Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Things To Do

October 5, 2012

Happening this weekend


Energy Efficiency Fair

Keep more cash in your pocket this winter by making your home more energy efficient. The Cumberland Healthy Energy Campaign is offering the fair today, Friday, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Art Circle Public Library. There will be door prizes and presentations from energy efficient service providers. Also, learn about a free home energy audit available through Volunteer Energy Cooperative.

Jenna and Her Cool Friends

Come take a journey through several decades of great blues. PAART will be bringing Jenna and Her Cool Friends back to the Palace Theatre on Friday, Oct. 5. The performance starts at 7 p.m. central time at the beautiful, historic Palace Theatre on Main Street in Crossville. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students and can be purchased by calling the Palace Theatre at 484-6133 or online at PAART (Performing Arts Alliance of Rural Tennessee) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to bringing talented performing artists to our community.

Demolition Derby

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will present a demolition derby Saturday at the Cumberland County Community Complex. Gates open at 4 p.m. for driver registration and the vent begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for those age 6 and older. Driver's may register for $25 per class. Proceeds benefit CASA, which serves as advocates for children in the court system.

Special Olympics

Move over, London. They may not have the queen arrive in a helicopter with James Bond, but there will be more than enough spectacle as the Cumberland County Special Olympic athletes descend on Stone Memorial High School Sunday, Oct. 7. The games will honor the Olympic tradition with an opening ceremony and Parade of Athletes. Athletes should plan to check in between 2 and 2:30 p.m. Following check-in, athletes will be directed to the Parade of Athletes assembly location. All athletes will parade into the stadium as the opening ceremony unfolds at 3 p.m. Volunteers who want to be huggers or field helpers should also sign in and receive assignments between 2 and 2:30 p.m. Volunteers do not need to pre-register — simply show up. The only requirement is that huggers and field helpers be at least 14 years of age.

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  • Free movies to be shown at Rocky Top 10

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    The 18-member Swing Street Big Band welcomes summer in Fairfield Glade with the third concert and dance of its 2014 season at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1.

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    Once more, the historical Palace Theatre brings to the stage Terry King with his melodious steel guitar on April 12 at 7 p.m.

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  • Curtain Call Dinner Theatre to present ‘Funeral for a Gangster’

    The Curtain Call Dinner Theatre is inviting you to travel back with them as they take a step back in time to 1928 and join the Mob sendoff which is about to take place for the late Vito "The Gut" Marzetti, who was gunned down in a gangland slaying.

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    Music’s in the air this month at Uplands Village, and the grand finale is not to be missed.

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    The 18-member Swing Street Big Band welcomes spring with the second dance of its 2014 Fairfield Glade schedule at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 3.

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    Do you remember the lyrics from the Judds' song "Grandpa, Tell Me 'Bout the Good Old Days." They go something like this, "Grandpa, tell me 'bout the good old days. Sometimes it feels like this world's gone crazy. Grandpa, take me back to yesterday when the line between right and wrong didn't seem so hazy."

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