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Jul
26
Wed
McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Jul 26 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Putnam County Library Story Time
Jul 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 Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Jul 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
Jul 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.

Come See The 79th Annual Overton County Fair
Jul 26 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Come see the 79th Annual Overton County Fair Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 29. There will be more than 250 booths with unique, handmade arts and crafts from local artists.

See quilts, pottery, baskets, jewelry, and other goods. Livestock and farm fresh fruits and vegetables will compete for ribbons and prizes. The times will vary each day. For more information, please contact David Robbins at (931) 808-0391, email dave.robbins@hitchinsonna.com, or visit OvertonCountyFair.com.

Jul
27
Thu
REST Companion Training Cookeville
Jul 27 all-day

Become a REST companion with the AAAD. REST is a unique, interactive training program where you will receive the education and tools needed to be successful in providing respite care to adults & children. The UCDD is offering training July 27 & 28th at our offices at 1225 South Willow Avenue in Cookeville. For more information call 931-476-4143, that’s 476-4143

Sparta Chamber July Postcard Photo Contest
Jul 27 all-day

Calling all photographers! The Sparta Chamber is looking for pictures of beautiful White County, TN for a new postcard. Not only will you have you work published, but there is also a cash prize $100 for first place, $50 for second, and $25 for third. There are four ways to enter, post it to the @spartachamber Instagram, post it to Instagram usiing #exploresparta, email it to  Jenny Wilson at Jenny@spartachamber.com, or bring it directly into the chamber offices at 16 W Bockman Way Sparta TN 38583. For more information and contest rules visit http://spartatnchamber.com/

Come See The 79th Annual Overton County Fair
Jul 27 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Come see the 79th Annual Overton County Fair Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 29. There will be more than 250 booths with unique, handmade arts and crafts from local artists.

See quilts, pottery, baskets, jewelry, and other goods. Livestock and farm fresh fruits and vegetables will compete for ribbons and prizes. The times will vary each day. For more information, please contact David Robbins at (931) 808-0391, email dave.robbins@hitchinsonna.com, or visit OvertonCountyFair.com.

Thursday’s at the Amp/Summer Concert Series @ Spirit Broadband Amphitheater
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm

Thursday’s at the Amp:  Spirit Broadband Amphitheater, Downtown Crossville, is a Summer Concert Series. Courtesy of Downtown Crossville Inc. and Tennessee Arts Commission. Different music groups every week. Big John’s BBQ will be there.

Jul
28
Fri
REST Companion Training Cookeville
Jul 28 all-day

Become a REST companion with the AAAD. REST is a unique, interactive training program where you will receive the education and tools needed to be successful in providing respite care to adults & children. The UCDD is offering training July 27 & 28th at our offices at 1225 South Willow Avenue in Cookeville. For more information call 931-476-4143, that’s 476-4143

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Jul 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.

Come See The 79th Annual Overton County Fair
Jul 28 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Come see the 79th Annual Overton County Fair Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 29. There will be more than 250 booths with unique, handmade arts and crafts from local artists.

See quilts, pottery, baskets, jewelry, and other goods. Livestock and farm fresh fruits and vegetables will compete for ribbons and prizes. The times will vary each day. For more information, please contact David Robbins at (931) 808-0391, email dave.robbins@hitchinsonna.com, or visit OvertonCountyFair.com.

Prescription Recovery Seminar Registration @ Collegeside Church of Christ
Jul 28 @ 4:40 pm

Now accepting registration for our September 1st Prescription Recovery Seminar – To kick off National Recovery Month we will be offering answers to the three questions everyone wants to know.

  1. Why do they keep relapsing?
  2. Why do they refuse to get help?
  3. What do they need to do to get in and stay in recovery?

Prescription Recovery features three informative and compelling speakers, Jeremy Rakes, Tim Hilton and Robby Keeble. We promise they will teach you things you never knew and give you tremendous insight into one of the most baffling and deadly diseases. And all speakers will make you laugh and smile.

Click link below to register. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prescription-recovery-seminar-tickets-35791596629

See Jaws On The Water On A Floating Two-Story Screen At Mitchell Creek Marina
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

See “Jaws” on the water on a floating two-story screen at Mitchell Creek Marina on Friday and Saturday, July 28 and 29. The movie will begin at dusk.

