Monday, November 20, 2017
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Nov
20
Mon
Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Visitors are welcome at the Open Studio at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville on Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. There will be no formal instruction. It is an informal sharing of ideas and conversation. Supplies are available for most mediums for a small fee.
For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Life Recovery will meet every Monday at 6 pm at the Byrdstown Community Center. Please enter through the side door. For more information, contact Brother Eric Thoman at (931) 650-1077.

Nov
21
Tue
Crochet Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Janet Olinger will teach Crochet Classes every Tuesday at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville from 1 to 2 pm.
For more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Hawaiian Hula Lessons
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and join as dance instructor Noelani DeRossett gives Hawaiian Hula Lessons on Tuesdays from 2 to 3 pm at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. For more information or to sign up, please contact Tina at (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Nov 21 @ 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.

Ballroom Dance Classes at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Learn the basis of Ballroom Dancing with Cheron and David every Tuesday from 2:30 to 3:30 pm at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. The cost is $5 per person or per couple.
For more information, please call (931) 484-7416.

Nov
22
Wed
Putnam County Library Story Time
Nov 22 @ 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’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Nov 22 @ 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.

Nov
23
Thu
Help Those In Need At PatchWork UC’s 4th Annual Regifting Event
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 4th Annual PatchWork UC Regifiting event is coming up December 2nd at the Dekalb County Community Complex in Smithville. The event is for children to shop for gifts for their parent/caregiver, and help make Blessing Bags for children at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Donations for the Blessing Bags are greatly appreciated. For more information on how you and your children can get involved or donate to this event click here, or call Kim Walker at 931-212-7567 or Ann Cripps at 615-464-7516

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Nov 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

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!

Overton County Hark Community Thanksgiving Meal
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Traditional Thanksgiving meal free at Livingston Academy High School November 23 from 10:30 am-1 pm. The event is presented by the Hark Foundation and the meal is Turkey and all the fixings. To volunteer, donate, or schedule a meal delivery, call 931-239-2704 or 0587.

Pickett County Hark Community Thanksgiving Meal
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Traditional Thanksgiving meal at the Fitzgerald building on the Byrdstown Square November 23 from 10:30 am-1 pm. The event is presented by the Hark Foundation and is free. The meal is Turkey and all the fixings. To volunteer, donate, or schedule a meal delivery, call 931-239-2704 or 0587.

Nov
24
Fri
Enjoy Nature After Your Thanksgiving Meal At Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park
Nov 24 all-day

The Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park has their Annual After Thanksgiving Hike Friday, November 24th. It’s an opportunity to get out and enjoy nature after your Thanksgiving feast. You will hike the Bunkum Cave Trail. The hike will stop along the Overlooks at Bunkum Cave and Frog Cave to learn some brief history. For more information call 931-864-3247

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Nov 24 @ 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.

Livingston’s Christmas In The Country
Nov 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Livingston’s Christmas in the Country on Friday, November 24 and Friday, December 1 from 5 to 8 pm each evening at the Livingston Courthouse Square.

There will be carriage and wagon rides, music, popcorn, hot cider, peanuts, hot chocolate, and more. For more information, please contact the Merchants’ Association at (931) 261-3862.

Nov
25
Sat
Kick Off The Holiday Season At Livingston’s Candy Cane Christmas Market
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Kick off the holiday season at Livingston’s Candy Cane Market on Saturday, November 25 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Overton County Rotary Ag Building at the fairgrounds.

Vendors will come together to display their wares for sale including homemade goods, woodworking, art work, ceramics, ornaments, crafts, and more. For more information, please contact Renea Stover at rstover@uchra.com, or Jogenna McDonald at jmac4107@gmail.com.

Show Off Your Skills At The Standing Stone Shooting Match
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am

Old-fashioned shooting match starts at 10 a.m., Highway 70N, 2.2 miles west of I-40 300 exit/Monterey, near Parker Rd. bridge. Watch for signs. Scopes or open sites, 12 ga./680 choke guns. Fresh meat, hams, turkeys and other prizes. Contact Jack Looper, 931-445-2050 or Rooster Barnes, 931-510-2211 for more info. Sponsored by Capt. Champ Ferguson-Standing Stone Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Nov 25 @ 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.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Nov 25 @ 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.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Nov 25 @ 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.

