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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.

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 to pick up.

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
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

Lions Club Seeks
Homes for Christmas Tour
Lions Club is looking for people in Cannon County willing to put their homes on the Christmas Tour of Homes. If you are interested call Sue Patrick at 615-563-1328 for details. Tour of Homes will be on Saturday Dec. 6.


Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6pm. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. for more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.

The Addams Family
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. 14, 15, 21 & 22 at 7:30 PM and Nov. 16 at 2 PM


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 Performers are being booked now. For information contact 615-529-2955.

Chicken and Dressing Dinner
Sunday, November 16
Woodland Beta Club will be providing a Chicken and Dressing dinner on Sunday, November 16 from 11-2 p.m. at Woodland School, 8383 Jim Cummings Highway (Hwy 53S). $9 for adults and $5 children (5 and under). To go plates will be available. Dessert is included.

Health Talk
Tuesday, November 18
Cannon County Chiropractic
Dr. Trea Wessel will be having a talk entitled Stress (holidays) on Tuesday, November 18 from 5:30 until 6:00 p.m. Cannon County Chiropractic is located at 824 McMinnville Highway in Woodbury. For more info, call 563-3320.

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
at 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 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

Red Cross Bloodmobile
Thursday, Nov. 20
Lions Club Building
12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Lions Club Building, 540 W Adams St.
The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season.
Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the need for blood remains steady. Someone in the U.S. needs blood every two seconds.
Eligible donors with all types are needed, especially those with O negative, A negative and B negative. To learn more about donating blood and to schedule an appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
As extra encouragement to donate blood during the busiest time of November for many people, presenting blood donors from Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 will receive a limited-edition Red Cross potholder stuffed with unique celebrity chef recipes, while supplies last. Thanksgiving recipes are courtesy of Mario Batali, Rocco DiSpirito, Alex Guarnaschelli and Mike Isabella.
Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 29 from
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.

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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