Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Jul
28
Tue
DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you’re in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew, join the 4-H Sewing Club the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center. The meetings are from 3 to 5 pm.

Due to the expense of supplies, there is a $40 fee. For more information, please call (615) 597-4945.

Jul
29
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jul 29 @ 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 Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 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.

Smith County Fair Hosts Alumni Flag Football Game
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Smith County Fair invites you to a Smith County vs. Gordonsville High School Alumni Flag Football Game on Wednesday, July 29 at 7 pm in the main arena. Registration forms are available at the Smith County Property Assessor’s office, or by emailing jimwetsp@gmail.com.

You must be at least 21 years of age and a graduate of Smith County or Gordonsville to play. For more information, please call (931) 735-2927.

Jul
30
Thu
Putnam County Fair
Jul 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Putnam County Fair 2015 has been scheduled for Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 8. Gate admission will be $5 and those 6 and under get in free. For more information, please visit link .

Aug
1
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 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.

White County Hosts Backpack Assist Ministries Distribution
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

B.A.M. (Backpack Assist Ministries) hosts a free backpacks and school supplies distribution on Saturday, August 1 at the White County Agricultural Building from 8 to 10 am.

This is presented by area churches, businesses and more. For more information, please call (931) 260-3586.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Aug 1 @ 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 .

Cookeville’s Doll Museum
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Cookeville’s Doll Museum each Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is free and the museum is located on West Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 520-0042.

Rugby Roots
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy Rugby Roots with Mike and Betty Roe on Saturday, August 1 at 7 pm. Mike and Betty have been traveling and telling stories for over 16 years. Come listen to tall tales, folklore and legends.

For more information, please visit HistoricRugby.org.

Aug
3
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 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.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
Aug 3 @ 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. .

Cookeville Community Band’s Concert Series 2015
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Enjoy the Cookeville Community Band’s Concert Series on every other Monday at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion at 7:30 pm. This is a series of free summer concerts in the park.

For more information, please visit CookevilleCommunityBand.org.

Aug
4
Tue
Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids in Kindergarten through 4th grade to the Highlands Residential Service “Kids Matter Program.” The new reading program is held every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:45 pm.

On Tuesdays, we meet at the TNT Center of the Police Substation on Pine Avenue. On Thursdays, we meet at the HRS main office on West Jackson Street. For more information, please visit HighlandsRS.com. .

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum’s After School Creative Kids Club
Aug 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Kids ages 5 to 11, come enjoy the Tuesday and Thursday After School Creative Kids Club at the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum. The kids will get art and science enrichment as well as a snack from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

The cost is $30 for 6 sessions for members and or $40 for 6 sessions for non-members. For more information, please call (931) 979-7529 or visit link .

Putnam County Fair
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Putnam County Fair 2015 has been scheduled for Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 8. Gate admission will be $5 and those 6 and under get in free. For more information, please visit link .

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 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.

Aug
5
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 5 @ 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.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
Aug 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville Presents Monthly Webinars
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville invites you to take part in the free continuing education credits through webinars. All web seminars are scheduled at 12 noon central time. Please pre-register by 9 pm PST the day before by emailing info@aging.org or calling (415) 974-9600. The 2015 schedule is as follows.

Wednesday, August 12: Home Safety for Seniors
Wednesday, September 9: Understanding the Scams Seniors Face
Wednesday, October 7: Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors
Wednesday, November 11: Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving
Wednesday, December 2: Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence

Aug
6
Thu
Putnam County Fair
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Putnam County Fair 2015 has been scheduled for Thursday, July 30 through Saturday, August 8. Gate admission will be $5 and those 6 and under get in free. For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville’s Eat Right for Your Type Classes
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy an Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type class each Thursday evening at 6:30 pm at Art Trends in Cookeville. This is a new series and the class is limited to 20 people.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or ea@appisolutions.com.

Aug
8
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 8 @ 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.

Monterey VFW Post 6277 Hosts Open House
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Monterey VFW Post 6277 invites veterans and their families to an open house the second Saturday of each month from 8 to 10 am at the VFW Post on South Poplar Street. Coffee and donuts will be served. For more information, please call James McCracken at (931) 839-7830.

Smithville’s Appalachian Center for Craft Hosts Second Saturday Craft Days
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville invites you to the Second Saturday events each month from 9 am to 4 pm. Children and adults are invited to immerse themselves in art and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for artists and techniques.

Workshops are open to anyone. For more information, please call (931) 372-6891.

Putnam County Library Hosts Certified Therapy Dog Story Time
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Students and parents, you’re invited to enjoy a story with certified therapy dogs from the local Pet Therapy Program at 10:30 am on the second Saturday of the month at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N the second Saturday of each month through November. The classes include Pre 1980, Classics, Antiques, Rat Rods, Customs, and more.

