December 8- Camden Christmas Parade- Santa Claus rolls down West Main Street at 3:00 pm in Camden. For more information, call 731-584-8395
December 8- Christmas at the Fair 9:00 am- 7:00 pm. Local Craft Vendors from 9am-3pm. Chili Lunch for $7.00 served at 11:00 am. $5.00 wristband for 10 kids crafts from 11-2 and 5-7. Lighting of the tree at 5 PM. Free picture with Santa from 5-7 pm (packages also available)Fun for the whole family!
December 15- The Polar Express Christmas Movie Night . Benton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce will be hosting The Polar Express at Birdsong Drive-In beginning at 6:00 pm. Entry will be $1.00 per person and concessions will be available. Contact the Benton County Chamber at 731-584-8395 for more information.
December 16-Christmas Ornament and Cookie Decorating at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park 1-2:30 pm. Meet at the Pilot Knob Interpretive Center to decorate a Christmas cookie and build your own ornament. $5.oo per person all supplies provided. All ages are welcome but a parent is recommended for younger children. Call the Park office at 731-584-6356 for more information.
December 18- Family Game Night at the Benton County Library 5-7 pm. Bring your favorite board games for a night of board gaming fun. Call the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
December 22- Family Movie Matinee at the Benton County Library. Beginning at 12 pm bring the family for this free movie event featuring The Berenstain Bears Christmas Tree and A Christmas Story. For more information contact the Library at 731-584-4772.
January 1- Nathan Bedford Forrest Signature Hike. Always the first day of the new year at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. Open to the public. Trail ranges from 1-3 miles. For more information call the park office at 731-584-6356.
March 16- Miss Bluegrass Fiddlers and Bluegrass Jamboree Pagent at Holladay School. Beauty pagent open to all girls ages 0-21. The 16-21 agr group winner will pre-qualify to participate in the Humboldt Strawberry Festival.
April 6- Astronomy Day-1st Saturday in April at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park (in the event of falling on Easter weekend, this event shifts to the 2nd Saturday in April). Bernard Seyfert Astronomical Society will be on site with a variety of observational equipment and a wealth of knowledge to help us understand the mysteries of the night sky. Programs are scheduled throughout the day. For further information call the park office at 731-584-6356.
April- Old TIme Bluegrass and Fiddler's Jamboree. Held annually at the Holladay School the 3rd week of April. Festivals include a beauty pagent, parade, street dance, variety show, games, BBQ dinners, and clogging contest. For more information please call 731-584-2217.
May 18- Storytelling Event. Every third Saturday in May, storytellers gather around the campfire across from Happy Hollow Campground to share stories and tall tales. Bring your lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy pleasent company and refreshements provided by the Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park "Friends of the Park" Group. For futher information call the park office at 731-584-6356.
May 25- Big Sandy Spring Festival, at the Big Sandy City Park. Festivities include a parade, vendors, food, activities, live entertainment, and much more for the entire family. For more information contact the Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce at 731-593-3213.
June 7-8- Weave In Basket Weaving Event- Every 1st Friday & Saturday in June, the West Tennessee Basket Guild hosts the annual "Weave In" at Briarwood School. This 2 day event is open for public participation. Please call 731-225-2206 for more information.
June 8- Fishing Rodeo at Eva Beach Day Use Area. Held coinciding with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency's Free Fishing Day. For more information please call the park office at 731-584-6356.
August- 3- Every 1st Saturday in August TWRA holds the annual West Tennessee duck blind drawing at the Big Sandy City Park. Vendors , food, games, and fun during this sportsman's frenzy- free admission to the public. For more information contact the Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce at 731-593-3213.
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