Monteagle Mountain SummerFest Schedule June 30 - July 6

Monday, June 30, 2014

Monday:
9:30 a.m. - Bread Making Demonstration - Dutch Maid Bakery - Tracy City (Pick up full day agenda of activities in Tracy)
11 a.m. -  Lecture: Don Hutchinson, “Taking the Mystery Out of AED Defibrillators” - Monteagle Sunday School Assembly

Tuesday:
11 a.m. - Lecture: Kate Flatley, "Women’s Justice Initiative: Improving Women’s Lives in Rural Guatemala” - Monteagle Sunday School Assembly
4 p.m. - Live Animal Nature Program: “Animal Appetites!” featuring animal predators to prey, Presented by Robert Tarter of NHECM  Note: Parents please accompany all children under 12! - MSSA
8:15 p.

m. - Chamber Music Concert (#1 of 3): Sewanee Summer Music Festival - Monteagle Sunday School Assembly

Wednesday:
4:30 p.m. - Faculty Reading with Michael Griffith and David Huddle, Sewanee School of Letters - Gailor Auditorium (Sewanee)

Thursday
10 a.m. - Childrens Program - May Justus Memorial Library (Monteagle)

Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Stop in to win a Grill - Citizens Tri County Bank (Monteagle)
9:30 a.m. - Bread Making Demonstration - Dutch Maid Bakery (Tracy City) * Reservations encouraged - 592-3171
10 a.m. - Monteagle 4th Parade "Hats off to America" - Downtown Monteagle
Noon - Cool Local Music- Lance & Raven - Mountain Goat Market (Monteagle)
Noon - Annual 4th of July picnic on the mall -  Bike Parade, Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, & Music by “Good Ole Boys” Bluegrass Band - MSSA
12 - 5 p.m. - Open Studio, Hands-on playtime - Hallelujah Pottery (Monteagle)
2 p.m. - Sewanee 4th Parade "A Razzle Dazzle 4th of July" - Downtown Sewanee
2:30 p.m. - Foodie Demonstration - Dave's Modern Tavern (Monteagle)
6 p.m. - Tracy City 4th Parade - Downtown Tracy City
7 p.m. - Tracy City Street Dance with Dry Creek - Downtown Tracy City
7 p.m. - Patriotic Celebration concert - Guerry Auditorium (Sewanee)
Dark - Monteagle Fireworks - Monteagle Ballfield

Saturday:
9:30 a.m. - Bread Making Demonstration - Dutch Maid Bakery (Tracy City) * Reservations encouraged - 592-3171
Noon - Cool Local Music - Lance & Raven - Mountain Goat Market. (Monteagle)
1 - 7 p.m. - Red, White & Blue street festival, kids activities - Harton Park (Monteagle)
2 - 7 p.m. - Fun & Fit on the 4th, Activities for Kids 4-12 - Between Modern Dave's & Mountain Goat Market - Monteagle
4 - 7 p.m. - Delightful Wine Tasting - Monteagle Inn and Retreat Center
4 p.m. - Student Chamber Concert - Guerry Garth (Sewanee)
6:30 p.m. - Music and Dinner  - Crossroads Cafe (Sewanee)
7 p.m. - Red, White & Blue street dance w/ Hard Times Band - Harton Park (Monteagle)
7:30 p.m. - Faculty Artist Series concert - Sewanee Summer Music Festival ($15) www.sewaneemusicfestival.org for more info, Guerry Auditorium
9 p.m. - Tracy City Fireworks - Tracy Ballfield

Sunday:
Noon - Tai Chi - Mooney's (Monteagle)
2:30 p.m. - Cumberland Orchestra concert - Sewanee Summer Music Festival ($15) www.sewaneemusicfestival.org for more info, Guerry Auditorium
3:30 p.m. - Sewanee Symphony concert - Sewanee Summer Music Festival ($15) www.sewaneemusicfestival.org for more info, Guerry Auditorium


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