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Apr
24
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 24 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Apr 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

Seniors, sign up now for Yoga for Seniors at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 to 9:15 am. The cost is $2 per class. There are no floor exercises involved. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Get Your Homeschooler The Exercise They Need At Cane Creek Gymnasium
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bring Your Homeschoolers to Cane Creek Gymnasium to enjoy a drop-in fitness and sports class every Monday. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to join an instructor on Corut 2 of the Gymnasium. Three sections are offered including an explanation of daily concentration, warm-ups focusing on flexibility and aerobic activity, and a sport or physical fitness activity.

Entry is only $1 per student. Classes are held every Monday with an instructor between 12-2pm. Homeschool students under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent.

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Expand your art interests and develop your talents at the Art Guild’s Life Drawing Class on every 4th Monday from 1 to 4 pm in Crossville. A live model well be available. Please bring your sketch pad and camera to capture the post.

The cost is $5 per participant for the model fee. For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

Apr
25
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Apr 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy Tuesdays at the Movies at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library at 2 pm. A different movie is shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room for free.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you’re in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew, join the 4-H Sewing Club the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center. The meetings are from 3 to 5 pm.

Due to the expense of supplies, there is a $40 fee. For more information, please call (615) 597-4945.

Highlands Residential Services Hosts Free Quit Smoking Class
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join a free, no obligation Quit Smoking class on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 2 to 3 pm at the Highlands Residential Services office in Cookeville. Learn what you need to make the decision to quit smoking.

Sponsored by Highlands Residential Services and UC Anti-Tobacco Coalition in conjunction with Quit 4 Life and Power of Putnam. For more information, please call Kathy at (931) 526-9793 ext. 212.

Apr
26
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 26 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Putnam County Library will host Story Time on Wednesdays at 10 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 526-2416.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cumberland County UT Extension Agent Kelli Bottoms invites you to a 6 week Free Arthritis Exercise program each Wednesday at 1 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. Learn the healthy way to deal with the problem, and be able to cut down on the pain medicine.

This class is free and for more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Beverly Olin offers a three session Paint with Pastels class on techniques for pastel painting on Wednesdays from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Fairfield Glade. The cost is $51 for members and $66 for non-members. Students are asked to bring a selection of photographs as reference material for their painting.

There are several supplies that students should also bring including a selection of pastels (soft pastels, Nupastels (harder), and pastel pencils), papers foam core board and tape, acetate sheet or was paper, paper towels, and a old towel. A complete list of supplies will be available at registration. A selection of papers will be available to purchase from the instructor for $1 to $4 per sheet. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Apr
28
Fri
Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Check out the Virtual Theater at the TTU STEM Center in Cookeville every Friday at 4 pm and 4:30 pm, and tour the universe. It’s a free adventure for you and your kids! For more information, please visit TNTech.edu/STEM.

Livingston National Guard Hosts The 2017 Father-Daughter Dance
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand, the Livingston National Guard will host two Father-Daughter Dances on Friday, April 28 and Staurday, April 29. Enjoy appearances by Disney themed princesses while you dance.

Tickets for the dance are $15 per person, and will be available at The Livingston Enterprise beginning Saturday, March 25, and at E.B. Gray Jewelry beginning Monday, March 27. Your ticket will include dinner and dancing to the DJ. Commemorative photos available separately.

Apr
29
Sat
Check Out Classic Cars At The Doyle Car Show And Cruise In
Apr 29 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Enjoy browsing classic cars, and looking for good finds at the Doyle Car Show and Cruise In and City Wide Yard Sale. Make sure to bring the kids to check out the petting zoo, and so the family can enjoy live music.

Gates open at 7am with $10 registration fee. All vendors and yard sales are welcome with a $25 charge for a 20×20 space. Portion of proceeds will go to The Wounded Warrior Foundation. Event may be cancelled between April 26th and 29th if heavy rain.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 29 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

4th Annual Kids Muddy Mile
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The 4th Annual Kids Muddy Mile is the only mud run of its kind in the Upper Cumberland Region. Children ages 5-14 will be eligible to run the one mile, obstacle filled course on the campus of the Putnam County Family YMCA. The Muddy Mile is a part of Healthy Kids Day, featuring interactive activities for the whole family. Register between today and April 1st. Register online at pcfymca.org/events, or call 931-528-1133 for more information.

