COOKEVILLE – WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS will host its 24th annual Stations of Imagination at CityScape’s Fall FunFest on Friday, Sept. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on the Jefferson Ave. side of the square in Cookeville. All Stations of Imagination activities are free and open to all ages.
The fun begins on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. with WCTE’s Glow Parade. Join WCTE’s lantern-making workshop at Red Silo or Dogwood Park with our partners. Red Silo is generously hosting a Lantern & Libations workshop at Red Silo on Aug. 27 from 6 – 8PM. If you missed the first one at Red Silo be sure to catch the next one to create your lantern for only $5 to show off at WCTE’s Glow Parade, which is open to all ages. The Bryan Symphony Orchestra is also partnering with WCTE to host a lantern-making workshop at Dogwood Park on Sunday, Sept. 1 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Decorate your lantern with your favorite Sesame Street character, beach scene, or action character and join the Glow Parade as they light up the square. After the Glow Parade, dance the night away with family and friends at WCTE’s Silent Disco.
On Saturday, WCTE will host 15-plus interactive PBS Kids booths where kids of all ages can make slime, build Sesame Streetplaydough molds, have fun in the interactive bubble lab and much more. Walkaround Zoe from Sesame Street will be on-hand throughout the day for photos as well as Clifford the Big Red Dog.
“Stations of Imagination is such a fun time for volunteers and the Upper Cumberland community. It is a weekend full of family and friend’s fun. My nieces and nephews never want to leave because they have so much fun. Upper Cumberland native, and WCTE Education Coordinator Misty Brown.
WCTE has partnered with REMAX to bring the Sesame Street 50thcelebration to life as this year’s Stations of Imagination theme.
For more information, visit wcte.org/stations or call 931-528-2222.
WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for more than 40 years as the region’s premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville, making it a strategic partner with education, health services, government, arts, and music. WCTE is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council and is one of only 350 PBS affiliates nationwide.