Tennessee's Backroads
A Southern Middle Tennessee Journey


Events Calendar

 
Weekly Events
"Live Nashville Music" at Jim Oliver's Smoke House every Friday and Saturday night. (free with dinner) - Monteagle

January

Low Country Boil - Monteagle
931-924-5353

Victory Sports - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
423-323-5497

February
Fog Festival - Monteagle Mountain
931-924-5353

Lone Star Rodeo - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
270-269-6000

The Groundhog Ball - Tullahoma
931-728-6729
March
Daffodil Day - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

 

 

 

 

 


Chocolate Fantasy - Manchester (Manchester/Coffee County Conference Center)
931-728-3458

Taste of the Mountain Food Fair - Monteagle
931-924-5353

Southeastern Alpaca Show - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arenas)
706-375-6789

Spring Thaw Bike Show and Swap Meet - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
615-896-2708

Walking Horse Trainers Show - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
931-684-5866
April
Dina Day - Bell Buckle
(Bell Buckle Banquet Hall)
931-389-0223

Oak Barrel Half Marathon
(Sponsored by Jack Daniel Distillery) - Lynchburg
931-759-4221

Spring in the Hollow - Lynchburg
931-759-4111

Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-732-1486

Music by the Lake - Monteagle
931-924-5353

Annual Postcard Show - Shelbyville
(Fly Cultural Arts Center)
931-684-8359

 
Tennessee Miniature Horse Celebration - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
636-290-5497

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


High on the Hog BBQ Festival - Winchester
(Winchester City Park)
BBQ Contest, Fireworks, World Class Horseshoe Pitching Contest, 4H Chicken Q, Talent Show and Beauty Pageant
931-308-8010
www.highonthehog.net

Central Tennessee Quarter Horse
Association Show - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
931-670-4270

Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association Sport Horse Round Up - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
931-684-7496

Short Springs State Natural Area
Spring Nature Walk - Tullahoma
931-455-4186

Thomas Jefferson Lectures - Tullahoma
Thomas Jefferson Lecture Series, hosted by
The University of Tennessee Space Institute - UTSI Auditorium
931-393-7319
May
Bell Buckle Motorcycle Days - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

Mutts in May - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

Cruisin' the Square - Lewisburg
931-993-1461

Spotted Saddle Horse Show - Lynchburg
(Tom Wiseman Park)
931-759-4111

 
Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-732-1486
 

 
Blackberry Winter Ball - Monteagle
931-924-5353

 

 

 

 


Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association Spring Show - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
931-684-7496

Spring Fun Show - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
931-684-5915

Tennessee Ponies of the America
Spring Show - Shelbyville (Champions Arena)
615-644-5340

The Nashville Symphony Concert - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
615-687-6500

"Strolling Jim" 40 Mile Run - Wartrace
931-389-6870

Winchester International Dogwood Festival -
Winchester (Downtown Square)
866-967-2532
931-967-3527

June
RC Moon Pie Festival - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663



RC Moon Pie 10 Mile Run - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

Tennessee Shakespeare Festival - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

Nathan Bedford Forrest Homecoming and Southern Heritage Festival - Chapel Hill
800-380-1896
(3rd Saturday in June)

 
Dairy Day - Fayetteville
931-433-1234

Cruisin' the Square - Lewisburg
931-993-1461

Frontier Days, Rodeo and Carnival - Lynchburg
931-759-4111
(4th weekend each June)

Motorcycle Rally - Lynchburg
931-759-4111
 

 
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival - Manchester
931-728-7635

Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-723-1486

Summer Music Festival - Sewanee
(University of the South)
931-598-1225

Tennessee Ponies of the Americas Show - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena) 615-644-3728  

 
Tennessee State 4-H Show - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
615-832-8341
 

Soap Box Derby - Tullahoma
West Lincoln Street (Downtown Tullahoma) -
Hosted by The Tullahoma Recreation Department
931-455-1121
1st Saturday in June

Wartrace MusicFest - Wartrace
931-389-6144
July
Tennessee Shakespeare Festival - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

 

 


Lions Super  Pull of the South - Chapel Hill
931-364-4872

Blue Ribbon Horse Show - Fayetteville
931-433-1582

Swiss Celebration - Gruetli-Laager
931-924-3276

Cruisin' on the Square - Lewisburg
931-993-1461

 
Tennessee Walking Horse Show - Lynchburg
(Tom Wiseman Park)
931-695-5341
 

 
Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-723-1486

July 4th Celebration and Parade (Downtown Square) - Manchester
931-728-4652

Monteagle Mountain Market of Arts and Crafts - Monteagle (Hannah Picket Park)
931-924-5353

 

 

 

 

 

Bedford County Fair - Shelbyville
931-684-0760

Bedford County Tractor Pull - Shelbyville
931-684-8860

Chili, Chicken and Chocolate Extravaganza - Shelbyville (Downtown Square)
931-684-6226

Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association Mid Season Show - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
931-684-7496

The Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
931=684-5915

Music by the Lake - Winchester
(Winchester City Park)
931-967-6008
August
Beersheba Springs Arts and Crafts Festival - Beersheba Springs
931-692-3314

Tater and Melon Day - Fayetteville
931-433-3570

Cruisin' on the Square - Lewisburg
931-993-1461

 
Spotted Saddle Horse Show - Lynchburg
(Tom Wiseman Park)
931-759-4111
 

 
Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-723-1486
 

Tennessee Walking Horse  National Celebration - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
931-684-5915

White Party - Fine Arts Street Market and Garden Party - Shelbyville (Shelbyville Square)
931-684-2522
September
Best of the Butts BBQ Cookoff - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Step Back In Time Festival" - Chapel Hill
(Henry Horton State Park)
931-364-2222

Lincoln County Fair - Fayetteville
(Lincoln County Fairgrounds)
931-425-6107

Coffee County Fair - Manchester
(Coffee County Fairgrounds)
931-596-2749
931-723-1546

Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-723-1486

Central Tennessee Quarter Horse Show - Shelbyville (Calsonic Arena)
931-670-4270

Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association Championship Show - Shelbyville
931-684-7496

Mountaineer Days Festival - Tracy City
931-592-6803

41A Music and Arts Festival - Tullahoma
931-455-1234
October
Webb School Art and Craft Festival - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

Chapel Hill Haunted Woods - Chapel Hill
Every Friday and Saturday night in October
931-212-3690

Elk River Plantation Corn Maze - Fayetteville
Open every Weekend in October, Fieldtrips for children during the week
931-433-9757

Halloween Happenings - Fayetteville
(Stonebridge Park)
931-433-6059

Annual State Championship BBQ Cookoff - Lewisburg (Rock Creek Park)
931-359-1544

Goats Music and More Festival - Lewisburg
(Rock Creek Park) 2nd weekend in October
931-359-1544
 

 
Jack Daniel's "Bike to Jack and Back" - Lynchburg
931-690-5349
931-759-4111

Jack Daniel's World Championship
Invitational Barbecue - Lynchburg
931-759-4111

Whiskey Runners Cruisin' in the Hallow - Lynchburg
931-759-6500

 
Cruise-In Around the Square - Manchester
931-723-1486
 

 
Halloween Parade - Monteagle
931-924-5353

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sewanee Crafts Market - Sewanee
931-598-5723

Cedar Rock Fall Festival - Shelbyville
(Cedar Rock Farm)
931-684-9814

George Carden Shriner Circus - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
417-833-3588

Halloween Party (Nightmare on Depot Street) -
Shelbyville (Shelbyville Square)
931-684-2522

Celebration Fall Classic - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
615-684-5915

Short Springs State Natural Area Fall Color Walk - Tullahoma
931-455-4186

"Strolling Jim" Trail Ride - Wartrace
2nd Saturday in October
931-580-2426
931-685-9041
November
Annual "Host of Christmas Past" Festival - Fayetteville
931-433-1234

Tour of Homes - Lynchburg
Weekend before Thanksgiving
931-759-4111

 
City of Manchester Christmas Parade - Manchester (Downtown Square)
931-728-4652
 

 
Foothills Crafts Christmas Arts & Crafts Festival - Manchester (Manchester/Coffee County Conference Center)
931-728-0509

Hwy 41 Toy Convoy and Show - Manchester
931-857-3643

Manchester Annual Christmas Parade - Manchester (Historic Square)
931-728-7635

 
Annual Tree Lighting Festival - Shelbyville
(Shelbyville Square)
931-680-1070

 

 

 


Celebration City Car Club
Annual In Door Swap Meet - Shelbyville
(Calsonic Arena)
931-684-9379

Spotted Saddle Horse
Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association
Sport Horse World Championship - Shelbyville
931-684-7496
December
Christmas in Bell Buckle - Bell Buckle
931-389-9663

 

 

 

 


Christmas Parade  - Chapel Hill
931-364-7632

Breakfast with Santa - Fayetteville
931-438-0337

Christmas Parade - Fayetteville
931-433-1234

Christmas in Lynchburg - Lynchburg
1st weekend in December
931-759-4111

Rotary Club Christmas Choir - Manchester
931-728-0820

Christmas Parade - Monteagle
931-924-5353

Lessons in Carols - Sewanee
931-598-1000

Christmas Parade - Tracy City
931-924-5353

 
Christmas Parade -Tullahoma
931-455-5497
 
   






TENNESSEE'S BACKROADS
HERITAGE, INC.

P.O. Box 52
Tullahoma, TN 37388

931-454-9446
800-799-6131