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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Bryan Symphony Orchestra community concert Sept. 2 at Dogwood Park

Bryan Symphony Orchestra performs at Dogwood Park

COOKEVILLE – The Bryan Symphony Orchestra is expected to attract a big crowd Sept. 2 at Dogwood Park.

The annual community concert event will begin with children’s activities at 6:30 p.m., followed by music at 7:30 p.m. at the performan...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Backstage Series' ‘Scott and Hem’ opens Aug. 17 at CPAC

Scott and Hem

COOKEVILLE – It’s the evening of July 4, 1937.

Famous authors and frenemies F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway create some fireworks of their own when they meet in Hollywood during the Cookeville Performing Arts Center’s Backstage Series production o...

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Get Tickets Leisure Services
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Kitten Yoga a fun way to exercise – and find adoptable pet – on Aug. 25

kitten on a yoga mat

COOKEVILLE – It’s the “purr-fect” class for cat lovers.

Kitten Yoga, presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and the Cookeville-Putnam County Animal Shelter, will be Aug. 25 from 10-10:45 a.m. (with an overflow clas...

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Register Now Leisure Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Cookeville History Museum celebrating 40 years of WCTE in exhibit

WCTE exhibit

COOKEVILLE – The year was 1978 – a monumental time for Upper Cumberland public television.

That’s when local PBS-affiliate WCTE-TV launched its first broadcast, providing a voice for viewers across the region through informati...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Try a new fitness class in August at Cane Creek Recreation Center

Fitness instructors at the Cane Creek Recreation Center

COOKEVILLE – August has arrived – and so has Cookeville Leisure Services’ new fitness schedule.

“The kids are back in school, so it’s time for everyone to get back in a routine,” Jen Webb, special...

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Class descriptions Leisure Services
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Dogwood Park concerts continue Aug. 16, Sept. 2, Sept. 3

A crowd gathers for a concert at Dogwood Park.

COOKEVILLE – Summer concerts continue at Dogwood Park.

Still to come are The Believers, Bryan Symphony Orchestra and Big Band Sound. The concerts, presented by Cookeville Leisure Services, are free and begin at 7:30 p.m.

The bluegrass gospel group...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Cane Creek Park mountain bike trail closed temporarily due to storm damage

Cyclists ride on Cane Creek Park's mountain bike trail.

COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Park’s mountain bike trail is temporarily closed due to recent storm damage.

“Multiple trees are down,” Cane Creek Park Manager Dennis Woolbright said. “It could take several weeks to clear the trail.”

The mountain bike trail, which ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Short Term Rentals (Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, etc.)

rental house

The Cookeville City Council adopted an ordinance regulating Short Term Rental Units within the city limits of Cookeville in December 2017. 

Short Term Rental Properties are defined in the Cookeville Zoning Code as:


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Planning Department
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Train Tales a Friday favorite at Cookeville Depot

Children enjoy Train Tales at the Cookeville Depot.

COOKEVILLE – While most kids may never set foot on a moving locomotive, they’re all “experts” on these massive rail-riding vehicles.

“Kids are genuinely excited about trains,” Ashley McKee, educat...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Heart of the City Playground waterfall mural gets new splash of color

Heart of the City Playground mural

COOKEVILLE – Vibrant blue and white “water” is flowing once again inside Dogwood Park’s Heart of the City Playground.

Cookeville muralist Erica Swenson just finished repainting the playground’s Burgess Fall...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Pollinator fields blossoming at Cane Creek Park

A bee lands on a flower in Cane Creek Park's pollinator fields.

COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Park trail walkers are noticing colorful changes around the north side of the lake.

Three pollinator fields, totaling just over three acres, were recently planted to provide sanctuaries for bees, butterflies, moths, beetle...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Friendly reminder when visiting our parks


Cookeville city parks provide a wonderful opportunity for pet owners to walk with their pets in a traffic-free environment.  However, we’d like to remind everyone of the need and requirement to keep our pets physically restrained or on a leash. &...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Agendas & Minutes Available Online

Cookeville Depot Museum

Access easily searchable meeting agendas and minutes for the City Council and other boards of Cookeville.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Call Before You Dig

dogwood park fountain with people

A simple call to 811 ensures that a Cookeville Gas Department Representative will arrive and locate any gas lines in the area.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

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