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Finals Day Prep!

As finals approach this upcoming week, take the day to relax and prepare for finals to minimize your stress load!

>>> 8:00 AM: Caffeine Kick-Start!    

Red Oak Roasters

Kick-start your day of studying with a robust cup of coffee from the Algood coffee joint, Red Oak Roasters. Swap your regular cup of coffee for a luxurious, creamy cappuccino or try a freshly baked pastry. Whatever you choose, your day will be a “latte” better for it!

Address: 108 E Main St, Algood, TN 38506

Saturday Business Hours: 6:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Check out their menu!

>>> 12:00 PM: Spa Day!

Fire and Ice Cryo Med Spa

For a truly relaxing experience, make an appointment at Fire and Ice Cryo Med Spa. Voted as the “Number One” med spa in the Upper Cumberland, Fire and Ice offers a plethora of services. From cryotherapy and facials to massages and saunas, there is a service available to “knead” away all the stress of finals.

Address: 650 S Jefferson Ave, Suite 112
Sat Business hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

See their website for more details!

>>> 3:00 PM: Study Group!

Volpe Library Study Room

Time to hit the books! Pick up lunch at the Caf, the UC restaurants, or Au Bon Pain and reserve a study room in the Volpe Library through Dibs! Enjoy a hot lunch, hang out with some friends, and study for your finals. Putting in some study time on the weekend will alleviate your stress for the next week.

Address: 1100 N Peachtree Ave
Sat Business hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Reserve a study space!

>>> 6:00 PM: Boba Study Break! 

Sweet Boba Café

Take advantage of TN Tech’s open climb hours where you can boulder, top rope, lead climb, or use an auto-belay. Whether you are at a beginner or expert level, there is an option for you! Equipment is available at no cost, so strap up and “rock” your world!

Address: 650 S Jefferson Ave, Suite 103

Sat Business hours: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

See what's on their menu!

>>> 8:00 PM: A Night at the Theater!!

Backdoor Playhouse

From constant studying, the left hemisphere of your brain is surely over-stimulated with a burnout soon to follow. Tap into your creative side and enjoy the Fine Arts by attending the Backdoor Playhouse Student Directors Showcase! Sit back and enjoy a show; but most importantly, support your peers in their artistic endeavors!

Location: Jere Whitson Building, back entrance
Sat Business hours: 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Visit their website for more info!

Treat Yourself!

If you finish finals early this week, take the day to celebrate your successes and have fun with us!

>>> 10:00 AM: Late Brunch Date!

Algood Diner

Revel in your wins and sleep in this Saturday morning! After a much-needed deep sleep, head over to the Algood Diner and enjoy a hearty, celebratory brunch. The fast service and southern, comfort food will leave you more than satisfied.

Address: 433 W Main St
Sat Business Hours: 7:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Visit their Facebook page for more info!

>>> 12:00 PM: Trail the Town!

Tennessee Central Trail

Pack some snacks, gather some friends, and ride along the Tennessee Central Trail. The trail is a 4.23-mile, 9 ft. wide paved trail that runs alongside an active rail line created for active recreation and transportation. If you don’t have a bike, take advantage of the Bike Share program, and rent a bike for free! Hop on the trail beside Bell Hall and ride for as long as you like! Enjoy the beautiful sights, visit the popular locations of our historical community!

Bike rentals are available in the lobby of New Hall North & the Fitness and Recreation Center. 

Trail Starting Point: 116 W Broad St
Sat Business Hours: 7:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Learn More!

>>> 3:00 PM: EagleFest!


Around 3PM, head back to campus, return your bike, and attend the 2022 EagleFest. Eagle fest is a completely free student event hosted by the SGA, RHA, residential life, and dining services. There will be live music, food, games, inflatables, giveaways, and a Tie-Dye station! You do not want to miss this party!

Location: Main Quad, Centennial Plaza, & Backyard
Event Hours: 3:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Event Information

>>> 8:00 PM: Drive-in!


Tech Village is hosting a drive-in movie immediately after Eagle Fest ends! This event is also free to all students. There will be free popcorn, drinks, candy, and... Monsters University! Please celebrate with us as the semester comes to an end!

Location: Tech Village
Showtime: 8:00 PM 

Keep an eye on their social media for details!

>>> 10:00 PM: Rock and Bowl!

Cosmic Bowling

If you are still in the party mood, take your friends to Bowling World for a night of Cosmic Bowling and an entertaining night full of competition, music, and laughter. Cosmic Bowling starts at 8 PM

Address: 545 Neal St
Saturday Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 12:30 AM 

*Cosmic Bowling lasts from 8:00 PM until close*

Check out their website for details!