Local Events for March 2009

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March 2009

Mar 1 - Mar 13 Joan Derryberry Art Gallery Exhibit: Aaron Lee Benson - Ceramic Sculpture
1st Floor Roaden University Center on TTU Campus

February 17, 4:30pm Reception/Gallery talk
Mr. Benson has a BFA, BS in Art Education and MFA in Sculpture/Ceramics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is currently the Chairman and Professor Fine Arts in Sculpture and Ceramics at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has shown his work throughout the south and northeast including Vanderbilt's Sarratt Gallery and Duke University's Louise Jones Brown Gallery. Benson has received several public commissions including work for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. He mainly works in clay producing large-scale architectural forms as well as figurative, narrative monoliths. In his work he is attempting to combine the figure with architecture and narrative. He works now mainly in highly textured, organic sense of form that finds its origins in nature. Mr. Benson has been inspired by his many hiking trips to Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. He has also backpacked in places around the world, the Alps in Europe being one of those trips. His works have taken on a strong natural quality that echoes many of these landscapes.

Contact: (931) 372-3637

Mar 1 Southern Stars Symphonic Brass Band
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Cookeville Drama Center
Reserved seats advance sales
$14/Seniors (65+)
$8/Full-time students

Reserved seats day of performance
$16/Seniors (65+)
$10/Full-time students

Contact: 931-528-1313

Mar 2 - Aug 3 Cooking Classes at Maddux Station
Maddux Station
319 E. Spring St.

Cooking Class Schedule 2009:

Basic techniques of slow cooking meats and vegetables $25
March 2, 2009 6pm

Cooking for Teens
Teens will learn basic skills in preparing meals for themselves and their families $25
March 16, 2009 6pm

Sauces and Soups
Introduction to mother sauces and basic soup techniques $25
April 6, 2009 6pm

Cooking with Kids
Parents and children prepare a meal together $40
April 20, 2009 5pm

Basics of fresh pasta making as well as appropriate sauce combinations $30
May 4, 2009

Cooking with Kids
Parents and children prepare a meal together $40
May 18, 2009 5pm

Knife Skills
Basic knife skills as well as learning to sharpen and hone $20
June 8, 2009 6pm

Rubs, Marinades, and Grilling
Learn how a few simple ingredients can add flavor and tenderness to your meats and vegetables $30
July 13, 2009 6pm

Cooking with Kids
Parents and children prepare a meal together $40
August 3, 2009 5pm

Contact: Maddux Station (931) 854-0883

Mar 3 Center Stage Concert: Anonymous 4
7:30 PM
Wattenbarger Auditorium on TTU Campus

Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, the four women who comprise Anonymous 4 combine musical, literary, and historical scholarship with contemporary performance intuition as they create ingeniously designed programs, interweaving music with poetry and narrative.

Contact: 931-372-3637

Mar 6 - Mar 8 Upper Cumberland Home & Garden Show
Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion
Presented by Home Builders Association of the Upper Cumberland and benefits Habitat for Humanity.

Home Show Hours:
Friday, March 6: 5pm - 9pm
Saturday, March 7: 9am - 8pm
Sunday, March 8: 12 noon - 4pm

Contact: 931-528-1711

Mar 6 - Mar 7 Live Music & Movie Night at Intrepid Traveler Cafe
Intrepid Traveler Cafe
121 W. Broad St, Cookeville

Our Mostly Unplugged performance series returns on Friday, March 6, with a live acoustic performance by Michelle Corley. Check out her music at www.myspace.com/shell27songs. Showtime is 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

This Saturday, March 7, Movie Night features the 1932 film "Speak Easily" directed by Edward Sedgwick and starring Buster Keaton in a speaking role, Jimmy Durante, and many more. Storyline includes a fake inheritance, a scheming vixen, a gaggle of chorus girls, and classic slapstick. Showtime is 7 PM.

Contact: 931-372-7564

Mar 7 Red Cross CPR Training
9:00 AM
Cookeville Red Cross office, 1 South Jefferson St., Suite 201.

Training: Babysitters Training

To Register: 615-250-4277

Mar 14 Irish Road Bowling
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a fun Irish tradition - Road Bowling!

Gather your friends or your family and put together a team of two, three or four and come ready to have FUN rolling a 28 ounce iron ball along a designated road course. Irish Road Bowling is a great family activity and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Don't miss the fun of this traditional Irish sport!

For more information please call 931-520-4FUN (4386).

