This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – April 19

By Michelle Price
Special to the UCBJ

UPPER CUMBERLAND – From egg hunts to a women’s expo, there’s a buzz around the region. For a complete list of events statewide, visit

April 19

Baxter – Enjoy a Moonlight Egg Hunt at Upperman High School from 5 – 8 p.m. with kid’s games, family pictures, face painting, hay rides, juggling and magic tricks, hot dogs (as long as they last), and of course, 30,000 plastic eggs to hunt at sundown.

Crossville – Spike’s Sports Grille presents Tim Atwood live from 6-9 p.m. For information call  931-202-2989.

Livingston – Come out for a free movie in the Park as The Passion of the Christ is shown in Central Park at 7 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs. Parental discretion is advised.

April 20

Cookeville – Stonecom presents the Upper Cumberland’s Biggest and Best Egg Hunt at the Tennessee Tech soccer fields beginning at 11 a.m. There will be egg hunts for ages 3-9. 

Cookeville – Jig Head Brewing Company presents The Smokey Nights live from 7-9 p.m.

Smithville – Enjoy theDeKalb County Women’s Expo in a day set aside just for the ladies from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DeKalb County Community Complex.

Standing Stone – The 2019 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Woodmen of the World will be held at 2 p.m. below the dam at Standing Stone State Park. Open to children ages 0-12.

April 26 -28

McMinnville – Warren Arts presents Shrek the Musical, based on the Oscar-winning Dreamworks Animation film. Show time and ticket info available here.


Cookeville – The Sally Crain-Jager Putnam County Schools Student Art Exhibit will be displayed in lobby of the Cookeville Performing Arts Center from March 26 – April 26.

Crossville – Brace yourself for side-splitting chaos with this rip-roaring comedy starring an incomparable cast of Playhouse favorites in Noises Off running March 8 – April 18. Times and ticket information available here.

Crossville – Forever Plaid is a guaranteed smash, with a program of beloved songs and delightful patter that keeps the audience laughing hysterically when they’re not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the 1950’s. 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

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