Friday, February 21st – 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for food, games, face painting and fun for the entire family!
Activities will also include a basket auction and an indoor rummage sale with many school surplus items.
Items will consist of old doors with painted glass, desks, chairs, wooden cubbies and much.
Tickets are $0.25 each and wristbands are $10.00 for individual or $25.00 for a family with three or more immediate family members.
Pizza $2.00 a slice. Drinks and desserts for $1.00 each.
@10:00 a.m. Trashy Gizzard:
With the spring rains, come the spring runoff. The Gizzard Gulf takes a big hit and Ranger Jason needs your help with the cleanup! Meet at the Grundy Forest parking lot with sturdy footwear, I’ll supply the bags and gloves.
@ 1:00 p.m. Investigative Hiking:
Take your detective skills outside and really search in the cracks for the hidden life that we often walk right by. Join Ranger Park at the Stone Door Ranger Station for a short walk around the Station to explore the often unseen. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.
@5:00 p.m. Sunset Hike to Stone Door:
Bring your flashlight and a jacket to hike to see the twilight sky from the stone door. Meet Ranger Park at the Stone Door Ranger Station for this 2 mile round trip hike.
Day Will Include Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K and 5K
Cookeville, Tenn. – Cummins Falls State Park will host a marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K on Saturday, February 22. The marathon and half marathon will begin at 8 a.m. The 10K and 5K will begin at 10 a.m.
A one-mile run for a progressive marathon (and fun run) will also begin on Feb. 22, allowing participants to log the distance they run each day until they reach 26.2 miles.
In addition the marathon, additional park programs will be held throughout the day, including a live animal program featuring a bobcat, eagle and snakes. Other activities include music, food and a hike led by State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath.
Registration is available online at http://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=24793. Registration packets can be picked up on Friday, Feb. 21 from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Foothills Running Co. on Broad Street in Cookeville. On the morning of the race, packets can be picked up from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.
For more information on the Cummins Falls Marathon, visit https://www.facebook.com/#!/CumminsFallsMarathon.
Located on the beautiful Blackburn Fork State Scenic River, this idyllic 211-acre site in Jackson County is home to Tennessee’s eighth largest waterfall at 75 feet high. Cummins Falls is formed on the Eastern Highland Rim and has been a favorite scenic spot and swimming hole for residents of Jackson and Putnam counties for more than 100 years. Cummins Falls was recently featured on Travel and Leisure’s list of Top Ten Swimming Holes. For more information, visit http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/cummins-falls.