Kick-Off events for HomeTown Teams exhibit

Next week presents several events to kick-off the HomeTown Teams exhibit in Jefferson. The Greene County Singers will be performing fight songs from around Greene County – both past and present – at 5:30 pm Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Farmer’s Market 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. “A League of Their Own” will be presented at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 with a matinee at 2 p.m on Aug. 7.  “Field of Dreams will show at 7 p.m. Aug. 8 with a matinee at 2 p.m. Aug. 9. 

Volunteers with the HomeTown Teams exhibit through Jefferson Matters: Main Street will have a booth with schedules available detailing the free, six-week exhibit. A photo op with authentic Greene County sports uniforms will be available at the Farmer’s Market as well as at Hot August Nights Aug. 9, the Greene County football scrimmage Aug. 17, and at the pep rally Tuesday, Aug. 21. 

The Smithsonian traveling exhibit will be located at the Greene County Historical Museum at 219 E Lincoln Way.  It will be open to the public Saturday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 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 or calling 515-386-3585.  

For complete details about this program, please contact Peg Raney at Jefferson Matters: Main Street’s office at 110 W Lincoln Way, call 515-385-3585 or email

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