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Cookeville’s News Talk 100.9/AM 1600 keeps you updated on community events and activities all across the Upper Cumberland. Check back often to plan your week, find fun things to do with the kids, or family outings.

Covering Your Community is presented by Swallows Insurance. The Swallows Agencies is a Tennessee Multi-Lines Independent Insurance Agency dedicated to serving families, individuals, and businesses throughout our region.

 

Aug
27
Wed
Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Aug 27 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. There are books for all ages, dvd’s and audio books, computers, story time programs, crafts, puppet shows, and movies. You can even get your own free library card by contacting the Art Circle Public Library.

Cookeville Children’s Theatre Seeking Donations
Aug 27 all-day

The Cookeville Children’s Theatre is seeking donations. The Cumberland County Playhouse is joining with the Cookeville Children’s Theatre to raise funds so that the CCT can put on several performances in 2014. If you’d like to become a sponsor or more information, please contact Jim Crabtree.

Aug
28
Thu
Clay County Moonshine Daze
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Clay County Moonshine Daze Thursday through Saturday, August 28-30. There will be several events throughout the weekend, to include:

Friday and Saturday – 6 pm – Local Talent and Skits Hillbilly Style – Jokes, Music, and Laughs
Hillbilly Purdy Contest – 6 pm – Boys and Girls ages 1 month – 19 years – competing in age groups
Marble tournament, bass fishing tournament, bootlegger trial, shiners jail cell, parent child look-a-like contest, beard and mustache contest, moonshine parade, kiss, the pig, hollerin’ contest, greased pole climb, purdiest hen and rooster, story telling, kid’z rowdy range, petting zoo, inflatables, bungee jump, carnival games, playground gym, greased pig chase, lil’ thunder railroad rides, firefighters challenge, revenuer’s ride (bicycle ride), moonshine stagger (5K run), “Dumas Walker” marble tournament, cornhole tournament, civil war encampment, Hatfield & McCoy’s, family challenge, pecan cook-off, and outhouse races.

If you would like to set up a vendor booth offering unique arts and crafts, flea market goods, and/or quality food, the cost is $50 for craft booths and $150 for food booths. The booth sizes are 12 x 12 or 1 parking space. Electricity is an additional $10 with a 110 volt hookup. Limited 220 volt hookups available.

Event leaders and coordinators are needed to help with the long list of events. For more information, to reserve a booth, or sign up as an event leaders or coordinator, please call (931) 243-3338 or email moonshinedaze@gmail.com.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts “Take Charge of Your Diabetes”
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Sign up now for an evidence-based class “Take Charge of Your Diabetes” at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. This class will be held on Thursdays from 8 to 10 am and is provided by the UT Extension Office. On the 7th week of class, there will be one day class “Cooking for Diabetes” where participants will have the opportunity to eat the different foods prepared. These classes are free of charge. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Crossville’s Avalon Center Needs Volunteers
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Avalon Center in Crossville is in need of a few physically fit volunteers who can help with the pick up of larger household items from community donors. The pick up is possibly one or two days a week. Having a truck is helpful, but not necessary. For more information, please call Nancy at (931) 456-0747.

Make Mats for the Homeless at the Cookeville/Putnam County Senior Citizens Center
Aug 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come make Mats for the Homeless at the Cookeville/Putnam County Senior Citizens Center on Thursday, August 28 from 10 to 11:30 am. Also on Thursday, play Wii from 8 to 10:30 am, Table Tennis from 9:30 to 10:30 am, and Bingo at 1 pm. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Cumberland County Fair 2014
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Cumberland County Fair will be Monday, August 25 through Saturday, August 30. There will be exhibits and demonstrations each day. Midway opens at 5 pm nightly.

The calendar of events is as follows:

Monday, August 25th
6:00 pmPet Show and Live Demonstrations
7:30 pmPhil Dirt & The Dozers

Tuesday, August 26th
9:00 – 10:00 am – SPECIAL NEEDS DAY
(A Special Day For Special People)

Wednesday, August 27th
9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Senior Citizen Day

Thursday, August 28th
7:00 pmTruck Pull (County Only)

Friday, August 29th
9:00 amJr. Market Goat Show; Jr. Market Lamb Show
Jr. Costume Class
7:00 pmJunior-Senior Fair Idol
7:00 pmCumberland County Fair Horse and Mule Show

Saturday, August 30th
12:00 Noon- 5:00 pmMidway Opens – FAMILY DAY
2:00 pmFamily Farm Olympics
7:00 pmFair Idol

Sunday, August 31st
1:00 – 3:00 pmExhibit Building Open for Removal of Exhibits

The Stephens Center of Cumberland County Hosts Parent-Child Connection Classes
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Stephens Center invites you to Parent-Child Connection, a parent’s support group, to the Fall 2014 Series 1 on Thursdays in Cumberland County from 3 to 4:30 pm through October 9. The curriculum being taught is Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families.

Sessions are held at The Exchange Club/Stephens Center-Healthier Beginnings office in the Crossville Commons Complex. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. There is no charge for the classes. Everyone is welcome. For more information or to find out the class schedule, please call (931) 484-8923 or 1(800) 635-5199.

Cumberland County’s Pleasant Hill Elementary School Changes Traffic Pattern
Aug 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

If you pick up or drop off your children at Pleasant Hill Elementary School in Cumberland County, there are some important changes you need to be aware of. The traffic pattern has changed. The main front entry way will no longer be used as an entrance. For morning and afternoon pick up and drop off, vehicles will enter on to Mayland Road turning in to the back entrance, proceeding to the end of the kindergarten building where school personnel will assist with safely unloading children.

