Cannon Blast

Comment   Email   Print
Related Articles

You can submit items for The Blast by email at

Vintage photos
sought for exhibit
The Cannon County Historical Society and The Arts Center are seeking framed vintage family photos from Cannon County Families. Images need to arrive framed, ready to hang with identifying information. The images will go on display in the Cannon Hall of the Arts Center beginning in April 2015 and will conclude with a closing reception in October 2015. There is room for 60 images which will be hung as soon as they arrive. Please contact Neal or Rachel at the Arts Center at or call 615-563-2787 for further information.

Amateur Radio Club
Thursday, March 26
A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the DeKalb County Complex, 722 South Congress Blvd., Smithville. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.
Amateur radio operators also called "hams" communicate with other operators in the local area, statewide, nationally, and even worldwide. Hams also aid during times of emergencies with vital communication links. The DeKalb/Cannon County
Amateur Radio Club is an affiliated club of the American Radio Relay League. Call 615-597-9563 for more information or check out the club's webpage at
Auburntown Historical Society meeting
Thursday, March 26, 7 p.m.
Auburntown Church of Christ fellowship hall
The Auburntown His-torical Society will meet on Thursday, March 26 at the Auburntown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall at 7:00 p.m. This is a reschedule of the canceled February 19 meeting due to inclement weather.
Andrea Calfee will be our speaker. Andrea is the D.A.R. Chapter Regent for the Col. Handy Murphee Chapter. Learn what is required to become a D.A.R. member.

4 Warn Weather
Alert Tour
Thursday, April 2
The Channel 4 weather team will travel to Plainview Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at 6088 Jim Cummings Highway in Woodbury.
Lisa Spencer, Dan Thomas, Paul Heggen and Nancy Van Camp will take the stage with a multi-media show that helps you get ready next time the weather gets bad.

Disney's Tarzan
March 20 - April 4
Arts Center of Cannon County
Tarzan tells the story of an infant boy shipwrecked off the coast of Africa; the young son of an English couple is taken in and raised by a tribe of gorillas to manhood. The young boy strives for acceptance by his ape father while grappling with his uniqueness. When a human expedition enters their territory, Tarzan - now a man - encounters strangers like himself for the first time. Tarzan features music and lyrics by pop icon Phil Collins including "Two Worlds", "Trashing' the Camp", and the Grammy and Oscar winning song, "You'll Be in My Heart." Tickets are available at the Arts Center.

Tennessee Mafia Jug Band
April 18
Arts Center of Cannon County
From the pastoral hills, hollers, shopping malls and interstate highways of Goodlettsville Tennessee, home of Bill Monroe, Bashful Brother Oswald, Stringbean, Grandpa Jones, Keith Whitley and some living country music performers, comes the most entertaining "blast from the past" since Lester Moran and the Cadillac Cowboys. They're the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band - five guys and a scrubboard, with roots like wisdom teeth. Tickets are available at the Arts Center.

First Cruise-In
Saturday, April 25
The first Chamber of Commerce Cruise-In on the Square will be held on Saturday April 25th from 3 to 7 pm. There will be 6 cruise In's and sponsors are needed. Any business wishing to sponsor a cruise in will cost $40.00 which will pay for a cruiser of the month award chosen by the sponsor with their name on the award, the sponsor will choose the winning vehicle and present the award plus advertising on flyers, newspaper & radio. Please contact The Chamber of Commerce at 615-563-2222 or Anthony Rogers at 615-653-5834 if you would like to sponsor a cruise-in.

Ceramic Exhibit and Sale
The Berger Gallery
Arts Center of Cannon County
Susan DeMay and Donna Rizzo present an exhibit and sale of their ceramics in The Berger Gallery at the Arts Center of Cannon County through April 30. Their works not only incorporate the usual idea of pottery as a functional art form, but also the notion that clay works are expressive art works.
The Berger Gallery is located inside The Arts Center of Cannon County and is open 10 until 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission to the exhibit is free.
Jammin at Hippie Jack's
tickets now available
For the preservation of Americana music. Stay for a day, or camp out the whole weekend. The River Stage will host over 30 live performance with headliners recorded as part of the national Jammin at Hippie Jack's public television series. On the web at: www.Jammin
Free Adult Education Classes
Monday and Wednesday
Cannon County Adult Education
Did you know there are 92,000 jos available in Tennessee IF you have a high school diploma or high school equivalency?
Why not make the first step to change your life forever?
Registration and orientation is any Monday at 9:00 a.m. or any Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. at the Cannon County Adult Education, 301 West Main Street in Woodbury. Day and night classes are available.
Day classes are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am. until noon. Night classes are Monday and Wednesday from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.
For more information, call 615-563-7323.
Let us help you make a difference in your life.

Read more from:
Comment   Email   Print
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: