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Out & About — Five things to do this weekend

Staff Report • Sep 6, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Blue Mother Tupelo performs on the courthouse steps in Jonesborough tonight at 7. The bands offers original Southern soul. In a paint-peeled, time-worn truth style, they’ll take you down dirt roads to swamp land, covered in lace or burlap. Information: http://www.musiconthesquare.com

On Sunday from 3-5 p.m., the Historic Tree Streets Music in the Park will feature The ETSU Bluegrass Band. The concert will be in Veterans Park, 1005 Southwest Ave. Bring your lawn chair or your blanket and spend a relaxing afternoon under the shade trees. Admission is free. Donations for the musicians will be appreciated. Information: http://www.tree-streets.com

Sycamore Shoals Celtic Festival in Elizabethton gets under way tonight at 7 with the “Torchlight Calling of the Clans” and continues Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $7 per day; $20 for weekend; $12 for Ceilidh Concert Saturday. Information: http://www.uppereasttncelticsociety.org or 543-5808.

The 24th annual Tree Street Yard Sale gets underway Saturday, rain or shine. Johnson City Police estimate over 15,000 people from all over the region and several neighboring states attend the yard sale annually. The 35-block sale area is bounded by University Parkway, West Walnut and South Roan Street. Information: http://treestreets.us

The 51st annual Fall Roan Mountain Naturalists’ Rally will be held today through Sunday at Roan Mountain State Park. Information: Gary Barrigar at 543-7576 or gbarrigar@friendsofroanmtn.org. Registration: http://www.friendsofroanmtn.org