This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – July 5

By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor

July 5 – 6

Smithville – The 48th annual Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree & Crafts Festival is back presenting the best family-friendly bluegrass festival around. 

July 5

Baxter – Join Legacy at Twin Lakes Catfish Farm for Freedom, Fishing & Fireworks. Music starts at 5:30 p.m. with fireworks starting at 9 p.m.

Cookeville – Summer Cinema at the Depot kicks off with The Sandlot at 8 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly night at the Depot.

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes back Emerald Butler from7 – 10 p.m.

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

Crossville – Grinder House presents Adam Hamby Live “In the House”. Hamby was winner of the 2018 Smokey Mountain Songwriter Festival and will be live from 6 – 8 p.m. For information 931-707-0440.

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

Silver Point – Make plans to join Janelle Arthur live at the Hurricane Marina from 6 – 11 p.m.

Smithville – The 2019 Sligo FireworksShow will kick off at 9 p.m. Live music, good food and tasty drinks will be available.

Sparta – Come out for the Freedom Celebration at the White County Sports fields beginning at 4 p.m. There will be concerts featuringShatteredand several local bands and bounce houses before the fireworks.

July 6 – 7

Cookeville – SlideCKVL is back for year 5! Join the family fun and speed down Broad Street on this one of a kind 1,000 ft slip and slide.

July 6

Cookeville – After Dark Movies in the Park presents Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation at Dogwood Park beginning at 7:30. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly night in the park.

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes back Matthew Moon from7 – 10 p.m.

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

Granville – Come out and enjoythe Stoney River Bluegrass Band of Tennessee as they perform at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour. Enjoy this show as it is broadcast through the web to a world-wide audience.

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Travis Copeland live from 5-8 p.m.

Livingston – Come seeSplit Decision live at Mitchell Creek Marina 6-8 p.m. For more information see mitchellcreekmarina.com/events.

Silver Point – Make plans to join the Hurricane Marina Independence Celebration with live entertainment by Mickey Gannon from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Smithville – The Fishlipz Fireworks show and After Party will kick off at 9 p.m. Live music, good food and tasty drinks will be available.

Sparta – Come out to Big Pucketts Campground for free music and fireworks from 6 – 9 p.m. 

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 – 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.

July 13

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

Silver Point – Make plans to join singer/songwriter Sadie Faith live at the Hurricane Marina from 6 – 10 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 is an 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 1 – 6        Smith County Fair

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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