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May 2017

Springtime in Haynesville

May 6 @ 9:00 am - May 7 @ 4:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Join us as we go back in time! Union and Confederate forces will be deciding the fate of East Tennessee at the home of Confederate Senator Landon Carter Haynes. Come watch to see which side triumphs over the other. Then take an exciting tour of the house and explore the historic grounds. Gates will open at 9am and will close at 4pm. The battle Starts at 2:00pm each day. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children twelve and under.…

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June 2017

Summers Past History Program

June 12 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Participants ages 6-14 learn about their local history through historic-based crafts, games, music, storytelling, and trips on the nature & the cave. First week-Native American History Second Week-Revolutionary History, Third Week-Civil War History. Each week is $100 for non-members and $90 for members. Sessions run 9-2, Monday through Friday. Aftercare will be available. Applications will be available in spring.

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Summer Solstice Celebration

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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A celebration of the summer solstice (the longest day of the year). Come join us in honor of the sun with music, dancing, games, vendors, crafts, and plenty of food. Learn why the Celts held the solstice sacred, how they celebrated in the past and what traditions still hold today. With a fire lighting Ceremony. For more information visit http://uppereasttncelticsociety.org/.

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August 2017

Harvest Craft Bazaar

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Come out and shop for local handmade and homegrown items of all kinds. Come out and enjoy a day in the sun with all the freshly grown items and the members of the Upper East Tennessee Celtic Society. For more information visit http://uppereasttncelticsociety.org/.

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September 2017

Sorghum Making Festival

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Join us as our Sorghum team teaches about how sorghum is made and watch as they cook down the juices into sweet sorghum. The team will be showing the step for step process in making of the Sorghum, including having Mules turning the mill. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children twelve and under. Children three and under free. Members of Tipton-Haynes are also FREE!

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Upper East Tennessee Celtic Festival and Scottish Games

September 23 @ 10:00 am - September 24 @ 10:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Friday 22nd – Light ceremony and clan reception. Open to the public and starts at dusk Saturday 23rd – Festival starts at 10am (Ceilidh (Concert with musicians)) starts at 7pm. Admission is $7.00 for a day pass, $12.00 includes the Ceilidh, Ceilidh only $6.00 Festival is in honor of everything Celtic. Music, Dancing, Demonstrations, Games, Large Kids Area, Scottish foods, and Celtic Wares. Highland Games are much more than games. Also, there will be a Costume Contest.

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October 2017

Stories from the Pumpkin Patch

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Enjoy a family friendly evening with fun crafts and great stories. Roast a hot dog over an open fire while the storytellers share some of their great stories.  As day light fades Spooky stories will be taking place in our very own cave! Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children twelve and under. Children three and under free. Members of Tipton-Haynes are also FREE! Hotdogs are $1.00 extra.

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Celtic Spooktacular

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Come Celebrate Halloween Celtic Style. Let us spook you and thrill you all in one night, fun for all ages. Activities include music, pumpkin pie eating, carving, hay rides, zombie run and much more…. Food and vendors will be set up around the site.

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November 2017

A Walk In Their Boots

November 4 @ 9:00 am - November 5 @ 4:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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“A Walk In Their Boots” is a cultural & historical reenactment of the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. For 2017, emphasis of the event spans from the latter part of the 18th century during the American Revolution, the American Civil War, World War I the mid 20th century world wide conflict known as World War II, Vietnam and the more modern era of Iraq and Afghanistan. Encampments for friend and foe alike feature the elements of feeding, clothing, equipping,…

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December 2017

Visions of Christmas: 1862

December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site,
2620 S. Roan St., Johnson City, TN United States
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Come and enjoy an 1862 rendition of the Haynes family. You will tour the house and watch as the Haynes family prepare for Christmas and their father, Senator Landon Carter Haynes’s birthday. Treats will be cooked on the open hearth of our cabin. Reservations for tours is appreciated. Come and enjoy an 1862 rendition of the Haynes family. You will tour the house and watch as the Haynes family prepare for Christmas and their father, Senator Landon Carter Haynes’s birthday. Treats…

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