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Mar
18
Mon
Cookeville Biz Foundry Video Production Workshop
Mar 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Cookeville Biz Foundry Video Production Workshop March 18th from 5:30pm-8:30pm at the Biz Foundry. Roy Garton with FDMC Digital Media will be offering small business owners or managers a 3 hour class on how to use video from your smart phone or DSLR to promote your brand. Roy’s video 101 workshop will offer you tips and tricks of the trade on how to produce a good video. Roy will explain various types of equipment you can use on a budget, editing techniques, lighting, and more. To reserve your space go to the bizfoundry.org.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Mar 18 @ 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!

Mar
19
Tue
Cookeville History Museum exhibit “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville”
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a very cool exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum that is showing now through March 23 called, “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville” from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This free exhibit features several micro cars. Make sure you stop by before it heads back to Nashville.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors, are you looking for a fun, new sport to join? Then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 9 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Crossville ” No Scam” Lunch & Learn Hosted by the Crossville Chamber and Presented by the Crossville Police Department
Mar 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Crossville ” No Scam” Lunch & Learn Hosted by the Crossville Chamber and Presented by the Crossville Police Department. March, 19th from noon-2p at the Crossville Chamber of Commerce. No Scam! The No Scam Zone program series is an innovative, first of its kind, community protection initiative. The all-new program encourages local businesses to partner with police, in an effort to reduce the impact of scams on our community. These sessions are limited to no more than 10 persons per session and are available on a first-come first served basis so, you must register to attend a session. Lunch will be are available with soft drinks/coffee at no charge. Registration should be directed to Ashley at: ashley.derossett@crossville-chamber or you may call Ashley or Lisa at 484-8444.

Overton County UT Extension “Lawn Maintenance Field Day”
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Overton County UT Extension “Lawn Maintenance Field Day” March 19th from 10:00pm – 3:00pm at the Overton County UT Extension Office . Learn about lawn maintenance soil testing, seeding dates, aereation demo, types of lawn grass and more. this is a free class , for more information call 931-823-2735.

Pickett County GED Training
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm

Pickett County GED Training March 12 from 5:00 – 6:00pm Weekly at the Pickett County Library. For information on free training call 931-267-6521 or 931-650-1077. Organized by the Pickett County chamber Of commerce

Mar
20
Wed
Putnam County Election Commission Meeting
Mar 20 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Putnam County Election Commission Meeting March 20th at 8:30am. The Putnam County Election Commission is considering consolidating voting precincts Brotherton to Algood Elementary and Buffalo Valley to Boma. They would like to hear from the public on this matter. Please call the election commission office at 931-526-2566 and ask for Debbie to come to one of the meetings. March 20th at 8:30am or Thursday March 21st at 5pm.

Cookeville History Museum exhibit “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville”
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a very cool exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum that is showing now through March 23 called, “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville” from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This free exhibit features several micro cars. Make sure you stop by before it heads back to Nashville.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Mar 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Mar
21
Thu
Cookeville History Museum exhibit “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville”
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a very cool exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum that is showing now through March 23 called, “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville” from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This free exhibit features several micro cars. Make sure you stop by before it heads back to Nashville.

Maple Grove Community Center Blood Drive in Memory of Geneva Collins
Mar 21 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Maple Grove Community Center Blood Drive in Memory of Geneva Collins March 21st from 2:00-7:00pm. Give in memory and help save a life. The Donor bus will be in the parking lot of the on the community center. Save time and go on line at bloodassurance.org/mgcc to pre-register, no required.

Putnam County Election Commission Meeting
Mar 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Putnam County Election Commission Meeting March 21st from 5:00pm-6:00pm. The Putnam County Election Commission is considering consolidating voting precincts Brotherton to Algood Elementary and Buffalo Valley to Boma. They would like to hear from the public on this matter. Please call the election commission office at 931-526-2566 and ask for Debbie to come to one of the meetings.

Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club Monthly Meeting
Mar 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club monthly meeting every third Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The club serves dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. The club is a group of women who volunteer there time to the Cookeville Community and raise funds to make a difference locally. If you like to make a difference come and check us out. There is baby sitting available on the premises. For more information, go to the clubs Facebook.

