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The Water Authority of Dickson County will put on sale 56 round bales (4’x5’) to the public through a sealed bid auction to be held on Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. The hay is being sold “as is” and WADC does not guarantee or warranty the quality of the hay. Sealed “price per bale” bids should be submitted to WADC, 101 Cowan Rd. in Dickson prior to the time noted above.

VFW Calendar: Wednesday, Oct. 23 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 24 – Black Sheep Association duo 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 25 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, Oct. 26 – Adult Halloween Party (add-a-dish) at 6 p.m.; Wednesday, Oct. 30 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, Oct. 31 – Trunk or Treat 5-8 p.m., Black Sheep Association duo 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Dickson Senior Center dance schedule: Oct. 24: Good Ole Boys Band; Oct. 31: Cotton Band (Halloween Costume Contest at 7 p.m.). Dances are from 7-9 p.m. with $5 admission.

Mid-Cumberland Meals on Wheels will serve lunch to senior citizens (60 or older) at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 500 Highway 70 East in Dickson Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. To register, call Gail Adams at (615) 740-7400.

A Grief Support Group for families and friends whose loved ones have died will be held each Saturday through Nov. 23 at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel Room of the Dickson County YMCA, 225 Henslee Dr. The group is a free service offered by Taylor Funeral Home as a part of the Grief Care Program. The sessions are facilitated by Mary Simmons, Bereavement Facilitator. Light refreshments will be served. For information call Peggy at Taylor Funeral Home (615) 446-2808 or Mary at (615) 330-3724 or email Mary at smarysimmons01@gmail.com.

A Fall Festival hosted by Dickson Health and Rehab will be held Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6-8 p.m. at 901 N. Charlotte St. in Dickson. Games, a haunted house and trick-or-treating will be available.

The Dickson Elementary School Fall Festival will be held Friday, Oct. 25 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the school at 120 W. Broad St. in Dickson. Activities include food, games and a silent auction.

The Clement Railroad Hotel Museum Scavenger Hunt begins Friday, Oct. 25. Bring a team to the museum and purchase tickets to play a one-hour hunt that will take participants up and down Main Street to learn about historic downtown Dickson. Clues are sent to a smartphone

Living Water Church will have an event on Friday, Oct. 25 from 6-9 p.m. at the corner of Highway 96 and Bishop Lane beside the animal medical hospital. For information call (615) 446-0976 or (615) 974-4761.

Annual Haunted House hosted by the Drug Free Dickson Coalition, Dickson Family YMCA and Jackson Foundation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 5:30-9 p.m. at the YMCA at 225 Henslee Dr. in Dickson for visitors ages 12 or older. Admission is free but non-perishable food items or cash donations will be accepted for the Dickson County Help Center. For visitors younger than 12, there will be activities at the YMCA.

A Beginning Beekeeper Course will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Bibb- White Bluff Civic Center, 1054 Old Charlotte Rd. in White Bluff. Registration deadline is Oct. 21. To register or for information, go to dicksonbeeclub.com or call Betsy at (615) 797-3220.

Tennessee City Fire Department Annual Chicken/Turkey Shoot BBQ will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. at Donegan Crossing Road and Highway 70 West in Dickson. Whole chickens are $8 and half-chickens are $5. All pre-sales orders must be made by Friday, Oct. 18. For information and pre-sales call (615) 946-5411 or (615) 446-0639.

Mt. Sinai Community Center fundraiser will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the center at 1400 East Piney Rd. in Dickson. Guests can purchase ribeye steak sandwiches with chips, dessert and drink for $10. Funds raised will be used for the upkeep of the building.

Boo Fest will be held Saturday, Oct. 26 from 5-6 p.m. with trick-or-treating on Main Street in Dickson. A costume parade will be held at 6 p.m. at Holland Park, 101 Frank Clement Place in Dickson.

