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Country Music Jam Session
Pocahontas Community Center
1st and 3rd Fridays
A country music jam sessions is set for the first and third Fridays of each month at the Pocahontas Community Center, 1441 Pocahontas Road, Morrison. Musicians sign up at 5:30 and the music starts at 6pm. Open to the public, spectators and dancers are welcome. Admission is free. For more info call Ray at 615-765-7835 or John 931-588-1229.

Short Mountain Trading Post
The Short Mountain Trading Post is now taking applications for the Trading Post Christmas reserved spots in this October event. Short Mountain Trading Post is still accepting furniture and miscellaneous item donations for their artist projects. A percentage of money made from all donations goes to Feed America First. Also, call Savannah at: 615-464-7824 if you or someone you know needs free food. We are here to help! Free space only a phone call away to Savannah. 615-464-7824.

Celebrate Recovery
For hurts, habits and hang-ups. Every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church.
Contact: Hunter Hay 615-542-2132

80 Portraits of Cannon County
Cannon Hall
May - October
Framed vintage family photos from the breadth of Cannon County families will be on display in Cannon Hall beginning in May 2015 and will conclude with an old fashioned "family reunion" reception in October 2015.
Cannon Hall is a 2,600 square foot exhibition and event space located inside The Arts Center at 1424 John Bragg Highway, Woodbury.. We display works from our collection as well as loaned works from private collections and public institutions. Admission to Cannon Hall is free. Hall hours are 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information call 615-563-2787 or visit our website at


Short Mountain Disc Jam
July 31-Aug. 2
Flyin Colors Disc Golf are proud to announce the 2nd annual Short Mountain Disc Jam Charity Event. Come enjoy 2 days of Disc Golf on the onsite Red Apple & White Lightning Courses, over 20 hours of Live Music, Vendors, 3 nights of Camping, tons of Moonshine, the beautiful new Stillhouse Restaurant​ and more all on the beautiful 300 acres Short Mountain Distillery​ & Farm with part of the proceeds going to Live Music Friday, Saturday & Sunday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Red Apple Days
July 31-Aug. 1
Held at C.H. Hawkins Park, gospel music on Friday evening. Saturday begins with a 5K run, vendors, entertainment and a fish fry at the Community Center. Friday night's schedule includes Men of Grace at 5 p.m. Because He Lives at 6 p.m., Dave Surett at 7 p.m. and Jay Winchester Ministries at 8 p.m. Saturday's events begin at 7 a.m. with the Red Apple 500, car show at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., games in the park from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Apple Desert Cookoff at 10 a.m., the Lions Club Fish Fry and the Red Apple Parade at noon, a Rook tournament will follow the parade. For the 2 p.m. Red Apple 500, the "race cars" must have four wheels and no motor. Entrants should be wearing a costume. Performing in the evening will be the Nichols Family, Prosperity Baptist, the Stallman Family, Missfits, the Billy Moulder Group, Nokes Boys and the Gilley Brothers. Bring your lawn chairs. To register for the Little Miss/Mr. Red Apple Contest or the dog show, call 615-273-2273 days or 615-464-2696 evenings.


The Arts Center Presents "Forever Abbey Road, A Tribute to the Beatles."
July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10 pm
The Arts Center presents Forever Abbey Road, a tribute to the Beatles. Showtime is 7:30 and The Blue Porch will be open if you would like dinner and a show. Contact the Arts Center at 615-563-2787 for information.


Woodland Elementary
Saturday, Aug. 1
Julia Warren is 9-years-old and attends Woodland Elementary School. A dinner and a live auction is planned for 4 to 6 p.m. At the school, 8383 Jim Cummings Highway. The dinner, beginning at 4 p.m. includes barbecue, baked beans, slaw, chips, mac and cheese, dessert and sweet tea. The live auction begins at 6 p.m.


Tenpenny Reunion
Saturday, Aug. 1
Tenpenny Family Reunion will be on August 1, 2015 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Woodbury Lions Club Building. Bring all your Tenpenny friends and relatives and join the fun and festivities. Covered dish meal at noon.


Arts Center
Reverse Raffle
Saturday, Aug. 1
Your cordially invited to the Arts Center Reverse Raffle, enjoy a gourmet meal, door prize raffle, be the last ticket holder and you win $5,000 dollars. A fun night with family and friends. Contact the Arts Center at 615-563-2787 for information.


Community Dinner
Wednesday, Aug. 5
Sycamore Baptist Church will hold a community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. On Aug. 5. All benefits collected will go to the new building fund.

Full Gas Service
Friday, Aug. 7
Generations of Woodbury will be provided full-service gas attendants at Parsley's Market (by the caution lights) from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Donations will be accepted. All proceeds will go to our service recipients' activity fund.

Ghost: The Musical
Begins Aug. 7
@ 7:30 pm - 10 pm
Directed by Scarlett Turney
Musical Direction by Tiffany Sweeley, Choreography by Matt Hunter
Ghost is Rated PG for Thematic Elements including Language & Violence
Ghost is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Sam is trapped as a ghost between this world and the next, trying to communicate with girlfriend Molly through a phony psychic in the hope of saving her from his murderer. Don't miss this roller coaster ride of music, romance and comedy.
Ghost the Musical features John & Brittany Goodwin as Sam & Molly,
Jessica Hunter as Oda Mae Brown, and Cavender Lane as Carl Bruner.
Performances run Aug. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 9 & 16 at 2 p.m.

George-Tate Family Reunion
Saturday, Aug. 8
The George-Tate Family reunion is set for Gassaway Community Center. Hours are 10:30 a.m. - until. Pot luck dinner will be served at noon. In the beginning, John B. (J.B.) Tate married Sarah Elizabeth Blair on March 7, 1893. Their child Jennie B. Tate married Sammie George on April 4, 1934. Sharing of family photos will be appreciated.

Short Mountain Fun Day & Flea Market
Saturday, Aug. 8
The Short Mountain Trading Post is hosting another Family Fun Day and Flea Market on Saturday Aug. 8 from 10 to 5. Those interested in reserving a Free vending space contact Savannah at: 615-464-7824 as soon as possible. FREE LUNCH for all !! Crafts, Homemade baked goods, jams and jellies, homemade soaps, antiques, housewares, furniture will be sold. Huge sale in Loft.

Cannon County Senior Center
Music Night
Aug. 7 at $7 p.m.
Admission is $5. Uptown Country will be performing. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Daniel Reunion
Saturday, Aug. 8
On Saturday, Aug. 8, the descendants of Robert (Bob) Jasper and Josephine (Josie) Wood Daniel will meet at the Lions Club Building in Woodbury. The reunion begins at 10 a.m. with lunch served at noon. Bring a dish(es) for yourself and family, plus one. Drinks, paper plates, napkins and plastic ware will be furnished.


Cruise-In On The Square
Aug. 22 @ 3-7 p.m.
All cars and trucks welcome, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music and more. Contact John Barker at 615-542-4065 for info.


Grand Ole Opry Star
in Concert
Friday, Aug. 14
Opry Star John Conlee will appear in concert at South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma. Call 931-455-5321 for information.

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