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Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Editor’s Note: Send Happenings events to evtpub@lcs.net.


The Marine Corp League’s 23rd Annual Ham Breakfast will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Masonic Lodge. For tickets and information, call 931-433-6885.


Benefit for Dickie Bolles, featuring dinner, an auction and entertainment, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Fayetteville Elks Lodge 1792. Tickets, $10, each are on sale now at the Elks Lodge and Ivy Wreath. Dickie was diagnosed with bone and liver cancer, and is facing mounting medical bills.


The Friends of the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library’s Winter Gala and Auction will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Library. Tickets are $40 each and may be purchased at the main office of the Bank of Lincoln County or at Carter’s Drug Store or Bagley and Bagley Insurance on the square. The event will feature silent and live auctions, with auctioneer John Hoagland serving as auctioneer. Blue Velvet will also be performing.


  Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Cheatham Camp 72 will have its regular dinner meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Oak Restaurant in Manchester. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. The program will be Dr. Michael Bradley discussing “Monuments.”  For the most current information, visit www.tennessee-scv.org/camp72/. Meetings are open to the general public, and all War Between the States buffs have a special invitation for the program.


Notable Women in Medieval History Lecture Series, a free five-week series, will be held 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays March 1-29 at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library, 306 Elk Ave. North.


A benefit event for cancer patient Aaron Coats will be held at the Elora Community Center on Friday, March 2. Food will be served at 4 p.m. featuring a ham supper for $7 or hot dog and chips for $3.50. A gospel singing will begin at 6 p.m. followed by an auction at 6:30 p.m.


Team Arlie Benefit will be held Saturday, March 3, at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. A dinner, with chicken, baked beans, and cole slaw, will be held at 5:30 p.m., followed by a live auction at 6 p.m. Monetary donations may also be sent to First National Bank, 405 West College Street, Fayetteville, or made at any FNB location. Plates are being pre-sold for $20 each. Three-year-old Arlie Wolfe is undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. To purchase tickets, call Dewayna Shelton at 931-993-3550 or Lindsay Welch at 931.993.1764.


Elk Valley Crafters’ Spring Craft Show will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at Lincoln County High School. Visit elkvalleycrafters.com for details.


Lincoln County FCE’s Third Annual Casseroles and More Sale will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Ralph Hastings Building.


Country ham breakfast at Andrew Jackson Lodge #68, located off Thornton Taylor Parkway in Fayetteville, will be held Saturday, March 17, from 6 until 10 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults. Kids under age six eat free. The price includes a drink. Take-out orders are available. For tickets, call Jack Highfill at 931-993-8171 or Charles Gault at 931-433-6959 or 931-625-9018.


The 32nd Annual Fabulous Fifties Show, “Road Trippin’”, will be is set for performances at 7 p.m. March 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24 and at 1:30 p.m. on March 17, 18 and 24, at 900 South Main Avenue in Fayetteville. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 4-12, and free for children ages 3 and under if held by adult. Ticket outlets are Bagley & Bagley, Bank of Lincoln County, Carter’s, CB&S Bank, FLC Chamber of Commerce, First Commerce Bank, First National Bank, and the Lincoln County Trustee’s Office. Out of towners can call 931-433-3933 to reserve tickets.

Regular events

Overeater’s Anonymous meets each Tuesday at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, Classroom 207, at 200 North Elk, Fayetteville. Compulsive overeaters and food addicts are invited to attend.  Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is not a diet club. There are no dues or fees or weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. View the website at www.oa.org or call 433-4215 for more information on the Fayetteville OA meetings.

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held each Monday (closed meeting) at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 106 East Washington; each Thursday (open) at 7 p.m. at St. Mary Magdalene; and each Saturday (open) at 9 a.m. at West End Baptist. For more information, call (931) 227-7908.


Weekly Saturday night dances are held at the American Legion Post 42, 2007 Wilson Pkwy., from 7-10 p.m. The dance is open to the public. 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 $6 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 $4 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. Cordelia Tanner is the exercise instructor. For more information, call (931) 433-7271 or stop by the center at 908 West Washington Street.


The Elk River Book Club, sponsored by the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, meets the last Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are facilitated by local author Betty Bolte. Join in for lively discussions of what individual members are currently reading. For information, call the library at 433-3286 or visit www.flclibrary.com.


Southern Middle Tennessee Civil Air Patrol Composite Squadron meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the second floor at the Ellington Airport in Lewisburg. Civil Air Patrol is an auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force for ages 12 and up, volunteers whose missions are emergency services, aerospace, education and cadet programs. Contact Jeff England at 931-637-2923 for more information.