The Cannon Blast 4-20-2013

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Community Dinner
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.


Alcoholics Anonymous
If you drink alot that's your business. If you want to stop that's ours.
Call 615-653-7914.

Celebrate Recovery
Celebrate Recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups meets every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

Saturday, April 23
Woodbury Square
Ready for some spring fun? Then join in the first Cruise-In of the season on Saturday, April 23 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.

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.
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,


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.

Music Night
Friday, April 15
Cannon County Senior Center
Cripple Creek Review Band will perform at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5.

Auburntown Historical Society
April 21 at 7 p.m.
Auburntown Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.
Guest speaker will be Robert White, Tennessee State Museum. Robert will speak on the Battle of Snow Hill, which took place between Dowelltown and Smithville.


Cannon County Public Safety Day
Saturday, April 23 at 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cannon County Firegrounds, Justin Pemberton Arena
Come join a spectacular public safety day. The first 200 children will receive a special fire prevention and safety kit. The event will feature fire trucks, ambulances, rescue vehicles, LifeFlight helicopter, law enforcement vehicles, health and wellness awareness, public safety and preparedness booths, home electrical and gas safety awareness. Bounce houses and refreshments are planned. Register to win free fire extinquishers and smoke detectors.

Forever Abbey Road
Saturday, April 23 7:30 p.m.
Arts Center of Cannon County
From the Beatles' early years of "She Loves You" and "I Want to Hold Your Hand" to the psychedelic period of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" to their later years of "Hey Jude" and "Let It Be"- Forever Abbey Road performs it all with exciting energy, heart and accuracy.

Yard Sale on the Square in Woodbury
Saturday, April 23
Iron Pig Antiques at 103 N. Cannon St. plus several other antique businesses around the square will hold a Yard Sale beginning at 8 a.m., great sales, lots of fun, invite your friends and spend the day in Woodbury. Contact Trish at Iron Pig Antiques at 615-563-5375 for more info.

Cruise-in On The Square in Woodbury
Saturday, April 23 @ 4 to 7:30 p.m.
All makes, models and motorcycles welcome beginning at 4 until 7:30 pm.
No entry fee, enjoy dj music, cruiser of the month award, door prizes and register for the Grand Prize donated by DTC Communications to be awarded at the Oct. Cruise In. Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 or Carolyn Motley at 615-563-2222 for further information.

Bluegrass Music at Gassaway
Friday, April 29
Gassaway Community Center
Live, free Bluegrass music open to the public.

Reagan Day Dinner
Saturday, April 30 at 6 p.m.
Cannon County Senior Center
Join the Cannon County GOP and friends to hear state Sen. Mark Green, the doctor who treated and interrogated Saddam Hussein after his capture and the author of "A Night With Saddam." Tickets are $25 each or $200 for a table of eight. For additional information email or call 615-563-4128.

2016 Jewelry Showcase
Saturday, April 30
Join us for the Arts Center of Cannon County's indoor Jewelry Showcase on Saturday, April 30 to shop for fabulous, unique gifts from local craft artists. Over a dozen Middle Tennessee jewelry makers will be in attendance, selling a wide selection of hand-crafted silver, copper, leather, stone, and beaded jewelry. Admission to the event is free, so bring a friend and come out to support your area artists!

Music Night
Cannon County Senior Center
Friday, May 6
Rode West Band will perform at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5.

Fish Fry
Saturday, May 7
Hollow Springs Community Church
Hollow Springs Community Church. 6396 Hollow Springs Road, Bradyville, will hold a fish fry at 5 p.m. May 7. $7 per person either dine in or carry out. Children under 10 years old eat free. Proceeds will be used to benefit Renewed Life Ministries.


Are you raising a relative child or need housing assistance?
For more information on assistance and support, please contact Melissa Allison at the Upper Cumberland Developments District toll free at 1-877-275-8233.
A support group meeting will be held for relatives that are caring for relative children. This meeting will be held at the Adams Memorial Library, Monday, April 25, 2016, from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, downstairs. For housing assistance while cating for minor child, contact Myra Walker at 931-432-4111.


Music Night
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.


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.

Cannon County Commission Meeting
Thursday, May 5 @ 5-7 p.m.
At the Cannon County Courthouse.

Mule Day
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.

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.

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