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Cannon County Farmers Market
Saturdays at the Arts Center
For those looking for locally grown farm fresh vegetables, drop by the Cannon County Farmers Market for a great selection of vegetables and baked goods including; Cabbage, squash, potatoes, beets, green beans and herbs. Irene Hollis and Lindsey Parsley has a great selection of homemade baked goods. Of course it is hard to past up canned preserves or fried pies from Mrs. Irene or a fried pie from Lindley.
The Cannon County Farmers Market is located at the Cannon County Arts Center every Saturday beginning at 6 a.m. Our producers are proud to offer locally grown farm fresh produce. Most Saturdays the market is open until noon or until the farm fresh fruits and vegetables have been sold.
For help with freezing or canning tips, contact Carla Bush at the Cannon County Extension Office. If you need more information concerning the market or would like to become a vendor, contact Bruce Steelman at the Cannon County Extension Office (563-2554), bsteelman@utk.edu or Cannoncountyfarmersmarket.com.

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Tutors needed!
The Cannon County REACH Afterschool Program is now hiring Tutors. To apply please come by the main office at 612 Lehman St. For more information come by or call 615-563-5518.

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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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Cannon Co. Commission Tuesday, Sept. 9
5 p.m.: Cannon County Commission at the Cannon County Courthouse.
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Cannon County Historial Society Tuesday, Sept. 9
The Cannon County Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Cannon County Senior Citizen Center. Speakers will be Col. Jim Stones, Britt Knox and Joe Prince. Charlie Harrell will be the moderator. The speakers are all Vietnam War veterans and will discuss the subject, “Remembering Vietnam” The Historical Society will meet at 6:30 for light snacks. The program will begin at 7 p.m.

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Landscape Paintings By Meg Garrett Through Sept. 10
Arts Center of Cannon County
Meg Garrett is a landscape painter taking inspiration from the natural and rural landscape of Middle Tennessee. Meg is a self-taught artist, who started painting seven years ago. Though she came to painting late in life she has dedicated herself to her art. Meg takes great pleasure in the process of painting and in that process captures a moment in time from the observation of an old barn to that of a quiet creek. She works exclusively in oil paints. Highlights from the show include images from Raven Point on the Fiery Gizzard Trail, the Great Falls on the Caney Fork, the Harpeth River, and rock outcroppings in Woodbury.
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9-11 Memorial Courthouse Square
Thursday, Sept. 11
The American Legion Post 279 will present a memorial to 9-11 on the Courthouse Square, ceremony begins at 11 a.m., Everyone is welcome to attend.

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JMP Rodeo Friday, Sept. 12
6 p.m.: JMP Rodeo at the Justin Pemberton Arena on Lehman Street, in Woodbury. Contact Wayne Prater at (615) 684-3799 for information.

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8th Annual Poker Run Saturday, September 13
Cannon County Rescue Squad 8th annual Poker Run, Saturday September 13th begins at 0900 at the Court House Square.
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White Oaks Craft Fair Saturday, Sept. 13-14
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: The work of over 75 craft artisans will be available for purchase as The White Oak Crafts Fair returns for its 24th year, offering something of interest for everybody who delights in items and products that are individually designed and hand crafted. Saturday, Sept. 13 and Sunday, Sept. 14, the Arts Center of Cannon County will host the top craft artisans from throughout the region who will offer for sale their original textiles, jewelry, woodcarving, metalwork, pottery, photography, chairs, baskets, ironwork, stained glass and much more. The White Oak Craft Fair takes place along the banks of the East Fork Stones River just down from the Arts Center.

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Cannon County Gospel Jamboree Sept. 19-20
6 pm: 9th Annual Cannon County Gospel Jamboree at the Justin Pemberton Covered Arena in Woodbury. The event continues Sept. 20 at noon. Contact Johnny Duggin at (615) 278-8512 for information.

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Music Night at the Senior Center September 19
7:00 p.m. featuring Uptown Country. $5 Admission

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Noises Off Opens Sept. 19
The Arts Center of Cannon Co.
Noises Off is a play within a play. It is about an ambitious director and his troupe of mediocre actors. The cast and crew are putting together a silly comedy titled, Nothing On - a farce in which lovers frollic, doors slam, clothes are tossed away, and embarrassing hi-jinks ensue. Noises Off is presented in honor of longtime patrons Chuck & Adella Harter.
Show dates and times are Sept. 19, 20, 26, 27, Oct. 3 & 4 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 21 & 28 at 2:00 PM.


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Moonshine Music Festival
Saturday, Sept. 20
Moonshine Music Festival will be held at the Short Mountain Distillery on Highway 146 in Woodbury. Show time is 2 to 8 p.m., Seven bands will be appearing. Tickets available at the gate or at www.moonshinemusicfestival.com

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Concert: The Humming People and Phil Madeira
Sunday, Sept. 21 At Bird Song Studio
Humming People's long awaited and highly anticipated 3rd album "City of Lost Men" was recorded in an old wooden house in Trysil/Norway, alongside the well acclaimed American producer Phil Madeira. The Norwegian group is in the U.S. to perform at Nashville’s Americana Music Festival. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
Ticket information is available at http://www.thebirdsongstudio.com

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Color of Fall Car Show Saturday, Sept. 27
Topping the show season is the Color of Fall Car Show. Beginning at 8 a.m. the show is set for the Square in Woodbury.
It's hard to believe its time to start thinking about the holidays and especially Christmas. Ever year in conjunction with the Cruise-In and Jennings Jewelry Antiques and More collects toys for the Childs Advocacy Agency in Woodbury. All of the toys go to children in the Woodbury area.
Antiques and More has a basket ready at the shop if anyone has a new, unopened toy they may want to donate. Just drop it by now til Oct. 11.

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Benefit Trail Ride for David Foster
Saturday, Sept. 27
$10 for ride and chili supper. All proceeds to cover expenses for cancer treatments. The ride begins at 11 a.m. chili supper to follow. For more information contact Wayne Wright 615-278-8624, Brent Richardson 931-212-6512; Sam Feinstein 615-653-6512; or Dawn Feinstein at 615-653-7431.

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Spooktacular Fest and Fall Flea Market
Saturday, Oct. 11
The next big event coming to the Short Mountain Trading Post is the Spooktacular Fest and Fall Flea Market. It is scheduled for Oct. 11 on Saturday from 10 to 5. All our vendors will be dressed in costumes and offering free candies and snacks to our young trick or treaters. kinda like a trunk or treat event, but even more fun!! Make sure you come dressed in costume and win the prize in different categories (to be announced). Enter the pie eating contest. Take a ride on the mule wagon to and from the Distillery.

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