Summer Events & Festivals Across Robertson County 2023

Update: Summer Events Across The County

Summer Events & Festivals Across Robertson County 2023

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – There are a lot of great Independence Day Celebration events to choose from this year and several ways and dates to catch a good fireworks show along with other local community festivals and car shows. Smokey Barn News has packaged them up for your convenience. Below is a breakdown of what’s going on…

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June 23: Gospel Singing at Oakland Baptist Church in Springfield

Featuring Karen Peck and New River with 20 number-one songs, Gaither Homecoming artist, and Gospel music hall of Fame.  Singing at 6 pm. No admission, love offering received. Oakland Baptist Chruch located at Hwy 76E in Springfield, TN


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Saturday, June 24: Robertson County Amateur Radio Club Field Day

The Robertson County Amateur Radio Club will be having this year’s Field Day activities on Saturday, June 24, next to the Farmers Market, across the street from Aldi’s on Tom Austin Hwy. Starting at 1100 going until about 6 pm. They will be demonstrating emergency communications on amateur radio and anyone interested in learning more about Amateur Radio is invited.


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July 1:  Adams Big Boom City of Adams, TN @ 4PM

Join us as we celebrate Independence Day! We will have a cornhole tournament, food, a dunk tank, music and of course, fireworks!
Adams, Tennessee


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JULY 1, 2023 AT 5 PM – 11 PM: Americana Celebration,  Carnival & Fireworks Show (White House, TN – WL Anderson Sports Complex)

Event by White House Area Chamber of Commerce

Join us July 1st at the White House Soccer Complex as the White House Area Chamber of Commerce hosts their annual Americana Celebration and Fireworks Show. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a fantastic evening of fun!

CARNIVAL OPEN JUNE 29 – JULY 4 – Carnival rides, games and family-fun through July 4th!

Live music and great entertainment too! Come hungry to enjoy some of the delicious food in food truck row and plan on some family fun at the free activities for kids and adults alike – face painting, balloon twisters, henna artists and more.

FREE Shuttle buses will run from City Hall, White House Middle School and the Church at Grace Park from 4:00 pm to Midnight on Saturday, July 1st, so you can avoid the hassle of parking and walking by hitching a free ride and being dropped off in the middle of the action!

5:00 – Food Truck Row Opens
5:00 – 8:00 FREE – Face painting, Balloon Twisters and Caricatures
5:00 – 9:00 – FREE Inflatables courtesy of Revolution Church
5:30 – Entertainment
6:30 – Live Music
9:00 – Fireworks
9:30 – Live Music


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July 1: Springfield Freedom Fest @ Robertson County Fairgrounds

Event by City of Springfield, TN – Government

Celebrate our nation’s freedom with us at the City of Springfield’s third annual Freedom Fest!

CMT Music Award winner Megan Moroney will be the featured headliner at the city’s third annual Freedom Fest on Saturday, July 1, 2023, at the Robertson County Fairgrounds! Singer-songwriter Ben Chapman will precede Megan Moroney with a performance. The City of Springfield is excited to welcome Jimmy Church Band and Buzzy Poole to the stage. The concert is free and open to the public.

Freedom Fest offers patrons a free experience with live music, carnival rides, inflatables, and local vendors. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from a variety of food vendors. The evening will conclude with the city’s fireworks display brought to you by the Springfield Parks & Recreation Dept. around 9:15 p.m.


A clear bag policy will be enforced at Freedom Fest. Non-transparent bags are not allowed into the event area.

Any violation of these policies will result in expulsion from the festival. Please be advised this event is being photographed and video recorded.

Your attendance at this event grants the city of Springfield permission to use these photos or videos for promotional purposes.


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July 3: Free Movie (Greenbrier, TN) @ Louise Martin Memorial Park

MONDAY, JULY 3, 2023 AT 9 PM

“We will be showing our 2nd movie of the year, Wreck It Ralph! come out and enjoy the Turning of the Pig and stay afterward for Movies in the Park!”


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July 3rd Independence Day Lunch at the RC Senior Center

The Robertson County Senior Center is having an Independence Day cookout Monday, July 3 at 12 noon. The cost is $8 per person. Sign up by Thursday, June 29. The menu is grilled burgers and hotdogs, baked beans, chips, desserts, condiments, and drinks. The Robertson County Senior Center is located at 601 Locust St. in Springfield. 615-384-6367.


