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FIREWORKS CELEBRATION SET JULY 4
John Salaway will be one of the performers providuing entertainment at the annual Woodbury 4th of July celebration A published songwriter and nationally endorsed multi-instrumentalist, Salaway will begin performing at 6:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., the kids from "The Weekly Jam" at the Cannon County Library will perform. The Hilton Stone American Legion Post 279 has the mission of conducting the Fireworks Celebration event for 2018. It will be another great event for the community and all of Cannon County. There will be live entertainment, plenty of good old down home music, food booths, and fun and games for the children, and of course great fireworks to top off a great day of fun for all.
LIONS' WALKING HORSE SHOW JULY 7
Woodbury Lions Club hosts the Award Winning One Night Walking Horse Show at the Cannon County Fairgrounds in Woodbury. Gate opens at 4 p.m. Enjoy walking horses at their best. There will be country ham sandwiches, homemade desserts (fried pies) ice cream and more. Contact Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for information.
CLEARFORK PLANS SUPPER JULY 7
Clearfork United Methodist Church is planning a supper on Saturday, July 7. Catfish and chicken tenders are the main offerings. Sides include choice of pinto, white or green beans, hush puppies, cabbage slaw or veggie salad, French fries, homemade desserts and drink. Time is 3 to 7 p.m. For carry out orders call 615-563-1415.
FIDDLERS' JAMBOREE THIS WEEKEND
The 47th Annual Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree and Crafts Festival IS Friday, July 6th and Saturday, July 7th, 2018 to Downtown Smithville, Tennessee. Each day begins at 9 a.m. with over 35 music and dance categories, streets full of hand-made crafts, and food booths galore. Come and see for yourself why this FREE family-friendly festival has been named the official Jamboree & Crafts Festival of the State of Tennessee. The old-time Fiddlers' Jamboree is a DeKalb County tradition that draws musicians, craft artists, and spectators to the Smithville Square each summer around the Independence Day weekend.
BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR JULY 19
Please donation blood on July 19,2018, and make someone whole again. Did you know that without type A,B& O, a person may not be saved. You could be the missing Type needed. The Red Cross Blood Drive hosted by Woodbury Lions Club 12 to 6 P.M at the Lions Club building corner of Lehman St and W. Adams St. If you want to schedule your appointment log, onto redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code :Woodbury Community 19, walk-ins welcomed. If you need more information contact Lions Club member John Basinger at 615-904-5966.
SHARP TO SPEAK TO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Cannon County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 7:00 PM. The historical society schedule meetings throughout the year and are held at the Cannon County Senior Citizen's facility at Woodbury. Refreshments start at 6:30 PM--bring along a favorite dish. Look for the Historical Society sign at the entrance. Guest speaker for the July meeting will be Cannon County's Master Wood Crafter Alf Sharp. According to Alf what attracted him to the upper east fork was its unique rural setting and wooded landscapes. Alf now spends his time teaching in universities and trade schools. Alf has a vast knowledge of 18th and 19th century furniture designs. Bring along a friend as the society continues to explore Cannon County's unique historical heritage. Mark your calendar for this up-coming event.
DEMOCRATS TO MEET JULY 24
The next Democratic meeting will be on Tuesday July 24th at 6:30. The meeting will be held at 100 College Street: the corner of Main and College. For more info contact Nancy Coomes at 615-563-5665.
UNCLE DAVE'S 41ST ANNIVERSARY
Uncle Dave Macon Days, a roots rendezvous which honors traditional American music and the career of the first superstar of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Famer, Uncle Dave Macon. This year marks the 41st Anniversary of the annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival starting with small beginnings which attracted only a few old-time music enthusiasts on the lawn of the Courthouse in 1978. Throughout the festival's national competitions is the best in authentic old-time music and dance with participants here locally, across the nation, and worldwide. This epic event starts Friday, July 13 and continues through July 14, 2018 in Murfreesboro, TN. The cost for both days of the festival is $10 for ages 13 and older. It's free for ages 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at uncledavemacondays.org.
NICHOLS FAMILY PLANS REUNION
The annual Nichols Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ The Corner. On this day, we want to celebrate the lives of our families in one great Nichols Family Reunion! We are calling together all the descendants of Daniel Alexander Nichols and Sarah Melissa Vinson Nichols for a day of storytelling, great food, pictures and an awesome time together. Bring your pictures to be displayed and any other memorabilia you would like to share with the family. For more information, contact Mariea Nichols 615-563-5414, Lou Nichols 615-563-4805, Donna Nichols 615-464-4271, or Barbara Nichols Parker 615-563-4157. So bring a good story, a covered dish and join us. Hope to see you there!
