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Farmers Market
Saturdays 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Farmers Market open every Saturday 7 a.m. until 12 noon, located at the Farmers Market Pavilion in the parking area of The Arts Center on John Bragg Hwy. Contact Bruce Steelman at 615-563-2554 for information.

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.

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,

Music Night on Thursdays
The Pocahontas Community Center, located near Ivy Bluff, will be having a music night every Thursday at 5 p.m. We welcome all musicians who would like to come and play with our group, beginners or pros. If you like to sing our band will play your song and let you sing along! Spectators and dancers are welcome. For more info call Ray, 615-765-7835

Cannon County Health Department offers free
eat healty be active community workshops
According to America's Health Rankings, Tennessee is number 45 overall for health among the states, with obesity and physical inactivity as major contributing factors to the poor ranking. In an effort to educate our communities on healthy lifestyle changes, the Cannon County Health Department is now offering Eat Healthy Be Active Community Workshops. There will be six workshops with education on Enjoying Healthy Food that Tastes Great; Quick, Healthy Meals and Snacks; Eating Healthy on a Budget; Tips for Losing Weight and Keeping it Off; Making Healthy Eating Part of Your Total Lifestyle; and Physical Activity is Key to Living Well.
Workshops will begin September 21, 2016 from 3 P.M until 4 P.M at the Cannon County Health Department. To register contact the Cannon County Health Department at

Middle TN Mule Skinners Wagon Train
September 22, 23,& 24. Leave at 9am daily from JMP Arena in Woodbury
RFD-TV has scheduled to attend 2 or the 3 days to ride.
For more information 615-849-6867 or 615-904-5356

Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ
September 23, 24, 25. Friday & Saturday services 7 pm; Sunday Services 10am / 6pm
Jamison Crouch, Evangelist
The Color of Fall Car & Truck show will be on the Square in Woodbury. Registration begins at 8 a.m. until 12 noon, $20 entry fee. Enjoy DJ music, door prizes, trivia contests, 50/50 drawing and more. Contact 615-563-2222 for information. (Rain Date Saturday, October 1st)

Suite Surrender
Through September 25
Murfreesboro's Center for the Arts presents the hysterical farce SUITE SURRENDER, runs through September 25. Tickets can be purchased on the center's website at; calling 615-904-2787; or stopping by the Center's box office at 110 W. College St. in downtown Murfreesboro. Prices are $15 for adults; $13 for seniors, students and military; and $11 for children. Group tickets are available. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings and 2 p.m. on Sunday afternoons.

The Odd Couple
September 30 - October 15
Arts Center of Cannon County
Neil Simon's hilarious play centers on a pair of desperately mismatched roommates--one sloppy and one neat--who are arguably the most memorable pair of characters that the successful playwright has ever written. It debuted on Broadway in 1965 and spawned an extremely successful 1968 movie and sitcom that ran for five seasons.
Performances run September 30, October 1, 7, 8, 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m.
and October 9 & 16 at 2 p.m.

Auburntown Lions Club Fish Fry
October 1 @ Noon to 7 p.m.
At the Community Center in Auburntown.

Dewdrop Jamboree XI
Saturday, October 1
The American Musical Arts Group is pleased to announce Dewdrop Jamboree XI. This LIVE! Americana music showcase includes down-home bluegrass music, Southern country-rockin' covers, traditional country, time-honored favorites, inspirationals, beautiful love songs, contemporary hits, soulful female attitude and bluesy country. The varied and colorful cast of local and regional guest artists will perform old and new favorites across multiple musical genres backed up by The Fabulous Dewdrops stage band. Join us at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, in the cozy Washington Theatre at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro. All tickets are general admission, sold at the door, and cost only $10 for adults and $5 for children. For more information call 615-542-6427. Visit our Facebook page at: Dewdrop Jamboree - / AMAGroup website:


Bird Song Studio
Tuesday, October 4
Bri Murphy, Exclusive Listening Party, "Throw Down My Heart"
Doors at 7, Show at 7:30pm - $10 At the Door

Auburntown City Council Meeting
October 4 @ 6 to 8 p.m.
At the Auburntown Library.

Woodbury Board of Mayor and Aldermen
October 4 @ 7-9 p.m.
at Woodbury City Hall at 101 W. Water St. in Woodbury


Cannon County Senior Center Annual Health Fair
Wednesday, October 5, 8 a.m. to 12 noon
For information please call 615-563-5304.


Senior Center Music Night
Friday, October 7
Cripple Creek will perform at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. All ages

Toy Drive Cruise-In
Saturday, October 8
Toy Drive Cruise-in on the square in Woodbury from 3 to 6:30 pm. DTC will draw for the 32 inch TV, Iron Pig Antiques will draw for a quilt. Bring a toy for children at Christmas Time. Call 615-563-2222 for infor. Cruiser of the Month sponsored by Jennings Jewelers.

Bird Song Studio
Wednesday, October 12
Josh Wanamaker & Griffin Winton, McMinnville Songwriters
Doors at 7, Show at 7:30pm - $10 at the Door

Chamber of Commerce Fall Mixer
Thursday, October 13
The Chamber of Commerce Fall Mixer will be held at the Arts Center from 6 to 8 p.m. All chamber members and their guests are invited. Contact 615-563-2222 for info.

Cannon County Commission Meeting
Saturday, October 15 @ 10 a.m. - noon
At the Cannon County Courthouse.

Senior Center Music Night
Friday, October 21
231 South will perform at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. No age limit.

From Memphis to Vegas
Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23
From Memphis to Vegas, a tribute to Elvis starring Tom Duggin will be at The Arts Center. Showtimes are 7:30 on Saturday and 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday.

Auburntown Race/Walk
Saturday, October 29
*Race/Walk starts at 8 a.m.
*Packet pick up and same day registration start at 7.
*Breakfast is from 7-11 a.m.
****Registration forms must be received by Oct. 15 to guarantee a race shirt.****
Race entries will also be accepted up to 7:30 a.m. on race day, Saturday, October 29 at the race/walk check in located at the Auburntown Community Center, BUT you will not receive a t-shirt if you are not pre- registered. Apologies. You may pay the one mile race fee of $20 and receive a shirt even if you don't participate.
Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will be given to the male and female individuals with the best times in each age division in the 5K. First three with the best time for the 1 mile fun run/walk. To register online: Call 615-464-8865 for more info.


Cannon County Walking Horse Halloween Ride
Saturday October 29th; Ride from Campground at 11am; Meal from 4pm-6pm;
Trick or Treat at 6pm; Band/Dance 8pm with Thunder Hill of Shelbyville
$10 per person; camping for the weekend welcome.
For more information 615-653-7156

Cannon Country Christmas
Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19
Enjoy A Cannon Merchants Country Christmas, Santa arrives on the square at 5 pm on Friday, enjoy wagon rides, sales, door prizes, goodies and more. Contact 615-563-2222 for further information

Free Medicare Counseling
SHIP/SMP representatives from the Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging & Disability are offering free Medicare counseling throughout the Upper Cumberland. Representatives are available to help counsel on any Medicare questions, abuse or concerns. They will also screen Medicare beneficiaries for Extra Help with Part D.
Please contact SHIP at 1-877-801-0044 or 931-432-4150 for an appointment.
SHIP (State Health Insurance Program) and SMP (Empowering Seniors to
Prevent Healthcare Fraud) cover all 14 Upper Cumberland counties.

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