The Fifth Annual Tennessee Wildlife and Landscape Photo Contest sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Federation is taking submissions through Aug. 31. Photographers — amateurs and professionals — can enter up to 20 of their best images of Tennessee’s wildlife and landscapes. The winning photos will be featured in the organization’s 2020 calendar. To enter the photos, go to


The Cheatham County Democratic Party and Executive Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Denney Room (second floor) of the Pinnacle Bank, 524 South Main St. in Ashland City. Committee Members and other Democrats who are interested in supporting Democratic candidates and message are encouraged to attend. For information, contact Lynn Newcomb, Chair, at or call (615) 485-7757; or go to


The Ball Brothers will have a concert at on Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, 2400 Mosley Ferry Rd. in Ashland City. A love offering will be taken. For information contact Bambi Bande at (615) 974-1025 or


The Mt. Hebron Community Church Fish Fry will be held Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church at 2070 Mosley Ferry Rd. in Chapmansboro. For information call (931) 542-7214.


New Bethel UMC’s Birthday Party Supper will be held Sunday, Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. Food, ice cream, games will be available.


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 For information contact Debbie at 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


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 or go to the website at

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

To submit items for the calendar, e-mail them to 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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