Cannon Community Calendar for Oct. 3-10

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HOUSES NEEDED for the Lions Club Christmas Tour of Homes which will be held on Saturday December 2nd. Please contact Lois Larimer at 615-542-1858 if you would like to share your decorated home with friends and neighbors. A great Christmas tradition which benefits a very worthy cause

The Current Hours of Operation at the Cannon County Convenience Center:
CLOSED Sunday & Wednesday
7 AM to 5 PM Monday & Tuesday & Saturday
9 AM to 7 PM Thursday & 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.
Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Sunday Mornings & Sunday & Wednesday Evening
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 615-653-7914.
The American Legion Post 279 in Woodbury is selling flags and accessories. The monies raised from the sale of these flags goes 100% back to our Community, our Youth and our Veterans, in Cannon County. We have available an assortment of all sizes and all types of flags - United States Flags, State Flags, Military Service Flags; and all sizes of flag poles. The United States Flag 3'x 5' nylon is $25. The United States Flag 4"x 6" is .50 each or $5 a dozen The military services/branches flags are $30 each. We can get you any State Flag, different size flags and different size flag poles, including indoor sets. CONTACT A MEMBER OF AMERICAN LEGION POST 279 OR CALL; CHARLIE HARRELL 615-542-1289, JIM STONE 615-563-6111, BRENT BUSH 615-563-2691, BRITT KNOX 615-904-5644, PENNY DANIELS 615-563-6729.
10-7-17: Loaded Dogs
10-14-17: Slick Nickel
10-21-17: The House Band
10-28-17: Road West
Auburntown School Harvest Festival
Raising funds for Ignite Missions and Ministry and collecting Toys for Give A Little Christmas. Music begins at 6 p.m. and last until 9. Bring your instrument to join the jam or just come eat and enjoy the music. Don't forget to bring a toy. Located at 2242 Short Mountain Road in Woodbury. Visit and for more information.
October 7th - Clear Fork 10th Annual Fundraiser Supper & Auction
Big Hill Road - Gassaway. Catfish or chicken tenders, your choice of white beans, pinto beans, green beans, veggie slaw, cold slaw, fries, hush puppies, dessert
and drink for a special price 3-6p.m. Auction starts at 6:30p.m. with a great variety of items and drawing for a Country Ham.
Oct. 14 - 12th
Annual History Hayride, Edgar Evins State Park. Ride hay wagons into the past as costumed re-enactors reveal the history of the park and area. $15 per person. Make on-line reservations at or call the park office at (931) 858-2114 or toll free at 800-250-8619 to obtain contact information for Fount Bertram, President of Friends of Edgar Evins State Park.
OCTOBER 14 2017
Leon Burks and Friends will be singing at the Gilley Hill Cemetery community building, 3790 Gilley Hill Road, Bradyville TN starting at 6PM. There will also be bake goods auction off. For more informatin call Wilma Spry 615-765-5429 or Bettye Harris 615-765-7241
The Cannon County Senior Center announces the following schedule for its Music Night. Admission is $5.00. Doors open at 6 p.m. The Gilley Brothers perform on Oct. 6 and Ronnie Crownover on Oct. 20, Rode West will be back on Nov. 3.
Free Medicare Help is Available
Open Enrollment for 2018 begins October 15. For those who are eligible to sign up for Medicare or have questions about making changes to their Medicare health plans and/or Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, free, un-biased Medicare information and counseling is available through the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability.
Open enrollment for the coming year runs from October 15 to December 7.
UCAAAD staff can be reached at the toll free SHIP line at 1-877-801-0044.
OCT 19 2017
9AM - 1PM @ Hyer Burks Agricultural Pavilion, Cookeville TN
Toy Drive Cruise-in will be held on the square on Sat. Oct. 21st from 3 to 6:30, all car and trucks welcome, bring a
toy which will go to the angel tree program for children at Christmas time. Contact Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for further information.
A Mansion in Mourning
October 15-31, 2017
The clocks are stopped at the hour of your death, the curtains are drawn and the mirrors draped in black...come explore the unusual mourning customs and creepy superstitions of the Victorian era at Oaklands Mansion. Guided tours of the mansion with our mourners are available from October 15 till 31, 2017, Tuesday - Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM and Sundays 1:00PM- 4:00 p.m., with the last tour beginning at 3pm. Regular admission rates apply.
Red Cross Blood Drive
October 25th
Auburn Elementary School is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive in the gym on Wednesday, October 25th from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. To schedule an appointment call (615)464-4342 or email Cindy Larson at
OCTOBER 27 & 28, 7-10pm
These special tours will come to an end on Halloween night as the mansion is set to receive spooky visitors for Trick-or-Treating at 4pm until all the candy has been given away. Visit our website and Facebook page for times and ticket information for all of these spooky events.
Mr. Bond
Saturday, Oct 28 at 1 pm, Mr. Bond returns to the library for spooky science.
Closed Columbus Day--October 9, Monday
The staff at the Library will be attending an all-day training day with Stone's Regional Library System on Monday, October 9. The library will be closed.

Lost and Found
Someone lost some cash at the library. Please stop by if you think it is you.
March of Dimes to Hold Annual 5k
September 19, 2017 - Hundreds of runners and volunteers will join together on October 28th, at Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway for the 2017 Run for Babies which helps more babies survive and thrive.
Trick-or-Treating at the "Old Maney Mansion" is free, open to the public and will take place at 900 N. Maney Avenue in Murfreesboro, TN on October 31, 2017, from 4:00p.m. until all candy is given away! For more information, contact Oaklands Mansion at (615) 893-0022 or email
NOVEMBER 17th & 18th, 2017
All Cannon County Business Owners are encouraged to participate. Help Cannon County take a 'step back in time' with a magical Cannon Country Christmas! IRON PIG CONFIRMS SANTA WILL BE IN TOWN FRI Nov 17th (Bring your camera). PETS WILL SEE SANTA SATURDAY 18th! Treasure hunting with Elves! More info to come! To take advantage of the Cannon Courier special advertising package {$500 value for $50}, call Sharon at 615-563-2512; to secure a page on the Cannon Country Christmas website and map of all participating vendors contact Cindy at 615-904-5356 {$12}. For more information in general about this event contact Carol Motley at the Chamber of Commerce 615-563-2222. Stay turned ..
West Side Travel Group Travels to New York City December 1-5, 2017.
Group will leave on Friday night December 1 at 6:00 p.m. traveling on a comfortable coach bus and return the afternoon of Tuesday, December 5. Enjoy a guided harbor cruise on a New York water taxi where you will see the Statue of Liberty. You will take a guided bus tour of the many sites, attractions, and movie sets throughout "The Big Apple". See the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Plaza, and the Bright Lights on Times Square. See the unique shops in Chinatown. Experience a carriage ride at Christmas time in Central Park. Take a walk along 5th Avenue and enjoy the animated window displays. Visit the new World Trade Center Memorial. Enjoy a stop at the famous Carlo's Bakery as seen on TV. Visit the oldest department store, Macy's covers an entire block on 34th Street. See New York city from the top of the Empire State Building. Experience the excitement of attending a Broadway Play "The Lion King" or a play of your choice. Cost of the trip is around $450.00 more or less depending on the number going. This includes your hotel with breakfast, coach bus transportation and admission to attractions. Broadway Play is extra.
$75.00 deposit due. Payments each month. Call Tour Director Kathy Simon at 615-904-5303 to sign up. Kathy has over 20 years experience directing Tour groups.
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