Cannon Calendar

July 2018

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Tuesday - July 3rd - This is the last day to register to vote in the August 2nd primary election.  Cannon County Election Commission, 301 West Main Street, Woodbury.
Tuesday - July 3rd - Woodbury Mayor and Board of Alderman will conduct their regular monthly meeting at 7:00pm.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7pm.
Wednesday - July 4th - Fireworks Celebration, Dillon Park Woodbury.
Saturday - July 7th - Woodbury Lions Club Walking Horse Show.  Location is Cannon County Fair Grounds, Clayton Glenn Field of Champions starting at 4:00pm.
Tuesday - July 10th - Cannon County Historical Society monthly meeting, 7pm at Cannon County Senior Citizens Center.
Friday - July 13th - This is the first day of early voting for August 2nd primary election. Cannon County Election Commission, 301 West Main Street, Woodbury.
Tuesday - July 13th - Chilidogs for CASA - 
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children is holding a fundraiser today.  You can assist CASA with a Chilidog lunch.  For $5.00 have a chilidog, chips, drink and a sweet treat.  And the volunteers for CASA want to make this an easy decision, they will deliver in Woodbury.  Call or text Lacey to place your order at 615-542-0654, 615-542-0654.
Tuesday - July 17th - Monthly meeting of the Woodbury Planning Committee at 6:00pm, Town Hall
Thursday - July 19th - Red Cross Bloodmobile sponsored by Woodbury Lions Club.  Lions Club House Noon till 6pm.
Thursday - July 19th - Budget Committee Meeting of the Cannon County Board of Commissioners, 5:00pm courtroom of the County Courthouse
Thursday - July 19th - Fund Raiser for Christian movie, Moonlight Drive In (see story in local news section) 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Saturday - July 21st - Cannon County Farmer's Market - Farmer's Pavillion at the Arts Center (John Bragg Highway)  6am - Noon (or earlier if supplies sell out)
Saturday - July 21st - The Arts Center of Cannon County has added an additional performance of Grease for Saturday, July 21st at 2:00pm.  Tickets, 615-563-2787
Monday - July 23rd - The Cannon County Board of Education is conducting a special called board meeting at 6:30pm.  The meeting will be located at the Central Office, 301 West Main Street, Woodbury.  Purpose of the meeting is to consider and act on a 2018-2019 General Purpose School Budget.

June Events

Monday, 4 June 2018

June 2nd
Gassaway Homecoming on Saturday, June 2nd.  Food, music and fun in Gassaway.  Ham breakfast begins at 6am, parade at 1pm, fish supper begins at 4pm.
June 5th
The town of Woodbury Board of Mayor and Alderman will meet in regular session June 5th at 7:00pm at Woodburn City Hall.  The meeting is open to the public.
June 10th
The annual decoration day at Thyatira Cemetery in Readyville will be Sunday, June 10th. Representatives of the cemetery will be present to receive donations on June 9th and 10th. Donations can be made via PayPal on their website,
June 12th
The Board of Directors of the Cannon County 911 Emergency District will meet at 6:30pm, June 12th in the conference room of Stones River Hospital. The public is invited to the meeting.
June 14th
The Cannon County Board of Education holds their regular monthly meeting.  Location in the cafeteria of the Woodbury Garmmar School at 6:30pm.
June 15th
A benefit of Meals On Wheels is scheduled for Friday June 15th at Northfield Vineyards in Sparta. A chicken dinner (Templeton's BBQ) and auction will be held. Activites wil be from 5:30pm -8:00pm.  For additional information call 931-528-1127.
June 16th
UZoo a U2 tribute band will perform in concert Saturday, June 16th at the Arts Center of Cannon County.Tickets are $15.00 for the 7:30pm show.  For more information call 615-563-2787. 
June 17th
Father's Day
June 19th
The Woodbury Planning Commission will meet in regular session on Tuesday, June 19th at 6:00pm at Woodbury Town Hall.

