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Posted on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 9:19 am

Tennessee Valley Woodworkers will hold the “In the Spirit of Woodworking” showcase March 2-9 at the South Jackson Civic Center in Tullahoma. The showcase features works from the members of the Tennessee Valley Woodworkers. Showtimes are Sundays from 2 until 5 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event is free to the public. For more information, contact the South Jackson Civic Center at (931) 455-5321.


Beginners Beekeeping Class will be held on four nights: Monday, March 3; Tuesday, March 4; Thursday, March 6; and Friday, March 7. Classes will be held from 7 until 9 p.m. each evening at Shelbyville Farm Bureau Building, located at 323 Bethany Lane. Registration fee for the class is $40. Included in the cost of registration is the book “Beekeeping in Tennessee”. There will be refreshments each night. For information, contact T.J. Hansen at 931-308-7066 or Dolores Lewis at 931-438-2767 for additional information.


Lincoln County Hamburger Day on the Hill will be held Wednesday, March 5, at Legislative Plaza in Nashville. For tickets, $25 each, call the Fayetteville/Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce at (931) 433-1234. The price of the ticket includes the meal as well as transportation to and from the capitol.


The Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society meeting on Wednesday, March 5, at 10 a.m. will feature “Annie Get Your Gun” presented by Tullahoma Community Playhouse. There will be a social time and silent auction beginning at 9:30 a.m. Buffet lunch is $12, and reservations may be made by calling Peggy Heyden at 962-4466 or Tina at 967-4813 or emailing reply2stls@att.net. The reservation and cancellation deadline is noon on Tuesday, Feb. 25.


The Lincoln County Republican Party will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Fayetteville Municipal Building. The guest will be a representative of Sen. Lamar Alexander’s campaign.


Spring Tablescapes’ Reception, sponsored by Fayetteville Main Street, the Lincoln County Museum, and Motlow College, will be held Friday, March 7, at the museum from 4-6 p.m. For information, call (931) 433-7006.


Spring Tablescapes’ Brunch will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Lincoln County Museum. The event is hosted by Fayetteville Main Street, Lincoln County Museum and Motlow College. Tickets are $20 each. For information, call (931) 433-7006.


The Petersburg Community Center will host a spaghetti supper fundraiser on Saturday, March 8, at 6 p.m. at the Petersburg Town Hall. There will be a silent auction and door prizes. All donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, contact Angie Taylor at (931) 625-1258.


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, March 8, 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.


Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 9. Officially, the time change occurs at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, when the time becomes 1 a.m. you are setting your clocks back one hour. Daylight Savings Time ends on Nov. 2.


The Friends of the Library will hold its annual membership meeting on Tuesday, March 11, at 6 p.m. at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library. The meeting will be in the genealogy room. All members and anyone interested in becoming a member are encouraged to attend.


First National Bank’s 17th Annual Bean Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, at the Park City Branch Community Center. For information, call (931) 433-5855.


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, March 13, and will feature Bill Coyne and Tommy Hogan of Healing Waters for disabled veterans. For information about the Vietnam Era Veterans organization or veterans’ events, call Tom Taylor at (931) 684-2557.


The 28th Annual Fabulous Fifties Show will be held at 7 p.m. on March 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29, and at 1 p.m. on March 22, 23 and 29, at Ninth Grade Academy, 900 South Main. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 3-12, and free for children under age 3 when held by an adult, and may be purchased at Bagley & Bagley Insurance, Bank of Lincoln County, Carter’s Drug Store, CB&S Bank, Chamber of Commerce, First Commerce Bank, First National Bank, Lincoln County Trustee’s Office, and Region’s Bank.


Benefit Chili Dinner and Auction for Evelyn Williams Beard will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, at the Belfast Lions Club facility in Belfast.


Chicken Supper will be held by the employees of Fayetteville Public Utilities on Thursday, April 3, from 4-6 p.m. at their main office, 408 West College Street. Tickets are $10 per plate. See any FPU employee for tickets or visit the FPU office. Tickets must be purchased in advance and presented at pick up. Proceeds benefit the Lincoln County Relay for Life and the Multi-County Cancer Support Network.


Regular events


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.


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, 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.


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.