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Spring Veggies at the Cannon County Farmers Market
The weather has put us a little behind, but the Market producers are starting to make their goodies available. Carmen and Jerry Smithson will be at the Market on Saturday with cabbage, onions, lettuce, radishes and potatoes. We plan to have the Market up and running with multiple producers the first Saturday in July.
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.
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

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.

Vacation Bible School
Theme: “Avoid Evil”
Saturday, June 15-18
Leoni Church of Christ, 6919 McMinnville Highway, Sunday night at 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday night at 7 p.m. Classes for nursey through adults. For transportation call 563-2337 and leave a message.

Free Legal Aide Clinc
Tuesday, June 17
A free legal aid clinic is set for 10 a.m. June 17 at the Cannon County SAVE Office, 301 West Main St., Suite 227, Woodbury. Please call 615-563-6690 to schedule an appointment.
Auburntown Historical Society
Thursday, June 19
The Auburntown Historial Society will meet Thursday, June 19, 7 p.m. at Auburntown Church of Christ’s Fellowship Building. Harris and Rob Hooper will speak on the Battle of Vaught Hill, which took place at Milton, TN during the Civil War.

American Legion Post 279
Thursday, June 19
5:45 p.m.
The Hilton Stone American Legion Post 279 will meet on Thursday, June 19, 2014; at 5:45pm for dinner and 6:30pm for our regular meeting, at the Senior Citizens Center in Woodbury. Be sure to come early and see one of the ladies of Auxiliary Unit 279 to get your copy of the "Patriotic Cookbook", with many of the ole timers' secret recipes.
Do you remember the Peanut Butter Bars when you where in Woodbury High School? Do you remember WT McBroom's famous brownies, and the Groovey Butter Bars? And the old fashion Popcorn Balls? Well they are in there. Special Asian and German recipes, and most of all family favorites from the past are also included.

Class of 1958 Reunion
Saturday, June 21
Plan your summer with the Woodbury High School Class of 1958 Reunion on June 21 at Brown - Spurlock Park, gathering in around 11 a.m. Those attending should bring cover dish and 2 liter drink.

National Spotted Saddle Horse Association Show
Saturday, June 21
Come one, come all, to the Cannon County Fairgrounds in Woodbury, Tennessee, on June 21, 2014 at 6:00 PM. This Horse Show is sponsored by, "Friends of After School Kids Program.”
There will be lots of good food, lots of competition, and lots of fun. Come on out and support the kids of Cannon County.
These are our leaders of tomorrow, and we want to make sure that they get the best. American Legion Post 279 will be on hand to help the "Friends of After School Kids Program".

A Night In The Islands
Saturday, June 21
"A Night In The Islands" benefitting We Care Cannon at The Cove at Maple Drive in Houston Hills, in Woodbury. Live steel drum band, live auction and island food. Tickets available at Farm Bureau or Woodbury Funeral Home or call (615) 491-1784 or (615) 496-3543 or RSVP to

Melton Reunion
Sunday, June 22
The descendents of A and Alona Smithson Melton will meet at noon at Gassaway Fire Hall. Bring an appropriate dish.

All Day Singing
Sanders Fork Baptist Church
Sunday, June 22
Sanders Fork Baptist Church will hold an all day singing starting at 10 a.m. featuring The Foothill Quartet and the Mello-Tones. Everyone is welcome and lunch will be served. The church is located on Hwy 145 between Woodbury and Auburntown.

Cruis’in On the Square
Saturday, June 28
Cruis’in On the Square 3 p.m. in Woodbury.

Fireworks Display
Thursday, July 3
6 pm: Fireworks Display at Dillon Park in Woodbury. Contact Dale Peterson at (615) 563-1641 for information.

Lions Club
One-Night Horse Show
Saturday, July 5
6 pm: The Woodbury Lions Club Award Winning One-Night Walking Horse Show at the fairgrounds in Woodbury. Contact Bruce Steelman at 615-563-2554 for further information.

Melton – Parsley
Family Reunion
Saturday, July 19
The friends and families of Ollie Melton and Birdie Parsley Melton will be gathering for a pot luck dinner on Saturday July 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Cannon County Senior Center located at 609 Lehman Street in Woodbury. Bring your favorite food(s) to share and your photos and stories for all to enjoy. For more info you can email: Dorothy at:

Tate Reunion
Saturday, July 19
Auburntown Community Center
Doors open at noon with a potluck dinner starting at 12:30 p.m.
If any of your family lived or lives in the Cannon County area and you think you could be related come join us and find out. Also if you have new additions to your family please bring a written report to update records.
Shared pictures new and old to view are always welcome. Musican insturments play by anyone come, bring and join in the entertainment with the group after lunch. Plates, forks and napkins provided.
Please pass the word. Peggy Wilson Tate (615) 563-5910.

Family Reunion
Sunday, July 20
The friends and families of Charlie J. Ferrell and Nannie Mae Jones Ferrell of Big Hill Road will be gathering at the home of Hilton & Marie Ferrell on Sunday July 20. At 11 at 715 Taylor Women Road, Woodbury, Tn. Bring your favorite food(s) to share along with your photos and stories for all to enjoy. For more info you can email Dorothy at: or contact Hilton Ferrell at 615-563-2346.

Red Apple Days
Friday, Aug. 1-2
Red Apple Days in Auburntown, at C. S. Hawkins Park. Events start at 8 a.m. each day. Contact Roger Turney at (615) 464-4210 for information.

4th Annual “Reverse Raffle” Arts Center of Cannon County
Saturday, Aug. 2
Contact the Arts Center at (615) 563-2787 for information.


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