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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.

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Jul
23
Wed
Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Jul 23 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
Jul 23 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.

2014 Overton County Fair
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Overton County Fair will be from Tuesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 27.

Monday, July 21 – 7 pm – Wild Mule Show – free face painting and free sno-cones
Tuesday, July 22 – Gates open 4 pm – Race starts 7 pm – 4WD Mud Race
Tuesday, July 22 – Overton County Fair Pet Show – Registration 5:30 pm – Show 6-7 pm
Saturday, July 26 – 2nd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull – 7 pm – Admission $5, kids 5 and under free
For more information, please visit link .

Jul
24
Thu
Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association ‘Poker Runs’
Jul 24 all-day

Get ready to enjoy the most flexible Poker Run yet! Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association hosting two Poker Runs from August 15 through the 24. You can complete in 1 day, over a weekend or over the 10 days of each Poker Run. You may even complete the run by boat, motorcycle or vehicle. Register at an participating marina (listed below),and you may choose east or west Marinas or both. The entry fee is $20 for each division per person. All proceeds will benefit the “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.”
Prize money is based upon the number of entries. 50% of all entries will be donated to “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.” Participating marinas are as follows:
East
Eagle Cove Resort, East Port Marina, Star Point Resort, Sunset Marina, Willow Grove Marina, Wisdom Dock, and Wolfe River Dock.

West
Dale Hollow Marina, Dale Hollow State Park Marina, Hendricks Creek Resort, Holly Creek Resort, Mitchell Creek Resort, Sulphur Creek Resort, and Willow Grove Marina.

For more information, please visit link or call Christy Maxwell at (931) 823-2781.

Smoke on the Mountain at Cumberland County Playhouse
Jul 24 all-day

Smoke on the Mountain is a crowd-pleasing, grassroots musical that tells the story of the Sanders Family Singers with a healthy dose of humor, bluegrass, and gospel music. This play is at the Cumberland County Playhouse through August 8. Call (931) 484-5000 for your tickets or visit their website link .

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts “Take Charge of Your Diabetes”
Jul 24 @ 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.

Byrdstown’s Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 Hosts Elementary Workshop
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids grade 1 through 5 are invited to the Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 “Elementary Workshop” Monday July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 9 am to 12 noon. There will be a showcase performance on Friday, July 25 at 6:30 pm. The workshop fee is $60 and scholarships are available.

This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about acting and theater through acting exercises and scene work with a showcase of what they have learned at the end of the week. For more information, please call Melva Nunnery at (931) 445-4271 or Amanda Hatfield at (270) 952-8093.

Crossville Mall Hosts Creative Youth Camp
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids, a Creative Youth Camp will be held Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 9 am to 12 noon at the C.A.T.S art gallery in the Crossville Mall. Each day will have its own theme. There will be potters, and weavers, and painters, and a man will show you how to takes pictures with a camera, and someone else will show you how to make a birdhouse, and much more.

This camp is completely free, and you can sign up for just one day or all five. Spaces are filling up fast, so for more information, or to reserve your spot, please contact Bruce or Linda Wood at (931) 210-5588.

Crossville’s Cumberland Business Incubator Hosts Make Camp
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Hey Kids! Come enjoy a week long day camp full of fun, learning, and creativity at “Make Camp” Monday through Friday, July 21-25 at the Cumberland Business Incubator in Crossville. Kids will attend camp from 9 am to 3 pm daily to make crafts, make projects to give to the community, Minecraft, make computer code, make a video documentary, build a little library and more.

This camp is for ages 7 to teens. The cost is $120. Applications for partial scholarships available upon request. There will be many interesting activities to choose from. All activities will be safe, supervised and friendly. For more information or to sign your child up, please call the Cumberland Business Incubator at (931) 456-4910 or the Camp Director Paige Almonrode at (931) 200-2150.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts Make Need Sculptured Doll Faces Class
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to learn how to make Needle Sculptured Doll Faces at the Plateau Creative Arts Center in Crossville. These classes will be held each Thursday through July 24 from 9 am to 12 noon. Fine-art doll maker Wilma Emling will present a Needle Sculptured Doll Faces Class.

