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 12:  3rd Annual Wiseman Media WZYX Easter Egg Hunt, 11:00 a.m. in the Winchester City Park. A free event for boys and girls age 12 and under with over 12,000 candy and prize-filled Easter eggs!  Children can also register to win big prizes at the end of the hunt.  Concessions are available.  For more information visit or call (931) 967-7471.

April 18-20:  Franklin County Kiwanis High-on-the-Hog Festival, Winchester City Park, Winchester, TN.  Join us for our 27th Year of fun for the family!  This year's festival features a family carnival, Bar-B-Cutie Pageant, food vendors, live music, 5K Run/Walk, Motorcycle Poker Run, contests and prizes.  For more information visit the website

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 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.

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