This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – March 1

By Michelle Price
Special to the UCBJ

UPPER CUMBERLAND – This weekend there is something for everybody to enjoy across the Upper Cumberland. From the Home and Garden Show to the Women’s Show, new trends are sure to please. There is also a wonderful selection of live theater and live music to choose from.  For a complete list of events statewide, visit

March 1 – 3

Cookeville – See the latest trends in home building, remodeling, decorating, and landscaping at the Upper Cumberland Home and Garden Show  at the Hyder Burks Pavillion. Show hours 4- -8 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat. and 12 – 4 p.m. Sun.

McMinnville – Join Warren Arts at their new home at 5482 Manchester Hwy, Morrison for their production of The Wizard of OzTicket information is available here.

March 1-9

McMinnville – Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny, Mary Poppins, takes the Park Theater stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure! For ticket information click here.

March 1

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes Jeff Crouch live from 8 – 10 p.m. Enjoy all your favorites from this long time local favorite.

Crossville – Spike’s Sports Grille presents Jason Howard live from 6-9 p.m. 

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 Madagascar in its final show. Showtimes and tickets are available here.

Crossville – The Palace Theatre presents Sgt. York The Play depicting the entire story of Sgt. York’s life and projects that positive ideal that, yes one person can make a difference. For information call 931-484-6133. 

March 2

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes Heart and Soul live from 8 – 10 p.m. Get your groove on to their blend of music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

Cookeville – Smithville native Sadie Faith will rock 37 Cedar from 9 p.m. to midnight.  

Crossville – The Palace Theatre presents the Memory Road ‘Classic oldies Show’: Featuring a salute to the “One Hit Wonders”. Show starts at 7 p.m. For information call 931-484-6133.  

Granville – The Fredonia Bluegrass Band 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 – Star 107 FM will sponsor the 14thAnnual Women’s Show at Three Star Mall from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The show will feature more than 30 vendors, along with fashion shows and demonstrations. 

Sparta – Drop into Happy Trails Brewing Company as they present Melissa Plett and her hauntingly soulful, foot-stomping country.

March 8 – 10

Byrdstown – Good Neighbors Theatre presents Oliver Twist.  For times and tickets call 913-864-4569.

March 8

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes Stephanie Zarling live from 8 – 10 p.m. 

March 9

Cookeville – Red Silo welcomes Cookeville’s own Knee Deep in Stereo live from 8 – 10 p.m. Come out and get your alternative/punk rock fix and enjoy songs from their new album.

Cookeville – Lafayette’s own Tyler Wix will be playing songs from his upcoming ep live at Jig Head Brewing Company from 7-9 p.m.

Granville – The Bluegrass Solutions Bluegrass Band 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.

Sparta – Drop into Happy Trails Brewing Company as a  crowd favorite to say the least, Billy Mac is joining us for a Saturday of fun, food, and brews!


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.

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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