Participants will learn to use needle and thread to add dimension to a cloth doll head, detailing the nose, eyes, and lips for a more realistic face. Hand-sewing skills are required for this class. The cost is $51 for members of the Art Guild and $66 for non-members. A materials kit can be purchased for $20. For more information, please call (931) 707-7249.

2014 Overton County Fair
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Overton County Fair will be from Tuesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 27.

Monday, July 21 – 7 pm – Wild Mule Show – free face painting and free sno-cones
Tuesday, July 22 – Gates open 4 pm – Race starts 7 pm – 4WD Mud Race
Tuesday, July 22 – Overton County Fair Pet Show – Registration 5:30 pm – Show 6-7 pm
Saturday, July 26 – 2nd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull – 7 pm – Admission $5, kids 5 and under free
For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville’s Tennessee Tech Hosts Peace of Mind During Tax Session Seminar
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Tennessee Tech will present the “Peace of Mind During Tax Season” seminar on Thursday, July 24 from 10 am to 12 noon at Progressive Savings Bank in Cookeville. Admission is free, but you must register by calling (931) 372-3648 or visit link .

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Presents Paper-Bag Monster Puppets
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Kids ages 3 to 9 are invited to a free Paper-Bag Monster Puppets Workshop on Thursday, July 29 at 10 am in the Cumberland Meeting Room of the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. Each child must be registered and accompanied by a parent or guardian. There will be easy peel, stick and glue materials and instructions to create very imaginative monster puppet friends. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790.

Algood Manor Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

The Putnam County School System is hosting a Free Summer Lunch Program at the Algood Manor from 11 am to 11:30 am every Monday through Friday until July 23. All children age 18 and under are welcome. For more information, please contact the Algood Manor Office at (931) 537-3228.

Byrdstown’s Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 Hosts Pre-School Workshop
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kids ages 4 years to Kindergarten are invited to the Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 “Pre-School Workshop” Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 1 to 2 pm. There will be a showcase performance on Friday, July 25 at 6:30 pm. The workshop fee is $20 and scholarships are available.

This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about acting and theater through acting exercises and scene work with a showcase of what they have learned at the end of the week. For more information, please call Melva Nunnery at (931) 445-4271 or Amanda Hatfield at (270) 952-8093.

Cookeville’s First United Methodist Church Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

You’re asked to give at the American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, July 24 from 1 to 5 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Cookeville. As of July 22, the American Red Cross is issuing an urgent need appeal for all types of blood, and a huge need for O negative, B negative, and A negative. For more information, or to set up a different time to give blood, please call 1-800-Red-Cross.

Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Everyone is invited and encouraged to be a part of the Putnam County Library’s annual Summer Reading Program. The theme this year is Fizz, Boom, Read: Science in the Library. We are hosting over 35 FREE programs in the month of June– and we want to see you at all of them! Programs will be available for all ages, from birth to 102. Make plans to read, play, eat, learn, EARN PRIZES, and most importantly, HAVE FUN, with the Putnam County Library this summer! Registration will remain open until the last day of the program, July 25th.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Boot Camp
Jul 24 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Monterey Lions Club Monthly Meetings
Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 24 @ 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.

Cookeville Senior Center Presents Christmas in July Dance
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

The Cookeville Senior Center Presents Christmas in July Dance featuring the “Tennessee Backroads Band” on Thursday, July 24. Bring your favorite cookies and dance from 7 to 9:30 pm. Coffee and soda furnished will be furnished. Admission is $5 and the dance is for those ages 40 and up. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents Gypsy
Jul 24 @ 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 .

Jul
25
Fri
Crossville’s Old Independent Baptist Church Hosts Structure of Addiction and Recovery Workshop
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 12:15 pm

You’re invited to “Structure of Addiction and Recovery” on Friday, July 25 from 8:30 am to 12:15 pm at the Old Independent Baptist Church in Crossville. This workshop is on how addiction works on the brain and how to recover. This event is free education hours for nurses, counselors, and social workers.

Snacks will be provided. Admission is free but participants must pre-register by calling Robert Valerio at (931) 528-6803. The workshop is hosted by Bradford Health Services, The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, and the Avalon Center.

