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Aug
22
Tue
DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Aug 22 @ 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.

Prescription Recovery Seminar Registration @ Collegeside Church of Christ
Aug 22 @ 4:40 pm

Now accepting registration for our September 1st Prescription Recovery Seminar – To kick off National Recovery Month we will be offering answers to the three questions everyone wants to know.

Why do they keep relapsing?
Why do they refuse to get help?
What do they need to do to get in and stay in recovery?

Prescription Recovery features three informative and compelling speakers, Jeremy Rakes, Tim Hilton and Robby Keeble. We promise they will teach you things you never knew and give you tremendous insight into one of the most baffling and deadly diseases. And all speakers will make you laugh and smile.

Click here to register

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Aug
23
Wed
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 23 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Putnam County Library Story Time
Aug 23 @ 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 Plateau Creative Art Center Hosts Paint with Pastels
Aug 23 @ 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.

Aug
24
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Aug 24 @ 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 infromation!

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 24 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Aug
25
Fri
Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Aug 25 @ 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.

Cookeville Performing Arts Center Presents: Claybourne Park
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the next season of the award-winning Backstage Series at Cookeville Performing Arts Center. This seasons production is Claybourne Park, a play that consists of two acts set 50 years apart. This first act takes place in 1959 as white community leaders try to stop the sale of a home to an African American family. The second act is set in the same house as the now predominately African American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. For Ticket information contact 931-528-1313.

Central Park at Dark Summer Movie Series @ Livingston Central Park
Aug 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come on out to Livingston Central Park for a movie in the park at dark, Bring your chairs/blankets and Enjoy a movie with your family! All movies begin at dark, It only takes a moment to make a memory!

Movie Schedule:

July 7th: The Secret Life of Pets

July 28th: Kong Skull Island

August 11th: Moana

August 25th: Beauty and the Beast

September 8th: Zootopia

September 22nd: Rouge One: A Star Wars Story

Aug
26
Sat
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 26 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Color Cookeville 5k @ Dogwood Park
Aug 26 @ 7:00 am

Support the American Cancer Society with the Fun Run & Color Cookeville 5K! It will be Saturday, August 26th. The race will begin at Dogwood Park in Cookeville and end at the Cookeville Depot. The Fun Run starts that morning at 8am and the 5K Run will follow at 8:30. You can register that morning at 7am but to guarantee a shirt, pre-registration is recommended by calling Leah Norris at 931-319-6906

American Legion Post 46: Junior Shooting Program Cookeville
Aug 26 @ 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.

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am

Walking for as little as 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of coronary heart disease, improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Each Saturday, Cookeville Regional Medical Center invites you to Walk With A Doc. Get educated and get healthy. They meet each Saturday at 9am in front of Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s main lobby.  Walk With A Doc is going on now through October.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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.

Monterey Downtown Cruise-In
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The town of Monterey will host a free downtown cruise-in every 4th Saturday through September from 4 to 7pm weather permitting and also on October 14th for Standing Stone Day from 10 to 2pm. All makes and models are welcome. Enter your vehicle for free or attend as a spectator.  For more information, visit our website MontereyTN.com.

Enjoy Live Music and Great Food At The Sutton Ole Time Music Hour
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm

Come out to Sutton General Store in beautiful Granville, TN every Saturday night through the end of August for a night of great music and food. Sutton Ole Time Music Hour serves dinner at the 1880 Sutton General Store At 5:00 and 6:30 p.m. with warm up show at 6:00 p.m. and live radio taping at 7:00 p.m. This line is as follows:

July 22 – Michael Fagan and the Fiddle Grass Band

July 29 – Starkey & Clark

August 5 – Jerry Butler & The Blue Jays

August 12 – Mountain Cove Bluegrass Band

August 19 – Andy Leftwich and Friends

August 26 – Craig Morris & King Cotton

Quebeck-Walling Community Club Hosts Potluck
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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.

Aug
28
Mon
Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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.

Aug
29
Tue
Crossville’s Tuesdays at the Movies
Aug 29 @ 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.

Aug
30
Wed
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Aug 30 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Wednesday Noon Concerts
Aug 30 @ 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 Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Aug 30 @ 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.

Aug
31
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Aug 31 @ 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 infromation!

Sep
1
Fri
Prescription Recovery Seminar Registration @ Collegeside Church of Christ
Sep 1 @ 4:40 pm

Now accepting registration for our September 1st Prescription Recovery Seminar – To kick off National Recovery Month we will be offering answers to the three questions everyone wants to know.

Why do they keep relapsing?
Why do they refuse to get help?
What do they need to do to get in and stay in recovery?

Prescription Recovery features three informative and compelling speakers, Jeremy Rakes, Tim Hilton and Robby Keeble. We promise they will teach you things you never knew and give you tremendous insight into one of the most baffling and deadly diseases. And all speakers will make you laugh and smile.

Click here to register

Sep
2
Sat
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Sep 2 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

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

Walk With a Doc @ Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am

Walking for as little as 30 minutes a day can reduce your risk of coronary heart disease, improve your blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Each Saturday, Cookeville Regional Medical Center invites you to Walk With A Doc. Get educated and get healthy. They meet each Saturday at 9am in front of Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s main lobby.  Walk With A Doc is going on now through October.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Sep
4
Mon
Celebrate Labor Day At Monterey’s Whittaker Park
Sep 4 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join the Labor Day Celebration on Monday, September 4 at Monterey’s Whittaker Park. There will be a flea market, music, and food all day.

A Civitan Auction will be held at 2 pm. For more information, please call (931) 839-2111 or visit MontereyTN.com.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Sep 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
Sep 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. .

Sep
5
Tue
Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Sep
6
Wed
Get Some Fresh Produce At The McMinnville Farmer’s Market
Sep 6 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come on out to the McMinnville Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday and Saturday from 6am-noon. Get your fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. Located by the water tower behind E. Main St. For more information call 931-473-1212

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Sep 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
Sep 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 Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Dog Training Classes
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Sep
7
Thu
Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Sep 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 infromation!

Cookeville Beekeepers Monthly Meetings
Sep 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 .

Sep
8
Fri
Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts the Art of Stained Glass
Sep 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center presents The Art of Stained Glass on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 am. This is a beginner Stained Glass Class taught by instructor Sara Senft. The cost is $51 for members of the Art Guild and $66 for non-members. The supplies needed for this workshop will be provided by the instructor. Bring 2-3 days of old newspapers to class. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Cookeville’s Leisure Services Hosts Train Tales
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Bring your preschooler to Cookeville Leisure Services every Friday at 10:30 am for Train Tales. They’ll enjoy a train book each week and talk about life for our railroad friends. For more information, please visit cookeville-tn.org/ls .

Monterey Branch Library’s Home School Hangout
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Monterey Branch Library is the Home School Hangout on every Friday. For more information, please call (931) 839-2103 or visit the Monterey Branch Library’s Facebook page.

Central Park at Dark Summer Movie Series @ Livingston Central Park
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come on out to Livingston Central Park for a movie in the park at dark, Bring your chairs/blankets and Enjoy a movie with your family! All movies begin at dark, It only takes a moment to make a memory!

Movie Schedule:

July 7th: The Secret Life of Pets

July 28th: Kong Skull Island

August 11th: Moana

August 25th: Beauty and the Beast

September 8th: Zootopia

September 22nd: Rouge One: A Star Wars Story