This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – June 7

By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Whether you’re interested in bluegrass or if the 50’s are more your style, it’s all available in the U.C. For a complete list of events statewide, visit tnvacation.com/calendar.

June 6 – 9 

Upper Cumberland – Catch the WCTE Great TV Auction 2019 from 7 – 11 p.m. nightly. It’s WCTE’s biggest event of the year. Items donated from local and corporate businesses will be showcased On-Air and auctioned off to the highest bidder. Don’t forget…bid high and bid often!

June 7-8

Carthage – Come out for the Defeated Creek Bluegrass Festival with bluegrass music, handcrafts, parade, etc. For info see here.    

June 7 – 15

McMinnville – Catch Grease The Musical live at the Park Theater starting all your local McMinnville faves. For showtimes and information visit here.

June 7

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

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

McMinnville – Don’t miss Main Street Live! McMinnville’s free summer concert series in its 15th year. Sail On – The Beach Boys Tribute will be kicking off at 7 p.m. 

June 8

Cookeville – The 17th Annual Cookeville Regional Soap Box Derby will take place on the campus of Prescott South Elementary. Race Day events begin at 7:30 a.m.

Cookeville – The Downtown Green Market presents live music from the Mattinglys from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Cookeville – The Upper Cumberland Pride Festival will be held at Dogwood Park from noon to 6 p.m.

Cookeville – Come out to Old Mill Camp & General Store at Cummins Falls andenjoy music by Faith Jackson and comedy by Tony Randolph. Show is from 6 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes back The Smokey Nights from8 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – Come and hang out for Seth Willoughby LIVE @37 Cedar starting at 9 p.m.

Cookeville – Faraway Dogs Live at Hix Farm Brewery from 8 – 10 p.m.

Granville – Come out and enjoy Track 145 Bluegrass Bandas they perform at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour. Enjoy this show as it is broadcast through the web to a world-wide audience.

Granville –Wildwood resort hosts singer songwriter night featuring Michael Logan and Jenn Bostic. For information www.visitwildwood.com.

Livingston– The Overton County Cruz-in will be held on the Square in Livingston from 4 – 7 p.m. with a variety of cool cars and trucks, music and door prizes.

Livingston – Mitchell Creek Marina welcomes Damien Boggs live from 6-8 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. More information at mitchellcreekmarina.com/events

Sparta – The 1st annual Puckaroo Music Fest will be held at Big Puckett’s Campground starting at 5 p.m. For more information here.

June 9

Rugby – Visit the British Car Show and Street Fairfind British goods & local carts, nature art, etc.as well as Classic Cars. For more info, visit historicrugby.org/classiccars19.

June 13-16 

Upper Cumberland – Catch the WCTE Great TV Auction 2019 from 7 – 11 p.m. nightly. It’s WCTE’s biggest event of the year. Items donated from local and corporate businesses will be showcased On-Air and auctioned off to the highest bidder. Don’t forget…bid high and bid often!

June 15

Cookeville – After Dark Movies in the Park presents Ralph Breaks the Internet at Dogwood Park beginning at 7:30. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly night in the park.

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.

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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