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Sep
19
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Sep 19 @ 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.

Art Circle Public Library presents Heartstrings
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us in welcoming Heartstrings to the Art Circle Public Library stage September 19 beginning at 12 p.m. This is a free concert of gospel and secular favorites. The group features Appalachian folk instruments such as dulcimer, psaltery and autoharp.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness 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.

Kids Draw at Putnam County Library
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Putnam County Library will host Kids Draw on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 526-2416.

Sep
20
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Sep 20 @ 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!

Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

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

Cookeville Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense Program
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Equalizer Women’s Self-defense program August 28 from 6 – 7 pm at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus. The twice a week class is offered by the Cookeville Police Department and cost is $80. This program educates women about how to recognize and reduce their risk of being victimized by violent crime, how to defensed against, survive and escape a physical attack. Class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through October 18.To register call, Cookeville Police Department Detective Yvette Demming at 931-520-5316 or email at ydeming@cookeville-tn.gov.

Sep
21
Fri
Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center hosts Senior Self Defense Class
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Seniors, come learn from Instructor Larry Potter at the Senior Self Defense Class on Fridays from 1 to 2 pm at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville. This class will use roll play techniques that officers use to teach seniors how to protect themselves. Contact Fair Park for more information or to sign up.

Sparta Green Market
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and enjoy The Green Market in Sparta September 21 from 4 – 7 pm at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion. There is no charge for vendors or visitors and attendees can purchase local honey, produce, range-fed beef or lamb, Mennoites bake goods and local crafts. There will be live music, balloons and face-painting for children. The event occurs every third Friday of the month through October.

Cookeville Performing Art Center presents Forever Abbey Road
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us at the CPAC for Forever Abbey Road September 21 from 8 – 11 p.m. The show is comprised of five professional Nashville musicians who will demonstrate what the Beatles might sound like they were around today with current technology and modern rock energy. Tickets are $17.50 adults and $15 for students. Purchase tickets at www.cookeville-tn.gov

Sep
22
Sat
Fall Break Camp at Cane Creek Recreation Center
Sep 22 @ 6:30 am – 5:30 pm

Registration is now open for Fall Break Camp registration September 22 from 6:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. at Cane Creek Recreation Center. Space is limited. For more information call 931-526-7393.

Rock Island Lions Club Craft Fair
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for the Lions Club Fall Festival and Craft Fair September 22 — September 23 from
8 a.m.- 6 p.m. The annual event includes festivities such as live music, food vendors and crafts located at the natural sand beach. For more information, call 931-686-2471.

Art Circle Public Library Chess class
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the Art Circle Public Library Chess Class September 22 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Cumberland Meeting Room B. One of the premier chess instructors in the country, Alan Kantor has been teaching chess to all ages for over 20 years. For more information, call Wayne Schobel, Administrative Assistant (931) 484-6790, extension 240.

Convoy of Hope Cookeville
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come out to Convoy of Hope in Cookeville September 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. There will be free groceries, health and dental screenings, haircuts, family portraits, meals and much more. The event is free and open to the public.

Crossville Homestead Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques Show
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the Homesteads Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques show September 22 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m . Admission is $5 Adults which includes festival admission for Friday and Saturday, plus free admission to the Homestead Tower Museum. The festival features more than 100 exhibitors, the Antique Tractor Show, and live bluegrass, country and gospel concerts. No admission fee for children ages 10 and younger when accompanied by an adult. Handicap parking available. Parking is free. For more information go to, www.cumberlandhomesteads.org or call (931) 456-9663.

DelMonaco Winery &Vineyards presents Cork & Pork Festival
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join us for a day of fun at the DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards: Cork & Pork Festival September 22 from 11 am – 7 pm. There will be hayrides through the vineyards, yard games, scavenger hunt, food and craft vendors. Rusty Rooster and Soulfissh will perform at this festival. Festival entrance fee is $3 per person. A portion of proceeds going to local charities.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Sep 22 @ 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.

Manna’s Hana Riding Center Camp Hana Veterans Program
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Camp Hana Veterans Program every Saturday from 3 -4 p.m,. at Manna’s Hana Riding Center. This free program focuses on Veteran by helping them in a safe place to heal from past traumatic events. This empowering program utilizes unmounted, experiential equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAAT). A Military Veteran, will be leading this program for men. For more information, call Bobbie Abell at 931-349-8106 or 931-537-6322.

Monterey Cruise-In
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Are you looking for fun and easy going weekend outing then stop by the Monterey Cruise-In September 22 at Bethel Inn & Suites from 4 – 7 pm. Come out and show off your car or enjoy a great car exhibit of car old and new. For more information, call 831-839-2111.

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Quebeck-Walling Community Club invites you to a Potluck on the fourth Saturday of each month at 6 pm at the Quebeck Community Center. Bring a dish to share.

Doors open at 5:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 657-1009.

Cookeville Cemetery visits
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a visit to Cookeville Cemeteries September 22 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. There will be a guide who will discuss World War I era stories. Tickets are $15 online or can be purchased at the Cookeville Performing Art Center. For more information, call 931-528-5455.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Sep 22 @ 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.

