First Friday logo Blue Plum Festival  


Friends of Olde Downtowne is CURRENTLY working on the Special events Calendar for 2014!


"Friends of Olde Downtowne is a volunteer based nonprofit organization focusing on First Fridays and the Blue Plum Festival."
Friends of Olde Downtowne formed in 1999 to throw the first downtown block party, Spring Fest, which eventually grew into what you know today as the Blue Plum Festival.  Friends of Olde Downtowne is the umbrella organization which signature Downtown JC events operate:

ETSU Homecoming Celebration featuring the Twang Bangers in October 2013


SPONSORED BY:            Nash 104.9 FM      CK SCHMID Graphic Design

*Schedule is subject to change. For more details on First Fridays or to learn how to participate.  Arts/Crafts vendors email 
Want to know how to become a sponsor of this on-going event?  Send us an email to for more information!

©2011 Friends of Olde Downtowne