Community Calendar Submissions
If you are a not for profit organization and you would like to submit your event for the community calendar please e-mail Billy Mac by clicking HERE
Quack Dynasty 5K
HomeSafe of Sumner, Wilson, Robertson and Trousdale Counties has a fundraiser coming up on March 22, it's the first ever Quack Dynasty 5K and Concert
Quack Dynasty is going to be the event of the year in Sumner County! Come dressed as your favorite member of the hit A&E show, Duck Dynasty, and run our obstacle course "hunting" hidden ducks located along the course for prizes.
The 5K will end at the Family Fun Zone with food vendors, merchandise, inflatables, community booths, music and an awards ceremony for the prizes.
The night will end with a concert featuring McKenzies Mill, Morgan Frazier, Ash Bower and the hardest working band in country music, LITTLE TEXAS.
The 5K will be held at: Triple Creek Park, 1350 East Broadway Street, Gallatin, TN 37066.
Runner w/Concert $35
Runner w/o Concert $25
Concert only $15
Race check in is at 1:00 pm
Race start is 2:00 pm
Concert gates open at 5:00 pm
Concert begins at 6:00 pm.
Spring Wildflower Walk at Standing Stone
The Overton County Chamber of Commerce invites you to venture to Standing Stone State Park in Hilham for the Spring Wildflower Walk on Saturday, April 12th from 10am til 2pm. Enjoy the rustic beauty of Standing Stone State Park while seeing the first wildflowers of the season. Admission is FREE. For more information contact the park office at (931)823-6347
11th Annual Spring Naturalist Rally
The Overton County Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 11th Annual Spring Naturalist Rally at Standing Stone State Park on April 11-12th. There is no charge to attend so come out and explore the trails of beautiful Standing Stone State Park while seeing the wild animals and spring wildflowers in bloom. The rally will be held from 8am-4pm each day. For more information contact the park offices at (931) 823-6347.
Kids Mud Run at The Y!
The Putnam County YMCA and Highland Rim Academy are having a Kids Mud Run at the Y on April 24th. Registration forms are available at the Y or at Highland Rim Academy.
Spring On The Mountain
The Spring on the Mountain Dogwood Festival will be held in downtown Monterey on Saturday, May 3, 2014 beginning at 8 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Monterey Depot Historical Society.
Featured on Commercial Ave., a car show, arts, crafts and food vendors and music.
An excursion train will arrive from Nashville. Tickets are available for a six-mile round trip ride from the Monterey Depot Museum to the sand plant and back for only $10.
Not Your Ordinary Tour Of Homes
The Cookeville Regional Pet Therapy Dog program is hosting its first fundraising event on June 28th at First United Methodist Church. The “Not Your Ordinary Tour of Homes” tour is encouraging volunteers to build dog houses to be auctioned off for the program. Any group or individual can participate by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Theater at TTU Stem Center
Check out the Virtual Theater at the TTU STEM Center 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 log on to www.tntech.edu/stem
Animal Shelter Donations Needed
The Cookeville/Putnam County Animal Shelter is looking for donations of Purina dry dog food and puppy chow, non-scoopable cat litter, bleach and liquid laundry detergent. The shelter is at 2105 West Jackson Street in Cookeville.