Byrdstown’s Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 Hosts Elementary Workshop
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids grade 1 through 5 are invited to the Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 “Elementary Workshop” Monday July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 9 am to 12 noon. There will be a showcase performance on Friday, July 25 at 6:30 pm. The workshop fee is $60 and scholarships are available.

This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about acting and theater through acting exercises and scene work with a showcase of what they have learned at the end of the week. For more information, please call Melva Nunnery at (931) 445-4271 or Amanda Hatfield at (270) 952-8093.

Crossville Mall Hosts Creative Youth Camp
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kids, a Creative Youth Camp will be held Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 9 am to 12 noon at the C.A.T.S art gallery in the Crossville Mall. Each day will have its own theme. There will be potters, and weavers, and painters, and a man will show you how to takes pictures with a camera, and someone else will show you how to make a birdhouse, and much more.

This camp is completely free, and you can sign up for just one day or all five. Spaces are filling up fast, so for more information, or to reserve your spot, please contact Bruce or Linda Wood at (931) 210-5588.

Crossville’s Cumberland Business Incubator Hosts Make Camp
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Hey Kids! Come enjoy a week long day camp full of fun, learning, and creativity at “Make Camp” Monday through Friday, July 21-25 at the Cumberland Business Incubator in Crossville. Kids will attend camp from 9 am to 3 pm daily to make crafts, make projects to give to the community, Minecraft, make computer code, make a video documentary, build a little library and more.

This camp is for ages 7 to teens. The cost is $120. Applications for partial scholarships available upon request. There will be many interesting activities to choose from. All activities will be safe, supervised and friendly. For more information or to sign your child up, please call the Cumberland Business Incubator at (931) 456-4910 or the Camp Director Paige Almonrode at (931) 200-2150.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center Hosts the Art of Stained Glass
Jul 25 @ 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 Overton County Fair
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Overton County Fair will be from Tuesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 27.

Monday, July 21 – 7 pm – Wild Mule Show – free face painting and free sno-cones
Tuesday, July 22 – Gates open 4 pm – Race starts 7 pm – 4WD Mud Race
Tuesday, July 22 – Overton County Fair Pet Show – Registration 5:30 pm – Show 6-7 pm
Saturday, July 26 – 2nd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull – 7 pm – Admission $5, kids 5 and under free
For more information, please visit link .

Mitchell Creek Marina of Allons Hosts Christmas in July & Night Boat Parade
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – Jul 25 @ 10:00 pm

You’re invited to Christmas in July & Night Boat Parade on Friday, July 25 at Mitchell Creek Marina in Allons. Bring a donation of blankets, household items, cleaning supplies, or any other item for Mustard Seed Ranch and give it to Santa and receive a 10% off coupon at the Resort Store.

If you decorate your houseboat, you could win up to 50% off your slip in 2015 and up to $250 for decorating your runabout boat. In the Houseboat Christmas Light Decoration Contest, 1st place wins 50% off slip rate 2015, 2nd place wins 25% off slip rate 2015, and 3rd place wins 10% off slip rate for 2015. In the runabout boat contest, 1st place wins $250 and an award, 2nd place wins $100, and 3rd place wins $50.

The schedule of events is as follows:
10 am – 2 pm: Visit with Santa
12 noon – 2 pm: Music from 106.9 Kicks Country
6 pm – 9 pm: Live Music from Brandon Maddox
8 pm – 9 pm: Houseboat Dock Tour
9 pm – 10 pm: Parade of Lights

For more information, please visit link .

Crossville’s Fairfield Glade Hosts Jr. Pilots Fly-In
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Come take part in the Jr. Pilots Fly-In on Friday, July 25 from 12 noon to 1:30 pm at the Mirror Lake Bandstand in Fairfield Glade (Crossville). The cost is $3 per person. Brush up on your dynamics of flight as you prepare a model glider plane to try to break the Wright Brothers’ flight record.

Participants will challenge each other in a tournament style flight contest. The Fly-In winners will be determined by longest flight time and greatest total flight distance. Airplane gliders will be provided. For more information, please visit link .

