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Nov
27
Sat
Sparta – Small Business Saturday
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

This is your reminder to support your local businesses as you kick off your holiday shopping this Saturday, November 27th. Sparta is full of opportunities to find those one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone on your list! Shop small!

Nov
28
Sun
Allons – Hummel Chapel Church Service – Presented by Hummel Chapel Church
Nov 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Allons – Hummel Chapel Church Service – Presented by Hummel Chapel Church A Non Demonational church inviting everyone to come hear preacher Joe Lee every Sunday starting at 10:00am. For more information call 931-261-5606

Cookeville – Free Holiday Concert
Nov 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Get in the holiday spirit with Cookeville Community Band at their annual free holiday concert on November 28th at 3pm in the Cookeville Performing Arts Center. For more info, call 931-528-1313.

Carthage – AL-ANON Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Carthage – AL-ANON Presented By Smith County Drug Prevention Sundays starting at 7:00pm at the Spot.

Nov
29
Mon
Cookeville – Volunteer Recruiting – Presented By the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Upper Cumberland Habitat relies on Volunteers to keep our ministry strong, and not just on the job site.  We use volunteers in our basic daily operations, from ReStore volunteers to Office volunteers, and in-between. Volunteers ages 16 and up are utilized in many capacities, 18 and over in all capacities. If you and your family want to donate your time and help You can email: tisha@uchabitat.org

Crossville – Beginner Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Learn Tai Chi at The Art Circle Public Library on Mondays with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Crossville – Stamp Collecting Meeting
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A meeting of stamp collectors will be held at10am on November 17th. Stamp collecting is a hobby suitable for all ages. Join a group of enthusiastic collectors! For more information, contact Lance at 931.248.6148.

Crossville – Intermediate Tai Chi Classes – Art Circle Public Library
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn Tai Chi at The Art Circle Public Library on Mondays with beginner classes starting at 10am (registration is limited) and intermediate classes starting at 11am. Call 931-484-6790 ext. 241 for details.

Overton County – 4H Plant Sale
Nov 29 @ 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.

McMinnville – Warren County Support Group
Nov 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Join the Relative Caregiver Program as they support their community by hosting a Warren County Support Group on November 24th from 12:30pm-1:30pm. For more info, please contact Melissa Allison at 931-432-4111.

Oneida – Annual Photo Contest Presented By Big South Fork
Nov 29 @ 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.

Livingston – Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings – Hosted By The Overton County Chamber of Commerce
Nov 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Livingston – Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings – Hosted By The Overton County Chamber of Commerce Every Monday evening at 7:00pm. After more than 30 years the Livingston Alcoholics Anonymous meetings will be changing locations and meeting. These meetings are FREE and open to whomever need help.

Nov
30
Tue
Sparta – Let’s Play Basketball – Register Soon!
Nov 30 all-day

The Y Adult Basketball League holds weekly 4 on 4, full court games. The season will end with a playoff tournament. Ages 14+. Cost $30.

Key Dates:
Registration ends December 6th – Games being January 7th, Playoffs begin March 4th.

Sponsored by the Sparta/White County Family YMCA. Please call Gin Skinner at 931-836-3330 or email to gin.spartaymca@gmail.com.

Cookeville – All Veterans, Enjoy Free Coffee every Tue
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Have a great cup of coffee free at Big O’s Donuts every Tuesday morning and enjoy great conversations with your fellow Veterans. All Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan Veterans are welcome.

Sponsored by American Legion Post 46 and VFW Post 6296 Cookeville, TN

Crossville – Christmas Ornament Sale – Beat the Rush!
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Woodturners Christmas Ornament Sale will take place at First National Bank November 30th thru December 30th, Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.

Cookeville – Dip Your Brush Into Watercoloring
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Reachout to Cookeville Art Studio & Gallery (931-526-2424) to register for this exciting watercoloring class and to obtain pricing.  

Livingston – Overton County Support Group
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the Relative Caregiver Program as they support their community by hosting an Overton County Support Group on November 24th from 1pm-2pm. For more info, please contact Melissa Allison at 931-432-4111.

Crossville – Donate To Coats for the Cold – Crossville Lions Club, Cumberland County Schools Family Resource Center and TCAT Crossville
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The 23rd Annual Coats for the Cold drive will accept donations of new and gently used coats, jackets, and sweaters from November 1st-30th.

Drop off locations include: Cumberland County Fire Department at the Fairgrounds, Donald Hooie DDS, One Bank, and Weichert Realtors-The Webb Agency among many others.

Anyone who needs warm clothing may select free items at TCAT Crossville Building 1 from 4pm-7pm on December 3rd and from 10am-2pm on December 4th.

Donations are greatly appreciated.

