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Mar
28
Sat
Cookeville – Cookevegas : A Speakeasy Casino Night Fundraiser And Auction Hosted By The Cookeville Children’s Museum
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Cookeville – Cookevegas : A Speakeasy Casino Night Fundraiser And Auction Hosted By The Cookeville Children’s Museum will be held on Saturday, March 28th from 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm at The Saltbox Inn. All guys and dolls are invited to join for this exciting one night only event! Featuring dinner, drinks, casino games, live music, dancing, MC by Tyrone Carver, plus silent auctions. (1920’s themed attire optional). Ticket info: http://cookevegas2020.eventbrite.com/

Mar
29
Sun
Covid-19 Information Resource Available
Mar 29 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am

With so much information about Covid-19 becoming available,  HospitalityTN has a website that is updated daily and should have all the info that you need all in one place. You can see this website here: https://www.hospitalitytn.com/covid-19-update.html
Anyone interested in a map that is updated daily with relevant Covid-19 info may go to
https://tngeo.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/b69b57c805bf4bcf921bdb55173f85b9 . 

Mar
30
Mon
Putnam County and Overton County Volunteers Needed For Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Putnam County and Overton County Volunteers Needed For Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity. If you would like to get involved in this effort to help families in the community achieve home ownership please contact Tisha at tisha@uchabitat.org.

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Purchase from local growers to support the Overton County 4H Club.
Clydesdale Farms of Overton County and Young’s Nursery and Greenhouse of Smithville and Gallatin are proud growers for 4-H. Proceeds from plants purchased at these growers will be donated to the Overton County 4-H club.
to order plants direct call 931-823-2735 or e-mail nmarrerro@utk.edu.

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork
Mar 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork is now taking entries for the 2020 Big South Fork photography contest. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, July 31st at 3:30 pm.. For more information on the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, please call (423) 286-7275.

Mar
31
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Everyone is welcome!

Apr
1
Wed
Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach for all Veterans from 9am-9:30am every first and third Wednesday of each month. If you are a veteran in need of a job, want to write a resume, or seek job counseling, contact Steve Colquitt at 931-837-5050.

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Apr
2
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Apr
4
Sat
Cookeville – Tennessee All Pro Wrestling Benefit For Tornado Victims
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cookeville – Tennessee All Pro Wrestling Benefit For Tornado Victims will be held on Saturday, April 4th at the National Guard Armory in Cookeville with doors opening at 6 pm. Tickets are 8$ for adults and children 12 and under are free. Ringside seating is available at 10$ for adults and 5$ for kids. All proceeds will go to the Cookeville Tornado Fund.

Apr
7
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Everyone is welcome!

Apr
8
Wed
Sparta – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance
Apr 8 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sparta – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance will take place on Wednesday, April 8th from 8 am-1 pm at the Sparta YMCA. All donors please remember to eat a good meal, drink extra water, avoid energy drinks, and bring photo id.

Sparta – Seeds Of Hope Nonprofit Organization Requesting Community Support
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The homeless problem is growing in our area. Seeds of Hope in Sparta is a non profit organization whose goal is to offer supportive services and assist families in maintaining a self sufficient lifestyle. This mission is solely funded by donations & volunteers from the community. Anyone interested in donating is welcome to go to their Facebook page: Seeds Of Hope TN.

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Apr
9
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Cookeville – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance
Apr 9 @ 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cookeville – Blood Drive Hosted By Blood Assurance will take place on Thursday, April 9th from 2:30 – 6:30 pm in the Hooper Eblen Center parking lot. All donors please remember to drink extra water, eat a good meal, avoid energy drinks, and bring photo id.

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Apr
10
Fri
Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum will be every Friday from 10:30 am – 11 am at the Cookeville Depot Museum. Parents and preschool children can enjoy this free activity and story every Friday. Afterwards, be sure to explore the cabooses and train cars! Admission is free, for more information call 931-520-5455.

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Crossville – “Plateau Origami People” Hosted By The Art Circle Public Library each Friday from 1:00pm-3:00pm in the Obed River Room 112. This is a FREE session to watch and learn the Art of Origami from talented origamists in the community. Bring your own folding paper, open to high school age or older.

Apr
11
Sat
Rugby – Environmental Resource Day Hosted By Historic Rugby
Apr 11 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Rugby – Environmental Resource Day Hosted By Historic Rugby will take place on Saturday, April 11th from 8 am-2 pm. The day will begin by picking up litter within the Rugby Historic District, a break for lunch, and then a water quality workshop in White Oak Creek. Lunch and equipment for the litter pick up will be provided. For more information or directions, please contact Historic Rugby at (423) 628-2441.  Visitors are encouraged to visit our website for more information about the village www.historicrugby.org.  Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historicrugby/

Cookeville – Benefit And Ride For The Victims Of The Putnam County Tornado
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cookeville – Benefit And Ride For The Victims Of The Putnam County Tornado will take place on Saturday, April 11th from 10 am- 1 pm at First Realty. Staging begins at 10:30 with kickstands up at 11:00. There will be local restaurants and vendors donating food for all attendees. All monetary and gift card donations can be dropped off at first Realty. For more information please call Mike Brady at 931-260-2406.