Pre-K only will drop off at the front door between 7:40 and 7:45; pick up will be at the classroom door from 2:15 to 2:30 pm. All cars must have a hanging registration tag. Students cannot be picket up at the office after 2:15 pm. For more information, please call (931) 277-3677.

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry in Crossville
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

The Mana from Heaven Food Pantry is open every Thursday from 4 to 5:15 pm at the Place of Refuge Church in Crossville. The only requirement is that there is a need. For more information, please call (931) 707-8114.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Boot Camp
Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Summer Boot Camp is your chance to take your fitness to the next level on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 10 am. This three month series is taught by instructors Tiffany Lollar and Darla Richardson and is done by drop-in only, no pre-registration required. Classes will meet at the Cane Creek Recreation Center and will take place at Cane Creek Park.

A punch pass will be issued and incentives will be offered for excellent attendance. Participants will receive prizes for attending 25 or more of the 37 classes from June 2 to August 30. Participants will also receive one free class each time they pay and attend 10 classes. Classes are $6 each and will not beld on July 3 or July 5. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Monterey Lions Club Monthly Meetings
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Monterey Lions Club will meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 6 pm at the Bill Hall Lions Club Building, located next to the railroad tracks in Monterey. These meeting times exclude holidays. For more information, please call (931) 537-9487.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Split Decision Band
Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

If you’re 40 or older, you’re invited to enjoy the music from the Split Decision Band every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center. The cost is $5 and for more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents Gypsy
Aug 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Gypsy is now playing at the Cumberland County Playhouse. This story of the ultimate stage mother has reigned as one of the greatest American musicals for more than fifty years. Join Mana Rose and her daughters June and Louise as they journey across the country during the 20s… a time when Vaudevill was dying and burlesque was born. For more information or to reserve your tickets, please call (931) 484-5000 or visit link .

Aug
29
Fri
Monterey Farmer’s Market
Aug 29 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Clay County Moonshine Daze
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Clay County Moonshine Daze Thursday through Saturday, August 28-30. There will be several events throughout the weekend, to include:

Friday and Saturday – 6 pm – Local Talent and Skits Hillbilly Style – Jokes, Music, and Laughs
Hillbilly Purdy Contest – 6 pm – Boys and Girls ages 1 month – 19 years – competing in age groups
Marble tournament, bass fishing tournament, bootlegger trial, shiners jail cell, parent child look-a-like contest, beard and mustache contest, moonshine parade, kiss, the pig, hollerin’ contest, greased pole climb, purdiest hen and rooster, story telling, kid’z rowdy range, petting zoo, inflatables, bungee jump, carnival games, playground gym, greased pig chase, lil’ thunder railroad rides, firefighters challenge, revenuer’s ride (bicycle ride), moonshine stagger (5K run), “Dumas Walker” marble tournament, cornhole tournament, civil war encampment, Hatfield & McCoy’s, family challenge, pecan cook-off, and outhouse races.

If you would like to set up a vendor booth offering unique arts and crafts, flea market goods, and/or quality food, the cost is $50 for craft booths and $150 for food booths. The booth sizes are 12 x 12 or 1 parking space. Electricity is an additional $10 with a 110 volt hookup. Limited 220 volt hookups available.

Event leaders and coordinators are needed to help with the long list of events. For more information, to reserve a booth, or sign up as an event leaders or coordinator, please call (931) 243-3338 or email moonshinedaze@gmail.com.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit link .

Crossville’s Time4Paws Hosts Soles4Souls Shoe Drive
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to bring your used shoes of any kind to a Time4Paws on West Avenue in Crossville. The shoes will go to Soles4Souls through December 31, 2014. For more information, please contact Tracy Swack at tracys@soles4souls.org.

Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator.

Cookeville/Putnam County Senior Citizens Center Hosts Brain Games
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Come play Brain Games on Friday, August 29 at 10:30 am at the Cookeville/Putnam County Senior Citizens Center. Also on Friday, there is an Exercise Class at 9:30 am, lunch from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, and Bingo at 1 pm. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts the Art of Stained Glass
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 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.

2014 White County Fair
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 White County Fair will be held Friday, August 29 through Sunday, September 7.

Arm Band prices: Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 – 6 pm til close – $15, Sunday, September 1 – 3 pm til 9 pm – Kids Day – $15, Monday, September 2 – 6 pm til close, $20, Tuesday, September 3 – 6 pm til close, $15, Wednesday, September 4 – $20, Thursday, September 5 – 6 pm til close, $15, Friday, September 6 – 6 pm til close, $20, and Saturday, September 7 – 6 pm til close, $20. Season Passes can be purchased for $18. They are good for Monday, September 2nd, through Saturday, September 7th.
Also, Ages 6 and under is Free Admission! Individual Tickets are available each night.

Gate admission: Friday, August 30 – free, Saturday, August 31 $10, Sunday, September 1 food drive, bring 1 can of food per person, free entry, no food – $2 per person, Monday, September 2 – through Saturday, September 7 $4.

For more information, please visit link .

Cumberland County Fair 2014
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Cumberland County Fair will be Monday, August 25 through Saturday, August 30. There will be exhibits and demonstrations each day. Midway opens at 5 pm nightly.