Call Charles at 931-287-6847 for more information.

Cookeville – FREE Saxophone Concert @ Wattenbarger Auditorium
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saxophonist Derek Brown will perform a solo concert at 11am as well as an ensemble concert at 7:30pm on November 30th at Tennessee Tech’s Wattenbarger Auditorium. Admission to this unique, energetic performance is FREE. For more info, call 931-372-3637.

Dec
1
Wed
Crossville – Book Folding Virtual Workshop – Friends Of The Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come get a kit to learn book folding with a virtual class! Instructions for accessing the virtual class will be included with the kits. Kits are available December 1st through 20th but quantities are limited so call to reserve yours soon: 931-484-6790.

Crossville – Enroll A Child In The Imagination Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Cumberland County Imagination Library and the Governor’s EarlyLiteracy Foundation are committed to enrolling every child from birth to agefive in Tennessee’s statewide Imagination Library. This program is free andopen to all eligible-age children in Tennessee – at no cost to families andregardless of income.The books in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library are selected by a blueribbon committee of childhood education experts. If you would like to enroll your child, you may fill out a registrationform at the Art Circle Public Library.

Crossville – Free Access To Heritage Hub – Art Circle Public Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Explore your family history with the premier collection ofU.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogicalresearch from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easilyidentify relatives, uncover new information andpotentially unknown family members. Includes deepcoverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from themid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access isavailable 24/7.Available through www.artcirclelibrary.info .

Crossville – FREE Online Books Available – Art Circle Public Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Art Circle Public Library has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, and your family can access it fromhome! It’s an unlimited and FREE online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books, inclusing some in Spanish andFrench, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games andpuzzles. To access the login info, visit https://artcirclelibrary.info

Crossville – Invest in the Art Circle Public Library Foundation – Art Circle Public Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library Foundationis a 501(c)3 organization whose mission isto provide financial support for theArt Circle Public Library.All donations to the Foundation are taxexempt to the extent of the law. Send donations or inquiries to the ACPL Foundation at 3 East StreetCrossville TN 38555.

Crossville – Make a Christmas Flower Plant Pot – Friends Of The Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come get a kit to make a snowman or santa plant pot with a virtual class! Instructions for accessing the virtual class will be included with the kits. Kits are available December 1st through 20th but quantities are limited so call to reserve yours soon: 931-484-6790.

Crossville – Make Christmas Cards For Seniors – Friends Of The Library
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

We are making cards for area senior living facilities andare inviting YOU to come take a free Christmas card kit,take it home and make it, and return it to the Christmas Card Mailbox at the Library by December 10th! Call 931-484-6790 for more info.

Byrdstown – Head Start Registration – Presented by the Byrdstown Head Start
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Byrdstown – Head Start Registration – Presented by the Byrdstown Head Start  Now accepting applications for students. Free, local high quality education program to held prepare pre-school age children who are income eligible toward school readiness. For more information call 931-864-3575

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Crossville – “Ewe Can Knit” Presented By The Art Circle Public Library Each Wednesday from 10:00am-noon at the art Circle Public Library. Bring your work in progress or current project. The Crochet divas are welcome, too. for more information call 937-558-8684

Crossville – Stamp Collecting Meeting
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A meeting of stamp collectors will be held at10am on November 17th. Stamp collecting is a hobby suitable for all ages. Join a group of enthusiastic collectors! For more information, contact Lance at 931.248.6148.

Cookeville – Everyone Loves Ceramics!
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

How can you resist the opportunity to paint your very own ceramic figurine? Reach out to Cookeville Art Studio & Gallery (931-526-2424) to register and obtain pricing.

Upper Cumberland – Donations Needed – Genesis House Domestic Violence Shelter
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Upper Cumberland – Donations Needed – Genesis House Domestic Violence Shelter serves the counties of Putnam, Clay, White, Macon, Jackson, DeKalb, Smith, Pickett and Overton. They are in need of donations of diapers and personal hygiene items to help with all Upper Cumberland Shelters. To Donate please call 931-526-5197 to arrange donation drop off. Monetary donations can be mailed to PO Box 1180 Cookeville, TN 38503

Crossville – FREE Noon Concert: Plaid Tidings by The Cumberland Co Playhouse
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Cumberland County Playhouse is presenting “Plaid Tidings” at Art Circle Public Library December 1st at 12pm. Come hear your holiday favorites! FREE admission. Call 931-484-6790 for more info.

Livingston – Parent Child Connection Classes – The Stephens Center
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The sixth installment of the Fall 2021 Parent Child Connection Classes will be presented By The Stephens Center on November 17th starting at 1pm in the Exchange Club/Holland J Stephens Center. Classes are designed to offer nurturing parenting skills. This class is titled “Self Esteem.” For more information, call 931-484-8923.

