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Community Arts Show ‘It’s Just Trash’ opens Thursday

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 10:55 am

The Franklin County Arts Guild announces the opening of its Community Arts Show, “It’s Just Trash” on Thursday at the Artisan Depot, located at 201 E. Cumberland St. in Cowan. The show will be open through Aug. 2. It includes a wide variety of works made from recycled materials by many local artists in such mediums as wood, iron, plastic sculptures and a number of paintings. A meet the artist

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  • Art show ‘Fantasy’ opens Friday with reception

    Posted on May 6, 2014 at 9:49 am

    Community Art show Fantasty opens Friday

    The Franklin County Arts Guild announces the opening of the Community Arts Show “Fantasy” with a meet the artist reception Friday, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Artisan Depot in downtown Cowan. The reception will feature music by the Bazzania Girls Band, a local folk group. The show will include a wide variety of imagined work from many local artists, including fanciful animals, all things fairy (including a fairy treehouse)

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  • Tenth Annual International Dogwood Festival starts today

    Posted on May 2, 2014 at 4:43 am

    Dogwood

    This weekend’s weather forecast promises to be perfect for the 10th Annual International Dogwood Festival starting today and running through Sunday in and around down-town Winchester. This year will include more free fun and entertainment than ever before, with concerts, kidz zone, teen zone, arts and crafts vendors, a parade, car and tractor shows, food vendors, a plant auction and much more. Beth Rhoton, City of Winchester Administrator, said Thursday

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  • International Dogwood Festival is next weekend

    Posted on April 25, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Dogwood

    One of the most anticipated events in Tennessee is set for next weekend in Winchester. The 10th Annual International Dogwood Festival will feature three days of free music concerts and more on or near the downtown Winchester Square Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3-4. In addition to a fantastic lineup of musical entertainment (listed below), everyone is invited to enjoy three days of a free kidzone, free teenzone featuring rap

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  • Easter egg hunts set for this weekend

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:24 am

    Meeting Someone Special Before Big Egg Hunt 
 
Jaelynn Miller, 7, meets the Easter Bunny before the hunt at the Annual Wiseman Easter Egg Hunt at the Winchester City Park Saturday morning.

    The Easter Bunny will be hiding oodles of eggs for children to find during the following egg hunts scheduled in Decherd and at Tims Ford State Park. The City of Decherd recreation department invites all children to a huge Easter egg hunt Saturday at 1 p.m. at John L. Sanders Memorial Park. Easter Bunny will hop in and prizes will be awarded. Tims Ford State Park will host an Easter

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  • High on the Hog: Bigger, better with time

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:15 am

    The 27th Annual High on the Hog Festival officially began Saturday with a 5K run starting from the Winchester Square. Here, “Squealer,” the event’s mascot, gears runners up to begin the big race. Results will appear in Friday’s edition of The Herald Chronicle.

    The High on the Hog Festival’s organizers have worked hard to make it a stellar example about what Franklin County has to offer, reaching a pinnacle — the largest chapter in the event’s 27-year history. The Franklin County Kiwanis Club and the City of Winchester have joined forces each year to offer residents and visitors a great entertainment and festive venue annually during the third week in April. Jeannie Bates,

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  • High on the Hog being featured in reality show

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:12 pm

    Melissa Ramski, host of Kids Take Nashville

    “Kids Take Nashville” being filmed here Young musical performers from a Nashville reality television will be in town on Friday night at the High on the Hog. Aspiring singers of the new show Kids Take Nashville are scheduled to take the stage at the carnival and a portion of the show will even be taped there. According to a news release, two of the kids’ performances will be filmed at

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