Mar
22
Fri
Cookeville History Museum exhibit “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville”
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a very cool exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum that is showing now through March 23 called, “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville” from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This free exhibit features several micro cars. Make sure you stop by before it heads back to Nashville.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Mar 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Mar
23
Sat
Cookeville History Museum exhibit “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville”
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a very cool exhibit at the Cookeville History Museum that is showing now through March 23 called, “Lane Motor Museum Travels to Cookeville” from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This free exhibit features several micro cars. Make sure you stop by before it heads back to Nashville.

Rock Island State Park “Waterfalls & Wildflowers Hike”
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Rock Island State Park Waterfalls and Wildflowers Hike will be March 23rd from 10a-noon. Hike the 1.5 mile Downstream Trail with Ranger Garrison to discover the beautiful waterfalls & wildflowers along this path that follows the Caney Fork River. This moderate trail follows along the bluff to a rock overhang with views of the Blue Hole. Sturdy shoes & water are recommended. To register for the Free event contact Park Ranger Nathaniel Garrison at 931-686-2471.

Big South Fork “Run With A Ranger”
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Big South Fork “Run With A Ranger “Run with a Ranger on Saturday, March 23 starting at 1:00. Runners are aslet to meet at the Nemo Bridge Picnic Area located on Catoosa Road in Morgan County, TN. Runners of all levels are welcome to join a Ranger to run on the Cumberland Trail for a 2.5 mile round trip run.

Hardy’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper
Mar 23 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hardy’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper March 23rd from 4:00pm-8:00pm at the Hardy’s Chapel Community Center. Enjoy all you can eat chili, live music, auction and cake walk. $10.00 per plate, kids 12&under $5.00. All proceeds help support the Hardy’s Chapel Fire Department. For more information call 931-239-1157

Mar
24
Sun
Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry @ Clay County Courthouse
Mar 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Local and regional talent take the stage February 27 at the Historic Clay County Courthouse for the Clay County Opry at 12 pm. The Opry features country, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jazz and southern rock. The Opry takes places every fourth Saturday. The event is free to the public with donations to performers accepted. For more information, please call Diane at (931) 243-3338.

Mar
25
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Mar 25 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market beginning February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veteran’s meeting @ Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building
Mar 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

All Vietnam Era Veterans are welcomed to the attend the Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1015 meeting January 29 at 5 pm at the Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building. The meeting social hour includes snacks followed by the meeting at 6 pm. The group meets the last Monday of each month. For more information, call Jim Ernst at 931-778-1457 or Bob Opthof at 973-670-5804.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Mar 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!

Mar
26
Tue
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors, are you looking for a fun, new sport to join? Then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 9 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Pickett County GED Training
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm

Pickett County GED Training March 12 from 5:00 – 6:00pm Weekly at the Pickett County Library. For information on free training call 931-267-6521 or 931-650-1077. Organized by the Pickett County chamber Of commerce

Mar
27
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Mar 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Mar
28
Thu
Cookeville “Dale Carnegie Team Leader Workshop”
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville “Dale Carnegie Team Leader Workshop” will be held at the Leslie Town Center on March 28 from 8:30am – 10:30am. Learn to Lead Strong Teams.
Build on characteristics of strong teams for continuous improvement
Capitalize on individual strengths to take teams to higher levels of performance
Facilitate the intersection of diverse personalities in strong teams
Leverage competitive spirit to propel a team’s progress. $39 per person register with the Leslie Town Center 931-372-7200

Mar
29
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Mar
30
Sat
Dale Hollow Spring Bass Classic
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Dale Hollow Spring Bass Classic March 30th -March 31st at Sun Set Marina. This is a 2 day 2 man tournament. The cost is $150.00. Start time Saturday 7:00am-4:00pm and Sunday 7:00a-2:00pm. You can call 931-864-6215 and get an application or pick one up at Brydstown Town Hall, 109 West Main St .

Upper Cumberland Pet Expo
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the first-ever Upper Cumberland Pet Expo March 30 at Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event entrance is a $1 or a food donation for the Cookeville/Putnsm County Animal Shelter, 12 and under are free. Kids and leashed pets are welcome.

Putnam County Democratic Party County Convention
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Putnam County Democratic Party County Convention March 30th from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Putnam County Courthouse, County Commission Chambers.
The Putnam County Democratic Party will hold a Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect leadership and Executive Committee Members for a two-year term. All Democratic residents who are eligible voters of Putnam County are urged to attend to discuss the party’s agenda and events for 2019-20. The Reorganization Convention is open to all Putnam County Democrats. Attendees should arrive early to complete credentialing forms. For more information, contact the Putnam County Democratic Party at 931-520-3367 or by email putnamcountydems@gmail.com.

