October 20- Spooky Saturday at the Benton County Library 1-3 PM. Bring the family for this Spooky Saturday Movie Night featuring The Halloween Tree. Contact the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
October 20- First AnnualYoung Eagles Rally at the Benton County Airport. Civil Air Patrol Unit #41080 attending. Free Flights for Children ages 8-17 in certified aircrafts by certified pilots. Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to complete paperwork. Games and Activities for all ages. Enjoy Robotic and Rocketry Demos, Gaming Flights Simulator, Search & Rescue Demo, Survival Activities. Concession Stand will be open. Cadets from the local Civil Air Patrol group will be there with aerospace and other cadet activities to share with the kids from 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM with registration at 9-10 AM. . Bring your Lawn chairs. For more information, please call the Benton County Airport at 731-584-5343.
October 23- Family Movie Night at the Benton County Library. Bring the family for this Terrifying Tuesday Family movie featuring The Babadook, beginning at 5:30 PM. Contact the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
October 24- Full Moon & S'mores Hike at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park 8:00-10:00 PM. Meet at the ball field to go on a 1 mile hike along our Pafford Wilson Trail. We will be making a loop back to the ball field where we will be having s'mores over a bonfire. We will focus on animals of the night that we see and hear. Wear sturdy shoes, bring bug spray and a headlamp/flashlight. The s'mores will be provided. Only 15 spots available and the cost is $5.00 per person. For more information contact the park office at 731-584-6356.
October 25- Family Game Night at the Benton County Library. Bring your favorite board games for a night of board gaming fun from 5-7 PM. Contact the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
October 27- Cruise In Classic Car Show. Legend Car Club hosts the last Classic Car Show of the year. Show begins at 3:00 Pm at Ray Smith Chevrolet and are free to attend.
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.
October 27- Spooky Saturday Family Movies at the Benton County Library. Beginning at 10 AM, the Library will be featuring, It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown, Spookilythe Square Pumpkin, Spooky Buddies, & Under Wraps. Please contact the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
October 30- Family Movie Night at the Benton County Library. Terrifying Tuesday Family Movie Night begins at 5:30 PM , featuring the movie Hocus Pocus. Contact the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
October 31- Halloween Festival at the Benton County Library. From 5:30-7:30 PM the Library will have games, snacks and tons of fun. Contact the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information.
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 3- 10th Annual Hometown Holiday held at Briarwood School. A super fun shopping event to get everyone jump started for all their Christmas shopping. Whether it’s a new outfit, something for your home or gifts for everyone on your list, you are sure to find something great!! Vendors names will be added soon. Don’t miss out!!
November 3- 2nd Annual Client Appreciation Day at The Animal Doctor of Camden 10 AM- 12 PM. Free hot dogs, drinks and chips. 3 months supply of Nexguard give a way. Drawing for $10.00, $15.00, and $20.00 off all services. Drawing for a free bag of dog food, bath, nail trim, gland expression, and ear cleaning. Grand Prize Give a way- enter your name and win a free Yeti Cup with up to $70.00 gifts inside
All heart worm tests are $5.oo. Also get one free dose of Nexguard when you purchase a $5.00 heart worm test and one dose of Heartguard. For more information call The Animal Doctor at 731-213-2555.
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 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
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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