Crossville’s Fairfield Glade Hosts Jr. Pilots Fly-In
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Come take part in the Jr. Pilots Fly-In on Friday, July 25 from 12 noon to 1:30 pm at the Mirror Lake Bandstand in Fairfield Glade (Crossville). The cost is $3 per person. Brush up on your dynamics of flight as you prepare a model glider plane to try to break the Wright Brothers’ flight record.

Participants will challenge each other in a tournament style flight contest. The Fly-In winners will be determined by longest flight time and greatest total flight distance. Airplane gliders will be provided. For more information, please visit link .

Byrdstown’s Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 Hosts Pre-School Workshop
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kids ages 4 years to Kindergarten are invited to the Good Neighbors Theatre Summer Drama Workshops 2014 “Pre-School Workshop” Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 from 1 to 2 pm. There will be a showcase performance on Friday, July 25 at 6:30 pm. The workshop fee is $20 and scholarships are available.

This is a great opportunity for kids to learn about acting and theater through acting exercises and scene work with a showcase of what they have learned at the end of the week. For more information, please call Melva Nunnery at (931) 445-4271 or Amanda Hatfield at (270) 952-8093.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center hosts Senior Self Defense Class
Jul 25 @ 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Paper Art Class
Jul 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Carol Gaton will return with her Paper Art Class at the Cookeville Senior Citizens Center on Wednesday, July 25 at 1:30 pm. Every is welcome to come make beautiful objects. For more information, please call (931) 526-9318.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Presents Christmas in July
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy Christmas in July at a Card Creating Workshop on Wednesday, July 23 and Friday, July 25 at the Art Circle Public Library. Create a Santa gift card holder and 2 Christmas cards from 2 to 4 pm on Wednesday and 9 am to 12 noon on Friday. The cost of materials is $5 per person. For more information or to reserve your spot, please call (931) 484-6790 ext. 234.

Crossville’s Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberlands Seeking Help
Jul 25 @ 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.

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

Sparta’s NHC Hosts 2nd Annual Halloween in July
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bring the kids out for Sparta NHC’s 2nd Annual Halloween in July on Friday, July 25 from 4 to 6 pm. Kids 15 and under are invited to come trick or treat. There will be a professional face painter at the door, and the kids can dress up or not. There will be sno cones and more free goodies for the kids. The event is free. For more information, please call (931) 836-2211 or visit link .

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Crossville Hosts Screening of The Showman and The Hero
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm

The City of Crossville invites you to see the first screening of the documentary about Tennessee War Hero Alvin C. York ” The Showman and The Hero” on Friday, July 25 at 6 pm at the Palace Theatre in Crossville. Admission is free but you must have a ticket. For more information or to reserve your ticket, please call (931) 484-6133.

Cumberland County National Wild Turkey Federation Hosts Fish Fry
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Plateau Longbeards (National Wild Turkey Federation, NWTF) Fish Fry on Friday, July 25 at 6 pm at the Cumberland County Community Complex. There will be door prizes, silent auctions, and guns. All you can eat catfish will be cooked on site for $10 per person with white beans and hushpuppies. For more information or to RSVP, contact Charlie Tollet at (931) 248-2901, email ctollett@nwtf.net or visit link .

Livingston’s Millard Oakley Public Library Hosts Summer Movies
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm

Livingston’s Millard Oakley Public Library invites you to the Summer Movies at 6 pm. Each movie is free and concessions will be sold to benefit the library through Friends of the Library. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, July 25 – Heaven is for Real
Friday, August 8 – Divergent
Saturday, August 16 – Muppets Most Wanted
Saturday, August 23 – God’s Not Dead

For more information, please call (931) 823-1888.

Cumberland County Playhouse Presents Shrek
Jul 25 @ 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.

Summer Cinema at the Depot
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join under the stars every Friday evening in July for the annual “Summer Cinema at the Depot” event at the Cookeville Depot Museum. The event begins at 8 pm. Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket and an appetite for popcorn and drinks. The movie is free and the popcorn and drinks are only $1.
For more information, please call (931) 528-8570.