Nov
27
Mon
Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Nov 27 @ 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
Nov 27 @ 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.

Nov
28
Tue
DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Nov 28 @ 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.

Bring In The Holidays At TTU’s Lighting The Quad
Nov 28 @ 5:30 pm

As we celebrate the holiday season, we invite you to attend the inaugural Tennessee Tech Lighting of the Quad. Join us for this special occasion Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 5:30 p.m. Music, hot chocolate and more will be in abundance as we mark this holiday event. A ceremony featuring the Tennessee Tech School of Music bands will be held in front of the Jere Whitson Memorial Building with refreshments and holiday activities to follow in Memorial Gym.

Nov
29
Wed
Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Nov 29 @ 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.

Nov
30
Thu
Help Those In Need At PatchWork UC’s 4th Annual Regifting Event
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 4th Annual PatchWork UC Regifiting event is coming up December 2nd at the Dekalb County Community Complex in Smithville. The event is for children to shop for gifts for their parent/caregiver, and help make Blessing Bags for children at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Donations for the Blessing Bags are greatly appreciated. For more information on how you and your children can get involved or donate to this event click here, or call Kim Walker at 931-212-7567 or Ann Cripps at 615-464-7516

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Nov 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

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!

Cookeville Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Hosts Open House
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Black Friday Open House at the Upper Cumberland Child Advocacy Center’s 2nd Annual Christmas Cheer for Children event November 30 from 5-7 p.m. There will be light refreshments, tours of the new location and a silent auction during the event. For more information, call 931-854-0115.

Dec
2
Sat
Support The Jackson County Advanced Choir At Their Christmas Breakfast
Dec 2 @ 7:00 am – 10:00 am

The JC Advanced Choir will be having an all you can eat Christmas breakfast to raise money for their trip to Disney in March 2018 to perform on stage. Santa will be there! Each paying child will receive a free 4×6 photo with Santa! Price of admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 5.

Find Your Perfect Holiday Gift At Monterey’s Christmas Market
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Looking for that one of a kind handcrafted gift then stop by the Christmas Home and Hearth Market, December 2 at the Monterey Depot Museum from 8 am – 3 pm. Homemade baked goods will also be sold. For more information, call 931-839-2111.

Help Those In Need At PatchWork UC’s 4th Annual Regifting Event
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

The 4th Annual PatchWork UC Regifiting event is coming up December 2nd at the Dekalb County Community Complex in Smithville. The event is for children to shop for gifts for their parent/caregiver, and help make Blessing Bags for children at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Donations for the Blessing Bags are greatly appreciated. For more information on how you and your children can get involved or donate to this event click here, or call Kim Walker at 931-212-7567 or Ann Cripps at 615-464-7516

Livingston’s VFW Post 5062 and America Legion Post 4 Hosts Have Coffee with a Veteran
Dec 2 @ 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.

Bring The Whole Family To Cookeville Depot’s Christmas Open House
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Christmas “Polar Express” fun galore at the Cookeville Depot’s Christmas Open House December 2 from 10 am – 3 pm. Sweet treats, caroling, games and of course photos with Santa. Admission is free. For more information, call 931-528-8570.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Dec 2 @ 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 .

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
Dec 2 @ 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.

Fun For The Whole Family At Monterey’s Christmas Parade
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm

Sant Claus is coming to town via the Monterey Christmas Parade, December 2 at 6:30 pm. After the parade, the festivities continue at the Monterey Depot Museum where children can visit with Santa while giving parents the opportunity to snap a photo. For more information, call 931-839-2111.

Dec
3
Sun
Get Into The Holiday Spirit At Cookeville’s 3rd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm

Lights will dazzle at this year’s 3rd Annual Cookeville Christmas in the Park tree lighting ceremony December 3 at 6 pm in Dogwood Park. Bring the family to a night of fun with lights, music and of course a visit with Santa.

Dec
4
Mon
Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Dec 4 @ 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
Dec 4 @ 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. .

Dec
5
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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.

Dec
6
Wed
Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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 .

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free Noon Concert each Wednesday at Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library. The concerts feature local talent. For more information, please visit ArtCircleLibrary.info.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 6 @ 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.

Dec
7
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Dec 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

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!

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Dec 7 @ 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 .