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July 4th: Greenbrier – Calvary Baptist July 4th Food, Music, Fellowship & Fireworks! Bring a lawn chair

Cookout at 6PM

Robertson County Community Band at 7PM

Calvary Baptist Church is located at 806 Hwy 41 S, Greenbrier, TN
Phone: (615) 643-7737

Community band to present 4th of July Concert

A concert to celebrate the 4th of July will be presented by The Robertson County Community Band on Tuesday, July 4th at Calvary Baptist Church, located at 2806 Highway 41 South in Greenbrier. The event will be held in the pavilion behind the church and will begin at 6:00 with a free barbecue dinner. The concert will begin at 7:00 pm followed by fireworks at 9:00 pm. Everyone is encouraged to bring lawn chairs to enjoy the fireworks!

During the first half of the concert, the band will perform pieces such as “Fairest of the Fair”, “God Bless the USA”, “Land of Liberty”, “Armed Forces Salute” and “God Bless America”. The second part of the concert will include “Tennessee Salute”, “American Folk Rhapsody #3”, and several pop and rock tunes. The band is certain that the concert will offer music to be enjoyed by everyone!

The RCCB, in its eighteenth season, is always looking for new members. For more information about the concert, joining the band or sponsorship, please call the band manager, Janet Ozimek at (615) 973-5771. Janet can also be contacted at [email protected].

Everyone is invited to come enjoy this wonderful evening hosted by Calvary Baptist Church as we celebrate the 4th of July!


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July 3-4: Greenbrier:  2023 Turning Of The Pig at Louise Martin Park

Vendors & Sponsorships Available For Greenbrier's 2023 Turning Of The Pig

GREENBRIER TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Greenbrier Boosters will be hosting the historic Annual BBQ Festival known as “Turning of the Pig” again this summer July 3-4, 2023 and in an effort to make it bigger and better than ever, they have opened up the application process early for anyone interested in a vendor booth or sponsorship of this nostalgic family fun two-day event.

“Who’s excited for Turning of the Pig? We’re looking for sponsors and vendors! Applications for sponsors and vendors are now being accepted for 2023 Turning of the Pig on July 3rd!” says Toni Carver- Booster President.

The annual festival is free to attend, but the funds from the Turning of the Pig pork sale is the biggest fundraiser of the year and helps to meet all the needs of the Greenbrier High School Marching/Concert Band program.

The event is held at the Louise Martin Ball fields on July 3rd from 5-9 pm followed by BBQ sales on July 4th from 7 am until they’re sold out.

The Greenbrier Independence Day Parade…

will be held on July 4th at 10am in the Greenbrier Elementary School parking lot and travels south towards the Greenbrier High School. Parade application forms will be available soon.

Traditionally Boston butts/pulled pork is slowly cooked on a huge open fire pit throughout the evening on July 3rd. The pork and family picnic packs are ready for sale by 7 AM the morning of the fourth.

There will be a movie in the park immediately following the event at dark hosted by the City of Greenbrier. The movie will be announced at a later date. BBQ will be sold by the pound for this event as well as popcorn, drinks, candy items, and vendor items will be available at Turning of the Pig.

So come on out and enjoy the live country and gospel music, food, a dunking booth, carnival games and an array of local vendors selling everything from crafts to Greenbrier memorabilia. The Historical Society traditionally sells homemade ice cream and fresh-squeezed lemonade.

Become A Vendor:

So, if you would like to participate as a vendor or sponsor in this annual fun-filled family event this fourth of July, you are encouraged to email [email protected] to receive an application.

*All vendor applications are subject to approval.


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City of Cross Plains 4th of July Independence Day Celebration

Make plans to join Cross Plains for Independence Day.
Kilgore Remembrance, presented by the Cross Plains Heritage Commission is at Villines Cemetery at 9:00 AM with guest speaker Cody C. Engdahl.

Our big celebration will be at Kilgore Park with live music beginning at 6:30 PM featuring Next of Kin and SPILT MILK BAND!

Fireworks presented by the City of Cross Plains TN under the direction of Tom Tegarden launch at about 9:00.


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Friday, July 14th, 7:00 PM. Doors open 6:00 PM sharp.

Group members Luke Vaught, Roland Kesterson, Wyatt Austin, and Isaac Moore are being called “The Young Inspirations” due to their youthful and energetic singing with just 4 voices and a piano! Concerts are selling out all over the nation.

See and hear them at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 6028 Ebenezer Road, Greenbrier, TN 37073.

Admission is $10 at the door plus a freewill offering will be received during the concert.

For information call the promoter Thom Tee Rawls 615-347-1919.


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Free Movie Fridays…. July 21…


The Springfield Parks & Recreation Department is excited to partner with Walmart Springfield – Tom Austin Hwy to bring free, family-friendly movies to Springfield again as part of Free Movie Fridays!
Free Movie Fridays will be held on the third Friday of each month from June through September at the Robertson County Fairgrounds.