The schedule of movies is as follows:
July 11: Sergeant York
July 18: Little Rascals
July 25: **double feature** Made for Each Other and Killers from Space

Jul
26
Sat
Cookeville’s First Cumberland Presbyterian Church Hosts Yard Sale
Jul 26 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

It’s the one you’ve been waiting for. Come check out the Huge Yard Sale at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Cookeville on Saturday, July 26, 7 am to 1 pm. No early sales. Low, low prices. Proceeds benefit mission ministry locally as well as in Tennessee and nationally. For more information, please visit link or call (931) 526-6585.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Nature Photography Class
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center invites you to Nature Photography Classes each Saturday from July 12 to August 16. This 6 week course will be from 8 to 11 am. This is an introduction to field techniques in nature photography. Topics will include natural light, composition and close-up “macro” photography.

Weather permitting, each meeting consists of a field session and a classroom session. Critiquing of images for class will be an essential part. A digital SLR camera is required. Class is $65 per participant. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

2014 Overton County Fair
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Overton County Fair will be from Tuesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 27.

Monday, July 21 – 7 pm – Wild Mule Show – free face painting and free sno-cones
Tuesday, July 22 – Gates open 4 pm – Race starts 7 pm – 4WD Mud Race
Tuesday, July 22 – Overton County Fair Pet Show – Registration 5:30 pm – Show 6-7 pm
Saturday, July 26 – 2nd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull – 7 pm – Admission $5, kids 5 and under free
For more information, please visit link .

Crossville’s Guitar Lessons at the Art Circle Public Library
Jul 26 @ 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.

DeKalb County Fair 2014
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 DeKalb County Fair will be Monday, July 21 through Saturday, July 26. Admission is $4 each night. Four years old and under Free.
Ride Arm Band Prices:
Monday $15, Tuesday $16, Wednesday $14, Thursday $18, Friday $18, Saturday $18.
Monday – Friday:
Fair Gates open at 4:30 p.m., Midway opens at 4:30 p.m., Exhibit Building open 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:
Fair Gates open at 4:00 p.m., Midway opens at 4:00 p.m., Exhibit Building open 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit link .

Smithville’s Appalachian Center for Craft’s Color + Pattern, Fiber + Metal Workshop
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come stamp and print patterns onto fabric that will be turned into wearable jewelry at the Appalachian Center for Craft’s Color + Patter and Fiber + Metal Workshop in Smithville. The workshop will be held on Saturday, July 26 from 10 am to 2 pm.

View the fiber and metal work of artists Patricia Nelson and Ann B. Keister in their two person exhibition, “Putting It All Together.” Call ahead to pre-register at (931) 372-3051 or take your chances and stop by. This workshop is for ages 5 and up and the cost is $10 per person.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Portrait Techniques Class
Jul 26 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center invites you to a Portrait Techniques class on Saturday from 10:15 am to 12:15 pm. This is a 6 week class from July 12 to August 16. The class is an in-depth study of photographic portraiture that will take in various styles of portraiture ranging from lifestyle and family to business and children.

Outdoor, indoor and both available light/studio techniques will be explored. Assignments will challenge both the aesthetic and technical aspects of material covered. Students will be required to participate in class demos. A digital SLR camera is required. Class is $65 per participant. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Baxter’s First United Pentecostal Church Hosts Street R.A.G.E Youth Day
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come enjoy the fun, games, food and words of encouragement a the Street R.A.G.E. (Reaching A Generation Effectively) Youth Day on Saturday, July 26 from 11 am to 1 pm at the Baxter Community Room. This event is sponsored by First United Pentecostal Church and all are welcome. For more information, please call (931) 526-1575.

Cookeville’s P.O.P in the Park at Dogwood Park
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Help kick off another safe and drug-free school year at the P.O.P in the Park on Saturday, July 26 from 11 am to 2 pm at Dogwood Park in Cookeville. P.O.P is hosted by Power of Putnam. The day will include family fun, lunch, music, speakers, games, and school supplies. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call (931) 520-7531.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Gymnasium Hosts Dodgeball Tournament
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Get your team together for the Dodgeball Tournament to be held on Saturday, July 26 at the Cane Creek Gymnasium in Cookeville. The teams will be 6 vs. 6 and the cost is $15 per team. You may register at Cane Creek Gymnasium or online at link or by calling (931) 526-9767.

