This week’s Upper Cumberland tourism round up – Nov. 8

UPPER CUMBERLAND – This weekend there’s football, shopping and music galore. Take the opportunity to catch up with old friends. Whatever you do, get out and enjoy the Upper Cumberland this weekend! For a complete list of events statewide, visit

Veterans Day Events 

Nov 9 – 11 Veterans Day Event at Alvin C. York State Historic Park –

Nov 10 Veterans Day Parade – Carthage – 2:30 p.m.

Nov 11 Veterans Day Ceremony – Crossville

Nov 11 Veterans Day Program – Livingston – 10 am-11 am

Nov 11 Veterans Day – Cookeville – Courthouse 11am – 1pm

Nov. 8 – 9

Celina – Don’t miss the Celina Christmas Bazaar at the Clay County Community Center starting at 4 p.m. on Friday through 5 p.m. Saturday.

Sparta – Holiday Barn Sale at Bilbrey Farms Friday 2-6 p.m and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Nov. 8-10 

McMinnville – Warren Arts presents the Hound of the Baskervilles at the Warren Arts theater at 5482 Manchester Highway. Times and ticket information available here.

Sparta – Big Pucketts Campground welcomes Drew Robbins from 6-9 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.

Nov. 8-23 

Cookeville – Cookeville Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s High School Musical on STAGE. For ticket information, dates and times click here.

Nov. 8

Cookeville – Come out as RedSilo welcomes three time #1 hit Billboard Country songwriter and producer Dave Pahanish from8 – 10 p.m. 

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

Cookeville – 37 Cedar presents Heart & Soul from 9 p.m. – midnight.

Cookeville – Lucas McCoy Live! at Hix Farm Brewery from 8-11 p.m.

Crossville – GrinderHouse Coffee welcomes Randy Moore Live “In The House” from 6-8 p.m. 

Crossville – Spike’s Sports Grill presents Jason Howardlive from 6-10 p.m.

Granville – Experience a country Christmas at the Christmas Open Houses in Granville from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the town. For information, call 931-653-4151.

Sparta – Happy Trails Brewing Companypresents Jesse Kramer – Live at HTBC! Starting at 8 p.m.

Sparta – The Coffee Collective presents The Tenos starting at 7 p.m.

Nov. 9

Cookeville – TTU announces the Homecoming Tailgate Concert with SHATTERED !! Starting at 10:30 a.m. with free food, soft drinks, bouncy houses, etc.

Cookeville – 37 Cedar presents Humps & the Blackouts from 9 p.m. – midnight.

Cookeville – Come out as RedSilo welcomes Stephanie Zarling from8 – 10 p.m. 

Crossville – Home for the Holidays Gifts & Treasures Christmas sale at the Cumberland county Community Complex from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Granville – Celebrate the grand opening of the Festival of Trees and Sutton Homestead’s “It’s a Wonderful Season” from noon to 3 p.m. in historic Granville. For information, call 931-653-4151.

Sparta – Celebrate Happy Trails Brewing Company’s 1 year anniversary. Doors open at 11am and the official party kicks off at 3pm. Join us as we have live music, tons of food, and of course, more beers than ever!

Woodbury – The Woodbury Fall Craft Fair and Marketplace will be at the Woodbury Grammar School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nov. 15-16

Cookeville – Come out for the Art Prowl and enjoy a diverse selection of art from local artist while you stroll through the historic West Side. 

Nov. 15-17

Cookeville – The 2019 Santa’s Workshop hosted by the Cookeville Jr Women’s club will be held at the Hyder-Burks. Ag Pavilion with over 165 vendors with clothes, food, home decor, pottery, jewelry, candles and much, much more.Hours Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Nov. 15

Cookeville – Cookeville Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s High School Musical on STAGE

Cookeville – Come out as RedSilo welcomes MsCarissia and Tom from 7-9 p.m. as these two musicians seem to glow and simmer in the exciting performances of their shared love for the music of their eras …. 60s, 70s and more.

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

Crossville – The Social Brew welcomes Drew Robbins from 8-10 p.m.

Crossville – GrinderHouse Coffee welcomes Westwend Live “In The House” from 6-8 p.m. WestWend’s latest CD, “Linger For A While”, takes bluegrass standards and makes them new again, while their originals capture their audience with a traditional flavor.

Crossville – Spike’s Sports Grill presents Jesse Black Blues Guitarist live from 6-10 p.m.

Nov. 16

Baxter – Happy Wines Giving as DelMonaco Winery celebrates with its 11thAnniversary Party.

Cookeville – Come out as RedSilo welcomes Melissa Ellis back from8 – 10 p.m. 

Sparta – Happy Trails Brewing Companytentatively announces Jake Hoot – Live at HTBC! from 8-11 p.m. There is a real possibility that Jake will still be in California but the party will still go on.


Crossville – Elf – Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water musical comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Show runs Nov. 1 to Dec. 21. Times and ticket information available here.

Granville – Historic Granville will host the Festival of Trees and Sutton Homestead’s 1960’s “It’s a Wonderful Season” from Nov. 8 thru Dec. 28. For information, call 931-653-4151.

For more information, contact Ruth Dyal, executive director for the Upper Cumberland Tourism Association, at 931-537-6347 or by email at

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.