The Cannon Blast
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 2:52 pm
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 6 p.m. 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.
Meets Wednesday and Sunday nights promptly at 7:30 p.m. at the Cannon County Senior Center.
Cannon County Senior Center
Friday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.
Admission is $5. Slick Nickel will be performing. Doors open at 6 p.m.
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.
SAVE Fest and Cow Patty Bingo Benefit
Cannon County Fairgrounds Pavillion
Saturday, Oct. 10
This event will benefit Cannon County S.A.V.E., the domestic violence non-profit organization. It will be held in conjuction with S.A.V.E. Fest!! from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. The square that receives the first cow patty wins. 250 squares are available with $10 of every square sold going to the winner for a potential of $2,500. Squares can be purchased for $50 at First Bank, 101 Main St., Woodbury or call board members Rebecca Womack at 615-904-4228 or Tammy Jones at 615-542-1771. You do not need to be present to win.
SAVE Fest!, a fun event to raise funds for
Woodbury's own Domestic Violence Shelter, will include a silent auction with a number of awesome items donated by local businesses for sale.
Clearfork United Methodist Church
8th annual fundraiser
Saturday, Oct. 10
Clearfork United Methodist Church will hold its eighth annual fundraiser and auction Oct. 10. Supper 4-6 p.m. Auction at 6:30. A night out for food and fun.
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, toys, 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.
Rain Date for The Color of Fall Car Show
First United Methodist Church Woodbury Annual Ham Breakfasat
Saturday, Oct. 3 6-10 a.m.
The Annual Country Ham Breakfast at First UMC Woodbury (502 W. High St. Woodbury. Always the first Saturday of October, this year that day comes on Oct.3 from 6 - 10 a.m. Country Ham, sausage, Biscuits, gravy, eggs, grits, juice, coffee, all for $10. All proceeds go toward Mission projects. Bonus this year: A youth sponsored bake sale with proceeds going to the Youth Fund. Tickets will be available at the door.
12 Angry Men
Arts Center of Cannon County
The Arts Center of Cannon County invites you to witness the drama that will unfold when 12 jurors are placed in a room to decide the fate of a 19 year old man who is on trial for murdering his father. This cutt ing edge stage play is sure to keep one at the edge of their seat and question the essence of how guilt and innocence is decided.
12 Angry Men is sponsored by: Bouldin & Reed, PLC
The Short Mountain
Oct. 16-17, 23-24 and 30
Held at Short Mountain Distillery with proceeds benefiting Short Mountain Fire Department and the Cannon County Rescue Squad. Gates open at 6 p.m. with the screams starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 with a dinner buffet available. A costume dance party is set for Halloween night from 8 to midnight with free admission.
Pink Floyd Appreciation Society
Arts Center of Cannon County
The Pink Floyd appreciation society will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here" album by performing the album in it's entirety with another set of all the classic Pink Floyd songs
Book Battle Reading Challenge
Thorough Oct. 16
The Cannon County Library System announces the 2nd Annual Book Batt le Reading
Challenge. The competition pits the six county elementary schools against each other
in a friendly, educational competition to see which school can read the most books. The
program aims at promoting literacy in Cannon County and encouraging students to
check out what their local library has to off er them. The program begins Sept. 14 and
will end on Oct. 16. The results are tallied by taking the total number of books read
by each school and dividing it by the total number of students, thereby making the
program fair. Prizes include a pizza party sponsored by the Cannon County Library
System for the class in the winning school that reads the most books and trophies for
the winning and runner up schools. For more information, you may call the Dr. and
Mrs. J.F. Adams Memorial Library at 615-563-5861 or the Auburntown Public Library
on Wednesdays at 615-464-2622. Good luck to all Cannon County Students!
Art Center Season Tickets
Go on sale Nov. 2
The Arts Center of Cannon County has set its 2016 season with tickets going on sale Nov. 2. Season Tickets are just $60 for six shows. The 2016 Season features:
Memphis, The Musical- The Tony Award Winning Musical about the birth of rock 'n' roll in the turbulent 1950s.(Rated PG)
Always...Patsy Cline- The musical based on Patsy Cline's true story with 27 classic songs. (Rated PG)
Disney's The Little Mermaid- The all-new full length version based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name. (Rated G)
Rock of Ages- Take a trip back to the 1980s in this rock musical featuring the music of Journey, Whitesnake, Styx, Bon Jovi, and many more. (Rated PG13)
The Odd Couple- Neil Simon's classic buddy comedy. (Rated PG)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang- The new stage musical based on the 1968 film. (Rated G)
Cannon Country Christmas
Friday, Nov. 20 & Saturday, Nov. 21
A big weekend is planned in Woodbury as the Cannon County Country Christmas Merchants Open House. The event opens Friday, Nov. 20 as Santa Claus rides onto the Square in a mule wagon. Downtown stores and shops will be in full holiday finery with special treats for visitors. Door prizes and other special events are still in the planning stage. Watch here for updates.