Recent happenings and things to come in the Byrdstown-Pickett Co. area and Dale Hollow Lake!
Welcome to the Weekend!
Motorcycle & ATV Rodeo 8-26-17
Youth Theatre
Aug. 26 @ 7 PM
OR at the DOOR
Coming to Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park

Coming Up: 
August 26

Bunkum Cave Tour @ 10AM
Sept. 2  @ 1PM
First Saturday Speaker Series
(to be held at Good Neighbors Theatre this month)
Dr. Earl Henry

Sept 30
Beginning at 10AM

Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival
Summer Horseshow Schedule
Summer Horse Show Schedule

Pickett Co.
Horsemen's Assoc.

Series Event: TBD
Aug 18 & 19 to be rescheduled!

Finals: Sept 23

Details here!
Farmhouse Restaurant Trade Day
1st Saturday of Each Month
@ 9:00AM.

Byrdstown Country Cruisers Cruise-In
 Byrdstown Country Cruisers Cruise-In
 1st Saturday of Each Month
April - Oct

Dale Hollow Shell
DHL Eagle Cam
The Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association Live Eagle Cam on Dale Hollow Lake!

View Here
Photo Courtesy
James Purkey
PC K-8 Computer Lab Recycle Program
Help the Pickett Co. K-8 Computer Lab & Recycle through them.  Email: Nikki Cooksey
If the email address doesn't work by clicking - copy and paste.
PC K-8 Computer Lab Recycle Program
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Welcome to the weekend once again! It's almost Labor Day Weekend - where has this year gone? We are to the season of Friday night football, school dances, and so much more. Official Autumn will be here before you know it. This time of year tends to be loaded with activities around the area. This weekend is no exception. Saturday, Aug. 26 is FREE HUNTING DAY in Tennessee! Good Neighbors Theatre presents their annual youth led production of Classic Fairy Tales (get your tickets at the door if you can't purchase them at the Welcome Center early on Saturday), and the Pickett County Horsemen's Association is hosting their Motorcycle and ATV Rodeo

We have had no commitments for the Farmers Market this Saturday, but we do have someone scheduled to be here next FRIDAY. We will post on our Facebook page if someone comes on other days.

Live Music Tonight and Saturday night at the Dixie Cafe  and at the Country Kitchen on Saturday evening.  You will find a list of local Chamber Member restaurants here: pick your favorite

**ATTENTION**Signature HealthCARE of Fentress and Pickett Care & Rehabilitation Center will be hosting a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Class (Non-Paid). The class is FREE & there is 100% job placement at completion of the course. The class will begin on 9/11/17 and will be held at Pickett Care & Rehabilitation Center 129 Hillcrest Drive, Byrdstown, TN 38549. 

Application deadline is August 29, 2017. 

Apply online at 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.


#PickPickettFirst #ShopLocal, #EatLocal, #PlayLocal It does Pickett County Good! Every dollar makes a difference. You can find our Members here

Upcoming Meetings/Community Events:
See Sidebar TOO!

(1st SAT each month):
Farmhouse Trade Day @ The Farmhouse Restaurant beginning at 9AM
CANCELLED FOR AUGUST! First Saturday Speaker Series @ Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park @ 1PM
Byrdstown Country Cruisers Cruise-In at Dale Hollow Shell from 4PM-?

SEPT 9: Relay for Life @ Town Plaza @ 2PM
SEPT 14: Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Meeting @ East Port Marina @ 12PM
SEPT 14: Board of Education Meeting @ Director of Schools Office @ 6:30PM

Let's make OUR community prosper and grow.  
It all starts with US!

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Have a great week.  If we can be of assistance, just give us a call during normal business hours or message us through our Facebook page and we will try to get to you at other times.  Just a reminder, we are open from 8:00AM until 4:00PM M-F and 8:00AM-2:00PM on Saturdays.  We invite you to stop by and look around or give us a call (931) 864-7195. Pick Pickett First! Slow down and enjoy our Town!  Have a great weekend!

Thank you again for taking the time to read our emails!  We wish you a wonderful week. Get out and enjoy the area.  Below is a list of our Chamber members (brief) with a little bit of information about many.  Links to their websites and contact information can be found on the website.  Lots of great people and places that would welcome your patronage. We have the current Visitors Guide to Dale Hollow Lake published by the Dale Hollow Lake Marinas Association AND the Upper Cumberland Tourism Guide, plus the Tennessee and the Kentucky Visitors Guides and maps.  Come see what all there is to see and do in our own back door! 

The Pickett County Library is great free resource anytime of year.  They have loads of books, videos, cd's, and so much more.  Their Genealogy Room is also a good place to go and get to know where you came from.  If it weren't for our ancestors' hard work, we wouldn't enjoy the life we have today.  The Cordell Hull Birthplace & Museum State Park has a fantastic exhibit as well as a very nice trail to be enjoyed year round.

Against the Flow Kayak Outfitters can set you up with a nice Kayak or offer you a tour. Our area marinas have a variety of water sport activities to offer and a whole lot more. Find them here!

If you are planning to be married on Dale Hollow Lake, remember Destination Weddings of Dale Hollow Lake can make life much simpler.  Angie can help put together a package just right for you. 

If you are looking for places to shop, remember our local stores.  Drop by see what all they have to offer - after all, you will save time by not driving so far to browse.  This is a brief list of our Chamber Member businesses at this time that offer shopping. Sells Family StoreMa & Pa's Gift Shack, April's Flowers & Gifts, Country Farm & Home Center, Davidson's Discount Drugs, and Garrett's Drug Center have some wonderful items to browse/purchase besides the obvious items. Spend the afternoon at York Country Store, or Moodyville Cash Store for more shopping fun - outdoors-persons - lots of items in Moodyville of interest to you! Come sit for a spell on the porch at Gunnels Fishing Camp, but don't forget Pryor's Auto Spot and McCurdy Computers for their specialty items - as well as the convenience stores and marinas. They each have some interesting merchandise too!  Plus, there are numerous other stores throughout the area.  Hwy. 111 Wine & Spirits and The Whistle Stop also invite you to come by. AND if you need heating and cooling, contact 
Logan's Heating & Cooling.

To stay up-to-date with local activities and happenings throughout the week, check the Chamber's Facebook page to see what was posted AND the event calendar on the website.  If you haven't "Liked" the page, please do so while you are there.  To make sure you don't miss a thing, also select from the drop down menu associated with the "Like" button - "Get Notifications".  With FB's way of sharing our posts, you likely get just a few of them.  This will ensure that you don't miss a thing. 

If you have community events, questions, or comments, we can be reached by email at or or by phone at (931) 864-7195.

Have a wonderful week!


Billy K. Robbins, Executive Director
Janice Neal & Jamie Lee, Assistants to the Executive Director

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