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Short Mountain
Trading Post
Short Mountain Trading Post: Looking for Farmer's Market participants, Flea Market vendors and local craftspeople. To sign up: contact Savannah at 615-464-7824. Free spaces available.

Veterans to meet
Thursday, October 2,
6:00 p.m.
The Veterans and Concerned Citizens for the Veterans of Cannon County will meet on Thursday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at the Senior Center.
The Executive Board of the American Legion Post 279 will meet at the same date and place at 6:30 p.m.
We are finalizing nominations for the Grand Marshal and the Service Marshals for the Annual Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 8th.
We are also finalizing plans for the Veterans Day Program at the Cannon County High School on Friday, November 7th.

Noises Off
The Arts Center of Cannon Co.
Continues through Oct. 4
Noises Off is a play within a play. It is about an ambitious director and his troupe of mediocre actors. The cast and crew are putting together a silly comedy titled, Nothing On - a farce in which lovers frollic, doors slam, clothes are tossed away, and embarrassing hi-jinks ensue. Noises Off is presented in honor of longtime patrons Chuck & Adella Harter.
Show dates and times are Oct. 3 & 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Annual Country Ham Breakfast and Bake Sale Coming to First UMC
Saturday Oct. 4
The Annual Country Ham Breakfast and Bake Sale, of First United Methodist Church Woodbury is coming up on Saturday Oct. 4th from 6 to 10 a.m. This is an annual event that takes place the first Saturday of October each year with the proceeds going to help fund the many local and foreign mission projects of the church. Tickets are $10 each with children 12 and under only $5.
First Methodist Church is located at 502 West High Street in Woodbury. For more information or tickets, call the Office at First United Methodist Church: 563-2135

Health Talk at Cannon County Chiropractic
Tuesday, October 7, 5:30-6:00
Dr. Trea Wessel of Cannon County Chiropractic will be educating the public 30 minutes at a time on Tuesday, October 7 at her office located at 824 McMinnville Hwy. in Woodbury. The topic for Tuesday's meeting is Chiro 101.
For more info, call Dr. Trea at 615-563-3320 or email at
The meeting is free.

Spooktacular Fest and
Fall Flea Market
Saturday, Oct. 11
The next big event coming to the Short Mountain Trading Post is the Spooktacular Fest and Fall Flea Market. It is scheduled for Oct. 11 on Saturday from 10 to 5. All our vendors will be dressed in costumes and offering free candies and snacks to our young trick or treaters. kinda like a trunk or treat event, but even more fun!! Make sure you come dressed in costume and win the prize in different categories (to be announced). Enter the pie eating contest. Take a ride on the mule wagon to and from the Distillery.
Free space is offered to those wanting to vendor at the flea market. Call Savannah at 651-464-7824 for information.

Toy Drive Cruise In
Saturday, Oct. 11
Held on the Square in Woodbury, 3 til 6:30 p.m., contact the Chamber of Commerce at 615-563-2222.

Toy Drive Cruise In
Saturday, Oct. 11
Held on the Square in Woodbury, 3 til 6:30 p.m., contact the Chamber of Commerce at 615-563-2222.

Womack Reunion Sunday, October 12
The Womack Reunion will be held Sunday, October 12 beginning at 12:00 noon until ? at the Woodbury Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Bring a covered dish, all your family and any old pictures you have. Call 615-563-4310 for any additional information.

AH! Readyville!
Thursday, October 16, 6:30
at Goodness Gracious
That's the sentiment that until recently was painted on the side of the old Holmes Service Station in the heart of Readyville, now owned by Nora and Dave Robinson, a sentiment that is shared by all of those so fortunate as to call Readyville home.
Its natural beauty is appreciated at a distance daily by the thousands of drivers who traverse the John Bragg Highway which runs just over a mile to the south. But the vast majority of them are totally unaware of the prominent place Readyville's founder, Charles Ready, and his descendaents have played in county, state, and national affairs.
Such will be the topic as Boyd Barker, himself a direct descendent of Mary and Charles Ready, discusses the beautiful place he calls home, and the contributions of its founder and several Ready descendents. Civil War generals, a son who was a U. S. Representative, and a granddaughter who was the envy of the social elite in Washington, DC are just a few of the individuals who will be discussed who have a direct connection to Charles Ready and his Readyville.
Gathering time is 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 16. The presentation begins at 7:00 p.m. at Goodness Gracious at the Readyville Mill, 5418 Murfreesboro Road, in Readyville. RSVP by October 10. Seating is limited so call 615-409-6009 or 615-563-8088 or See ad in this week's Cannon Courier.

Monty Python's Spamalot"
Opens Friday, Oct. 17
Arts Center of Cannon County
"Monty Python's Spamalot" at the Arts Center of Cannon County. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical with a book and lyrics by Eric Idle and an entirely new score created by Eric Idle and John De Prez.
This show is rated PG-13
Show dates and times are Oct. 17, 18, 24 & 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 & 26 at 2 p.m.

Halloween Haunted House
at Centertown CIC
Opens Friday, Oct. 17
A Halloween Haunted House opens at Centertown CIC, 92 Gilbert St. The house is open Friday, Oct. 17 to Saturday, Oct. 18
and Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 each night. Cost is $5 per person. Refreshments are available in the kitchen.

Fall Fest on the Square
Friday, Oct. 17 and Saturday, Oct. 18
Several downtown businesses are combining efforts for a Fall Festival. Entertainment will include CCHS Jazz Band, performers from BirdSong Studioes, Kevin Quarles and fiddler Lightning Jack. Sponsors include Antiques and More, Jennings Jewelers, Antiques on the Squard, the Old Feed Store and Reed Furniture.

Cannon County
Country Christmas
Friday, Nov. 21, Saturday, Nov. 22
Woodbury's Square
Cannon County Country Christmas Merchants Open House on the Square in Woodbury. Contact the Cannon County Chamber of Commerce at (615) 563-2222 for information.

Cannon County Farmers Market
Saturdays at the Arts Center
For those looking for locally grown farm fresh vegetables, drop by the Cannon County Farmers Market for a great selection of vegetables and baked goods including; Cabbage, squash, potatoes, beets, green beans and herbs. Irene Hollis and Lindsey Parsley has a great selection of homemade baked goods. Of course it is hard to past up canned preserves or fried pies from Mrs. Irene or a fried pie from Lindley.
The Cannon County Farmers Market is located at the Cannon County Arts Center every Saturday beginning at 6 a.m. Our producers are proud to offer locally grown farm fresh produce. Most Saturdays the market is open until noon or until the farm fresh fruits and vegetables have been sold.
For help with freezing or canning tips, contact Carla Bush at the Cannon County Extension Office. If you need more information concerning the market or would like to become a vendor, contact Bruce Steelman at the Cannon County Extension Office (563-2554), or

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