Shine em up and bring em out. For more information, please visit DQ Classic Cruz N Facebook.

Overton County Cruise-In
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Overton County Cruise-In the second Saturday of each month around 4 pm on the square. All makes and models are welcome and admission is free.

Parking is first come, first served. For more information, please call Tommy Turner at (931) 397-5099 or Jimmy Turner at (931) 397-1130.

Aug
9
Sun
Crossville’s Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church Hosts Free Meal
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church of Crossville invites you to a meal after the regular worship service at 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month. The church is located at Red Road and for more information, please call (931) 788-5853.

Aug
10
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 10 @ 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.

Aug
12
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 12 @ 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.

Aug
13
Thu
Cookeville Crimestoppers
Aug 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cookeville’s Crimestoppers meet at 5:30 pm the second Thursday of each month at the Cookeville Police Department on East Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 526-2125.

Aug
14
Fri
Cookeville’s Leisure Services Hosts Train Tales
Aug 14 @ 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 .

Aug
15
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 15 @ 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.

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport’s Monthly Fly-In Breakfast
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

You’re invited to Upper Cumberland Regional Airport’s Monthly Fly-In Breakfasts the third Saturday of each month beginning at 8 am on England Drive in Sparta. For more information, please call (931) 739-7000.

Sparta’s Monthly Cruise In
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to Sparta’s monthly Cruise-In on the 3rd Saturday of the month from April to October. The event will begin at 5 pm on the Historic Liberty Square.

Monterey’s Woodcliff Baptist Church Hosts Singing
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to a singing on the third Saturday of each month at the Woodcliff Baptist Church in Monterey at 6 pm. Snacks will be served after the singing. For more information, please call (931) 839-8465.

Aug
17
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

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 artcirclelibrary.info .

Aug
19
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 19 @ 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.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
Aug 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Aug
21
Fri
Sparta’s Monthly Bluegrass Concert
Aug 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy a monthly Bluegrass Concert on the 3rd Monday beginning at 7 pm at Sparta’s Amphitheater. For more information, please visit Sparta-Chamber.net .

Aug
22
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 22 @ 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.

Rugby Hosts British Car Show
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Rugby’s British Car Show on Saturday, August 22 from 10 am to 4 pm. This annual event is free and is sure to please car enthusiasts of all ages.

There will be a concert to follow the show. For more information, please visit HistoricRugby.org.

Historic Clay County Courthouse Hosts Clay County Opry
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Stop by the Historic Clay County Courthouse to enjoy the Clay County Opry the fourth Saturday of each month beginning at 12 noon. There will be local and regional talent to include country, blues, gospel, bluegrass, jazz and southern rock.

The event is free to the public with donations to performers accepted. For more information, please call Diane at the Clay County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 243-3338.

Crossville’s Eat Right for your Type Classes
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Enjoy Crossville’s Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type Classes each Saturday at 2 pm at 61 Calloway Drive in Crossville. This is a new series and the class is limited to 8 people.

For more information, please contact Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or er4yt@frontiernet.net.

Monterey’s Free Movie Saturdays
Aug 22 @ 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm

The Town of Monterey with the Monterey Civitan Club offer free movies on the fourth Saturday of each month during fair weather at Monterey’s Farmer’s Market. The movie will begin at dusk or around 8:15 pm. Bring a lawn chair, although some seating is provided.

All movies are rated suitable for family entertainment. The Civitan Club will sale popcorn, snow cones and soft drinks. For more information, please call (931) 839-6241.

Aug
24
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 24 @ 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 Guild Hosts Life Drawing Class
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Expand your art interestes 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
25
Tue
Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s Business Before Hours
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

The Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce invites you to Business Before Hours on Tuesday, August 25. This a networking opportunity with a light breakfast and coffee for attendees. For more information, please call (931) 526-2211.

DeKalb County’s 4-H Sewing Club
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

If you’re in the 4th – 12th grade and would like to learn to sew, join the 4-H Sewing Club the second Tuesday of each month at the UT Extension office in the DeKalb County Community Center. The meetings are from 3 to 5 pm.

Due to the expense of supplies, there is a $40 fee. For more information, please call (615) 597-4945.

Aug
26
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 26 @ 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 Hosts Free Arthritis Exercise
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 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
27
Thu
Allardt’s Kitchen of Hope Open
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Allardt’s Kitchen of Hope is now open for a free supper each Thursday at Unity Baptist Church beginning at 5 pm. The kitchen is on Unity Church Road. For more information, please call (931) 879-4904.

Aug
29
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 29 @ 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.

Aug
31
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Aug 31 @ 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.

Monterey’s Hilltop Chorale Performs
Aug 31 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy the Monterey Hilltop Chorale under the direction of Frances Eldridge with practice every Monday evening at the Monterey United Methodist Church from 6:30 to 8 pm.

