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106-9 Kicks Country 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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Jun
23
Fri
North Sparta Church of God Fireworks Booth
Jun 23 – Jul 4 all-day

Need some fireworks for your 4th of July celebration? Look no further, North Sparta Church of God has a fireworks booth at 1819 Roberts Matthews Hwy, Sparta, TN near Total Look Hair Design. All proceeds will go to fund the church’s youth program for the year.

North Sparta Church of God Fireworks Booth
Jun 23 – Jul 4 all-day

Need some fireworks for your 4th of July celebration? Look no further, North Sparta Church of God has a fireworks booth at 1819 Roberts Matthews Hwy, Sparta, TN near Total Look Hair Design. All proceeds will go to fund the church’s youth program for the year.

Jun
24
Sat
3rd Annual HOLE in your SEAT -Truck, Car, & Bike Show/SwapMeet & Cruise-Out
Jun 24 @ 7:00 am – Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm

Mason Dixon Speed Shop presents
The 3rd Annual
HOLE in your SEAT
CarShow-SwapMeet & Cruise-Out
“Last year we had entries from Texas, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, New York, North Carolina, Alabama, Minnesota and even one all the way from Canada !
…and he drove here! ”
” Don’t miss it, stop out and see some of coolest hot rods, sickest rat rods, baddest bikes, toughest trucks, cleanest classics and slickest sport cars in the southeast”
Bring your ride and enter it into the show, have a chance to win a trophy and go for a cruise down the Sequatchie- CRUISIN’ THE SEQUATCHIE !

Special Celebrity guest Rooster McGee from the Discovery Channel TV show Rebel Road, feature builder in RATROD magazine and 2017 Atomic Blast Freestyle Burnout Winner! Bring your magazine and get it signed or get a free poster(limited supply) and get it signed by the man himself.

Registration 7am-10am
Show/Swap-n-Shop 10am-3pm
Valve Cover BuildOff & Races 12pm
VintagePin Up Contest 1pm
Trophies at 2pm
Cruise at 3pm

$10 show entry or a New Toy and
Free spectator admission. $5 parking.
Huge swap meet and vendor areas.
Food, Music and Activities all day.
*Trophies for Favorite Truck,
Favorite Car and Favorite Bike
(Crowd choice-votes)

Baxter City Wide Yard Sale
Jun 24 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Baxter Depot is holding a City Wide Yard sale June 24th, from 7am to 2pm. 10’x12′ spaces are available in the Green around the depot for $20.00(First Come, First Serve) Set-up beings at 6am, no electricity available for booths. Breakfast will be served in the Depot beginning at 6am, and lunch will be served from 11am-2pm. For more information contact 931-510-6630.

2nd Annual Superhero Heart Run @ Tennessee Tech University Intramural Fields
Jun 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Grab your superhero costumes and get ready to walk, run, and fly during the Superhero Heart Run on Saturday, June 24th at Tennessee Tech. Join Heart Heroes and Mended Little Hearts of the Upper Cumberland saving the day for congenital heart defects. Registration is at 8:30am and the 5k/2k begins at 9:30. For more information, visit superheroheartrun.com

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Jun 24 @ 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.

Smithville Miss Jamboree Pageant
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am

Come on out to the annual Smithville Miss Jamboree Pageant Saturday, June 24th beginning at 11am. This years pageant will be held at the Dekalb County Complex at 712 S. Congress Blvd Smithville, TN. The pageant is open to all TN girls and baby/toddler boys. The general pageant fee is $25 with an extra $5 fee for the categories Prettiest Eyes, Prettiest Hair, Prettiest Attire, and Most Photogenic. Winners of the 11-13, 14-16, and 17-20 year old categories will participate at the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Craft Festival distributing trophies, flyers, etc.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Jun 24 @ 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
Jun 24 @ 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.