The calendar of events is as follows:

Monday, August 25th
6:00 pmPet Show and Live Demonstrations
7:30 pmPhil Dirt & The Dozers

Tuesday, August 26th
9:00 – 10:00 am – SPECIAL NEEDS DAY
(A Special Day For Special People)

Wednesday, August 27th
9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Senior Citizen Day

Thursday, August 28th
7:00 pmTruck Pull (County Only)

Friday, August 29th
9:00 amJr. Market Goat Show; Jr. Market Lamb Show
Jr. Costume Class
7:00 pmJunior-Senior Fair Idol
7:00 pmCumberland County Fair Horse and Mule Show

Saturday, August 30th
12:00 Noon- 5:00 pmMidway Opens – FAMILY DAY
2:00 pmFamily Farm Olympics
7:00 pmFair Idol

Sunday, August 31st
1:00 – 3:00 pmExhibit Building Open for Removal of Exhibits

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Hosts Flip Flop Scrapbook Workshop
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and make a Flip Flop Scrapbook Workshop on Friday, August 29 from 12 noon to 4 pm at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. This summer themed photo album is perfect to store and show off summer photos.

There is a $5 materials charge, and everything is provided. For more information or to reserve your spot, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 234.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center hosts Senior Self Defense Class
Aug 29 @ 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.

Crossville’s Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands is looking for volunteers, doctors, PA’s, nurse practitioners, nurses and nursing techs to help in the clinic, which cares for uninsured and under-insured residents of Cumberland, White and Putnam Counties. For more information, please call (931) 261-8861 or (931) 287-0237.

Gainesboro’s Friends of Animals Offering Large Dog Sterilization
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Friends of Animals (FOA) of Gainesboro has special funding to spay/neuter large dogs, but it won’t last forever. FOA also has funding to help fix small dogs and cats too. For more information, please contact FOA at (931) 268-1866.

Cookeville’s TTU Stem Center Virtual Theater @ Oakley STEM Center
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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 link .

Leadership DeKalb Class of 2014 Seeking Donations
Aug 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Leadership DeKalb Class of 2014 is in need of donations for their community service project “Tools for Students.” This project will assist DeKalb County teachers with supplies they need for physical education, music, and art classes.

Donations needed include gently used or new sports equipment such as balls, jump ropes, and hula hoops, art supplies (paint, paintbrushes, pastels, charcoal, pencils), and musical instruments (used or new). Monetary donations will also be accepted. Every child who participates in any physical education, art or music class will benefit from these donations. Drop off locations include DeKalb Community Hospital (contact Kim Frazier at (931) 215-5000), Ut Extension (contact April Martin at (931) 597-4945), or DeKalb Tire and Service (contact Eli Gill at (931) 597-9400).

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Cumberland County Driver’s License Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol will host a Driver’s License Checkpoint Enforcement on Friday, August 29 on Highway 127 at Browns Gap in Cumberland County. For more information, please visit link .

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Jackson County Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol will host a Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement on Friday, August 29 on state route 135 at Spring Creek Church in Jackson County. For more information, please visit link .

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Jackson County Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol will host a Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement on Friday, August 29 on state route 85 at Salt Lick in Jackson County. For more information, please visit link .

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Pickett County Driver’s License Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol will host a Driver’s License Checkpoint Enforcement on Friday, August 29 on state route 111 south at Cherrytree Lane in Pickett County. For more information, please visit link .

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Pickett County Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol hosts Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement on Friday, August 29 on state route 111 south at the Obey River Bridge in Pickett County. For more information, please visit link .

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Putnam County Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol will host a Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement on Friday, August 29 on state route 135 at Bennett Industries in Putnam County. For more information, please visit link .

Livingston Academy Hosts Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Football Game
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm

You’re invited to Livingston Academy’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Pink Out Game on Friday, August 29. Big Blue Goes Pink t-shirts are available for $12. During the game you can bid on your favorite pink jersey in a silent auction, and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society and their fight against breast cancer.

It’s Pink Out Time at Livingston Academy Friday night as the Wildcats take on White County. Kickoff is 7pm. For more information, please call (931) 823-1322 or (931) 498-1322.

Hilham’s Standing Stone State Park Hosts Nature Sketching and Spider Sniffing
Aug 29 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm

Come look at the beauty around Standing Stone State Park and draw a work of art from what you see at Nature Sketching on Friday, August 29 at 6:30 pm. You will get to take your work of art home with you as a souvenir. Paper, coloring pencils, and markers will be provided. Meet in front of the Recreational Hall. This event should take about an hour. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Join in searching for spiders in the dark at Spider Sniffing on Friday, August 29 at 9 pm at Standing Stone State Park. Please bring your own flashlight to find the spiders by a unique method. Meet below the dam around the swinging bridge. This event should take about an hour. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents Shrek
Aug 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Cumberland County Playhouse presents “Shrek” through August 31. The cost is $27 for adults, $26 for seniors, $25 for groups (15 or more adults/seniors) and $14 for kids/students. For more information, please call (931) 484-5000.

Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre-not a handsome prince-shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Mainstage. Rated G.

Come See God’s Not Dead at the Monterey Branch Library
Aug 29 @ 8:45 pm – 10:45 pm

Come see God’s Not Dead at the Monterey Branch Library on Friday, August 29. The movie will begin at dark. You’re asked to bring your own lawn chair and blanket to enjoy the movie under the stars. For more information, please call (931) 839-2103 or visit link .