Farm City Banquet sponsored by the Dickson County Soil Conservation District and the Dickson County Chamber AgriTourism Committee will be held Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tennesco Community Center, 115 Tennsco Dr. in Dickson. Tickets are $15 per person and include a ribeye steak dinner and dessert. For reservations, contact Amy Clifton at (615) 446-2449, ext. 3 or amy.clifton@usda.gov.

The GFWC Dickson County Woman's Club is sponsoring the 44th annual Christmas in the Country on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Dickson County High School, 509 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. Admission is $2.  Proceeds go to annual scholarships and other community projects.  For information email cicdickson@gmail.com or call Pat Bomba at (615) 804-8420.

Ladies Day at White Bluff Church of Christ will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 at 8:30 a.m. at the church at 4416 Hwy. 70 East in White Bluff. The lesson topic is “Walking With God.” Lunch will be served at the conclusion of the morning program.

Fall Festival at Mt Sinai Baptist Church will be held on Sunday, November 3 - Wednesday November 6.  Services on Sunday are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.  Join Pastor Donnie Craig and evangelist, Brother Skip Youngcourt at 111 W. Rickert Avenue in Dickson.  All are welcome.

The Dickson branch of the NAACP will meet on Monday, Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church on Rickert Street in Dickson. The NAACP is the oldest and largest grass-roots based civil rights organization in the United States. For information contact Jimmy Overton, president (615) 414-6412 or Bessie Hannah, secretary (615) 446-4185 or email dicksoncountynaacp@gmail.com.

The Tennessee Forage and Grassland Council will hold its annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 8, at the UT-TSU Rutherford County Extension Office, 315 John Rice Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Neil Rhodes, professor in the UT Department of Plant Sciences, will be discussing new pasture herbicide technology on the horizon. Lee Gilmore, hay producer from Giles County, will present his techniques for quality hay production. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 9 a.m. A $30 registration fee covers the cost of annual membership in the council as well as lunch. The meeting will conclude by 3 p.m. For information contact Bates at (865) 974-7208 or at gbates@utk.edu.

Burns Winter Village will be held Nov. 22-24 from 5-9 p.m. (Friday), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Saturday) and 1-5 p.m. (Sunday) at the Old Burns Gym, 909 Herschel St. in Burns. Crafts, direct sales, concessions and photos with Santa Claus will be available. For information contact Ansley Eleazer at (615) 975-7359.

The Dickson County Democrats meet the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at TriStar Bank in the Fourth Floor Community Room.  For information contact Ashley Peters at arplegalrep@gmail.com.

The Christopher Strong Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution meets the first Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December in the Community Room of the Ponderosa Steakhouse, 115 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. The public is invited to attend. For information contact Bobby Prosser at prossergenealogy@yahoo.com or (615) 446-5914 or Sanford Payton at sanpayton@comcast.net.

Captain W.H. McCauley Camp 260, Sons of Confederate Veterans meet at Old St Paul Church, 1400 St. Paul Rd. in Charlotte the first Saturday of each month at 10 a.m.  Meetings are open to the public. For information call (615) 789-3694.

The White Bluff Civitan Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bibb White Bluff Civic Center, 1054 Old Charlotte Rd. in White Bluff. 

Vietnam Veterans and Vietnam ERA veterans meet the second Thursday of each month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Pond Church of Christ, 650 Pond Rd. in Dickson. Wives and guests are welcome. A pot luck supper will be served. For information, contact Ray Mayo (615) 585-8993.

The Dickson branch of the NAACP will meet on the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church on Rickert Street in Dickson. For information contact Jimmy Overton, president at (615) 414-6412 or Bessie Hannah, secretary (615) 446-4185 or email dicksoncountynaacpatgmail.com.

The Dickson Civitan Club meets every first and third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Ponderosa Steakhouse, 115 Henslee Dr. in Dickson. Anyone interested in local, hands-on service projects for Dickson County, with an emphasis on special needs individuals, should attend.

Adult Children of Alcoholics meets on Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Al-Anon meets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. Meetings are held at Main Street Interventions. Call Janet D. at (615) 446-0352 for information.

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