Sep
23
Sun
Edgar Evins State Park Outdoor Beginner Photography Workshop
Sep 23 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am

Grab your camera and join us for an Outdoor Beginner Photography Workshop September 23 from 7 – 11 a.m. at Edgar Evins State Park. Ranger Mark and photographer David Duplessis of Tennessee Photographs, for a morning walk along the trails and a pontoon boat ride. Class cost is $50. Come learn the basic principles and concepts of outdoor nature photography, while enjoying the scenic beauty of the park. Bring your DSLR and lenses along with weather appropriate clothes and shoes. Make sure to bring water and a snack, only 12 spots available. Go to tnstateparks.com to register.

Crossville Homestead Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques Show
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Homesteads Apple Festival Crafts & Antiques show September 23 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m . Admission is $5 Adults includes festival admission and admission to the Homestead Tower Museum. The festival features more than 100 exhibitors, the Antique Tractor Show, and live bluegrass, country and gospel concerts. No admission fee for children ages 10 and younger when accompanied by an adult. Handicap parking available. Parking is free. For more information go to, www.cumberlandhomesteads.org or call (931) 456-9663.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry @ Clay County Courthouse
Sep 23 @ 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.

Cookeville “She is” Women’s Conference
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the “She is” Women’s Conference at Life Church September 23 from 7 – 9 pm at Life Church. Guest speakers are Rebekah Lyons and Havilah Cunnington with worship by Hope Darst and Belonging Co. This gather will empower women as they encounter God together through worship and His word. Come and experince this tow-night event September 23 & 24. Cost is $20 and can be done online at www.sheiscookeville.com. Tickets will be available until sold out.

Sep
24
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 24 @ 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Sep 24 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Cookeville “She is” Women’s Conference
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for the “She is” Women’s Conference at Life Church September 23 from 7 – 9 pm at Life Church. Guest speakers are Rebekah Lyons and Havilah Cunnington with worship by Hope Darst and Belonging Co. This gather will empower women as they encounter God together through worship and His word. Come and experince this tow-night event September 23 & 24. Cost is $20 and can be done online at www.sheiscookeville.com. Tickets will be available until sold out.

Sep
25
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Sep 25 @ 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.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Sep 25 @ 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.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Cookeville Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense Program
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Equalizer Women’s Self-defense program August 28 from 6 – 7 pm at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus. The twice a week class is offered by the Cookeville Police Department and cost is $80. This program educates women about how to recognize and reduce their risk of being victimized by violent crime, how to defensed against, survive and escape a physical attack. Class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through October 18.To register call, Cookeville Police Department Detective Yvette Demming at 931-520-5316 or email at ydeming@cookeville-tn.gov.

Sep
26
Wed
Putnam County Library Story Time
Sep 26 @ 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.

Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Sep 26 @ 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.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Sep 26 @ 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.

Cookeville Cane Creek Gymnasium Home School Fitness class @ Cane Creek Gymnasium
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Home school students looking for fun sports to play come join the Home School Physical Fitness class at Cane Creek Gymnasium January 10 from 1-2 pm. This will allow students to receive extra physical fitness and education. Grades 4-8 learn to play sports such as basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Grades K-3 play games like kickball and dodgeball. Cost is $40 for 13-week session or $5 per class for drop-ins. Classes will continue every Wednesday through March 28. For more information, call 931-526-9767.

Crossville Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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.

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Sep
27
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Sep 27 @ 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!

Crossville Mana from Heaven Food Pantry @ Place of Refuge Church
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

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

Putnam Proud Trash-off
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join members of the community as they compete in a week-long cleaning blitz starting September 24 – 29. Teams will be assigned areas to clean around Putnam County by the cleaning commission. So get your team together and compete for prizes based on how many hours they spend, how many volunteers participate, etc. The winners will be announced at the celebration September 29 at 5 pm. at the Cookeviille Farmers Market. There will be music, food trucks and awards given out.

Cookeville Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense Program
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Equalizer Women’s Self-defense program August 28 from 6 – 7 pm at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus. The twice a week class is offered by the Cookeville Police Department and cost is $80. This program educates women about how to recognize and reduce their risk of being victimized by violent crime, how to defensed against, survive and escape a physical attack. Class will be held every Tuesday and Thursday through October 18.To register call, Cookeville Police Department Detective Yvette Demming at 931-520-5316 or email at ydeming@cookeville-tn.gov.

Sep
28
Fri
Cordell Hull School Day
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

All schools and homeschool kids are invited to Cordell Hull Day September 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park. There will be historical craftsmen, storytelling by Jim Buck, Natural History Education Company of the Midsouth, and the Good Neighbors Theatre. For more information, call 931-864-3247.

6th Annual Adult and Teen Challenge Chili Cook-O
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for the 6th Annual Adult and Teen Challenge Chili Cook-O September 28 beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Livingston Central Park. Cost is $10 to sample chili and to vote .

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Sep 28 @ 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.

2018 Cookeville Whiskey Festival
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the 2018 Cookeville Whiskey Festival September 28 from 5 – 8 pm. The festival will feature more than 100 different types of whiskeys and scotches. Local Cookeville craft beer and several wine options for the non-whiskey drinkers will be available for purchase. Catered food from local restaurants and live music will make for a great evening. 100% of proceeds will go to charity.