Aug
30
Sat
Camp Discovery Hosts 5K Discovery Run & Fun Walk
Aug 30 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

Be a part of the 1st 5K Discovery Run & Fun Walk on Saturday, August 30 at Camp Discovery in Gainesboro. Registration begins at 7 am and the race will begin at 8 am. Fees paid before August 15 is $25 and after August 15 is $30. Awards will be given by age bracket and gender.

All pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt. Sponsorship opportunities are available for $50, and that will cover business name on t-shirts and 1 free race entry. Funds raised will go to purchase AED’s for Camp Discovery. For more information, please email jcjaycees01@gmail.com or visit link .

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 30 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Baxter’s First Church of God Hosts Yard Sale
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Check out the Baxter First Church of God’s Yard Sale on Saturday, August 30 from 8 am to 1 pm. There will also be bake sale goodies, hot dogs, chips, drinks and the Cub Scout’s BBQ Sandwiches for sale.

All proceeds will help support the West Putnam Food Ministry and Cub Scout Pack 295. For ore information, please contact the church at (931) 858-4137.

Clay County Moonshine Daze
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Clay County Moonshine Daze Thursday through Saturday, August 28-30. There will be several events throughout the weekend, to include:

Friday and Saturday – 6 pm – Local Talent and Skits Hillbilly Style – Jokes, Music, and Laughs
Hillbilly Purdy Contest – 6 pm – Boys and Girls ages 1 month – 19 years – competing in age groups
Marble tournament, bass fishing tournament, bootlegger trial, shiners jail cell, parent child look-a-like contest, beard and mustache contest, moonshine parade, kiss, the pig, hollerin’ contest, greased pole climb, purdiest hen and rooster, story telling, kid’z rowdy range, petting zoo, inflatables, bungee jump, carnival games, playground gym, greased pig chase, lil’ thunder railroad rides, firefighters challenge, revenuer’s ride (bicycle ride), moonshine stagger (5K run), “Dumas Walker” marble tournament, cornhole tournament, civil war encampment, Hatfield & McCoy’s, family challenge, pecan cook-off, and outhouse races.

If you would like to set up a vendor booth offering unique arts and crafts, flea market goods, and/or quality food, the cost is $50 for craft booths and $150 for food booths. The booth sizes are 12 x 12 or 1 parking space. Electricity is an additional $10 with a 110 volt hookup. Limited 220 volt hookups available.

Event leaders and coordinators are needed to help with the long list of events. For more information, to reserve a booth, or sign up as an event leaders or coordinator, please call (931) 243-3338 or email moonshinedaze@gmail.com.

Mitchell Creek Hosts Labor Day Celebration
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am – Aug 30 @ 9:00 pm

You’re invited to Mitchell Creek Marina’s Labor Day Celebration on Saturday, August 30. This will also be their customer appreciation day. There will be free hot dogs and chips, along with live music, bumber boats for the kids, a family movie night at the bow of the ship, and more. For more information, please visit link .

2014 White County Fair
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 White County Fair will be held Friday, August 29 through Sunday, September 7.

Arm Band prices: Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 – 6 pm til close – $15, Sunday, September 1 – 3 pm til 9 pm – Kids Day – $15, Monday, September 2 – 6 pm til close, $20, Tuesday, September 3 – 6 pm til close, $15, Wednesday, September 4 – $20, Thursday, September 5 – 6 pm til close, $15, Friday, September 6 – 6 pm til close, $20, and Saturday, September 7 – 6 pm til close, $20. Season Passes can be purchased for $18. They are good for Monday, September 2nd, through Saturday, September 7th.
Also, Ages 6 and under is Free Admission! Individual Tickets are available each night.

Gate admission: Friday, August 30 – free, Saturday, August 31 $10, Sunday, September 1 food drive, bring 1 can of food per person, free entry, no food – $2 per person, Monday, September 2 – through Saturday, September 7 $4.

For more information, please visit link .

Crossville’s Guitar Lessons at the Art Circle Public Library
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Here’s your chance to learn to play the guitar. Every Saturday beginning at 10 am, Guitarist and Entertainer Tom Fincher teaches Beginners at 10 am and Intermediates at 11 am. Remember to bring your own guitar to the Art Circle Public Library of Crossville.
Beginners, TJ will help you to play 2-3 songs with just 1-2 lessons by using a new method. Intermediates, learn different chords, old rock, or boogie beat, blues and Johnny Cash’s Luther Perkin’s beat.

Cumberland County Fair 2014
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Cumberland County Fair will be Monday, August 25 through Saturday, August 30. There will be exhibits and demonstrations each day. Midway opens at 5 pm nightly.

The calendar of events is as follows:

Monday, August 25th
6:00 pmPet Show and Live Demonstrations
7:30 pmPhil Dirt & The Dozers

Tuesday, August 26th
9:00 – 10:00 am – SPECIAL NEEDS DAY
(A Special Day For Special People)

Wednesday, August 27th
9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Senior Citizen Day

Thursday, August 28th
7:00 pmTruck Pull (County Only)

Friday, August 29th
9:00 amJr. Market Goat Show; Jr. Market Lamb Show
Jr. Costume Class
7:00 pmJunior-Senior Fair Idol
7:00 pmCumberland County Fair Horse and Mule Show

Saturday, August 30th
12:00 Noon- 5:00 pmMidway Opens – FAMILY DAY
2:00 pmFamily Farm Olympics
7:00 pmFair Idol

Sunday, August 31st
1:00 – 3:00 pmExhibit Building Open for Removal of Exhibits

Dogwood Park Presents Paws & Pickin’ in the Park
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come hear great music, see a parade of adoptable pets, and bring your own furry friend (on a leash) to see the Cookeville Community Folk Orchestra perform Paws & Pickin’ in the Park at Dogwood Park on Saturday, August 30 from 10 am to 12 noon. This is a benefit for A.A.R.F. Admission is free and donations are welcome.

