June 14- Benton County Volunteer Program will have their Spaghetti Dinner/Bingo Fundraiser held at The First United Methodist Church. Dinner starts at 5:00 PM and Bingo from 6 PM- 8:30 PM. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert, and drink plus 5 bingo cards for $8.00 ($1.00 per additional cards.) Silent Auction for great items and desserts and a Special Raffle Prize.
June 15- Fly-in and Open House at the Benton County Airport 10 AM- 3 PM. Open to the public and FREE! An airport open house and fly-in of vintage aircraft. Drinks and refreshments offered for nominal price. Come see a rare chance opportunity to see a large collection of vintage aircraft on display! For more information call the Airport at 731-584-5343.
June 15- Christian Music Jamboree at The Hoot Owl Theater. June 15 3:00 PM June 16 8:00 PM. Over 30 artists from NASHVILLE plus local musicians will play at their festival all genres of Christian Music will be presented. This event is FREE! Love Offering will be accepted. Food available. Please bring your own lawn chairs. For more information please call Birdsong School Of Music at 731-584-7068.
June 21- Family Movie Night Big Sandy TN. More details to come or call Big Sandy City Hall at 731-593-3213.
June 22- Legend Cruisers Car Club Cruise-In on the Court Square Camden, TN. 4:00 PM until ?. Music, Concessions, Door Prizes, and much more. For more information contact Kyle at 731-441-8455 or Tucker at 731-584-5535.
July 4th- Annual display of Independence Day fireworks and music presentation at 9:00 pm over the river at Birdsong Resort, marina and Campground. The fireworks display on the weekend closest to the annual holiday. Call 731-584-7880 for specific information.
July 27- Legend Cruisers Car Club Cruise-In on the Court Square Camden TN. 4:00 PM until ?. Music, Concessions, Door Prizes, and much more. For more information contact Kyle at 731-441-8455 or Tucker at 731-584-5535
August- 3- Every 1st Saturday in August TWRA holds the annual West Tennessee duck blind drawing at the Big Sandy City Park. Vendors , food, games, and fun during this sportsman's frenzy- free admission to the public. For more information contact the Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce at 731-593-3213.
August 30- Bargain Highway- The annual 30-mile yard sales stretches itself through Benton County every Friday & Saturday of Labor Day weekend. Following Highway 69 from Big Sandy to Holladay, the highway is densely populated with anxious sellers of second-hand treasures. Contact the Benton County Chamber of Commerce for more information. 731-584-8395.
September 21- Rock n' Race Weekend- Every 3rd weekend in September, the Eva Music and Arts Festival includes the best in local performers, arts, crafts, food and more. To add to the excitement, the Friends of Nathan Bedford Forest State Park has partnered with the Camden Central High School Rebound Club to bring you The Amazing Race. Two person teams will compete in a variety of sports including biking, canoeing, and running. For further information call the Park office at 731-584-6356.
September 23-28- The Benton County Fair beginning annual on the 4th Monday of September , the week-long event offers a carnival, live entertainment, nightly events, 4-H competition, pageants for all age groups, antique tractor shows, food booths, concessions, and local competitor creations on exhibit. For more details and information contact 731-584-7557.
September 28- National Public Lands Day. Every 4th Saturday in September, Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park joins Tennessee State Parks with a conservation and preservation awareness day. A variety of events and service projects planned, including litter clean-ups, trail maintenance, hikes and even a few canoe floats. Events are being held at different times throughout the day. For more information call the Park Office at 731-584-6356.
October 26- Haunted Trail. On the Saturday closest to Halloween at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. Every year near Halloween the Polk Creek Trail is visited by ghosts and ghouls of all kinds. Take a wagon ride from Shelter 1 to this ghostly site and be prepared for a scare!. For more information call the Park office at 731-584-6356.
November 2- Camden Merchant's Christmas Open House. Kick off the Christmas Season the first weekend in November with the Camden Merchants Association's Christmas Open House event. Sales, specials and refreshments.
November 1-2- Battle of Johnsonville Commemorative Living History Event- 1st Friday & Saturday of November. There will be artillery, infantry, calvary, and civilian demonstrations taking place at Eva Beach Day- Use Area in Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park and throughout Johnsonville State Historic Area. For further information please call the Park office at 731-584-6356.
November 29- "The Day After Thanksgiving Hike". Always the Friday after Thanksgiving at Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. Open to the public.
Trail ranges from 1-3 miles. For more information call the Park office at 731-584-6356.
November 30- Lighting of :The Knob". One of the most spectacular events you will see during the Christmas season occurs on the last Saturday of each November at the top of Pilot Knob in Nathan Bedford Forrest State Park. Thousands of lights, refreshments, holiday music, and an appearance by Santa Claus himself. For more information call the Park office at 731-584-6356.
December 14- Camden Christmas Parade- Santa Claus rolls down West Main Street at 3:00 every 2nd Saturday in December. For more information call the Benton County/Camden Chamber of Commerce at 731-584-8395.