Cookeville – Upper Cumberland Pet Expo Hosted By Friends of the Cookeville/Putnam County Animals
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Upper Cumberland Pet Expo Hosted By Friends of the Cookeville/Putnam County Animals will be held on Saturday, April 11th at the Hyder-Burks Pavilion from 10 am-4 pm. There will be great vendors, local pet businesses, vaccine and microchipping clinics, rescue groups, pet activities, and much more! $1 entry fee for all adults (or a food donation for the Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter), 12 and under are free. Kids and leashed pets welcome!

Apr
14
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Everyone is welcome!

Livingston – Crafter’s Club Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Livingston – Crafter’s Club Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library is held every Tuesday from 9 am – 11 am at the Library. Do you like to sew, paint, embroidery, make jewelry, scrapbook, knit, crochet or any other craft? Bring your project to the Club! Everyone works on their own craft, chit-chats, and has a great time. Many crafters are willing to teach others if they are eager to learn a new craft!

Byrdstown – American Legion Meeting
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Byrdstown – American Legion Meeting will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. at the Dixie Cafe

Apr
15
Wed
Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Sparta – Job Search Hosted By Clean Hearts Veterans Outreach for all Veterans from 9am-9:30am every first and third Wednesday of each month. If you are a veteran in need of a job, want to write a resume, or seek job counseling, contact Steve Colquitt at 931-837-5050.

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Apr
16
Thu
Livingston – Preschool Story Time Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Livingston – Preschool Story Time Hosted By The Millard Oakley Public Library is held every Thursday morning at 10:30 am. Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to join in as they read books, play games, sing songs and learn new things. Come out and enjoy!

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club Monthly Meeting
Apr 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club monthly meeting every third Thursday from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. The club serves dinner at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 6 p.m. There is baby sitting available on the premises. For more information, go to the clubs Facebook.

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet at the Dairy Queen at 760 N. Main Street in Crossville from 7pm-9pm. This is a weekly event and is free to the public. It’s a great way to make new friends!

Apr
17
Fri
Legal Aid Society Providing Free Legal Services To Low-Income Individuals In The Upper Cumberland
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you in need of legal representation? The Legal Aid Society is a nonprofit law firm providing free legal services to low-income individuals in the Upper Cumberland. They do not handle any criminal cases, just civil cases, which include issues such as representing victims of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault, tenants with landlord/tenant disputes, people with debt problems who are having collection agencies contact them or sue them, consumers who have purchased goods and have issues with the product not working or questions with the financial agreements, homeowners who are struggling to pay their mortgage and are in fear of foreclosure, people who are trying to get or keep public benefits, workers who have been discriminated against, children with disabilities who are trying to get appropriate educational services from school systems or DCS placements, taxpayers who have controversies with the IRS, and seniors over the age of 60 with any of the above problems but also who may be exploited by family members or friends. If you are in need of these services, call us at 931-528-7436

Apr
18
Sat
Cookeville – Kid’s Muddy Mile Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville – Kid’s Muddy Mile Hosted By The Putnam County Family YMCA will be held on Saturday, April 18th starting at 9 am. This is a one mile muddy obstacle course open to ages 5-14 years. Please see www.pcfymca.org/events for more information.

Cookeville – Pink Gala Hosted By The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Cookeville – Pink Gala Hosted By The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 6 pm-11 pm at the Leslie Town Center. The Pink Gala is an evening of elegance, fine-dining, dancing and fun in support of the Pink Ribbon of Hope Free Mammogram Program at CRMC. The Pink Gala will include performances by “12 South Band” and a silent auction featuring things like: Appalachian Center for Craft Glass Art, Paintings, Jewelry, African Safari Trip, Limited Edition Purple Guitar signed by Prince and much more. Tickets are $80 per person, $150 per couple, or $600 per table of 8 guests.

Apr
20
Mon
Livingston – Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Available At The Millard Oakley Public Library
Apr 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Livingston – Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Available At The Millard Oakley Public Library. The Library participates in this program by providing prizes to preschoolers for reading. The child writes down 100 book titles they have read alone or with their caregiver. They turn in each sheet and get a prize, the biggest prize is after they have read their 1000 books!