Livingstonfest 2017 @ Livingston Central Park
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Want to enjoy some live local music this weekend? Look no further, Livingstonfest 2017 is here! There will be music from all different genres, so there is something for everyone. Lineup includes Knees Deep in Stereo, Deguello, The Calm Commotion, Hank, The Tank,  Selena Ellis Foutch and Sayota Knight, and Ethan Phillips. Come on out and support the live local talent at this free event.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Jun 24 @ 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.

3rd Annual AARF Fundraiser in Crossville
Jun 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Big Game Show comes to Crossville with the 3rd annual AARF Fundraiser. It’s Saturday, June 24th from 6 to 9pm at the Convention & Events Center of the Cumberlands in Crossville. Tickets are $30 at the door. The evening will feature games, door prizes, fun drawings, a catered meal along with live and silent auctions. Proceeds from the event will go toward a new pet transport vehicle. Find out more at AARF-TN.Com

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Jun 24 @ 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.

Jun
26
Mon
Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 26 @ 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.

Jun
27
Tue
2017 Summertime Showdown Cookeville Signups
Jun 27 all-day

The 2017 Summertime Showdown Basketball Tournament is right around the corner; signups are now through July 10th. The tournament will be 3v3 with 5 people allowed per team. All participants must be in at least the 3rd grade. Price is $20 which includes an official T-shirt or $15 without a T-shirt, with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. For questions or paperwork please contact, Leah Norris at 931-319-6906.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Jun 27 @ 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.

Jun
28
Wed
Putnam County Library Story Time
Jun 28 @ 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 Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Jun 28 @ 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
Jun 28 @ 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.

Summer Sports Camp SignUps
Jun 28 @ 5:35 pm – 6:35 pm

Register now for Summer Sports Camp at the Cane Creek Gymnasium in Cookeville. The goal is to help your child, ages 9 to 12, build knowledge and confidence with sports they are unfamiliar with including basketball, volleyball, soccer, football and more. The camp is Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm and is $80 per week. Space is limited, so make sure you sign up now by visiting cookeville-tn.gov/ls/camps.

Jun
29
Thu
Girl Scouts vs Boy Scouts of Cookeville Blood Drive
Jun 29 @ 8:30 pm – Jun 30 @ 12:00 am

The Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of our area are having a challenge for a great cause. They are inviting you to donate blood to Blood Assurance of Cookeville now through the end of June to help save lives. The Girl Scout Troop & Boy Scout Unit with the most donations will win an ice cream party. A patch will be given to each scout who sends at least one donor. All blood donors will receive a free t-shirt.

Jun
30
Fri
2017 Firecracker Flea Market
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – Jul 1 @ 8:00 pm

What’s more All-American than hunting for a bargain? You’re sure to find one as part of the 2017 Firecracker Flea Market at the Putnam County Fairgrounds, Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1.

It’s two days of one-of-a-kind crafts and treasures…maybe a piece of history…perhaps that thing you’ve been searching for. Find it during the Firecracker Flea Market featuring more than 50 vendors. It’s Friday and Saturday 8am-8pm both days. Admission is free.

Reserve your booth now for three days of bargain, one-of-a-kind gifts, great food and fun. Booths are available now through PutnamCounty Parks and Recreation. Space is limited so get your booth now. See the booth layouts and prices by calling the Parks and Rec office at 526-8015.

It’s a red, white and blue shopping spectacular…the 2017 Firecracker Flea Market. Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1 at the PutnamCounty Fairgrounds.

Main Street Live! McMinnville @ Security Federal Savings Bank
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm

Come down to the US Bank Plaza to enjoy live music, fine food, and craft beverages in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Jul
1
Sat
46th Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival
Jul 1 – Jul 2 all-day

Come one, come all to downtown Smithville, Tennessee, beautiful DeKalb County, and the 46th Annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival! This milestone event will be held Friday, June 30th and Saturday, July 1st, 2017. The Festival begins at 9:00 am each day, and continues until the final competition has been awarded. With over 35 music and dance categories, streets full of hand-made crafts, and over a dozen food booths, there is something for everyone at the Jamboree. You have to experience it in person…come and see the Jamboree!

