weakley county Industry and the arts
David Johnson Chorus: http://davidjohnsonchorus.com
The David Johnson Chorus is an auditioned community chorus that performs musical programs nationwide. A range of music appeals to every segment of the population. Music includes: classical music by composers like Beethoven, Handel, and Bach, a cappella choral music, black spiritual music, American patriotic songs, sacred harp, Broadway show tunes, Disney songs, pop music, and calypso music. The Chorus' music concerts and performances have delighted audiences everywhere they perform. The David Johnson Chorus was recipient of three Silver diplomas at World Choir Games, 2012.
The University of Tennessee at Martin provides a continuing source for patrons of the arts with regularly scheduled drama plays, musical presentations, and visual art displays. Fine art presentations at the University of Tennessee at Martin are normally open to the public.
- The Kentucky-Tennessee Youth Orchestra has regular auditions for persons interested in participating in this organization. The orchestra schedules performances on a regular basis.
Discovery Park of America is located in Union City, TN, and offers visitors a world-class educational and entertainment experience with more than 70,000 square feet of exhibits focused on nature, science, technology, history, and art. Discovery Park’s mission is education: To enhance children and adults’ educational experiences and to inspire them to reach their full potential. Discovery Park’s exhibits and programs compel visitors of all ages to “see beyond” their current level of knowledge in many areas. With interests for every person in the family, Discovery Park is an amazing way to have fun while learning. Check out the always exciting Calender of Events.
The Community Concert Series of Union City features concerts throughout the year locally. Band and choral groups also make musical presentations in the local county school system.
Ned Ray McWherter
Weakley County Public Library
Library is located next to former Governor Ned McWherter's home on Linden Street in Dresden. Each community in Weakley County has a library that provides a source for the literary arts. View Weakley County's list of libraries.