There is a 10 player max per roster, and players must be 18 years of age or older. The Fee is due at the time of registration. Rosters will not be accepted without payment.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Intermediate Photography
Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center invites you to Intermediate Photography classes on Saturday from July 12 to August 16. This 6 week course will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. This course is for individuals who have a basic understanding of photography and want to advance to more in-depth understanding of digital SLR Camera operation.

Topics will include camera controls, manual exposure, white balance, lenses and composition. You will learn to take control of your camera and exploit your equipment. You’ll develop your skills and enhance your photographs through image manipulation. A digital SLR camera is required. The class is $65 per participant. For more information, please call (931) 526-7393.

Crossville’s Lake Tansi Hosts Mike Steinmann Salvation Army Golf Tournament and Fish Fry
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Mike Steinmann Salvation Army Golf Tournament and Fish Fry on Saturday, July 26 at Lake Tansi Golf Course in Crossville. This is a 4 person scramble for $65 per person with a shotgun start at 1 pm. The entry deadline is July 23. The putting contest begins at 11 am with one prize for men and one prize for women. There will be a Long Drive Hole contest and a Hole-in-One contest. Team prizes: 1st place gets $400 in gift cards and 2nd place gets $200 in gift cards. There will be 3 flights with great food to follow. Hole sponsors are available for $100.

All proceeds go to support two Salvation Army programs. Those are to assist Cumberland County children who have been removed from their homes due to severe abuse and neglect by their parents, and to aid the Cumberland County Armed Forces Veterans in need. For more information, please call (931) 788-3414 or visit link .

Cookeville’s 13U Babe Ruth Putnam County Allstars Host Chili Dinner and Auction Fundraiser
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come help the 13U Babe Ruth State Champs get to the Southeast Regionals by attending their Chili Dinner and Auction Fundraiser. The dinner and auction will be held on Saturday, July 26 from 5 to 9 pm at the Bangham Heights Community Center in Cookeville. The team won the Tennessee State Championship and are moving on to regionals later this month.

The cost for dinner is $10 and that includes chili, a dessert and a drink. There will be cakes, quilts, a shotgun, and more in the auction. For more information, please contact Teresa Randolph at (931) 979-4395.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Boot Camp
Jul 26 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Crossville’s Saturday Night Dances at the Fair Park Senior Center
Jul 26 @ 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.

2nd Annual Overton County Truck and Tractor Pull
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the 2nd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull on Saturday, July 26 at 7 pm at the Overton County Fairgrounds. This is fun for the whole family with admission for adults at $5 and children 5 and under are free. This is a KPTA Truck and Tractor Pull. For more information, please call 931-823-6959 ext 241.

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27
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Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Jul 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.

2014 Overton County Fair
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Overton County Fair will be from Tuesday, July 22 until Saturday, July 27.

Monday, July 21 – 7 pm – Wild Mule Show – free face painting and free sno-cones
Tuesday, July 22 – Gates open 4 pm – Race starts 7 pm – 4WD Mud Race
Tuesday, July 22 – Overton County Fair Pet Show – Registration 5:30 pm – Show 6-7 pm
Saturday, July 26 – 2nd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull – 7 pm – Admission $5, kids 5 and under free
For more information, please visit link .

DeKalb County Fair 2014
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 DeKalb County Fair will be Monday, July 21 through Saturday, July 26. Admission is $4 each night. Four years old and under Free.
Ride Arm Band Prices:
Monday $15, Tuesday $16, Wednesday $14, Thursday $18, Friday $18, Saturday $18.
Monday – Friday:
Fair Gates open at 4:30 p.m., Midway opens at 4:30 p.m., Exhibit Building open 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:
Fair Gates open at 4:00 p.m., Midway opens at 4:00 p.m., Exhibit Building open 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit link .

Cookeville Firepup Program
Jul 27 @ 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 Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

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FCE Clubs in Putnam County
Jul 28 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Jul 28 @ 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.

