Tech’s Next College Town Weekend planned for Oct. 28

ennessee Tech students Makeya Price, Sam Vesely and Shiann Sigmon visit Bee Rock. (Photo: Tech Photo Services)

COOKEVILLE – Tennessee Tech is set to promote its next College Town Weekend coming up this Thursday, Oct. 28.

College Town Weekends is an ongoing series from Tech’s Student Affairs division that combines both on campus and off campus events into one list and shares that information with students in various ways, including posters, digital signs, table tents, door hangers and online at

For the fifth weekend starting early on Thursday, Oct. 28, events featured include Purple Palooza Halloween Celebration in the Hooper Eblen Center, Spooktacular on Centennial Plaza and Tricks and Treats / The Werewolf Bash at Cane Creek Courtside Picnic Shelter. For Friday, Oct. 29, events highlighted are Cooking on the Square at the Courthouse Square, Pumpkin Pop at Ford Lincoln of Cookeville, Classic Cinema at the Cookeville Depot showing “White Zombie” from 1932 and Drag-o-ween on Centennial Plaza. 

Then for Saturday, Oct. 30, students can enjoy a bike ride with a ranger at Cummins Falls State Park, Bee Rock climbing event, Cookeville Treat Trail at Dogwood Park, The Haunting of BFA at the Bryan Fine Arts building and the Residence Hall Association Fall Fun Fest at the Main Quad and Crawford Hall parking lot.

Events are updated regularly at If those in the Cookeville community would like to submit events to be included, they can do so at Submitted events are subject to review by the university and are not guaranteed to be listed.

Tennessee Tech is ranked as a “Best National University” by U.S. News & World Report. The university offers more than 200-plus programs of study, and Tech grads leave with one of the least debts of all public universities in the state. In fact, based on total cost and alumni earnings, Tech provides students with the highest return on investment for any public university in Tennessee, according to PayScale.

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