Happenings for Sept. 25 edition
A blood drive will be held by Blood Assurance at First Bank on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. First Bank is located at 1927 Wilson Parkway in Fayetteville.
Music in the Park series continues with Southern Crossroads Band at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Stonebridge Park in Fayetteville. Concessions will be available.
Flintville FCE Club is sponsoring a spaghetti supper on Friday, Sept. 27, in the Flintville Community Center from 5 until 7 p.m. Both eat-in and carryout suppers are available. For more information, call 433-1282.
Camp Blount Bicentennial Celebration will be held in the fields behind River Oak Shopping Center in Fayetteville on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28. The Sept. 27 date will be limited to area students, and Sept. 28, the event will be open to the public with events beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until 5 p.m. A shuttle service will be provided from the parking lot at Lincoln County High School. For information, call (931) 433-2921.
A roadblock for Fayetteville Main Street will be held at major intersections across town on Saturday, Sept. 28. Main Street’s board of directors and friends will be raising money for the organization, which is aimed at revitalization and preservation of downtown Fayetteville.
Fourth Annual International Festival of North Alabama will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. in a tented area in the west parking lot of Spragins Hall on the UAH campus, Huntsville, 1070 Ben Graves Drive, NW. Featured performers are Step Afrika!, a Washington-based “percussive dance troupe”. For information, visit internationalsocietyofhuntsville or call (256) 824-6432.
Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society will meet Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. at the Franklin County Country Club. The program is titled “A New Face for a Brave Face”. Social hour and a silent auction begin prior to the meeting at 9:30 a.m. A buffet luncheon is $12. For reservations, call Tina at (931) 967-4813 or Iris at (931) 967-6095. New members are welcome. For more information go to the website southerntnladies.com.
Lincoln County Republican Party will meet Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Fayetteville Municipal Building.
The annual Mimosa BBQ Chicken Supper will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Mimosa Community Center. Tickets are $7 each and available from Mimosa Community Club members. Take-out orders are available. The center is located in the former Mimosa School, built in 1911, at 464 Mimosa Road. Mimosa Community Club cookbooks will also be available for $12 each. Proceeds will go toward the upkeep of the community center.
The Lincoln County Democratic Party’s Annual Dinner will be held Oct. 5 from 6 until 8 p.m. at South Central Human Resource Agency, located at 1437 Winchester Highway. Tickets are $10 each. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP, contact Pat M. Fraley, chair, at 433-6138.
Haislip/Brewer reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, at McBurg Community Center. Meal to be served at 12:30 p.m. Please bring a dish (or two) for all to enjoy. For questions, call Patsy Walker at (931) 993-7819.
Benjamin Porter descendants will gather for a family reunion Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 10 a.m. at the home of Michael and Donna Porter, 185 Old Quick Road, Fayetteville. A potluck lunch will start at 12 noon, ad the Porter ancestry presentation will be held at 1:30 p.m.
Swamp Stomp, a casual night of fun, Cajun food, music and dancing, will be held for the benefit of Fayetteville Main Street on Friday, Oct. 11, from 7-10 p.m. at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center. Tickets are $30 each and must be purchased in advanced. For information, call (931) 433-7006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fayetteville Rotary Club Fish Fry will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Tickets, $10 each, may be purchased from any Rotarian or at The Elk Valley Times, 418 Elk Avenue North, Fayetteville.
Spooky Tails 5K Run/1K Fun Run, will be held Saturday, Oct. 12, at Stonebridge Park for the benefit of the Lincoln County Animal Shelter.
Fanfare 2013 Quilt Show will be held Oct. 11-13 at Von Braun Center, East Hall 1 & 2, sponsored by Heritage Quilters of Huntsville, Ala. Friday and Saturday, hours are from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., and Sunday, 12 noon until 4 p.m. Admission $8, children under six, free. Show will feature over 250 quilts. For information, visit www.hsvquilters.org.
A Homeschool Meet and Greet will be held at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 22, beginning at 5 p.m. Meet other homeschool parents and students. Get to know the library staff and hear about the resources the library has to offer. Coffee and snacks will be provided.
American Legion Fifth District dinner meeting will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. in Murfreesboro with Post 141 as host at the Saint Clair Senior Center, 325 St. Clair Street. Dinner is $10 per person. The program is American Legion Business and Membership. Reservations should be made by Oct. 17. Call James Sandman, commander, at (615) 975-4792, or mail Sandman at 219 Declaration Drive, Lascassas, 37085.
Host of Christmas Past will be held Nov. 9-11 in downtown Fayetteville. On Friday the festival will be underway 5-9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. with all day activities and entertainment, and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. with the Home Tour and limited events. For details, visit www.hostofchristmaspast.com or call (931) 433-7006.
Family Caregiver Support Group meetings for Alzheimer’s and other dementias are weld the first Wednesday of each month from 10-11 a.m. at 101 West Lincoln Street, Tullahoma. RSVP to Home Instead Senior Care at (931) 454-2202.
Weekly Saturday night dances are held at the American Legion Post 42, 2007 Wilson Parkway, from 7-10 p.m. The dance is open to the public, and the facility is a nonsmoking building, though a smoking area is provided outside. Country Roads Band plays a mix of country, country rock and classic rock and roll music. The cover charge is $5 per person. The kitchen grill is open for the sale of sandwiches, fries and soft drinks. The American Legion is a nonprofit organization, and proceeds from the dances helps in the funding for the aide to the veterans of Lincoln County.
Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center’s Senior Dance is held each Tuesday from 1 until 4 p.m. Cover charge is $3 per person. A live band is on hand to provide music. Bring a dish to pass or just come and relax, listen to music, dance, eat and enjoy. The Senior Citizens Center is located at 908 West Washington Street, Fayetteville.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, located at 106 East Washington Street in Fayetteville. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.
Senior citizens’ exercise classes are currently being held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. at the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Senior Citizens Center. Denise Kendrick is the exercise instructor. For more information, call (931) 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.