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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.

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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.


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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 neal@artscenterofcc.com or call 615-563-2787 for further information.


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Music Night, April 10

Music Night at the Senior Center Friday, April 10th @ 7 p.m. Featuring Lonnie Jones & The Tennessee Shine. Admission: $5. Come on out and support your Senior Center while enjoying some great music, line dancing and fun!


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Prom
Friday, April 10
The High School Prom will be held April 10 from 7:30 pm - 10 pm at The Arts Center of Cannon County, Contact (615) 563-2144 for further information.


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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.


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Moonlite Opens
Friday April 10
Higgins Moonlite Drive In opens for the 2015 season offering two screens showing double features on each screen. Reasonable prices and great food at the concession area. Movieline 615-563-7900 or www.themoonlitedrivein.com.

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Election Commission
Monday April 13
Cannon County Election Commission will meet at 5:30 pm in the courtroom of the Courthouse.

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Princess Ball
Friday, April 14
The 8th annual "Princess Ball" sponsored by the Woodbury Lion Club will be held at The Senior Citizen Center, ballroom doors open at 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. What to wear? Dressy, semi-formal or princess attire. Advance tickets will cost $25 per couple and $10 for each additional girl that the escort brings. This event is for girls 18 years or younger when accompanied by their father or father figure (grandfather, uncle or brother). Escorts must be 18 years or older. Please RSVP by April 17, tickets at the door will be $35 per couple. Contact Cliff Swoape at 615-653--7345 for further information. Enjoy dining, dancing and more.

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Cannon Co. Commission
Saturday, April 18
The County Commission will hold its meeting at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse.


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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.

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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:
www.JamminAtHippieJacks.com


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Annual Roast
Thursday, April 23
The Adams Memorial Library Annual Roast will be held at the Cannon County High School Cafeteria beginning at 7 p.m. The year Col. James (Jim) Stone will be on the hot seat. Enjoy a good meal and the fun that comes with roasting someone you know. Reservations are
needed so contact Charlie Harrell at 615-542-1289 or the Adams Memorial Library at 615-563-5861.


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Auburn Beta Club Horseshow
April 25
The Auburn Beta Club Horseshow will be held Saturday, April 25th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Justin Pemberton Arena.
Hope to see you there!


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First Cruise-In
Saturday, April 25
The first Chamber of Commerce Cruise-In on the Square will be held on Saturday April 25 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 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.


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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.


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Family Flea Market
Saturday, May 2
The Short Mountain Trading Post will have their first Family Fun Flea Market on Saturday May 2nd from 10 to 5. Free unch for All. Those who wish to reserve their FREE market space need to call: Savannah #615-464-7824 as soon as possible.


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Comedians
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 www.artscenterofcc.com.

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