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Open Marker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry every Wednesday from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Join the open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in their makerspace – experience stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in the maker labs. $5 per maker per day.

Cookeville – Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Start the holiday season with the City of Cookeville’s 7th annual Christmas in the Park Tree-Lighting Ceremony. Santa will light the 40 foot tall Christmas Tree at 6pm in Dogwood Park. There will then be a Christmas Celebration Service featuring an acapella concert by The Voices of Lee and a performance by Jake Hoot! The event will be live streamed for those who cannot attend.

Dec
2
Thu
Crossville – Book Folding Virtual Workshop – Friends Of The Library
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come get a kit to learn book folding with a virtual class! Instructions for accessing the virtual class will be included with the kits. Kits are available December 1st through 20th but quantities are limited so call to reserve yours soon: 931-484-6790.

Crossville – Make a Christmas Flower Plant Pot – Friends Of The Library
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come get a kit to make a snowman or santa plant pot with a virtual class! Instructions for accessing the virtual class will be included with the kits. Kits are available December 1st through 20th but quantities are limited so call to reserve yours soon: 931-484-6790.

Crossville – Make Christmas Cards For Seniors – Friends Of The Library
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

We are making cards for area senior living facilities andare inviting YOU to come take a free Christmas card kit,take it home and make it, and return it to the Christmas Card Mailbox at the Library by December 10th! Call 931-484-6790 for more info.

Crossville – Child Find FREE Disability Screenings – Presented By The Cumberland County Schools
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Crossville – Child Find FREE Disability Screenings – Presented By The Cumberland County Schools – If your child is struggling in schools bring them for a FREE Screening to rule out or create a plan to help with a learning disability. A individual education plan will be created if needed. Fore more info call 931-484-3301 ask for Marlene Holton.

Crossville – Parent Child Connection Classes – Presented By The Stephens Center
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Crossville – Parent Child Connection Classes – Presented By The Stephens Center Thursdays from 2:00-3:30 in the Crossville Commons Complex. Classes are designed to offer Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families. For more information call 931-484-8923

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Crossville – Cumberland County Chess Club Meet at the RE/Max building at 24 Oak Road each Thursday. This is a weekly event and is free to the public. It’s a great way to make new friends!

Dec
3
Fri
Crossville – Book Folding Virtual Workshop – Friends Of The Library
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come get a kit to learn book folding with a virtual class! Instructions for accessing the virtual class will be included with the kits. Kits are available December 1st through 20th but quantities are limited so call to reserve yours soon: 931-484-6790.

Crossville – Make a Christmas Flower Plant Pot – Friends Of The Library
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come get a kit to make a snowman or santa plant pot with a virtual class! Instructions for accessing the virtual class will be included with the kits. Kits are available December 1st through 20th but quantities are limited so call to reserve yours soon: 931-484-6790.

Crossville – Make Christmas Cards For Seniors – Friends Of The Library
Dec 3 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

We are making cards for area senior living facilities andare inviting YOU to come take a free Christmas card kit,take it home and make it, and return it to the Christmas Card Mailbox at the Library by December 10th! Call 931-484-6790 for more info.

Cookeville – “Train Tales” Presented By The Cookeville Depot Museum
Dec 3 @ 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.

Legal Aid Society Providing Free Legal Services To Low-Income Individuals In The Upper Cumberland
Dec 3 @ 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

Cookeville – Open Maker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cookeville – Open Marker Lab Hosted By The Imagine Foundry every Friday from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Join the open maker lab experience! Let your creativity lead you in their makerspace – experience stations such as woodworking, building, crafting, sewing, and more! Imagine, design, and create with tools, materials, and professionals in the maker labs. $5 per maker per day ~ stop in and see what inspires you to create!

Byrdstown – Christmas Marketplace
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come on out to the Pickett County Library December 3rd from 3pm – 7pm for the Christmas Marketplace! There will be a Tree Lighting event that evening.

Algood – Gingerbread House Contest
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Get in the spirit with the first ever Algood Gingerbread House Contest!
There are 3 age groups who may submit: 0-5; 6-11; and 12-17. Simply make a Gingerbread House and turn it into Algood City Hall on December 3rd by 4pm.

Submissions will be judged by the public and a prize will be given to the winner in each category.

Crossville – Free Winter Clothes – Crossville Lions Club, Cumberland County Schools Family Resource Center and TCAT Crossville
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Anyone who needs warm clothing may select free items at TCAT Crossville Building 1 on December 3rd from 4pm – 7pm AND on December 4th from 10am – 2pm.

Call Charles at 931-287-6847 for more information.