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Homes sought for 20th annual Christmas tour Saturday, December 6
Two or three additional homes are needed to complete the list for the 20th annual Woodbury Lions Club Christmas Home Tour. Each year homes in all areas of the county have been open for this popular Christmas season opening event. This year the tour will be from 4 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 6. Tickets will go on sale soon at $7 with all funds going to the Lions Club charities account.
Anyone interested in placing their home on this year's list or for more information, should contact event chairman Bill SMith at 563-5337 or Sue Patrick at 563-1328 before November 10.
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Coats for Cannon
Needs Coats Now
Coats for Cannon needs coats in good repair, all sizes, take clean coats to Sue Patrick's office at 109 Lester St. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 8-4 p.m.
Coats will be distributed on Nov. 15 from 9-2 at the Lion's Club Building.

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Books Needed for American Legion to donate to Fisher House
American Legion Auxiliary is in need of books to donate to the Fisher House which is a rehabilitation home for our local wounded veterans.
We need spiritual, children's, teens and mature reading material. Please contact Rita Cook at 615-542-0396 or MsZoro59@gmail.com to pick up.

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Flu Shots Available
Cannon County Health Department
Flu shots are available at the Cannon County Health Department. Call for appointment at 563-4243.

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Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks
still available
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 anywhere in the US.
Make and mail check to: Hilton Stone, Ladies Auxiliary, Unit 279, P.O. Box 423, Attn: Rita Cook, Woodbury, Tn. 37190

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Career Coach
Adams Library
Thursday, November 6
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development's mobile Career Coach will be at the Cannon County Library in Woodbury located at 212 College Street on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event will be conducted in conjunction with Woodbury Mid-Cumberland Head Start. Multiple companies are hiring for various positions. Career Coach staff will be on-site helping people to create resumes and register with Jobs4TN.gov where there are more than 90,000 jobs available.

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Music Night
Cannon County Senior Center
Friday, Nov. 7
It's music night at Cannon County Senior Center on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. The Gilley Brothers will perform. Admission is $5.

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The Addams Family
Opens Nov. 7
The Arts Center
The Addams 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

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Trivia Night
Friday, Nov. 7
Cannon County High School's Virtual Enterprise is hosting a trivia night on Friday, Nov. 7. Your team can have a maximum of 6 people (but can have less). *Tickets are $10 per person and dinner is included. Starts at 6 p.m.
*Trivia starts promptly at 7 p.m. All proceeds go to the Virtual Enterprise class to fund their trip to the International Trade Fair in New York City.
Contact me via e-mail if you have any questions! crystal.kennedy@ccstn.net

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Catfish Supper
at Clear Fork United Methodist Church
Clear Fork United Methodist Church located on Big Hill Road, Gassaway will be having a catfish supper Saturday, November 8. Notice time change: 3-7 p.m.


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Christmas Extravaganza
Short Mountain Trading Post
Saturday, November 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.

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Worldcrafts Holiday Shopping Party
Saturday, November 8
A Worldcrafts Holiday Shopping Party will be held Saturday, November 8 from 10-11:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church. Shop for handmade items from around the world (nativity sets, ornaments, home decor, jewelry, bags and more). Enjoy delicious snacks as you shop.

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Ken Beck to Speak
Cannon County Historical Society
Tuesday, Nov. 11 @ 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The Cannon County Historical Society will meet at 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center, journalist Ken Beck is guest speaker. Everyone is welcome.
Contact Joe Daniel Davenport at 615-563-5170 for further information.


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DTC Telethon
Saturday, Nov. 15 at
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.

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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.

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Cannon Country Christmas
Open House
Friday, Nov. 21 - Saturday, Nov. 22
at 5:00 pm - 9:00 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.

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Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm
Saturday, Nov. 22 at
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 Wwreaths plus hay rides, gift shop, kids craft room, tree house play area and much more. Enjoy free hot chocolate, coffee and fresh pop corn. Contact 615-464-2472 for information or visit www.wildwoodchristmastreefarm.com

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Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 29 at
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At the Arts Center of Cannon County. Come and make a big dent in your Christmas shopping with handmade gift items.


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Lions Club Day
Saturday, Dec. 6,
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Lions Club Day in Woodbury at the Lions Club Building. Christmas parade begins at noon, with the Christmas Tour of Homes at 4 p.m. Contact Bruce Steelman at (615) 563-2554.


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Farmers Market
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), bsteelman@utk.edu or Cannoncountyfarmersmarket.com.

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