May 24- Bethel University will be hosting a Degree Programs For Busy Adults Information Session. Session will be held at the Benton County Chamber of Commerce 266 Hwy 641 N. Camden , TN.  Session times are 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. For more information , please contact Catherine Foster at 731-358-9620. 

 May 25- May 26-  Join Benton County Veterans Memorial for the 10th Annual Don't Forget Our Vets Memorial Ride. Registration starts at 8:30 am, kickstands up at 10 am. All rides leave from the Memorial site at 465 Veterans Drive, Veterans Memorial Park, Camden, TN. - 100 scenic miles of roadway with a special stop at Parkers Crossroads Battlefield/Cemetery. Please contact Christy Hodge 731-441-1802 or 
Michael Hottes 731-441-0166 for more information. 


May 26- Legend Car Club Cruise-In Classic Car Show. Ray Smith Chevrolet.  The free show begins at 4 pm. 


May 26- 23rd annual Big Sandy Spring Festival Car Show. Downtown Big Sandy. 50 classes covering cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Show begins at 8:00 am with judging beginning at 9:00. Admission is free. For more information please contact Big Sandy City Hall at 731-593-3213 or Steve French 731-644-2777. 


May 28- Big Sandy Spring Festival- Festivities include a parade, vendors, food, activities, live entertainment, and more for the entire family to enjoy. Find this event happening at the City Park in the heart of Big Sandy, TN.


May 29- Keto with Dr. Berry. Join Dr. Berry for the monthly keto information meeting.  If you are new to keto, would like some information about starting keto, or doing keto and just have a ton of questions, this is the place to be! Benton County Public Library 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm. 


May 31- Family Game Night  from 6-8 PM,  at The Benton County Library. Bring your favorite boad games for a night of board gaming fun. For more information call the Library at 731-584-4772. 


June 1-2-  "The Great Escape"  Basket Weaving Event- The West Tennessee Basket Guild hosts the 13th annual "Weave In" at Briarwood School. This 2-day event is open for public participation. Call 731-225-2206 for further information and to register for this fun event! 


June 1-3- Freedom Fest Christian Music Festival. Held at the Outdoor Hoot Owl Theater 97 Music Lane, Holladay, TN 38341.  Please bring your lawn chairs, rain or shine! Tickets $15.00 each day. Food available. For more information please contact Birdsong School Of Music at 731-584-7068. 


June 2- National Trails Day Five Mile Hike at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park- Outdoor enthusiasts participate in educational exhibits, trail dedications, gear demonstrations, instructional workshops and trail projects. Offering a variety of ranger-led day hikes, night hikes, history hikes, nature hikes or trail clean-up hikes. Something for everyone. For more information, call 731-584-6356


 June 9-  6th Annual Kids' Fishing Rodeo at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park- Eva Beach Day Use area. Held coinciding with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency's Free Fishing Day. Registration 8 AM-9 AM with Fishing 9 AM-11AM. Lots of great prizes. This is a free event for kids 15 and under.

For more information contact Kevin Hoffman at 615-339-6288.


June 23- Nathan Bedford Forrest host a TN Promise Scholarship Workday. Get hours for your TN Promise Scholarship and help out the park at the same time. Meet at the Eva Beach area to help the rangers clean up Eva Beach. Wear clothes you can work in and sturdy shoes. And don't forget your water and sunscreen. We will supply all of the tools and trash bags. For more information call the park office at 731-584-6356.


July 28-  Legend Car Club Cruise-In Classic Car Show. Ray Smith Chevrolet. Free Show begins at 4 pm.


August 4- Duck Blind Drawing- TWRA holds the annual West Tennessee duck blind drawing at the Big Sandy City Park, Big Sandy, TN. Registration for qualified participants is from 7am-10am, with drawing at 10 am. Vendors, food, games, and fun during this sportsman's frenzy-free admission to the public. 


August 25- Legend Car Club Cruise-In Classic Car Show.Ray Smith Chevrolet. The free show begins at 4 pm.


August 31 & September 1st-  The annual 30-mile yard sale stretches itself through Benton County every Friday & Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Following Highway 69 from Big Sandy to Holladay, the highway is densely populated with anxious sellers of second-hand treasures. Host Benton County Chamber of Commerce.


September 15- Rock N'Race Weekend- The Eva Music and Arts Festival includes the best in local performers, arts, crafts, food, and more. Two-person teams will compete in a variety of sports including biking, canoeing, and running. 


October 20- Pilot Knob 10k Race. For more information call the State Park at 731-584-6356.


October 27-  Haunted Trail at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park- Every year near Halloween the Polk Creek Trail is visited by ghosts and should of all kinds. Take a wagon ride from Shelter 1 to this ghostly site and be prepared for a scare!. For further information call 731-584-6356.


November 2 & 3- Battle of Johnsonville Commemorative Living History Event- There will be artillery, infantry, cavalry, and civilian demonstrations taking place at Eva Beach Day-Use Area in Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park and throughout Johnsonville State Historic Area. For further information, please call 731-584-6356.


November 24-   Lighting of "The Knob"- One of the most spectacular events you will see during the Christmas season occurs on the top of Pilot Knob in Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. Thousands of lights, refreshments, holiday music, and an appearance by Santa Claus himself. For more information, call 731-584-6356.


December 8-  Camden Christmas Parade- Santa Claus rolls down West Main Street at 4:00 pm in Camden.  For more information, call 731-584-8395

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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