November 9- Chili & Bingo Night presented by the Benton County Volunteer Program. First United Methodist Church (21 N. Forrest Ave.) Fellowship Room. Dinner starts at 5:00 pm, Bingo starts at 6pm-8:30pm. $8.00 for Dinner (Chili and all the fixings, dessert and drink) and 5 Bingo cards; $1.00 per additional card. Silent Auction for great desserts, and an opportunity drawing for $50.00 gift card.
November 20- Family Movie Night at the Benton County Library. Bring the family for a Free Movie Night featuring Free Birds beginning at 5:30 pm. Call the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
November 21-Beginning at 10:00 a.m, the Benton County Library will be featuring snacks, crafts and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. Please call the Benton County Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
November 29- Free Family Game Night at the Benton County Library. Bring your favorite board game for a night of board gaming fun from 5-7 p. m. Call the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
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 1- Light Up Big Sandy! Come join Big Sandy for the tree lighting event 5-7:30 p.m. This event will be held in the park area near the city hall. Bring your camera and come see Santa! He will be in the gazebo at 5:00. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. Local churches and community groups will be providing carols. Tree lighting will be at 7:30 p.m.. Make up day due to weather December 8. For more information call Big Sandy City Hall at 731-593-3213.
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
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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