Enjoy A Day Outdoors At The Big South Fork Annual Spring Planting And Music Festival
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Big South Fork National river And Recreation Area, along with the Knoxville Track club, will hold three trail runs on the scenic Oscar Blevins Nature Trail during the 17th annual spring Planting and Music Festival. The three run program includes a one mile kids fun-run at 9am, followed by a 4 and 7 mile run at 10am. After the run, enjoy a wide array of activities at the park’s annual festival celebrating Appalachian life and music.

Registration is free the morning of the race. Click here to pre-register, and recieve a free shirt for participating.

Livingston National Guard Hosts The 2017 Father-Daughter Dance
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Due to popular demand, the Livingston National Guard will host two Father-Daughter Dances on Friday, April 28 and Staurday, April 29. Enjoy appearances by Disney themed princesses while you dance.

Tickets for the dance are $15 per person, and will be available at The Livingston Enterprise beginning Saturday, March 25, and at E.B. Gray Jewelry beginning Monday, March 27. Your ticket will include dinner and dancing to the DJ. Commemorative photos available separately.

May
1
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 1 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your project with or without problems to the Open Beading Class on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at The Art Guild in Crossville from 10 am to 12 noon. You will receive lots of compassion and conversation during this class. There is a $5 fee for non-members for studio use.
For more information, please call (931) 484-3722.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

West View Baptist Church encourages you to stop by the free clothing giveaway the first and third Monday of each month from 11 am to 1 pm. The church is located on Laurel Avenue in Cookeville. For more information, please call (931) 526-7220 or visit WestViewCookeville.org. .

Get Your Homeschooler The Exercise They Need At Cane Creek Gymnasium
May 1 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bring Your Homeschoolers to Cane Creek Gymnasium to enjoy a drop-in fitness and sports class every Monday. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to join an instructor on Corut 2 of the Gymnasium. Three sections are offered including an explanation of daily concentration, warm-ups focusing on flexibility and aerobic activity, and a sport or physical fitness activity.

Entry is only $1 per student. Classes are held every Monday with an instructor between 12-2pm. Homeschool students under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent.

May
2
Tue
Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
May 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids in Kindergarten through 4th grade to the Highlands Residential Service “Kids Matter Program.” The new reading program is held every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:45 pm.

On Tuesdays, we meet at the TNT Center of the Police Substation on Pine Avenue. On Thursdays, we meet at the HRS main office on West Jackson Street. For more information, please visit HighlandsRS.com. .

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

You’re invited to Silver Point Community Center’s weekly Dance and Country Music Event every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 9 pm. All ages are welcome and admission is free.

Concessions will be available. For more information, please call (931) 858-5671 or (931) 261-4830.

Upper Cumberland’s Barbershop Chorus Weekly Singing
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to sing with the Upper Cumberland Barbershop Chorus each Tuesday at 7 pm at J&S Construction in Cookeville. Enter through the kitchen in the back. For more information, please call (931) 525-1880.

May
3
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 3 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville will host Stories, Music and Puppets for ages 1-101 every Wednesday during Quackers Story Time at 10 am. Parents and caregivers, please stay with your child during these fun programs which will take place in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit ArtCircleLibrary.info .

Monterey Branch Library Hosts Preschool Story Time
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

The Monterey Library invites all preschool and home school students to Preschool Story Time every Wednesday at 11 am. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 839-2103 or visit PCLibrary.org .

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Bring your dog to learn new tricks at the Dog Training Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. The classes are held on Wednesdays and the schedule is as follows:
6 pm – Beginning Obedience – A class to teach your dog the basics.
7 pm – Drop-in Conformation – Come as you need or want to.
8 pm – Rally – A “nicer” form of obedience. You must take Basic Obedience first.

The obedience and rally class series is 10 weeks in length. Drop-In Conformation classes are $5 per dog per night. Most classes are $100 for the 10 week sessions. All “first-time” students are given a $10 discount on their first series of classes except Conformation Drop-In. For more information, please call (931) 788-1478.

Crossville’s Fair Park Seniors Center Hosts Readers Theater
May 3 @ 10:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Seniors who enjoy acting, drama, jokes and laughter should join the Reader’s Theater at Fair Park Senior Center on Wednesday from 3 to 4 pm. No need to memorize your lines, everyone reads with expression. Actor Terry Burgess will be leading this fun hour every Wednesday.

