Annual Events in Maury County
|Mule Day | Maury County | Tennessee|
Mule Day is an annual celebration of all things mule related that takes place the first week of April in Columbia, TN. In addition to mule activities, traditional food, music and a large parade is featured during the week. www.muleday.com
Country Ham Festival
The Spring Hill Country Ham Festival, Middle Tennessee’s Premier Fall Gathering, happens the first weekend of October on the grounds of the Tennessee Children’s Home. The 2-day festival offers live music, succulent southern food, kid’s activities and more. www.countryhamfest.com
Southern Fried Festival
|Southern Fried Festival | Maury County | Tennessee|
The last weekend of the September is when Southern Fried Festival takes over the square in downtown Columbia, TN. This award winning 2- day event highlights well-known entertainers, arts and crafts and delicious southern food. www.southernfriedfest.com
Columbia Arts in the Park
Columbia Arts in the Park is an interactive arts experience featuring artists and craftsmen, demonstrations, live music, food and free train rides. This event occurs in October at the Maury County Park in Columbia. For more information call 931-375-6102.
The Sunset Symphony is a wonderful evening of great family fun with superb food and impeccable music. This year, the event will be held on the beautiful grounds of Natchez Hills Vineyard, 109 Overhead Bridge Road, Hampshire, TN, Saturday, September 7, 2013. For more information, go to www.cbrsunsetsymphony.com.
Maury County History Fair
|St. John's Church | Maury County | Tennessee|
Tennessee History: From Frontier to Statehood and Beyond. See the timeline of Middle TN history come to life! Living history re-enactors will portray Native American cultures, frontier life, colonial times, the War of 1812, and Civil War military and civilian life, and much more. Special activities will include live historical weapons demonstrations, equestrian demonstrations, historic storytelling, blacksmithing, hide tanning, and Native American song and dance. Children can participate in traditional handicrafts, learning about broom making, corn grinding, sewing, quill pen writing, clothes washing, and playing old time children’s games. They will also have the opportunity to make several historic children’s toys including a hanky doll and thaumatrope. Visitors can also shop in artisan alley, where an outstanding group of local artisans will be demonstrating and selling their traditional wares. Held each year on the first weekend in May. For more information, call 931-375-6507.