SOUTHERN GIRLS CAN LEARN TO ROCK
With the academic year winding down, it's never too early to start preparing for summer camps. The 16th annual Southern Girls Rock Camp is accepting applications for both volunteer instructors and campers to attend the July 24-28 day camp at MTSU for girls and nonconforming youth ages 10 to 17. Managed by the Murfreesboro-based nonprofit group Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities, the camp's mission is to create a positive, self-affirming place for girls to express and empower themselves through music and associated creative activities. Jess Hawthorne, YEAH's outreach director, said the camp's traditional association with MTSU is one of its strongest drawing points, helping to attract both volunteers and campers over the years. The usual workshops in guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion and voice will be part of the 2018 camp, but other newer offerings include a ukulele workshop and a workshop at which campers can build their own working guitar pedals. Tuition is $320 per camper, but scholarships are available. To apply for scholarships, go to https://tinyurl.com/y9wc7jsc. To apply to volunteer, go to https://tinyurl.com/y9sxwobf. To register as a camper, go to https://tinyurl.com/yb6jrkoc. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
GEORGE & TATE FAMILY REUNION JULY 28
The George and Tate Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, July 28 at the Gassaway Community Center - Main Street. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. -Lunch at noon. Relations and family friends are welcome. Bring your favorite food it's Pot Luck. Plates, napkins, cups, ice and silverware will be furnished. Bring your pictures to share with others to view days and time gone by. Information: David George - (615) 765-5249 or Gerald Tate - (615) 563-5910.
TAKE A WALK IN MY SHOES SET FOR JULY 14
Generations of Woodbury is proud to announce that we will be hosting our 2nd annual 5k walk/run on July 14th. The purpose of this run is to appreciate all people with disabilities and understand their daily struggles. Proceeds from this run go to Generations of Woodbury client activity fund. Our fund is used in the care of our clients for things such as med bills, dental work, hygiene, clothing, etc. that they do not have the money to cover. Cost of race is $20. With early race entry you will receive a t-shirt. Deadline for early entry is June 23. If you sign up the morning of the race shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis. Registration starts at the Arts Center of Cannon County at 7 a.m. race at 7:30. Refreshments will be available and we have winners in four categories: 1st place male, 1st place female, 1st place teen age 13-17, and first place under 13. Here is a link for our race : https ://runs ig nu p. com/Race/TN /Woodbury/TakeaWalkinMyShoes. If you have questions please contact Star at 615-563-1350 or 613-318-3964.
ST. THOMAS PLANS MEDICAL MISSION
Saint Thomas Health is hosting a FREE Medical Mission at Home at Warren County High School on Saturday, July 28th accepting patients from 8 a.m. until 2pm. Medical care, dental care, vision, and select screenings and lab tests are offered to individuals free of charge. Local community agencies will also be on site to offer additional resources. Services are provided on a first come, first served basis at Warren County High School on Pioneer Lane in McMinnville. For more information, visit sthealth.com/medicalmission.
ON DISPLAY AT THE BERGER GALLERY:
"God's Secret Army" & "What We Can't Understand" by Caroline Bartlett is on display through July 20 in The Berger Gallery of the Arts Center of Cannon County. The Berger Gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm. Admission is free.
SENIOR CENTER JULY PERFORMANCES SET
Upcoming performances at the Cannon County Senior Center include Gilley Brothers on July 6 and Rode West on Jukly 20. Admission $5.00. Music starts at 7:00 Additional information call 615-904-5868.
MOST MULES PLOWING SIMULTANEOUSLY
Join the Middle TN Mule Skinners in attempting to break the world record for the most mules plowing at the same time. Event set for Sept. 29 at noon at Grady Jr and Carol George Farm at 2362 Short Mountain Rd., Woodbury, TN. Event coordinatord are Danny Vaughn (931-261-6853) and Grady George Jr. (615-849-6867). To register visit www.midtnmules.com.
SOLID WASTE CENTER HOURS: The Current Hours of Operation at the Cannon County Convenience Center: CLOSED Sunday & Wednesday. Open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Only household waste will be accepted at the Convenience Center. There will no longer be any building materials accepted or cardboard pickup provided. Please make note of any changes.
ACOUSTIC OLD-TIME GOSPEL JAM SESSION
Centertown United Methodist Church, Fellowship Hall, 335 W. Green Hill Rd, Centertown, TN. 6-8:30 p.m. -- 2nd Sunday each month. Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica and singing voices. The Gospel Jam is open to any acoustic musician at any level of expertise. Join us ! All are welcome. Contact Tommy Gilley 931-607-9716 or view event information at www.facebook.com/friendsofCUMC/
FREE: Discover Bible Series, P.O. Box 290, Woodbury, TN 37190. Write to request the series or for more information.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: If you drink alot that's your business. If you want to stop that's ours. Meetings are on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. at Stones River Hospital Cafeteria. Sunday evening and Wednesday evening meetings are at 7:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Call 615-765-7179.