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Below is a list of upcoming events in the Ken-Tenn area.
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09/25/2017 – The Lifeline Bloodmobile will be taking donations on Monday from 1 to 7 at the HealthQuest in Union City. You can save time before you make a donation by going online to register at lifelinebloodserv.org. Remember to bring a photo ID.
9/25/17 – TWRA is sponsoring a Hunter Safety Class beginning today from 6 until 8:30 at the First Assembly of God Church on Pleasant Valley Avenue in Union City. This is a five night course. You MUST attend all five nights and the shoot, which will be held on October 7th. This is a free course and is open to anyone born after January 1st 1969. For more information visit t n wildlife dot org.
9/25/17 Monday – The U T Martin world Percussion Ensemble will be presenting “The Roots of Rhythm” at 7 at the Krider (Cry-der) Performing Arts Center on Volunteer Drive in Paris.
This is a unique musical performance featuring authentic world percussion instruments: steel drums, bamboo instruments from Trinidad, Shona Marimbas from Zimbabwe, traditional Dundun Drums from Guinea, Brazilian Samba instruments and more.
Admission is only $5 at the door (cash only please) and children age 10 and under are admitted free.
09/29/2017 – The 46th annual Reelfoot Arts & Crafts Festival will be the weekend of Friday through Sunday. Admission is free. There will be many vendors with a large variety of arts and crafts, and lots of delicious food.
09/30/2017 – The Sharon City Wide Yard Sale will be Saturday starting at 6 that morning. Vender will be able to set up along the railroad tracks free of charge.
09/30/2017 – The Dresden Senior Center will host a Great Gospel Singing event on Saturday beginning at 6:30 that evening. This event is a fundraiser for the Senior Center. Donations will be taken at the door. All are welcome, both singers and listeners.
09/30/2017 – The 11th Annual Sharon Corn and Music Festival is set for September 30th through October 7th. The opening of festivities will begin on September 30th with a Car Show located at Shelton’s Restaurant. There will be prizes, music, food, and a $25 Gift Card Giveaway. Registration begins at 8 AM.
10/01/2017 – Festivities continue on Sunday at the Sharon Corn and Music Festival beginning with two cemetery walks in the afternoon. The first walk begins at 2 at Woodlawn Cemetery with the second walk following at 3:30 in the Highland Cemetery. Gospel Singing will be at 6 on the grounds of Corinth Missionary Baptist Church.
10/02/2017 – The Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce will have their annual Golf Scramble at the Fulton Country Club on Friday, October 6th at 12:30. There will be lunch provided and there will be a chance to win $10,000 for a hole in one. Deadline to enter a team is Monday, October 2nd.
10/02/2017 – The Sharon Corn and Music Festival will have a Spaghetti Supper on Monday from 6 to 8 PM at Sharon School. Tickets are $7 and children 5 and under get in free. Tickets can be purchased at City Hall or by contacting a Sharon Fire Department Member.
10/03/2017 – The Sharon Corn and Music Festival will continue Tuesday with a Quilt and Crochet Show beginning at 10. Adult BINGO will begin at 7 PM with a $25 door prize available. BINGO will be located inside the Sharon Fire Department and it will be $5 to play. Children’s BINGO will also be available at 7 for free with a $10 door prize to be given away.
10/04/2017 – The Sharon Corn and Music Festival will have a Hamburger and Hotdog Sack lunch available for $5 beside the Sharon Fire Department. There will also be a BBQ supper from 5 to 7 at the Sharon Fire Department. Later that night will be Gospel Singing with The McEwen’s at the Sharon Fire Department.
10/05/2017 – The Sharon Corn and Music Festival will have a Health Fair beginning at 9 with door prizes and free health screenings available. Enjoy Pope’s Concessions and Rides beginning at 5 for free. At 4, there will be a Ham and Bean Supper. The supper is located at the Sharon Senior Center with a $5 entry fee. Trivia Night begins at 7 at the Sharon Fire Department. There is a $5 entry fee per person with an 8 people maximum per table.
10/06/2017 – Sharon Corn and Music Festival continues Friday with be a men’s Ping Pong Tournament at the Sharon Senior Center beginning at 8:30 AM. There is also a Corn Recipe contest with judging at 6:00. Entries must be submitted by 5:45 with a copy of the recipe. A corn eating contest will take place at 6. Pope’s Concessions and Rides will be available from 5 till festival close.
10/7/2017 – On the final day of the Sharon Corn and Music Festival events will begin with a Pancake Breakfast at Sharon Methodist Church from 7 to 9. Meal is free.
The 14th Annual Tractor Show at 9 located on the lawn beside the railroad tracks. Door prizes to be given away for adults and children.
The Sharon Corn and Music Festival Parade will begin at 11 with Pope’s Concessions and Rides available after until closing of the festival.
A Pet Show beginning at noon with a $25 door prize available and a cake walk will also take place in the downtown area at 12:30. A petting zoo will be available at 2 beside the railroad tracks.
Starting at 2 Avonlea will perform on Hollis Street until 5. To close the festival, Larry Morgan and The Legends Band will perform from 6 until 9.
10/07/2017 – 2017 2nd Annual City of Dresden Car, Truck and Motorcycle will be Saturday, Oct. 7th from 2 to 6 at the Dresden Court Square. There will be several trophies award for a wide variety of classes. (731-365-2270 to find out more)
10/11/17 – Hunters Sharing the Harvest, formerly known as Gibson County Hunters for the Hungry will be hosting a fundraising banquet and auction on Tuesday, October 24th at the Milan National Guard armory in Milan, TN for the purpose of raising funds for our deer processing and distribution program. The program allows local hunters to donate their deer to feed those in need within our community. Venison is distributed through a network consisting of food banks, food pantries, churches and senior citizen centers. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10.00 and ages 10 and under eat free. You can also check their Facebook page “Hunters Sharing the Harvest”, for auction items being sold.
10/14/17 Saturday – There will be an Alumni full contact football game between Lake County alumni and Gleason Alumni at 7pm. Tickets are $10 per person, children 5 and under are free. For more information contact Aaron at 731-514-0031 or Jake at 731-514-9285.
10/14/17 Saturday – The Anna Kate Wenz (winz) FIGHT Foundation is having Trick or Trivia Night and a silent auction at the Paris Winery with registration beginning at 5 pm and the fun lasts until 10pm. Participants are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. Tables are $120 for teams of at least four people but no more than eight. You may reserve your table now and pay at the door on the night of the event. Proceeds benefit the pediatric patients at St. Jude’s Target House. More information can be found at a k fight foundation dot org.
10/16/17 – 10/22/17 – This is National Estate Planning Awareness Week and most of us do not have a proper estate plan. Estate plans are not limited to money or just inheritance. Healthcare decisions for you or your loved ones are affected too. If you’d like free information call 1800-366-9558 or 731-881-7561 ro request a FREE planning guide.
10/21/2017 – The 1st Annual Scott Stewart Cornhole Championship Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21st, at the Gleason School front parking lot. The event will raise money to help cover medical expense for Scott Stewart, who suffers from ALS. Cost is $10 per person if registered before Oct. 18th, or $15 on the day of the event. There will be concessions on sale at the event as well. (731-514-8902)
10/21/17 – Saturday – The Ken Tenn Walk / 5K to cure type 1 diabetes will be held at Graham Park in Union City with registration at 7. The 5K will begin at 8 and the walk will begin at 10. The walk is $10 the 5K is $20 with a free t-shirt if registered by September 30th after this date it will be $25. For more information call Ron Gray at 731-446-2061 or email at ken tenn walk run at gmail dot com.