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Calendar of Events


Northwest Tennessee has something for everyone.


January

Reelfoot Lake Eagle Tours held January 2nd - 1st of March. Reservations should be made in advance by calling 1-800-250-8617.


February

Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival, 1st full weekend in Feb. Held at the Airpark Inn. Civil war reenactment, Island number 10


March,

Reelfoot State Park campgrounds open March 15th. Deep canoe trips-731-253-9652

Numberous horse shows at West TN Agricultural Pavillion in Martin, TN. Call 731-587-7258 for information.


April

Event: World's Biggest Fish Fry Held each year during the last week in April.Paris TN, Activities: Catfish, Parade, Rodeo, Car Show, Arts and Crafts, Carnival, & more.731-642-3431 Annual Obion County Mainstreet Auction, Union City TN-731-885-8330


April Ridgemont Spring Heritage Days. Obion County Fairgrounds. Showcasing old-time crafts and skills. Contact Randy Pitts at (731) 536-0664. Last weekend in April.


May: West Tn Strawberry Festival, Held each year in Gibson County during the first week in May
731-784-1842


Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend: Big Sandy Spring Festival. Includes festivals, parade, centennial celebration, car show, pony rides and more including fireworks! info at 731-593-3213. Clarksburg Hummingbird Festival held each year May Reelfoot Lake pontoon cruises start in May through Oct. Super Retriever series Dog event. Final Flight Outdoor. Union City TN.


Event: Puryear Day
ADM Fee: None
Sponsor: Lioness Club
Contact: City Hall - Phone: (731) 247-5362
Activities: Parade, Music, Square dancing, Arts/crafts, BBQ


Ridgley Western Days � May, Call 731-264-0330 for more info.

June

Atwood Tractor Show each year in Atwood TN
TN River Pearl Festival held during the 2nd week of June at Birdsong Resort and Marina 731-584-8687

July


Milan No-Till Day in Milan, TN. 4th Thursday in July (ever other year after 2002.) More info: 731-686-7494. Mckenzie Freedom festival and fireworks July 4th
Kenton White Squirrel Festival, Kenton TN-731-7749-5767
Troy Community Involvement day- 731-536-4595
Blue Suede Shoes and BBQ cookoff- Tiptonville TN-731-253-9922


Event: Freedom Festival. July 4, Place: Cottage Grove Fire Department. Admission Fee:None Sponsor: Cottage Grove Fire Dept. Contact:Bill Pullen - Phone: (731) 782-3692. Activities: Parade, BBQ, Carnival, Music, Dancing.


July 4, Fireworks Display. Obion County Fairgrounds. Begins at dark. Contact Union City Parks and Recreation at (731) 885-0354.

July 4, Fireworks Display, Pontotoc Park, Fulton, KY. Begins at dark. Contact Fulton City Hall at (270) 472-1320.

Troy Community Involvement Days, Downtown Troy, TN. Street dances, games, food, etc. (731) 536-4595. 3rd weekend in July.

August:

Big Sandy Waterfowl Festival, 1st Sat in August, Boats, Motors, Camo clothing, Duck and Goose calls are all avialble at this annual event held in Big Sandy Tn.
Benton County Fair-Last week- August-Camden TN
Carroll County Fair-Third week-August-Huntingdon TN
Gibson County Fair-2nd week-August-Trenton TN
Henry County Fair-1st week-August-Paris TN
Obion County Fair-2nd week-August-Union City TN
Crockett County Cotton Festival-Month long celebration-August.
Tatertown Festival-last week -August. Gleason TN, Weakly CO
Henry County Fair- Paris, TN. August. Located at Henry County fairgrounds. Lots of fair activities including; livestock competition, carnival, washer piching contest, coolest pet contest, lawnmower races, demolition derby and power puff derby, live music, child doll show and many many more things to do and see. Free Fair Book available with all dates and activities. Call 731-642-2941 for info. Reelfoot Lake Duck Blind Drawing � . Call 731-253-7343 for more info.

August Obion County Fair at the Obion County Fairgrounds. Carnival rides,tractor pulls, beauty pageant, etc. (731) 536-5442. Usually 2nd full week in August.

First Saturday in August TWRA Wterfowl Duck Blind Drawing in Big Sandy. Big Sandy City Hall 731-593-3213.

Third week in August Benton County fair at Camden Fairgrounds. 731-584-1514.

Labor Day Weekend Benton County Bargin Hwy Sale. 30 mile yeard sale. Benton Chamber 731-584-8395.

Crockett County Cotton Festival, last week in August. Crockett County Chamber of Commerce 731-696-5120. All types of family fun activities including arts and crafts, flea market, Pet Parade, tractor pull, great music and lots of great food!

International Washer Pitchin Contest in Yorkville, TN. 3rd week of August. More info at 731-855-0973.

