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Posted 6/23/22

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Bell Buckle meeting
Bell Buckle Beautification Commttee will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 23, in Town Hall.
Celebration City Car Club’s Cruise-In will be Friday, June 24, from 6-8 p.m. on the Shelbyville square. Food trucks will be present, Chase Clanton and Vintage Vibes will perform and WZNG-The Zinger (100.9 FM/1400 AM) will broadcast live. Cruise-Ins are held each fourth Friday during warm weather months.
Bell Buckle concert
Entice will perform at Bell Buckle’s free, monthly Music in the Park event from 7-9 p.m. Friday, June 24.
Tennessee Downs on the Square
Tennessee Downs on the Square, to introduce the car lifestyle center planned for northern Bedford County, will be 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 25, on the Shelbyville square. Sports car vendors will be present and live music by The Unforgettables is scheduled. Makers Market, held in conjunction and highlighting local and area vendors, is being held by the Bedford County Court House Annex on the south side of the square during the day.
Cascade Car, Truck Show
The Cascade Classic Car & Truck Show will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at Cascade High School. Proceeds will benefit Cascade High’s band.
Backyard Olympics
The first Backyard Olympics will be held Saturday, June 25, at H.V. Griffin Park by Shelbyville Parks & Recreation.
Casting call
Auditions for the play “12 Angry Jurors” will be held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, and 6-8 p.m. Monday, June 27, at the Fly Arts Center. Parts include men and women, who will do a cold read from script.
SCV meeting
Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham Camp 72 of Sons of Confederate Veterans will have their monthly dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Oak Restaurant in Manchester. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. Camp Program Director Richard Dix will discuss Elmira prison. Meetings are open to the public and all War Between the States buffs are invited.
Early 4th fest
Wartrace’s Independence Day celebration will be held at Winnette Ayers Park on Saturday, July 2. Music starts at 5 p.m. A mural dedication, ice cream churn off, corn hole, apple pie drawing, children’s activities and concessions are planned. Fireworks will begin at 8:30 p.m.
Shelbyville 4th
Shelbyville-Bedford County’s annual July 4 celebration will begin at 5 p.m, at H.V. Griffin Park. Utopia will perform, children’s games will be held and fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. A seniors potluck luncheon and singing will begin at noon.
Lawwell/Cook reunion
A reunion of the Lawwell and Cook families will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9 at Crowell’s Chapel Lutheran Church under the pavilion. Attendees are asked to bring old photos and any other history to share.
Mt. Olivet ice cream
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream supper and 150th anniversary homecoming celebration at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 16.
JULY 18-23
Bedford County Fair
The Bedford County Fair will be Monday, July 18 through Saturday, July 23. See bedfordcountytnfair.org or call 931-684-0239.
ABC’s of Medicare
A free ABC’s of Medicare class will be held Wednesday, July 20. from 9 a.m.-noon at the South Central Tennessee Development District building in Mt. Pleasant. Advance registration is required because class size is limited. Call toll tree 1-877-801-0044 or email sctn.ship@sctdd.org, Volunteers are also needed.
Backpack giveaway
Free backpacks will be given to school-aged children Friday, July 29, at H.V. Griffin Park by The Center for Family Development and the Johnson Family Foundation, The event begins at 10 a.m, and the backpacks will be distributed at 1 p.m, following a free lunch.
SEPT. 24
Police Fun Run
Shelbyville Police Benevolent Association will have its annual “Run Like You Stole Something” Fun Run fundraiser Saturday, September 24 at 8 a.m. at Shelbyville Central High School. Sign up at https://www.reg2run.com/index.php/event_details/327 or contact Kim Nash at Shelbyville Police Departmen, 931-684-5811. The first 100 signups will receive a swag bag of goodies.
Soup kitchen
Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen serves meals from 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 336 S. Cannon Blvd. (corner of South Cannon and Pickle Street). Doors open at 3:45. Donations may be made to Shelbyville Community Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 2259, Shelbyville, TN 37162, and are tax deductible under its 501c3 non-profit designation.
Boxed non-perishables are available. Takeouts are no longer distributed.
Bag Days
Good Samaritan holds a Bag Day the first Monday of each month from noon-2 p.m. at 201 E. Highland Ave.


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Calvary Baptist Church will meet at 10 a.m. with Bro. Tyler Shoemaker presenting the message “Prodigal Son.” The service will be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook. Vacation Bible School will be held at Calvary Baptist from June 27-July 1 from 6-8:30 p.m. nightly. For more information or to pre-register call the church office, 931-684-1870.
Cornerstone Baptist Church, 2769 Highway 41A South, will have Red, White and Bluegras Gospel on Sunday, July 3. Cross Point, the LeFevers and Glen and Shelly Kosiorek will perform and free barbecue will be served.
Edgemont Baptist Church’s 4th of July musical will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 3 as the Praise Choir presents “We Believe
First Baptist Church Normandy will be having their Jerusalem Marketplace Vacation Bible School from June 26-30. Family Night will be Friday, July 1. All children ages 3 years to sixth grade are welcome. Call 931-205-3922 for more information.
“The Broad Road and The Narrow Road Travel In Opposite Directions” from 1 John 2:15-17 will be Grace Baptist Church’s message by Bro. Bobby McGee.       .
Youth and young adults will be honored Sunday at 10 a.m. at Sevier Street First Baptist Church. Sister Jadae Verge and Sister Jelissa Perkins, both youth, will speak and Youth Advisor Sister Janel McMahon will be mistress of ceremonies. Rev. R.C. Verge is Pastor.
Christian (Disciples of Christ)
The G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All-Time) from Matthew 18 will be Sunday’s sermon at First Christian Church.
Church of Christ
Fairlane Church of Christ’s sermon will be “The Foundation” from Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Services are livestreamed on Facebook and broadcast on WLIJ (98.7 FM/1580 AM) at 9 a.m.
“Changing Your Family Legacy” from the “Your Family Legacy” series will be the 10 a.m. Sunday message at Southside Church of Christ. Prayer and parents groups meet Sundays at 6 p.m. Devotional, songs and prayer, and guided small groups discussion, are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Sunday morning and Wednesday services are livestreamed at cofcsouthside.com.
Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church is hosting an ice cream supper and 150th anniversary homecoming celebration at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 16.
Whosoever Will Church, 219 E. Cedar St., is celebrating its Choir Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 26.
First Presbyterian Church’s sermon by Pastor Jim Moran will focus on Galatians 5:1, 13-25, “Freedom, Law and Spirit.” Vacation Bible School will be July 17-21 from 5-8:30 p.m. nightly.


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