There will be a silent auction and a “Rent a Puppy!” event. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy this outdoor concert, rain or shine. Bring your own fuzzy friend to sign up for the Dancing with the Dogs competition. For more information, please call (931) 510-0880 or visit link .

Putnam County Presents 3rd Annual Habitat for Humanity Mud Run
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

You’re invited to take part in the 2014 Habitat for Humanity Mud Run on Saturday, August 30 from 10 am to 1 pm. This 5K allows runners to get down and dirty with 20 challenging obstacles that is a great way to prove your skills and participate in a good cause.

Teams of 5 may register for $55 per person. Pre-registration is going on until midnight on August 26. Register at link .

Hilham’s Standing Stone State Park Hosts Snakes, Creek Walk Critters, Marble Madness, and 14th Annual Campers Night Light Contest
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 9:30 pm

Join in learning about common Tennessee snakes and even pet a live snake on Saturday, August 30 at 2 pm at Standing Stone State Park. Meet in the park office. This event should take about an hour. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Come see what’s living beneath us in the water at Creek Walk Critters on Saturday, August 30 at 4 pm at Standing Stone State Park. Please bring sunblock, closed toed shoes, and be ready to get wet. This event should take about an hour. Meet below the dam around the swinging bridge. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Join Marble Madness on Saturday, August 30 at 6 pm at the Standing Stone State Park Recreational Hall. This event should take about an hour. The game will be Ringer and for more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Come out to the 14th Annual Camer’s Night Light Contest on Saturday, August 30 at dark at the Standing Stone State Park. This colorful contest will award those who can decorate their campsite with the most creative selection of lights. Fun prizes for most original display! Turn on the lights at dark. The trophy ceremony will begin at 9:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Red Boiling Springs Hosts Annual Duck Race and Festival
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come on out to the Annual Duck Race and Festival on Saturday, August 30 in Red Boiling Springs. Admission is $5 and the duck race will begin at 2 pm. If you adopt a duck for the race, all proceeds will go to the Red Boiling Springs Lions Club.

There will be food, drinks, games, crafts and prizes. 1st place in the duck race wins $100 and the lame duck wins $50. Live music will be playing all day. This event will be held rain or shine. For more information, please contact Glenda Cohen at (615) 699-3500.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Hosts Jackson County Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Tennessee Highway Patrol will host a Sobriety Checkpoint Enforcement on Saturday, July 30 on state route 135 at Spring Creek Church in Jackson County. For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Boot Camp
Aug 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Summer Boot Camp is your chance to take your fitness to the next level on Mondays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to 10 am. This three month series is taught by instructors Tiffany Lollar and Darla Richardson and is done by drop-in only, no pre-registration required. Classes will meet at the Cane Creek Recreation Center and will take place at Cane Creek Park.

A punch pass will be issued and incentives will be offered for excellent attendance. Participants will receive prizes for attending 25 or more of the 37 classes from June 2 to August 30. Participants will also receive one free class each time they pay and attend 10 classes. Classes are $6 each and will not beld on July 3 or July 5. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
Aug 30 @ 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.

Crossville’s Disabled American Veterans Host Country Music
Aug 30 @ 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
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Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Aug 31 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. There are books for all ages, dvd’s and audio books, computers, story time programs, crafts, puppet shows, and movies. You can even get your own free library card by contacting the Art Circle Public Library.

Hilham’s Standing Stone State Park Hosts Sunrise Church Service, Walking with Fossils, Know Bones About It, and Buggin’ Out
Aug 31 @ 8:00 am – Aug 31 @ 10:30 pm

Standing Stone State Park will host a Sunrise Church Service on Sunday, August 31 at 8 am. This service is sponsored by Allon’s Baptist Church. Meet at the amphitheater if sunny, or the Recreational Hall if it’s raining. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Come see what lived here before us at Walking with Fossils on Sunday, August 31 at 2 pm at Standing Stone State Park. You’ll get to go down the trails and search for fossils around the creek. Please bring water, sunblock, sturdy closed toed shoes, and be prepared to get wet. Meet in front of the Recreational Hall. This event should take about 2.5 hours. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Learn how to identify the skills of some of our native animals at Know Bones About It on Sunday, August 31 at 6:30 pm. You will also learn some other things that you may find in the woods around here. Meet in the campground by the shelter. This event should take about an hour. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

Join Buggin Out on Sunday, August 31 at 9 pm to see what moths and other insects will come to the light. Please bring your own flashlight. Meet in the Recreational Hall and this event should take about an hour and a half. For more information, please call (931) 823-6487.

2014 White County Fair
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 White County Fair will be held Friday, August 29 through Sunday, September 7.

Arm Band prices: Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 – 6 pm til close – $15, Sunday, September 1 – 3 pm til 9 pm – Kids Day – $15, Monday, September 2 – 6 pm til close, $20, Tuesday, September 3 – 6 pm til close, $15, Wednesday, September 4 – $20, Thursday, September 5 – 6 pm til close, $15, Friday, September 6 – 6 pm til close, $20, and Saturday, September 7 – 6 pm til close, $20. Season Passes can be purchased for $18. They are good for Monday, September 2nd, through Saturday, September 7th.
Also, Ages 6 and under is Free Admission! Individual Tickets are available each night.

