Fall Sept./Oct. Family Fun Events In & Around Robertson County
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – Lots of fun fall Family events coming up.
NOTE: There have not been any announcements from County or local City officials recommending residents to change or cancel the observance of “Trick Or Treating” due to COVID-19. See specific COVID guidelines for each event.
NOTE: Ongoing weekly events listed below upcoming events
September 8th through the 12th – Robertson County To Welcome Carnival To Fairgrounds
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – According to Robertson County Mayor Billy Vogle, Springfield Mayor Ann Schneider, the President of the Robertson County Fair Board, Trent Cobb and Kissel Entertainment, the Carnival is coming to town. Read more…
Annual Autumn In The Brier Event – September 12
The annual “Autumn in the Brier” will be held on Sat. Sept 12 from 9 AM to 4 PM at Greenbrier Historical Society Museum & Library grounds on W. College Street across from Greenbrier City Hall, with craft booths, book sale, bake sale, silent auction and plate lunches and sandwiches from the grill.
Booth spaces are available for $10. Booth vendors can pick up a form outside the library door or call 615-643-8461 (open Wed. thru Sat.) to have one mailed to you.
Proceeds benefit the Greenbrier Historical Society Museum and Library.
Fall fun for everyone!, take a look at the event in 2012 from Smokey’s video archive.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 – Movie Under the Stars | Aladdin By the White House Area Chamber of Commerce
Friday, September 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Jump on your magic carpet and fly away with us at our free Movie Under the Stars on Friday, September 18th at the Fran Hutson Amphitheater. We are partnering with Sumner County Tourism to host this free showing of Aladdin and you don’t want to miss it!
This year, you’ll also have the chance to win “Best Seats in the House” at one of our movie events! There will be individual circles sponsored by some of your local favorites and they will be filled with all things movie-related. Stay tuned to learn more about how you can be entered to win! Worried about trying to cook dinner before coming to the movie? Don’t worry! There will be a food truck on site!
Come dressed as your favorite character and enjoy this fun-filled night under the stars. #DiscoverWhiteHouse
COVID-19 STATEMENT: Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. The CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from Coronavirus. Guest should evaluate their own risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread Coronavirus if they are infected, and any interaction with the public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to Coronavirus. By coming to this event, you acknowledge and agrees that you assume these inherent risks associated with attendance. Guests are asked not to attend if they are running a fever, have COVID-19 symptoms, or anyone in the household has shown symptoms of or has COVID-19. We also ask that you not attend if you are awaiting test results or have not completed your suggested quarantine. Social distancing will be encouraged by anyone attending and we also strongly encourage to wear a mask.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Free Movie Fridays – Hosted by City of Springfield, TN
Friday, September 18, 2020 at 8:30 PM – 10 PM – How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World at J. Travis Price Park, 4155 Wilks Road
Free Movie Fridays will be held on the third Friday of each month, through October.
October 16: The Addams Family (2019) at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 2623 S. Main Street
All movies will begin at dark. Stay tuned for exact movie times and stay tuned in case of inclement weather.
Movie night attendees are required to wear masks when not seated for the film and to maintain a social distance of six feet from members of other parties. Designated seating areas will be spaced ten feet apart.
Concessions will be available to purchase snacks and refreshments. Guests should bring their own blankets or folding chairs for seating.
Saturday, September 19, 2020 Cruise’n N Groove’n in Pleasant View, Tn
Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 5 PM – 9 PM
Cruise’n N Groove’n is a CRUISE-IN located at the Pleasant View Village on 41A, South of intersections Hwy 49 & Hwy 41A. 214 Village Square, Pleasant View, Tn
We welcome all Classic Cars & Trucks / Jeeps, Customs, Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Rat Rods & Motorcycles. FREE to ALL that attend. Lots of great food and drink choices.
Our theme for September is: HONOR OUR VETERANS
Times: 5pm – 9pm. We have music, several food choices, shopping for the ladies, and lots of UNIQUE VEHICLES. Each month we have Mayor’s Choice Vehicle, plus we will have Mayor’s Monthly “Theme” Vehicle. At the October event, all the monthly (Mayor’s Choice) winners will be up for TOP pick for the year voted on by the people at our October cruise-in.
