This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – July 12

By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor

UPPER CUMBERLAND – You can hunt ghosts, catch a movie or just listen to some cool tunes across the U.C. this weekend. For a complete list of events statewide, visit tnvacation.com/calendar.

July 12-14

Red Boiling Springs – Get a taste of October spookiness this summer. Join paranormal investigators at the Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Thomas House Hotel Friday or Saturday night. The event includes lodging, a meal and guided tours of the property.

July 12

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes back Billy Mac from8 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – Enjoy the Smoky Nights Live at Char from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Cookeville – Hip Cookevillepresents a Free Community Art Jam: Abbey Road Art Party at Hix Farm Brewery from 7 to 10 p.m.

Cookeville – Summer Cinema at the Depot kicks off with Date Night: Father of the Bride (1950) and Father’s Little Dividend (1951) DOUBLE FEATURE!at 8 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly night at the Depot.

Cookeville – Spankies welcomes BIG Jake Hoot Live! from 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Cookeville – DJ $even LIVE @ 37 Cedar from 9 p.m. to midnight. DJ $EVEN (Sam Brooks) will play music from the 80’s, 90’s, and the 2000’s as we celebrate summer in Cookeville AND the #TTUFootball

Crossville – Tristan Lockamy performs live “In the House” 6-8 p.m. during the singer-songwriter show at Grinder House Coffee Shop.

Fairfield Glade – Fairfield Glade presents Movies at the Square. This week’s feature is Aquaman beginning at 8 p.m. 

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Wanda Wilson & Angie Nelson from 5 – 8 p.m.

McMinnville – Main Street Live! is back with the Flat River Band beginning at 7 p.m. 

July 13

Cookeville – This month’s Cookeville History Museum history hike is an opportunity to spy some outdoor art. “I Spy a WestSide Mural” will take place between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Pick up entry forms at either the Cookeville History Museum or the Cookeville Depot Museum.

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes back Keith Dover from7 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – Jake Hoot LIVE @ 37 Cedar from 9 p.m. – midnight. Jake is an alumni of the Golden Eagle Football Team so what better way to close out the reunion weekend.

Cookeville – Hix Farm Brewery has Gatsby on the mind this hot July night! It’s a Swinging Summer Night with the Foxtones and Chubby Donkey from 8 – 10 p.m. 

Crossville – Tim Atwood @ Spike’s Grille! from 6 – 10 p.m. For information call 931-202-2989

Lake Tansi – Come out and enjoy a movie on the beach. Norm of the North:King Size Adventure from 8 – 10 p.m. at Lake Tansi Beach.

Livingston – The Overton County Cruz-in happens on the Livingston Town Square from 4 – 7 p.m. Come out and enjoy the cool autos and music.

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Heart & Soul from 5 – 8 p.m.

Livingston – Come see the Lugg Nuttslive at Mitchell Creek Marina 6-8 p.m. For more information see mitchellcreekmarina.com/events.

Silver Point – Make plans to join singer/songwriter Sadie Faith live at the Hurricane Marina from 6 – 10 p.m.

July 14

Crossville – “Space Walking and What it is Like Up There” NASA Astronaut Jay Apt will be at Stone Memorial High School at 3 p.m. discussing his space experiences. He was a mission specialist on four Space Shuttle flights and has conducted two difficult spacewalks while in orbit. 

July 18

Crossville – Downtown Crossville, Inc. presents its free summer concert series with Earl, Joe & Chet beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Amphitheater, 29 Division Dr. Bring your chairs and blankets for a great evening of local music.

July 19-21

Red Boiling Springs – Get a taste of October spookiness this summer. Join paranormal investigators at the Overnight Ghost Hunt at the Thomas House Hotel Friday or Saturday night. The event includes lodging, a meal and guided tours of the property.

July 19

Cookeville – Summer Cinema at the Depot celebrates Christmas in July with Santa Claus Conquers the Martians at 8 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly night at the Depot.

Cookeville – Enjoy the Smoky Nights Live at Char from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Cookeville – Hip Cookeville presents Forever Abbey Road: A Beatles Experience at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center from 7 – 10 p.m. More information here.

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Soddy Daisy from 5 – 8 p.m.

Sparta – Come explore the Green Market from 4 – 7 p.m. 

Sparta –Sparta Bluegrass Music Series from 7 – 9 p.m. For this event and all events SPARTA visit our website at spartatnchamber.com.

July 20 

Byrdstown – Who Done It? Part 2 Detective Series with Detective Ralph (adults only) at the Good Neighbors Theatre at 7 p.m. For information call 931-864-7195.

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes back Soddy Daisy from7 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – Bluegrass Solution will be at the Old Mill Camp & General Store at Cummins Falls from 6 – 8 p.m.

Cookeville – Hix Farm Brewery presents An Out of This World Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Party! With music by the Calm and Commotion from 6 – 10 p.m.

Livingston –Mitchell Creek Marina presents Movies on the Water with Jaws starting at 8 p.m. For more information see mitchellcreekmarina.com/events.

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Billy Mac from 5 – 8 p.m.

Ongoing 

Crossville – Red, White & Tuna starring Smoke on the Mountain’s Jason Ross and Patty Payne. The denizens of Tuna, Texas are back in this sequel to mega-hit Greater Tuna. Take a hilarious ride into the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas’ third smallest town with this side-splitting spoof of life in rural America. Show runs May 31 – August 8. Times and ticket information available here.

Crossville – Matilda isan inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life, this Tony Award-winning musical revels in the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl-power romp that will delight children and adults alike! Suitable for ages 6 and over. Show runs June 14 – August 18. Times and ticket information available here.

UC Fair Schedule

UPPER CUMBERLAND – It’s fair time across the Upper Cumberland and there’s plenty to see and do. Here’s the schedule of fairs across the U.C.

July 15 – 20    DeKalb County Fair

July 18 – 28    Overton County Fair

Aug. 1 – 10     Putnam County Fair

Aug. 3 – 10     Macon County Fair

Aug. 3 – 10     Van Buren County Fair

Aug. 18 – 24   Fentress County Fair

Aug. 26 – 31   Cumberland County Fair 

Aug. 30 – Sept. 7 White County Fair

Sept. 7 – 15     Warren County Fair

For more information, contact Ruth Dyal, executive director for the Upper Cumberland Tourism Association, at 931-537-6347 or by email at uctourism@gmail.com.

Michelle Price is the managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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