Express Chevrolet will be giving away a Chevy Trax to a Tipton County student on Saturday, May 13.

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, Tipton County will not disappoint. 

Saturday is an especially busy day. Here’s what’s planned: 

Atoka Farmer’s Market Pop-Up, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., open lot across from town hall


Household Hazardous Waste Collection, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Brighton High School; dispose of your leftover chemicals, lawn and garden products, and automotive materials that cannot be thrown into the landfill.  Call 901-476-0254 for more information. 

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Covington Depot District, 100 Union Street

Spring Festival, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dyersburg State Community College – Jimmy Naifeh Center, 3149 Hwy. 51 South, Covington; second annual event will have a car show, chili cook-off, talent show, Dunk the Dean, N/A the Band, and more.

Vintage Walk Through the Garden, 500 Burgess Lane, Covington; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; annual garden tour and sale benefits the Covington Animal Rescue Effort

Keys to Success Chevy Trax giveaway, 11 a.m., Express Chevrolet; Express Chevrolet will be drawing the name of a local senior to receive a Chevy Trax and recipients of the Allen Wooten and State Farm scholarships will also be announced 

Covington Strong Block Party, 4-8 p.m., Historic Court Square; this event will feature live bands, food, bouncy houses, and more to celebrate the community spirit and hard work shown in the aftermath of the deadly tornado. The square will be closed during the event.

Event season is just beginning. 

Party with the Pollinators at the Tipton County Museum from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, May 19. The Downtown Music Series begins its six-week run on May 20; the annual Bull Day, which advocates against violence, is set for May 28; Covington BBQ Festival takes place June 2-3; the Tipton County NAACP is hosting Juneteenth in Frazier Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 19 and Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc. is hosting Derby Day in the Park that evening. Isaac Hayes Day is set for Aug. 18-19.

Echo Day
Author: Echo Day

Echo Day is an award-winning journalist, photographer and designer. She is currently The Leader's managing editor.