Sep
1
Tue
Cookeville’s Highlands Residential Services Presents “Kids Matter Program”
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bring your kids in Kindergarten through 4th grade to the Highlands Residential Service “Kids Matter Program.” The new reading program is held every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 4:45 pm.

On Tuesdays, we meet at the TNT Center of the Police Substation on Pine Avenue. On Thursdays, we meet at the HRS main office on West Jackson Street. For more information, please visit HighlandsRS.com. .

Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum’s After School Creative Kids Club
Sep 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Kids ages 5 to 11, come enjoy the Tuesday and Thursday After School Creative Kids Club at the Kiwanis Cookeville Children’s Museum. The kids will get art and science enrichment as well as a snack from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

The cost is $30 for 6 sessions for members and or $40 for 6 sessions for non-members. For more information, please call (931) 979-7529 or visit link .

Silver Point Community Center’s Weekly Dance and Music
Sep 1 @ 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 1 @ 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
2
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 2 @ 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.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
Sep 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville Presents Monthly Webinars
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Home Instead Senior Care of Cookeville invites you to take part in the free continuing education credits through webinars. All web seminars are scheduled at 12 noon central time. Please pre-register by 9 pm PST the day before by emailing info@aging.org or calling (415) 974-9600. The 2015 schedule is as follows.

Wednesday, September 9: Understanding the Scams Seniors Face
Wednesday, October 7: Hospital to Home Preparation for Seniors
Wednesday, November 11: Understanding the Emotional Aspects of Caregiving
Wednesday, December 2: Helping Seniors with Loss of Independence

Sep
3
Thu
Cookeville’s Eat Right for Your Type Classes
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy an Eat Right for Your (Blood) Type class each Thursday evening at 6:30 pm at Art Trends in Cookeville. This is a new series and the class is limited to 20 people.

For more information, or to sign up, please contact Larry Nesbit at (931) 456-9245 or er4yt@frontiernet.net or Ethel Anderson at (931) 261-4901 or ea@appisolutions.com.

Sep
5
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 5 @ 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.

Putnam County Library’s Twice Told Tales Bookstore
Sep 5 @ 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 .

Cookeville’s Doll Museum
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Cookeville’s Doll Museum each Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. Admission is free and the museum is located on West Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 520-0042.

Standing Stone State Park Hosts 15th Annual Campers Night Light Contest
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Standing Stone State Park in Hilham invites you to the 15th Annual Campers Night Light Contest on Saturday, September 5 beginning at 6:30 pm. You’re asked to decorate your campsite with a creative selection of lights.

1st place prize is 1 week of free camping at Standing Stone. 2nd place is 2 days/nights of free camping at Standing Stone. Judging will begin at dark. A camping fee is required to participate. For more information, please contact Ranger Shawn Hughes at (931) 823-6347.

Sep
7
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 7 @ 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.

West View Baptist Church of Cookeville Hosts Giveaway
Sep 7 @ 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. .

Labor Day Closings
Sep 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Because of Labor Day, garbage routes in Cookeville usually collected on Monday, September 7 will be picked up on Tuesday, September 8.

Sep
9
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 9 @ 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.

Sep
10
Thu
Cookeville Crimestoppers
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cookeville’s Crimestoppers meet at 5:30 pm the second Thursday of each month at the Cookeville Police Department on East Broad Street. For more information, please call (931) 526-2125.

Sep
11
Fri
Cookeville’s Leisure Services Hosts Train Tales
Sep 11 @ 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 .

Sep
12
Sat
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 12 @ 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.

Putnam County’s UT Extension Office Hosts FCE Yard and Craft Sale
Sep 12 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy the FCE (Family Community Education) Yard and Craft Sale on Saturday, September 12 from 7 am to 2 pm, rain or shine, at the Putnam County UT Extension Office on South Walnut Avenue.

Vendors, reserve your 9×16 space for $20. For more information, please call (931) 526-4561.

Monterey VFW Post 6277 Hosts Open House
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Monterey VFW Post 6277 invites veterans and their families to an open house the second Saturday of each month from 8 to 10 am at the VFW Post on South Poplar Street. Coffee and donuts will be served. For more information, please call James McCracken at (931) 839-7830.

Smithville’s Appalachian Center for Craft Hosts Second Saturday Craft Days
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville invites you to the Second Saturday events each month from 9 am to 4 pm. Children and adults are invited to immerse themselves in art and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for artists and techniques.

Workshops are open to anyone. For more information, please call (931) 372-6891.

Putnam County Library Hosts Certified Therapy Dog Story Time
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Students and parents, you’re invited to enjoy a story with certified therapy dogs from the local Pet Therapy Program at 10:30 am on the second Saturday of the month at the Putnam County Library. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You’re invited to Gainesboro’s 2015 DQ Classic Cruz N the second Saturday of each month through November. The classes include Pre 1980, Classics, Antiques, Rat Rods, Customs, and more.

