Cowan, Tenn.:  nestled among the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains; the junction where history meets beautiful scenery and cultural attractions.




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The Fall Heritage Festival is on!  Stay tuned for details...Cowan will introduce a new fall festival for the weekend of September 19, 20 & 21, 2014!  This new festival will replace the Polly Crockett festival, which has been discontinued.  Crafters and Vendors:  If you would like to receive information about bringing your booth to a new fall festival in Cowan, please click here to fill out a brief survey/information form. 

April 26 & 27:  National Cornbread Festival, South Pittsburg, TN.  Arts and crafts, carnival, children's activities, cook-offs, classic car show, music, entertainment, and good eats, especially cornbread!  Go to for more information.

April 26, 2014: 2014 Spring Party for Paws for Animal Harbor, 6:00 to 8:30 pm at San Miguel's in Winchester. Join us for food, wine, and a silent auction, which will feature a variety of art, objects and services. Tickets are $35.00 each or $40.00 at the door. Buy tickets online at or in person at Animal Harbor, Animal Care Center, Town and Country Veterinary Hospital, Bubbles and Bows Pet Spa, Midtown Veterinary Services and Hospital, and San Miguel's. For additional information, please call Gail Castle (931-636-0388). All proceeds will be used to rescue, care for and find loving homes for companion animals abandoned in Franklin County.

April 27:  History Lecture:  "Plantation to Pulpit": the life and ministry of Father Jones; 4:00 p.m. at Cowan Center for the Arts.   John Lynch, a local historian, will tell some of the amazing, life-changing stories of Father Jones, a wealthy priest who chose to live and work among the poor in Sherwood, Tennessee during one of the nation's hardest economic times.  His accomplishments were humbling, inspirational, and sometimes unbelievable.  The lecture is free and refreshments are served.  This year's lecture series, "Characters of the County", is provided in partnership with the Franklin County Historical Society.

May 2 - 4:  10th Annual Winchester Dogwood Festival, Winchester, Tennessee.  Three days of crafts, music, and family entertainment at one of Tennessee's most anticipated events.  This year's festival will be headlined by the Charlie Daniel's Band.  For more detailed information, visit the website


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