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Aug
19
Sat
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 19 @ 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

Enjoy A Day Of Family Fun At Jakes Day 2017 @ Mustard Seed Ranch
Aug 19 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Come join Mustard Seed Ranch for a day where kids get to explore the outdoors through fun events that help pass on traditions of responsible hunting ethics and safety. There will be Archery and Rifle ranges, dunking booths, a video game trailer, and much much more. This event will be from 8:30am-1:30pm Saturday August 19th rain or shine!

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Aug 19 @ 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.

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Aug 19 @ 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.

Crossville’s Guitar Lessons at the Art Circle Public Library
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Here’s your chance to learn to play the guitar. Every Saturday beginning at 10 am, Guitarist and Entertainer Tom Fincher teaches Beginners at 10 am and Intermediates at 11 am. Remember to bring your own guitar to the Art Circle Public Library of Crossville.
Beginners, TJ will help you to play 2-3 songs with just 1-2 lessons by using a new method. Intermediates, learn different chords, old rock, or boogie beat, blues and Johnny Cash’s Luther Perkin’s beat.

Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

“A Showcase of New and Remodeled Houses”

August 19-20, 2017 in Cookeville and surrounding areas

Hours:  Saturday 10-5   Sunday 12-5

Presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland

Be inspired by the latest trends in design, construction techniques, building materials, and energy efficiency as you tour impressive homes in real neighborhoods.  Whether you plan to build your dream home or want to upgrade your current residence, the Parade of Homes will provide helpful ideas.

For More Information:  www.uchba.com

Come Enjoy Food, Fun, and Fellowship @ Burton Chapel United Methodist Church
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

You are invited for a afternoon of Fun, Food, and Fellowship at Burton Chapel United Methodist Church in Algood. There will be a fish fry with all the fixins, and fun for the entire family. Activities start at 11am, for more information contact Peggy Barrocerie at 931-265-4165.

Show Your Car Off At The Monthly Sparta Cruise In
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Show your car off at the monthly Sparta Cruise In every 3rd Saturday through October from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on Liberty Square.

For more information, please call Junior Jones at (931) 738-3029 or Bill or Kathy Saylors at (931) 761-8687.

Benefit for Chloe Beth Peterman
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm

There will be a benefit for the family of Chloe Beth Peterman Saturday August 19th starting at 4pm at Livingston Academy. Chloe, who is 2 months old, was diagnosed with a rare disorder, Caudal Regression Syndrome. This disorder caused her to be born without a tailbone and missing the lower part of her spine. Chloe also has hip dysplasia and bi-lateral club feet. This benefit is to help with the many challenges she will face. There will be food starting at 4pm and an auction starting at 5pm. For donations or more information contact, Pam Shelton (931) 319-1734, Kathy Wilson (931) 510-3663, Rose Winningham (931) 265-3587, or Tammy Campbell (931) 261-0743,

Enjoy Live Music and Great Food At The Sutton Ole Time Music Hour
Aug 19 @ 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

Monterey’s Woodcliff Baptist Church Hosts Singing
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to a singing on the third Saturday of each month at the Woodcliff Baptist Church in Monterey at 6 pm. Snacks will be served after the singing. For more information, please call (931) 839-8465.

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

5th Annual Cookville Lady Cavs 5k Glow Run
Aug 19 @ 9:00 pm

Come out and support the Lady Cavs with the 5th Annual 5k Glow Run. Entry is $30, and prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers in each age group. Hard copy registration forms can be found at Cream City Ice Cream and Coffee House or register online here!

Aug
20
Sun
Upper Cumberland Parade of Homes
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

“A Showcase of New and Remodeled Houses”

August 19-20, 2017 in Cookeville and surrounding areas

Hours:  Saturday 10-5   Sunday 12-5

Presented by the Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland

Be inspired by the latest trends in design, construction techniques, building materials, and energy efficiency as you tour impressive homes in real neighborhoods.  Whether you plan to build your dream home or want to upgrade your current residence, the Parade of Homes will provide helpful ideas.

For More Information:  www.uchba.com

Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ Hosts Free Food Giveaway
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ in Gainesboro is hosting a free food giveaway the first and third Sunday of each month. The food will be handed out from 3 to 4:30 pm. For more information, please visit Dudney’s Hill Church of Christ Facebook Page .

