Longbeards Jake’s Day To Be Held
The Overton County Longbeards of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) are to host their Annual Jake’s Day at Cedar Lake Camp with zip line, kayaking, BB gun trailer, archery and civil war relics from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Parent-Child Connection Class To Be Held
The Stephens Center is to host a Choices and Consequences class as part of their Parent-Child Connection Series on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at 616 North Church Street in Livingston.
Caregiver Support Group To Be Held
The Upper Cumberland Development District / Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) is to hold a caregiver support group meeting at Millard Oakley Library located at 107 E Main Street in Livingston on Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Overton County Relay For Life To Be Held
The 2018 Overton County Relay for Life is to be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Livingston Central Park. The relay will “light up the night to finish the fight” with concessions, desserts, silent auction and live music featuring 110 In The Shade among other activities.
National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship To Be Held
Standing Stone State Park will host the 36th Annual National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship and Festival on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event will feature world-class marble competitions, live music, marble-making exhibits and demonstrations, food vendors and much more. The festival begins at 8 a.m. Registration is required to compete in the marble tournament and closes on Sept. 5. For more information about the festival and Standing Stone State Park, contact (931) 823-6347 or visit https://tnstateparks.com/parks/standing-stone.
Patriot Day Flag Retirement Ceremony To Be Held
In observance of Patriot Day, America Legion Post 4, Auxiliary Unit 4 and VFW Post 5062 with assistance from Boy Scout Troop 331 will be conducting a formal flag retirement ceremony on the square of the courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 11 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Dove Hunting Season To Begin
Dove season is to begin on Saturday, Sept. 1at noon. Tennessee’s 2018 dove season is again divided into three segments: Sept. 1 through Sept. 28; Oct. 13 through Nov. 4; and Dec. 8 through Jan. 15, 2019. Hunting times, other than opening day, are one-half hour before sunrise until sunset.The daily bag limit for doves is 15. In addition to the start of dove season, the early season for Canada goose, brant, and blue, snow, and Ross’ Geese (light geese) also starts on Sept. 1 and runs through Sept. 16. Other hunting seasons that open Sept. 1 are moorhens/gallinules and rails (Virginia and sora). The Tennessee Migratory Bird Permit is also required to hunt these species. TWRA manages dove hunting fields in each of the four regions. For more information and location of fields visit http://tn.gov/twra/article/dove.
Chili Cook-Off To Be Held
The 6th Annual Chili Challenge Cook Off competition to benefit local non-profit Adult and Teen Challenge of the Upper Cumberland will be held on Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Livingston Central Park. The public can sample and vote for some of the best tasting chili recipes in the Upper Cumberland while listening to live music. Sign up as a competitor by calling 888-688-0470, ext 104 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
American Legion Dance To Be Held
The Livingston American Legion and Auxiliary are hosting a dance featuring the Quittin’ Tyme Band on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 121 S. Church St. All dances are family friendly and open to the public. Concessions available.
5th Annual Mule And Buggy Ride To Be Held
The Stephens Center Annual Mule and Buggy Ride to prevent child abuse is to be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Overton County Fairgrounds at 10 a.m. Includes lunch plate. For more information, call Randall Boswell at 445-5850 or WJ Staggs at 261-3445.
Board Of Education Meeting To Be Held
The Overton County Board of Education is to meet in regular session on Thursday, Sept. 13 at the Central. The work session will begin at 6 p.m. and the board meeting immediately following.