VFW Calendar: Wednesday, July 10 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, July 11 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, July 12 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, July 13 – MMA, doors open at 5p.m.; Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Tuesday, July 16 – Regular Business meetings at 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 17 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, July 18 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30-8:30 p.m.; CMT meeting at 7 p.m.; Friday, July 19 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Wednesday, July 24 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m.; Thursday, July 25 – Black Sheep Association (music) 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Friday, July 26 – Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight; Saturday, July 27 – J-Mays & Z-Bro, 8 p.m.-midnight; Wednesday, July 31 – Karaoke 7-11 p.m. For information contact Jim O’Neal at

The Dickson Senior Center will have dances in July. The schedule is: July 11 - TNJ Band ($5); July 18 - Summer Party with Cotton Band (Dinner at 6 p.m. for $4; Dance at 7 p.m. for $5); July 25 - Joe Diamond Band ($5). The center is located at 206 W. Walnut St. in Dickson.

The Child Advocacy Center in Dickson requests donations of toys to provide to victims of child abuse. Toy donations can be made at the CAC at 604 Spring St. in Charlotte on Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Disabled American Veterans of Dickson needs volunteers to drive veterans to doctor’s appointments in the area. Anyone interested (no special driver’s license required) can contact Clara Vann at (615) 446-1870.


BuckHollow Bowhunters annual benefit tournament will be held Saturday, July 13 at BuckHollow, 1695 Old Sylvia Rd. in Dickson. BBQ chicken plates are $10. The Vintage Shoot will be Sunday, July 14. For information, contact DeWayne Spann at (615) a218-9671 or Jamey Baggett at (615) 504-0553.


Storytellers Hideaway Farm’s Inaugural Songwriters Festival will be held Saturday, July 13 from 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the former Johnny Cash farm, 9676 Old Highway 46 in Bon Aqua. Headliners for the Songwriters Festival are Mitch Rossell, Dallas Frazier, Mark Alan Cash and McKenna Bray. Tickets for the festival are $15-$20 and are available online on Storytellers Hideaway Farm’s Eventbrite page:

A Grief Support Group for families and friends whose loved ones have died will begin Saturday, July 13, and continue through Aug. 3 for four Saturdays 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 After Care Program. The sessions are facilitated by Mary Simmons, Bereavement Facilitator. For information call Peggy at Taylor Funeral Home at (615) 446-2808 or Mary at (615) 330-3724 or email Mary at


The 45th annual Dickson County Farm Tour is now taking reservations. The event will be held Saturday, July 13 starting at Dickson County High School at 8 a.m. The day-long tour is open to ages 12 or older for $10 per person. The tour’s final stop is the Dickson County Farmers Market. To reserve a spot on the tour, call Amy Clifton at 615-446-2449 extension 3 or email


Mt. Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church Revival will be held July 14-17 at 7 p.m. each night at 3655 Hwy. 47 East in Charlotte. The guest evangelist is Rev. Kevin Medlin. On Sunday the potluck meal at 5 p.m. and special musical guests Austin Powell and Allie Blount at 6 p.m. before the service at 7 p.m.

The Burgess Family Reunion will be held Sunday, July 21 at Noon at Montgomery Bell State Park- Church Hollow Shelter.


A 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the GFWC Dickson County Woman’s Club will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 8 a.m. at Montgomery Bell State Park, 1020 Jackson Hill Rd. in Burns.  All proceeds from the 5K go to the Dickson Community Clinic for women’s health issues. Registration is $25 through Aug. 14 and $35 the day of the walk. Register at Prizes will be awarded for each male/female age group. For information, contact Jill Jackson at (615) 739-7964.


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.

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

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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