Mar 14 - May 1 "The Soft Voices of Putnam County: Exploring the Lives of Women"
On display at the Cookeville History Museum to celebrate Women's History Month.
Free Admission
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10am - 4pm.
Contact: 931-520-5455

Mar 16 - Apr 10 Joan Derryberry Art Gallery Exhibit: Shawn R. Skabelund - Environmental Installation
1st Floor Roaden University Center on TTU Campus

March 17, 4:30pm Reception/Gallery talk
Mr. Skabelund has a BFA in Drawing from Utah State University and a MA and a MFA in Drawing/Painting from the University of Iowa. Currently he is teaching at the School of Art at Northern Arizona University. Skabelund exhibits his drawings, sculptures, and site-specific installations nationally. The artist will create a site-specific installation for the gallery here. He prepares each piece by researching the area's history and determines the interaction between the wild and the human that created the direction and cultural makeup of the local community. He calls this "collaborating witha place."

Contact: (931) 372-3637

Mar 16 - Mar 17 Center Stage Concert: Canadian Brass Quintet
7:30 PM
Wattenbarger Auditorium on TTU Campus

Feb. 16: 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 17: 11 a.m. Masterclass

The Canadian Brass Quintet is one of the best known chamber music ensembles in the world. Their programs offer a selective mix of classical, jazz, and popular arrangements, served with lively dialogue and theatrical flare.


Contact: 931-372-3637

Mar 17 Center Stage Concert: Stephen Beus - Pianist
7:30 PM
Wattenbarger Auditorium on TTU Campus, Bryan Fine Arts Building

Mr. Beus is recognized as one of the finest of the new generation of American virtuoso piano soloists. He is the 2006 Max I. Allen Classical Fellow of the American Pianists Association, winning one of two $75,000 fellowships in April 2006 at the Finals in Indianapolis. In June 2006, he subsequently won the Gold Medal at the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition in Salt Lake City, and in July 2006 at the Vendome International Piano Competition in Lisbon, Portugal.

Contact: 931-372-3637

Mar 20 - Mar 28 Backstage Series: "8x10"
7:30 PM
Cookeville Drama Center
production dates March 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, 2009
$8/Seniors (62+)
$5/Full-time students
Tickets go on sale March 9

Contact: 931-528-1313

Mar 21 Cookeville Jaycees and TTU Cross Country Team 2nd Annual 5K Run and Fitness Walk
8:00 AM
Race starts at 8 am
$15 pre registration before March 13th
$20 after and on day of the race
Location: Tucker Stadium on TTU Campus
Go to www.CookevilleJaycees.com for information and registration forms
Contact: Michelle Daniels 931.267.8644

Mar 21 Red Cross CPR Training
9:00 AM
Cookeville Red Cross office, 1 South Jefferson St., Suite 201.

Training: Adult CPR, AED with First Aid

To Register: 615-250-4277

Mar 22 Bryan Symphony Orchestra Concert
3:00 PM
TTU's Wattenbarger Auditorium.
The program includes Bach's Suite no. 3 in D major and Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks, with works sung by soprano Diane Pulte of the TTU faculty.

Wattenbarger Auditorium is the concert hall of TTU's Bryan Fine Arts Building, located at 1150 N. Dixie Ave., in Cookeville.

Tickets are limited; contact the symphony box office at 931-372-6088 for availability. Learn more about the BSO by visiting

Mar 26 Small Business Expo & Chamber Business After Hours (Members Only)
Leslie Town Centre

March Maddness!
Expo: 4-8 p.m.
Business After Hours: 5:30-7 p.m.

Thanks to our Sponsors: Frontier, Highways, Inc., Hooper, Huddleston & Horner, Institutional Wholesale Company

Contact: Chamber 931-526-2211

Mar 27 Conductor Jack at the Cookeville Children's Museum
10:00 AM
Cookeville Children's Museum
36 W. 2nd Street
Join us for a toot-tooting good time! Free with admission to the museum. Members are always free.
Contact: 931-979-PLAY (7529)

Mar 28 Annual Bangham Community Inside Yardsale
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Bangham Community Center
Contact: Judy 931-526-3754 or Bev 931-537-9880

Mar 28 West Side Eats
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hosted by the West Side Business Association at Twin Oaks on the West Side.
Featuring food from more than 10 eateries located in the West Side district.

Limited tickets are available: $35 per person, $50 per couple. Tickets are available by contacting Michelle O'Neil at West Textures Framing & Fine Art at 24 W. Broad St or call 931-526-6015.

To add an event to the Chamber calendar contact Laura Canada at 931-526-2211 or lcanada@cookevillechamber.com.

Comments (1)

Cpr Training Finder

Thanks for the March 7th post, I teach some youth in a local church group, and we were looking around for a cpr training, thanks and God bless.


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