July 21: Rumble
August 18: Puss in Boots
September 15: Greater
All movies will begin at 7:30 p.m. Stay tuned in case of inclement weather.
Concessions will be available to purchase snacks and drinks. Guests should bring their own blankets or folding chairs for seating.


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White House BDP Alumni Network

Next school year we will begin to celebrate 100 years of Blue Devil Pride. We ask that all WHHS alumni, faculty, or volunteers to fill out this form so we may make you aware of upcoming events!

Please feel free to share the form and get the word out.

White House BDP Alumni Network –> FORM


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Every Saturday Night – Racing at the Rim (Veterans Motorplex) in Greenbrier

Home of Tennessee’s Family Action Track! Racing Saturday nights though October on a fast 1/4 mile high-banked asphalt bullring…fun for the whole family!

Gates open at 4 – Racing at 6pm

Veterans Motorplex at the Rim (formerly Highland Rim Speedway) is a 1/4 mile oval asphalt track located off Exit 104 on I-65, just 20 minutes north of Nashville, TN.


6801 Kelly Willis Rd, Greenbrier, TN  – Call (615) 643-8725

The Speedway has abundant free parking both for fans and racers, and can accommodate haulers of all sizes. Race fans enjoy the racing action in the beautiful all-aluminum seating bleachers, and those needing special assistance can enjoy the racing action from the elevated wheelchair platform connected to the front stretch grandstands.

Racing every Saturday night!


FAMILY PACK – $40 for 2 Adults and up to 6 minor children!

Adults $15 Students, Seniors & Military $12, Children 6-12 $5.00

**For Group Ticket pricing or Birthday Parties, click here. 

Great Concessions:

Fans and teams alike can enjoy mouth-watering food and drinks from our on-site concession stands located both in the grandstand areas and the pit area: Angus Beef Burgers, All Beef Hot Dogs, French Fries, Drinks, Whole Dill Pickles, candy and more!

About Veterans Motorplex at the Rim

Built in 1961 originally as a dirt track, Highland Rim Speedway has played host to several NASCAR legends, including the Alabama Gang. In addition, Highland Rim Speedway is the site of country music legend and racer Marty Robbins’ first racing victory.

Veteran’s Motorplex races the Pro 8 Late Model Series, Sportsman, Super Stock, Pure Stock, Legends, Bandoleros, Ridge runners, Baby Grand, Rim Runner, and Pro-4 Mod divisions.

Everyone can get great souvenir items as well as photos and videos of the racing action at the Souvenir Alley Souvenir Stand!

Follow the track on FaceBook for info on racers, divisions, winners, photos, action-packed videos and announcements of upcoming summer events!

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May-August: The White House Farmers Market

The White House Farmers Market’s season is every Wednesday from mid-May through mid-August from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM. The Market is located at 420 HWY 76 (White House Municipal Park), White House, TN 37188.

The market dates for 2023 are May 17th – August 30th.

Applications may be turned in by email to [email protected], by mail addressed to City of White House, White House Farmers Market, 105-D College Street, White House, TN 37188 or in-person to Deana Phillips at 105-D College Street, White House, TN 37188.


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Pleasant View Cruise’n Groove-n every Third Saturday of the month


2501 Pleasant View Rd, Pleasant View, TN 37146-8040, United States

Cruise’n N Groove’n cruise-in at the Pleasant View Community Park, 2501 Pleasant View Road, Pleasant View, TN.

We have DJ music, Food Trucks, “Pick of the Month” sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts.

At the October event, we will have our annual Trunk N Treat for the kiddos. For more info, contact 615-746-0600


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Live Music, Food & Fun Kicks off the Cedar Hill Farmers Market Season 2022

Live Music, Food & Fun Kicks off the Cedar Hill Farmers Market Season 2023

The Cedar Hill Farmers & Community Market of 2023 opens soon with shopping, produce, food trucks, face painting, a classic car cruise-in, and live music!

Where: Located behind Cedar Hill City Hall: 290 S Main St Cedar Hill, TN 37032

The Cedar Hill Farmers & Community Market is scheduled to run the Third Thursday of each month from April 20 thru September.

Many local vendors will be selling produce, clothing, plants, leather products, jewelry, baked goods, candles, decor, flowers and more.

Delicious food can be purchased from popular food trucks.

*Live music in every market!

We work tirelessly to try and bring you, local vendors, with local products.

If you are interested in being a vendor, please send a message (see info below).

Outside vendors are welcome, but priority will be set on local availability, range of products, etc.