May 2018

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Thursday May 10th:  Cannon County Board of Education monthly meeting.
Woodbury Grammar School Cafeteria 6:30 PM
Saturday May 12th:  The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur
Radio Exam Session on Saturday, May 12th 2018 - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins are allowed) at the Smithville Fire Department 104 E, Main Street,Smithville, TN. Contact Jeffrey Kemper - KV4VV at (615) 364-3913  or check out the club's website at for additional information.
Friday May 18th; Good Ole Days Noon – 12:30 Senior Center Choir, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Senior Bingo, 1:30pm – 2:30pm Senior Events ( Seniors Got Talent and Exercise Demonstrations ), 2:30pm – 3:30 Senior Ms. Pageant.
Saturday May 19th; Good Ole Day
Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th: Sail On, A Tribute to The Beach Boys at the Arts Center of Cannon County, Sarurday at 7:30pm, Sunday at 2:00pm. Call the Arts Center for ticket information.
Sat. May 19th--Middle Tn. Mule Skinners Mule Show will be at the Fair Grounds with free wagon rides to and from the Good Ole Days.
Mon. & Tues. May 14 & 15th--Auditions for Titanic The Musical will be held at the Arts Center beginning at 6 pm. Roles are available for men & women ages 17 to 75 and one boy age 14--16. Auditions for Grease are also being held. Call 615-563-2787 for info.
Sat. May 19th--Becky Buller and Nate Lee will perform at Bird Song Studio, doors open at 7 pm concert starts at 7:30pm. Birdsong Studio is located next to the post office on High St. in Woodbury.
Sat. & Sun. May 19th & 20th--The Beach Boys tribute band will be in concert at the Arts Center--7:30 pm on Sat. and 2 pm on Sunday. Contact 615-563-2787 for info.
Friday May 25th-- Shake, Rattle & Roll will take over the stage at the Arts Center featuring tributes to Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash & Carl Perkins, don't miss this one. Contact 615-563-2787
May 22nd thru May 26th--The Spring Fair Carnival will be at the Fair Grounds in Woodbury. Wrist band tickets are available at the Woodbury Drug Center on Main St. in Woodbury.
Sat. May 26th---Cruise-in on the Square will begin at 4 pm until 7:30, all cars, trucks & unique vehicles are welcome, presented by The Chamber of Commerce sponsored by DTC Communications.
Sunday, May 27th -- Brush Creek Cemetery in Brush Creek, TN will hold decoration services and business meeting on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.  For anyone unable to attend, mail donations to Sue Collins, 18 Switchboard Rd., Brush Creek, TN  38547.
Sat. Sun. & Monday May 26, 27 & 28th--Cannon County Walking Horse Assoc. will hold their Memorial Day Trail Ride, horses will leave the fair grounds in Woodbury at 11 am and ride thru town to the camp grounds on Short Mountain.
May 29th and 31st -- The Cannon County Board of Education is having special called board meetings on May 29, 2018 and May 31, 2018 to act on and pass the General Purpose School Budget for the 2018-2019 School Year.  The meetings will take place in the board room at the Central Office at 301 W. Main St., Woodbury, at 6:30 PM. 

April 2018

Sunday, 18 March 2018

April 2018 Events

April 4: Auburn Elementary Schools will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 2p-7p in the gym.  Email or call 615-464-4342.  Everyone is welcome to participate.
April 7: Singing at Gilley Hill Cemetery Community Center featuring Leon Burks and Friends.  6:00pm-9:00pm  The center recently underwent renovations and is now available for rent.  For additional information contact; Terry Burks 615-849-6297, Wilma Spry 615-765-5429 and Bettye Harris 615-765-7241.
April 14: Run of the Tigers, East Side School, 8:00am  Fun run and 5k is scheduled.
April 14: Regular monthly meeting of Cannon County Commission.  Meeting will be in the courtroom at Cannon County Courthouse.  Public is welcome.
April 14: A benefit is scheduled for Donald Stacey at Woodland School. Auction will be held at 4:00pm, donations are welcome.  Other activities at 6:30pm.  For more information call 615-561-3075.
April14:The DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring an Amateur Radio Exam Session on Saturday, April 14th , 2018  - 1:00 PM (Walk-ins are welcome) at the Cannon County High School - Room # 115, 1 Lion Drive, Woodbury TN 37190-5240.  Contact Jeffrey Kemper - KV4VV at  (615) 364-3913 or check out the club's website at if anyone has any questions.
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.

April 18: PARQ (Preserve our Area’s Rural Qualities) has scheduled the quarterly meeting for Wednesday April 18, 2018 at 7:00 P.M.
Location of the meeting is 1860 Readyville Street, Readyville TN 37149. (Small cabin behind main house.)
Come and hear what is going on in your community or inform us of your interests or concerns. One of the agenda items is the election of vacant Board of Directors positions. Please call any of the phone numbers or check our website ( as the date approaches to confirm time, place
and any weather challenges! 563-2200, 563-8088 or 409-6009.More information about PARQ and upcoming meetings/projects can be found at
April 21: The Woodbury FFA continues their annual plant sale.  This is a good opportunity to pick up some plants for spring and help support Cannon County High School students.  Hours of operation at 6:30am - Noon at the high school. For more information call 615-563-4875.
April 24: The Cannon County Health Department and Community Health Center will hold an Open House from 1:30pm - 3:30pm.  The new facility is located at 106 Alexander Drive. (near Stones River Medical Center) The public is encourged to attend.
April 26: A meeting of the DeKalb/Cannon County Amateur Radio Club will be held on Thursday, April 26th , 2018  - 6:30 PM at the Cannon County High School, 1 Lion Drive - Room 115, Woodbury, TN 37190. All local amateur radio operators and those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend. 
April 28: Cannon County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Cruise-In on the Square in Woodbury. Hours are 4:00pm - 7:30pm.  All cars, trucks and unique vehicles are welcome. For more information call 615-563-2222.
Tuesday, May 1st:  Republican Primary. For additional information visit: 
Thursday, May 3rd: Monthly meeting of Cannon County Commission, 5:00pm Courthouse.  Public is invited.