Cannon County Community Calendar 10-10-17 to 10-17-17

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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 Woodbury Lions Club is preparing for the COATS FOR CANNON and expanding it. Coats can be picked up at the Lions Club Building on Friday Nov. 10 from 4:00pm until 7:30pm and on Saturday from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm. Coats are now being collected at Sue Patrick CPA's office at 109 Lester Street, Woodbury. Phone 615 563-1328 if you have questions. Gloves, scarves, hats, and socks are being accepted. Anyone wishing to make a donation can leave these at Sue's office. This is an example of how the Lions Club Serves the Community. Please help. The coats can be used or new. Other items should be new. Cash donations and clothing items are now being accepted.
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 a lot 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.

10-14-17: Slick Nickel
10-21-17: The House Band
10-28-17: Road West

OCTOBER 13 2017
Fundraiser car wash for Woodbury Seventh Day Adventist School, Friday October 13th at Woodbury Co-op on McMinnville Hwy from 2:30 PM - 5PM
Come help support the school - we need a gymnasium.
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. Ronnie Crownover performs 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
OCT. 28, 1 P.M. - 4P.M., EDGAR EVINS STATE PARK, SILVERPOINT, ANNUAL FALL COLOR BOAT CRUISE BY FRIENDS OF EDGAR EVINS STATE PARK: $15 per person. (Sorry, no children under age 3.) Online reservations open Oct. 1st at or call the park office for further instructions: ( 931) 858-2114 or toll free at 800-250-8619.
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.
OCTOBER 21 - 22 &
OCTOBER 28 -29th
Plainview Baptist Church is hosting their annual Free Family Adventure and Corn Maze in October. This will take place on the grounds of the church located at 6088 Jim Cummings Highway. October 21-22 and October 28-29 the event will begin at 6:00 p.m. October 29 will be Family Fun Night with free candy, food and a family basket give-away. More information is available at If you have questions, you may email me or call Margie Petro @ 6l5/785-3992.
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 4:00 p.m. until all candy is given away! For more information, contact Oaklands Mansion at (615) 893-0022 or email
NOV. 4 at 2 P.M, MEET AND GREET, HOSTED BY CANNON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY: The public is invited to meet and talk with candidates for offices in upcoming elections. Light refreshments will be served. It will be at the Cannon County Senior Center at 609 West Lehman Street. All are welcome.
Be a blood donor that could save a life. The next American Red Cross Blood Drive is November 16. 2017 at the Woodbury Lions Club Building. You can donate blood between the hours of 12 Noon to 6 P.M.. Lions Club members and community volunteers will assist Red Cross Personal. If you need more information about donating or to volunteer and assist with the drive please phone John Basinger coordinator at 615-904-5966.
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 @ 5PM (Bring your camera). PETS WILL SEE SANTA SATURDAY 18th @ 10AM! Treasure hunting with Elves! Martin's Mini Barns is providing Santa with a Special House this year! Santa will also light his magical Christmas Tree upon arrival. 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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