This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – Nov. 2

By Michelle Price
UCBJ Managing Editor

UPPER CUMBERLAND – Honor veterans and their service, celebrate the fall harvest with night hikes and campfire s’mores and Cookeville’s Mistletoe Market. Here’s what’s going on across the Upper Cumberland this week. For a complete list of events, visit

Nov. 1-3

Cookeville – In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, as well as Upper Cumberland native Sgt. Alvin C. York, the Great War Symposium at Tennessee Tech University and downtown Cookeville will have scholarly presentations, living history, artifacts and documents, vintage automobiles, period music and a period-rules football game.

Nov. 1-3, 5-6, 8-10 

Cookeville –Those who attend the Backdoor Playhouse performance of “Playing with Fire (After Frankenstein)” will see a different perspective of the creature and its creator, Dr. Victor Frankenstein. For ticket information and performance times, see

Nov. 2-3

Cookeville – Celebrate the Mistletoe Market, a two-day shopping extravaganza that features 50 local boutiques under one roof and dining in the on-site café at Leslie Town Centre. A silent auction will benefit Friends of Cookeville/Putnam Co. Animals.

 Nov. 2-17

 Cookeville – Dr. Seuss characters will come to life at the Cookeville Performing Arts Center, 10 E. Broad St., during Seussical presented by Cookeville Children’s Theatre Nov. 2-17. This musical is fun for the whole family. For ticket information and performance times, call 528-1313.

Woodbury – The winner of 10 Tony Awards, Hello Dolly!, is a classic family-friendly musical at The Arts Center of Cannon Co.

Nov. 3

Granville – The Foxfire Newgrass Band entertains audiences with their unique flavor of “newgrass” music at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour 6-8 p.m. at the T.B. Sutton General Store. Tickets are $20 for dinner and admission.

Nov. 9-10

Cookeville – Prowl around in Cookeville’s historic district and WestSide cultural district for Art Prowl, a free two-day walking art tour exploring more than 30 artists’ studios and galleries, demonstrations, kids’ activities and opportunities to meet artists.

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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