Putnam County’s Adult Learning Center Hosts High School Equivalency Class Orientation
Jul 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Putnam County Adult Learning Center is hosting a High School Equivalency Class Orientation July 28-30 and August 12-14. July 28-30 is day sessions and the schedule is as follows:
July 28 – Session 1 – Registration and Orientation – 8:30 am – 12 noon
July 29 – Session 2 – TABE Testing and Conference – 8:30 am – 11:30 am
July 30 – Session 3 – Study Skills Class – 8:30 am – 11:30 am

August 12-14 is evening sessions and the schedule is as follows:
August 12 – Session 1 – Registration and Orientation – 5:30 pm – 9 pm
August 13 – Session 2 – TABE Testing and Conference – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
August 14 – Session 3 – Study Skills Class – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

2014 Smith County Fair
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Smith County Fair will be held Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. Gate admission Monday through Thursday $4, Friday and Saturday $5, Children age 5 and under get in free. Season pass $27 for 7 day admission. Midway ride armbands Monday and Tuesday $18, Wednesday $14 and Thursday – Saturday $18. Monday there is a $500 cash giveaway at 9:15 pm. Wednesday night Student Night, first 50 adults admitted free until 5:50 pm. 2 students admitted free per paying adult. A shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit link .

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library hosts Quacker’s Story Time
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Art Circle Public Library in Crossville will host Stories, Music and Puppets for ages 1-101 every Monday during Quackers Story Time at 10 am. Parents and caregivers, please stay with your child during these fun programs which will take place in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 or visit http://www.artcirclelibrary.info/.

Crossville’s Plateau Creative Arts Center hosts Open Studio
Jul 28 @ 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.

DeKalb County Fair 2014
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 DeKalb County Fair will be Monday, July 21 through Saturday, July 26. Admission is $4 each night. Four years old and under Free.
Ride Arm Band Prices:
Monday $15, Tuesday $16, Wednesday $14, Thursday $18, Friday $18, Saturday $18.
Monday – Friday:
Fair Gates open at 4:30 p.m., Midway opens at 4:30 p.m., Exhibit Building open 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:
Fair Gates open at 4:00 p.m., Midway opens at 4:00 p.m., Exhibit Building open 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit link .

Open Beading Class at The Art Guild
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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
Jul 28 @ 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.

2014 Ms. Senior Cumberland County Pageant
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Ms. Senior Cumberland County “Age of Elegance” Pageant. This year’s ladies will be judged on Philosophy of Life, Evening Gown, Interview, and Community Involvement. The Cameo Club of past winners will help contestants with on stage grace, and will also have evening gowns available for selection.

The contest is held during Senior Day at the Fair, which will be Wednesday, August 27. Applications are available at Fair Park Senior Center. Please contact Tina Taylor for more information at (931) 484-7416.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Senior Walking Club
Jul 28 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Boot Camp
Jul 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.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Life Recovery at Byrdstown Community Center
Jul 28 @ 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.

Jul
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Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association ‘Poker Runs’
Jul 29 all-day

Get ready to enjoy the most flexible Poker Run yet! Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association hosting two Poker Runs from August 15 through the 24. You can complete in 1 day, over a weekend or over the 10 days of each Poker Run. You may even complete the run by boat, motorcycle or vehicle. Register at an participating marina (listed below),and you may choose east or west Marinas or both. The entry fee is $20 for each division per person. All proceeds will benefit the “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.”
Prize money is based upon the number of entries. 50% of all entries will be donated to “Friends of Dale Hollow Lake.” Participating marinas are as follows:
East
Eagle Cove Resort, East Port Marina, Star Point Resort, Sunset Marina, Willow Grove Marina, Wisdom Dock, and Wolfe River Dock.

West
Dale Hollow Marina, Dale Hollow State Park Marina, Hendricks Creek Resort, Holly Creek Resort, Mitchell Creek Resort, Sulphur Creek Resort, and Willow Grove Marina.

For more information, please visit link or call Christy Maxwell at (931) 823-2781.

