August Events in Cookeville, Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Fundraiser for Cookeville Team

August 3rd · Blue Rooster Canteen · Cookeville, Tennessee

Mark your calendars and make your reservations for our Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Fundraiser for Team Cookeville! This event features Tennessee made craft beers, Tennessee bourbon and Chef Chad’s (not-your-normal) BBQ! You’ll recognize some of your favorite craft beers and distributors among our generous donors like Calfkiller, Jig Head and Red Silo, as well as Tennessee Legends Distillery, Fugitives Spirits, Stillhouse Black Bourbon, Corsair, Lipman Brothers and Empire Distributing. Come out for a night at The Putnam Room and support Team Cookeville as they raise funds for their trip to compete in the World Food Championships!

Sadie Faith & Seth at Char

August 3rd · Char · Cookeville, Tennessee

All your favorite cover tunes with a few originals thrown in the mix.

Heart & Soul Concert

August 4th · DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards · Baxter, Tennessee

Come and dance your heart out to Heart and Soul with all of your friends. Concert is on the lawn, bring lawn chairs, tents, and be ready for a great time. Food Truck and of course wine and beer available.

Barnwood Builders Season 9 featuring Dry Levee

August 4th · Happy Trails Brewing Co. · Sparta, Tennessee

Join Happy Trails Brewing Co. for the season 9 premier of Barnwood Builders on the DIY network! This episode will feature Upper Cumberland’s own, Dry Levee Salvage. We will be serving up free hot dogs as well! Pre-viewing begins at 7 and the episode airs at 8!

Wine on the WestSide

August 10th · WestSide · Cookeville, Tennessee

Enrich your knowledge and sample from a comprehensive selection of more than 125 wines and craft beers in all varieties, styles, and price ranges. Dance to the sweet grooves of our live band, Entice, or hear your favorite hits from our DJ. When you’re ready for a bite, step into any of the WestSide’s one-of-a-kind restaurants, or visit the food trucks for an on-the-go option.

Cookeville’s 9th Annual Wine on the WestSide is sure to be a memorable event and historically sells out. Don’t miss it!

Putnam Co. Fair

August 1st – 10th · Fairgrounds · Cookeville, Tennessee


Sip & Strokes at Rock Island

August 10th

Tour the Upper Cumberland has teamed up with Tennessee Legend Distillery – Maddux Place Cookeville and The Art Jam CKVL for paint class to remember. YES! YOU READ IT CORRECTLY!
You are going to sip wine from Northfield Vineyards, have Blackberry Bramble from Tennessee Legend Distillery – Maddux Place Cookeville, and go to Rock Island to see the Twin Falls, have lunch at Foglight and paint a picture with Mary Mae!

Tour the UC does the driving – you have the fun….and paint a picture too!

The Tour bus will pick you up at The Art Jam at 10am or Northfield Vineyards shortly after (if you are coming from Sparta).


Lanterns & Libartions Date Night with WCTE

August 13th & 27th · Red Silo Brewing Co. · Cookeville, Tennessee

Join WCTE and Red Silo Brewing Company for Lanterns and Libations Date Night! Tap into your creative side and make a lantern while enjoying some delicious libations!

Two dates to choose from:

August 13th at Red Silo from 6-8 pm
August 27th at Red Silo from 6-8 pm.

Lantern kits are $5 and beer is not included.


Wine & Woodstock with Split D Tennessee

August 17th · Northfield Vineyards · Sparta, Tennessee

Join us for the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock for a celebration of Peace, Love and Rock N Roll! Split Decision will be rocking in the pavilion with some hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s – classic rock and country – for a night everyone will enjoy! Wear your Woodstock outfit for our costume contest! $5 admission and no outside alcohol allowed.


Father Tom’s Brunch & Brews Tour

August 18th · Happy Trails Brewing Co. · Sparta, Tennessee

Join the bus for a day of Brunch, Brewery, Spirits, and Wine Adventure. The day kicks off at Happy Trails Brewing Co. then we head to Northfield Vineyards for a tasting and purchases for the bus. Next stop is Father Tom’s Pub for an amazing brunch.

Whats on the Menu:
Classic Bene
Smoked Ham, English Muffin, Poached Egg, Hollandaise
Crab Cake Bene
2 large crab cakes, 2 poached eggs, Hollandaise
Chicken & Waffle
Tom’s Hot Chicken Thigh, Belgian Waffle, Choice of eggs
Stack of Pancakes, butter, 100% maple syrup, Choice of eggs
Cheese or Local Veggies with Cheese

With a drink included, bloody mary, mimosa, draft beer, michelada, or beermosa.

After the food & fun, we stop by Red Silo Brewing Company for a few of their award winning brews. Then back on the bus and down the road for tastings at Tennessee Legend Distillery – Maddux Place Cookeville. The fun isn’t over we are back on the road to Happy Trails Brewing Co. to enjoy local brews in Sparta.

What a great way to enjoy a Sunday! Bring your friends! We have 20 seats!!

All of this with LIVE music on the bus from Billy Mac!!!!


Pitches & Pints

August 20th · Red Silo Brewing Co. · Cookeville, Tennessee

Our Pitches & Pints meetup is a great way for you to get your idea or business out there and get positive feedback to help you grow!


Farm to Fork Dinner: Celebration of Local Foods

August 25th · Dogwood Park · Cookeville, Tennessee

This event will be SeedFork of The Highland’s 4th annual Farm to Fork Dinner and a celebration of all things local, including local farmers, food, chefs, food entrepreneurs, musicians, and more!

The evening will include:
-A four-course gourmet meal composed of seasonal foods from our area
-Wines, beers, and non-alcoholic drinks from local drink vendors
-Live music by a Cookeville favorite, Heart and Soul
-Presentations about local farmers and food entrepreneurs in our community
-An opportunity to mingle with like-minded community members who share a passion for local food
VIP tickets are available only by sponsoring a table at this event (click here for more information about sponsoring a table). 

Muddy Roots Music Festival

August 30th – September 1st · Cookeville, Tennessee

Love music? You’re going to love this festival. Grab your tent and camp out too!

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