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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2023Location:Jackson Main Campus Whiteville Branch CampusLexington Extension Campus(all three will concurrently host the event)

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12:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Come celebrate Easter at the Farm. We will have a continuous Easter egg hunt for all the children. Come visit the animals, ride the mega slide, and enjoy the pedal cars. Concessions will be open with our full menu so you can enjoy Farmer Brian's BBQ, ...

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Henderson Co Sheriff's Department & Lexington City Police Annual Easter Egg Hunt

11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Join the United Minds of Lexington on April 8th for the 3rd annual Who's The Boss BBQ Competition. Food tasting, vendors, and family fun can be had at this community event, including a FREE easter egg hunt for the kids! Competition will take place at ...

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Quarterly Meeting for our Young Professionals in Henderson County. The Young Professional program aims to shape the future of our community by supporting the growth of the young professionals that are employed by our local companies/businesses. The ...

11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

On Saturday April 29th starting at 11:00 am, till whenever you decide to go home, we will have a great day spent with veterans, friends, and family. Eat some great BBQ lunch and play a game of poo,l or some cornhole, and listen to some live ...


Annual 4th of July festival including music entertainment and a 30 minute firework extravaganza on Beech Lake in Lexington, Tennessee.


Family Fun with Pumpkins, Costume Contests, Pet Parade, vendors and more!!

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Retire and Relocate

Moving to Henderson County?

Our county is composed of the towns of Parkers CrossroadsLexingtonScotts Hill and Sardis. With recreational opportunities galore — seven lakes, the largest state park in Tennessee, great schools and livability that is second to none, Henderson County offers you a wonderful place to visit and an even better place to stay! It’s an ideal place to raise your family and grow your business.

You’ll find that the reasons abound: small-town charm without the big-city hassle, reasonable cost of living, gorgeous scenery and friendly people. You will be part of a diverse business community that prizes entrepreneurial drive and innovative thinking; most importantly, you will see that in Henderson County our people make us great! To learn more about retiring here, visit

For more information about the Beech Lake Family Campground, visit To learn more about the Beech River Watershed Development Authority, visit




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Music Highway/Discover Music

Henderson County Music Experience

If you love music, you will love the integral role it has played in Henderson County. Johnny Cash performed at the very first Festival of the Lakes — back then known as the Water Festival. W.S. “Fluke” Holland, who lived in Henderson County, was a drummer for Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and the Million Dollar Quartet; he is known around the world as a true pioneer of American Rockabilly, country, folk and rock n’ roll. Henderson County native Murray Franklin “Buddy” Cannon, is a musician, songwriter and producer who has worked with Shania Twain, Sammy Kershaw, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Billy Ray Cyrus and Kenny Chesney.


You’ll find other notable musicians from Henderson County, including Cynthia Rhodes, best known for her role in the movie “Dirty Dancing;” Larry Campbell, an instrumentalist who has worked with Sheryl Crow, B.B. King, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and others; Whitney Duncan, a singer/songwriter from Scotts Hill; Raymond Parker Creasy, Jr., a former state banjo champion; Jonathan Singleton, a country music singer/songwriter and famous composer Ronnie Hughes.