Sun-Sun (June 9-16, 2019) INTERNATIONAL FOLK FEST in Murfreesboro, TN. This year folk dance troupes are here from the Czech Republic, Netherlands and Mexico. Plus, our own local ambassadors--The Cripple Creek Cloggers.
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Linebaugh Public Library
105 W. Vine Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
10 AM- (Netherlands)
Free to the public
South Jackson Civic Center
Tullahoma, TN 37388
7:00 pm $10.00 (all groups)
phone # 931-455-4045
Smyrna Public Library
400 Enon Springs Road West
Smyrna, TN 37167
10 AM- (Czech Republic)
Free to the Public
Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village
312 S. Front St. Murfreesboro, 37129
6:00 pm (all groups)
Free to the public
Sat. (June 15, 2019) 9AM-2PM JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION at Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center (415 S. Academy St.). This year's theme is "Breaking the chains, Celebrating our Legacy".
Tue and Fri (May 10 - Oct. 29, 2019) 7AM-Noon RUTHERFORD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET in the Lane Agri-Park's Community Center (rear of 315 John R. Rice Blvd.). Plus, a FREE EDUCATIONAL CLASS each morning at 9:00AM. The Rutherford county Farmers' Market is a Producer-Only Farmers Market located in the indoor/open air Community Center at the Lane Agri-Park in Murfreesboro. Market vendors hail from over 20 Middle TN counties and sell a wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, baked and canned goods, flowers, plants and more! Keep your shopping local and get to know your farmers and neighbors at the Rutherford County Farmers' Market. (NOTICE: We accept credit, debit, and EBT payments at the market! In July and August, many of our farmers accept WIC Farmers' Market Vouchers)
Sat-Sun (June 8-9, 2019) 8AM-4:30PM The Smyrna Airshow (THE GREAT TENNESSEE AIRSHOW) is at the Smyrna-Rutherford County Airport. Yes, the BLUE ANGELS are the featured guests. Adult tickets $35, ages 4-12 $20, age 3 and younger are free. Tickets are available on-line at www.GreatTennesseeAirShow.com.
Fri 2PM-Sat 10AM (July 12-13, 2019) 41st Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days at Cannonsburgh Village (312 S. Front St.). Admission: $10 for adults (per day), kids under 12 admitted free. TIMES: Friday gates open 1PM and competition at 2PM; Saturday gates open 9AM and competition begins 10AM. And of course, the MOTORLESS PARADE Saturday morning at 10AM from Central Magnet School, down East Main and to Cannonsburgh. Buy tickets on-line or at gate. Visit www.UncleDaveMaconDays.org.
Thu. (June 6, 2019) 5-8PM Charity Circle's historic "caroling parties" Cocktails at Copper Ridge (3597 Betty Ford Road). Coined as a "Summer Social" where cocktails and tastings abound, the new event venue featuring a cedar-lined barn on a 17-acre horse farm will offer a picturesque setting to impeccably kick-off the season. For more information about Cocktails at Copper Ridge, please email: ownby2922 @comcast.net or visit their website: www.charitycirclemboro.com.
SECRET GARDEN to benefit the Discovery Center, a 30,000 square foot children's museum just a few blocks off the Murfreesboro square, and situated next to a 22-acre urban wetland. Now 120,000 visitors enjoy the Discovery Center each year.
Fri. (June 7, 2019) 7-10PM Secret Garden Party at the home of Kimberly and Roger Hopkins (CLICK HERE for various levels of sponsorship)
Sat. (June 8, 2019) 10AM-4PM Secret Garden Tour at secret gardens all around town (1 ticket admits you to every garden, $10 each, available at each home.
Sat. (Nov. 2, 2019) 8AM-NOON HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE at the City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department (4765 Florence Rd.). Acceptable items are home maintenance/improvement products such as used strippers and thinners, adhesives, driveway sealant, roofing tar and wallpaper remover. Home lawn and garden products that are accepted include pesticides, fertilizers and wood preservatives. In addition, acceptable miscellaneous items include pool chemicals, photo processing chemicals, aerosols/compressed gas, mercury thermostats and thermometers, fluorescent tubes, and compact fluorescent bulbs. Medicines and drugs will also be accepted, but please empty medications into a zip-lock plastic bag before bringing to the event. Needles and sharps in puncture proof containers with sealed lids are now accepted, as well. For a complete list refer to: https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/environment/sw-mm-household-hazardous-waste-program/sw-mm-householdhazardous-waste-acceptable-unacceptable-items.html If you have questions, contact Mimi Keisling at 615-542-4633 or e-mail email@example.com
FREE SMOKE DETECTORS: Smoke detectors SAVE LIVES, but many area homes do not have these units. Some have units that no longer work. If you live within the Murfreesboro city limits, phone Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department. They will be happy to install a new, working smoke alarm for FREE! Residents in the city of Murfreesboro should phone 615-893-1422. Residents in Rutherford County can contact the Rutherford County Fire Department at 615-867-4626 to get a free smoke detector installed.
H.O.M.E. Bound Helps Homeless: This is a rapid re-housing program designed to aid the homeless men in Rutherford County in acquiring a permanent resident, regain stability and develop life-long skills and confidence in order to become a positive, productive individual in today's society. All funding comes from donations and community support. For more information, contact Barbara A. Wilson (502-767-0347 or visit their website: www.homeboundtn.org.
Saturdays 9AM-Noon: The Rutherford County Historical Society invites you to visit Ransom School (717 N. Academy St.) and talk history while enjoying a cup of coffee. Bring old photos and memorabilia to learn even more. After your coffee and conversation, leave with a better understanding and appreciation for your past. Check the Rutherford County Historical Society's website: www.rutherfordtnhistory.org
Enjoy the 72nd year of family-friendly MOVIES UNDER THE STARS. This is a FREE service of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department. All movies begin at 8:30PM. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets or truck bed--and enjoy this local tradition. Popcorn, snow cones and soft drinks are served for a small fee at the concession trailer. MOVIES UNDER THE STARS runs June 3 - July 27, 2019.
MONDAYS at Barfield Park
TUESDAYS at Murfreesboro Civic Plaza
THURSDAYS at Richard Siegel Neighborhood Park
FRIDAYS at Cason Lane Trailhead
SATURSDAYS at Fountains at Gateway
Sat. (Aug. 24, 2019) 10AM MaupinFest (Thomas Maupin Festival) is a celebration of old time dance and music. This event is named after world famous flat-foot buck dancer Thomas Maupin from Eagleville. Mr. Maupin is well-known at Uncle Dave Macon Days. This new festival is at Hootenanny Haven, 539 Coopertown Road in Unionville, TN (neighboring Bedford County). If you have questions, phone (931) 580-2898 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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