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

By Michelle Price
Special to the UCBJ

UPPER CUMBERLAND – This weekend there is something for everybody to enjoy across the Upper Cumberland. There is another Home and Garden Show with new trends 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 8-9

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 8 – 10

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

Crossville– See the latest trends in home building, remodeling, decorating, and landscaping at the Home Builders Association Home Show 2019 at the Cumberland County Community Complex. Show hours 4- -8 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat. and 12 – 4 p.m. Sun. Admission fee $2 to benefit the Cumberland County Rescue Squad

March 8

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

Crossville – Grinder House Coffee Shop  Presents “In the House” 6 -8 p.m. a live singer-songwriter show with a performance by Amanda Pruitt.

Crossville – Spike’s Sports Grille presents Blues guitarist Jesse Black and special guest Drake Freeman live from 6-9 p.m. 

Crossville – The Palace Theatre presents Mel Tillis Jr & the New Statesider Band in a Tribute to Mel Tillis. The show is 7 – 10 p.m. and information is available at 931-484-6133.

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!

March 15

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

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

March 16

Cookeville – Red Silo brings Jake Hoot and his classic country and rock with an island feel sound to the stage from 8-10 p.m.

Cookeville – Drew Robbins live at Jig Head Brewing Company from 7-9 p.m.

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

Sparta – Bradford Loomis is back at Happy Trails Brewing Company beginning at 8 p.m.


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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