July 16-19- The Birdsong School of Music will be offering summer workshops for all ages. Come try a new instrument with no long term commitment. Call Sheila for further detail at 731-584-7068.

July 17- Free Family Movie Night featuring  Sherlock Gnomes at the Benton County Library,  beginning at 5:30. Please call the Library at 731-584-4771 for more information. 

July 19- Benton County Community Health Day at Camden Central Higs School 2-5 P.M.  A variety of demonstrations, information and free health screenings. Please contact the Benton County Camden Chamber Of Commerce at 731-584-8395 or the UT/TSU Extension Department at 731-584-4601 for more information. 

July 24- Family Game Night at the Benton County Library from 6-8 pm. Bring your favorite board games for a night of board gaming fun. Call the Benton County Library at 731-584-4772 for more information. 

July 25- Starting Your Own Business at Tennessee Career Center in Camden. A free Starting Your Own Business workshop will give you the skills and information you need to get started. Contact the American Job Center (formerly TN Career Center ) in Camden at 731-584-1711 for more information. 

July 26- The Berry Clinic will be Hosting "Keto with Dr. Berry" from 6-8 pm at the Benton County Public Library. Please contact The Berry Clinic at 731-584-1430 for more information. 

July 29- Harmon's Creek Kayak Field Trip. Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. Launch at the WMA and paddle through some of the sloughs and backwaters that make up the area. With a good chance of encountering eagles and other wildlife. This will be a Ranger lead tour and has a cost of $10.00, which includes use of kayak and life jacket. Please call the park office to register at 731-584-6356.

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 23- Managing Your Money Workshop- Tennessee Career Center in Camden at 10:00 am. Want to learn how to be smart with your money? The free Managing Your Money workshop covers banking services, tracking your money, credit, loans and the basics of home ownership. Contact the American Job Center (formerly the TN Career Center) at 731-584-1711 for more information. 

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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