For more info, contact 615-746-0600 or 615-517-1423
Lastly, the PUBLIC is encouraged to attend and enjoy and evening! We have plenty of public parking outside of the cruise-in parking.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 – 4th Annual Classic Car Cruise In – Springfield, TN – Hosted by Ed Spangler and Tennessee car shows and cruise-ins
Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 9 AM – 2 PM
1700 S Main St, Springfield, TN 37172
4th Annual Classic Car Cruise-In presented by Lighthouse Baptist Church** located at 1700 South Main St, Springfield, TN. “Rain or Shine”. Times: 9:00am – 2:00pm. Awards include: People’s Choice / Pastor’s Choice / Deacon’s Choice. Food and drinks available, Old fashion bake sale, Music and Family Fun. For more info, call Kenny Rawls 615-533-9727 or David Jones 615-878-4511.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 – Prayer March 2020 at Greenbrier Elementary – Hosted by Organic Community Church
Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10 AM – 11:30 AM at the Greenbrier Elementary School
Join us as we walk and pray for our community, our nation, our schools, and all of our public servants.
Our needs are great; Our God is Greater! All are welcome to come join us!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 – Hay Day 2020 – Craft/Vendor Market and Food Trucks – Hosted by Portland FFA Alumni
Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 10 AM – 3 PM
Portland High School – 600 College St. Portland, TN
We are making plans for Hay Day 2020. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please message our PHS FFA Alumni page. We had over 60 vendors last year along with food trucks and activities/games for children. Put it on your calendar now!!! DUE TO COVID -19, we will not have the kid’s area this year.
Starting Saturday October 3 – Turkey Shoot – American Legion Post 45 – Greenbrier, TN 37073
Saturday’s: Starting October 3rd 8am-till no more shooters
thru November 28th 8am-till no more shooters
Stock Guns Only. No Custom Guns or Barrels over 36”
Prizes Include but not Limited to: Turkey, Bacon & Ham
Proceeds will be assisting local veterans and American Legion Post 45 – Greenbrier, TN 37073
As part of our fundraising efforts during our Annual Turkey shoot, we are offering Memorial Lawn signs to be displayed in a new area this year called “Remembrance Row”. Signs are $50.00 per sign.
This area will be to the left of our Turkey Shoot range and all signs will be proudly displayed in the area to show that we remember and honor all our military. Memorial signs can be for any veteran who has served. All signs will be displayed throughout the annual turkey shoot and returned to the person who ordered at completion of the shoot.
We can place a picture on the sign or just the name, dates of service and branch. See examples below:
Signs are $50.00 per sign. Deadline to Order: September 20,2020
All orders received after that date will be processed early October and may not be able to be displayed on opening day, October 3,2020.
If ordering with picture, please email picture to : firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make checks payable to American Legion Post 45. Mail payment and printed FORM to: American Legion Post 45, PO Box 160, Greenbrier, TN 37073. We also can take credit card payment, please contact Kathi Carney (518) 242-0307 Auxiliary President.
Proceeds go to…
All funds are used to fund the food baskets we provide for over 50 Veteran’s families at Christmas time. The AL Post 45 also provides gift cards for gas for needy Veterans. Recently the AL Post 45 donated to a Veterans widow to assist with Funeral cost. We also partner with the Veterans Sevice Office to assist them with requests for assistance as well.
Support our Veterans!!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3: Springfield Historic District Fall Yard Sale – Hosted by Inga Baekkelund
Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 8 AM – 2 PM
304 N Oak St, Springfield, TN 37172-2303, United States
Come visit Springfield’s Historic District for our 2nd Annual Fall Neighborhood Yard Sale! 8:00 a.m. – until on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020. Rain or shine! There will be maps at each house day-of-sale listing the other participating homes.
If you are interested in participating in the sale and you live in the Historic District, please FaceBook message me with your name, street address and phone number! Thanks!
Historically the temperatures that day are in the 50s and 60s which will make for a much nicer shopping day for everyone involved! We kindly ask that you respect social distancing guidelines while shopping and mask-wearing is also encouraged.