May
4
Thu
Come Together For The Putnam County National Day Of Prayer Service
May 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Take part in the National Day Of Prayer with your community at the Putnam County Courthouse’s South Lawn. Praise and worship will be held Thursday, May 4th at 11:30am with prayer at 12pm.

In the event of rain, this event will take place on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse County Commission Chambers. Click here to learn more about the National Day Of Prayer.

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

All beekeepers and those interested in bees are invited to the Cookeville Beekeepers monthly meetings the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Collegeside Church of Christ in Cookeville.

For more information, please call President David Laferney at (931) 261-7211, Secretary David Fox at (931) 260-3970, or visit CookevilleBeekeepers.com .

May
5
Fri
Help Raise Money For Local Groups At The Overton County Cattlemen’s Cookout
May 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Help raise money for local groups at the Overton County Cattlemen’s Cookout on Friday, May 5 in the lot next to Hardee’s in Livingston. The cookout begins at 10:30 am and will go until they’re sold out.

This is a Ribeye Dinner. For more information, please contact Hughie Oakley at (931) 445-7898.

May
6
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 6 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Join Monterey’s Spring On The Mountain
May 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Join Monterey’s Spring on the Mountain on Saturday, May 6. There will be food, arts, crafts, music, a cruise-in downtown, and a train excursion ride.

This is an all day event. For more information, please visit MontereyTN.com.

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
May 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and American Legion Post 4 invite you to Have Coffee with a Veteran on the first Saturday of each month from 8 to 11 am at the VFW Post building on Henson Street in Livingston.

All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans. For more information, please call (931) 403-4003.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Twice Told Tales Bookstore is a used book sale hosted by The Friends of the Library is open the first Saturday of each month from 10 am to 2 pm at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416 or visit www.pclibrary.org .

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Saturday night Tom Fincher and the Southern Pride Band are playing live for everyone who enjoys a good dance at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville from 6 to 8 pm. The cost is $5 per person. For more information, please contact Tom Fincher at (931) 484-6790.

May
8
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 8 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Senior Center Hosts Weekly Games
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The Monterey Senior Center invites you to fitness classes every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 am. There will also be Bingo every Thursday at 10 am, and Bridge every Monday and Thursday at 1 pm.

For more information, please call (931) 839-8053.

Get Your Homeschooler The Exercise They Need At Cane Creek Gymnasium
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Bring Your Homeschoolers to Cane Creek Gymnasium to enjoy a drop-in fitness and sports class every Monday. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to join an instructor on Corut 2 of the Gymnasium. Three sections are offered including an explanation of daily concentration, warm-ups focusing on flexibility and aerobic activity, and a sport or physical fitness activity.

Entry is only $1 per student. Classes are held every Monday with an instructor between 12-2pm. Homeschool students under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent.

May
9
Tue
St. Mary’s Mobile Medical Clinic of Crab Orchard
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

St. Mary’s Mobile Medical Clinic will be at the Crab Orchard Care Center on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 9 am to 3 pm. All patients must be registered by 2 pm. Appointments may be made by calling (931) 337-2981 but walk-ins are welcome.

Livingston’s Millard Oakley Public Library Hosts Crafter’s Club
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Bring your project with you and enjoy the company of other crafters at Crafter’s Club the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 10 am to 11:30 am at the Millard Oakley Public Library in Livingston. For more information, please call (931) 823-1888.

Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Putnam County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month from 10-11am at the Upper Cumberland Development District, 1225 South Willow Avenue, Cookeville. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Overton And Pickett County Family Caregiver Support Program
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Overton and Pickett County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month from 1-2pm at Millard Oakley Library, 107 E Main St, Livingston. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts Walk-In Painting Class
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Walk-In Painting Class will be on Tuesday, June 10 from 2 to 4 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville. The class is $17 for members of the Art Guild and $22 for non-members. No registration is required.

The class is conducted by Eric Buechel. Eric’s class will be conducted with oil or acrylic mediums, and each student will choose their own landscape painting image. Instruction sketching, composition, and technique will all be worked out before beginning the final painting. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
May 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy Tuesdays at the Movies at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library at 2 pm. A different movie is shown every Tuesday in the Cumberland Meeting Room for free.

Everyone is welcome. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

May
10
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
May 10 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.