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Get your ice cream on in Jonesborough this weekend for the return Scoop Fest

Contributed • Aug 10, 2018 at 2:47 PM

Scoop Fest is returning to Tennessee's oldest town Saturday from 4-7 p.m. The event will offer a variety of over 30 flavors of ice cream to sample throughout Main Street shops and eateries along with family-friendly activities for all. Tastings include flavors that range from traditional to unexpectedly delicious and everything in between. 

Ice cream tastings isn’t the only thing on the menu – a variety of activities will also be available. Pop in to the McKinney Center for a popsicle, and you can join in on hands-on activities, arts and crafts, demonstrations and even hip-hop auditions. While you’re downtown, look for their booth and grab a flyer, take it up to the Popsicle Pop In Open House at the McKinney Center and receive a free popsicle while experiencing all the art classes they have to offer for their upcoming semester.

Jonesborough Elementary and Middle Schools will also be offering some fun literacy activities, a book drive and a book give-away for children of all ages to promote their “Tell a Story, Read a Story, Share a Story” Initiative.

Ticket packs are available in increments of 15 tickets for $10. Each tasting will require one ticket. It is recommended to purchase tickets online as there will be a limited amount of tickets available.

For more information on Scoop Fest or to purchase tickets, visit the event on Facebook or go to jboscoopfest.com. You can also call the Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. This event is sponsored by Blue Bell Creameries and Jonesborough Area Merchants and Services Association.

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