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Purchase from local growers to support the Overton County 4H Club.
Clydesdale Farms of Overton County and Young’s Nursery and Greenhouse of Smithville and Gallatin are proud growers for 4-H. Proceeds from plants purchased at these growers will be donated to the Overton County 4-H club.
to order plants direct call 931-823-2735 or e-mail nmarrerro@utk.edu.

Cookeville – Kids Art Class Presented By The Cookeville Art Studio
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Cookeville – Kids Art Class Presented By The Cookeville Art Studio Every Monday 4:00-6:00pm. There is a kid’s art class, Young at Art, Grades 1-8. Each class is $15. Please call 931-526-2424 or come by Cookeville Art, 186A S. Walnut to pre-register.

Crossville – Grief Support Group Hosted By The Crossville First United Methodist Church @ Crossville First United Methodist Church
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Crossville – Grief Support Group Hosted By The Crossville First United Methodist Church Meeting starting at 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Free meeting will be the third Monday of every month. You’re not alone. Grieving the loss of a loved one is hard. Come and let us help. For Information Call 931-484-3537

Apr
21
Tue
Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Cookeville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Tuesdays from 9 am- 10:30 am at the Stephens Center in Cookeville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention.  For more information, call 800-635-5199. There is no charge for PCC sessions.  Everyone is welcome!

Apr
22
Wed
Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Livingston – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30 pm-2 pm at the Stephens Center in Livingston. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call 823-6432. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Apr
23
Thu
Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teen Workshops And Activities Hosted By B.E.D.S. Teen Outreach Center are every Wednesday-Saturday at 231 Northgate Dr in Mcminnville. B.E.D.S Teen Outreach Center is available to provide emotional support, education, assistance, and intervention as necessary to all youths and young adults in crisis and those impacted by them, with the goal of reducing suicides, bullying, and self-destructive behaviors. For more information please go to bedsteenoutreach.org or their facebook page. 

Cookeville – Drawing Classes Hosted By Cookeville Art Studio
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cookeville – Drawing Classes Hosted By Cookeville Art Studio will take place every Thursday evening from 4-6 pm. Monica Huff is the instructor. Please bring drawing pad and pencil or medium. The fee for the class is $15. Before coming, call the office for availability.
Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center
Apr 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Crossville – Parent-Child Connection Sessions Presented By The Stephens Center will be held on Thursdays from 4-5:30 pm at the Stephens Center in Crossville. The Stephens Center works to promote healthy families and provide family support and child abuse prevention. For more information, call (931) 484-8923. There is no charge for PCC sessions. Everyone is welcome!

Sparta – Business After Hours Expo Hosted By The Sparta-White County Chamber Of Commerce
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sparta – Business After Hours Expo Hosted By The Sparta-White County Chamber Of Commerce will be held on Thursday, April 23rd from 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the First National Bank. Tickets are 10$ each and there will be drinks and hors ‘doeuvres. Please contact the Sparta-White County Chamber of Commerce for more details.

Apr
25
Sat
Cookeville – BioBlitz Hosted By Cookeville Leisure Services
Apr 25 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

Cookeville – BioBlitz Hosted By Cookeville Leisure Services will take placeon Saturday, April 25 from 6 a.m.-10 p.m Tennessee Tech University’s Biology Graduate Student Society is partnering with Cookeville Leisure Services for a free, fascinating BioBlitz at Cane Creek Park. A BioBlitz is a science-driven event in which local scientists, naturalists and the public get together to identify and record the biota of an area. BGSS’s mission is to inventory the species of Cane Creek Park and also allow the community to engage with scientists and learn how to find and identify flora and fauna. Herpetologists, ichthyologists, ornithologists, botanists, mycologists, malacologists, mammalogists, entomologists and possibly some cryptozoologists will be on hand leading surveys. A schedule and more information is coming soon.

Cookeville – Made Here Market Hosted By The Biz Foundry
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cookeville – Made Here Market Hosted By The Biz Foundry will be held on Saturday, April 25th from 10 am-4 pm at The Biz Foundry. The Market showcases artists, makers, and creators from around the Cookeville and the Upper Cumberland Region. Come enjoy local music, local makers food trucks and more!

Oneida – Crafters And Volunteers Invited To Participate in the Big South Fork Spring Planting And Music Festival
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Oneida – Crafters And Volunteers Invited To Participate in the Big South Fork Spring Planting And Music Festival which will be held on Saturday, April 25th. The National Park Service policy regarding arts and craft sales does allowfor the sales of demonstrated arts and crafts. A one-time fee of $25 is required for craftvendors interested in selling crafts or for musicians who wish to sell theirmusic items during this one-day festival. Anyone interested is invited to participate.

Baxter – Superhero Ball Hosted By Baxter Primary School
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Baxter – Superhero Ball Hosted By Baxter Primary School will take place on Saturday, April 25th from 6 pm-8 pm.