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

Audit Committee to Meet, Thursday, May 23
The Cannon County Audit Committee will meet in a regular session Thursday May 23, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the courtroom of the Cannon County Courthouse.

Hike the Headwaters, Saturday, May 25
Hike the Headwaters Wildlife Management Area (WMA) with TWRA Officer Mark Vance and Neal Appelbaum on Saturday, May 25 from 8:30a.m. to 11a.m. Meet in Cannon County on Stones River Road at the WMA. Be prepared for an uphill, brambly 2 hour hosted hike. Bring water. Wear appropriate shoes and clothes. This is the first guided interpreted tour of this 266 acre portion of the new WMA. Questions? contact Neal Appelbaum. 615-563-3276

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 at

Ivy Bluff Church of Christ VBS
Parables of Jesus is the theme at Ivy Bluff Church of Christ Vacation Bible School May 26-29 beginning at 7:00 p.m. each evening. Classes for all ages.

Library Care and Share Days, May 27
Once again over the Memorial Day weekend people from out of town will be visiting relations in this area. The library will be open to help those researching family history on Monday, Memorial Day, May 27. The hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is open to researchers only. Please knock on the RED door and someone will let you in. For information call Peggy Wilson Tate, 615-563-5910 or email

Summer Reading Program, Thursday, May 30
Summer Reading Program Performance at Dillon Park at 5 p.m.

CASH - Ring of Fire, Friday, May 31
CASH - Ring Of Fire at The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway at 7:30 p.m. Call (615) 563-2787 for information. Continues on weekends through June..

Vacation Bible School at 1st United Methodist Church
HayDay, Growing in Friendship with Jesus is this year’s theme at Woodbury First United Methodist Church, 502 West High Street. Dates are Friday, Jay 31 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, June from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and Sunday, June 2 at 11:00 a.m. in the Worship Service.

Gassaway Home Coming, Saturday, June 1
Gassaway Home Coming starts with a country ham breakfast at 6 a.m. until 10 a.m. Kids games start at 9 a..m. followed by music, food, entertainment and a parade. Call 563-4183.

Family and Friends Day at Elkins Church of Christ
Elkins Church of Christ is having Family and Friends Day Sunday, June 2 with Bro. Ben S. Flatt speaking. A fellowship meal will be served after Sunday morning worship. Sunday morning Bible study is 9:15, worship at 10:00 and afternoon service after the meal.

Smith Grove Church of Christ, VBS June 2-5
Joseph and Jesus is the theme at Smith Grove Church of Christ Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Classes for all ages.

Woodbury First Baptist VBS, June 2-7
It’s time to turn Vacation Bible School upside down at First Baptist from June 2-7 at 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Revival Services at Sanders Fork Baptist Church
Bro. Buck Frazier will be bringing the revival messages each evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. Revival dates are Sunday, June 2 through Saturday, June 8. Sanders Fork Baptist Church is located at 4844 Auburntown Road.

Annual Fishing Rodeo, Saturday, June 8
The second annual Fishing Rodeo, sponsored by the TWRA and American Legion Post 279, will be held on Stones River at Dillon Park. Register at Dillon Park prior to the fishing time of 9 a.m. until noon. For ages 12 and younger when accompanied by an adult. Limit one pole per fisherboy/fishergirl. Contact Mark Vance at 731-697-5225.

Bank of Commerce Reunion, Saturday, June 8
All Bank of Commerce employees (including spouse or friend) are invited to attend a reunion planned for Saturday, June 8 at 4 p.m. in First Baptist Church’s Madden Hall, Main Street, Woodbury. Everyone attending is asked to bring a finger food and plan on having a good time reminiscing. Please call one of the following numbers if you plan to attend, 563-5366, 765-5337 or 765-5725.

Summer Dance Camp June 10-14
Ballet, Clogging, Hip-Hop/Cheer/Tumbling offered at Cannon Arts Dance Studio for ages 4 to teen. Call 563-9122 for more info.

Farmers Market opens, Saturday, June 15
Farmers Market opens at the Arts Center of Cannon County parking lot. Shop Cannon County farmers for an assortment of fresh vegetables, fruits and more. Call 563-2554 for more information.

Cruis’in on the Square, June 22
On the Square in Woodbury from 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 or the Chamber of Commerce at 615-563-2222 for more information.


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