NATURE "Raccoon Nation"


"Raccoon Nation"
Wednesday, Aug 20th - 7:00pm

Are human beings, in an effort to outwit raccoons, actually making them smarter and unwittingly contributing to their evolutionary success? Are the ever more complex obstacles that our fast-paced urban world throws at them actually pushing the development of raccoon brains?

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NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth


"NOVA: Finding Life Beyond Earth"
Wednesday, Aug 20th - 8:00pm

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of alien worlds as scientists try to answer one of life’s greatest questions: Are we alone in the universe?

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One on One with Becky Magura: Dallas Smith

One on One with Becky Magura

"Dallas Smith"
Thursday, Aug 21st - 8:30pm

Now in his 70s, Dallas Smith is an author, a marathoner and a mentor to runners world wide. Dallas will discuss crossing the finish line in Boston last year before the tragic bombing, his love of running and writing, and why he continues to travel the country in search of an open road.

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 GREAT PERFORMANCES: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014


"Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2014"
Friday, Aug 22nd - 8:30pm

Led for the first time by a guest conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the renowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for another open-air concert in the magnificent gardens of Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

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WCTE Events, Community Projects & Local Series


Stations of Imagination

Stations of Imagination
at Fall FunFest

Please join us on the Cookeville Square:
Friday, September 5, 5-7pm &
Saturday, September 6, 10am-5pm

Haunted Half Marathon, Saturday, October 18, 2014

Haunted Half Marathon

Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Registration is now open!

Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival

Craft Beer Festival

Taste over 50 craft brews from across the country. Enjoy live music in the park. Saturday, October 18, 2014.
Noon - 5 pm in Dogwood Park

WCTE's Kids' Club

WCTE's Kids' Club

Would your child like to have a birthday shout-out on-air?

There are many benefits to being a member of WCTE's Kids Club.
Live Green Tennessee

Live Green Tennessee

Explore our Agricultural Heritage & more, Mondays at 7:00 pm on WCTE.

New season starts July 28!

Discover the Upper Cumberland

Discover the Upper Cumberland

Explore the rich culture and natural beauty which make our region such a special place to live, work, play and retire.

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