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News Talk 94.1 keeps you updated on community events and activities all across the Upper Cumberland. Check back often to plan your week, find fun things to do with the kids, or family outings.

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Sep
22
Fri
Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Sep 22 @ 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.

Central Park at Dark Summer Movie Series @ Livingston Central Park
Sep 22 @ 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! Today’s movie is Rouge One: A Star Wars Story!

Sep
23
Sat
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Sep 23 @ 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

Tons Of Family Fun At The 14th Annual Homesteads Apple Festival
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Make plans to attend the 14th annual Homesteads Apple Festival in Crossville September 23rd and 24th rain or shine! It’s old fashioned family fun with live music, craftsmen and artists, apple pies and cider. Step back in time with the Cumberland Homesteads, Tennessee’s largest historic district.  Old-Fashioned Family Fun! Festival goers can also visit the Homesteads Tower Museum for free! $5 admission for ages 16 and up covers both days.

Adventure Awaits at The McMinnville Mountain Crawl
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

The McMinnville Mountain Crawl is coming up Saturday, September 23rd at 9am. This adventure race consists of three legs; caving, biking, and kayaking to challenge your ability to tackle our community’s unique terrain. Racers can complete individually or as a team of three, splitting the legs between them. To sign up, click here!

Cookeville Junior Women’s Club Wheelchair Drive
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Joni and Friend’s Wheels for the World teams extend their love of Christ as they deliver wheelchairs to people with disabilities world wide. Do you have a manual wheelchair that is no longer being used? Why not donate it to Joni and Friends? You donation is even tax deductible! We are looking for wheelchairs of any size and type and wheel chair footrests of any size and type. Donations can be brought to the parking lot of Donna Simpson Law offices next to Dogwood park, September 23rd from 9-12pm.

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

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.

 Support Fallen Heroes At The 6th annual SGT Tucker SFC Murray Memorial Ride
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am

The 6th annual SGT Tucker SFC Murray Memorial Ride is coming up on Saturday, September 23rd in Celina. Your’re invited to be a part of this event to honor these two fallen heroes. Registration begins at 10am that morning with kickstands up at noon. There will be door prizes and games for the kids with a meal and auction after the ride. The price per bike is $20 with an extra rider fee of $10. The money raised is used for 5 scholarships for graduating Seniors. For more information or to sign up, call Sherrie Pruitt at 931-243-3747, that’s 243-3747.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Stop by the Historic Clay County Courthouse to enjoy the Clay County Opry the fourth Saturday of each month beginning at 12 noon. There will be local and regional talent to include country, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jazz and southern rock.

The event is free to the public with donations to performers accepted. For more information, please call Diane at the Clay County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 243-3338.

Support Your Community At Riding For Cain
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm

Do you like horses? Do you also like the K9 officers of the Upper Cumberland? Well then the Ride For Cain benefit is the perfect place for you! Country Meadow Farms is holding a benefit for K9 officers Saturday September 23rd at noon. There will be fun and games for the whole family! For more information call 931-787-6464 or visit the Cumberland Saddle Club Facebook

Show Appreciation For Our Nation’s Public Lands At The Dale Hollow Lake Shore Cleanup
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Show appreciation for our nation’s public lands and Dale Hollow Lake at the Dale Hollow Lake Shore Cleanup on Saturday, September 23 at the Dale Hollow Dam Recreation Area.

Registration begins at 8 am, and trash bags will be provided. The cleanup is held in cooperation with the Friends of Dale Hollow Lake, Inc. For more information, please call (931) 243-3136.

Join The Monthly Monterey Cruise-In
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the monthly Cruise-In on the 4th Saturday of each month through September from 4 to 7 pm in downtown Monterey.

For more information, please call (931) 839-2111 or visit MontereyTN.com.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Quebeck-Walling Community Club invites you to a Potluck on the fourth Saturday of each month at 6 pm at the Quebeck Community Center. Bring a dish to share.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 657-1009.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans invite you to enjoy country music by The Buckner Brothers every Saturday from 7 to 10 pm at the DAV Building on Old Sparta Highway. For more information, please call (931) 210-7400.

Sep
24
Sun
Tons Of Family Fun At The 14th Annual Homesteads Apple Festival
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Make plans to attend the 14th annual Homesteads Apple Festival in Crossville September 23rd and 24th rain or shine! It’s old fashioned family fun with live music, craftsmen and artists, apple pies and cider. Step back in time with the Cumberland Homesteads, Tennessee’s largest historic district.  Old-Fashioned Family Fun! Festival goers can also visit the Homesteads Tower Museum for free! $5 admission for ages 16 and up covers both days.

