HomeTown Teams kick-off events for upcoming exhibit

Next week presents several events to kick-off the HomeTown Teams exhibit in Jefferson. On Tuesday, Aug. 7th at the Farmer’s Market, the Greene County Singers will be performing fight songs from around Greene County – both past and present – at 5:30 pm on the south side of the courthouse. Those attending will be invited to sing along.

The Sierra Community Theatre Board is sponsoring two free sports-related movies during the week. On Aug. 6th & 7th “A League of Their Own” will be presented at 7 p.m. with a matinee at 2 p.m on Aug. 7th. On Aug. 8th & 9th “Field of Dreams will show at 7 p.m. with a matinee at 2 p.m. on Aug. 9th.

Volunteers with the HomeTown Teams exhibit through Jefferson Matters: Main Street will have a booth with schedules for the six-week free exhibit. A photo op with authentic Greene County sports uniforms will be available at the Farmer’s Market on Aug. 7th, Hot August Nights on Aug. 9th, the first GCHS football scrimmage on Aug. 17th, and the Pep Rally on Aug. 21st. Local media will be publishing the dates and hours also.

The location for the Smithsonian traveling exhibit will be at the Greene County Historical Museum at 219 E Lincoln Way. The exhibit will be open on Saturday, Aug. 11 and go through Sunday, September 23. Hours are Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sundays from Noon – 6 p.m.; Wednesdays from 1 – 6 p.m.; and Thursdays from 3 – 9 p.m. The exhibit will be staffed by volunteers. School tours for Greene County Community Schools and Paton-Churdan Schools have been scheduled. Other school tours or group tours can be scheduled by emailing director@jeffersonmatters.org or calling 515-386-3585.

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