Float on a tube in the water and watch the movie. For more information, please call (931) 823-1666, email info@mitchellcreekmarina.com, or visit JawsOnTheWater.com.

Main Street Live! McMinnville @ Security Federal Savings Bank
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm

Come down to the US Bank Plaza to enjoy live music, fine food, and craft beverages in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Central Park at Dark Summer Movie Series @ Livingston Central Park
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come on out to Livingston Central Park for a movie in the park at dark, Bring your chairs/blankets and Enjoy a movie with your family! All movies begin at dark, It only takes a moment to make a memory!

Movie Schedule:

July 7th: The Secret Life of Pets

July 28th: Kong Skull Island

August 11th: Moana

August 25th: Beauty and the Beast

September 8th: Zootopia

September 22nd: Rouge One: A Star Wars Story

Cookeville’s Summer Cinema at The Depot
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a classic film under the stars at the Cookeville Depot Museum. July 7: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory; July 14: Penny Serenade; July 21: The Princess Bride; and July 28: It Came From Outer Space.

Jul
29
Sat
McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Jul 29 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

2nd Annual Ground N’ Pound 5k @ A H Roberts Elementary School, Livingston
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am

Outlaws Youth Football invites you to the 2nd annual Ground N’ Pound 5k event on Saturday, July 29th …. It will be held at A.H. Roberts in Livingston at 8am. The money raised will be used to replace old equipment, field maintenance, travel expenses and more. Pre-registration is $20 at the soccer fields behind the board of education in Livingston.  Strollers, walkers and families welcome.

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

American Legion Post 46 invites students ages 12 through graduation to their Junior Shooting Program. The goal is to train juniors to be able to compete on a Collegiate Shooting Team. Rifles, equipment, targets & pellets will be provided. Training & shooting will be held at Veterans Hall  in Cookeville on Saturdays from 9 to 1pm. For more information, visit our Facebook page: American Legion Post 46 Junior Shooting Club.

1st Annual Invention Convention @ Tennessee Tech Fitness Center
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for the 1st annual Invention Convention! It’s happening Saturday, July 29th from 10am to 2pm. This community event, hosted by Cookeville Children’s Museum, will include STEM activities & demos; (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The event will take place at The Fit on campus of Tennessee Tech. and will have a soft opening at 9am for families of children with special needs.

Monterey Downtown Cruise-In
Jul 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The town of Monterey will host a free downtown cruise-in the last Saturday of every month through September from 4 to 7pm weather permitting and also on October 14th for Standing Stone Day from 10 to 2pm. All makes and models are welcome. Enter your vehicle for free or attend as a spectator.  For more information, visit our website MontereyTN.com.

Come See The 79th Annual Overton County Fair
Jul 29 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Come see the 79th Annual Overton County Fair Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, July 29. There will be more than 250 booths with unique, handmade arts and crafts from local artists.

See quilts, pottery, baskets, jewelry, and other goods. Livestock and farm fresh fruits and vegetables will compete for ribbons and prizes. The times will vary each day. For more information, please contact David Robbins at (931) 808-0391, email dave.robbins@hitchinsonna.com, or visit OvertonCountyFair.com.

Sutton Ole Time Music Hour
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm

Come out to Sutton General Store in beautiful Granville, TN every Saturday night through the end of August for a night of great music and food. Sutton Ole Time Music Hour serves dinner at the 1880 Sutton General Store At 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. with warm up show at 6:00 p.m. and live radio taping at 7:00 p.m. This line is as follows:

July 22 – Michael Fagan and the Fiddle Grass Band

July 29 – Starkey & Clark

August 5 – Jerry Butler & The Blue Jays

August 12 – Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band

August 19 – Andy Leftwich and Friends

August 26 – Craig Morris & King Cotton

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Jul 29 @ 9:00 pm

Walking for as little as 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of coronary heart disease, improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Each Saturday, Cookeville Regional Medical Center invites you to Walk With A Doc. Get educated and get healthy. They meet each Saturday at 9am in front of Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s main lobby.  Walk With A Doc is going on now through October.

Jul
31
Mon
Smith County Fair
Jul 31 @ 4:30 pm

Get ready for six days of family fun at the Smith County Fair starting July 31st and running till August 5th! There is something for everyone great food, fun rides, and live entertainment! Gates open at 4:30pm! For more information visit http://www.smithcountyfairtn.net/

Aug
1
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Aug 1 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Aug 1 @ 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. .