Step Into The Past With A Historic Walking Tour Of Livingston
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what the founders, and citizens of Livingston were like? Well now is your chance to find out! The Exchange Club of Livingston is host a Historic Walking Tour. The Tour includes 7 historic stops with narration by period costumed actors portraying prominent figures who made significant contributions to Overton County from the early 1800s-the mid 1900s. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-12, and children under 5 are free. Funds Raised benefit the Stephens Center programs for Child Abuse Prevention.

Sep
25
Mon
Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Sep 25 @ 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.

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
Sep 25 @ 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.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Sep 25 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Sep
26
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
27
Wed
Putnam County Library Story Time
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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.

Sep
29
Fri
Come Support Teen Challenge at The 5th Annual Chill Challenge
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 5th Annual Chili Challenge to benefit Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland will be held on Friday, September 29 from 11:00 – 1:00 at Livingston Central Park. For only $10, you’ll get a bowl and drink and can walk through sampling chili from various booths, then can vote for the best tasting chili.  We will also have live music at the event.  Chili cook off competitors are encouraged to promote their business or organization. For more information or to enter, click here.

Laughs And Family Fun At Comedy For A Cause
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm

Nationally renowned clean comedians Jeff Allen and Daren Streblow headline a night of laughs at Comedy for a Cause. This is an event that the whole family can enjoy! So head on down to Central Baptist Church September 29th; doors open at 6pm. The event is free, but donations are always welcome! For more information about the cause, and the entertainers click here!

Sep
30
Sat
A Day Of Family Fun At The Crossville Memorial Airport
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

It’s a day filled with fun, historic aircraft and helicopter rides at the Crossville Memorial Airport, Saturday, September 30th from 9 to 3pm. The whole family will enjoy this free open house and fly-in sponsored by the City of Crossville with food and refreshments available, kid’s inflatables and fly-ins! Bring your lawn chairs and umbrellas. You don’t want to miss this fun and historic event at Crossville Memorial Airport.

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am

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.

Hear Storytellers Weave Their Magic At The 6th Annual Storytelling Festival At Standing Stone State Park
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Hear storytellers weave their magic of spoken word at the 6th Annual Storytelling Festival at Standing Stone State Park on Saturday, September 30 from 10 am to 3 pm.

The event will be at Shelter #4, or the Recreational Hall if it’s raining. Storytellers come from all over the Upper Cumberland with stories from all genres, including ghost stories, children’s animal stories, folk legends, and historical information. Primitive crafts from Upper Cumberland artists will be on display as well. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Sarah Hogue at (931) 823-1849, Barbara Seeley at (931) 265-0196, email bseeley@clayedu.com, or visit TNStateParks.com/StandingStone.

Rat Run on the Mountain @ Crossville Fairground
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Rat Run on the Mountain, hosted by the Foster Adoptive Parent Association of the Upper Cumberland Region will be held September 30th from 10-2 at the fairgrounds in Crossville . There is a $1 admission fee. There will be vendor booths available for shopping. All proceeds from this event go toward bettering the lives of children.

Oct
2
Mon
Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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. .

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Oct 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Oct
3
Tue
Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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.

Oct
4
Wed
Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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
Oct 4 @ 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.

Oct
5
Thu
See 150 Miles Of Yard Sales At The 32nd Annual Rollercoaster Yard Sale at Dale Hollow Lake
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

See 150 miles of yard sales, crafts, antiques, entertainment, flea markets, historic sites, and parks at the 32nd Annual Rollercoaster Yard Sale on Thursday through Saturday, October 5-7 around Dale Hollow Lake.

For more information, please call 1-(888)-406-4704 or visit TheRollerCoasterYardSale.com.

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Oct 5 @ 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 .

Oct
7
Sat
Treasure Is Waiting For You At The Million Dollar Mile Yard Sale
Oct 7 @ 6:30 am – 7:00 pm

Come see our Million Dollar Mile filled with 100’s of Yard Sales! We have sales throughout town and adjoining streets. The sale has expanded East to Pearson Park and the Civic Center. The Million Dollar Mile will be from sunrise to sunset October 7th. Don’t miss your opportunity to find some hidden treasures!!

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
Oct 7 @ 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.

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am

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.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Oct 7 @ 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
Oct 7 @ 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.

Treat Yourself To Live Music At The Putnam County Music Festival
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm

Come on down to the Putnam County Fairgrounds October 7th at 6pm for an evening great music! It’s the Putnam County Music Festival with headliner Bucky Covington with special guests Chris Turner and Jayson Bowers. Tickets are $28 which includes parking, for more information click here!