Jonesborough Days promises to be festive

From Staff Reports

   This year's Jonesborough Days celebration is packed full of festivities, including live music and the annual parade. Beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, there will be an opening ceremony at the courthouse steps.
   Friday night, Ed Snodderly will perform live music at 7 p.m., followed by the blues band Lynda Laws and the Impalaz.
   At 10 a.m. Saturday, there will be a parade on Main Street. Kids will have an opportunity to enjoy themselves from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. during a special "fun day" at Mill Spring Park, followed by the Ronald McDonald Magic Show at 1 p.m.
   Live music Saturday night includes Michael Reno Harrell at 7 p.m. at the courthouse steps, followed by the Austin Lounge Lizards. At 10 p.m., there will be a fireworks celebration given by Pyro Shows.
   The final day of the festival begins Sunday at 1 p.m., with live gospel music beginning at 1:30 p.m. The festival ends at 6 p.m.
   The festival will feature Heritage Craft Demonstrators, arts and crafts vendors, a farm expo, and a food court. Visitors can park at Jonesborough Middle School on Hwy. 11E and ride the shuttle bus to the Visitor's Center.
   Handicapped parking will be located on Fox Street, near Central Christian Church and the Visitor's Center parking lot.