If you would like to become a vendor, contact Mayor John Edwards by email at: [email protected] or call (615)585-5756


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Every Wednesday – Classic Tin Cruise In – Springfield, TN

Located in the parking lot next to the Waffle House in Springfield. Every Wednesday night from 5-9PM. For more info call Shlby Horner at 615-336-2257


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Third Friday each Month – Cruise In Highway 49 and Highway 257 – 4107 Flewellyn Road, Springfield, TN 37172 

Monthly cruise-in by E-Z Lift Garage Doors at the junction of Highway 49 and Highway 257 – 4107 Flewellyn Road, Springfield, TN 37172 on the third Friday of each month through October 20th from 5 PM to 9 PM.

Open to all classic cars, trucks, Street rods, jeeps and muscle cars. Food trucks & music.

Contact John Bianchi 615-389-5880 or Jim, Hutchins 615-517-1423 or Larry Whitaker 615-419-5214


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RC Senior Center Announcements

Inclement Weather Policy: We follow the Robertson County School System Policy. If schools are closed for weather related reasons, activities and outings are canceled unless otherwise notified.

Needs List: 8 oz. bottles of water; coffee & coffee cups, paper towels, toilet tissue, and legal size printer paper

Hours through March 2023 the Senior Center will open at 9:00 and close at 2:30.

TN HOPE LINE – Connect with compassionate, trained, and loving listeners for help, hope, & encouragement.

M-F 10-4 EST 844-600-8262
A partnership of The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, and Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability


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Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays – Lunch at the RC Senior Center by Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a service through Mid Cumberland that provides hot healthy meals to Senior Adults  (age 60 and above) who cannot get one otherwise. There is not an income requirement and meals are free. Donations are accepted at any time.

If you would like to join us at the Senior Center for a congregate meal at lunch time, we would love to have you join us. You might even decide to stay and play a round of dominos, cards, or bingo.

Note: There is a form to fill out for all participants that can be picked at the center.

This is a good way to gather, make new friends, and enjoy some laughter. We look forward to seeing you!!

Cindy Farmer
Robertson County Senior Citizens Center

Robertson County Senior Center In Springfield, TN

Lots of fun events every month, sign up for the newsletter. 

Check us out online!


Stuff Just For Seniors (Upcoming Events) Come Join The Fun


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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.


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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.

Bethlehem Baptist Church – 5081 Bethlehem Road – Springfield, TN. 615-643-0333


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Millersville, TN Library

Click the Banner below for the full calendar of events including Art ventures, storytimes and more!



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White House, TN Library

Click the Banner below for the full calendar of events including sewing, storytimes, anime’ drawing, chess club and more!


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Springfield’s Stokes Brown Library

Click the banner for all the summer activities planned!


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(Robertson County, TN)

The Robertson County Animal Control is overwhelmed by the current overpopulation of pets in our county

We have been working diligently to improve the situation in our area and lower our euthanasia rates. This has only been possible with support from our commissioners and mayor, and leadership of our Director Kevin Clinard. We promote spay and neuter. Please contact our office for information on low cost spay and neuter or to schedule to have your pet fixed.

Robertson County Animal Control
2900 W. County Farm Rd.
Springfield, TN 37172

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 615-384-5611




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Orlinda, TN Byrum Porter Senior Center

ORLINDA TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Byrum Porter Senior Center in Orlinda, TN offers…

Byrum-Porter Senior Center in Orlinda, TN is open Monday – Friday from 8 am to 4 pm

We have everything from exercise classes, day trips, mystery lunches, extended trips, card games, dances and much, much more.

Checkout our newsletter to find out more about our dance themes, class times and trips on our website or follow us on Facebook at Byrum-Porter Senior Center for all our fun activities.

Fitness after 50, Yoga & Tai Chi Exercise Classes, Dominoes, Canasta, Karaoke, Bridge, Shanghai Rummy, Footcare & Nail Appointments, massage appointments, paint classes and more. Request our monthly newsletter with all the details, just send an email to: [email protected]

Visit our exercise room

We have treadmills, stationary bikes, step climbers and a vibration training platform. If you can’t get to our exercise classes or aren’t comfortable in a group why not try this instead.

Thursday Night Dances: 

Come dance to the great tunes by The Good Time Charlie Band every Thursday night. Good Time Charlie Band rents the center on Thursday nights starting at 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm. Limited menu available starting at 6 pm

We love to Travel – Our 2021 Trips Collette Trips:

To view these trips, click here.

*All trips are subject to change

All events are subject to change. Changes will be posted on our Facebook page and our website.

Home Health supplies

We have walkers, canes, crutches, toilet risers, toilet bars, bed assist bars and a shower seat to loan if needed. We also have personal disposable hygiene items.

For updates call 615-654-3161

Location: 9123 Highway 49 E Orlinda, TN 37141

*The Center exists to make life more enjoyable for older adults, who reside in Orlinda and surrounding areas. Activities, Dances, Trips and much more.

*Coffee is always ready and waiting for you.


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