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The ninth annual Wartrace MusicFest, to be held Saturday June 8th,will feature exceptional musicianship from a multigenerational roster of talent that includes an award winning seven piece teenage blues band, a rising twenty-something rock and roll trio, and a veteran boomer ensemble playing Santana inspired Latin rock. Wartrace mayor and MusicFest committee chairman Ron Stacy is enthusiastic about the diversity of music presented this year. “We’ve booked excellent musicians playing
It has just been confirmed that a live mermaid will be attending the Dogwood Festival Kidz Zone, thanks to the sponsorship by Wal-Mart. Mermaid Abby will be swimming in a pool in the Kidz Zone and will be talking to the children and taking photos on Saturday. Abby Blake of Enchanted Entertainment in Nashville is believed to be the only real live mermaid in Tennessee. She will be in
Arheala Taylor of Winchester will be performing the National Anthem at the Chattanooga Lookouts game on Sunday, April 28, which also happens to be her 16th birthday. This rising star has performed the National Anthem at several different events, including a Nashville Storms game and she is thrilled to have the opportunity to sing for the Lookouts, a team she has enjoyed watching since she was a small child. And
Senator Bowling to Speak at Event Franklin County’s Republican Party will be hosting its Annual Reagan Day Dinner at the Franklin County Country Club on Thursday, April 25. The special guest speaker at the dinner will be State Senator Janice Bowling. Bowling is excited to attend the event and speak to her constituents in Franklin County. Social hour and a silent auction will begin promptly at 6 p.m. and dinner will follow at 7 p.m. According to party officials, the tickets for this
The Franklin County Kiwanis’ High on the Hog carnival has rolled into Winchester City Park and will be up and running starting today! For area children, the carnival is always one of the most anticipated events of the High on the Hog, with several rides to choose from. BBQ festivities begin Friday with over 60 teams coming to town and free concerts are set for both Friday night and Saturday.
Everyone is welcome to attend a free history lecture series by Dr. Michael Bradley on Sunday, April 28 at 4 p.m. at the Cowan Center for the Arts Training Center, located at 303 Montgomery St. in Cowan. Dr. Bradley will speak on “They Rode With Forrest.” In the decades following the Civil War many veterans in the western area of the South were proud to say, “I rode with Forrest.
Founded a decade ago to promote the purchase of native plants and offer guided hikes on some spectacular wildflower walks on the Cumberland Plateau, Trails & Trilliums is turning ten this spring and celebrating in a big way. Children’s events are free, general admission is $10, and a $20 donation provides entry to all hikes and workshops as well as Gardens Gone Wild events. A focus