This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – June 21

By Michelle Price
Special to the UCBJ

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Whether you’re interested in movies, music or just want to browse at the women’s show, it’s all available in the U.C. For a complete list of events statewide, visit

June 21

Carthage – Wilson Bank & Trust presents Movie Night featuring Small Foot beginning at 6 p.m. next to Carthage office, 1300 Main Street North. B ring your lawn chairs and blankets.

Cookeville – Come to the Oakley STEM Center at Tennessee Tech for the Longest Day of the Year Celebration from 6 – 8 p.m. There will be activities for children in grades K-8. Register here.

Cookeville – After Dark Movies in the Park presents Spider-Man Into the Spider-verse at Dogwood Park beginning at 7:30. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for this family friendly night in the park.

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

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

Crossville – Jason Howard @ Spike’s Sports Grille from 6 – 9 p.m. For information call 931-707-7249.

Crossville – Grinder House presents Dave Cofell Live “In the House” from 6 – 8 p.m. For information 931-707-0440.

Fairfield Glade – FFG presents Movies at theSquare featuring Jumanji from 8 – 10 p.m. 

Sparta – The City of Sparta presents Bluegrass on the Square featuring Clearview Bluegrass and Bluegrass Solutions at Liberty Square. Show begins at 7 p.m. and will move to the Sparta Civic Center in the event of rain.

June 22 

Cookeville – Come and hang out for Seth Willoughby at Red Silo from 8 – 10 p.m. 

Cookeville – Come and hang out for Travis Copeland LIVE @37 Cedar starting from 9 p.m. – midnight.

Crossville – Matthew Hickey @ Spike’s Sports Grille from 6 – 9 p.m. For information call 931-707-7249.

Lake Tansi – Come out and enjoy a movie on the beach. Mary Poppins Returns from 8 – 10 p.m. at Lake Tansi Beach.

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Jeff Crouch live from 5-8 p.m.

Sparta – The Upper Cumberland Women’s Show returns to the White County Fair Association office starting at 10 a.m. 

June 25

Lafayette – Nashville Symphony – Key Park 7:30 pm Free Event- Enjoy an evening of music under the stars at Lafayette’s Key Park. The Nashville Symphony will play classical and poplar favorites. For more info, go to

June 28

Livingston – The Steel Coop presents Travis Copeland live from 5-8 p.m.

Livingston– The Central Park @ Dark Summer Movie Series presents Spiderman into the Spider-verse. Movie starts at dark. Free admission and cotton candy. Bring your chair/blanket and enjoy!

June 29

Cookeville – Hip Cookeville presents the next show of their Summer Concert Series, Faithfully – an Eagles/Journey Experience at 7 p.m. Ticket information available here.

Livingston – Come see theFlat Rock Ramblers live at Mitchell Creek Marina 6-8 p.m. For more information see

Livingston – Fireworks CelebrationOverton County Fair Grounds Gates open 3 p.m. food provided by LRH at 5 p.m. music begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks at dark. No alcoholic beverages allowed.


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.

Crossville – Matilda isan inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life, this Tony Award-winning musical revels in the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination. Packed with high-energy dance numbers and catchy songs, Matilda is a joyous girl-power romp that will delight children and adults alike! Suitable for ages 6 and over. Show runs June 14 – August 18. 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

Michelle Price is the former managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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