Gate admission: Friday, August 30 – free, Saturday, August 31 $10, Sunday, September 1 food drive, bring 1 can of food per person, free entry, no food – $2 per person, Monday, September 2 – through Saturday, September 7 $4.

For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville Firepup Program
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Cookeville Fire Department will be teaching kids Pre-K through 5th grade in the Firepup Program “Be fire safety smart. Stop fires before they start.” The department provides fire safety education materials for these classes, which have been designed exclusively by the National Fire Safety Council. We ask that you consider providing fire safety materials and services to children at a cost of $1.75 per child. If you would like to help, please contact April Howard at the Cookeville Fire Department at (931) 520-5255 or email ahoward@cookeville-tn.org.

Cookeville’s Trinity Missionary Baptist Church Hosts Afternoon Tea and Inspirational Program
Aug 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Trinity Missionary Baptist Church of Cookeville invites you to an Afternoon Tea and Inspirational Program on Sunday, August 31 at 2:30 pm. The program theme is “Seasons of Life” and will include 4 speakers: Rev. Marc Burnett, Rev. O’keefe Hassell, Rev. Richard Stone, and Rev. Floyd Cartwright.

This event is sponsored by the Women’s Missionary Society of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church. For more information, please contact Irene Dirkson at (931) 526-1519.

Sep
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FCE Clubs in Putnam County
Sep 1 all-day

FCE stands for Family Community Education. There are 7 FCE Clubs in Putnam County and their goal is to provide a continuing education program for adults in areas such as nutrition, food safety, health, family living, financial management, leadership development and community service.

The 7 Club Meetings are as follows:
Friendship: 2nd Monday – 1 pm
Twin Oak: 2nd Tuesday – 10 am
Jere Whitson: 2nd Wednesday – 9:30 am
Northeast: 2nd Thursday – 9:30 am
Southern Hospitality: 3rd Monday – 12:30 pm
Young Homemakers: 3rd Tuesday – 6 pm
Monterey: 4th Monday – 6:30 pm

Activities include monthly meetings, quarterly county council meetings, cultural arts/fashion revue competition, awards day/picnic, camp, special interest meetings, district and state meetings, reading program, volunteer program (CVU), Habitat for Humanity lunches/Cooking on the Square, animal shelter, pregnancy center, kindergarten school supplies, helping hands, and various club supported activities and service projects.

Monterey Farmer’s Market
Sep 1 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 1 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit link .

Crossville’s Time4Paws Hosts Soles4Souls Shoe Drive
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to bring your used shoes of any kind to a Time4Paws on West Avenue in Crossville. The shoes will go to Soles4Souls through December 31, 2014. For more information, please contact Tracy Swack at tracys@soles4souls.org.

Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit institution dedicated to fighting the devastating impact and perpetuation of poverty. The organization advances its anti-poverty mission by collecting new and used shoes and clothes from individuals, schools, faith-based institutions, civic organizations and corporate partners, then distributing those shoes and clothes both via direct donations to people in need and by provisioning qualified micro-enterprise programs designed to create jobs in poor and disadvantaged communities. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Soles4Souls is committed to the highest standards of operating and governance, and holds a four-star rating with Charity Navigator.

Monterey Civitan Club hosts Labor Day Celebration and Auction
Sep 1 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Civitan Club’s Labor Day Celebration and Auction at Whittaker Park in Sparta on Monday, September 1. There will be music, food, fun and a big auction.This event is going on all day. For more information, please contact Bill Wiggins at bkwigginse@frontier.com or call (931) 839-3350 or (931) 839-7111.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Sep 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:15 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.

Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lion’s Club Forming LEO Service Clubs at SMHS and CCHS
Sep 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The Fairfield Glade and Crossville Lion’s Clubs are forming LEO Service Clubs at Stone Memorial High School and Cumberland County High School. The LEO Club is an international organization that encourages student participation in service activities in the community. For more information, please contact Lion’s Club LEO Chairman Bob Seabrook at (931) 484-3041.

2014 White County Fair
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 White County Fair will be held Friday, August 29 through Sunday, September 7.

Arm Band prices: Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 – 6 pm til close – $15, Sunday, September 1 – 3 pm til 9 pm – Kids Day – $15, Monday, September 2 – 6 pm til close, $20, Tuesday, September 3 – 6 pm til close, $15, Wednesday, September 4 – $20, Thursday, September 5 – 6 pm til close, $15, Friday, September 6 – 6 pm til close, $20, and Saturday, September 7 – 6 pm til close, $20. Season Passes can be purchased for $18. They are good for Monday, September 2nd, through Saturday, September 7th.
Also, Ages 6 and under is Free Admission! Individual Tickets are available each night.

Gate admission: Friday, August 30 – free, Saturday, August 31 $10, Sunday, September 1 food drive, bring 1 can of food per person, free entry, no food – $2 per person, Monday, September 2 – through Saturday, September 7 $4.

For more information, please visit link .

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
Sep 1 @ 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.

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild in Crossville
Sep 1 @ 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.

