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Vintage photos
sought for exhibit
The Cannon County Historical Society and The Arts Center are seeking framed vintage family photos from Cannon County Families. Images need to arrive framed, ready to hang with identifying information. The images will go on display in the Cannon Hall of the Arts Center beginning in April 2015 and will conclude with a closing reception in October 2015. There is room for 60 images which will be hung as soon as they arrive. Please contact Neal or Rachel at the Arts Center at or call 615-563-2787 for further information.

Disney's Tarzan
Through April 4
Arts Center of Cannon County
Tarzan tells the story of an infant boy shipwrecked off the coast of Africa; the young son of an English couple is taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas to manhood. The young boy strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness. When a human expedition enters their territory, Tarzan - now a man - encounters strangers like himself for the first time. Tarzan features music and lyrics by pop icon Phil Collins including "Two Worlds", "Trashing' the Camp", and the Grammy and Oscar winning song, "You'll Be in My Heart." Tickets are available at the Arts Center.

Amateur Radio
Exam Session
Saturday, April 4
The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Exam Session on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins are welcome) at the Cannon County High School - Room # 115, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury. Contact Jerry E. Elkins - N4LZY at (615) 563-8888 or check out the club's website at if anyone has any questions.
Amateur Radio Operators also called "hams" communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League.
Currently Scheduled 2015 W.C.A.R.S. / VE Test Sessions
Saturday, April 4, 2015 - Woodbury
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - Smithville
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - Woodbury
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - Smithville Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 Woodbury Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 - Smithville
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 - Woodbury
Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015 - Smithville
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 - Woodbury

Denny Laine and the Cryers
Friday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Arts Center of Cannon County
Denny Laine formally with The Moody Blues and Wings was Paul & Linda McCartney's main collaborator and co-founder of the band "Wings", which was one of the most internationally successful bands of the 1970s. Wings recorded some of the biggest hits of the 1970s including "Band on the Run", "Live and Let Die", "Jet", "With A Little Luck", "Another Day", "My Love", "Silly Love Songs", and many more. With Special guest John Salaway. Limited "Meet & Greet/Reserved Seating" tickets are available for this concert.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band
Saturday, April 18
Arts Center of Cannon County
7:30 p.m. -- From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls and interstate highways of Goodlettsville Tennessee, home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitley and some living country music performers, comes the most entertaining "blast from the past" since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They're the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band - five guys and a scrubboard, with roots like wisdom teeth. Tickets are available at the Arts Center.

Calling All Musicians
Saturday, April 18
The second annual James Stembridge and Friends Open Jam is set for Saturday, April 18 on the Square in Woodbury. The event is free and begins at 4 p.m. till ? Featured will be bluegrass, country and gospel music. Bring your instrument and a chair. Fun for the entire family, the open jam is in support of local businesses. Contact James Stembridge with any questions at 615-542-9035.

First Cruise-In
Saturday, April 25
The first Chamber of Commerce Cruise-In on the Square will be held on Saturday April 25th from 3 to 7 pm. There will be 6 cruise In's and sponsors are needed. Any business wishing to sponsor a cruise in will cost $40.00 which will pay for a cruiser of the month award chosen by the sponsor with their name on the award, the sponsor will choose the winning vehicle and present the award plus advertising on flyers, newspaper & radio. Please contact The Chamber of Commerce at 615-563-2222 or Anthony Rogers at 615-653-5834 if you would like to sponsor a cruise-in.

Journey Tribute
Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Arts Center of Cannon County
Resurrection - A Journey Tribute is a nationally recognized Nashville, Tennessee based Journey tribute band featuring a stellar lineup of accomplished Nashville musicians and an enhanced live production designed to recreate the look and feel of those magical Journey tours from the 1980s featuring Steve Perry.

Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Arts Center of Cannon County
Clean comedian Steve Bruner has been featured on Showtime, the A&E Network, ABC, MTV and on syndicated shows. Club appearances include The Comedy & Magic Club, The Improv, Catch a Rising Star, The Punchline, and The Ice House. Special guest Tim Northern appeared as a finalist on Star Search. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $13 for students, seniors and groups and may be purchased by calling the box office at 615-563-2787 Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or online at

Ceramic Exhibit and Sale
The Berger Gallery
Arts Center of Cannon County
Susan DeMay and Donna Rizzo present an exhibit and sale of their ceramics in The Berger Gallery at the Arts Center of Cannon County through April 30. Their works not only incorporate the usual idea of pottery as a functional art form, but also the notion that clay works are expressive art works.
The Berger Gallery is located inside The Arts Center of Cannon County and is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission to the exhibit is free.

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.
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks still available
Ladies Auxiliary Cookbooks are still available. 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 each and can be mailed for $18 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.

Jammin at Hippie Jack's
tickets now available
For the preservation of Americana music. Stay for a day, or camp out the whole weekend. The River Stage will host over 30 live performance with headliners recorded as part of the national Jammin at Hippie Jack's public television series. The Roots Stage will provide Yoga meditation, poetry readings, and a children's story hour. The festival atmosphere is calm, serene, and friendly. During the day families listen to music, play in the river, get their faces painted, visit the arts and crafts area, and eat delicious barbeque. After the music ends, a bonfire is lit where like-minded pickers, perform, listen, and learn. This festival is a place where people return to again and again, and where new friendships are forged. On the web at:


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