2023 Soups and Songs

November 27th

 6 – 8 pm

Location: McKinney Center

Soups and Songs is an annual fundraiser supporting the StoryTown programs at the McKinney Center every November.  The event usually takes place the Monday after Thanksgiving, usually the fourth Monday of November.  This event is an in-person, sit-down dinner with holiday entertainment. The doors open at 5:45 p.m. Dinner is served between 6 – 7 p.m. The sing-along and storytelling performance will begin at 7 p.m

Tickets are $30 per person. Seating for this event is strictly limited to 125 tickets.

A delicious soup bar is provided with a variety of selections including a vegetarian option.  Soups in the past have been Chicken Tortilla, Chili, Squash, Zuppa, and more.  The meal includes bread, tea, water, and a cookie for dessert.

The StoryTown Radio Show cast weaves together stories from days gone by along with tales about our most favorite holiday songs.  Music is led by the Jonesborough Novelty Band and the audience is encouraged to sing along.  This event also recognizes holiday traditions across the globe. This is a wonderful event fit for the entire family and great way to start out your holiday season!  Get to know your neighbors and community through stories, soups, and songs!   

This event serves as a fundraiser which supports the StoryTown Radio Show production all year round.

Tickets are available online at jonesborough.com/tickets or by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. 

For more information visit mckinneycenter.com or call 425.753.0562.

Help your community by fulfilling McKinney Center's mission.


The McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School is a multi-use facility providing arts education through Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program.


Phone: 423.753.0562

103 Franklin Ave.
Jonesborough, TN 37659