Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Several Spring Events Planned In Cookeville

A number of events are coming up in the Cookeville area over the next few days, starting with ART à la carte at 121 West Broad Street hosting the Highland's Redbuds Celebration kickoff on Friday. The Celebration Review is from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a reception is scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Organizers say you can learn about the cultural, educational, recreational, and environmental events taking place in the Highlands of the Upper Cumberland throughout the month of April. Meanwhile, on Saturday, the Putnam County Master Gardeners will continue their spring series with a talk about lawn care; the Appalachian Craft Center will be having their 13th Annual Celebration of Craft, and "Dogapalooza" will be held from 1 to 5 pm at Dogwood Park.  Admission is two dollars to that event, which is presented by the city's Leisure Services Department and features various animal demonstrations, an off-leash play area, vendors, a kid's dog show and a live music concert.