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 20 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Aug
21
Mon
Eclipse Parties Around The Upper Cumberland: Cumberland County
Aug 21 all-day

Get ready for a once in a lifetime event, The Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21st! If you live in White County here are some of the places you can go to view this amazing phenomenon!

Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain Golf Course

10-5pm

Roane State Community College

12-3pm

Art Circle Public Library

12-3pm

Fairfield Glade

All Day

Crossville Visitor’s Center

All Day

Cumberland Mt. State Park

10-5pm

Eclipse Parties Around The Upper Cumberland: Dekalb County
Aug 21 all-day

Get ready for a once in a lifetime event, The Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21st! If you live in Dekalb County here are some of the places you can go to view this amazing phenomenon!

Edgar Evins State Park

All Day

Downtown Smithville

Block Party Starts at 10am

Eclipse Parties Around The Upper Cumberland: Overton County
Aug 21 all-day

Get ready for a once in a lifetime event, The Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21st! If you live in Overton County here are some of the places you can go to view this amazing phenomenon!

 

Livingston Central Park

All Day

Standing Stone State Park

All Day

Mitchell Creek Marina

All Day

Eclipse Parties Around The Upper Cumberland: Putnam County
Aug 21 all-day

Get ready for a once in a lifetime event, The Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21st! If you live in Putnam County here are some of the places you can go to view this amazing phenomenon!

Cummins Falls State Park

All Day

DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards

All Day

Tennessee Tech University, Tucker Stadium

10 A.M.

Southern Hills Golf Course

11:30 A.M.

MMKM Family Produce Market

All-day

Signature HealthCARE of Putnam County

12:00-2:3opm

Monterey Downtown Green Market Pavilion

All Day

Eclipse Parties Around The Upper Cumberland: Warren County
Aug 21 all-day

Get ready for a once in a lifetime event, The Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21st! If you live in Warren County here are some of the places you can go to view this amazing phenomenon!

Cumberland Caverns

All Day

Main Street McMinnville

11-3pm

Rock Island State Park

12-3pm

Smooth Rapids

12-6pm

Eclipse Parties Around The Upper Cumberland: White County
Aug 21 all-day

Get ready for a once in a lifetime event, The Great American Solar Eclipse, August 21st! If you live in White County here are some of the places you can go to view this amazing phenomenon!

White County Public Libary

11-3pm

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport

All Day

Amazing Acres

All Day

Northfield Vineyards

All Day

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
Aug 21 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit artcirclelibrary.info .

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Senior Walking Club
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Join the Senior Walking Club at Obed River Park in Crossville every Monday at 9 am. John Dawson is leading the walks. For more information, please contact Fair Park Senior Center at (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Visitors are welcome at the Open Studio at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville on Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be no formal instruction. It is an informal sharing of ideas and conversation. Supplies are available for most mediums for a small fee.
For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Life Recovery will meet every Monday at 6 pm at the Byrdstown Community Center. Please enter through the side door. For more information, contact Brother Eric Thoman at (931) 650-1077.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Aug 21 @ 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!

Aug
22
Tue
DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 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.

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Aug
23
Wed
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 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

Putnam County Library Story Time
Aug 23 @ 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 Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Aug 23 @ 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.

Aug
24
Thu
Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 24 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Aug
25
Fri
Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Aug 25 @ 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.

Prescription Recovery Seminar Registration @ Collegeside Church of Christ
Aug 25 @ 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.

Why do they keep relapsing?
Why do they refuse to get help?
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 here to register

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Central Park at Dark Summer Movie Series @ Livingston Central Park
Aug 25 @ 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

Aug
26
Sat
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 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

Color Cookeville 5k @ Dogwood Park
Aug 26 @ 7:00 am

Support the American Cancer Society with the Fun Run & Color Cookeville 5K! It will be Saturday, August 26th. The race will begin at Dogwood Park in Cookeville and end at the Cookeville Depot. The Fun Run starts that morning at 8am and the 5K Run will follow at 8:30. You can register that morning at 7am but to guarantee a shirt, pre-registration is recommended by calling Leah Norris at 931-319-6906

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Aug 26 @ 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.

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Aug 26 @ 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.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Aug 26 @ 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.

Join The Monthly Monterey Cruise-In
Aug 26 @ 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.

Monterey Downtown Cruise-In
Aug 26 @ 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.

Enjoy Live Music and Great Food At The Sutton Ole Time Music Hour
Aug 26 @ 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

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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.

Aug
28
Mon
Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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.