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Ashland City Civitan’s Patriots Day Luncheon for all county First Responders will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ashland City Church of Christ. For information contact Faye Silva at (931) 216-2555 or faye_silva@yahoo.com.

 

Farm to Table Benefit Dinner Under the Trees will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m. at the Braxton Lee Homestead, Highway 12 South in Ashland City. The event, a benefit for Braxton Lee Homestead, begins with cocktails, croquet and a silent auction, followed by dinner. Tickets are $100 for one ticket and $175 for two tickets. Tickets available at www.braxtonleehomestead.org/homestead-events.

 

Hike for the Homeless to benefit House of Hope and New Beginnings to help displaced families will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. at Montgomery Bell State Park, 1020 Jackson Hill Rd. in Burns. Hike one mile or three miles on pavement or through the woods. Donate $30 and pre-register by Sept. 3 for a free T-shirt. Register at active.com. For information contact Debbie at jaysnan@aol.com or (615) 679-5628.

 

The Bell Witch Festival will be held at the Bell School Community Complex, 7617 Highway 41 N. in Adams. Red River Tales will be held Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. The performance is free. Smoke: A Ballad of the Night Riders will be held Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 3-5 at 7 p.m. Spirit: The Authentic Story of the Bell Witch will be held Oct. 17-19 and Oct. 24-26 at 7 p.m. For information or to purchase tickets, go to BellWitchFallFestival.com.

 

Food Insecurity Forum hosted by the Cheatham County Democrats will be held Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Pegram Community Club, 453 Thompson Rd. in Pegram just off Highway 70. Questions of who may be going hungry in Cheatham County, and what can be done to address the problem, will be the subject of the non-partisan, public forum. Speakers from local agencies will share plans and information about hunger in the county. For information contact Randy Fiedler at fiedler164@bellsouth.net or call Mike Lottman at (615) 714-2702.

 

Cheatham County Central High School Class of 1959 Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 at noon at Ashland City United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 2226 Oak St. There is no charge to attend. For information call Polly Baker Newcomb (615) 792-3231.

 

Dining with Diabetes classes hosted by the Cheatham County Extension Office will be offered for three weeks beginning Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Unity Covenant Church, 99 Brookhollow Dr. in Ashland City. The class is open to anyone with diabetes, family members of people with diabetes or anyone at risk for diabetes. Registration cost is $20. To register call the Cheatham County Extension Office at (615) 792-4420 by Oct. 5. For information contact Aneta Eichler at (615) 615-792-4420 or adodd2@utk.edu.

 

The Booby Bolt 5K and Kids 1-Mile Fun Run supporting Pink Out For Hope are now registering participants. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 5 at 8 a.m. at Balthrop Park, 2622 Church St. in Pleasant View. Fun Run fee is $15 per child for 12 years or younger. Booby Bolt fee is $30 per runner ($40 per runner on race day at 7:30 a.m.). There is also a Survivor Recognition Walk. Booby Bolt participants must register by Sept. 20 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Register online at ITS YOUR RACE or print form at PinkOutForHope.org.

 

Free Food Boxes will be available on the first Thursday of each month from 11 a.m.-noon at Mt. Hebron Community Church, 2070 Mosely Ferry Rd. in Chapmansboro.

The Cheatham County Historical and Genealogical Association meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Cheatham County Public Library, 188 John E. Mayfield Dr. in Ashland City. Presentations are given during the April, July and October meetings. Anyone interested in the history of the area is welcome to attend. For information, email cchga007@bellsouth.net or go to the website at https://cheathamcountyhistory.weebly.com.

Parents Day Out program at Ashland City United Methodist Church, 2226 Oak Street, has openings Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.  Call (615) 792-4631 or churchoffice@ashlandcityumc.org.

To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to news@cheathamcountyexchange.com. Deadline for items to be submitted is Thursday before publication. Items for the calendar will not be taken over the phone. The Cheatham County Exchange reserves the right to reject items deemed not appropriate for the calendar.

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