September
Goodyear Car show. Union City TN. 731-884-2256 Troy Pecan Festival Troy TN-731-536-4745

Annual Bradford Doodle Soup Days. September Beauty Pageant, Doodle Soup Jam, Flea Market, Horseshow, Car Show, Art Club Show and Sale, BBQ Cookoff, Street Dance and more. Info: 731-742-2588, 731-665-7517, 731- 742-3791

September 260 Oliver Chapel Rd., Bradford, TN. Primitive Homeplace, 2nd Annual Harvest Gathering, early painted primitives, antiques, Folk Lore, textiles. Buggy Rides, Tour English Gardens and Log Cabin, Enjoy the sheep, hores and other animals. Admission $3.00- children free. Info: 731-742-2700.

September Annual Car Show. Goodyear Tire Plant, Hampton Centre, and Troy, TN. Car show, car cruise, barbecues, etc.

Jimmy Cagle at (731) 884-2255. Labor Day Weekend.

Event:Arts & Crafts Festival

Event: Pioneer Days
Date:(3rd Sat. in Sept.) Place: Henry, TN Attend: 4,000 ADM Fee:None Sponsor: Henry Fire Department Contact:Joe Qualls - Phone:@ (731) 243-3833 Activities: Parade, Games, Country music, Square dance, Shoot-out <

Pontotoc Festival. Pontotoc Park, Fulton, KY. Concerts, games, food, etc.Contact Kay at (270) 472-9000. 3rd weekend in September.

September Obion County Fall Festival. Downtown Union City and Obion County Fairgrounds.Contests, BBQ, concerts, etc., (731) 885-8330. P.O. Box 382, Union City, TN.

Benton County Bargain Hwy. - 1st weekend of Sept.

October


Reelfoot Lake Arts & Crafts Festival - 1st weekend with an October Date, Call 731-885-7295 for more info. Reelfoot Lake Waterfowl Festival-. 2nd weekend of October,Located in Samburg TN Hundreds of people interested in the world of waterfowling will visit Reelfoot Lake on this special weekend. Competition duck and goose calling events will be held for both adults and juniors. If you love waterfowl boats, retreiving dogs, art/craft collectibles, camouflage and the ring of high pitched duck calls this is the place to me!


Event: Octoberfest. Date: October 1st (1st Sat. in Oct.) Place: Holy Cross Catholic Church Sponsor: Holy Cross Catholic Church. Contact: Phone: (731) 642-4681. Activities: Games, Booths, Authentic German music and food, Arts & Crafts


Reelfoot Lake Fall Color Boat Cruises � Oct. thru Nov. Weekends Only, Call 731-253-7756 or 731-253-9652 for more info.


Crockett County Harvest Highway Yard Sale. . More than 30 miles of "Harvest Highway" and you can shop at yard sales all along the way! The route runs along Hwy 79 between Gadsden and Bells, Hwy 88 between Bells and Alamo, Hwy 54 between Alamo and Maury City and Hwy 189 between Maury City and Friendship, TN. Great prices on clothing, jewelry, housewares, tools, furniture, crafts, food and much more! For more info call Crockette County Chamber of Commerce, 731-696-5120.


Reelfoot Lake Arts and Crafts Show. First week-end in October, 2005. There will be 400 booths providing thousands of items for you to buy or just browse and look. Located on hwy 22/21 on the west side of Reelfoot Lake near the State Park Vistor's Center. For more info call: 731-253-7276.


Annual Fire Prevention Fall Festival - Greenfield, TN. (731) 235-2645 Events include: fire department and rescue squad equipment on display, Civil War display, jaws of life display, medical and military helicopters on display, fire truck rides, sidewalk sale a parade, a carnival and a 5K run.

November


Event: Eagles arrive at Reelfoot Lake as well as winter populations of waterfowl in and around Northwest TN.


Christmas Parade � Martin, TN. Contact Person: Elaine Knight (731) 588-1002 Parade starts at 7:00 p.m.

December


First Saturday in December. Camden Christmas Parade. 731-584-8395. Christmas Parades. going on in and around Northwest TN all during Dec. Contact office for more information.731-593-0171


Santa�s Village - Martin, TN. Contact Person Dennis Suiter (731) 587-6784. A Christmas Village featuring elaborate displays, arts & crafts and entertainment for all ages.


Event: Christmas Concert


Christmas Tree Lighting. Obion County Courthouse. Lighting, holiday music, food, etc. Contact Glenda Chrisp at (731) 885-8330. 1st Monday in Dec.


December Christmas Parades. Union City, Obion, Troy, Hornbeak, & Kenton.Contact Obion County Chamber of Commerce (731) 885-0211.


Christmas Parade in Tiptonville & Ridgely � Call 731-253-9922 for Tiptonville & 731-264-0330 for Ridgely for more info.


Crockett County: December Tour of Homes. (731) 696-5120.


Christmas Parade. In Maury City, TN. (731) 656-2119.


Christmas Parade in Friendship, TN. (731) 677-2396.


Obion County Courthouse, Union City, TN.


December. Christmas Parades in Union City, Obion, Troy, Kenton, Hornbeak, TN. Call for schedules at (731) 885-0211.


University of Tennessee at Martin, TN. Annual Santa's Village at Agricultural Pavilion in Martin, TN. (731) 587-7258. Also, Running and Roping Show this month.


Benton County: 1st Saturday in December. Camden Christmas Parade. In Camden, TN. (731) 584-8395.


Christmas Concert in Pris, TN. Call 731-642-3955 for date and info.