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Coats for Cannon
The Woodbury Lions Club is sponsoring Coats for Cannon as a community project. They will be collecting coats for Cannon thru November 7. Drop off is at the office of Sue Patrick, CPA, 109 Lester Street, Woodbury from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. If you have any questions, call 615-563-1328.
Please bring coats from children to adult sizes. We ask that the coats be clean and sized.
Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu shots are available at the Cannon County Health Department. Call for appointment at 563-4243.
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks are still available for Christmas Gift Giving. This cookboook offers several 100+ year old recipes that would make wonderful anytime gifts for all of the special people in your life. They would also be appreciated I am sure for the New Bride in your families.These cookbooks are a gift that keeps on giving each time the recipient opens to find a new favorite.
They are $15.00 each and can be mailed for $18.00 anywherein the US.
Make and mail check to: Hilton Stone, Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 279, P.O. Box 423, Attn: Rita Cook, Woodbury, Tn. 37190
Saturdays at Arts Center
Our first bit of frost has put a damper on the growing season. Before you know it, a killing frost will sweep thru and put an end to our summer favorites. It's not too late to prepare for winter and stock up on some tasty treats for the winter. Make plans to drop by the Market this Saturday for a taste of Cannon County. We will also have a fresh pot of coffee brewing as well, so drop by and enjoy the season.
For those looking for locally grown farm fresh fruits and vegetables, drop by the Cannon County Farmers Market this Saturday for a great selection of fruits, vegetables and baked good including; decorative gourds, butternut, peppers (Anaheim, bell, banana, Poblano, cayenne, jalapeno, sweet banana), okra, potatoes (sweet, Yukon, red Pontiac, cobblers and Kennebec), squash (zucchini, butternut, patty pan and yellow), sweet corn, tomatoes (red, yellow and green), turnips, watermelons. Irene Hollis has a great selection of homemade fried pies and assortment of jams, jellies and baked goods. Harold and Thurman will have Tennessee grown apples also available. If you need a few items to decorate this fall, a great start is gourds, decorative flags and door stops found at the Cannon County Farmers Market.
The Cannon County Farmers Market is located in the Farmers Pavilion at the Cannon County Arts Center (1424 John Bragg Hwy, Woodbury, TN 37190) 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.
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), firstname.lastname@example.org or Cannoncountyfarmersmarket.com.
Community Wellness Clinic,
Friday, Oct. 31 @ 4 pm - 5pm
Grand Opening at Community Wellness Clinic new office located at 89 Mears Drive in Woodbury. Ribbon cutting at 4 PM. Refreshments provided by the Junior Beta Club. Everyone is welcome.
Trick or Treat
at Woodbury Health and Rehab
Friday, Oct. 31
Woodbury Health and Rehab will be handing out tricks to little spooks 5 to 8 p.m. at 119 W. High St. Candy and popcorn for everyone.
Organic Farm Tour
Saturday, Nov. 1
from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The TN Organic Growers Association will host an organic farm tour on Saturday Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The cost is $50 and will include tours of Cannon County farms- Half Hill Farm, Flying S Farm and Readyville Mill for lunch.
Look for more information coming soon on the TOGA website: http://www.tnorganics.org
Health Talk at Cannon County Chiropractic
Tuesday, November 4, 5:30-6:00
Dr. Trea Wessel of Cannon County Chiropractic will be educating the public 30 minutes at a time on Tuesday, October 7 at her office located at 824 McMinnville Hwy. in Woodbury. The topic for Tuesday's meeting is Diabetes.
The Adams Family Opens Nov. 7
The Arts Center
The Adams Family features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met. And if that weren't upsetting enough, she confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before -- keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.
Show dates and times are Nov. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22 at 7:30 PM and Nov. 9 & 16 at 2 PM
Christmas Extravaganza Short Mountain Trading Post
Saturday, Nov. 8
Holiday crafts, homemade goodies will be available at Short Mountain Trading Post from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Santa Claus and the works! To participate, call Savannah at 615-464-7824.
Cannon County Historical Society
Tuesday, Nov. 11 @ 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The Cannon County Historical Society will meet at 6:00 pm at the Senior Citizen Center, guest speaker scheduled, everyone is welcome. Contact Joe Daniel Davenport at 615-563-5170 for further information.
Saturday, Nov. 15 @ 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Make a child's Christmas brighter, tune in on DTC Channel 3 (303HD) from 5pm--9pm. The first-ever telethon to raise much needed funds for children's charities in Cannon, Dekalb, Rutherford, Smith and Wilson counties. The program will be streamed live online at www.DTC3.tv. Performers are being booked now. For information contact 615-529-2955.
Willy Wonka Nov. 15, Nov. 22
The Arts Center
Follow enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats: the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory--or suffer the consequences.
Show dates and times are Nov. 15 & 22 at 2 PM.
Cannon Country Christmas Open House
Friday, Nov. 21 - Saturday, Nov. 22
@ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cannon County Country Christmas Merchants Open House on the Square in Woodbury. Contact the Cannon County Chamber of Commerce at (615) 563-2222 for information.
Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm
Saturday, Nov. 22 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm located at 286 La Paloma Rd. (Auburntown Rd.) will open with a large selection of live Christmas trees and wreaths plus hay rides, gift shop, kids craft room, tree house play area and much more. Enjoy free hot chocolate and coffee and fresh pop orn. Contact 615-464-2472 for information or visit www.wildwoodchristmastreefarm.com
Saturday, Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Arts Center of Cannon County