The Jamboree is one of those events in life you just have to experience in person…the taste of a funnel cake, the stomp of the dancers on stage, the beauty of the arts, the sounds of old-time and bluegrass music filling the air. But if you aren’t able to make it, DTC will stream it live on their on their DTC3.tv website, or hear a live broadcast of the event on WJLE. We hope you will come us join us, though…come get your slice of down home fun!

The mission of the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival is to preserve and perpetuate traditional Appalachian and Old-Time music, dance, and crafts.

Fireworks: Smithville
Jul 1 – Jul 2 all-day

Pates Ford Marina/FishLipz Resort

Located on the southern end of Center Hill Lake

July 1 ~ Firework Show

July 1 & 2 ~ Anthony Orio & the Goodfellars

For more info, call 615-597-4807

19th Annual Fiddler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run
Jul 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The 19th Annual Fiddler 5K and One-Mile Fun Run benefiting Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County, TN, Inc., will be held in Downtown Smithville on July 1st. Join us for a fun and festive race during the weekend of the Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree and Crafts Festival!

Early bird pre-registration rates are available until May 6th — both by paper and online. Check out www.fiddler5k.com to download a paper registration form or to find the link to online registration.

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
Jul 1 @ 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.

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Jul 1 @ 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.

Benefit Poker Run for Sam Crawford
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am

Come out and support Sam Crawford and family with a benefit poker run. A Donation will get you into the ride, $10 for the first hand, $5 for each additional hand. There will be live music, food, silent auction, and much much more! For more information contact Shane 931-267-7254, Wendy 931-261-8219, or Broc 931-212-1365

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Jul 1 @ 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 .

Red White & Boom Classic Car Cruise
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Celebrate America’s birthday with a pure American classic! Amazing cars, classic trucks and revved-up cycles will be on display during the Red White & Boom Classic Car Cruise, Saturday July 1 from Noon until 4pm at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. It’s free to show your cars and free for those wanting to see this special show.

Bring your classics to the Fairgrounds – enter through the West Gates off Walnut Avenue only. The first 200 drivers will receive a dash plate.

Prizes will be given away every 30 minutes during the show….plus there will be plenty of great classic music…and delicious food at the Fairgrounds. As you enjoy the classic cruise-in, get registered for a 50-50 drawing, to be given away at 3:45pm.

Help make this the biggest show between Nashville and Knoxville….and celebrate the fourth. Bring your classic vehicles to the Putnam County Fairgrounds and show them off. And show up to see all these classic cars, trucks, and motorcycles too!

It’s the Red White & Boom Classic Car Cruise Saturday the first at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. For questions, call (931) 260-8020.

SlideCKVL
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 2 @ 10:00 pm

Downtown Cookeville will turn into a splish-splashing fun place for your family this Fourth Of July Weeekend. 106-9 Kicks Country’s SlideCKVL presented by Nissan Of Cookeville.

Enjoy the 1,000 foot slip and slide with your kids Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2. Saturday, slide from from Noon until 10pm. Sunday, you can slide from Noon until 8pm. Grab your swimsuit and inner tube and slide down Broad Street starting at the Courthouse Square. Hang on as the water propels you down the hill before your big splash near Dogwood Park.

Keep yourself hydrated while you slide with food and drinks from local vendors and civic groups at the bottom of the slide thanks to Cookeville CityScape. You can also enjoy the KidZone in Dogwood Park with plenty of fun for smaller kids.

Special-Priced Tickets are on sale now at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. Save on your SlideCKVL tickets by buying them early. Day-Of Tickets and Armband Pickup will be located next to Borden’s Jewelry. Day-of sales will be cash only.

To participate in SlideCKVL, you must:

  • Be at least 5 years old and at least 46 inches high
  • Sign an injury release form
  • Ride on an inner tube or inflatable float – one person per tune
Fireworks: Downtown Byrdstown
Jul 1 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Food and craft booths, old fashioned games, music in the evening prior to the fireworks display on Saturday, July 1st from 3-10pm

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
Jul 1 @ 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.

