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You can always mark the coming of spring with loads of great community events during the months of April and May.

 

FFA Ham Breakfast and Plant Sale, Saturday, April 20
Cannon County FFA Alumni will hold a ham breakfast and plant sale at Cannon County High School Cafeteria and Greenhouse. Serving time for breakfast is 6 to 10 a.m. The plant sale will continue until noon. For more information, contact Courtney Nichols at 615-563-4875.

PARQ Quarterly Meeting, Tuesday, April 23
PARQ (Preserve our Area’s Rural Qualities) will be holding our quarterly meeting Tuesday April 23, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. at 373 Old Woodbury Pike Readyville, TN. Elections for members of the Board of Directors whose terms have expired will take place at this meeting.
Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served! Come and hear what is going on in your community or inform us of one of your interests!
If you are interested in attending please call to confirm time, place and possible weather challenges! 563-2200, 563-8088 or 409-6009.

Herb Alsup Roast and Dinner, Thursday, April 25
Well-known preacher Herb Alsup is receiving the dubious honor of being roasted for the benefit of Adams Memorial Library at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 in Fellowship Hall of Woodbury Church of Christ. Bro. Herb will be "roasted" by Dr. Billy Smith, Mike Corley, Tim Knox and Steve Smith.
Reservations should be made by April 22 and are $30 per person. They can be mailed to Friends of Adams Library, 212 College St., Woodbury, TN 37190. Call 615-542-1289 for information.

Cruis'in on the Square, Saturday, April 27
Cruis'in on the Square kicks off in Woodbury from 4 to 7:30 p.m. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The shinier the better. This event is held every fourth Saturday April through October. Don't forget the Color of Fall Car Show in September! Call 615-542-4065 or 615-563-2222 for information.

Spotted Saddle Horse Show, Saturday, April 27
Auburntown Beta Club and the National Spotted Saddle Horse Association will host a Spotted Saddle Horse Show at the horse arena at Woodbury's fairgrounds. Call 615-594-9301 for more info.

Ultimate Weight Loss Kick-Off, Monday, April 29

Ultimate Weight Loss Challenge Kick-Off  4:30-6:30pm at Stones River Hospital

Relay for Life, Friday, May 3
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Dillon Park in Woodbury. Includes a survivor walk, entertainment, food and special events. Help fund cancer research by participating. Call 563-2538 or 542-6970 for info.

SAVE Fest, Saturday, May 4
The all-day event includes music, booths, food, a cake-walk, face painting, cornhole contests and more. SAVE Fest is located on the Woodbury Courthouse Square. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. and continue through 9 p.m. including a meet and greet with Jessie Whitley, the son of the late, great Keith Whitley.

Sports Hall of Fame Banquet, Thursday, May 9
MTSU basketball coach Kermit Davis is guest speaker for the third annual banquet at 6 p.m. at Robert A. Harris gymnasium. The meal will be catered by Prater’s Barbecue. Tickets are $15 and available at The Cannon Courier.

Down on the Farm Day, Friday, May 10
Down on the Farm Day, sponsored by the UT Extension Office, Farm Bureau and the Farmers Co-op, at the Pemberton Memorial Arena at Woodbury’s fairgrounds. It’s a learning experience for fourth graders regarding agriculture, forestry, livestock and more. For information, contact the extension office at 615-563-2554.

One Day Mule Show, Saturday, May 11
The biggest one day mule show in the southeast will be presented by the Middle Tennessee Mule Skinners Association at the Pemberton Memorial Area at the fairgrounds. Beginning at 11 a.m., the show offers 50 classes, including donkey classes. Contact Andy Duggin at 615-624-1708 or visit the website at www.midtnmules.com.

Good Ole Days, Friday and Saturday, May 17 and May 18
Good Ole Days and Cannon Ball Events will be held on the Square in Woodbury. Enjoy entertainment, food, pageants, baby shows, dog show, a 5K run, vendors, a parade, craft booths and more. Vendors can contact Connie Rigsby at 615-563-5304.

Cruis'in on the Square, Saturday, May 25
Cruis'in on the Square kicks off in Woodbury from 4 to 7:30 p.m. All cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome. The shinier the better. This event is held every fourth Saturday April through October. Don't forget the Color of Fall Car Show in September! Call 615-542-4065 or 615-563-2222 for information.

Memorial Day Trail Ride, Saturday, May 25-27
Sponsored by the Cannon County Walking Horse Association, the ride leaves the fair grounds in Woodbury at 11 a.m. and continues to the campgrounds on Short Mountain. Enjoy trail riding, camping, a horse show, dancing and more. Visit the website:

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