West Tennessee
Home Education Association
Established in 1984​

WTHEA would like to state that the product, program or other non-WTHEA related business does not necessarily have the approval of the WTHEA Board. Any advertisement, program, etc., not directly related to the business of the WTHEA should be carefully scrutinized and considered for the best interests of your family before obtaining/participating in it. The Board is not responsible in these areas.

​​We are constantly adding new information to this page so Check Again Soon! 


​May 2018

WTHEA Senior Graduation

Date: May 19, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Location: Love & Truth Church
 WTHEA hosts a traditional senior graduation that is open to all home schoolers.​​ For more information go to the graduation page of our website. Download the graduation packet and sign up for the email loop by filling out the electronic form at the bottom of the page.

Pink Palace Museum
​Free 90-Day Summer Trial Membership
Offer Expires May 31​

National Invitational Tournament of Champions
​Home School Speech and Debate National Tournament
Competition begins May 29th - Saturday, June 3rd on the beautiful campus of Union University. Over 1,000 Community Judges are needed for the competition. The only Qualification needed is to be over 18 years old.
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June 2017

The Ned's Performing Arts Camp I
   Doo Wop Wed Widing Hood
June 16, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.​​
Pay what you can afford suggested $3
For more information call 731-425-8397

Performing Arts Camp II​
  ​Approx. 30-45 minutes
July 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
Pay what you can afford suggested $3
For more information call 731-425-8397
Performing Arts Camp Jr.
  Approx. 30 minutes
​June 23, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
For more information call 731-425-8397

​​July 2017

​July 10-14
Summer Sports Camps
​$35 per sport per student (K-12).
​There is also Show Choir Bootcamp.
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​​​​​​​​​​​​August 2017

Wings Over Halls Air Show
Location: Dyersburg Army Air Base Veteran's Museum, 100 Veterans' Drive, Halls, TN
Dates: TBA
Times: 10 am, first flight at 1 pm and last flight at 4 pm
Description: Return to a time when age meant nothing and freedom meant everything." Wings Over Halls” is an air show that recounts those years during WWII. Held on a former B-17 training base 55 miles north of Memphis, this show allows you to visit the warbirds on the ramp, buy rides in some instances, see pyrotechnics that simulate bombing, and see these magnificent aircraft perform feats never imagined. Thirty aircraft perform during the show yearly. Veterans are honored during a special ceremony both days of the event. A museum is also located on the site.
( For more information call 731-836-7400 )

Auditions for the Jackson Teen Theater
August 21 & 22, 2017 at 3:45 p.m.
​  Fall Musical (to be performed Oct. 19 & 20)

​​For more information contact The Ned​

September 2017​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Tennessee State Fair​
Date: TBA
(For additional Information)
Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration!
Date: September TBA,      Time:
Location: 285 Plains Road, Holly Springs, MS 38635
Description:​​ Join us for the 17th annual Hummingbird Migration and Nature Celebration, one of the Southeast's biggest nature festivals. Highlights include renowned guest speakers, live animal shows, kids activity zone, wagon rides, nature-themed arts & crafts vendors, native plant sale and up-close views of Ruby-throated Hummingbirds being banded and released!
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​​Auditions for the Jackson Teen Theater
Date: September 21 & 22, 2017
​ The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
For more information contact The Ned

WTHEA Fall Kick-off & Family Picnic
Date: ​TBA

Time: 4:00 pm -8:00 pm ​
Place: Milan City Park, off Hwy 104, 
         ​  Lions Club Pavilion (Off the first drive)

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Remember WWII: Living history, Education & Honor
Date: TBA
Location: Linden, TN.
Admission: FREE​
Description: ​​​​​WWII history will come to life at this incredible, hands-on living history event. Attendees will experience two WWII re-enactments, an army encampment, live big band music, an authentic recreation of the 1940s Cafe de Normandie, vintage vehicles, antiques vendors, WWII jeep rides, and more. Most importantly, they will have a rare opportunity not only to hear WWII veterans share their stories, but will be able to speak with them and express their appreciation in person. Join us in Linden, TN, Sept. 24, 2016, for an unforgettable day of honoring our heroes, connecting personally with the past, and experiencing a taste of life in the 1940s.

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​​October 2017

WTHEA Workshop: College Prep. Everything you need to know
Date: TBA
Time: Sign in begins at 9:30 a.m. Workshops begin at 10:00 a.m.
Admission: Free
Location: Room 119 of
Northside United Methodist Church
2571 North Highland
Jackson, TN. 38305
(For more information)​


20th Annual Ames Plantation Heritage Festival
Date:​ TBA
Location: Buford Ellington Rd & Rube Scott Dr, Grand Junction, TN 38039
Admission: ​$5.00 for adults, $2.00 dollars for ages 4 – 16 and free for ages 3 and under.
Description: ​This unique festival is sure to please everyone from the avid history buff to those with an appreciation of the diverse folk art of our past. 
Over 150 folk artists, demonstrators, re-enactors, and musicians will provide a day of entertainment and education unlike any in the area. In addition to a day filled with the sounds of gospel, blues, and string band music, a diverse selection of 19th century skills and activities will be offered. Be sure to join us for a fun-filled educational experience for all ages.       (For Directions & Additional information)

Fall Folklore Jamboree
Date: TBA
Location: University of Tennessee - West Tennessee Agricultural Museum
                  Hwy 70/79, Milan, Tennessee
Admission: $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 3-12. Parking is free
Description: ​There's one fun-filled Saturday in Milan jam-packed with music, crafts, food and more. The Fall Folklore Jamboree features more than 130 friendly folk artists demonstrating traditional farming, cooking and home life skills. You can see a blacksmith in action, watch mules plow a field, and shop for unique items like homemade soaps, candles and brooms. Plus, a long lineup of award winning gospel and bluegrass bands will be making music all day on an outdoor stage. There are lots of activities for children at Fall Folklore. Kids will enjoy riding in a horse-drawn wagon, picking and ginning their own cotton, and taking a tractor ride around the Research Center grounds.
(For Directions )

November 2017

WTHEA Graduation Meeting
Date: November TBA 
Time: 7:00 pm.
Place: TBA
(For more information)


December 2017

Christmas With The Annie Moses Band
Date: December 7, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.​
Tickets: $27/$30
For tickets and info: 731-425-8397​ ​


January 2018

February 2018​​
Brian Hoffman's Remembering Red (Skelton)
Date: February 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20
For tickets and info: 731-425-8397​​
P.O. Box 10013
Jackson TN. 38308
Phone: 731-784-8117
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