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Sep
22
Sat
Fall Break Camp at Cane Creek Recreation Center
Sep 22 @ 6:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration is now open for Fall Break Camp registration September 22 from 6:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. at Cane Creek Recreation Center. Space is limited. For more information call 931-526-7393.

Upper Cumberland Race for the Cure
Sep 22 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for the Annual Upper Cumberland Race for the Cure September 22 beginning at 7 a.m. at the Tennessee Tech Golf Course. Race village opens at 7 a.m. with the 5 K run/walk beginning at 8 a.m. and the 1 mile walk at 8:05 a.m. Registration through September 21 is $40 for adults, $25 survivors, $20 youth (ages 5-17).

Rock Island Lions Club Craft Fair
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for the Lions Club Fall Festival and Craft Fair September 22 — September 23 from
8 a.m.- 6 p.m. The annual event includes festivities such as live music, food vendors and crafts located at the natural sand beach. For more information, call 931-686-2471.

30th Upper Cumberland Quilt Festival
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 30th Upper Cumberland Quilt Festival September 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Algood United Methodist Church. There will be more than 700 quilts, quilted products and needlepoint art pieces. Admission is $5 in advance or $6 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Algood Senior Center.

Art Circle Public Library Chess class
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the Art Circle Public Library Chess Class September 22 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Cumberland Meeting Room B. One of the premier chess instructors in the country, Alan Kantor has been teaching chess to all ages for over 20 years. For more information, call Wayne Schobel, Administrative Assistant (931) 484-6790, extension 240.

Convoy of Hope Cookeville
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come out to Convoy of Hope in Cookeville September 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. There will be free groceries, health and dental screenings, haircuts, family portraits, meals and much more. The event is free and open to the public.

Crossville Homestead Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques Show
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the Homesteads Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques show September 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m . Admission is $5 Adults which includes festival admission for Friday and Saturday, plus free admission to the Homestead Tower Museum. The festival features more than 100 exhibitors, the Antique Tractor Show, and live bluegrass, country and gospel concerts. No admission fee for children ages 10 and younger when accompanied by an adult. Handicap parking available. Parking is free. For more information go to, www.cumberlandhomesteads.org or call (931) 456-9663.

DelMonaco Winery &Vineyards presents Cork & Pork Festival
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join us for a day of fun at the DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards: Cork & Pork Festival September 22 from 11 am – 7 pm. There will be hayrides through the vineyards, yard games, scavenger hunt, food and craft vendors. Rusty Rooster and Soulfissh will perform at this festival. Festival entrance fee is $3 per person. A portion of proceeds going to local charities.

Manna’s Hana Riding Center Camp Hana Veterans Program
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Camp Hana Veterans Program every Saturday from 3 -4 p.m,. at Manna’s Hana Riding Center. This free program focuses on Veteran by helping them in a safe place to heal from past traumatic events. This empowering program utilizes unmounted, experiential equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT). A Military Veteran, will be leading this program for men. For more information, call Bobbie Abell at 931-349-8106 or 931-537-6322.

Old Mill Camp presents Front Porch Sessions
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come out to the Old Mill Camp presentation of Front Porch Sessions September 22 from 3 – 9 p.m. Special performances by Bluegrass Solutions from 3 – 5 p.m. and Faith Jackson from 5 -9 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Mustard Seed Ranch. For more information, call 931-268-0045.

Monterey Cruise-In
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you looking for fun and easy going weekend outing then stop by the Monterey Cruise-In September 22 at Bethel Inn & Suites from 4 – 7 pm. Come out and show off your car or enjoy a great car exhibit of car old and new. For more information, call 831-839-2111.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Sep 22 @ 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.

Cookeville Cemetery visits
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a visit to Cookeville Cemeteries September 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. There will be a guide who will discuss World War I era stories. Tickets are $15 online or can be purchased at the Cookeville Performing Art Center. For more information, call 931-528-5455.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Sep 22 @ 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
23
Sun
Edgar Evins State Park Outdoor Beginner Photography Workshop
Sep 23 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Grab your camera and join us for an Outdoor Beginner Photography Workshop September 23 from 7 – 11 a.m. at Edgar Evins State Park. Ranger Mark and photographer David Duplessis of Tennessee Photographs, for a morning walk along the trails and a pontoon boat ride. Class cost is $50. Come learn the basic principles and concepts of outdoor nature photography, while enjoying the scenic beauty of the park. Bring your DSLR and lenses along with weather appropriate clothes and shoes. Make sure to bring water and a snack, only 12 spots available. Go to tnstateparks.com to register.

Cookeville Brunch for the Brave
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Cookeville Brunch for the Brave at 37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar September 23 beginning at 11 a.m. Along with brunch, there will be a silent auction, music, raffles/prizes, a dunk and photo booth. Tickets are $20 and include a meal and a free alcoholic drink.The benefit is for the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, call 931-400-0137 or stop by the restaurant.

