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Short Mountain
Trading Post
Short Mountain Trading Post: Looking for Farmer's Market participants, Flea Market vendors and local craftspeople. To sign up: contact Savannah at #615-464-7824. Free spaces available.

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Art Exhibit
The Arts Center
Jeffory Young and Helen Minton Art for exhibition and sale. The show runs through May 31. At The Arts Center. Tues-Sat 10am-4pm. If you come, Helen and Jeff would like you to add your names to the sign-in book. 615-563-ARTS

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Renaissance Festival
Weekends in May
The 29th Tennessee Renaissance Festival will take place every weekend in May plus Memorial Day with themed events.May 24-25 & 26 Royal Joust Tournament. Tickets are $20 for adults and $7 for children ages 6-to-12 years-old. Children 5-under are admitted free. Parking is free and there also is a free children's art and activity area.
Castle tours are on open festival days from 11 a.m.-to-3 p.m. Tickets are available at http://www.tnrenfest.com or at the gate. For opening weekend only, with two paid adults, children 12-and-younger, plus two grandparents are admitted free. This $94 value is only $40. Tickets for this deal is only available at the gate.

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Audit Committee
Monday, May 19 and Tuesday, May 20
The Cannon County Audit Committee will meet in regular sessions Monday, May 19, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the jury room of the Cannon County Courthouse and Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom of the Cannon County Courthouse. Hope Tenpenny is chairman.

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Midnight Riders
Arts Center of Cannon County
Saturday, May 24
7:30 pm: Midnight Riders (An Allman Brothers Tribute band) in concert at the Arts Center of Cannon County.


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Granville Heritage Day
Saturday, May 24
This year’s event will feature a expanded Pioneer Village featuring the 19th Alabama as they operate a 1860’s Village demonstrating all aspects of life of yesteryear. Civil War units from across Tennessee will come together on a new expanded area of Heritage Day to do Civil War Living. A special two act Civil War Play will be presented at the Granville United Methodist Church at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. For more information visit granvilletn.com or call 931-653-4511.

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Memorial Day Trail Ride
Saturday, May 24
Memorial Day Trail Ride Ride leaves the fairgrounds in Woodbury at 11 a.m., ride to the campgrounds on Short Mountain. Enjoy riding, camping, horse show, dancing, food and more. Visit the Website at http://www.ccwhaoftn.info for further information.


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Cruis’in On the Square
Saturday, May 24
Cruis’in On the Square 3 p.m. in Woodbury. Come celebrate the 50tj Anniversary of the Ford Mustang.
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Clear Fork United
Methodist Church
Saturday, May 24
Clear Fork United Methodist will play host to a catfish or chicken tenders dinner from 4 to 8 p.m. Menu includes choice of pinto, white or green beans, hush puppies, cabbage slaw or veggie salad, french frieds, dessert and drink. The church is located on Big Hill Road in Gassaway 1.5 miles off Gassaway Road (Hwy 53-N).


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Gilley Hill Cemetery
Saturday, May 24
Sunday, May 25
On May 24 is the annual meeting for Gilley Hill Cemetery. On May 25 is decoration day at the cemetery. If you have any people buried there, please attend one of these days. On Sunday, the 25th, there will be singing in the church. We will also be accepting donations for the mowing and upkeep of the cemetery. Questions? Call Terry Burks at 615-849-6297; Bettye Harris --615-765-7241; or Wilma Spry--615-765-5429.


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‘Care and Share Days”
Monday, May 26
Adams Memorial Library
Adams Memorial Library will be open Monday, May 26 for researchers only. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Knock on the front door and someone will let you in to share Cannon County Family History. For information call Peggy Tate at 615-563-5910 or email ptateovr@gmail.com.


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Southern Fried Funeral
Arts Center of Cannon County
Opens May 30
"Southern Fried Funeral" opens at 7:30 p.m. Dewey Frye is dead and the aftermath is choas, as his wife and daughters deal with the funeral, bicker amoung themselves and rebuff Dewey's mercenary brother.
Show dates and times are May 30, 31, June 6, 7, 13 & 14 at 7:30 p.m. and June 1 & 8 at 2 p.m.


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Revival Services
Sanders Fork Baptist Church
Sunday, June 1-June 7
Services begin each evening at 7:30 p.m. with Bro. John Daniel bringing the message. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located at Hwy 145, 4844 Auburntown Road. Bro. Dennis Ham is pastor.


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Spring Revival
Hillview Church of Christ
June 1-8
Hillview Church of Christ will hold its annual Spring Revival June 1-8 sy 285 Floration Road, Murfresboro. Frank Garner from Texas and Don Powell from Missouri are speaking. Services are 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday with services t 7:15 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 615-542-6436 or 615-542-6436 for information.


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Gassaway Homecoming
Saturday, June 7
Beginning with a Country Ham Breakfast 6 to 10 a.m., enjoy a day of games, parade, music, food and more. Contact Karen Ashford at (615) 563-4183 for further information.

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Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, June 7 at Dillon Park

9 a.m. to noon
The 3rd Annual Fishing Rodeo at the Stones River at Dillon Park in Woodbury. Sponsored by the TWRA and American Legion Post #279. Ages 12 years and younger, when accompanied by an adult. Limit one pole per fisherman / fishergirl. Contact Mark Vance with TWRA at (731) 697-5225 for information.


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County Commission
Tuesday, June 10
5 pm: Cannon County Commission at the Cannon County Courthouse.

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Class of 1958 Reunion
Saturday, June 21
Plan your summer with the Woodbury High School Class of 1958 Reunion on June 21 at Brown - Spurlock Park, gathering in around 11 a.m. Those attending should bring cover dish and 2 liter drink.

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Cruis’in On the Square
Saturday, June 28
Cruis’in On the Square 3 p.m. in Woodbury.

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Fireworks Display
Thursday, July 3
6 pm: Fireworks Display at Dillon Park in Woodbury. Contact Dale Peterson at (615) 563-1641 for information.

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Lions Club
One-Night Horse Show
Saturday, July 5
6 pm: The Woodbury Lions Club Award Winning One-Night Walking Horse Show at the fairgrounds in Woodbury. Contact Bruce Steelman at 615-563-2554 for further information.

 

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