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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.
Sign up for Flea Market
Sign up now for the May 21 Flea Market at the Short Mountain Trading
Post . Free spaces ... just set up and sell away! Free lunch also. Call Savannah at:
615-464-7824 and make reservation.
If you drink alot that's your business. If you want to stop that's ours.
Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
Flags for Sale
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. This is an on-going project. 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 (best price
anywhere). This is our most popular flag. The United States Flag 4"x 6" is .50 each or $5 a dozen for special occasions. The military services/branches flags are $30 each. For that special display. We can get you any State Flag, different size flags and different
size flag poles, (small house flag poles to large business flag poles.) WE ALSO HAVE INDOOR FLAG SETS. FLAGS FOR ALL OCASSIONS. If you need to make a special order, call and we have a catalogue available to make your selections.
CONTACT A MEMBER OF AMERICAN LEGION POST 279 OR CALL
CHARLIE HARRELL 615-542-1289, OR JIM STONE 615-563-6111, OR BRENT BUSH
615-563-2691, OR BRITT KNOX 615-904-5644, OR PENNY DANIELS 615-563-6729.
We will be glad to take your order, deliver your order, and all with a
smile and a big thank you, for Supporting the American Legion Post 279,
AND OUR YOUTH, OUR COMMUNITY, AND OUR VETERANS, OF CANNON COUNTY.
Southern Self Taught Artists
Selections from the Caldwell Collection
Now On Display in Cannon Hall
Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is Free
Dr. Benjamin Caldwell, Jr. and Mrs. Gertrude Caldwell generously donated the collection to the Arts Center of Cannon County in 2005. The Caldwells have collected art for more than forty years. Mrs.Caldwell says about collecting art, "I am attracted to art immediately for some reason, either the color, the form or action...As we began to go places and meet the artists, I came to love the people." The collection includes numerous internationally recognized self taught and outsider artists from the south, including works by Mose Tolliver, Jimmie Lee Sudduth, Bessie Harvey, and Homer Green.
Cannon County Historial Society
Tuesday, May 10
Cannon County Senior Center
The new Cannon County Historial Robert Bush will be quest speaker at the 6:30 p.m. meeting. His subject will be "Back to Bradyville." A talented historian and gifted writer, many of Mr. Bush's articles have been featured in the Cannon Courier. The program will begin at 6:30 with snacks and goodies. The presentation will begain at 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and everyone is invited.
Cannon County Senior Center
Friday, May 13
Lonnie Jones and Tennessee Shine will perform at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5.
Lowell Levinger of The Youngbloods
Saturday, May 14, 7:30 p.m.
Bird Song Studio, Woodbury
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of The Youngbloods, at age 70, Lowell Levinger (aka Banana from the Youngbloods) will make a rare appearance in Woodbury, Tennessee on May 14 to kick off Bird Song Studio's 2016 Roots Music Series. Currently on tour in support of his new album, "Get Together: Banana Recalls Youngbloods Classics," Banana will perform his new version of the Youngbloods' 1967 hit "Get Together," as well as his own original tunes while fingerpicking his unique five-string tenor guitar, breaking out a banjo for occasional accompaniment or tickling the ivories for just the right mood. For more info: www.birdsongstudio.com.
Tickets are $15 online or at the door. Bird Song Studio is located at 213 West High St.
Saturday, May 14 @ 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Middle Tennessee Mule Skinners Association presents "Mule Day" in Cannon County. Gates open at 11 a.m. at the Horse Show Arena located on Lehman St. in Woodbury. Contact Andy Duggin at 615-624-1708 for further information.
Cannon Courier "Hall of Fame" Sports Banquet
May 19 @ 5-9 p.m.
The Cannon Courier "Hall of Fame" Sports Banquet will take place at the Arts Center on John Bragg Hwy. Join in when athletes of the past and present are acknowledged for their accomplishments in Cannon County Sports, dinner will be included. Contact the Cannon Courier for details at 615-563-2512.
The Good Ole Days
Friday, May 20 - 21
May 20-21: The Good Ole Days, sponsored by the Cannon County Senior Center will take place On The Square in Woodbury. Enjoy, music, pageants, food, vendors and special attractions beginning at 8 a.m. until the fun is over each day. Contact the Senior Center at 615-563-5304 for further information and vendor applications.
CCHS Class of 1986
30 Year Reunion
Saturday, May 21
May 21 at the Readyville Mill. Cost is $35 which includes your meal. 5 to 8 p.m. You can mail checks to Danielle Worrell, 5418 Murfreesboro Road, Readyville TN, 37149.