White County’s Stitch ‘N Knit Club
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Stitch ‘N Knit Club meets every Monday from 10:30 am until 12 noon at the White County Library. Everyone is welcome! Please bring size 8 needles and yarn. For more information, please contact the library at (931) 836-3613.

Learn What You Can Do on an iPad at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Confused about how to use your iPad? Look no further than the beginner and intermediate level classes with Kaye Randolph every Monday 1-2:30pm and Wednesdays from 2 to 3:30 pm at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. Basic classes are for those not familiar with iPad features, functions and settings or those who want to learn more about their iPad.
Classes are designed for those who own an Apple iPad. Other tablets will not be covered in this class. Bring your fully charged iPad. It is recommended that you take the beginner level class before taking the intermediate level.
Class size limited. All participants must register for the class. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 241 or visit http://www.artcirclelibrary.info/.

Crossville’s Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands is looking for volunteers, doctors, PA’s, nurse practitioners, nurses and nursing techs to help in the clinic, which cares for uninsured and under-insured residents of Cumberland, White and Putnam Counties. For more information, please call (931) 261-8861 or (931) 287-0237.

Gainesboro and Shiloh Head Start Accepting Applications
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

LBJ&C Gainesboro and Shiloh Head Start centers are taking applications. We provide FREE services to children 3 & 4 years of age. Services are also offered to meet the special needs of children with disabilities. For more information, please contact Gainesboro (931) 268-3312 or Shiloh (931) 268-2759.

Gainesboro’s Friends of Animals Offering Large Dog Sterilization
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Friends of Animals (FOA) of Gainesboro has special funding to spay/neuter large dogs, but it won’t last forever. FOA also has funding to help fix small dogs and cats too. For more information, please contact FOA at (931) 268-1866.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Senior Walking Club
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join the Senior Walking Club at Obed River Park in Crossville every Monday at 9 am. John Dawson is leading the walks. For more information, please contact Fair Park Senior Center at (931) 484-7416.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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.

Cookeville’s Plateau Eat Righters Host Eat Right for Your Blood Type
Sep 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Plateau Eat Righters invite you to the “Eat Right for you Blood Type” class each Monday at 6:30 pm through October 13. Each blood type is divided into 4 parts. The schedule is as follows:
August 11 – Part Three, Week Two “Type A”
August 18 – Part Three, Week Three “Type A”
August 25 – Part Three, Week Four “Type A”
September 1 – no class “Labor Day”
September 8 – Part Five, Week One “Type AB”
September 15 – Part Five, Week Two “Type AB”
September 22 – Part Five, Week Three “Type AB”
September 29 – Part Two, Week One “Type O”
October 6 – Part Two, Week Two “Type O”
October 13 – Part Two, Week Three “Type O”

The class is held across from the Dinner Bell and Dollar General in Cookeville. For more information, please call Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or email ea@ethelanderson.com.

Sep
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Crossville’s Avalon Center Needs Volunteers
Sep 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Avalon Center in Crossville is in need of a few physically fit volunteers who can help with the pick up of larger household items from community donors. The pick up is possibly one or two days a week. Having a truck is helpful, but not necessary. For more information, please call Nancy at (931) 456-0747.

Putnam County’s Adult Learning Center Hosts High School Equivalency Class Orientation
Sep 2 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Putnam County Adult Learning Center is hosting a High School Equivalency Class Orientation Tuesday, September 2 through Thursday, September 4.

September 2-4 is evening sessions and the schedule is as follows:
September 2 – Session 1 – Registration and Orientation – 8:30 am – 12 noon
September 3 – Session 2 – TABE Testing and Conference – 8:30 am – 11:30 am
September 4 – Session 3 – Study Skills Class – 8:30 am – 11:30 am

You must attend all sessions, either day or evening. For more information or to reserve your seat, please call (931) 528-8685. You must bring a photo ID.

The Stephens Center of Putnam County Hosts Parent-Child Connection Classes
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Stephens Center invites you to Parent-Child Connection, a parent’s support group, to the Fall 2014 Series 1 on Tuesdays in Putnam County from 9 to 10:30 am through September 23. The curriculum being taught is Nurturing Parenting Skills for Families.

Sessions are held at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Cookeville. Certificates will be awarded to parents attending eight sessions within this series. There is no charge for the classes. Everyone is welcome. For more information or to find out the class schedule, please call 800-635-5199.

Crossville’s Eat Righters Hosts Eat Right for your Blood Type
Sep 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The Plateau Eat Righters invite you to the “Eat Right for you Blood Type” class each Tuesday at 9:30 am through November 11. Each blood type is divided into 4 parts. The schedule is as follows:
August 12 – Part Four, Week One “Type B”
August 19 – Part Four, Week Two “Type B”
August 26 – Part Four, Week Three “Type B”
September 2 – Part Three, Week One “Type A”
September 9 – Part Three, Week Two “Type A”
September 16 – Part Three, Week Three “Type A”
September 23 – Part Three, Week Four “Type A”
September 30 – Part Five, Week One “Type AB”
October 7 – Part Five,Week Two “Type AB”
October 14 – Part Five, Week Three “Type AB”
October 21 – no class
October 28 – Part Two, Week One “Type O”
November 4 – Part Two, Week Two “Type O”
November 11 – Part Two, Week Three “Type O”

The class is held in the building on Dr. Gray’s parking lot at the back of his building on West Avenue in Crossville. For more information, please call Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or email er4yt@frontiernet.net.

2014 White County Fair
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 White County Fair will be held Friday, August 29 through Sunday, September 7.