Smith County Fair
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm

Get ready for six days of family fun at the Smith County Fair starting July 31st and running till August 5th! There is something for everyone great food, fun rides, and live entertainment! Gates open at 4:30pm! For more information visit http://www.smithcountyfairtn.net/

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 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.

Aug
2
Wed
McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 2 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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 Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Aug 2 @ 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.

5th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games @ Fentress Elementary School
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm

The 5th Annual Upper Cumberland Senior Brain Games will be held August, 2, 2017 at the South Fentress Elementary School beginning at 1:00PM. Senior Centers from the Upper Cumberland will be competing in a trivia style competition. The winner will compete at the regional level. The regional winner will compete against West and East Tennessee at the state finals in September. The public is welcome to come out and support the Brain Games.

Smith County Fair
Aug 2 @ 4:30 pm

Get ready for six days of family fun at the Smith County Fair starting July 31st and running till August 5th! There is something for everyone great food, fun rides, and live entertainment! Gates open at 4:30pm! For more information visit http://www.smithcountyfairtn.net/

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
Aug 2 @ 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
Aug 2 @ 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.

Aug
3
Thu
Hwy 127 World’s Longest Yard Sale
Aug 3 all-day

Set out for a leisurely drive along the 127 Corridor Sale route and be amazed at the wonderful adventures and unique treasures you will find along the way – from farm fresh produce to homemade quilts, crafts, antiques, and amazing scenery. Thousands of vendors set up to sell their goods during this 4-day yard sale extravaganza. Relax, take your time, and enjoy, not only the many bargains you’ll find, but the wonderful people and places from Gadsden, Alabama all the way up to Addison, Michigan. Visit the Official Headquarters in Jamestown, Tennessee to celebrate the World’s Longest Yard Sale’s 30th Anniversary! For more information visit http://www.127sale.com/

Putnam County Fair
Aug 3 @ 3:40 pm – Aug 12 @ 4:40 pm

The Putnam County Fair will be from August 3rd-12th this year. There will be great food, live entertainment, and fun for the whole family! For more information and a full list of events visit http://www.putnamcountyfair.org/

Smith County Fair
Aug 3 @ 4:30 pm

Get ready for six days of family fun at the Smith County Fair starting July 31st and running till August 5th! There is something for everyone great food, fun rides, and live entertainment! Gates open at 4:30pm! For more information visit http://www.smithcountyfairtn.net/

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Aug 3 @ 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 .

Aug
4
Fri
Smith County Fair
Aug 4 @ 4:30 pm

Get ready for six days of family fun at the Smith County Fair starting July 31st and running till August 5th! There is something for everyone great food, fun rides, and live entertainment! Gates open at 4:30pm! For more information visit http://www.smithcountyfairtn.net/

Prescription Recovery Seminar Registration @ Collegeside Church of Christ
Aug 4 @ 4:40 pm

Now accepting registration for our September 1st Prescription Recovery Seminar – To kick off National Recovery Month we will be offering answers to the three questions everyone wants to know.

  1. Why do they keep relapsing?
  2. Why do they refuse to get help?
  3. What do they need to do to get in and stay in recovery?

Prescription Recovery features three informative and compelling speakers, Jeremy Rakes, Tim Hilton and Robby Keeble. We promise they will teach you things you never knew and give you tremendous insight into one of the most baffling and deadly diseases. And all speakers will make you laugh and smile.

Click link below to register. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/prescription-recovery-seminar-tickets-35791596629

See Jaws On The Water On A Floating Two-Story Screen At Mitchell Creek Marina
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

See “Jaws” on the water on a floating two-story screen at Mitchell Creek Marina on Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5. The movie will begin at dusk.

Float on a tube in the water and watch the movie. For more information, please call (931) 823-1666, email info@mitchellcreekmarina.com, or visit JawsOnTheWater.com.

Aug
5
Sat
McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 5 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
Aug 5 @ 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.

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

American Legion Post 46 invites students ages 12 through graduation to their Junior Shooting Program. The goal is to train juniors to be able to compete on a Collegiate Shooting Team. Rifles, equipment, targets & pellets will be provided. Training & shooting will be held at Veterans Hall  in Cookeville on Saturdays from 9 to 1pm. For more information, visit our Facebook page: American Legion Post 46 Junior Shooting Club.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Aug 5 @ 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 .