Livingston Father Daughter Dance
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Livingston Father Daughter Dance March 30th 5:30pm – 9:00pm at Livingston Academy High School. $15 per person includes dinner, dessert, an evening of dancing and a special appearance by Disney-Themed Princesses. A limited number of tickets will be sold. Tickets available at the Livingston Enterprise beginning March 9th at 8am. All remaining tickets will be sold at E.B.Gray Jewelry and Gifts March 11th .

Baxter Cornerstone “Butterfly Kisses Ball”
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Baxter Cornerstone “Butterfly Kisses Ball” March 30th in the Cafeteria of the Upperman Middle School from 6pm-8:30pm. This Daddy Daughter Date night is a fun dress up night filled with dancing, food and special memories for Fathers and daughters to hold for a lifetime. This is a fundraiser for the Cornerstone Elementary School PTO. Tickets will be $35 per couple, $20 for each additional child. For tickets call cornerstone elementary at 931-858-9190

Apr
1
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 1 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market beginning February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Apr 1 @ 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!

Apr
2
Tue
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors, are you looking for a fun, new sport to join? Then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 9 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Pickett County GED Training
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm – May 7 @ 6:00 pm

Pickett County GED Training March 12 from 5:00 – 6:00pm Weekly at the Pickett County Library. For information on free training call 931-267-6521 or 931-650-1077. Organized by the Pickett County chamber Of commerce

Apr
3
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Apr
4
Thu
Upper Cumberland Addiction Summit
Apr 4 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Upper Cumberland Addiction Summit April 4th from 8:30am – 3:00pm at Life Church in Cookeville. Understand how the evil of addiction affects the Body, Mind, and Soul of the individuals. The First Upper Cumberland Addiction Summit will address the faith communities approach to the epidemic of drug addiction in the Upper Cumberland Region. Members of the faith community and community alike are encouraged to attend. Attendees will receive information about resources available in the community as well as leave with a better understanding of the Addicted Brain, Childhood Trauma, Project Lifeline,Tennessee Faith Based Initiatives, and Recovery Program start up. The summit will be the first of many events planned in the Upper Cumberland Region to address the epidemic and mobilize the community in taking action. for more information call 931-526-6900

Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Annual Luncheon
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Annual Luncheon April 4th from Noon-1:00pm at the River Community Church in Cookeville. This is the Annual Spring Fundraiser Luncheon – Sponsored by Averitt Express. Come learn about what our local Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center does and how we serve children and families that are victims of severe child abuse. We have multiple ways to be a sponsor starting at a $500 table sponsor with 8 seats. We need your help to make sure our children, right here in the Upper Cumberland, grow up feeling safe and loved. To purchase a table or become a sponsor call 931-854-0115.

Cookeville “MIS(TER)” Make-A-Wish Pageant
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cookeville 2nd Annual “MIS(TER)” Make A Wish Pageant April 4th from 5pm-9pm at the Magnolia Room at the Southern Hills Golf and Country Club. Come support your favorite “BEAUTIES” from across the real estate community. Complimentary hors d’oeurves & a pay bar will be available. Tickets will be $10 See your favorite contestant for a ticket or call Cry-Leike in Cookeville at 931-520-6450.

All proceeds will be donated to the
Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Cookeville 2nd Annual Mis(ter) Make-A-Wish Pageant
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the the 2nd Annual Mis(ter) Make-A-Wish Pageant April 4 from 5 -9 p.m. at Southern Hills Golf & County Club Magnolia room. Come and support your favorite real estate community “beauties.” Tickets are $10 with complimentary hors d’oeurves and a pay bar. All proceeds will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Apr
5
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Seniors are you looking for a fun new sport to join then head over to the Cookeville Senior Center for “Pickleball” January 5 at 10 am. It’s a paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. This sport is offered every Tuesday and Friday. For more information, call 931-526-9318.

Apr
6
Sat
Cordell Hull Birthplace “Saturday Speaker Series”
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Cordell Hull Birthplace Saturday Speaker Series April 6th at the Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park from 1:00pm-2:00 Different Speaker and Topic Each Month – great line-up ahead. Call (931) 864-3247 for more information.

Apr
8
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 8 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market beginning February 19 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Apr 8 @ 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!