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Recent happenings and things to come in the Byrdstown-Pickett Co. area and Dale Hollow Lake!

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Recent happenings and things to come in the Byrdstown-Pickett Co. area and Dale Hollow Lake!
Welcome to the Weekend!
1st Annual WBF Prom Closet!


Pickett County Agricultural Building
Sat, April 8, 2017
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Free-- to all students attending prom in Pickett County.

Dresses, shoes, and prom accessories will be on display to choose from. All sizes, colors and styles available. One day only!

Please share!! Come and enjoy the experience.

Coming to Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park
Sat., April 8: For Kite Flying and Hiking
Meet Ranger Josh!
Times and details can be found here.
ALSO, register for the Egg Dyeing Workshop April 15th!
APRIL 9, 2017
Happy Easter!
Hippity hoppity!!!
The Easter bunny's on his way!!
Hop on over to have your picture made with him on April 15th from 10-1.

Annual Spring & Music Festival
Annual Spring Planting & Music Festival at Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

April 29, 2017

Details here!
Farmhouse Restaurant Trade Day
Byrdstown Country Cruisers Cruise-In
Byrdstown Country Cruisers Cruise-In
1st Saturday of Each Month
April - Oct

Dale Hollow Shell

Weather Permitting!
DHL Eagle Cam
The Dale Hollow Lake Marina Association Live Eagle Cam on Dale Hollow Lake!

View Here!

Photo Courtesy
James Purkey
PC K-8 Computer Lab Recycle Program
Help the Pickett Co. K-8 Computer Lab & Recycle through them. Email: Nikki Cooksey
If the email address doesn't work by clicking - copy and paste.
PC K-8 Computer Lab Recycle Program
If you would like a Tennessee Vacation Guide, please visit:
and request one today!

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Welcome to the Weekend!

As we enter the Easter/Passover season, we would like to wish you the best of this season. Our office will be closed on Friday, April 14 & Saturday April 15. We will be back in on Monday morning April 17th to serve you! Pier 42 Restaurant re-opens for the season this evening. Check their hours, etc. here. The Byrdstown Senior Center will have their annual Fashion Show tomorrow morning beginning at 11AM. Admission will be $3 for those over 10 years of age. They will also have food available for sale. Tomorrow from 1-4PM is the 1st Annual Walk By Faith Prom Closet at the Ag Building. Details to the left or here. If you know someone that needs to know, please share! Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park has several events coming up, please check the box to the left.

Live Music tonight at the Dixie Cafe and tomorrow night there and at the Country Kitchen. Plenty of good food at area restaurants. Pick your favorite and give them a call to see what is "special" when you are hungry! (Or see the list here.)

The USAA BASSIN, LUCAS OIL & CABINS AT DALE HOLLOW OPEN is this weekend! Registration is Saturday evening at Star Point Resort with the fishing taking place on Sunday.

Byrdstown First United Methodist Church will be having a Seder/Passover Dinner for Holy Thursday on April 13th. Details here.

REMINDERS: If you you plan to raise chickens this year and need babies, Country Farm and Home Center is taking orders! April 21st is CHICK DAY 2017.
Tax season is almost over! Don't forget that Gibson Tax Service is located right here in Byrdstown and James F. Scarlett, C.P.A. is located in nearby Livingston, ready to serve your needs.

#PickPickettFirst - #ShopLocal, #EatLocal, #PlayLocal - It does Pickett County Good!

Every dollar makes a difference. You can find our Members here.

Upcoming Meetings/Community Events:
(1st SAT each month): Farmhouse Trade Day @ The Farmhouse Restaurant beginning at 9AM
(1st SAT each month): First Saturday Speaker Series @ Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park @ 1PM
(1st SAT each month): Byrdstown Country Cruisers Cruise-In at Dale Hollow Shell on Hwy. 111 from 4PM-?
April 10: Town of Byrdstown Meeting @ Town Hall @ 5PM
April 13: Chamber of Commerce Board of Directores Meeting @ 11AM
April 17: Co. Commission Meeting @ Pickett Co. Library @ 6PM
April 18: Budget Committee Meeting @ Pickett Co. Library @ 6PM
April 24: Pickett Co. Board of Education Mtg. @ Director of Schools Office @ 6:30PM

Shop Local, Eat Local, Play Local!
It does our hometown good!

Let's make OUR community prosper and grow.
It all starts with US!

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CHAMBER MEMBERS! If you are having something special going on or are in need of maps, brochures, etc, please give us a call (931-864-7195) or email to let us know. We will share the information and get those things out to you as quickly as possible. Questions or comments? Call or email please.

Have a great week. If we can be of assistance, just give us a call during normal business hours or message us through our Facebook page and we will try to get to you at other times. Just a reminder, we are open from 8:00AM until 4:00PM M-F and 8:00AM-2:00PM on Saturdays. We invite you to stop by and look around or give us a call (931) 864-7195. Pick Pickett First! Slow down and enjoy our Town! Have a great weekend!

Thank you again for taking the time to read our emails! We wish you a wonderful week. Get out and enjoy the area. Below is a list of our Chamber members (brief) with a little bit of information about many. Links to their websites and contact information can be found on the website. Lots of great people and places that would welcome your patronage. We have the current Visitors Guide to Dale Hollow Lake published by the Dale Hollow Lake Marinas Association AND the Upper Cumberland Tourism Guide, plus the Tennessee and the Kentucky Visitors Guides and maps. Come see what all there is to see and do in our own back door!

The Pickett County Library is great free resource anytime of year. They have loads of books, videos, cd's, and so much more. Their Genealogy Room is also a good place to go and get to know where you came from. If it weren't for our ancestors' hard work, we wouldn't enjoy the life we have today. The Cordell Hull Birthplace & Museum State Park has a fantastic exhibit as well as a very nice trail to be enjoyed year round.

If you are planning to be married on Dale Hollow Lake, remember Destination Weddings of Dale Hollow Lake can make life much simpler. Angie can help put together a package just right for you.

If you are looking for places to shop, remember our local stores. Drop by see what all they have to offer - after all, you will save time by not driving so far to browse. This is a brief list of our Chamber Member businesses at this time that offer shopping. Sells Family Store, Ma & Pa's Gift Shack, April's Flowers & Gifts, Country Farm & Home Center, Davidson's Discount Drugs, Garrett's Drug Center, and Walk by Faith Ministries Thrift Shop have some wonderful items to browse/purchase besides the obvious items. Spend the afternoon at York Country Store, or Moodyville Cash Store for more shopping fun - outdoors-persons - lots of items in Moodyville of interest to you! Come sit for a spell on the porch at Gunnels Fishing Camp, but don't forget Pryor's Auto Spot and McCurdy Computers for their specialty items - as well as the convenience stores and marinas. They each have some interesting merchandise too! Plus, there are numerous other stores throughout the area. Hwy. 111 Wine & Spirits and The Whistle Stop also invite you to come by.

To stay up-to-date with local activities and happenings throughout the week, check the Chamber's Facebook page to see what was posted AND the event calendar on website. If you haven't "Liked" the page, please do so while you are there. To make sure you don't miss a thing, also select from the drop down menu associated with the "Like" button - "Get Notifications". With FB's way of sharing our posts, you likely get just a few of them. This will ensure that you don't miss a thing.

If you have community events, questions, or comments, we can be reached by email at or or by phone at (931) 864-7195.

Have a wonderful week!


Billy K. Robbins, Executive Director
Janice Neal, Assistant to the Executive Director
Jamie Lee, Assistant to the Executive Director

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