The Court Square Farmers Market opened on Saturday, May 15, kicking off the 2021 season. Above, Jensen Day, 5, chooses peaches and cherries from the Rob and Bob Farm Fresh Produce table. The farmers market, which is located at the corner of N. Main and Spring streets, will be open Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursdays from noon until 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo by Echo Day

With the COVID numbers winding down, the public is ready to regain life as it was pre-pandemic. In addition to local high school graduations and sports tournaments, there are several events going on in Tipton County this weekend:

Visit the Court Square Farmers Market

As mentioned on page A1, the farmers market has reopened for the 2021 season. Located at the corner of N. Main and Spring streets, on the northside of the square, the farmers market is open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Tuesdays and from noon until 6 p.m. on Thursdays.

Hear some great music in Covington

Due to COVID, last year there was no Music on the Square and this year it’s been completely rebranded as the Covington Downtown Music Series. The series begins Saturday on the Square with Boomer Nation performing on the courthouse lawn from 4-7 p.m. The Brian Johnson Band will perform from 7-10 p.m. at the Liberty Vintage Marketplace stage, 100 Union, in the Depot District. The series continues through June 26. Admission is free.


Check out Brighton’s Summertime Fair

This inaugural craft and vendor event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 22 in downtown Brighton. Admission is free and food trucks will be on-site.

See Heather Land at the Ruffin and support Carl Perkins

Heather “I Ain’t Doin’ It” Land, a sassy social media star, is performing to benefit the Exchange Club-Carl Perkins Center Saturday. Advance reservations are required and showtimes are at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are $50. Call 901-476-1515 for availability.

Catch The Real Housewives of Tipton County

In the second week of its run, the show will take place at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $15 and tickets are available at the box office and online at

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