At Cactus Creek Barn, we want to give back to our community by hosting 1-2 events per year that provide spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and/or physical support, encouragement, and fun to others.
2019.08.17 Dickson County ROAD to HEALTH
Cactus Creek Barn is excited to announce an inaugural event happening this Summer on August 17th — Dickson County ROAD to HEALTH!
So far the line-up of activities is SUPER EXCITING!
There are three different competitions including:
1. COWBOY & COWGIRL “BODY FIT” COMPETITION
Jeans, boots, and hat required; chaps and spurs optional!
2. COUPLES (or TWO-PERSON TEAM) 2-MILE OBSTACLE MUD DASH
Benefiting DCHS JROTC program. Special prizes for those in wedding attire!
3. EQUINE MOUNTAIN TRAIL OBSTACLE CHALLENGE
Spectators will want to come and cheer on the competitors! We have a unique advantage in that we will be including an interesting partner in health — equines.
Competitions Registration and Rules open June 1st (or earlier)
Event is Rain or Shine. Severe weather warnings will be waited out.
Grounds Open 8a-8p; Vendor Booths 8a-6p
Gate Admission FREE; Bandanas given to first 50 kids
Health & Wellness Demos andPresentations for People & Horses
FREE or Discounted Health Evaluations for People & Horses
Specialty Artisans and Craftsmen
Health & Wellness Vendors
We are looking to build a TRUE PARTNERSHIP with your business. We want partners who are passionate about ENGAGING with our community.
Along with your partnership, you are FREE to be CREATIVE at the event with how your business can “uniquely” make a LASTING IMPRESSION. Whether it is with health screening, setting up a watering hole, manning a first aid station, or building an obstacle we want to give you OPTIMAL VISIBILITY that will SURPASS your MARKETING GOALS.
On August 17th you will have a FRONT ROW seat to ENGAGE with, challenge, and encourage theparticipants! Why not grab this opportunity to be in service to your community and really show what sets YOU apart from your competitors. Sponsorships are due by May 24th but the sooner you jump in, the more exposure you will get! We will start sharing and blasting your name as soon as you register!
Sponsorship Levels: DCRTHSponsorLevelsSm
Sponsorship Registration: DCRTHSponsorpg2sm
Sponsor-Vendor Contract: DCRTHVendor-SponsorContractSm
Map of Barn Area & Vendor Booths (unassigned): DCRTH Layout Unassigned
We want YOU to come and share your health education knowledge, health screening abilities, health evaluations, or products with our attendees! Vendors providing FREE Health Screenings will be given priority placement. Because of the venue environment, we also want specialty artisans and craftsmen to offer their services and/or products for sale.
Early Bird Registration 30 days prior to the event SAVES $15! Registration Deadline 8.10.19. No refunds will be given after 8.10.19. Vendor booth space locations are first come, first serve. Please indicate on your application your 1st and 2nd choice locations.
6’ x 6’ Patio Booth = $40 (early bird $25), 8’ x 8’ Patio Booth = $50 (early bird $35), 10’ x 10’ Grass/Field =$35 (early bird $20), $5 Electricity Fee (Make checks payable to Cactus Creek Barn).
Please be sureyour FB ID is correct on the application so that we can find, tag, and feature you in our social media blasts. Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs, and canopies (if needed).
Booth assignment and any new instructions will be emailed by August 5th. Please consider donating a door prize for the event and one or two for the on-line social media promotional contests.
Booth setup Friday 4-6p or Saturday 7a-8a.
We are looking for 3 different kinds of volunteers:
1. Leader Volunteers: These include people who are detail oriented, love people, and are able and willing to donate 2-4 hrs week from now until the event. Must be available for at least 8 hrs on event day.
2. Obstacle/Trail Volunteers: These include people who love to build interesting things using mostly natural materials and may have 4-8 hrs (or more) to donate.
3. Event Volunteers: These include people who will be available for a two hour information and orientation meeting on Saturday, Aug 3rd and then available for a 4 hr minimum shift either the day before or the day of the event. You may be helping with set-up parking, directing people, monitoring obstacles, judging obstacles, attending to the sponsors, being a runner, adding up scores, and anything else that might be needed.
If any volunteer would like to register and participate in any of the competitions the schedule will be made to accommodate that time. All volunteers will get an event t-shirt.
Map of Barn Area & Vendor Booths (assigned)
Map of Couples or Team Obstacle Mud Dash
Map of Equine Mountain Trail Obstacle Challenge
Past events include:
2017.12.1-3 Christmas at Cactus Creek Barn Three day event benefiting Dickson County Imagination Library featuring a live nativity, vendors, gingerbread house contest, magician, photos with a horse, face painting, and food.
2018.04.14 Horse Health Fair featuring presentations and demonstrations to help horses feel their best at home or with a rigorous show schedule. Thank You to Dickson County Co-Op for sponsoring lunch and snacks!
2017.06.10 Wild Untamed Jesus featuring the Wild Horse Ministries and Trick Riding by Loretto Pemberton and her Family, the Cross Roads Cowboy Church band, photography by Nashville Wedding Collection, artisans, photo booth, crafts, food, a creekside sermon and 18 baptisms facilitated by Pastor Tim Farris from Hurricane Chapel Freewill Baptist Church. Special thank you to our Stallion Sponsor: TN Battery Sales; Colt Sponsor: Covenant Medical Group and Dr. Schrock Chiropractic and Nutritional Center; Filly Sponsor: Dickson County Co-Op; and Horse Trainer Sponsor: Back Alley Barbecue and AL Things Arranged.
2016.11.11 Dining, Dancing, and Donuts featuring a gourmet coffee bar and professional dance instruction.
2016.08.11 Weenie Roast & Ice Cream Social featuring barn games: the Duck Race, Frozen T-Shirt Race, Cowboy Bathtub Footsie Marble Race, Priceless Popsicle (stick) Penny Game.
2016.06.03 BBQ Battle & Cinematic Movie Event featuring “The Proposal” with Sanda Bullock & Ryan Reynolds.
2016.04.15 Romance is in the Air featuring a three course candlelit dinner, photobooth, and Singer/Songwriter Entertainment by Alex Masters, Parker Welling, Maggie Chapman, and Hannah Ellis.