Daisy Day at Camp
Sunday, May 22
Girls entering kindergarten and first grade are invited to hang out in the Daisy Den and go for a hike around camp. Games and crafts are planned. Bring a picnic lunch and find a place to eat, then feel free to explore our camp from 2 to 4 p.m. May 22 at Camp Piedmont, 230 Pilot Knob Road, Readyville.
Celebrate Memorial Day
Thursday, May 26, 6:30 p.m.
Cookout featuring the Silver and Gold Band at Simmons Chapel, 3265 Hollow Springs Road, Bradyville, TN 37026. Call 615-563-2274 for info.
Gassaway Community Center Bluegrass
Friday, May 27
Hours are 6:30 p.m. until ? Potluck meal with no cover charge.
Cruise-In on the Square
Saturday May 28
Ready for some spring fun? Then join the Cruise-In on Saturday, May 28 on the Square in Woodbury. The show is open to all cars, trucks and unique vehicles from 4 to 7:30 p.m. No entry fees or spectator fees are charged for the Cruise-Ins, which are presented by the Cannon County Chamber of Commerce.
Memorial Day Trail Ride
Saturday, May 28 - 30
Cannon County Walking Horse Assoc. Memorial Day Trail Ride. Riders will leave the fair grounds in Woodbury at 11 AM, ride to the camp grounds on Short Mountain for a week-end of camping, trail riding, music, food, dancing and a horse show. Contact Korie Loftus at 615-542-2311 for further information.
Cruise-In On The Square in Woodbury
May 28 4 - 7:30 pm
All makes, models of cars and trucks plus motorcycles are welcome. No entry fee, enjoy DJmusic, cruiser of the month award, door prizes and register for the Grand Prize to be given away at the October Cruise In.
sponsored by DTC Communications. Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 or Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for information.
Always... Patsy Cline
Begins June 3 @ 7:30 p.m.
Always...Patsy Cline is based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. The play focuses on the fateful evening at Houston's Esquire Ballroom when Seger hears of Cline's death in a plane crash.
Seger supplies a narrative while Cline floats in and out of the set singing tunes that made her famous--Anytime, Walkin' After Midnight, She's Got You, Sweet Dreams, and Crazy--to name a few. At the Arts Center of Cannon County.
Fundraiser for Cannon County Community for Animals
Saturday, June 4
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Courthouse parking lot. Sale spaces available. Two parking spaces for $20. Contact Sue for space rental and details at 615-563-2874.
Saturday, June 4
A ham breakfast kicks off homecoming for Gassaway Community on June 4. The breakfast is set for 6 to 10 a.m. at the Community Center. Other events include games at 9 a.m. and live entertainment all day. Booths are available for rent. A parade is set for 1 p.m. A fish supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Community Center. For more information call 615-563-4183 or 615-563-2387.
Summer Youth Conservatory
2016 Junior Sessions: June 6-17 or June 20-July 1
2016 Senior Session: July 11-22
Summer Youth Conservatory is dedicated to the development of life skills through participation in the arts - helping kids reach a new stage at the Arts Center of Cannon County. In addition to classes, this program offers the opportunity for all participants to appear on stage in a production at the end of each session. This is also a valuable opportunity to be seen on stage by Arts Center directors. Students will audition for various roles in performances, but every student will be featured. Please call The Arts Center of Cannon County at (615) 563-ARTS or 1-800-235-9073 for more information.
The Science Guys' 2016 Summer Reading Program
Thursday, June 23
Adams Memorial Library
The Science Guys return to libraries across Tennessee and Kentucky to present "The Science of Sport" to make science fun, cool and easy for kids of all ages.
The Science Guys will appear at Adams Memorial Library in Woodbury at 1 p.m. June 23.
"Wellness, Fitness and Sports" is the theme for 2016 Summer Reading Program at libraries across the United States. Hand-eye coordination, lung capacity experiments, learning about Bernoulli's principle and aerodynamics, balancing miracles and the sweet spot on your tennis racket are included in Mr. Bond's "The Science of Sport" program. Most events are free and open to the public. More information is available at www.MrBondScienceGuy.com, by calling 615-573-2702 or by contacting the individual libraries. Running time: 45 minutes.
Need for foster families ongoing in Upper Cumberland
Foster parents can make a world of difference for children placed into foster care for abuse or neglect, and many more of them are urgently needed in Upper Cumberland.
May is designated National Foster Care Awareness Month, a time set aside to help raise awareness of the needs and challenges of children in foster care. - To learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent through Youth Villages, call Karina Capellino at 931-560-4233 or email her at email@example.com.