See you in October!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3: Race To Include at Highland Rim Speedway – Hosted by Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee
Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 6 PM – 10 PM
Highland Rim Speedway – 6801 Kelly Willis Rd Greenbrier, TN
Veterans Motorplex is hosting this benefit race night to celebrate and support individuals with Down syndrome and DSAMT. There will be concessions, a silent auction, games & activities, photo opportunities and more. Individuals with Down syndrome can be named Race Ambassadors and get to waive the flag on stage as races begin! So plan to bring the whole family out to enjoy a fun evening for a great cause.
We will again have a silent auction, which is open to anyone interested, even if you can’t make it to the race.
Gates open at 4pm, with lots of fun activities
DSAMT Family Pack Special: $30 for 2 Adults and up to 6 minor children (less than $4.00 per person )
Regular Events Grandstand Admission: Adult $12.00
62+ Senior $10.00
Military ID $10.00
13-17 Students $10.00
6-12 Youth $5.00
Children ages 5 and under are always free with a paid adult
Sponsorship and donation opportunities can be found HERE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 – Fall Family Block Party at the White House Municipal Park – Hosted by White House Area Chamber of Commerce
Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4 PM – 9 PM
White House Municipal Park
ALL THINGS FALL! There will be a fall farmers market, craft vendors, food trucks, a costume contest, the showing of Hocus Pocus and more. #DiscoverWhiteHouse
Covid-19 Statement: Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present; we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit. The CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from Coronavirus. Guest should evaluate their own risk in determining whether to attend. People who show no symptoms can spread Coronavirus if they are infected, and any interaction with the public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to Coronavirus. By coming to this event, you acknowledge and agrees that you assume these inherent risks associated with attendance. Guests are asked not to attend if they are running a fever, have COVID-19 symptoms, or anyone in the household has shown symptoms of or has COVID-19. We also ask that you not attend if you are awaiting test results or have not completed your suggested quarantine. Social distancing will be encouraged by anyone attending and we also strongly encourage you to wear a mask. See Less
Greenbrier Historical Society Museum & Library hosts its annual indoor “September Book Sale”
September 2 through September 30. Located on W. College Street across from Greenbrier City Hall.
Open Wed-Thur-Fri 10 AM to 4 PM and Sat 10 AM to 1 PM. Browse hundreds of hardback and paperback books in all kinds of Fiction, Biography, History, Christian Life, Cookbooks, Children’s books and more in 4 rooms of the museum.
Library phone 615-643-8461.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30: 2nd Annual Greenbrier City Wide Halloween Bash Louise Martin Memorial Park – Hosted by 2nd Annual Greenbrier City Wide Halloween Bash, Stroker Ace and Trey Craig
Friday, October 30, 2020 at 5 PM – 9 PM – Louise Martin Memorial Park – 2295 Old State Highway 11, Greenbrier, TN
Welcome to the 2nd Annual Greenbrier City-Wide Halloween Bash!
(100% Volunteer funded and operated) October 30th from 5 to 9 pm. Hayrides, Smores pits, Music in the park, Movies night in the park, Face painting, Bobbing for Apples Chili and Hot Dogs are provided for free!
ONGOING WEEKLY EVENTS
City of White House, Tennessee Splash Pad is open daily from 9am-8pm except Tuesdays.
Tuesdays allow the Parks Department to sanitize and provide general maintenance to the equipment. #MyWhiteHouseTN #DiscoverWhiteHouse
Stokes Brown Public Library Presents ‘To Make Our Voices Heard: Tennessee Women’s Fight for the Vote
Exhibition showcases events leading up to Tennessee’s ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Stokes Brown Public Library presents To Make Our Voices Heard: Tennessee Women’s Fight for the Vote, a new traveling exhibition, on display now at the library. The exhibition, created in partnership with the Tennessee State Museum and the Tennessee State Library and Archives, explores the history of the woman’s suffrage movement, Tennessee’s dramatic vote to ratify the 19th Amendment in 1920, and the years that followed.
