.

Friday, Nov. 14
‘Things Are Changing: A One-Act Historical Play about Gender, Race, and Education’
ETSU, 118 Rogers-Stout Hall, 7 p.m.
The History Department at East Tennessee State University in conjunction with the Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia invites everyone to a performance of 2013 graduate Anne G’Fellers-Mason’s play “Things Are Changing: A One-Act Historical Play about Gender, Race, and Education.” A question-and-answer session and a reception with light refreshments will follow the production. This free event is open to the public, but anyone wishing to attend should contact the History Department at 439-4222.

Saturday, Nov. 15
Historic Jonesborough Dance Society Contra Dance
Jonesborough Visitors Center at 7 p.m.
Beginners dance at 7 p.m. Regular dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Pete’s Posse to perform.

Monday-Friday, Nov. 17-21
JRT Players Present ‘Cinderella’ in Area Schools
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Players will travel to schools in the Tri-Cities area performing “Cinderella” with the Commedia Players by Lane Riosley. This is a one-act comedy and it lasts about one hour. To book a show, call 788-3403.

Friday, Nov. 21
JRT Players Present ‘Cinderella’ for Schools and General Audiences at the Theatre
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre
9 a.m. and 3 p.m. for schools
6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for general audiences
The Traveling Troupe, JRT Players, will present “Cinderella” with the Commedia Players on the JRT Stage for school audiences. This is a one-act comedy which lasts approximately one hour. School groups $3 and general audience shows $6.To book tickets, call The Stage Door Box Office at 788-3403.