Calendar of Events
Northwest Tennessee has something for everyone!
22nd-27th - Benton County Fair
26th-28th -St. Jude Children's Hospital Benefit "All Running Horseshow." Hosted at Big Sandy Campgrounds (1624 New Hope Road in Big Sandy).
Friday night-training barrels from 5-7 pm. Jackpot show starts at 7 pm.
Saturday night-Training barrels from 8 am-10 am. Show starts at 10 am. Silent auction throughout the day. Final bids at 7:00 pm. Meal begins at 5:00 pm. Dance and entertainment provided by the Tennessee River Band follows. $10.00 donation. Tickets may be pre-purchased or purchased at the door.
Sunday- Cowboy Church at 9:30 am. Show to follow. For questions/directions contact David Taylor 731-571-0028, Jody Wimberly 731-441-9280 or Art Howell 256-390-1124 or stop by the Chamber office to pick up a flyer.
27th - Camden Cruise-in at 4pm on Camden Court Square
27th - National Public Land Day Hike at Reelfoot Lake State Park. 1:30pm Meet at State Park visitor center. Hike is FREE. Call 731-253-9652 for reservations and more information
27th - Huntingdon Heritage Festival
27th - Main Street Fall Festival
Forked Deer Antique Car Show
Matthew 25:40 Duck Splash
Cane Ridge Bluegrass Show
Washer Pitching Tournament
Music, Food, and Fun!
for more information, contact Steve 731-285-3433
27th - 3rd Annual Run Baby Run 5K & Fun Run for the March of Dimes
The race will be held at Okeena Park, Dyersburg and will start promptly at 8:00 a.m. with the Annual March for Babies to follow at 10:00. Prizes will be awarded for the top finishes in each age group and overall male and female. All proceeds will go to benefit the March of Dimes. Pre-registration for the March for Babies is not required. Make sure to hang around after the race and enjoy food, games, music and more. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Medals will be awarded in the following age groups FOR MEN AND WOMEN: 14 – Under; 15 – 19; 20 – 24; 25 – 29; 30 – 34; 35 – 39; 40 – 44; 45 – 49; 50 –54; 55 –59; 60-64; 65-70; 70 and above.
The course is a CERTIFIED COURSE!
FUN RUN FOR KIDS UNDER 14 WILL BE $10.00 Flat Fee prior to and day of Run
T-shirts guaranteed to 1st 100 to register for Run
$20.00 Pre-Registration until Sept. 7, 2014 $25.00 Starting Sept. 8, 2014 thru Day of Event
$18.00 + Shipping - Spirit Runner Shirt Available (Must Pre-order by September 8, 2014)
Weekends in October and November - Fall Color Pontoon Cruises at 3pm. 2 Hour Trip.
Prices = $9.00 Adults & $6.00 Children.
Enjoy the natural wonders of earthquake born Reelfoot Lake. Special "Fall Color Cruises" are offered on weekends to view the beautiful scenery and resident water birds. Experienced naturalists pilot the cruise boat through shallow stump filled waters. They gladly share their knowledge of this amazingly unique area's ecology and history.
3rd - 30th Annual Dyer County Community Cancer Fund's BarBQ for Cancer
Held on the Square Downtown, this fundraiser is held to raise funds to provide assistance for Dyer County's Cancer Patients. This event is Co- Sponsored by Hillshire Brands and other local businesses.
3rd-5th - 42nd Annual Reelfoot Arts & Crafts Festival. Chosen as 1 of the top 3 Festivals in TN!
3rd-5th - 100 miles of Yard Sales from Union City to Dyersburg
4th - McLemoresville Cotton Festival
10th & 11th - Annual Duck Call Makers' and Collectors' Show.
Buy, sell, swap & trade calls at the Acorn Point Lodge. Bring your calls & meet fellow duck call makers & collectors (Friday)
Duck calls, decoys & hunting collectables will be plentiful at the Eagle Nest Resort. (Saturday)
Booth space is available, contact Rob Hurt @ 731-445-8516
10th & 11th - Atwood Antique Tractor Show
17th & 18th - Stump Jumpers 1st Annual BBQ Cook-off at Reelfoot State Park. All Proceeds go to the Shriner's Children's Hospital. Entry Fee $100 - Prize Money $6,000 - Entry Deadline is Oct. 10
24th-26th - Reelfoot Lake Pelican Festival
Pelican Bus Tours at 9:00 am & 4:00 pm. Canoe Floats at 8:00 am & 3:00 pm, Vendors, Silent Auction, Art Contest, Photo Contest, Geo Cache, Earth Cache, Duck Decoy Painting, Face Painting & Guest Speaker "Bob Tarter"
25th - Camden Cruise-in at 4pm on Camden Court Square
25th-November 2nd - 150th Anniversary Commemoration of Battle of Johnsonville
31st - Lantern Walk begins at dusk, please call the park office at 731-584-6356 for more information including the starting location
Reelfoot Lake State Park Harvest Moon Festival
1st & 2nd - 150th Anniversary of Battle of Johnsonville at Eva Beach
8th - Pilot Knob 10K at Eva Beach 11am
29th - Annual Lighting of Pilot Knob 6-8pm
5th & 6th - McKenzie Hometown Christmas
8th - Union City Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade 5:30pm-7pm