Putnam County’s Adult Learning Center Hosts High School Equivalency Class Orientation
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Putnam County Adult Learning Center is hosting a High School Equivalency Class Orientation July 28-30 and August 12-14. July 28-30 is day sessions and the schedule is as follows:
July 28 – Session 1 – Registration and Orientation – 8:30 am – 12 noon
July 29 – Session 2 – TABE Testing and Conference – 8:30 am – 11:30 am
July 30 – Session 3 – Study Skills Class – 8:30 am – 11:30 am

August 12-14 is evening sessions and the schedule is as follows:
August 12 – Session 1 – Registration and Orientation – 5:30 pm – 9 pm
August 13 – Session 2 – TABE Testing and Conference – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
August 14 – Session 3 – Study Skills Class – 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

2014 Smith County Fair
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 Smith County Fair will be held Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2. Gate admission Monday through Thursday $4, Friday and Saturday $5, Children age 5 and under get in free. Season pass $27 for 7 day admission. Midway ride armbands Monday and Tuesday $18, Wednesday $14 and Thursday – Saturday $18. Monday there is a $500 cash giveaway at 9:15 pm. Wednesday night Student Night, first 50 adults admitted free until 5:50 pm. 2 students admitted free per paying adult. A shuttle service is available. For more information, please visit link .

DeKalb County Fair 2014
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

The 2014 DeKalb County Fair will be Monday, July 21 through Saturday, July 26. Admission is $4 each night. Four years old and under Free.
Ride Arm Band Prices:
Monday $15, Tuesday $16, Wednesday $14, Thursday $18, Friday $18, Saturday $18.
Monday – Friday:
Fair Gates open at 4:30 p.m., Midway opens at 4:30 p.m., Exhibit Building open 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday:
Fair Gates open at 4:00 p.m., Midway opens at 4:00 p.m., Exhibit Building open 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For more information, please visit link .

Putnam County Library’s Morning Movies
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join the laughter at the Putnam County Library’s showing of “Cuban Fury” on Tuesday, July 29 at 11 am. This is part of the 2014 Morning Movies series.

For more information, please call (931) 526-2416. (comedy, 2014, R for language and sexual references)

Crochet Classes at the Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Jul 29 @ 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.

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Jul 29 @ 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.

Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library Presents Tuesdays at the Movies
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come see “I’ Frankenstein” on Tuesday, July 29 at 2 pm at the Art Circle Public Library in Crossville. This movie is part of the Tuesdays at the Movies program which happens every Tuesday and is free to the public. The movie will be shown in the Cumberland Meeting Room. For more information, please call (931) 484-6790 ext.223.

Crossville’s Fair Park Senior Center Hosts Hawaiian Hula Lessons
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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.

Overton County Courthouse Hosts Ringing of the Bell
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You’re invited to a “Ringing of the Bell” ceremony on Tuesday, July 29 at 2 pm at the Overton County Courthouse on the square in Livingston. This event will last about 15-20 minutes and is a time of prayer for the churches and residents of Overton County.

Ballroom Dance Classes at Fair Park Senior Center in Crossville
Jul 29 @ 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.

Cookeville’s Cane Creek Recreation Center Hosts Beginning Photography
Jul 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join the Beginning Photography class Thursday, July 10 through Thursday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm with local photographer Ron Baker. Baker will offer his knowledge and expertise to students in a six-week beginner’s photography course covering camera operation, principles of image capture, composition and subject matter.

Students will also explore areas of artistic expression. All types of digital cameras are welcome including smart phones, electronic tablets, point and shoot cameras and iPods. Registration is $65 and the deadline is July 3.

Literary Elements Graphic Novel Group Presented by Putnam County Library
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm

Expand your reading experience by joining the Putnam County Library’s Literary Elements Graphic Novel Group on Tuesday, July 29 at 6 pm. The book discussed will be “Blankets” by Craig Thompson which “explores the sibling rivalry of two brothers growing up in the isolated country, and the budding romance of two coming-of-age lovers.”

Books are available at the Adult Services Circulation Desk. For more information, please call (931) 526-2416.

Jul
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Borrowing Books from Crossville’s Art Circle Public Library
Jul 30 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
Jul 30 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.

Cookeville Senior Citizens Center Hosts Yoga for Seniors
Jul 30 @ 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.