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Posted on: November 28, 2023

Christmas in the Park: Annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration Returns to Dogwood Park on Dec.

2023 Dogwood Tree Lighting Ceremony

Cookeville’s annual Tree Lighting brings joy and light to the holiday season. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. on Dec. 3 at Dogwood Park. 

The celebratory event is hosted by Cookeville’s Leisure Service Department and the City of ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Christmas Forest Opens Nov. 30 at Cookeville History Museum

The TTU Computer Science themed Christmas tree next to a display of a vintage TTU varsity jacket.

Buttons, Barbie dolls, and books, oh my! The Christmas trees at the Cookeville History Museum sparkle with the delightful and unexpected.

The trees are for the museum’s eighth annual Christmas Forest exhibit.

“Stepping into the Christmas...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

The Merry & Bright Tour of Lights: Your Guide to Festive Homes in Cookeville

Tour of Lights 2023

Hop in the car and see all the best Christmas lights in Cookeville with the Merry and Bright Tour of Lights! 

The tour features the 20 homes entered in this year’s Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge. A free Tour of Lights map marks ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Youth Volleyball League at Cane Creek Gymnasium

Teens playing volleyball in the Cane Creek Gymnasium

Get ready! Registration for Youth Volleyball opens Nov. 6 at the Cane Creek Gymnasium. 

This eleven-week league is a fun opportunity for children and teens ages 7-15 years old. The league is divided into three divisions based on age. Teams will be...

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Posted on: November 2, 2023

New Edition of "Leisure Life" Magazine Now Available

Fall and Winter 2023 Leisure Life Magazine

The newest edition of Leisure Life magazine is now available!See what big events are coming to Cookeville this holiday season. You'll find all the details for the Dogwood Tree Lighting Ceremony, Christmas at the Depot, Father Daughter Da...
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Posted on: November 2, 2023

Seasonal Changes at City Parks

Dogwood Fall October 2023 (1 of 1)

Fall is in the air, and that means seasonal changes are coming to Cookeville’s city parks. 

Beginning on Oct. 31, the fountain at Dogwood Park will halt operations until next spring. Soon after the fountain closes, construction will begi...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge

Merry and Bright 2023 logo

Transform your home into a winter wonderland for cash prizes this holiday season. The 7th annual Merry and Bright Holiday Home Challenge invites local homeowners to create the most spectacular holiday displays in town. 

The Merry and Bright Holida...

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