January

1:

New Year's Day

First Hike, Fort Pillow

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

2:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

4:

Teacher In-Service Day, No School

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

5:

Professional Development Day, No School

7:

Deer Season Closes*

8:

Lauderdale County Schools Resume Classes

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

11:

Report Cards Out

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

12:

Season for Private Lands/Antlerless Deer Closes*

13:

Young Sportsman Deer Hunt*

14:

Young Sportsman Deer Hunt*

15:

M.L. King Jr. Day, No School

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

February

1:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

2:

Groundhog Day

3:

Young Sportsman Waterfowl Hunt*

5:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

8:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

Family/Teacher Conferences, 4-7pm

Progress Reports Out

10:

Black History Gala Banquet @ New Hope Dowell Complex

Chocolate Bliss, 10am-2pm, Halls First United Methodist Church

Young Sportsman Waterfowl Hunt*

12:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

13:

Family/Teacher Conferences, 4-7pm

14:

Valentine's Day

Ash Wednesday

19:

Presidents' Day, No School

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

24:

Fort Pillow Trail Run

28:

Quail, Squirrel, Rabbit and Raccoon Seasons Close*

March

1:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

3:

Fort Pillow Weed Wrangle

5:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

8:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

11:

Daylight Saving Time Begins

12:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

17:

St. Patrick's Day

Carl Perkins Center Dinner and Auction

20:

First Day of Spring

Progress Reports Out

24:

Young Sportsman Turkey Hunt*

Fort Pillow Spring Hike

25:

Palm Sunday

Young Sportsman Turkey Hunt*

26:

Spring Break, No School

27:

Spring Break, No School

28:

Spring Break, No School

29:

Spring Break, No School

30:

Good Friday

Passover Begins

Spring Break, No School

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

31:

Fort Pillow Easter Egg Hunt

Turkey Season Opens*

April

1:

Easter

April Fool's Day

2:

Spring Break, No School

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

5:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

7:

Fort Pillow Park Day

9:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7 pm

12:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

19:

Progress Reports Out

22:

Earth Day

25:

Administrative Professionals' Day

27:

ArborDay

Annual Chamber Banquet

28:

Kids Wings at Veterans' Museum, 10am to 2pm

Annual Writers and Authors Day, Alex Hayley Museum

May

3:

National Day of Prayer

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

5: Cinco de Mayo
7:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

10: Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon
13:

Mother's Day

Turkey Season Closes*

14:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

17:

Ripley High School Graduation

18:

Halls High School Graduation

19:

Armed Forces Day

24:

Last Day of School, Report Cards Out

26:

Fort Pillow Memorial Day Celebration

27:

Fort Pillow Memorial Day Celebration

28:

Memorial Day

Fort Pillow Memorial Day Celebration

Program at Veterans' Museum

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

June

2:

5K Bomber Run Veterans’ Museum, 8am

National Trails Day, Fort Pillow

4:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

7:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

9:

Fort Pillow Youth Fishing Rodeo

11:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

14:

Flag Day

Celebration at Veterans' Museum, 2pm

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

15:

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, UT Martin Ripley Center

17:

Father's Day

21:

First Day of Summer

23:

Tennessee Promise Saturday, Fort Pillow

July

2:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

4:

Independence Day

Celebration at Fort Pillow

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

5:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

9:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

12:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

13:

Tomato Festival

14:

Tomato Festival

August

2:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

6:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

9:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

13:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7 pm

25:

Free Hunting Day

Squirrel Season Opens*

30:

Lauderdale County Fair

31:

Lauderdale County Fair

September

1:

Lauderdale County Fair

Fort Pillow Labor Day Celebration

2:

Fort Pillow Labor Day Celebration

3:

Labor Day

Fort Pillow Labor Day Celebration

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

4:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

6:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

10:

2018 Festival of Quilts and Fine Needlework Begins

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

11:

Patriot Day

13:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

22:

First Day of Autumn

Veterans' Museum Golf Tournament at Dyersburg County Club, 8:30am

Deer Archery Season Opens*

29:

National Public Lands Day Hike, Fort Pillow State Park

October

1:

Henning City Board, 6pm

Ripley City Board, 6pm

Halls City Board, 7 pm

4:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

8:

Columbus Day

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

11:

2018 Festival of Quilts and Fine Needlework Ends

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

16:

Boss's Day

18:

Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show, Veterans' Museum, Noon

20:

Fort Pillow Fall Festival

27:

Young Sportsman Deer Hunt*

31:

Halloween

Truck or Treet, Downtown Ripley

November

1:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

3:

Quail, Rabbit and Deer Muzzleloader Seasons Opem*

4:

Daylight Savings Time Ends

5:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

8: Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon
10:

Lauderdale County Veterans Day Parade

11:

Veterans Day

Program at Veterans' Museum, 2pm

13:

Veterans Day (Observed)

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

16:

County-wide Christmas Open Houses

17:

County-wide Christmas Open Houses

Deer Gun Season Opens*

22:

Thanksgiving

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

23:

After Thanksgiving Day Hike at Fort Pillow

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

24:

Shop Small Saturday at Local Businesses

27:

Halls Christmas Parade

29:

Ripley Christmas Parade

30:

Henning Christmas Parade

December

3:

Henning Board, 6pm

Ripley Board, 6pm

Halls Board, 7 pm

5:

Christmas Remembrances Luncheon at Veterans' Museum, Noon

6:

Lauderdale County School Board, 6pm

7:

Pearl Harbor Day

Lauderdale County Chamber Open House, Noon-5pm

10:

Lauderdale County Commission, 6pm

Gates City Board, 7pm

13:

Ripley Power & Light Board, Noon

21:

First Day of Winter

24:

Christmas Eve

25:

Christmas

Ripley Power & Light Offices Closed

31:

New Year's Eve

*Please check www.tn.gov/twra for any changes in hunting dates.