Crossville Homestead Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques Show
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Homesteads Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques show September 23 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m . Admission is $5 Adults includes festival admission and admission to the Homestead Tower Museum. The festival features more than 100 exhibitors, the Antique Tractor Show, and live bluegrass, country and gospel concerts. No admission fee for children ages 10 and younger when accompanied by an adult. Handicap parking available. Parking is free. For more information go to, www.cumberlandhomesteads.org or call (931) 456-9663.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry @ Clay County Courthouse
Sep 23 @ 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.

Cookeville Children’s Museum Movie Night
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for a Children’s Museum movie night September 21 from 6 – 10 p.m. Drop the kids off for pizza and the movie “The Princess and The Frog.” Cost for members is $15 and $20 for non-members. All children must be bathroom independent to participate. Call the museum to book ahead and sign up by September 21.

Cookeville “She is” Women’s Conference
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the “She is” Women’s Conference at Life Church September 23 from 7 – 9 pm at Life Church. Guest speakers are Rebekah Lyons and Havilah Cunnington with worship by Hope Darst and Belonging Co. This gather will empower women as they encounter God together through worship and His word. Come and experince this tow-night event September 23 & 24. Cost is $20 and can be done online at www.sheiscookeville.com. Tickets will be available until sold out.

Sep
24
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 24 @ 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Sep 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.

Crossville’s Art Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
Sep 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.

Crossville Cumberland Plateau Vietnam Veteran’s meeting @ Senior Citizens of Cumberland County building
Sep 24 @ 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.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Cookeville “She is” Women’s Conference
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the “She is” Women’s Conference at Life Church September 23 from 7 – 9 pm at Life Church. Guest speakers are Rebekah Lyons and Havilah Cunnington with worship by Hope Darst and Belonging Co. This gather will empower women as they encounter God together through worship and His word. Come and experince this tow-night event September 23 & 24. Cost is $20 and can be done online at www.sheiscookeville.com. Tickets will be available until sold out.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Sep 24 @ 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
25
Tue
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Sep 25 @ 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’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Sep 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
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center Thrift Store “Sip and Shop”
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come to the Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center’s Sip and Shop September 25 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Enjoy some great food and drinks while you shop and get some amazing deals on new boutique items. All proceeds will go to the center.

Cookeville Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense Program
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Equalizer Women’s Self-defense program August 28 from 6 – 7 pm at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus. The twice a week class is offered by the Cookeville Police Department and cost is $80. This program educates women about how to recognize and reduce their risk of being victimized by violent crime, how to defensed against, survive and escape a physical attack. Class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through October 18.To register call, Cookeville Police Department Detective Yvette Demming at 931-520-5316 or email at ydeming@cookeville-tn.gov.

Tennessee Tech presents “The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream”
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us at Tennessee Tech for “The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream” September 25 beginning at 7 p.m. at Derryberry Hall Auditorium. The Women’s Center is hosting Courtney E. Martin who is the recipient of the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics and has spent her life examining our current culture: our lifestyles, our challenges, our relationships, and more. Martin is a weekly columnist for On Being, a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation, podcast, and Webby Award-winning website. This is a free event.

Sep
26
Wed
Tennessee Tech Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity Hurricane Drive
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join the men of Tennessee Tech Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Hurricane Drive through September 22 at the fraternity house. They will be collecting in boxes located in the front and back of the house non-perishable food and basic hygiene items. Any items not sent out to hurricane areas will be donated to local organizations.

Putnam County Library Story Time
Sep 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.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Sep 26 @ 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.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Sep 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.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Sep 26 @ 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.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Sep
27
Thu
Tennessee Tech Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity Hurricane Drive
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join the men of Tennessee Tech Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Hurricane Drive through September 22 at the fraternity house. They will be collecting in boxes located in the front and back of the house non-perishable food and basic hygiene items. Any items not sent out to hurricane areas will be donated to local organizations.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Cookeville Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense Program
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Equalizer Women’s Self-defense program August 28 from 6 – 7 pm at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus. The twice a week class is offered by the Cookeville Police Department and cost is $80. This program educates women about how to recognize and reduce their risk of being victimized by violent crime, how to defensed against, survive and escape a physical attack. Class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through October 18.To register call, Cookeville Police Department Detective Yvette Demming at 931-520-5316 or email at ydeming@cookeville-tn.gov.

Sep
28
Fri
Putnam County Health Department Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinics
Sep 28 @ 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Need a flu shot then head to the Putnam County Health Department Drive Thru Flu shot clinics September 28 from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m .at the health department. No appointment necessary but participants are asked to wear a short sleeve shirt. Remember to bring your insurance/Tenncare/ Medicare and Supplemental insurance cards.

Algood Elementary School Tomahawk Trot
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for the Algood Elementary School Tomahawk Trot September 28 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the school.

Tennessee Tech Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity Hurricane Drive
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join the men of Tennessee Tech Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Hurricane Drive through September 22 at the fraternity house. They will be collecting in boxes located in the front and back of the house non-perishable food and basic hygiene items. Any items not sent out to hurricane areas will be donated to local organizations.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Sep 28 @ 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.