Fireworks: Silver Point @ Hurricane Marina
Jul 1 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday July 1 ~ Fireworks Celebration ~ Midnight Riders Band ~ 6:30 to 10pm ~ Fireworks Show at Dark Thirty

For more info, call 931-858-2221

Jul
2
Sun
Independence Celebration: Downtown Granville
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your whole family, chairs, blankets and come celebrate Independence Day on July 2 from Noon to 5pm with fireworks at 9pm

Jul
3
Mon
Rock The Dock 2017 & Patriot Marketplace @ Mitchell Creek Marina @ Mitchell Creek Marina
Jul 3 all-day

Come on out July 3rd for Rock the Dock & Patriot market place! There will be live music, fun factory, Wounded Warrior Project, and a Fireworks Show! Plus, Dallas Powers will be hand turning his amazing wooden bowls and creations dockside.

Blood Drive @ U.S. Bank Cookeville
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Bloodmobile will be at U.S. Bank in Cookeville from 9am to 3pm July 3rd. All donors will receive a “Heart of a Hero” T-Shirt and all donors 18 and up will be entered to win a grill and a vacation getaway valued at $1,500! To schedule an appointment click here, all donors who sign up for an appointment and keep it will also receive a 12 pack cooler. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, bring a photo ID, and avoid energy drinks!!

Mitchell Creek Marina Invites You To Rock The Dock 2017 And Patriot Marketplace
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Mitchell Creek Marina of Livingston invites you to Rock the Dock 2017 and Patriot Marketplace on Monday, July 3. There will be live music, fun factory, Wounded Warrior Project, and a fireworks show.

Dallas Powers will also be hand turning his wooden bowls and creations dockside. This is a free event. For more information, please call (931) 823-1666, email info@mitchellcreekmarina.com, or visit MitchellCreekMarina.com.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Jul 3 @ 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
Jul 3 @ 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. .

Jul
4
Tue
2017 Summertime Showdown Cookeville Signups
Jul 4 all-day

The 2017 Summertime Showdown Basketball Tournament is right around the corner; signups are now through July 10th. The tournament will be 3v3 with 5 people allowed per team. All participants must be in at least the 3rd grade. Price is $20 which includes an official T-shirt or $15 without a T-shirt, with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. For questions or paperwork please contact, Leah Norris at 931-319-6906.

Enjoy A Flea Market, Music And Food At Monterey’s 4th Of July Celebration
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Enjoy a flea market, music, and food at Monterey’s 4th of July celebration at Whittaker Park on Tuesday, July 4. This is an all day event, with fireworks at dark.

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

4th of July Pro-Troop Rally @ Cumberland County Courthouse
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The annual 4th of July Pro-Troop Rally will be held on Tuesday July 4th from 9-1 at the Cumberland County Courthouse. The celebration will include interesting and informative speakers, plus talented entertainers. The program will include a parade on Main Street sponsored by the local DAR chapter, as well as other attractions. A flag-folding ceremony and recognition of all military ranches will also take place. Free food, soft drinks, and water will be available, donated by local merchants. Limited seating is available, but attendees are encouraged to bring chairs. For more information about this event, please call coordinator Debbie Towns at 931-248-1562, or Ed Lewis at 931-335-8879.

Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Jul 4 @ 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.

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Jul 4 @ 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
Jul 4 @ 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.

Fireworks: Doyle Softball Park
Jul 4 @ 7:45 pm

Doyle Fireworks Show will be July 4, at dark, and will be held at the Doyle Softball Park. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled for July 8.

Shake The Lake at Willow Grove Resort @ Willow Grove Resort
Jul 4 @ 7:45 pm

Experience one of the greatest firework shows on Dale Hollow Lake! Watch by land or water, it all starts at dusk/dark!