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Mar
19
Tue
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
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.

Mar
26
Tue
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

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Mar 26 @ 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
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 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.

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

Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Mar 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

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

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.

Apr
2
Tue
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

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Apr 2 @ 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
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 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.

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.

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

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

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
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.

Jackson County Daddy/Daughter Dance
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Jackson County Blue Devils Quartback Club and Cheer Booster Association will be having a Daddy/Daughter Dance April 6th from 6 – 8:30pm. The theme is” Love You To The Moon & Back” with Dad’s, Grandpa’s, Uncles and Father Figures welcome to attend. Daughters will receive a goody bag with a t-shirt included. Purchase tickets ahead of time to guarantee a t-shirt. Tickets are $35 per couple and $20 for each individual daughter. Ladies will be escorted into the event by a member of the Quarter Back Club. Enjoy dancing, food and our photo booth. For more information email LeslieLetterman@Jacksoncoschools.com or Shawn Loftis with Jackson Co. High School at 931-268-9771.

Livingston VFW “Coffee with a Veteran” @ Livingston VFW
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come enjoy a coffee with a veteran February 3 from 8 – 11 am hosted by the Livingston’s VFW Post 5026 and American Legion Post 4 at the VFW building. 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 every first Saturday of the month. For more information, call 931-403-4003.

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.

Apr
9
Tue
Livingston’s Millard Oakley Public Library Crafter’s Club @ Millard Oakely Public Library
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join fellow crafter’s and bring your project with you to Crafter’s Club February 13 at the Millard Oakley Public Library from 10 – 11:30 am. The club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-823-1888.

Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program @ Upper Cumberland Development District
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

If you are a family caregiver, then come join us at the Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program February 13 from 10 – 11 am at the Upper Cumberland Development District. The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Putnam County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program @ Millard Oakely Public Library
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

If you are a family caregiver, then come join us at the Overton and Pickett County Family Caregiver Support Program February 13 from 1 – 2 pm at the Millard Oakley Library. The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Overton and Pickett County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Pickett County GED Training
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – May 14 @ 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

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Apr 9 @ 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
10
Wed
Cookeville DAS Blood Drive
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Give blood and get a free “Spring Break Donor” T-shirt at the Blood Assurance Blood Drive April 10 from 9 a.m. – 12 pm at the Cumberland and Cove Welcome Center parking lot. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, and bring a photo ID. All donors 18 and older will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card and BA goodie bag. To schedule an appointment, go to: bloodassurance.org/dasone contact Kelly Judd at 931-526-7353 or kelly@dasautosalestn.com .

Crossville Art Circle Library presents AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us at the Art Circle Library for AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offering free tax preparation to anyone of any age – especially if you are 50 or older or can’t afford paid tax preparation. For more information, call 931-484-6790.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Apr 10 @ 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 10 @ 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.

Apr
11
Thu
Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Apr 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

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

Cookeville Bizapalooza
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s bi-annual tabletop expo event, Bizapalooza, April 11 from 5-7:00 p.m. Members and the public can make reservations for a discounted rate on or before Wednesday, April 10. Reservations for members are $10 while non-members may register for $20. Ticket prices will increase $5 at the door. Registration forms are available at the chamber or by contacting Membership Coordinator Jennifer Wheeler at (931) 526-2211, or JWheeler@CookevilleChamber.com.

Apr
12
Fri
DAS Spartat Blood Drive
Apr 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Give blood and get a free “Spring Break Donor” T-shirt at the Blood Assurance Blood Drive April 12 from 1 – 4:30 pm at the Cumberland and Cove Welcome Center parking lot. Please remember to eat a good meal, drink additional water, and bring a photo ID. All donors 18 and older will be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift card and BA goodie bag. To schedule an appointment, go to: bloodassurance.org/dasthree contact Kelly Judd at 931-526-7353 or kelly@dasautosalestn.com .

Apr
13
Sat
Have Breakfast With The North End Volunteer Fire Department
Apr 13 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am

Join the North End Volunteer Fire Department of White County for our monthly fundraiser. The second Saturday of each month from 6 to 9am, we have the biggest country breakfast you’ve every seen with ham, sausage, eggs, gravy & biscuits, grits and potatoes. We promise you won’t leave hungry. It’s all you can eat, $7 for adults and $3 for children. That’s the second Saturday of each month at the North End Volunteer Fire Department, 115 South Bunker Hill Road in Sparta.

Monterey VFW Post 6277 Open House @ Monterey VFW
Apr 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

All veterans and their families are invited to the Monterey VFW Post 6277 open house February 10 from 8 – 10 am. There will be coffee and donuts served. The open house will be every second Saturday of each month. For more information, call 931-839-7830.

Upper Cumberland Wine Festival
Apr 13 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Come and celebrate the 60’s at the Upper Cumberland Wine Festival April 13 from 12 – 5 p.m. in historic Granville. Tennessee wines will be featured along with a twist contest, 1960’s costume contest and food. The cost is $15 for pre-sale and $20 at the gate. For more information go to www.uppercumberlandwinetrail.com.

Cookeville “Pink Ribbon Charity Gala” Hosted by the Cookeville Regional Foundation
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Cookeville “Pink Ribbon Charity Gala” Hosted by the Cookeville Regional Foundation April 13th from 6:00pm-11:00pm at the Leslie Town Center. Enjoy an evening of elegance and entertainment to raise funds for the local Pink Ribbon of Hope Free Mammogram Program. Tickets will be $100 per person or reserve a table of eight for $850. Everyone can enjoy a four course meal including Steak and Lobster, with a cocktail hour, live music from the 12th South Band as well as bid on the live and silent auction items. A night of elegant fun for a great cause. for information call 931-783-2003.

Apr
15
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Apr 15 @ 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.

Apr
16
Tue
Pickett County GED Training
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – May 21 @ 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

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Apr 16 @ 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
17
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Apr 17 @ 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 17 @ 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.

Apr
18
Thu
Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Apr 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

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