Shine em up and bring em out. For more information, please visit DQ Classic Cruz N Facebook.

Overton County Cruise-In
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Overton County Cruise-In the second Saturday of each month around 4 pm on the square. All makes and models are welcome and admission is free.

Parking is first come, first served. For more information, please call Tommy Turner at (931) 397-5099 or Jimmy Turner at (931) 397-1130.

Rugby’s Lantern Tour
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy Rugby’s Lantern Tour on Saturday, September 12 beginning at 6:30 pm. Take a walk down memory lane with Rugby’s dear departed, in their own words in Laurel Dale Cemetery.

For more information, please visit HistoricRugby.org.

Sep
13
Sun
Crossville’s Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church Hosts Free Meal
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Ridgedale Free Will Baptist Church of Crossville invites you to a meal after the regular worship service at 2 pm on the second Sunday of each month. The church is located at Red Road and for more information, please call (931) 788-5853.

Sep
14
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 14 @ 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.

Sep
16
Wed
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 16 @ 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.

Highalnds Residential Services “Seed Fork of the Highlands Sun Seed and Soil” Program Seeking Donations
Sep 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Highlands Residential Services is asking for your help with the Seed Fork of the Highlands “Sun, Seed and Soil” Program. The program seeks to bring plants and people together for healing, health, rehabilitation and education.

The land, water and plants have been donated. Now, Highlands is asking for tomato stakes, bean poles, 50 foot soaker hoses, gardening tools, rain barrells, tin pie plates, and some special adaptive tools for disabilities. If you would like to donate, or for more information, please call (931) 526-9793 or visit HighlandsRS.com.

Sep
17
Thu
Stone Memorial High School Hosts Cumberland County Community Band
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy the Cumberland County Community Band’s performance on Thursday, September 17 at 7 pm at Crossville’s Stone Memorial High School. The performance will begin at 7 pm and admission is free. For more information, please visit link .

Sep
18
Fri
Sparta’s Monthly Bluegrass Concert
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy a monthly Bluegrass Concert on the 3rd Monday beginning at 7 pm at Sparta’s Amphitheater. For more information, please visit Sparta-Chamber.net .

Sep
19
Sat
Crossville’s Dash For Derek Fun 5K Run/Walk
Sep 19 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 am

You’re invited to Crossville’s Dash For Derek Fun 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 19 at the Cumberland County Community Complex. Race day registration is from 6 to 8 am with a shotgun start at 9 am.

Pre-registration is through September 1. The cost is $20 per runner with pre-registration or $25 for race day registration. All pre-registered runners are guaranteed a t-shirt. Runners who register on race day will get t-shirts on a first come, first served basis. All proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald House in Nashville. For more information, please call Dylan Wood at (931) 787-5773.

Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 19 @ 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.

Gainesboro’s Run 4 Don
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

You’re invited to participate in a 5K run/walk “Run 4 Don” in Gainesboro on Saturday, September 19 at 8 am. This 5K is to honor the memory of Don Chaffin and his battle against ALS, to raise money for ALS and MDA research, and to raise scholarship funds for deserving young people in the Upper Cumberland.

A 15K is also available to those interested. Chip timing will be available for those interested in accurate time measurement. There will be awards for male and female overall winner and top 3 finishers in each age group. For more information, please call (931) 397-5448 or (931) 544-8892. To sign up, please visit Run4Don.com .

Standing Stone State Park Hosts 33rd National Rolley Hole Championship and Marble Festival
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

You’re invited to the 33rd National Rolley Hole Championship and Marble Festival at Standing Stone State Park on Saturday, September 19. This traditional marble contest draws some of the country’s best players to a tournament where players match wit and skills with special flint spheres on a smooth dirt surface.

The festival includes kids’ games, marble making, swap meet, tournament play, demonstrations music and food. Registration is required for the Rolley Hole Tournament. For more information, please call Ranger Shawn Hughes at (931) 823-6347.

Upper Cumberland Regional Airport’s Monthly Fly-In Breakfast
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

You’re invited to Upper Cumberland Regional Airport’s Monthly Fly-In Breakfasts the third Saturday of each month beginning at 8 am on England Drive in Sparta. For more information, please call (931) 739-7000.

Sparta’s Monthly Cruise In
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

You’re invited to Sparta’s monthly Cruise-In on the 3rd Saturday of the month from April to October. The event will begin at 5 pm on the Historic Liberty Square.

Monterey’s Woodcliff Baptist Church Hosts Singing
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to a singing on the third Saturday of each month at the Woodcliff Baptist Church in Monterey at 6 pm. Snacks will be served after the singing. For more information, please call (931) 839-8465.

Sep
21
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Sep 21 @ 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 21 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

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 artcirclelibrary.info .

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