Arm Band prices: Friday, August 30 and Saturday, August 31 – 6 pm til close – $15, Sunday, September 1 – 3 pm til 9 pm – Kids Day – $15, Monday, September 2 – 6 pm til close, $20, Tuesday, September 3 – 6 pm til close, $15, Wednesday, September 4 – $20, Thursday, September 5 – 6 pm til close, $15, Friday, September 6 – 6 pm til close, $20, and Saturday, September 7 – 6 pm til close, $20. Season Passes can be purchased for $18. They are good for Monday, September 2nd, through Saturday, September 7th.
Also, Ages 6 and under is Free Admission! Individual Tickets are available each night.

Gate admission: Friday, August 30 – free, Saturday, August 31 $10, Sunday, September 1 food drive, bring 1 can of food per person, free entry, no food – $2 per person, Monday, September 2 – through Saturday, September 7 $4.

For more information, please visit link .

Art Circle Public Library Presents KidBits Story Time
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Art Circle Public Library presents KidBits Pre-School Story Time with Miss Patty in the Children’s Library Carousel on Tuesdays at 10 am. Children ages 0 to 5 along with their parents/caregivers are invited to join in for the reading of some old and new stories, singing silly songs and doing fun crafts. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 228.

Crochet Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Sep 2 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Avery Trace Middle School Band Fundraiser
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Join in supporting the Avery Trace Middle School Band by getting your Little Caesars’ Pizza Kits before September 5. The kit is 3 pizzas and if you would like to purchase one, please see a band student or Mr. Amoss at (931) 520-2200.

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Chances are, you or someone you know has age-related macular degeneration, or AMD. Millions are losing their sight to AMD, but you don’t have to. That’s why you should visit your eye doctor and learn the warning signs. The Foundation Fighting Blindness provides free AMD information kits with everything you need to know about preventing and managing the disease. Call 1-800-632-2005 to request your kit today.

Art Circle Public Library of Crossville Hosts Tuesdays at the Movies
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You’re invited to Tuesdays at the Movies at 2 pm at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. These movies are free and will be shown in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call Charlie at (931) 484-6790 ext. 223.

The schedule is as follows:
September 2: Non-Stop
September 9: Winter’s Tale
September 16: Divergent
September 23: The Amazing Spider-Man 2
September 30: Premium Rush

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Hawaiian Hula Lessons
Sep 2 @ 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 Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts Walk-In Painting Class
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Walk-In Painting Class will be on Tuesday, June 10 from 2 to 4 pm at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville. The class is $17 for members of the Art Guild and $22 for non-members. No registration is required.

The class is conducted by Eric Buechel. Eric’s class will be conducted with oil or acrylic mediums, and each student will choose their own landscape painting image. Instruction sketching, composition, and technique will all be worked out before beginning the final painting. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

Ballroom Dance Classes at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Sep 2 @ 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.

Algood Headstart Accepting Applications
Sep 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Algood Headstart is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year for 3-5 year olds. For more information, please contact the center at (931) 537-9057.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Teens Hosts Geeks and Gamers
Sep 2 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Art Circle Public Library Teens invite you to come meet, hangout, game, and eat at “Geeks and Gamers” on Tuesday, September 2 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Art Circle Public Library. This event is for teens ages 13-18.

What’s your Geek? British TV, Anime, Star Trek, Harry Potter, LOTR, Comics, Cosplay, Pokemon, Star Wars? What’s your Game? Chess, Wii, Magic, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, Gloom Reverse Charages? You may sign up for the ACPL Teens events at the 2nd floor adult services desk or at link .

Upper Cumberland Development District Asking for Volunteers
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Are you tired of hearing about Medicare losing billions of dollars each year to fraud? Tired of not understanding your Medicare benefits? You can join the fight against healthcare fraud and learn about Medicare benefits by becoming a SHIP/SMP Volunteer.

To learn about volunteering in your area, call 866-836-7677 or visit tnmedicarehelp.com. The SMP is funded by the Administration for Community Living and administered by the Upper Cumberland Development District through Tennessee’s Area Agencies on Aging and Disability.

Sparta’s Glade Creek Community and Senior Citizen Center Hosts Monthly Meetings
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Glade Creek Community and Senior Citizen Center invites you to the monthly meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. For more information, please call (931) 277-3044.

Sep
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Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Sep 3 all-day

Hey Kids! You’re invited to come borrow books for free from the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. There are books for all ages, dvd’s and audio books, computers, story time programs, crafts, puppet shows, and movies. You can even get your own free library card by contacting the Art Circle Public Library.

Cookeville Children’s Theatre Seeking Donations
Sep 3 all-day

The Cookeville Children’s Theatre is seeking donations. The Cumberland County Playhouse is joining with the Cookeville Children’s Theatre to raise funds so that the CCT can put on several performances in 2014. If you’d like to become a sponsor or more information, please contact Jim Crabtree.

Monterey Farmer’s Market
Sep 3 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 3 @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

You’re invited to the Monterey Farmer’s Market everyday except for Sunday in Monterey. You’re invited to bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year there is also an opportunity for up to 8 yard salers to set up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. Local artisans may bring their wares, anything from yard ornaments to painted gourds to aprons. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library’s Public Internet Lab
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 7:00 pm

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville has a Public Internet Lab in the lower level of the building with 8 computers for public use. The library hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm.

Parking is available in the back, and the public is encouraged to take advantage of this free service offered by the library. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit link .