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Apr
26
Thu
Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Apr 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

Cookeville Community Center Thursday Night Dance
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

If you enjoy dancing, catching up with friends and get to know other like- minded people in your community, then join us April 26 at the the Cookeville Community Center for the Thursday night Dance from 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Admission is $5. A different country band will perform each night. This Thursday night band is Northern Lights. For more information, call 931-526-8015.

Cookeville’s Mentonation’s Spring Concert
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come and hear the great vocals of the Mentonation’s at their Spring concert April 26 at 7:30 pm at the Wesley Arena Theatre. The group will present “The Greatest Show.” Admission is free and doors open at 7 pm.

Apr
27
Fri
Cookeville Fill the Bus at Great Harvest Bread
Apr 27 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come out and Fill the Bus through April 30 from 7 am – 6 pm daily at Great Harvest Bread Company. Throughout the month of April, drop off canned/non perishable products and other food items. Filling the bus will help Hippie Jack and Lynne continue to meet the simple needs of many in and around the community. For more information, call 931-526-5623.

Cookeville Summer Youth Athletic Camps
Apr 27 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration is now open open for all Summer Youth Athletic Camps at Cane Creek Gymnasium from 8 am – 4 pm during the week. This year’s camps: All Sports Camp, June 4 – 8, July 16 – 20; Baseball Camp is June 12 – 14; Lacrosse Camp, June 20 – 22; Recreational Games Camp, July 9 -13 and Basketball Camp, May 28 – June 1, June 25 – 29, July 23 – 27, October 1 – 5 and October 8 – 12. Registration closes when full and call for camp fees. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
Apr 27 @ 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.

Crossville 16th Annual Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association Flower & Garden Show @ Cumberland County Fairgrounds
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm

Ever want to know how to have a beautiful garden or enhance your current one then stop by the 16th Annual Cumberland County Master Gardeners Association Flower and Garden Show opens April 27 at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds from 10 am to 6 pm. The show will feature exhibits, classes and vendors all at a cost of $3. The show closes April 27 from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, call 931-210-6387.

Cumberland County Master Gardener Show
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Stop by and admire the flowers at the Cumberland County Master Gardener Show April 27 from 10 am – 6 pm at the Cumberland County Fair Grounds. This is the main fundraiser for all the community projects the Cumberland County Master Gardeners put on throughout the year. There is a one-time $3 entry fee and the visitors can come back all weekend. 

 

Monterey Hilltop Market Fundraiser
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Helps us raise funds for Monterey Hometown Project at the Monterey Hilltop Market Fundraiser at Monterey Farmers Market April 27 from 2 – 8 pm. For more information, call (931)839-2111 or visit www.MontereyTN.com .

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Apr 27 @ 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.

Dogwood Park “Light Up the Park”
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come join us for a night of music at Dogwood Park Light Up the Park April 27 at 6 pm at the pavilion. Performance Pavilion “Light Up the Park” is the first event of its kind and will feature three bands: Spoken, I Am Spartacus and The Jericho Harlot. Tickets are: VIP meet and greet tickets w/ autographed poster and photo-op ($50), General Admission ($15), Kids 12 and under ($10). Group rates available. The show is for all ages and will be the largest outdoor show Cookeville has ever seen. Tickets can be purchased online on DJI Entertainment‘s Facebook page, at Electronic Express or Iron Kitchen in Cookeville. For more information, call 931-644-6961.

Cookeville High School Spaghetti Fundraiser and Awards Banquet
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come and enjoy a Spaghetti Fundraiser and Awards Banquet April 27 starting at 6:30 pm at Duck Pond Manor. This fundraising event will feature silent auction baskets, great food and an awards presentation for current band members. Tickets are $10 per person. All proceeds go directly back to the CHS Band. For more information, email chscavboosters@gmail.com

Cookeville’s Mentonation’s Spring Concert
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come and hear the great vocals of the Mentonation’s at their Spring concert April 27 at 7:30 pm at the Wesley Arena Theatre. The group will present “The Greatest Show.” Admission is free and doors open at 7 pm.

