2020 Schedule

of Events

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McWherter Governor's Luncheon
Sat, May 04
Dresden Farmers Market
May 04, 2019, 11:30 AM
Dresden Farmers Market, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Gather at the Farmers Market Pavilion at the Terry Oliver Plaza to honor the outstanding dignitaries who make a daily impact on Dresden’s legacy of fostering community spirit, and to recognize and thank those who served to make the week a success.
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Tennessee Iris Festival Parade
Sat, May 04
Dresden
May 04, 2019, 10:00 AM
Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Find your favorite spot along the parade route to see this year’s entries and our wonderful dignitaries, royalties, and honored guests!
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5K Race, 2 Mile Walk, 1 Mile Kids Fun Run, & .25 Tot Run
Sat, May 04
Dresden
May 04, 2019, 8:00 AM
Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Enjoy our festival 5K and Fun Runs!
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BBQ Cook Off
Fri, May 03
North Poplar Street
May 03, 2019, 6:00 PM
North Poplar Street, N Poplar St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Local cookers will compete on North Poplar Street (by BancorpSouth).
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Music Fest
Fri, May 03
Dresden
May 03, 2019, 6:00 PM
Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Join us downtown for all of festivities as we eat, listen to music, enjoy the carnival and shop with vendors!
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Iris and Horticulture Show
Fri, May 03
Dresden First United Methodist
May 03, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Dresden First United Methodist, 105 S Church St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Bring your favorite plants, flowers, and mixed arrangements to Dresden First United Methodist Church.
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Corner Cafe
Fri, May 03
Dresden First United Methodist
May 03, 2019, 11:00 AM
Dresden First United Methodist, 105 S Church St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Corner Café is the place to be on Friday for lunch!
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Iris Festival Golf Tournament
Thu, May 02
Persimmon Hills Golf Course
May 02, 2019, 7:00 PM
Persimmon Hills Golf Course, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
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Fashion Show
Thu, May 02
Dresden High School
May 02, 2019, 6:30 PM
Dresden High School, 7150 TN-22, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
You will not want to miss this super special Fashion Show, this year in a new location: Dresden High School Little Theatre!
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Fairy Tale Feast
Thu, May 02
Dresden Elementary School
May 02, 2019, 4:00 PM
Dresden Elementary School, 759 Linden St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Bring your children to visit with their favorite fairytale characters!
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Community Health Fair
Thu, May 02
Weakley County Courthouse
May 02, 2019, 9:00 AM
Weakley County Courthouse, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Local health care providers will give free health screenings and resource education.
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Community Wide Gospel Singing
Wed, May 01
First Baptist Church
May 01, 2019, 7:00 PM
First Baptist Church, 490 Morrow St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Don't miss the opportunity to hear classically trained Mike Bundon and join the community in song!
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Pancake Supper
Wed, May 01
First Baptist Church
May 01, 2019, 5:00 PM
First Baptist Church, 490 Morrow St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Come eat delicious pancakes for a good cause!
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Baking Contest
Wed, May 01
McWherter Civic Center
May 01, 2019, 8:00 AM
McWherter Civic Center, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Think you're a good cook? Bring your best and let the judges decide!
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Senior Citizen Luncheon
Wed, May 01
McWherter Civic Center
May 01, 2019, 12:00 AM
McWherter Civic Center, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Bring a dish and enjoy a community potluck!
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Children's Fun Bingo
Tue, Apr 30
Dresden Elementary School
Apr 30, 2019, 7:00 PM
Dresden Elementary School, 759 Linden St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
A free game of Bingo for children up to 12 years old!
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Fun Bingo
Tue, Apr 30
Dresden Middle School
Apr 30, 2019, 7:00 PM
Dresden Middle School, 759 Linden St A, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
One of the most popular events of the week featuring great prizes! Free to enter.
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Tasting Party
Mon, Apr 29
Dresden Elks Lodge
Apr 29, 2019, 5:00 PM
Dresden Elks Lodge, 449 Poplar St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
You don't want to miss this event featuring the best food the city has to offer!
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Power Wheels in the Park
Sun, Apr 28
City Park
Apr 28, 2019, 5:00 PM
City Park, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Bring your power wheels and enjoy a fun obstacle course in the park!
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Cemetery Walk
Sun, Apr 28
Sunset Cemetery
Apr 28, 2019, 4:00 PM
Sunset Cemetery, 400 Poplar St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
If these streets could talk about for whom they were named for... let's see what they'd have to say!
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Stories of Our Streets Art Show
Sun, Apr 28
Dresden City Hall
Apr 28, 2019, 8:30 AM
Dresden City Hall, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Come see the talented art that our communities artists have to offer!
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City Wide Yardsale
Sun, Apr 28
Dresden
Apr 28, 2019, 7:00 AM
Dresden, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Clean out your closets and join us as we bargain hunt around the city!
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Prayer Breakfast
Sun, Apr 28
Dresden First United Methodist
Apr 28, 2019, 7:00 AM
Dresden First United Methodist, 105 S Church St, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Join us as we start the week with dignitaries and county officials with a delicious breakfast to kick off festival week!
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Opening Ceremonies
Sat, Apr 27
Dresden City Park
Apr 27, 2019, 6:00 PM
Dresden City Park, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
It's time to kick off the 40th annual Tennessee Iris Festival!
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Pet Show
Sat, Apr 27
Dresden City Park
Apr 27, 2019, 4:00 PM
Dresden City Park, Dresden, TN 38225, USA
Who has the cutest pet?
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CONTACT US

Tennessee Iris Festival | PO Box 801 | Dresden, Tennessee

731.364.2270

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