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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Enjoy ‘Christmas Classics’ at Depot Christmas Open House on Dec. 7

A child shares his Christmas wishes with Santa

COOKEVILLE – Glittering ornaments and warm feelings of nostalgia will set the stage for a festive holiday gathering at the Cookeville Depot Museum’s annual Christmas Open House.

The free event will be Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 116 W. Broad St. This yea...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Ready for some holiday music? See Cookeville Community Band Sunday at CPAC

Cookeville Community Band presents a holiday concert at CPAC

COOKEVILLE – A free holiday outing awaits music lovers Sunday at Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

Cookeville Community Band will present its annual holiday concert at 3 p.m. at 10 E. Broad St. 

“There will be moments of peacef...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Tickets on sale for ‘A Christmas Carol’ at CPAC

A Christmas Carol-Tim Lowry

COOKEVILLE – A holiday classic is coming to the Cookeville Performing Arts Center stage: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”

The one-man show, presented by professional storyteller Tim Lowry of South Carolina, will...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Registration open for Merry & Bright Holiday Home Challenge, Tour of Lights

A house is decorated for the Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge.

COOKEVILLE – Let there be lights.

Registration is open for the third annual Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and Upper Cumberland Association of REALTORS.

“This contest gives citizens who e...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 16, 2019

‘It lifts me up in spirit’: Health and wellness classes helpful to many

A man participates in a chair yoga class.

COOKEVILLE – As a person with multiple sclerosis, Jim King had been looking for ways to keep his muscles flexible.

When he found out a friend was taking Chair Yoga at Cane Creek Recreation Center, he decided to give it a try. Three years later, he’s still ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Girl Scouts suggest healthy options when feeding ducks, geese at Cane Creek Park

Girl Scouts show their duck feeding sign at Cane Creek Park.

COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Park’s waterfowl love the people who visit them – and the treats they bring.

But these wild ducks and geese don’t know that some of those treats are bad for them. Neither do those who take joy in watching them waddle up the lake ban...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2019

A place for skaters: Park View Skate Park now open

A skateboarder rides the wall at Park View Skate Park.

COOKEVILLE – “There is an old saying about skate parks,” Cookeville Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said. “‘If your community doesn’t have a skate park, it is one.’”

That ...

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Leisure Services