“Willy Wonka” will be presented by Carriage House Players in the Adnia Rice Theatre at Lincoln County High School on July 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7 p.m. each evening and on Aug. 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at Bagley & Bagley Insurance, Carter’s Drug Store, The Book Inn, the Flower House, Sissy’s Antiques, and Regions Bank in Park City, or call the hotline at (931) 433-1300 to make reservations.
Barnes Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 3, at Beech Grove United Methodist Church on Hughey Road. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish.
Tennessee Ornithological Society, Highland Rim Chapter, will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, for its annual summer picnic at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Jim Harwell of Fayetteville. Please bring a covered dish. Visitors are welcome. Directions can be obtained from Lisa Trail at 728-6045.
Veterans are invited to attend monthly breakfasts hosted by Vietnam Era Veterans on the second Saturday of each month. The next one is set for Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8:30 a.m., at Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, above the Shelbyville Walmart. For information about the breakfasts or the veterans group, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.
A commodity distribution by South Central Human Resource Agency will be held Thursday, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds.
Central High School Class of 1973 will have its bi-monthly dinner Thursday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at Shoney’s Restaurant. For more information, call Bill Askew at 536-4955.
Vietnam Era Veterans’ monthly evening meetings will be held at Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, Shelbyville, on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The next meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 14, and will feature John Ragan, Tennessee state representative. For information about the Vietnam Era Veterans organization or veterans’ events, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.
SAAW will hold its annual Summer Salads Luncheon fundraiser Friday, Aug. 15, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church. The event features wonderful salads and desserts. Silver bowl donations will be accepted. Attendees may sit down and enjoy lunch or carry out. The fundraiser benefits Southern Alliance Spay Neuter Clinic in Parks City, which is helping reduce pet overpopulation and saving cats, dogs, kittens, and puppies from euthanasia.
Central High School Class of 1965 is having a Birthday Bash on Aug. 16 at the Lincoln County Museum and Civic Center. Every classmate is invited to attend. For information, email Linda Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, many classmates meet the first Tuesday night of the month at 6 p.m. at Honey’s Restaurant. Anyone who would like to join the group is encouraged to attend.
The Ninth Annual Dellrose Cross Tractor Drive is set for Aug. 30. The drive will leave the Dellrose Fire Department at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per tractor and includes one meal. Additional riders must be on a trailer or carry all. Minimum of 12 miles per hour speed and drivers must be 16-years-old to drive. The drive is 22 total miles, ending back at Dellrose between 2 and 3 p.m. For information, call Doug Campbell at 931-732-4935 or Scott Ellis at 931-732-4223.
Flintville Class of 1954 celebrates its 60th reunion at Victoria’s Restaurant in Parks City on Saturday, Sept. 13. Social time is at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon. Victoria’s is located on Huntsville Highway in the Piggly Wiggly shopping center.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday (closed meeting) and Thursday at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, located at 106 East Washington Street in Fayetteville, and each Wednesday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. at The Basement, located at the corner of East Market and Franklin in Fayetteville. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.
Family Caregiver Support Group meetings for Alzheimer’s and other dementias are held 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.
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.
All American veterans are invited to weekly breakfasts hosted by Vietnam Era Veterans. Breakfast is held at the new “Base Camp”, Mike’s All American Diner, 1842 North Main Street, Shelbyville, each Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. No reservations are needed, and it will be Dutch treat. For more information about the breakfasts or the veterans group, call Tom Taylor at 931-684-2557.