Apr
28
Sat
Monterey Hilltop Market Fundraiser
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Helps us raise funds for Monterey Hometown Project at the Monterey Hilltop Market Fundraiser at Monterey Farmers Market April 28 from 8 am – 6 pm. For mor einformation, call (931)839-2111 or visit www.MontereyTN.com .

Cumberland County Master Gardener Show
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Stop by the Cumberland County Master Gardener Show April 28 from 9 am – 5 pm at the Cumberland County Fair Grounds. This is the main fundraiser for all the community projects the Cumberland County Master Gardeners put on throughout the year. There is a one-time $3 entry fee.

Cane Creek Recreation Center demonstrations on annual World Tai Chi and Qigong Day
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Come out for a free demonstration on World Tai Chi and Qigong Day at the the Cane Creek Recreation Center April 29 at 10 am. The event promotes the ancient Chinese disciplines of Tai Chi, a graceful form of exercise and Qigong, a health care system that integrates physical posture breathing techniques and focused attention. Observe or participate in the class demonstrations. For more information, called 931-526-7393.

Cane Creek Recreation Center Middle Eastern Belly Dancing classes
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Every want to dance with a veil and learn to play finger cymbals then join the fun art of Middle Eastern Belly Dance classes start April 28 – June 2 at Cane Creek Recreation Center from 10:30 – 11:45 am. Instructor Travis Jarrell has 40 years of experience. Wear stretchy, comfortable clothes to the class. Cost is $30. Register by April 23. For more information, call 931-526-7393.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Apr 28 @ 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.

Putnam County Library Gaming Social
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a monthly gaming social April 28 starting at 12 pm at the Putnam County Library. There will be a chance to play new games and meet new gamers. The library will provide a wide variety of board and card games. This event occurs every fourth Saturday of the month.The event is free and open to gamers 16 years of age and up. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Upperman High School 2nd Annual Miss Black & Gold Pageant
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Ever want to participate in a pageant that make a difference then join the stage at the 2nd Annual Miss Black and Gold Pageant April 28 at 12 pm at the Upperman High School Auditorium. This event has categories for girls of all ages, infants through senior in high school and UHS alumnae ages 18+. Those divisions are open to girls from all counties and schools. All girls registered by April 10 are guaranteed an award onstage. All proceeds go help the track team with uniform and competition expenses. Cost is $40 to enter by April 14. For more information, call 931-858-3112.

 

Cookeville Dogapalooza 2018
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

It’s time for your dogs to have a doggy-time at the Dogapalooza April 28 from 1- 4 pm at Dogwood Park. This free fun event for dogs and their families will feature an off-leash play area, agility course, animal demonstrations, vendors, kids’ dog show and adoptable pets. Anyone wishing to participate as a vendor or sponsor should call the Leisure Services office. For more information, call 931-520-4386.

Irish Ceili Dance at Cordell Hill Birthplace State Park
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Many in our region share Irish heritage, including Cordell Hull, but you don’t have to be Irish to participate in the Irish Celi Dance at Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park April 28 from 1 – 3 pm. Let instructors Katelyn Dunn show you an interactive dance workshop that is suitable for folks of all ages and activity levels. If you can walk, you can enjoy a ceili dance. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring a bottle of water. Cost is $5. For more information, call 931-864-3247.

L.B.J. & C. Head Start Registration
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

It’s registration time for the 2018/2019 school year at L.B.J. & C. Head Start April 27 from 1 – 5 pm. Head Start provides free comprehensive child development services to all children 3-5 years of age including children with disabilities in a full day program. for more information, call 615-597-5168

Monterey Cruise-in
Apr 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stop by the Monterey Cruise-In April 28 from 4 – 7 pm a the Bethel Inn & Suites. Come out for a fun event. The event will be held every fourth Saturday fromApril-September, from 4 p.m.-7 .m. The event is co-sponsored by the Town ofMonterey and Bethel Inn & Suites. For more information, call 831-839-2111 or visit www.MontereyTN.com





Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Apr 28 @ 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 Take Back the Night Masquerade Prom @ The Venue
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Did you miss your prom? Then make memories at the Take Back the Night Masquerade Prom April 28 from 6 – 10 pm at the Venue. The 18 and up prom benefits the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $25 for singles and $40 for couple. Tickets are limited and can be purchased through PayPal: leahnorris73@gmail.com. For more information, call Leah Norris at 931-319-6906.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Apr 28 @ 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.

