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Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6pm. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. For more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.
Reserve Hayride On-line
Reserve on-line now for the 10th History Hayride at Edgar Evins State Park on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 1 to 9 p.m. www.tnvacation.com/events/9216 If you need assistance with reservations contact Fount Bertram, President of Edgar Evins State Park, between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. at (615) 765-5357 . For general information about the park or overnight reservations call the park office at (931) 858-2114 or toll free at 800-250-8619
For hurts, habits and hang-ups. Every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church.
Contact: Hunter Hay 615-542-2132
Sycamore Baptist Church
Sycamore Baptist, 7165 Sycamore Creek Road, will hold a community dinner the first Wednesday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. Donations accepted with the funds going for a new church building.
80 Portraits of Cannon County
May - October
Framed vintage family photos from the breadth of Cannon County families will be on display in Cannon Hall beginning in May 2015 and will conclude with an old fashioned "family reunion" reception in October 2015.
Cannon Hall is a 2,600 square foot exhibition and event space located inside The Arts Center at 1424 John Bragg Highway, Woodbury.. We display works from our collection as well as loaned works from private collections and public institutions. Admission to Cannon Hall is free. Hall hours are 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information call 615-563-2787 or visit our website at artscenterofcc.com.
TEXTURE - Mixed Media Work By Noah Judah
Through Sept. 9
Arts Center of Cannon County
Judah Noah is an artist working in a variety of media. Utilizing mediums ranging from collage to painting to fiber work to sculpture --as well as such techniques as organic dyes, image transfer, needle felting and embroidery-- he explores topics touching upon and delving into cultural/societal issues, religion, feminism and the natural world. Everyone is invited to an Artists Reception Tuesday, 7 p.m., Aug. 4.
Refreshments will be served. Admission to the Berger Gallery is free.
Gallery hours are Tuesday - Saturday, 10AM-4PM.
Cannon County Senior Center
Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.
Admission is $5. Rode West Band will be performing. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Cannon County Walking Horse Assoc.
Labor Day Trail Ride
Saturday, Sept. 5 - Monday, Sept. 7
An average of 400 riders, including wagons and buggies, make the traditional Labor Day Ride-a-thons on the county roads leading to the campground on Short Mountain. Riders leave the fair grounds in Woodbury at 11 a.m. Visit www.ccwhaoftn.info for further information.
Cannon County Historical Society
Tuesday, Sept. 8
The Cannon County Historical Society will meet Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cannon County Senior Center, 609 Lehman St., in the small dining area. You will enter under the awning. The speakers will be Bobby Dutton, president, and Mary Hughes, past president of the Auburntown Historical Society. According to Mary, the topic will be "researching a Forgotten Place," a study of the Auburntown area, in preparation to the publication of a "History of Auburntown." The society will meet at 6:30 p.m. for "snacks and refreshments." Bring your favorites.
The program will begin at 7 p.m. As always, visitors are welcome.
Cancer Survivors Walk
Friday, Sept. 11 @ 6 p.m.
If you are a cancer survivor please join the honorary walk set for Friday, Sept. 11 at Dillon Park. For more information call Marlene at 931-235-6286 or Lois at 615-542-1858.
Fund-raiser for Gilley Hill Cemetery
Saturday, Sept. 12
Gilley Hill Methodist Church
This fund-raiser will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Gilley Hill Methodist Church, Dickison Hill Road, Bradyville. Singers the Watchmen and Friends and the Bush Family will perform. A drawing for a 19-inch color TV will be held along with tickets for MTSU girls basketball games: Virginia, Ole Miss and Kentucky. For more information call Wilma Spry, H-615-765-5429 C-615-849-6577, Terry Burks, 615-849-6297 or Bettye Harris, H-615-765-7241 or C-615-796-1068.
