Thursday, June 30, 2011

July 4th Events - Highlands of Tennessee

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Staying in the Upper Cumberland/The Highlands of Tennessee/Cumberland Plateau is the place to be.

The big events will be the Smithville Jamboree this weekend on the square in historic, downtown Smithville along with 'Freedoms Hope'..a large festival and fireworks show in downtown Algood.

There are many more things going on, too...lets look at the calendar:

July 1
Summer Cinema at the Cookeville Depot
Show starts at Dark
Cookeville Depot
116 W Broad St., Cookeville
Featuring "Royal Wedding" (1951)
Fred Astaire (Tom) and Jane Powell (Ellen) are asked to perform as a dance team in England at the time of Princess Elizabeth's wedding.
Movie starts at the west side of the Depot building.
Bring a chair or blanket! Refreshments will be available.

July 1 -
McMinnville, TN - Main Street Live featuring the Buddy Holly tribute band 'The Heartbreakers'...vendors open at 6:00 pm followed by the concert at 7:00 pm ...for more info, go to:

Smithville, TN - The World Famous Smithivlle Fiddler's Jamboree
Contact the Jamboree office at 615-597-8500 or the Chamber office at 615-597-4163.

Near Livingston, TN -
Jul 2 - Jul 3 Mitchell Creek Marina's Independence Day Celebration
Mitchell Creek Marina
1260 Livingston Boat Dock Rd., Allons
931-823-6666 ‎or

Come down to the marina as they rock the dock to celebrate Independence Day! They will have live music from Grand Ole Opry performers, including the famous announcer Eddie Stubbs! Enjoy a variety of carnival games, face painting, tournaments, and many more fun activities and events planned. Fireworks will be July 3 at dusk.

July 2 - July 4 Monterey Fourth of July Celebration
Whittaker Park, Monterey
Sponsored by Standing Stone VFW Post 6277.

Jul 02
Grand Ole Uproar featuring "The G-Chords"
Presented by The Donoho Hotel
500 East Main Street, Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150.
7pm-10pm. Music and Dancing. Contact 615-699-3141

July 02
Demoliton Derby & Fireworks
Fentress County Fairgrounds
Contact: 931-879-7776

July 02
July 4th "Fireworks Celebration"
Saturday evening at 9:00 p.m.
Granville Veterans park sponsored by the Granville Marina.
Please call us at: 931-653-4151

July 02
Fiddler 5K & 1M Fun Run
The event will begin at 7:00 AM
Northside Elementary School in Smithville.

July 02
Hub City Bluegrass at the Sutton General Store in Granville
Ole Time Music & Bluegrass presents “Hub City Bluegrass” starting at
6:00 pm
Radio Taping at 7:00 pm.
Enjoy the best in Tennessee’s Southern Cooking in Sutton Store’s Dining Room
5:00 pm & 6:30 pm.
Cost: $15.00, Children under 12 - $9.00 + tax per person, under 6 – free.
Reservations are required at 931-653-4151.
Broadcast each Saturday at 10:00 am on:
WTKY FM 92.1,
WKWY FM;102.7;
WTKY AM 1370,
WVFB FM 101.5
Broadcast Saturday’s at 11:00 am on Cookeville’s WPTN AM 780.
Broadcast Sunday’s at 6:00 pm on Lebanon’s WANT FM 98.9 and WCOR AM 1490.

July 03
Lancaster's 7th Annual Parade
5:00 PM on Hwy. 141 in Lancaster.
There will be festivities on the green immediatly following the parade.
For more information, contact 615-735-9443 or 615-683-7305.

July 03
Sligo Marina Fireworks
Fireworks begin at dark.

July 04
Crossville's "Fireworks"
Annual Fireworks Celebration at Centennial Park -
Children activities start at 5:00 PM and fireworks at 9:00 PM.
For more information call 931-456-6632.

July 04
Independence Day in Doyle
The City of Doyle
Fireworks display on July 4, at the Doyle Ballpark.
Call 657-2459 for details

July 04
Algood's 4th of July Celebration
"Freedom's Hope" - Algood Ballpark.
Gates will open at 5:00 pm
Grand Finale - Amazing fireworks 9:00 pm.
Admission is free
Inflatables for kids,
Climbing wall,
Bungee jump,
Obstacle course,
Giant slide,
Toss games,
Petting zoo,
Balloon art.
Entertainment include local bands
Legacy, Back Roads Band, and BrightGray.
Food and drinks by area vendors
Coolers will not be allowed in the park.
As this is the only major event taking place in Putnam County on July 4th, it is recommended you arrive early. For more information, contact
Trinity Assembly at 537-9830,
Church on the Hill at 537-9504,
Country Giant at 526-7144.

July 04
Independence Day Children's Parade
The annual parade will be held along Main Street
Downtown Crossville
Cumberland County children on bikes, power wheels, wagons and walking.
Dressed in patriotic attire and decorate their rides.
For more information contact
Charlotte Reynolds at 931-484-2630
Lynn Speich at 865-354-0809.

July 04 - just added thanks to FB friend!
Little Patriot Parade (ages birth to 3rd grade)
Cookeville's Courthouse Square
10 am start (9:30 am registration)
Old Walton Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
Meet in public parking behind NW corner of square

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