This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – Feb 8

By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor

UPPER CUMBERLAND – While the festivals have taken the winter off, live music and live theater are still easy to find and our state parks are open year round. Whatever you do, get out and enjoy our beautiful region. For a complete list of events statewide, visit

Feb. 8 – 9 and Feb. 14

McMinnville – Take a ride back in time and rediscover Bonnie & Clyde @ 605 Red Rd. as the ill-fated lovers and outlaws who went from being two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America’s most renowned folk heroes. Showtimes and ticket information available here.

Feb. 8

Cookeville – Red Silo presents singer song-writer television star Ryan Rooster Lee live from 8 – 10 p.m.

Feb. 9

Baxter –The Whistle Stop Pizzeria presents Olds 88  with all your favorite 50’s and 60’s music from 6-8 p.m.

Cookeville – Stretch your legs in the Cupid’s Run 5k kicking off at 10 a.m. from the Tennessee Tech campus.  For more information or to sign-up, click here.

Cookeville – Red Silo invites you to hear a “true” Music Row veteran as Matt Goedken performs live from 8 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – 37 Cedar celebrates its first anniversary featuring Brian Paul Rhea from 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Granville – Avery Trace takes the stage at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour at T.B. Sutton General Store. Tickets are $20 for the show and a Southern dinner.

McMinnville – Main street McMinnville presents Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music the smash musical that has been around the world finally arrives at the Park Theater. For ticket information visit

Sparta – Drop into Happy Trails Brewing Company as they present Jake Hoot live at HTBC from 7-9 p.m. showcasing his own blend of authentic, melodic, straight-from-the-soul music.

Feb. 15

Cookeville – Red Silo invites you to hear Just Jeff put his beachy vibe on a wide variety of songs as he performs live from 8 – 10 p.m.

Feb. 16

Cookeville – Come to Red Silo and see Ethan Philips live from 8 – 10 p.m.

Cookeville – The Oakley STEM Center at TTU invites you to join Anna and Elsa on a chilly adventure at Frozen STEM from 9 a.m. – noon!  This event is free, open to the community and perfect for students Pre-K – 3rdgrade. Registration is required and can be done here.

Sparta – Drop into Happy Trails Brewing Company as they present Lonesome County Line live at HTBC from 7-9 p.m. It’s true bluegrass at its finest with a few classic tunes thrown in for fun.  


Cookeville – Vintage Planet and Lane Motor Museum travel to the Cookeville History Museum with their Micro Cars exhibit. The exhibit runs from Jan. 26 through March 23. The exhibit is free to the public.

Crossville – Join your friends at the Cumberland County Playhouse as they present Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park. The comedy runs Jan. 26 – March 22. Showtimes and Tickets are available here.

Crossville – Take a journey out of the zoo and onto the stage with your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as the Cumberland County Playhouse presents MadagascarThe adventure runs from Feb. 2 – March 1. Showtimes and tickets are 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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