White Oaks Craft Show
Saturday, Sept. 12 - Sunday, Sept. 13
The work of over 75 craft artisans will be available for purchase as The White Oak Crafts Fair returns for its 26th year, offering something of interest for everybody who delights in items and products that are individually designed and hand crafted. From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13, the Arts Center of Cannon County will host the top craft artisans from throughout the region who will offer for sale their original textiles, jewelry, woodcarving, metalwork, pottery, photography, chairs, baskets, ironwork, stained glass and much more. The White Oak Craft Fair takes place along the banks of the East Fork Stones River just down from the Arts Center. Contact the Arts Center at 615-563-2787.
Short Mountain Barbecue Competition
Saturday, Sept. 12
BBQ Competition at Short Mountain Distillery and the Stillhouse Restaurant in celebration of the Cannon County White Oak Craft Fair. The distillery is located at 8280 Short Mountain Road. Call 615-563-1234.
Pea Ridge School Reunion
Saturday, Sept. 12
The Pea Ridge School Reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 12 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The doors open at 10 a.m. with lunch at 11 a.m. Bring food, photos and memories. Call 615-597-3033 if you have questions.
Rescue Ride IX
The Cannon County Rescue Squad, Inc. 9th annual Rescue Ride. Starting at Dillon Park in Woodbury at 0900. Motorcycles, cars, classic cars, trucks, etc. Benefit for your local volunteer Rescue Squad. More more details, visit www.facebook.com/CannonCountyRescue
Eight O'Five Jive
Saturday, Sept. 19
Join the Arts Center of Cannon County for an evening of swing dancing, with instruction by National Dance Clubs of Murfreesboro followed with a dance party featuring Eight O Five Jive! The event begins at 7:30 p.m.
Hills Of Tennessee Roots Music Series - Mary Gauthier
Saturday, Sept. 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9 pm
at the Bird Song Studio located at 213 W. High St. Woodbury, Tn. Visit www.thebirdsongstudio.com for more information.
Cannon County Senior Center
Friday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
Admission is $5. The Gilley Brothers will be performing. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Cannon County 4-H Poultry Auction
Tueday, Sept. 22
The auction begins at 9 a.m. at Cannon County Farmers Market. Please support Cannon County 4-Hers as they bring their best pullets to be judged and auctioned. All proceeds will benefit future child chain projects.
Mule Skinners Fall Wagon Train
Wed, Thurs, Fri September 24, 25 & 26, 2015
Wagon Train will leave the JMP Arena, Woodbury TN each morning 9:00 AM CST
Over night camping arrangements available. Daily wagon train rides will vary throughout scenic Cannon County average 15 to 20 miles daily.
For more information www.midtnmules.com; email email@example.com or
call Grady 615-849-6867. Call Cindy 615-904-5356 to have a flier sent to you.
H Bar M Rodeo Company
Friday, Sept. 25 & Saturday, Sept. 26
Justin Pemberton Arena in Woodbury. Gates open at 5 p.m., Muttin Bustin begins at 7 p.m. each night. A family friendly event and great concessions. Contact Dana Pemberton at 615-542-4290 for further information.
The Color Of Fall Car & Truck Show
Saturday, Sept. 26
On The Square in Woodbury. Registration begins at 8 a,m. until noon.
71 Trophies and 7 cash prizes will be awarded, registration fee is $20 per vehicle. Contact Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for information.
Short Mountain Trading Post's Country Christmas Bazaar
Saturday October 10.
Free vendor spaces. To reserve call: Savannah at 615-464-7824. Free Lunch and Free Fun and Fellowship. Looking for those who have Holiday crafts, Decorations that
you no longer need, homemade goods such as breads, canned goods...etc.
All proceeds are yours. Taking Sign ups now.
Short Mountain Trading Post Winter Clothing Drive
NOW UNDER WAY
The Trading Post is collecting warm items to distribute to those who are not as fortunate to buy all they need to survive the winter. If you have extra coats, jackets, sweaters, hats, gloves, blankets, boots, etc. please drop them off at The Post
on Thursdays thru Saturdays 11:00 to 5:00. We can also gladly pick up items .
Just call Savannah at: 615-464-7824 This is part of the Feed
America First organization in Woodbury.