Community Event Calendar

June 15- Benton County Public Library. Nathan Bedford Forrest Junior Ranger Wildlife Show, 10:00 AM. Call the Public Library at 731-584-4772 for more information. 

June 21- Family Game Night at the Benton County Public Library. Bring your favorite board games, for a night of board gaming fun. Call the Library at 731-584-4772 for more information

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.

June 23- Benton County Public Library Free Family Movie Matinee. Saturday June 9 featuring the movie A Wrinkle in Time  1-3 pm. Call the Library at 731-584-4771 for more information. 

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