Apr
29
Sun
Livingston Exchange Club Annual Hammer Stephens Golf Classic
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come out and support a great cause with just a swing at the Annual Hammer Stephens Golf Classic April 29 at Hidden Valley Golf and Country Club from 1 – 5 pm. The event includes 18 holes of golf, a silent auction, a putting contest, and a meal for the players at the end of the tournament. Proceeds are to support The Stephens Center programs to promote healthy families and prevent child abuse and neglect. For more information, call 931-823-1313.

Monterey Branch Library Book Sale
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come support the Friends of Monterey Branch Library at their monthlybook sale May 5 from 10 am – 1 pm at the Monterey library. Hard-cover books are $1,paperback books are 50 cents. Children’s books 25 cents. Used book donationsaccepted during normal library hours.For more information, call (931)839-2103.

CASA 3rd Annual Happy Trails Hoedown
Apr 29 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Spread the word! It’s time for Court Appointed Special Advocate 3rd Annual Happy Trails Hoedown fundraiser at the Lazy G Ranch, April 29 from 5:30 – 9 pm. There will be chuck wagon time featuring Stroud’s BBQ with all the fixings from 5:30 – 7 pm. Followed by line dancing fun.  There will also be a Live and Silent Auction, too. Reservations are required, but the event is free. The CASA hat will be passed around for donations at the event. For more information, call 931-520-9540.

Apr
30
Mon
Fill the Bus at Cookeville Great Harvest
Apr 30 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Come out and Fill the Bus through April 30 from 7 am – 6 pm daily at Great Harvest Bread Company. Throughout the month of April, drop off canned/non perishable products and other food items. Filling the bus will help Hippie Jack and Lynne continue to meet the simple needs of many in and around the community. For more information, call 931-526-5623.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 30 @ 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.

TTU’s College of Education “Teacher Appreciation Week”
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

It’s time to celebrate all the educator in the community and TTU’s College of Education will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week April 30th through May 4th. Prek through 12th grade educators and members of the college are invited to visit the 2018 Appreciation Partner, local businesses offering specials and discounts during the week with valid school ID required. For more information, call 931-372-3124.

May
1
Tue
Monterey Farmer’s Market
May 1 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at theMonterey Farmer’s Market May 1 from 7 – 7:30 am. Bringany produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there up to8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Themarket features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cashand EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For moreinformation, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
May 1 @ 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.

Cane Creek Recreation Center Intermediate Photography
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Looking to advance your photography skills then join us for the Intermediate Photography class May 1 – June 5 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Cane Creek Recreation Center. This class is for students who have a basic understanding of photography and want to advance their skills in digital SLR camera operations. A digital camera is required. Instructor Ron Baker is a professional photographer. Cost is $65 and registration closes April 23. For more information, call 031-526-7393.

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
May 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
May 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.

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

May
2
Wed
Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
May 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
May 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 .

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
May 2 @ 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
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Ftness 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’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
May 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
May 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.

May
3
Thu
Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Need a little help with food then go to the Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry January 25 from 4- 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church. The pantry is open every Thursday. For more information, call 931-707-8114.

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
May 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 .

Cookeville High School Fine Arts presents “Singin’ in the Rain”
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Come out and enjoy Cookeville High School Fine Arts Department presentation of Singin’ in the Rain starting May 3 at 7:30 pm in the school auditorium. This musical adaptation is sure to please the audiences expectations throughout its two week performances. The last presentation will be May 12 at 7:30 pm. Fore more information, call 931-520-2287.

May
4
Fri
Cookeville Senior Center “Pickleball” @ Cookeville Senior Center
May 4 @ 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.

Sparta Mother’s Day Market
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Treat the mother’s in your life to a Spring market on Mother’s Day weekend at the Sparta Mother’s Day Market May 4 from 3 – 6 pm. There will be over 50 vendors, food trucks, wine tastings and music all in one place. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 931-761-9463.