“We are very excited to be included among the hosts of this exhibit which beautifully depicts key events and people involved in one of the most important political movements of the twentieth century. We hope that our display will be able to educate our patrons about the role Tennessee played in this important chapter in American history. –Michelle Adcock, Director of Stokes Brown Public Library
The exhibition is constructed of multiple dynamic panels, offering guests a touch-free experience of archival images, engaging stories and introductions to the leaders of the fight for and against the cause of woman’s suffrage. The stories begin by detailing the early challenges of racial and gender discrimination and continuing to the organization of African American and white women’s associations to encourage political engagement. READ MORE
Wednesdays White House Farmers Market
Wednesday’s at 3:30 PM – 7 PM – 105 College Street, White House, Tennessee 37188
Market will be open from 3:30 – 7:00 pm. Come out and see us!
Wednesdays In Springfield – The Classic Tin Cruise In
Held Every Wednesday, from spring till Halloween, Classic Tin Cruise In will be in Springfield, TN. Classic car, truck and bikes Cruise In for Springfield and the surrounding communities coming together for some Burgers and a Coke!!! Being held next to Burger King, 2018 Memorial BLVD, Springfield, TN . Any questions please call Shelby Horner at 615-336-2257
Thursdays – Goodlettsville Farmer’s Market – Every Thursday!
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 3 PM – 7 PM – Goodlettsville Farmers Market at 705 Caldwell Drive in Goodlettsville.
The Goodlettsville Farmer’s Market is held weekly on Thursdays, 3:00pm – 7:00pm on the lawn next to the Visitor’s Center at Historic Mansker’s Station. The 2020 market will run through October 8th. The market will feature the season’s best fresh produce, farm fresh eggs, baked goods, meats, locally grown plants, hanging baskets and other goodies.
Social distancing measures will be in place. Please observe all posted signage and demarcated lines. Always stay home if you are not feeling
Saturdays – Racing at Veterans Motorplex at The Rim in Greenbrier, TN
Cedar Hill Farmers Market Debuts Thursday August 27th 4pm-8pm
Located behind Cedar Hill City Hall.
Our Local Vendors:
Bellhollow Farms, Head Farms, Corbin Creek Greenhouse & Gifts Not Your Mommas Jams, Marinades & More, For the Love of Fabric, Sweet Loaves and Ivey, Shellys Repurposed Crafts, Be Brave Farm, Rampant Lion Leather Works, The Tree Maker, Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy & More to announce.
Delicious food can be purchased from the Santa Fe Food Truck which will be on-site.
We are asking all patrons and vendors to comply with Mayor Vogle’s mask mandate.
Depending on the turnout and success, the market hopes to run bi-weekly on Thursdays from 4pm-8pm located behind Cedar Hill City Hall at 290 S. Main St. Cedar Hill, Tn.
Saturdays – Robertson County Farmers Market
Saturday’s at 8 AM – 1 PM 4635 Hwy 41N, Springfield, Tennessee
Robertson County fruits, produce, flowers, eggs, bread, meats, honey, crafts and more!
NOTICE: Food Assistance Available
The United Ministries Food Bank would like to inform the residents of Robertson County that they are still helping with food needs.
If you are struggling to put food on your table they can help.
They are located at 808 S Main St. (beside Cope). Familes need to have ID’s and Birthdays dates for all living at their residents.
Residents are welcome to come in monthly for assistance. If you have questions please call 615-384-8306.
Hours: Open Monday thru Thursday 10:30AM to 1:30 PM.
Notice: Food Pantry – Bethlehem Baptist Church Drive By Pantry
Please drive up to Building A from the Hwy 76 entrance. Residents are asked to show proof of residence and an SSN# for each resident.
The drive-by pantry will be open on Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm.
NOTE: Beginning 9/2/2020 the pantry will be open 4:00-6:00 pm on the first and third Wednesday evenings of the month.
Bethlehem Baptist Church – 5081 Bethlehem Road – Springfield, TN. 615-643-0333
LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS
Millersville Public Library – We are excited to start Outdoor Storytimes this September! We will be setting up in the parking lot where families can spread out and practice social distancing while enjoying some stories and songs. Bring your own seating and join us on Fridays at 10:30 am!
Millersville Public Library – Homeschool Storytime is back this September! We’ll meet outside in the library parking lot as weather allows, or through a Zoom meeting on rainy days. Limited spots available. You can register by calling or messaging us.
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