Can you believe it’s already the end of summer and schools start back soon! Looking to enjoy the last bit of summer? Check out these August Events in Cookeville & the Upper Cumberland!

August Events

Wine, Stein & Shine

Cookeville, Tennessee – Every Thursday in August

Tour & Taste the Upper Cumberland with DelMonaco Winery, Tennessee Legend Distillery & Jig Head Brewery! This unique tour starts at 9am and ends around 5pm every Thursday. Transportation, tour guide, and full itinerary provided, so sit back, relax and enjoy these extraordinary venues.

The itinerary includes:
Short nature walk to see some beautiful Tennessee Falls at Burgess Falls
Wine Tasting & Tour at DelMonaco WInery & Vineyards
Tour of Historical Downtown Cookeville with Lunch on Own
Tasting & Tour at Tennessee Legend Distillery
Tasting & Tour at Jig Head Brewing Company

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Putnam County Fair

Fairgrounds Cookeville, Tennessee – Thursday, August 2nd – Saturday, August 11th

Would it even be summer without fried Oreos and a ferris wheel ride?

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Mustard Seed Ranch Banquet

Cookeville, Tennessee – Thursday, August 2nd – 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Mustard Seed Ranch (MSR) is a community-sponsored, interdenominational Christian ministry designed to take children out of unsafe environments and into loving, nurturing homes. Interested in the annual banquet? Check it out!

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Yoga at the Broastery

Cookeville, Tennessee – Friday, August 3rd – 7:00AM

Calling all yoga fans! Name a better combo than coffee and yoga. We’ll wait…

Save the date for this fun event! The Broastery will be having Laura and Nicole back in the shop for Yoga at the Broastery! Admission is $10/person and includes the class and BOTTOMLESS BROAST COFFEE. That’s right, y’all!  Bring a mat, bring a friend, and be ready to start your day off with coffee and yoga!

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Live Music at Hurricane Marina

Silverpoint, Tennessee – Saturday, August 4th – 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Have you been to Hurricane Marina this summer? Grab dinner and drinks at the restaurant and then stay for Anthony Michaels!

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Karaoke Night at Twisted Oaks

Smithville, Tennessee – Friday, August, 10th – 7:00PM

Have you seen Twisted Oaks, the new bar and grill, in Smithville near Center Hill Lake? Their menu ranges from amazing burgers to mouth watering wings to ice cold drinks! Check it out on the 10th! With its rustic atmosphere and indoor and outdoor seating, this will be your new favorite local spot!

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Luau & Potluck at the Lake

Smithville, Tennessee – Hidden Harbor Marina – Saturday, August 11th – 6:30PM

Head down to Hidden Harbor Marina on Center Hill Lake for their annual Luau & Potluck. Music by Chris Michael Taylor. Guests are encouraged to bring a dish for the potluck. Don’t forget to dress up Hawaiian style! Leis provided.

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Wine on the WestSide

Cookeville, Tennessee – Saturday, August 11th – 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Stroll the streets of historic WestSide for Wine on the WestSide! This 8th Annual fundraiser supports the Genesis House, TN Central Heritage Rail Trail and the WestSide development. Wines and craft beers, along with a few specialty liquors, along with entertainment and plenty of food!

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Wine & Design: Rewind

DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards – Baxter, Tennessee – Sunday, August 12th – 2:00PM – 4:00PM

By popular demand, DelMonaco is hosting a Wine & Design class on a weekend and if you missed one, it’s coming it back! Choose from 3 of our past crafts:
Wine Bottle Crafting – $20
Wine Bottle Bird Feeder – $25
String Art – $25
Tickets are only available on Eventbrite. *And always, be sure to get here early to get a chilled bottled of wine to enjoy while crafting!

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Dog Days of Summer Music

Northfield Vineyards – Sparta, Tennessee – Saturday, August 18th – 6:00PM – 10:00PM

You need to be at this event in the new pavilion! The Connection Band will be playing, and Templeton BBQ will be smoking up some delicious goodness. Happy Trails Brewery will be serving up the newest local craft beer here for a night of fun during the dog days of summer! Admission $5/each.

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Upper Cumberland Big Game Banquet

Cookeville, Tennessee – Saturday, August 18th – 5:00PM – 9:00PM

You are cordially invited to the Upper Cumberland Big Game Banquet in Cookeville, Tennessee for a social evening of fun and great food all for the benefit of elk country! This event is hosted by Tennessee Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

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Green Choice Dinner Party

Cookeville, Tennessee – Saturday, August 25th – 6:00PM – 9:00PM

Join the Keep Putnam County Beautiful Clean Commission for The Green Choice, a sustainable dinner party! Festivities take place at the Salt Box Inn in Cookeville, Tennessee. The party starts at 6:00 pm with live music from the Hayden Mattingly Family Band and local beer and wine. Enjoy a delicious buffet-style meal featuring a plant-forward menu to reduce our environmental impact. Local organic meat options will also be available. Individual tickets are available for $45 ahead of time, or $50 at the door, as well as sponsorship opportunities.

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SeedFork Farm to Fork Dinner

Dogwood Park – Cookeville, Tennessee – Saturday, August 25th – 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Check out the SeedFork of The Highland’s 2018 Celebration of Local Foods Farm to Fork Dinner! This year’s theme is “Local Food Heroes,” and at the dinner, one local farmer and one local chef will be honored as local food heroes. This dinner will include a four-course meal composed of seasonal and local ingredients prepared exclusively by chefs and farmers from the Upper Cumberland. Guests will enjoy a beautiful summer night full of exquisite food and drink, great conversation, and most importantly, a celebration of all things local.

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Muddy Roots Music Festival

Cookeville, Tennessee – Thursday, August 30th – Sunday, September 2nd

Love music? This festival entails 4 full days of independent music from around the world! All passes include free camping. Food vendors and beer bars on site. Children 6 and over need a child’s ticket. Ticket quantities are limited! Make your plans!

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Know of other events happening the Upper Cumberland? Let us know below! We will add them to the list!

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