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School House Rock
Saturday, May 16
School House Rock will liven up The Arts Center with the toe-tapping music, kids will have a blast and adults will love this nostalgic trip back to the 70's. Shows will begin at 2 P.M. on both days and this one is fun for the entire family. Tickets are available on line at www.artscenterofcc.com or call 615-563-2787.
West Side Elementary
Monday, May 18-20
Tennessee Tech University's STEMmobile will be at West Side Elementary May 18-20 in an effort to enhance student participation and interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects.
The STEMmobile supplies pre-kindergarten to eighth grade teachers with innovative and hands-on resources to enhance classroom education. The STEMmobile is a 53-foot-long tractor-trailer with self-contained power, Internet connectivity and workstations for up to 24 students. It is equipped with instructional materials and classroom kits from Tennessee Tech's Oakley STEM Center, including iPads, laptops and hand-held data collection devices.
American Legion Post 279 to meet
Thursday, May 21
The American Legion Post 279 will meet on Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 5:45 pm for dinner and 6:30 pm for the meeting, at the Senior Citizens Center in Woodbury. Veterans, we need your help. Come on out and be part of a good thing. All of our efforts and all of the funds we raise go 100% to our veterans, our youth, and our community.
Your service to this great nation is greatly appreciated. And we need to band together as brothers and pay tribute to our veterans of Cannon County, and especially to those sixty one men listed on the
monument in front of our Courthouse who gave their lives for their country and for this wonderful freedom we all enjoy today.
Friday, May 22
Cannon County High School Graduation will be held at the Football Field beginning at 7 P.M.
Cruise-In on the Square
Saturday, May 23
Cruise-In On the Square begins at 3 p.m with all cars and trucks welcome, enjoy music, door prizes, trivia contests and more. Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 or Anthony Rogers at 615-653-5834 for further information.
Battle of the Bluegrass
Saturday, May 23
Battle Of The Bluegrass pulling series will be hosted by the Mooretown Fire Hall located at 473 Hollow Springs Rd. Woodbury beginning at 6:00 PM featuring Tractors & Trucks. Contact Michael George at 615-542-0282 for further information.
Memorial Day Trail Ride
Saturday, Sunday & Monday May 23, 24,& 25th---The Cannon County Walking Horse Assoc. will hold their Memorial Day Trail Ride. Horse and rider will leave the Fairgrounds in Woodbury at 11 A.M. and ride to the campgrounds located on Short Mountain. For additional information visit the website at www.ccwhaoftn.info
Southern Fried Nuptials
The Arts Center
Friday, Saturday & Sunday May 29, 30 & 31st---The Arts Center presents "Southern Fried Nuptials", a comedy that will keep you laughing long after you go home. Shows begin at 7:30 on Friday and Saturday and 2:00 PM on Sunday. The Blue Porch Restaurant will be open if you wish to make it dinner and a show. Contact 615-563-2787 for further information.
Annual Brandon Reunion
Sunday, May 17th 12:30 p.m.
It's time for the annual Brandon reunion to be held on Sunday, May 17th starting at 12:30 p.m. at the home of Junior Brandon.
For more info, contact Junior at 615-563-8804 or Andrea at 615-563-7096.
Decoration Day at
Beechgrove New Cemetery
Sunday, May 17
Beechgrove New Cemetery will have Decoration Day Sunday, May 17. Meeting is at the Beechgrove Presbyterian Church beginning at 2:00 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. John Vile of Beechgrove Presbyterian Church.
For more information, call 931-394-2387.
A Southern Celebration
Benefiting We Care Cannon
Saturday, May 30
A Southern Celebration, benefiting We Care Cannon, will be held at 6 p.m. rain or shine at the Cove on Maple Drive in Houston Hills, Woodbury. The event will feature a live auction and live Bluegrass music. Deadline for purchasing tickets is May 15. Tickets are $50 per person at Farm Bureau, First National Bank or Woodbury Funeral Home. RSVP to email@example.com or 615-491-1784 or 615-496-3543. The event is being held in honor of Ms. Wilma Adams.
Saturday, June 6
The Cannon County High School cross country team will have a car wash on Saturday, June 6 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the First National Bank in Woodbury to raise funds for their 2015 season. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased from any team member. Money raised will go toward meet fees, uniforms, and summer camp expenses. Any donations would be appreciated.
Banks Cemetery Decoration Day
Sunday, June 7
The annual Decoration Day for Banks Cemetery in DeKalb County will be Sunday, June 7th. Banks Cumberland Presbyterian Church will also have their annual Homecoming Day. Sunday School begins at 10:00 and worship at 11:00 with lunch at noon. Everyone is invited. Please make plans to attend.